Basic Trading Strategies

Basic trading strategies focus primarily on technical indicator based trading. Typically basic trading strategies utilize one more more technical indicators in an effort to put the odds in our favor that a trading will head in a determined direction in the near term.

Stop The Bad Habits That Will Kill Your Trading

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To be honest, I think most people who have bad habits in trading actually know the simple steps to take to change those habits into something more empowering. As a trader, if you know what you are doing wrong, often times the fix is quite easy although getting the motivation... Read moreread more

Success Tips For Your Trading Business

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Success. It’s one of those words that is going to have a different meaning for everyone who seeks it. For some, it will be untold riches where the only decision to make is when to get out of bed in the morning. For others, it’s more modest.  Success for them... Read moreread more

5 Steps For A Successful Trading Journey

5 steps to a successful trading journey

Creating a trading plan and then trading it might see to be a simple enough thing. However, if you want to make a real go of trading it’s often a much more involved task. Simply turning up and trading a strategy may work sometimes, but in order to achieve a... Read moreread more

9 Ways To Handle Uncertainty In Trading


Humans are programmed to like certainty.  We’ve all had times where something that “should” have happened doesn’t and we all know that feeling of annoyance that creeps up.  If what happens is something we really didn’t want, well, annoyance blows into anger for some. Why do we get annoyed?  Because... Read moreread more

3 Steps For Successful New Year Resolutions


It’s that time of year again – the one where we all look back and think of the things we haven’t managed to achieve or habits we’d like to change. We resolve to do better in the coming year, set new goals, re-evaluate old goals and dig in to make... Read moreread more

4 Ways To Know If You Should Cut Your Trading Day

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There’s a lot to be said about human nature and how it applies to trading. One vastly important aspect to come to terms with is the instinct to keep hold of what we have. The problem with this comes when those days where conditions are ripe for a strategy transpire, it’s... Read moreread more

8 Steps To Potential Trading Success

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So you’ve been trading for a while now, had some success and it seems like forever ago that you cracked open your first chart. You’ve learned about the markets; what works and what doesn’t and can carry on an intelligent conversation on most trading matters. You talk a pretty good... Read moreread more

Know Your Trading Exits

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We always hear sayings related to trading and often times we just take them at face value. Think of the popular trading rule related to trading exits of “trade the trend until it bends” and you will know what I mean. Obviously that does not apply to those who trade... Read moreread more

Emotions And Mechanical Trading Systems

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We here it all the time as traders:  Emotions will kill your chances of trading success. Anybody whose been in a trade and allowed emotions to dictate their course of action understand this to be true. Maybe it’s moving the stop further from oncoming price because you can’t emotionally handle... Read moreread more