The purpose of this group is to bring together a community of active daytraders who are willing to help each other learn successful strategies for daytrading.
Many of us have read books on daytrading, and have acquired some notion of the various approaches available, whether they be based on technical analysis or fundamental analysis. However, knowing strategies and implementing them in real-time are two different things. Gaining the experience and discipline necessary to implement a strategy consistently is the key to success, and that is something that can only come from active trading. But there is only so far one can go on one's own. It's for this reason that I created this group: to help myself and others in my position make the transition from knowledge to action. To become confident daytraders.
We welcome discussion of any type of trading including daytrading, swing trading, event trading, buy-and-hold, in any market including stock, etf, e-mini futures, commodities, forex, options, crypto, etc.
This is meant to be a casual yet constructive hangout for members to help one another out and learn from one another. Paper trade, discuss strategies, observe, teach others, learn from others - let's create a constructive and educational community to help each of us become a self-sustaining daytrader.
WHO SHOULD JOIN?
Traders of all levels are welcome, particularly beginners.
The Caffe Artigiano at Main & King Edward has been selected as the venue for all events at present because it is one of the few cafes I have found that opens at 6 am, enabling the meetup to start at the same time as the east coast trading day. Also it is a quiet venue with big tables, and is centrally located to allow members from different Metro Van neighborhoods to attend without too long a drive.
WHAT EVENTS ARE AVAILABLE?
There are currently TWO available events per week. Join whichever suits your interests, RSVP as frequently or infrequently as you wish:
1) TUESDAY TRADING SESSION @ Main St Caffe Artigiano from 6 am to 1 pm (CURRENTLY ON HIATUS)
This session will be focused on actual intraday trading, rather than casual conversation. This will be the event to come to in order to focus on learning about daytrading, as opposed to swing trading or investing. We will discuss and test out different strategies for profiting from intraday price movement, whatever the vehicle - e-mini futures, stocks, forex, you name it. You should bring your computer with an appropriate trading platform installed so you can participate.
2) SATURDAY AFTERNOON CHAT @ Main St Caffe Artigiano starting at 2 pm
This session will be more of an informal gathering for discussing any topic of interest, whether it be daytrading, swing trading, investing, mulling over lessons learned, the events of the past week, predictions about the coming week, stock picks, etc.
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This group was created on July 24, 2019. This is the inaugural update. As of the present, as you can see, the group's page is still a work in progress. No events have yet been created. Events will be created once we have accrued members who have expressed an interest in attending. Events will be scheduled as best as possible to accommodate member availability.
Ideally, each attendee will bring their own laptop, on which the trading platform has already been installed and is ready for paper trading.
In addition to the weekly Tuesday Trading Session, I've added a Saturday Afternoon Chat. This will be the place to come for informal discussion and learning, as opposed to nitty-gritty daytrading practice, which will happen at the Tuesday Trading Session. Both will take place at the Main St Caffe Artigiano.