Category: Trading Success

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Trading Mistakes and Bad Habits to Avoid

I was recently asked about some of the trading mistakes new traders fall into when starting out.

It was easy to come up with a lengthy list, mainly because I’ve personally made all of these mistakes myself, and in most cases, more than once.

I thought it would be fun to put together a bulleted list

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How To Find Leading Stocks

How to Find Leading Stocks is a guide to help you find the strongest stocks for your watch-list.

Stock selection is a crucial component for both traders and investors, and most of the time it doesn’t get the attention it deserves.

Throughout this post, we’ll define what leading stocks are, why you should care, and then walk

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Trading Tips, Tricks, and Painfully Learned Lessons

Trading is difficult.

Anyone who tells you otherwise probably hasn’t traded long enough, or is trying to sell you something.

I certainly don’t have all the answers, but I have learned a lot over the years and, throughout this post, I’m going to share with you some high-level trading tips, tricks, and painfully learned lessons I’ve picked up along the way. 

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Trading Leveraged ETFs For Max Profits

Leveraged ETFs get some very divided opinions in the investor and trading community.

On one end of the spectrum, they get tremendous love from adrenaline-chasers looking to bet it all for a quick double on their account in short time.

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How Market Internals Can Improve Your Trading

If you trade stocks and you don’t follow market internals, also known as market breadth, then you’re missing out on a lot of valuable information.

Like any other study or indicator, market internals aren’t guaranteed to get it right all of the time,

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Scanning for Swing Trade Setups in TC2000

Scanning for swing trade setups in TC2000 is a guide to help you find the stocks that you care about for your watch-list.

It covers the basics of creating new scans, selecting and filtering your stock universe, examples of a few of my favorite scans, as well as some general tips that I’ve learned over the years.

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How to get Started Swing Trading Stocks

How to Get Started Swing Trading Stocks is an introductory guide for new traders looking to get active in the stock market.

We start right at the basics, defining what exactly swing trading is, why someone would want to do it, and all of the important high-level resources and knowledge a trader should have in order to succeed.

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How Smaller Profit Targets Can Improve Your Trading

How many times have you read that in order to make money trading, you need to play for a big profit target, let your winning trades run and cut your losers short?

It’s sound advice, applicable in many places, and a great starting point for new traders.

But it’s not the only way to make money trading.

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Example Of Why Your First Loss Is Your Best Loss

$CEMP was a trade we put on last week.

It was a breakout play from a high tight base following a longer term consolidation that started in August.

The setup, seen below, was about as good as it gets.

  • Tight base
  • Actionable
  • Great expansion in range on the signal bar
  • Close at the highs
  • Leading momentum

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