Lessons from the Pros

Apr 14, 2015 Issue

Featured Article

The Picture of Low Risk Trading and Investing Profits

Aristotle and Plato had it right, they found every way to lose and fail. Once that was achieved they were left with the right answers. In trading it is easy to get the information on how to trade: just read a trading book, take a seminar or listen to the “experts” on television. The only Read More »


That Figures Part 2 – Using Point and Figure Charts to Stay in the Trend

“In my first article on Point and Figure (P&F) charting, I discussed the basics of creating that style of chart. In this article, I will build upon that knowledge and show more advanced methods for identifying patterns and projecting price movement. I want to mention that I tend to use this method of charting for…” Read More »


Are the Current Forex Moves Too Big?

“Hello traders! I was recently talking to a few new students in one of our on location forex classes, and they were “concerned” about the recent strong moves in the currency markets, specifically US dollar pairs. Their concerns were really more about the question, “have things gone too far too fast?” Which led to their…” Read More »


Straddling the Fence

“Last week I wrote that an option trading opportunity consists of three elements: 1. What do I think the stock price is most likely to do? 2. What do I think the Implied Volatility of its options is most likely to do? 3. How aggressive do I want to be? Today we’ll look at an…” Read More »


Challenge makes Change

“In the Seventeenth century English physicist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton concluded that, “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an outside force.” Objects tend to “keep on doing what they’re doing.” This also…” Read More »

Specialty Skills

Grit Trading: To Persist and Persevere Or Never Give Up – Never Give In

“Trading is tough. It challenges your character flaws, personal issues and weaknesses at every turn. It is for this reason that persistence and perseverance are crucial to your ability to not only bring your A-Game to the trading platform but to sustain it over the long haul. How often have you found yourself…” Read More »