Trading Losses: an Honest Discussion in Trading Psychology

January 22nd, 2015
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When thinking realistically, most new traders will acknowledge the fact that they will encounter losses, and that not every trade will be a winner. So why is it that many go into shock, devastation, and disbelief when they encounter losses? Lesson in Trading Psychology. There are many factors involved, but these emotions generally present themselves […]

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Identifying Directional Reversals Instead of Picking Tops and Bottoms

December 31st, 2014
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Traders looking for new market opportunities are continuously looking for price tops and bottoms in an attempt to enter the market at the most optimal time.

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Why You Shouldn’t Drop Technical Analysis Even if You are a Day-Trader

December 17th, 2014
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The combination of volatile markets in 2008 and the rapid advancement of trading technology opened up new possibilities and an emphasis on the ‘day trader.’ Many amateur traders were drawn in to day trading after hearing unrealistic, although popular, promotional phrases such as ‘daily income’ and ‘don’t wake to disasters.’ However, day trading is not […]

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How to stay focused on your method and stop overtrading

December 4th, 2014
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What most traders do not realize is that their mistakes are not unique. Rather, the mistakes can be summarized by two factors: Neglecting one’s methodology and trading based on intuition.   In this article, we will examine why traders neglect their method and how to exercise more discipline and avoid intuition based trading.  Avoid taking […]

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Are Trading Educators worth the time and money?

December 1st, 2014
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The Four Key Elements to evaluating a Trading Method    We receive a lot of emails asking us about all the different trading methods offered and almost every inquiry comes with a concern based on a real life experience with a prior trading educator, mentorship, course and so on. Most of the traders we talk to were […]

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Announcements for Optimus customers regarding ADM Investor Services

September 30th, 2014
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We are pleased to announce that the owners of Vision Financial Markets, LLC (“Vision”) and ADM Investor Services, Inc. (“ADMIS”) recently executed a long term agreement to form a business alliance wherein Vision will transfer its network of customers to ADMIS on either October 31, 2014 or November 28, 2014, pending regulatory approval. Once this […]

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TopStepTrader Presented to Optimus Trading Group Customers

June 30th, 2014
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Optimus Trading Group Collaboration with TopstepTrader We are very pleased to announce that Optimus Trading Group has partnered with TopstepTrader to provide a standardized training program for traders who seek to enhance their risk management skills. In my opinion, there are two things missing in the retail space of traders today: Practicality and Pragmatism. Those […]

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