This idea just occurred to me and I'm quite excited about it. (But it may well may turn out to be a damp squib.) The aim of this thread is to try to 'prove' that trading long term markets is so easy that if you're not doing it you are missing out. (Or as I prefer to put it,a mug.) But why would I want to encourage competition in markets I bet on? Well the full answer to that would take too long to write but let me just give a couple of reasons, 1) The comment I received on gambling... The IDIOTS 'Guide'to Trading Long Term Markets.