Trade Ideas Blog

How the Rubberband Man Improved Automated Trading

December 21, 2007

Market Orders?! Automated trading functionality introduced by Trade-Ideas only had market orders for initiating and covering positions. Market orders?! The…

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Trade More Profitably: 9 Effective (and Slightly Badass) Ways to Just Do It

December 5, 2007

Whoa! We’re alive! It seems the booze and turkey from Thanksgiving knocked the lights out on the blog for a…

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Trade-Ideas In Your Town: Vegas 2007

November 13, 2007

We are headed to Las Vegas this week and weekend for the Traders Expo. Here are the details: Las Vegas,…

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This Test Measures Trading Signals: S.M.A.R.T.

November 8, 2007

We don’t create alerts unless we know they’re helpful at spotting opportunity for traders. In fact we are now known…

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The Free Top List of Stocks You Can’t Miss

November 5, 2007

It’s strange how life can work in cycles. Apparently it’s no different with software either. Last year at this very…

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Your Best Trades: It’s Not What You See, But How You See It

October 23, 2007

The Smallest Change in Graphics Affect the Success of a Trading Plan We introduced version 2.1 of Trade-Ideas PRO back…

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Weekend Reading: Trading Routines of a Skilled Market Veteran

October 20, 2007

A great read this weekend is the Charles Kirk interview in the recent issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks &…

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OptionsXpress Robot Upgrade!

October 15, 2007

Save Layouts We have made some improvements to the OptionsXpress Robot software. The new version 0.9.2 cleans up bugs found…

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OptionsXpress Pilot Underway!

October 8, 2007

The OptionsXpress Automated Trading Pilot program is now officially underway. It is very easy to get started. You just need…

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How My Trading Improved Thinking Like a Martial Arts Fighter

October 4, 2007

Bang! Bang! Oof! Ouch! These aren’t the sounds from a day in the market, it’s the sounds of Mixed Martial…

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Getting Over Imposter Syndrome as a Trader

Written by Katie Gomez Humans are complicated creatures. We are blessed with the urge to improve, grow, and learn, yet…

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Vacation Trading 101: How to Enjoy Your Summer Vacation Without Sacrificing Your Trading Profits

Written by Katie Gomez August is a universal vacation month, especially in Europe. As a result, traders often see a…

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Evaluating Your Trading Strategy:The Importance of the Equity Curve

When determining how well a trading strategy is likely to perform in the real world, there’s no better measure than…

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Know When to Hold Them, Know When to Walk Away: Applying Poker Logic to Your Stock Portfolio

Written by Katie Gomez As traders, we aim to protect our assets and portfolios. Often, the safest way to do…

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Quality vs. Quantity: What Should Traders Focus On?

Written by Katie Gomez There are polarized views on the importance of quantity vs. quality in stock trading. Which is…

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Is there a right way to invest? How to shift your thinking when it comes to long-term investing 

Written by Katie Gomez The number-one question everyone asks is: ‘What should I invest in to make the most money?…

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Your TIPro Brokerage+ to ETrade Account Connection

We wanted to give you a heads-up about some important changes happening this weekend at our broker partner ETrade. Don’t…

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The True Impact of Partial Profits

Many traders face a dilemma when a trade quickly turns profitable: should they scale out of the trade to secure…

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The Impact of Social Media on Stock Prices: The Rise and Risk of Meme Stocks

Written by Katie Gomez Social media has undeniably shaped various facets of modern life, but one overlooked area where it’s…

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Statement About Filter Change

Trade Ideas recently made a change to the “Change in X Minute %” filters on Trade Ideas to align with industry standards. While the reason was valid, the communication was mishandled, and I apologize for any inconvenience caused. Going forward, no major changes affecting strategies will be made without clear communication. Thank you for your feedback, as it helps us improve. You can revert to the original formula if you prefer.

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