How to Take a Pulse of the Markets Using These 5 Stocks
How does a trader get a quick pulse of the market? There are indices and sectors galore along with way too much information. This adds up to information overload and not enough time to intelligently decipher the information into a meaningful trading strategy.
After years of studying the markets and just plain experience in the business world, I started to focus on 5 stocks. These 5 stocks give me a quick picture of the overall attitude of the market and give me a heads up to trend changes in the market. Think of it this way. The foundation of a house cracks and crumbles before the house falls. Looking at components of the market gives a good indication as to the condition of the market’s foundation. Consequently, I look at these 5 stocks first every evening and then proceed to look for trading opportunities.Read More
How To Determine High Probability Entries
Traders regularly find themselves overwhelmed with complicated indicators and technical tools, so we are taking it “back to basics.” We will assess, in their purest state, Volume, Market Activity, and Price Action to demonstrate to traders the powerful analysis that comes to those who do not overcomplicate trading. To do this, we will analyze Crude Oil on a 1000 and 2000 tick chart.Read More
How To Generate Triple Digit Gains With Growth and Tech Stocks!
In this report, I’m going to outline the three of the biggest factors that sabotage the majority of stocks, options and ETF traders and show you the steps that you can take to avoid falling into this trap!
One of the most interesting things that I’ve learned over the past 22 years of professional trading have very little do with the mechanics of trading stocks, options or ETFs and more to do with human behavior.Read More
Increasing the Odds with High Probability Trade Setups
If you’ve been trading or investing for a while, you’ve experienced that most trading systems are not what they are cracked up to be. Many fall in the category ‘over-promised, but under-delivered.’
The cruel reality is that there is no crystal ball. Even some of the best systems and strategies are right only 60%+/- of the time. Those odds are often embellished with the claim that winning trades are much bigger than losing trades.Read More
Master Position Sizing and Capital Allocation in 4 Easy Steps
One of the most important aspects of keeping you in the game as a trader is often over-looked. In this article, you will learn 4 steps from a 17 year trading veteran on how to master this element of successful tradingRead More
How Market Internals Can Help You Read the Market
Market Internals can be used to give you an overall feel of the market direction. The market internals are similar to a compass or the instrument panel on your car. The internals can give you a sense of the speed and direction of the market. The internals can give you the overall strength or weakness in the market.Read More
Real Life Trading Fall Portfolio 2016: Second Edition
If you look at this wager I made a few months ago, I was anticipating the move we've been getting in the markets. As the wager stands, I was about 16 hours too late on my prediction, meaning I will have to get that mohawk. Haha, but hey, that's fine. I don't have a boss that can fire me.Read More
Machine Recognition in Finance-Features and Indicators
Recent advancements in machine learning have demonstrated that the market can be timed with enough accuracy to significantly improve the returns relative to the “buy and hold” strategy. We will demonstrate a way to accomplish this, by uncovering proprietary “black box” software and systems. This software (see ITRAC.com) has been used by large international banks and financial institutions to direct trading. We present and discuss the main concepts, approaches and algorithm below.Read More
How to Use Market Profile to Trade Futures
If you actively day trade the futures markets, specifically the ES, NQ, TF, CL, 6E and other popular futures markets, then this chapter is for you. You will learn about using the TradingZone method with Market Profile. This chapter will also focus on bridging the mechanics of trading with the human elements of trading. Most traders get into the technical side of trading without taking into consideration that trading is an emotional business.Read More