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Does Max Pain Factor into Day Trading?

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In the world of finance and investing, theories are often one of the most widely debated topics. Among a number of such theories, the concept or the theory of Option Pain, also known as Max Pain or Max option pain is well discussed and debated. In fact, the Max Pain theory is one of the most controversial of theories as1 Read the full article >

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Day Trading Salary – How much money can you really make?

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Please take the time to watch this video in its entirety. What you will notice is that I break down how much you can make based on trading for (1) a company, (2) prop firm and (3) yourself. Many of you reading this article are considering striking out on your own. After watching the video, read through the detailed write-up1 Read the full article >

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How to Set a Trailing Stop

Alton Hill

A trailing stop is a flexible stop order that is used by traders and is dynamic. Depending on your trading platform and/or brokerage options, a trailing stop, when automated can be used to protect the unrealized profits already made on your trades. The biggest benefit of using trailing stops is the fact that it doesn’t require the trader to manually1 Read the full article >

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Risk and Reward – All that Should Matter to a Trader

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Overview of Risk and Reward Trading is not as complicated as everyone would have you to believe.  Successful trading comes down to whether you can turn a profit. Getting to the point where you can consistently land in the black will take some time.  For some of you, you may never reach this point in your trading career.  However, with a1 Read the full article >

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How Much to Invest in Stocks – $10k to $50k

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Wondering how much to invest in stocks?  When you read a number of articles on the web, you will notice the answers you find are somewhat convoluted. Logically the answers center on your long-term and short-term goals.  In addition, the answer will depend on your trading style. Well in this article, I am going to take a more hard lined1 Read the full article >

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Top 50 Day Trading Myths – Get the Facts

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In this article, we are going to cover the top 50 day trading myths that are floating around in the trading community.  This list will cover what I have learned during my 15+ years of trading experience.  Feel free to share with others, as I would have loved to come across a list like this back in 2000. Day Trading1 Read the full article >