Here’s What Stock Market Bulls Might Be Overlooking

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At VantagePointTrading we take that stance that monitoring fundamentals (and even knowing about the economy and what is going on the world) isn’t required to trade successful. In fact, listening to main stream ideas and “truisms” about making money in the financial markets is more likely to lead you astray. Below is a case and […]



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Basic Day Trading Terms Every Day Trader Should Know

When entering the world of day trading there are certain day trading terms you need to be aware of. Knowing these terms makes it much easier to do research, ask questions, and get help since most experienced traders use these terms without even thinking about it. If you want to be a day trader, familiarize […]

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Trending Stocks to Watch, Week of March 2, 2015

$KMT $POL $GREK $KSU $CP $TK $MHR $JEC Trending stocks to watch for the week of March 2, 2015, based on the stock’s trend and a bounce off trend channel support/resistance. This list is published once a week. On the charts below the black line marks the entry, the red line the stop loss , […]

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Why Expectations for Future Global Business Activity are Plunging

[Luckily as traders we don’t have to worry about any of this economic stuff. We just trade in whatever direction the market goes and implement our high probability trade setups  ] Enjoy an excerpt from “The State of the Global Markets 2015 Edition,” a comprehensive report by Elliott Wave International By Elliott Wave International Editor’s note: […]

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Elliott Wave Basics: Trading Impulsive and Corrective Waves

Elliott Wave theory can be rather complex for those starting out in technical analysis, but learning Elliott Wave basics can really help your trading. This the first in a series of articles will look at the most essential concept of Elliott Wave theory, an element that isn’t complex. This is a concept that every trader can use, […]

“Audit the Fed”? We’ve Already Done That (Well, Kind of)

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“Audit the Fed”? We’ve Already Done That (Well, Kind of) Our conclusion: The Fed is not in control of the economy — here’s why By Elliott Wave International If there’s one thing the Federal Reserve Board of the United States is not known for, it’s assertive language. After all the obfuscation and verbal sidestepping, Fed […]

Day Traders: How and Why to Use a Daily Stop Loss

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In addition to controlling risk on individual trades, nearly every professional day trader I know also uses a daily stop loss. Just as a day trader isn’t likely to let one single trade ruin their day (although this does occasionally happen), professionals also don’t want one single day to ruin their week or month. Trading […]

Forex Swing Trading Signals, February 22/23, 2015

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$EURJPY $EURNZD $AUDNZD $CHFJPY These forex swing trading signals are primarily based on 1- and 4-hour charts, but the context for direction may come from the daily chart.  Trades last one day to a couple weeks, depending on how quickly the market moves. This list is published when I have time–usually a couple times a week […]

Trending Stocks to Watch, Week of February 23, 2015

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$DLR $BXE $TMST $POL $KMT $EJ $TK $HSC  Trending stocks to watch for the week of February 23, 2015, based on the stock’s trend and a bounce off trend channel support/resistance. This list is published once a week. On the charts below the black line marks the entry, the red line the stop loss , […]

Euro Bulls May Soon Have Their Day in the Sun

Our “Pro Service Outlook 2015″ FREE video event introduces you to the near- and long-term forecast for the world’s most popular FOREX markets — and so much more By Elliott Wave International As the euro clings to the guardrail of a 7- (no, wait) 9- (Doh! there it goes again) now 11-year low, debate over […]

Increase Profits and Cut Your Day Trading Work Load with This High Volatility Stock Screen

I know many day traders who spend hours looking for the perfect stocks to trade, or a stock that is poised to breakout and make them a fortune.  How is that working out?  These are inefficient ways to trade the stock market.  Moves happen everyday,  and if we know how to capture that movement it […]

Trending Stocks to Watch, Week of February 17, 2015

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$KMI $CLDX $BXE Trending stocks to watch for the week of February 17, 2015, based on the stock’s trend and a bounce off trend channel support/resistance. This list is published once a week. On the charts below the black line marks the entry, the red line the stop loss , and the blue line the target. Profit […]

5 Beliefs You Must Accept to Improve Day Trading Performance

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Fully accept and integrate these 5 beliefs, or trading will be stressful and likely unprofitable (or less profitable than it could be). Use these beliefs about trading to improve day trading performance. Even many professional traders will say that day trading is stressful and difficult. Day trading does take focus and discipline, but it doesn’t […]

Five Fatal Flaws of Trading

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Five Fatal Flaws of Trading Close to 90% of all traders lose money (see Why Most Traders Lose Money and the Market Requires It) . The remaining ten percent somehow manage to either break even or even turn a profit — and more importantly, do it consistently. How do they do that? That’s an age-old […]

The “Big Lie” About the U.S. Jobs Picture

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The “Big Lie” About the U.S. Jobs Picture Some 30 million people are either out of work or severely underemployed By Elliott Wave International Editor’s note: You’ll find the text version of the story below the video. Get Your FREE Special Report: What You Need to Know NOW About Protecting Yourself from Deflation » The […]

Understanding Position Size Forex Strategies

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Understanding Position Size Forex Strategies Guest post by CMC Markets Singapore Developing a proper position size forex strategy is a key–possibly the key–for successful forex trading. Position size is how many lots (micro, mini or standard) you take on a particular trade. The ideal position size is based on both account size and the setup of […]

Trending Stocks to Watch, Week of February 9, 2015

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$VMW $RDS-B $LVS $KBR $DB Trending stocks to watch for the week of February 9, 2015, based on the stock’s trend and a bounce off trend channel support/resistance. This list is published once a week. On the charts below the black line marks the entry, the red line the stop loss , and the blue […]

Finding the Right Forex Trading Education

Editors note: we recently received this letter/review from a reader…we thought we would share it…. Searching for Forex trading advice for a community project, I happily stumbled upon Cory Mitchell’s website Vantage Point Trading, and he has saved me days of time in research. For me, the problem in learning about Forex trading was finding any […]

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