Beyond The Charts Golden Cross Background Header Image

Introducing Beyond the Charts Welcome to the Trade Risk’s brand new educational series, Beyond the Charts! It is designed to give you insights into our research process, which for nearly a decade has helped fine-tune our expertise and products, such as the market-beating Merlin trading strategy. We start by asking questions as broad as, “Is…

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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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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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How To Trade Daily Closing Prices - Splash Image

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…

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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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Splash Image - 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…

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Splash Image - 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…

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How Moving Averages can Simplify Your Trading

If you’ve ever looked at a stock chart before you’ve likely already encountered these things called moving averages. They’re the most common indicators technical traders include on their charts and they’re used to assist in analyzing price. They come in all colors, exist on all time-frames, and move in a variety of speeds. Throughout this article…

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