web analytics

Do you have a pre-trade checklist?

Consistency in trading results requires consistency of process. If you are doing something different every time you trade, it’s hard to evaluate your results. A simple pre-trade checklist can help to shape what you do and to guide you toward that oft-elusive...

Trading is Hard

Trading is ugly. Many of us, when we first get into the business, have the idea that the market will eventually be an ATM machine—you can sit down at the screen, do some things, and money will come flowing out. In the very long run… yeah, it sorta works like that....

Shifting price dynamics in the AUDUSD: what shadows can tell us

Sometimes, reading market action is about putting the pieces together... building a big picture from the composite of small bits of information that might not seem terribly meaningful by themselves. For the past several weeks, swing trading in currencies has been...

Do interest rates scare you?

Interest rates are constantly in the headlines. When I talk to traders and investors, interest rates are one of the topics that always come up. There's a great deal of fear and concern about higher rates and about what that might do to many markets. If you're sharing...

Come and study support and resistance trades with us this week

Hi gang. We’re rounding the corner into our last week of specific pattern focus in the Facebook group. We’ve covered with trend and countertrend trades, and looked at breakout examples last week. This week, we will shift our focus to support and resistance holding....

Sign up for updates

Sign up today to receive updates and insightful analysis.

Recent Comments

MarketLife Ep 40 – What’s Wrong with Tips?

Just a quick podcast here to share some thoughts and ideas about tips--what's wrong with stock tips? Why is it a bad idea to take trading tips from social media? What can you better? How can you take ideas and give yourself the best chance of success? The answers to...

MarketLife Ep 39 – What’s Luck Got to Do with It?

I received a great question from Jason: Mr Grimes, I need to ask you something. I have been watching your videos and I'm a little confused about one thing. On one of your examples, you showed a diagram of a collection of people making I believe 250 trades with a...

MarketLife Ep 38: Using stock screens

In this podcast, I look at some ideas for using stock screens well and successfully. We start by considering all of the possibilities and screens that are available, narrowing them down to the types that might truly help your trading. Going through a few points, we...

Marketlife Ep 36 – How to Fix Your Trading

In this podcast, I cover a step by step plan that I've found to be very effective in fixing the problems traders face. Too many times, people waste time on trading plans that do not work. Too many times, traders do not understand their edge, or even know if they have...

Waverly Advisors

We help people trade and invest. We do this by understanding what drives financial markets—where they’ve been and where they are most likely to go in the future..

The Course

Whether you are just starting your journey or trade professionally, there is something here for you. Experience the acclaimed (and completely free) comprehensive trading course designed by Adam H Grimes.

Reading List

A trader’s education should be both broad and deep. This reading list will help you build a strong foundation from accounting to basic market knowledge to the intimate workings of financial markets.

The Art and Science

“There are so many trading books our there and only a small percentage that are really and truly worth reading. This is one.” – Mark Bray