Lessons Learned Trading a Bear Market Coronavirus 2020 - Header Image

This is part one of a multi-part series documenting some of the events that have unfolded during the 2020 coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the lessons and takeaways I’ve learned trading along the way. We start off with a little context of how we got to this point so that this article might prove useful years…

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Merlin Monthly Strategy Performance Splash Image

Below is a performance summary for our Merlin trading strategy for the month of February 2020, net of transaction costs. To learn more about the strategy and to follow along in real-time with its trading signals, please visit the Merlin strategy page.

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Merlin Monthly Strategy Performance Splash Image

Below is a performance summary for our Merlin trading strategy for the month of January 2020, net of transaction costs. To learn more about the strategy and to follow along in real-time with its trading signals, please visit the Merlin strategy page.

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Position Size Versus Stop Loss Tug of War - Splash Image of Tug of War

A couple of weeks ago, I had a Skype consultation with “Bill.” He’s a new trader who started over the past few months but not a stranger to markets, having actively invested in mutual funds and his retirement for a long time. On our call, we covered a wide range but there was one topic…

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Merlin Monthly Strategy Performance Splash Image

Our Merlin swing trading strategy kicked off its live track record November 2019 and in this post we’ll cover the recent performance since that time. To learn more about the strategy and to follow along in real-time with its trading signals, please visit the Merlin strategy page.   Merlin Trading Performance November

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How to Maximize Your Screen Time Adjusted Returns Splash Image Coins Watch

Chances are you’ve heard of the concept of risk-adjusted returns. If you haven’t, it basically means that a strategy’s returns should be measured relative to the risk taken to achieve them. There’s a handful of ways to grade the efficiency of trading systems in this category such as Sharpe, Sortino, MAR, Ulcer index, and the…

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Buy Stop Orders For Swing Traders Splash

Buy stop limit orders for swing traders covers the basics of how a buy stop limit order works and how it fits into the execution process of a swing trading strategy like the one we implement here at The Trade Risk.   What is a buy stop Limit order?

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Splash Image Scanning For Breakout Setups Using Worden TC200 PCF

Scanning for Breakout Setups using Worden TC2000 PCF is a guide for traders using TC2000 who are looking to find stocks that are breaking out and increasing in momentum. We’ll walk through a few different scan ideas, explain the thought process, and share all of the code that goes into each condition. The basis of…

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