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 …

E-mini S&P 500 Futures – Short Setups from 12/21/2012

How To Get Over a Trading Slump

This educational video goes over a couple of short setups in the E-mini S&P 500 Futures from Friday, December 21. The video shows the importance of having a Trade Plan, Key Support/Resistance Areas and an understanding of the Market Context. Good trade location is, in itself, an edge.

Do You Really Know Your True Trading Risk?

Trading Risk

No subject is more misunderstood than that of trading risk. I see so many varying opinions, and a lot of traders have major misconceptions about it. This is partially brought about by financial industry professionals and academia. I won’t get started on the value (or lack thereof) of most formal education, but I will say Read More …

E-mini S&P 500 Futures – Long Setup at 1427

How To Get Over a Trading Slump

The market context was discussed in our December 17 Weekly Outlook video. In this video, we explain a Long setup in the E-mini S&P 500 futures from Tuesday, December 18, based directly on the ideas discussed in our Outlook video.

Light The Fire

Light The Fire

It is a constant and exhilarating journey knowing each day I will be put to a test, a subtle, almost intangible challenge of calm and control, focus and consistency, awareness and optimism. Each day I continue to commit myself to learning more about these skills of concentration, attitude, managing pressure, staying motivated, monitoring energy levels, Read More …

E-mini S&P 500 Weekly Outlook Video – Dec 17, 2012

E-mini S&P 500

In this video, we share our weekly outlook on the E-mini S&P 500 Futures for the week of December 17, 2012. The video goes over our directional bias and pinpoints the specific Key Price Zones that we’ll be looking to trade. Our bias is bullish above 1422-1424.

Do You Truly Know What It Means To Think In Probabilities?

How To Think In Probabilities

A lot of traders think that they think in probabilities. But just because you think about odds and reward-to-risk doesn’t mean that you actually think in probabilities. One of the best quotes I’ve ever read on the subject comes from poker pro Annie Duke: To be a great poker player you have to have what Read More …

Key Levels and Trade Ideas – 12/12/12 FOMC Announcement

E-mini S&P 500

This short video covers Key Levels and trade ideas for the E-mini S&P 500 Futures heading into today’s FOMC Meeting Announcement.

Trading vs. Sports vs. Chess vs. Poker

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I’m about to show you why you’re so lucky to be a trader. You may be going through some tough times. Maybe you’re a developing trader who’s still struggling to become profitable. Maybe you’re a beginner who’s overwhelmed by the complexity of it all. Maybe you’re a pro who’s going through a tough drawdown. Regardless, Read More …

E-mini S&P 500 Futures Dec 11th Pre-FOMC Outlook

12/11/2012 Composite Profile

The E-mini  S&P 500 has been consolidating in a range and the next economic catalyst is the FOMC Announcement on Wednesday, December 12th.  This calls for being patient on Tuesday since we could end up with another low volume, balanced session. Buyers remain in Control above 1413 and if ES holds above 1417-1418, there is potential Read More …

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