You want to be a Professional Trader?
You will have to think like a trader. Most traders lose because they are thinking of all the money they can make, so they hold to long and let winners become losers, or they think of all the money they can lose, so they sell too quick, making winners too small to cover the losers, or cut losers so quick that the price rips right after they sell for a loss and watch price go to what would have been the biggest trade of their lives. Professional traders know that it’s not about the money, it’s about trading. Trade well and the money will come.
I’ve developed a powerful system that I trade systematically, with entry and exit criteria (like catalyst or volume), filters (like a heavy tape or light tape) and triggers (like price or time), not discretion and emotion. If I can’t program it, I don’t trade it. I grade myself on whether I followed the system or not, not on money, so I know EXACTLY what I did wrong or what I did right on every trade.
I primarily trade options on large cap stocks and here’s why. No matter how bad the fundamentals may be, how perfect the short setup, how strong the conviction, price will not go down if big money is buying. No matter how good the fundamentals may be, how perfect the setup, how strong the conviction on the dip buy, price will not go up if big money is selling. I’ve developed a powerful system, quantified with data, to find where the big money is getting in and out of positions. Big Money leaves BIG footprints, all over the place, but to find them, you will have to understand how they trade. They use computers, with algorithms, with a series of IF THEN, FOR, WHILE DO statements. They are systematic, they use a set of criteria and filters, not discretion and emotion. They do exactly what they are told to do, exactly when they are told to do it. I’ve developed my trading system around these footprints. This gives me the ability to get in when the algos get in, and to stay in until the algos are selling. Check out the video on the right of this, to see me trading live.
Frequently asked questions
WHAT IS SYSTEMATIC TRADING?
If I cant program it, I wont use it. That's systematic trading. A series of IF THEN statements. IF $SPX closes daily under 2985 THEN Exit all longs and short pops. I don't make decisions on feelings. I have a system, that is clearly defined, with rules and criteria, based on statistics, math, data or time, for entries and exits. This helps focus on the setup and not on discretion.
I AM A BEGINNER, WHERE SHOULD I START?
Account Building program will have all the tools you need to trade successfully. If you want to join me in every step of my process, Pro Trader is what your looking for.
WHAT ABOUT VOLUME PROFILING AND TAPE READING?
I have many extensive lessons in tape reading, level 2, level 3, volume profile, Ice berg orders and more. Watch me trade live via screen share and learn the tricks of the trade. Members of the Pro Trader service have access to the recordings of all the live action every day. Each recording is packed with lessons on all of this and more as I talk through every trade, live, explaining the thought process, the tape and more. Both services also have a library of tape reading lessons.
DO YOU JUST TRADE OPTIONS?
I have video lessons that cover every piece of my system from small caps to large. With every setup and concept like risk management, working a core, triggers, stops etc. I primarily trade options now as they provide the best tools for managing risk with unlimited gains.
WHAT IF I HAVE A FULL TIME JOB?
In the account building program, you will get screen share and daily recaps. You will also get 1 recording a week of the live action and 1 Q&A webinar a week. With all these together you can get a similar experience to being there live. You will also learn how to use options to swing trade, cap your risk, without having to manage your positions throughout the day. Join the Pro Trader service to get full recordings of every days action for you to review at your convenience and to be coached daily.
I AM SO SICK OF BEING UNDER THE PDT RULE, WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?
First of all. The PDT rule ONLY applies to margin accounts, In other words, there is no PDT rule with a cash account. Option funds settle T+1. So the funds settle overnight. Trade as much as you like. You can scale in until you run out of cash and scale out all you want. You will finally be able to practice all of these concepts that you've studied so much about. Trading options does not take a lot of capital. For example, a 2K account could enter 10 or more options trades before running out of cash. All profits or losses with be reflected the next morning before you trade. So if you made $200, your $2000 account will open with $2200 in cash to trade with.
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