Andrew Abraham

andy-0101 My name in Andrew Abraham. I have been investing in commodities and managed futures since 1994. I adhere to the philosophy of trend following. Trend following stresses a disciplined approach to commodity/ futures trading. Successful trend following and commodity futures investing requires patience, discipline and actively managing the risk. What sets me apart from other traders is that I am not only concerned about the return on investment but how much risk I will have to tolerate to achieve my goals.

Contact Details

If you are interested in contacting for speaking engagements. Please email me at Andrabr9@gmail.com or call 954 903 0638.

Books Worth Reading

Sponsored Listings

Risk Warning

Futures and commodity trading involve substantial risk. The evaluations of futures and commodities may fluctuate and as a result, clients may lose more than their original investment. In no event should the content of this website be construed as an express or an implied promise, guarantee or implication by, that you will profit, or that losses can or will be limited in any manner whatsoever. Past results are no indication of future performance. Information provided on this website is intended solely for informative purposes and is obtained from sources believed to be reliable. Information is in no way guaranteed. No guarantee of any kind is implied or possible, where projections of future conditions are attempted.

infolinks

Links

Trend Following CTA abraham investment management
Binary Options
Learn Forex Trading Online
Get a grip on forex trading with this free online course.
Tax Software

Do You Understand Commodity Trading & Trend Following?

So you want to be involved in Commodity trading and trend following. You realize the benefits of liquidity and transparency in commodity trading & trend following. You realize that potentially you can protect your net worth from the potential of inflation. I really should not even say potential, with all the money that was printed by governments all over the world to me it would be a 6th sigma event if it does not happen.

But, Do you really understand what commodity trading is and entails.. The same goes for trend following. Do you have a plan? Do you plan to trade for yourself or allocate to a commodity trading advisor. Firstly, I have been an AP for an introducing commodity broker for too many years to count. The fact is our brokerage business is modeled on that investors do not have the discipline to run their own systems. The brokerage is based on running mechanical systems for clients. This enforces one of the main tenants of successful trading, Discipline.
Stating the fact that most investors do not have discipline how can they stick with a commodity trading advisor over the long run. This is what I really mean when I ask the question, do you really understand commodity trading? The key of long term success is to understand there will be draw downs and they are a part of trading.

On another tangent when I am at parties or events and I am asked what I do. I used to respond that I am in managed futures. Most people did not understand that. So they I started explaining I am in commodity trading. Well they got that…but very wrongly. First of all I am ( as my wife calls me) the most obessive compulsive paranoid person walking the face of the earth. Thinking this way has saved me and kept me out of trouble. Most people who I would speak to thought that commodity trading is reckless and gambling. I would respond to the contrary, every trade is planned out with a stop if it does not work, I realize I do not know the future nor try to predict and most importantly I manage the risk. I ask them about their mutual funds or stocks. I knew the answer before I even started.. I asked them if they had a plan (HUH??) I asked them where do they exit if the investment doesn’t work (NEVER..Stocks only go up). I ask them do they think it is possible for the stock market not to always go up (this was before last years stock market crash). People have no clue. There were numerous periods the stock market did nothing.. I mean even buy and hold lost money…

Now I start telling people I am a trend follower at events. They think I follow fads.. the latest clothing or music..Then I explain what trend following really is..
1. Looking to invest over a long period of time and compound my way to wealth.
2. That trend following works in stocks..forex..commodity trading or even fashion (haha).
3. Trend following involves realizing one does not know the future
4. Trend Following involves using systematic mechanical systems and is one of the best ways of limiting risk.

If you want to learn more about commodity trading and trend following this is the place. I do it every day. I have seen every way to lose money…and this is the way to compound wealth when investors have the correct discipline and patience.

Andy Abraham
www.myinvestorsplace.com

Futures and commodity trading involve substantial risk.People can and do lose money trading.


Be Sociable, Share!
Add This! Blinkbits Blinklist Blogmarks BlogMemes BlueDot BlogLines co.mments Connotea del.icio.us de.lirio.us Digg Diigo DZone Facebook FeedMeLinks Folkd.com Fleck Furl Google Google Reader icio.de IndianPad Leonaut LinkaGoGo Linkarena Linkter Magnolia Mister Wong MyShare Ask.com MyStuff Ask.com Yahoo! MyWeb Netscape Netvouz Newsgator Newsvine Oneview.de RawSugar reddit Rojo Segnalo Shadows Simpy SlashDot Smarking Sphere Spurl Startaid StumbleUpon TailRank Technorati ThisNext yigg.de Webnews.de ReadMe.ru Dobavi.com Dao.bg Lubimi.com Ping.bg Pipe.bg Svejo.net Web-bg.com Plugin by Dichev.com

Leave a Reply

 

 

 

You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>