Month: September 2018

Beginner’s Guide to Extended Hours Trading

Beginner’s Guide to Extended Hours Trading

What is extended hours trading? Extended hours trading are time intervals outside of regular trading hours where trading still takes place. Volume is usually inconsequential and the vast majority of time, nothing of significance takes place. They’re simply available...

Cognitive Biases that Affect Your Trading

Cognitive Biases that Affect Your Trading

If you’ve been trading for long enough, you’ve probably realized that the “mental game” is a tough one to master. You can study as much trading theory as you want, but no books or courses can prepare you for the emotional rollercoaster the markets will take you on. In...

A Beginners Guide to Short Selling

A Beginners Guide to Short Selling

You’ve seen ‘The Big Short’ right? So, now you want to be the next Michael Burry and bet against the deluded sheep, right? While the likelihood of that happening is highly unlikely, this article will build a solid foundation to gain a solid understanding. Going short...

16 Simple Ways to Become a More Efficient Day Trader

16 Simple Ways to Become a More Efficient Day Trader

Efficiency is one of the most important traits of a successful day trader. The word “efficient” is defined as, “achieving maximum productivity with minimum wasted effort or expense.” Time is money, and you want to make the most of it. You want to make sure your...

How and Why You Should be Keeping a Trading Journal

How and Why You Should be Keeping a Trading Journal

Day trading is one of the few jobs that provides infinite profit potential. There is no cap on the amount of money you can make if you continue to grow your account. Making $50,000 per year? Take it to $100,000. Making $1 million per year? Step it up and hit $10...

25 Important Trading Lessons to Commit to Memory

25 Important Trading Lessons to Commit to Memory

Often times, it’s the little life lessons that have the biggest impact. A simple piece of advice from a friend or family member can have a stronger impact than ten self-help books combined. It’s a lot easier to apply a concept such as “treat others how you’d like to...

8 Unique Scanning Filters to Get the Results You Want

8 Unique Scanning Filters to Get the Results You Want

There are hundreds of great trading opportunities every day. The role of a trader is to filter through the noise of the markets and narrow in on the best setups. This may feel like trying to find a needle in a haystack, but the process is painless once you know how to...