Lessons from the Pros

May 12, 2015 Issue

Featured Article

Thinking the Forex Markets

“One of the main problems new traders have when they begin their journey down the education path to self-empowerment is that they skip the most important first step, how to properly “think” money and markets. Many of my articles deal with thinking about the trading side of the equation; everything from the mechanics of when…” Read More »


What Your Trading Education is Missing

“When we learn a new skill it takes time to develop it. The best way to do so is to practice under a mentor. Think back to when you first learned to drive. You likely had someone review the basic operations of the vehicle and traffic laws with you. Then they likely rode with you…” Read More »


Simple Ways to Achieve Forex Trading Goals

“Hello traders! I am currently in our beautiful center in Denver, Colorado enjoying a brisk bit of late spring weather before heading out to our home office in Irvine, California. As I look up to the mountains in the distance, I hardly need to remind myself of some of the stories of successful student traders…” Read More »


Options Basics – Part 3

“So far, we’ve defined some key terms and described why options are an attractive vehicle for leveraged speculation, for hedging a stock position or for conservative income generation. Last week’s emphasis was on the use of options as a leveraged speculation. Its main lesson was that if we use options for this purpose we have…” Read More »


CME Futures Contract Changes

“One of the things I enjoy most about trading Futures is there is always something new to learn about it; whether it is trading technology, globalization of the markets, geo-political events, the constant changing of market correlations and/or events that directly impact a Futures contract…” Read More »

Real Estate

Up and Coming Trends for the Residential Real Estate Industry

““People will always need a place to live, work and shop.” I say this often because sometimes I get the impression people think the opportunities in real estate investing are going away. Nothing could be farther from the truth. It’s knowing where the next opportunities are that is key. Here are a few trends that…” Read More »

Specialty Skills

Greed Is Just Fear by another Name

“Have you ever gone to a buffet that was an all-you-could-eat extravaganza that seemed like an unending array of everything that you loved to consume? Well, if you’re anything like me and if you were hungry, you couldn’t wait to dive in. You may have piled your plate to the point of food falling off…” Read More »

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