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Line Break Chart Indicator Strategy
Mar20 Share

Line Break Charts Explained Plus A Simple Trading Strategy

Line break charts were developed in Japan and popularized here by Steve Nisson in his book Beyond Candlesticks. The purpose of line break charts is to filter out market noise and give a clear indication of the current trend and trend reversals. As you may know, sometimes determining the current trend can… Read more

Trade Forex With $1000
Mar16 Share

Can I Trade With $1000 And Win At Trading?

Trading is a business and like any business, you need capital to start. One of the questions we hear at Netpicks is literally, “Can I trade with $1000 and make money?” You don’t want to hear a marketing pitch but you want the truth and the truth is very simple: “We… Read more

Toolbox with tools on white isolated background. 3d
Mar10 Share

Trading The MACD Indicator Like A Pro

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 more

trade the news
Mar08 Share

Trade the News with Benzinga Pro & NetPicks Active Trading System

  We recently held an educational trading webinar where we showed you a news trading strategy using an event based news feed called BenzingaPro ( plus one of our own NetPicks Active Trading systems. To trade the news using this combination, we demonstrated the Counter Punch Trader  trading system which helps… Read more

bad habits trading
Mar07 Share

Stop The Bad Habits That Will Kill Your Trading

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 more

emotions in trading
Mar05 Share

3 Ways Of Curbing Destructive Emotions In Trading

Emotions can either help you or hurt you and that is made very clear when it comes to traders and how they cope with the emotional aspects of trading. You’ve spent your entire childhood and adolescence learning to control and develop suitable responses to your emotions, especially the strong emotions we all have. We… Read more

trading knowledge
Mar02 Share

Do You Believe Your Trading Knowledge Can Equal Success?

At the heart of every trader’s endeavor is the struggle to turn their trading knowledge into concrete success trading the markets.  This is always a learning phase and in trading, the phase is about gaining knowledge about the nature of the markets. From that, a way of trading can develop…. Read more

Feb25 Share

Finding The Best Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) To Trade

Over the past few years, one of the most impressive growth stories has been the rise of Exchange Traded Funds. What is an ETF? An ETF is an investment fund traded on stock exchanges, much like stocks.  An ETF holds assets such as stocks, commodities, or bonds and trades at… Read more

Winning Strategy for Futures Day Traders In 5 Simple Steps
Feb21 Share

Winning Strategy for Futures Day Traders In 5 Simple Steps

As traders, many of us spend a lot of time looking for that winning strategy that will catapult us into the small group of successful traders. Each of us want to win and we will spend hundreds of hours testing trading systems but always on the lookout for that one… Read more

trading success
Feb17 Share

Success Tips For Your Trading Business

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 more