Three threads over the years I have spent a lot of time on that will give newbies something to learn about trading stock, options or futures. Take your pick. Everything you ever wanted to know about tape reading listed stocks. http://www.elitetrader.com/vb/showt...highlight=tape reading chat room&pagenumber=1 The nuts and bolts of options trading. http://www.elitetrader.com/vb/showt...ight=the perfect option position&pagenumber=1 And "the" thread for trading futures and everything else. http://www.elitetrader.com/vb/showthread.php?threadid=170318 Enjoy!