3
www.trader.university

Article

May 2017

Matthew R. Kratter

A Surprising Trick That Turned My Trading Around

Matthew R. Kratter

www.trader.university

I was about to go broke. It was the summer of 1997, and I was sitting in a day trading room in San Francisco. Just 6 months earlier, I had opened up an account with $20,000 -- my life's savings.  

Now we were in the middle of the Asian financial crisis, and I was down to my last $5,000. I wish that I could blame the crisis for my account imploding, but the simple fact was that I did not know what I was doing.  

Amidst the fog, with CNBC blaring in the background, and my fellow traders shouting ideas back and forth, I jumped in and out of stocks at a frenetic pace.  Sometimes I made money, but I usually lost. I held onto my winning trades too long, and they turned into losers. I held onto my losing trades too long, and they turned into big losers.



READ MORE

Article

May 2017

Melissa Armo

Trading the Open of the U.S. Equities Market

Melissa Armo

TheStockSwoosh.com

A random walk. That is what most people think the stock market is. Just a series of random events with no predictable pattern or link. Just total randomness.

Well, the fact is that most people are right. Most of the time during the trading day the market is random and has no predictable pattern.

This is why so many lose. However, success comes from those few times where there is NOT randomness, when there IS a predictable pattern. When you find these times, it is when you have an edge.



READ MORE

Article

May 2017

NOFT-Traders

Avoid Getting Shot Down By Steering Clear Of No Mans Land Using Value

NOFT-Traders

NOFT-Traders.com

The battle of Somme. The first great offensive of World War I and the moment of truth for the British that would shape their resolve for the rest of the conflict. Among the trench warfare conflicts that took place during the war, this was one of the bloodiest.

The most dangerous place you could find yourself during the entire conflict? No man’s land — right at the center between the trenches of the two opposing sides. A place of confusion, bullets, blood and raw carnage.



READ MORE

Article

May 2017

Cam White

How to Safely Trade a Major News Release

Cam White

TradingPub.com

Trading into high impact news releases can be very risky. There are ample opportunities to make large profits, but there can also be catastrophic losses if you’re not very careful.  Volatility can be extremely high on a major news release. Extreme caution should be exercised, and you need to have a good trading plan. Once the market reacts to the news, there can be some very nice setups for Nadex spreads if you know when to enter your trade.

 

 



READ MORE

2017 © Top Shelf Traders LLC. All rights reserved.

Privacy Policy

Risk Disclaimer:
There is a very high degree of risk involved in trading. Past results are not indicative of future returns. TopShelfTraders.com and all individuals affiliated with this site assume no responsibilities for your trading and investment results. The indicators, strategies, columns, articles and all other features are for educational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice. Information for futures trading observations are obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy, or warrant any results from the use of the information. Your use of the trading observations is entirely at your own risk and it is your sole responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of the information. By registering for this event your information may be shared with our educational partners. You must assess the risk of any trade with your broker and make your own independent decisions regarding any securities mentioned herein. Affiliates of TopShelfTraders.com may have a position or effect transactions in the securities described herein (or options thereon) and/or otherwise employ trading strategies that may be consistent or inconsistent with the provided strategies.

I give permission to receive newsletters, updates and offers from TopShelfTraders.com and its affilates Privacy Policy