Top preparations for a great day of trading: The ultimate checklist to achieve a productive day of trading

This guest post was contributed by Titan FX.  Find out more about Titan FX at To ensure a productive and successful day of trading, get yourself ready with the right tools and strategies as well as an equipped mindset. In a lively market, traders should strengthen themselves with effective pre-trading preparations. Before beginning your trading session, […]

Trading With Market Profile

This week’s article comes from friend and frequent blog contributor Michael Toma. Michael Toma, CRM, is the author of The Risk of Trading: Mastering the Most Important Element of Financial Speculation, in which he details his data-driven risk-based approach to long-term success in trading. Mr. Toma received the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation for risk […]

Webinar: Creating the Ideal Trading State

In the final part of the 3 part webinar series for Disnat Direct and clients, I discuss the importance of not just trade management but self-management. Summary: Anyone who has been trading for any length of time quickly realizes how important the mental game is to trading. After all, trading is largely a game of […]

Webinar: Developing Your Trading Playbook

In part 2 of the 3 part webinar series for Disnat Direct and clients, I speak about the value of compiling your trading process into a Trading Playbook. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to begin to systematize your trading process, what a proper playbook looks like, how to develop your playbook, and share some of my […]

Webinar: The Importance of a Good Trade Location

I recently presented a 3 part webinar series for Disnat’s clients and in the first webinar, I spoke about the importance of good trade location. In the webinar, I discussed how to identify good trade location and the trading tactics to position yourself to capitalize on asymmetric trade opportunities with outsized profits Summary:  Location, location, […]

How To Avoid Getting Chopped Up 🔪

In our last lesson, we spoke about the importance of capping your losses as an intraday trader. In this week’s lesson, we will be addressing one of the trickier trading environments which cause many a trader to lose money or give back their market gains and that is the rangebound or rotational market. Most traders […]

Capping your losses

At this month’s Meetup, we will be discussing several key principles to successfully trading the intraday timeframe. One of the most important principles which is applicable to all traders regardless of timeframe is the necessity to cap your losses. One aspect of trading that attracts a great many traders is the freedom that trading can afford. […]

Year End Trading Reflections and New Year Plans

Trading is a business and what is crucial to running a thriving and sustainable business is the practice of focusing not only the trading results but also to reflect on the broader operations of the business. During the quiet period leading up to the New Year, there is no better time than now to take […]

The Trading Journey

In this video, I talk about the trading journey, the realities of the markets, and what realistic success milestones look like for most traders. The following fundamental market realities and truths are ones that all traders need to accept so that they can appropriately set the proper expectations and goals. If your goals don’t match […]

A Trader’s Daily Routine and Checklist ✅

As we have explored throughout this month’s articles on the theme of “Trading Routines”, trading routines and rituals are constructs we can use to cue attention, mobilize motivation, increase confidence, improve focus and situational awareness, and prime performance. Given how powerful routines can be let’s take a second to consider how best to construct them. […]

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