Lessons from the Pros

May 1, 2012 Issue

Featured Article

Trading With the Trend

Once in a while, Sam will get an email from someone saying, “I like your supply and demand strategy but what strategy should I use in trending markets?” This week Sam explains what these people don’t realize: that we use supply and demand as the core strategy for any market, time frame, and market condition, including trending markets. Read More »

Featured Article

How I Trade

As a Chartered Market Technician, Brandon is well qualified to know which technical tools to use in which market conditions. Though he primarily relies on the basic tools of supply and demand, in his article this week Brandon discusses how the use of other technical analysis tools can be used along side supply and demand as odds enhancers. Read More »

Stocks Article

Breaking the BRIC?

Brandon discusses the BRIC nations and their global economic weakness. He ponders whether the market will continue up, or if bad news is being overlooked just before a large turndown. Only time will tell. Read More »

Featured Article

What Are You Waiting For?

“The ability to make six or seven figures should be difficult, otherwise everyone would be doing it.” Rick discusses his response to this comment and explains what makes trading so difficult for new traders. Read More »

Featured Article

The Apple-Driven Market

Why is Gabe writing about Apple in an article dedicated to futures trading? To some of you, it may be obvious that Apple is influencing the movement of not only the Nasdaq, but the broader market in general, and for the rest of you, this piece will try and get to the “Why” of this phenomenon. Read More »

Specialty Skills Article

How You See Affects How You Trade

Dr. Woody Johnson discusses the importance of being aware of your filters and when it’s appropriate to deliberately and by design use those filters to more easily direct you to the results you want. Read More »