Swing Trading 101:

Beginner Swing Trader Education

Swing trading is a style of trading that seeks opportunities over a three to ten day period.

As a  swing trader, you will use price charts also known as “technical analysis” to look scenarios that offer short term opportunity. You will not be reading into the fundamental value of a stock, but rather in their price trends and patterns.

Lesson #1

What is Swing Trading?

Learn more about the exciting trading opportunity that can help you supplement your income.

Discover why swing trading is the sweet spot for active investors who don’t want to be glued to the screen watching quotes all day.

Lesson #2

Beginner Swing Trading Strategy

Learn why swing trading strategy must always come before tactics.

Your strategy is your edge and why you are placing a new swing trade. Your tactics are how to enter and exit the trade.

Lesson #3

What is the Difference Between Swing Trading and Investing?

Learn how to expand your investing opportunities by creating a separate swing trade portfolio to actively participate in today’s most active stocks.

Lesson #4

Candlestick Analysis for Swing Traders

Discover how to interpret institutional order flow or the “big money” quickly and with the confidence of seasoned professional.

Lesson #5

Swing Trader Versus Day Trader

Learn how the day trading world has changed over the last ten years and why many full time active traders are now making the switch to swing trading instead.

Lesson #6

Money Management for Beginner Swing Traders

Money management is a decision you plan before each swing trade. Risk management applies to how you manage share size, profits and stops losses. Find out how to keep it simple but effective. Always manage risk first!

Lesson #7

Best Moving Averages for Swing Traders

Moving averages help swing traders track the big money. Over time, buying and selling pressure leaves behind a trail that smart swing traders spot and use for trends, entries and even exits.

Lesson #8

How to set up Swing Trading Charts

Having the right charts is like having the right tools. Setting up your charts from the beginning gives you a solid foundation to make good swing trade decisions.

Lesson #9

Best Stocks to Swing Trade

Each trader has different resources, experience, capital and training to the stock market. Learn how align your resources, goals and market opportunities.

Lesson #10

Swing Trading ETF Basics

Many investors have their 401k in mutual funds for long term appreciation. ETF’s are similar in concept to mutual funds but are designed to have more liquidity and trade much more actively. Read more to find out if ETF’s make sense for your trading style.

Lesson #11

Swing Trading to Win for Beginners

Thinking like a winner can sometimes be half the battle. Learn how a professional trade views the market and each trade.