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Coach's Playbook Posted by Team Topstep July 27, 2022

How to NOT Trade Futures

Between them, the Topstep coaches have a lot of years of trading experience under their belts. Over the years, they’ve learned some precious lessons about how NOT to approach the markets, and now, they’re going to share a few of them with you. 

You will hear the coaches mention topics like trading with stops and following the trend, so below, we’ve addedsome links to past Coach’s Playbook videos and blog posts that touch on those subjects.

Valuable Trading Resources from Topstep

Using Stops In Day Trading – The Coach’s Playbook

“We’re going to take a shot and assume that most of you have used stop orders at one time or another. So here’s our question; when, if ever, is the right time to adjust your stop? This week, the Topstep coaches step into the ring to take on the debate of using stops in day trading and taking profits.”

How To Trade Trending Markets – The Coach’s Playbook

“One of the first lessons most traders learn is also one of the most difficult to put into practice. The “trend is indeed your friend,” but there’s no guarantee that you’re going to make money when you trade in the direction of the underlying trend. The Topstep coaches are back this week to share some of their best tips for finding low-risk entry points when trading the trend.”

The Most Important Metric In Trading – Topstep Blog

“Metrics can be a lifesaver for a trader. Without a way to evaluate your strategy, each trade is little more than a roll of the dice. Yes, there’s an element of chance in the markets. But you can’t depend on things going your way if you want to be consistently profitable.”

For more information on the ins and outs of futures trading, take a look at all of the FREE Resources Topstep has for you!

Trade Well!