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Trend Trading for Beginners

Trend Trading for Beginners

  Trend trading, in its simplest form, is the act of buying assets that are going up and selling short assets that are going down. It takes many forms too. Some take a long-term view, buying the best performing futures contracts and try to hold them for years, only winning about 25% of their trades […]

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A Swing Trader’s Daily Routine

  As a swing trader, or any active trader/investor, you should have a daily routine that your perform consistently. The amount of market analysis a technical trader performs each day should be roughly proportional to the trading time frame. In other words, if you trade on weekly charts, it makes no sense to watch each […]

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How To Use Multiple Time Frames Swing Trading

How To Use Multiple Time Frames For Swing Trading

  It’s very easy to get tunnel vision staring at a 1-minute intraday chart. While you might have an excellent feel for where a stock might go for the next few ticks, you can quickly lose sight of the big picture.  The use of multiple time-frames in technical trading can really help traders understand the […]

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How To Build Morning Trading Watchlist

  Failing to prepare is preparing to fail . . . Building a watchlist of tickers that you’re interested in trading for the day is an essential part of a profitable trading process. A watchlist is simply a short-list of stocks that meet or might meet your criteria for a profitable trading setup.  While your […]

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3 Simple Momentum Swing Trading Strategies

  Momentum swing trading strategies are perfect for traders looking to capitalize on strong moves that tend to materialize quicker than other strategies on a higher time frame. The Basics: Momentum Swing Trading Strategies All trading strategies fall into one of two categories: trend-following (you’re trading in the same direction that the market is moving/has […]

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How To Swing Trade Options

How To Swing Trade Options

Learning to trade sophisticated securities can both boost your returns and protect your portfolio from a decline. Not only do derivatives make great hedges for stock investments, but futures contracts allow traders to place bets on pretty much everything. You can buy contracts based on the price of gold, oil, coffee, or even livestock. So […]

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