My goal is to bring new trading strategies to the table every month. Last month, I brought you details about building a trading robot with Excel and Interactive Brokers and this month I’m back with another excellent strategy from Peter Titus called The Big Volatility Short.
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It’s fair to say that I did not post as much content as I would have liked in 2016.
As you can probably imagine, this is mainly an issue of time. Read more »
Are you a struggling trader? Do you continue to lose money, even in a bull market?
If you answered yes to either question, you are not alone. Financial trading is difficult and statistics reveal that at least 90% of traders lose money. The good news is that profitable trading can be attained with hard work and persistence. Read on for this road map for trading success. Read more »
Technical analysis refers to the study of past price action to predict future market moves. It makes use of charts, trading volume, and other statistical or mathematical indicators to gauge how the market might behave, based on the concept that the fundamentals of an asset are reflected in its historical price action. Read more »
This article contains a quick introduction to shorting shares then presents my favourite strategy for finding shorts. I then put this strategy to the test on historical data before finishing up with some final tips. Read more »
As a trader, there’s an important lesson to learn early on, which is that trading losses are part and parcel of playing the game.
They are unavoidable, since no-one can predict the markets all the time and no-one can win on every single trade. In fact, many traders have found success by being right just 30-40% of the time. Read more »
Netflix and Google helped contribute to some big gains in the technology space last week. The Nasdaq had one of it’s best weeks of the year, closing higher by 4%. It’s tempting then, to take some cash off the table since the index is beginning to look extended on a short-term basis. Read more »
Most commentators tell you to cut your losses short and let your winners run. This is the ‘golden rule’ of trading. If you do this, only this, and nothing else, apparently, you are bound to make money. (So long as your risk settings are also right). Read more »