It's possible to trade profitably on the Forex, the nearly $2 trillion worldwide currency exchange market. But the odds are against you, even more so if you don't prepare and plan your trades. According to a 2014 Bloomberg report, several analyses of retail Forex trading, including one by the National Futures Association (NFA), the industry's regulatory body, concluded that more than two out of three Forex traders lose money. This suggests that self-education and caution are recommended. Here are some approaches that may improve your odds of taking a profit. Prepare Before You Begin Trading Because the Forex market is highly leveraged -- as much as 50 to 1 -- it can have the same appeal as buying a lottery ticket: some small chance of making a killing. This, however, isn't trading; it's gambling, with the odds long against you. A better way of entering the Forex market is to carefully prepare. Beginning with a practice account is helpful and risk-free. While you're trading in your practice account, read the most frequently recommended Forex trading books, among them Currency Forecasting: A Guide to Fundamental and Technical Models of Exchange Rate Determination, by Michael R. Rosenberg is short, not too sweet and highly admired introduction to the Forex market. Forex Strategies: Best Forex Strategies for High Profits and Reduced Risk, by Matthew Maybury is an excellent introduction to Forex trading. The Little Book of Currency Trading: How to Make Big Profits in the World of Forex, by Kathy Lien is another concise introduction that has stood the test of time. All three are available on Amazon. Rosenberg's book, unfortunately, is pricey, but it's widely available in public libraries. "Trading in the Zone: Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline and a Winning Attitude," by Mark Douglas is another good book that's available on Amazon, and, again, somewhat pricey, although the Kindle edition is not. Use the information gained from your reading to plan your trades before plunging in. The more you change your plan, the more you end up in trouble and the less likely that elusive forex profit will end up in your pocket. Diversify and Limit Your Risks Two strategies that belong in every trader's arsenal are: Diversification: Traders who execute many small traders, particularly in different markets where the correlation between markets is low, have a better chance of making a profit. Putting all your money in one big trade is always a bad idea. Familiarize yourself with ways guaranteeing a profit on an already profitable order, such as a trailing stop, and of limiting losses using stop and limit orders. These strategies and more are covered in the recommended books. Novice traders often make the mistake of concentrating on how to win; it's even more important to understand how to limit your losses. Be Patient Forex traders, particularly beginners, are prone to getting nervous if a trade does not go their way immediately, or if the trade goes into a little profit they get itchy to pull the plug and walk away with a small profit that could have been a significant profit with little downside risk using appropriate risk reduction strategies. In "On Any Given Sunday," Al Pacino reminds us that "football is a game of inches." That's a winning attitude in the Forex market as well. Remember that you are going to win some trades and lose others. Take satisfaction in the accumulation of a few more wins than losses. Over time, that could make you rich!


Chicago Deep Dish Pizza is the perfect comfort meal for the end of a long week. With its flaky, buttery crust, oozing creamy mozzarella, zesty Italian pepperoni and seasoned sauce…it puts all other pizzas to shame!
I love Great Tasting, Hot, Fresh and Cheesy Pizza! I am continually on a quest to find the best. I have tried countless types of pizza, from skinny crust to gluten-free, but I have to say that Chicago Deep Dish Pizza is my all time favorite. But, sometimes I don’t have 2 hours to make the wonderful recipe below, so I have an alternative for you in case you are short on time like me. Another way to have fantastic, scrumptious, “can’t believe it’s this good” big ole pizza pie without going to all of the trouble, is to remove one from your freezer. “What???? But, I’ve never found a frozen pizza that I liked and tasted FANTASTIC before”…that is, until now!
Have you ever heard of Goldbely? It’s a website that offers the Best of the Best Gourmet Food shipped directly to your door. Now you can explore the finest mail order eats from legendary spots across the USA. They’re on a mission to make outstanding local foods available to anyone, anywhere. They will definitely cure your cross-country cravings! Goldbely is the easiest way to treat yourself — and your foodie friends — to a delicious gift from anywhere in the country. By the way, this review is totally my opinion, they did not contact me to evaluate them.
And, Goldbely has tons of gastronomical enticements! Sweets, meats, seafood, snacks, appetizers and even drinks are on the menu. I’ve tried the amazing Kouing Aman pastries from Les Madeleines, “Oprah’s Favorite” Signature Chicken Pie, the ridiculous Gold Label Burger, Callie’s Charleston Cheese & Chive and Cinnamon Biscuits, Mini Chesapeake Blue Crab Pies, Killer Brownies and the Starry Triple Berry Mini Pies from Elle’s Belles Bakery. But, the one item I keep reordering is Lou Malnati’s Pizza. There is always one or two in my freezer at all times! Friday rolls around, and sometimes I feel like taking a break from cooking, but want something utterly comforting and delicious. I’ve also sent these Chicago Deep Dish Pizzas to several friends as gifts! And, Everyone Absolutely Loved Them!
Lou Malnati’s is considered the Royal Family of Chicago-style pizza. He’s the King of Deep Dish Pizza. The Malnati family uses only the freshest and finest ingredients available. The flaky, buttery crust is beyond amazing. The yummy tomato sauce is made from the finest, vine ripened plum tomatoes and each pie is loaded with thick slices of creamy mozzarella. You can order an exclusive sausage blend, pepperoni, spinach, cheese, veggie or crustless pizzas. They even have the cutest heart shaped pizza pies! I am completely hooked! And, I’m not the only one. Lou’s has been featured on shows like Road Tasted, Throwdown with Bobby Flay, Pizza Wars, Chef Vs. City, America’s Test Kitchen and Food Wars.
PREP TIME 1 hour 25 mins
COOK TIME 35 mins
TOTAL TIME 2 hours
Author: Susan
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 12 servings

  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
  • 1¾ teaspoons salt
  • 2¾ teaspoons instant yeast
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or salad oil
  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons lukewarm water
  • ¾ lb. mozzarella cheese, sliced
  • 1 cup pepperoni pieces
  • 28-ounce can plum tomatoes, lightly crushed; or 28-ounce can diced or chopped tomatoes
  • 2 to 4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced, optional
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, optional
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons Pizza Seasoning or mixed dried Italian herbs (oregano, basil, rosemary), to taste
  • 1 cup freshly grated Parmesan or Asiago cheese
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, to drizzle on top
  1. To make the crust: Mix the dough ingredients, and knead — by hand, mixer, or bread machine — to make a smooth crust. This will take about 7 minutes at medium-low speed in a stand mixer.
  2. Place the dough in a lightly oiled bowl or 8-cup measure (which makes it easy to track its rise), cover, and let rise till very puffy, about 60 minutes.
  3. While the dough is rising, ready your 14" deep-dish pizza pan. Grease it with non-stick vegetable oil spray, then pour in 3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil, tilting it to cover the bottom of the pan, and partway up the sides.
  4. Stretch the dough to make as large a circle as you can. You can do this on a lightly oiled baking mat, if you choose; or simply stretch the dough in your hands.
  5. Lay the dough in the pan, and stretch it towards the edges till it starts to shrink back. Cover, and let it rest for 15 minutes. Start preheating the oven to 425°F while the dough rests.
  6. Stretch the dough to cover the bottom of the pan, then gently push it up the sides of the pan. The olive oil may ooze over the edge of the crust; that's OK. Let the crust rest for 15 minutes or so, as your oven comes up to 425°F.
  7. Bake the crust for 10 minutes, until it's set and barely beginning to brown. While it's baking, prepare the filling.
  8. Drain the tomatoes thoroughly. Combine them with the Pizza Seasoning or herbs, and the garlic and sugar (if you're using them). Add salt to taste; you probably won't need any additional salt if you've used the Pizza Seasoning.
  9. Cover the bottom of the crust with the sliced mozzarella, fanning it into the crust. Add the pepperoni, then the tomato mixture.
  10. Sprinkle with the grated Parmesan, and drizzle with the olive oil.
  11. Bake the pizza for about 25 minutes, or until the filling is bubbly and the topping is golden brown. Remove it from the oven, and carefully lift it out of the pan onto a rack. A giant spatula is a help here. Allow the pizza to cool for about 15 minutes (or longer, for less oozing) before cutting and serving.

Adapted from King Arthur Flour Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

For individual deep-dish pizzas: Grease the wells of an individual hamburger bun pan. Divide the risen dough into 12 equal pieces; if you have a scale, each piece will weigh about 2½ ounces. Roll each piece into a tight ball, then cover six of them and transfer to the refrigerator. Allow the remaining six balls of dough to rest, covered, at room temperature for 20 minutes. Stretch an unrefrigerated dough ball to cover the bottom of a well, and then push it up the sides of the pan. Repeat with the remaining dough. After a 15-minute rest, bake the individual crusts for 10 minutes until they're set and barely beginning to brown. Fill, and then bake the pizzas for another 20 to 25 minutes, until the filling is bubbly and the topping is golden brown. Repeat with the remaining (refrigerated) dough.


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