All posts by Brian Keith

Catching a Wave?

Here’s a quick application of the Elliott Wave Principle to the longer-timeframe charts of the S&P500; is this principle telegraphing a meltdown, or are we looking at something different ahead?  

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E-Mini Futures Trading Recap and a LIVE Trade From This Morning

To start, I hope everybody had a great Thanksgiving and a fantastic weekend…I hope you’re refreshed and ready for a new profitable trading week?! On today’s video I take you through a trade recap in the E-Mini S&P 500 futures from last Wednesday and the shortened trading day on Friday. Then today I take you through the 30 minute breakout trade LIVE – so please watch the video and I hope you’re able to learn a lot so you can utilize this in your own trading. Have a profitable day and I’ll be back with you tomorrow.

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Greeks are Great but Price is King

If you manage positions mechanically by the Greeks only, when does it make sense to move to a more discretionary management technique? That happens when Price gives you a tip on what it’s likely to do going forward.  

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Exiting an Option Position

Once you own options, there are three methods that can be used to make a profit or avoid loss: exercise them, offset them with other options, or let them expire worthless. By exercising what you have purchased, you are choosing to take delivery of (call) or to sell (put) the underlying asset at the option’s […]

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More Real Trade Examples In The E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Market

In today’s video I want to take you through a bunch of trades from yesterday in the E-Mini S&P 500 futures market to further show you that day trading doesn’t have to be overly complicated. By just using a couple very simplistic and straightforward trading strategies is all you need to be able to pull money out of the markets on a consistent basis. Of course this requires a tremendous amount of discipline, patience and self control – but it can be done if you’re willing to learn how to do it. I truly hope this helps you in your own trading. Have a profitable day and I wish you and your family a safe and fun Thanksgiving!

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Here’s A Few Solid and Robust E-Mini S&P 500 Futures Trades To Learn From

On today’s video I want to show you four (4) trades from yesterday that I know you can learn a lot from. These trades were taken without using any technical indicators on the E-Mini S&P 500 futures three (3) minute chart…a ‘plain vanilla’, no nonsense, non-cluttered chart! These same simple trading principles can be used in any market any any time frame you choose to use them on, they are that robust and universally applicable in nature. I hope you find these strategies useful in your own trading…have a profitable day and I hope to be hearing from you in the near future.

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Trade Recap In The E-Mini S&P 500 Using The Strategies Taught In The FREE Video Series

What I wanted to do today is give you a trade-by-trade recap in the E-Mini S&P 500 futures market of last week using all the trading strategies taught to you in the FREE 3-Part Video Series. If you recall the video titles were called, ‘The E-Mini’s Unfair Advantage’, ‘The Truth About Trends’, and the ’30 Minute Breakout Strategy’. I truly hope you enjoyed all the videos and I want to THANK all of you who participated! The blog comments and emails that were sent to me were absolutely fantastic and once again I truly appreciate it! Have a great day and if you have any questions whatsoever you can call me at 248-320-1115 or email me directly at [email protected] — would love to hear from you.

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Case Study – How We Profited From a Trade We Should Have Lost

An Iron Condor is a position that earns income if the underlying chart goes sideways….but what if it starts to trend against one side of the position? In today’s video I’ll show a good example of how & why we managed risk and pulled a profit from a position expiring today…that we should have lost […]

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Tops are a Process, Bottoms are an Event

The way that markets move during -Tops- and -Bottoms- are very different; a topping move is a -process- that takes a long time and frustrates the Bears, while a bottoming move is an -event- that’s over with very quickly, causing maximum pain in a very short period of time relative to a top.  

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When to Switch Over to Trade the Next Contract Month…When Trading Index Futures Contracts (i.e. E-Mini S&P 500, etc.)?

Believe it or not, we get calls all the time asking this one simple question, so we thought we would answer it quickly for you right now in this short article.  There is one day once a quarter where the market (stock index futures contracts that is) does not seem to move very much.  Guess […]

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