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Sep23 Share

Here Is How To Trade After Major News Events

We are living in times where we are seeing major news events occurring quite frequently.  Whether it’s an attack in New York or floods in different parts of the world, as traders, we must be acutely aware that these events can happen any time during the day or night. If… Read more

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Sep19 Share

Here Are 2 Quick Ways To Set Your Stop Loss Order

Traders will obsess over their trade entry but won’t give a second thought to where they will place their stop loss. If we can agree that managing your trading risk is  job #1 for a trader, then we can agree that it’s vital to know when to get out of… Read more

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Sep15 Share

Avoid Freezing When Trades Turn On You

A trader inevitably will face situations where they’ve missed certain information or acted rashly and subsequently found themselves in losing trades that forces them to make difficult decisions. This can happen for a variety of reasons – it can be through lack of preparation or concentration or through impulsive trading… Read more

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Sep11 Share

6 Trading Insights From Some Of The Best In The Game

To have the opportunity to sit and talk with some of the best in the game for their trading insights would be an incredible opportunity. For the majority of us, that will never happen. We are fortunate that these people, who can impart trading wisdom from their own experience on… Read more

losing streaks in trading are common and must be dealt with
Sep07 Share

3 Ways To Tame Trading Psychology Problems

With all the marketing going on in regards to the business of trading, one important variable that gets left behind is trading psychology. It’s not the sexiest of topics but is one that is vital to a complete package trader. Not dealing with the issues that we all face as… Read more

trading edge
Sep03 Share

How Fear Is Derailing Your Trading Success

Netpicks has seen traders come and go over the years and we’ve been able to see a number of recurring themes in traders in regards to their trading edge. We also believe it’s possible to recognize certain trader types whereby personalities broadly conform. Therefore their strengths, their weaknesses, the things… Read more

mind
Aug30 Share

You Are Wasting Time Asking These Types Of Trading Questions

Ever hear that if you want a meaningful answer, you need to ask the right question? Asking questions in a general way will give you an answer that is not actionable. That is what you are looking for though. You want an answer that will give you a way to… Read more

Keep balance with trading indicators
Aug26 Share

Are Your Trading Indicators Leading You To Failure?

If you are still in the mindset that tossing any trading indicator on your charts is the correct route, you are no doubt still looking for trading success. Does that mean that indicators such as moving averages and MACD have no place in trading? Absolutely not. What it does mean… Read more

simulated trading results
Aug22 Share

Use Simulated Trading The Right Way

  When new traders see positive simulated trading and then negative live trading, it can make you question the validity of sim trading. If you dig a little deeper and look at cause and effect, you begin to see that while virtual trading has issues, it’s not your problem. The… Read more

trading success tips
Aug18 Share

8 Steps To Potential Trading Success

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 more