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Posted by Pat Crawley on September 24, 2020

How To Recognize A Dead Cat Bounce

How to Recognize a Dead Cat Bounce

 

Eventually, in the life of a trader, he or she will encounter the term “dead cat bounce.” There are multiple ways that this pattern can formulate in a given...

Posted by Pat Crawley on September 21, 2020

The Robinhooder's Guide to Futures Trading

As usual, the financial media is lambasting millennials, but this time, they're mad that millennials are finally dipping their toes into the stock market. Until recently, millennials have...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on August 27, 2020

When You’re Just Not Feeling It

Traders realize that success is very much about routine. The best traders I have known tend to keep a consistent schedule during the trading week and even over the weekend. This schedule not only...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on August 20, 2020

Who's Your Source?

I have only seldom met a successful trader who had a practice of keeping their head in the sand and avoiding the major news stories around them. Whether it be economic, political, or sports,...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on August 13, 2020

How To Handle A Bad Trading Day

Trading is as much about routine as anything. The markets have a personality based on the time of day, week, and month. As traders, we typically look to identify routine chart patterns and stable...

Posted by TopstepTrader on August 10, 2020

The Transition From SIM to LIVE Trading

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 August 06, 2020

Is Volatility Just Around The Corner?

Earlier this year, volatility was widespread across many asset classes as the COVID19 pandemic began to provoke fear around the world, and supply/demand issues ensued. Many global equity markets...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on July 30, 2020

How Well Do You Accept Feedback?

Readers know that I like to illustrate principles by telling a story, oftentimes of other traders. However, today I have an account that deals directly with me.

Posted by Fair Value Trader on July 23, 2020

5 Reasons Why Forex Traders Fail

As any experienced trader will tell you, navigating the markets is not easy, if it were, everybody would be doing it and we would all be rich. The more involved you become, the more challenges you...

Posted by Fair Value Trader on July 19, 2020

Do You Follow The Rules?

To be successful in any life endeavor, it is necessary to have a set of guiding principles to abide by. This is true, whether it be as a business owner, or even in interpersonal relationships such...