But if you’re good at getting the main market direction right, have you considered that you can make oh so much more by trading individual shares than trading the index. If you prefer caviar to custard and Barbados to Butlins read on and find out how you can get some ‘value-added’ from your trading.
Some people like to get outside on the weekends, maybe playing tennis or working in the yard. Some people like to visit their friends or cook a big meal or go out to see a movie. And some people who are passionate about their work -- such as Elliott Wave International's futures analyst Jeffrey Kennedy -- like to stare at hundreds of price charts on their computer screen to find patterns that point to trade setups.