To Roll or Not to Roll…That Is the Question!

Roll your position!  That’s an easy way to not realize a loser (that was tongue in cheek).  There are times when this makes sense, but you have to have...

Seduced by Cricket with Suresh Mahadevan

  Background: Suresh Mahadevan CFO of SureCash, a Bangladeshi fintech firm Was group CFO of Digiasia, the Indonesian fintech firm Spent 12 years with UBS bank as an equities executive...

[Exclusive] Will You Gain the 5G Advantage?

5G increases Internet speed and capacity 100X over 4G. 3G to 4G was just a 10X increase. The 5G advantage is gained by understanding and preparing for the exponential increase to...

Discipline is a Lie – but Here is How You Can...

Executive function is a fancy scientific word for willpower or discipline. It’s how social scientists study our ability to control our impulses and the latest research has pretty much...

Only Six Percent Make The Cut As Professional Traders

Only six percent of the people who attempt to become professional traders actually succeed. Why do most fail? Lack of passion When people come into the world of trading many think...

[Exclusive] The Fastest Way to Improve Trading/Investing

The more aware you are the more successful you will be. Awareness is the product of independent thought. Independent thought is the manifestation of trust. Gaining tangible understanding for how you are...

Why Don’t VIX Options Move In Step With the Underlying Futures?

Today is a great day to talk about the VIX.  It can be confusing. The VIX index and futures are connected by a statistical relationship that depends on how fast...

High Leverage Kills Trading Account

Most professional traders trade one lot of Nifty Future for every 1.5 Lakh  in their trading  account. Most of Retail Traders trade one lot of Nifty Future for every 50K-60K...

Double Check the Worst Case with Scott Carson

Background: Scott Carson CEO of WeCloseNotes.com in Austin, Texas Real estate investor since 2002 Focused on distressed mortgage and note industry since 2008 Buys and sells non-performing mortgages from...

How Your Brain Gets In The Way of Your Trading Success

During our training sessions with students we are very specific to make them understand you have lost money not because of market but the main reason is Your brain...

Another Way To Approach Earnings Reports

Prosper Trading Academy’s very own CEO, Scott Bauer was featured on the CME Group’s “Open Markets” discussing an approach to earnings reports.  Here is the piece: Earnings season can offer...

Manage Your Risk, Or It Will Manage You!

Welcome to my VantagePoint series – From The Desk Of Lane Mendelsohn. As President of VantagePoint AI, I’m constantly looking for more ways to empower traders. This means providing...