Trading Tips & Tutorials For Online Traders

Online trading tips for Forex, Futures, Options. Learn how to improve your trading business.

Jun21 Share

How to Overcome the Fear of Trading

Fear of trading haunts all traders at some point.  It was my fear of trading that had me learning how to design effective trade strategies.  Mainly due to the pressure of calling a live traderoom with so many people depending on my trade calls, it was ‘necessity being the mother… Read more

trend reversal head and shoulders
Jun21 Share

Trading Head And Shoulders Chart Pattern

Trading the head and shoulders chart pattern in the common way is to treat it as a reversal pattern.  It is probably ranked as close in popularity as the various triangle patterns that can be on a chart. Let’s cover the standard method of trading a head and shoulders chart… Read more

Jun20 Share

Trading Results can be Improved with a Dash of Art

Trading results definitely improve with a dash of art.  The important thing is to not be too much of an artist.  I like to call it the 5% art to trading.  By reducing some of the art part of trading down to mechanical rules, you can reduce the percentage to… Read more

Jun15 Share

12 Powers To Successful Trading

Despite what all the marketing hype says, successful trading is not something that just magically appears one day. You won’t plug and play a trading system or strategy on a Monday and find yourself sitting in the winners circle on Tuesday.   Trading Success Is A Never Ending Process It… Read more

most popular
Jun12 Share

5 Most Popular Trading Tips Blog Posts At Netpicks

One thing that makes our trading tips blog unique is that the content is written by real traders. At Netpicks, virtually everybody you will deal with trades markets such as Futures, ETFs for long term wealth building, Forex, and even Options.  We know what traders go through, the challenges we… Read more

equity curve with draw down
Jun06 Share

Trading Drawdown – Can You Live Through It?

Do you know what gets ignored when people write about trading? Living through a trading drawdown. Traders understand that their account will ebb and flow (just like the price on the chart) but when their trading account starts to look like a bear market due to an extended drawdown period,… Read more

summertime trading
Jun03 Share

Summer Trading And Low Volume

Trading over the summer months can be hit and miss at times. Some years it can be great, but many other years it can be slow and dull with low trading volume. Big traders and fund managers etc. will take off this time to enjoy it with their families and… Read more

May29 Share

Trading Journal Spreadsheet Is A Career Saver

Many successful and professional traders talk about how important it is to keep a trading journal spreadsheet. In the “boss-less” environment of the at home trader, keeping a trade journal keeps you on your toes knowing that at the end of the day, your results are still being measured even… Read more

May25 Share

How Many Losing Trades Before You Quit Trading

We are all going to have losing trades.  The only way to avoid a losing trade is to not trade. Since you intend to make trading a career, not trading is not an option and a question that’s come up in our trade room has been “How many losses would… Read more

Build Custom Trading Indicators
May20 Share

How To Build Custom Trading Indicators

Out of the box trading indicators are a common sight on many trading charts.  Whether it’s a 50 SMA, MACD, or the Stochastic Oscillator, indicators make up a large part of many trading strategies. Many traders also use custom indicators that they’ve built from the ground up.  While that may… Read more