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Updated Articles and Resources
  • Vanna Created: Wednesday, July 08, 2009 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
    Description and explanation of the options greek known as vanna, with an example of how vanna is usually used in options and warrants trading." itemprop="description" Sunday, May 03, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
    Description of the time and sales (or tape), with an explanation of the trading information that each element of the time and sales represents." itemprop="description" Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Definition and example of a short squeeze, and explanation of how to avoid your trades falling victim to a short squeeze." itemprop="description">>
  • Realized Profit Created: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Definition of the trading term realized profit, with an example of how realized profit is used in trading.
  • Market Profile Charts Created: Sunday, April 20, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
    Description of market profile charts, with explanations of the information that they provide, and examples of how they are used in day trading." itemprop="description" Friday, June 08, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Description of trading charts based upon ticks (number of trades), including their advantages and disadvantages compared to time charts.
  • Market Data Definition Created: Saturday, June 23, 2007 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Description of day trading market data, including the different levels of market data, and the trading information that each level of market data provides." itemprop="descrTP='t3'" --> itemprop="de...
  • How Stock Indices Are Calculated Created: Sunday, November 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Discussion of how stock indices are calculated, and explanation of why learning how a stock index is calculated can improve your stock index and individual stock trading." !--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" -...
  • Level I or Level II Market Data? Created: Sunday, February 13, 2011 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
    Discussion of level I and level II market data, and whether traders need level I or level II market data depending upon their trading style and technique.
  • Bar Charts Created: Thursday, June 07, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Description of bar charts, including the trading information that they represent, and the timeframes that they can be based upon." itemprop="description"><...
  • Contract For Difference - Description and Examples of CFD Derivatives Markets Created: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Description of Contract For Difference markets, with a discussion of CFD availability, and examples of CFD markets." itemprop="description">> Friday, November 28, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    A detailed review of Short Term Trading Strategies That Work by Larry Connors. The review includes a description of the book, whom the book is designed for, and how the book can be used in your own...
  • Parabolic Stop and Reverse (Parabolic SAR) Created: Tuesday, October 09, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Description of the Parabolic SAR (Parabolic Stop and Reverse) indicator, including its definition, calculation, and basic use in trading." itemprop="description" Wednesday, March 21, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Description of stock index futures markets, with lists of the most popular US, European, and Asian, index futures markets, and links to their market profiles and contract specifications."
  • Profile of the ES Futures Market Created: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
    Profile of the ES futures market, including the companies included in the S&P 500 stock index, the full contract specifications, and the market holidays." itemprop="des$zTP='t3'" --> itemprop="...
  • Heikin Ashi Created: Sunday, January 04, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
    Description and example of Heikin Ashi charts, including their definition, calculation, and their basic use in trading." itemprop="description">> itemprop...
  • How Futures are Traded Created: Monday, February 26, 2007 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
    Discussion of how futures markets are traded, including descriptions of futures contracts, and long and short trades." itemprop="description">> Friday, March 16, 2007 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
    List of the tools needed for day trading, with minimum specifications and recommendations. Includes discussions of trading computers, Internet access, direct access brokerages, trading and charting...
  • Short Covered Call Created: Friday, November 02, 2007 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
    Description of the basic options strategy known as a short covered call, including instructions for making a short covered call trade, and explanations of the risk and reward of short covered calls...
  • Stop Loss Orders - Market or Limit? Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    Discussion of whether stop loss orders should be market or limit orders, with an explanation of how each type of order can affect the stop loss." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"<...
  • Position Trading Created: Monday, February 11, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    Definition of the style of trading known as position trading, with examples of the types of trade that fit within this long term trading style.
  • How Much Trading Capital Is Enough? Created: Sunday, December 06, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
    Discussion of how much trading capital is required in order for a trader to be profitable, with examples of how different amounts of trading capital affect a traders' risk management.
  • Discretionary or System Trading Created: Sunday, October 05, 2008 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
    Descriptions of discretionary trading and system trading, with suggestions for choosing the correct type of trading for your personality, and examples of each type of trading."
  • The Best and Worst Ways to Learn Trading Created: Monday, March 16, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Descriptions of the most popular methods of trading instruction, with my recommendations for which ways are the most effective, and my suggestion for an alternative to learning trading."
  • Spread Trading Created: Sunday, May 31, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Definition of the form of options trading known as spread trading, with an example of an options based spread trade.
  • Calculating One Percent Risk Created: Thursday, May 14, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Description of the one percent risk management calculation, with an example of how the one percent calculation is used to determine the size of a stock trade.
  • Donchian Channel Created: Monday, September 01, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Description and example of the Donchian Channel, including its definition, calculation, and basic use in trading." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, July 04, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Description of day trading computers, including laptops and desktops, with recommendations for the minimum specifications that are suitable for day trading." itemprop="desczTP='t3'" --> itemprop="d...
  • Day Trading Stock Markets Created: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Description of stocks markets and their suitability for day trading, including minimum trading deposit, margin, and SEC imposed day trading restrictions." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
  • Calculating a Stop Loss Created: Sunday, December 12, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Explanation of how to calculate a stop loss for any size of trade and for any time frame of trade.

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