Lessons from the Pros

Jan 13, 2015 Issue

Featured Article

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

“Planes, Trains and Automobiles is one of my favorite John Candy movies of all time. When I was a teen ager, I was an extra in another one of his movies (Only The Lonely) and got to meet him, big funny guy just like I expected. As funny as the movie is, there is a…” Read More »

Stocks

Pivotal Lesson

“Newer traders sometimes struggle when trying to identify supply and demand zones. My best advice is to practice and see if your zones are lining up with those identified by your instructors in the Extended Learning Track or the Pro Picks. There is also an additional method to identify potential turning points in the markets…” Read More »

Forex

So How Much Do You Make From Forex Trading?

“Let me wish you a very happy New Year firstly and I hope 2015 brings you all the success you so desire. When pondering over a topic to write about for my first official article of this year, I was I unexpectedly inspired by an email that I received from a regular reader of these…” Read More »

Options

Covered Calls without the Calls

“In the last few articles I discussed covered calls (long stock together with short calls). This strategy is a popular income-generating technique. There is a good reasons for this – it works. But no discussion of covered calls would be complete without mentioning that we can do a strategy with the same dollar risk and reward…” Read More »

Futures

Do You Want Fries With That?

“With the beginning of a new year many traders will have made revisions to or created their trading plans that they will be using for the coming year. Far too often novice traders fail to write a trading plan and unfortunately become a statistic in the trading industry. They will place trades using emotions and…” Read More »

Real Estate

Demographic Trends Affecting Housing – Part III

“As we head into the end of this series its clear there will be an increased demand for housing, but that housing may look different than in decades past and homeownership will have different connotations. Remember people will always need a place to live, work and shop, they may look different tomorrow than today, but…” Read More »

Specialty Skills

Motivated to Trade: Love it Like a Child, Execute Like an Adult

“As we move further into the New Year and you’re still saying Happy New Year to those you like but haven’t seen yet, you may still be riding a fresh wave of motivation around your New Year’s resolutions. But, have you thought about what it means to be truly motivated? When you are deeply motivated…” Read More »