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Foundations of Trading: A Trader’s Journey [Part 5]

Welcome to part five of our blog series: A Trader’s Journey, where we are covering the first tier of the Foundations of Trading class program. Today’s blog will cover the teachings in class 5, and if you wish to review our previous blogs regarding this class, please click on the Foundations of Trading blog category […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: Falling Three

​What is it?It is somewhat ironic this pattern is a five-candle pattern, even though we call it a Falling Three, but once you understand the pattern, it makes perfect sense. The first day closes with a large black candle. It is followed by three smaller candles which do not trade above or below the first […]

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Foundations of Trading: A Trader’s Journey [Part 4]

Welcome to part four of our blog series: A Trader’s Journey, where we are covering the first tier of the Foundations of Trading class program. Today’s blog will cover the teachings in class 4, and if you wish to review our previous blogs regarding this class, please click on the Foundations of Trading blog category […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: Bearish Engulfing

What is it?Similar to the One Black Crow, the Bearish Engulfing pattern also closes below the preceding day’s opening candle reflecting the bears have taken back more territory than the bulls gained. However, the big difference between the two is the Bearish Engulfing pattern gaps up at the market open instead of gapping down like […]

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3 Chart Patterns You Can Trade with Confidence

One of the most important skills you can develop as a retail trader is identifying candlesticks and candlestick patterns. It is far from instrumental in knowing them all, but a solid understanding of the most common is a boon to your trading skillset. When it comes to identifying candlestick patterns, three of the most common […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: One Black Crow

​What is it?The One Black Crow candlestick pattern is made up of two candlesticks and starts with a long bullish white candle. It is followed by a long black candle which opens and closes lower than the previous white candle’s open and close. Remember, both candles in this pattern should be long candlesticks.Where is it?The […]

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Foundations of Trading: A Trader’s Journey [Part 2]

Welcome to part two of our blog series: A Trader’s Journey. We are covering the first tier of the Foundations of Trading class program in this series. In our first blog, which you can review here, we took the first step of your trading journey, explained the differences between traders and investors, and introduced you […]

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Foundations of Trading: A Trader’s Journey [Part 1]

Every journey begins with that very first step out your door that puts you on the path to your destination. Even though learning to trade the stock market doesn’t require you to travel hundreds or thousands of miles, it still takes those first steps to get you moving forward to your end goal of consistently […]

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Mastering Candlesticks: Spinning Top

What is it?The Spinning Top candlestick is a clear sign of indecision in the marketplace. This is demonstrated by the candle’s small body which reflects the opening and the closing price of the stock were close in value. However, the short body of the candle gives way to long upper and lower wicks or shadows […]

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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?When I meet someone, this is their first question, after they find out what I do. However, I always meet their question with the same response: “You’re asking the wrong question!”It is understandable why so many […]

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