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Why I am a Trader and Investor and Why You Might Wanna be One Too

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I am a coder by day and trader by night! Coding is my day job. I am fully aware that only having a job will not allow me to provide for my family and myself consistently in the long run. This is because most of the western societies are setup in a way to be more and more disadvantageous towards the working middle class. I do not need to be a billionaire to be happy, but our society is becoming more and more binary. It seems that one can either be rich or poor, in which case I opt to be rich, or at least hedge myself against being poor. Trading and investing are my hedge against this trend.

The super rich and us Below are two videos from the BBC documentary "The Super Rich and Us". It clearly illustrates and explains the polarization of wealth distribution in our current society. Here is a catchy quote from the documentary:

There are the haves, the haves not and the haves yachts! But actually we seem to be heading for a society where there are only haves not and haves yachts

How to Automatically Buy Bitcoin Every Month

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So, you want to buy Bitcoin automatically every month, week or even every day? In this article, I will show you three ways to automate your recurring Cryptocurrency buying from very easy, which will require no technical skills, to more complicated ways, that will require some technical skills. Let’s have a look at how to do automated recurring buys of Bitcoin and other Cryptocurrencies.

How to Wash an Aikido Hakama - The Right Way

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Your hakama is your pride and joy, isn't it? At the very least it needs to be presentable and clean for practice. So you might be wondering: How can I best wash my Hakama? And how can I do it in a way that the pleats will remain and I will not damage my hakama? You want to do it the right way.

In this post, we will investigate how we can wash our hakama the right way.

How to Put on a Hakama - How to Wear a Hakama

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Knowing how to put on a hakama properly is essential. One of the most common issues while practicing Aikido is that your hakama will slide. Especially if you practice a lot of Suwari Waza (moving around on your knees), you need to make sure your hakama is firmly tied.

I will give you some tips/directions that will ensure you can tie your hakama much better regardless of how you tie it.

Hakama Meaning - What is the Meaning of a Hakama

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The hakama has a different meaning to different people and in different circumstances. In this post, I will investigate the meaning according to a Japanese - English dictionary. Then I will look at some deeper hidden meaning of the hakama. And finally, I will look at what the hakama means in the context of the practice of Aikido.

What is a Hakama - And How is it Still Used

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A Hakama is a traditional Japanese garment that is worn over a kimono. It is like a pair of pants and extends all the way to the ankles or the floor.

Both men and women wear it, but in a slightly different way. Men wear the hakama tied at the waist while women tie it at or below the chest.

Automate your trading without writing code

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In this post, I will investigate and show you the ways I know that you can automate your trading without the need to be a professional software developer. In fact, you don't even need to be able to code. The main reason why I trade end-of-day strategies is that I do not want to be in front of my computer screen trading the whole day. Another way not to be stuck behind your screen for the whole day is to automate your trading strategy. when most people think about automating a trading strategy they think about writing code and setting up a server and hooking up some trading APIs.

Should You Only Trade With The Trend as a Beginner

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When you start trading for the first time, it is very tempting to take every trade that comes your way. It is much better, however, when you are just learning how to trade to only ever trade with the trend.