And in case you were wondering, I won’t be giving you indicators that already come with Metatrader. I thought that it would be good to build up a resource of indicators that you could pull from and possibly incorporate into your trading. This goes without saying, bu try them in a demo account first. If […]
Sometimes your chart and take a little time to move back to the current bar after you have scrolled back. This post will show you how to solve this.
Green Fairies can be the worst thing that ever happens to you. Find out why and how you can avoid falling under their spell.
This is a great feature in Forex Tester 2 that you may not have known about. I only just started using it recently and it allows me to see where my system stops working and how volatile it is. These are two metrics that are not immediately evident when looking at the final testing results. […]
Recently, I wanted to have a Metatrader indicator that sent an alert every time a currency pair hit today’s or yesterday’s S3 or R3 pivot point. I know some programming, but I do not know the Metatrader programming language. Therefore, instead of investing hundreds of hours on figuring out how to program an indicator I […]
This is not a trading book, but it gives a lot of great tips on how to live and work anywhere in the world. It gives practical advice based on the personal experience of the authors. It is a must read for traders who want to trade and travel.
UPDATE: (4/7/11): The free option is not working anymore. The only way to setup text message alerts is by following the instructions in this post. How do you know when the GBPCHF is close to entering a limit order when you are away from your computer? Set up an alarm that sends a text message […]
I am always looking at other blogs and trading forums, trying to find good ideas for this blog. Information that you could use to become a better trader: news, biographies, answers to problems or stuff you would just find entertaining. In my web surfing, I came across the term “The Trading Lifestyle” while reading through […]
One of the fun things about being a trader is being able to have multiple monitors. At some point it becomes ridiculous, but in my opinion, a minimum of 2 or 3 monitors can really boost your productivity. Longer term traders may not need it, but it is very helpful for shorter term traders because […]
It’s easy to backup our computers. But we always forget to do it and that can have huge consequences. Learn the easy way to backup your trading computer.
If you have blown out your trading account, you have two options. You can sit down in the corner to cry and never trade again. Or you can get back up on the horse and figure out a way to build a new trading account. This post will give you some ideas on how to do it.
I just got through reading, err, listening to Dr. Wayne Dyer’s book Excuses Begone! Even though this isn’t a trading book per se, I believe that it is important to explore different points of view when it comes to examining my own psychology. I usually get the audio version of a book whenever possible because […]