Tag Archives for " Risky Business "

Beyond FOSO: Trading the Gap

Today in our Beyond FOSO column, we are covering Alphonso Esposito’s mastermind class: Earnings Explosion. Alphonso is a retired owner of a successful day trading room and now is a highly sought-after trading mentor. He is most known for simple, time-saving strategies and has served the trading community as an instructor at Tradesmart University since […]

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Beyond FOSO: Risky Business Part 2

In our first Risky Business blog that you can read here covered what a risk unit is, using stops and risk management, and the benefits of trading with risk units. Today, we will dive deeper into Alphonso’s teachings and look at the actual steps to risk unit trading or trading with R’s and then touch […]

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Beyond FOSO: Risky Business

Today in our Beyond FOSO column, we are continuing our look at Tradesmart University classes that you can take after completing the Foundations of Stocks and Options course. These classes are designed to provide you more advanced training in various trading arenas. We originally covered Chris Burgess’s class Beat the Market, which you can read […]

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Josh Talks: GameStop Market Volatility

Recently, there has been a lot of misinformation in the public sphere about what is happening with GameStop in the stock market. I know, it is hard to believe mainstream talking heads and social media experts have their facts wrong. So, if you’re curious about what’s causing this phenomenon with GameStop, below is a video […]

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The Tao of R

The Chinese word Tao can be translated to mean way or path, and when it comes to trading the concept of R represents risk units, which is defined as the dollar amount a trader is willing lose on a trade if the trade drops to a predetermined stop. Thus, the Tao of R is a […]

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Getting Started Managing Your Risk

Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines risk as possibility of loss or injury or in regards to the stock market, the chance an investment, such as a stock or commodity will lose value. Risk is an unavoidable factor in life, and there is very little we can do to remove it; however, we can take very actionable […]

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