How the Johari Window Can Help Your Trading

In 1955, two psychologists revealed a new tool for helping individuals better understand their own emotions – the Johari Window. Since that time, hundreds of thousands of people have used this framework to create awareness and strengthen their mindset. On the outset, it may seem unnatural to link success in trading to something as seemingly abstract […]

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The Trader Drift, the Consequences, and the Solution

There is a plague that permeates around a big group of traders. It mostly shows up with newer traders and traders who seem not to be able to turn the corner despite multiple efforts or attempts at it. The plague is known as THE TRADER DRIFT.What is the Trader Drift?It is a state or feeling […]

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Tale of Two Traders: Success vs. Failure

Paul and KimA few years ago I was in Orlando and had the privilege of meeting two TSU students in person – Paul and Kim. Naturally, the conversation turned to their success (or lack thereof) as traders.  Paul and Kim had both sat through our primary training, Foundations of Stocks and Options. Both had funded accounts. […]

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The Day Trading Journey

Should I day trade? This is a question I get asked often from students. My answer though is not always black or white. There are many factors each student needs to consider. Do you need to make immediate income from your day trading to pay your bills? If the answer to that question is a resounding YES, […]

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This Chart Pattern Breaks Bullish 68% of the Time!

There is only one reason to learn to trade a chart pattern: to make more consistent predictions about future price action.  Unfortunately, there are many patterns that traders spend time learning and memorizing that either don’t occur that frequently, or worst, they aren’t that predictable! Here I’m going to share with you a pattern that breaks bullish […]

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The Secret to Predicting Stock Market Prices with Chart Patterns

Since the dawn of capitalism, people have been trying to find new ways to predict what is about to happen next. Some methods seem to work fairly well for a season and then suddenly they appear to just stop working. Chart patterns are not one of these methods.Chart PatternsChart patterns are one of the few […]

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Why are candlestick patterns so Black & White?

So Jerome responded to my post, My Top 5 Favorite Candlestick Patterns, by asking…So if they are my favorites, why not paint them green & red? Jerome this is a great question. It’s also a question I happen to get a lot so I thought I would address it in a post of it’s own.  A lot […]

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Top 3 Candlestick Patterns for Bull Markets

Bullish trends are the sugar of the stock market. In this blog we’ll talk about the top 3 candlestick patterns for bull markets.Bullish trends are:SweetEverybody wants more of themAnd too much will mess you upIt would be great if every market could always be a bull market, but it’s just not reality. Bull markets have […]

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How Bollinger Bands Can Simplify Your Trade Analysis

In this article we’re going to look at how Bollinger Bands can help you simplify your analysis and save time while analyzing possible trade candidates. From time to time something happens that changes an industry. By “change” I mean something happens that makes everyone look at it entirely differently. Email changed the way letters were written and […]

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These 3 Chart Patterns Predict a New Bullish Trend

Buying on the very bottom tick before a new bullish trend or Selling on the very top tick before a big panic’d crash. These concepts are the ultimate dream of every trader. It’s the kind of trading finesse that makes normal traders legendary…And it’s a myth. Chart Patterns can be used to predict new trends.The […]

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