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Posted by TopstepTrader on June 23, 2019

Tip of the Week: Play Small Ball

Not every trader needs to be swinging for the fences like an early-2000's Barry Bonds. Because frankly, I'm not aware of anything at the pharmacy that will turn you into a monster trader. Odds are...

Posted by TopstepTrader on June 17, 2019

Tip of the Week: Every Victory Counts

Booking a huge winner isn't the only way to be victorious in trading. Sometimes scratching a trade or getting out of a loser can be just as big of a win. Even choosing not to trade at all on a...

Posted by TopstepTrader on June 10, 2019

Tip of the Week: Always Have an Out

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. Obviously, we can't control where the market moves, but we usually do have control over where, and when we get flat. Never put yourself in a position...

Posted by TopstepTrader on June 03, 2019

Tip of the Week: Stay Focused

In trading, just as life, it's easy to get distracted.  There are so many things in our environments screaming for our attention. It sometimes feels like there are too many screens, too many...

Posted by TopstepTrader on May 28, 2019

Tip of the Week: Every Day is a New Day

There's an old Chinese proverb that says the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is today.  Now, there is some disagreement about whether this wisdom actually came...

Posted by TopstepTrader on May 19, 2019

Tip of the Week: Summer is Coming

Summer is just around the corner (for all of us trading in the Northern Hemisphere at least), and that means that market conditions are about to change considerably. In this week's Tip of the...

Posted by TopstepTrader on May 12, 2019

Tip of the Week: Know Your Role as a Trader

What is the job of a trader exactly? If you can't articulate what you're supposed to be doing, then you should probably just stay out of the markets altogether. In this week's Tip of the Week,...

Posted by TopstepTrader on May 05, 2019

Tip of the Week: Size Down to Size Up

Don't be one of those annoying traders who treats the number of contracts they have on at any given point as a reflection of their self-worth. You don't always need to be swinging for the fences....

Posted by TopstepTrader on April 29, 2019

Tip of the Week: Know the Risks and Rewards of Earning Season

Most traders learn pretty quick that the release of numbers like unemployment or GDP can cause huge swings in the futures markets, but remember, it’s not just the government that can make or break...

Posted by TopstepTrader on March 24, 2019

Tip of the Week: Manage Your Expectations

Expectations are everything. Trading is so difficult because there is so much opportunity. But if you expect to take advantage of it all the time, that could be setting yourself up for a fall....