Four Specific Clues To Today’s Turnaround In the S&P

Four Specific Clues To The Turnaround In the S&PAfter intense sell-offs on Thursday and Friday, the market had an impressive rally today.  As a day trader, were there any clues that could better help you make sense of a potentially tricky day?  I certainly think so, and in this brief video, I really focus in on […]

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3 Clues To The Massive Sell-Off Today (in-depth breakdown)

3 Clues To The Massive Selloff (in-depth breakdown)​There was a major selloff in the stock indices today (S&P down 2.5% / dow down 700 points / etc).  So, in this video, I do an in-depth breakdown of 3 clues that helped make sense of the day.  Fair warning:  it’s a 20+ minute video and it’s pretty detailed…so […]

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2 Strategies To Avoid Getting “Trapped” Buying on Highs or Selling on Lows

2 Strategies To Avoid Getting “Trapped” Buying on Highs or Selling on LowsMost of us have gotten “trapped” buying the dead high or selling the bottom of a market.  Few things are more frustrating than thinking you’re hopping on a runaway train only to see it stop and reverse almost immediately.So, are there any strategies […]

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Context First. Then (and only then) Trade Setup.

Context First.  Then (and only then) Trade Setup. ​Think about how you first started to learn trading.  You were probably taught, or tried to figure out, the ‘perfect’ trade setup.  Heck, you might be years into this and you’re STILL trying to find the perfect trade setup.  What if there was a better way? I’m not saying […]

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How An Understanding Of Support and Resistance Concepts Can Help Your Day Trading

How An Understanding Of Support and Resistance Concepts Can Help Your Day TradingIn this video, I look at a few examples (from CL, GC, and ES) and discuss how an understanding of support & resistance concepts can help your day trading.Topics: – The idea of “context first”, rather than being a robotic setup follower. – The different […]

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Five Tips For Dealing With This Massive Intra-Day Volatility

Five Tips For Dealing With This Massive Intra-Day Trading VolatilityThe past several trading sessions have been some of the most volatile in history.  This volatility is a double-edged sword, of course.  There is great opportunity but also great risk.  In other words, it’s common to be “right” on the direction of a trade but still […]

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Five Rules For Higher-Edge Breakout Trades

Five Rules For Higher-Edge Breakout Trades​As traders, there isn’t much better than catching a nice breakout.  The problem, as we all know, is that most breakout attempts don’t really go anywhere and you end up getting stopped out pretty quickly.However, if you follow a few rules, you can better distinguish between breakout attempts that are […]

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Example Of A Reversal Point And A Confluence Trade Setup

Example Of A Reversal Pattern And A “Confluence” Trade SetupThis brief video shows a couple of interesting examples.One is a reversal pattern that is relatively common.  The second example is what we would call a “confluence” pattern that can be used for trade entry.  It’s a situation where several pieces of evidence come together at […]

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What Is The Runaway Gap Trade? Examples From CL, ES, NQ

What Is The Runaway Gap Trade?  Examples From CL, ES, NQ​Today offered a few examples of a trade we call the “runaway gap trade”.   It’s an aggressive trade that works only a bit more than 50% of the time.  But, when it does work, the moves tend to be pretty good.  This brief video explains […]

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