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The Financial Spread Betting Handbook: The definitive guide to making money trading spread bets by Malcolm Pryor

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26. Developing A Winning Attitude

Spread betting is a difficult game. We learn the mechanics, we find set ups that work for us, we implement our set ups efficiently when they are triggered, we manage our risk, we use appropriate bet size and money management, we stay in tune with the markets. But two people with equal skills in all these areas will still produce different results.

A small digression into professional golf (or your favourite sport): top golfers all have unbelievably good technique, but the consistent winners seem to be able to raise their game when it matters.

At spread betting it takes some while to get to the stage where consistent profits are achieved. Many people never get that far. The ones that do have mastered something ...

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