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Posted 08-21-2014 at 06:19 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Finding an Edge to Trade (Trading Plan 2)

In this video, we will continue with developing a trading plan by focusing on finding an edge to trade.





Video text:
In this video, we will cover finding an edge to trade.
Traders will look for set-ups, patterns, or situations that give them 'an edge' for predicting what price will do next. In other words, the trader is looking for something that helps improve...

Posted 08-10-2014 at 10:23 AM by Tekmnd Comments 1
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Developing a Trading Plan Overview

This is the first video in a series on developing a trading plan.




Vid text:
What is a trading plan?
A trading plan is a set of rules a trader develops to guide them through every trade.
It is what separates the professionals from the amateurs. In fact, I think you would be hard pressed to find a successful professional trader that is not following a plan.

...

Posted 08-04-2014 at 09:06 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Using Option Open Interest with Implied Volatility as Sentiment Indicators


In this video, we will look at using Option Open Interest along with Implied Volatility to measure market sentiment.





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Hello and welcome
In this video, we will look at using Option Open Interest along with Implied Volatility to measure market sentiment.

Option Open Interest is one of the key sentiment indicators...

Posted 07-31-2014 at 08:30 PM by Tekmnd Comments 0
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Ford Long Calendar Spread - Options Trading

This is an overview of a paper trade I placed a couple of weeks ago of a Long Calendar Spread on Ford. This is a 'paper trade' to help explain Calendar Spreads. No money is actually being risked.







Vid text:
Hello and welcome
In this video we will look at a long calendar spread trade on Ford. This video is part one of two parts. In this video, I...

Posted 07-28-2014 at 06:22 PM by Tekmnd Comments 2
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Argentina- Default Pending!
Argentina is coming 'down to the wire' with just 2 days left until it is required to make a payment that it states it cannot afford.

The issue:
Argentina, a country known for defaulting on its bonds, may once again default in 2 days.

It gets interesting because-
Argentina had restructured some of the debt. In other words, the country convinced holders of Argentina Debt to take less than the amount they were owed with...
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