Maintain A Long Term Focus

What Is A Long Term Focus I'm not talking about macro based trades or long term investments. Though these strategies do apply. On the other end of the spectrum, intraday scalping strategies also require a long term focus. A bit counterintuitive I know. A long term focus means keeping your eye on the goal. The long…
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Standard Deviation What Exactly Is It

What Is Standard Deviation Standard deviation, variance, mean and skew are terms often discussed in regards to trading, investing and more so measuring risk. But how many truly understand what they mean? Though they may sound complex, they are somewhat simple concepts and not overly difficult to calculate. Yet with Excel and other tools you don't even…
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Trending or Rangebound Markets

Markets either trend or range Markets do one or the other. Trending or rangebound markets is what you see on any given day. With the majority falling into the latter category. Whether markets are rangebound greater than 60% or 70% really comes down to interpretation. And to be fair, what one calls a trend, others…
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Time Synchronization

What's So Important About Time Synchronization It's hard to believe something as simple as time has the ability to cause great disruption in our lives.  Think Y2K and how a simple date calculation had the potential to wreak havoc at the stroke of midnight, as the new year was ushered in. Well other than a few…
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