Being a “trader” is about as broad of a classification for a profession as saying you work in an office. In order to figure out whether the business of trading is something you are interested in, it is important to know the different types of opportunities available. In the most literal sense, there are dozens […]
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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.
Market Terminology & Chart Candlesticks
Just understanding the language used in the markets can be a lot to get your head around, so in this lesson, we break things down into a simple format, with the added bonus of learning all about Price Charts and the vital skill of reading Candlesticks.
Risk Control & Profit
Any Professional Trader will tell you that true market speculation comes from learning the art of Risk Management before anything else. This lesson will teach you how educated protect themselves from major losses in the markets and enjoy safe speculation at all times.
The Recessoin-Proof Business
A personal favorite of the StockAbility team, this is the lesson which shows you how it is possible to profit in all market and economic conditions. No matter if things are good or bad, when done the right way, with the right plan and guidance, we can all enjoy the potential benefits of a Recession-Proof Business.
Cash may be King in some walks of life yet in the financial markets Leverage is a doubly powerful tool. Leverage allows anyone to embrace potentially larger gains in trades and greatly reduce risk and exposure at the same time. Leverage 101 is the lesson that will teach you how to make your money work not just harder, but smarter as well.
Perception Vs Reality
What information should we follow? Which news should we read? How do we know what economic data to use and to whom we should listen to? Clear through the fog of confusion with this lesson on discovering the difference between Perception and Reality in today’s markets, making our trading journey both smoother and simpler.
Sharpening Your Mental Edge
You may have a solid understanding of your trading strategy but do you have a solid understanding of your own way of thinking? Often overlooked and generally misunderstood, psychology plays probably the most important role in any trader or investor’s journey. In this lesson, we will learn how gaining trading consistency all starts with achieving mindset consistency first.
The stock market is hot right now, and it seems like everyone is ready to dive in and make money. You have probably heard stories about new traders who have taken small amounts and turned them into fortunes, but don’t be fooled – without proper education and a trading plan for beginners, these accounts are […]
By Ryan Watkins, Lead Coach One of the biggest issues traders go through in their trading career is should they trade with the Trend or should they trade Counter-Trend? I have traded both and I will give you my own personal experience both good and bad. First, we need to look at the main points. […]
The stock market plays an integral role in most American’s investing future. Retirement accounts are usually based around it, and many people will buy and hold stocks as a way to leverage their extra capital. However, there is a significant upside to be had if you can be an active stock trader, otherwise known as […]
When you are day or swing trading stocks as a source of income, having the proper resources and tools to make decisions accurately over time is crucial. Many of the most profitable moves or savviest opportunities are made by identifying the specific criteria for taking a trade – otherwise known as a setup. If you […]
In the digital age of stock trading, it is easier than ever to dive right into the market. You can be set up on a mobile platform or web-based broker in minutes, and be buying your first stock soon after. Unfortunately, without the proper education and mentality, you can also find yourself losing money quickly. […]
Daniel X. Bustamante, Co-Founder and Lead Coach You must be living under a rock If you haven’t seen or read about the GameStop trade. It has caught the attention of the world at large, governments, and people who have little to no care about the markets. For me, in 15 years of doing this, it […]
By Sam Evans, Co-Founder & CEO What are candlestick patterns? Put the term into a search engine and you’ll get a ton of hits. If you have searched the term it means you’re interested in learning more, and I’m all for that. It has been said that an investment in yourself is by far the […]
By Ryan Watkins, Lead Coach Technical analysis has been around for an exceptionally long time. In fact, Joseph de la Vega talks about it in his book (the first book ever written on the stock exchange business in 1688). It is used by traders and investors of all levels. From famous traders to hedge fund […]