Trader Mistakes: Feeing Yourself to Failure

Trading Fees

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

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

fundamental vs technical

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

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’ […]


Forget the Market! The Benefits of Anytime Trades

There are many things to consider before taking a trade, which, especially for newer traders can become quite overwhelming. Having successfully traded the markets for over 12 years, and having taught thousands of traders, on too many occasions I have watched traders make poor decisions usually because they missed or ignored an important step in […]


5 Key Factors to Building a Strong Mindset for Trading (and Overall) Success

In the world of trading, you have to have strong mental acuity to succeed. Many new traders don’t realize that stock trading is a very mentally challenging task. Aspects like trading psychology require an understanding of your own mind and the minds of others. It’s not all facts, figures and a pinch of luck — […]


The 4 Biggest Benefits of Forex Trading

Stock trading is only one type of trading Live Traders focuses on. Forex trading, or the exchange of foreign currencies, it another lucrative way for novice traders to learn how to make money using trading knowledge and psychology. Many traders actually recommend the forex market to newbie trainers as a sort of trading training wheels. […]


Common Questions New Traders Ask Early in the Game

Anytime someone looks into starting a new line of work, it’s understandable that they’d have questions about their fledgling occupation. New day traders are no different — in fact, they may ask more questions than your average barista or secretary in training. It’s hard to blame them when the world of day trading is marketed […]


How to use Failures to your Advantage

Failures to your Advantage

It is often said that death and taxes are the only two things that are certain in life, but it is fair to say that failure should be added into the mix. There is not a single person in the world who has the ability or the foresight to go through life without ever taking […]