Lessons from the Pros

Jun 11, 2013 Issue

Featured Article

The White Space

It seems to me that everything ever written about trading with price charts is always about the price action on the chart. A candlestick, line, bar, tick, point and figure, volume, or any other type of chart obviously represents the price action. All the information people write and read about has to do with the… Read More »


Common Classroom Questions

Hello traders! This week’s Lessons From the Pros article will serve two purposes. The first is to let you know that you are not alone out there when it comes to trading and the learning curve. Most new traders find themselves asking the same questions as new traders from 5, 10, 50, or even 100… Read More »


Wrapping Up Bullish Debit Spreads

For the last few weeks I’ve been writing about what an investor could do to lock in some profits from the big rally of the last four years, and yet stay in the game in case prices kept marching higher. We looked at keeping our stock and buying protective puts. We also talked about selling… Read More »

India Markets

Trend Challenge

A common theme I notice in reviewing students’ trades is that most of their losing trades were taken in the hopes of catching a reversal in the trend. So they were trades opened in the opposite direction of the current trend. I’m not saying that those counter-trend trades will not work out. They will, but… Read More »