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  • A Trend Channel Trade by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Trend Channel Trade by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a trade that combines fundamentals, trend channels, pattern recognition and volume. Selecting a stock to trade means more than just throwing darts. For my own trading, I use statistically positioned tren

  • Adam & Adam Double Bottom by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adam & Adam Double Bottom by Thomas Bulkowski If you see this type of double bottom, it may mean you need to make a quick exit. discussed the Eve & Eve double bottom chart pattern in the November 2002 STOCKS & COMMODITIES. If the Eve & Eve double botto

  • Adam & Eve Double Bottoms by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adam & Eve Double Bottoms by Thomas Bulkowski Here's the final part of a four-part series discussing double bottoms. If you read my article in the January 2003 STOCKS & COMMODITIES about the Eve & Adam double bottom, you can guess that an Adam & Eve do

  • 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

  • At The Close by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a handy set of tips on what to look for in a stock to add to your portfolio. Traders and investors are always shopping for bargain stocks. When you log onto your favorite website and see that the price of a stoc

  • Beta-Adjusting Trailing Stops by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Beta-Adjusting Trailing Stops by Thomas Bulkowski Have you ever wondered how to improve the performance of your favorite indicator or trading system? By using your indicator to signal a buy and a beta-adjusted trailing stop to get you out, you could imp

  • Bullish Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bullish Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski Can you recognize bullish patterns when they appear? Find out what they look like here. One day, the market will find a bottom and start building a base from which to launch another bull market. Will your mark

  • Chart Pattern Surprises by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart Pattern Surprises by Thomas Bulkowski What chart patterns are really reliable, portending significant moves? This S&C author did some research,and we present the results from his survey of some 15,000 patterns. In exploring and answering question

Cloudbanks by Thomas N Bulkowski

  • Do Chart Patterns Still Work? Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do Chart Patterns Still Work? Thomas Bulkowski Has the failure rate of chart patterns increased in recent years? IN the last several years, have you found it more difficult to make money in the stock market? Do you get the feeling that indicators are l

  • Does Volume Matter? by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:6 (18-22): Does Volume Matter? by Thomas N. Bulkowski If a chart pattern breaks out on high volume, is it a blessing or a curse? Recently, I was reading some reviews on Amazon.com for a book on technical analysis, and one reader comment that stuc

  • Double Bottoms by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Double Bottoms by Thomas Bulkowski The mirror image of a double top, the double bottom is a more profitable longer-term play. Find out why. At first, I thought double bottoms were just double tops flipped upside down, but I was wrong. It's not the for

  • Double Tops by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Double Tops by Thomas Bulkowski It takes more than twin peaks to make a double top. Here's a refresher on the formation. Double tops aren't hard to identify. Novice investors with just a smattering of technical knowledge can identify any two peaks clo

  • Eve & Adam Double Bottoms by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Eve & Adam Double Bottoms by Thomas Bulkowski If you read this author's first two articles about the Adam and Eve combinations of double bottoms, the Eve & Adam combination should be a snap. It combines elements from the Eve & Eve and Adam & Adam double

  • Eve & Eve Double Bottom by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Eve & Eve Double Bottom by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a look at one of the four combinations of double bottoms. You may be familiar with double bottoms, but have you ever heard of an Eve & Eve double bottom? I hadn't heard of them myself until a few years

  • Gauging Gaps by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gauging Gaps by Thomas Bulkowski Should you trade the gap? Here are some gap performance numbers to help you decide. Suppose you've been following a chart pattern. Say prices gap upward, piercing the trendline in a breakout. Do you buy the stock, expec

  • Highs & Tight Flags by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 27:12 (38-42): Highs & Tight Flags by Thomas Bulkowski Does the high & tight flag work as well as some say? Find out here. I have spent 30 years playing the markets. During that time, I have written several books including two

  • Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (I) by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (I) by Thomas N. Bulkowski Bearish chart patterns form at the top of a bear market. What do they look like? Since March 2003, the market has been trending upward. As I write this in August 2003, I'm starting to see be

  • Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (II) by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (II) by Thomas N. Bulkowski Here's the second and final installment about bearish chart patterns. S omeone I know once made the bold statement that there is a chart pattern for any trend that ends. I don't know if tha

  • Improving The Win-Loss Ratio With The Relative Strength Index by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Improving The Win-Loss Ratio With The Relative Strength Index by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a refresher on the relative strength index, and how to improve your win-loss ratio. Technical analysts can be divided into two basic camps -- those who rely on cha

  • Interview: Thomas Bulkowski by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:9 (46-54): Interview: Thomas Bulkowski by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Trader and chart-pattern expert Thomas N. Bulkowski, former hardware and software engineer and current Contributing Writer for Technical Analysis of STOCKS & CO

  • Investment Candles by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which candlesticks work best as reversal or continuation patterns? Find out here. Investment-grade candlesticks work as reversal or continuation patterns at least two-thirds of the time (66%), and they are plentiful. By "plentiful," I mean that I so

  • 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

  • On Rising Wedges by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Rising Wedges by Thomas Bulkowski As your stock rises and sector rotation becomes more pronounced, it's wise to be alert to a chart formation called a rising wedge. Rising wedges can get you out at the top before your stock tumbles. Here's a refreshe

  • On Symmetrical Triangles by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Symmetrical Triangles by Thomas Bulkowski You might have seen triangle formations and wondered what they were all about. You might have been caught on the losing side of a descending triangle and wondered what happened. For those of you who've wonder

  • Predicting Prices With Support And Resistance by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Predicting Prices With Support And Resistance by Thomas N. Bulkowski Support and resistance are important chart patterns. Read this to find out why. I consider support and resistance (SAR) the most important chart patterns. Why? By finding SAR, you can

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

  • Sell Using Stops by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (28-32): Sell Using Stops by Thomas Bulkowski The use of stops separates the professional trader from the amateur investor. It doesn't matter what price you paid for a stock. What matters most is what you sell it for. Do yo

  • The Beginning Trader by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (40-44): The Beginning Trader by Thomas Bulkowski Here are some tips to help a beginning trader become profitable. You may be approaching retirement and want to supplement your income or earn enough money to afford the ris

  • The Bounce Trade by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bounce Trade by Thomas Bulkowski A double bounce following a long decline spells a trading opportunity. Find out why. I 'm not sure exactly how I happened upon this chart pattern. I noticed that after a long, perhaps straight-line decline, stocks o

  • The Bump-And-Run Reversal by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bump-And-Run Reversal by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a new chart pattern that suggests when to take profits before a trend change begins. Included is a review of past performance. Isn't it strange how an idea occurs? Being hit by a falling apple led Si

  • The CCI Trade by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CCI Trade by Thomas Bulkowski It's not when you buy but when you sell that counts. These two trades used the commodity channel index as a sell signal. Many traders will tell you it's easy to buy a stock but difficult to sell. When you sell determin

  • The Dead Cat Bounce by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dead Cat Bounce If you trade stocks long enough, you might have an event take your stock down 25% to 70% in a single session. Then the situation gets grim. Here's a review of the dead cat bounce chart pattern and a strategy to minimize any additiona

  • The Failed Trade by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Failed Trade by Thomas Bulkowski Sometimes a trade doesn't work out the way you hoped it would, but you can always learn from your mistakes if you take the time to review your trades. Take a lesson from this failed trade. After I began trading in t

  • The Head-and-Shoulders Formation by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Head-and-Shoulders Formation by Thomas Bulkowski I was doing research in the public library when a staffer asked me if I could help an elderly lady find a chart of TWA [TWA]. The investment materials are sparse at the library and the periodicals th

  • The Scoring Trade by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Scoring Trade by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a scoring system for symmetrical triangles that helps predict performance. How do you make money in a bear market without selling short? By picking winners. How do you gain the experience necessary to pick w

  • The Simple ABC Correction by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (52-55): The Simple ABC Correction by Thomas N. Bulkowski This chart pattern reliably signals an extended move up. Take a look. An old joke says that if an investor buys land in an earthquake zone, it will be his own fault.

  • The Truth About Trendlines by Thomas Bulkowski

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

  • Tiny Chart Patterns: Stinkers Or Stalwarts? by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (44-48): Tiny Chart Patterns: Stinkers Or Stalwarts? by Thomas N. Bulkowski Recognizing tiny chart patterns may be all the edge you need to make a killing in the market, but do they work? In two prior articles, I discussed

  • Top-Performing Reversal Candles by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Top-Performing Reversal Candles by Thomas Bulkowski Three candle patterns outperform all others. Can you guess which ones? During research for my latest book, Encyclopedia Of Candlestick Charts, I explored the world of candlesticks and found which ones

  • Uncommon Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Uncommon Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski Some bullish chart patterns are rare, and some are simply not well known. Read this to find out about both. A few months ago, I received e-mail from someone asking about identification techniques for chart pa

  • V.14:11.Ascending and Descending Triangles by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ascending And Descending Triangles by Thomas Bulkowski Last issue, symmetrical triangles and the ways to trade with this particular chart formation were the topic at hand. This month, we present two more variations of the triangle, the ascending and des

  • V.15:11 (516-521) The Weekly Reversal by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's a weekly reversal and how does it work? Here's a refresher on this intriguing formation. Maybe you've felt it. Every once in a while, you feel really good. You begin to believe that you know everything there is to know about a subject. You know

  • Volume Shapes And Chart Patterns by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (36-39): Volume Shapes And Chart Patterns by Thomas N. Bulkowski Do volume shapes predict postbreakout performance from chart patterns? In the second edition of my Encyclopedia Of Chart Patterns, I introduced a concept that

What Powers Chart Patterns? by Thomas N. Bulkowski

  • What Time Frame Is Right For You? by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (44-47): What Time Frame Is Right For You? by Thomas Bulkowski Finding the right time frame for your trading may make life easier for you -- and your trading successes more sustainable. A trader I'll call Jennifer made big b

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

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







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