Are All Nasdaq Level II Orders “Real”?

Are All Nasdaq Level II Orders “Real”?

One of the attendees to my recent webinars attempted to challenge some of my assertions about high frequency trading. He wrote me a very lengthy email that I will summarize here.   Basically, this gentleman was saying that market makers and other savvy...
8 Simple Rules to Finding the Most Tradable Stocks

8 Simple Rules to Finding the Most Tradable Stocks

It’s no secret that most traders are unprofitable over a longer time frame. There are numerous reasons why this is the case, including preventable amateur trading errors, but even some of the most experienced traders are hampered by a common mistake: picking the wrong...
Charting the Key Levels in the Nasdaq

Charting the Key Levels in the Nasdaq

Perhaps no other market era has confused so many traders, novice and veteran alike, as the one that started four years ago, in March 2009, during the scariest point of the Great Recession and Global Financial Crisis.  Since then, most global stock indices have...