Trade Ideas Blog

It’s a Hard to Short for US

January 31, 2007

As time goes by we continue to get better and better working with The Odds Maker . Many professional traders…

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Be Prepared for Tomorrow’s Fed Decision

January 30, 2007

In light of tomorrow’s Fed decision, I am posting links to some of our previous Strategy Sessions that work best…

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Daily Ticks: Ugly Wii TV

January 26, 2007

A list of what’s got our attention today: Read Ugly’s progress on his creative, quixotic quest to barter and trade…

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Trade-Ideas In Your Town: New York City

January 24, 2007

Trade-Ideas heads to New York City for the annual Traders Expo event held this year at the Marriott Marquis in…

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Free Trade-Ideas Research Now Embedded in StockTickr

January 22, 2007

StockTickr, the social networking site for traders’ stock picks, continues to make improvements to its free service with the addition…

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Daily Ticks: Meet the Real Odds Maker

January 19, 2007

A list of what’s got our attention today: WallStrip, “Stock Tips For Generation YouTube”, reviewed favorably in Newsweek – no,…

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Results of the Trade-Ideas Contest

January 16, 2007

Our Trade-Ideas contest results are in! Honestly I thought the response was kind of low – I can count the…

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Optimize Expectancy with Volatility-Adjusted Targets

January 15, 2007

This is the 4th installment of our series on trading with a backtested system. The series uses the features of…

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The 2 x 2 Decision Box for Determining a Good Trading System

January 11, 2007

I’ve been caught red-handed with a smaller picture for evaluating a good trading system that excluded other, equally valid possibilities.…

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2 Elements of Good Backtesting Results

January 10, 2007

We’re not the only ones on the subject of backtesting in the new year. Today Price Headley points to the…

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How films have influenced our view of the stock market 

Written by Katie Gomez As we were growing up, we absorbed a lot of information from the news and entertainment…

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Does the Chart Confirm the Story? Are You Wrong, or Are You Just Early?

Written by Katie Gomez Most investors have stories behind an investment. Many people come to the stock market because they…

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The importance of understanding orders: learning to invest with intention

Written by Katie Gomez When you make the transition from investing to trading, there are certain things you have to…

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Trade Ideas automatic scanner makes trading more visually appealing; Keeping your eye on the prize has never been easier

Written by Katie Gomez Many people believe there are good and bad days, boring days, and exciting days in the…

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How to make Trading more Doable: Compartmentalize your trading journey

Written by Katie Gomez We live in a generation of information overload.  We are inundated with an unlimited pool of…

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Tricks of the trade, for when things don’t go your way: How to deal with market downturns

Written by Katie Gomez If there were a song that could embody the life of a stock market investor or…

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Learning to invest with confidence: Proven strategies to help beat the stock market

Written by Katie Gomez Confidence is something that can take a while for investors and traders to build. The stock…

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Don’t Chase the High, Wait for the Pullbacks

Written By Katie Gomez New traders can be seduced by the adrenaline rush and glamor of winning the game. However…

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How Traders Can Use RSI to Discover New Opportunities

By Katie Gomez The best traders know never to judge a trade based on first appearances because there is usually…

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How to let your Winners Run

Written by Katie Gomez As a trader, you have probably heard the phrase, “let your winners run,” or some iteration…

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