Category Archives: Education

How Successful Day Traders Manage Their Emotions

Even the most successful investors manage their emotions with great difficulty. Before getting into the how’s, it’s important to discuss the why’s. It’s also important to discuss the difficulties and the consequences of failing to manage emotions. Manic Recession: How Bubbles are Burst It’s pretty difficult to forget the housing bubble that began in 2007. […]

Dealing With Stress and Finding Success in Day Trading

We’ve all heard the success stories of the world’s best traders. These are printed in newspapers and shared online, and everyone who runs into them is likely wishing in secret that they’d chosen a life of trading. What isn’t printed in the papers or shared online as often are the pitfalls of trading, specifically those […]

A Quick and Simple Guide to the Best Trading Advice Out There

There’s a lot of information floating around out there on how to make a million bucks as a day trader. Some of these little advice nuggets are great, don’t get me wrong — but there aren’t really any comprehensive guides filled with actually good suggestions about day trading success. You’ll either find low-effort listicles that […]

How Professional Traders Use Leverage

We get a lot of emails every week on the topic of “ leverage “ with that being said we decided we would go into a little bit of detail on how you can use leverage and how professional traders do. Retail traders starting off should learn more about leverage before they start using it. […]

Four Important Lessons to Learn as a Newbie Day Trader

Many fledgling day traders come to me and they’re shaking in their boots. They hear horror stories about traders that fail — these traders had totally crashed and burned, losing all of their money and ended up completely broke. I tell them two things: One: Some traders do fail and that’s simply a fact of […]

Trader Mistakes: Feeing Yourself to Failure

As is the case in any business, there are many things to consider and oversee so that your business will flourish. It’s the goal of all businesses to be efficient and ultimately make as much money as possible. Nowhere is this truer than in the trading industry. Even though the cost of entry into the […]

Trading: The Great Meritocracy

There are various opinions about the trading business. Many of which are not exactly positive. So, what’s the real deal…Why are people so negative towards it and why is it that so many traders don’t make it? Is the business really impossibly rigged against us? The simple answer is NO. In fact, trading is the […]

Understanding the Difference Between Fundamental and Technical Analysis

You can ask any stock trader and they’ll tell you that sometimes they wish they could see the future. Not just a prediction of the future — no, they want the true power of future sight, whether through a crystal ball or mental visions of what the future holds.Unfortunately, such things are impossible. Stock traders […]

Overcoming a Bad Trading Day

We’ve all been there. Trade 1 stops out, trade 2 stops out and maybe even trade 3 stops out. Not exactly the way you had envisioned the day going before the market opened. But the truth is, down days are part of the business. Don’t ever let someone tell you they ‘never’ lose or ‘never’ […]