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Retail investors can't seem to stay away from penny stocks, especially those that claim to be involved in legal marijuana or cryptocurrency....
11 days ago by Bella @ SMB Capital
I treated my dad to Game 3 between the Yankees and Red Sox last night. I was pumped all day for the game. Admittedly, I spent more than I should have for seats. But I am a huge Yankees fan. And my dad and I used to have season tickets for years before his health issues. Even my son was ... Read MoreThe post 8 ideas after you take a large loss as a trader to propel improved trading results appeared first on SMB Training Blog.
12 days ago by Trend Following Radio
Tom Basso is back for episode 700. Tom is featured across Jack Schwager’s “Market Wizard” series and most famously known as “Mr. Serenity.” He was featured on episode 400 of Trend Following Radio with a mega 4 ½ hour episode, and today he is back for this new episode. Now retired from managing client money, Tom was president and founder of Trendstat Capital Management. He became a registered investment advisor in 1980, a registered commodities advisor in 1984, and was elected to the board of the National Futures Association in 1998. Although Tom has been retired for over 15 years he still gets emails daily from aspiring traders. While on vacation with his wife, they came up with a more efficient solution to answering all these emails. Tom decided to start an educational platform that he more candidly describes as a “Tom Basso brain dump into a website.” He has had 28 years of experience managing money and over 40 years of managing his own money. With all that knowledge, hi...
13 days ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed
An excellent, successful SMB/Kershner trader I've known for years recently made a Q&A video where he shares valuable lessons from his development. One of the important points he makes is the crucial role that review plays in honing trading skills. I can vouch for the fact that he reviews his trading religiously every...
13 days ago by Dr. Brett Steenbarger
In any elite performance field, whether it be golfing, acting, chess, or Olympic sports, many are called and few are chosen. The proportion of participants that ultimately make a solid living from their performance is quite small. The important questions pertain to the talent, skill, and development factors that differentiate the elite few from the others...
Tricks of The Trade – Five “Rules of Thumb” To Help Improve Your Trading Performance and Consistency
15 days ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital
In this video you’ll learn about some tricks of the trade. These are basic “rules of thumb” that experienced short term traders use to attack the markets.The post Tricks of The Trade – Five “Rules of Thumb” To Help Improve Your Trading Performance and Consistency appeared first on SMB Training Blog.
15 days ago by Dr. Duru @ Dr. Duru
AT40 = 33.8% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) (was as low 31.9%) AT200 = 47.8% of stocks are trading above their respective 200DMAs VIX = 14.0 (was as high as 15.8) Short-term Trading Call: neutral Commentary The S&P 500 is only 1.0% off its all-time high, yet extremes and ... Read more
15 days ago by SA Most Popular
17 days ago by SA Editor's Picks
The evident disconnect between consumers and the market is obvious. There are people who are obsessing over cannabis and crypto, looking for a get-rich-quick technique, and forgetting to pay attention to the fundamentals of investing. And then there are the people who can’t afford to think about the stock market, and are working 3 jobs to make ends meet. Why on earth would they associate with anything that 1) takes their money and 2) reminds them of the Great Financial Crisis?
17 days ago by Dr. Duru @ Dr. Duru
Toys R Us refuses to die. The hedge funds that own the debt of the bankrupt toy retailer decided to cancel an auction of assets and instead plan to revive the brand and even open new retail outlets. The prospects of another Toys R Us revival could become symbolic: the timing coincided with what looks ... Read more
13 days ago by BullMarkets.co
Perspective is important. After a very steady rally over the past 3 months, the U.S. stock market is finally starting to “break down”. But before you panic, realize that this “break down” is very small in the grand scheme of themes. Some traders are looking for a retest of the 200 day moving average.
19 days ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed
In a recent article, I ask the question of whether individual traders can succeed in financial markets and take a look at actual research on the percentage of traders who sustain profitability. I also examine a number of successful training efforts and what they are doing to increase the...
21 days ago by Fallible @ Fallible YouTube Channel
To determine the return potential of any trading strategy you have to look at three things, edge, frequency, and position size.Edge is your ability to forecast future returns in the market with an accuracy better than random guessing.Frequency is how often your edge shows up.And position size is how much you can bet on each trade while remaining emotionally stable.A large edge that shows up frequently and can handle large position size will produce the highest returns. To learn more, make sure you watch the video above!And as always, stay Fallible out there investors! Follow AK on Twitter: https://twitter.com/akfallibleAnd Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fallible_money/***All content, opinions, and commentary by Fallible is intended for general information and educational purposes only, NOT INVESTMENT ADVICE.
22 days ago by JC @ All Star Charts
Kim Sokoloff is a trader’s trader. Whenever I see her she is always telling me about her trading day, what she was buying and what she was selling. I have a huge appreciation for the passion she brings to the markets on a daily basis. We all have different time horizons, some longer-term and […]The post All Star Interviews Season 2, Episode 7: Kim Sokoloff, CMT & Trader appeared first on All Star Charts.
24 days ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital
Let’s say you are interested in trading the hottest stock of the day. It is gapping up and you want to buy. You have a strong feeling/thesis that it will trade higher but you do not know how to buy the stock, while ALSO controlling your risk. Sometimes you buy these stocks and they work and other times you buy ... Read MoreThe post How to Buy a Hot Stock: Learn how to buy those stocks you know will trade higher appeared first on SMB Training Blog.
24 days ago by Aaron Fifield @ Chat With Traders
20 days ago by The Trading Coach Podcast
A walkthrough of how you can achieve MASSIVE returns without the same risk that many "get rich quick" traders take on.
22 days ago by Steve Burns @ New Trader U
This is an example of one of the bonus videos from my technical trading video newsletter. In it I explain how to position size properly to manage your risk by keeping your losses to a small percent of your total trading capital. A 20% position of your total trading capital gives you a potential 5% […]
24 days ago by Sarah @ TheDelusionalTrader.com
29 days ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed
When I look at the traders who have been particularly successful over the past couple of years, the majority are either entirely algorithmic or manage capital with a hybrid, "man-machine" interface. Many make discretionary decisions--aided by signals generated by the machines.
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