Month: April 2020

Start-Up Resources > Trading Vs Investing

Trading Vs Investing

This lesson explains the key differences between Trading and Investing. While intrinsically similar in many ways, each offers a very different approach and methodology when it comes to being put into practice.

The Trader Case Study

By Sam Evans, Co-Founder and Lead Coach As a trader, I have pretty much been doing the same thing for over a decade. That being using price action to determine value and find wholesale and retail zones for trades and then managing them according to my rules-based plan. Market speculation in the global markets is […]

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A Smarter Way to Trade Around the News

By Sam Evans, Co-Founder and Lead Coach When we are speculating in today’s markets, it is easy to think that studying economic data and paying attention to fundamental analysis is vital to success. After all, why wouldn’t we want to make sure that we were aware of anything that could affect the price of our […]

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The Real Secret to Better Trading and Investing

By Sam Evans, Co-Founder and Lead Coach There are many misconceptions about trading and investing in the financial markets. While speculation has its merits, most people do not want to talk about the potential downside to it as well. It can be very risky without the right education and your journey in the markets can […]

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Swing Trading: Defining a Swing Trade

By Daniel Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach For beginner traders, it is easy to get caught up in the lingo of trading. What is better, what’s not etc., and one of those items is swing trading. It is a term that is thrown around a lot with no real definition as such. What I mean […]

Protecting your Retirement Accounts with Options

By Daniel Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach When investors in both the retail and institutional space look to purchase insurance and protect portfolios they usually turn to the options markets. The reason being is because it can be easy to quantify what needs to be hedged and build a portfolio that could be classified as […]

The Need for a Good Market Routine

By Daniel Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach I think too many times we get caught up in discussing the best stocks to buy, what indicators to use, and other items that we forget possibly the most important one, routine.  Routine gives us structure in our lives and allows us to be more efficient in what […]

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A Start-Up Guide to Options

By Daniel Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach We like options and we think you should too. In this short article, we are going to do a mini introduction lesson about them to get your options knowledge going. ​Options are conditional derivative-based contracts that allow buyers of the contracts (option holders) to buy or sell a security at […]

Understanding Blind Risk

By Daniel Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach Blind risk is what we do when we do not realize the risk at hand. Sort of like your 401K or retirement accounts. The ones that you hand over, check maybe once a year, and then hope that there’s enough there when you retire. That is a blind risk.  […]

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