About Karl Montevirgen

Karl Montevirgen is a content creator/writer/strategist at Halifax America LLC. His content focus, reflecting his diverse experience in both finance and the arts, specializes in topics concerning financial derivatives, disruptive technologies and practices, and contemporary arts. A forward thinker, he integrates his skills in content, finance, and experimental art to explore and develop new ways of creating and thinking about content. He holds an MA in Critical Studies/Writing and Music Composition from the California Institute of the Arts, and has published with Finance Magnates, Technical Analysis for Stocks and Commodities, The Content Wrangler, and numerous oher blog sites.
16 08, 2017

Why Retail Traders Can hardly Get an Edge…and How to Change It

By |2018-12-03T12:23:12+00:00August 16th, 2017|Media&PR, Software Features|0 Comments

Why Retail Traders Can hardly Get an Edge...and How to Change It Advanced technology has changed the rules of the game--making retail traders’ skills less effective, if not altogether obsolete. There’s a high probability that both your trading skills and technology are making you an easy target for the more technologically-advanced trader--that is, the professional [...]

28 07, 2017

The Trading Platform as a Competitive Disruptor

By |2018-12-03T12:23:13+00:00July 28th, 2017|Media&PR|0 Comments

The Trading Platform as a Competitive Disruptor The Hidden Cost of Outmoded Thinking and Old Technologies Non-professional traders and investors collectively comprise one of the largest driving forces in a market’s day-to-day volume. They may not possess the largest capital resources on an individual basis, but on average they provide a significant portion of the [...]

5 07, 2017

Effects of Advanced Platform Technologies on Trading Performance

By |2018-12-03T12:23:15+00:00July 5th, 2017|Media&PR|0 Comments

Effects of Advanced Platform Technologies on Trading Performance The Gap Between Skill and Technology There are numerous factors to take into account when assessing trading performance. Factors such as market knowledge, trading technique, experience level, and mental/psychological response are recognized, particularly among non-professional (or “retail”) traders, as general attributes defining market performances. It’s easy for [...]

22 06, 2017

Long-term market forces that may potentially lift gold

By |2018-12-03T12:23:16+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Trades|0 Comments

Long-term market forces that may potentially lift gold If you are looking to trade gold for the long term either as position trader or investor, there are several significant movements taking place behind that scenes that may prove significant. Right now, with COMEX gold at $1,244.60, having slipped after last week’s Fed rate hike, gold [...]

20 03, 2017

On the Misuse of Trading Psychology

By |2018-12-03T12:23:23+00:00March 20th, 2017|Trades|0 Comments

On the Misuse of Trading Psychology Trading Psychology - An Easy Scapegoat for Poor Thinking There are countless traders who, after sustaining a series of losses, are too quick to claim “trading psychology” as an area in which they suffer significant weakness. They would often state their lack of discipline--due to fear, anxiety, doubt, uncertainty, [...]

12 12, 2016

Introducing the 1-2-3 Pattern: A Heuristic Building Block for Trends and Setups

By |2018-12-03T12:23:28+00:00December 12th, 2016|Market Analysis|0 Comments

Introducing the 1-2-3 Pattern: A Heuristic Building Block for Trends and Setups The aim of this article is simply to introduce the 1-2-3 pattern as a basic building block for assessing trends and identifying trade setups. We will explore the qualities that make it a practical technical tool, the reasons why such a tool might [...]

18 11, 2016

Using the Darvas Box to Identify Actionable Trade Opportunities

By |2018-12-03T12:23:30+00:00November 18th, 2016|Trades|0 Comments

Using the Darvas Box to Identify Actionable Trade Opportunities Trading in the 1950’s Imagine what it was like to trade the markets back in the 1950’s. You have no access to computerized charts. Your access to any chart at all is scarce or inconsistent (unless you create your own...by hand). Market price information is limited [...]

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