Lessons from the Pros

Apr 9, 2013 Issue

Featured Article

Trading and Time Continued

Recently, I wrote an article on the concept of time. In today’s piece, I want to focus on a topic that also has to do with time. When identifying key turning points in markets, one question that comes up often is the notion of “how far back to look for supply/demand levels on a chart… Read More »

Stocks

The Calming Event

When we are putting our money at risk in the financial markets, it is easy to get nervous and excited. These common emotions can wreak havoc on our trading accounts if not put into check. I was teaching an All Asset Mastery Extended Learning Track course this morning and was reminded of one of the… Read More »

Forex

What Time Is A Good Time?

Looking back, I started trading around eight years ago and my first exposure to the markets was with stocks. This seemed like the ideal place to start my journey as most people are familiar with the act of buy and holding equities at some point in the their lives, and what better place… Read More »

Options

Don’t Be The Little Brother

In my articles for the last two weeks, which you can read here and here, I wrote about different option positions that are synthetic equivalents of each other. This means that although they were constructed from different ingredients, they resulted in the same profit or loss at each price of the underlying asset– thus they… Read More »

Real Estate

Time for Spring Cleaning and the Spring Selling Season

Spring is selling season and a good time to clean things out. Here are some spring cleaning tips that will get a house ready for the market. I’ve also included some tips for staging a home and tips for moving a property quickly, although in this market, moving properties isn’t a problem… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Your Trading Purpose Can Be the Gateway to Your Trading Success

Paulo breathed a heavy sigh as he thought about the next day’s preparation. He was still attempting to recover from today’s session, which was emotionally whipping him as my grandfather used to say, “like he stole something!” He felt fragmented and frustrated, and he knew that his research and preparation for tomorrow’s trading was crucial… Read More »

India Markets

This is Pivotal

Newer traders sometimes struggle when trying to identify supply and demand zones. My best advice is to practice and see if your zones are lining up with those identified by your instructors in the Extended Learning Track. There is also an additional method to identify potential turning points in the markets. This method is not… Read More »

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