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risk management

Risk management – the practice of evaluating financial risks in order to avoid or minimize their impact – is a cornerstone of any successful financial...
OTG Phone App

The Oil Trading Group (OTG) is Now Everywhere! Hello everyone, we’re very excited here at OTG to announce the launch of the NEW OTG...

How long has Jason been trading oil? Jason has been day trading various markets for over 10 years. How long has OTG been in business? OTG...

I get lots (and LOTS) of people who are telling me that they are having a hard time getting their minds wrapped around the...

I try to keep my trading and my set up as simple as possible, but with what I am trying to do with NinjaTrader...
day trading

There are people that are bearish on oil and there are people that are bullish on oil, what’s the right opinion/direction?  I watched a...

Here at the Oil Trading Group (OTG) we have implemented a completely different approach to risk management.  This "paradigm shift:  in the way we...
oil trade plan

Hello everyone, we are very excited here at the Oil Trading Group (OTG) to release the newly updated and improved OTG Oil Trade Plan;...

The center point of the OTG trading philosophy is based upon recognizing and understanding support and resistance levels. These levels (or decision points) are the...

Alright, so here you are again…….joining maybe your first, maybe your tenth day trading room.  The guy on the phone was a nice guy,...

"Cut your losses short and let your profits run".   This is something  that as traders, we hear all of the time.  That sounds...

Alright folks…..here we go…..is this “the pot calling the kettle black”?  If you know me, know my reputation, heck, if you’re here on my...

The key to trading any market is realizing that not every day is going to be a winner.  That being said, there will be...
margin trading

Spreads and Margin Trading From the desk of Evdokia Pitsillidou, Risk Associate, easyMarkets It is very important to trade on a platform that has consistent spreads. ...
day trading fear

As we continue to press on with these ever so challenging markets, here at The Oil Trading Group (OTG) the day trading room has...

One of the ways that the financial markets may be traded is to look at the seasonal trading trends. Seasonality in the financial markets...

Oh my how I wish this was always the case; every trade, day, week, and even month is a winner.  Imagine how wonderful your...

Whether you’re new to the Oil Trading Group (OTG), or maybe you’ve been here awhile, there are things you can do to get the...
OTG Trade Plan

We have to face facts here my friends: Day trading is a challenging business and without a “plan”, you will never succeed.  When the Denver...

As many already know, I have been selected to be the lead oil trading educator for TopstepTrader.  This is a true honor, but it...
Challenging Trades

I get the question in e-mails, in the Oil Trading Group (OTG) Live Trading Room, and even on the phone: “How to you manage...

I know, I know, we hear it all the time: “With day trading you NEED patience”……but what does that all really mean anyway?  Until...
Tactics Worksheet

I hope you all had a chance to read part 1 of this post, if you have not I strongly recommend that you do...
extreme market movements

A market reflects the cumulative ideas of a group of investors and their current view of the price of an asset class.  The day...

Part 2 of guest writer Ray Burke.  In this post he shares his insight on how to do your diligence when selecting a trading...