Swing Ape’s Indicators part I

I’m going to start a 5 part series on the main indicators that I like to use after I have found a great swing opportunity! Ima jump right  into it. This section will be all about Moving averages I use 7 different simple moving averages set to the close; 5,8,21,50,100,200,500 You may use Exponential moving averages for your charts but I prefer Simple, it is entirely up to you. The main difference between these two is that exponential moving averages (EMAs) put more emphasis on the latest most current price movements, simple moving averages are just that… Simple. Yhey take the weight of the pre … Read more

Trade Review EUR/GBP(FX) 9/1/2017

If you guys were following me last week I wrote a blog post about “Chunnel” or the EUR/GBP currency pair and how I was watching it to set up for this week. Well lucky for me that time came  around Wednesday morning and I was right there to snatch up and eat it like a ripe banana. It was a pretty sweet set up with about a 1:10 risk to reward, these are rare find so I was practically salivating in front of my computer screen. Right before taking the trade I had made sure that my overall analysis was on point,double,triple checked to look for anything that I … 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