I recently had a wonderful session with a group of developing futures traders and Dr. Brett Steenbarger. (His blog is a must-bookmark at traderfeed.blogspot.com if you’ve been living in a cave and haven’t bookmarked it already!) We like to combine aspects of coaching and mentoring together whenever possible. After some opening comments regarding the current low volatility environment and the … Read More
This Tuesday I attended the conference What Drives Winning in Boston. The presenters were established college and pro coaches like Gino Auriemma, Brad Stevens, Tim Corbin, Patty Grasso, Mike Gundy, Sherri Coale, with Brett Ledbetter as the organizer and moderator. I took extensive notes and found some important principles shared that can help us as traders. Here are some … Read More
Market neutral options traders fall into the trap of believing many myths about successful trading. Today’s video is the first in a series of videos on the myths of options trading.
A major mistake that options traders make is to fail to recognize the huge psychological difference between trading small amounts of capital and large amounts of capital.
In this video, Seth Freudberg reviews the qualities that must be present for trading vehicles to be traded in a scaleable way. It is a good idea for traders to diversify their trading portfolio so as not to be too heavily dependent on one trading vehicle. However, it can be dangerous to trade market neutral options strategies without making sure that the trading vehicle has certain qualities that make it tradeable.
Steve Spencer explained how to to make money on the open. He discussed the following: Learn why many traders struggle to generate profits during the first 15 minutes How to formulate a plan to trade the first 15 minutes How to control risk during the open How to drill down to the exact setups and the exact prices to trade … Read More
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