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December 2012

Posted December 26, 2012

To cap off a great 2012, DTI is offering limited availability to a chance to start on your path to financial independence by pricing our entry level education package as low as $5/day.  Trading involves leveraging your money so leveraging your trading education makes perfect sense.  DTI’s financing program enables anyone with a desire to […]

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Posted December 19, 2012

Beef is getting more expensive.  The October feed lot placements came out in November and it was the lowest October on record (started keeping track in 1996).  This is the second year that cattle worries have hit the market.  In 2011 there was a horrible drought in the plains and southwest.  Texas ranchers had to […]

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Posted December 14, 2012

If you seasonally look at coffee over the past 25 years, coffee has a tendency to move higher from the middle of October through January as demand for coffee increases due to the cold winter months.  Coffee is harvested at the beginning of summer and by August the roasters are building inventory for the coming […]

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Posted December 13, 2012

  We have all heard the term overbought, and occasionally you might hear the term oversold.  The big question becomes what defines a market as either overbought or oversold.  Looking at the recent history of the market, you may have heard the criticism of the 4th Quarter of 2011.  It was a very powerful quarter, […]

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Posted December 13, 2012

Market pops and drops are many times caused by either a scheduled or unscheduled news announcement. For scheduled news events the pop or drop typically comes because of a deviation from what was estimated.  For example, if Non-Farm Payrolls are expected at + 150,000 and the number comes out at +70,000, that is actually a […]

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Posted December 13, 2012

In the world of financial futures one market stands out.  If you want to find out which one, try to follow the money.  Futures markets are margined products.  Which means, you can control them for a fraction of their true value.  If we take a look at some of the world’s major futures markets, we […]

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Posted December 10, 2012

Tom Busby, trading close to 30 years, has learned valuable trading lessons each time he has traded. He’s been through it all, from losing money, to gaining profits, to mastering the markets, authoring books and becoming one of the most nationally recognized trading educators. Below are 7 insights acquired by Tom Busby along with a […]

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Posted December 10, 2012

Thanks to relatively recent technological breakthroughs, day traders are able to work when and where they choose.  Cyberspace is the new trading arena and the financial markets are more accessible than ever.  While the folks down the street are sleeping snugly in their beds, it is possible to trade the E-Mini S&P 500 futures; before […]

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Posted December 10, 2012

Most people who are in the markets these days consider themselves investors or long term traders.  The irony is that most will get out of a position if it pays well in a short period of time.  They watch their position from day to day until they think it is the right time to get […]

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Posted December 10, 2012

1) Trading without a written business plan Trading is a business and not a hobby.  Those who attempt to day trade without a good plan will likely be giving their money to those traders who do have a good plan.  A written business plan is essential for success in trading just like in any small […]

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