Lessons from the Pros

Aug 8, 2017 Issue

Featured Article

Breakout Trading with an Edge

A key in trading or investing is to keep things very simple and make sure your rules are in-line with how you profit buying and selling anything in life. This starts with simple thinking. For example, breakout trading is a style many traders use as the industry and conventional trading education push this. Exactly when breakout… Read More »

Futures

A Different Bull Market?

With most of the major stock indices making new highs in recent weeks, it’s tough to argue against the bullish case for equities, particularly if you’re a long-term investor. So, I’m not going to do that here… well maybe just a little. For the short-term income trader (those that trade for money they can spend… Read More »

Taxes

Trading and the Home Office Deduction

After reviewing more than a thousand tax returns for traders and small business owners, there’s one deduction that is regularly either missed or under calculated. Upon inquiry, the typical response for not taking the most they’re allowed is, “I didn’t want to get in trouble.” For the benefit of all the traders out there, I… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Let Curiosity Be An Inspiration

Emotional or energy management is crucial to your ability to focus on the important matters like planning your trades, trading your plan, following your rules and keeping your commitments. There are many who would tell you that you should trade like a robot; that is, without emotions so you are not unduly influenced by fear… Read More »