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Last Updated on January 24, 2023 Forex trading is a great way to make money if you understand how the market works, and no currency pair is more liquid than the EUR/USD trading pair. This is why you should consider a EUR/USD trading strategy. Let’s take a look at EUR/USD and the forex market. EUR/USD

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Last Updated on January 20, 2023 Let’s look at what happens when you combine long and short strategies. For example, we’ll look at our Strategy Bundle 1 and the Short Strategies Bundle and see what happens when we combine them. Bundle 1 trades SPY (you can also use @ES), while the Short Bundle trades SPY,

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Last Updated on January 22, 2023 Did you know that closed-end funds (CEFs), a category of investment instrument, have existed for more than a century? Because of its long history, closed-end funds are a popular investing vehicle. But did you know that you can also make a closed-end fund trading strategy? A closed-end fund trading

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Last Updated on January 20, 2023 We have covered the holiday seasons in many articles. In the stock market, these offer great trading opportunities. We have compiled a package that trades around all US holidays (the strategies are based on S&P 500 and the backtests below are done on SPY):   The code can be

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Last Updated on January 18, 2023 You may be familiar with the popular stock trading adage: “Buy low and sell high.” Some traders, however, attempt to buy high and sell higher using the momentum strategy. Wondering what the momentum trading strategy is? Momentum trading strategy is the practice of buying and selling assets according to

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Last Updated on January 17, 2023 The amount of tradable assets in the crypto market is enough to overwhelm experienced investors. While many focus on Bitcoin, the most valued cryptocurrency, it might be too expensive for beginner investors. Thankfully, Litecoin, considered by many as the silver of cryptocurrency, is a great alternative. So, what is

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Last Updated on January 17, 2023 On our single strategy page (which is also updated recently), we offer three strategy bundles. Bundle 1, three strategies in SPY/ES, has been updated with data until mid-January 2023. The price for the bundle is an inexpensive 299 USD. Performance in 2023 was pretty good: +18%, while SPY dropped

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Last Updated on January 15, 2023 In the trading world, people approach markets differently. While some use swing or position trading strategies, others trade intra-day and use intraday trading strategies. Wondering what intraday trading strategies are? Intraday trading strategies refers to a style of trading where a trader buys and sells a financial instrument within

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Last Updated on January 13, 2023 Friday the 13th has long been associated with bad luck, though the exact origin of the superstition is not known (to our knowledge). Those who grew up reading Donald Duck know the bad luck that happened on Friday the 13th. But is Friday the 13th an unlucky day? Backtests

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Last Updated on January 13, 2023 There are different approaches to trading. While some want to get in and out of the market within the same day, there are those who want to leave their trades on for as long as possible to milk all the profits a trend has to offer. Positional trading fits

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Last Updated on January 14, 2023 Platinum futures offer an easy way to gain exposure to the platinum market. Known for its use in jewelry and decorations, platinum is a rare and expensive metal that has found diverse uses in recent times. Apart from its use in making catalytic converters in the automotive industry, platinum

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Last Updated on January 10, 2023 Some people hold their trades for short periods, even as little as a day, while others hold theirs for quite a long time. While the former is known as short-term traders, the latter are called long-term traders. But what does a long-term trading strategy mean? A long-term trading strategy

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Last Updated on January 7, 2023 Technical indicators are used by most traders in the financial markets. One of the challenges faced when using most indicators is the issue of false signals, which is what the Ichimoku Kinko Hyo tries to solve. But what is the indicator made of? What is an Ichimoku trading strategy? The

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Last Updated on January 13, 2023 Every investment comes with the risk of loss, but it is possible to limit such risks using hedging strategies. Hedging trading strategies are valuable tools that every investor should be aware of, but what exactly are hedging trading strategies? In the stock market, hedging trading strategies are a way

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Last Updated on January 3, 2023 Silver futures are the most actively traded precious metal futures contract after gold. Silver has been used as currency and jewelry for ages due to its beauty and versatility. Today, due to its high conductivity and other properties, silver is also used in batteries, dentistry, glass coatings, LED chips,

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Last Updated on January 12, 2023 Our final addition to our product portfolio is Tradestation/Easy Language code for all 75 candlestick patterns that exist. For 399 USD you get access to our candlestick research plus you get the Tradestation/Easy Language for ALL 75 patterns. Module 1, which contains a summary and conclusions of our research,

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Last Updated on January 6, 2023 An essential part of technical analysis is studying the chart patterns, and one common chart formation is the 123-reversal setup, which appears at the beginning of many price reversals. But what is the 123 pattern reversal strategy? The 123 reversal chart pattern strategy is a three-swing price formation that

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Last Updated on December 28, 2022 We decided to lower the price of the Amibroker course. Module 1, which covers the basics, is reduced from 199 to 99 USD. Module 2, which includes live trading with Interactive Brokers, is reduced from 549 to 399 USD. You can read more about our different modules here.

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Last Updated on January 25, 2023 One common adage in the market is, “The trend is your friend.” Since no trend ever moves in a straight fashion, but with a series of pullbacks and impulse moves, it’s wise to find a way to ride the trend using opportunities provided by the pullbacks. The 9/30 trading

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Last Updated on January 6, 2023 The Bearish Abandoned Baby pattern is a bearish reversal candlestick formation that appears in an uptrend and signals a potential trend reversal. This pattern is characterized by a gap up, followed by a Doji candlestick with a gap down, creating the appearance of an “abandoned baby.” In this article,

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Last Updated on January 14, 2023 The euro (EUR) and yen (JPY) are the most traded currencies after the USD. Like the USD, the euro and yen are also held as reserve currencies by different countries. But what is EURJPY in trading? Is it possible to find a EURJPY trading strategy? Yes, it’s possible to

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Last Updated on December 21, 2022 Sector trading and investing is a type of strategy where an investor focuses on buying or investing (and later selling) securities within a specific sector of the economy. For example, an investor may focus on buying and selling stocks within the technology sector, or stocks within the energy sector.

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Last Updated on December 21, 2022 Extracted from sugarcane and sugar beet plants, sugar is a soluble and sweet-tasting carbohydrate used to sweeten food products. Sugar futures are actively traded on commodity exchanges, such as CME and ICE. You can use sugar futures contracts to speculate on the price of sugar, diversify your portfolio in

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Last Updated on December 19, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the federal holidays in the US. It’s a well-known “fact” that there is normally a “Santa Claus rally in stocks, but do we see the same tendencies in the gold price? Is there a Christmas/Santa Claus rally in gold? Is there an end-of-year rally?

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Last Updated on December 17, 2022 Can you help us grow and manage our social media accounts? Contact us!   (TW, YT, TT & IG) We are looking for people who can write about trading, and preferably also can do backtesting. We mutually agree on pay. (Please provide examples of any piece you have written earlier

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Last Updated on December 16, 2022 Did you know that we also have a Twitter account where we publish unique trading strategies and ideas? To not miss out on any of them then give us a follow. Below you can find examples of some of our strategies and ideas not published anywhere else:

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Last Updated on December 16, 2022 There are many currency pairs available for trading. One of them is the GBPJPY pair. What is your GBPJPY trading strategy? A GBPJPY trading strategy is an act of exchanging JPY for GBP or exchanging GBP for JPY. This is achieved by simultaneously going long USDJPY and GBPUSD or

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Last Updated on December 14, 2022 The yield of Treasury bonds is often used as a signal for the growth prospects of the US economy. An inverted yield curve signifies a change in investors’ risk appetite. With a yield inversion strategy, traders use Treasury futures to design a variety of trades that can serve both

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Last Updated on December 14, 2022 There’s more than meets the eye in the financial markets, and there are meetings and markets where securities are being exchanged away from the public eye. The concept of dark pools trading is one of those. But sadly, it’s rarely found in the retail trader’s dictionary. You may have

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Last Updated on December 17, 2022 There are many kinds of funds, ranging from illiquid private equity funds to highly liquid mutual funds and ETFs that are available to the public. Hedge funds occupy the sweet middle, but what are hedge fund trading strategies? Hedge fund trading strategies are an investment pool contributed by a

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Last Updated on January 6, 2023 Looking to trade with a bearish bias? The Bearish In Neck Line candlestick pattern may be just what you need to spot selling opportunities in the market. This article will delve into this pattern’s characteristics and potential meaning and explore its use in technical analysis. To make it easy

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Last Updated on December 11, 2022 Agriculture futures offer a vast array of hedging and speculative opportunities, and Corn is one of the most highly traded commodities globally. Also known as maize, corn is widely cultivated in countless varieties throughout the world. Corn futures trading requires in-depth knowledge of the commodity, as well as a

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Last Updated on December 12, 2022 With e-minis, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange’s Globex electronic trading platform has made it possible for individuals with less capital to play the futures and commodity markets from around the world. It is one of the most efficient and cost-effective ways to gain market exposure. But what exactly is an

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Last Updated on December 10, 2022 Of course, companies release their earnings reports every quarter. If you are a short-term trader, you may have wondered whether to buy a stock before or after the release of its earnings report. What is the earnings report trading strategy? The earnings report trading strategy is a strategy that

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Last Updated on December 9, 2022 In your day-to-day life, before you buy anything — a mobile phone, a house, or a car — you would want to check its features and history to know if it is worth your money. That also applies to trading, but here, what you check are your trading strategies.

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Last Updated on December 6, 2022 In the past, the only people who could trade actively in the stock market were those working for large financial institutions, brokerages, and trading houses. That is no longer the case today, as many individual traders make a living day trading stocks or futures. But what exactly is a

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Last Updated on January 6, 2023 The Bearish Belt Hold candlestick pattern is one that has been around for a while. It’s not one of the common ones, but it still has a sizeable number of fans among candlestick pattern traders. A Bearish Belt Hold is a bearish candlestick pattern that appears in an uptrend

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Last Updated on January 6, 2023 The Bearish Harami is a candlestick pattern comprising of a small bearish candlestick forming within the body of a previous, sizeable bullish candlestick. Many traders rely on this pattern to predict potential reversals to the downtrend. The Bearish Harami candlestick pattern is one of the few effective chart patterns

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Last Updated on January 20, 2023 Crude oil is one of the different assets you can dabble into as a trader, but the market is quite difficult to master because of the many factors that affect it. If you must trade it, you will need to have a backtested crude oil trading strategy. The crude

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Last Updated on December 17, 2022 “If trading is like chess, then macro trading is like three-dimensional chess. It is just hard to find a great macro trader.” — Paul Tudor Jones. Many of the world’s biggest hedge fund managers and institutional traders focus on macro strategies. What are macro trading strategies? Macro trading strategies

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Last Updated on November 29, 2022 The proportion of adult Internet users who use social media platforms is approaching 75%, and this figure is growing. A good number of these social media users participate in the financial markets and use Twitter to disseminate their interest in the market. In this era of social investing/trading, Twitter

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Last Updated on January 20, 2023 If you are active in the financial markets, you may have heard of carry trade, especially in currency trading. It is becoming increasingly popular among retail traders. But what does the carry trade strategy mean? A carry trade strategy involves borrowing at a low-interest rate currency and converting the

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Last Updated on January 20, 2023 If you have ever looked at a stock chart, you would know that stock prices often swing about, which is why some people trade the swings for quick profits rather than wait out the inevitable downturns. However, most stocks rise exponentially over the long term, which is why investors

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Last Updated on January 20, 2023 There are different strategies for trading the market, such as trend following, price action, scalping, momentum, Martingale, mean-reversion, and so on. All are risky, but the Martingale trading strategy is known for its huge risks. What is this strategy and how does it work? In financial trading, the Martingale

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Last Updated on November 28, 2022 It feels great to make money in a bear market. It’s not about schadenfreude, but more about mastering the markets. So, how do you go about making money in a bear market? In this article, we indicate how to make money in a bear market with two simple steps.

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Last Updated on November 24, 2022 Do you want the convenience of stock trading and at the same time enjoy the diversification benefits of mutual funds? You should consider trading ETFs. ETFs combine the benefits of both types of investments, providing an easy and inexpensive way to build a diversified investment portfolio. Want to know about

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Last Updated on January 20, 2023 Many trading indicators are available to traders. One of them is the DeMarker indicator, which was named after a prominent technical analyst Thomas DeMark who created it. The DeMarker indicator, also known by the abbreviation “DeM”, is a technical indicator that measures the demand for the underlying asset. It

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Last Updated on January 25, 2023 Would you like to become a better trader? Or would you like to improve your trading? In this brief article, we recommend 5 steps that can instantly improve your trading (and investing). Step 1: Backtest Readers of this blog should be no surprised that the first step we recommend

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Last Updated on November 23, 2022 The US has two main political parties, with different ideologies and policy directions. It is expected that the party that controls the White House and Congress can have a huge impact on equities markets. But what has been the election day performance in the stock market? What has been

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Last Updated on November 29, 2022 With the world getting increasingly connected online and many regions opening up their financial markets to the global investing community, it is now easier to diversify your investment portfolio into other economies. And the European market is an easy choice for portfolio diversification. But what are European trading strategies?

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Last Updated on November 22, 2022 We have in a number of Tweets, posts, courses, and articles mentioned that the stock market offers the “lowest-hanging fruit” in trading. The reason is simple: We believe you can develop more robust and profitable trading strategies in stocks than in any market, and forex should mostly be avoided.

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Last Updated on November 22, 2022 Seasonal trends in the financial markets are many, and the stock market is no exception. Some months are better than others. What is the weakest month in the stock market? The weakest month in the stock market is September. The second weakest month is June. To find the weakest

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Last Updated on November 22, 2022 The internet is flooded with courses on how to get rich day trading penny stocks. If the penny stock market attracts you, you might want to have a penny stock day trading strategy. Day trading involves actively buying and selling securities within the same day, trying to capitalize on

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Last Updated on January 14, 2023 A good short-term trader preys on volatility. However, volatility can also backfire. What day of the month is stocks’ most volatile? The most volatile day of the month is the first. There are a few other volatile trading days as well. We make two backtests on the S&P 500

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Last Updated on November 22, 2022 One of the most important factors in becoming a good trader is to know when you should NOT trade. The art of when to do nothing and just sit on your hands is just as important as anything else. So, what are the worst days to trade stocks (when

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Last Updated on January 14, 2023 Volatility can be both good and bad. It’s to your benefit when you get it right but the opposite when you get it wrong. Thus, it might be of interest to know which day of the week is stocks’ most volatile. Our backtests show that the volatility in the

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Last Updated on January 6, 2023 Candlestick patterns provide plenty of insight into how the price moved in the recent past and how it might move in the near future. Some traders use these patterns to signal trade entry and exit points. While there are many such patterns, only a few may be effective, and

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