In recent years the number of new e-mini trading systems available on the market boggles the mind. Unfortunately, there is nothing new in most of these "breakthrough" systems as they are variations on an old theme that dates back to 1978. In my experience, a couple of these systems...
There are countless 'get rich quick' websites online promising you a million dollars a year by pushing a button. With all the sophisticated variations that the experts use to predict the direction of the market, they still do not get more than 60% on trades in the money.
Most novice traders enter the futures market with the notion that they need only learn the best setups (and a bit of trading technique) and the money will start rolling. Nothing could be farther from the truth. There is a reason for the sky-high failure rate among novice e-mini...
I trade a variety of contracts on a daily basis, and use a program that allows me to detect when professional traders are dominating the E-mini trading and when retail traders are trading. Obviously, it's important to stay in a trade when the professionals are pushing the market in...
The institutional trading firm where I worked spent several years and tens of thousands of dollars teaching me to trade. Many of the new traders I come across are motivated by over-hyped claims of fast money and untold riches. Several weeks ago, I had a potential e-mini trader ask...
Many short term traders have never even considered trading options due to their long expiration times. However, with Nadex Spread Options, this is quickly changing. The Nadex Spread is based on support and resistance trading.
Financial regulation has come to binary options brokers in Cyprus, leaving many traders outside the Eurozone with limited choices. Here is how securities regulation is changing the market for retail day traders of European-style fixed return contracts.
Most traders lose and go bust because they trade based on hope and fear. Knowledge is key to winning at trading. When you trade based on knowledge, you will know when to enter and exit and act accordingly.
Quite often as beginning traders, we forget the learning process that we endured in order to achieve our status in our current career path. And, as we are older now, our learning process is quite different than we were in high school, which even complicates the learning process...
That which unfolds within a trader's brain will either make or break the success of becoming a consistently good trader. Although a trader may hear the numerous adages regarding the psychological impact on trading or even seek counseling, seldom does the trader effectively conquer these issues. Since trading attracts...