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

Day Trading Strategy: The Risks of Missing Trades

How significant would it be to miss a trade or two while day trading? True, you might miss that very big losing trade, or that very big winning trade. But have you stopped to think of the difference it might

Swing Trading Strategies: How You Might Have Shorted Gold

Like any other form of speculation, swing trading can never guarantee success. It can give you exposure to more frequent opportunities than long-term investing, and it might give you more time to plan your trades using both technical and fundamental

Newsletter – September 2018

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays   3-Sep LABOR DAY HOLIDAY — 4-Sep CONSTRUCTION SPENDING 10:00 AM 5-Sep INTERNATIONAL TRADE REPORT 8:30 AM 5-Sep U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SERVICES 8:30 AM 6-Sep MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INVENTORIES… 10:00 AM 7-Sep EMPLOYMENT

Jesse Livermore’s Massive $100 Million Short of 1929

For most of the speculators, banks, and financial institutions who were around to experience it, 1929 was indeed a year of reckoning, marked by utter financial and personal ruin for most. It taught us that on the other side of

Using Pin Bars and Bollinger Bands to Trade a Volatile Sideways Market

Trading a volatile and non-trending market is a dangerous proposition. There’s no trend. No evident direction. No apparent patterns or formations other than “noise” between two ranges of support and resistance. Although trading itself comes with considerable risk, trading a

The 2010 Flash Crash

On May 6, 2010, at approximately 2:32 pm EST, all three U.S. stock indices–The Dow Jones Industrial Index, S&P 500, and the Nasdaq Composite–underwent a massive plunge and a partial rebound over a 36-minute period. In just a matter of

Trading Exhaustion Gaps to Exploit Potential Tops and Bottoms

The Problem with Timing Market Tops and Bottoms If there is one thing that traders are exceptionally bad at doing…one thing that tends to produce losses on a consistent basis…it’s the attempt to fade market tops and bottoms. Like any

Newsletter – August 2018

Upcoming Government Reports & Holidays   1-Aug CONSTRUCTION SPENDING 10:00 AM 2-Aug MANUFACTURERS’ SHIPMENTS, INVENTORIES… 10:00 AM 3-Aug EMPLOYMENT SITUATION REPORT 8:30 AM 3-Aug INTERNATIONAL TRADE REPORT 8:30 AM 3-Aug U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS & SERVICES 8:30 AM 9-Aug