Trading Tips & Tutorials For Online Traders

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

May25 Share

Crude Oil Trading Plan Success – Week of July 16

A futures market that gets a lot of attention from traders in our Inner Circle, is crude oil. Crude oil futures is a very liquid market and when combined with our trading plans, can be a very consistent income generating market. You are not limited to only trading the regular… Read more

May23 Share

Mentally Manage Your Losing Trades

A part to sore losing in trading is loss aversion. This is part of human nature and trading really brings it out in all its glory. When we have a good trading system and it takes a series of losses, it’s easy for this to come out. Not only does… Read more

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May22 Share

These 4 Steps Can Prevent Trading Career Destruction

The principles that are used with A.A. can be applied to help traders who are struggling. These principles can help traders avoid falling back into the habits that have prevented them from reaching their goals: Failure to prepare for their trading day (or career) Not sticking to their trading plan… Read more

May22 Share

DIA – Iron Condor Options Trade

“An iron what?” I distinctly remember that being my reaction over a dozen years ago when I first learned what an Iron Condor options trade was. Trading long calls and puts at that point were my only strategies that I used. However, my mentor at the time highly encouraged me… Read more

May20 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

May20 Share

Does Yesterday Matter For Trading Today

Every market that you trade will constantly shift from balance to imbalance, consolidation ranges to directional movement looking for higher or lower price points. The most relevant and new information we have about the possible acceptance of price is by comparing the open and the market’s reaction to yesterday’s price… Read more

May18 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

May12 Share

Try This If You Think Trading Is Easy

Trading is easy. Pick a direction. Enter the trade Reap the rewards. Really, you enter a trade and get out with a profit or a loss.  Right?  Seems simple enough. Well, it is simple.  Just not easy. There are so many things that make up a consistently profitable trader that… Read more

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May03 Share

Your Emotional Side Is Destructive To Your Trading – Tame It

We all have a logical, thinking being and an emotion based being automatically behaving inside of us. They are important and are in operation at the same time but just like in trading, the balance of power is not always equal. When these parts of ourselves are in balance, much… Read more

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May02 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

May02 Share

Sugar Trade Breakdown From Start To Finish

There are many trading articles on this blog that can help you virtually build your own trading strategy from. From topics about moving averages and price action trading, to stop loss placements and trading journals, you can learn to trade the markets and make a living. I wanted to go… Read more

Apr22 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

Apr20 Share

Options Trade Of The Week 6/21/19 – LYFT

The new IPO’s that we have seen over the last year have shown some amazing returns. Names like BYND, LYFT, and now SLACK have been extremely active since they have started trading which makes them ideal candidates for us to trade.   LYFT – Bearish Trade Opportunity With the entire… Read more

Apr17 Share

Will Your Chart Pattern Turn Into A Painful Trade?

Trading chart patterns has been a swing and day trading approach for decades of chart pattern traders.  Edwards and Magee helped bring this form of chart analysis into the public eye and it’s been a popular approach ever since. Finding a chart pattern can be done through scanners or manually but… Read more

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Apr14 Share

Say No To Random Trading And Yes To Success

Our YM trading plan is one trade away of making all new equity highs. Russell E-Mini, NQ, ES, Crude oil and others all hitting their trade plan objectives with minimal trading, one or two trades only, and goals reached. Markets are challenging at the best of times but our trade… Read more

Apr13 Share

Options Trade Of The Week – ROKU

We saw the market make another run up towards all time highs this week. Over the last few years we have seen every market selloff bought up quickly with very little damage being done for any length of time. As a result we continue to see many stocks at extreme… Read more

Apr13 Share

Trading With The Momentum Indicator For Best Results

The momentum indicator (momentum oscillator indicator) is one of the trading indicators available to traders to gauge the momentum in the market. There are several momentum indicators that can be used for intra-day trading as well as other styles and they include: MACD indicator – moving average convergence divergence RSI… Read more

Apr10 Share

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

Apr09 Share

Bull Flag Pattern Trading – Profit In A Bullish Market

A bull flag pattern is a bullish continuation pattern used in technical analysis that occurs in a market that is in an uptrend. You can look for bull flags in the following manner: Look for an impulse move (the pole of the flag) in price to the upside during an… Read more

Apr06 Share

Stop Taking Losing Trades Personally

Every trader during their evolution has thought that the market was out to get them. It is usually when your stop loss is taken out right to the tick and then the market continues in the direction you intended. If it happens on occasion, many of us can deal with… Read more