Adrian Reid

Adrian is a full-time private trader based in Australia and also the Founder and Trading Coach at Enlightened Stock Trading, which focuses on educating and supporting traders on their journey to profitable systems trading. Following his successful adoption of systematic trading which generated him hundreds of thousands of dollars a year using just 30 minutes a day to manage his system trading workflow, Adrian made the easy decision to leave his professional work in the corporate world in 2012. Adrian trades long/short across US, Australian and international stock markets and the cryptocurrency markets. His trading systems are now fully automated and have consistently outperformed international share markets with dramatically reduced risk over the past 20+ years. Adrian focuses on building portfolios of profitable, stable and robust long term trading systems to beat market returns with high risk adjusted returns. Adrian teaches traders from all over the world how to get profitable, confident and consistent by trading systematically and backtesting their own trading systems. He helps profitable traders grow and smooth returns by implementing a portfolio of trading systems to make money from different markets and market conditions.
Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – China Strength, Crypto Recovery, and a Hot Air Balloon

Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – China Strength, Crypto Recovery, and a Hot Air Balloon

Stephanie and I were away for a four-day weekend this weekend for her birthday, so I am only just back at my desk now to do the weekly market update. As a result, it is going to be a quick one. Here is the performance of the major markets over the last week:The key highlights from my perspective are: Broad-based advance in US stocks covering all sectors (except Industrials that were essentially...

Stock Market Update |The Enlightened Trader – Global strength, the Leading Indicator MYTH & two important decisions

Stock Market Update |The Enlightened Trader – Global strength, the Leading Indicator MYTH & two important decisions

Global strength, the Leading Indicator MYTH & two important decisionsHere are the highlights from the markets I trade over the last week: Stock markets globally were strong over the last week with solid gains in most countries and across all sectors. Renewed strength in US Stocks across the board, large caps and small caps. This strength is not just driven by big tech which is very...

Master the Parabolic SAR: Unlock Profitable Trading Strategies with Trend Reversal Signals

Master the Parabolic SAR: Unlock Profitable Trading Strategies with Trend Reversal Signals

Introduction to Parabolic SAR The Parabolic SAR (Stop and Reverse) is a popular trading indicator used by traders to determine the direction of a security's momentum and the point at which this momentum has a higher-than-normal probability of switching directions. Developed by Welles Wilder, who is also known for creating the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Parabolic SAR is designed to...

Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – China strength, a NEW market to trade, and a trading lesson on fear

Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – China strength, a NEW market to trade, and a trading lesson on fear

Stock markets had a burst of optimism on Thursday and Friday last week: The US market gapped up on Friday breaking the short term high from the start of the week. Looks like this correction may be over, but be careful of reading too much significance into a single day's move. I would really like to see this follow through this week to ensure last week's low holds before I get too excited about...

Trading Indicators Explained: Your Comprehensive Guide

Trading Indicators Explained: Your Comprehensive Guide

Trading Indicators Explained - What Are Trading Indicators? Trading indicators are mathematical calculations based on the price, volume, or open interest of a security or contract. By transforming data on a chart in a way that highlights potential patterns, trends, and volatility, indicators provide valuable insights into how a security is performing and where it might be heading. Used...

Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – Hong Kong flipped to long, overconfidence and pumpkin soup

Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – Hong Kong flipped to long, overconfidence and pumpkin soup

Global Stock MarketsLast week in our update I mentioned that the markets had been down for quite a few days in a row and we should probably expect a bounce in the markets. As you can see from the charts below that certainly happened. All 4 of the stock markets that I trade actively experienced a bounce. The surprise was Hong Kong which has really come through with some strength and broken...

Stock Market Update |The Enlightened Trader – Are you prepared?

Stock Market Update |The Enlightened Trader – Are you prepared?

TLDR: A lot can happen in a week, the weakness I discussed in my last update has accelerated: S&P500 down 3% on the week with and had 6 down days (open to close) in a row! The Nasdaq 100 was hit the hardest as it probably had the furthest to fall and is down over 5% for the week Most stock markets globally are lower than a week ago with notable weakness in Germany, Japan and Taiwan. Not a...

Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – Risk Off, plus Revealing my Trading ‘Secret Sauce’

Stock Market Update | The Enlightened Trader – Risk Off, plus Revealing my Trading ‘Secret Sauce’

TLDR: There have been several classic signs of weakness in the markets over the last week: All US Sectors are down compared to a week ago Most stock markets globally are lower than a week ago All major currencies are down against the USD Bitcoin is down 1% and altcoins down 11% compared to a week ago Gold, platinum and other precious metals are up This feels like a risk off scenario to me, so...

STOCK MARKET UPDATE | The Enlightened Trader – Unusual trends, psychology tip, and a powerful new trading tool

STOCK MARKET UPDATE | The Enlightened Trader – Unusual trends, psychology tip, and a powerful new trading tool

Despite the strength in the global stock markets over the last few months, last week was a bit of a mixed bag, with a couple of surprising trends emerging... plus one trend which I am particularly happy about (more on that later). While most traders would consider that the Nasdaq exchange has been the market darling over the last 12 months (and it has really), I want to draw your attention to...

Unveiling the Truth: Beware of Introducing Brokers and High Fees in Trading

Unveiling the Truth: Beware of Introducing Brokers and High Fees in Trading

In the fast-paced and often misunderstood realm of trading, there lies a dark side that many traders fall victim to - introducing brokers and their exorbitant fees. Today, we delve into a cautionary tale shared by Adrian Reid, the founder of Enlightened Stock Trading, shedding light on the deceptive practices that can significantly harm unsuspecting traders. Adrian Reid's encounter with a...

The Dangers of Martingale Position Sizing in Trading

The Dangers of Martingale Position Sizing in Trading

Introduction:Hey, Adrian here, founder of Enlightened Stock Trading. Have you ever seen something in a market that just really pissed you off? I, uh, I saw something today that I wanted to share with you. Usually, I'd be sending you a weekly market update right now, but there's this one thing today that came in my inbox, landed in my inbox, that just really, really riled me.Why Martingale...

The 9 Secrets to Becoming a Profitable Global Stock Trader

The 9 Secrets to Becoming a Profitable Global Stock Trader

Are you dreaming of becoming a successful, consistent, and profitable global stock trader? Well, you're in luck! In this blog post, I will reveal the nine secrets that will take your trading to the next level. My name is Adrian Reid, the founder of Enlightened Stock Trading, and I'm excited to share these secrets with you. So let's dive right in!Protect Your Capital: The Foundation of Successful...

Pin It on Pinterest