In the following Sharpe Trade “Week in Review” Podcast, we begin with a discussion on the Federal Reserve announcement last week.   This led to a discussion of the public perception one’s have of investors, and traders.  Dan stated he that he shy’s away from discussion of what he does as an investor, and a trader due to populist, or popular...

We began our How to Begin series with this article. The “How to Begin” playlist on YouTube can be found at this link. We continue on from our last post that you can find here. To date, we’ve discussed how “not to begin”, and allowed ones to look at how some of us here at Sharpe Trade history as a ‘poor model’ of how to begin. All...

I like quiet markets in which to trade.  Eh … ‘quiet’ may not be the right word.  Perhaps I should say … ‘orderly markets’.  That’s just me, because I’m a directional trader.  Markets that on a time-frame of 12 hours or more, do not zip around as if they are on methamphetamine’s. In a word, markets that look...

Posted on Dec 17 2014 - 3:31pm by Sharpe Trade
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Yeah, big surprise.  The Fed Fund prime interest rate is left alone.  Yeah, we didn’t see that coming (/sarchasm) But that’s not my point here.  My point in writing this, is to do you a favor.  A favor both to your sanity, and to your short-term trading. Bookmark this site, that provides a calendar of the meetings of the Federal Reserve, dates that...

Posted on Dec 17 2014 - 11:35am by Sharpe Trade
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(Let me apologize in advance to my Russian readers for any statements I make with which you disagree, or that may seem outdated.  It’s been some time since I have been to Eastern Europe.  Please remember that I write this from the prospective of a man raised within the culture of West Virginia, looking out at another culture) Я говорю на Русском...