Trading vs. Buy and Hold Investing: Which is Better?




E-Mini Trading: Are You a Dedicated Simulator Trader?

There are a group of individual “traders” who trade for long periods of time on an e-mini trading simulator. I often come across these individuals in my trading room, and find they have been trading on a simulator for more than a year.

High Frequency Gambling Casino, Stock Market Challenges, and the Small Time Investor

On or around the time of the July-August 2011 debt deal negotiations in Washington DC and the Standard & Poor’s downgrade of US treasuries we watched the US stock market, and stock markets around the globe responding to what was going on deal with extreme volatility. Under such conditions, are generally times when investors lose big time, or make incredible gains. Generally it is the market professionals who are in the game, and understand the game, that end up with all the prize winnings.

E-Mini Trading: Does Market Volatility Unnerve Your Day Trading?

The last week provided a significant increase in market volatility. Anytime you, as an e-mini trader, notice a rapid change in market conditions it requires a bit of rethinking about the way you intend to trade in the new trading environment. If you are locked into a systematic trading mindset, you may find that a trading methodology that was working well in a previous market condition will be less-than-effective in the new trading paradigm.

Using Your Experience Optimally

In this post I want to discuss how to optimally use your Trading Experiences. The key thing to remember is that everything that you have experienced can be used in some way for your benefit and movement forward to your goals. One of the most dangerous things people indulge in is using hindsight biases. This is where the individual looks at what has happened in the past and how they reacted to it and then burn into their mindset that they “should’ve done this or that” or “it was so obvious” that they should have done the opposite of what they did.

Some Tips on Finding the Right Forex Broker

There are quite a number of Forex broker services available on the internet; most of these sites have varying information such as consumer ratings, broker sentiments, broker sign up offers/ services and how to find a good and suitable Forex investment broker for your envisaged Forex trading business. The internet is by far the most recommended avenue of access to an investment Forex brokers’ list and investment services. Broker service and internet sites go a step further to display detailed information about issues that may be of crucial to your trading plan.

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