Real talk with Brendon Skyler: When not to trade!

I’ve been putting off writing an article and planned to keep doing so for as long as possible but today is pretty significant so I figure I’ll document what’s going on, hopefully for your benefit. This article is gonna be a bit different because I’m not here to talk about why I’m good at trading. I’m here to talk about why I’m BAD at trading. My trading career started in the lobby of Short Shark’s pizza business well after closing hours. Now, the thing about Shark is when he gets interested in something he goes all in until he’s … Read more

WatchList 8-28-17

Been trading lightly lately and practicing for our Small Account Trade Challenge. You will be able to watch me live-stream my desktop and trade day to see how I setup, scan and trade a small account geared towards short selling on a day traders account. Summer is winding down and as we all get back to the markets and prepare for the holidays I wanted to say how lucky we all are to be alive in a time and age where we can trade the markets from out desktops/cellphones from anywhere in the world at our fingertips. The world … Read more

Chart Scan Template

Here is the things I check to help me decide if i am interested in taking a position  on a trade. Print it out and or drop it into a template and use it for your Due Diligence. -Shark-   Sector:   Volume: Average Volume: Shares OS: Float: Income: Sales: Beta: Insider/ Institutionally owned:     %      % Catalyst: Grade Setup:  

An Introduction to Swing Trading

Trading the markets day in and day out can be extremely challenging, especially as a new trader. If your just now entering the world trading, equities or Forex and feel like your being overwhelmed by strategies, tactics or just an overload of information you’re definitely not alone. Just like learning another language, learning to trade like a pro takes time and patience. One great way to gain experience and learn the ins and outs is through “swing” trading, or buying and holding positions for more than one day at a time. If your a new trader and want to jump into Day trading or buying and … Read more

Watchlist for 8-24-17

Been trading lightly lately and practicing for our Small Account Trade Challenge. You will be able to watch me livestream my desktop and trade day and see how to properly setup, scan and trade a short selling day traders account. Summer is winding down and as we all get back to the markets and prepare for the holidays I wanted to say how lucky we all are to be alive in a time and age where we can trade the markets from out desktops/cellphones from anywhere in the world at our fingertips. The world is much smaller place now … Read more

Economic Calendar

It can be real tough to get a grip on the global economy and all the important dates and events that take place on a daily basis and their expected impact on the market. This is where its handy to have an Economic Calendar. Even though they are mostly used for Forex trader its good to glance at it sometimes just to add to your situational awareness when putting on a trade regardless if its a stock trade or if its FX.Through an Economic Calendar you’ll be able to monitor market-moving events, such as economic indicators and monetary policy decisions. Market-moving events, which are typically announced or released in a report an other news and events that have a high probability of impacting the financial markets. My personal favorite is a free economic calendar offered by Dailyfx.com,because of its comprehensive format. Though there are plenty available by simply searching through your favorite search engine.

You can check it out herehttps://www.dailyfx.com/calendar

Watchlist for 8-17-17

Been trading lightly lately and practicing for our Small Account Trade Challenge. You will be able to watch me livestream my desktop and trade day and see how to properly setup, scan and trade a short selling day traders account. Kinda taking the summer off, but it is hard to stay away!! I always have a plan for long or short on any chart I am looking at. – KEEP IN MIND I AM A NOVICE- do your own due diligence. I am always studying new things to give me a little more edge over the next trader. I … Read more

Watching “Chunnel”

Keeping an eye on the EUR/GBP currency pair or Chunnel as some have nicknamed it for the next couple of days as its approaching some heavy resistance with divergences appearing near the top as you can see on this monthly chart. I’l be looking to sell the Euros on this play and ill be going more in depth with closer time frames, indicators and news when choosing an entry as it gets closer to my target price around .9250 so check back with me soon!