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Stock Markets Today: Make Volatility Work For You

Stock Markets Today: Make Volatility Work For You

As I’m sure young investors are aware, the term “volatility” is a common topic of discussion in the financial media, but there’s more to the story than just the normal ups and downs of the stock market. So, what is market volatility, how is it measured and what are its potential effects on investors? Let’s take a look.Investopedia defines volatility as, “A statistical measure of the...

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Swing Traders Guide To A Successful Trade

Swing Traders Guide To A Successful Trade

So why swing trading? Swing trading is the sweet spot between day and position trading. It is a strategy that combines both technical and fundamental techniques. It is the optimum trading strategy for part time traders. It uses time frames that are too long for day traders and too short for investors. The working space for swing traders is the 60 min chart and the daily chart in general....

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Aussie Dollar: The 3 Most Important Trading Days

Aussie Dollar: The 3 Most Important Trading Days

The Royal Bank of Australia (RBA), the Australian central bank, holds a regular schedule of rate decision meeting for many years. Having a predictable schedule on important issue like the bank rate is doing the financial markets and businesses a great service. Everyone who is affected by the rate decisions can depend on the regular updates and plan their actions accordingly. As such, it also...

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What Is The Best Trading System Or Method?

What Is The Best Trading System Or Method?

"You don’t trade the markets; you only trade your beliefs about the markets." - Van Tharp Just like there is no ‘Holy Grail’ trading system that never loses, there is also not one ‘best’ trading method. All trading methods have good points and bad points with advantages and disadvantages. Many traders make the mistake of thinking their way is the best and only way to trade.  In my...

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Top 10 Trading Articles

Top 10 Trading Articles

Before the calendar flips to August, we wanted to take a quick look back at our top stories from July. In case you missed them the first time, these are a valuable read or as the case may be —a valuable reread. Let's take a look. Global Events This Market Laughs At War, Here's Why by Polly Dampier The other half of the globe may be burning, but the S&P 500 (SPX) shrugs it off and reaches...

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Government Economic Data: Read Between The Lines

Government Economic Data: Read Between The Lines

Last Sunday morning at 8:45 (July 27) the U.S. State Department announced via Twitter that it had satellite images proving artillery was being fired from Russia into the Ukraine. And apart from the U.S. media, the world almost fell down laughing. The 'proof' was a series of blurry photos taken by a commercial – not government – satellite. They show vague marks and dark spots labelled blast...

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What Could The End Of QE Mean For Markets?

What Could The End Of QE Mean For Markets?

The end of quantitative easing (QE3) in the next few months, could lead to a drop in asset prices followed by yet another QE round, more debt and a further devaluation of paper currencies. The QE economy —which started in 2009 and has continued through 2014 — saw the banks buying stocks, bonds, and real estate, while loaning money to Wall Street, which sparked an asset bubble. That economy...

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Strange Times: The Unprecedented Bull Market

Strange Times: The Unprecedented Bull Market

The S&P 500 (SPX) is on pace to triple its March 2009 low of 676.53 in 2014, leaving many wondering what is driving such an unprecedented bull market.  Indeed, a widely respected figure at a major financial news network said to me earlier this month, “Even in the media, we’re left scratching our heads by a lot of what we’re witnessing right now.”   On Thursday the SPX touched an intraday...

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Top 10 Free Trading Resources

Top 10 Free Trading Resources

The following is a list of my top 10 favorite free resources on the web for investors and traders. None of these websites involve any cost, though some do offer the possibility to upgrade to a pay service. We did not include TraderPlanet, since you are already here. 1.www.TopStepTrader.com If you are intraday trader that is tempted to have CNBC on during your trading day here is an...

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Forex Tips: When Trading Discipline Goes Too Far

Forex Tips: When Trading Discipline Goes Too Far

“Stick to your trading plan” is what we hear said all the time and I’ve been known to say it too.  Although that may be the best thing to do, if your trading plan is ok, there’s the odd time that crops up that makes you question it.Being a dedicated forex trader I’ve done some serious screen time.  Eyes locked furiously on the charts waiting for my setups, mesmerized by the ebb and flow of...

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