Category Archives: How I trade

Trading with Support and Resistance

Bulls and Bears
Bulls and Bears

Support and resistance trading is one of the basic building blocks of trading. Not only is it a basic building block of my personal trading, but also of most trading done by professional traders. So even if your trading system does not incorporate support and resistance it is still good to understand it and take notice of the most important price levels. Just because many traders are watching these levels, prices usually will react when it gets there. Support and resistance are all about “Bulls and Bears”, aka “Buyers and Sellers” and how price itself affects their behaviors/decisions. Continue reading

How I trade: trading concepts to profit from the markets

A money making machine?
A money-making machine?

By asking what people want to learn from me, it became clear to me that I should continue the getting started trading series by showing how I trade myself and how I produced my trading results. I am talking about trading here, not investing.

Investing can take a completely different approach from trading, like buying stocks for their cash flow (from dividends and selling option premiums for example) or real estate for the cash flow (from rent) instead of (only) for the capital gain of the asset. Continue reading