Investing Education

5 Ways To Interpret Research Like A Pro

If you want to become a professional investor (or trade like one), you need to interpret research like a pro. And this is as much to do with disciplined psychology as it is with general market knowledge and tact. Shortsighted responses to others’ investing related tweets or posts won’t make…

Market Masters: Managing Risk With Trend Following

Everyone has a little bit of a different philosophy when it comes to following the market and managing risk.  Some believe that a buy-and-hold strategy that completely eliminates timing or risk factors is the way to go.  They try to ignore the daily machinations and focus on the long-term big…

Market Masters: Trading Myths Revealed

I’m honored that Andy asked me to come back a second year for the Market Masters series.  Last year I focused on how I used sentiment in my trading; this year instead I’ll focus on common trading myths.  For years now the masses continue to follow the crowd and just…

Market Masters: Day Trading With Pivot Points, Tick, and Vwap

By Urban Carmel The Fat Pitch blog is about inter-day swing trading. So, with not a little irony, this post will be about day trading. Experienced swing traders are familiar with support and resistance lines drawn from prior lows and highs on a chart. Price is attracted to these levels;…