Risk Management

Risk Management One of the key factors that every trader should be managing is risk. Understanding the best and worst case scenarios, and being realistic within those estimates. The fact is that if you want to trade within the stock market,

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Shared Trade Ideas Alert Windows & Layouts

Shared Trade Ideas Alert Windows & Layouts Trade Ideas software takes scanning/screening to the next level, but can take a little getting used to. So many features, and so much information all coming at you at once. Setting up alert windows and

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Dan Mirkin

Interview with a Trader: Inside the Mind of Dan Mirkin Daniel Mirkin was born December 22, 1970 in St. Petersburg, Russia. At the age of 8 years old, Dan emigrated to the U.S. and moved to Houston, Texas with his

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Trade Ideas Review + Artificial Intelligence Package

Trade Ideas Review + Artificial Intelligence Package I had a recent and thorough conversation with Dan Mirkin, CEO & Senior Managing Partner of Trade Ideas, regarding his artificial intelligence-based software. That conversation was a catalyst for me, sincerely. Eye opening. This

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Understanding Contango

Uh, What’s Contango? Before we start, this may be over your head. If it is, I would advise you to do nothing more than day trade ETFs. By doing so, you will avoid contango all together. With that said…. Recent,

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Searching for Conviction

Conviction (kənˈvikSH(ə)n/) – (1) A firmly held belief or opinion. (2) The quality of showing that one is firmly convinced of what one believes or says. Conviction? Nail or Bail? Conviction doesn’t come from a book or a DVD. It

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Key Intraday Reversal Times

There are numerous aspects that make up the well-oiled machine that is the stock market. However, these aspects are formed by combinations of consistent and repeating patterns. One of these patterns is time. Though time can be used in a number

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Trading ETFs

Exchange Traded Fund (ETF): A security that tracks a set of equities, very similar to an index. An ETF is traded just as a normal share of stock is traded on an exchange, and has it’s price adjusted throughout the

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Trading Using Multiple Time Frames

Let’s just say for grins that you’re interested in purchasing something from Amazon, be it a watch, phone case, pair of shoes, or even a book. If additional pictures for the item were available to view (back of the book, bottom

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Scaling Into a Losing Trade

Before I get too deep into this, I have some disclaimer/warning stuff to cover. You should know already that you always trade at your own risk. The trade belongs to you, and no one else. I’m not telling you to

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