How to Trade the News

How to Trade the News

ZYTrade Editor: Ever get tempted to trade the news? It’s risky, but there are ways to do it. Here’s a primer on news trading. Give it a read, and determine whether such a strategy might (or might not) be favorable to your trading approach.   Two savage bear...
Advanced Trading Concepts: the No-Nine Strategy

Advanced Trading Concepts: the No-Nine Strategy

ZYTrade Editor: One challenge traders often come across is that of avoiding false breakouts. This strategy–called No-Nines–aims to decrease your risk of failed breakouts.    No-Nines: Summary The no-nines strategy delays the purchase of a stock until...
Pattern Trading Setups for the Weekend 10.16.20

Pattern Trading Setups for the Weekend 10.16.20

Curated by ZYTrade Editors: If you’re scanning the stock market for a potential swing trade, Thomas Bulkowski’s site does an impressive job of identifying tradable patterns for weekend scanning. Here are the patterns for this week.   Originally posted at Thomas...
Four Trading Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Account

Four Trading Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Account

ZYTrade Editor: Focusing on four small errors that can deliver a fatal blow to your trading account if you’re not careful, this smart article describes them in detail. Perhaps there’s a fifth trading error–ignoring these simple, common, yet potentially...
Risk Management: Is the Best Defense a Good Offense?

Risk Management: Is the Best Defense a Good Offense?

ZY – This curated article from Tradeciety argues that risk management is not only a defensive strategy but an aggressive one as well. In one example, they cite a pretty wild scenario in which two traders trade the same system (a losing system), but that one...
How to Trade a Positive Earnings Surprise

How to Trade a Positive Earnings Surprise

ZYTrade Editor: We’re in Q3 earnings season. Many short-term traders are tempted to take advantage of the volatility that earnings beats or misses can bring. Here’s one idea for trading an upside earnings surprise. From Thomas Bulkowski’s website.   A good...