Lessons from the Pros

Sep 30, 2019 Issue

Stocks

Interesting Price Action: Quadruple Witching Day

Quadruple witching day is the last trading day for monthly stock options, monthly index options, single stock futures and many futures contracts. For 2019, this day fell during the week of Sept 15 – 21. Though the markets are always subject to some manipulation, on quadruple witching day, the level of stock market manipulation is typically… Read More »

Specialty Skills

Skill Building: Constructing your Trading Success

skill is an obvious requirement to succeed at any endeavor. However, there are any number of ways to develop skill levels; and not all of them are created equal. So, to clarify what we mean here consider this formula: SK (P + ER + FL + HH) = Skill Building. To be sure, this is not… Read More »

Stocks

Trend Trading Basics

Trend trading is one of the most popular approaches to trading financial markets. The reason for this is the simplicity found in a trend trader’s strategy. If prices are typically rising, a trend trader will look to buy. When markets are declining, they will look sell. The key for a trend trader is to first… Read More »

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