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Which Is Better: Time Frame Or Specialization?}

Submitted by: Noble DraKoln

There is a debate as to whether it is better to be a day trader or a swing trader. This debate is rather futile. The market is the best determinant of how long you should be in the markets. No one in their right mind holds on to a losing position simply because they are swing trader, nor will they cut off their profits right in the middle solely because they are a day trader.

Their actions would break one of the core tenets of trading, cut your losses and ride your profits. Thats just common sense. Yet, time and time again, traders break the only rule that makes their trading successful. This is done solely to adhere to an artificial time constraint that the market doesnt put on itself.

Is there any wonder that so many traders have difficulty when it comes to trading? They want to let their profits run, but their day trading system forces them to get out as quickly as possible. Position/trend traders insist that the trend is their friend, but they wont cut their losses because the trend has not officially changed. Time frame trading is detrimental in the long run. No market will neatly adhere to the time frame you want to trade. The market will do what it wants and if you are not careful enough to pay attention to it, your trading will be more difficult than it needs to be.

On the other hand, when you specialize in a particular market, market direction, or strategy you give yourself the freedom to trade any time frame based on a different set of criteria. You are fixated on optimizing your profits by managing your risk. Whether a 5-minute chart or a 30-day chart, you make it infinitely easier to enter a trade and cut your losses. This is the key benefit to choosing specialization over time frame.

Pure Trader versus Flexible Trader

If it isnt broke, dont fix it!

If you are happy and successful with the type of trading youre doing then the techniques presented here will be helpful. The intent is not to stop you from doing what works. The goal is to expand your horizon and make your decision-making process more flexible, based on the markets rhythm, not your own.

Much confusion results when traders attempt to follow market truisms, but feel their hands are tied because of arbitrary time frames. While being a pure trader can be an effective way to earn profits, you must decide whether you want to make living at it or you are only looking to make extra income. Depending on that decision, various time frames may or may not work for you.

Forcing yourself to be a day trader is a difficult task if you are simply looking to earn extra income during your retirement. You may want to travel or take a vacation, and the moment you walk away from the screen is the moment you stop having the market work for you.

On the other hand, if you are trying to earn a living from the markets and are looking for monthly market trading results to pay the bill, swing trades may take too long for you. Whatever the case, you dont have to force yourself to be a different trader than what your lifestyle can accommodate. You can accomplish your goals regardless of the time frame, as long as you keep your eyes on your ultimate profit-making, risk management objectives.

About the Author: Noble DraKoln is founder of Speculator Academy,

. After becoming a licensed broker at the age of nineteen, he has gone on to author seven trading books. He is also the author of the books Trade Like a Pro, Winning the Trading Game, published by Wiley and Sons.


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German intelligence participated in U.S. bombing of Iraq, media alleges

Friday, January 13, 2006

The Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND) helped the U.S. military during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, ARD‘s Panorama magazine and the Los Angeles Times concordantly reported on Thursday.

According to their information, two agents of the BND stayed in Baghdad during the war even after the German embassy was evacuated on March 17, 2003. A former “high-ranking official” in the U.S. Department of Defense told Panorama that the agents helped to track down targets throughout the Iraqi capital for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) as they didn’t have enough reliable sources in Baghdad. A BND official, also speaking on condition of anonymity, told the Süddeutsche Zeitung that there was “no dumbness between the BND and DIA” during that time and that it was part of the BND’s “job” in Iraq to identify “non targets” like hospitals or embassies. He said this was authorized by the chancellor’s office.

The Pentagon informant of Panorama however said that the German agents were much more involved. A common saying during the war was supposedly: “Do we have anything from the Germans?” According to him, they drove to a restaurant in Mansur district of Baghdad on April 6th where Saddam Hussein was assumed to be dining. The BND agents reported back to the DIA that many Mercedes cars were parking there. As those cars were presumed to be of Saddam Hussein, the U.S. military conducted an air strike on the location. Hussein escaped, but twelve civilians were killed.

The BND confirmed that two of its agents operated in Iraq during the war but denied all other reports. A spokesperson told Panorama that it’s agency “did not provide target information or target coordinates to the warfaring parties.” The intelligence committee of the Bundestag exculpated the BND. Its chair Norbert Röttgen said that the in secret sitting committee, controlled by government parties, concluded with two-third majority that there are no indications that the agents aided the U.S. in selecting targets.

German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier called the accusations “schizophrenic” while opposition parties are demanding an parliamentary investigation committee. And during a visit of German chancellor Merkel to the White House, U.S. president Bush said in a response to a reporter’s question whether he knew anything about the allegations: “The truth of the matter is, the Chancellor brought this up this morning. I had no idea what she was talking about. The first I heard of it was this morning, truthfully”.

San Antonio Atheists Host Comedy Night Fundraising Event

San Antonio Atheists Host Comedy Night Fundraising Event by prpingSan Antonio, TX, November 08, 2017 /PressReleasePing/ – South Texas Atheists for Reason (STAR) are excited to announce an atheists’ comedy show fundraiser this coming Friday, November 10, 2017. The event takes place at 10pm Central Time at The Blind Tiger Comedy Club, 902 NE Loop 410 (Inside the Magic Time Machine), in San Antonio, Texas. This is the first fundraiser of this type and the members of STAR are very excited. The money raised at this event will help them purchase supplies for a homeless giveaway, provide marketing materials for their booths at events, and to purchase decorations for their social events.”The upcoming STAR Atheist comedy night serves multiple purposes. Besides creating a unique fellowship opportunity for Atheists in the south Texas community, this event also helps raise funds for the STAR organization which can then be used for educational, infrastructure or marketing purposes,” said Vicki Gettman, the President of South Texas Atheists for Reason. “The idea of an atheist comedy night is starting to catch on within the national secular community, and we’ve already seen some successful shows that are currently being booked throughout the entire Northwest of the United States.”Gettmann continued, “These comedy shows offer a niche entertainment option for Atheists that often times feel disenfranchised and disconnected from their religious co-workers and families. Atheism may be incredibly popular online, but bringing these free-thinkers out of their homes and into the real world is the first step of building a strong secular network within every community. We hope everyone interested can come out and have a great time while supporting our organization.”Tickets and further information on the comedy show fundraiser can be accessed at this website. As STAR is an IRS-recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization, all donations and sales are tax-deductible.STAR is supported by the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers (MAAF) and this is a command sponsored meeting. They regularly have over 20% of the BMT trainees in attendance for our meetings. (Not all attendees are Atheists or Humanists but they are introduced to people who are involved in Atheism and Humanism beliefs or lack thereof.) Further articles on these meetings at Lackland Air Force Base can be found at # #South Texas Atheists for Reason (STAR) ( is a group of positive people who are secular humanist and atheists. STAR’s founders created a community which is based on service to fellow human beings, taking care of our natural environment, and promoting all of the sciences. STAR is supported by the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers (MAAF) and this is a command-sponsored meeting. They regularly have over 20% of the BMT trainees in attendance for their meetings. (Not all attendees are Atheists or Humanists but they are introduced to people who are involved in Atheism and Humanist beliefs or lack thereof.) Further articles on these meetings at Lackland Air Force Base can be found at Texas Atheists for Reason also has a Facebook page ( as well as Twitter @SouthTXAtheistUnited Coalition of Reason (UnitedCoR,, headquartered in Washington, DC is committed to promoting science and reason, nurturing unity and developing cooperation within local communities. UnitedCoR donates time, resources and cutting-edge technology to help a variety of local non-theistic groups grow their presence, expand their outreach and present a positive face for non-theism by doing good together. #UnitedCoR @UniedCoR# # #For more information, contact:Victoria GettmanPresident”South Texas Atheists for ReasonEmail: southtexasatheistsforreason@gmail.comPress Contact:Victoria GettmanPresidentSouth Texas Atheists for ReasonSan Antonio, TX Source:

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer resigns

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has announced that he has resigned, effective Monday. Spitzer was recently discovered to have been a client of a prostitution ring on numerous occasions.

In a press conference, Governor Spitzer said: “I am deeply sorry that I did not live up to what was expected of me. To every New Yorker, and to all those who believed in what I tried to stand for, I sincerely apologize. I will try once again outside of politics to serve the common good.”

Public opinion polls in recent days have shown that 68% of New Yorkers wanted Spitzer to resign and many politicians had also called for his resignation.

As a result Spitzer will be succeeded by Lieutenant Governor David Paterson, who will become New York’s first African American governor. It is believed he will be the first legally blind governor in the United States.

Spitzer remains a superdelegate for Senator Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign until he officially steps down as governor.

Afghanistan suicide bomb leaves seven Americans dead

Thursday, December 31, 2009

A suicide bomber attacked an American base in the Khowst region on the Pakistani border of Afghanistan, leaving seven American CIA officers dead and six injured. No American or NATO military personnel were killed or injured in the attack on Forward Operating Base Chapman.

It appears that the suicide bomber, reportedly wearing an Afghan National Army uniform, blew himself up in either the gym or the dining facility of Base Chapman.

In a statement on the Voice of Jihad web page, the Taliban claimed responsiblity for the attack, alleging 20 “CIA employees” were killed in the incident.

The Chapman Base is a converted military base which is now being used for civilian reconstruction operations, although military personnel are still located on the base. Camp Salerno, the main base in the Khowst province, has been the target of many attacks in recent weeks.

Recent attacks have been focused on foreign civilians, such as an incident in October in which 7 foreign and 3 Afghan civilians were killed in an attack at a UN guest house. The CIA has not lost this many operatives in nearly 25 years and the last time CIA agents were killed was in 2003.

Texas Commissioner of Agriculture visits schools to kick off National School Lunch Week

Saturday, October 16, 2010

US Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples visited Orr Elementary school in Tyler, Texas on Wednesday to kick off National School Lunch week for the state. Commissioner Staples spoke to over 200 students during lunch about the importance of eating healthy. “During the old days, the Three R’s in school meant ‘Reading, ‘Writing and ‘Arithmetic’ […] but I want you students to remember the three E’s: Education, Exercise and Eating right,” he stated.

The Commissioner asked students a variety of questions about state trivia such as the names of the state bird, the state tree and the state fruit. Students who answered correctly were awarded prizes.

During a short press conference following, Commissioner Staples stated his concerns regarding the health of children in Texas: “Current indications are that over 30 percent of children in [the United States of] America are struggling with childhood obesity. Estimates indicate that this issue alone can cost this county one-billion dollars in healthcare costs per year in the future.” “I applaud the city of Tyler for taking the Fit City challenge,” the Commisioner further stated.

National School Lunch Week runs from October 11th–15th. President Barack Obama issued a presidential proclamation naming October 11th–15th the National School Lunch Week.

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Avail Business Car Leasing Services to Minimise Your Expenditure


Rob Porter

An entrepreneur to a self-employed professional everyone wishes to have their own cars. But, a businessman always calculates the expenses. But, do you know that leasing a car can actually optimize your cost on vehicle procurement? Cars are major component for your companies day to day success as it benefits you financially and professionally. A car leasing company is able to sort out your trouble regarding car management. Once you visit the website of a business car leasing, you get wide varieties of cars. Endless options may puzzle you, but, it will suit your needs and fulfill your purpose.

Top 5 Benefits of Leasing a Car:

Question may arise in your mind that why should you lease a car instead of buying one? Well, there are a good number of reasons to justify your leasing decision. Here you are listed with top five benefits of leasing a business car

Minimum Payment

Lease is a real example of cost saving services. You are offered to pay for only what you are using. Genuine service from the best car leasing company encourages you to avail the service repeatedly.

Who will be responsible for taxes?

The vehicles provided to you are checked thoroughly to avoid any kind of troubles. Service provider will supply the tax and MOT at the time of commencement of the lease agreement. They also ensure that your vehicle is taxed and MOTd for that particular time period.

Value for money

Unlike a loan, the lease will enjoy the credit worthiness while leasing a car. It is an off-balance sheet expense that helps you to mitigate your monthly expense for a car.

Put an end to maintenance worries

The car leasing company lightens your immediate financial burden. They offer the customer with several maintenance plans while leasing the cars. The agreement often covers repairs and maintenance services on tyres, exhaust, brakes etc.

Easy car leasing rules

No matter you have a poor credit history or a great one! You are always welcomed to get a high-quality service from the team of experts.

However, it is the smartest way to acquiring many company cars. Maintenance to breakdown to resale we take care of all sorts of value-added services and let you avail a stress-free service. Furthermore, the lease always stays in benefit as lease comes at zero down payments. At the end of the agreement, you have the option to return your old car and lease a brand new one.

Simple steps to lease a car:

The process can be little daunting if you havent ever done it before. The steps go as follows

You are provided with ample of choices. Now, you have to choose your car maintaining the budget. You are also offered with a test drive.

Now, you can ask your service provider for the car you want. The company may ask you to submit a finance application to gain the approval for you.

Once the financial process is approved, you are allowed to take your car home.

Why should you hire a leading car leasing company?

A leading car leasing organization will always value your equipments. They believe in providing you with sharp work as well as maintain a warm relationship with the customers. The teams of professionals are eager to provide the clients with most efficient services. They strive to achieve smiles on your faces. The service provider stays responsible for general servicing of vehicles due to the speculated tenure. The loyal customers get to receive best deals from the company.

With years of expertise in the industry, the leading car leasing company is in a prime position to find the best car lease deals in UK. The clients are offered with endless options to choose from. It not only supports your budget, but also, lets you sort out your purpose. A loyal company wont stop until it satisfies your requirements. is a business car leasing company in West Midlands. Here, the experts promise to deliver their excellent quality services anywhere in the UK. The company believes in maintaining a consumer-friendly relationship.

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Looted, possibly contaminated body parts transplanted into USA, Canadian patients

Monday, March 20, 2006

Fears of contaminated bone and skin grafts are being felt by unsuspecting patients following the revelation that funeral homes may have been looting corpses.

Janet Evans of Marion Ohio was told by her surgeon, “The bone grafts you got might have been contaminated”. She reacted with shock, “I was flabbergasted because I didn’t even know what he was talking about. I didn’t know I got a bone graft until I got this call. I just thought they put in screws and rods.”

The body of Alistair Cooke, the former host of “Masterpiece Theatre,” was supposedly looted along with more than 1,000 others, according to two law enforcement officials close to the case. The tissue taken was typically skin, bone and tendon, which was then sold for use in procedures such as dental implants and hip replacements. According to authorities, millions of dollars were made by selling the body parts to companies for use in operations done at hospitals and clinics in the United States and Canada.

A New Jersey company, Biomedical Tissue Services, has reportedly been taking body parts from funeral homes across Brooklyn, New York. According to ABC News, they set up rooms like a “surgical suite.” After they took the bones, they replaced them with PVC pipe. This was purportedly done by stealth, without approval of the deceased person or the next of kin. 1,077 bodies were involved, say prosecuters.

Investagators say a former dentist, Michael Mastromarino, is behind the operation. Biomedical was considered one of the “hottest procurement companies in the country,” raking in close to $5 million. Eventually, people became worried: “Can the donors be trusted?” A tissue processing company called LifeCell answered no, and issued a recall on all their tissue.

Cooke’s daughter, Susan Cooke Kittredge, said, “To know his bones were sold was one thing, but to see him standing truncated before me is another entirely.” Now thousands of people around the country are receiving letters warning that they should be tested for infectious diseases like HIV or hepatitis. On February 23, the Brooklyn District Attorney indicted Mastromarino and three others. They are charged with 122 felony counts, including forgery and bodysnatching.

Austrian police find dozens dead inside lorry

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Austrian police today found an estimated 20–50 decomposing corpses in an apparently abandoned lorry.

Roadworkers who spotted the vehicle, which had been there since yesterday at least, alerted police. Responding officers found it full of corpses. The lorry is on the so-called “Eastern Motorway”, the A4, close to the Hungarian border. It was on the hard shoulder between Neusiedl and Parndorf, closer to Parndorf.

The victims are thought to have suffocated. Police are seeking the driver. The Krone published an image of a non-articulated food lorry on the hard shoulder, which they report is the vehicle in question. The photo shows a pool of dark liquid on the ground beside the vehicle.

Video from a passing motorist shows at least one helicopter on-scene. The truck, which has pictures of meat on the side, shows branding for Slovakian food firm Hyza. Earlier today the company’s website sported an apparent anti-immigration graphic, which has since been removed.

Wikinews got in touch with Hyza. “We are truly sorry about [the] tragedy” they told us in a statement. They said they have checked GPS trackers on their fleet and all their vehicles remain in Slovakia. The statement says the lorry in question was one of 21 Hyza vehicles sold on last year. It was then sold again and exported to Hungary, where it is now registered. Hyza told us the new owners have not changed the branding on the vehicle. According to the Bild newspaper, Agrofert — the parent company of Hyza — said in a statement the new owners were required to do so.

Hyza says they will “actively cooperate with Slovak police”, and “express [their] sincere condolences to the bereaved families.”

Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner called it “a dark day” and called for European Union-wide measures to protect immigrant refugees and tackle human traffickers. Neighbouring Hungary is constructing a border fence across its entire frontier with Serbia. Yesterday alone saw a record 3,241 attempts to enter Hungary illegally, according to authorities there.

Conflict in Syria and other parts of the world has led refugees to Europe. Once inside, they can move freely inside the Schengen Area, which covers most of the EU.

Austrian police earlier this week arrested three motorists suspected of people smuggling. One driver is accused of moving 34 people, ten of them children, into Austria from Serbia. The group were left by the roadside near Bruck an der Leitha and reported struggling to breathe in the van.

The Benefits Of Working As A Security Guard}

The Benefits of working as a Security Guard


Public Relations DeptIf you are somebody in search to find information with regards to security guard services, then you might want to have a look over the following sections. Apart from pointing out some of the jobs that are associated with this specific type of profession, we shall also have a general look at how you can go about applying for them. Continue on below to find out more helpful details.When searching for security guard based jobs, there are a few things that you would first want to be mindful of. First off, it is important to decide whether you want to work in the corporate sector or perhaps the manual, or physical security industry. If you plan to choose the latter then you want to ensure that you are in good physical condition to be capable of handling the job at hand. In many cases, you may be required to stand on your own two feet for eight hours at a time. Obviously, you won’t be required to stand there for eight consecutive hours however, it can certainly be taxing on your legs and your knee joints. In spite of the fact that you are entitled to receive frequent breaks, the majority of the time that you are working will mostly involve you standing and overseeing everything that is taking place. At any rate, these types of jobs are taken extremely seriously by employees because of the impact they have towards the customers and also to protect the merchandise in the stores.But it is not just retail stores that these types of security guards are used in. There are various other settings like schools, medical facilities, banks, museums, colleges and universities and so forth. And speaking of universities, you may notice that the name of the police and security men are called Public Safety. The training for such jobs is tantamount to any other type of Government or city based security job but it is important to point out that the shifts may be longer. According to a number of colleges, it is not uncommon to see security guards work a 12 hour shift.When searching for Security Guard Services

, be sure to specify whether you want to work in the corporate or retail environment. There are a lot of security jobs that require you to review security monitors and surveillance cameras. You may also be required to track the history and in some instances record the type of behavior from a particular individual or suspect. At any rate, and in any sort of capacity, working as a security guard carries a great deal of guts, integrity, and honor. The feeling or notion that you are working to protect others is certainly one that warrants high praise. And what’s more is the retirement package and pension plans. Once you have completed your tenure- working as a security guard, your health benefits would still remain intact.


If you are looking for

security companies in Los Angeles

, then the author recommends Guardian Eagle Security.

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