1. Ways Traders Can Improve Trading Discipline

    Discipline. It is something every trader wishes to improve, heck, maybe it even made it on the ‘New Year's Resolutions for Trading’ list. Undoubtedly, discipline is one of the most essential trait traders need to increase their chances of success. A lack of discipline is one of the leading cause of trading mistakes — such as making impulsive decisions, violating risk management rules, or exe…Read More

  2. Mitigating Risk With Position Sizing Trading

    Whether you are dealing with trading systems and trading strategies, market analysis, or the holy grail of market indicators, the amount of information surrounding futures and forex trading available to traders is impassable. However, there is one topic that is often overlooked by traders that could potentially result in better risk mitigation and higher profits. Of course, we are talking about th…Read More

  3. The Reason Why Traders Earn Below-Average Returns

    According to a 2017 study conducted by Dalbar Inc., a company that studies the behavior of traders and investors and evaluates investor market returns, data consistently show that the average investor earns returns that are below-average. The S&P 500 Index averaged 9.85 percent a year, for twenty years, which ended on December 31, 2015. Indeed, this is a significant historical return. However,…Read More

  4. New Year’s Resolutions For Traders and Their Portfolios

    The New Year seems to always bring great hope for change and self-improvement. For financial traders and investors, the New Year is also a time for critical self-reflection. It presents the opportunity to close out a year, log or annual return, and begin a fresh start. Undoubtedly, if you haven’t already, taking the time to establish some New Year’s resolution for your investment portfolios is…Read More

  5. How to Gain A Competitive Edge Over Major Indexes in Stock Trading

    Trading stocks can be a very competitive endeavor to get into. Large corporations, hedge funds, and other professional financial managers have long held a distinct advantage over the average trader by utilizing proprietary complex financial analysis algorithms coupled with mainframe computers and streaming market data to achieve investment results that are far superior to the “diversify and reba…Read More

  6. End of the Year Tips For your Investment Portfolio

    The 2018 year is almost at its end. If you’re like most, you likely have a long list of to-do’s to complete before the year ends. Traders and investors, especially, have their hands full. With all that needs to get done, one of the most important annual tasks that traders should ensure to complete is a year-end review of their investment portfolio. Taking a look at an investment portfolio will…Read More

  7. Features To Look For When Choosing An Algo Trading System

    There are many benefits of using automated trading systems for traders and investors. However, there are a variety of automated trading platforms available, each having distinct differences from the next. When you are looking for an automated trading platform, it is essential that you take the time to do your research, and identify important features you are interested in before making a selection…Read More

  8. Seeking Higher Profit Returns This Holiday Season? Use These Effective Algo Trading Strategies!

    The holiday season is finally here. With all the shopping, gift-giving, cooking, and hosting that takes place this time of year, there’s a good chance that your wallet will be much lighter when it's all said and done. In fact, according to a study by the National Relief Federation, the average American will spend $700 on holiday gifts and other holiday-related goodies this year, totaling more th…Read More

  9. Dealing With Whipsaw in Trading

    In order to be a successful trader and trend follower, one must be able to take losses. Taking losses means being wrong to some people. When taking losses, it can cause traders to let their emotions get the best of them, resulting in jumping into various trades without taking the time to analyze the current conditions, which will likely lead to further losses. Whipsaw losses are one of the main re…Read More

  10. A Look At Common Trading Order Types

    Trading is much more than just buying and selling, it’s far more complicated than that. As algorithmic trading technology has helped close the knowledge gap between retail traders and large financial institutions, it has become easier for retail traders to use more advanced strategies in their trading. One of the ways investors and traders use these advanced strategies is the utilization of diff…Read More