Lessons from the Instructors

Apr 17, 2012 Issue

Featured Article

Understanding the Banks & Forex Market Correlation

The main reason you would want to know how to time the market’s turning points in advance is to attain the lowest risk, highest reward, and highest probability entry into a position in the market. This week Sam reviews two Online Trading Academy “odds enhancers” that will help with timing market turning points and also reveals a mistaken type of trading viewpoint. Read More »

India Markets Article

Time of Day

When trading intraday or even when we are looking to enter a swing trade, knowing what is happening due to the time of day is something we should concern ourselves with. This week Brandon reviews what occurs in the market during the trading day and the common times during the day that reversals are most likely to happen. Read More »

Stocks Article

Committing to the Trade

When we trade, the fear of loss that keeps us from trading stems from not knowing where the market or our stock will move. This week, Brandon discusses the three things you should know before entering a trade, and why fear is not a factor if you do know those three things. Read More »

Featured Article

A Trend Strength Hint from the Market

Flatter trendlines can indicate a weakening trend – especially after several flatter trendline breaks. This week Rick explains how to spot the smart money using trendline breaks and how trendline analysis will help us determine if a potential change in trend is coming. Read More »

Featured Article

More Commissions and More Risk Part II: The Exits and Settlement

Last week Josip compared and contrasted Iron Condors on the RUT and its exchanged traded fund counterpart, the IWM. This week he shares with us the results of these trades. He also reminds us to always close out any short option obligations prior to expiry and shows how to find out the actual settlement prices of the RUT and other cash settled indexes. Read More »

Featured Article

Why Do People Buy High and Sell Low When it Comes to Financial Instruments?

The bottom line is that to be successful in any type of market speculation we must sell merchandise at a higher price than where we purchased it to make a profit. This week, Gabe encourages you to start thinking like a good merchant (buying wholesale and selling retail) and perhaps your profits will be bigger and your losses smaller. Read More »

Featured Article

The Questions You Ask Can Mean Winning or Losing

Did you know that as powerful as statements or affirmations are, to ask the right question can be even more intense and impactful? This week Dr. Woody shows you how to bypass an affirmation that could cause you to respond in the negative, and go directly to a question which allows your mind to open up to new possibilities. Read More »