Using EMA in Your Trading Strategy

Using EMA in Your Trading Strategy

Every trade setup I make starts with checking out exponential moving average (EMA) lines on my charts. In my 10+ years of trading, I have come across a multitude of tools as I strive to improve my trading every day and refine my strategy. Some tools don’t make the cut, while others have become vital … Read more

How to Improve Your Trading Discipline

When I embarked on my journey to become a full-time trader, I was fully unaware that I was really embarking on a self improvement journey. Many folks, myself included, are drawn to the markets because of the unmatched financial potential they have to offer and may not realize what they’re truly in for.  What I’ve … Read more

Strategies for Trading Credit Spreads

My trading changed for the better when I committed to making option credit spreads my primary focus. Though they can be complicated on the surface, trading credit spreads can be a consistent and low-stress way of seeing trading results. After years of struggling with other strategies, learning how to sell options allowed me to carve … Read more

Tech or Nothing

Over the last few weeks, the markets have continued their grind higher on the backs of big moves from tech-names like $AMZN, $GOOGL, and $MSFT. While tech has been the clear leader here, other sectors such as energy, the financials, and transports “leave a lot to be desired.” With the $SPY and $QQQ extended, being … Read more

One More Push to New Highs?

The summer is quickly approaching, which can often be a time where the markets are sloppy at best. However, there are a handful of reasons to believe the market is setting up for another push into new highs over the next 1-2 weeks. With bullish trends fully intact on the weekly charts, both the $SPY … Read more

Weekly vs. Daily

Right now, it’s a “weekly charts versus daily charts” type of market. After a few weeks of solid momentum, we have found ourselves in a situation where many daily charts are extended, trading well above 2+ ATR from their 21EMA. Generally this points toward an increasing probability of a pull back to the 21 EMA, … Read more

Sleeping Tech-Giants?

As the market has continued its bullish trend over the last few months, we’ve seen many stocks benefit from this momentum, making impressive moves alongside the indexes. While $MSFT, $GOOGL, and (at times) $AAPL have all seen strength in recent months, there are two tech-giants who have continued to trade sideways: $AMZN and $FB. While … Read more