What is Swing Trading? And why is it a better alternative than buy and hold or day trading for many independent-minded traders and investors?
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #10 – Good Times, Bad Times: Trade the News Like a Pro
As most of us have seen, the way the market reacts to good or bad news is fundamental. This conclusion to our trading rules, breaks down how to profit from the stock market’s reaction.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #9: Use the ADX to Time and Trade Trending Markets
The key to measuring the trend strength of a market is the ADX. When used correctly, the ADX can be the factor between profitable and unprofitable trades. Here is rule number nine in our trading rules series.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #8 – The Relative Strength Index: A Short Term Trader’s Best Friend
When it comes to short term stock trading, the Relative Strength Index is one of the best technical tools available. Find out how our unique, 2-period RSI might help make the difference in your trading.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #7 – If You Buy Stocks, Buy Established Companies
Here’s a look at rule number seven: to lessen overnight risk, look to trade the better, more established blue chip companies.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #6 – Reduce Corporate Risk, Trade ETFs
The volatility seen in stocks over the past year shows that rule number six is equally applicable for traders looking to minimize corporate risk.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #5 – Use the VIX … It Works!
One of the single most important indicators is the VIX, though many don’t know how to use it properly.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #4 Only Short Stocks Below Their 200-Day MA!
Pay attention to the trends! See how following one simple indicator can keep you trade on higher ground, even as the market cascades.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #3 – Buy Stocks Above Their 200-day Moving Average!
This rule, more than any other is key to navigating tough market conditions. Here’s a look at rule number three: buy stocks above their 200-day ma.
TradingMarkets 10 Trading Rules: #2 – Buy After Pullbacks, Not After Rallies!
Here’s a look at the second rule for navigating a volatile market, buy the pullbacks and sell the strength that follows.