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

There is an old market saying, ‘Run fast or not at all’, which means use tight protective stops or trade on longer time frames, explains Ian Murphy of
You're in a trade and it's not working. When do you admit you're wrong? A lot of people struggle with admitting they're wrong. When do you throw in the towel? It depends, says Anne-Marie Baiynd of
Being sure to thoroughly answer these seven questions before putting on a trade will ensure that proper planning and risk management parameters are in place, writes Price Headley of
Everybody knows that markets and individual financial instruments oscillate between bullish and bearish cycles, but less well understood is the transition between periods of low and high realized volatility, explains Ian Murphy of
Realized volatility on E-Minis of the Nasdaq index (as measured by ATR%) has been on a crazy roller coaster ride recently, explains Ian Murphy of
As a trend follower the current price of the instrument we are trading is almost irrelevant, explains Ian Murphy of
Virtu (VIRTU) does not trade on informational edge, explains Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management.
You might have heard the saying “Sell in May and go away.” It’s an old investing adage that has been around for decades, but does it actually work, asks, Markus Heitkoetter of Rockwell Trading?
When you stare at data everyday, trends become easier to spot. Right now, one trend is certain: uncertainty, states Lucas Downey of
Stocks took a beating for a good part of last week, but the market’s breadth as measured by the New York Stock Exchange Advance Decline line (NYAD) recovered and the uptrend, although slightly weakened, is still intact, states Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.

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Using leverage without paying for margin to buy assets with a long timeline is what makes trading LEAPS a unique and highly attractive trading strategy. Stocks that move 10% can generate 50% returns in long-dated options of leading companies. Spend an intuitive half hour with LEAPS guru Bryan Perry as he lays out his method for buying LEAPS in his Breakout Profits Alert trading service and provides some of his favorite picks.
Learn how to find when the price is low or high with the volume profile of the market along with the Elliott Wave cycles. It is a powerful combination to spot the best market entries and exits. Works on any market and timeframe. Attendees will get a FREE surprise at the end of the webinar.
Regular Benzinga Premarket Prep Market Structure Monday guest Tim Quast will regale you with the fascinating facts permitting the so-called meme stocks to soar and swoon. Mr. Quast is founder and CEO of Market Structure EDGE, the new way to trade, and a nationally known expert on market structure - the mechanics of the market. Understanding how the modern stock market works is crucial to winning entries and exits. Join us for an eye-opening lesson.

Active trading pro Ken Calhoun will show you step-by-step exactly how to enter and exit the strongest price-action trade entries in this fast-paced, interactive new workshop session. You'll discover step-by-step professional trading strategies to help you know exactly which charts are best for swing and day trading and how to trade them the right way.

Traders will learn:

  • Newly updated pivot candlestick and cup patterns for entering swing and intraday trades (with clearly defined rules to use).
  • How to avoid false breakdowns: careful tactics for setting buy-stop entries that minimize false breakdowns.
  • Price-action momentum trading: discover how to use effective, simple price action entry signals alone, such as reversals off of moving averages, whole numbers, prior day's trading ranges and more. This can simplify trading while focusing on successful entries.
  • Easy-to-follow directions for how to manage multiple trade entries to leverage your trades for maximum profit potential (and how to scale in to winning entries).

Featuring step-by-step training with fun, interactive audience-participation activities in a lively, exciting presentation format (including audience Q&A). Be sure to attend this must-see event for helping you trade powerful price-action entries.

Take part in this discussion on how to build your wealth by managing your risk with Bonnie Gortler. Learn how to define the trend using price and how to identify significant patterns of market trends combining momentum and trend. She will also discuss how different time frames of charts can give you better entries and exits that will cut your risk, as well as cover applications to help track your investments.
Learn how to use the Commitment of Traders report issued by the US government every week in order to find the big moves before they happen! Once you understand how to use this report to your advantage, you will always know what the biggest traders in the world are doing before the moves begin.
Contrary to popular beliefs, all markets can be timed—Join this presentation to see for yourself! Understanding and harnessing market timing gives traders and investors a distinct edge. Amongst many benefits, it takes the guesswork out and also helps enhance risk reward ratios. By the end of this presentation with Andrew Pancholi, you will not only know the key cycles that repeat within the financial markets, but you will also be able to successfully apply them to your own trading and investing systems.

Take your ETF trading strategy to the next level. Discover new trading strategies and gain insights into the ETF markets with the power of behavioral Japanese candle charting. Watch veteran trader and leading educator Dan Gramza, President of Gramza Capital Management, Inc., and, as he shares his proprietary approach to what he refers to as behavioral Japanese candle trading techniques. His simplified approach will provide clarity to how you look at the markets. Drawing on over 30 years of trading experience, Mr. Gramza will apply these concepts in real time and identify trading opportunities in current markets selected by the audience. Whether you're new to trading or are an experienced trader, this presentation will provide you with new tools to identify trading opportunities.



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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