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November, 2014  // Posts published in November, 2014

Mentor Mike’s post-Thanksgiving Market Movie for Friday, 11/28/14

Mentor Mike’s post-Thanksgiving Market Movie for Friday, 11/28/14

Mike gives a video re-cap of November in his live TRADING ROOM and calculates the average for the 25 TRADING ROOM days in September, October and November. Spoiler alert: his goal isn’t a GRAND-A-DAY for nothing. Enjoy the rest of your Thanksgiving weekend! See you back in the ROOM on Tuesday.   VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JdBOr-fmK4 […]

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Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Tuesday, 11/25/14

Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Tuesday, 11/25/14

Thanks to a modified 1TG scalp on the last trade, our final TRADING ROOM day of November, 2014, had a score of 8 out of 9 and a net of $1,026.50. Have a great Thanksgiving! See you back in the ROOM on Tuesday. Today’s Charts Here are today’s screen captures.  They may include my personal chart, the […]

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Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s REAL-TIME Video Trading Room for Friday, 11/21/14

Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s REAL-TIME Video Trading Room for Friday, 11/21/14

Watch Mike earn his GRAND-A-DAY using his 1TG strategy. Then, stick around for a recap of this week’s live TRADING ROOM. Have a great weekend. We will see all serious students back in our live TRADING ROOM next Tuesday.   VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLItt6ZhVN0

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Another profitable day in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Thursday, 11/20/14

Another profitable day in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Thursday, 11/20/14

We missed our GRAND-A-DAY goal, but finished in the money with 3 out of 4 and a king’s ransom of $134. I apologize to my GADGETS. Other traders may be satisfied with merely winning. We are Pareto’s “VITAL FEW.” We demand more of ourselves. Have a great weekend. See you back in the ROOM on […]

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Some thoughts on trading software, indicators and systems

Some thoughts on trading software, indicators and systems

I agree with the premise that software and indicators are tools. They need to be well-crafted, but their ultimate utility is only as good as the trader that uses them. I would add that for these tools to work with optimal efficiency, the trader that wields them must be a mix of both scientist and artist […]

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Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s REAL-TIME Video Trading Room for Wednesday, 11/19/14

Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s REAL-TIME Video Trading Room for Wednesday, 11/19/14

Mike offers insight into his thought process as he makes GRAND-A-DAY on his first and only trade. Have a great evening. We will see all serious students back in our live TRADING ROOM tomorrow.   VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32zKp30H7tk

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Another GRAND-A-DAY x 2 in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Tuesday, 11/18/14

Another GRAND-A-DAY x 2  in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Tuesday, 11/18/14

We went 4 for 4 and netted $2,084 in the ROOM today. Have a great evening. See you back in the ROOM on Thursday. Today’s Charts Here are today’s screen captures.  They may include my personal chart, the TRADING ROOM demo platform, charts submitted by students and/or my running intraday Elliott Wave count in the S&P Emini.  Please click […]

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Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s REAL-TIME Video Trading Room for Friday, 11/14/14

Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s REAL-TIME Video Trading Room for Friday, 11/14/14

Mike offers a free lesson in Elliott Wave Theory as he makes GRAND-A-DAY on his first and only trade. Have a great weekend. We will see all serious students back in our live TRADING ROOM on Tuesday.   VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf_JWXFv56o

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Why Financial Speculation is so Special

Why Financial Speculation is so Special

In order for most businesses and most things in general, to work and be successful, some amount of marketing is required. Herein lies the major difference between “most businesses”,and trading. In fact, I’m certain this is a primary feature that attracted me to trading more than thirty years ago. For the most part, in the […]

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Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Thursday, 11/13/14

Another GRAND-A-DAY in Mentor Mike’s live TRADING ROOM for Thursday, 11/13/14

I earned a GRAND-A-DAY in the pre-market that gave us a cushion to start our day in the TRADING ROOM. Our score varied from about $300 to $2,600, but our all-important final score was $1,098. Have a great weekend. See you back in the ROOM on Tuesday. Today’s Charts Here are today’s screen captures.  They may […]

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