As though every streak of good luck must come with some streak of bad luck, a big fat cockroach came flying into my room as I closed my trade position on a gain last night.

SAXO’s platform is really sophisticated in terms of functions and quite user-friendly. There are all kinds of orders that traders could enter, and they have a buffet of security types for trading (CFD, Options, ETF, forex and much more). I opened a small position as a test-water trade to see how I can execute CFD and monitor the trades using SAXO. I made a mistake by shorting only 10 shares of the CFD stock initially without realizing that the commission for CFD trades is USD9.99 (which means I need a dollar drop to break-even… eyes ‘tak’ stamps TT). I had a trading plan in mind but got to admit that it is not …