Day Trading – Learning to Manage Risk

One of the hallmarks of an experienced trader is his or her constant aversion to risk. There are many steps you can take to minimize risk in your trading and I have enumerated a few that a simple and easy to implement.

Day Trading – A Comparison to Floor Trading

There has been numerous training educators who claim that real trader, like “floor traders” don’t use oscillators and many of the tools of the home based day trader. As a trader who has performed both as a floor trader and home trader, I point out the differences in these professions.

How Come Trading Programs Cost So Much?

Trading courses seem to be rising in price as time goes by. I question the value of these higher prices in relation to the actual information they convey. Further, I suggest a far more important variable in trading success than trading courses.

Can You Make Money Day Trading Options?

Ten years ago it was almost impossible to sit in a cafe or attend a party without overhearing a conversation in which a couple of guys were bragging about all the money they were making day trading the market. If one of the guys was a real winner, he was talking about all the cash he was raking in by day trading options. It seemed every day a new millionaire was popping champagne corks.

Day Trading – How to Choose a Good Trading System

Choosing a system for trade is a difficult decision as it will effect you trading productivity and most system are very pricey. I think it is important to take your time and look at a few variable in the system: don’t be fooled by exorbitant claims or flashing marketing. Pick a system you are comfortable with using for the long haul.

Traders’ Roundtable – Understanding Market Condition

What does market condition have to do with trading results? How can we define market condition? Are there good rules of thumb to start analyzing market conditions?

Learning to Trade Options – The Fastest Way to Make Money in Volatile Markets

Something not covered when learning to trade options typically is economics and the fundamental forces that move markets. Although many traders are getting excited about buying and selling in the stock market they often times get too focused on the individual securities and lose sight of the big picture.

Learning to Trade the Market

You may have heard stories of market traders who have lost everything, from their retirement funds to their children’s inheritance. However, this should not put you off, why? Reason being these people entered into the trade ignorant and lacking in the basic skill of placing a trade.

What is the Difference Between Trading and Investing?

Trading and investing are completely different approaches to wealth creation, and understanding the difference will help you decide which route is best for your money. Your ability to withstand risk will influence the speed at which you achieve your desired financial growth.

Are the Rewards of Day Trading Worth the Risks?

It is difficult to recommend to new traders to look at day trading as a means of making a living. Of all the styles of trading available to the new trader, day trading has the most risks, the fastest feedback when you make a mistake, the most volatility, and the largest numbers of aggressive professional traders seeking to take advantage of your inexperience.

Speculator Trading Vs Becoming a Gambler

Nowadays with easy access to the market, within a day or so anyone is able to access the market and buy and sell shares from the comfort of their own living room. There is a problem though. Many of these people do not have any qualifications, or learn about how shares move short term and longer term also. That is why a large majority of amateur traders fail miserably from the get go.

Swing Trading Basics

Leaning the basics to swing trading is an important step in making money. I’d like to give you the most important piece of advice about any type of trading; Money Management!

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