What is the Fed Put?

You may have heard the phrase, the “Fed Put’ and wondered what it means. So, here is a quick explanation as to what it is, so you can understand the…

Tip for placing intraday stops

One of the frustrating things when you are trading intraday is to find that you pick a direction in a trade, get that direction right, but your stop was taken…

Don’t add to a losing trade

One of the common trading mistakes that people make is adding to a losing trade. The thinking is that by adding more to the position the original loss will be…

5 common mistakes beginner traders make

The difference between beginner and professional traders When you start trading from a retail perspective it is a bit like entering a profession as an amateur. So, for example, imagine…

How to gauge sentiment

The Importance of Gauging Market Sentiment 101 One of the most foundational aspects to make sure you have a handle on is that of sentiment, or put simply, the mood…

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