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Here at Day Trading Academy (DTA), we provide unrivaled analysis of the global investment markets and potential opportunities. We use these same skills to invest and trade our own money into the markets.  Our Master Traders and superior experience in the markets of over 50 years sets us apart in a crowded industry.

We have been able to train many successful beginners, as well as advanced traders through our learning how to day trade project.  Our investment information and opinions are now being used by a variety of major investment houses, in addition to private equity funds in Canada and the United States.

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How Much Money Does It Cost To Start Day Trading

How much money does it cost to start day trading is one of the most common questions that I get when people contact me about getting started.  I try to be as clear and honest on this site as possible and the answer to that question is very complicated.  The reason why is because when […]

Tradestation VS Ninja Trader: Comparing The Best Day Trading Software

Tradestation vs NinjaTrader is one of the most common questions when day traders get started.  Both platforms are exceptional but there are nuances with both that are unique and make them easier to use. Choosing Between Tradestation & NinjaTrader is like deciding which kid is your favorite. You just can’t do that!  These are the […]

Day Trading Recap Nov 3rd 2011

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In order to become a good day trader we have to be able to identify, understand, and anticipate what the market is going to do.  Nothing in the stock market is set in stone which is why day traders always have losing trades.  Nothing works out 100% of the time. In order to develop your […]

Day Trading Recap for 11/2/11

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Today lasted a lot longer than I wanted it to (especially compared to yesterday) but it was a great day none the less.  The market has really been giving us great runs which led me to cancel all targets other than the 5pt max target.  You can even see this behavior in the pre-market so […]

Day Trading Recap Nov 1

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Welcome to Somaliland!  I have arrived at what is my final destination in Somalia where the internet is far superior than I ever imagined.  I’ve managed to find a friend of a friend that also has internet in his home, very fast internet to be exact.  When I arrived in the vastly misunderstood country territory […]

Day Trading Recap October 21st 2011

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After almost 10 days with internet speeds of the era of the Roman Empire I have finally secured a great connection here in Toliara, Madagascar.  I’m currently using a Wi-Fi connection at the Bo’s Restaurant, if you are ever in Tolaira make sure to order the Zebo Steak, it’s excellent.   Later I realized the reason […]

Day Trading Recap October 20th 2011

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Today’s trading is very unique because there was a variety of changing market environments. I’ve included today’s pre-market chart to give you an idea of what I was looking at before today’s trading.  Hours of analysis isn’t needed, you can gauge what’s going on in the pre-market in roughly 5 or 10 minutes before you […]

Day Trading Recap: 10/4/11

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I started looking at the market a bit earlier because there has been good movement in the premarket.  It has worked out well so far especially since there is a great restaurant I have started to frequent every day.  The first trade is a bit aggressive because the market overran our areas but the momentum […]

Day Trading Recap: 10/3/11

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I have officially arrived in Madagascar!  I would have loved to start day trading here in this fascinating country but I can already tell that the internet speeds for day trading are atrocious.  They recently installed a new underwater sea cable from South Africa but it is the interior of the country. I inputted a few sim orders […]