Trading Strategies

There are many reasons why some succeed at trading, while others badly fail. One of the biggest differences is in trade preparation, establishing proper targets, and being able to stay in the position. Having a sound trading plan and strategy can make the world of difference to any trader, no matter their experience level. Top professional traders share their expert trading strategies to help you become a more consistently profitable trader.

Articles on Trading Strategies

My morning routine is that, usually, I’m in front of the computer at 8:00 am Central Time, 30 minutes before the US markets open. I run the scanner on PowerX Optimizer, and it finds possible trades based on my criteria, explains Markus Heitkoetter of Rockwell Trading.
There are, I think, two basic ways that most trades go sideways. The first is something that all of us do, pretty much daily—deviation from our setup, explains Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management.
Is the Big Money Index starting to roll over? The BMI was set to become overbought, and that's the red zone, states Lucas Downey and Jason Bodner of
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We’ve been looking at one point on the NASDAQ-100 (NDX) since February 22. Once we hit that gap down, I thought it could be retested before the real correction started, explains Jeff Greenblatt of Lucas Wave International.
This month Welles Wilder, a titan of technical analysis, passed away. He was the inventor of RSI, Parabolic SAR, and Average Directional Index, explains Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management.
In this article we’ll talk about how much money you need to trade for a living. I’ll share with you my three-step approach and give you an example from my trading account, explains Markus Heitkoetter of Rockwell Trading.
The pace of the market's advance has slowed from the torrid run that it had between March 26 and April 16, but the S&P 500 (SPX) is still making new all-time highs almost every day, states Larry McMillan of Option Strategist.
If you read all the talented people who write for this website, you’ll find each has a unique view on how to succeed at trading, explains Jeff Greenblatt of Lucas Wave International.
Trading is fun and every trader is happy when their trades move in the right direction, but when a trade goes against you, you will experience a lot of emotions, explains Markus Heitkoetter of Rockwell Trading.

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In today’s uncertain and computer-driven market, lots of traders are making one critical mistake. They don’t know how to manage a trade once they are in it, so they hold and watch a winner become a loser. Learn how to line up a successful trade, set a realistic target, and know when a trade is not going to work out, so you can exit before incurring large losses.

Trading requires a disciplined approach and there are techniques you can learn to use now that can minimize your risk and increase your profits. The secret lies in knowing how consistently profitable traders find trades and manage them well from start to finish. Anyone can learn these trading strategies—all you need is a commitment to discover what works and the confidence to implement them. Whether you trade stocks, options, or futures, we’ve gathered the top experts here to show you specific tactics that can be used immediately to spot opportunities and trade them profitably.

Trading is a dynamic enterprise. If you aren’t improving your systems, strategies, and technology you may be losing ground. Our experts will keep you up to date on all the cutting-edge tools—as well as some that have stood the test of time—to keep you on the fast track to trading success.

Whether you're just starting out or a veteran trader looking for fresh ideas, or you are interested in learning day trading strategies, stock trading strategies, and everything in between, this section is made for you.Every article, video, or event is designed to bring you the latest intelligence available so that you can make better trading decisions, starting with your very next trade. Our experts will help you gain the edge you need to succeed in any market environment.

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