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So You Want To Be A Bond Market Bull?

After watching the Tuesday morning trade, in my mind nothing has changed…With the exception of course that the bond market (ZBM) is almost a full point lower from Monday’s close. As anticipated, the Europeans passed the bearish treasury baton over to the Yanks and for two consecutive days the Yanks did not disappoint. I would … Read more

What’s Next For The U.S. Dollar?

A question on the tip of many traders’ tongues. No doubt. We can talk of “rogue” Fed Members whose name is not Janet Yellen pushing a hawkish message. In the end, it’s only her words that should truly matter. There are three charts to watch that paint a clear picture of the direction of rates. While … Read more

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Timing And Deep Pockets

I left the trading pits in 2002 and quickly realized screen trading was a different animal. My goal was to go from scalping the markets to a trader looking for bigger moves. I designed a trading system based predominantly on market divergences. This is what I call computer trading at its finest. Computer trading takes … Read more

When To Protect Profits

Anyone who is familiar with my work using the Fibonacci ratios will hear me repeat some things over and over and over. One of those things is that many moves tend to terminate at extensions of prior swings if only temporarily. This is when I strongly suggest that traders ratchet up their stops if they … Read more

Trading A Small Account – Part 5

In this article, we are going to discuss five things that can cause new traders with small accounts to fail. We will also discuss ways to prevent them from happening to you. Five things that could make you fail as a trader: Lack of Methodology Lack of Discipline Unrealistic Expectations Lack of Patience No Money Management Plan … Read more