Smells Like Routine Spirit ⏰

This week’s article comes from our “in-house” risk expert – certified risk manager and frequent contributor, Michael Toma, who shares some perspectives on the power of routines and the benefits of triggers in cueing desired behaviours and actions.   The Power Of Routines? Given all the things you can’t control when trading, I guess it’s […]

Adapting To Markets By Expanding Your Learning Strategies 💡

  One of the most profound changes in the recent markets has been the acceleration in the rate of change. Trends and regime changes that used to play out in weeks or months are now occurring in days or hours. As a discretionary trader, one of the keys to being able to keep up and […]

Position Sizing For Success ⚖️

In last week’s lesson, we introduced 2 extremely important measures that all traders need to track and monitor. Now that we’ve set that baseline, in this week’s lesson we will build upon the 2 measures we introduced last week and launch into the topic of position sizing. As it pertains to this month’s theme of risk […]

2 Ratios All Traders Need To Track

This week’s lesson we will be brief however it will cover an essential risk management concept. If you are new to risk management concepts then understanding this lesson will allow you to objectively understand the strengths of your trading system, how and where you can improve your results, and gain an appreciation for how much […]

A Crazy Little Thing Called Risk 😨

So to kick things off, the first theme we’ll be exploring is the topic of  “Risk and Money Management“. This week’s lesson comes from our “in-house” risk expert – certified risk manager and frequent contributor, Michael Toma who challenges each of us with a set of important questions to consider to identify the risks to our trading businesses. It’s […]

Sharing Lessons and Perspectives

  Hi traders, I’ve taken a bit of a hiatus from the activities here on the blog to concentrate my activities around the Montreal Traders Meetup group, which I founded back in 2014.   The Montreal Traders Meetup group has grown by leaps and bounds over the past year and we are now at over 1,000 traders in the […]

Webinar Recording: How To Develop Stable Trading Confidence

Thank you to all who attended our webcast this past week, we hope you enjoyed it. Here’s a recording of the presentation. Enjoy!  

The Shanghai (Overnight Futures) Surprise

This article is submitted by Michael Toma.   Michael is a Certified Risk Manager, author, and trader and is our “resident risk” contributor at The Trading Edge. In this fun article Michael shares his recent experience of trading while vacationing in Asia and shares his experience of preparing to trade away from the trading desk.   I recently took […]

Free Webinar: How To Develop Stable Trading Confidence

It is often said that confidence is the most important emotion in trading. So what does your trading confidence look like? Does your confidence accurately reflect your skill as a trader or is your confidence like a roller coaster ride that rises and falls with your trading profits and losses? If you have ever traded from […]

Check Out The Brain Optimization Summit – January 20-22

Just in time to kick start the mental energy, focus and memory you need for peak performance in the year ahead…   Trading is the quintessential mental game endeavour which is why I think it is so important to prioritize mental health and well-being. I’m pleased to share that I’ll will be a featured speaker […]

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