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Swing Trading Stock Ideas – Screening Stocks

Swing Trading Stock Ideas Many traders especially those who are starting out are looking for stocks to add to their swing trading stock ideas list or as I like to call it my hit list. This list is very important because it makes up your pool of participants or opportunities, so you have to make […]

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Swing Trading Tips For Beginners

Valuable Swing Trading Tips For Beginners Every month I get numerous requests for swing trading tips from traders who are just starting out. What I typically do is make a note of the most relevant and frequently asked questions and answer these questions in a monthly article. This month I received dozens of great questions relating to several […]

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Day Trading And Swing Trading Tips For Beginners

Adjusting Volatility Is One Of The Best Day Trading Tips You Will Get Many traders ask me for good day trading and swing trading tips, yesterday I discussed the concept of positive expectancy and how you should always maximize your profits and minimize your risk. I discussed a very important indicator that will help you […]

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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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