Trend lines are a way for you to predict price because technical analysis is based on future predictions. Trend Lines – Trend lines have to hit the price points two or more times – You can have a positive or negative trend – They help you look at the future – They can change angles
In this video David discusses the mental hurdle of placing your first trade with any type of instrument, regardless if it’s in forex, stocks or commodities. Trading can seem daunting and complex and beginners can make mistakes when they open their first active position. He takes you through the actual process of making that first
Long position With a long position, you buy a stock at a certain price and sell it at a higher price as the stock appreciates in value. The profit that you make is the difference between your buy price and the price that you sell it at. Short position With the short position what happens
This week’s strategy video covers a very important scenario that all traders come across – trend breakouts that don’t turn out as expected. Textbooks say that if a trendline breaks, then that’s it – another direction is certain. David explains why this isn’t necessarily true and he gives us illustrations and examples of the so-called
Call: -Allows you to buy stock -If you have one call that means you are able to buy that stock at your set price -It has to reach the set price on or before your contract’s expiration -If it doesn’t reach the set price, your contract deteriorates in value and you lose your option premium
Have an open position that’s making a profit? Thinking of moving its Stop Loss so that no matter what you won’t lose any money? Think again. This is one of the many mistakes traders make when they experience the rush of having a winning position and feel like they’re on top of the world. The
In today’s episode of let’s talk stocks, we are going to take a look at option greeks. We’ll to talk about delta, gamma, theta, and vega. In this video, we will cover: what the greeks are, how they’re used, and the big picture behind them. This lesson is perfect for people just starting out with
Managing your money and the risk attached to investing it is one of the basics in trading. One that is often overlooked by traders. It’s not only about guessing the right direction, identifying the right support and resistance levels and timing but also about measuring confidence and taking into account targets and capabilities. David goes
The Ascending Triangle: -It resembles accumulation. -It is a bullish pattern. -It doesn’t have to happen on an uptrend, but it is very helpful when it does. -The top of the triangle is fairly straight and the bottom of the triangle is ascending. The stock ascends and descends between these two lines of the triangle.
Trend channels are one of those chart formations that traders love. They provide security and ample opportunity to profit from price swings in both directions, while still calmly continuing a larger up and down move (unless we have a horizontal channel that is). But are there any risks when trading a channel and how exactly
When I look at this question, I see the answer in two parts: 1) what kind of lifestyle do you want? and 2) how much money do you need to start trading to get to that lifestyle? Lifestyle What kind of lifestyle do you want? You will first need to answer this question before moving
Risk management is the main focus of this trading psychology video. David Jones focuses our attention on how to balance risk and reward when opening trades and how limiting losses carries the same weight as getting maximum profits. How to set Stop Loss and Take Profit levels is also shown with easy to understand real-life
In today’s episode of let’s talk stocks, we are going to take a look at how to read stock charts for beginners. We’ll cover the basics of chart reading, different types of stock charts and the one I recommend, different time frames when looking at stock charts, also you’ll see me evaluate a few stock
In this video David draws our attention to some of the most frequent mistakes that traders make. From fighting the trend and opening positions with unreasonably large sums to having stop losses too close, David discusses all these scenarios and shows how they unfold on real charts. While not following the trend and placing stop
The double bottom reversal pattern is similar to the double top reversal pattern, but it goes in the opposite direction. What Is the Double Bottom Reversal Pattern? -It’s a reversal pattern or bullish pattern -Begins with a downward pattern and typically ends with an upward pattern -There can be double tops or triple tops between
It looks so simple when you look at it for the first time. Two tops or two bottoms at the same price levels and that gives a clear signal. But it’s never that easy and that’s why we decided to make this tutorial. Trading expert David Jones walks us through this, seemingly basic chart configuration,
In today’s episode, I’m going to share with you the pros and cons of penny stocks. Penny stocks are hugely attractive, and they are great for certain types of traders. But they’re horrible for other types of traders. In this episode, we’ll cover the advantages and disadvantages of penny stocks, so that way you can
http://www.Zacks.com – Kevin Matras talks about volatility and how to use it to your advantage through options.
In this video David Jones explains what is the strategy price action trading and how to use it. At Trading 212 we provide an execution only service. This video should not be construed as investment advice. Investments can fall and rise. Capital at risk. CFDs are higher risk because of leverage.
Are you struggling to understand what is the stock? How the stock market works? Or how you can make money from the stock market? In this video, I will share with you the basics behind how a company issues stock, how money is made in the stock market, and how you can profit from trading
Kevin Matras shows how you can profit from this easy to implement strategy, even in sideways markets.
Trading has as much to do with overcoming the markets as it does with overcoming yourself and your own limits. Good traders know this and they manage their mental blocks to squeeze out the maximum results out of their trades. Our resident trading expert David Jones is here to discuss the three main psychological problems