Trading Tips & Tutorials For Online Traders

Last updated on April 20th, 2017

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

Jun07 Share

Losing Trades Can Be Great For Your Bottom Line

We are all going to lose at trading at some point and instead of complaining and shutting the computer down, how about sticking to your trading plan and bagging a big winner? That is exactly how those in our Inner Circle approach the market depending on the trading plan and… Read more

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7 Best Day Trading Tips from Netpicks Professional Traders for 2018

The Netpicks group of traders has put together a list of the best day trading tips we could give new and experienced day traders. Day trading has changed over the past decades as technology has made it easy for anybody to get involved in the markets. The pitch was you… Read more

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Netpicks Day Trading Plans Are Designed for Minimal Trading

Winning trade plans for day traders are consistently accomplishing the goals of the Spotlight Power Trader strategy which helps traders stay consistent in their approach. The key is to not try to do too much and just stay focused on achieving the overriding goals of the strategy: To quit with… Read more

Jun04 Share

Turtle Soup – Fading New 20 Day High or Lows

The Turtle Soup trading strategy is based on the breakout trading system of the Turtles. The difference is that we want the breakout to fail when using the Turtle Soup strategy. The story of the Turtle Traders is a popular one and shows that people who have no prior financial… Read more

Jun03 Share

Learn To Trade The Cup and Handle Chart Pattern

The cup and handle chart pattern can be a continuation pattern or can mark the turn in trend from a downtrend to an up trending market.  This would make it a reversal pattern. Why is this chart pattern called a cup and handle”? Price forms a U shape pattern that… Read more

May30 Share

Trading Journals – 10 Minutes To Boost Chance Of Success

When day traders hear the closing bell, it may be tempting to shut things down and then move on with the rest of your day. But is this really the best thing to do or is there something you can do to improve your trading like logging in your trading journal?… Read more

May28 Share

Opening Range Breakout (ORB) Strategy Guide

The opening range breakout strategy (ORB) has been around for decades and is a trade taken above or below the opening range of a market. Some traders may use a predetermined price points, something Toby Crabel calls “the stretch” which is a calculation from previous trading days. Others will use… Read more

May28 Share

The 1 Mistake That Is Causing Most Options Traders To Fail

Last updated on November 9th, 2019 I have seen a disturbing trend with many retail options traders over the last year that is holding many people back from experiencing the big growth in their accounts. The issue has to do with not using proper risk management in their trading. A… Read more

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

Last updated on November 4th, 2019 “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… 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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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