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Guidelines and tutorials from the Pro-fundity team.

Wins and Losses

 Wins and Losses - anyone trading will experience that, ANYONE! That is true of the most experienced professional as well as the greenest novice on the globe. Even the snake oil vendors who promise trading success “worth $150,000 with a 30 minute effort one night a week,” admit something less than 100% success from their [...]

2017-08-18T05:29:28+00:00 By |

Learn to Earn

"Learn to Earn" – Peter Lynch The junior high schools and high schools of America have forgotten to teach one of the most important courses of all.  Investing.  This is a glaring omission.  History we teach, but not the part about the great march of capitalism and the role that companies have played in changing [...]

2017-08-18T05:49:10+00:00 By |

Van K Tharp – guest editorial

Guest Editorial by Super Trader, Van K. Tharp Traders and Mistakes by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. I’ve always said that trading is mostly psychological and that traders should spend a lot of time working on their core issues. In fact, most of my Super Traders spend at least a year working on psychological issues before [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:11+00:00 By |

Stock Selection – But a Dream?

Stock Selection  - A Nightmare or a walk in the park? Stock Selection is the fundamental, first-step, in trading and investing.  In theory, stock prices should equal what is called the “Fair Market Value.”  This, of course, is determined by stock fundamentals, with the myriads of factors that make up such an evaluation.  Analysts, the [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:11+00:00 By |

Options

Options While trading in the stock market has been around since recorded history, Options have only been traded on a formal exchange since 1973.  It was in this year the Chicago Board of Options Exchange (CBOE) was organized.  Inexperience investors, those trying to increase their net worth in $100 to $5,000 increments, are not familiar [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:11+00:00 By |

Gaps – A Tell-Tale Indicator

Gaps -  For more detailed chart analysis The value of gaps:  The best indicator of where price is likely to go (near-term) is the price chart itself. However, there are hundreds of indicators created to help solve this problem. Yet, all we have to work with on charts is:           Price [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:11+00:00 By |

Education – Free

This is an education site, free for online traders. Can  money be made in a bear market?  Let us show you how! You've heard it said that in Real Estate the key is location, location, location. In online trading, it is education, education, education, education! Education is necessary in any endeavor in which we want [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:11+00:00 By |

Profound-ditty

Profound-ditty, is an area to offer favorite quotes.  They could  be humorous, wise, or ironic sayings from well known people in the investment world or otherwise. Profound Wisdom: “Warren Buffett likes to say that the number one rule of making money is not to lose money and the second rule is to remember the first [...]

2017-06-16T22:40:50+00:00 By |

Stochastic – Hidden Blessing or Problem?

  www.providentinvesting.com Stochastic in Hiding. BEWARE THE "OOPS!" The Stochastic is crossing up nicely through the Oversold 20 line (red) at point 1 in the chart on the left. The price SHOULD follow the uptrend… However, the Stochastic is an indicator, derived FROM the price action. THE STOCHASTIC DOES NOT MAKE THE PRICE DO ANYTHING! [...]

2017-04-05T23:26:12+00:00 By |

Paper Trading – Background Music

  www.providentinvesting.com Paper Trading, CRK Paper Trading: Trading techniques need not be difficult, nor require hours of research.  We’ve stressed the positive value of paper-trading to learn market techniques. Again, the emotion involved with our own money on the line is different than just playing with paper money. For that reason, many market pundits say [...]

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