Trading Tips & Tutorials For Online Traders

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

Oct22 Share

Effective Keltner Channel Trading Strategy

The Keltner Channel is a volatility based trading indicator that uses two bands and the average true range to set the channel distance below and above an exponential moving average, generally 20 period EMA. You use the Keltner Channel to determine when a market has stretched too far from the moving average –… Read more

run with your trading goal
Oct17 Share

3 Things To Remember When You Start Trading

We live in times where downsizing and job losses happen on a daily basis. Losing a job can be very traumatic especially if you are in your middle years as opportunities seem to go to the younger crowd. I’ve read many articles where people in their 40’s and early 50’s… Read more

Oct11 Share

Trading Plans Must Have 3 Things To Be Useful

I’ve lost count the amount of times “having a trading plan” has either been written about in this trading tips blog, or mentioned in a trading article. The reason you are inundated with “have a trading plan” by us is because it is something that if you don’t trade with,… Read more

counter trend trades
Oct09 Share

Trading Counter Trend Price Moves – Look For Clues

Trading with the trend is a viable part of any trading strategy but keep in mind that the trend will end. As a trader, it does not hurt to have a few “tricks” up your sleeve to be able to tackle different market environments. Counter trend trading is something you… Read more

Oct03 Share

2 Ways To Use Trading Range Breakouts

The auction in any market is straightforward: There are two types of market participant- buyers and sellers The degree to which these buyers and sellers are motivated by current price or market behavior Yes, there are lots of nuances to complicate things but the fundamentally important factors are straight forward…. Read more

Sep27 Share

When To Call It Quits On A Trade Could Save Your Trading Account

Whenever you take a trade, you should be looking to profit from certain market behavior: a reaction to a level market momentum break out trailing your stop looking for bigger gains. Prices set the limits of our risk and potential profits, but at what point does the market behavior no… Read more

Sep24 Share

Are You Ready For When Your Trading Strategy Begins To Fail?

Markets and the traders that trade in each market, are constantly in a state of change. No two trades are ever exactly the same and that’s even if we’re looking at the same instrument on the same day in the same market phase. But markets evolve over time as they … Read more

Sep20 Share

Plan Your Trades And Execute The Proven Plan

One of the biggest problems a trader faces is bridging the gap between trade planning and execution. How many times do we hear a trader asked if they did what they said they were going to do? How many times is the answer “No”? Getting from a strategy looking good… Read more

trading exits
Sep16 Share

4 Best Trade Exit Strategies To Book Profits

Every trader needs an exit strategy thought out before they actually enter on their trading setups.  For day trades, even an “exit before market close”, while basic, still has you with a plan for ending the trade. Without a trading exit being part of your overall trading strategy, you are… Read more

Sep13 Share

3 Things That Losing Day Trades Can Tell You – Are You Paying Attention?

You are going to lose in trading but the trouble is, many traders make the mistake of attempting to avoid losing trades at all cost. Negative trade outcomes are a big part the trading business and for day traders, the fear of loss can paralyze them but they must accept… Read more

Sep10 Share

Darvas Box Trading Strategy – Trading Secrets From A Dancer?

Learning a trading strategy from a dancer may sound crazy but if it is the Darvas Box trading strategy made famous by Nicolas Darvas , it would not be so crazy after all. It is reported that Darvas , using his box method while travelling the world dancing, turned $36000… Read more

Sep07 Share

NetPicks Inner Circle Live Options Demo 9/6/18

We held a Live Options Demo on Thursday 9/6/18 to show how we approach the Options market at NetPicks. In the video below you will find a walk through of our options trades from last week and we also take a look at some new trades setting up for next… Read more

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Sep05 Share

Here Is How to Stop over Trading and Become a Winner

Day trading has the potential to keep you glued to the screen the entire day as you punch in and out of trades. It can actually be addicting as you watch the increase in your trading account – perhaps not so addicting when the losses come. But even with the… Read more

Aug31 Share

Options Trade Of The Week 8/31/18 – NVDA

For most of the summer months the market has been making new all time highs on a weekly basis. The move higher has been lead by many of the tech names like AAPL, AMZN, FB, NVDA. With so many names at all time highs, there are many opportunities to place… Read more

Aug30 Share

Pullback Trading Can End In Failure | Here Is How It Happens

One of the simplest ways to look for trading setups is to watch for pullbacks in price from the current trend direction. While it is not always easy to find a real edge in any market you trade, pullbacks are one of those price patterns that is an actual edge…. Read more

Aug27 Share

Successful Trading Is Not Just Putting In Screen Time

“Make sure you put in the screen time”. That is something you hear often when reading information about becoming a successful trader. It is hard to argue with it taking time to become effective at most things and trading is no different. What is more important than simply screen time,… Read more

Aug24 Share

5 Crucial Aspects Of A Winning Trading Plan

Winning trading plans are the secret to successful trading and our trading of the Crude Oil Inventory Report Live Session proves that to be true. Again, our day trading plan and strategy posted another efficient winner. What was interesting about this session was how lucky we were that our full… Read more

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Aug21 Share

Hard Truth – Your Trading Failure Is Your Fault

The desire to reach a level where you’re making money on a consistent basis in trading can be a frustrating and often disheartening business. There’s a certain stage in a trader’s career where they know quite a bit about the markets, how markets move, and can see the intent in… Read more

Aug20 Share

Should You Scale And Trail Your Trading Profits?

Trade setups and entries are one of the most searched for topics when it comes to trading.  What gets missed is the exit strategy you will use to exit your trade for profit or at your stop loss. I have a question for you:  “How many times have you been in… Read more

Aug15 Share

2 Principles You Must Master For Success In Trading

We’ve seen many traders come and go through the two plus decades that Netpicks has been in the business of helping traders succeed. Whether they were great traders from the start or could not grasp this business, throughout that mix we’ve seen many who have experienced some degree of trading… Read more