We are all working on that on our trading desk as well

Yesterday a 30 year market veteran, who has been a part of our trading community for years, stopped by to visit.  He has been struggling with his trading and felt something was just missing.  He wasn’t sure exactly what.  His visit and our discussion about his struggles became so interesting to me.  This retail, developing trader was struggling with the … Read More

Taking your trading to the next level

In a daily trader review or monthly trader review, often I find the words: “to take my trading to the next level.”  Traders wish to take their trading to the next level.   It’s almost like we could start a cult: Next Level Trading. The desire is there for most traders.  The question is the how. Most traders focus on trading … Read More

Stay away from these stocks

Hi Michael, I love One Good Trade. A book on Trading has never been so insightful yet so simple and engaging. Even Mark Douglas and (xxxx) can borrow a leaf or two from the simple, familiar language. I love it. Currently shopping for The PlayBook. Back to trading; in ‘One Good Trade’ you advise traders to avoid stocks with high … Read More

40 trading lessons from The PlayBook

An experienced and successful trader is starting with our desk, powered by Kershner Trading Group, next month. He is one of the more diligent traders you could meet. I have compared him to Tim Tebow in One Good Trade for work ethic. He just powered through One Good Trade and The PlayBook to improve his trading game and better prepare … Read More

Man I stink!

There are four traders in our September trading class, chosen from thousands of applicants. 16 days into his trading career one our new traders wrote this review: At the start of your career you are supposed to stink.  The path of many traders is: 1) lose too much 2) lose less 3) flat 4) slightly positive 5) consistently positive 6) … Read More

Trade Review: Using Volume on S&P 500 Scalp

Marc Principato, CMT explains how traders at SMB use our proprietary volume analysis tool to initiate scalp trades. This example shows an actual trade taken in the S&P futures, but can be applied to forex also. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/utraderyt 
Help me write my book: http://www.unconventionaltrader.com Training Info: http://www.bit.ly/smbhome My analysis on TradingView.com: http://bit.ly/tviewprfle Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/marcpmarkets Webinar and Trade Review Archive: http://bit.ly/archpge … Read More

Trading: Less Fighting, More Fishing

Much of the time when you read about trading, many use metaphors that refer to competition or war. You will often hear phrases like, “the forex arena”, “bulls battling the bears”, “you compete with the best and brightest minds in the world”. This is convenient and filled to the brim with conflict (we love drama just watch the news). What … Read More

Trade Review: EURUSD with Price Action Confirmation

In this segment, Marc Principato, CMT, reviews a real EUR/USD day trade that is based on two price patterns and candlestick analysis. He uses price action as confirmation to enter the trade. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/utraderyt Help me write my book: http://www.unconventionaltrader.com Training Info: http://www.bit.ly/smbhome My analysis on TradingView.com: http://bit.ly/tviewprfle Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/marcpmarkets Webinar and Trade Review Archive: http://bit.ly/archpge — Marc Principato, CMT, Risk … Read More