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A Trading Plan, the best Trader's Weapon

I follow the stock markets daily since 2008. That year I began investigating the stock trading world, due to the real estate crisis that ate part of my investment portfolio designed by bank "financial experts". As I'm always interested in finance, I took the decision to manage my money by myself. I started part-time, in a self-taught way, studying the bases of stock trading and options. First with basic books for dummies and then other more technical like those of Alexander Elder and Bill Johnson, that helped me a lot. The years passed, the accumulated knowledge, the experience gained and the disappointments received were fine-tuning my trading style, but it was just that, a style, or strategy, not really a plan . This initial style was to search for "cheap" companies with potential based on their fundamentals, valuations, highlights, and then, using diverse technical indicators, decide the entry to buy. And I never cared about the exit. I did day and swing tr

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Enhance your entries with the Volume Profile

With a stock market like the current one, moving in all-time highs, artificially created and maintained by the Fed, with the latent threat of the second wave of Covid, and the slow economic recovery expected in 2021, some traders (like me), with the intention of having better risk management, are c…
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Identifying Breakouts and False Breakouts

Breakout Traders.
After years of reviewing investing blogs, and sharing experiences and trading styles in chats with other traders, I'm sure that (one of) the most popular are the "breakout traders". This is a type of trader who uses technical analysis to identify high conviction brea…
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Gold and Airlines: attractive ETFs for next weeks

Gold is very attractive again.
Due to its fundamentals, Gold is a great option for the next weeks, given that its inverse counterpart, the dollar, may continue to weaken due to two certain factors: the approval, increasingly close, of the US stimulus bill and the lower trend in inflation. Its risk i…
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Nasdaq Ready for the Yearend Reversal

September ends and he does his usual job in the markets: being a bearish month, in this case correcting the excessive rise of the SP500 and Nasdaq, artificially driven by the Fed and the FAMAGs. And October may be a key month for the immediate future on Wall Street. Seasonally, that month is known …