In war, you cannot control the enemy nor know exactly what they will do. In trading, you cannot control the market nor know for sure what it will do. In both war and trading the only variables you can truly control are your own mind and your own actions. The... Continue Reading
The Forex market has its own language. This language takes the form of price movement. In order to understand and “speak” the language of the market you must learn how to read the price action that occurs on a clean, indicator-free, price... Continue Reading
Putting It All Together
In Part 3 of this mini-series we discussed how to “take off the training wheels” of demo-trading and progress on to trading with a real-money account. If you missed Part 3 click here.
Here’s a quick review of the main points... Continue Reading
Taking Off the ‘Training Wheels’
Last week, in Part 2 of this mini-series we discussed how to test your skills in the market. If you missed Part 2 click here.
Here’s a quick review of the points we covered last week:
Step 4: Creating and using a... Continue Reading
Testing Your Skill in the Market
Last week, in Part 1 of this mini-series we discussed how to build the foundation of your Forex trading career. If you missed Part 1 click here.
Here's a quick review of what we covered last week:
Step 1) Be honest with... Continue Reading
Building a Foundation for your Forex Trading Career
This week, I am starting a 4-part blog series on “How to Become a Professional Forex Trader”. It will be laid out in a step-by-step easy-to-follow manner. However, before we get started I must issue a... Continue Reading
An Eye-Opening Article on Forex Trading Money Management
This post was written to expose some truths and some myths surrounding the topic of managing your trading capital. Most information out there on money management is completely useless in my opinion... Continue Reading
If you are currently on a losing streak in the markets, today’s Forex trading lesson is for you. All of us experience losing trades, it’s just part of being a trader, but if you are finding that you’re losing more money than your making and you don’t... Continue Reading
This could possibly be the most important Forex trading article you ever read. That might sound like a bold statement, but it’s really not too bold when you consider the fact that proper money management is the most important ingredient to successful Forex... Continue Reading
Two traders can use the same exact forex trading strategy yet one of them makes money consistently and the other loses consistently. To what can we attribute these seemingly perplexingly different outcomes? There really can be only one variable that is... Continue Reading
Discipline is an integral part of becoming a consistently profitable trader. However, most aspiring Forex traders find themselves unable to remain disciplined as they trade the markets. Today's Forex trading lesson will provide you with some solid insight... Continue Reading
Forex trading software is in no short supply these days. A simple Google search for “Forex trading software” or “Forex trading robots” will turn up well over a million search results. The prevalence of these relatively new market analysis and... Continue Reading
10. Price action analysis provides traders with an ever-relevant market perspective.
The fundamentals of price action analysis are not something that fade away with time or that can become irrelevant through wide-spread usage. One of the best reasons to... Continue Reading
Most traders have heard or read that 95% of people who try their hand in the markets fail to make money; this is a very common myth that is widely circulated around the internet and elsewhere. However, this myth is not based on any solid evidence or... Continue Reading
Today’s article is very important; it is a very different article from anything I’ve written and anything you’ve probably read. Due to the controversial nature of the concepts discussed in today’s lesson, I need you to hang with me until the very... Continue Reading
Aspiring traders often ask me whether or not it’s really possible to make a living trading the Forex market. The short answer is yes. The longer answer is, yes you can make a living trading the Forex market but you have to consistently do a lot of things... Continue Reading
So you’re on a losing streak and your capital is down by 50 percent from recent highs, you keep on punting away in the belief that you’re about to recover all your losses. You just know that if you can hit that big winner it will bring your account back... Continue Reading
Where beginning traders run into trouble is becoming “convinced” that THIS setup is a winner; it just looks SO solid to them that they don’t see how it could possibly not work out. They then proceed to over-leverage because they are so convinced of the... Continue Reading
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Today's Lesson Is Very Good. This is Probably One of the Most Crucial Aspects of Trading. " To trade the news or to trade the price action ?". Today I share my views on this interesting topic which can often be the main reason a trader fails. I am not a fan... Continue Reading
All Forex traders tend to commit similar mistakes when interacting with the market. They also tend to harbor similar misconceptions about trading and what successful Forex trading is all about. This week’s article can be thought of as a guide to what the... Continue Reading
Beginning forex traders often approach the market with a number of problematic thinking patterns. People who are new to the world of forex trading almost invariably seem to think and act the exact opposite of how they should in order to make consistent money... Continue Reading
Anyone who has followed my forex trading educational material for any length of time knows that I do not promote the use of indicators as one’s primary market analysis or entry tool. Instead, I teach my students to trade off of a plain vanilla price chart... Continue Reading
7 Simple Steps to Drastically Improve your Forex Trading
I have written about a lot of genuine Forex trading topics in the last few years on this blog, but in this article, I wanted to do something different. Today I wanted to go over some important... Continue Reading
This article will look hard at what makes a Forex trader successful. It deals with taking responsibility for one's actions and emotions in the market, including the issue of adherence to your own trading rules.
Successful traders have acquired certain... Continue Reading
Today, we touch again upon that never-ending debate, particularly amongst newer traders, about the role of psychology in becoming a profitable and successful trader. How much does it play a role in trading? Some argue it plays no role and that all that needs... Continue Reading
Many aspiring Forex traders believe they do not need any outside help when learning how to trade the Forex market. I call "an aspiring trader" anybody who is still learning to trade and has not yet been profitable at year's end. Part of the allure of... Continue Reading
So you’ve been trading or researching the Forex market for a while now, you wake up each day and the first thing you think about is how bad you want to be a trader. You’ve thrown a few grand into your trading account that you've convinced yourself was... Continue Reading
Hey traders, I think you will really enjoy today's article as it talks about some important aspects of trading that you can relate to instantly. This article is going to explore a topic that every trader deals with on a daily basis: Making Forex trading... Continue Reading
Mastering one’s emotions is the single most essential factor in determining whether or not you become a consistently successful Forex trader. This article will provide you with some useful insight into how you can start mastering your emotions and get on... Continue Reading
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