Archive for category: Trading System

Trading: Predictions vs. Expectations

10 Dec
December 10, 2014

    This guest post is from: Christopher Ebert @OptionScientist There are two VERY DIFFERENT terms to consider when it comes to trading: 1) Prediction and 2) expectation (or confidence) surrounding the prediction. Placing a trade involves making a prediction. It is not possible to place a trade without making a prediction, and that is […]

The Short Squeeze Explained

02 Dec
December 2, 2014

  This is a guest post by Helyn Bolanis: Founder,CEO,& Chief Investment Officer @ParlanFinancial Corp. You Don’t have to be an Investment Geek to Make Money with this Idea Ever wonder why a stock or the market just takes off like a rocket, with no apparent rhyme or reason? Me too. Sometimes you get why […]

Capital Preservation: 10 Trading Tips

21 Nov
November 21, 2014

  As a trader, your #1 goal is to keep your current trading capital safe and secure. Your goal as a a trader is to make money and not lose money. Many new traders lose their trading capital in the first year, but these ten tips will help you keep your capital intact so you […]

5 Trading Timeframes

18 Nov
November 18, 2014

  “The answer to the question, What’s the trend? is the question What’s your timeframe?” -Richard Weissman One of the biggest misunderstandings among traders is the time frame on which they trade. A day trader can believe a stock is going down and be bearish on the intra-day chart, while a longterm stock picker is […]

3 Trades Explained $DIA $IWM $SPY

17 Nov
November 17, 2014

  Trade #1 I shorted $IWM three days ago by buying $TZA at $13.02 when $IWM was near the 70 RSI on the daily chart. My stop loss was to exit if $IWM closed above the 72 RSI. My trailing stop is to stay short unless $IWM closes above the previous day’s high. There is […]