Position Sizing

Why position sizing strategies are so critical to your bottom line results! Few people understand this critical concept, yet it means the difference between consistent top performance and mediocre performance for most people. Once a trader has established the discipline to keep their stop loss on every trade, without question the most important area of trading is position sizing. Position sizing is the part of your trading system that tells you how many contracts to take per trade. Poor position sizing is the reason behind almost every instance of account blowouts. Preservation of capital is the most important concept for those who want to stay in the trading game for the long haul. Trade wi

Double Tops and Bottoms

Double tops & bottoms are one of the most popular price patterns in technical analysis They are reversal price patterns, which means they indicate when a trend may reverse. The easiest way to identify a double top/bottom is by looking for a pattern on the chart the represents the letter M (double top) or W (double bottom) They can be used on all time frames and all market assets. The double top and bottom price pattern is one of the most popular reversal price patterns in technical analysis. It’s very popular among traders not only because it’s fairly simple but because it can be applied to all market segments and time intervals. Double Top The double top price pattern is also known as patte

Using Fibonacci to manage your trades efficiently

In the early 1200’s, an Italian mathematician Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci uncovered a secret about this ancient civilization that would revolutionize the entire mathematical world... including the financial markets! While studying the Great Pyramid in Egypt, Fibonacci made a startling discovery and uncovered a unique mathematical sequence of numbers that changed several theories of trigonometry, algebra and geometry. He developed the famous Fibonacci sequence of numbers, which simply says that the third number is effectively the sum of previous two numbers: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, and so on. These ratios developed by Fibonacci actually go back thousands of years to the time

Trading a Sideway Market

Today's day class revision is on trading with SkyLand on an hourly chart using SiMSCI (since most of the traders and Tom are SiMSCI's Fan) The data are from August 2018. First 5 trading days, 4 trading opportunities at Land & River. Basically, SkyLand application is very similar to Emolines or Waves. Trading results for the fist 5 days ==> Positive ==> S$2,460. Every trade is using 3 standard lots. Second batch of 5 trading days. 7 trades with 2 failed trades at Sky. Result ==> Positve ==> S$1,350. Third batch of 5 trading days. 3 trades. Result ==> Postive ==> S$1,710 Forth batch, 5 trades, with 1 failed. Result ==> Positive ==> S$990 Last batch, 2 trades. Result ==> Positve ==> S$690 For t

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