View Post

Essential Day Trading Equipment

Depending on your experience level. There’s going to be a certain amount of equipment your going to want and need to assist your trading. In this post I will provide a detailed list of what I think is the essential day trading equipment. This is an essential list I’ve complied from 4 years of trading experience. What I have learnt …

View Post

5 best portable monitors for day trading

If you work on the road and need to be mobile with your laptop computer setup. Being limited to a single monitor can be frustrating. Even worse detrimental to your productivity. Even having a single extra monitor is proven to increase productivity by up to 50%. It makes sense to consider a portable addition monitor. In this post I will …

View Post

How to get a funded futures trading account

If you don’t have the funds to open a brokerage account or you simply just don’t want to risk your own capital trading. Using a funded trading account is an excellent option. There are several funded trading account options available. One of the best, well known and respected is TopStepTrader. In this post I will provide a quick and simple …

View Post

Does the PDT rule apply to futures trading?

If you’re been interested in day trading stocks you may have heard the term Pattern Day Trading rule or PDT rule. Stocks are perhaps the most popular market with day traders for various reasons. However the major drawback for day trading stocks is the PDT rule. For those looking for a work around to avoid the PDT rule a common …

View Post

Best brokers for trading futures

Choosing the right broker is a critical decision. Whether you’re a beginner trader looking for the best way to get started or an experienced trader wanting to improve your trade executions this post provides my opinion of the best brokers for trading futures. In this post I will provide you with my opinion of the best brokers for trading futures. …

View Post

What is market profile? – Understanding market context

If your curious about auction market theory and want to know how to apply it to your trading. Then the market profile is a powerful tool for graphically representing the auction process on your charts. The market profile is a charting tool that enables traders to observe the price versus time auction process. The market profile graphic forms a sample …

View Post

How to use Multicharts

The goal of this post is to provide an easy to follow beginners guide to setting up and using Multicharts. This guide includes all the basic information required to get up and running fast. Multicharts is a quality and affordable alternative to the popular Ninjatrader. Like Ninjatrader, Multicharts .NET framework is ideal for developing automated trading strategies. The software is …

View Post

How to start day trading – A beginners guide

If you are new to trading and interested to find out how to start day trading no doubt you have a bunch of questions. In this post I hope to answer many of the questions I had when starting out day trading. I’d also like to offer some opinions for getting started and highlight many of the traps beginners traders …

View Post

What Are Emini Futures? (A Beginners Guide)

In this post I’d like to answer the questions: What are emini futures? Why trade emini futures? How do emini futures work? and many more popular questions about trading emini futures. This is designed as a beginners guide to give a concise overview of the emini futures markets. What Are Emini futures? Emini futures are a series of futures contracts …