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Trading The MACD Indicator Like A Pro

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One of the first indicators I ever experimented with was one developed by Gerald Appel in the late 1970s called the MACD indicator, otherwise defined as the moving average convergence divergence indicator. The MACD histogram was added in 1986. Right from the start I used it as a technical analysis tool,... Read moreread more

Worst Time To Day Trade Most Markets


One of the worst times to day trade is during the time when many traders take lunch and this is a good time for you to stand aside.  To go on further and elaborate a little on why I say this and to make the point, I wanted to focus... Read moreread more

Being Average Is Easy

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The hard truth is that people are prone to mediocrity. They talk a good game but in the end, they fail to move forward with any plan on attaining what they dream of the most. Even worse, they tend to criticize those that have the guts to take a giant... Read moreread more

Add This Variable To Your Trade Plan

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Let’s be honest….we would all be better day traders if we only knew when to stop trading each session. Before I discovered NetPicks,  I wound up giving back a lot of my trade profits. It actually felt worse giving back hard won profits than it did just losing outright. The... Read moreread more

3 Ideas To Help Improve Your Trading

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The summer months are generally a time when the markets take a breather as vacations become more important than work. You may want to be a little more selective on your trading opportunities and ensure that there is actual volume involved in the market you trade. The summer is also a great... Read moreread more

How To Trade Multiple Time Frames

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We live in a time where many on any given city street will have their heads buried in their smartphone. Totally oblivious to the world around them, some of these people have walked directly in front of oncoming traffic. Whether driving, walking or riding a bike, more and more people... Read moreread more

Using an Excel Trade Log

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I was doing some work on a Trend Jumper trade plan for the British Pound Futures (6B/BP) and decided that it’d be a nice idea to share some of the work I’ve been doing in an Excel Trade Log at the same time. Netpicks already has a fantastic free trade log... Read moreread more

3 Most Useful Day Trading Indicators

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Day trading indicators are often touted as the holy grail of trading but that is simply not true. They are a useful trading tool that should be used in conjunction with a well rounded trading plan but are not the plan itself. In this article I will cover: The uses of trading... Read moreread more

Mastering Technical Systems and Trading Psychology

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“..her reputation for good ideas is second to none. She offers complete and detailed ideas around her strategy and then follows up with commentary on how trades performed.” – Howard Lindzon – Stock Twits founder When Netpicks heard these comments from Lindzon, we had to track Anne-Marie down and talk... Read moreread more