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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… 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

learn naked chart reading
Aug14 Share

Learn Naked Chart Reading

One of the great things about trading virtually “indicator-less”  is you can see in real time what is going on with current price without it hiding behind a mess of indicators. Naked chart reading is simply looking at a chart with next to no indicators on the screen. If your… Read more

trading profits
Aug10 Share

How To Take Trading Profits

Taking trading profits when they’re available is perhaps the biggest dilemma that a trader faces. Take your  profits too soon and you could leave too much money on the table. But if you miss the boat, you run the risk of your paper profits evaporating or even turning into a… Read more

trading mistakes
Aug06 Share

Proper Way To Be Wrong In Trading

There are lots of reasons why a trader might not execute their trading plan properly and not wanting to be wrong is a big one. If you have been trading for any length of time, you understand that it’s impossible to take winners 100% of the time and avoid all… Read more

trading mistakes you can fix
Aug02 Share

Trading Mistakes That Are Easy To Fix

Whether you have been trading for years, manage millions or are just starting, we all have something in common. We all make trading mistakes. Finding trading success is never a direct route and there are many pitfalls a trader can fall into. There are those mistakes that are easy to… Read more

trading exits
Jul29 Share

Know Your Trading Exits

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 more