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Genetic Optimization in TradeStation

Automated back testing can be a great time saver for us traders. Although an automated test will miss many factors that are in play during live trading, such as news event, significant support/resistance levels, session highs and lows. It also helps us narrow down the universe of markets and time... Read moreread more

Learning How to be a Winning Trader


There’s learning how to trade… …there’s learning a trading strategy …there’s learning how to trade with that strategy …and then there’s learning how to be a ‘winning trader. Each step along the way is necessary to finally put it all together for consistent success. The quicker one can get to... Read moreread more

What Is The Casino Paradigm

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Trading is difficult but it is still very possible to make money doing it. The question on the mind of everybody that takes up trading is: “How do I achieve the goal of making money”? What is required is adapting a successful existing business model to this speculative arena? The... Read moreread more

Author Interview Replay: The Risk of Trading [Michael Toma]

Develop the skills to manage risk in the high-stakes world of financial speculation! That’s the subject of our next Author Interview, this time with Special Guest, Michael Toma. Michael Toma is the author of ‘The Risk of Trading: Mastering the Most Important Element in Financial Speculation’, a practical resource... Read moreread more

Free Webinar: Trading on Target with Author Adrienne Toghraie

NetPicks Authors Series Click Here to Download and Listen to the MP3 While advances in trading tools and technology have increased the potential for capturing profits, the fact is that if you’re mentally unprepared to enter today’s markets, you’ll probably end up making many costly mistakes. Nobody understands this better... Read moreread more

Protect Your Day Trader Tax Status

How to Protect Your Trader Status Just because you call yourself a securities trader doesn’t make you one in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service. In fact, Uncle Sam is predisposed to consider you merely a hyperactive investor—and thus deny you more favorable tax status—unless you meet a number... Read moreread more

Market Mind Games with Author Denise Shull

NetPicks Authors Series When it comes to investing, we’re usually taught to “conquer” our emotions. But our next special guest in our NetPicks Author Interview Series actually sees it in reverse: We can use our emotions as an edge. Join us as we sit down with Denise Shull, author of... Read moreread more