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Posted by Fair Value Trader on May 21, 2020

6 Unspoken Rules of the Trading Life

Every environment or culture has a series of unspoken rules. While the written rules are usually given as official guidelines as to the “do's and don'ts” of corporate interaction, often the...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on May 14, 2020

Sitting Tight For Now

It is now mid-May, the 10th out of 20 global business days. COVID-19 has, in the short-term, seemed to have topped out and is globally trending lower. There have been plenty of concerns noted by...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on May 08, 2020

Brave Men & Proud Simulators

One of my favorite movie quotes comes from an obscure comedy film from 1996 called “Down Periscope,” featuring Kelsey Grammer and Rob Schneider, among others. In limited space, I cannot summarize...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on April 05, 2020

Stay Motivated

Following last week’s record uptick of 3.3 million jobless claims, which was nearly five times the previous record, this week, the weekly jobless claims for the final full week of March came in at...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on March 26, 2020

Unemployment Numbers as Long Term Barometers

This morning the weekly jobless claims were released as usual at 8:30 am EST in the United States. This figure is a calculation of all who in the prior week filed initial jobless claims with their...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on March 20, 2020

Sun Tzu and Dead Cat Bounces

One of the things that happens to traders when they watch screens all day is that we are at times prone to losing long term perspective by watching short term price fluctuations. Depending on...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on March 12, 2020

Maintaining Self Control During Times of Panic

As headline risk escalates, it’s hard to talk about anything other than the Coronavirus, and it’s impossible to ignore the subject altogether. Following yesterday’s statement from the World Health...

Posted by TopstepTrader on February 06, 2020

How To Set Up a Day Trading Station

In this week’s Coach’s Playbook, the guys welcome Mick back from his extended honeymoon swimming with the whales, give a quick shout out to funded trader Jon F, and then dive into best practices...

Posted by TopstepTrader on January 29, 2020

High Probability Trade Setups - The Coach's Playbook

Before we get started here, the sound came out a little grainy in the video. We found what the issue was and it has been addressed. Since we streamed it LIVE, we felt it best practice to give you...

Posted by TopstepTrader on January 22, 2020

The Best Indicators the Coach's Use to Trade!

What's Right for the Goose...

The debate rages on. What’s the best indicator to use for trading futures? The answer is, there isn’t one. Are some better than others? For sure. It also greatly...