Lessons from the Pros

Mar 3, 2015 Issue

Featured Article

Where’s Waldo?

“I remember, the first time I saw the series of Waldo books I was hooked. As I turned the pages finding him became harder and harder, but it was fun. So often I thought I saw his red striped shirt and glasses but nope, it was someone else. I also remember when I was a…” Read More »

Stocks

Step By Step

“Newer traders and students of mine often complain of feeling overwhelmed or pressured to make trades. This is completely unnecessary and something that is detrimental to a trader’s success. One of the things I have learned, as both a trader and a trading instructor, is that we need to have patience and wait for the…” Read More »

Forex

What is Your Forex Trading Routine – Part 2

“Hello traders! In part 1 of this two part series I gave you the first half of a day trader’s daily routine. Depending on your own personal trading style, you may need to slightly customize it a bit. On with the list: 9. Look for another trade! Depending on your trading style, your first trade…” Read More »

Options

Ask Not For Whom the Bell Curves – Part 2

“This is part 2 in a series on probability as it applies to option trading. The first part of it is here. You’ve probably figured out that the title is a word-play on the quote “Ask not for whom the bell tolls,” together with “the bell curve.” If you’re searching your memory for where you’ve…” Read More »

Futures

Futures Brokers Commissions

“Trading the Futures markets requires a trader to open a Futures account with a brokerage firm. The brokerage office will handle all of the documentation needed to open the account. Once the account is funded, usually with a minimum of $5,000 USD, the trader is allowed to place orders in the Futures markets. These funds…” Read More »

Real Estate

Short Sales – the Short and Long of It

“In the last 5 years people have thought Short Sales were the best way to find bargain real estate. Agents took classes to become “Short Sale” specialists; classes for investors could be found on every street corner or real estate website. So, are short sales really all that great? A Short Sale is defined as…” Read More »

Specialty Skills

What Is Your Trading “Orientation”

“Jack stared in disbelief at the “farce” that had formed on his chart. The fact that the price action had kept going up and had triggered his stop, taking him out of the trade had completely thrown him for a loop. It was on the NQ E-mini and the long term, intermediate and intraday trends…” Read More »