Day Trading 101: Key Strategies & Terms

Day trading refers to the act of buying and selling securities over the course of a single day. Seasoned day traders make small incremental gains by capitalizing on fluctuations within the market over the course of a one-day period. These small, daily gains can add up to a substantial profit over time.     Although it can sometimes be considered risky to day trade, there are several day trading[…]


Options Trading Versus Futures Contracts: What’s the Difference?

It’s easy to confuse options trading and futures contracts. They operate on similar concepts, the primary one being that the actual trade takes place at a later date. However, they’re entirely different investment strategies. One of the first things you need to know is that having a basic understanding of traditional trading will serve you[…]


The 10-Minute Millionaire: Insider Secrets From a Pro

The 10-Minute Millionaire Insider is one of my prized creations. I built it so that I could share my stock market secrets with others, from options trading to stock splits. The more my subscriber’s profit, the more motivated I become to produce great content for them. I established The 10-Minute Millionaire Insider as a companion[…]


What Is Swing Trading? Your Guide to Short-Term Profits

What is swing trading? And why is it essential for your trading success? Many people don’t understand the nuances between swing trading, day trading, investing, and other important words that we need to define carefully. I’m D.R. Barton, and I help people learn how to invest wisely. Whether that’s answering fundamental questions like, “What is[…]


D.R. Barton’s Best Tips for Trading When You Have a Full-Time Job

One of the main questions I get from readers of my newsletters is how to be a successful trader when you have a full-time job. This is because the majority of people work a full-time job and trade on the side. It can be frustrating to only have time to trade on the side or[…]


Common Types of Algorithmic Trading Strategies

To understand algorithmic trading strategies, you must first understand how large orders impact the market. When an investment firm or brokerage makes a huge order for shares in a stock or another security, everyone else takes note, which means that the order can artificially influence the market. It’s just like a consumer market. If you[…]


Swing Trade Stocks: A Starter Kit

When you’re an investor, you want as many opportunities to profit as possible. Learning how to swing trade stocks gives you another tool in your toolbox. Maybe you’ve already tried day trading strategies, but you want to expand your knowledge base. Or perhaps you’re interested in day trading and swing trading at the same time.[…]


How D.R. Barton’s Strategies Make Millionaires Fast

If I told you that you could become a millionaire by following a few simple day trading strategies, would you believe me? Probably not. However, people who follow me — D.R. Barton — discover that it’s actually possible. In fact, it’s working for hundreds of people who leverage my techniques. When I first got started[…]

The Billion Dollar Natural Gas Frenzy America Will Miss Out On

One thing emerged clearly during my four days of meetings with the Iranians in Frankfurt last week. There is now enough European support to allow Iran to move forward with some of the biggest natural gas and LNG (liquefied natural gas) projects in a decade. There are still long negotiations ahead, with considerable risk assessment[…]

Why Tensions at Iran’s LNG Summit are Running High

“Trust but verify” is a well-known phrase from the Reagan era, often used by the White House back then when discussing negotiations with the Soviet Union. President Reagan knew he was using a much older Russian proverb – Доверяй, но проверяй (“Doveryai, no proveryai“). Such are the often strange twists in international diplomacy. The past[…]