Nightly Strategy Podcast: Saturday, October 1st, 2022 On Saturday, Ken Long’s Nightly Strategy Podcast produced a spontaneous discussion on how we view Swing Trading and how it connects to Day Trading, Core Trading and Hybrid Trading. In this video replay, hear insights into our fundamental assumptions about how it all ties together. Ken will also present a detailed review of Swing trading opportunities and trade framing that made him and his students very well prepared for the “surprise” (not surprising) market bounce within the past week. This is a powerful […]
Ken Long’s Nightly Strategy Podcast
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Three Creativity and Resilience students share a 45-minute testimony about the importance of having an accountability partner and good coaching in developing your trading skills. In this video, you’ll hear an honest conversation on motivation in trading education and learn what a difference strong peer support can make! https://youtu.be/MMBOcJBgu0E Ken Long’s next Creativity and Resilience course starts soon. Learn more here!
In this video, Ken Long explains one of the essential skills in his Foundation Course: How to frame a trade with “Standard Work”. This executive summary shows us trade framing for any time frame and any system. Ken then follows up with examples of this Standard Work, analyzing trade frames that have been offered by students. https://youtu.be/CbeH2wlYbK4 You can join Ken’s Nightly Strategy Podcasts when you attend his next quarter of courses, starting April 1st! Click here to learn more.
Sit in on this recording of Ken Long’s Nightly Strategy Podcast from Tuesday, December 21st, for a discussion of The Virtuous Circle, which represents his approach to a “Community of Practice.” Plus, we see a 15R and 22R trade from our Foundations students in Bitcoin. 37 Strategies Student Flashcard Ken also shares a deep-dive document from one of his current Foundations Course students. This detailed summary of the Foundations sub-course, The 37 Strategies presents a map to Ken’s approach of Plan, Prepare, Execute, and Assess. Click the image below to
Delivered to Ken’s community of practice, the following student presentations are what he considers examples of what excellence looks like. “Their briefings demonstrate conclusively, with evidence, that they gave achieved mastery of a particular set of enduring skills.” Watch these presentations to see what it’s like to work with Ken and to achieve excellence! Ken H. https://youtu.be/-uejBznsAUU Luke https://youtu.be/P8J4Q2AsFLQ Phil https://youtu.be/DeEPbSSFgTc Griffin https://youtu.be/VQN1qWGXfRY Eric https://youtu.be/096A7QSBLeA Ken L. https://youtu.be/C1NrdV8kUkk Tom https://youtu.be/uFZleYJYSI0
In this coaching session, Ken Long uses bar-by-bar training to do an After-Action Review of specific trades, with additional commentary on the patterns. He concludes with a scan for setups for the following day—a nightly practice for success! https://youtu.be/jgbzS5mx4VE
Trading is all about taking action. That is, taking the right action according to your rules for Standard Work. We have Standard Work for normal conditions (what to do when things are normal) and we have Standard Work for abnormal conditions (what to do when things are interesting). Your relationship with your Standard Work defines your mindset, habits, and approach to trading as a serious person. In a legendary comedy routine, the ventriloquist artist Senor Wences would ask Cecilia Chicken how she knows that this egg is her “son.” Then,
A 9R trade in VXX today from a student while the market melted down all around us. “Do routine things routinely.”
Being prepared to learn is more important for your personal development than any magic insight your teacher might give (speaking from my own 20-year experience in delivering graduate-level management and strategy education to a variety of student populations). The Modified Cornell Notetaking Method is a working example of how you might synthesize and organize a 2-hour lecture from our April 2021 Foundations training course in such a way that you get all the big ideas in a single, formatted, and organized sheet, including timestamps to key parts of the lecture
In our planning process, we seek to develop a list of tradeable targets that are in a critical state. In a previous article, I described a critical state as being postured to make larger than normal moves, in either direction, in shorter than average periods of time. We use our set of indicators to identify these through a statistical lens against historical norms. Once we have a manageable set of potential targets, we enter the preparation phase. Here we develop detailed decision points that offer favorable reward-to-risk ratios that give