Dr. Barry Burns
How to Avoid Choppy Markets
Most trading methods do make money when trading in perfect trending conditions, but then give back those same profits during periods of consolidation. So if you could learn to avoid consolidating markets, you could profitably trade many sound trading methodologies.
This Special Report from Top Dog Trading is designed to help you avoid choppy markets.
Although most traders spend years seeking new price patterns and indicators to help them know when to get into the market, professional traders spend most of their time working on filters to keep them out of the market!Read More
Geoffrey A. Smith
How to Trade the Opening Bell
When it comes down to it, all traders are trying to answer a question; Long, short, or out? All these tools and techniques are trying to derive the answer to this question. But with so much information, we may come to the right conclusion, but it may be too late.Read More
Eliminating Emotions in Trading
The psychology of investing not only affects individual investors but also affects the market as a whole. Many investors often underestimate or are unaware of the affects that our emotions have on our return on investment. Many well educated and competent traders lose money due to trading anxiety and trading emotions. In today’s article we will discuss various emotions felt everyday by online stock investors and how each emotion affects trading decisions and trading performance.Read More
How to Find Low-Risk, High Probability Options Opportunities
Selecting a Low-Risk Entry Point
One of the simplest but most effective entry timing indicators are the Keltner Channels which can quickly and easily be downloaded from investing websites such as www.StockCharts.com.
The Keltner Channels function as an overbought/oversold indicator that can help us select a buy point for stocks and call options that are on a EMA System ‘buy’ signal.Read More
Hunting for Short-Term Pullbacks
One of my all-time favorite indicators is the RSI Oscillator, which stands for relative strength index. The RSI is classified as a momentum oscillator, measuring the velocity and magnitude of directional price movements.Read More
Leveraging Market Forces to Your Advantage
After decades of trading, most all major markets, the biggest trading lesson learned is the importance of using options for the unmatched trading benefits they offer.
Options, used correctly, can provide any trader a much higher degree of trading success due to the defined, controlled risk and great leverage for generating Big Gains.Read More
Bubba's Options Income Model
Before you can be a successful trader you need to understand how the market works. You don’t need to be an expert, but you must know what drives the market. All markets we will be dealing with are auction markets meaning that you have bids and offers and when they are accepted by the other side of the trade a transaction takes place and the market is in equilibrium. It might only stay at that price for a couple of seconds before moving on but when the buyer and seller agree this process is called “price discovery”.Read More
Day Trading And Swing Trading Tips For Beginners
Today I’m going to teach you how to use the Average True Range (ATR) Indicator to measure stop loss placement levels as well as profit targets. I discussed the ATR previously in past articles but I want to show you a real demonstration so that you can feel more comfortable incorporating this indicator into your trading plan.Read More
My Favorite Ways for Predicting Market Turns
It's not easy to predict a market turn. But knowing how to do it is an important part of trading.
Being able to accurately predict a market turn can:
- Create big trades, at the point where new trends start
- Help you get out of trades that have gone bad
- Make you look cool at cocktail parties (LOL)