Lessons from the Pros

Jan 14, 2014 Issue

Featured Article

Do You Have The Proper Focus To Be Successful With Trading?

Today’s piece will be somewhat short and sweet. One of the most important things you need to do to be successful when short term trading for income or long term trading for wealth is to have proper focus. What I mean is this… As a short term income trader, all you need… Read More »

Stocks

Dividend Questions

As we enter earning season once again, I have received several emails about what to do while trading stocks that release earnings. I would like to address one such email. Would it be possible to discuss the following topic in an upcoming, Lesson From The Pros concerning the following: DIVIDEND STRIPPING and its relationship with Read More »

Forex

12 New Months – 12 Solid Rules: Part 2

Following on from my article of two weeks ago, I join you on this piece to provide the next six steps of my 12 new rules for our trade plan of 2014. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the many people who sent me messages about how they enjoyed part one of… Read More »

Options

More Position Evolution

This is part 2 of an article on Position Evolution. You can read Part 1 here. In that article, I began describing an example of a transformation of one option position into another type of position, to create a position that was better fitted to changing market conditions. Our example was from an options Pro…
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Futures

Why use Stops?

In talking to prospective students at the sales events that I conduct it is always intriguing to be how many of them don’t use stops. The reasons vary widely why the majority of retail traders/investors don’t implement stops. Some don’t even know want a stop is and therefore don’t know any better. Others refuse to… Read More »

Real Estate

Indicators For The 2014 Real Estate Market

Let me preview this by saying I don’t have a crystal ball (no one does), but the real estate market has a cycle and decent indicators. The real estate market is also a slower moving market so it allows us to see the patterns and make adjustments easier. With that being said, these are some… Read More »

Specialty Skills

To Become an Elite Trader You Must Develop Strong Positive Habits

As this is the New Year, many of you have identified a list of resolutions that you have sworn to maintain. Yeah…and your last year’s resolutions, how did they work out for you? Now, I’m not trying to put you on the spot, it’s just that every year millions of people make lists of resolutions Read More »

India Markets

CCI Continued

After my article last week on the Commodity Channel Index indicator, I received some email questions. I felt I should address those questions this week as a follow up. I want to remind you that the indicators are to be used as a confirming tool and should not be used for decision making. Read More »