Top Blog Posts

The following is a list of the top blog post of all time on

Top 10 Ways To Lose All The Money In Your Trading Account

This was my most talked about blog post of all time. It spread like wildfire all over the internet and was even published in a book!

What the Pro's Don't Want You To Know

Ideally, you want to be buying stocks on down days and selling stocks on up days - the complete opposite of what most traders do.

The One Chart Pattern That You Must Trade

First pullbacks. Trade this chart pattern over all others.

6 Reasons Why There Are No Stock Picks

This is why I don't give out stock picks. I do talk about my trades more often then I used to, but I try to keep my trades to myself unless there is something to be learned from it.

A Little Known Trend Line Trick

This post talks about Trader Vic's Trend Line trick and how to identify reversals.

How to Get 84% Correct With Just 6 Rules

This post got a lot of comments about comparing Williams %R and RSI.

5 Tips on Trading Hammers to Improve Your Odds

Like to trade the hammer candlestick pattern? Take a look at this post and improve your odds of a successful trade.

The Best Candlestick Patterns For Shorting Stocks

Here are my top 3 candlestick patterns for shorting stocks.

Failed Patterns, Swing Traps and the Second Entry

Sometimes a failed chart pattern can turn into a profitable trade. Here is how to identify those patterns.

Beginners: Learn the Basics

Intermediate: Trading Strategy

Advanced: Swing Trading Tactics