Choose The Right Call Option

There are many factors that go into deciding which call option to buy. One of the biggest mistakes that beginners make is focusing on the price of the call option, instead of the ultimate objective or the reason for purchasing the call option. The better way to approach this question is to determine exactly what […]

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Stock Swing Trading Strategies – Can You Pick Market Tops?

There Are No Stock Swing Trading Strategies That Can Predict Market Tops Today’s topic is going to cover stock swing trading strategies that assist traders in locating market reversals. During the last few days the market has been selling off a bit and if you watched financial news channels you would have noticed that whenever […]

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Trade Entry Profile

Picking The Right Entry A few summers ago I received several emails from readers who enjoyed two separate posts I wrote: Opening Range Breakouts and Retracement Entries. Often times the emails I received have common themes, for example that I write about one particular topic and sometimes I will get dozens of comments or requests asking me […]

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Profit Targets and Expectancy For Active Traders

Profit Targets and Expectancy For Active Traders Most traders who start out learning day trading or short term trading tactics tend to focus on the entry method the most when they first start out. There have been countless studies to prove this point and if you doubt me just go online or take a look […]

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Short Term Trading Strategies – Learn To Use The RSI Indicator

Today I’m going to discuss one of the most popular indicators for short term trading strategies. Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. The RSI indicator was invented by  J. Welles Wilder and features RSI in his 1978 book, New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems along with a […]

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Breakout Trading Strategies 101

Learn Channel Breakout Trading Strategies Step By Step Today I’m going to show you how to incorporate simple channel breakout trading strategies into our trading plan. Often times traders transition from short term trading to day trading using simple methods such as channel breakouts. I encourage beginners to start off with simple methods and only […]

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MACD Trading Tactics For Beginners

The MACD Trading Indicator Today I’m going to introduce you to the MACD trading indicator. The MACD indicator is a trend momentum indicator that’s basically a refinement of the two moving averages and measures the distance between the two moving average lines. MACD is an acronym for Moving Average Convergence Divergence. The indicator was developed […]

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Stock Sector Analysis and Relative Strength

What You Need To Know About Stock Sector Analysis Many years ago when I first started trading I was completely oblivious of stock sector analysis. I was under the impression that each stock traded completely independent of other stocks. My logic was based on the fact that each company is a separate entity and doesn’t really […]

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Technical Trading Strategies – The Tail Gap Strategy Revisited

Simple Technical Trading Strategies That Work Those of you who follow my trading videos and this blog know that I’m a big proponent of simple technical trading strategies. Many traders believe that complex methods are better or have a better winning to losing ratio. I will tell you from many years of trading that this […]

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Technical Analysis Strategies – Revisiting The 4×4 Strategy

Technical Analysis Strategies Do Not Have To Be Complicated One of my favorite technical analysis strategies and one I often recommend traders start off with is the 4×4 strategy. If you don’t remember the exact rules for this strategy, you can watch the video by clicking this link. During the last several months I received many […]

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