Inside Trading

Keeping Trade Records

Keeping Trade Records

by Andy Chambers Proper record keeping is another one of those basic, fundamental activities that should become second nature to you. There are three sets of records you should always keep up to date. Individual Trade Tickets Trading Log Open Order Log Individual...

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Money Management and Diversity

Money Management and Diversity

by Darrell Jobman Trend following is indeed a valid and profitable methodology, yet even the most trendy markets fall into consolidations or trading ranges about 70 percent of the time. We don’t know when markets are going to trend or when they are going to...

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Benefits of Candlestick Analysis

Benefits of Candlestick Analysis

by Stephen Bigalow Candlestick analysis is a simple approach to finding stocks that have the potential of making a strong move up or down in price. The advantage of Candlestick charts is that the trend is easily identifiable. Begin by making yourself aware of where...

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Bullish Option Trades

Bullish Option Trades

by Ray Frazier The chart below of Ebay is an actual bullish trade that I made between August 13, and August 17, 1999.  There is a flat line between 90.74 and 100.98, which is the resistance line that the stock had to cross before I would consider it was making a...

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Fibonacci Retracements

Fibonacci Retracements

by Lee Gettess Leonardo Pisano de Fibonacci was a mathematician in the early 13th century.  His major writings were not published until 1857, probably because no editor could determine what he was trying to say.  His summation series basically was to add two numbers...

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Forex vs Futures

Forex vs Futures

by Kathy Lien The FX market holds advantages over not only the equity market, but also the futures market. Many futures traders have added currency spot trading to their portfolios. After recapping the key spot foreign exchange attributes, we compare the futures...

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