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  • MON's Phoenix is Rising

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Catching an emerging trend is as close to the "holy grail" as it gets, and Monsanto is setting up to take off....

  • Paypal About to Breakout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...IPOs often fail but PYPL may be the outlier to rise from the ashes as it prepares to breakout....

  • PLAY is Eating Up The Competition

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc. (PLAY) has fired off a long signal and has momentum to go higher....

  • AutoZone At The Tipping Point

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Sometimes one of the leaders in a market starts showing signs of trouble. What does that imply going forward?...

  • Convergence Of Bullish Signals In HCLP

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...HCLP has been on the rise but has recently stalled so is it time to exit or go long? The answer may surprise you....

  • Bilgari Changing Course

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Bilgari Holdings, Inc. (BH) just experienced a price gap so large that it's stock could sink....

  • Dorchester Minerals - Tomorrow's Next Big Headline Winner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Dorchester Minerals (DMLP) is the energy market's best kept secret and it's gathering steam. Don't get left behind....

  • ARCW: Zeroing In On Tomorrow's Big Winner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Questioning some of your basic trading assumptions can help you hone in on opportunities that you would otherwise miss, such as this potential big winner....

  • AXDX Trending Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...AXDX is not a popular stock, but that might change soon as it begins to outperform the market....

  • Should You Buy COP Now?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Conoco Phillips is on the march and trading at an all-time high, but is now the time to buy?...

  • IHS, Inc. - The Comeback Kid

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Considered down-and-out at one time, IHS has powered back to leadership status and setting up for a new bull run....

  • SHPG Powers Up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Three key factors are driving SHPG higher but one giant technical indicator is indicating the best is yet to come!...

  • The Future Of PSX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...PSX has been Warren Buffett's darling for the last two years but can it continue? There are signs that the bulls are ready to take this stock higher....

  • Core Laboratories' Pending Long Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Core Laboratories (CLB) seems to have self-destructed and busted its bullish trend but it may be signaling to go long once again....

  • Big Development In The Works For TDG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...TransDigm Group Inc. has been riding the aerospace industry momentum but is now the time to enter? And, if not, when?...

  • The Micro And Macro Of QIHU

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The US markets have been taking some hits lately but Chinese stocks are surging and one stock is setting up to explode higher....

  • EQM - The Strongest Survive And Thrive

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Like natural selection, only the strongest stocks survive and thrive the harshest environments, but this stock needs to do one thing first....

  • Iron Cross And Credit Spreads

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Alcoa, Inc. (AA) has been off the grid for awhile, but now, after an iron cross occurred, is trading higher than it has been in the last three years....

  • The Gatsby Index's Leading Stock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Gatsby Index is showing weakness among this stock class but there is one stock among them about to breakout....

  • CMG Ready To Hit Profit Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Chipotle Mexican Grill has been on a roller coaster ride in recent years but is poised to hit a big profit target....

  • The January 5-Day Trading Rule

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Predictions are plentiful at the beginning of 2014, but could lead you to disaster unless you use this relatively unknown pattern....

  • Delek Logistics Partners In Focus

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Oil & gas stocks are on the rise but one stock is breaking higher and getting ready to enter a new bull run....

  • Is PCLN Getting Squeezed?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Priceline Group, Inc. has been range bound for 2014 but recent developments and a surprise announcement may launch it higher....

  • Concho: The New King Of The Oil Patch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Concho Resources, Inc. is setting up shop in a major oil shale reservoir. Is it time to buy its stock?...

  • Bowing Out Gracefully With ACT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...With the overall market teetering on the edge of a correction, it's better to look at what stocks to sell -- starting with stock leaders like ACT...

  • VIPS, IPO's, Price Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...IPOs launch with lots of fanfare and almost never perform as advertised, but China's version of Amazon.com is the exception to the rule....

  • Radioactive Stocks And First Republic Bank

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The banking sector has been radioactive to traders since the 2008 crash but one stock is emerging from the ashes....

  • ULTA Emerging From Sleep

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...ULTA has recently emerged from its deep sleep and could have major repercussions for the rest of the market....

  • ARMH, Pocket Pivot Signals, Income Strategies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If trading stocks can be compared to playing checkers then trading options is like playing chess and can give you a big edge....

  • Infoblox Surging

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is putting a lot of downward pressure on stocks but BLOX is breaking away with force....

  • Northern Energy Boom: An Unlikely Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Lots of companies are trying to profit in energy but one company is servicing them all and breaking higher right now....

  • CLB On The Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A year ago, this stock fell apart and was dismissed by Wall Street but, now, the Street is taking notice again and so should you....

  • Google, Inc. and Chipotle, Together At Last

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Positive earnings are lifting the market and here are two stocks set to explode higher....

  • Buy Signal For AZO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is taking off and this stock just setup for a big move you don't want to miss....

  • MCK Screaming Sell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is holding firm but McKesson just signalled a huge sell signal....

  • Shaking Out Nervous Investors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market looked ready to dive but a closer look shows that it may be just shaking out nervous investors....

  • Visa And Stock Leadership

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market sold off on a huge spike in volume but one stock shrugged it off and is trading higher....

  • Overlooked Stocks with Home Run Potential

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...One stock in an overlooked part of the market has great potential for high returns if you know how to trade it....

  • ARRS Monthly Squeeze Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A price move in Arris Enterprises, Inc. (ARRS) has been a decade in the making and is now taking off, so don't get left behind....

  • Price Trends and Solar Potential

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A hungry world craves solar power for energy and one company is helping meet that demand and trending higher as a result....

  • Raider, Greenmail, Active Value Investments

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...One billionaire's company is soaring higher and, if you play it right, you could score a big winner in today's market......

  • Westlake Chemical Corp. Breaking Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...WLK is one stock that is taking the market higher, performing better than the market itself and showing real power......

  • Tesla's Next Big Move Underway

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Lots of traders think Tesla's best days are behind it, but perhaps its biggest move may be underway....

  • Bio-Pharmaceuticals Are Flying

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...An unknown drugmaker is setting up to soar but don't get sucked up in the hype until these two things happen....

  • BIIB: Warning Signs, False Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Biogen Idec Inc. (BIIB) has a lot of things working for it to be a potential homerun, but here is why you should avoid this stock....

  • Technical Trading With Heiken-Ashi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Using a little known method of trend identification can tell you when to enter the market and when to sit on the sidelines....

  • Navigating The Turns With The VIX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is in a constant state of motion, trading up and down, but using the VIX you can navigate the turns for low-risk trades with lots of profit potential....

  • Stealth Stock: The Blackstone Group

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is one stock whose assets are actually benefiting from the Fed's money printing and is set to be next best trade that no one has ever heard of....

  • Three Trending Stocks To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...To score the highest gains, you have to look for strength in the stock market. Here's a look at three stocks that are currently helping lead the market higher....

  • Three Lessons For Trading In The New Bull Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It has been 14 years since we've had a full-fledged bull market and to maximize your opportunity there are three lessons to keep in mind....

  • Biotechnology, Forward-Looking Growth, Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is a strong bull market in effect so it's important to single out the stock leaders who offer a combination of strength and forward-looking growth....

  • Housing, Soaring Price Highs, Contrarianism

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is on the move again and investor sentiment is growing more positive while this one group is leading the way....

  • Wisdom Tree Investments

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...ETFs are all the rage but one company which develops ETFs is a better play and is in a stage two bull run....

  • Content Wars And Soap Operas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Quantitative easing, poor economic numbers, and the Federal Reserve are in the news, but an online media war is going unnoticed, and it's heating up....

  • How to Find New Stock Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Institutional traders have enormous advantages over the individual trader but there is one advantage the retail trader has that trumps all of them....

  • Historical Highs, Unemployment, Evergreen Returns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Profiling the right stock is vital for you as a trader if you ever want to make stellar returns. Here's one stock that could be an "evergreen" stock....

  • Two Step Strategy To Getting In Early

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The most difficult part of trading is knowing when to get in early and when to stay out but there is a simple two step strategy to help you get into winning stocks earlier than the crowd....

  • Three Keys To First Stage Base Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Runaway stocks always start from breaking out from a base pattern. There are three keys to help you spot them over and over again....

  • Price, Volume, And The Road Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is showing some interesting price action and looks like it's making an attempt to trade higher but, like everything in life, you have to consider the context surrounding certain events....

  • July Bounce In The Making

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If June made your stomach churn with all the up and down trading, then you might get some relief in July if you understand a few key traits for this summer month....

  • Fear And Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is a lot of fear in the market, and it's probably even worse than you might think....

  • Moving Average Violations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Entries without risk control and trade management are a guaranteed way to lose money, but using this simple system of moving average violations can keep you safe and profitable....

  • Buyable Gap-Ups

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...As market types change from up, down, or sideways, entry methods have to adapt as well....

  • Darwin And Momentum Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Just as Charles Darwin put forth the theory of evolution through natural selection, so have the markets and momentum trading evolved with the use of pocket pivots....

  • Five Key Trading Principles From The Great Bear

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Considered to be the greatest trader who ever lived, Jesse Livermore and his trading career offers five key trading principles to help guide your success....

  • Advanced Beginners And The Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Beginning traders and advanced beginning traders focus on the basics of trading to profit, while everyone else tends to chase the latest gimmick....

  • Bright Spots And Short-Selling

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is anemic at best, so shorting stocks makes sense. But when there is blood in the streets, there is an even greater opportunity if you know what to look for....

  • Seasonal Surprises And March Machinations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...February, the typical seasonal weak link, is on a tear as the SPX goes higher, but March may be the month that tells us whether the market catches fire, or fizzles out....

  • Visa's Buy Points And Future

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Visa almost emerged as a stock leader but stumbled. Now, is it about to lead the market higher?...

  • Three Laws Of Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The stock market is doing so well that it appears too good to be true to some traders, but if you know these three laws of trading, you can come out a big winner in 2013....

  • Timing And Covered Call Writing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...By using the right approach with covered call writing you can earn predictable returns and end up owning the stock at no cost if you play it correctly....

  • Bottom Fishing The Right Way

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Under Armour, Inc. (UA) fell on hard times, but if you approached bottom fishing from a trader's perspective you could have made out like a bandit....

  • ACT Buy Point Triggered

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Biotech and medical related stocks have helped the market go higher but there is one stock set to continue the rally going into 2014....

  • KKD Gets Dunked

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Krispy Kreme Donuts is getting dunked, and not in a good way, so be prepared to go short or get left behind....

  • ARWR Set To Run Away

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Low-priced stocks are usually best left alone, but ARWR is setting up to run away with the bulls....

  • Cabela's Flying High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...This sports retailer has one key factor that could make it a big winner for you without stock market "turbulence"....

  • 2013's Summer Surprise Runaway Stock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Mobile technology is booming and one company is keeping your personal information safe from cyber-predators, making its stock soar....

  • Follow The Leaders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If the market declines, knowing how to spot stock leadership will be critical as the year comes to an end....

  • Earnings Season: Reward And Punishment In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...At times, the stock market is upside down when good earnings make stocks plummet and bad news makes stocks rally, but if you know three things to look for, you'll pick more winners....

  • Zeroing In On Winning Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The ability to filter out winning stocks from losing stocks can make or break your trading efforts....

  • Oil, Power, Destiny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Oil companies are literally going to the ends of the Earth to find new oil deposits and one company is helping them get more oil for their investment....

  • Large Cap Play In CL

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trade volume seems to be weak but is rising in large-cap stocks such as Colgate-Palmolive (CL), which appeals to both investors and traders....

  • April: A Month Of Renewal For the SPX?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Statistically, April is one of the best-performing months for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). It could serve as a springboard for the market to break higher, and it could also take one stock, Carriage Services, even higher than the 75% return it has yielded since January. Let's take a look....

  • March, The Unexpected, Lumbering Giants

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The SPX experienced a mild pullback in March but seems to be signaling another bull run. If so, then this stock could emerge a leader and explode higher!...

  • A PNRA Buying Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Most consumers are avoiding big-ticket items these days but are still willing to buy a good meal, and Panera is more than willing to provide that....

  • QE3, Matches, And Dynamite

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Like a match to dynamite, QE3 is acting as the catalyst to give the market a lift and give you some solid price movement to trade....

  • Growth, Value, QE Forever

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Fed chief Ben Bernanke made a surprise announcement that QE3 will go into effect, which can have massive repercussions for you and the market -- are you ready?...

  • LinkedIn And Future Growth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...LinkedIn sputtered at the opening of its IPO but, now, is building up to take off higher and, possibly, take the market with it....

  • Unemployment And Derailing The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The jobs report falls short -- can it drag the market down and derail the bulls?...

  • The Market Begins To Break Away

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Good news from the European Union and the US sent the stock market soaring, with stock leaders offering solid trades for big profits....

  • The Market As The Eye Of The Storm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is trading like the eye of a storm -- calm and quiet -- but a typhoon of trading could be right around the corner, along with big profits....

  • The Market At A Critical Impasse, And Those Rising Wedges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...At a glance, the market looks like it's having just another pullback, but in fact, it is reaching a potential impasse that could reverse its current trend....

  • Value; A Professional's Market; 2013; And Beyond

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is a lot of uncertainty in today's market so you need to have a game plan for all time frames to maximize your opportunities....

  • Pullbacks, The Bend, And The Cryptkeeper

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are three things taking place that can lead to big profits if you know what they are and where to trade....

  • Flipping The Coin And The Road Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Events are under way that could create massive changes to the market, but if you understand what they are, then you'll know how to play them into the end of the year....

  • Second Chances And Pyramiding

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...As a rule, the market doesn't give many second chances after a runaway move occurs but, if you know these key setups, you could be the exception....

  • Swing Trading With Engulfing Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Candlesticks can help you pick low-risk trade setups, especially when using other indicators as filters....

  • Market Types, Sideways Markets, And Trading With Bollinger Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...You can increase your odds of adapting your strategy to the market type in effect....

  • How To Stay On Top Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Traders move from euphoria to terror as markets that were once on a bullish run turn bearish at the drop of a dime. But if you understand a few concepts, you won't be caught flat-footed....

  • Winning Stocks And Knowing When To Sell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...With the market in a correction, it's a good time to touch upon two key rules of trading that make you money and keep you from losing it....

  • Quiet Markets And Gathering Storms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Housing has been quietly building strength, and one company is registering on the market's radar as a potential leader to rise out of the housing market's ashes....

  • Is The Philippines The Next Asian Tiger?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...While the rest of the world fears a double-dip recession, this small nation is booming and is emerging into the next Asian tiger....

  • BRICs, Doubts, And Global Alternatives

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The US is in a maelstrom of economic doubt and political scandal that leaves 2013 in doubt for some investors, but fortunately, there are the BRICs....

  • DRI, Housing, And Comebacks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Housing was devastated by the subprime crisis in 2008, but is this beaten-down sector ready for a comeback? One stock may tell you....

  • ALXN, The New Kid On The S&P 500 Block

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...ALXN has been added to the Standard & Poor's 500, and it has arrived as the new kid on the block, along with a lot of profit potential....

  • And Now, The Bears Take Center Stage

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Fundamentals cannot be outrun in the market, and there are numerous factors that are creating big opportunities on the short side right now....

  • The SPX And A Jump Out The Window

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The SPX looks like it could reverse at any point, and the decline could fall as hard as jumping out of a window....

  • The Hunt For Tomorrow's Top Performer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Even in bad economies, there are companies that can excel and outperform the market such as this compelling stock....

  • Finding Winning Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Anyone can talk about today's stock leaders as though they were obvious picks in the past, but the real skill is finding tomorrow's winners in today's market....

  • Three Warning Signs Of Buying IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Facebook is the most anticipated initial public offering in recent years, yet IPOs are often losing trades unless you know the three warning signs to protect you from these trades....

  • How To Avoid Fakeouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Traders fall victim to fakeouts caused by floor traders who see where the buy & sell orders are on the exchanges, but by making a few adjustments, you can turn the tables and profit....

  • How To Profit In The Short Term

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The bull run is still climbing, and you can use this unique pattern in the short term to help you pile up the profits....

  • Three Tips For Trading Consolidation Points

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Points of price consolidation offer you a chance for a great entry into a fast-moving stock, and these three tips will help you time your entries with greater precision and possibly higher profits....

  • The Road Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Despite a cynical outlook as 2012 began, the market has steadily risen but with pessimism in the air. The question remains: What lies on the road ahead?...

  • How To Play The Turns In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The trend is your friend, but navigating the turns in the market can help you make larger returns by catching tops and bottoms at just the right moment....

  • Yahoo Prospects Are Rising

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Yahoo has seen better days, but its prospects are on the rise as big moves in technology brew and two giants begin to battle it out....

  • The Three Major Price Gaps For Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price gaps don't just reflect changes in demand for a stock but can indicate whether a stock will break away, gather momentum, or signal a trend reversal, which is why you need to know these three types of gaps....

  • Your Last Best Hope For Sunnier Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is plenty to be anxious about in today's markets, but while others hope for sunnier days, you can become your last best hope right now by understanding these key principles....

  • Yoga, Transitions, Market Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is now in transition, so be sure that you're on the right side if you want to profit....

  • Freshness In Produce And Stock Watchlists

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stock watchlists are like produce: You need to keep them fresh by constantly looking for new trade opportunities, like these three stocks....

  • Persistent Trends And Runaway Gaps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Strong trends produce runaway gaps that can be difficult to trade unless you have the right approach....

  • Inside Bar Patterns And The Sushi Roll

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trading inside bar patterns can be lucrative, but using them in combination with this key principle can open up huge trading opportunities....

  • Stock Market Serial Killers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks, like serial killers, can be charming and disarming, but the moment you turn your back and your money over to them, you are in big danger....

  • Historical Perspective On Bull Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A major bull run may form in the next six to 18 months, and you need three things to succeed....

  • Warren Buffett, COP, And PSX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Two stocks have the interest of investing great Warren Buffett....

  • Trading Long-Term Momentum With Price Surges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trading while working full time is a difficult task for the aspiring trader, but if you can spot price surges, you can still achieve higher returns....

  • Dominant Trend Identification & Timing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price movement is king when it comes to spotting trends, but you have to be able to see the forest from the trees to time your entries successfully....

  • Price Patterns, Psychology, And Trading Success

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In poker, you play the other players, not your hand. In trading, you trade against other traders by being able to see what their hand is through price patterns....

  • Four Types Of Trading Volume To Use For Higher Gains

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Technicians use price action to dictate their trading decisions, but that is a waste of time if you don't understand how to use volume, the fuel for price movement, to trade well....

  • Price Action And The Basics Of Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The great Green Bay Packers coach, Vince Lombardi, was a big believer in the drilling of basics to his players. For traders, a solid foundation in trading fundamentals is just as invaluable....

  • The Three Things 2011 Teaches You About Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The year 2011 started with a bang and ended up a bust, but for the professional speculator, it left three key lessons on how to approach 2012....

  • Navigating Rough Waters In Tomorrow's Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market has shown signs of life, but you need to know how to navigate tomorrow's rough waters if you want to profit and, more important, how to avoid unnecessary losses....

  • How To Trade Price Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Although it is one of the most reliable patterns, price channels are often one of the most underutilized, which is a shame, since it reveals low-risk trade setups as well as when trend reversals develop....

  • Valmont And Bigger-Picture Perspectives

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Smart traders who understand the dynamics of technical analysis know that sometimes it pays to step back and look at the bigger picture for fresh perspectives, such as in the case of Valmont Industries....

  • Continental Resources On The Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Basic materials and commodities are experiencing a boom while the rest of the market remains lackluster. One stock is showing great strength and is on the move, so don't miss out....

  • Determining Who Has Control With Price

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price can be as crazy, but if you know how to determine who has control of price, you'll know what direction to trade in despite volatile price action....

  • Google's Triangle Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Once a fast-moving momentum stock, Google has been floundering on its price chart in recent years. But something big is forming that could lead to major profits for you....

  • How To Trade IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Initial public offerings generate a lot of buzz like the upcoming IPO for Facebook, and if you know this trading method, you could stand to earn a lot of money....

  • SPX Price Targets And Setups

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Using technical analysis and pattern recognition, you can spot simple pullback setups with enormous profit potential....

  • Stock Market Recovery And How To Survive The Fall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are key factors that can help you understand the market's cycle when it crashes as well as how to avoid it and, more important, how to profit by it....

  • Wyckoff, Market Cycles, Working Models

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The early 20th century gave us master traders who contributed greatly to the study of technical analysis, which is more relevant today than it has ever been....

  • Perspective, Strategy, Price Action

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price action is one of the least-understood functions of the market as well as the most taken for granted, yet knowing these two core factors can help you profit consistently....

  • Trading Edges Are The Foundation Of Success

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Certain key factors have to be in place to succeed at trading the markets, and having a trading edge is the most important of them all....

  • The Market And Functional Structures

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price action is the study of movement, not the past, and how it makes up the underlying structure of the market itself....

  • WPI On The Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The third-largest generic drug maker just got a shot in the arm that could take it higher -- and the market with it!...

  • Profit Leader From Health Care

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Reform in health care is coming, and one company is at the forefront from profiting from it....

  • Trading A Mixed Bag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...This past week's trading is a mixed bag of results, but there are still some silver linings for profitable trades if you know where to look....

  • Phases In Bull Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Bull markets ebb and flow like the ocean tide, but there is a big difference in how a bull run begins versus the one that is in force now....

  • Trading, Context, And Today's Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...You can use a "one-size-fits-all" approach to trading today's market or you can tailor your approach based on the context of the market for greater success....

  • A Trader's Weapons Of Value & Growth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For a trader, price and strategy are key components for successful trading when properly combined with both the value model and growth model approach to higher gains....

  • The Road Ahead With Two Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is entering a new phase that can lead to enormous profits or massive drawdowns based on Keltner channels and Bollinger Bands....

  • How To Trade With Inverse Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price action never presents itself in the plain-vanilla step-by-step format like traders are taught, which is why you need to use tools that are outside the box....

  • Buying Strength In A Time Of Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Is the SPX faltering and weakness setting in? If it is, now may be the time to identify strength to spot tomorrow's new stock leaders....

  • Market Rebounds, But Is It About To Go Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market has been pulling back during a transitional month, but is it about to go higher?...

  • Four Signs Of A Market Breakdown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Market breakdowns occur as fast as you can blink, but if you know the signs of a breakdown, you can emerge a winner....

  • Betting On Strength With ALXN

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Using a combination of fundamental and technical factors, you can spot tomorrow's high-flying stocks today....

  • Three Little-Known Factors For Stock Selection

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is an art to stock selection, and these three criteria can make the difference between selecting an average stock versus one with runaway potential....

  • The Silver Lining In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If you were to step back and look at the current state of the market through the eyes of a value investor, you could find yourself becoming excited at the possibilities for bargain-priced stocks....

  • Newmont Mining On The Rise

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Newmont Mining is setting up to a breakout of a multiyear resistance level....

  • VIX Double Tops And Market Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The markets are like oceans where violent storms can flash across the horizon, but if you know how to spot extreme price levels, you can profit and protect yourself at the same time....

  • Precious Metals Are Rising But Won't Skyrocket

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is a game-changer taking place right now that will have far-reaching effects on everything you buy, sell, or invest in and you can get left behind if you don't understand what markets are going to benefit from it....

  • The State Of Price Action In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In trading, knowing the difference between being an interpreter and a predictor can translate into huge results when looking for profitable trades....

  • Hidden Investment Gems, As In Royalty Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The best investments are typically the ones that no one hears about until it's too late -- royalty stocks may be that kind of investment today....

  • Spinoffs And Short-Selling

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Large companies break away nonperforming businesses into spinoffs while also burdening them with huge debts at the same time. However, for short-sellers, this represents the closest thing to a sure winner as they come....

  • September's Decline And Opportunities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...September is marked by the return to school and Labor Day celebrations, but for fund managers back from vacation, this month signals a time to clean house....

  • September Strategy And What A Difference A Month Makes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Beginning in August, weakness from July's trading was carrying over but now it's spreading like a contagion. Learn how to prepare and profit....

  • Panera Rising

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market isn't the only thing rising. So is this Missouri-based company that is exploding higher into a new bull run....

  • Precious Metals Creeping Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The markets took a hit on Tuesday, but gold and the other precious metals are creeping higher....

  • Start Small And Win Big

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The bulls are trying to find their legs but don't jump in completely. Start with small positions and you could win big....

  • Checklist For Breakout Setups

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Breakout stocks move fast and furiously, but having a clear set of guidelines as a checklist can help you trade accurately and with precision....

  • NFLX Trade Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Certain momentum stocks like Netflix stand out from others, and a lot can be learned from their price moves....

  • Spotting Accumulation In A Quiet Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Don't look at volume now to spot emerging bullish trends or you'll miss the next big move....

  • Bulls And The Contrarian Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Pessimism is rising as investors sour on the current market, but that extreme pessimism coupled with key technical factors may signal a bullish trend....

  • A Short Setup When Giants Trip

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Traders have an edge in the market, and if they know how to use two indicators to short stocks during a downward move, they can make explosive profits....

  • Price Reversal In The Works?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is signaling that a down move may be over and a price reversal may be in the works, according to this unknown pattern....

  • Three Tips When The Market Is Doing Nothing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When the market is in limbo, when you don't know what to do till the trend emerges, do these three things to succeed....

  • Can Support Hold In The SPX?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The SPX touched on support on October 4 and then rallied. Now, the question is: Will it hold?...

  • The Road Ahead In October

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...October has been referred to as the "jinx month," but for traders, it can offer spectacular profits if you are prepared....

  • How Bad Can It Get?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Black Friday racked up billions of dollars in sales, but the market's price action was a bust, leaving traders to wonder just how bad it can get....

  • Fleeting Hope For Thanksgiving Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Key technical factors reveal that the markets are at a critical turning point -- which way will it go?...

  • Is This The Time To Buy Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Europe's debt problems signal a retreat to the one universal safe haven of wealth and a clarion call to take the following action as well....

  • Tips For Finding Tomorrow's Winning Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The high-performance stocks you hear about today usually means that you missed the big money. So instead of jumping in like everyone else, use these tips to find tomorrow's new stock leaders....

  • How To Spot Proper Handle Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Cup & handle patterns can result in huge profits but only if they are formed properly -- otherwise they can cause your trade to fall apart....

  • Sell Or Sit Tight?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When the market is faltering, there are two critical questions you need to ask yourself on whether to sell or sit tight....

  • November Statistics And Two Runaway Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...November is a turning point in the trading cycle, and two stock leaders are at the starting point of what could be a spectacular runaway move higher....

  • SPX Slingshot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A common theme in the market could slingshot it higher as 2011 comes to a close, but a wild card overseas could stop it dead in its tracks....

  • October In The Rear View Mirror

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Europe strikes a deal and October is shrinking in our rear-view mirror, so what does it mean to you and how can you profit from it?...

  • Old Hat Becomes Red Hot...Again

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A stock from the past is about to make headlines again in a bullish run that could last months or even years....

  • Are Bond Yields The Canary In The Equity Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The flow of capital can show you where the next big macrotrend will appear, but only if you know how to use bond yields to time your trade....

  • Tea Leaves, Voodoo, And Other Technical Tools

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Many investors dismiss technical analysis as reading tea leaves and market voodoo, but using indicators like relative strength show when a stock is about to rise....

  • Breakouts And Breaking Points

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In the current market, price trades near its annual highs and while it may look like a potential breakout to newer highs, the nagging question is whether the market could be at its breaking point....

  • Hunting Down Stocks On The Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...At first glance, it seems like the market is gathering support and trying to mount another bull run, but a closer look reveals that all is not what it seems....

  • Pareto's Law And Stock Leadership

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A relatively unknown report reveals how Pareto's law applies to trading winning stocks and how you can profit from it if you know what edge it offers....

  • Spotting Super-Momentum Stock Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The ability to pick a winning momentum stock or an emerging stock leader is often built upon hours of tireless searching through stock charts, but there is an easier way....

  • Identifying Strong Stocks In Mid-March Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Mid-March has historically given in to weakness in the overall market, but if you know how to look for the strongest stocks, you can profit when the market turns up....

  • Two Key Factors In Spotting Distributions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Selloffs can sometimes seem to come suddenly, but if you know two key concepts to spot distribution, you can protect yourself and still profit....

  • Using Price Channels To Confirm Price Reversals In The Bond Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price channels reveal both trends and trading ranges but also powerful trend reversals such as what may be happening in the bond market, right now....

  • Moving Averages And Volume Reveal Strong Trades In Cotton

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Cotton is ginning up some serious profits in its current bull run, and using both volume and simple moving averages can show you when to enter and profit if you know how....

  • Catching An Early Bullish Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Nothing is more prized than catching the beginning of an emerging bullish trend, but you have to know what to look for and have a game plan to succeed....

  • Trading With The Major Players

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If you want to profit big in the market, then make sure that you are trading along with the major players....

  • Trading Stocks Using Major Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are three critical elements when trading stocks off of support levels. Do you know what they are?...

  • Directional Strategies For Option Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Option trading has a big edge over stocks when it comes to leverage and risk control, but a trader must understand how to apply the principles of timing, using delta, and profit taking to succeed....

  • Are Entry Methods Dynamic Or Static?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price action expands and contracts, which can cause you to make bad entries -- unless you know the two principles for making effective entries....

  • Five Tips For Successful Breakout Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Breakout trading can be both exciting and profitable, but if you lack five key lessons, it can bleed your trading account dry. Learn how to be on the right side of breakout trading....

  • Three Critical Success Factors For Trend Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trend trading can result in large profits, but most traders still get it wrong and lose money. These three tips can help you stay on the winning side of this method....

  • Four Tips For Trading Income Option Spreads

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If stock trading can be compared to playing checkers, then option trading is like playing chess with the market....

  • Three Key Concepts For Profitable Summertime Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Summertime trading presents several challenges, but if you keep in mind three key concepts, then this seasonal pattern can present you with more opportunities....

  • The Down Friday/Down Monday Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Taking a larger view you can spot price patterns within key trading days that indicate new trends and emerging or potential market crashes....

  • Six-Month Switching And Timing Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In an ever-changing market, if you hope to achieve outsized gains, then you need to consider using the six-month switching and timing strategy....

  • August Rundown And Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...July's weakness may carry over into August, but will it cause a decline or signal a rally into the end of 2011?...

  • Critical Lessons From July 2011

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There were critical lessons to be learned from July 2011 for a trader that could affect your trading either positively or negatively, depending if you truly know what they are....

  • Fibonacci Retracements And Runaway Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Measuring pullbacks with Fibonacci retracements can mean different things as far as the strength of the trend is concerned, plus one added secret if you know what to look for....

  • Price Consolidation Versus Price Correction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Understanding the difference between price consolidation and a price correction can keep you in a winning trade and out of a losing one....

  • How To Spot And Trade Congestion Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Congestion patterns form when volatility declines and traders are unwilling to take control of the trend, but it is in these pauses in between trading that breakouts can occur....

  • Patience And All-Time Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In this market, in order to profit, traders and investors need to rely on two weapons: patience and all-time price highs....

  • July Signals New Money Inflows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...July is the best-performing month of the summer, but wait! That is not a signal by itself to jump in with both feet into equities. If you know a few key factors, you can profit handsomely at this key time of year....

  • How To Use Stock Options With Momentum Stocks For Enhanced Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Momentum stocks tend to be leaders in the stock market, taking it to higher highs while also being favored stocks by traders and investors alike. However, using stock options, you can enhance your profits with momentum stocks by following a few guidelines....

  • How To Use Price Action To Trade Successfully

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price action is the cornerstone to all trading systems and methods, but most traders lack an understanding of what it is and how to use it. Learning these core concepts can help you use price as an effective tool to profit in the market....

  • Dow Trading Strategies, Three Types Of Trends To Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Dow Jones Industrial Average offers exciting opportunities for traders, but only if you understand the three types of trends that are common to this market....

  • How To Spot Accumulation And Entry Points

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Emerging stock leaders are easy to spot if you understand accumulation that will give you the best entry into a new long position, if you know this vital key....

  • Two Patterns At Play With The January Effect And The Presidential Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Two patterns at play could take the market higher despite current shifts under way if you know what they are....

  • Market Vectors Russia ETF And Price Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There is an exchange traded fund to help you profit in the commodity secular bull market if you know how to trade it....

  • Trading The Trend In An Overbought Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It can be nerve-wracking when looking to enter a long position in an overbought market, but there are key factors to consider to do it successfully....

  • Profiting From Tectonic Shifts In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are major shifts under way in the market, and you can reap huge gains if you're on the right side......

  • Fishing In The Right Pond

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Technical analysis is easy, provided that you're trading in the right market. But first, you must develop a low-risk idea to trade around....

  • 2011 General Forecast

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...2010 out, 2011 in -- and not a moment too soon for most investors. Big changes are already under way in 2011, so be prepared for what the new year has in store for you....

  • 2010 In Review

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The best of times, the worst of times: 2010 in review and the key to profiting in 2011....

  • Stock Hit List And Sizing Up The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...One of the biggest edges you can give yourself is knowing who the strongest stock leaders are and how to spot them....

  • Price Pattern Signals For Pullback Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trading pullbacks lets you get better entries than momentum trading alone, but you need to know what patterns to look for....

  • Momentum And Pullbacks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Momentum trading leads to fast gains but also to missed opportunities, unless you have a good backup strategy, like pullback trading....

  • Essential Factors For Trading Trending Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Catching runaway moves in stocks is not only possible but highly likely if you understand the critical factors to spot and trade them....

  • The Three Real Factors To Profitable Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In an industry where indicators flash buy and sell signals, there are only three real factors that make up successful trading....

  • How To Identify Higher Highs And Higher Lows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Like an ocean wave, price ebbs and flows in a pattern that reveals the trend if you know where to look....

  • Key Stocks Setting Up For Explosive Moves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market is still trending higher while certain indicators reveal which stocks are setting up for a runaway move....

  • February Favors The Short Sellers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...With the market trending higher and higher, February favors the short sellers....

  • Opportunities In New Index Additions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...New stocks are deleted and added each week or month to the indexes, and knowing this fact can present a lot of opportunities for reliable trades....

  • The EU Ratings War And Its Repercussions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Several credit agencies have been rattling their sabers over the EU debt crisis but in the end, who will be the winners or losers and, more important, how do you profit?...

  • The January Effect

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The year 2011 is rapidly coming to a close, but a phenomenon that always outperforms during a weak market may be setting up for an explosive move some time until mid-February 2012....

  • Spotting First-Stage Base Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In a market correction, finding stocks that hold their first-stage base patterns and finding stocks that are constantly resetting theirs can be the difference between a winning trade and a losing one....

  • Scared Money

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It may be a dark Christmas as speculators have scared money sticking to their fingers, not willing to part with it....

  • The Market Surges Higher But Remains Cautious

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The market got some good news that sent it higher. But is it enough to keep it going?...

  • The Gang Of Four Method For Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Successful trading is a function of having a system that gives you an edge at each step of the trading process, and the Gang of Four method can give you that winning edge....

  • Short Entry Failure, Or How To Reenter A Short Move If Stopped Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Shorting a stock is not a game for amateurs, and even skilled traders struggle with trading during a bear market, but using this three-step process can put the odds greatly in your favor....

  • Bear Market Strategies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here is a reliable trading method to trade when the bears begin to show their teeth....

  • Oil, Gold, Debt, And The Future

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are three key areas of the markets that are undergoing change right now -- oil, gold, US debt -- that offer the promise of tomorrow's above-average returns while at the same time inspire tomorrow's warnings as well....

  • European Decline's Impact On Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Never before in the history of the market has there been four back-to-back sessions of 400 points going up and down, but the reasons for it are not what is really happening....

  • Three Signals For Selling A Stock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Selling begets more selling in today's financial markets, and it is vital for you to know when to sell a position before the market moves against you. If you know these three signals for selling a stock, you can avoid getting caught flat-footed by a sudden selloff....

  • Three Important Keys To Understanding Price Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Fundamentalists and technicians have long been at war over approaches to profiting from the market, but price patterns have been three keys to sizing up stocks for strong profit potential....

  • The Fall Of The Euro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The 10th largest price drop in market history was made and the specter of another recession looms on the horizon but while markets decline, money flows to new opportunities if you know where to spot them....

  • Seasonal Weakness Creates Shorting Opportunities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Lately, the market has been experiencing massive distribution, which is creating shorting opportunities in the stock market....

  • How To Trade Price Respect For Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ..."Buy on dips and sell on rallies" is good advice, but it leaves the question of how? A simple set of indicators can show you where "price respect" is and how to trade dips in price....

  • Three Tips For Trend Identification

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trend trading is the most reliable way to make money, and using these three tips can help you spot them....

  • Trading Stocks With Daylight

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In a sea of equity, it can be next to impossible to spot which stock is about to take off, but using a few simple guidelines can help you spot a stock on the move....

  • How To Use Pocket Pivots To Catch Early Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Breakout trading can turn into "fakeout trading" as floor traders manipulate the market, but if you know this effective entry method developed by two trading legends, you can beat them to the punch for large gains....

  • How To Use Support To Trade Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trading range-bound stocks has been the cornerstone of many successful traders, but one small tweak in this approach can lead to many home-run trades....

  • Momentum Entries For Pullback Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Markets are ever dynamic in their price action and with a little planning, you can customize your approach for fast-moving stocks and ride them to maximum profits....

  • Manufacturing Breakouts And The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Manufacturing stocks are breaking out, revealing the potential to lead the market higher and offering bankable trades if you know what to look for....

  • High/Low Entry Method For Trading Ranges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Entry methods often have to be customized depending on the dynamics of the market, which can lead to more successful trades....

  • Pullback Entries Using Price Bar Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If price action is the market's conversation, then price bar patterns are the alphabet......

  • How To Detect Early Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...False breakouts are common, but not if you learn how to detect them early with a simple indicator....

  • Strong Price Patterns In The Current Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...This week, you should know the direction of the overall market and spot price patterns like these to succeed....

  • How To Profit From A Deep Stock Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Learn how to tell whether a stock will resume its trend after a decline and how to enter early on with low risk....

  • Key Factor In A Bull Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Studies show there is one key factor in stocks leading the next bull market as well earning the highest returns....

  • Flat Base Patterns And Ladder Rungs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Like the rungs of the ladder, flat base patterns help a stock's price climb higher....

  • Price Action Expansion And Contraction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...To master price action, to give yourself a solid edge in the markets, there are two things you need to master....

  • Chunking Up, Chunking Down Trend Identification

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trends are fundamental to trading, but most traders lack fundamentals. Now, here's an easy way to be on the right side of the market....

  • Pullback Trading Using Market Momentum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Chart patterns in a major index can give you the green light for buying stocks that are pulling back....

  • MELI Inverse Head & Shoulders Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Both independent thinking and being able to spot strong chart patterns can help you profit more than following the herd....

  • Spotting Price Reversals With The VIX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Crowds are often wrong, particularly in the market. Use the CBOE Volatility Index to be on the right side....

  • Playing The Pauses In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Great musicians, like great traders, play the pauses between the notes, or price action, for runaway moves in the stock market....

  • Timing The Market With Distribution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Spotting distribution can help you spot stress fractures in the current uptrend and avoid losses....

  • Selective Opportunity Is A Trader's Weapon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Chasing every opportunity in the market only leads to losses. Sometimes, the best trading tool a pro can use is simply being selective....

  • Early Entry Patterns In Breakaway Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Chart patterns reveal strong breakaway moves by scanning different time periods, but if you follow a few simple steps, you can enter early for more profits....

  • Gaming The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For some, trading in the market can be like betting in a casino, but here are some casino stocks that are definitely worth betting on....

  • Spotting Breakouts From Price Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Explosive breakouts can occur from price channels if you understand how to spot them and use them....

  • Use Different Time Frames To Spot Cup & Handle Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Learn how cup & handle patterns reveal explosive trade setups on a variety of time periods....

  • Hugging Trendlines Before Market Surges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trader Richard Donchian had rules to tell him when the market is about to take off....

  • Plurality Of Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Pick the strongest stocks in the next runaway move by using the plurality of chart patterns concept....

  • How To Enter Trades With Gaps And Laps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When the unexpected happens, you need a backup plan so you don't miss a runaway move....

  • Trend Trading With Flag Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trade with the trend during breakouts without suffering false starts or volatile price swings with bullish flag patterns....

  • How To Spot And Trade A Bullish Triple-Bottom Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Triple-bottom patterns are one of the highest-performing reversal patterns you can trade if you know how....

  • How To Identify And Trade Bullish Dojis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Candlestick patterns such as the bullish doji can you help you spot where buyers are and where low-risk entries are....

  • Trading News-Driven Events With Option Straddles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Learn to make huge gains with option straddles where you can control risk, even when market direction is uncertain....

  • Trading Bullish Triangle In ZION

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trends, expansion, and contraction -- what do all these have to do with Zion Bancorp?...

  • Simple Indicators For Spotting Emerging Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Breakout moves can be explosive opportunities for the skilled trader but also can be difficult to determine which moves are real breakouts. Now, two simple indicators can help you filter good breakout trades from bad ones....

  • When To Hold 'Em And When To Fold 'Em

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Knowing when to hold a stock is important, but it is absolutely critical to know when to sell them....

  • December Patterns And The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...December brings presents in the form of a strong pattern that runs up the market for quick profits....

  • Using Weekly Charts To Catch Runaway Moves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Part-time traders often become frustrated when they're unable to watch the market all day, but weekly charts give them an advantage of full-time trading....

  • Anatomy Of A Stock Trade: MTD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The study of price action is often misunderstood and poorly demonstrated. Here, a trade breakdown will dispel some of those myths and untruths....

  • What's Cooking In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Using simple indicators in combination, such as Bollinger bands and Keltner channels, can show you what's cooking in today's market....

  • Trade Patterns With The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Chart patterns are both a reflection of volatility and market psychology, which can offer easy entry points in the direction of the market....

  • How To Use Price And Volume To Trade Profitably

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...To gauge a stock's strength or weakness, study price and volume....

  • Trade Stocks In The Direction Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Cup & handle patterns are the mother's milk of successful momentum trading, but you have to be on the right side of the market to avoid unnecessary losses....

  • Think Globally For Trading Opportunities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...With the US stock markets stuck in a trading range, look for stocks with a global presence outside the US for trading opportunties....

  • Backup Methods For Runaway Moves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Chasing an entry whose time has come and gone is a fruitless pursuit. Use an effective backup method for exploiting runaway moves to profit....






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