Risk Management Lessons

Position Size Versus Stop Loss 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…

How to Develop Simple Swing Trading Strategies

How to Develop Simple Swing Trading Strategies lays the foundation for developing short- to intermediate-term overnight trading strategies. We’ll start off discussing what the goals of swing trading are and then move into some of the recommended steps to go about creating a strategy from scratch. There are no holy grails we’ll be uncovering, but…

How to Position Size When Swing Trading

One of the first things I do after waking up in the morning is check the pre-market quotes on my phone. Usually still in bed, and more often than not, half asleep. Waking up on the west coast at 5:30 AM is still a challenge after living in Massachusetts nearly all my life.