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For you new traders out there, it can be overwhelming figuring out how exactly to dive into the markets, but we’re here to help!

We’ve compiled a list of our most helpful articles based on your where you’re at in your trading journey. Not only that, you’ll find other resources such as trade walk-throughs to show you a position from beginning to end, and answers to frequently asked questions.

Want a little bit extra? Check out our top book recommendations that tap into the overall market wisdom and timeless strategies.

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Brian Shannon’s book on technical analysis using multiple time-frames is one of the best for explaining market structure and simple trading strategies. If you are new to trading, this is a great well-rounded book:

Al Brooks technical analysis of price action for the serious trader series built the foundation for how I learned to read price action. These are dense books, and a bit advanced, but well worth the reads for serious traders.

I couldn’t leave out the classic, must read Market Wizard series by Jack Schwager where he interviews the world’s top traders:

Finally, two timeless classics with loads of market wisdom:


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