Author Archives: David

TRADERS AND THEIR IRRATIONAL BELIEFS

If you want to make money, listen to what the market is telling you and trade to make money — not to be “right.”

THE STOCK TRADER’S PROBLEM SOLVING MINDSET

Problems cannot be solved with the same mind set that created them.

TRADING THE EARNINGS CATALYST

In our latest weekly webinar we discuss Trading the Pre-Earnings Catalyst.

ON THE STUDY OF STOCK CHARTS

Reading the markets hasn’t changed because human nature hasn’t changed.

TRIGGERED TRADES REVIEW…IN THE CROSSHAIRS

The Triggered Trades Review discusses each trade from entry until exit.

HURRICANE TRACKING MODELS AND THE STOCK MARKET

Hurricane tracking models have much in common with trading the markets, namely how we manage the future and its possible outcomes.

THE THINKING TRADER

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”. – Benjamin Franklin

LUCK VS SKILL

Successful technical traders know that their technical analysis does not make them successful. It does not take much skill to learn how to read a chart.  In fact, there is plenty of programs that can do that for you.  Technical analysis provides an historical record; it does not predict what will happen.  History is not…

WHAT IS IN OUR CONTROL

As in life so in the markets…there are a few things we can control but many we cannot.

A TALE OF TWO CIRCLES

Disciplined simplicity can move you from the circle of fear, pain, desperation, anxiety, loss, depression (you name it) to quiet, confident success.