Category Archives: Battlefield Strategy

THE DISCIPLINED TRADER

Technical knowledge is worthless without first knowing yourself…warts and all.

IT’S NOT WHETHER YOU WIN OR LOSE BUT…

the charts serve as a way to manage what is more often than not the unbridled emotions of the traders who are left on their own to interpret random price action from a wide variety of perspectives, none of which are right or wrong.

THE STOCK MARKET

Sure, a trader can make money on a trade but to make money consistently and over a long period of time is, to say the least, difficult.

BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL TRADING STRATEGY

What does it take to develop a successful trading process? Simply put, a combination of technical analysis (TA) and psychological analysis (PA) with an emphasis on the psychological.

SOMETIMES I JUST SITS

Sitting is ok when the markets are not set up for your trading edge…if you have one.

THE FUNDAMENTALIST VERSUS THE TECHNICIAN

Well, we can use all kinds of fancy, detailed explanations or we can keep it simple. I choose to keep it simple.

BUILDING A SUCCESSFUL STOCK TRADING STRATEGY

We kicked off our latest webinar with a discussion about how best to build a successful trading strategy.

STOCK TRADING…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: EXPECTATIONS VS REALITY

In our latest LIVE WEBINAR we discussed how our expectations can cause any number of negative effects on our trading, including ultimate disaster (or the inability to trade another day).

TRADE WHAT IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK SHOULD BE

Trade what is…not what you think should be.

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.