4 Ways to Take Advantage of Market Volatility

If there is one characteristic that distinguishes long-term from short-term speculators, passive investors from active traders, it’s their response to market volatility. Volatility is a statistical measure used to assess the dispersion and variance of returns for a given asset

Newsletter – November 2018

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Five No-BS Tips to Getting Started in Trading

If you are looking for a few positive and inspiring tips to get started in what can be a very difficult, risky, and unforgiving business, then we hope you will find this post helpful. Be aware that some of these

Day Trading Focus: The Quick and The Dead

The Quick And The Dead is a phrase that some traders have used to describe the high-risk yet thrilling nature of day trading. It’s a loaded term; one that conjures up the image of a gunfighter dating back to the

Day Trading Strategy: The Risk of Dollar-Based Stops

Stop loss strategies can play a significant role in managing your trading risk. To protect yourself against unfavorable market movements, particularly sudden and volatile movements, it might be wise to always trade with a stop loss. But stop losses can

Newsletter – October 2018

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays   1-Oct CONSTRUCTION SPENDING 10:00 AM 4-Oct MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INVENT… 10:00 AM 5-Oct EMPLOYMENT SITUATION REPORT 8:30 AM 5-Oct INTERNATIONAL TRADE REPORT 8:30 AM 5-Oct U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SE… 8:30 AM 8-Oct

Using Bollinger Bands & Swing Patterns on a Trending Market

In a previous post, we discussed a technique to use Bollinger Bands to fade what might be interpreted as “extreme” market moves, anticipating that price might revert back to the “average” as measured by a Bollinger Band’s moving average line.

Market Replay: Crude Oil CLV18 on August 27, 2018

Market Replay is a hypothetical study that explores how a given market might have been traded using a strict price action-based approach. Some trades might have yielded favorable results while others might have been less favorable. We reveal both. CLV18