3/17/2016 Live Trade Recording Post FOMC day +7R Result

Sharing a quick live recording of today’s trades. End result was +7R (reward:risk) on the day. 2 key takeaways from the day – 1st key was being flexible. As you’ll see in the video I had a short bias however I did not allow that opinion to obscure what was objectively going on with price action. 2nd was […]

My Appearance On The Trading Story Podcast @tradingstory

Quick Plug Just a quick plug – I recently appeared on Brandon Clay’s ever popular Trading Story Podcast, which came out earlier this week. It was interesting being on the other end of the interview questions for a change.  🙂 Check out the interview where I share my trading story, some ideas around regulating your emotions, and the mindset […]

Why is it that most traders fail?

Why is it that most traders fail? Could it be that the reason most traders fail, or at least fail to succeed at their desired level of success, is not due to a lack of market knowledge or understanding but rather a lack of self awareness and self regulation? Let me share an example that […]

2/29/2016 Live Trade Recording – 3R Winner on XIV

Happy Leap Day! Just posting a live trade recording from today’s session. As I share in the video, a key posture in trading is to have the following decision making framework – Expectation, Anticipation, and Adaptation Or as Wayne Gretzky says – Skate to where the puck is going.  🙂

February 11 – Live Trade Recording – Watch Me Catch A +9R Trade

I want to share a live video from today’s trading session which I think has some great lessons. Lessons you will get from this video: Momentum precedes price Volume precedes price Always seek trades that can yield asymmetrical risk to reward The importance of using strategic trailing stops to manage the volatility of your PnL Video summary: Took 3 […]

Navigating These Volatile Markets

Today’s article is submitted by Michael Toma.   Michael is a Certified Risk Manager, author, and trader and has graciously joined The Trading Edge (thetradingedge.org) team to be our “resident risk expert”.   If you have any questions on risk management, drop Michael a comment below. The new year brings lots of trader resolutions. Maybe […]

Episode 23 – Successful Trading Begins And Ends With Self Awareness

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Summary In today’s show, we’re going to have a conversation on the nature of beliefs and how they affect our trading. As well we’ll get into why developing awareness is the central tenet to success in trading. Van Tharp has a popular quote - You do not trade the markets.  You can only trade your beliefs…

[7] Days of Holidays Gifts for the Peak Performance Trader – Day 7 – The Gift of Education

  Day 7 – The Gift of Education   Welcome to Day 7 of the [7] Days of Christmas. The theme in our final instalment is “The Gift of Education”.One of the greatest gifts we can give ourselves as traders is the gift of education – I prefer calling it personal development. In my article, The 9 Steps […]

[7] Days of Holidays Gifts for the Peak Performance Trader – Day 6 – The Gift of Gratitude

  Day 6 – The Gift of Gratitude   In many ways trading can be a very selfish and lonely endeavour.   There’s the personal commitment in time and energy to research, prepare, and trade, the constant fretting over individual performance, the swings in emotional highs and lows around making and losing money –  all of […]

[7] Days of Holidays Gifts for the Peak Performance Trader – Day 5 – The Gift of Mental Performance

  Day 5 – The Gift of Mental Performance Over the past 4 days we’ve recommended numerous practices and products to relax the spirit, feed the mind, engage the body, and reclaim your sleep. Now that we have covered some of the foundations of peak performance, Day 5 is all about sharing products that will give you […]

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