Trading Tips & Tutorials For Online Traders

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

Apr06 Share

Do This And Never Be Wrong In Trading Again

Fear. If there was one word to describe why a trader may not execute their trading plan, it is fear.  The fear of being wrong. In a recent foundational skills to trading post, executing the trading plan when a trade sets up is one of 8 musts for a trader…. Read more

Apr04 Share

3 Options Strategies You Should Be Using

Last week, a student in our Nasdaq Options Superstars program had a hard time grasping why anyone would consider other options strategies. “If I’m bullish it’s best to buy calls. If bearish it’s best to just buy puts.”  While most people get attracted to the idea of trading options because… Read more

Apr04 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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Apr03 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

Mar27 Share

Can Using A Trading Checklist Routine Help Stop The Bleeding?

Over time, day traders are prone to falling into autopilot when it comes to each trading day. Trading every day becomes a reflex and while being in the flow may be a good thing, there are times that something can be missed. In trading, when something is missed too often… Read more

Mar20 Share

Own Your Trading Results

Whether we’re talking Elliot Wave, Fibonacci, Donchian Channels or even a simple strategy such as the Golden Cross, the trading strategies and market analysis techniques a trader uses are rarely original. Ideas from experienced and successful traders and market technicians rise and fall in popularity as the next revelation becomes… Read more

Mar17 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

Mar11 Share

How To Learn To Trade Online In 2019

Learning to trade is a life long process as you modify and improve the trading systems and strategies you are using. But there is a point where you become profitable more often than not and that requires work. My question is:  How many hours do you spend on your quest… Read more

Mar07 Share

Day Trading Blueprint for Success — Crude Oil Inventory Report

Our best day trading blueprint for success has to be our Crude Oil Inventory Report trade that we do each Wednesday. Whether you use Counter Punch Trader as is the case with this video, or Spotlight Power Trader which works equally as well, the point is that this approach can… Read more

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Mar03 Share

How To Use Fibonacci In Your Trading

When trading with Fibonacci levels (fib levels), remember they are just a tool and like any tool and any type of trading system, the usefulness depends on the user and the rules they follow in their application. I am going to fully show you a simple way to trade with… Read more

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Feb20 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

Feb17 Share

Trading The Butterfly Pattern

The Butterfly pattern, discovered by Bryce Gilmore,  is a reversal chart pattern that consists of four distinct swings in the market. The rules to identify the Butterfly trading pattern are strict and requires the use of certain Fibonacci ratios that were made public by Scott Carney. If you use ratios… Read more

Feb15 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

Feb11 Share

Options Trade Of The Week 7/22/19 – MU

Markets are starting another new week hanging out near all time highs. This has become the story for the last 3-4 weeks as many stocks have made runs towards the highs. As a result we are finding numerous opportunities to position our options trades to benefit from a pause or… Read more

Feb07 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

Feb05 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

Feb05 Share

Double Bottom Trading Guide

The double bottom pattern is a reversal pattern where a down trend may be evolving to an up trend. Double bottom formations are also a continuation pattern if it shows up during the corrective move of a market and will be present in a trading range. Let’s describe the double… Read more

Feb03 Share

Options Trade Of The Week Feb 3 – NFLX

We have been talking about how volatility was due to move higher and that has certainly happened in a big way the last few weeks. The market has been trading in big ranges in both directions which has left many traders scratching their heads on what to do next. The… Read more

Feb02 Share

Should You Prepare For Your Return To Trading After Vacation?

As trading winds down for 2018,  many people have plans for the Christmas break and will keep their trading computers shut off until the new year. Taking a break from trading is healthy and can do a lot to refresh any trader that interacts with the markets on a daily… Read more

Feb01 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