Candlestick Patterns Which Can Predict a Reversal

When we look at candlestick pattern names, you will discover they tend to have unconventional names. These names are actually very accurate as they describe the sentiment the candlestick pattern is representing. Remember, candlesticks tell us the story of what’s happening between the bulls and the bears on any given trading day. Some of the […]

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An Overview of Stock Orders – Get Started Trading Series

You are learning to trade the stock market and one of the most important steps you can take to ensure your profits is using stock orders. When you understand the types of stock orders which are available and how to create and submit them to protect your capital, then you are off to a great, […]

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Do You Know What To Trade and Where To Trade? – Get Started Trading Series

​What Can You Trade?You want to get started trading in the stock market, but you are unsure of what to trade and how to know a good deal from a bad one. How do you know what companies or stocks to trade? These are great question and the perfect place to start. Before choosing a company […]

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Tools and Resources You Need to Get Started Trading Stocks – Get Started Trading Series

If you are learning to trade the stock market, our best advice for you is threefold.FirstThe stock market is a risky place to invest, more so when you aren’t sure what you are doing. There are many stories out there from traders who suffered losses, sold their stocks, and after being emotionally burned, find out […]

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Stock Market Basics – Get Started Trading Series

To start trading in the stock market, it helps to understand the key market players and their roles. There are three different types of traders in the market:Institutional traders are corporations and big funds.Big individual investors are people like Warren Buffet.Retail traders are people like you and me.All three types of traders make money the […]

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The Beginning of Trading Stocks – The Get Started Trading Series

Welcome to the first step in your journey as this introductory blog series will lay out the basics of the stock market. In our next few blogs, we will lay out the basics of where to start and what you need to know. We will also provide you with some helpful tools and resources along […]

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When Is The Best Time To Buy Stocks? – Get Started Trading Series

In this edition of Get Started Trading blog series, we will walk you through some key ideas and indicators that will signal the best time to buy stocks or sell stocks. Knowing when to buy or sell a stock is about understanding timing and trends. As a trader, your primary goal is making a profit […]

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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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Tale of Two Traders: Success vs. Failure

A 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 as traders. Paul and Kim both sat through our primary training, Foundations of Stocks and Options, and they had funded trading accounts. However, that’s where […]

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The Day Trading Journey

The question I get asked often from students is “Should I day trade?” My answer, though, is not always black or white as 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 […]

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