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The Mad Hatter and Market Illusions

Live XLT Trading Session, June 5th. 2014: The Result

Remember the first time you saw the Alice and Wonderland movie or read the book when you were just a kid? Did you even understand the story? Do you completely get it now? The first couple times you hear the story, you’re constantly trying to figure out what is real and what is not. Trading Read More »

Stocks

Black OPS to Profit

No, this isn’t an article about some great conspiracy theory or a Tom Clancy novel. I bet the title got your attention though! I wanted to discuss an issue I see often with new traders in our classes. Many new traders feel they need to make as many trades as they can in order to…. Read More »

Forex

What is Your Favorite Currency Pair to Trade?

Hello traders! In every Online Trading Academy class that I teach, the question always comes up as to what is my favorite currency pair to trade. The answer-like many in the wide world of trading-is, “it depends.” In this week’s newsletter, we’ll discuss what it takes to be a favorite, why it changes, and what… Read More »

Options

Options – Anchors and Offsets

One of the unique qualities of options is their versatility. A great part of this lies in the possibility of combining multiple options into a position to suit a particular purpose. It’s almost like combining two elements into a new molecule that is different from its components. Combine an atom of Sodium with… Read More »

Futures

Futures Contracts for Those Traders Starting Out

Over the last two years, Online Trading Academy has grown exponentially as a direct result of the introduction of the three-day market timing class. With this expansion we have brought on many new students that have little or no experience in trading futures. For somebody that doesn’t understand the futures market, initially, the… Read More »

Real Estate

Baby Boomers Impact on the Real Estate Market.

The U.S. population has experienced remarkable growth since 1950. The base in 1950 was about 152 million Americans; an additional 156 million persons were added to the population between 1950 and 2009. This increase of about 103 percent in the size of the U.S. population is remarkable compared with other industrialized countries… Read More »

Specialty Skills

What You Say To Yourself Can Help You Change Your Trading Results

What are the results that you are getting in your trading and in your life? If they are results that you do not want then you must “change” something. Albert Einstein once said, “You can’t solve a problem at the same level of thinking that created it.” That very important quote has been modified to read… Read More »

India Markets

Banding the Trend

Most traders are familiar with the Bollinger Bands® as a trading tool to see when prices are relatively overbought or oversold. The Bollinger Bands® are created by drawing a line, two standard deviations from a moving average. The theory behind this is that price is elastic. It will often stretch away from the… Read More »

June 10, 2014