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Posted by TopstepTrader on September 23, 2018

3 Stunning Lessons in the Collapse of a $5 Billion Hedge Fund Run by Geniuses

Today, we continue our September series about how to get better trading every day. And like so many lessons, this one focuses on what you can learn from someone else's missteps. Before there were...

Posted by TopstepTrader on September 22, 2018

Taking Advantage of Trading Opportunities Right Now

To say there is a lot of geopolitical risk in the market right now would be an understatement. There's a palpable sense of populism rising — whether that's at the heart of the U.S. / China trade...

Posted by Mark Meadows, TopstepTrader on September 21, 2018

Are You the Tiger Woods of Trading?

Was I planning on relating trading to Tiger Woods' epic 2018 comeback today? No.

Maybe I am doing it because I was caught watching The TOUR Championship in the office yesterday and said it was for...

Posted by TopstepTrader on September 19, 2018

4 Things to Do When There's No Trade to be Made

Overtrading. It's a bad habit.

Sometimes, we make trades for the simple fact that we are in front of our computers and the markets are open. Then, we hold onto those trades and make them...

Posted by TopstepTrader on September 18, 2018

Learn by Doing, Learn by Teaching

Experts say that there is no better way to learn to trade than to teach. That's something that Steve Burns, trader and the founder of New Trader U, has taken to heart. From his time trading the...

Posted by TopstepFX on September 17, 2018

From Trading Championships to Forex Funded Trader: Kelvin in Malaysia

Each year, the CME Group hosts a trading challenge for college and university students worldwide. More than 500 teams compete worldwide to see who can trade the CME’s futures products the best....

Posted by TopstepTrader on September 16, 2018

You Need a Trading Community - And We Have One

We are halfway through our September series focused on helping traders get better every day. We've covered the importance of preparation. We've taken a look at some funded traders (Brian from...

Posted by TopstepTrader on September 15, 2018

This is How Crazy the Market was in 2008

This is our second piece in a three-part series on the 2008 Financial Crisis. For the first piece, please see “10 Years Later: 4 Universal Trading Lessons from the Great Recession.”

Under normal...

Posted by TopstepTrader on September 14, 2018

$150+ Million Loss: Bond Legend Bill Gross Just Made This Amateur Trading Mistake

You think that trading legends don't make the same mistakes that you do? You'd be wrong. This year, Bill Gross cost his investors more than $150 million in losses — 8% of his $2 billion portfolio ...

Posted by TopstepTrader on September 13, 2018

Funded Trader Advice: Realize What Drives You to Profitability

Some people start trading because of the allure of big profits. That is not the case for Brian G. of Brisbane, Australia. He says he was drawn to the markets for a different reason entirely: for...