discipline

I am trading part time. Recently I started trading 2 full days a week after 6 months of only ES trading near the close (prior to this I had been spending all my days in front of the screen for 2 years and for large periods of this doing reseearch). Now I am looking at…

See you Rob

Rob had a big influence on me. He was around at the exact time when I needed help to learn what was happening. Thanks Rob and be well. RST Goodbye http://t.co/kTWUjp04jo #ole34 — Rob Spain (@RobSpainTrading) November 14, 2013 Edit: I suggest any trader interested in volume studies go to Robs site and take a…

notes from “trading faq”

Book as mentioned in a post yesterday. The dream of most traders is to become a real market shaker…someone who can make bundles of cash in a reasonably short time frame, driving the latest and most expensive cars, living in a dream home and ‗working‘ whenever they feel like it. For some reasons, the stock…

ES – range vs volume

Friday ground out a low volume 10 pt range. Here is a graph for 5 years data showing the correlation of a days Volume vs 20 day avg volume and the resultant range expansion vs 20 day ATR – it is a linear relationship.

bund, faq

I was trading Bunds on Friday but lacked the patience to wait for the move up at the end of the day (it also moved lockstep with the US 10 year EOD move). I was leaning on the Thursday VPOC 140.70 and the daily developing VPOC – it trades pretty cleanly. I was looking for…

Michael Marcus

From Market Wizards: The best trades are the ones in which you have all three things going for you: fundamentals, technicals, and market tone. First, the fundamentals should suggest that there is an imbalance of supply and demand, which could result in a major move. Second, the chart must show that the market is moving…