Monthly Archives: August 2017

NinjaTrader Time Sync and Windows Time

In a live webinar or recording, you’ve probably heard John Paul discuss the importance of synchronizing your Windows clock with official time servers. Why is this important? Your data feed may use native time stamping, and if your Windows clock is off by only a small amount, NinjaTrader will display information differently. This applies to […]

Backup Plan When the E-Mini Won’t Work

The E-Mini S&P is a great market to trade – unless it’s slow. Well, it’s been slow. There are numerous videos that I’ve created detailing when to just say NO to trading the E-Mini under undesirable conditions. What is considered slow? I use a 5-Min chart in conjunction with the ATR (Average True Range) set […]

Insider Trading Bill Passes House

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill, the STOCK (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge) Act, to curb Congressional insider trading. Vote results indicate 417 Congress members in favor of the bill and two in opposition. This House version differs from that of the Senate, which includes provisions for financial data collectors to disclose […]

Live Price Action Webinar from February 3, 2012

John Paul once again proves that successful day trading can be easy. The video starts with showing you how to take advantage of the large bullish news event candle at around 8:30 a.m. US/Eastern. A common mistake is made when trying to interpret the news as either positive or negative, then entering based on your […]

How Many Contracts Should You Be Trading?

As a trading coach, I get this question asked a lot – “how many contracts should I trade?” It may surprise you that there is no simple answer (one, two, ten, etc.). There are several factors to consider when answering this question. Brokers usually advise clients on how many lots they are able to trade […]