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  • Choppy vs Trending Markets
    Posted by on June 17th, 2016 at 10:18 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Periods of great opportunities are often followed by periods of great challenges. Challenging market environment is not a market correction. As long […]

  • The Obvious Rarely Happens
    Posted by on June 16th, 2016 at 9:35 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Financial markets constantly swing between sentiment extremes – from fear of missing out to fear of losing, from complacency to second-guessing yourself, […]

  • How Trading is Different than Poker
    Posted by on June 12th, 2016 at 9:40 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits People like to compare trading with poker. They have a lot in common. Both deal with probabilities. Both accept that there is […]

  • Weekly Review – May 30 – From Failed Moves Come Fast Moves
    Posted by on May 29th, 2016 at 6:52 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last weekend, we talked about the inability of bears to push the market lower and how they missed their chance. Price and […]

  • Bias Beats Everything
    Posted by on May 25th, 2016 at 3:02 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Every market stat could be a bullish or bearish argument, depending on what you want it to be. Bias beats everything. Let […]

  • The Real Reason Behind Most Trading Mistakes
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2016 at 8:49 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits In his book “The Most Important Thing“, Howard Marks points out that two types of people lose money in the stock market […]

  • Weekly Review – May 23 – Choppy Market of Stocks
    Posted by on May 20th, 2016 at 8:54 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Tops are not formed by a lack of buying. Tops are formed by heavy selling. The number of new 52-week highs has […]

  • What to Do if You are Down A Lot on a Position
    Posted by on May 15th, 2016 at 12:21 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Traders protect capital by taking small losses. Investors protect capital by having a well-diversified portfolio or buying short-term puts on their large […]

  • Weekly Review – May 16 – Stocks Under Pressure
    Posted by on May 13th, 2016 at 7:36 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Market breadth continues to deteriorate. The number of stocks on the 52-week low list is growing, but it is still relatively low […]

  • 2 Ways to Become a Better Trader
    Posted by on May 8th, 2016 at 9:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Trading should be an enjoyable and consistently profitable process. Here are two simple things you could do to become happier active market participant: […]