Posts From Anthony Torchia

Anthony Torchia
Anthony Torchia is a finance student at Quinnipiac University. He has been trading for over a year and currently is developing and refining a systematic trend following approach to trading. Anthony is the founder of lonewolftrades.com and a contributor to Dorm Room Capital. His goal is to provide simple, effective and non biased market analysis to active market participants.
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Finding Your Trading Edge… And Using It!

Want one of the quickest and easiest ways to quantify your edge? Every time you place an initial stop, place an initial profit target symmetrically on the other side of the trade. So if you go long at 110 and your stop is at 105, place your profit target at…

Trading Streaks: Seeing Through The Ups And Downs

If you are a trader, it is almost a certainty that you have had to deal with the ups and downs of trading streaks… and the effect they have on your psychology. Today, I am going to dig into some detail about this topic of trading streaks in data. I…

Quarterly Trading Review: Wins, Losses, And Learnings

I am beginning to publicly report my quarterly performance every 3 months along with a trading review. As well, each quarter I am setting 3 goals to focus for the following period. My focus points on January 1, 2016 were: 1) Focusing on best entries, waiting until the close to…

Profitable Trading Starts With ‘Riding The Bus’

We all know traders who get pissed and angry when a trade goes against them. These are usually the same people who sit in front of their screens, cheering the market on in hopes that it will move favorably to their position. That type of psychology rarely leads to profitable…

4 Ways For Traders To Find Balance In Trading

Maintaining balance in trading is not an easy task. Successful traders have learned to avoid the extremes and become masters of balance. Here’s a list of a four dilemmas that traders have to put some thought into… and how they can help us find balance in trading. Balance of work…

You Want To Be A Winner? Follow Your Trading Process

Many times in the trading world you hear the words “you have to” or “you must” followed by some old market truism. You’ve heard them before: You have to make sure you don’t add to losers! You must use stops! This is not say that I do not heed the…

Recapping My “Short” Crude Oil Trade

Today I am going to share a quick review of my crude oil trade that I entered on 11/12/15 and closed out on 12/8/15. Before my entry, it looked like crude put in a head and shoulders pattern. I am not so concerned about the head and shoulders pattern per say,…