3 places your orders can reside: Your computer Your broker’s server At the exchange Some advantages/disadvantages of each: Your computer: Good: protect you from trading blind if your computer or internet service goes down for day traders. Bad: slower fill Your broker’s server: Good: Faster than on your computer. You’ll get you filled even if … Continue reading Why the Pros Get Their Trades Filled Before You!
The other day, I was asked “How can a little guy like me make money in the markets? Is it even possible?” I understand the question. In a world where power is controlled by: Big government. Big business. Where big money talks and can even buy you justice in the courtroom. It can be hard … Continue reading How the “Little Guy” Can Make Big Money in the Market!
The Market Took All My Money! Successful Trading is in Your Control – Learn How Now. “Extreme Ownership” is the opposite of entitlement. Take control. Being in control requires responsibility, so many of us prefer to say that things are outside of our control. Examples of: Scam alert websites. Ripoff report websites. No, your’e not … Continue reading The Market Took All My Money!
Trading is a business of probability. Every trader will take losses, so we need to use protective stops. Many traders take profits quickly but hold on to losing trades – it’s human nature. We take profits because it feels good, and we try to hide from the pain of losses. 3 BAD TYPES OF PROTECTIVE … Continue reading The Best Place to Put Your Protective Stops
Many say there’s no such thing as a leading indicator. They even take pride is saying they only use pure price action and volume. I’m not sure why they think that’s so impressive: They say that all indicators are lagging and that they only plot what’s already been done in the market … and that’s … Continue reading The Best Leading Indicator
Improving your trading with a New Year’s Resolutions, or any other time! Marcus Lemonis, star of CNBC’s “The Profit,” doesn’t wait until the beginning of the year to make resolutions: “I don’t know that I make specifically New Year’s resolutions. I think I typically make a new resolution when something bad happens or I have … Continue reading 17 Real-Life Tips To Becoming a Successful Trader
Which is better? Day trading or swing trading? Each has advantages and disadvantages. Here’s a comparison chart to help you decide which may be a better fit for you: DAY TRADING DEFINITION: In and out during open outcry hours. Use intraday charts. SWING TRADING DEFINITION Hold 2-14 days. Use daily and weekly charts. DAY TRADING … Continue reading Day Trading vs. Swing Trading: Which is Best for YOU?
TECHNICAL ANALYSIS HERESY OF THE DAY: Don’t trade in the direction of the trend of the higher time frame. What do I mean by multiple time frames? The traditional teaching. Why that isn’t “optimal” Why you could get away with it in the past. Why you can’t get away with it now. My “heretical” teaching. … Continue reading Using Multiple Time Frames with Trend is a Terrible Idea!
In today’s episode I interview long-time stock trading friend Ken Calhoun from “Trade Mastery.” Ken day trades and swing trades, looking for stocks that are breaking out with strong moves. Ken Calhoun is the president of TradeMastery.com and StockTradingSuccess.com (with Steve Nison). Having provided online training to active traders from over 32 countries since 1999, … Continue reading Interview with Ken Calhoun from TradeMastery.com
My very first guest to be interviewed on this podcast is Etienne Crete from “Desire to Trade.” He swing trades the Forex market, watching 15 pairs on multiple time frames, with an emphasis on looking at significant support and resistance zones and Bollinger Bands. His initial interest in trading began as a university student and … Continue reading Interview with Etienne Crete from “Desire to Trade”