Lessons from the Pros

Feb 16, 2016 Issue

Featured Article

Are You Properly Thinking The Markets?

Wal-Mart, Tesco, Cosco, Sam’s Club, just to name a few. These are some of the biggest retailers in the world, huge operations that make fortunes in revenue. How do they do it? What is there big secret? Simple, at the end of the day, they have mastered two simple things. First, buying at wholesale prices… Read More »

Stocks

ATR Gauges the Gas Is Left in the Price Tank

As traders we all want to find the highest probable turning points in the markets. At Online Trading Academy, our students learn how to find them through the discovery of high quality supply and demand zones. In addition to the zones, there are several Odds Enhancers that we teach that traders can use to increase… Read More »

Forex

Spot Forex Vs. Forex Futures, Expanded

Hello traders! Before we get to this week’s official topic, I’d like to thank each and every one of you that voted for Sam Evans and myself for this year’s FXStreet Forex Best Awards 2016. Once again your votes allowed us to win in the “Best Educational Report” category for our Lessons from the Pros… Read More »

Options

Options – Picture This (Part 3)

This series of articles has covered the use of the Option Payoff Graph as a trade analysis tool for option trades. We’ve used an example that involved selling (short) put options on GE stock. When the series began several weeks ago, it appeared that GE was likely to hold above the $27 level through the… Read More »

Futures

The Pain and the Pleasure of Trading

As humans, we have certain inherent emotional characteristics. The most common is Fear. When we’re put in a situation in which harm may come to us, fear is what triggers us to recoil or seek a safe harbor. It’s almost instinctual that we avoid situations that might cause us pain. This can be either physical… Read More »

Real Estate

Net Operating Income Formula: Measure Your Rental Investment

If you have been around the investing world at all, you have heard of ROI (return on investment). It is the most commonly used ratio for determining the value of an investment as it relates to the return you’ll experience on the money invested. In accounting terms: it indicates the percentage of invested money returned… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Perseverance in your Trading

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is courage to continue that counts,” Sir Winston Churchill. Let me start by saying that it is true that everything is not for everybody. Some people are so challenged by learned limitations and limiting beliefs that it is all but impossible to achieve consistent success in… Read More »