Most traders never succeed because they trade without a quantified system with an edge, they trade too big, and they trade based on their emotions, ego, and predictions not price action. This is the opposite of what is needed to be a successful trader. A successful trader uses a quantified system with an edge, trades it with proper position sizing, and follows it with discipline regardless of how they feel or what their opinion is.
An autodidact is a self-taught person. They are people that know how to first quantify what they want to learn, then identify the best sources to learn what they need know from, and finally do the work to learn what they need to know. Putting their new found knowledge into practice to achieve goals is … Read more
The Head and Shoulders Chart Pattern is one of the most popular and bearish patterns in technical analysis. It defines three attempts to make highs and then trend but fail, it precedes many major corrections and bear markets. Chart Facts: The below $GS chart shows a Head and Shoulders pattern that was very fast to … Read more
Chart patterns are specific price formations on a chart that predict future price movements. As technical analysis is based on the assumption that history repeats itself, popular chart patterns have shown that a specific price movement is following a particular formation of price (chart pattern) with high probability. Therefore, chart patterns are grouped into (1) continuation patterns – that signal a continuation in the underlying trend, and (2) reversal patterns – that signal reversal of the underlying trend.
The rounding top chart pattern is a bearish reversal that occurs after an uptrend on a chart. The rounded top is formed after an uptrend in price action stalls out near a peak and goes sideways into a range before slowly going lower to create lower highs and lower lows. The pattern forms a downward … Read more