Category Archives: Battlefield Strategy

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: BUYING THE DIP VS BUYING THE BREAKOUT

But what the best teacher has taught me, experience, is that the shifts in supply and demand are just as much a product of the stock’s personality (and those who trade it) as it is the recognition of the pattern itself.

KEEP TRADING SIMPLE

Keep your trading edge simple is the advice from Marcel Link, in his book High Probability Trading.   So simple, in fact, that your trading edge “should fit on the back of an envelope”.       Just a thought for those who believe in predicting and who believe that the more complicated a system the…

DO YOU WANT TO BECOME AN EXPERT? SNEAK A PEAK AT THE NEW SCIENCE OF EXPERTISE

When the principles of deliberate practice are applied to technical analysis and risk taking anyone can succeed at trading.

STRATEGY AND TACTICS FOR THE STOCK TRADER

Without a plan, trading becomes nothing more than an addictive gambling cycle sure to end in misery, despair, and unpaid bills.

TREND REVERSION

As with any trade, the toughest battle is the emotional one.

TRIGGERED TRADES REVIEW…IN THE CROSSHAIRS

Unfortunately, the stock market is not in the life saving business.

MANAGING THE TRADING PROCESS

One of the reasons so few traders succeed is because they try to fit a one size fits all trading system into varying market conditions.

ARE YOU PREPARED FOR BATTLE?

Battles are won and lost BEFORE swords are drawn.

WHEN THE STOCK MARKET IS IN TRANSITION

Knowing that an increase in volatility can increase counter productive trading (e.g., over trading, revenge trading, top and bottom calling trading, etc) can help keep us from doing so.

THE STOCK TRADER’S PROCESS

Excelling at anything other than pure laziness requires effort in the form of deliberate and focused practice. This is no less the case when it comes to stock trading.