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How To Turn The Recession To Your Stock Trading Strategy-Success

That this recession will subside anytime soon is tantamount to an exercise in self delusion. What we should however concern ourselves with is how we can overcome it and even use it as a springboard for our stock trading strategy and success. The fact is, this global crunch has created opportunities for stock traders to even smile more to the banks than when the world economy was stable and buoyant. This article will provide you with tips on what stock trading strategies to adopt and still make money regardless of whether the market goes up or down.

Let’s start from what you must not do to trade stocks in these present uncertainties.

First of all, you need to come to terms with the reality that the era of gambling with stocks is over. You will have to, from now, treat stock trading as a real business that must be handled with all the seriousness you can muster. Yes. It is now a serious business and a lucrative one to boot.

Secondly, this is not the time to buy stocks because the prices are low. Neither should you buy stocks with sentiment as your guide. Nor should you buy stocks out of love for a stock or a company.

Thirdly, and I cannot stress this enough. Never buy stocks with money you cannot afford to lose. Don’t even try it.

The fourth point and a crucial one at that is not to trade without the strategy I am going to reveal shortly. In fact, you don’t trade without knowing the best time to buy and sell a stock.

Now to the stock trading tips and strategy guaranteed to turn this recession into a money spinner for you. More like turning this economic setback to your own comeback.

Firstly, you are to stick to the strategy I am about revealing to you. Do not, under any circumstances, add any other trading strategy which might lead to information overload and cloud your trading decisions. Ever heard of paralysis by analyses?

Secondly, you need enough capital to be able to withstand the market movements and fluctuations.

Thirdly, painstakingly search for and pick companies with low debt, steady growth and strong earnings. Companies you know are stable and sure to still be around and strong in the next five to ten years. Sampler: Coca cola.

Fourthly, concentrate on stocks that you know will thrive no matter how the economy is doing. For instance, despite this recession, people still eat. Don’t they? You can look towards these kinds of companies.

How about under priced stocks that are sure to thrive during recession? Am talking about companies that provide essential services/ products that are needed rather than wanted. Invest in such companies.

It is important to state, at this juncture, that these tips should not be taken with levity. These are strategies that have been tested and found to be working. Chew on these ones for now and watch out for more in the concluding part of this article.

Forex Trading Strategies – Divining the Mysteries of Candlestick Charts and Patterns

If you’re using technical analysis as one of your forex trading strategies you probably use candlestick charts. Candlestick charts are one of the three options (along with bar and line charts) and are the most popular with modern traders as they give the most vivid picture of what’s happening in the market. But are you using them to their full advantage?

By studying candlestick charts you can get an immediate picture of the opening, closing, low and high prices for the period he has chosen. But that’s not all the candles can reveal.

A skilled candlestick reader can gain much insight into the sentiment, strength and momentum of the market just by studying the shapes and patterns of the candles. Some successful traders spurn all indicators and just focus on what the candlesticks reveal about price action.

Candlestick charting dates back centuries to 18th century Osaka when legendary rice trader Homma Munehisa used them to corner the market. Japan’s long isolation meant that candlestick techniques remained hidden from the rest of the world.

But then trader Steve Nison researched the candlestick charting method in the 1990s via old Japanese documents. Nison was quick to appreciate the Zen-like beauty of the candlestick trading method and went on to champion the system in a series of popular books.

Nison’s books are extremely comprehensive detailing a host of candlestick formations including dark-cloud over, hanging man, morning and evening stars, and the celebrated doji, with its various incarnations such as dragonfly doji and gravestone doji.

You might be overwhelmed by reading through such books but actually you just need a small group of candlestick patterns to use with confidence and clarity on a daily basis. You just need to know which patterns to focus on and how to properly interpret what they tell you.

Candles never lie but divining their message is not always straightforward. You need to devote some time to understanding just what they’re telling you. Make candlestick reading one of your forex trading strategies and get ready for currency trading success.

Profitable ETF Trading Strategies – Trading From the Zero-State

The words we use matter. Words have power to shape our outcomes and direct our way through the future. Language is connected to our deepest emotional centers and affects us in profound ways. Steven Pinker makes the point that it is the artifact of language which distinguishes us from other species far more than the physical fact of our opposable thumbs. 

Our language is our most powerful artifact. Our pattern making, adaptive, evolutionary brain manipulates these word symbols, loaded with deep seated layers of meanings and thereby creates the world that unfolds in our consciousness after the shaping has occurred in the subconscious. 

Imagine the following case, where a trader has researched and validated a particular strategy through a combination of rigorous  back-testing as well as live system prototyping. The system uses relatively tight stops in order to take advantage of short, sharp intraday moves. Over the past couple weeks, the trader has seen decisions to exit be immediately followed by reversals in the direction of the original trade. Because of the strategies lack of re-entry rules and criteria, he has had to stand aside and watch profits accumulate that are many multiples of his original risk. It has happened frequently enough that the experience is beginning to cloud his judgment with respect to future trade decisions to enter and exit. The trader says to himself: I can’t believe how stupid I am to be exiting and not re-entering. 

 Left unattended, the word stupid will sit and fester in the trader’s psyche, charged with negative emotions which accumulate until he reaches a threshold of built up emotional charge that triggers an extreme reaction at a most inopportune moment. 

The trader could have just as easily chosen the following words to characterize his behaviors and decisions: “I am grateful for the discipline, foresight and strength of character to adhere to my rigorously tested rules, which prevent me from exploding my account. I will add this new potential opportunity to my research list and discover whether or not I truly have an edge through re-entry or whether this is another example of the pattern matching brain’s selective memory that is in force.” 

I think you can readily see which self talk is healthy and professional and will lead to better future results, Choose your worlds carefully and install positive learning loop words.