The Traps of Support and Resistance

Support and Resistance

The Traps of Support and Resistance Read any textbook or article on the fundamental aspect of Technical Analysis and no doubt, they will feature the concepts of Price Support and Price Resistance. In my own trading educational journey, which began almost 20 years ago, these were the basics I learned initially, and they were most […]

Trading and Investing Challenges

Trading and Investing Challenges When you decide you’re going to get involved in self-directed investing or dive into a trading career, you are typically making that decision because of the potential financial gain. You are making the decision because of the perceived benefit. What most people don’t understand, let alone even consider, is that they […]

Covered Call Options: Using Stock You Own to Generate Cash Flow

Covered Call Options: Using Stock You Own to Generate Cash Flow Americans are bullish! We believe the markets will always go up and if we invest long enough our accounts will grow and we’ll make money. Most people are what we call buy & hold investors. They “buy” a stock and then are content to […]

The Right Stuff: Good Trading Habits

Most traders question themselves too much.  They contemplate if they have the right ‘stuff’, including the right trading education which is a big piece of the puzzle.  But an even bigger question remains, do they have good trading habits? A good trader understands that they are not born… they are built. Built upon the foundation […]

7 Essential Tips to Elevate Trading From Home

The beauty of trading is that you can pretty much trade anywhere if you have a fast and reliable internet connection. However, practicality-wise, many of our members have dedicated workspaces for trading from home, especially those that day trade. Here are 7 essential tips that we have put together to help improve your trading from […]

Trading Consistency: 5 Powerful Items To Add To Your Trading Routine

As another new month begins, what better time to look back, check-in, and reassess our goals? Getting caught up in the day-to-day ups and downs of trading is easy. We get excited when things are going well and get down on ourselves when things take a downturn. However, as we know, trading consistency is probably […]

7 Tips For Beating Trading Procrastination

Let’s talk about procrastination and how you can overcome trading procrastination. First, let’s be honest; we are all prone to putting things off. Trading procrastination is a broad term. It can apply to everything from putting off building a trade plan to not taking a trade that meets your rules to finding excuses not to […]

The Power Of Waiting For The Right Trading Opportunities

Trading chart coming out of screen showing trading opportunities

Let’s talk about trading opportunities and the power of waiting for the right trading opportunities.  To start, though, let’s think about the concept of trading.  You see, when you think of trading, typically, activity comes to mind. Most people imagine professional traders sitting at their computer screens and constantly clicking buttons. In reality, this couldn’t […]

Why You Should Embrace Losing Trades

man playing baseball as comparison of missing hits to losing trades

Type ‘losing trades’ into Google, and you’ll get over 24 million hits along with related questions such as ‘is it normal to lose in trading?’, ‘why do I keep losing in trading?’ ‘what percentage of traders lose?’ If all of your trades are winners since you began trading, then you are the anomaly. Even Warren […]