Lessons from the Pros

Sep 23, 2014 Issue

Stocks

Gap Play

Traders are always asking me about how to view the gaps and what are the trading opportunities associated with them. Well, I’m not going to give away all the secrets in an online article; you have to attend one of Online Trading Academy’s courses or the Extended Learning Track to discover them, (collective sigh of… Read More »

Forex

Thoughts of a Forex Trader

Some people I know love traveling around the world and seeing new places and meeting interesting people. I would class myself as one of those individuals as I personally find traveling a broadening of my horizons and a truly rewarding part of my own growth as a person and more importantly, it is usually a… Read More »

Featured Article The Answer

Set It and Forget It Trading and Investing

From birth, we are conditioned to trade incorrectly. We naturally run from things we are fearful of and are drawn to things that make us feel good. If you take this action in trading, you are headed for trouble which in the trading world means losses. For example, if your invitation to buy into a… Read More »

Futures

Using Futures to Trade ETF’s

Over the last fifteens year or so, the financial product known as the Exchange Traded Fund has grown immensely in popularity, and for good reason.  ETF’s, as they are commonly referred to on Wall Street are closed end funds, meaning that they are pools of money that are put together with a specific mandate. In Read More »

Real Estate

Real Estate Investing Is Not All Focused On Property Management

I have met many people that feel investing in real estate is all focused on property management, which is far from the truth. However, if you buy and hold real estate you will have to address the issue of property management. There are four major elements to consider when making the decision on which way… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Trading Can Be Counter Intuitive

How often have you been in a trade and you thought, ”Why should I put a stop in or let the price action hit a stop and take me out?” Actually, if you’ve had this thought it would have been “natural” and “intuitive” because humans in almost all cases have a “loss-aversion bias” meaning that we… Read More »