The King of Commodities

By Tony Westfallen / 07 Sep 2023

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the Earth”, then he created Gold! The world is going through some tough times. We’re dealing with a global economic slowdown, higher interest rates, and people spending less money. These issues are making the prices of things like metals and crops stay low.

How speculation has evolved during my career

By Tony Westfallen / 24 Aug 2023

Speculation has long been a driving force in financial markets, shaping investment decisions and influencing economic trends. Over the past 50 years, the nature of speculation has undergone a remarkable transformation…


Mastering the Art of Crypto Trading: Where to Start and Which Indicators to Use

By Michael Kelley / 03 Aug 2023

In recent years, the world of finance has witnessed the rise of cryptocurrencies, and with it, the emergence of a new form of trading known as crypto trading.


Bollinger Bands: A Comprehensive Guide to Using Them in Trading

By Michael Kelley / 20 Jul 2023

In the world of technical analysis, Bollinger Bands have emerged as one of the most popular and versatile indicators for traders.

The Curious Case of a Rising Stock Market in a Sluggish Economy

By Tony Westfallen / 18 Jul 2023

In the realm of finance, it is not uncommon to witness peculiar market phenomena that defy conventional wisdom. One such phenomenon that has piqued the interest of investors and analysts alike is the rising stock market amidst a backdrop of a flat to declining economy.

Navigating Investment Markets with Caution: Understanding the Summer Months

By Tony Westfallen / 12 Jul 2023

Investment markets are famous for their ups and downs, influenced by various factors that can impact your gains or losses. While many investors actively participate in these markets throughout the…


Unveiling the Best Moving Average for Day Trading: A Comprehensive Guide

By Michael Kelley / 05 Jul 2023

As a day trader, one of the most important tools in your arsenal is the moving average. A moving average is a widely used technical indicator that helps traders identify trends and potential entry and exit points in the market.

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Understanding the Distinctions: Investing, Speculating, and Gambling

By Tony Westfallen / 20 Jun 2023

In the world of finance, terms like investing, speculating, and gambling are often used interchangeably, leading to confusion and misunderstandings. While they all involve risk and the potential for financial gain or loss, it is crucial to understand the key differences…

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The Importance of Risk Management in Financial Trading

By Tony Westfallen / 19 Jun 2023

Financial markets offer vast opportunities for profit, attracting countless individuals eager to capitalize on their potential. However, amidst the allure of financial gains, it is crucial to recognize the indispensable role of risk management.

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Try not to get fooled by analysts and traders who are out to abuse you

By Tony Westfallen / 17 May 2023

I am pleased that I came into the investment business when we paid brokers for advice, as if I had to rely on the stuff issued across social media, I would never learn a thing.