Lessons from the Pros

Mar 8, 2016 Issue

Featured Article

Are You An Average Performer?

Is your trading and investing producing below average returns? If so, there may be a simple reason. You may be using a tool that ensures average or below average returns and not even know it. The “Moving Average” is a tool that is talked about in almost every trading book that has ever been written… Read More »


Surfing the Waves

Last week we learned about the basic tenants of Elliott Wave Theory including the wave structure and patterns. This week we will learn how to measure the waves and even some trading strategies that can be used for trading with the waves. If you recall from the previous article, the waves form in distinct patterns… Read More »


Multiple Ways to Get Paid – Part 2

This week I would like to continue our look into the various methods of profit taking that we started two weeks ago with a discussion on steps to take after your trade starts showing profits. As we talked about last time, taking a small loss on a trade can be easy as it is generally over… Read More »


Using Options to Sell Stocks at a Premium Price

Recently, I wrote about using options as a way to buy stocks or exchange-traded funds at a discount. Today we’ll look at doing a similar thing but in reverse. This gives us a way to sell stocks or ETFs that we own at premium prices. Since we’ve been using the gold ETF (GLD) as our example… Read More »

Featured Article

Perfection, But Be Perfect at What?

Many Futures traders struggle with consistently pulling the trigger when their setups occur. They can find many reasons why they did not put the trade in before price got there. And once price leaves their zone they get this urge of chasing the market. Once they chase the price after it has already moved away… Read More »

Real Estate

No Free Lunch

One of the most important things you can do as a real estate investor is putting together a real estate team. Two important team members are a real estate broker/agent and a title company. Your broker/agent will also have a relationship with a title company. Often these relationships can be useful and there is a… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Where Are Your Trading Performance Standards

What a beautiful day! The sun is shining, a cool breeze is wafting through the air and you are trading with utter confidence and self-assurance. You feel these supportive emotions even though you have lost a couple of trades already. You say to yourself, “Losing is a part of the trading game and I get… Read More »