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  • A Portrait of General Electric as a 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A favorite technique for spotting potential market tops and bottoms appears as shares of General Electric test their June highs.

  • Advance-decline divergence as an oscillator by Arthur A. Merrill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Advance-decline divergence as an oscillator by Arthur A. Merrill Which indicators signaled the crash last October? One that had been shouting a warning was A-D Divergence. This is one of our most venerable indicators. The Advance-Decline Divergence Osci

  • As Broad Market Peaks, A Possible Short For MOT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When big-name stocks severely lag the broad market indexes, look for possible short setups as the S&P 500 maxes out on the current upswing.

  • As FedEx Goes...

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's a saying. Have you heard of it? "As FedEx goes, so goes the rest of the market." FedEx is in the transportation business, moving manufactured goods to distribution centers and to retail outlets, among other things. The movement of

  • As Goes January...

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Every down January on the S&P500 since 1950 without exception has preceded a new or extended bear market, a flat market or 10% correction." 2014 Stock Trader's Almanac

  • As Goes January... Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In my last article, we looked at the January Barometer which says that stock performance in the first month is important in determining what stocks will do for the remainder of the year. As it turns out, this indicator is even more accurate following lon

  • As Gold Stocks Peak, A Possible Short Play With UXG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume is an oft-overlooked technical tool, one that traders can use to help anticipate turns in any market.

  • As January 2012 Goes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As January goes, so goes the year. Here, I use statistical analysis to forecast what the stock market will do in January and the rest of 2012.

  • As January Goes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As January goes, so goes the year. Here I use statistical analysis to forecast what the stock market will do in January and the rest of the year.

  • As Markets Spike, So Does Volatility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks and oil markets saw large price moves in the week of February 25, 2011, and volatility indexes tracking these markets also experienced large swings.

As The Bond Turns by Alex Saitta

  • Berkshire Hathaway As One Of History's Biggest Winners

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Warren Buffett has built great wealth for himself and his investors with a buy & hold philosophy, and traders would be hard-pressed to keep up.

  • Best Buy Becomes Big Sell as Key Support Shattered

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Best Buy plunged nearly nine percent, setting the stage for yet more downside.

  • Bottoming Tailbar As A Classic Reversal Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why the bottoming tailbar is such a powerful reversal signal.

  • Buying The Loonie As A Stock Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using ETFs, stock traders can take advantage of currency trends.

  • CRASH As In The Movie, Not The Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart hinted at the surprise win on the last trading day before the Academy Awards.

  • 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

  • Commitments of Traders as a sentiment indicator By Stephen E. Briese

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commitments of Traders as a sentiment indicator By Stephen E. Briese In the past, conventional market sentiment indicators have been criticized for deficiencies such as the delay involved in reading market letters, weighing their content, estimating the

  • DIA: Money Flow Flat As Price Surges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Fed-induced mini-rally on Wednesday made the bulls very happy, but is the latest multimonth rally in the Dow just about done?

  • DX Turning Higher As Metals Falter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some market turns are more easily anticipated than others. This sharp turn in the US Dollar Index was no surprise, given the extremes of bearish sentiment prevailing leading up to the reversal.

  • EUR/USD: Euro Breakdown As Dollar Surges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite no change in the Fed's $85 billion monthly bond purchase plan, the US dollar surges and the Euro heads south.

  • Elections As The Most Powerful Short-Term Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What you don't know about politics could cost you plenty.

  • FAZ: Rising As Financials Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Direxion Daily Financial Bear 3x Shares are beginning a bullish breakout as the financial sector stocks begin a pullback to support levels.

  • FXI Surges As China Axes A Tax

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chinese stocks have been under enormous pressure since October, declining by almost 50% as represented on the Shanghai Composite Index ($SSEC). But could tax relief on equity trading stop the Chinese stock market from bleeding? The answer may be found on

  • Fear And Greed As Stock Market Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can we really gauge investor fear? What about greed? Turns out we may be able to.

  • Foreign Exchange As The Trader's Alternative by Mark Galant

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Foreign Exchange As The Trader's Alternative by Mark Galant Trading opportunities in the forex market deserve serious consideration as a diversification strategy for your portfolio. While online equities and futures trading have enjoyed exponential gro

  • Form And Pattern As A Trading Tool by Robert Miner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Form And Pattern As A Trading Tool by Robert Miner Pattern recognition has been the topic of much technical literature. From the Elliott wave theory to Edwards and Magee, traders have been told that some fairly well-defined chart patterns indicate the m

  • Fourier Transforms As An Aid To Decision-Making by Alok Srivastava

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:2 (56-59, 63): Fourier Transforms As An Aid To Decision-Making by Alok Srivastava Interested in improving the performance of your indicators? It may be worth your while to gain an understanding of Fourier transforms, frequency

Fractal Dimension As A Market Mode Sensor

  • Hidden Investment Gems, As In Royalty Stocks

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

  • Interview: Gavin McMaster: Living Life As An Options Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You don't have to be an aggressive trader to make it as an options trader, says this "master" of options trading. After learning as much as he could about trading options, Gavin McMaster decided to take the task into his own hands and start trading optio

  • Interview: Trading Success As A Point Of Reference: Ari Kiev, M.D. by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Success As A Point Of Reference: Ari Kiev, M.D. Ari Kiev started out working with suicidal patients before going on to work with athletes and now as a trader's coach. He is a management consult-ant to several trading firms and is the author of n

  • Intuitive Surgical: Bullish Gap Even As Earnings Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite suffering a 35% decline in profits and an 11% slide in Q2 2014 revenues, shares of Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) have gapped higher by more than 10%.

  • Japanese Stocks: Potential Calamity Or Business As Usual? by Eric L. Sharp

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Japanese Stocks: Potential Calamity Or Business As Usual? by Eric L. Sharp Market calamities can be interesting, profitable and even fun to watch. We've had a few of our own in the U.S., with the savings and loan debacle and the junk bond market hijinks

  • LFUS As A Movie-Star Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Strong stocks tend to stay strong; using a proven timing system can help minimize the risk of latching onto a stock that has already skyrocketed over the past year. LFUS is such an example.

  • Lumber As A Trader's Dream

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders need volatility to make money, and lumber has been offering large price moves in short time frames.

  • MAC: Bearish Divergence As Cycle High Nears

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by more than 36% in the past 14 weeks, shares of Macerich Co. are near an important cycle high.

  • Manulife Financial As A Ray Of Light In The Darkness?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How good is Manulife Financial?

  • Maxtor Consolidates As Head-and-Shoulders Formation Evolves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maxtor has a large inverse head-and-shoulders pattern working and looks ripe for a neckline test.

  • Mutual Funds As Stock Index Proxies by Joe Duarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Mutual Funds As Stock Index Proxies by Joe Duarte Both mutual funds and stock indices such as the Standard & Poor's 500 are collections of stocks, but the}e is a major difference between them. A mutual fund manager changes the stocks in his collection o

NYSE Bullish Percent As An S&P Indicator by Thomas J. Dorsey

  • New Sell Signal For DNR As Broad Market Tumbles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Denbury Resources appear to only have just begun to initiate the second wave of a selloff that got under way in early April 2011.

Options as a Strategic Investment

  • Price As A Trading Tool by Robert Miner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price As A Trading Tool by Robert Miner A complete approach to trading requires the trader to analyze the market from all perspectives. The three important dimensions of market activity are time, price and pattern. If a trader does not include all three

  • Put Options As A Hedge Against The Bear

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many traders buy put options to hedge their positions against declining prices. Unlike short sellers, buyers of put options can limit losses more effectively, insofar as the put option buyer risks only the premium, the price of the option contract.

  • Qualcomm Bullish, Even As Nasdaq Corrects

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Qualcomm has been in a bull market since April 2004. It is outperforming the Nasdaq, even as the Nasdaq has corrected, thus proving the old Wall Street adage: there is always a bull market somewhere.

  • RSI As An Exit Tool by David Cartwright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...RSI As An Exit Tool by David Cartwright Over the past 12 years of futures trading, I have taken a singular approach to the use of the relative strength index (see sidebar, ""RSI""). I have discovered that RSI is unreliable for market entry. For exiting

  • Relative Strength As A Selling Tool

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength is well known as a screening tool and a valuable component when it comes to making a buy decision. But what about using it for your sell decision?

  • Scalping As A Trading Style by Vadym Graifer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (76-78): Scalping As A Trading Style by Vadym Graifer Scalping got a bad name during the 1998?2000 market boom, mostly thanks to the media. Does scalping really deserve the bashing? Scalpers inhabit an area of fairly small

  • Spread Prices As A Leading Indicator by Curtis McKallip Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread Prices As A Leading Indicator by Curtis McKallip Jr. Commodities that are deliverable today trade at a different price than the very same commodity to be delivered in the future. This price differential is called a spread. Spreads exist because

  • Stocks Half As Volatile Now As In Great Crashes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent market turmoil feels like it is unprecedented in terms of volatility for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but it's not even close to what traders experienced in 1987 or 1929.

  • Stocks Half As Volatile Now As In Great Crashes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent market turmoil feels like it is unprecedented in terms of volatility for the Dow Jones Industrial Average, but it's not even close to what traders experienced in 1987 or 1929.

  • The Hourly Liquidity Data Bank As A Tool For Day Traders by Donald L. Jones & C. Young

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Hourly Liquidity Data Bank As A Tool For Day Traders by Donald L. Jones & C. Young How hourly data from the Chicago Board of Trade's Liquidity Data Bank can help day traders manage their positions. A typical day trader takes a position and then wa

  • The Market As The Eye Of The Storm

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

  • The Volatility Index As A Forecasting Tool

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the volatility index be used to predict market direction?

  • Time As A Trading Tool by Robert Miner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Time As A Trading Tool by Robert Miner As a rule, most trading methodologies, or ""systems,"" simply approach market activity from a price perspective. But such an approach is incomplete; such an analysis of market activity is one-dimensional without th

  • Trading As A Business

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Get a different perspective by following these six principles.

  • Trading As Teamwork by Franz-J. Buskamp

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading As Teamwork by Franz-J. Buskamp If you were to ask Chicago trader Joseph Ritchie whether he sees himself as an individual trader or a team member, his reaction would probably be a tired smile. After all, he is a member of one of the most success

  • Trading Elliott Waves As Mechanical Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While there will always be subjective aspects to Elliott wave theory, there are also undeniable facts associated with the theory embodying some of its most profitable components. These facts can be used to trade the Elliott wave in an objective fashion

  • Treasury Bond Put Options As An Intermarket Gauge by Joe Duarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Treasury Bond Put Options As An Intermarket Gauge by Joe Duarte Here, ""Wall Street Detective"" editor Joe Duarte discusses using the Hines ratio, a sentiment indicator based on options activity, on the Treasury bond futures market as a trading tool for

  • Trendlines as a Technical Tool by Joe Luisi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NOVICE TRADER Trendlines As A Technical Tool Applying trendlines to charts is a classic form of analysis. Here are some of the basics of using this tool. by Joe Luisi Trendlines, which are one of the most basic techniques in chart analysis, are line

  • Using A Trailing Stop As A Buy-Sell Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a trailing stop as a buy signal can prove highly profitable.

  • V.14:6 (262-264) Employment As A Bond Market Forecast by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How good a barometer is the monthly US employment report for the bond market? One analyst decided to find out. By Alex Saitta The US employment report that the federal government releases on a monthly basis contains an assortment of data on many differe

  • Volatility As A Stock Bellwether

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In his last article, 'Is Trading That Simple?' Dan Zanger discussed some signature chart patterns and stocks that have been big winners. This time, he delves deeper into his composite approach to finding the right stocks at the right time.

  • Volume as a proxy for time by Robert Pisani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume as a proxy for time There are numerous ways to display the market information contained in Market Structure charts. The standard format consists of three parts (Figure 1): the Market Structure Histogram on the left side of the chart, volume at ea

WM: Elections As The Most Powerful Short-Term Cycle by Matt Blackman

  • WMB Gives Yet Another Buy Signal As Market Heats Up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the broad market finally gets in gear and starts to move in concert, it's amazing how similar the chart setups look in the various stocks that fire buy signals.

Working Money: Relative Strength As A Selling Tool by Michael J. Carr, CMT

Working Money:Volatility As A Stock Bellwether by Dan Zanger and Matt Blackman






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