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TrendSpider’s First Chart Competition – “Chart Pattern Beauty Contest”

TrendSpider is happy to announce our first-ever “Chart Pattern Beauty Contest” which will first be judged by the fintwit community through the hastag #TrendSpiderContest19. Then, the top 25 charts with the most engagement will be judged by Steven Burns, Brian Shannon, TraderStewie, and John Caynor. Learn more below and see how you could win a free TrendSpider account for a year!

How to Balance Trading With Your Day Job – TrendSpider Blog

Many trading strategies don’t require a full-time commitment. Unless you’re day trading, there’s no reason to be stuck behind a screen for eight hours per day. Mobile trading, real-time alerts, and advanced order types have made it easy to react to the market from almost anywhere with internet access.

There are even some advantages to not trading full-time: You don’t have to worry about emotion getting the best of you if you aren’t in front of a screen watching a trade move against you. Defining stop-loss and take-profit levels in advance can help you avoid many of common pitfalls.

Let’s take a look at how to balance part-time trading with a day job when both occur during the same hours.

Looking for a ProphetCharts Alternative? Try This Platform!

thinkorswim by TD Ameritrade recently decided to drop ProphetCharts from its trading platform.

Since its introduction in 2004, Tim Knight’s ProphetCharts has become the de facto charting solution for millions of active traders both independently and after TD Ameritrade’s acquisition. The real testament to its greatness is the fact that there have been no real improvements over the past decade, but it was still the go-to solution for any trader that was serious about technical analysis.