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Emini S&P 500 New York Lunch Phenomenon
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The New York Lunch Phenomenon Delivers!

I'll be the first to admit that the morning session today was a bit, *ahem*, boring. We're in the midst of summer trading where trading volume is often low and ranges are tight.  It also doesn't help that price is sticking near All-Time Highs…
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A Quick Samurai Trading Update

For all those people who have emailed recently to see how my trading has been going, to ask a trading question or two, or just to ask for new posts on the blog - I appreciate the interest and all is well! The reason things have been quiet on…
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The Importance of Research and Testing for Trader Development

The impressions people get about traders and making full-time day trading a career can sometimes be a funny thing.  I'm often asked about what I do for a living and when I tell people that I  trade the financial markets for a few hours each…
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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…

+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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+19 Points – The Trading Week in Review – June 14th to 17th

Day trading Emini S&P 500 (ES) futures this week was quite the ride!  I'm certainly happy with the overall result because as a trader I know that 19 points in a week while only risk a max of 1.25 points per trade is nothing to scoff at.…

+15.25 Points - The Trading Week in Review - June 7th to 10th

If there's a lesson for the week it's that trading discipline and following the plan are the most important factors to consistent profitability.  Sound familiar?  Pretty sure that's the lesson every week! I know I go on about that stuff…
Day Trading Results Ending June 3rd

+17.75 Points - The Trading Week in Review

This week certainly didn't get off to a roaring start but in the end it turned out to be quite a good one overall and offered some excellent trading opportunities.  Coming off a long weekend there's often less market volume on Tuesday so…

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The Path to Becoming a Full Time Trader

A lot of people first get involved in trading to fulfill "The Dream".  For some it's freedom from having a boss, for others it's the desire to work from home to spend more time with the family, while a handful see trading as an opportunity…
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Emini Day Trading Series: What You Need to Start Day Trading

Previous Entry:  How Money is Made an an Emini Day Trader Getting Started Every year thousands of new traders enter the markets.  It's a big step for most people as typically they have very little prior experience with day trading.  Some…
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Emini Day Trading Series: How Money is Made as an Emini Day Trader

Previous Entry:  8 Advantages of Trading Emini S&P 500 Futures Introduction If you're new to futures trading you most likely have some questions about how money is actually made in the markets.  In Part 3 of the Emini Day Trading Series,…

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