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
Atlas Line Found Multiple Winners on NYE
December 31, 2020
As we've said recently, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve are normally difficult days to trade because they are the days before very significant holidays. As such, some of the big players are not trading. This can lead to periods of low volatility, which can cause choppy conditions. Choppy conditions are unfavorable. We prefer some consitent direction, if only for a few candles. Nevertheless, the Atlas Line was successful in finding winning opportunities on NYE 2020. The estimation is somewhere around +5 points total for the day with the Atlas Line method alone.
2 Days of Signals Reviewed + January 2021 Sell-Off Continued
December 30, 2020
John Paul says here again that early January 2021 may well have a period of wild sell-off activity. That means you can use the Atlas Line and our other software to look for selling (short) opportunities for the E-mini. We'll need to wait a couple of days, at least, to ensure the sell-off is occurring. Also, you'll see two days worth of recent signals for both the Atlas Line and Trade Scalper. Be careful trading NYE. In fact, you may want to stay away unless you are using multiple systems to confirm entries. On the blog, we posted a screenshot of signal confirmations for Christmas Eve.
Early January 2021 Market Sell-Off Anticipated
December 16, 2020
On relatively few occasions, John Paul, founder of DayTradeToWin.com makes public estimations as to overall market directions. Typically, the January Effect is the leading indicator as to whether a particular calendar year will be an up year with price closing higher in December than it opened in January. In this video, you'll see a different type of prediction in which John Paul states that early in 2021, you may well see a significant period of bearish (down) activity. Using our various trading methods, you can find intraday selling opportunities for the E-mini S&P.
Learn How to Use NinjaTrader 8 ATM Strategy Feature
December 11, 2020
Many people have requested a video like this, so here you have it. In short, an ATM Strategy is a way to predefine a profit target and a stop loss. In other words, a way to save a desired profit (in ticks) and the amount you'll willing to lose or risk (in ticks). It's import to always trade with a profit target and stop. Using an ATM Strateg makes this efficient. You can configure many ATM Strategies in advance. When you're about to place a trade, you can then select the most appropriate ATM Strategy for your method and current market conditions.
3 Trades Worth About $1,500
November 10, 2020
This video shows a quick Trade Scalper trade followed by two Atlas Line trades. These occurred right after each other. Remember, don't trade with money that is important for daily living. Trade with money set aside for high risk trading. Practice is important as well. Regardless of your financial expanse, see how trading works you for some time in sim/paper mode. Then, if satisfactory, consider advancing via small steps, gradually growing your trading account. Careful observation is key; both with one's charts and assessment of performance. Good trading!
Scalping: Quick and Easy Price Action Trade
November 6, 2020
Some people just want simple signals that tell them when and how to place a trade. That's what the Trade Scalper delivers. It tells you to buy or sell and exactly when to do so. The included live training and tradining video fully explain how it all works. You are provided with a recording soon after purchase that gives you the inside scoop on how to find the trades with and without the indicator/signal software. Seen here, signals appear and then you'll place a trade. The trade will generally be over in a few minutes, as this is a quick in-and-out scalping technique.
Glued to Election Results? Take a Break & Watch This...
November 5, 2020
The markets have been going strong these last couple of days. Today, we recorded this video showing signals for both the Atlas Line and Trade Scalper. There's a real-time trade placed near the end of the video. When the Atlas Line advises going short, we look for short opportunities with other systems, such as the Trade Scalper. That's what happened here. The market conditions allowed for opportunities worth over $100 with just one contract. This is a 1-Minute E-mini S&P 500 chart. You can easily replicate the chart settings using our tutorials.
Two Days of Signals Using Atlas Line
October 30, 2020
For those new to our trading software, the Atlas Line produces signals according to price action. If price goes above the dashed line and closes twice, expect a long signal. Likewise, two closes below cause a short signal. This video reviews two days of signals. You can see multiple winning trades, including the prior day with a bullish direction. The Strength (S) and Pullback (P) signals are generated as additional opportunities. Did you have winning signals those two days? With purchase, we can help you get started with the software right away.
Confused About Order Placement? Watch This...
October 21, 2020
If you're scalping, there's a specific type of order you should probably be using. In contrast, if you do not care about a tick of slippage because you're looking to make profit on a much larger move, there is a different type of order that may serve you better. You see, simply sticking with one order type makes trading simple, but perhaps so simple that you could be losing money or increasing risk unnecessarily. This is why we remind traders, time and time again, about how to use various types of orders within the NinjaTrader platform. We use the SuperDOM for order placement.
Here's Why You Should Follow Your Teacher's Rules When Trading
October 19, 2020
When the trade is going against you, it's easy to want to hit that close button. Have you ever closed out a trade prematurely to then see your stop loss not get hit and price reverse to hit your profit target instead? Maybe some people did that with the trade shown here around the 4:00 point. That's why we say it's important to stick to the rules and use a dynamic profit target and stop. That way, you risk is coordinated to current conditions. The short scalping signals occurred below the Atlas Line, which served to provide additional confirmation.
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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