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  • All Systems Are Go For VLO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks in the refining industry group have taken a hit since making their major highs in mid-2007. Signs of life remain, however, and Valero Energy Corp. appears to be preparing for a move higher.

  • Are 3D Printers On The Ropes?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the overall market has been relatively strong, the same can't be said for 3D printers.

  • Are Boeing's High-Flying Days Topped Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boeing Co. has given investors a nice double in stock price in two and a half years, but now a serious challenge comes into view.

  • Are Bond Yields The Canary In The Equity Market?

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

  • Are Bonds A Bubble?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many news stories are saying that bonds are in a bubble, seemingly simply because many investors are buying them. Here's a subjective definition to answer the question.

  • Are Bonds For You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Everybody knows about stocks, but what about bonds? Bonds come in all shapes and forms, some of which may be just what you're looking for. Look and see if bonds would be a good match for you.

  • Are Dell's Dark Days Done?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dell faltered in the autumn and is now showing early signs of a possible reversal.

  • Are Diamond Patterns Friend Or Foe?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Diamonds are a girl's best friend, so goes the song. Are they a trader's, though?

  • Are Discretionary Trading Tools Worth The Money?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are dozens of companies that claim to have the best indicators and trading tools. Most fail to deliver. Here's a look at a set of discretionary trading tools that actually delivers what is promised.

  • Are Drug Stocks Suffering From Hypertension?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term wedge formations that have developed in the pharmaceutical indices may very well be nearing an end. Look for a breakout to predict future moves.

  • Are Energy Stocks Powering Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Positive directional movement in the daily chart of energy stocks suggests more bounce for energies.

  • Are Entry Methods Dynamic Or Static?

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

  • 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 Gold Shares On The Way Back?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold shares are slowly starting to look like a good investment once again.

  • Are High Yield Corporate Bonds An Asset Class Worth Considering?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...High yield corporate bonds, better known as junk bonds, are under appreciated which may have something to do with their popular handle. But have they been given a bum rap?

  • Are Higher Interest Rates On The Horizon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Lehman 20+ Year Treasury Bond Fund (iShares) is showing signs of breaking down, which could signal higher interest rates down the road.

  • Are Hogs Headed Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A mid-summer double top leads to a late summer double bottom as the rally in lean hog futures continues.

  • Are Housing Stocks Rolling Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Giddy talk of a bottom has shifted to anxiety about a market rallying into resistance.

  • Are Internet Stocks Ready To Break Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bearish consolidation pattern and negative divergences on the daily chart could point to lower prices for Internet stocks.

  • Are Italy iShares Forming A Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EWI has been trading in a wide range and is oversold as well after a prolonged fall. The bottom formation could be a sign of an upcoming rally.

  • Are Leveraged Sector ETFs For You? by L.A. Little

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Leveraged Sector ETFs For You? by L.A. Little Find out if you can include these products in your list of tradables. IN 1992, the American Stock Exchange (Amex) petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission (Sec) to create a standalone index-ba

  • Are Long-Term Bond Prices Headed Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two bullish consolidation patterns not only support the possibility of higher prices, but they also make the scenario likely.

  • Are Managed Futures the Future? by Victor Sperandeo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Managed Futures The Future? by Victor Sperandeo This well-known money manager believes that managed futures should be a part of your portfolio. Here's why. Very little can drastically alter the economy and financial markets more than a change in mo

  • Are Market Challenges Rising?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This market has been a little tougher than usual to trade. Bulls are claiming the bottom has been put in, while bears say there is worse to come. Based on these next indicators, the bears have probability on their side.

  • Are My Elliott Wave Counts Too Conservative? You Decide

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A few days ago, I wrote an article titled "What Now, Dow? Looking For Our Strategy." I am starting to believe that I was too conservative in my forecasts.

  • Are Natural Gas Prices Ready To Move Higher Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Natural gas may have put in a significant top earlier this month but there are a number of signs pointing to higher prices in the near-term.

  • Are Office Supplies, The Paper Kind, An Indicator Of A Recovery?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...History has shown that when a stock market enters a recovery phase, more paper is used. The reason is simple; invoices, and writing on those invoices, use ink, pens, pencils and other such office supplies, and when that company uses recycled materials, t

  • Are Oil Service Stocks Headed Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oil service stocks have broken out of a five-month trading range but is the rally for real?

  • Are Patterns Worth Following?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many technicians talk of recurring patterns in charts. Chart pattern recognition is said to simplify technical analysis. So are patterns worth following?

  • Are Railroads Still On The Fast Track?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It may have been a challenging year for the economy but you would never know it by looking at railroad stocks.

  • Are Retail Stocks Signaling Tougher Times Ahead?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the broad market still about 30% below its all-time highs, retailers are actually a little stronger and are only 25% off theirs.

  • 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 Silver Futures Overheated?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Silver is part of the precious metals sector currently in a long-term bull market. With all the uncertainity related to the equity markets and the global terror threat, it has had a vertical upmove in the past few days. Vertical upmoves are something e

  • Are Stocks And Bonds Recoupling?

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

  • Are The Averages in Gear? by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are The Averages in Gear? by Richard L. Evans What is Dow theory really indicating when the industrial and transportation averages are out of sync? Here's a Dow theory specialist to clarify. One of Dow theory's main tenets and the basis of much modern-

  • Are The Dollar Bears Done?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Positive divergences in the MACD histogram and the stochastic suggest limited downside for the US dollar.

  • Are The Industrials Outperforming?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength analysis compares one stock or market to another to determine if that stock or market is out- or underperforming the stock or market it is being compared to. Here the industrial market sector is compared to the S&P 500 to determine

  • Are The Markets Random?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's the question of the ages. Are stock and commodity price movements random?

  • Are The Preferred Shares The Way To Go?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In today's collapsing market, yields of preferred shares are reaching astronomical levels.

  • Are The QQQQs Close To Being A Short?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the chart of the Qs tell us which way the market is going?

  • Are The Semiconductors Slip Sliding Away?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A negative divergence at the top of the January-February rally in the $SOX and SMH threaten further gains for this group.

  • Are There Any Blue Chips Left?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Blue Chips are large multinational companies with sound balance sheets and sounder reputations. They have been in their industry for a considerable amount of time and ownership of their shares are generally regarded as safe investments. They are usually

  • Are There Benefits From Buying Alternative Energy Technology?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With California's power crisis and the recent volatility in oil prices, it's tempting to buy alternative energy technology stocks. But are they profitable investments?

  • Are There Persistent Cycles? by E. Michael Poulos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are There Persistent Cycles? by E. Michael Poulos Most technical indicators use a fixed lookback length based on the idea that cycles are present in the price data. Should the same fixed lookback length be used for all markets? Are there persistent cycl

  • Are Three-Bar Patterns Reliable For Stocks? by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Three-Bar Patterns Reliable For Stocks? by Thomas Bulkowski Futures traders often use a three-bar swing low as a reversal pattern,but is the three-bar pattern reliable for stocks?Find out here. I discovered this gem of a pattern while prospecting

  • Are Trading Systems Smarter Than Technicians?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A few days ago, I wrote that the silver market was exhibiting the potential for a trend reversal. The silver market had other plans, one that a well-designed trading system has profited from.

  • Are Two Channels Better Than One? by Stephane Reverre

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Two Channels Better Than One? by Stéphane Reverre This author tested two channels based on Bollinger Bands around a standard moving average and an application of the capital asset pricing model, and discovered that a combination of the two performs

  • Are Utilities Signaling A Higher Stock Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The utilities market sector continues to underperform the Standard & Poor's 500. Does this signal higher prices ahead for the broader stock market?

  • Are Utility Stocks Headed Even Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Utilities Holders recently broke out of a bullish trading range, indicating the potential for higher prices. Could this be true in light of the Dow's recent breakdown?

  • Are We Finally at a Bottom? SPY Buy Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The DeMark sequential is set up to provide a potential buy signal in the SPY.

  • Are We Seeing a Bottom Hammer?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since peaking in the mid-twenties, this stock has been free falling to multi-year lows. Now it is trying to hold its previous low -- a candlestick "bottom hammer" -- but will it stick ?

  • Are We There Yet?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Those readers who have children, and have been on a car trip with the kids sitting in the back seat, know the answer to this question. Unfortunately, it appears that most investors do not.

  • Are You A Gambler Or A Risk Technician?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's a world of difference between the two.

  • Are You All Gassed Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The name of the game is energy, and gas is one of the cheapest available, but the gas has to be conveyed, and by pipelines. So what about a company that has both gas and the pipeline?

  • Are You Betting With The Chips?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking at the daily, weekly and monthly charts for Intel Corporation [INTC] may provide some clues for future moves within the computer chip sector.

  • Are You Kidding? The Feelings Are Mutual

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can you save money you don't have?

  • Are You Kidding? The Feelings Are Mutual

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can you save money you don't have?

  • Are You Looking For A Bank To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You have to be strong to buy when prices are bad.

  • Are You Looking For A Speculative Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Eastman Kodak, once the king of the photograph, is now in the doldrums -- but is it?

  • Are You Lost?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ask yourself these 10 thought-provoking questions to rediscover the right trading path.

  • Are You Ready For Reits?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Could putting your money in real estate investment trusts meet your long-term investment needs?

  • Are You Trading For A Living Or Living For A Trade?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sound trading practices wean much of the excitement out of trading.

  • Are You Trading On Borrowed Time?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market party peaked at midnight and it's now 4:00 am. Someone has just arrived with a fresh round of drinks. But here are some sobering thoughts for those getting their second wind.

  • Are Your Inputs Correlated? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Your Inputs Correlated? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. If you use neural nets to model the behavior of equity markets in an effort to develop a trading strategy, it's likely that your model has multiple inputs. You may very well find that two or more

  • Are Your Investments Protected?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When it comes to investing, there is a difference between investor protection and insurance.

  • Are Your Profits Robust? by Steve Notis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Your Profits Robust? by Steve Notis Your trading system probably has a set of parameters you think are the most profitable. But is it the most consistent? Here's a technique to find the most robust set that will give you regular profits. For those

  • Are junk stocks really dogs? by Bill Dunbar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are junk stocks really dogs? by Bill Dunbar Why this article? In spite of what my wife says, I do follow my own advice, at least part of the time. In some of the past issues of Stocks & Commodities I have promoted bottom fishing, not to catch healthy co

  • Are there gaps in your thinking? by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are there gaps in your thinking? by Richard W. Arms Jr. Usually in the use of technical analysis we are concerned with what happened and how it happened in order to predict what will happen. But there are times when what didn't happen can be as importan

  • Are there patterns in financial ratios? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are there patterns in financial ratios? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Technical analysts strive to find patterns in the past history of the prices of stocks and commodities (using charts, moving averages, etc.) that will allow them to predict future pric

  • Are you bidding on EBAY?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The resilience of eBAY (EBAY) is evident in the chart over the past year. Even in the bad times it flourished. . . somewhat. Now it's time for EBAY to correct.

  • Are you piloting your trading with safety? by Ana Maria Wilson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you piloting your trading with safety? by Ana Maria Wilson As a full-time trader of highly speculative stock and commodity options armed with a basically sound system, I'm always looking for ways to strengthen the weakest link in my trading program:

  • BID Bubble Meter Says Animal Spirits Are Falling

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When auctioneer Sotheby's stock is rising, it means the auction business is growing and folks are feeling bullish about the future. When it falls, it usually signals that a risk-off trade should be considered.

  • Bio-Pharmaceuticals Are Flying

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

  • Bulls In CEDC Are Losing Their Hold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The directional move in Central European Distribution Corp. is about to end on negative indicators, so a small bullish pattern may also undergo high volatility.

  • CISCO SYSTEMS: Are You Telling Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market seems to be moving sideways in the summer doldrums. CNBC presenters keep talking about technology stocks bringing the market down. Yet Cisco...hmmm... what are you telling us?

  • Combo Deals Are Better

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading decisions can be simplified if both psychological and mechanical aspects of price action are understood. A combination of candlesticks and Western oscillators does that job well.

  • Diamonds Are A Trader's Best Friend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The diamond pattern is a classic chart formation yet it is often misunderstood and underestimated. Here's a deep dive into diamonds

  • Do You Sell Before Results Are Announced?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Should you buy shares before a quarterly report is announced and then sell it right before the announcement?

  • E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company (DD) Are Looking Weak!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend channels within a larger head and shoulders formation make this stock tradable in a number of ways.

  • Electric Vehicles Sales are Accelerating. Check Out This Up and Comer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As electric vehicle options and sales ramp up, here is one inexpensive stock to consider.

  • FANG Stocks are Faltering - Should we be worried?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Four stocks have effectively powered the Nasdaq Composite higher since this rally began. They have struggled of late. Is the rally finally over?

  • Flags Are Flying In The S&P Indexes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that Santa's finished delivering Christmas gifts and the fruit cakes are eaten (or sitting curbside awaiting their final resting place) market bulls are awaiting one last gift: the vaunted Santa Claus rally.

  • Forex Options: Are They Really Exotic?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Any similarity to actual security options is not coincidental...

  • Help! Where Are We?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elliott wave theory offers a signpost in the wilderness.

  • Hewlett-Packard: Are We There Yet?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by more than 76% over the past 31 months, shares of HPQ may soon test a major support level.

  • How Effective Are Rectangles? by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:6 (16-26): How Effective Are Rectangles? by Markos Katsanos It's one of the oldest patterns in technical analysis, but how reliable is it? By statistically evaluating the performance of rectangle formations, we can derive a ne

  • How Fit Are You For Trading? by Ned Gandevani, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Fit Are You For Trading? by Ned Gandevani, Ph.D. Reach your full potential as a trader by understanding your psychological makeup. Trading psychology plays an instrumental role in successful trading. Traders who are successful realize they are not

  • How Much Are Your Habits Costing You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What will you drive down memory lane?

  • How Reliable Are Candlesticks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you're a hard-numbers kind of trader, statistically oriented, you've probably always been suspicious of the candlestick technique. "How reliable are they?" you've probably asked. Here's your answer.

  • How Secure Are Your Securities? by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Secure Are Your Securities? by John A. Sarkett How well protected are your stocks and options in your brokerage account? Two classic Zen koans and one modern riddle you may never have considered: What is the sound of one hand clapping? Does a dog h

  • How useful are stochastics for trading? by Jack D. Schwager and Norman Strahm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How useful are stochastics for trading? by Jack D. Schwager and Norman Strahm In the current popular trading systems terminology, a stochastic refers to a measure of the placement of the current price within a recent range. If the current price is near

  • Intermarket Wrap - What Are Other Markets And Asset Classes Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks (and bonds) have been the biggest beneficiaries of Quantitative Easing efforts but lately, stocks have been struggling. So what's next?

  • Key Sectors Are Flashing Warnings

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A major stock reversal is often presaged by negative divergences in important supporting sectors. Here are three that are sending warning signals.

  • Large Are Leading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Large caps are taking the initiative as the S&P 100 outperforms both the NASDAQ and the S&P SmallCap Index.

  • Market Challenges Are Not Limited To Politicos In Europe

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the situation in Europe continues to deteriorate, there are signs that stock market challenges are not limited to bumbling politicians in that area alone.

  • Newmont And The Gold Bugs Are Very Oversold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After enduring months of record selloffs, Newmont Mining and the Gold Bugs index may be close to a reversal zone.

  • Part 2: Are junk stocks really dogs? by Bill Dunbar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...part 2: Are junk stocks really dogs? by Bill Dunbar This is the second part of an article by the same title published in a previous issue of Stocks & Commodities. In the first half, my question was related to investment in junk stocks near the peak of t

  • Precious Metals Are Rising But Won't Skyrocket

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

  • Questions Are The Heart Of The Matter by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Questions Are The Heart Of The Matter by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt Questions can confound you or they can enlighten you. How can they help you in your trading? If you're not making money through your trading, you are probably not asking the right question

  • Retail ETFs Are A Mixed Bag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you interested in learning more about using exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your trading? Leslie N. Masonson, an active ETF trader, is president of Cash Management Resources, a financial consulting firm that focuses on ETF strategies. He is the autho

  • SIDEBAR: How moving averages are computed

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: How moving averages are computed Moving average are usually specified by two parameters. The first is the length of the moving average and is generally expressed in the same periodicity as the data. For example, if we have the daily price of th


  • Semis Are Lagging

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Semiconductor Index did not participate in the September rally, and relative weakness is a bad omen as we head into October.

  • Small Caps Are Riskier Than Large Caps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The current decline in stocks has hit smaller stocks more than larger ones.

  • So Are We Seeing A Correction Soon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bears haven't given up, even as the market is moving to new highs every day. But what lies around the corner?

  • Stocks Are Oversold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oversold doesn't always mean buy, but the daily chart gives traders some room for optimism.

  • Techs Are Strong, Relatively Speaking

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the technology sector staging a bear market rally?

  • The VIX & SPX Are At Key Levels Once Again

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Near-term action in both the VIX and SPX will likely determine whether current weakness in the market will continue.

  • Things Are Going Better For Coke

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A large head and shoulders formation in the making gives a possible buy signal for those willing to take a risk.

  • Things Are Looking Up For Natural Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Natural gas looks to have put in a significant bottom, as October's falling wedge breakout has held up thus far.

  • Three Signals Are Better Than One

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Correlating signals in multiple time frames increases the odds of a successful trade. Selecting a quality setup, like a reversal chart pattern in a micro time frame along with it, offers a trader endless opportunities to create wealth and protect capital

  • Trading Edges Are The Foundation Of Success

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

  • Treasury Diamonds Are Forever

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How much longer will long rates trend lower?

  • 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?

  • What Are Insiders Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What corporate insiders do in the stock market can tell us a lot about where they believe the market is going. When corporate executives are buying their company's stock in greater than average amounts, it often means a market bottom of sorts. Whe

  • What Are Pivots?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...More than just an alternative to indicators, pivots can be used to better understand market behavior.

  • What Are Those Indicators Really Indicating?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are the stock movements you're trying to predict random or purposeful?

  • What Are You Waiting For?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patience and discipline -- two buzzwords in trading. But to be patient, you have to know what you are waiting for, and when you know what you're waiting for, it's easier to be disciplined. Here's how you can accomplish this feat.

  • What Class Of Trader Are You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Scalpers, daytraders, swing traders, position traders Ñ they all trade, but they trade differently. Here's a look at the characteristics of each type.

  • What Type Of Investor Are You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Time frame, capital, patience, assertiveness, rule following, and temperament are all large parts of investment success. In order to make the most of our individual inherent abilities to perform well at certain functions you must ask yourself some very e

  • Where Are The Markets Headed From Here?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Divergence analysis using momentum indicators can assist traders in spotting potential trend changes weeks before they occur. Here, we examine what the Chaikin money flow indicator may be trying to tell us.

  • Where Are The Real Investors?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Increases in volume, prices, and supply? What's going on?

  • Where Are You Going, Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There is plenty of talk about gold going to new highs. What do the charts tell us?

  • Why Are Stocks And Bonds Inversely Correlated?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's some insight into the ongoing battle between the two tradables.

  • Why Are There Bears Out There?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I am a firm believer in the first rule of the Elliott wave theory, that the chart must look right.

  • Why Oil Service Stocks Are Still The Place To Be

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though the recent correction in oil service stocks may not be over, we have probably not seen the ultimate top in prices.

  • Why Oil Service Stocks Are Still The Place To Be

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Until investors become more optimistic on oil services stocks, this group has higher to go.

  • Winning Is Nice, Profits Are Better

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Digging through your trade system stats may help you decide if a given system is a good fit for your trading style.

Working Money: Are You Trading On Borrowed Time? by Matt Blackman

Working Money: How Reliable Are Candlesticks? by Giovanni Maiani

Working Money: What Are Insiders Telling Us? by Matt Blackman

  • Working Money: What Are Pivots? by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: What Are Pivots? by Dennis D. Peterson More than just an alternative to indicators, pivots can be used to better understand market behavior. The appearance of pivots on a chart suggests the market has made a decision about price action.

Working Money: Where Are The Real Investors? by James Kellndorfer

Working Money: Why Are Stocks And Bonds Inversely Correlated by Michael J. Carr

  • Yahoo Prospects Are Rising

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

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