What Can You Learn From "The Turtle" Traders?

Can you learn to trade successfully? Or, are some people just born with the right personality or luck to make it big in the markets?

It's a nature/nurture question, of course.

In the early 1970's, commodity trader Richard Dennis embarked on a now legendary journey to find out.

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Have You Ever Fallen In Love With A Stock?

A new romance can be thrilling. The flirtatious glances, racing heart and weak feeling at the knees. When it comes to trading, it's best to keep your love life separate. Why? Falling in love with a trade can have disastrous consequences.

Have you ever fallen in love with a stock? If you answered yes to that question you aren't alone. It's very easy to become stubbornly attached to a trade and stick with it far after the initial blush of attraction has faded.

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4 Reasons a Stock Market Correction Is Right Around the Corner

If you are like most traders and investors, you find an approach that works and stick with it. That's smart. Until it's not.

Through my years of trading I've learned that a critical element to success is flexibility and a willingness to adapt to changing market conditions.

That means a strategy that worked well last month or last year, may not work next month or next year.

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5 Tips for Fall Trading Success

With September here options traders are excited about the prospects of a market with more volume. The last two weeks of August tend to be some of the lowest volume weeks all year. Traders are off and who wants to make large bets in the days preceding the busy fall trading season. Here are 5 ways that traders and active investors can adapt to the changes coming.

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5 Ways To Time Your Options Trade Entries

How often does this happen to you? You have been waiting to place an options trade in a stock for a week, but every day you look at the market and evaluate whether today is the day to trade it, rather than execute the trade, you choose to wait. Whether it is something in the options chain, or something in the charts, you wait another day or another hour to enter the trade only to be disappointed because you were one hour too late.

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Shecantrade Updates

At Shecantrade, we are more than trading courses and a trading room that focuses on options trading. Sure, we have live trades that are entered and exited in the trading room, we provide detailed mobile trade alerts of all of our open and closed positions, and we explain our reasoning behind every trade (both the why and the why nots) but we are something different, we listen to our members and provide the products and services that you are looking for. Thanks to you, we are very excited to announce the launch of two new free services, Shecantrade review report and “Free Options Trading Lessons”.

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A Breakdown of the Live Options Trading Room at Shecantrade

Everyday, Shecantrade reviews the market to look for options trades. Our approach is to find high quality, consistent trades using both monthly and weekly options. We place trades in a way that any options trader, whether you are a part time trader, retired, new to trading or a seasoned trader, you can benefit from the trades, analysis and free trading lessons.

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3 Advantages and Disadvantages of Options Trading

Everyone wants to look for a trading instrument that will give them the highest rate of return on their investment with as little risk, and little work as possible. While there may be misconceptions about options, (that they are a risky trading strategy for example) they do have both advantages and disadvantages. Every trading instrument will have its own personality, its own strategy for trading, but at the end of the day I think there are way more advantages that out weigh the disadvantages of trading options. Nevertheless, here are some things to consider when trading options.

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Should Options Traders Be Trading Out of the Money?

In options, you have the choice to trade at levels where price is now (at the money), where price remains passed the strike price, and where you think price will not move to (out of the money). Trading options at each of these three levels will produce a very different options trading strategy, with different risk and reward profiles. With so many strategies at your fingertips when you trade options, you may be wondering what is the best strategy to choose?

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Creating Risk Parameters for Your Trades

My best advice about determining your risk parameters should begin with two main factors;

1. Your motivation to trade, and
2. The amount of money you are trading with.

These two factors will become the foundation of your risk parameters. The most important factor is determining the ‘why’ behind the risk you are taking in the market. The reality is that all investing involves some degree of risk and while most traders are motivated by making more money.

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