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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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How to Maximize Your Screen Time Adjusted Returns Splash Image Coins Watch

Chances are you’ve heard of the concept of risk-adjusted returns. If you haven’t, it basically means that a strategy’s returns should be measured relative to the risk taken to achieve them. There’s a handful of ways to grade the efficiency of trading systems in this category such as Sharpe, Sortino, MAR, Ulcer index, and the…

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Splash Image - Chart Pattern Trading Advice From a 20+ Year Professional

Chart pattern trading falls under the category of technical analysis and represents one of the most 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…

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Mean Reversion Trading Tips & Strategy Splash Image

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…

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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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Trading Mistakes & Bad Habits To Avoid Splash Image

I was recently asked about some of the trading mistakes new traders run into when getting started trading. It was easy to come up with a lengthy list, mainly because I’ve personally made all of these mistakes myself, and in most cases, more than once. I thought it would be fun to put together a…

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Splash Image 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…

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How To Get Started Swing Trading Image of Swing

How to Get Started Swing Trading Stocks is an introductory guide for new traders looking to get active in the stock market. We start right at the basics — defining what exactly swing trading is and why someone would want to adopt this trading style — and then dive into all of the important high-level…

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