What’s happening next on the S&P via multiple timeframes

Where’s the S&P500 going next? With the amount of coiling and consolidation that we’ve seen lately, charts are showing a huge potential to trend soon. Within those signals, we can use smaller timeframes to determine how to apply this longer-timeframe analysis NOW.   

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Top Market Lessons for 2011

The Market is always right; those who argue with it will not be profitable. With that in mind, what lessons did the Market impress upon us during the 2011 trading year?

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Some Final Thoughts for 2011

Here’s hoping that everyone is enjoying a safe and pleasant holiday season. Today is my last day in the office for the year; yesterday, my desk was very busy as corporations and investment managers (especially insurers) made currency adjustments for year-end. Today has been quiet, with just the odd flurry or two. Equities, however, are […]

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How to add “Dynamic Defense” to an Iron Condor

Iron Condor trades are great when the price is going nowhere, as it has been over the past month or two. But consolidation leads to expansion, meaning that the price will eventually break out and move strongly. What are some things that I can do to help dynamically hedge my risk in an Iron Condor […]

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A Big Move Coming?

Range contraction leads to range expansion; the S&P500 is now showing a relatively rare confluence of potential trending energies at the three major timeframes.   

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A Bigger Market Outlook

In this quick video I tell you what levels are important for the market to break in order for the market to start trending again. I show you on the E-Mini S&P 500, Dow, Russell and Nasdaq markets. I mainly use the weekly charts and daily charts for this quick analysis, then show you the current trend on the 30 minute and 60 minute charts. Hope you enjoy the quick market presentation.

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Incredible Trade Set-Ups on the ES Today

Let me explain today’s trade set-ups so that you’re able to profit from predictable market moves like these. I want to also quickly show you how yesterday afternoon worked out and how you too could have profited. Almost every single day the market provides great trade set-ups like these, so please pay attention.

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Defending an Iron Condor position

An Iron Condor is a risk-managed trade to begin with, but all it takes is one bad month and you’re back to square one. In this video I’ll discuss the methodologies that we use to help manage risk statically and dynamically as we manage the position across the finish line at expiration.

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5 Key Ingredients to a Profitable Trading Methodology

Let me explain to you in detail what I believe are the five key ingredients to a profitable trading system. This is what you absolutely need in order to establish a consistently successful trading plan. Without these key elements you will fail to succeed as a trader.

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Market Fractals on the S&P500

A quick post to discuss Market Fractals and how helping to identify them can get you into better sync with what the market is doing, and where it’s more likely to go in the short term.

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