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Are you predicting or not?

Traders often say "I don't predict anything; I just follow my system." I've always found this a little bit curious because when you trade you are making a prediction, based on a few assumptions. (Even for those marketers who try to insulate themselves from "predictive...

TradeLab review

This blog post is a review of every TradeLab we have published for MarketLife since our previous post. TradeLab was designed to be an easily accessible and digestible "trading lesson" in context of a current setup in the market. We get to see patterns set up and play...

Chart of the day: Current technicals for indexes

I thought it might be useful to take a few moments to look at the technical situation in US stock indexes. Though this is important work, we are only going to scratch the surface. I'll end this post with a quick look at other things you might want to consider. First,...

Why Bitcoin was a clear short

On 4 December, I fired off a quick tweet that generated a lot of discussion in my Facebook and email inboxes. (Curiously enough, not so much discussion on the tweek itself.) The tweet was just a quick snap of a daily and intraday chart of Bitcoin (BTCUSD) with the...

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