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Jason Leavitt

Jason Leavitt

LeavittBrothers.com

Group Strength: A Force Not To Be Ignored

Birds of a feather flock together - proverb

The concept works with people - you are likely to become the average of your five best friends.

And it's true on Wall St., too.

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J. Crawford

J. Crawford

LearnToTradeForProfit.com

The Trend Failure Signal

If you have been following my articles, you have probably realized that I am a KISS (Keep It Super Simple) investor in most scenarios and that includes following the trend in most of my trade decisions.

However, there are situations where a reversal opportunity has a high probability and certainly a positive Risk to Reward opportunity...

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Marc Nicolas

Marc Nicolas

DayTradingZones.com

Day Trading - 12 Key Trading Concepts to Survive and Crush it from a 20 year Trading Veteran

Trading is inherently risky. By following 12 fundamental money management rules you can keep your capital safe while building valuable trading experience.

Our 12 rules to keep you in the 10% winning club vs. 90% of traders who lose money:

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Pat Barham

Pat Barham

TradeTheSystem.com

Power Trading - Overcoming Market Intimidation

Trading.  What an interesting subject.   Almost everything is traded and at some time in your life you most likely have traded something. Even at early ages, did you ever trade your peanut butter and jelly sandwich for a ham sandwich in grade school?   How about your time for a new TV.   A product you made for money.  Your money for something that you live in, drive, sleep on, or eat.  It’s all trading.

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Shawn Lucas

Shawn Lucas

ApiaryFund.com

Do You Know And Understand Your Real Trading Personality?

No two traders are alike.  Traders enter the markets with a wide variety of backgrounds, and come from all walks of life. Some are finance majors. Others are retired policemen, working mothers or students trading from their dorm rooms using free campus wi-fi. Each and every trader has a distinct, unique personality that governs their trading behavior.

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Rande Howell

Rande Howell

MyTradersStateOfMind.com

Performance Stress - Taming Your Trading Monsters

“What’s wrong with me? Why can’t I do what I’m supposed to do? I keep telling myself to stay calm and patient – let the trade come to me. But, before I know it, I’ve jumped into a trade that, I recognize later was never a possibility in my plan.

But I did it anyway. And, of course, it goes downhill after that. Then, I get gun shy and hesitate to take trades that are valid set ups. It’s frustrating. I know what to do, but when I’m really in the act of trading, I fall apart." 

 

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Jody Samuels

Jody Samuels

FXTradersEdge.com

The Process of Becoming an Entrepreneurial Trader

You might ask, ‘‘If I am stuck in the Technical Trader’s Trap, how will I get out of it? And how do I turn myself into an Entrepreneurial Trader?’’ Or in other words, ‘‘How do I transform myself from a Frustrated Technical Junkie into a Successful Entrepreneurial Trader?’’

First of all, make sure you have entered the trading business for the right reasons.

It is true that successful trading can reward you with more money for less work and an independent lifestyle, but you need to understand that trading is not a get-rich-quick scheme. It takes hard work and dedication to get there.

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Carley Garner

Carley Garner

DeCarleyTrading.com

Day Trading and Algorithmic Trading in Futures

Whether you like them or hate them, day traders and algorithmic system traders, commonly referred to as “algos,” are here to stay.  Both groups of traders bring additional liquidity to the marketplace, which is a positive.  However, some would argue that the baggage they bring with them isn’t worth the additional liquidity.  It is no secret that highly day traded markets such as the e-mini S&P experience additional volatility throughout the last hour of the trading session as day traders square their positions.  In addition, it is difficult to deny that algo traders haven’t created a marketplace that sees severely abnormal prices at a relatively higher frequency.  Nevertheless, the new challenges posed by aggressive day traders and high-frequency traders via computer algorithms aren’t all that different from the obstacles faced by traders during the heyday of open outcry trading; the antagonists are simply wearing a different mask.

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Darrell Martin

Darrell Martin

ApexInvesting.net

Trading with Wider Stops and Less Risk for Pennies on the Dollar

If you are a futures or Forex trader, this chapter will show you a strategy to reduce your risk to the current strategy you are trading. Stock traders sometimes buy puts to hedge their risks, but what about Forex traders or futures traders? The strategy in this article will discuss using Nadex as a hedge against risk for futures and Forex trades.

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