All posts by Jeremy Whaley

How to Analyze a Stock in 10 Minutes or Less

Around the world of would-be stock traders, one central question seems to be common:​Which stock is about to go up?I’ve been teaching in the stock trading world now for almost nine years. Undoubtedly, when I meet someone, and they find out what I do, this is their first question. However, I always meet their question […]

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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. This plague is known as TRADER DRIFT. What is Trader Drift? It is a state or feeling of […]

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Supercharge Your Trades Selling Options

Opinions can be quite polarizing, particularly in the world of trading. When it comes to options, there are those who believe options should be traded and those who believe they should not. It’s just the way things are! For the most part, option traders are convinced options provide the best opportunity to make a large profit […]

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Truth about Options

Most active traders have heard fantastic tales of how such and such trader used stock options and made 300% or more in just two weeks. These stories are common among option traders. However, just as common are the stories about people who bought a stock option and lost everything. The result is a fairly divided set […]

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Why Are Candlestick Patterns so Black & White?

A while back, Jerome responded with a question to my post, “My Top 5 Favorite Candlestick Patterns”. He asked: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 […]

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How To Trade A Channel

What is a Channel?What is this mysterious thing that you sometimes hear about? Well here’s what happens, sometimes a stock gets stuck, and it’s moving sideways between support and resistance. Anytime you see that happening; when a stock gets stuck in what we call a trading range, moving between support and resistance, we call that […]

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How Do I Pick a Good Stock?

“How do I pick a good stock” is one of the biggest challenges facing beginning traders. It’s a bit of an innocent question, but it’s a revealing question as well! The question is revealing because it reflects the borderline hopelessness that so many traders feel. As a teacher, I’m always looking for the question within the […]

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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 just to stop working. Chart patterns are not one of these methods.Chart PatternsChart patterns are one of the few […]

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Trade for a Living

​Trade for a Living​Can you trade for a living? You know there’s a lot of false statics out there. Some people say that only 10% of traders make a profit; some say it’s more like one to two percent. So, what’s the reality? Well here’s the actual numbers from actual audited reports from the Brokers.It […]

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How to Confirm a Trade Setup

​In a recent class, we discussed how to confirm a trade setup. I would pick up on that for today’s blog and address some of the known challenges traders face in confirming their trades. To start, let’s point out the facts: no one wants to lose money on their trades and everyone wants ​their trades […]

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