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How the 2% and 6% Rules Can Help With Risk Management April 18, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Risk controls are an integral part of any trading strategy. Learning the 2% and 6% rules may help you develop a plan to control your risk.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
Have You Practiced Your Trading This Week? March 21, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Want to become a better trader? Consider practice through backtesting and trade simulation.

4 min read  |  Trading Psychology
The Turtles Followed Trading Rules. What Are Yours? March 14, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Markets running you ragged? A rules-based approach to trading can help by removing the emotional element and allowing you to focus on the numbers.

3 min read  |  Trading Basics
Trade Like a Turtle and Follow the Trend March 6, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Can trading be taught? The famous “turtle experiment” says it can. And the turtles followed trends.

2 min read  |  Trading Basics
Putting Your Best Trading Foot Forward in the New Year December 27, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

The new year can be just an arbitrary date on a calendar, or it can be a time to review, refine, and rejuvenate.

2 min read  |  Trading Basics
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