Trade-Ideas is on the leading edge of stock scanning and event backtesting technology. Maintaining the role of market leader requires a mantra of “constant and never-ending improvement” regarding our technology, partnerships, and personnel. I’m happy announce that I’ve joined the Trade-Ideas team during an exciting growth period for the company. Allow me to briefly introduce…

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Celebrating Thanksgiving at Trade Ideas means reflecting on many things – like our loyal customers. Over 50K in over 75 countries around the world. Wow. With us since 2002. In what seems like a blink of an eye nine years has come and gone. I recall our first Trader’s Expo in 2003 in Las Vegas…

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Here’s the beginning of a correspondence with Dr. Brett Steenbarger who wisely suggested that the exchange would make for a good blog post. That’s why he’s the PhD. From the Desk of Trade Ideas March 24, 2010 Dear Brett, I just read your quick post regarding the “traps” the market can play on intraday traders…

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3 Roadsigns popped up today from 3 different people whose opinion and calls on the market activity I respect. These people aren’t market timers – if anything they’re probably early with their calls, but when I hear or read people I respect offering these types of market forecasts, I pay attention and start to pull…

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Great strategies align themselves with vetted and observable themes in the market. Strategy comes from taking a stand based on what you perceive are demonstrative behaviors in the recent market and then submitting that position to the market’s cross examination – you’ll come out smelling like a rose or its fertilizer. The nice thing with…

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We receive on a regular basis from individuals the comments, demands, requests, supplications, and sometimes the pleas for the keys to making them great wealth.  A recent message seemed breathless in its desire, “Basically What i need is a collaboration…and a system trading platform based on historical data……What time to trade….how many….what amount per trade…and…

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Below is the original Trader’s Tips article submitted for the just released February issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities  TRADERS’ TIPS March Issue “I measure what’s going on, and I adopt to it. I try to get my ego out of the way. The market is smarter than I am so I bend.”…

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The headlines sound an omnious alarm: “Bank of America tumbles on nationalization worries” (Reuters, February 4, 2009) BAC continues to take it on the chin: teetering on bankruptcy, government bail out yada yada yada.  If you shorted this ride – congratulations.  But is the ride over? Maybe there is more opportunity yet to find in…

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