Spying on the insiders...

Guy Cohen is the creator of The Private Traders Club, Flag-Trader, The OVI Index and OptionEasy.  He is also the author of the best selling trading books "Options Made Easy", "The Bible of Options Strategies" and "Volatile Markets Made Easy" (FT Prentice Hall).

Guy specializes in stock market trading and he has created numerous online applications for stocks and options traders, with his hallmark being his user-friendly approach and liberal use of illustrations.  His clients include NYSE Euronext, The International Stock Exchange (ISE) and FT Prentice Hall.
What’s the Best Way of Making Money in the Stock Market?

Well that’s a pretty open ended question.  First, it’s always best to specialize.  As with any skill in life, you cannot be a jack of all trades in trading.   Continue reading "Spying on the insiders..."

One of the biggest mistakes we see ...

One of the biggest mistakes we see with traders and investors is this:

They have no game-plan.

This is one of the most, if not the most important element in trading and you should not be trading without one.

When you have a game plan, it allows you to get in and out of the market in a non-emotional way.

So often we see traders jump into markets based on emotion, investment show ideas, or rumors. This is the worst possible way to trade and the quickest way to lose money.

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The Free Trade Strategy

Trader's Blog would like to welcome back Bill Poulos from ProfitsRun.com. Whenever I ask Bill to come and teach, he always delivers. This time is no different with his article on the free trade strategy. Please take time today to read the article, comment below, and also if you'd like to learn more from Bill check out his “Forex Smart Start Profit Strategies Session” webinar here.

Trading the Forex markets is risky business, make no mistake about it.  As a trader, if you do not pay attention to risk first and foremost, you will lose, plain and simple.  There are at least two key aspects to managing risk.  One is the placement of stops and the management of the trade as it unfolds, and the other is the position size of the trade relative to the trader's account size.  If either one of those is not handled properly, the trader will lose in the end.

The good news is that both can be managed to the trader’s advantage resulting in minimizing losses and providing the opportunity for great profits.

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