Lessons from the Pros

Jun 2, 2015 Issue

Featured Article

The Influence of a Trading Community

I was speaking to some members of our Mastermind Community at Online Trading Academy the other day, talking specifically about what they thought were some of the most important things in the development of a consistently profitable trader. One thing on the list was the aspect of “community,” this seemed important for them. This … Read More »


Increasing Odds for Trading Success

A critical skill for any trader or investor is to be able to determine the chances of whether a supply or demand zone is likely to hold or break. If we buy or sell at the wrong time, we give up the opportunity to make greater profits, or worse, we lose money. We cannot… Read More »


Enhancing the Odds in Forex to Gain an Edge

When you choose to treat trading for short-term income and investing for long-term wealth as if it were a business, you too can have a decent chance of success and achieving your financial goals. In this article, let’s take a look at how we can go about enhancing the odds in Forex. If we take the Online Trading… Read More »


Chain, Chain, Chain; Chain of Tools

Last week, in our discussion about option market makers, we looked at the option chain for IBM. The option chain is the list of available options. Today we’ll look more deeply at the option chain. The previous example was the most minimal useful form of the option chain, which looks like this… Read More »


The Dollar Index driving Futures Currencies

By far, the biggest market on a global scale is the currency market. It trades over Five billion dollars in notional value daily, making it also one of the most liquid markets in the world. In this week’s article I will delve into what drives price movement in the Currency futures as well as… Read More »

Real Estate

I Want the Golden Goose and I Want it Now!!

I was reminded the other day of one of my favorite childhood movies, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and the not so lovable character Veruca Salt. She wanted everything and she wanted it now! Aren’t we all just a little like that? But reality is that things take time. I’d like to spend a … Read More »

Specialty Skills

What are you Paying Attention to in Your Trades?

When you are in a trade what are you paying attention to? In other words what is motivating you? You may be like so many other traders around the planet in that you trade, and trade, and trade. In fact, you may have daily or trade session targets, but rather than discontinue trading when you… Read More »