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Trading Expectancy: The Power of an Edge

When you first started to trade, how did you judge your results?  If you're like most novice traders you likely had little understanding of the concept of trading expectancy, so you focused almost entirely on your win rate in the early days.…
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My Decision to Become a Day Trader

For me, day trading has always been about one thing - freedom.  I wanted to have the freedom to be able to work when I chose, without employees or a boss, from anywhere in the world.  Having that kind of lifestyle flexibility is something…
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Building and Refining Your Trading Edge

It's simple - if you don't know what your trading edge is, then you probably don't have one.  If that's you, then you are basically a gambler because you're most likely allowing the market to hold the edge and are hoping you can beat the odds.…

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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