How Reliable is Backtesting?
roy-r-frank

One of the first things that traders want to know when they hear of a new trading strategy is what t… Read More

Trading Price Breakouts
todd-grantham

Today I want to talk about a way to enter trades that takes advantage of the price action happening… Read More

3-Step Guide to Creating a Written Trading Plan
jim-scharman

It is really important for every trader to have a written trading plan. A good written trading plan… Read More

Risk/Reward Ratio – It’s Value and Shortcomings
roy-r-frank

The risk/reward ratio is a long-standing measure of a trade’s performance. It is used to measure the… Read More

Update on Gold
todd-grantham

Today we are going to look at several charts of gold to look at the long, intermediate, and short-te… Read More

The Basics of Call and Put Options
jim-scharman

Today I am going to discuss a basic strategy for buying call and put options. Let me caution everyon… Read More

Basic Chart Evaluation
todd-grantham

Today I want to spend some time on looking at the basics of chart evaluation. Any time we look at a… Read More

The IRS Contradiction
roy-r-frank

An observation that I have made over the past few months is that there seems to be more and more tra… Read More

Buy Low, Sell High Cycles
todd-grantham

If you have been following the markets for any time, you have likely heard the saying “buy low, sell… Read More

Price Action
todd-grantham

Today we are going to spend a few minutes discussing the importance of price action in our trading.… Read More




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One of the hardest things for a new trader to learn is discipline. There are three main elements or keys that can help to control your emotions…
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A common question that I am asked is, “What type of investments should I choose?” or “What is the best market for me to be in?” There…
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Fibonacci Retracements

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by Jim Scharman on March 27, 2014

We have spent a great deal of time in the past looking at trends and the best ways to trade the trend. Today, let’s look at retracements…
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Weekly Trends

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by Todd Grantham on March 26, 2014

Today we are going to look at the longer-term charts by using the weekly time frames. This is an important step in really getting a feel for…
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With the recent bullish movement of the stock market, some are wondering if a buy-and-hold strategy is back in favor. For some decades now, many Wall Street…
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Investing in ETFs

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by Roy R. Frank on March 24, 2014

For several years now, a very popular investment choice among traders and investors has been ETFs, which are Exchange Traded Funds. They are most analogous to mutual…
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Know your Strategy

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by Todd Grantham on March 19, 2014

Today we are going to discuss the importance of knowing your strategy. Your strategy tells you the reason why you enter and exit a trade. It will…
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We all have probably used stop loss orders to limit our risk in a trade, but how can you use the stop loss order to help manage…
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Too Many Indicators

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by Roy R. Frank on March 17, 2014

I have seen a lot of trading methods over the years. Some of them have been created by traders that are supposed to be leading trading experts…
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Today we are going to discuss a bit about trading using the various Fibonacci retracement levels. We won’t get into all the details of what Fibonacci numbers…
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