A Beginner's Guide On Learning How To Trade

A long time ago, the beginning of commerce brought us a way of dealing with merchandise, the trade. Trading started with people looking for getting something the others had with something we did for mutual benefit. Since then, it has evolved to more sophisticated ways, like active trading, leading to today’s different types of trading and markets. If you are looking to trade in financial markets, you may not even know where to start. For that reason, We will now show you now some ways you can get knowledge on trading Stocks and different markets. Undoubtedly, the best knowledge comes from two main sources: Traders with experience and books or publications that you can find online. Everything else just won't be as good. Ask Experienced Traders For Advice One of the best ways of learning how to trade is by approaching experts in the area and asking intelligent questions. Successful traders may be reserved about the methods they use to trade, of course. However, if you ask them wh

The EMA Cloud: The Next Generation Of Indicators?

As I have talked about countless times on here, having an edge in the market is directly correlated to having something unique that is not public, that no one else uses. It's always about thinking outside the box and doing things just different enough that give you that trading edge over everyone else. In this article, we are going to discuss how a trader just did that, thought outside the box, made things a bit different than they were before, and was able to use this new strategy to become profitable. EMA Clouds is one of the newest and most effective indicators out there, which was recently developed and pioneered by Ripster, the founder of Atlas Trading and Bio & Tech trading platforms. The EMA Cloud System takes two desired EMAs. The area in between is shaded to visually represent the trend direction and determines the support and resistance levels. Take a look at the EMA Cloud Chart above using a real-life example of $SPY. Notice how the 20 EMA is above the 50 EMA, this

Four Advanced Books To Help Take Your Trading To The Next Level

By Dylan Johnson, who is the Hedge Fund Manager at Sardonyx Capital, a fully systematic quantitative hedge fund. For those eager to take their trading to the next level, I highly recommend the following four books listed in chronological order of how you should read them. These books will prepare you to think and run your trading like a hedge fund would. I believe you will have a tremendous edge in developing a winning trading system and will contribute much to one's endeavor to be a quantitative systems architect. Be warned though the books listed below are not for new traders, these are for the serious and experienced traders who want to take it to the next level. 1.    New Trading Systems And Methods –   New Trading Systems & Methods provides a comprehensive overview of trading systems, systems testing, money management, and risk management education. The book provides chapters dedicated to each type of method to be used in trading, such as momentum systems, trend follo

The MACD: The Perfect All In One Indicator?

Expert traders are fast to let you know that combining two indicators will inevitably give you better and more reliable signals on when to enter or exit an open position. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship in the movement of the price of a security. It combines two indicators ; a 12-day exponential moving average for the short-term changes and a 26-day exponential moving average for the long-term changes. The MACD was invented by Gerald Appel in the 1970s, where his intention was to create an indicator that will reveal, direction, momentum, strength, and length of a stock's trend. This makes it unique compared to other indicators, as it's really an "all in one" indicator.  The MACD Formula The calculation of MACD is done by taking the 26- period exponential moving average (EMA) and then minus 12-period EMA. This gives a 9 day EMA of the MACD referred to as the signal line.  When the 12-

Which Of The Stocks In Your Portfolio Will Go To Zero In 2023?

If you're an investor or trader looking for guidance on how to determine the likelihood of a stock going bankrupt, I invite you to read my latest article on Seeking Alpha. In it, I outline the criteria to consider when evaluating the potential for a company's financial struggles and potential bankruptcy. If you're a new or intermediate investor who has yet to experience the challenges of company bankruptcy, my latest article on Seeking Alpha is a must-read. Filled with valuable insights and expert analysis, it's a great resource for anyone looking to navigate the ups and downs of the market and protect their investments. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn more and stay ahead of potential risks in your portfolio Check out the article right here !