E-mini S&P 500 Futures Outlook Video – Jan 29, 2013

E-mini S&P 500

In this video, we share our E-mini S&P 500 Futures outlook for the next 2-3 days. The video goes over our directional bias and highlights the specific Key Support / Resistance Areas that we’ll be looking to trade. The market has been heading higher for 8 days now and is near the Key 1500 Level. Read More …

Do You Know What’s Truly Possible?

Do You Truly Know What's Possible

You might be struggling as a trader and wondering if you’ll ever make it or whether it’s even possible to make money in the markets. You might already be profitable and thinking about how much an independent trader could possibly achieve. Well, let this video be your fuel. It’s astounding what we human beings can Read More …

E-mini S&P 500 Futures – Upside Breakout Trade

E-mini S&P 500

In my last educational video, I explained the “Failed Breakout / Unsustainable Highs” short trade from January 16. This video goes over the upside break-out that materialized the very next day (Thursday, January 17). It shows the contrast in the overall Context, Market Internals, Momentum, and explains the Long setup to take advantage of the Read More …

Do You Constantly Sabotage Yourself?

Self Sabotage

Few people are likely to understand self sabotage more than traders. While it’s an innate tendency in almost all of us, traders get to experience it more often and more directly than most others. If you’ve traded for any period of time, you know what I’m talking about. It seems like whenever things start to Read More …

E-mini S&P 500 Futures – Failed Breakout / Unsustainable Highs

How To Get Over a Trading Slump

This educational video explains our trade setups in the E-mini S&P 500 Futures from Wednesday, January 16. We believed prices above 1467.25-1468.25 were unsustainable given the low volume and lack of broad market strength, and the video explains how we traded that idea.

How to Achieve Flexible and Dynamic Trading

Flexible, Fluid, and Dynamic Trading

You’ve surely heard that to succeed in trading you have to be mentally flexible and be able to quickly change your views when the market changes. i.e. You have to have dynamic trading.  But how do you do that exactly?  It’s one thing to tell you to be flexible and dynamic, but it’s quite another Read More …

How Mark Twain & NBA Shooters Can Make You a Better Trader

How Mark Twain & NBA Shooters Can Make You a Better Trader

There’s a lot to learn to become a good trader. A lot of market understanding, strategies, and techniques. But sometimes it’s the things that seem completely unrelated to trading that teach us the most about it. And our task is to find those analogies and to use them to our advantage. Find one different way Read More …

Is This Subtle Issue Hurting Your Bottom-line?

The Bottom-line

It’s not always about the big things. We do so many complex and painstaking things to work on our trading, but sometimes it’s the subtle changes that can make a big difference to our bottom-line. And what’s more subtle and seemingly innocent than having expectations? As traders- and human beings for that matter- it’s very Read More …

A Trading Insight to Guide You in The New Year

No Limits

Another year has begun, and with it the promise of better trading and better results. But instead of just hoping about these things, I’d like to give you a trading insight that will guide you towards them.  One of my biggest trading influences, Dr. Brett Steenbarger, once had this to say: The good trader limits Read More …

My message to traders who want to make it

My message to traders

It’s not meant to be easy to do all of this; in fact it’s meant to be very hard. If it were easy anyone could do it. Almost everyone knows what it takes; few can actually do it consistently. That’s the challenge. When adversity strikes even when you’re doing the right things, it’s not unfortunate Read More …