Trader Psychology & Day Trader Education

Pressure and Performance

Learning to Day Trade and the Pressure of Performance

Learning to day trade and then achieving a consistently high level of profitability in this business can be a curious thing.  When observing full time day traders the trading process often seems very simple, even nearly effortless, with…
Samurai Trading Desk

My Trading Desk

For some odd reason I've had a massive influx of emails recently from people wanting to know more about my day trading station and the hardware I use.  All right, so maybe I'm embellishing that "massive influx" a bit.  It's actually only…
Strike While The Iron is Hot

Day Trading Lessons: Strike While The Iron is Hot

When it comes to maximizing trader performance one thing I've always believed is how important it is to take full advantage of a trading day when the market is moving well and providing high quality opportunities to trade.  This seems obvious…

Emini S&P 500 (ES) Trading Results – The Week in Review

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+15.75 Points – The Trading Week in Review – July 26th to 29th

After a brief hiatus I'm back with another Trading Week in Review for you guys!  For the most part I've been keeping up with the daily trading recap videos on our YouTube page but I realize it's been a few weeks since the last full weekly review…
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+17.25 Points – The Trading Week in Review – June 27th to July 1st

I'm a bit late in getting out this Week in Review but I still wanted to post it for those who regularly check the blog but who haven't been keeping up with the YouTube day trading results videos I've been making. Overall it was a very…
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+26.5 Points – The Trading Week in Review – June 20th to 24th

This week was a bit hit or miss in terms of daily opportunity, but were those hits ever great!  Wednesday and Friday both had some excellent swings with phenomenal results so it didn't bother me much that I didn't even try a trade on the…

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