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Your 30 Day Trading Challenge

Focus is one of the most important part of trading and life. You need to be able to focus or you won’t get anything done. I teach that people, other than day traders, should only spend 15 minutes a day … Continue reading

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7 Worst Things that Can Happen

Do you worry? Do you wake up in the middle of the night sweating? Does fear control you? Does it stop you from making money as a trader? Are your fears controlling you? One of the best ways to control … Continue reading

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TRADESMITH video Free version – June 19, 2017

What a difference a week makes! Do you want to learn more? Watch TradeSmith to find out! Courtney Smith’s market forecast, TradeSmith, provides valuable insights on the market from a Professional Trader with over 45 years experience. Courtney Smith is … Continue reading

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Amazon Eats the World

Amazon announced today that they are buying Whole Foods (otherwise known as Whole Paychecks). This is powerful for several perspectives. Amazon is moving more and more into the real world. I’m in Beverly Hills right now. I can order from … Continue reading

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Richard Donchian’s Technical Guidelines, published in 1934

Richard Donchian changed my life. Technical Guidelines 1    A move followed by a sideways range often precedes another move of almost equal extent in the same direction as the original move. Generally, when the second move from the sideways range has … Continue reading

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The Most Important Webpages for Trading!

Please check out today’s educational video.  “The Most Important Webpages For Trading”   Click here! Tweet This!TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

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Tech Tantrum!

Friday’s tech savaging continues today. The NASDAQ has already dropped almost 5% from high to low in just two days. The size of the move on Friday combined with the heavy volume suggest that this is a major high for … Continue reading

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TRADESMITH video Free version – June 12, 2017

What a difference a week makes! Watch TradeSmith to find out all details! Courtney Smith’s market forecast, TradeSmith, provides valuable insights on the market from a Professional Trader with over 45 years experience. Courtney Smith is the only person in … Continue reading

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FREE Mindmap: Plan Your Trade, Trade Your Plan

He called me in a panic. “I’m in a position and it is going against me badly!” I asked him where his stop loss order was. He told me he didn’t have one. He told me that he was so … Continue reading

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Go Big or Go Home!

Should you go cold turkey and jump into being a pro trader? Or should you keep your job until you are profitable and then quit? In other words, should you keep a safety net under you before you quit.   … Continue reading

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