Category Archives: Battlefield Preparations

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.

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.

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.

JIM AFREMOW: SIMPLICITY IS SUPREME

Keep everything as basic as possible. Keep the process simple and straightforward. Be on a focused mission. Specialize. Get rid of the useless “noise”.

THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL TRADERS

This past weekend during our latest CHART CHAT (i.e. WATCHLIST REVIEW) we review THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL TRADERS. Your habits make or break you both in… and outside of… the charts.  Find out why. We then review several stocks to watch for potential opportunities. Check it out HERE.  There is also an invitation…