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TraderPlanet: Best of March

April is the cruelest month as T.S. Eliot famously once said. April also marks the end of the U.S. stock market's so-called "best six months." Historically, investing in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from November 1 through April 30 and then switching...

Are You Cheating On Your Entry?

 “Patience, persistence and perspiration makes an unbeatable combination for success” -  Napoleon Hill Often enough I receive same kind of e-mails from traders asking pretty much the same thing: Why not buy the stock (or ETF) here, now, why wait for...

TraderPlanet: Best Of February

As the calendar turns to March, tensions in the Ukraine are escalating and the threat of war is looming. It's a mid-term election year which is typically negative for U.S. stocks.The current U.S. equity bull market will enter its sixth year on March 10,...

TraderPlanet: Best Of January

As the U.S. stock market plunges lower, following its negative January Barometer reading, it is important for traders to take a deep breath, keep the emotions out of the equation and stick to the trading plan.These are emotion filled markets, with some...

Best Time Of Day To Trade Futures

So many traders spend countless hours planning what to trade but many forget about the importance of when to place a trade. Even if you have a winning strategy on your side, the trade can still move against you if you placed it too soon or too late....

2014 Checklist For Trading Success

The 2013 trading year has come to a close, leaving traders to reflect on successes, failures and what may have been. Now before you start getting to nostalgic, consider using this time to think about what can be changed for the 2014 trading year.  Below...

10 Trading Resolutions For The New Year

At this seasonal time of renewal, change and recommitment—this is the perfect time to evaluate our trading results and a time to make new resolutions.  An old saying comes to mind: “You can't manage what you don't measure.” It is an old management adage...

Three New Year’s Resolutions

Each year, millions of Americans begin the New Year by making resolutions they never intend or are unable to keep. I don’t typically involve myself in such things, but my friends here at TraderPlanet asked me to make such a contribution for their...

TraderPlanet: Best Of November

Profitable traders are educated traders. Every day here at TraderPlanet we publish commentary highlighting Markets on the Move that identify tradable opportunities. In our Features section, we publish longer-range market outlooks and educational articles...

Top Ten Trading Books

I am a big fan of trading books. How big? I have read over 300 books related to the market, investing, and trading and reviewed almost all of them on Amazon.com. Some trading books have the ability to lay out the principles that lead to profitable...

A Checklist For Healthy Trading Habits

"Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going." Jim Ryan. All successful traders will say it is important to have a system in place that enables us to automate and organize our actions throughout the trading day. This trading system...

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