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Trading Tutorials – How to Get Started in Trading

Here you’ll find trading articles on how to get started in trading, whether you are looking to trade forex, futures or stocks, swing trade or day trade.

Courses with Everything You Need to Trade a Particular Market

Forex Strategies Guide For Day and Swing Traders 2.0 eBook . Over 300 pages of Forex basics and 20+ Forex strategies for profiting in the 24-hours-a-day Forex market. This isn’t just an eBook, it’s a course, building your skill step by step.

Stock Market Swing Trading Video Course – 15 videos and more than 11 hours of instruction covering stock market basics, how to place orders, how to analyze chart and how to implement two swing trading strategies. It’s everything you need to know to start trading stocks.

Articles on How to Get Started in Trading

Which Market to Day Trade? Stocks, Forex, or Futures?  – Stocks, forex, and futures are all viable day trading markets. New traders often question which one is “best.” In this article we will look at the pros and cons of each market, to help better assess which of these day trading markets is best for you.

Best Way to Practice Day Trading and Gain Consistency – I love this method for practicing day trading. I’ve been trading since 2005, yet I constantly use this tool to work on trading issues and new strategies.

Quit Your Job to Day Trade? Steps and Expectations – Want to quit your job to day trade? It’s feasible, but go through these steps, and know what to expect, before you quit your day job.

How Much Money Do I Need to Swing Trade Stocks? – Interested in swing trading stocks–taking trades that last one day to a few weeks–and wondering how much money you need to get started?

How Much Money Do I Need to Swing Trade Futures – The futures market—where global commodities such as coffee, corn, soybeans, oil and gold trade—is a very popular day trading and swing trading market. Learn the basics of how futures work, why futures are great for swing trading, and how much capital you need to do it.

4 Common Trading Questions From New Traders, Answered – New traders typically want to know: Can successful short-term trading actually be done? Can it provide a living/income? How long does it take to become profitable? And how does one get started? These questions are answered in this article.

What’s the Day Trading Success Rate? The Thorough Answer – We look at how many traders actually are successful, and provide the percentages for men and women who try. Stats are based on thousands of traders to tried to make a go of it at day trading firms across Canada and the US.

How Long Does It Take to Become a Successful Trader? The Thorough Answer – Here’s the thorough answer of how long it takes to become a successful trader, based on time invested, quality of practice, capital and overcoming adversity.

Why Day Traders Can Make Big Returns, But Aren’t Millionaires – A look at why a lot of successful day traders aren’t filthy rich, what prevents them from being so and how day traders (or anyone) can increase their wealth/income. Whether you’re a day trader, want to be, or are just want to understand why your profits or income aren’t rising, there’s something in this article for you.

Why You Shouldn’t Take the Forex Bonus From Brokers – Here’s why you should’t take that “free money” forex brokers offer you.

Trading Psychology – The 4 Stages of Trader Development – Four very broad stages you will go through as a traders; by understanding the stages you may be able to accelerate your progress and avoid common pitfalls.

My Favorite Forex Broker and Why – The best forex broker I have used to date. Basically zero spread on ECN accounts (and low commissions), low spreads on normal micro and standard accounts, easy withdrawals and deposits, prompt customer support, regulated (not available to US residents).

Forex Day Trading with $1000 (or less) – A blueprint for how to build an income with a small trading account, by effectively utilizing risk controls, leverage and trading on a small time frame for a few hours a day.

Forex Swing Trading with $1000 or Less – Swing trade with a small amount of capital. Here’s how to do it properly.

Tips to Get the Most Out of Demo Trading Experience – Demo trading is no joke. It is where you practice your skills and ultimately determine if you can trade successfully. Here’s how to use your demo to get the maximum benefit from it.

How Much Money Do I Need to Become a Day Trader – Whether you want to trade stocks or forex, this breaks down how much you’ll need.

How Much Money Do I Need to Trade Forex? – Scenarios for how much money you will need to trade forex based on the type of trader you are and your goals.

How Much Money Can I Make as a Day Trader – Scenarios for how much you can make based on a consistent, but reasonable strategy.

How Much Money Can I Make Swing Trading – Here are scenarios for how much money you can make as a swing trader, based on how often you trade, the risk/reward ratio of your trades, and the capital you start with.

How to Become a Day Trader – How to get into day trading; looks at trading from home or a proprietary trading firm. Basic expectations and traits.

How to Get Started in Trading – A very brief look at some of the options available to those looking to trade–trading with little capital, trading with no money, prop. firms, stock and forex trading.

How to Pick a Forex Broker That Is Right For You – Steps to take and tips for finding the right forex broker.

Day Trading for a Living – The Good and Not So Good Things to Consider: The good and bad aspects of day trading, from someone who has been trading for more than 14 years. – By George Papazov