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  • A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers This program works with the standard CompuTrac or CSI (Commodity Systems, Inc.) disk data reading format (Table 1). The fundamental idea of this program is to take a 40-character string record

  • Basic Programming For Technical Analysis, part 2 by Steve Notis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Basic Programming For Technical Analysis, part 2 by Steve Notis Last month I explained the advantages of doing some of your own programming for technical analysis. I showed you a program called MSTRLST, which allows you to see the real names of CompuTra

  • Cumulative Volume and momentum Part 2 by John C. Lawlor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cumulative Volume and momentum Part 2 by John C. Lawlor Price is so obvious that we all expect it to tell us everything. For example, if our stock gains $1 on the day, we feel good. However, what we really do is multiply that $1 by, say, the 500 shares

  • Day trading and short-term trading techniques Part 2 by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day trading and short-term trading techniques Part 2 by Kent Calhoun In my three years of day trading markets in Chicago, not one person who opened an account strictly for day trading purposes lasted more than six months. Yet, the most successful trader

  • Dealing with conflict Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dealing with conflict Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. ""I have an elaborate computer system, on-line market quotes direct from the major exchanges, and a program that gives me distinct buy-sell signals. I know that if I followed those signals, I'd make mo

  • Detecting dependence part 2 by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Detecting dependence part 2 by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. In an article in the last issue (Stocks & Commodities, April 1986), I outlined a means of detecting whether dependence existed between prices in a time series. To read this article, you should rec

  • Discount broker blues Part 2 by Dan Weinberg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discount broker blues Part 2 by Dan Weinberg Beginner's Luck Everyone assumes that when you talk about ""beginner's luck"" you are referring to good luck. This is an incorrect assumption in many cases, and it certainly was with my early trades in the s

  • Elements of charting Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 2 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elements of charting Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 2 by Jack K. Hutson The second of a series which presents the Richard D. Wyckoff method of trading stocks. In this article, the different types of charts upon which the Wyckoff method is based a

  • Identifying And Timing With The Special K, Part 2 by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 27:01 (28-35): Identifying And Timing With The Special K, Part 2 by Martin J. Pring In part 1, you were introduced to the Special K indicator and its application on the weekly and daily charts. In part 2, we will show you how Spe

  • MACD momentum Part 2 by Thomas Aspray

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MACD momentum Part 2 by Thomas Aspray Last month I looked at how the MACD Momentum (MACD-Mo) and MACD Histogram (MACD-H) were excellent intermediate indicators for stocks as well as commodities. I also use the MACD-Mo and MACD-H on daily data, but the r

  • Market Profile Part 2 by Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile Part 2 by Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt The market is composed of time, price and volume. Each day, the market--in attempting to facilitate trade--develops a price range delineated by the daily high and low and a Value Area w

  • On System Development; Part 2 by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On System Development Part 2 by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Last month, this author introduced the initial steps that someone, novice or veteran, should take when developing a stock market system. This time, he explains the final steps. Last time, I posited that

  • Opening range breakout: early entry Part 2 by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Opening range breakout: early entry Part 2 by Toby Crabel Early entry is defined as a large price movement in one direction within the first five minutes after the open of the daily session. A study of early entry is essentially a study of price action,

  • Peak performance in volatile markets Part 2 by Susan Arenson and Neal Weintraub

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peak performance in volatile markets Part 2 by Susan Arenson and Neal Weintraub In any area of pursuit, setting goals can give you a greater sense of direction, help you feel more productive, better mobilize your efforts and direct your attention to the

  • Point and figure analysis and projection Part 2 by Charles Idol

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Point and figure analysis and projection Part 2 by Charles Idol When you start point & figure chart (P&F) analysis, you should start with longer-term data and a l´3 chart like Figure 1, the P&F chart for AT&T. (See ""Point & figure charts: An overview,"

  • Point and figure: Analysis and projection Part 2 by Charles Idol

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Point and figure: Analysis and projection Part 2 by Charles Idol The fundamental pattern in point and figure charting -- the congestion area -- occurs after a substantial rise or fall in the price of a stock as the investment community adjusts to the new

  • Predicting Market Data Using The Kalman Filter, Pt 2 by R. Martinelli & N. Rhoads

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Predicting Market Data Using The Kalman Filter, Pt 2 by R. Martinelli & N. Rhoads Can the Kalman filter be used to predict future price movement? In this second part of this series we answer this question. Previously, we discussed the Kalman filter and

Product Review: MetaStock 2 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: MultiCharts 2 by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

Product Review: Omega TradeStation Version 2 by William Blau

Product Review: Optionstar 2 by David Penn

Product Review: eSignal 10 & Advanced Get Edition (pt 2) by Barbara Star, PhD

Product Review: eSignal 10.5, Part 2 by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

  • Pseudo Securities For Technical Analysts, Part 2 by Charles E. Miller

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pseudo Securities For Technical Analysts - Part 2 Last time, we examined the idea of using pseudo securities, based on artificial data with known properties, to map the characteristics of various indicators. We then applied this concept to the time doma

  • Spread Investing Tools of the trade part 2 by Frank Taucher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread Investing Tools of the trade part 2 by Frank Taucher In part one, I discussed some of the pitfalls of traditional studies on the seasonality of spreading and how I attempted to correct them in my spread trading. The objective of the program is to

The MIDAS Touch, Part 2 by Andrew Coles, PhD

  • The Overlay Profile For Current Market Analysis Part 2 by Donald Jones and Christopher Young

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Overlay Profile For Current Market Analysis Part 2 by Donald Jones and Christopher Young Perhaps the best way to learn how to apply long-term overlays to trading is by example. Normally, the trader follows the overlay until an equilibrium time perio

  • The compulsive trader Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The compulsive trader Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. ""When water passes over your head, it makes no difference if it does so by an inch or afoot. You're drowning. You don't want to admit that it is easier to get out of a $100,000 debt than a million dol

  • Trading five-wave reversals Part 2 by Dan A. Dimock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading five-wave reversals Part 2 by Dan A. Dimock In ""Trading five-wave reversals"" (Stocks & Commodities, January 1990), I examined the one place in the market cycle where optimal entry into a win-win situation can occur: at the end of any wave C th

Volatility Breakout System Version 2 by John Sweeney

  • Volatility analysis and simulation used in tactical trading Part 2 by Peter Eliason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility analysis and simulation used in tactical trading Part 2 by Peter Eliason The tactical trading algorithm, as explained in the March 1989 issue of Stocks & Commodities, is made up of two components: the manipulation of a numerical series to det

  • Wave market analysis Part 2 by Bryce T. Gilmore

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wave market analysis Part 2 by Bryce T. Gilmore In part one of this article (February 1988), we examined four turning points--[W], [X], [Y] and [Z]--in the trend of Coffee, Sugar and Cocoa Exchange Sugar-World #11 contract. We looked at time cycles and re

  • Wilder's Directional Movement Index System Part 2 by Jim Summers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wilder's Directional Movement Index System Part 2 by Jim Summers, Ph.D. As I noted in the last issue, I need both a charting program and Lotus 1-2-3 to trade with discipline and confidence, along with maintaining my emotional health. My first major prog

  • Wyckoff in action (part 2) by David Weis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff in action (part 2) by David Weis In Part 1 of this article (S&C, June 1986), we recognized at point #12 (Figure 1) that large operators were accumulating bonds prior to an upswing. The conservative point-and-figure count AB (Figure 2) indicated







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