Lessons from the Pros

Dec 8, 2015 Issue

Featured Article

Predicting Market Prices

I have been involved in financial markets for more than 20 years now and I’ve heard so many times that market timing is impossible. Usually from Wall Street financial firms telling the mass investing public to blindly put as much money into the market as soon as you can and leave it alone. The key… Read More »

Stocks

Stop Less?

There was a major decision made by the major stock exchanges without much fanfare or even consultation. If you aren’t aware yet, on February 26, 2016, the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ and B.A.T.S. exchanges will no longer allow stop market or Good Til Cancelled orders. This means that you will not be allowed to… Read More »

Forex

Against the Trend Trading in Forex

Hello traders! Like many of you United States based traders, I too had family in visiting from out of town over the Thanksgiving holiday. While seeing family and enjoying the holiday is terrific fun, getting back into the swing of things in trading sometimes takes an extra day or two, especially considering I don’t like… Read More »

Options

Options – To Move or Not To Move Part 2

Last week I discussed the idea that when trading options, some option trades are designed to profit when a stock does move, while others make money when the stock does not move. As promised, this is the second installment of that discussion. As an example, I described a bullish opportunity in the stock of Pfizer… Read More »

Futures

The Value of a Trading Education and Mentor

Presently, for anyone who possesses a strong motivation to become successful in the trading arena, the prospects in achieving this goal, I believe, couldn’t be brighter. In fact, I think there hasn’t been a better time in modern history to learn this how to trade. Primarily because there are professional traders out there that are… Read More »

Real Estate

14 Key Professionals You Need on Your Real Estate Team – Part IV

We have on our list Banker and Mortgage Banker; the question is why both and what is the difference? From here on out we will call them lending professionals. The biggest difference is that traditional bankers are paid employees who perform many functions within a bank, loans being one of the them. Bankers are not… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Neuroplasticity: Your Brain and Your Trading

Your brain is the most awesome mechanism in the Universe … as we know it. Babies, both pre- and post-natal are metaphorical sponges of data and information. Also, brains have the ability to adapt to disease and injury by having one part of the brain take over the functions of another part of the brain… Read More »