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  • "Sell In May And Go Away"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...That saying's been around for a long time, but you have to wonder: Is it for real?

  • 1-2-3 Reversals and Commodities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CRB Index has been in a bull market for exactly one year. So what comes next for the subgroups?

  • 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

  • 10-Year Treasury Yields: Up, Up, And Away?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A confirmed BOSO breakout follows both a MACD histogram positive divergence and a sizable MACD histogram peak.

  • 2-bar NR and ORB by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...2-bar NR and ORB by Toby Crabel Markets are in a constant state of flux; they are continuously shifting from movement to rest and back to movement again. This interchange is never ending -- from contraction to expansion to contraction -- with one phase di

  • 2B Bottoms And Positive Divergences: Cotton's August Bounce Buoys Commodity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 2B bottom in the second half of August is confirmed by positive divergences, sending December cotton soaring into September.

  • 2B Daily And Weekly

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 2B test of bottom in the daily chart is confirmed by a 2B test of bottom in the weekly chart.

  • 2Bs And Negative Divergences: Silver Stalls At The Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through on the move above $14 creates potential for reversal or consolidation.

  • : Curtis Faith And Trading From Your Gut by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Curtis Faith is best known for getting his start as a member of the Turtles, the elite Chicago trading group. In his early 20s, Faith earned more than $30 million as a member of the renowned group that started as a bet between its founders, Richard

  • A Bond and its Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the 30-year bond the most bullish buy around?

  • A Bond and its Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the 30-year bond the most bullish buy around?

  • A Bottom And A Bounce In Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do divergences mean that the bond market's long nightmare has finally ended?

  • A Breakout, And Now A Test For The Dow Diamonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The flag breakout for the Dow diamonds remains the dominant signal, and the current pullback has reached its make-or-break point.

  • A Candlestick Strategy With Soldiers And Crows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders want to get in earlier and have more frequent trading opportunities. Here are two patterns that can point you in that direction

  • A Cocoa Pop? Positive Divergence And Seasonal Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A positive divergence in the MACDH anticipates the seasonal "September rally" in cocoa futures.

  • A Confluence Of Price And Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By using two different methods of technical analysis, it is possible to arrive at a confluence of price and time that defines not only a price target but a date at which the price target is expected to be reached.

  • A Confluence of Uncertainty and Volatility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US$ is falling like a stone. The Gold price is going through the roof. Alan Greenspan appears on CNBC and tells everyone in a language few can understand, that the US economy will be fine. The Dow, S&P500 and Nasdaq move sideways...

  • A Cycle Peak And An Intraday Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After rising more than 105% since the October 2008 lows, USEC may now be offering an intraday short setup.

  • A Double Head And Shoulders For Bombardier?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bombardier, Inc. is a manufacturer of business jets, regional aircraft, rail transportation equipment and motorized recreational products. In Canada it is considered a blue chip company, but since 911 it has fallen on hard times as the purchase of aircra

  • A Genetic Algorithm System For Predicting The OEX by Deniz Yuret and Michael de la Maza

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Genetic Algorithm System For Predicting The OEX by Deniz Yuret and Michael de la Maza Since artificial intelligence made its debut within the pages of Stocks & Commodities, various and sundry methods by which neural networks can be used in designing t

  • A Harami And Divergence For Apple

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple has formed a potentially bearish harami, and traders should watch the relative strength index to confirm this pattern.

  • A Harmonious Relationship: HMY and XAU

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Harmony Gold Mining, one of the better-performing gold stocks in the Philadelphia Gold and Silver Index, may have fairly low-risk trade setups going for both long- and short-term traders.

  • A Head (And Shoulders) Of Cattle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A nearly five-month topping pattern in December live cattle futures looks set to resolve itself in a breakdown.

  • A Head And Shoulders Bottom In Natural Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Countertrend bounce or new bull market, natural gas is poised to move higher.

  • A Head And Shoulders Consolidation And Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A head and shoulders pattern can be both of the consolidation and the reversal variety. American Medical Systems Holdings Inc. has one of each in its daily and weekly chart, with both suggesting the same outcome. Volume is a critical factor in determin

  • A Head And Shoulders Consolidation And Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A head and shoulders pattern can be both of the consolidation and the reversal variety. American Medical Systems Holdings Inc. has one of each in its daily and weekly chart, with both suggesting the same outcome. Volume is a critical factor in determin

  • A Head And Shoulders Top For May Crude Oil?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...May crude oil has been hitting new highs in recent months but the head and shoulders breakdown could indicate a correction in the near-term.

  • A Head And Shoulders Top In IGT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A reversal pattern develops after two months of gains in the gaming stock.

  • A Head And Shoulders Top On The NASDAQ A/D Line?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The A/D line is an effective gauge in determining the overall strength of the stock market. It is by far the most commonly used measure of market breadth.

  • A Head and Shoulders Bottom in Beans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the CRB Index going parabolic, May soybeans look to break out from a five-month bottom.

  • A Head and Shoulders Kiwi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a May breakout and rally, a top has developed in the New Zealand dollar in June and July.

  • A Head and Shoulders Top in Crude

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The summer ascending triangle breakout runs into a head and shoulders top.

  • A Head and Shoulders Top in Hogs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a bull market run from under 61 in October to over 68 in March, a head and shoulders top looks ready to take June hogs back down.

  • A Hybrid System For Market Timing by Mark B. Fishman and Dean S. Barr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Hybrid System For Market Timing by Mark B. Fishman and Dean S. Barr Hybrid technologies are perhaps the most-investigated topic in artificial intelligence today and here's how to apply the subject to trading. In two recent articles in STOCKS & COMMO

  • A Look At Apple And Facebook

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two companies that have performed extremely well are Apple and Facebook. What does the future trend look like for them?

  • A Look At Johnson And Johnson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The share, Johnson and Johnson, is rated as one of top recommendations.

  • A Look At Mastercard and Visa

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The talk is that credit cards as we know them will move to the cellphone.

  • A Major Low Soon For Altria And The .NYA?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the broad US market in a free fall, or are there some indications that a major low may be approaching?

  • A Master Systems And Pattern Tester by Leslie N. Masonson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Master Systems And Pattern Tester by Leslie N. Masonson Chris Manning has spent thousands of hours poring over published systems, models, and charting patterns. Now he is a widely recognized systems expert who regularly appears on the CNBC and the Blo

  • A New Slant On Head And Shoulders by Charles E. Miller

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A New Slant On Head And Shoulders by Charles E. Miller Here's a detrending technique that will help you visualize slanted head and shoulder top patterns more clearly. When the good old reliable head and shoulders (H&S) pattern emerges simultaneously in

  • A Nonparametric Performance Measure by Guy Brys and Luc Van Hof

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Nonparametric Performance Measure by Guy Brys and Luc Van Hof Many an indicator generates buy/sell signals, but how effective are they? We can measure the quality of such signals by embedding them into a fairly simple trading system. We will apply tw

  • A Painful Head and Shoulder is Lurking for Merck & Company

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A head and shoulders pattern with diminishing volume signals a shorting opportunity.

  • A Price- and Volume-Based System by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES A Price- And Volume-Based System Traders often use moving averages of just price to signal trends. Here's a moving average system that uses price and volume for trading signals. by Alex Saitta N ot a month goes by that a trading m

  • A Reverse Head And Shoulders Formation For The Oil Services Index?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another potentially bullish pattern for the Oil Services Index could lead to a resumption of the long-term uptrend.

  • A Share To Buy and Hold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding a share to buy and hold forever is not easy. However, the Canadian stock market does offer a few.

  • A Spring And Summer Not To Remember

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...No one can deny that the first year of the millennium has turned out to be less than spectacular for the markets. But is it typical? First, Staff Writer David Penn looks at the first half and its lack of memorable activity, and speculates what kind of

  • A Wyckoff Guide for Investors and Speculators by Craig F. Schroeder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Wyckoff Guide For Investors And Speculators by Craig F. Schroeder The Wyckoff method as it is taught today represents the results of more than 100 years of continuous market study. Those years have brought the development of numerous refinements and a

  • A helping hand from the Arms Index by James Alphier and Bill Kuhn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A helping hand from the Arms Index by James Alphier and Bill Kuhn It was just about 20 years ago when Richard W. Arms, Jr. published in the pages of Barron's his new index number which combined upside and downside volume with the traditionally watched s

  • A modification of Wilder's directional movement system by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A modification of Wilder's directional movement system by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In his New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems (Copyright 1978) J. Welles Wilder Jr. introduced his directional movement system with the following: ""Direc

  • A simple analogue of auto- and cross-correlation by Clifford J. Sherry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A simple analogue of auto- and cross-correlation by Clifford J. Sherry If you trade commodities or stocks and if you expect to make a profit, you are making the tacit assumption that you can predict the future price of your commodity or stock. Traders

  • ADRs, ADX and MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Different indicators need to be used in trending and trading markets. Do not use trend following indicators in trading markets, or oscillators in trending markets.

  • ADX: An Indicator And Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The average directional movement index can be both. Here's how.

  • AIG Forms Potential Head And Shoulders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite weakness in the finance sector over the last few months, AIG has held up relatively well. That may be about to change as a potential bearish reversal pattern evolves.

  • AIG's Head And Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Given the topping action in American International Group, the stock may want to take out an insurance policy on itself.

  • AK Steel And The Near-Term Short Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The broad markets hit a speed bump on June 14, 2010, setting up a number of interesting short-sale situations. Here's a look at one of the more promising plays.

  • APA: Elliott Wave, Keltners, and Fibs Agree On Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by 18% since its July 31, 2014 high, shares of Apache Corp. are homing in on a high probability bullish reversal zone.

  • APC And Weak Relative Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Anadarko Petroleum are leading the S&P 500 lower, but this beleaguered stock might find an area of support near $31, possibly setting up some put sale opportunities.

  • 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

  • Accumulation and Distribution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are the basics on buying and selling with the big boys.

  • Adam And Eve Pattern For DELL

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...News about Dell's battery recall and the company's second-quarter earnings release have occurred in a technically interesting situation, where the stock has printed a pivot low and developed a short-term reversal formation. However, an ongoing

  • Adaptive And Optimized Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart channels are core instruments that belong in the toolbox of any technical analyst. As useful as they are, they tend to be subjective in nature, which makes them hard to implement algorithmically. Here's how to optimize horizontal channels, calculat

  • Add And Reduce To Turbocharge Your Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The add & reduce method allows you to take maximum shares to profit while reducing your risk exposure.

  • Adjusting Indicators For Entry And Exit

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The indicator you use to signal entries is not necessarily the best one to use for exits.

  • Advance Breakdowns And Breakouts In Oscillators by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Advance Breakdowns And Breakouts In Oscillators by Martin J. Pring Oscillators have always been a popular tool for traders. Here are some guidelines from a leading market analyst on various ways to apply this widely used technique. I think of momentum

  • 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.

  • Air Freight And Dow Transports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dominated by FedEx (FDX), the Dow Jones Air Freight Index could hold the key to the Dow Transports over the next few weeks.

  • Akamai Technologies And Its Believable Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some breakouts work right away, others fail miserably, and still others simply take their sweet time, driving action-hungry traders crazy. The new break higher in Akamai Technologies looks like one that may get going very soon.

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets - Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators used in trending markets will be different from those used in trendless markets.

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets-Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the wrong system for a specific market makes for a quick ride to failure.

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets-Part 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finally, traders should know how to identify highly volatile markets.

  • Amazing Parallels of 2015 and 2017

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See why a mini stock market crash could happen in August 2017.

  • American Express and the BKX Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...American Express is looking like a good candidate for an upside break.

  • Amgen and the Engulfing Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes there's a lot more going into a candlestick pattern than just the formation.

  • An Intraday Head And Shoulders Top In EUR/USD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An old rally, a MACD negative divergence, a 1-2-3 trend reversal ... after bouncing at the beginning of August, the euro starts to slip against the greenback.

  • An Intraday Nasdaq Head And Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This bullish chart pattern suggests new 52-week highs in the Nasdaq in the near term.

  • An Update On Silver Standard Resources And The Underlying Commodity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A potential bottom in silver prices and a similar setup in Silver Standard Resources could point to a good buying opportunity.

  • Analyst Errors And Potential Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As long as there have been stock markets, there have been market analysts. And predicting the markets seems to be profitable only for the predictors, assuming they are paid for their advice rather than profiting from their forecasts.

Analyst Errors and Potential Profits

  • Analyzing Volume For Consolidations And Reversals by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyzing Volume For Consolidations And Reversals by Thom Hartle Markets move from one price level to another as trends. Once a trend has been established, technicians tend to continually analyze the market searching for clues about the current status o

  • Anchoring Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's how you can use support/resistance lines, swing points, and volume to anchor support and resistance zones. What does a horizontal support or resistance line mean to you? What gives it significance? Traditionally, the thought is that the number

  • 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.

  • Andrew Lo And The Future of Technical Analysis by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Andrew Lo And The Future of Technical Analysis by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber Andrew Lo, who is the Harris & Harris Group Professor of Finance at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Sloan School of Management and director of MIT's Laborat

  • Apple and IPhone X

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On September 12, Tim Cook, Apple CEO, announced the iPhone X. Is it time to buy Apple shares?

  • Apple, Steve Jobs, And My Two Bits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Steve Jobs is facing criticism over the iPhone reception because of a badly placed antenna. Will I give up my iPhone and iPad because of it? Not a chance.

  • Applying MIDAS To Daily And Weekly Charts by A. Coles and D. Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying MIDAS To Daily And Weekly Charts by A. Coles and D. Hawkins In this second part of this series we go one step further by adding deeper insight into price action. SO far, we have explored what technical analyst Paul Levine called the scientifi

  • Applying MIDAS To Daily And Weekly Charts by A. Coles and D. Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying MIDAS To Daily And Weekly Charts by A. Coles and D. Hawkins In this second part of this series we go one step further by adding deeper insight into price action. SO far, we have explored what technical analyst Paul Levine called the scientifi

  • April Heating Oil's Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...April heating oil has formed a characteristic pattern as it beats a hasty retreat from its October 2000 peak.

  • Are FSESX And FSAVX Trading Places?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Based on a monthly performance ranking, the automotive industry group stocks are still on top, even though upward momentum is slowing. Conversely, the energy services stocks have been lagging for months but now appear ready to launch higher. Will these f

  • Are Reversals Under Way For Crude Oil and Natural Gas?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is this it? Is this the major low for 2009 for the energy market bear?

  • Are Stocks And Bonds Recoupling?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If so, it may be a sign the deflation risk is over.

  • Aroon and the Nasdaq Composite

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While most indicators measure the amount of price change over time, Aroon measures the amount of time since an event has occurred.

  • Arsenic And Old Trend Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like the S&P 500, the September greenback has found new support at old resistance.

  • Artificial Intelligence And Market Analysis by Mark B. Fishman, Dean S. Barr and Walter J. Loick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Artificial Intelligence And Market Analysis by Mark B. Fishman, Dean S. Barr and Walter J. Loick Markets are chaotic and their randomness is real but intermittent; we can approach the development of trading systems with that assumption. We can also assu

  • Artificial Intelligence And Market Analysis by Mark B. Fishman, Dean S. Barr and Walter J. Loick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Artificial Intelligence And Market Analysis by Mark B. Fishman, Dean S. Barr and Walter J. Loick Markets are chaotic and their randomness is real but intermittent; we can approach the development of trading systems with that assumption. We can also assu

  • Auction Market Theory And The Longer Time Frame by Donald Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Auction Market Theory And The Longer Time Frame by Donald Jones Last issue, I provided an overview of Auction Market Theory. Two important facts should be kept in mind as I discuss the next stage, applying the theory: First, markets are not correlated o

  • 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?

  • Author and Analyst John Murphy by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Author and Analyst John Murpy by Thom Hartle John Murphy, a veteran of nearly 30 years in the equities and futures markets, is the technical analyst for CNBC television, publisher of the ""Futures Trends and Intermarket Analysis"" newsletter and author

  • Automated Support And Resistance by Mel Widner, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Automated Support And Resistance by Mel Widner, Ph.D. Support and resistance analysis is a proven method for selecting key price levels for trading decisions; traders usually perform the analysis by hand. The automatic charting method and new oscillator

  • Autozone At A New High And Climbing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you argue with a stock that is making new highs, seemingly week after week? The simple answer is you don't.

  • Avnet's Telling Gaps And Tricky Bottom Hammers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once the real bottom hammer came into play, a nice trend reversal occurred for Avnet (AVT). Gaps on this chart add fuel to direction.

  • Avoiding Bull And Bear Traps by Nauzer J. Balsara, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Avoiding Bull And Bear Traps by Nauzer J. Balsara, Ph.D. Bull and bear traps are gap openings that are reversed the same day and that can cost a trader dearly. S&C contributor Nauzer Balsara presents his method of analyzing market history to calculate t

  • BLUE: Overextended On Weekly And Monthly Charts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by nearly 800% in the past year, shares of BlueBird Bio, Inc. have issued a major weekly sell signal.

  • BOSO And The S&P 500 Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When does momentum really matter?

  • BOSO Plays In The Diamonds And QQQQs Keep Climbing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Overbought markets continue to bring gains to early adopters.

  • 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.

  • Backtesting And Edgetesting by Damir Wallener

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (22-26): Backtesting And Edgetesting by Damir Wallener Anybody with a computer and an Internet connection can evaluate trading strategies. But how do you judge the validity and significance of the results? Here's a look at s

  • Baker Hughes And Its Strong Sell Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Baker Hughes have been meandering in a $10 range for the the past six weeks, but that may be about to change, and quickly.

  • Barrier Stops And Trendlines by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Barrier Stops And Trendlines by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick Last time, Katz and McCormick measured the performance of using this strategy as an exit rule. This time, we examine the effect of eliminating entries that would have been

  • Barrier Stops And Trendlines by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Barrier Stops And Trendlines by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick Last time, Katz and McCormick measured the performance of using this strategy as an exit rule. This time, we examine the effect of eliminating entries that would have been

  • Bear Market Rallies and their Discontents

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."It's just an oversold rally ... a bear market rally is all ..."

  • Beat The Markets With McNeel And Lynch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two viewpoints, both resulting in spectacular gains.

  • Beat the Market with Cyclicals by Paul and Carole Huebotter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...""The new Dow strategy"" outlined here is a method to pick a 10-stock portfolio to outperform both the Dow 30 and the well-known Dow dividend strategy. Take a look. by Paul and Carole Huebotter Economists maintain that the markets are too efficient for

  • Beliefs And Trading by Ruth Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Beliefs And Trading by Ruth Roosevelt You are what you believe--and that includes your trading beliefs. Your unconscious mind is the final arbiter of whether you will succeed as a trader. Ruth Roosevelt, director of the Wall Street Hypnosis Center, expla

  • Between Price And Volume by Buff Pelz Dormeier, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Between Price And Volume by Buff Pelz Dormeier, CMT Here's an indicator that can be used to measure the intrinsic relationship between price and volume. When securities change hands on a securities auction market, the volume of shares bought always mat

  • Between Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December gold features two key levels that will have to be exceeded before traders know which way is up ... or down.

  • Bid/Ask And Order Execution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You hear them all the time, but do you really understand what these terms mean? Just to make sure.

  • Black-Scholes vs. Cox-Ross-Rubinstein By John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Black-Scholes vs. Cox-Ross-Rubinstein By John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff Professors Fischer Black and Myron Scholes of the University of Chicago introduced, in 1973, what was to become the most commonly cited option pricing model. This was a fort

  • Bollinger Bands And Volatility Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders use bands around price to help them determine when the price has strayed too far away from their average, either up or down. The construction of trading bands is relatively simple. Bands are placed above and below an average often using a fixed p

  • Bollinger Bands For Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices that move beyond Bollinger bands often do so at their own peril as this look at Hormel suggests.

  • Bombardier And Point And Figure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When I first started trading the stock market back when, I looked around for a way to interpret charts as an addition to the fundamental analysis I then used. I discovered point and figure charting as interpreted by Cohen. In those early days before comp

  • Bombardier And Point And Figure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When I first started trading the stock market back when, I looked around for a way to interpret charts as an addition to the fundamental analysis I then used. I discovered point and figure charting as interpreted by Cohen. In those early days before comp

  • Bombardier B Shares and the Red/Green Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another look at a trading methodology based on historical highs and lows.

  • Bombardier and UAL Corp.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In my article "Analyzing Bombadier," (November 14, 2002), I concluded that the chart was forming a cup and handle pattern, with a breakout handle at 6.04. How did the UAL Corp's (United Airlines) bankruptcy affect the share price of Bomba

  • Bonds And Bills Differ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 13-week Treasury-bill yield has taken note of recent rate increases, but the 10-year T-note yield is only just starting to conform.

  • Bonds And Stocks: Together Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After two and a half years of divergence, bond prices look to lead stock prices once again.

  • Bonds and Stock Market Bottoms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will a test of the spring highs for the 10-year Treasury also help establish a bottom in the S&P?

  • Bonds, Price Momentum and Trends by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bonds, Price Momentum and Trends by Alex Saitta A market trends, and then consolidates, before either resuming the trend or reversing. Is there any way that a technical trader can get a hint about which outcome, the reversal or the continuation, is more

  • Boosting Profitability by Lawrence Chan and Louis Lin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boosting Profitability by Lawrence Chan and Louis Lin Here's how you can use advance issues momentum to create an end-of-day trading system with superior profitability. The stock exchanges broadcast the number of advancing issues each trading day. This

  • Bottoms And Discretionary Diamonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A diamond pattern developed in the consumer discretionary sector and a reversal emerged.

  • Bottoms, Breakouts, And Bear Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Divergences, stars, engulfing patterns, and BOSO plays abound in three and a half months of price action in September lumber.

  • Breadth Stix And Other Tricks By Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breadth Stix And Other Tricks By Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D. Interested in advance-decline indicators? Well, you're in luck. Here, Chande reviews popular versions of these indicators and explains that since they are all derived from the same raw data, they

  • 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.

  • Breakouts, Directional Movement, And The DJIA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A shift in positive directional movement accompanies a breakout in the Dow Jones industrials.

  • Breakouts, Pullbacks, And Gaming The 2B

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another mild post-breakout pullback for the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index provides an opportunity to see 2B tops in action as short-term countertrend plays.

  • 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.

  • Bristol Myers Squibb And The Long Congestion

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are engaged in a very long congestion. The breakout should develop a volatile and directional move in the short term.

  • Broadening Bottoms and Complex Bottoms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Novice Trader's Notebook: Broadening Bottoms and Complex Bottoms BROADENING BOTTOM The broadening bottom is virtually the same as the broadening top, except it is reversed. Like the broadening top, the broadening bottom forms a symmetrical triangle. Alt

  • Broads, Wedges, And Waves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at the autumn correction and a wave count for the November new high.

Bull And Bear Balance Indicator by Vadim Gimelfarb

  • Bull And Bear Market Analysts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A little sage advice from the 1920s and 1930s.

  • Bull and Bear Market Crashes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do the market implosion of 1987 and the subsequent rally hold any lessons for investors in the current equity downturn?

  • Bullish/Bearish Percentages and the DJIA by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bullish/Bearish Percentages and the DJIA by Christopher C. Cadbury Curious about how state of mind plays a role in trading? This author has studied investment surveys that detail bullish and bearish states of mind of advisors and investors and he has id

  • 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.

  • Buy & Sell Pressure And A Faster RSI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most of you are familiar with the relative strength index (RSI), but are you taking full advantage of it? Here, we deconstruct the RSI to lead to a more intuitive and symmetrical gauge of buying and selling pressure and a more responsive indicator

  • Buy And Hold Bonanzas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buy and hold investing still works, but you've got to pick the right partners.

  • Buy In May And Stay

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 and Shanghai Composite could soon give signals for an important bottom.

  • Buying Puts And Calls With PROVEST by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buying Puts And Calls With PROVEST by Jay Kappel The second article in this series discusses the details of the PROVEST strategy and how you can apply it to trade calls and/ or puts. As discussed in the first part of this series, several key factors sh

  • CLF: Trendline Break And ABCD pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After rising in a bear market rally, shares of Cliffs Resources Inc. have broken a key trendline to the downside.

  • CME Group Shares And Strong Momentum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The year-end rally appears to be in high gear, with multisector breakouts occurring all over the place. Here's a look at a potentially low-risk long swing trade setup in a major financial industry issue.

  • Calamos Convertible And High Income A Good Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calamos Convertible and High Income has an 8.7% annual distribution rate at present prices. Is it worth our attention?

  • Calendar Spreads by Joe Corona and Bill Winger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calendar Spreads by Joe Corona and Bill Winger Look at the different ways you can use this strategy. The calendar spread, also known as the time spread or the horizontal spread, is so called because it exploits differences in time value between options

  • Call The S&P 500 With Gann And Elliott

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When W.D. Gann passed away, he left a study full of papers containing reams of research. He earnestly believed that man's emotions were ruled by planetary and mathematical influences; the planetary research is pooh-poohed by many today as crazy, bu

  • Candlesticks And Intraday Market Analysis by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And Intraday Market Analysis by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Can the much-ballyhooed candlestick method be helpful in intraday trading? To find out, Gary Wagner and Brad Matheny went through one day's trading via candlesticks for o

  • Candlesticks And Intraday Market Analysis by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And Intraday Market Analysis by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Can the much-ballyhooed candlestick method be helpful in intraday trading? To find out, Gary Wagner and Brad Matheny went through one day's trading via candlesticks for o

  • Candlesticks And Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What do you get when you cross a bearish engulfing pattern with a 2B top--and a negative stochastic divergence?

  • Candlesticks And Preserving Capital by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And Preserving Capital by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Candlestick analysis, the Japanese charting method introduced by Steve Nison to Western technicians only a few years ago, has been slowly gaining acceptance to help the technic

  • Candlesticks And Preserving Capital by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And Preserving Capital by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Candlestick analysis, the Japanese charting method introduced by Steve Nison to Western technicians only a few years ago, has been slowly gaining acceptance to help the technic

  • Candlesticks And Stochastics by Greg Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And Stochastics by Greg Morris Is it all hype and no substance, this candlestick business? This author says not. Here's a closer look. Japanese candlesticks have added a new and exciting dimension to technical analysis. They offer nothing

  • Candlesticks And The Haguro Method

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As technical traders, we must always consult the market. Here's a method that sets clear support & resistance levels and can be used to trade futures, equities, and forex pairs.

  • Candlesticks And The J-Hook

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combine candlestick signals with technical patterns.

  • Candlesticks And The Method Of 3 by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And The Method Of 3 by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Various uses of the number three, a number of importance in Japanese culture as well as Western culture, can be seen prominently throughout candlestick technique and particularly

  • Candlesticks And The Method Of 3 by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And The Method Of 3 by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Various uses of the number three, a number of importance in Japanese culture as well as Western culture, can be seen prominently throughout candlestick technique and particularly

  • Candlesticks And Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can use them together. Here's how.

  • Candlesticks As A Leading Indicator by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks As A Leading Indicator by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Most technical indicators are coincident with the market - that is, the indicators do not forecast market turns but only turn if the market turns. Certain candlestick formation

  • Candlesticks For Support And Resistance by John H. Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (243-246): Candlesticks For Support And Resistance by John H. Forman Even as you read this, the candlestick charting technique, with its origins in Japan, is being absorbed into the ways of Western technical analysis. Here's how candlestick cha

  • Candlesticks and the Malaysian Stock Market by Gary S. Wagner, Bradley L. Matheny and F.Tam

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks and the Malaysian Stock Market by Gary S. Wagner, Bradley L. Matheny and F.Tam Here's a look at how candlestick technique is applied to the Malaysian stock market, from the developers of Candlestick Forecaster and the director of PI Capital

  • Candlesticks and the Malaysian Stock Market by Gary S. Wagner, Bradley L. Matheny and F.Tam

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks and the Malaysian Stock Market by Gary S. Wagner, Bradley L. Matheny and F.Tam Here's a look at how candlestick technique is applied to the Malaysian stock market, from the developers of Candlestick Forecaster and the director of PI Capital

  • Cannons And Trumpets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Time to party like it's 1982?

  • Categorizing Stocks By Price And Volume Action

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By analyzing certain strengths and weaknesses, you can get a better handle on how stocks trade.

  • Caterpillar And The Dow Theory

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are many methods available in determining the trend of an individual security or market index. One such method is the Dow Theory.

  • Caterpillar: Earth Moving and Money Flow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long on the outside looking in, shares of Caterpillar are rallying from 52-week lows.

  • Channel Tops And Divergences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Those ominous divergences in the S&P 500's hourly chart are beginning to show up on the daily.

  • Chaos Theory And Neural Network Analysis by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chaos Theory And Neural Network Analysis by John Kean Do markets have memory? In this new theory by Edgar Peters, an offshoot of chaos theory, John Kean explains, markets can be regarded as nonlinear dynamic systems, and neural networks can be used to a

  • Chaos theory and market behavior by Bernd Anders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chaos theory and market behavior by Bernd Anders Chaos, in the original Greek, describes the primal condition--a w translation that means ""confuwsion"" as well as ""reality."" With this one word, the ancients captured what they intuitively knew about th

  • Charter Communications Inc. And The Golden Touch Of Paul Allen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although Paul Allen is majority stock holder in this company, it still has experienced significant losses in its stock value. Is it now on the rebound? A breakout from a triangle formation gives shareholders some hope.

  • Charting Cramer: GS And MO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rounding out Cramer's value picks for 2007 are a big-name investment banking firm and an even bigger-name blue chip.

Charting Cramer: GS And MO by David Penn

  • Charting Cramer: NYX, AAPL, And CSCO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The previous installment of "Charting Cramer" drew attention to the King of Cramerica's value picks for 2007. This time, we turn our attention toward stocks that represent opportunities for growth.

  • Chubb: Volume, Price and Money Flow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the summer buying interest in Chubb Corporation returned as a search for sturdy autumn shelter?

  • Cimarex Energy's Cup And Handle Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent consolidation pattern confirms the long-term uptrend for Cimarex Energy and the likelihood for higher prices.

  • Classic Point And Figure by David Vomund

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Classic Point And Figure by David Vomund It was around before computers; it was around before calculators. It's been around forever, and despite that, it still works. It's point and figure charting, and it still offers unique advantages. Here are some e

  • Coal: Volatility And Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With coal companies continuing to surge higher, now might be a good time to explore using covered call strategies.

  • Cocoa Pop ... And Drop

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A short-term negative divergence suggests one more trip down before September cocoa's bottoming process can be called complete.

  • Combine MACD And Relative Strength To Time Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength is a powerful trading tool, but its signals can be difficult to interpret. Applying indicators to relative strength can help.

  • Combined Trend and Oscillator Signals by Jeremy G. Konstenius

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining Trend and Oscillator Signals by Jeremy G. Konsten Most trading systems fall into two categories. One, the most popular, is the trend-following method, where the signals are oriented toward putting the trader on board long-term trends. The prof

  • Combining A/D Indicators And Volume Patterns by V. Kalitowski and A. von Stuermer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (18-27): Combining A/D Indicators And Volume Patterns by V. Kalitowski and A. von Stuermer Here's a novel approach to market timing that can forecast mid-term runs on the S&P 500. There are certain critical advance and dec

  • Combining A/D Indicators And Volume Patterns by V. Kalitowski and A. von Stuermer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (18-27): Combining A/D Indicators And Volume Patterns by V. Kalitowski and A. von Stuermer Here's a novel approach to market timing that can forecast mid-term runs on the S&P 500. There are certain critical advance and dec

  • Combining Candlesticks And Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Previously, I analyzed trendlines and described some of the more common candlestick reversal patterns. This time, I will show you how to use the two together.

  • Combining DMI and Moving Average For A EUR/USD Trading System by Rombout Keerstens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining DMI and Moving Average For A EUR/USD Trading System by Rombout Keerstens Here is a simple trend-following system where profits are realized in a relatively small number of lucrative trades. IN a world in which we are inundated with informati

  • Combining Fibonacci Retracements And The RSI by Ingo W. Bucher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining Fibonacci Retracements And The RSI by Ingo W. Bucher Combining the two can help identify significant support and resistance levels. Many of you have used the relative strength index (RSI) and Fibonacci retracement levels independently, but ha

  • Combining Long And Short Funds by Norman J. Brown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining Long And Short Funds by Norman J. Brown Obtain better profits and reduce your risks by using this method to select mutual funds for trading. In the June 2003 issue of STOCKS & COMMODITIES, in my article "A Mutual Fund Trading Method," we saw

  • Combining P/E Ratio With Earnings Growth Rates by Pamela H. Brown and William G.S. Brown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining P/E Ratio With Earnings Growth Rates by Pamela H. Brown and William G.S. Brown The price/earnings (P/E) ratio is widely used in fundamental stock analysis. It serves to normalize earnings so that stocks with widely varying earnings may be comp

  • Combining Statistical and Pattern Analysis by Walter T. Downs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patterns are one of the oldest forms of technical analysis. Yet, because patterns can often be subjective, few of us take the time to combine statistical information with this type of market analysis. Mathematical definition and detailed statistical an

  • Combining Technical And Fundamental Analysis by Mark C. Snead, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining Technical And Fundamental Analyses The two forms of analysis approach market forecasting in radically different styles. Can they be combined? Few topics generate as much heated discussion as the time-honored debate of technical vs. fundamenta

  • Combining Volume And Market Change by Anthony J. Macek

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining Volume And Market Change by Anthony J. Macek Price and volume is a never-ending fount of ideas for judging the market's current technical condition. Here, S&C author and newsletter publisher Anthony Macek combines the magnitude and direction o

  • Comcast Underperforming And Under Distributed

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since achieving its double bottom target in June, CMCSA has started to weaken and OBV shows distribution.

  • Commodities And The Inflation Rate by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodities And The Inflation Rate by Alex Saitta Which individual commodities have the strongest coincidental relationship with the inflation rate? Successful traders need to keep an eye on commodity price changes to gain insight into the latest chang

  • Commodities and Trendline Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the dollar declining, the CRB Index has broken out on the upside of its spring trend channel.

  • Common Themes in Trading Systems -- Daily Ranges and Short Sequences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Cole and Weinberg as a basis for a trading system isn't the only place you'll find the use of daily ranges and short sequences.

  • Comparing Technical and Fundamental Analysis by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NOVICE TRADER Comparing Technical And Fundamental Analyses by Alex Saitta Philosophically, technicians and fundamentalists appear to be at odds: One group studies underlying factors driving the market, while the other focuses on the market itself. Tech

  • Compound Pivots And Market Symmetry by William T. Erman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Compound Pivots And Market Symmetry by William T. Erman Many traders see only simple symmetry such as a 20-week bottom-to-bottom move followed by another. Unfortunately, if indeed there is another 20-week cycle, it could very well turn out to be 18 week

  • Compressing Candlestick Patterns by Jean-Olivier Fraisse and Kevin D. Armstrong

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Compressing Candlestick Patterns by Jean-Olivier Fraisse and Kevin D. Armstrong Market action is similar to territorial claims between competing species in that bulls seek to expand their territory by increasing prices and, conversely, bears seek to exp

  • Computers and Market Analysis by Gregory L. Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you just starting out as a technical trader? Or are you a veteran who wouldn't mind a refresher course on the basics? Here's a primer for the novice and a reminder for the veteran covering points of interest, including computer hardware, software and

  • Comstock Resources' Falling Wedge And Trading Range Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comstock Resources broke out of a falling wedge formation earlier this month and has now broken to the upside from its recent trading range.

  • Conexant Systems' Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the Semiconductor index starts to round over, shares of Conexant Systems start to head south.

  • Confirmations And The January Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the Transports' move down unconfirmed by the Industrials, will a rising Transports Average confirm the Industrials' rally above the January highs?

  • Connors' Undeniables And Candlestick Clarity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adding candlesticks and exchange-traded funds to Connors' Undeniables six-week reversal strategy makes trades both more rewarding and easier to spot.

Consider Covered Calls ? And The Caveats by Kevin Lund

  • Consolidation Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Consolidation Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle Every price trend, be it stock or commodity, takes a breather from time to time. It is a period of indecision when the pressures of buyers and sellers balance each other out. This stalemate mos

  • Consolidations and Corrections

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breaking out of a six week consolidation pattern, the December 2000 Treasury bond rose three points to a 52-week high just over 101. But a September correction has taken the long bond beneath its short-term moving averages, all but erasing a month'

  • Constellation Energy Group And A Low Risk In A Volatile Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the market having lost nearly 10% in recent weeks, safety should be a consideration for all investors.

  • Consumer Confidence, Recessions, And Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Economic indicators can provide valuable clues about the future direction of the stock market.

  • 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.

  • Context Is Everything by Gil Morales and Chris Kacher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You do not have to be a Chartered Market Technician to understand how market context can influence the price behavior of stocks. No stock is an island, and how a stock behaves is often a function of the market at large, which in turn is a function of

  • Convergence of Price and Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 reaches major price resistance on a cycle turn date.

  • Copper Diamonds And Divergences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A diamond top sent copper futures down in May. But the subsequent bounce had to be seen to be believed.

  • Copper Fundamentals, Technicals, And An Option Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The copper market was hit especially hard during the massive commodity slide of 2008, but now that the dust has settled, some signs of life remain.

  • Copper: Recessions, Cycles, And Spins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the economy keep counting on copper?

  • Corn Jumped, And Could Go Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The USDA crop report was bullish for corn and other grains, and corn futures rose almost 9.6% in a week.

  • Corrections and Commodities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent retreat in the CRB Index has some commodities bulls worried. Should they be?

  • Correlations: serial and auto by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Correlations: serial and auto by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Suppose you are testing a pricing pattern to see what relationship it has to future price movement. Or, you are testing an indicator's correlations with price movement. In each case, you need a

  • Create Your Trading System With John Wang by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Create Your Trading System With John Wang by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber John Wang received his bachelor's degree in chemical physics from University of Sciences and Technologies of China (Ustc), his master's degree in quantum chemistry from Zhongsha

  • Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Conferences by FRED S. GEHM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Conferences by FRED S. GEHM/ Technical Analysis staff writer I wanted to title this column ""How I Spent My Summer Vacation."" But the conferences were in Chicago and no reasonable individual would ever beli

  • Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Periodicals by FRED S. GEHM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Commodity Periodicals by FRED S. GEHM (The first of a regular feature column) This is going to be a column of reviews of criticisms. It will be a consumer's guide to technical analysis. This includes books, magazines

  • Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Trading Psychology by Fred S. Gehm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Trading Psychology by Fred S. Gehm In a competitive game like commodity trading, a player should hardly expect to receive good advice from the other players. It's like asking the poker player across the table from you

  • Crosses, Candlesticks, And Q-Stick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Try this three-step methodology for locating trading opportunities.

  • Crude Oil And Candlesticks by Gary S. Wagner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crude Oil And Candlesticks by Gary S. Wagner The rise and fall of oil prices have a global effect on all aspects of the markets. Here we look at this historical price movement through the eyes of candle patterns. he underlying psychology of market sen

  • Crude Oil And The MACD Histogram

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD histogram gives good signals. The slope of the MACD histogram is used to determine if a trend is safe. Divergences between the MACD histogram and prices can identify shifts in momentum. Center line crossovers can also pinpoint changes in trend.

  • Crude Oil Moves Slowly And Surely Upwards

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking at their weekly chart, Crude Oil futures are ready to break out of a head and shoulder consolidation pattern. This consolidation occurred over the last four years and now seems headed towards $47.

  • Crude Oil's Hourly Head And Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A look at crude oil through the lens of the 60-minute chart suggests a possible reversal in crude oil's bull run.

  • Cueing Off Support And Resistance Levels by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cueing Off Support And Resistance Levels by Thom Hartle Tracking previous highs and lows and analyzing price action can provide clear indications of trend direction. Early in your trading career, you probably learned that you should buy at support and

  • 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

  • Cup-with-Handle and the Computerized Approach by Rick Martinelli and Barry Hyman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The cup-with-handle is a chart pattern that identifies stocks preparing for uptrends. Here are the steps to convert this pattern to a set of rules for screening your stock database to identify likely candidates. The CANSLIM approach to investing combin

  • Cup-with-Handle and the Computerized Approach by Rick Martinelli and Barry Hyman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The cup-with-handle is a chart pattern that identifies stocks preparing for uptrends. Here are the steps to convert this pattern to a set of rules for screening your stock database to identify likely candidates. The CANSLIM approach to investing combin

  • Currencies and Equities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a nation's currency leads, that nation's equities have few alternatives but to follow.

  • Cycle Analysis And Intraday Trading by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycle Analysis And Intraday Trading by John F. Ehlers Veteran S TOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor John Ehlers explains how to make use of cycles analysis in intraday trading, heretofore a rarity. Take a look. Intraday traders have long had most of the tec

  • Cycle Analysis: A comparison of the Fourier and Maximum Entropy methods by John F. Ehler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycle Analysis: A comparison of the Fourier and Maximum Entropy methods by John F. Ehler The motivation for reducing price history to a mathematical expression is clear. If we can describe the prices mathematically, we have the means to extend the equat

  • Cycles In Time And Money by Stuart Belknap, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:5 (28-35): Cycles In Time And Money by Stuart Belknap, Ph.D. Wouldn't you like to be able to identify top and bottom extremes and get signals to open new positions or close current ones? This may help. When was the last time

  • Cycles and Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles and Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D. This time, this Contributing Writer looks at using cycles as the basis of a trading system. In previous articles, my search for successful trading systems led me to discover a very effective devel

  • Cycles and chart patterns by Anthony F. Herbst

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles and chart patterns by Anthony F. Herbst Many who analyze price charts of stocks or commodities recognize that cycles influence the patterns they observe. But few carry this insight through the logical steps that could mean better trade timing. Th

  • Cycles and the S&P 500 Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In all the years I have been a student of technical analysis, and I go back as early as 1967, using cycles to forecast an index's turning point has always fascinated me.

  • Cycles, Volatility, And Chart Formations by Daniel L. Chesler, CTA, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles, Volatility, And Chart Formations by Daniel L. Chesler, CTA, CMT Understanding the building blocks of classical chart patterns can improve your analysis and trading results. Here's how. A nyone who has studied or traded with classical chart patt

  • Cyclical Channel Analysis And The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclical Channel Analysis And The Commodity Channel Index by D.W. Davies Trading bands and the commodity channel index, two popular indicators, are used together here by D.W. Davies, who publishes the ""Chameleon"" financial newsletter. Davies analyzes

  • DAL: A Touch And Go - Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by more than 400% between September 2102 and June 2014, shares of Delta Airlines Inc. appear poised for a soft landing prior to another run higher.

  • DFS And A Reversal Of Fortunes?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some market reversal situations inspire more confidence than others, and this just may be one of them.

  • DJTA , DJIA, And Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Transportation Average has recently recorded yearly highs marking a distinct divergence with the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which has recently bounced from a yearly low. Can this divergence be sustained?

  • DR Horton and the Head-and-Shoulders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DR Horton (DHI) is part of a homebuilding group that has outperformed the market over the last four years. With a head-and-shoulders reversal brewing, things could be about to change.

  • 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.

  • Daily price and volume study: trading windows by Frank Tarkany

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daily price and volume study: trading windows by Frank Tarkany This article investigates day-to-day price changes of the Dow Jones Industrial Averages (DJIA) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) total volume over a 85 year period to see whether the change

  • Daimler Chrysler And Cerberus

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know that German products are built to last, and that the US's financial success lies in that it is a consumerist society.

  • 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.

Data Mining And Cubes For Traders by Art Tennick

  • David Stendahl And Position Sizing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...David Stendahl is the portfolio manager at Capitalogix, a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) firm specializing in systematic trading. He is also a leading industry expert, author, and speaker focused on the managed futures industry. He also co_created vario

  • David Vomund And The World Of Exchange Traded Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...David Vomund is the president of Vomund Investment Management, an investment advisory company that specializes in managing exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolios. While other advisory firms are only now discovering ETFs, Vomund's firm has an exceptional n

  • 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

  • Daytrading Stock Pairs by Mark Conway and Aaron Behle

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  • Gann And Fibonnacci (Part I of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One enigma remains elusive and another less so.

  • Gann And Fibonnacci (Part II of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One enigma remains elusive and another less so.

  • Gann And Gann Analysis

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many years ago when I was knee high to a grasshopper, I lay in the sun at a hotel swimming pool at a small town called Agatha in the Northern Transvaal of South Africa. Here, I opened my first, of what was to be many books, about WD Gann.

Gann And The Time Factor by Koos van der Merwe

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  • Google And Fibonacci

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  • Hammer And Triangle For Sugar

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  • Head And Shoulders In Hewlett Packard Forecasts Lower Prices

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  • Head and Shoulders Double Take

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  • Interdependent Economic Factors And Forex

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  • Interview: Elliott Wave Experts by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan and Dennis Peterson

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Interview: Suri Duddella Notes by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

  • Interview: The Survivors by John Sweeney and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: The Survivors by John Sweeney and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan As goes the Nasdaq, so does the number of daytraders. Or so it seems. Those who continue to trade as if nothing changed are those who can call themselves, with confidence, traders. For

  • Interview:Bob And Don Bright Of Bright Trading by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tales Of Professional Daytraders Bob And Don Bright Of Bright Trading Bored in retirement from exploiting the Standard & PoorÕs OEX options spreads, Bob Bright got back into trading in 1992 by forming Bright Trading with partner Edward Franco as an off-

  • Intraday Diamonds And Divergences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators and chart patterns help traders anticipate market moves.

  • Intraday Tops And Bottoms In The USD/JPY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A popular reversal set-up shows itself--twice!--within six days, once from the bottom then again from the top.

  • Intraday trading techniques by John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intraday trading techniques by John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff Many analysts find that the charting techniques that they rely on for inter-day trading are somewhat less useful on an intraday basis. As a result, these analysts often rely on other

  • Invert The VIX And Then Compare

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index, a popular measure of the implied volatility of S&P 500 index options, has something to say.

  • Investing Clubs And Trading Communities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading and investing is a solo activity in the end, but that doesn't mean traders and investors can't benefit from the feedback, idea-gathering, and communal support offered by organized communities. Whether you're interested in participa

  • Investing in Gold and Silver Bullion

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is rising astronomically, but holding shares in a mining company can be risky, especially if the company is selling their production forward. Are there alternatives?

  • Investors And Speculators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What’s the difference, how are they alike, and can they be blended?

Iron Butterfly And Condor Slices by Tony Saliba and Joe Corona

Iron Butterfly And Condor Slices by Tony Saliba and Joe Corona

  • 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.

  • Is It Time To ROK And Roll?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After six weeks of seeking a bottom, Rockwell Automation looks like it's in prime position to rocket higher.

  • Is The Dollar And Gold Decoupling?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Normally, the US dollar and gold move in opposite directions. However, in recent days they moved in the same direction. Is this a sign that the dollar and gold are decoupling, or is this just an anomaly?

  • Is The Oil And Gas Rise Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the rise over? For the moment, yes.

  • Is This A Reverse Head And Shoulders Buildup For Earthlink?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Internet service provider.

  • It's All In The Family: Sherman, Marian And Tom McClellan by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: It's All In The Family: Sherman,Marian And Tom McClellan by Thom Hartle The McClellan oscillator and the summation index are two popular technical indicators that have been around for more than 25 years, and in fact, the daily values are broa

  • It's Time To Sell Yield And Buy Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the last five months, the yield on longer-term bonds and mortgages has gone ballistic. But recent action suggests the run is done.

  • JEC And Combining Technical Analysis Screens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at a powerful way to combine an effective MetaStock exploration with one of its most accurate expert advisor overlays.

  • Jared Woodard of Condor Options by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Jared Woodard of Condor Options by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber Knowing how the market moves isn't particularly important, Jared Woodard, our interview subject of the month, explains. Woodard, the principal of Condor Options, has more than a decade of

Jay Kaeppel On Trading Futures, Options, Gold, Sectors by J. Gopalakrishnan and B.R. Faber

  • Jeffrey Hirsch on Seasons, Cycles, and Super Booms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Jeffrey A. Hirsch is editor-in-chief of Stock Trader's Almanac and the author of several books. A 25-year Wall Street veteran and president of the Hirsch Organization since 2001, he appears regularly in the financial media. We spoke with him about using

  • Joe Ross And Bollinger Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an interesting way to exploit Bollinger Bands.

  • Joe Ross And The Ross Hooks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a methodology to exploit short-term momentum.

  • John Bollinger and Group Analysis by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John Bollinger and Group Analysis by Thom Hartle John Bollinger, who is best known for his work on trading bands, also has other accomplishments to his credit as money manager, publisher and market analyst. Of late he's been looking at some n

  • John Ehlers And The Fisher Transform

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I bought the first MESA program sold by John Ehlers sometime in 1985-86 when I was looking for something other than Gann fans and Fourier analysis to determine cycles. That's when I first learned about John Ehlers.

Josh DiPietro and The Reality Of Daytrading by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

  • Juggling Dynamite With Danielle Park by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Juggling Dynamite With Danielle Park by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber With more than 18 years of professional consulting experience, Danielle Park is an attorney as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst (Cfa) and finance author. Park is a regular guest

  • July Soybeans Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking out from a seven-month consolidation, soybeans' higher days may be behind it.

Jurik Indicators And Data Preprocessors

  • KO Accumulation, Triple Bottom, And Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a four-month period of sideways to down price action, rising money flows in the midst of a triple-bottom pattern have resulted in a convincing bullish breakout for Coca-Cola, the king of colas.

  • KST And Relative Strength by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...KST And Relative Strength by Martin J. Pring In previous articles, technician and author Martin Pring has analyzed the KST indicator, an oscillator designed to identify market turns based on time cycles. This month, he explains how to use the KST in gau

  • Keep It Simple And Make Up Your Losses

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In so many ways, the simpler the system, the easier it is to work with --provided it is based on a sound principle.

  • Keeping In Mind Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Clarifying the terms "support" and "resistance" can make all the difference for your trading.

  • Kellogg Co. Shows A Head And Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The head and shoulders formation is the most intuitive bottoming or topping out pattern. In it, the weaker of the bulls and bears prior to the pattern wins the post-pattern battle. On the strength of this pattern Kellogg Inc. is set to touch $43 in the

  • Krispy Kreme And Its Targets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The doughnut company reported improved sales and profits but missed market expectations.

  • Laps And Gaps To Get Your Edge by Larry Connors and Ashton Dorkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Laps And Gaps To Get Your Edge by Larry Connors and Ashton Dorkins When a stock gaps higher at the open on bullish news, will that lead to even higher prices? When a stock gaps higher at the open on bullish news, will that lead to even higher prices? T

  • Laps And Gaps To Get Your Edge by Larry Connors and Ashton Dorkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Laps And Gaps To Get Your Edge by Larry Connors and Ashton Dorkins When a stock gaps higher at the open on bullish news, will that lead to even higher prices? When a stock gaps higher at the open on bullish news, will that lead to even higher prices? T

  • Larry Williams And The Art Of Short-Term Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Larry Williams has taught thousands to trade the markets, won many trading championships, and has been the only futures trader in the world to repeatedly trade $1 million of his own money live at seminars around the globe.

  • Larry Williams And The OOPS Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This short-term pattern provides good trading opportunities.

  • Learning Through Trial and Error: Mark Boucher by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learning Through Trial And Error - Mark Boucher I started off totally technically based, opposite from what investors normally start off with. When I started, there was a lot more material on technical analysis than I could find on fundamental analysis.

  • Left brain/right brain, reality and trading the markets by R.E. McMaster, Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Left brain/right brain, reality and trading the markets by R.E. McMaster, Jr. The starting point for success in trading the markets profitably is to perceive market reality accurately. While this may sound obvious enough, most traders enter the marketpl

  • Lehman Brothers Holding: Nearing Retracement and Getting Overbought

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a decline from 76 to 60, Lehman Brothers Holding (LEH) had a bad summer, but appears to be making up lost ground with an autumn advance. However, this advance looks like a rising wedge and its RSI has reached 70.

  • Lennar's Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...High volume on the left shoulder of this topping formation adds to a bearish picture for this downwardly sloping H&S top.

  • Leverage And Commodities by J.M. Malley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Leverage And Commodities by J.M. Malley Malley explains how to determine the appropriate amount of leverage for commodity trading. A winning trading system is a worthy goal, but there's the question of how much to put on in a trade or, equivalently, h

  • Leverage and Equities by J.M. Malley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Leverage and Equities by J.M. Malley Here's how to find the appropriate leverage for stock trading and researching leverage with a simulated portfolio. Deep discount brokerages are competing actively for customers, reducing commissions drastically and

  • Linear Regression Lines and US Treasury Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A linear regression line is a useful tool for determining the general direction of a trend.

  • 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.

  • LinkedIn: Hope And Reality Finally Collide

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Internet darling IPOed on high hopes for the future but the stock just confirmed a bearish chart pattern that is telling us that those hopes were far from realistic.

  • Linking Point & Figure And Bar Charts by Robert Busby, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (30-35): Linking Point & Figure And Bar Charts by Robert Busby, Ph.D. Ever thought of combining these two chart pattern techniques? Find out how. Point & figure is one of the oldest western techniques of charting, tracing i

  • Liquidity And Growth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cash on the sidelines and revenue growth are still the primary ingredients for any sustained market rally.

  • Logarithmic point and figure charts by Luis Ballesca Loyo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Logarithmic point and figure charts by Luis Ballesca Loyo During the early development of technical analysis, almost all types of graphing methods used the arithmetic values of prices for charting. Not so long ago, it became a common practice to constru

  • Long Term Returns: What's Realistic And What's Not?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is a 10% annual return possible year after year? Maybe not every year. Definitely not every fund. But you'll be surprised at what you can get.

  • Long-Term Fibonacci Support and Resistance by Kevin W. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a historical review of the major swings in the stock market and the Fibonacci relationships. According to long-term FibonacciÝ support and resistance levels in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), we are approaching a notable resistance leve

  • Looking At A Head And Shoulders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A head and shoulder formation is pretty accurate in suggesting a target.

  • Loops: static and dynamic Part 7 by Jim Summers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Loops: static and dynamic Part 7 by Jim Summers, Ph.D. This month, we develop a loop to manage the calculation of the trading range (TR 1) used in J. Welles Wilder's Directional Movement Index (DMI) system. The previous columns developed the formula for

  • Low-Flying Aflac and Relative Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Aflac Incorporated have managed to advance over 50% since July without suffering dramatic overbought reversals.

  • Lump It And Love It!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Paying off your debts is one of the biggest gifts you can give yourself.

  • Lunar Cycles And Stock Market Volatility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you ever objectively analyzed the data of lunar cycles and its relationship with the financial markets? Here is one method that could bring some value to your trading.

  • Lunar Cycles and Trading by J. O Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lunar Cycles and Trading by J. O Katz, Ph.D. This month, this Contributing Writer looks at using lunar cycles as the basis of a trading system. In my previous two articles, I focused on cycles -- rhythmic oscillations that occur with a certain periodic

  • MACD Divergences And Market Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn what divergences in the moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) can tell you about which way the market is going.

MACD and Trendlines by Danish Kapur

  • MEDI and the MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD histogram can be an effective tool in spotting short opportunities as well as longs.

  • MIDAS And Intraday Charts by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MIDAS And Intraday Charts by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins In this third and final part of this series, we will look at how to apply the TB-F algorithm to intraday charts. by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins Like Midas, which is an acronym for market i

  • MIDAS And Intraday Charts by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MIDAS And Intraday Charts by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins In this third and final part of this series, we will look at how to apply the TB-F algorithm to intraday charts. by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins Like Midas, which is an acronym for market i

  • Magnets And Market Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A conversation and market update with Jordan Kimmel of Magnet Investing.

  • Make The Trend Your Friend In Forex by Kenneth Agostino and Brian Dolan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:9 (14-20): Make The Trend Your Friend In Forex by Kenneth Agostino and Brian Dolan So you didn't see that last headline-grabbing market move coming? Here are some techniques you can use to make sure you'll be prepared next time. Of the many marke

  • Making Cents Of Throwbacks And Pullbacks by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Making Cents Of Throwbacks And Pullbacks by Thomas Bulkowski What are they and how can we use them? Find out what they are and how they perform. When I started investing more than 20 years ago, I thought technical analysis was nothing more than mysteri

  • Managed Futures and Commodity Trading Advisors by Martin Hiemstra

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are managed futures for you? Mysterious for many investors, they nonetheless fill a particular need and are no riskier than traditional equity investments. Dealing with a professional commodity trading advisor (CTA) can certainly help sort through the co

  • Managing Emotions And Money by Robert J. Hamilton

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Managing Emotions And Money by Robert J. Hamilton The pitfalls of trading are well known to investors as well as traders. As perils go, the star performers by far and away are hope, fear and greed. The mavens of trading theory agree that avoiding these

  • Manias And The Madness Of Crowds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I usually will not write about IPO's because there is simply not enough technical information available to do a halfway decent analysis. So why am I writing about LongFin Corp. (LFIN)? Because sometimes a stock acts so spectacularly that a special m

  • 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.

  • Mark Douglas And The Disciplined Trader by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Mark Douglas And The Disciplined Trader by Thom Hartle The best teacher is experience, and from his experiences as a trader and a broker, Mark Douglas, consultant with his own firm, Trading Behavior Dynamics, and author of The Disciplined Tra

  • Market Analysis And Forecasts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...General overview of the current status of the stock, bond and commodity markets.

  • Market Fuel And Technical Analysis by D. Earl Essig

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Fuel And Technical Analysis by D. Earl Essig When traders hunt for the Holy Grail of commodity trading in futures and options, obvious clues to market direction are often overlooked. One such oversight generally occurs in analyzing price patterns

  • Market Maker Activity And Price Movement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you predict the price movement of actively traded stocks based on the hedging activities of market makers? The results of these studies could help answer that question

Market Phase And Chart Formation by Chuck Dukas

  • 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

  • Market Profile Part 5 by Thomas P. Drinka, Stephen M. Ptasienski and Robby L. Humes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile Part 5 by Thomas P. Drinka, Stephen M. Ptasienski and Robby L. Humes To make the information from the Chicago Board of Trade's Market Profile and Liquidity Data Bank reports more useful to traders, we have tabulated time-and-sales as well

  • Market Profile and market logic Part 1 by Thomas P. Drinka and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile and market logic Part 1 by Thomas P. Drinka and Robert L. McNutt Following more than four years of development by J. Peter Steidlmayer and the Chicago Board of Trade, the CBOT Market Profile and Liquidity Data Bank went online in 1985. Wi

  • Market Profile and market logic Part 1 by Thomas P. Drinka and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile and market logic Part 1 by Thomas P. Drinka and Robert L. McNutt Following more than four years of development by J. Peter Steidlmayer and the Chicago Board of Trade, the CBOT Market Profile and Liquidity Data Bank went online in 1985. Wi

  • Market Profile and trends Part 3 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile and trends Part 3 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt The key to market opportunity is knowing when current market price diverges from value and being able to judge whether price will move to value or value to price. A divergence

  • Market Profile and trends Part 3 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile and trends Part 3 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt The key to market opportunity is knowing when current market price diverges from value and being able to judge whether price will move to value or value to price. A divergence

  • Market Ticker's Karl Denninger by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Ticker's Karl Denninger by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber Karl Denninger tells you like it is. He is the former Ceo of McsNet, a regional Chicago-area networking and Internet company that operated from 1987 to 1998. McsNet offered several "firsts

  • Market Timing and Candlesticks by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Timing and Candlesticks by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny When to buy and what? Those are the questions that have plagued market participants the world over. Here's a proposal on how to use candlesticks to time the market. To be successf

  • Market Timing and Candlesticks by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Timing and Candlesticks by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny When to buy and what? Those are the questions that have plagued market participants the world over. Here's a proposal on how to use candlesticks to time the market. To be successf

  • Market Trend And Midas by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Trend And Midas by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins Here's an in-depth look at an indicator that is part of Midas, the well-known market data analysis system. In this, the first of a three-part series, we will look at the formula used to calculate

  • Market Trend And Midas by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Trend And Midas by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins Here's an in-depth look at an indicator that is part of Midas, the well-known market data analysis system. In this, the first of a three-part series, we will look at the formula used to calculate

  • Market Turns And Continuation Moves With The Tick Index by Tim Ord

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Turns And Continuation Moves With The Tick Index by Tim Ord The tick index is a little-known indicator that can be used to indicate short-term stock market reversals and provide trend confirmation. Short-term traders should consider using the tic

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Market profile Part 4 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market profile Part 4 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt Previously, we considered the manner in which the market utilizes price probes and rotation during the trading day to promote trade. Depending on the response of other-time-frame traders

Martin Bedick and Andrew Abraham by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

Martin Bedick and Andrew Abraham by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

  • Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber Martin J. Pring entered the financial markets in 1969 and has grown to become a leader in the global investment community. In 1981 he founded Pring Research and began pr

  • Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber Martin J. Pring entered the financial markets in 1969 and has grown to become a leader in the global investment community. In 1981 he founded Pring Research and began pr

  • Maximum Entropy Optimization by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. and Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maximum Entropy Optimization by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. and Jack K. Hutson The Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) is a promising new system for short-term Spectrum Analysis and trend forecasting. In this article we discuss the process of obtaining an optimal

  • May Price And Volume Be With You

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The relationship between price and volume is key to trading profitably. Here's an in-depth look.

  • Mean Reversion And The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is generally believed that markets tend to mean-revert. But this is true for some markets more than others. Here's an in-depth look at how the S&P 500 responds to mean reversion

  • Measures And Half Measures

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What happens when a market's measured move makes it halfway?

  • Measuring Flags And Pennants by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:4 (22-31): Measuring Flags And Pennants by Markos Katsanos This new statistically derived formula can help you estimate price targets more accurately. Flags and pennants are my favorite formations, and I have used them in my

  • Mechanical Trading System and the Art of . . . by Marcello Cattaneo Adorno

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders following mechanical systems can see situations that may affect mechanically based signals. Here's how to include technical signals outside your basic trading signal. What makes it more difficult still is that often the intuitive hunch not to f

  • Member and public short selling by Arthur A. Merrill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Member and public short selling by Arthur A. Merrill Total short sales figures, published by the New York and American stock exchanges, are a useful set of figures for gauging market moods. Total short sales figures are reported in The Wall Street Journ

  • Merck and Company (MRK). . . What's Happened?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term trend for Merck and Company has been in jeopardy since it broke through its support line in December of 2001. What is the new outlook for this company?

  • Microsoft's Ugly Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You don't have to call it a head and shoulders bottom. But this bottoming movement in Microsoft may boost the Software King to 80 or more.

  • Mixed Signals For The Canadian And U.S. Dollar Indexes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Canadian and U.S. Dollar Indexes have been moving in opposite directions for three years now and while this trend may continue in the near-term, there are signs of long-term trend reversals further down the road.

  • Mmm... A Head and Shoulders Formation?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...No matter who the company is, when a head and shoulders formation starts developing, caution prevails.

  • Modifying the Parabolic Stop and Reversal by Dennis Meyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Modifying the Parabolic Stop and Reversal by Dennis Meyers The parabolic stop and reversal indicator is a popular trading tool, but it's subject to false signals. Here's how it can be modified to improve its performance. The parabolic stop and reversa

  • Molycorp And Rare Earth Minerals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rare earth minerals are an anomaly because they make an individual category in the periodic table of elements.

  • Momentum And Divergence by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why Do Divergences Need To Be Confirmed By Price? Momentum And Divergence Trading momentum requires several levels of perception. Take a look at its divergence with price. by Martin J. Pring It is a fact that the term momentum is a generic one encompa

  • 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.

  • Momentum And Relative Strength Index by Stuart Evens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Momentum And Relative Strength Index Last month, we examined the theory of price momentum. This time, we'll look at two common and popular indicators based on this theory, and how they can be used to enter and exit a market. ""Momentum oscillator" is a

  • Momentum And The S&P 500 by Michael Oliver and Gary Esayian

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Momentum And The S&P 500 by Michael Oliver and Gary Esayian As applied to market action, momentum is generally confined to some limited role such as measuring the relationship between moving averages. But momentum can be much more. Michael Oliver and

  • Momentum And The S&P 500 by Michael Oliver and Gary Esayian

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Momentum And The S&P 500 by Michael Oliver and Gary Esayian As applied to market action, momentum is generally confined to some limited role such as measuring the relationship between moving averages. But momentum can be much more. Michael Oliver and

  • Momentum Indicators and Market Cycles by John Nicholas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Momentum Indicators and Market Cycles by John Nicholas The techniques used for stock and commodity analysis range from the naively simple to the stunningly complex. Some are based on sound mathematical and philosophical principles while others border on

  • Momentum Indicators and Market Cycles by John Nicholas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (78-79): Momentum Indicators and Market Cycles by John Nicholas Here's an article we originally published 23 years ago, two years after Technical Analysis of STOCKS & COMMODITIES broke ground, proving that, yes, cycles are e

  • Momentum and Simple Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes a stock's price will move so far away from its simple moving average (SMA) that the temptation is to trade in the opposite direction. The idea underlying these trades is that stock prices will always revert to their mean. Right? Maybe.

  • Money Flow and the Aussie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down under and running for cover, the Australian dollar's bull market looks all but over.

  • Money Flow and the Comeback of Light Crude

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a descent in late November, February light crude has begun climbing . . . again.

  • Money Management Using Simulation And Chaos by Bob Pelletier

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Money Management Using Simulation And Chaos by Bob Pelletier Here's how to determine your trading system's minimum capital requirements and discover how market exposure should be modified to maximize profits without increasing risk. Bob Pelletier explai

  • Money Supply And The Leading Economic Indicators by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Money Supply And The Leading Economic Indicators by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. This longtime Stocks & Commodities contributor and author discusses the relationship between the money supply and the composite index of leading economic indicators. The Nati

  • Money flow analysis by Steven B. Goldstein and Michael N. Kahn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Money flow analysis by Steven B. Goldstein and Michael N. Kahn In 1976, Joe Granville documented several theories of stock market price and volume movements in Granville's New Strategy of Daily Stock Market Timing for Maximum Profit. The book explained

  • Monsanto And Another 52-Week High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the broad markets having had a steady rise for more than five weeks now, it might pay to focus on stocks still showing signs of tremendous and/or increasing strength.

  • More On Cycles And The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can technical analysis foretell the future? I don't believe it can, but I do believe that technical analysis does encompass everything that is out there, and by this I mean fundamental and emotional actions and projections - facts and feelings.

  • More on the Dollar and Commodities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How strong is the secondary correction in the commodity bear market?

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  • Mutated Variables Volatility And A New Market Paradigm by Walter T. Downs, Ph.D.

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  • Nasdaq And Its Cycle: Is There A Joker In The Pack?

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...New 52-week highs and lows is a useful indicator to time market entries and exits.

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  • Nasdaq and Candlesticks

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlestick patterns are well documented, but how useful are they for trading?

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  • Netflix And Bottom Fishing

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  • Oil And Gas Bound Higher

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  • On Oil: Reversals, Candlesticks, And Gaps

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  • Overbought and oversold indicator by Thom Hartle

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three bearish patterns point to further weakness in the Pharmaceutical HOLDRs (PPH).

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  • Paper Money And Its Promises

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  • Parabolic Stop and Reverse: The Other Way of Stopping

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A creation of the futures markets, the parabolic stop and reverse helps traders get out (or in) while the getting is good.

  • Parallel Listings And True Price Value by Daryl Guppy and Chen Jing

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  • Pattern Recognition And Candlesticks by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

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

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  • Peaks And Troughs by Martin J.Pring

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  • Persistent Trends And Runaway Gaps

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

  • Petroleum's Head and Shoulders Complex

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  • Philip Morris Has Safety and Growth Potential

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  • Picking Tops And Bottoms With The Tick Index by Tim Ord

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  • Pivot Levels And The Power Of Commonality

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding how to use pivot levels will help you determine when to enter or exit a trade.

Pivot Levels And The Power of Commonality

  • Placing Stops With Moving Averages And Bollinger Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taking a stop too early is better than taking a loss. Using these two indicators could help.

  • Planes, Trains and Right-angled Ascending Broadening Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bearish triangle threatens reversals for the Dow Jones Transportation Average.

  • Play The Markets And Keep Your Day Job

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not ready to be a full-time trader? Here's a high-probability, part-time trading strategy that will help you master the markets before you commit to it full time.

  • Playing With i-Shares And ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I hate i-Shares and ETFs because they are used by hedge funds to play the market. Hedge funds are not as tightly restricted as brokerage houses... yet.

  • Point & Figure And Moving Averages

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  • Point & Figure Relative Strength by Michael J. Moody and Harold B. Parker

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

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

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  • 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

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Points of Force in Price and Time by Olesksandr Salivon

  • Pork Bellies and the COT Index by Scott W. Barrie

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Practicing good money management and analyzing your risks will make a difference in your trading results.

  • Possibilities and Probabilites: An Ascending Triangle and Descartes Systems Group

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This battered Canadian tech stock (a logistics solutions provider) trading on Nasdaq and Toronto is starting to look interesting. It trades with better liquidity on the Canadian exchange and can suffer from bouts of lower volume. However, since a basing

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  • Potential Head And Shoulders Top For Devon Energy?

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  • PpP Patterns And The MACD Histogram: Soybean Meal Makes Its Move

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Predict, Identify, And Trade Future Market Swings by John Crane

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    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.

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

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  • Price And Volume Disconnect

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If prices are moving higher and higher, why are they doing so on less and less volume?

  • Price Changes During Non-Trading Hours by George R. Arrington and Howard E. Arrington

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    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.

  • 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.

  • Price path: a new volatility measure by Joanne Hill, Ph.D. and Matthew Celebuski

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    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.

  • Procter And Gamble Bull Market Ends

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After spending much of 2000 on the canvas, Procter and Gamble has spent much of 2001 fighting back.

Product Review: MetaStock 6.0 for Windows 95 and NT

Product Review: MetaStock Professional For Signal and BMI

Product Review: MetaStock Real Time 3.5 by T. Hartle and J. Sweeney

Product Review: Meyers Short Term Systems and Indicators, version 1.5

Product Review: Wizetrade With eSignal And PC Quote by John Sweeney

Product Review: Xspreads And OTO by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

Product Review: eSignal 10 and Advanced GET Edition (Part 1)

Product Review:TradeCast Elite And Revolution

Product Review:VectorVest ProGraphics Version 5.0 and VectorVest ProTrader

  • Product review: Chaikin Analytics For Desktop And iPad

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here, S&C Contributing Writer Barbara Star takes a look at this subscription-based ratings and research analytics service for stocks, industries, and exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Profit Locking And The Relative Price Channel by Leon Wilson

  • Profit-Taking And Resets Part 1: Trend-Following

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this first part of a two-part series, we look at long-term trends and different ways to take profits and reenter trades

  • Profit-Taking And Resets Part 2: Short-Term Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends can be useful for longer-term trades but what about short-term trades? Do they work just as well? Here's a look at a trading system that can be applied successfully to shorter-term trends

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D In previous issues of this magazine, we have reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, Williams' %R, and Wilder's Relative Strength Index to C

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In previous issues, these authors reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, Williams' %R, Wilder's Relative Strength Index (RSI), and Wilder's Directional Movement Indicator (DMI) to Chicago Board of Trade corn and long-term U.S. Treasu

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators: Silver by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators: Silver by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In previous issues of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, %R, and Relative Strength Index (RSI) to Chicago Board of

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka In the December 1985 issue of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, %R, and Relative Strength (RSI) to fi

  • Profiting With Nortel Using Point And Figure And The Horizontal Target Count

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In analysis of stocks today, point and figure analysis is rarely used. Yet if used correctly, it is very helpful. Here is a chart of Nortel and my analysis techniques using the strategies I teethed on in 1965.

  • Profiting With Nortel Using Point And Figure And The Horizontal Target Count

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In analysis of stocks today, point and figure analysis is rarely used. Yet if used correctly, it is very helpful. Here is a chart of Nortel and my analysis techniques using the strategies I teethed on in 1965.

Projecting Price And Time With Gann Fans And Angles by Koos van der Merwe

Projecting Price And Time With Gann Fans And Angles by Koos van der Merwe

  • Property Sector Yin And Yang

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can the performance of two industries in the same sector be worlds apart?

  • 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.

  • Put-call sentiment indicator by Robert R. Prechter and David A. Allman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Put-call sentiment indicator by Robert R. Prechter and David A. Allman Put/call ratios based on volume and dollar value have been widely used by technicians (see ""Option premiums,"" Stocks & Commodities, December 1989). A third approach has been substa

  • Puts and Covered Calls For Newbies by Moses Sanchez

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Puts and Covered Calls For Newbies by Moses Sanchez Options are complex vehicles but useful for conservative traders who want to purchase their favorite high-yielding dividend stock without having a large downside risk. Here's how you can trade options

  • 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.

  • QLT Inc. and Comfort Paramenters

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I have followed QLT Inc. for many years. It is a pharmaceutical company that is sitting on $300 million in cash and no debt. The share price reached a high of $85.75 on January 24, 2001 and is now trading at $9.44. Is it worth a BUY?

  • QQQ: Hidden Divergence And Bearish Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent bounce in the Nasdaq 100 index may be in termination mode now, with a fresh bearish reversal soon to appear.

  • QQQs 24-Hour Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whether you're looking at a weekly chart or a five-minute chart, a head and shoulders top spells trouble for the bulls.

  • QQQs and the SPDR Technology Index ETF

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...XLK is an exchange traded fund found on the AMEX. ETFs are index mutual funds that can be bought and sold just like common stock and are traded on the American Stock Exchange along with Standard & Poor's depositary receipts (SPDRs). XLK is a te

  • Qualcomm, Nortel, and Intel Updated

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes you have to reverse gears when trading within a pattern. . .

  • Quant and Consultant Ernest P. Chan by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quant and Consultant Ernest P. Chan by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber If you're a trader who wants to design your own strategies but would like some guidance, here's someone who's right up your alley. Ernest Chan is a quantitative trader and consultant

  • Quant and Consultant Ernest P. Chan by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quant and Consultant Ernest P. Chan by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber If you're a trader who wants to design your own strategies but would like some guidance, here's someone who's right up your alley. Ernest Chan is a quantitative trader and consultant

  • Quanta Services And A Bearish Breakaway Gap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakaway gaps are high-profile events that can help a trader determine the likelihood of a confirmed, sustained trend move in any given stock or commodity.

  • Quantifying The Tried And True by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quantifying The Tried And True by John Sweeney Some people think that my use of numbers indicates a lack of respect for traditional charting techniques. Quite the opposite is true. I've found over the years that what I've come up with generally confirms

  • Quantitative Easing And Commodities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Previously, I discussed the impact that quantitative easing was having on stocks. Now let's look at how the stimulus programs have affected commodities.

Quick Scan: Hit and Run Trading, The Short Term Traders' Bible

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Quick-Scans: Trading Financial Futures, Investment Shareware, Elliott Waves in Motion, and More

  • 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.

  • R-Squared and Nasdaq

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the Nasdaq in a trend or not? R-squared, a by-product of linear regression, is one way to find out. Does it do better than the vertical horizontal filter (VHF), another trend measuring indicator?

  • RDC Price And Volume Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MetaStock price and volume breakout exploration has identified shares of Rowan Cos. as a strong price/breakout candidate.

  • RIG: Bearish Daily And Weekly Momentum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by more than 16% since making a significant swing high in November 2013, shares of Trans Ocean Ltd. once again have heavy bearish momentum working against them.

  • RISK MANAGEMENT: The Square Root of Sharpe's, Stone's and Okham's Ratios by FRED S. GEHM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...RISK MANAGEMENT: The Square Root of Sharpe's, Stone's and Okham's Ratios by FRED S. GEHM One of the most important tasks of commodity market money managers is the measurement and control of risk. Currently, the most popular technique for measuring risk

  • RMO New Buys And Sells In Currencies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Rahul Mohindar trading system has flashed new swing trade signals -- long for the US Dollar Index and short for the Canadian dollar.

  • RSI profitability with money management by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...RSI profitability with money management by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In the April 1987 issue of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, Williams' %R, Wilder's Relative Strength Index, and Wilder's Directi

  • 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.

  • Rallies And Fibonacci Retracements

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Smashing past the 50% retracement level, the Standard & Poor's 500 races toward a test of year-to-date highs.

  • Rallies and Their Discontents

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Easter Week rally has reclaimed 41% of the spring decline. But the trend is still down.

  • Rational Software Corp. is Head and Shoulders Above the Crowd!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A rush of volume should push Rational Software as well as several other equities into finishing their patterns.

  • Recognizing And Avoiding Confirmatory Bias

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cognitive biases are thinking errors that affect how we process information and make decisions. We are all affected by cognitive biases in our everyday decision making but what makes them so insidious is that often we are not aware that we are acting und

  • Recovery and Preparing to Trade by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.14:1 (34-36): Recovery and Preparing to Trade by Ari Kiev, M.D. Keeping a level head is key to enhancing your success as a trader. In this article, this consultant, who teaches psychological breakthrough strategies, discusses how to relinquish the emo

  • Rectangles and Fan Lines: Is Dell Computer in Trouble?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although Dell Computer weathered the downturn in the technology industry better than most, the short-term outlook still looks weak.

  • Redefining Volatility And Position Risk by C.A. Kase, C.T.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Redefining Volatility And Position Risk by C.A. Kase, C.T.A. A method on looking at the volatility of intraday price bars using a stop system called the ""dev-stop."" Volatility is the key to understanding market behavior. Volatility is the change in p

  • Reducing profit variability from technical trading systems by Milton S. Boyd and B. Wade Brorsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reducing profit variability from technical trading systems by Milton S. Boyd and B. Wade Brorsen Some technical traders spend a sizable portion of their time searching for the perfect trading system or the ""optimal"" parameters, hoping the newly discov

  • Reelections And The Presidential Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What happens to the markets when a US President is elected for a second term?

  • Reg FD is Bad for the Market and for Technical Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Regulation FD (Fair Disclosure), has leveled the information playing field, but costs are potentially devastating to both large and small traders.

  • Relative Dividend Yield And Technical Analysis by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative Dividend Yield And Technical Analysis by Thom Hartle To trade the stock market effectively, you need a plan to pick out the stock that could outperform others. Here's an example of a plan for trading that uses a stock's relative yield to the br

  • Relative Strength Index and Stochastics Can Help Confirm Tops

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though Apache Corp. (APA) recently hit a new 52-week high, the relative strength index (RSI) and stochastics pointed to a potential top in the stock price.

  • Repair Strategies With Options by Kevin Lund and Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Repair Strategies With Options by Kevin Lund and Tom Gentile Here's a strategy for fixing a good trade gone bad. As we've seen many times in the last year, a gap down with bad news on a stock you're holding can not only be devastating to your trading a

  • Research In Motion and the Falling Wedge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Research In Motion (RIMM) is ready to leap forward out of falling wedge patterns that appear on both its daily and monthly charts.

  • Resistance And Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you want to profit in the market? Then you need to understand resistance and support levels.

  • Result Energy: Another Canadian Oil And Gas Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week, I wrote about Rival Energy as a probable oil and gas investment. Here is another oil and gas company that looks interesting.

  • Retail Stocks And Black Friday

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Retailers thrilled to Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving and the official kickoff of the winter holiday shopping season.

  • Retirement Websites: 401(k)s, IRAs, and more

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Retirement Websites: 401(k)s, IRAs, and more

Revenge and Loss by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

  • Revenge of the Euro: A Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the "since-inception" euro bear market end with a H&S bottom?

  • Reversal Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reversal Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle Market prices, as one well-worn adage points out, are trapped in a two-dimensional world with little directional leeway. They are either climbing up, dropping down or moving sideways. And, the fact

  • Reversals In Weekly Stock Returns by A. Tezel, PhD, and R. Sharma, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reversals In Weekly Stock Returns by A. Tezel, PhD, and R. Sharma, PhD Nasdaq stocks provide the highest net returns from a long strategy after a week of declining returns and declining highs and lows. Stock prices with strong momentum during the prio

  • Reversals, Price Channels and Candlesticks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When spotting a trend reversal, use all the help you can get.

  • Reverse Divergences and Momentum by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An oscillator's failure to confirm the higher high or the lower low of the market is a red flag to most technical traders. Is there a message when the price diverges from the indicator? This veteran technician thinks there is. Technical analysts are con

  • Reverse Head And Shoulders For AT&T?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Right now, AT&T seems to be bottoming out in what would be the right shoulder of a reverse head and shoulders formation. Because the price isn't very much above the low part of the shoulder, right now would be a good time to buy before it start

  • Revisiting "Third Waves: Then and Now"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Extensions and third Elliott waves.

  • Revisiting the "S&P 500's 60-minute Complex Head and Shoulders Top"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How a bearish complex top got even more complex--and more bearish.

  • Revisiting the Yen's Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the land of the rising yen, it appears as if the bottom is in.

  • Rising And Falling Overnight Sessions by Anthony Trongone, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:7 (26-32): Rising And Falling Overnight Sessions by Anthony Trongone, Ph.D. Don't overlook how the performance of an individual stock affects the direction of an index-tracking stock or commodity. Here's an example using the N

  • Rising Interest Rates, Inflation, And Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What’s the buzz about inflation and interest rates?

  • Rising Tides Lift All Boats (And Sectors)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a strong run, the stock market looks toppy to some. However, by many measures this seems like the start of a new bull market.

  • Risk And Rewards

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's a common belief that taking a risk in the markets is rewarded with higher returns. Like many market beliefs, however, this one may not stand up to scrutiny.

  • Risk Management, Position Sizing, And Probability by Brian Auit

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Risk Management, Position Sizing, And Probability by Brian Auit Implement a well-planned strategy before initiating your next trade so you can sustain losses. This methodical approach allows you to consider all the factors before initiating your next tr

  • Risk/Reward Using Point and Figure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back in 1968 when I first started using them, market charting and point and figure buy signals were not as self-fulfilling as they are in today's computerized society with its thousands of followers.

  • Risky Bottom Reversals And Directional Movement - Kasten Chase

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The directional movement indicator (ADX) is a trend strength indicator that can be used in a variety of ways including spotting potential bottom reversals (an inherent higher risk play).

Rotten Apples? Spotting Adam And Eve Double Tops by Thomas N. Bulkowski

  • Rowan's Triangle Breakout with a Developing Cup and Handle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rowan Cos. recently broke out of a bullish triangle formation and now looks to be forming a cup with handle.

  • Rumors, Rumors, And More Rumors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buying stocks based on a rumor is not easy, but the rule is to buy on the rumor and sell on the fact.

  • Russell 2000 Cycles And Supports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since peaking late last month, the Russell 2000 index has been moving progressively lower toward an anticipated daily cycle low.

  • S&P 500 Breaks Series Of Peaks And Troughs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 has now broken its series of lower peaks and lower troughs, signaling the end of the bear market downtrend that began in October 2007. However, it is still unknown as to whether a new bull market upward trend is in progress.

  • S&P 500 Is Healthy And Bullish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 has surged above the consolidation range. The index is likely to hit previous highs after the breakout.

  • S&P 500's Channel Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A break below the lower boundary of a trend channel finds the S&P 500 running up against resistance that was once support.

  • SBC's Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SBC Communications has been struggling to put in a bottom since falling from nearly 60 per share in November 2000 to under 40 by April 2001.

  • SIDEBAR: Analysis and moving averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analysis and moving averages Definition of terms used by the author when discussing indicators in the article ""Volume percentage ratio"". In interpreting any charted indicator, it is only the relative position of the plotted line that is important. ..

  • SIDEBAR: Averaging Lag and the EMA Constant

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...AVERAGING LAG AND THE EMA CONSTANT The equation to compute an exponential moving average (EMA) is: ... Picture a function that increases by 1 for each new day. Then, on the generalized i th day the function will have a value of I . Assume the EMA lag

  • SIDEBAR: BASIC and TradeStation Code for Phase Calculation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BASIC CODE FOR PHASE CALCULATION by John F. Ehlers This BASIC code finds the real part of the phasor (the horizontal component) and the imaginary part of the phasor (the vertical component) by summing the product of the price and the two sinusoids over

  • SIDEBAR: BUYS AND SELLS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BUYS AND SELLS In Figure 3a, the greatest buying opportunity occurs when price action becomes strong at a time that many are doubters. Depicted are indicators of both price strength and investor sentiment. Relative and absolute strength are indicators o

  • SIDEBAR: CALCULATING TEMA1 AND DEMA1 by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CALCULATING TEMA1 AND DEMA1 by Technical Analysis, Inc. These Excel spreadsheets (sidebar Figures 1 and 2) present the calculation of TEMA1 (column H) and DEMA1 (column N). TEMA1 uses a multiple linear regression over a 52-week period of closing prices

  • SIDEBAR: CYCLES, POWER AND PHASE by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CYCLES, POWER AND PHASE by Technical Analysis, Inc. Cycle length is the term most traders use when they refer to cycles. For example, two cycles are plotted, each with two different cycle lengths in sidebar Figure 1. The first cycle has a length of 64 p

  • SIDEBAR: Calculating DEMA2 AND THE MACD by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calculating DEMA2 AND THE MACD by Technical Analysis, Inc. This Excel spreadsheet (sidebar Figure 3) presents the DEMA2 along with the MACD using DEMA2 as the smoothing filters. Column B (labeled X value) is the time t. This column could be elsewhere, a

  • SIDEBAR: Calculating leverage and simulated trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Calculating leverage and simulated trading The following explanation uses a Microsoft Excel 4.0 spreadsheet calculating final equity versus leverage and simulated trading. Referring to Figure 1 from the article, the values placed in the spreads

  • SIDEBAR: Calculating the mean, standard deviation and cumulative

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Calculating the mean, standard deviation and cumulative probability density functions. Calculating the mean of a series of numbers is the same as calculating the average of a series of numbers. First, sum the numbers together and divide by the

  • SIDEBAR: Comparison between actual price changes and normal distribution.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...COMPARISON BETWEEN ACTUAL PRICE CHANGES AND NORMAL DISTRIBUTION The average weekly natural log changes in the Standard & Poor's 500 index from April 1986 through December 1995 was measured and the standard deviation of these changes calculated. The resu

  • SIDEBAR: Cups and caps by Thom Hartle

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  • SIDEBAR: Discipline and Flexibility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DISCIPLINE AND FLEXIBILITY The novice trader will ignore a failed signal, riding his position into a large loss while hoping for the best. The more experienced trader, having learned the importance of money management, will exit quickly once it is appar

SIDEBAR: EXPERTS AND EGOS

  • SIDEBAR: Expectations and Spread Positions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EXPECTATIONS AND SPREAD POSITIONS For bull market forecasts, graphs in the top half of the article's Figure 3 portray two spread positions. In these positions, the leftmost line on each graph depicts maximum loss as the premium paid for the call debit s

  • SIDEBAR: Indicators and Formulas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...INDICATORS AND FORMULAS Bollinger bands are channel lines plotted two standard deviations above and below a 20-day simple moving average. A 20-day lookback period is also used for the standard deviation measurement. The formula for standard deviations i

  • SIDEBAR: LEAST-SQUARES CYCLE AND THE TIME SERIES MOVING AVERAGE

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LEAST-SQUARES CYCLE AND THE TIME SERIES MOVING AVERAGE The least-squares cycle oscillator calculates a regression line that is a best fit of the data for the selected time period, and then the difference between the current closing price and the current

  • SIDEBAR: METASTOCK IMPLEMENTATION OF DEMA1 AND MACO-DEMA1 by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...METASTOCK IMPLEMENTATION OF DEMA1 AND MACD-DEMA1 by Technical Analysis, Inc.

  • SIDEBAR: METASTOCK IMPLEMENTATION OF TEMA1 AND MACD-TEMA1 by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...METASTOCK IMPLEMENTATION OF TEMA1 AND MACD-TEMA1 by Technical Analysis, Inc. The TEMA1 moving average and the MACD-TEMA1 can be implemented in MetaStock version 3.x using the custom formulas. The period for the example TEMA1 below was chosen as 26; howe

  • SIDEBAR: MODIFYING RISK AND RETURN WITH S&P 500 FUTURES

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MODIFYING RISK AND RETURN WITH S&P 500 FUTURES Stock index futures modify risk by altering the portfolio beta and portfolio return by affecting cash balances. Take an example. A $10 million portfolio currently has a beta of 1.2. The manager wants to inc

  • SIDEBAR: MetaStock and Indicators - Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MetaStock 4.5 formulas - Technical Analysis, Inc.

  • SIDEBAR: Money supply and the S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Money supply and the S&P 500 I suspect most economists would say that M2 money supply and the S&P 500 are independent of each other. Here is evidence that there are significant serial dependencies between these two important time series. For illustrati

  • SIDEBAR: OBSERVATIONS AND FORMULAS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...OBSERVATIONS AND FORMULAS To devise a technical indicator out of all this, consider first Article Figure 3. Today's low (Day 1 low) is 250 points below the high of Day 4 and 300 points below the high of Day 9. To which high is today's low most overexten

  • SIDEBAR: Old RVI, new RVI and inertia

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...OLD RVI, NEW RVI AND INERTIA The relative volatility index (RVI) is a modified form of the relative strength index (RSI). The original RSI calculation separates one-day net changes into positive closes and negative closes, then smoothes the data and nor

  • SIDEBAR: Option price sensitivity and the Greek alphabet

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Option price sensitivity and the Greek alphabet To analyze the risk/reward profiles of option strategies, traders measure the sensitivity of option strategies to unit changes in independent variables such as the price of the underlying security

  • SIDEBAR: PROFITABILITY OF BREAKOUT AND OSCILLATOR METHODS WITH S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...PROFITABILITY OF BREAKOUT AND OSCILLATOR METHODS WITH S&P 500 Profitability of breakout and oscillator methods with S&P 500.

  • SIDEBAR: Prices and Cycles by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Prices and Cycles by Technical Analysis, Inc. There appears to be a correlation between the magnitude of a stock price move and the strength of the planetary cycle. Article Figure 3 is a scatter plot on which the vertical scale denotes the num

  • SIDEBAR: Profit Objectives and Sequential System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Profit Objectives and Sequential System The classic form of chart analysis incorporates a method to project profit objectives after a trendline is penetrated. Along those lines, Tom DeMark developed three methods to identify profit objectives a

  • SIDEBAR: Projection bands and oscillators by Mel Widner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:07 (281): SIDEBAR: Projection bands and oscillators by Mel Widner Sidebar Figure 4 shows a Microsoft Excel 4.0 spreadsheet that is used for calculations; column A = trading day number that is used in the calculation of slopes and trends. For a look

  • SIDEBAR: RELEVANT FORMULAS AND CALCULATIONS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: RELEVANT FORMULAS AND CALCULATIONS To calculate and adjust a mutual fund's annualized five-year return to maintain a top 30 ranking: First, convert the annualized five-year return (A) from NLFI to the full compounded return, as shown in column

  • SIDEBAR: RELEVANT FORMULAS AND OBSERVATIONS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...RELEVANT FORMULAS AND OBSERVATIONS Focusing on the profit and loss profiles, we have established that: Rstock + Rput - Rcall = 0 Where Rstock, Rput and Rcall are the risk--profit or loss --of holding the stock, the put and the call, respectively. ...

  • SIDEBAR: SHORT INTEREST AND LEVEL OF PAIN

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SHORT INTEREST AND LEVEL OF PAIN Generally, short interest is a monthly statistic presented on a current-month versus previous-month basis. Viewing one or two months of short interest data is, unfortunately, a tantalizing but less than satisfying experi

  • SIDEBAR: TERMS AND PROGRAMMING HOW -TOS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TERMS AND PROGRAMMING HOW -TOS Here are the definitions of the terms used in Article Figures 2 and 3, and the names of storage variables you see at the top of the macro: CURR--Currency for which the database holds exchange rates SERIES--Ex. 12345, a num

  • SIDEBAR: THE MASS INDEX AND MOVING AVERAGE FORMULAS

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  • SIDEBAR: THE VOLUME INDEX AND ON-BALANCE VOLUME

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...THE VOLUME INDEX AND ON-BALANCE VOLUME --Thom Hartle A leading and confirming indicator, page 170.

  • SIDEBAR: THE VOLUME INDEX AND ON-BALANCE VOLUME

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  • SIDEBAR: The Exchanges and Indices - Technical Analysis, Inc.

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  • Seasonal Trades And The Channel Breakout System by John L.Momsen

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  • Secular And Cyclical Cycles by Moses Sanchez

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  • Sell In May And Go Away

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  • Sell In May And Go Away?

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  • Sell Stocks And Buy Gold?

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  • Semiconductors, Channels, And Divergences

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  • September's Decline And Opportunities

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Setting Stops And Taking Profits With Maximum Excurson by Sergei Dobrovolsky

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  • Shipper Slips From Head And Shoulders Top

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  • Short-Term Interest Rates And The Moon

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  • Short-Term Pattern: Adam And Eve

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  • Short-Term Volume And Price Oscillator by Sylvain Vervoort

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  • Sidebar: MOMA and Excel by Stephan Bisse

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Sidebars: Mathematical formulas, and MetaStock code by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D.

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  • Silver And A Swing Trading View

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  • Silver Signals Higher ... And Lower

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the third triangle be the charm?

  • Similarities Between Then And Now? This Isn't 2008

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  • Sirius Satellite Radio And Its Flag

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  • Slippage Cost Of A Large Technical Trader by Thomas V. Greer, B. Wade Brorsen and Shi-Miin Liu

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  • Small Cap And Large Cap Stocks Diverging

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  • Small Caps: Growing Value And Valuing Growth

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So Why Do You Need Money Management? B. McDowell Tells You by J. Gopalkrishnan and B. Faber

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  • Soaring Silver And A Systematic Plan

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  • Social Mood And The Markets

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  • Sometimes It's Best To Stand Aside And Wait

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  • Sound Systems by Robert Pelletier and Sabrina Carle

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  • Spinoffs And Short-Selling

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Spotting Index Tops And Bottoms

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  • Starbucks And Its Powerful Breakout, Doubtful Near-Term Trend

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  • Starbucks: Peaks And Troughs In Trends

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  • Start Small And Win Big

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  • Starwood Hotels and Resorts

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  • State Street Forms Large Head And Shoulders Reversal

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  • Statistics And Trading Behavior by Ari Kiev and Ken Grant

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Steve Nison's Candle Charting Essentials And Beyond by Sean M. Moore

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  • Stochastic RSI And Dynamic Momentum Index by Tushar Chande and Stanley Kroll

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  • Stochastics Indicators And Trading by David Lundgren

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  • 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.

  • Stock Market Recovery And How To Survive The Fall

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  • Stock and Future Option Trading

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  • Stocks And Bonds Start To Decouple

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  • Stocks And The Art of Charts

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  • Stocks, Interest Rates And The MACD by Kent Perkers

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  • Straddles, Strangles And Spreads by Richard M. Koff

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  • Sturm Ruger And Keeping Money Flow In The Crosshairs

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  • Summertime ... And The Cotton Is Slipping ...

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do oversold readings in October cotton make the case for value--or merely further declines?

  • Sunspots and Market Activity by J. Katz, Ph.D.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Being added to the Standard & Poor's 500 while a large short interest exists creates demand and can drive prices higher.

  • Support And Resistance Levels

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  • Support And Resistance Lines Define Market Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support and resistance lines not only help traders in identifying areas of support and resistance, but they can be used to determine the trend of the market.

  • Support And Resistance by Stuart Evens

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  • Support Tests, Money Flow Divergences, and Scalp Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Executing trade entries near strong, well-defined support and resistance areas can be an effective trading strategy, particularly when combined with momentum and money flow divergence analysis.

  • Support and Commodities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An important test of support looms for the CRB Index now that its year-long bull market is over.

  • Support and Resistance on QCOM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ready to move up or just sideways?

  • Support and Resistance with the Andrews Pitchfork by Barbara Star

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  • Supporting Gold and the Greenback

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After making major bullish moves January and February respectively, both the dollar and gold find support.

  • Surfing Your Position With Wave Stops by E. Labunsky and T. Hamilton

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  • Swing Time for Currencies and Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold often swings with the US dollar and the Euro, and it looks like this dance may continue.

  • Swiss Franc Futures Give Contrary Daily And Weekly Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the weekly and daily charts show contradictory signals, weekly patterns generally prevail. The Swiss Franc futures shows a bearish daily chart and an upward channel on the weekly chart. The first step to trading such patterns is to reduce your tra

  • Swiss Franc's Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bull market in the Swiss franc looks due for a mild correction.

  • Symmetrical Triangles And The MACDH

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can a symmetrical triangle be directional? Other tools in the technical toolbox may be able to tell you.

  • System Optimization And Money Management by L. Zamansky, Ph.D., and M. Stolz

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  • System Optimization And Money Management by L. Zamansky, Ph.D., and M. Stolz

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This article is a continuation of Subach's previous article concerning diversification and risk reduction. This time, he will explore systematic and unsystematic risk with respect to total risk of investment. The capital asset pricing model (CAPM) presen

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  • TD Sequential And Ermanometry For Intraday Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Time-based techniques are effective and can be applied to intraday trading, but unless they are automated, they require a great deal of tending and tracking on the part of the trader. The Fibonacci and Lucas techniques, which we explored in the pre

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  • TQNT: Important Trend And Cycle Juncture

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by more than 40% since the October lows, shares of Triquint Semiconductor may be set to go even higher.

  • TRIX: Divergences And Hooks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The triple-smoothed exponential moving average (TRIX) is a useful momentum oscillator that can provide signals in a number of ways.

  • Talking Double Tops And Bottoms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A reader asked for further clarification of a double top or double bottom in a recent article about JP Morgan, especially what I did not consider a triangle formation.

  • Tape Reading And Daytrading Stock Index Futures by Gary Smith

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    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.

  • Tech And Small Cap Point Toward Lower Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bull markets are usually led higher by stocks in the NASDAQ and small-cap stocks. But not right now.

  • Tech Stocks And A Distribution Phase

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The money flow and the on-balance volume indicate that investors are cautious about investing in tech stocks after the selloff at the end of February.

TechniFilter Plus Version 6 by John Sweeney and Steven Notis

  • Technical Analysis Adapts and Thrives by M. Carr and A. Hestla

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Professions are built on a body of knowledge and an underlying rationale that explains the reasons behind the knowledge. Technical analysis is a professional undertaking, but little has been written about its foundational principles.

  • Technical Analysis Adapts and Thrives by M. Carr and A. Hestla

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Professions are built on a body of knowledge and an underlying rationale that explains the reasons behind the knowledge. Technical analysis is a professional undertaking, but little has been written about its foundational principles.

  • Technical Studies And The Primary Cycle by Raymond A. Merriman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical Studies And The Primary Cycle Cycle analysis offers the opportunity to identify windows of potential market bottoms and tops. Technical indicators can be used to time entries and exits in the stock at key points in the cycle. How well does thi

  • Technical Tools For Day Traders, Part 2: Pivot System Support and Resitance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Judgements made about likely market behavior which are based on momentum analysis can be even more productive if you have predetermined levels available to act as "price templates" for interpreting the day's trading activity. The Pivot Sys

  • Technical Tools For Day Traders, Part 4: The Use of Prior Day Highs and Lows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Each of the intraday trading techniques discussed in Parts 1 through 3 have relied on reference levels arrived at by means of mathematical calculations. In contrast, the technique discussed in this section will deal with a set of support and resistance l

  • Technically Trading The Yen With Money Management by Timothy L. Krehbiel, Thomas P. Drinka, and Gise

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technically Trading The Yen With Money Management By Timothy L. Krebiel, Thomas P. Drinka, Gisele F. Hamm Any good trading methodology includes selecting the best indicators for a tradeable and applying money management techniques to hold on to profits.

  • Technicals, Fundamentals, And A Discount To Value Make BCF A Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Closed-end funds are an often-overlooked trading vehicle, despite the wealth of available fundamental data that can be used to lower risk.

  • Terra Nitrogen And The Evening Star Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Terra Nitrogen, which produces and distributes nitrogen fertilizer products, has appreciated 88% since October 2002. But a major candlestick formation has emerged to stall that rally.

  • Test And Retreat For Retail HOLDRS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of the retail stock HOLDRS broke down in April and retested a support-turned-resistance level early in May.

  • Testing Exit Strategies by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Testing Exit Strategies by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick Everyone's looking for entry trading signals, but what about after you're in the trade? Last time, Katz and McCormick looked at different techniques for making a graceful -- and

  • Tests And Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at the S&P 500 since the May peak, by way of Sperandeo's 1-2-3 trend reversal.

  • The 10-Year Treasury Note's Head And Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A temporary respite in long rates flows from a head and shoulders top.

  • The 10-Year Treasury's Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There may be more to trade than the downside breakout when it comes to head and shoulders tops.

  • The 10-Year Treasury's Hourly Head And Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How intraday technical analysis saw the collapse in Treasury notes.

  • The ADX And DMI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Setting the ADX and the DMI may not forecast trends early, but once forecasted, the strength of the trend will be powerful.

  • The Advance-Decline Line: NYSE, AMEX, And NASDAQ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This indicator helps traders assess the participation in market moves, identifying market breadth.

  • The Airlines' Complex Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The latest declines for the airlines industry are only a continuation of a miserable year, as the S&P Airlines Index makes plain.

  • The Bad, The Good, And The Profitable by John L. Momsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bad, The Good, And The Profitable by John L. Momsen Here's why you have to research your trades as thoroughly as possible. In February 2003, I received an intriguing email from one of my friends. He said he had discovered a nearly perfect, 94% prof

  • The Bailout Plan And The VIX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the VIX telling us that the bailout plan will be passed by Congress? Is this plan an effective-enough Band-Aid?

  • The Best And The Brightest Go To Washington

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technicians and traders from around the world met in Washington, DC, during the first week of November 2003 to discuss the latest techniques and markets. For those serious about the practice and application of technical analysis, it was an event not to

  • The Best And The Brightest Of Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders are a lonely breed. Most of their days are spent alone, their eyes glued to an array of computer screens, fingers poised over the keyboard and "Do not disturb" signs hanging over their desks. Continually enhancing your trading

  • The Bollinger Band And Trend by John Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bollinger Band And Trend by John Forman Here are ways to use Bollinger Bands to judge the trending tendency of markets, using the distance between the upper and lower bands. Never be afraid to look at an old technical indicator in a new way. In my

  • The Broadening Formation And The Bond Market by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Broadening Formation And The Bond Market by Thom Hartle Trading the bond futures market offers opportunity to the skilled chartist because a diversity of price patterns occurs over time. In reality, chart patterns are accumulation, distribution, con

  • The Buyers And Sellers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rise and fall of equity prices can be seen as a battle between buyers and sellers that can reveal information on supply and demand.

  • The CAM Indicator For Trends And Countertrends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are always moving - up, sideways, down; they pull back, and change direction. What are some hints that conditions are changing? Here's a look at how you can use patterns that appear in indicators and add an indicator to help identify the changing

  • The COT Index and Corn by Scott Barrie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The COT Index and Corn by Scott Barrie Here's a study on using the Commitments of Traders index as an indicator for trading the corn market. The clearing houses for futures exchanges list the current number of outstanding contracts as the open interes

  • The Canadian Dollar's Complex Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even on an intermediate basis, chart patterns often hold form.

  • The Copper Road To China And Impact On Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Copper, a powerful indicator of global manufacturing demand, has been falling and not by just a little. Why and what does it mean for markets?

  • The DJIA And The Stock Index Futures Cycle by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The DJIA And The Stock Index Futures Cycle by Christopher Cadbury Do phases of the three-month futures cycle usually coincide with periods of greatest weakness or periods of substantial strength in the stock market? This American Stock Exchange trader d

  • The DJIA's Divergence And Descending Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The DJIA's descending triangle may turn sour if the bulls continue to thrust prices higher above key areas of resistance. However, prices could be extending their pullback.

  • The Danger Zone With Gregory Morris by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Danger Zone With Gregory Morris by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber As chief technical analyst for Stadion Money Management, Gregory Morris educates institutional and individual clients on the merits of technical analysis, and it is why Stadion utiliz

  • The Development Of A Futures Trader by Thomas Drinka, Nathan Losey, and Ryan Lauer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (34-38): The Development Of A Futures Trader by Thomas Drinka, Nathan Losey, and Ryan Lauer Here's a look at the trading methodology implemented by two futures traders. By using Market Profile, they successfully traded the

  • The Dollar And Deflation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the dollar moves toward a test of long-term lows, fears of inflation have completely eclipsed the possibility of a reversal in the greenback.

  • The Dollar And The Risk

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As usual, we want to look at things with different tools. The dollar will be the subject of our analysis today as we look at the volatility of its volatility.

  • The Dollar Firms Up And Gold Melts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. interest rate scenario has a profound effect on the U.S. dollar as well as gold. As the Fed changed a couple of words in its policy statement, the effect on the charts is clearly visible. While the U.S. dollar has started to firm up, gold has

  • The Dollar and the Deep Blue Sea

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength and moving averages suggest that the mighty U.S. dollar may be on the verge of sinking.

  • The Dow And A Key Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On November 13, the Dow Jones Industrial Average started the day by testing the low of October 10. It then reversed upward, strongly forming a key reversal. Does this signify the completion of wave C?

  • The Dow And CNBC

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Very few traders do NOT listen to CNBC.

  • The Dow And Its Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week I presented a chart and analysis of the S&P 100 index (OEX). This week I'll look at the Dow.

  • The Dow Industrial's Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This bearish reversal pattern is just another sign that the October rally is over.

  • The Dow Utilities' Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like the S&P 500, the DJUA also developed a multi-year head and shoulders top.

  • The Dow's Dragonfly Doji And Double Dose Divergences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis can offer us a glimpse into the future when we spot a divergence or candlestick reversal patterns and they offer clues to potential price swings and fluctuations. Either signal has credibility on its own merits, but when they have a b

  • 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 Essence Of Dow Theory: Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Essence Of Dow Theory: Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans The Dow theory tenet that the Dow Jones Industrials and Dow Jones Transports must ""confirm"" one another is listed perfunctorily in most Dow theory discussions, but confirmation

  • The Euro And The Dollar, Midterm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a midterm outlook for the euro and the US dollar index futures.

  • The Euro's Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The most recent rally in the common currency has stalled short of the August and September highs.

  • The Euro: Triangles, Flags and More Triangles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From a February bottom of 0.8560 to a recent high of 0.9560, the euro has climbed chart pattern after chart pattern on its way up.

  • The Euro's True Colors by Walter Bressert and Doug Schaff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Euro's True Colors by Walter Bressert and Doug Schaff How do you analyze the Euro, a currency that sprang to life with no price history? How do you analyze a full-fledged currency that came into being overnight? Despite its literal lack of price h

  • The Euro's Weekly Cycles by Walter Bressert and Doug Schaff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Euro's Weekly Cycles As a followup to last month's introduction to the newborn European currency, here's what may happen to the Euro. n January 4, 1999, the 40odd years of planning and 10 years of political and economic work paid off as the Euro bega

  • The Fed And The Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...During the recent past, the best-performing sectors have been those who benefit from a stable-to-lower interest rates environment, anticipating a change of monetary policy.

  • The Fundamentals of Sector Rotation by Paul and Carole Huebott

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Fundamentals of Sector Rotation by Paul and Carole Huebott Maintaining an optimized portfolio of strong blue-chip stocks is one way to invest. Here are the basics of how stock groups move through a typical business cycle. Our new Dow strategy, des

  • The Gann Quarterly Swing Chart And Trend Duration by Jerry Favors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gann Quarterly Swing Chart And Trend Duration by Jerry Favors The Gann quarterly swing chart - which is a trend-following indicator and not a trading system as presented in the August Stocks & Commodities - is best used as a compliment with other an

  • The Gap and Patience

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the approach of Christmas, and the shopping that goes with it, is it worth buying shares of The GAP?

  • The Gold Bug and the Ascending Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The triangle in the gold bugs index ($HUI) is the best thing going for gold bulls. But the index's bearish divergence with the MACD--along with a declining gold price--give plenty of pause for thought.

  • The Gold Bugs Index And The Bullish Weekly Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After jumping more than 100% since making the major October 2008 low, the Gold Bugs Index has spent several months in a bullish consolidation pattern.

  • The Gold Miner And The Pitchfork

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of the useful aspects of the Andrews pitchfork is that it can be drawn from any series of three alternating high and low pivot points. With each pitchfork drawn, a story about the trend is told. With each of the pitchforks drawn as seen here, the sto

  • The Gold and Silver Bond Fund System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gold And Silver Bond Fund System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. Building on his previous Gmi system article, this Contributing Editor develops a system using the Philadelphia Stock Exchange daily gold and silver stock index to trade a long-term government

  • The Goldman Roll by Scott Barrie and Kevin Warner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Goldman Roll by Scott Barrie and Kevin Warner Does it affect the commodities markets? The Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI) is a world production?weighted index that measures commodity market returns. The quantity of each commodity in the index

  • The Greenback and the CRB

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What are dollars and commodities saying about inflation and economic recovery in 2002?

  • The Head And The Shoulders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market sold into the Democratic national convention and rallied during and out of it. Does the hourly head and shoulders top in the $OEX mean that a similar market move will take place in advance of the GOP convention in August?

  • The Head and Shoulders Formation by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Head and Shoulders Formation by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Technical analysis as it is applied today to the anticipation and projection of impending price movement of stocks or futures markets might be broken down into three m

  • The Highs And Lows Of Trading by Edward Robert Florez

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Highs And Lows Of Trading by Edward Robert Florez Here's a war story that illustrates some mistakes that all traders have made at one time or another -- and should keep in mind.. The best-laid plans and analysis can become catastrophically skewed w

  • The Histogram And A Hollow Red Candlestick Heighten Volatility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the VIX, a contrarian indicator of the stock market, turns bullish, that implies that volatility in stock market is on the rise. A bullish P-p-P on the VIX's MACD histogram and a hollow red candlestick could cause more nail-biting among those w

  • The Housing Market Bubble: Impact On Mortgage And Bank Sectors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although the housing sector presents negative conditions currently, the mortgage and bank sectors should remain in a trading range environment.

  • The Inner Trader And You

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whether you are an emotional or mechanical trader, understanding your own personality is a worthwhile investment.

  • The Intersection of Price and Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Find out why the S&P 500 reaching 1950 on January 8, 2016 could be an important bottom.

  • The Itsy Bitsy SPDRs and the Year-long Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the April rally gone (but not forgotten), will the June correction mark the beginning of the end of the year-long decline?

  • The January Barometer: Myth And Reality by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The January Barometer: Myth And Reality by Jay Kaeppel Some claim the January Barometer is a great forecasting tool, while others say it is totally without value. As usual, the truth lies somewhere in between. First, let's define exactly what the Janua

  • The Kondratieff Wave And The Presidential Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...History has shown that the stock market and the four-year Presidential election cycle follow strong predictable patterns. What can we expect going forward?

  • The Lightning Spread And Other Strategies by Jesse Chen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (54-55): The Lightning Spread And Other Strategies by Jesse Chen Here are some strategies you can apply by combining two or more options. Options spreads are essentially the combination of two or more options. There are six

  • The Link Between Bonds And Commodities by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Link Between Bonds And Commodities by John J. Murphy Like a set of tumbling dominoes, intermarket analysis is based on the theory that one instrument affected will in turn affect another. Technical pioneer John Murphy, best known for his trailblazin

  • The Link Between Bonds And Stocks by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Link Between Bonds And Stocks by John J. Murphy Intermarket analysis is based on the premise that all markets are linked. Last month, technical trailblazer John J. Murphy explored the inverse interrelationship between commodity and bond prices; this

  • The Long And The Short Of Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whereas my long-term view for gold is not that positive, my short-term forecast is very positive. What do I mean by long term and what do I mean by short term?

  • The MACD And False Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a single indicator to trade is not a wise decision. Here is an example of a possible false signal for Ebay Corporation (EBAY).

  • The MACDH And Copper's Autumn Correction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A major MACDH trough in the daily chart of December copper suggests lower prices to come. But first, a word from the countertrend bounce ...

  • The Manic Marriage Between Bonds And Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can this long-term intermarket match survive the strain?

  • 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.

  • 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.

The Market Instrument Function by A. Ershov and A. Gerasimov

  • The Maximum Favorable Excursion Strategy by D. Stendahl and L. Zamansky

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Maximum Favorable Excursion Strategy by David C. Stendahl and Leo J. Zamansky Maximum favorable excursion (MFE) is the peak profit that a trade earns before the trade is closed out. Reviewing the performance of a trading system allows us to measure

  • 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.

  • The Nasdaq And Three Elliott Wave Counts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Elliott wave theory is simply that: a theory--and yet so many analysts swear by it. ...

  • The Nasdaq and the Four Day Corollary

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The only thing more amazing about the Nasdaq's rally since March is that it hasn't featured more than four consecutive up days.

  • The Nasdaq's Failed Head And Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a pattern breaks down, standing aside is one option. Taking the other side is another.

  • The Nasdaq: Elliott Wave and Kondratieff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I discovered Elliott wave theory in 1969, and since then have been hooked. Has Elliott made money for me? No, but it has forewarned me of what to expect in the future, and that helps, but only if I accept what it tells me. That is difficult most of the

  • The Nature of Risk: Justin Mamis and the Meaning of Life by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (359-365): The Nature of Risk: Justin Mamis and the Meaning of Life by Thom Hartle Looking back on decades of market activity can give anyone a certain perspective, and Justin Mamis, who writes the Mamis Letter, a newsletter for Hancock Institut

  • The Neural Network Financial Wizards by Steve Ward and Marge Sherald

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Neural Network Financial Wizards by Steve Ward and Marge Sherald What techniques do some of today's money managers using neural nets use? Here's a glimpse. In these days of more and more ways of applying neural networks, financial experts using neu

  • The New Dow Strategy in 1996-97 by Paul and Carole Huebotter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The New Dow Strategy in 1996-97 by Paul and Carole Huebotter The Dow dividend strategy - or, more idiomatically, the ""dogs of the Dow"" - has garnered a lot of attention lately. It, or one of its variations, has been the subject of at least five full-l

  • The Option Premium Ratio And The DJIA by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Option Premium Ratio And The DJIA by Christopher Cadbury The discussion on the option premium ratio continues, with more examples on forecasting short-term movements in the DJIA. Previously, I introduced the option premium ratio, which is the rati

  • 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 Parable Of Coffee And The Blind Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The end of a downtrend and the resumption of an uptrend loom in coffee futures.

  • The Perfect Trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., and Jennifer Benson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Perfect Trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., and Jennifer Benson What is a perfect trader and is such a condition desirable? Does such a creature exist? Psychologist Van K. Tharp of Investment Psychology Consulting says not and further, you're far more li

  • The Power Of Price And Volume Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To get a better sense of where the security's price is headed, you should consider volume along with price changes. Price changes are viewed with more significance when the volume accompanying the change is high, and conversely with less significanc

  • The Prospect for Higher Interest Rates and Inflation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to prepare for a trend change that could continue for decades.

  • The Put/Call Ratio And Price Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The put/call ratio and open interest can be used as a leading indicator to predict the next index move. In this, the first part of a three-part series, the put/call ratio is defined and the cyclical phases this indicator goes through.

  • The Puzzling Paget And His Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles can be something of a mystery.

  • The Q's Hourly Double Bottom And Successful Test

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...March came in like a lion ... with a market bottom in tow.

  • The R2K And The EMA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some people are so rich that the gyrations of the financial markets don't mean a thing to them. But for mere mortals possessed of ordinary financial means, whenever a stock or stock index closes below its all- important 200-day EMA, traders and inve

  • The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (252-254): The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean Exchange rates fluctuate on a second to second basis, but the long-term trends can be understood by using an indicator based on the ratio of inflation rates. The case in p

  • The Real Estate Market In Canada And In The US

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The real estate market may be in trouble in the United States, with house prices dropping and mortgage companies that gave risky loans facing serious problems, but in Canada, it is still up, up, and away.

  • 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 Recent Potential 2B Top And What It Means For Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Trader Vic" Sperandeo wrote about a pattern that he said had been a big money maker for him over the years. It recently appeared on a number of indexes. What does it mean?

  • The S&P 500 And Its Lines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support and resistance levels on a chart can be excellent areas to place buy or sell signals. They should not be confused with trendlines that connect the lows or highs of a trending range. Here is a chart of the S&P 500 Daily Index and various &quo

  • The S&P 500's 30-Minute Head And Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Did somebody say "bottom"?! The head and shoulders formation in the 30-minute S&P 500 might be the bulls' best bet on an end to the March declines.

  • The S&P 500's 60-minute Complex Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since its October 10th bottom, the S&P 500 has been half uptrend and half consolidation. But now, the S&P 500 is all top.

  • The S&P 500's 90-Minute Head And Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the S&P 500 breaks down in mid-March, a growing positive stochastic divergence in the 90-minute chart suggests a bounce may come sooner than later.

  • The S&P 500's Five-year Head and Shoulders Hangover

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Believe it or not, the equity bubble of the 1990s may have only begun to burst.

  • The S&P 500's Other Head and Shoulders Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An intraday look at the S&P 500 anticipates a near-term correction in the index's July-August advance.

  • The SOQ And The S&P 500 Settlement by Thomas Cronin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The SOQ And The S&P 500 Settlement by Thomas Cronin R J. O'Brien research director and market letter writer Thomas Cronin marks his first appearance in STOCKS & COMMODITIES with some trade possibilities in options based on the difference between the clo

  • 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 Secret Of (Old and New) Pros

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading secret of the pros: Have a plan before you trade -- Then work it!"It is literally true millions come easier to a trader after he knows how to trade, than hundreds did in the days of his ignorance" - Jesse Livermore, 1923

The Shark Attack Strategy And Fibonacci Levels

  • The Shark Attack Strategy And Fibonacci Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discovered long before there were stock markets, the Fibonacci method has proved to be useful for traders.

  • The Short- And Long-Term Trading Itinerary For The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 looks poised to rally for the short term, but such a rally may prove to be its demise over the long term, should a large head & shoulders pattern form on the daily chart.

  • The Short-Range Oscillator and the DJIA by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES The Short-Range Oscillator And The DJIA by Christopher Cadbury Oscillators come in many shapes and forms. Here, one unique oscillator is analyzed to determine patterns and the results in the stock market after a particular pattern

  • The Stock Market and Seasonality by Bob Kargenian, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Stock Market and Seasonality by Bob Kargenian, C.M.T. Is there a message that can be gleaned from the performance of the stock market during the 1996 election year? There may be. In 1990, this writer discussed the seasonal movement of the stock mark

  • The Stock Market, The Calendar, And You by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Stock Market, The Calendar, And You by Jay Kaeppel What's more important -- what you buy or when you buy it? Seasonality in the market has long been a welldocumented phenomenon. A detailed look at the stock market will lead you to conclude that ther

  • The Strength Of Support And Resistance by Christopher Narcouzi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Strength Of Support And Resistance by Christopher Narcouzi Measuring Overhead Supply Here's how to quantify support and resistance so you can get a good idea ahead of time whether they will hold up when tested. Stocks run up and down between suppo

  • The Symmetrical Triangle And The Regional Banks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A symmetrical triangle develops during the course of the downtrend in RKH. Is an upside breakout any more or less likely than a downside breakdown?

  • The TEM Trading Systems and how it all began by William Cruz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The TEM Trading Systems and how it all began by William Cruz The last thing on my mind when I started trading futures in the mid-1970s was developing and marketing a trading system. In fact, if someone had told me back then that I'd be trading full-time

  • The Toronto 300 Index And The Fiscal Cliff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Toronto 300 has many gold mining stocks in it, which can affect and definitely does influence the movement of the index. Can it be used to determine the movement of the Standard & Poor's 500?

  • The Trader and the Internet by Suzanne Withers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Trader and the Internet by Suzanne Withers, Ph.D. By now, much has been written about the Internet, the international computer users' network. But details have not been as forthcoming. How can Internet help traders and investors? The profitable us

  • 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 US Dollar And The Market

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Expand your trading expertise with this handy guide to orders and how to use them.

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  • The average maturity of money market funds and Eurodollar futures by Glenn Mancher

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Thomas Donovan And Patrick Catania Of The CBOT by John Sweeney

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  • Three Indices And Out

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  • Three Months And Three Gaps For Nucor

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  • Three Peaks And A Domed House

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  • Three Rules, One Easy Way To Trade ETFs by Larry Conners and David Penn

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  • Time Of Daily High And Low by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T.

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  • Timing The Bond Market With Elliott And Fibonacci by Roger Farley

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Tom McClellan And The Oscillators by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

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Tracking Gold With Elliott and Gann

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How much time does your trading system spend in the market? Ideally, you want to deploy systems that make the maximum amount of money in the least amount of time, thus limiting your amount of exposure to the market.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, a seemingly perfect trade setup appears, one that deserves a second look. Here's a look at one such intraday setup and the real-life trade that followed.

  • Trading And "Moneyball"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What do baseball and trading have in common? More than you would have thought.

  • Trading And Control: Walter Bressert by Thom Hartle

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  • Trading And Gambling by Ruth Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading And Gambling by Ruth Roosevelt Gambling is an ancient behavior. Humans have wagered on the outcomes of chance events since prehistoric times. Ruth Roosevelt, director of the Wall Street Hypnosis Center, explains how trading and gambling have cer

  • Trading And Poker Parallels by Don Bright with Darren Clifford

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  • Trading And Teaching: Tom Busby by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan & Bruce Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading And Teaching: Tom Busby by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan & Bruce Faber Tom Busby's long career in the markets started as a broker then money manager with some of the world's largest wire houses. He then moved into the private sector and started traini

  • Trading And The Emotional Boomerang by Adrienne L. Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...rading And The Emotional Boomerang by Adrienne L. Toghraie How are your emotions affecting your trading? They don't, you say? But they do. Even though you may not be aware of it, your emotions are always influencing your trading. Since we are forever in

  • Trading And The Senses by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading And The Senses by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Successful trading requires a mind balanced between intellect and intuition. Here are some ideas toward developing a balanced mental approach to trading. One of the Market Wizards once told me that he

  • Trading Bond And Currency Funds by Joe Duarte

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  • Trading Chaos In Today's Market by J.Williams-Lara and Marcus Lara

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Chaos In Today's Market by J.Williams-Lara and Marcus Lara Trading the volatility of today's markets has created a huge learning experience and a new way to navigate profitably through constant change. A holistic approach to trading may give you

  • Trading Currencies Using Multiple Time Frames by Kathy Lien and Patrick Dyess

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Trading Forex Gold And Silver by Gary S. Wagner

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  • Trading Smiles And Frowns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can a technique this simple really boost trading profits? Find out more.

  • Trading Systems And Fractals by Radha Panini

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  • Trading T-Bonds and Currencies by George Panagakis

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  • Trading The Turtle System On Currencies by Guy Brys, Anja Struyf, and Luc Van Hof

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Turtle System On Currencies by Guy Brys, Anja Struyf, and Luc Van Hof The system was developed two decades ago on the basis of a bet, but since then, it's been a proven winner. The Turtle system was developed on daily data but it has some pr

  • Trading Within The Cup by Rick Martinelli and Barry Hyman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Within The Cup by Rick Martinelli and Barry Hyman The classic approach to trading the cup-with-handle pattern is buying on a pullback during an uptrend before price breaks out. But what about traders who prefer to begin taking a position in a st

  • Trading options volatility by John Nelson and Stephen Kreis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading options volatility by John Nelson and Stephen Kreis The objective in trading options is generally a rather straightforward one--buy the premiums low and sell them high. For many traders there is no need to make ""option action"" any more complica

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A modification of Wilder's directional movement system by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In his New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems (Copyright 1978) J. Welles Wilder Jr. introduced his directional movement system with the following: ""Direc

  • Trading with Elliott Wave and Gann by David Lamarr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading with Elliott Wave and Gann by David Lamarr Wave confusion. This is the best way to describe my introduction to the Elliott Wave Principle more than four years ago. I read the books, started keeping an hourly chart updated by hand and had reasona

  • 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.

  • Trading, Profitability and Leverage by J.M. Malley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading, Profitability and Leverage by J.M. Malley Leverage is a key factor in trading, but few traders understand its importance. Here, Malley concludes his work on the subject. Modern financial theory proceeds by developing an explicit model and der

  • Trading, Technical Analysis, And Poker

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...They're similar, they're different, and they can teach you a lot about strategies and risk management practices that can help make you a more profitable trader

Trading, Time Frames, And Trends by B.C. Low

  • Trailing Resistance And Support Stops by Sylvain Vervoort

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  • Treasury Bonds And Gold by Alex Saitta

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  • Treasury Triangles and Consolidations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A symmetrical triangle pointed to a key breakdown in a 10-year Treasury note yields.

  • Treasury Yields And MACD Histogram Peaks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An extremely high MACD histogram in the weekly chart of the ten-year Treasury note yields back in August suggests that rates are going significantly higher.

  • Trend And Volatility by Jesse Chen

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  • Trend Channels: Breakouts And Breakdowns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do two short-term moves in opposite directions end up supporting the prevailing trend?

  • Trend-Following And The Interest Carry Trade by Russell Sands

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  • Trendline Tips And Tricks by Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trendline Tips And Tricks by Sylvain Vervoort How do you capture those medium- to longer-term moves when trying to enter and exit trades quickly? Daydreaming about trading? Get in a trade early and close to the low point; stay in as long as needed an

  • Trendlines And Consolidations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a technique that produces more accurate trendlines.

  • Trendlines And Relative Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trendlines and relative strength help an investor decide if a market, or sector of a market, is doing well and what to expect.

  • Trendlines by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trendlines by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle Trendlines are those lines drawn on charts to assist the technician in analyzing a market. A trendline drawn below rising prices is known as a demand, or oversold, line, while a trendline drawn above decli

  • Trendlines, Light Volume, And Live Cattle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trendline break and a bounce on light volume spell reversal for February cattle futures.

  • Trends And Moving Averages by Robert Nikifork

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you choose which length and type of moving average to use for chart analysis? Take a look. One commonly used technical indicator is the moving average (MA), which is plotted as a line connecting the average of closing prices over a lookback peri

  • Trends And The 4% Solution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you improve your odds of buying bottoms and selling tops? Use both trend-following and momentum-shift approaches to learn when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em.

  • Trends and price channels by Heidi Schmidt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends and price channels by Heidi Schmidt For the beginner, it is important to know that technical analysis is based on the belief that current market prices are related to prices that occurred previously. In other words, technical analysis is the oppo

  • Triangle Patterns and Direction Changes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart for Sandisk Corporation [SNDK] shows two distinct triangle patterns in the last year.

  • Triangles And Trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Triangles And T ends Building positions is an essential exploitation of a successful trade, and triangle formations can be key to doing so. The classic technical trader relies upon various chart formations for determining market tops, bottoms, and cons

  • Triangles and Fan Lines in Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Network Appliance Incorporated (NTAP) is ready to drop again.

  • Triangles and Fan Lines: Are All the Box Makers Heading Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A look at Gateway Inc. and Apple Computer Corporation brings up the question, is a weak sector getting weaker?

  • Triangles and the British Pound

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Penny-wise and pound-foolish? Not if these triangles have anything to say about it.

  • Triangles and the Run of the Rand

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A symmetrical triangle heralds the end of a greenback rally against the South African currency.

  • Triangles, a Pennant and Fan Lines, Realnetworks is Ready to Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amid a montage of chart patterns comes a breakout for Realnetworks.

  • Triple Top and Bottom Formations in Gold and the US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of gold's main influences is movement in the US dollar.This can be readily seen comparing the long term charts of the gold index (XAU) and the US dollar index (USD).

  • Triple Top and Bottom Formations in Gold and the US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of gold's main influences is movement in the US dollar.This can be readily seen comparing the long term charts of the gold index (XAU) and the US dollar index (USD).

  • True Price Value by Daryl Guppy and Chen Jing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...True Price Value by Daryl Guppy and Chen Jing What is more important in determining market behavior and market pricing, fair value based on fundamentals or the market value created by psychological trading behavior? The classic economic and market mode

  • True Range, Reward/Risk, And Position Size by Alan M. Binder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...True Range, Reward/Risk, And Position Size by Alan M. Binder This method uses the concept of value at risk and true range to determine a reward to risk ratio and position size for trading stocks. The process has been reduced to two Excel spreadsheets f

  • Two Gold Stocks, Two Breakouts, And Two 52-Week Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold stocks have shown good strength over the last few weeks and months, but two in particular stand out from the crowd.

  • 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.

  • Two-Point Problem Of The Rate Of Change by Martti Luoma and Jussi Nikkinen

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...U.S. Treasury auctions and technical analysis by Gerald S. Celaya The auction process in the Treasury bond market creates a problem for technical analysts--the newly auctioned issue has none of the historical price data needed for technical analysis and

  • UAL Outperforming The XAL And The NYA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having made its low months before the broad market did, it's little wonder that UAL Corp. looks poised to soar in the wake of falling energy prices.

  • UPS and the ADX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ADX is one of the indicators used to determine whether a stock is in a trend or not. This UPS example shows how to use the ADX along with chart patterns to enter high probability trades.

  • US Dollar And Euro Fighting Same Battle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These big currencies often battle each other for supremacy, moving most times as mirror images.

  • US Dollar Index And Island Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Island reversals are relatively rare occurrences but $USD daily chart shows us two in quick succession.

  • US Dollar Index and Euro Index Show Rare Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The battle between these currencies is obvious via the mirror image-like moves. They both showed a strong reversal pattern.

  • US Paper Index Beats Rock And Scissors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Dow Jones index is in a breakout pattern. So what is the upside target?

  • USD/CHF: Positive Divergences And Hammer Candlestick Lines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."I'm not dead yet!" cried the greenback, as divergences and reversal patterns hint at a bottom.

  • USD/JPY: Breakout And Pullback Off The Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An ascending triangle bottom in August and September hints at higher prices for the greenback against the yen.

  • Understanding Market Profile Part 6 by Thomas P. Drinka and Stephen M. Ptasienski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding Market Profile Part 6 by Thomas P. Drinka and Stephen M. Ptasienski Range extensions are the intraday price moves that hold good profit potential. Many current trading systems use them although they are typically called opening range brea

  • Unemployment And Derailing The Stock Market

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

  • Unisys And The Three White Soldiers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After basing and underperforming over the last three months, Unisys (UIS) is starting to show signs of life.

  • Up, Up And Away

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When one discovers a share that simply goes up and up and up, do you buy it?

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  • Using Futures And Options to Reshape Portfolio Risk by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A.

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  • Using Implied Volatility And Volume by Scott Castleman

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  • Using Relative P/E Ratios And Technical Analysis by Peter Desnoyers

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  • Using Trailing Stops In Exit Strategies by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick

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  • Using stochastics by Cynthia Keel and Heidi Schmidt

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  • Utilities And Bonds by John J. Murphy

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  • V.14:11.Ascending and Descending Triangles by Thomas Bulkowski

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  • V.15:11 (477-482) Using Fibonacci Ratios and Momentum by Thom Hartle

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  • VIDYA and the Nasdaq (Part 1)

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  • 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.

VIX and the Lemming Effect by John Zachary

  • 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.

  • Value At Risk And Technical Analysis by Luis Ballesca-Loyo

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    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.

  • Variable Cycle Lengths And Intraday Candlestick Analysis by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

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  • 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.

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  • Vodaphone and On Balance Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using my on balance volume setup, Vodaphone is giving a sell signal.

  • Volatility And Trading by Jean-Olivier Fraisse

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This index has a strong inverse relationships to the major indexes and traders should note a compelling move here.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock market volatility is high, as we can see with a chart of the S&P 500 or with the volatility index.

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

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  • Volume And Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's how you can use a divergence between price and volume for trading forex futures or exchange traded funds.

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  • Volume And Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume tends to precede, predict, and confirm future trends.

  • Volume Shapes And Chart Patterns by Thomas N. Bulkowski

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When crossovers and Xs together mark the spot.

  • Volume-weighted RSI: money flow by Gene Quong and Avrum Soudack

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  • WFR New RMO And ParaSar Sell Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When two time-tested trading systems agree on a sell signal, it may be time to pay attention.

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WM: The Best And The Brightest Of Technical Analysis by Matt Blackman

WM: The Buying Myth Debunked by Mike Carr, CMT and Matt Blackman

  • Waiting For Market Time by Jayant Sathe and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

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  • Wal-Mart and the Great Retail Recovery

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maybe "great" is a little much. But Wal-Mart is rallying alongside its retail brethern and taking advantage of the new interest rate environment.

  • Walgreen's And A Fresh Sell Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a fresh sell signal and weak relative strength, shares of Walgreen apparently need a new prescription to stave off further selling.

  • Walmart And The Economy In Trouble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term uptrend of Walmart looks to be coming to an end, and with it the doom of a recovering economy.

  • War and Capital

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do the capital markets react when the unthinkable strikes?

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

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As markets continue higher some historic market indicators, including one of Mr. Buffett's favorites, get even more stretched.

  • Watching the 50- and 100-Period Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are the 50-period and 100-period moving averages indicators to be watched when it comes to market indices?

  • Wave Counts and the S&P's Next Leg Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do the declines of the first half of September augur even steeper declines before month's end?

  • Wave Of RMO Buy Signals In Gold And Silver Miners

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When 10 of the biggest stocks in the precious metals mining industry group flash simultaneous RMO swing buy signals, there's good reason to expect significant follow-through.

  • Waves And Profit-Taking

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  • Waves And Wedges For Cisco

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nasdaq titan Cisco Systems sports a falling wedge that could mark Wave 4.

Weather And The AG Markets by Joseph S. D'Aleo and Todd Crawford

Weather And The AG Markets by Joseph S. D'Aleo and Todd Crawford

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  • Weeklies And Dailies: A Tale Of Two Charts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Think you missed your moment? Try changing your time frame.

  • Weekly And Monthly Seasonal Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These two short-term seasonal cycles can give traders an edge.

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

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  • What The VIX And S&P 100 Could Be Telling Us

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  • When A Share Goes Up And Up And Up

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  • When A Share Goes Up And Up And Up

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  • When And Where To Take Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These five concepts should be considered when developing exit strategies.

  • When Technicals And Fundamentals Tangle

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  • 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.

  • Where Technicals And Fundamentals Sing The Same Tune

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  • Which Inflation Rate? by Alex Saitta and Yuxin Li

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  • Whirlpool and the Relative Strength Index

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  • Wide-Ranging Days And A Map Of The Market

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  • Will A Head And Shoulders Top Stop The Bean Meal Bull?

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Working Money: A Developing Depression by Robert R. Prechter and Peter Kendall

Working Money: ADX: An Indicator And Trading System by Ashwani Gujral

Working Money: Adjusting Indicators For Entry And Exit by Dennis D. Peterson

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Working Money: Bull And Bear Market Analysts by James Maccaro

Working Money: Candlesticks And The J-Hook by Stephen W. Bigalow

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Working Money: Charting Cramer: NYX, AAPL, And CSCO by David Penn

Working Money: Combining Candlesticks And Trendlines by Ashwani Gujral

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