Lessons from the Pros

Sep 10, 2013 Issue

Featured Article

A Tip to Increase Your Winning Percentage

Much of the time, the trading articles I write are focused on where to enter a position more than any other topic. This is because it’s the most important part of the trade. If you can’t get your entry correct, meaning low-risk, high-reward, and high probability, the other components of your trade, such as the… Read More »

Stocks

Economic Indicator

There is a lot of talk about the current status of the economy and whether there will be tapering by the Federal Reserve in its bond purchase program. We are constantly bombarded by data releases from the government and the private sector that often leaves us scratching our heads. While teaching an Extended Learning Track… Read More »

Forex

Why Supply and Demand Trading?

In my nine years of studying the markets and actively trading, I have been introduced to and come across various techniques on how to enter and exit positions in the FX markets. Some of the strategies were complicated, others were far more technical and relied on a variety of different indicators to get the correct… Read More »

Commodities

Defining The Globex Session Range

Futures trading involves understanding many different aspects of the markets in order to be a successful trader. One of them is the terminology of and the ability to identify the Globex overnight trading session. In the mid 1980’s the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (now the CMEGroup) introduced an electronic trading platform called the Globex trading system… Read More »

Real Estate

TIC: Management-Free Real Estate Investing

Here is an email question I received: “I really want to get involved in real estate, but don’t have the time, expertise or desire to be a landlord even with a management company. A friend of mine suggested something called a TIC. Would you mind giving me some background on it?” A TIC (Tenant-in-Common Property)… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Goals Are Essential to Becoming a Consistent Winner

Monica couldn’t believe it. “What went wrong?” she sputtered. Everything seemed to be lined up. The price action had taken off in a Maribuzo green candle. “It looked so good,” she thought. Monica sat staring into space as she recounted how she had lost much more money than she had originally risked. It all started… Read More »

India Markets

What Indicators?

As a follow-up to the many emails I received after my article from last week, I decided to spend some more time discussing the ways that a trader could use the technical indicators to screen for trading opportunities. In order to do this, you would have to find a website or software that allows you… Read More »