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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Last week was particularly tough for investors as all 11 sectors experienced losses to some extent, explains Bryan Perry, editor of Cash Machine.
There was no place to hide with back-to-back ugly weeks as The Dow, S&P 500 (SPX), Nasdaq, and all eleven S&P SPDR sectors are down, notes Bonnie Gortler of bonniegortler.com.
The pattern is clear enough with turns in the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, and equity market, states Jon Markman, editor of Strategic Advantage.
Brice Foose joins Kim Ann Curtin of The Wall Street Coach Podcast to discuss the importance of balance and how he benefits from part-time as a pharmacist and sees big profits as a full-time trader.
Stocks are in a severe short-term downtrend, spurred fundamentally by inflation and interest rates, says Lawrence McMillan of Option Strategist.
In the markets, nothing unfolds in a vacuum, so the bottoming out process we are waiting for in stocks might occur in the middle of a housing crash or a default on sovereign bonds by a major economy, writes Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
When future generations write the financial history of 2022, this week will be remembered for profound reactions to press conferences, writes Ian Murphy of MurphyTrading.com.
There is too much talk about the day to day movement of the market. I want to take a step back from that and discuss what really matters at this moment — inflation, asserts Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
Closed-end funds (CEFs) are similar to ETFs, except that instead of issuing and redeeming shares as needed, CEFs issue a fixed number of shares at the IPO, explains Harry Domash, editor of Dividend Detective.
I get asked a lot about moving averages. Many people think they are this incredible indicator that will lead to riches. Unfortunately, they’re the furthest thing from that, states JC Parets of AllStarCharts.com.

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In this presentation, Dana Samuelson will explain how inflation has trapped the Fed into committing yet another policy error, one that will continue to reverberate in currency markets worldwide, which in turn has put gold and silver temporarily on sale. He'll also comment on why equities markets remain extremely vulnerable to further declines, and how gold offers safe haven in what could be six of the most turbulent economic months ahead of us all.

Join Damon Pavlatos as he dissects and analyzes the markets live. With 44 years of experience in the futures industry, he will show you how he frames out his trades after analyzing the current market at hand. Mr. Pavlatos will also review the basis behind trades made in the previous three days and frame out potential trades for the following day. This will be unscripted since we will watch the markets live together.

Most investors in the US are not aware that bailouts, where the US taxpayer "bails out" financial missteps by the too-big-to-fail crowd—is now against the law. Now, bail-ins will take place. What will this mean for you? And most importantly, what immediate action can you take to minimize this threat to your financial wellbeing?

In this session, Inna Rosputnia, CEO of Managed Accounts IR, will share exactly how to use special market patterns to ride the biggest moves in different asset classes, including stocks and commodities. Join us to uncover the best trading entries to profit in any economic environment.

As market participants focus on a possible recession in the fall and the headwind created by interest rate hikes, it can be easy to lose sight of the fantastic short-term trading opportunities found in powerful reaction rallies. During this intensive 30-minute session, Ian Murphy will demonstrate how double-digit gains can be plucked from recurring bullish bounces during a bearish trend. He will explore recent trades in one of his favorite strategies, which has been consistently profitable and is simple to master.

Discover practical tips for managing your active investment portfolio for fast returns. Using a combination of specific technical analysis signals and chart patterns, you'll see how to quickly choose stocks and ETFs that can achieve high returns. You'll learn strategies for locating strong sectors that are worthwhile (e.g. healthcare, value vs growth, cyclicals), how to use position sizing to scale into successful entries by scaling in progressively, correct risk-management strategies for minimizing drawdowns and low-yield positions, and a step-by-step process for building and growing your portfolio for maximum profits. Join popular active trading coach Ken Calhoun for this fast-paced, dynamic session featuring live market charts.



Big market moves create sizable risks and potential rewards. Hear what Elliott Wave International thinks about the current trends and coming opportunities.
Join this session to watch an exclusive interview with Frederick Hubler Jr., CEO of Creative Capital Wealth Management Group, hosted by Mike Larson. Mr. Hubler will be answering questions such as what inspired him to focus on the accredited investor space, what the hardest thing about working in accredited investments has been, why he has the nickname of "millionaire whisperer," what encouraged him to go out on his own 18 years ago, and how large Creative Capital Wealth Management Group has grown.

These are unprecedented times. Are we in a recession? Is the job-market strong enough to hold up this economy? Has inflation peaked? Will the Federal Reserve pivot this year and become more accommodative? There are so many variables that impact today's stock market. What even is rational or irrational anymore? Good news seems to be bad news and bad news seems to be good news. The biggest question of all, and the key to today's stock market, is understanding when good news will become good news again and bad news will become bad news again. Throughout this presentation, Luke tries to shed light on that fundamental question and how to control risk in your portfolio.

After experiencing the largest government-financed consumption boost in history, household demand for goods and services is poised to fall off a cliff. The US economy simply cannot handle the Fed's continued monetary tightening. This is the onset of a vicious stagflationary environment.

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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.