Trading Strategies

There are many reasons why some succeed at trading, while others badly fail. One of the biggest differences is in trade preparation, establishing proper targets, and being able to stay in the position. Having a sound trading plan and strategy can make the world of difference to any trader, no matter their experience level. Top professional traders share their expert trading strategies to help you become a more consistently profitable trader.

Articles on Trading Strategies

The growing tendency of the robo-advisor software segment cannot be ignored for the rest of 2021, explains Konstantin Rabin of Bitgap blog.
The advance continued. Six sectors were stronger than SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY), up 1.63% the week ending 10/22/21, states Bonnie Gortler of
The market is in constant search of balance, which means a price where both the bulls and bears feel there is value in placing a trade. They need to believe that they will make money, states Al Brooks of
Traders often have a tough time in determining where to place their stops and Anne-Marie Baiynd discusses why she thinks it should be determined by stop-specific criteria.
Veteran trader Mike Bellafiore of SMB Capital exposes the mistakes that new and retail traders often make when they don’t trade a stock with a true catalyst and highlights the two simple keys for traders to remember in order to avoid this pitfall.
Our list of The Timely Ten stocks represents our top ten recommendations from the Undervalued category of blue chips as of each issue of our newsletter, explains Kelley Wright, editor of Investment Quality Trends.
Too many traders constantly jump from one method to another instead of mastering one approach and refining it, says Toni Hansen, who also covers crucial risk management mistakes to avoid.
Bears are in deep trouble. The S&P 500 opened broadly lower to start the week and many equity pessimists must have thought it was the beginning of a nasty October surprise. It didn’t work out that way, says Jon Markman, growth-stock specialist and editor of Strategic Advantage.
I hear this all the time from traders: “I can make money in a bull market, that’s easy. What I really want to learn is how to make money in a down market,” states Bob Lang of Explosive Options.
I’ve been expecting a rally in stocks, so I’m not surprised at last week’s bounce. What worries me is what’s next, says Joe Duarte of In the Money Options.

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Experience the thrill of live trading with 50-year veteran trader and technical analyst Harry Boxer. He will cover how to use intraday technicals and patterns to uncover trading candidates on intraday and daily charts. He will also discuss using price-volume surges as the key to identifying the most lucrative trades, and how to play opening gaps and early session patterns.
<p>Knowing when to own stocks, commodities, currency, or bonds at any time, in any market trend, is a powerful edge. We discuss strategies that allow profiting in rising and falling markets no matter the volatility with only a few trades a year. Big trends don't happen often, but they give huge profits. Moreover, in the coming years, we will see massive rotations in the markets. Get ready to profit when others panic!</p>
<p>The biggest risk to the market remains the Fed. An uptick in taper talk or chatter about the Fed raising rates ahead of schedule could trigger another selloff. Jeffery Hirsch will examine inflation, tax increase, and interest rate risks to the market as well the other geopolitical, political, fundamental, and technical headwinds the market faces. Everyone is buzzing about seasonal weakness and Wall Street still could suffer from chronic Octoberphobia. So Mr. Hirsch will share with you and prepare you for his next tactical trades, sector rotation adjustments, and latest inflation-hedged stock picks from his proprietary fundamental and technical screens.</p>
Have you ever had this deep gut feeling that there MUST be more to money than was taught in school? By your parents, friends, or colleagues? How do the super elite, super rich, and wealthy keep growing their wealth generation after generation? How can I make my money work harder for ME? Yes, Brent Kesler too. Then he discovered the power of The Infinite Banking Concept (IBC) and put this concept to work for his family. Mr. Kesler will show you how he paid off $984,711 in third-party debt, paid down expenses, and is now recycling and recapturing ALL of his money for anything and everything he buys in life. It's time to break the bonds of financial slavery you don't even realize you are in.
<p>Sophisticated investors understand no asset or approach is guaranteed. But there are a few fundamental principles that can put odds of success on your side, no matter what the market does. Jonathan Hoenig has been a professional investor since 1999 and boasts a 20-year track record that beats the S&P 500. A Fox News contributor, his latest book is <em>Price Is Primary: How to Profit with Any Asset in Any Market at Any Time</em></p>.
What psychological manipulations are used to persuade you to invest your capital into an unknown opportunity? Will those techniques be effective on you? Do you think you're too smart to fall prey to these manipulations? Join Bryan Ellis, publisher of <em>Accredited IQ </em>Magazine, as he reveals the shocking truth about how investors&#8212;including very smart ones like you&#8212;are routinely the victims of very sophisticated persuasion and psychological manipulation techniques that are designed to separate you from your money. You'll see these techniques demonstrated in a safe environment so you can know what to watch for, and how to protect yourself against one of the greatest risks to your portfolio: Psychological misinformation.
Barry Ritholtz is the creator and host of the groundbreaking <em>Masters in Business</em> podcast, the most popular podcast/show on Bloomberg Radio. For over a decade, he has had in-depth conversations with many of the most accomplished, fascinating people in business and finance. In this behavioral discussion, Mr. Ritholtz will share some insights as to some of the biggest mistakes made by the high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth investors, and the lessons we can learn from them.
As the world changes at breakneck speed, it can be difficult to keep up with developments. Using Elliott Wave analysis can help clarify the global macro environment as well as identify emerging opportunities to either speculate or to protect your existing investments. Elliott Wave International's head of global research, Murray Gunn, will show you the outlook for various asset classes over the next year, allowing you to be prepared in good time.
<p>The markets have had an incredible run this year, but things are changing. The S&P and Nasdaq are trading well off their recent lifetime highs. Inflation is in the daily headlines and the investment community is worried. Many talking heads are forecasting a 20%+ correction before the end of the year.</p><p>In spite of all the talk about higher rates, individual investors are still stuck in a zero-rate environment. Those looking for income have to take unreasonable risks that subject their capital to large losses in a market downturn.</p><p>During this presentation, Mike Turner will show you how he uses yield plus growth to target a goal of generating 7% to 10% in a strong dividend portfolio. He will go over his equity selection process, his downside protection process, and the diversification strategy that he uses in his proprietary "Diversified Income Strategy" model portfolio.</p><p>After the presentation has ended, join Mr. Turner for a special Zoom conference during which he will answer your questions.</p>
There is a new kind of private market evolving around us at this very instant. As it matures, so do the opportunities for profitable exits for savvy investors. Jason Williams, founder of the Main Street Ventures investment advisory, discusses deal sourcing in the 21st century and the often-overlooked opportunities that can be found in equity-based crowdfunding. He will introduce you to several portals where founders come to you with their investment rounds as well as share some of his top open opportunities with you. You'll also get a special offer to join his community of like-minded investors and get access to all his future recommendations.



In today’s uncertain and computer-driven market, lots of traders are making one critical mistake. They don’t know how to manage a trade once they are in it, so they hold and watch a winner become a loser. Learn how to line up a successful trade, set a realistic target, and know when a trade is not going to work out, so you can exit before incurring large losses.

Trading requires a disciplined approach and there are techniques you can learn to use now that can minimize your risk and increase your profits. The secret lies in knowing how consistently profitable traders find trades and manage them well from start to finish. Anyone can learn these trading strategies—all you need is a commitment to discover what works and the confidence to implement them. Whether you trade stocks, options, or futures, we’ve gathered the top experts here to show you specific tactics that can be used immediately to spot opportunities and trade them profitably.

Trading is a dynamic enterprise. If you aren’t improving your systems, strategies, and technology you may be losing ground. Our experts will keep you up to date on all the cutting-edge tools—as well as some that have stood the test of time—to keep you on the fast track to trading success.

Whether you're just starting out or a veteran trader looking for fresh ideas, or you are interested in learning day trading strategies, stock trading strategies, and everything in between, this section is made for you.Every article, video, or event is designed to bring you the latest intelligence available so that you can make better trading decisions, starting with your very next trade. Our experts will help you gain the edge you need to succeed in any market environment.