Fed in Focus

In Blog by Bob Iaccino

Fed in Focus Since Mid-November of last year, markets have been focused on 2 things; economic data and President Donald Trump’s words/deeds. In the upcoming week, you may see a shift …

Inauguration Selloff? Maybe Not…

In Blog by Bob Iaccino

Much has been said about the stall in the so-called “Trump Rally” over the past few weeks. The S&P 500 has rallied 6% since election day, which ranks the Trump …

OPEC SUPPLY NIGHTMARE

In Blog by Bob Iaccino

January 1 begins the much heralded OPEC supply cut. After “agreeing to agree” to a supply cut on September 28th (which rallied crude oil about 20%, before it fell back) …

Crude Oil: Equilibrium With a Net

In Blog by Bob Iaccino

Author: Bob Iaccino The crude oil surplus that peaked at close to 2.3 million barrels per day (“bpd”) in 2014 and caused the 75% sell-off to the lows reached in …

Trading Lessons From “Brexit”

In Blog by Bob Iaccino

Unless you’ve been sequestered in jury duty on an O.J. Simpson-like trial of the century, you have heard by now that the citizens of the United Kingdom voted to the …

Plan Your Discretion in Trading

In Blog by Bob Iaccino

“Plan your trade and trade your plan” is one of those trading clichés that everyone knows but few people follow. Often times people think a trading plan needs to be …

Commit to Trading

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Teaching trading is hard because of one undisputable fact; because trading is hard. It is made to look easy by movies, broker TV commercials and disreputable trading educators. When you …

Using Percentages to Allocate Risk 

In Blog by Michael Arnold

A simple change in the way you calculate how much to risk per trade can change the direction of your trading. Most new/novice traders start out with a dollar amount …

Non-Farm Volatility Compression

In Blog by Michael Arnold

More money is lost on non-farm payrolls trades than any other day. There are no hard stats to show you, but more retail options traders are buyers prior to non-farm …

Why Do Traders Fail?

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Popular Trading Statistic: 90% of Traders Fail. Is this statement accurate?  Where does the statistical data come from? Is there a registry of “traders” where records are kept from first …

The Fed’s Dilemma

In Blog by Michael Arnold

The key first paragraph from the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) policy statement had a significant change. The March 16th statement read “Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee …

Responsibility Versus Greed

In Blog by Michael Arnold

“I spotted an irresistible option trade. It was a no-brainer – almost as if the guys on the option-trading floors were holding up signs announcing, “FREE MONEY.” So I backed …

 Know The Price You Are Paying

In Blog by Michael Arnold

In order to buy an option, you have to pay a premium or price for that option. When you can see the amount that will be debited from your account …

Buy The Rumor; Sell The Fact

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Buy The Rumor; Sell The Fact Traders use many words, phrases and clichés that are unique to the industry. Many of these like bullish, bearish, short or long are well …

Equanimous Trading

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Successful trading is almost always perceived incorrectly by the masses. It is depicted in the media as a fierce, macho battle with the markets. “Beat the market” is often used. …

Life Hacks For Binary Options

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Binary trading has gained much press and notoriety, with some of it being positive and some of it being negative but not much of it being truly informative. This was …

Process Over Profit

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Process Over Profit Yup. Process is more important. Please don’t hit “delete” until you’ve read on, because this is the most important blog in our series. This subject has been …

Nadex Products Traders Float Above The Sharks

In Blog by Michael Arnold

With the advent of high-frequency trading (HFT) and complex computer algorithms, many veteran traders find themselves on the outside looking in. Men and women who used to be successful, whether …

Nadex Protects You From the Unknown

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Turney Duff wrote an article on CNBC.com this week titled  “Does insider trading still exist? Yes 1000%” He would know, as Mr. Duff is former employee of the Galleon Group and a best-selling …

Don’t Trade what You Hear on Crude Oil

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Don’t Trade What You Hear, Analysts Are Behind On Crude Oil The short trade in crude oil is getting very crowded and all the market news media keeps pointing to, …

The Psychology of Trading Losses

In Blog by Michael Arnold

With all the market turmoil the last few weeks, an old article in psychology today made its way to the top of my desk this week. Written by Guy Winch …

View Post

Trading the Crude Oil Bottom

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal quoting Suhail Al Mazroui, the United Arab Emirates energy minister, as saying OPEC was willing to cooperate with other producers on cutting production. Analysts immediately put …

Binary Trading Is Not Betting, It’s Trading

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Before yesterday’s Super Bowl, you could have placed one or more of an endless number of what are called proposition bets or “prop bets” on the big game. Prop bets …

Consolidation and Jobs Reports

In Blog by Michael Arnold

The Post Non-Farm Payrolls Trade With 35 minutes to go before the release of this months non-farm payrolls number, the bid/ask spread on the Nadex US 500 daily binary options …

Successful Trading Is Boring, And That’s A Good Thing

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Often times, trader-storytellers talk of wild market swings, fortunes made and lost and unbelievable rushes of adrenaline mixed with canyons of despair. While these things definitely do happen, the real …

The Secret of Wall Street

In Blog by Michael Arnold

The Secret Wall Street Doesn’t Want You To Know. This will be eye opening for some of you. A ground breaking concept that Wall Street veterans have known for decades and …

Don’t Forget Gold in Your Trading

In Blog by Michael Arnold

  Gold has fallen out of investor favor since falling 46% from its futures-high of 1923.70 in September of 2011. Gold futures volumes fell in some months by as much …

Rough End to the Trending Week!

In Blog by Michael Arnold

On Episode 2 of The Money Path Podcast the experts Bob Iaccino and Mike Arnold along with host Marco Scola discuss the rough end to the trading week as the …

Use Targets in Binary Trading to Succeed

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Finding or developing a trading method is the hardest thing for new or novice traders because they don’t know what they don’t know. As silly as that statement may sound, …

Lessons Learned from “The Big Short”

In Blog by Michael Arnold

businessman choose virtual button with true word instead false “The Big Short” is a film that was co-written and directed by Adam McKay, based on a book of the same …

Use Targets in Binary Trading to Succeed

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Finding or developing a trading method is the hardest thing for new or novice traders because they don’t know what they don’t know. As silly as that statement may sound, …

The Insomnia Trade

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Often ignored by U.S. based traders, the overnight Forex (FX) markets are a source of consistent volatility and volatility can be a trader’s best friend, especially when trading in the …

Trader Resolutions

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Every year at Path Trading Partners we review what we have learned from students and our proprietary traders, and we make a list of resolutions. Incorporate these 3 trading resolutions …

Nadex Leads You to Water…Now Drink

In Blog by Michael Arnold

One of the main advantages of trading Nadex binary options lies in their simplicity, but that does not mean that you can ignore the basics of trading. Much has been …

LEARN WHAT IT IS YOU DON’T KNOW ON NADEX

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Conversations with traders continue to be repetitive, yet insightful. The epidemic though process that needs to be cured revolves around one main theme. Trading is easy. Once you know how …

Under-Trading can be your Key to Success

In Blog by Michael Arnold

People decide to explore Nadex Binary options due to the lure of the simple, and easy to understand “true or false” prediction. A trade can be placed on a credible …

Binary Options and Volatility

In Blog by Michael Arnold

People decide to explore Nadex Binary options due to the lure of the simple, and easy to understand “true or false” prediction. A trade can be placed on a credible …

View Post

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

In Blog by Michael Arnold

Short term chart patterns are extremely common in markets and notoriously hard to trade successfully, until you become familiar with Nadex Binary options. Thursday, a double bottom formed on a …

THE BINARY VICTORY LAP

In Blog by Michael Arnold

On Friday, we posted an article titled “Days Like Today are Made for Binary Options”.The gist of the piece was how binary options give great risk/reward opportunities for big news …

The Gateway to Understanding Trading

In Blog by Michael Arnold

There’s a lot of email hype around Binary options today. It’s starting to seem similar to a time when the Forex markets got a bad name because of marketing hype. …

The Post Non-Farm Payrolls Trade

In Blog by Michael Arnold

WHAT ARE BINARY OPTIONS? The Post Non-Farm Payrolls Trade FEBRUARY 5, 2016 BY BOB IACCINO / FOUNDER-CHIEF STRATEGIST PATH TRADING PARTNERS With 35 minutes to go before the release of …