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Day Trading Time Zones

 Kunal Vakil (February 04, 2008)  Understanding Specific Time Zones during the Trading Day Having a successful trading career not only depends on the trading system or style that you use but also depends on other intangibles, such as day trading time zones. Understanding the market dynamics during different times of the day will take your trading to the next level. Think about your trading history and notice if you see . (Day Trading)

Trading Support and Resistance

 Kunal Vakil (February 04, 2008)  Support and Resistance Dynamics - Defining Support and Resistance Defining the concept of support and resistance is fairly simple. When discussing it in the context of the stock market, it defines the levels at which buyers and sellers step into a market or where the law of supply and demand come into play. Imbalances in supply and demand create support and resistance levels. For .. (Day Trading)

An Introduction to Trading Options

 Kunal Vakil (February 04, 2008)  What is an Option? An option can be defined as the right to buy or sell an asset at a fixed, predetermined price before a predetermined date. Buying options gives the buyer the right to buy (call option) or sell (put option) a stock at a specific price for a specified period of time. Let's be clear here, the buyer of this option is not obligated to buy or sell anything, an option is .. (Day Trading)

Regular Training Is Vital For Consistent Day Trading Profits

 D Bennett (January 30, 2008)  Day trading is a highly competitive, stressful, fast-paced activity. Only a relatively small number of traders are at the top of the pyramid and consistently succeed. What are the characteristics of these people? The truth is that the top day traders have a lot of traits in common with top artists, or elite athletes. That should not be too surprising. Many people tinkle the ivories, but . (Day Trading)

Dear God, I Am A Good Christian! Pass Me The Holy Grail In Trading!

 Stavros Georgiadis (January 29, 2008)  Money. Indy, or Indiana Jones was one of my favorite heroes. Remember the movie about the Holy Grail and the scene where he has to choose between the holly grail and his life? And although it seemed that he lost from his touch the Holy Grail he gained his life! What is more important than survival first? Investments are no different than the eternal search for the holly grail! If .. (Day Trading)

Can You Understand The Fundamentals In Day Trading?

 John M Spencer (January 22, 2008)  You need to understand the concept of day trading itself to be able to understand how the process works. Day trading is about buying and selling shares of a commodity in one day. You usually need to close all your share positions at the end of the trading day. If you are going to have success at day trading, you need to understand why the stock and share prices fluctuate. Stocks that .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading Is Not Necessarily More Trading

 D Bennett (January 08, 2008)  In a recent trading session I was poised to take an entry for a nice looking short trade, but the pattern I was looking for never completed and the entry order was not triggered. I waited for a while, thinking that an opportunity to the long side might develop. However, none of the trading setups I look for appeared. Eventually I decided to pack it in and enter a no-trade-day in the .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading Basics

 Amit Malhotra (January 04, 2008)  1. What is day trading? This is like regular trading in the stock market, involves the buying and selling of stocks, options, currencies and futures in the financial market with the aim of making a profit from the difference between the buying and selling price. However, it differs from the regular trading in that the positions are traded within 24 hours between the openings and closing . (Day Trading)

Steady Income From Day Trading Futures

 D Bennett (January 04, 2008)  There are still a number of expert traders out there who claim that it is impossible to make money day trading. As a person who relies on day trading for my income, this claim always surprises and saddens me. Make no mistake, day trading is no soft option. It is tough, competitive and unforgiving of mistakes. But, if day trading is your dream, it can be made to work for you. Most .. (Day Trading)

CFD's Versus Futures

 D Bennett (December 30, 2007)  I have never traded CFDs (Contracts for Difference), but increasingly I am finding that my non-US clients have been attracted into trading by companies marketing CFD instruments. I say non-US companies because I understand that CFD trading is illegal in the US. I think there may be a good reason for that. If you trade on a short term basis, you have to become paranoid about trading .. (Day Trading)

Forex Day Trading - Why You Will Never Make Money Day Trading

 Kelly Price (December 30, 2007)  Long term you won't make money if you try forex day trading, as you can never get the odds in your favor however more traders try day trading than perhaps any other method. Let's look at why it can never work - yet still remains so popular. Day trading doesn't work simply because all short term volatility is random and prices can and do go anywhere in a day session. If you try and use .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading - 5 Strategies To Help You Become A Successful Trader

 Abhishek Agarwal (December 22, 2007)  The day trade involves the practice of trading financial products like stocks, options shares, futures and currency. The transaction during the day ends the same day before the markets close. Day trade can help make you high profits. We know people have succeeded in the day, and some even claim million dollar profits in a year. However, the day trade, like other types of transactions .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading Systems Why You Are Guaranteed To Lose

 Monica Hendrix (December 20, 2007)  Day trading systems are popular and you see lots of track records of huge profits the problem is none of them have a real track record - there all simulated in hindsight and NEVER traded for real. The reason for this is day trading is based on logic that simply doesn't work. The problem with day trading is the reliability of the data. The time span is simply to short and to think that . (Day Trading)

Improve Day Trade Performance by Sorting Winners and Losers

 Michael Gentleman (December 18, 2007)  Every daytrader is looking to improve performance. Some are discretionary traders while others use a systematic approach. Both can use some analysis to improve their trading results. Optimizing trade performance starts with analyzing past trade data. It is very important to track every trade and its characteristics. After building a database the analysis can begin. The first step is to . (Day Trading)

Day Trading - No Risk, Maximum Gain

 Amit Malhotra (December 14, 2007)  Day trading is a method of buying and selling of stocks in the same day. But the question arises why you should go for such type of option. It's a method through which you can make trading faster and can avoid the market share fluctuation that is regularly seen in the stock market. Choose some of the reputed company shares and start trading to gain maximum profit with less time .. (Day Trading)

How To Break Out Of Your Trading Slump By Printing Out Charts Of Your Trades

 Matthew Mc Dermott (December 13, 2007)  If you happen to find yourself in the middle of a trading slump, take these day trading stock tips to help you turn it around in a short period of time. If you happen to trade the short-term markets (scalping, day trading, or short-term swing trading) using charts and technical analysis entry points, make the time investment at the end of the trading day to print out charts of your .. (Day Trading)

Understand the Contract When Day Trading Futures

 D Bennett (December 13, 2007)  When you trade any futures contract it is important to understand the contract specifications. You can find the specifications by visiting the web site of the exchange where the contract is traded. Make sure you are familiar with the following information: The size and nature of the contract. For example, the soybean futures contract is for 5,000 bushels of Number 2 Yellow beans. The .. (Day Trading)

What is Day Trading?

 Amit Malhotra (December 13, 2007)  Day trading is the buying and selling of stocks, currencies, and commodities with the aim of making profits from the difference between their buying and selling prices. This may sound like general trading but it differs in the time lapse between the buying and selling of stocks; currencies or stocks are rarely held overnight or when the market trading is closed for the day. The time .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading - Plan to Gamble

 Vijay Kumar Sharma (December 12, 2007)  When we say day trading, what is the first word that strikes your mind? Is it gamble or a planned gamble? For those who believe that day trading is a gamble, then you must be an inexperienced layman who has never been to the depths of the stock market. For those, who believe that it is a planned gamble, then you must be old players of stock market who have made lots of money in the .. (Day Trading)

Avoid Stress When Managing Exits to Futures Day Trading Positions

 D Bennett (December 12, 2007)  Traders spend most of their time researching setups for trade entry, using fundamental analysis, chart patterns, signals from technical indicators, or some combination of these. Yes, no doubt about it, finding entries is vitally important, because the entry is the foundation upon which a trade is built. However, if finding good entries is the most difficult thing, finding good exits is . (Day Trading)

Day Trade for Consistent Profits and Less Risk

 D Bennett (December 11, 2007)  Many articles advise traders to avoid day trading because it is dangerous and unprofitable. This is quite wrong. Of course, if the trading is haphazard and done with no proper plan, a day trader will lose. A longer term trader will lose too, but the day trader will go down quicker. On the other hand, if a day trader has a disciplined approach, then there are considerable benefits to .. (Day Trading)

Stock Market Trading - Day Trading For A Living

 Derek Bijnaam (December 05, 2007)  Stock market day trading is a great way of making money with a little bit of gambling. You have to have some strategy to follow when you involve yourself in stock market day trading. There are a lot of high-quality investments available that you could turn a small amount of money into a small fortune very quickly. However, to discover these you need to know what to look for and what to .. (Day Trading)

Day Trading Strategies - Second Entries

 Matthew Mc Dermott (December 04, 2007)  In trading you may have heard the term, “Second Entry, " but you may not be quite familiar with its meaning. The term means that you have a second opportunity to take advantage of a particular trading setup, usually a chart pattern or other form of technical analysis pattern. An example of a second entry would be if a stock was in a tight range for a reasonable time period and .. (Day Trading)

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