Trading Tips & Tutorials For Online Traders

Last updated on February 26th, 2020

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

Aug31 Share

Be A Prepared Trader – Especially In The Summer

Last updated on April 20th, 2020 Summer trading is upon us and many times that means slow markets. But just as in life, we can’t get lulled into going through the motions when grinding price action takes over our screens. So let’s have a conversation about how markets can change… Read more

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Aug28 Share

Trade Exit Strategies To Book Profits

Last updated on July 3rd, 2020 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… Read more

Aug21 Share

What Is the 50-Day Moving Average & How to Trade It

Last updated on June 30th, 2020 The 50-day moving average is one of the more popular technical indicators used in technical analysis.  Some would say it is one the best tools for day trading due to the amount of traders that consider it when making decisions. Like all simple moving… Read more

Aug18 Share

The Triangle Chart Pattern

Last updated on July 3rd, 2020 One of the most popular chart patterns in technical analysis is the triangle pattern.  The triangle pattern is considered a consolidation price pattern, generally a continuation pattern, where the range of price gets tighter. This getting tighter is an indication of lower volatility and there… Read more

Aug12 Share

Options Trade Of The Week – UAL

Last updated on February 13th, 2020 We continue to see markets driven by headlines here this week. Everyone’s focus is on the trade war with China, new tariffs ready to kick in over the weekend, and the Trump tweets that seem to come out every few hours. As a result,… Read more

Aug09 Share

How Fear Is Derailing Your Trading Success

Last updated on May 12th, 2020 There are many types of trader personalities but I want to focus on two specific types. Both of these types have the potential to be successful as a trader only if they are able to get out of their own way. You may find… Read more

Aug02 Share

Simple Moving Averages – 2 Trading Strategies You Can Use Today

Last updated on May 14th, 2020 Moving averages are a technical analysis tool that have been a staple of traders for decades.  It’s not wonder that people search for the best moving average for day trading since so many traders use them. There are many types of moving averages that… Read more

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Trend Direction Indicator To Prevent Account Blowouts

Last updated on June 3rd, 2020 Overthinking and subjectivity can be the downfall of many traders. Searching too hard for a trade or having flexible rules for determining market state is not the road to disciplined and consistency in trading. When I started trading, I had a tendency to over… Read more

Jul29 Share

Renko Chart Trading For Cleaner Price Action

Last updated on April 18th, 2020 The best way to answer the question “what are Renko charts”, is to describe them as fixed sized bricks that plot on your chart in relation to price movement. They are very different from the common bar chart, Japanese candlestick charts, or Heiken Ashi… Read more

Jul26 Share

Donchian Channel Indicator Guide

Last updated on May 14th, 2020 Donchian channels, brought to us by Richard Donchian (1905-1993), is a great trading indicator to highlight trends, ranges, and new X number of day breakouts. You can design many trading strategies around the Donchian channel and it was the primary indicator for the Turtle… Read more

Jul25 Share

Learn About The Alligator Indicator

Last updated on February 20th, 2020 The Alligator indicator was invented by Bill Williams and uses 3 lines which are actually moving averages with a spin. Markets trend and market range and the 3 lines of the Alligator indicator, known as the jaws teeth and lips, is designed to alert… Read more

Jul22 Share

Effective Keltner Channel Trading Strategy

Last updated on April 16th, 2020 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… Read more

Jul21 Share

Act Like You Are Trading Large Trading Positions

Last updated on July 3rd, 2020 The goal in trading is to compound your trading account allowing you to scale up your trading business. As your account size increases, so does your ability to trade larger position sizes which, in a perfect world, becomes wash, rinse, and repeat. In order… Read more

Jul21 Share

Do You Accept Risk?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2020 Trading is a game full of risks. Every trader knows that over time they will have some winning trades and some losing trades. However, just because a trader is aware of the risks in what they’re doing, does that mean that they fully embrace… Read more

Jul19 Share

Trading Is About Risk Management

Last updated on April 14th, 2020 Trading is accessible to anybody with internet, money, and a computer any time during the day. That is one thing that lures people to trading for a living because your schedule can be what you choose. Once they have put together a trading plan… Read more

Jul12 Share

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

Last updated on June 17th, 2020 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… Read more

Jul12 Share

Options Trade Of The Week – NKE

Last updated on May 12th, 2020 We have finally seen the news cycle start to settle down this week. After seeing headlines dominate trading the last 4-5 weeks with news out of the China/US trade war, new stimulus announced from the Fed, and an announced Brexit deal we are finally… Read more

Jul07 Share

Can You See Trading Success In Your Future?

Last updated on July 3rd, 2020 Achieving success at anything in life is about planning. But it’s about more than just writing down a list of things you’ll do and never get to actually doing them. It’s about envisioning success and the behaviors which are likely to lead long term… Read more

Jul06 Share

CCI Indicator Trading Strategies

Last updated on June 18th, 2020 The CCI indicator, the commodity channel index, is a momentum based indicator that falls under the oscillator classification. The CCI oscillates between several levels including: +100 -100 0 +200 -200 These levels are often used as overbought and oversold levels. The +100 would be… Read more

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3 Things To Remember When You Start Trading

Last updated on June 3rd, 2020 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… Read more