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.

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The stock market opened higher to pare its week-to-date losses today, explains Marvin Appel of Signalert Asset Management.
After months of record highs, red flags in the stock market have appeared, states Bob Lang of Explosive Options.
The AAII (American Association of Individual Investors) survey of individual investors has reported at least a 70% allocation to equities for six consecutive months, cautions Jim Stack, safety-first money manager and editor of InvesTech Research.
Friday’s note highlighted how equities were sitting on a fence with participants trying to decide where to go next, states Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
In Tuesday’s weekly commentary I showed that the recent retreat for the market seems to be nothing more than the 7th test of the 50-day moving average this year, says Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
In yesterday’s regular session the S&P500 closed almost flat having found support on the -1ATR line on a daily chart, states Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
We've tried it all when it comes to trading stocks. When you lose a lot, you learn a thing or two, explains Lucas Downey and Jason Bodner of Mapsignals.com.
We are in the grip of a veritable stock market mania, at least as lunatic as the tech mania in March 2000 and every bit as nutso as the September 1929 peak, cautions Alan Newman, market timing specialist and editor of CrossCurrents.
I recently received several email newsletters from trader friends who shared their points of view about where markets are now and where they’re going, recalls Bob Lang of Explosive Options.
Investors shifted from buyers to sellers after returning from the Labor Day holiday, states Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.

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Entrepreneur Som Seif, founder and CEO of Purpose Investments, explains how investors can strategically incorporate ETFs as mechanisms and tools in their portfolios to amplify profit and preserve capital. Mr. Seif will be in discussion with Mark Bunting, publisher and host of <em>Uncommon Sense Investor</em>, and John O'Connell, chairman and CEO of Davis Rea Investment Counsel.
John De Goey will be talking about a challenge to advisors and investors alike - Optimism Bias. It is just one of many behavioral quirks that we all fall prey to, but one that might do the most harm in the current high-valuation environment. The term he uses to describe the industry's mindset is Bullshift - a cheeky portmanteau that combines the unbridled optimism of bullishness with the industry's unwavering ability to shift attention toward good news - no matter what the circumstances tell us.
Can the economy function alongside the virus? Should we lose sleep over inflation? Where are interest rates headed? Can the job market operate normally alongside government support? What should we expect when governments stop spending? Who will pay down that debt? What's reasonable to expect from the housing market? Among other topics, the session will discuss the nature and sustainability of economic recovery and identify winners and losers.
The pandemic has had a significant impact on the global economic outlook for 2021 and beyond. Michael Cooke will discuss what it means for investors and how they should approach portfolio construction as the economy re-opens.
Sustainable investing is gaining momentum as more investors realize that they can earn good financial returns while aligning their investments with their values. Join Tim Nash, founder of Good Investing, as he discusses how retail investors can implement sustainable investment strategies including socially responsible investing (SRI); environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration; impact investing; and fossil fuel divestment.
Come hear Mark Leibovit, #1 US Market Timer, former Nightly Business Report <em>Market Monitor</em> guest, and <em>Wall Street Week</em> "Elf", who is bringing his 42 years of experience to highlight where he sees the US Dollar and major futures markets. During this session he will focus especially on gold and silver in the weeks ahead using both his cyclical, technical, and proprietary Leibovit Volume Reversal analysis available at www.leibovitvrnewsletters.com.
This presentation with Lyn Alden Schwartzer will cover how metals fit into the current macro environment.
Avi Gilburt will take you through his analysis to outline what he expects the S&P 500 and metals to do for the rest of 2021 and provide parameters to help you stay on the profitable side of the market. He will also give you his longer-term prognostication, which may not sit well with many long-term investors.
This seminar will cover how to balance the daily Fed Juice&#174; signal with the seasonal market patterns of metals. It is well known that seasonal market patterns help investors determine the general tendencies of commodity markets and metals throughout the year. However, it is critical to balance the daily Fed Juice&#174; signal with these seasonal market patterns. In this way, one can determine the relative market bias revealed through divergences that unfold. This relative market bias can give us clues to the strength of current trend action and future price moves.
What does a new constitution mean for Chile and social turmoil mean for Colombia? Would they succeed in stopping the spread of the Venezuelan disease of consistently doing more wrongs to correct prior wrongs? Is there an escape for Brazil? What would these mean for their economic growths and the safety of supplies of commodities? And should one, in the future, trust commodity supply chains in the US or China's areas of influence? How would this change the perception about other commodity supplier nations?

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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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