Educational Day Trading Videos
Watch & Learn 3 Free Trading Methods
Using the ABC Pattern
Wish there was an easy way to gauge where the rest of the trading day is headed? There is – watch to learn how to divide the trading day into three sections: A, B, and C. Look for the breakout moves to enter.
Trading the News
Do you avoid the chaos surrounding news events? Do you instead want to take advantage of the big moves? Learn how to avoid the chop and capitalize on the volatility. You'll see these patterns again and again.
Using the ATR (Average True Range)
We always say, "Trade based on what the market can produce." Our preferred tool to gauge tradabiltiy is the ATR. Found in most software platforms, the ATR will help you trade with responsible profits and stops.
Latest Trading Videos
Avoiding Day Trading Losses
October 5, 2018
Is it possible to avoid day trading losses? Note entirely. However, this video shares thoughts about dealing with losses, breakeven trades, and other undesirable results. Trading emotionally to recover losses is a horrible idea. Emotions tend to lead you into illogical directions. Stick to the rules. No one wants to enter a whipsaw market that hits your stops too quickly. Multiple back-to-back losing trades is probably a sign to end trading for the day and think about what went wrong.
Trading Signals Show +1 Point
September 7, 2018
In this video, you'll see the Trade Scalper signals. Keep in mind, this is the public display version of the indicator, which lacks a few features included with the customer-only version. For example, the customer version draws horizontal and vertical lines so that you can see price barriers and get ready to place your trade early. By using NinjaTrader's measuring tool, you can get a look at potential profits and losses easily. Ninja's Account Performance tool is also useful.
Top 3 Ways to Learn How to Day Trade
August 31, 2018
This video is more of a what not to do video. To get to the point, you can easily spend a lot of time and money trying to reinvent the wheel or purchasing many courses or books. It may be a better idea to find someone who knows how to trade and is willing to teach you. That's what we offer in our eight-week Mentorship Program. Use the menu at the top of this page to learn more. New Group classes are scheduled about every three weeks. All courses and software are included.
Using MetaTrader to Day Trade Forex
August 24, 2018
Although we love NinjaTrader, there's no harm in looking at other platforms and understanding how they work. From our years in business, we also know that many traders stick with certain platforms just because it's difficult to transition to a new platform because of brokerage accounts and time needed to learn something entirely new. For those of you who use MetaTrader or want to learn how, check out this video. For futures trading, you'll have to use MetaTrader 5.
Scalping Strategy Used on DAX
August 17, 2018
Ever looked at the German DAX market? In NinjaTrader, you can open an FDAX chart. The FDAX is sort of like the German version of the E-mini. It's composed of 30 major German companies from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. To trade the market open in U.S. time zones, you'll have to get up early. Fortunately, the Trade Scalper method is quite flexible in the times it can be traded. As you can see in this video, losing trades can and will occur. There should be some winners, too.
Forex Trading Strategy: ATO 2 for MetaTrader
August 10, 2018
Are you interested in forex (fx) trading? MetaTrader is one of the most popular platforms for trading forex. We've been working hard on converting our popular ATO 2 software to work with MetaTrader 5 and 4. This coming week, we should be finished. This video shows a glimpse of a nice ATO 2 short signal. We're going to have a MetaTrader how-to video and trading guide available soon. We're still supporting NinjaTrader, of course! It's always good to expand to more platforms.
January Effect 2018 Update
August 2, 2018
Traders have been asking us about the January Effect in 2018. We're more than halfway through the year. In case you're wondering, the January Effect is a prediction of overall annual price movement for the E-mini we have discussed for a number of years. Since April or so, the E-mini has seen bullish activity. This coincides with the 2018 January Effect prediction of December being higher than the closing price at the end of January. Later in the video, you'll learn a way to spot opportunities.
ATO 2 and Atlas Line Signals Today
August 2, 2018
As a follow-up to yesterday's video, here's a look at how the ATO 2 and Atlas Line again generated complementary signals. Both systems correctly predicted E-mini price direction as long. The signals occurred around 10 a.m. EDT. At the time, the ATR was around 2.75. With the consistent bullish price movement, you may have very well hit your profit target on the next candle. Later in the day, the Atlas Line also produced a few nice Strength trades. Questions? Email is at email@example.com.
Atlas Line & ATO 2 +2 Point Win
August 1, 2018
The ATO 2 and Atlas Line signals were in agreement with their long signals. This means that price was expected to rise. The trade was placed at around 10:20 a.m. EDT due to the Atlas Line signal. The signal appeared upon the close of the second candle above the Atlas Line. Current market conditions dictated the profit target of two points. We often use the two point, four point ATM Strategy for the E-mini. You can get all of our courses and software by enrolling in Mentorship.
Will the Stock Market Recover?
February 15, 2018
In late January, news outlets were reporting on how financial markets were bulletproof. Just a couple weeks later in early February, we saw one of the biggest crashes in recent history. Ever since, the markets (including the E-mini) have been very volatile. Will things ever return to normal? What caused the crash? What day trading strategies will work when the ATR (Average True Range) is so high on a daily basis? Let's explore some possible options that may improve your trading.
All trades should be considered hypothetical. No guarantees or claims of performance are offered. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Day trading is risky and may cause substantial financial loss. Individual performance may vary, as trading subjects your finances to new, unexpected market conditions. You are responsible for executing trades. Before trading, consult with a licensed broker and a financial expert see if day trading is suitable for you.
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