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The trade I’ll never forget. Six traders share their stories

Learn more about the most memorable trades from six of IG’s trading floor staff.

Reading time: 9 minutes

Trading level: Beginner


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IG Analyst, Tammy Da Costa, shares her most memorable trade, the Germany 30. The snowballing effect of a tweet by Trump taught Tammy the importance of employing careful risk management to her trades.

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IG Analyst, Axel Rudolph, discusses the trade he'll never forget, carbon emissions. Relying on fundamental analysis, Rudolph explains how his firm belief that everything is included in the price guided him to place a long trade on carbon emissions at €31 which propelled to nearly €100.

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IG's Chief Market Analyst, Chris Beauchamp, shares his most memorable trade, Anglo American. Chris discusses how a lot of people are tempted to do too much when they are trading and that letting the market run can be a huge contributor to success.

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IG’s Naylor recalls how a series of trends across the DAX restored his faith in technical analysis.

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IG Analyst, Daniela Habin Sathorn reveals the trade she will never forget and why you should never underestimate the markets.

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IG’s Sara recalls her most memorable trade back in 2013 with the rise of Bitcoin & Ethereum. Sara discusses how her favourite trade quickly became her least favourite trade after she realised instead of doubling her money, she could have multiplied it by 20.

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