Skip to content

Trading Strategy Lessons

Chart Pattern Trading Advice From a 20+ Year Professional

Chart pattern trading falls under the category of technical analysis and represents one of the more popular approaches to making buy and sell decisions using charts. We as humans love forming patterns in all areas of our lives and analyzing price charts is no different. I don’t personally consider myself a chart pattern trader, but…

How to Trade Stocks Using Daily Closing Prices

How to trade stocks using daily closing prices walks through the best practices, tips, and recommendations for implementing a strategy that uses daily closing prices for its signals. If you’re thinking about giving up intraday trading and extending your time-frame or if you’re a long-term investor looking for an active strategy to manage risk, this…

Mean Reversion Trading | Tips & Strategy

We share a lot of trade ideas and strategy here at The Trade Risk but it’s primarily from the point of view of momentum, breakouts, and following recent price movement. Mean reversion trading is a style that relies on price action to look much different (in most cases the exact opposite) as momentum, and it’s…

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…

Trading Leveraged ETFs For Max Profits

Leveraged ETFs get some very polarizing opinions in the investor and trading communities. On one end of the spectrum, they are loved by the adrenaline-chasers looking to bet aggressively for a quick double on their account in short time. And on the other hand, there is a great deal of hesitation backed by an army of articles written with…

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, but when they do begin to diverge or exhibit some out of the…

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…

Adapt to Dynamic Markets or Fail

Trading is hard. Whether dealing with the uncertainty of markets, managing the discomfort of losing money, or developing a meaningful trading edge, there are lots of skills a trader needs to develop before finding their way. It took me years of experimenting with different strategies, learning the hard way about risk management, and repeatedly getting my butt kicked

Why End of Day Trading is Superior

There’s a fire hose of information directed at our faces everywhere we go. Thanks to technology we can basically travel anywhere in the world and never miss a market tick. Technology is great.

Scroll To Top