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Range bound, slow, choppy, no matter the name, during the last two weeks, the markets have been difficult to trade.  I received numerous e-mails,...

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

So,  you found the Oil Trading Group and you’re thinking of joining our Oil Trading Group (OTG) /TopstepTrader (TST) Combine Partnership Program.  The question...

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

Hello everyone, as I’m sure you’ve noticed lately I have been on a bit of a tirade regarding starting a daytrading business, training, and...
trading room

Alright friends, here comes that “punch in the nose” reality; you may want to hear this, you may not want to hear this, but...

Hi guys, I wanted to throw a quick post out there addressing one of the most common concerns with joining the Oil Trading Group...

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

As many already know, I have been selected to be the lead oil trading educator for TopstepTrader.  This is a true honor, but it...
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...
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 I was working on my stats for the room here at the Oil Trading Group this weekend (as I often do) I was...

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...
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...

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

Every morning my day trading day starts early, not to begin trading so much as it is to study the overnight volume and price...
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...

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...
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...
discretionary

Being a day trading room moderator and educator has always opened the door for various questions.  A question that both Dave and I get...
day traders

This post is NOT going to be about loss limits, maximum drawdown, or even when you need to shut the market off for the...

On Friday February 5th, 2016 The Oil Trading Group was the featured speaker of the week at TopstepTrader.  The topic(s) of discussion was the...

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...

Ray Burke, a long time  friend of OTG and guest contributor, has asked if he could share his thoughts about trading vendors and educators....

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...