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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How to Develop Simple Swing Trading Strategies Splash Image

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…

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How to Emerge From A Trading Drawdown

Trading can really suck sometimes. Especially during those times where everything you touch turns out to be wrong. Those dark periods are part of the business, and unfortunately, it’s just a matter of time before you find yourself in the next trading drawdown. Recently I found myself in a very challenging environment. Choppy price action and quick shakeouts with…

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How to Emotionally Manage Winning and Losing Trades Splash Image

How to emotionally manage winning and losing trades dives into the much less discussed, mental side of the equation around trade management. Your specific trading strategy is going to be a key determining factor in how you manage positions, but it’s your emotional state and internal dialogue, that will ultimately dictate whether or not you manage…

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