Trading Tips & Tutorials For Online Traders

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Jun28 Share

Crude Oil Inventory Trade Results – June 27 2018

I’ve received many emails about the crude oil inventory report trade that is done live in our trading room every week. The set time frame we look at, the trading plan we use, and how quickly someone short on time during the day can profit from the market is appealing… Read more

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Jun27 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

Jun26 Share

Successful Trading Needs A Consistent Trading Approach

There are a lot of pitfalls in trading and it is only a matter of time before one of them starts to challenge you in ways you could not imagine. Traders often hear about trading psychology and how important it is to understand how issues with psychology can influence your… Read more

Jun22 Share

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

Jun22 Share

Options Sell Call Spread on Paypal for $60 per Spread- June 2018

In this week’s Options Trade Of The Week, we will use our Spotlight Power Trader system to identify a bearish trade opportunity on PayPal (Symbol: PYPL). With the market making a big move higher over the last few weeks,  we are left with many overbought markets. This is especially true… Read more

Jun22 Share

Instant Gratification Trading Crude Oil Inventory Report with CPT

In a world where instant gratification is a desired result, the “one minute trade” fits the bill when we trade the crude oil inventory report. It’s not always “instant” because sometimes we have to wait two minutes but compared to a longer term trading position, it’s close enough Even when… Read more

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Jun19 Share

Best Automated Trading and Charting Software in 2018 for Forex

Forex trading software has evolved from simple broker charts and Forex trading robots all the way to Forex automation software that make it easy for anybody to enter the market and begin trading Markets of all types have benefited from technology advances and the number of advancements in online trading can boggle the… Read more

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Jun18 Share

Use Both Sides of Your Brain for Trading Success and Consistency

When you have been trading long enough, the dogma when it comes to trading education becomes obvious. In fact, there are too many courses, books, and trading forum professionals using words like “should”, “must”, as if they are talking about the only path to success. Having a belief that there… Read more

Jun15 Share

NetPicks Inner Circle Live Options Demo

We held a Live Options Demo on Friday 6/15/18 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

Jun14 Share

Today’s Best Daytrades with Spotlight Power Trader and SubZero

Succeeding at day trading in not an impossible task. In fact, there is no secret that the professionals know that is hidden away from the general public. Throughout the over two decades that Netpicks has been developing trading software and training traders from all over the world, we can narrow… Read more

Jun13 Share

Slow Markets Can Be Beat with Spotlight Power Trader

The markets have been slow lately but it reminds us of what kind of trading strategy Spotlight Power Trader is — a strategy that can quit with a positive result a majority of the time while keeping draw downs low and with minimal and efficient trading. I did a short… Read more

Jun13 Share

Crude Oil Inventory Report Today with 3 Trading Strategies

Crude Oil Futures is not only an active market to trade but is also one of the most popular instruments available to day traders. That makes trading Crude Oil and the crude oil inventory release, a wonderful opportunity for traders to make additional income or a stand alone income producing market…. Read more

Jun08 Share

Handling an Options Trade Gone Bad

Expecting 100% of your trades to go as planned sets you up for disappointment. Many Options traders know that so one question that I get asked a lot is, “what do you do when a trade goes bad?” Asking that question shows that these traders have their expectations in check… Read more

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Jun07 Share

Warning: Don’t Change Your Trade Plan

A trader decided to enter a position in a manner that was not consistent with his trading plan. What he said was that he entered a trade based on the fact that as the market was already close to the stop the system had already calculated, it was worth the… Read more

Jun04 Share

2 Ways To Use Average True Range (ATR) For Better Trading

The Average True Range indicator measures the volatility of a market and that information can help us do several things. We can decide: If a market is volatile enough to trade when compared to its recent past What price to enter on a breakout Where our stop loss should rest… Read more

Jun01 Share

Spotlight Power Trader vs SubZero

Spotlight Power Trader is one of our flagship trading strategies that has seen tremendous results over the years. When used as intended, it delivers consistent, ongoing trading profits and can help a trader achieve his or her financial goals. The purpose of the Spotlight Power Trader is to be able… Read more

May31 Share

Is Consistency In Trading Overrated?

With the laundry list of variables that people say are needed to succeed in trading, is being consistent often overrated? From having sound money management that respects the expectancy of your trading system to having a trading plan, there are many things to consider.  Getting consistent trading results in a… Read more

May29 Share

The New Spotlight SubZero Trading Setup

One thing Spotlight Power Trader has taught us is the ‘power’ of the well tested trade plan. Trade plans help us mitigate the random distribution of wins and losses by giving us a road map to follow where we always know the odds are on our side to quit trading… Read more

May26 Share

Selling Iron Condor Trade Of The Week – Options

For this week’s Options Trade Of The Week we will look to sell an Iron Condor on Target (Symbol: TGT). Target released their quarterly earnings this past week which can often times lead to a period of consolidation – sideways market. One way to make money from a choppy stretch… Read more

May24 Share

Reliable Trading Plan For Crude Oil

If trading is exciting, you are doing it wrong and I will say that our trading plan for the crude oil inventory report is not exciting, but it is reliable. How do we do it?  Simple. We follow the rules of the trading plan for the inventory report with our… Read more