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  • 10 Reasons Traders Lose And What To Do About It

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Awareness - it's your best friend. When you start trading, don't get discouraged with your losing trades. Be aware of why those losses occurred. You'll find that the losses were often caused by your emotions. Relate your trading to the 10 reasons provide

  • A Warning About Divergencies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders often use momentum indicators like the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) to spot negative and positive divergences with price. This article will discuss why divergences do not always work.

  • About Managed Futures And Commodity . . . Gary Spitz by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...About Managed Futures And Commodity Trading Advisors -- Interview with Gary Spitz by Thom Hartle Gary Spitz, principal of CTA Research Corp., recognized early on the value of professional money managers in the futures markets as an asset class for inves

  • About That Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ever throw a "call the bottom" party and EVERYBODY came?

  • About That Breakdown, Dow Transports Division

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The transports signaled the possibility of a breakdown in late October, but a retreat from shooting star candlesticks turned into a reversal to the upside.

  • About That Breakdown: Transports, Take Two

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Entry discipline avoided the nonbreakdown and provided an opportunity to join the ride higher.

  • About That Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bearish engulfing candlestick and a negative stochastic divergence suggested lower. But natural gas bulls would have none of it.

  • About That Telecom Turnaround

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 1-2-3 trend reversal setup in Comverse Technology sets up the potential for another rising stock in the telecom sector.

  • About Those Banks ...

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A symmetrical triangle in the regional bank HOLDRS breaks out to the upside as the weight of the market tries to drag the banks back down.

  • About Those Binary Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whether you're a scalper, an intraday trader, or a longer-term trader, binary options can provide several types of trading opportunities and can work in any type of market condition. What are they and how can you trade them? Find out here

  • About Those Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Positive stochastic divergences on monthly and daily charts suggest the potential for more upside in the 10-year Treasury note.

  • All About The Float

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The float in a stock is a number that is easily available along with other data, but do we pay enough attention to it in our analysis? Here's an in-depth look at float

  • Buy American? What You Don't Know About Investing Overseas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...According to Kornitzer Capital Management's Tom Laming, some of the best international investments come from US companies. Confused? Read on.

  • Citigroup: A Trend Is About To Emerge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices have no directionality and low volatility, providing the expectation for a new trend to be born soon.

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Choosing a Broker But Were Afraid to Ask

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are some steps to follow and questions to ask when thinking about choosing a futures broker.

  • Everything You Need To Know About Investing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You probably already know what you need to know, but here's a reminder and common-sense reasons why the rules hold true

  • Finding Out About Fractals by Clem Chambers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding Out About Fractals by Clem Chambers How are fractals related to the financial markets? Fractals hold a powerful mystique, but few truly understand what a fractal is and how it relates to the market. To most, a fractal is a fantastically beautif

  • Goodyear About To Rise Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by more than 50% since December 2010, shares of Goodyear Tire and Rubber may be ready for yet another spurt higher.

  • Interview: All About Trading Commodities With Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodities market analyst, author, and passionate trader, Carley Garner has done her part in helping commodity traders understand the notorious nature of the futures markets. She is the author of Higher Probability Commodity Trading and A Trader's First

  • Interview: Edgar Peters Talks About Chaos Theory by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Edgar Peters Talks About Chaos Theory by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan His work Chaos And Order In The Capital Markets ignited the imagination of traders and investors everywhere, and the way we viewed the markets changed. As PanAgora's chief inves

  • Is Wal-Mart Stock About To Fall Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wal-Mart is up against overhead resistance, and recent trading has produced a rare triple divergence. Is WMT about to fall again?

  • It's All About Value

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The advance in stocks since mid-August has certainly been impressive when looking at the point gains, but a look beneath the surface reveals a one-sided market.

  • Let Us Dream About DreamWorks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the announcement on June 1 that DreamWorks had acquired the North American distribution rights to Woody Allen's latest film, the share price jumped up 1.63%. But why, then ...

  • Mad About MU's MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All the world's a trend and we are merely traders ... a look at the ascent of Micron Technologies through the eyes of the MACD.

  • 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?

  • Most Of What You Need To Know About Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS.... . . You learned in elementary school.

  • 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.

  • SIDEBAR: 20 QUESTIONS ABOUT GAMBLING (TRADING) BEHAVIOR by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...20 QUESTIONS ABOUT GAMBLING (TRADING) BEHAVIOR by Technical Analysis, Inc. In 1980, Gamblers Anonymous in Los Angeles published a list of 20 questions about gambling behavior. I took the liberty of inserting the word trading to help you translate your a

  • SIDEBAR: What about lags?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: What about lags? What about the lags introduced by triangular moving averages? An example is the best way to study them. The index in Article Figure 2 is a sine curve with a period of 40 observations and an amplitude of 10.

  • Serious About Sirius

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is a two-year bottom in for this volatile stock, the original 100% commercial-free music satellite radio service?

  • Sidebar: About Renko charts and box sizes by Robert Busby, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (30-35): Sidebar: About Renko charts and box sizes by Robert Busby, Ph.D. Here's an amusing technical phenomenon. The P&F data is computed using a box reversal of one and is then manipulated into four columns in the followin

  • TRIP: About To Fall?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by nearly 50% in just five weeks, shares of TripAdvisor Inc. are once again meeting a strong resistance barrier.

  • The Hammer is About to Fall at Home Depot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The previously invincible home improvement behemoth Home Depot (HD) is ready to drop in spite of a strong housing market. Is this a contradiction or a sign of things to come?

  • The Real Reason Traders Lose Money (And What To Do About It)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why do traders lose money? The answer may surprise you. Here's a look at the core of the problem and how you can arrive at a profitable strategy.

  • The Strength Of My Beliefs About The Markets, IGD Edition

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I believe that the market is in a Wave II correction before the start of a bull run that will last six years, so can we look at investments that carry a higher risk? Look at ING.

  • 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.

  • The Truth About Dollar-Cost Averaging

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does dollar-cost averaging work? And what is zero-cost averaging? Find out more about these two concepts here.

  • The Truth About Stock Trading And Chat Rooms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you think that joining a trading or chat room will show you how to trade like traders on Wall Street, think again. Here's what you should really be doing.

  • The Truth About Trendlines by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Truth About Trendlines by Thomas Bulkowski Many of the rumors about trendlines are true. Find out what the facts are here. Is it true that the longer a trendline is, the more significant it becomes? The answer is yes, but this in turn raises other

  • The Truth About Volatility by Jim Berg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:2 (14-20): The Truth About Volatility by Jim Berg Many indicators can help identify volatility. But can you use them to target specific price areas for entry signals, trailing stops, and profit-taking opportunities? Typically

  • The Yield Curve and What It Can Tell Us About Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In every major correction, rumors surface that a recession is in the wings. These same rumors have been circulating of late. If we are indeed in a true bear market and headed for recession, the yield curve will provide valuable warning.

  • Three Myths About Trading A Small Commodity Account by K.D. Angle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three Myths About Trading A Small Commodity Account by K.D. Angle The New Timing Device editor Kelly Angle disputes some common notions about trading commodities if you have a small commodity account. What are they? In talking with thousands of clients

  • Tips From TV About COST

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rule is, when everyone is buying, that is the time to sell.

WM: Most Of What You Need To Know About Technical... by Matt Blackman

  • What About The NASDAQ?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the technology sector crashed in 2000, the NASDAQ index crashed heavily along with it. But in the recovery phase, the Elliott wave B-wave , the index rose only as far as the 38.2% Fibonacci correction.

  • What Can Fibonacci and Candlesticks Tell Us About This Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a good run since March 11 for the major indexes. They recently moved from overbought into oversold on the daily charts without the serious meltdown that many were expecting. Here is what two popular analytic tools can tell us and why this

  • What Do Sector Rankings Tell Us About the Economy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The jury may still be out among analysts regarding whether this rally will be sustained or not but a look at the sectors tells a revealing tale about the state of the economy.

  • What Is Intermarket Analysis Saying About Markets?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As many traders and investors were forced to relearn in the last financial crisis, no asset class is an island onto itself. Where one goes, the others are sure to take notice. Intermarket analysis says that stocks, bonds, commodities, and currencies all

  • What W.D. Gann Says About Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is gold to be used as a hedge against inflation?

  • What You Don't Know About Candlesticks by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In writing my latest book, Encyclopedia Of Candlestick Charts, I made some startling discoveries. I used more than 4.7 million candle lines (price bars) for the research with data going back as far as the 1980s in hundreds of stocks, but not all

  • What You Need To Know About Gaps by Joe Luisi and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What You Need To Know About Gaps by Joe Luisi and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Have you ever wondered what gaps are and why they occur? Here are the various types, examples - and an answer. Ever had an open position at the close one day, only to find that a

  • When In Doubt, Stay Out? About Herbalife

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bill Ackman has shorted Herbalife, and Carl Icahn bought Herbalife? What should you do?






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