Jamie Carr Columnist

For any civilian tempted to listen to the siren call of those gloriously responsible adverts suggesting that you too could join Dorothy, 59 years young from Ermelo, in working from home a mere four hours a week and making a small fortune thanks to the wonders of leveraged commodity trading, the only piece of advice is not to be tempted under any circumstances.

Here be dragons — and the most fire-breathing of the lot are the pros, who don’t dither around with relatively stable markets but instead don their special-forces bandanas and get stuck into the likes of cobalt.

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