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  • "Stopping" A System by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...""Stopping"" A System by John Sweeney Once you get hold of an idea, it's often tough to get rid of it, especially if it shows no promise whatever. It tugs at the back of the mind--what was it about the original insight? What was valid? What was bogus? I

  • "Technician's Technician" Martin Pring by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...""Technician's Technician"" Martin Pring by Thom Hartle Technician-writer-money manager: Martin Pring was described as the ""technician's technician"" by Barron's, and his diverse background can certainly confirm that. Pring received his initial trainin

  • %B complements on-balance volume by Joseph Barics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...%B complements on-balance volume by Joseph Barics Williams' on-balance volume, or WAD, by itself isn't always a clear indicator of a bottom. To better observe supply and demand, I combine WAD with the percentage of buying for the day, or %B, on a high-l

  • 'Tis The Season by Bob Kargenian

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...'Tis The Season by Bob Kargenian The seasonal tendencies of the stock market have been the subject of extensive research. The likes of Yale Hirsch, Arthur A. Merrill, Martin Zweig and Norman Fosback -- all noted technical analysts -- have explored this to

10 How-Tos For Option Trading by Ron Ianieri

  • 10 Rules For Options Traders by Joe Luisi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...10 Rules For Options Traders by Joe Luisi The success of your trading career is determined by profitability. And this profitability lies in the way you follow your trading plan. Here are 10 rules you should always consider before making a trade. It's a

  • 1989 cycles by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...1989 cycles by John F. Ehlers Cycle activity in 1989 was substantially higher than in 1988, and some role reversals in cycle personalities appear to have occurred relative to the previous year. To measure and examine 1989 cycle activity, I used 12 perpe

  • 1991 Cycles by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...1991 Cycles by John F. Ehlers If you've always suspected that contracts have definite personalities, you would have your suspicions confirmed this way. Here's an overview of various cycles that appeared in some futures markets during 1991, the way only

  • 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

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  • : 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 10-Year Overview Of Market Sentiment by Joe Duarte, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 10-Year Overview Of Market Sentiment by Joe Duarte, M.D. Crowd psychology plays a role in the development of market tops and bottoms. In theory, a bottom forms when the majority of investors are extremely pessimistic, and a top occurs when the investo

  • A Big Bang By Cisco

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cisco breached a major resistance after a gap up followed by a bullish reversal candlestick pattern.

  • A Blueprint For Your Trading by Vadym Graifer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:1 (72-75, 84): A Blueprint For Your Trading by Vadym Graifer The active management of a trading account should be treated as a business and requires a complete trading plan. Here's how to build one. A trading plan is often de

  • A CHRISTMAS STORY by Ron Jaenisch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A CHRISTMAS STORY by Ron Jaenisch Jaenisch, a student of Professor Allen Andrews, reviews some of the Andrews Median Line and pivot point techniques in a whimsical story about trading Santa's account. It was September 15, 1984 and time was getting sho

  • A Closer Look At Divergences by Clive Roffey, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Closer Look At Divergences by Clive Roffey, Ph.D. In 1972, the investor and well-known goldbug James Dines produced a 600-page treatise called How The Average Investor Can Use Technical Analysis For Stock Profits. I regard this book, unfortunately now

  • A Conservative Bet On Oil By Buying Russia

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While OPEC economies are almost entirely dependent upon oil, Russia offers a way to profit from high oil prices with a margin of safety offered by a more diversified economy.

  • A DJIA Long-Term Momentum Indicator by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A DJIA Long-Term Momentum Indicator by Jay Kaeppel Picking the tops and bottoms of the market has always been the dream of traders. Is it necessary, though? Here are the results of using a long-term momentum indicator based on the Dow Jones Industrial A

  • A Duration Proxy For Stock Portfolios by George R. Arrington, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Duration, used in fixed-income portfolios to measure risk associated with changes in interest rates, is applied here to measure the risk of a stock portfolio. The duration statistic has proved to be a valuable risk indicator for fixed-income portfolios

A Father-Daughter Team: Bill Williams & Justine Williams-Lara by J. "Jay" Norris

  • A Flexible Strategy For Volatile Markets by John Manley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Flexible Strategy For Volatile Markets by John Manley Profit from option spreads on the S&P 500 by applying the same tactic as you would playing chess. Here's how. Good chess players are always focusing on a couple of moves in advance of the current

  • A Gann Study of A Bull Move In Wheat by Richard Diaz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Gann Study of A Bull Move In Wheat by Richard Diaz Gann's methods have been studied for years and applied by many to trading stocks and commodities. Here, Richard Diaz of Refco, Inc., provides us with his Gann analysis of a bull market in wheat. Whe

  • 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 Guide To Pyramiding by Nauzer J. Balsara

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Guide To Pyramiding by Nauzer J. Balsara Pyramiding, the process of adding to the number of contracts during the life of a trade, needs to be distinguished from the strategy of increasing or decreasing the trading size contingent on the outcome of a c

  • 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 Low-Risk, High-Potential Return Option Strategy by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Low-Risk, High-Potential Return Option Strategy by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A. Can call options be used as a substitute for purchasing stocks? Covered calls -- selling a call on stock being held -- is one low-risk strategy, but profits can be limited o

  • A Market Bottom Pattern for S&P Futures by Tushar S. Chande

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Market Bottom Pattern for S&P Futures by Tushar S. Chande The S&P futures market is dominated by anti-trend traders. It's a fact: It's a tough market to trade using trend-following approaches. But if you can't beat 'em, why not join 'em? The trading

A Market Maker's Perspective by Don Bright

  • A Marriage In Artificial Intelligence by D.M. Wong, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:4 (38-41): A Marriage In Artificial Intelligence by D.M. Wong, Ph.D. Can you really make better decisions with more information? Perhaps artificial intelligence has the answer. Find out how you can develop skills to gain contr

  • 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 Mathematical Game Plan by Gene Carey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MONEY MANAGEMENT A Mathematical Game Plan by Gene Carey Here's how the elements of a successful trading plan - profits, losses, commissions and slippage - can be used to quantify performance goals. I t's a given: Operating with a game plan is a nec

  • A MiniGuide to Fourier Spectrum Analysis by ANTHONY WARREN, PH.D./STAFF WRITER

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A MiniGuide to Fourier Spectrum Analysis by ANTHONY WARREN, PH.D./STAFF WRITER The basic idea behind Fourier Analysis of time series is to decompose the data into a sum of sinusoids of varying cycle length, each cycle being a fraction of a common or fun

  • A Mutual Fund Switch System by Nelson Freeburg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Mutual Fund Switch System by Nelson Freeburg Testing indicators to confirm viability is always important, and here, two indicators that stand up to historical testing are presented and then used to develop a simple mutual fund switch system. Many su

  • A Mutual Fund Trading Method by Norman J. Brown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Mutual Fund Trading Method by Norman J. Brown Get better profits and reduce your risks by using the one-rank method to select mutual funds to trade. There are many techniques and tools you can use to define turning points that generate trading signal

  • A Neural Network System For Reliable Trading Signals by Marlowe D. Cassetti

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Neural Network System For Reliable Trading Signals by Marlowe D. Cassetti For those of you who have complained that you have to be a rocket scientist to understand what we run in Stocks & Commodities, here's a rocket scientist to explain it to you.

  • A New Advance-Decline Line by Daniel E. Downing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A New Advance-Decline Line by Daniel E. Downing Here's a trading tool that uses a unique version of the daily advance-decline line of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). This version helps in our short- and long-term trading of index options and stock i

  • A New Exit Strategy by Adam White

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A New Exit Strategy by Adam White Most traders search for entry signals for trading systems and use a reversal of the entry signal for exits. Sounds simple enough, right? But what about developing exit strategies separate from your entry method? Here, t

  • A New Market Index by Dan Downing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A New Market Index by Dan Downing Technicians are always looking for leading indices and indicators. We continually search for tools that will give us some advanced warning of the direction of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or the Options Excha

  • 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 New Utility Average Stock Market System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A New Utility Average Stock Market System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. This month, Meyers uses a daily indicator based on the Dow Jones Utility Average as a market timing system for the Standard & Poor's 500 index. In the August 1995 STOCKS & COMMODITIES,

  • 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 One Rank Screening Technique For Mutual Funds by Norman J. Brown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (39-45): A One Rank Screening Technique For Mutual Funds by Norman J. Brown Here's a momentum-following method using three technical analysis tools to help switch your mutual funds. In my earlier articles describing a "One

  • A Personal Neural Net Trading System by James Stakelum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Personal Neural Net Trading System by James Stakelum What goes through the mind of someone developing a neural network trading system? What are the steps involved in putting together something that mimics the mystery of the human mind? Here are some c

  • 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 Rationale For Managed Futures by Charles R. Lightner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Rationale For Managed Futures by Charles R. Lightner Although the futures markets are widely misunderstood even among knowledgeable investors, they serve a critical purpose in our economy; through the managed futures industry, they provide an importa

  • A Regression-Based Oscillator by Patrick E. Lafferty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Regression-Based Oscillator by Patrick E. Lafferty Editor's note: Mr. Lafferty originally submitted this article as an entry to the June Traders' Challenge contest. We decided to run it as a separate article because the idea that Mr. Lafferty presente

  • A Rising Wedge Formed By Semiconductor Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A long-term bearish reversal pattern is formed by the Semiconductor Index on a daily as well as a weekly time frame. Will the pattern undergo a successful bearish breakout?

  • A Rule-Based Approach to Trading by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Rule-Based Approach to Trading by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D. Last month, Katz presented his experience developing a trading system using a neural network?based approach. This month, he delves into a rule-based approach to trading. Previously, I showed

  • A Seasonal System For Soybean Futures by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Seasonal System For Soybean Futures by Markos Katsanos Here's a system that exploits historical seasonal patterns to trade soybean futures. Some markets are affected by certain fundamental factors that are seasonal in nature. These tend to recur at

  • A Session With Alex Elder by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Session With Alex Elder by Thom Hartle Alexander Elder, director of the Financial Trading Seminars, is no newcomer to technical analysis nor to trading. Technical Editor John Sweeney and Editor Thom Hartle interviewed Elder on July 18 of last year in

  • A Short-Term Buy Signal For The DJIA by John Toombs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Short-Term Buy Signal For The DJIA by John Toombs Buying the first retreat in prices following a strong move up in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is often profitable. Three questions are involved in doing so, however. What constitutes a ""str

  • A Simple Range-Trading System by Xavier Maria Raj

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (50-52): A Simple Range-Trading System by Xavier Maria Raj Creating a trading system is always a good idea, and keeping it simple is even better. Here's a look at one strategy that could make all the difference. It is alwa

A Smoothed RSI Inverse Fisher Transform by Sylvain Vervoort

  • A Spreadsheet For Price Ratio Projection Analysis by Robert Miner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Spreadsheet For Price Ratio Projection Analysis by Robert Miner Traders who follow Gann and Elliott wave analysis use ratios of past price movement as guidelines for possible turning points in the future. Here, Robert Miner of Gann/Elliott Educators g

  • A Spreadsheet For Time Ratio Analysis by Robert Miner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Spreadsheet For Time Ratio Analysis by Robert Miner Traders using ratio of time cycle analysis will find this spreadsheet version of determining target dates of possible cycle highs or lows helpful. The author discusses the use of projected target dat

  • A System For Trading Fidelity Select Funds by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A System For Trading Fidelity Select Funds by Jay Kaeppel The key techniques for trading stocks, options, and futures can also be applied successfully to mutual funds. Here's a systematic approach to mutual fund trading. Several keys to investment and

  • A Tale Of Two Indicators by Andrew Tomlinson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (22-27): A Tale Of Two Indicators by Andrew Tomlinson What do you do when two apparently similar indicators give opposite signals? On July 6, 2004, I was feeling pretty pleased with myself. The stock market was falling and

  • A Trade in Foreign Currencies by D.W. Davies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Trade in Foreign Currencies by D.W. Davies Here's a recent trade in foreign currencies what was used, the reasoning behind it and the outcome. Take a look. Without a universal truth to define the beginning and end of trends, most successful traders

  • 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

  • A Twist On The Arms Index by Harley D. Wilbur

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Twist On The Arms Index by Harley D. Wilbur The Arms index, which was originally known as TRIN (for trading index), utilizes up and down volume and advancing and declining issues for calculation. The indicator, which aims to identify possible turning

  • A Volatility Trade In Gold by David S. Landry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Volatility Trade In Gold by David S. Landry, CTA Large moves often follow low-volatility environments. Here's one method of combining volatility indicators and pattern recognition along with trend-following methods to capture a breakout in the 1997 go

  • A Weekly S&P Trading System by Adam White

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V13:06: (233-237): A Weekly S&P Trading System by Adam White Here's a trading system based on a price pattern and which uses the Standard & Poor's 500 index as a test case. Should a stock market investor buy and hold, or should he or she attempt to t

  • A Wyckoff Approach To Future by Craig F. Schroeder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Wyckoff Approach To Future by Craig F. Schroeder The Wyckoff approach, which has been a standard for decades, is as valid for futures as it is for stocks, but even students of the technique appear to be unaware of its extended uses. Most technicians k

  • 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 better way to smooth data by J.S. Payne, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A better way to smooth data by J.S. Payne, Ph.D. What every trader desires is indicators that give strong signals with no misleading period-to period jitter, or noise. We all know what noise is to a trader, but let's restate it. Noise is something in yo

  • A case for patterns by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A case for patterns by Kent Calhoun Probabilities are nothing more than mathematical odds of occurrence. The success of any trading system is a direct function of probability, yet how often is a trader aware when the odds shift strongly in his or her fa

  • A complete computer trading program (part 1) by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program (part 1) by John F. Ehlers This is the first of four articles that give a description and computer listing, enabling you to perform technical analysis with your computer. In the second article I will cover the basics

  • A complete computer trading program Part 4 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program Part 4 by John F. Ehlers This is the conclusion of four articles that give a description and listing of an AppletÒ ][ BASIC computer program, enabling you to perform technical analysis on your computer with 48K of mem

  • A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers This program works with the standard CompuTrac or CSI (Commodity Systems, Inc.) disk data reading format (Table 1). The fundamental idea of this program is to take a 40-character string record

  • A complete computer trading program part 3 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program part 3 by John F. Ehlers This is the third of four articles that give a description and BASIC computer program listing enabling you to perform technical analysis on your Apple ][ computer. In the first two installmen

  • 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 mechanical trading system by William F. Eng

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A mechanical trading system by William F. Eng As a professional floor trader at the Chicago Board of Figure 1 Trade, I have studied many trading techniques. Some work and some don't. Most trading techniques work with the one missing element that we all

  • 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 more conservative estimate of risk by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A more conservative estimate of risk by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Risk is, or at least should be, of interest to all investors. One of the traditional measures of risk is the standard deviation of expected returns (that is, the spread of the expected re

  • A new cycle analysis trading technique by Russell L. Miller

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A new cycle analysis trading technique by Russell L. Miller This article describes a novel cycle-based day trading system that, under testing, turned in nearly a 300% annualized profit on equity. In most cases, trading with cycles involves entering a po

  • A new indicator for the S&P stock index futures by Daniel E. Downing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A new indicator for the S&P stock index futures by Daniel E. Downing Little is new in the field of technical analysis. Even with a staff of seven analysts, my firm can take credit for developing only three entirely new technical tools for the markets. W

  • 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

  • A simple cycle finder by Curtis McKallip Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A simple cycle finder by Curtis McKallip Jr. Cycle signatures are patterns created by cycles. If you're familiar with Fourier analysis and maximum entropy methods of cycle analysis you know they produce a pattern called amplitude spectra which requires

  • A simple variation of the moving average by Peter Aan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A simple variation of the moving average by Peter Aan General description: The Moving Average Direction System is trend-following; always in the market. Originator: Peter Aan Advantages: Profits from most significant trends; entry technique eliminates

  • A sojourn through random territory by Henry S. Patricoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A sojourn through random territory by Henry S. Patricoff The New York Stock Exchange Advance/Decline (A/D) figures, dice, and roulette have a bit in common on a probability basis. The figures are for these particular 6,500 trials. At some future sampli

  • A thing of duty by Sara Nuss-Galles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Duty or passion? In either direction there is poetry in work. By Sara Nuss-Galles; page 273.

  • A trader's tale: Post-crash profits with fast action by Patrick D. Bosold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trader's tale: Post-crash profits with fast action by Patrick D. Bosold For most people, commodity trading means getting on an adrenalin high at the start of the trading day, scrutinizing the markets intensely, making bold buy or sell decisions under

  • A"map" for the trading jungle by Grant D. Noble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A""map"" for the trading jungle by Grant D. Noble Most of the common methods used by traders can be classified under three main theories. Noble outlines these trading methods, then recommends a strategy for choosing those that best fit your trading styl

  • A/D Volume, New-High, New-Low System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.14:7 (304-310): A/D Volume, New-High, New-Low System by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. Here, classic stock market indicators have been combined into a trading system for the market. Previously, I developed a stock market system using the weekly advance-decline

  • ADX Reversal Patterns by Charles B. Schaap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (64-67): ADX Reversal Patterns by Charles B. Schaap When is the trend not going to continue? The average directional movement index can provide you with information you need to differentiate between the end of a trend, a con

AIQ/Stock Expert Version 2.51 by John Sweeney

  • ARIMA Forecasting by ERIC WEISS, PH.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ARIMA Forecasting by ERIC WEISS, PH.D. In the October 1982 of Technical Analysis, I discussed Autoregressive-Integrated Moving Average (ARIMA) and why it is such an accurate forecasting technique. In this article, I'll discuss how to build an ARIMA mode

ARSI, The Asymmetrical RSI by Sylvain Vervoort

  • 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

  • Absolute Tick Volume by Charles F. Wright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Absolute Tick Volume by Charles F. Wright Volume is one of the major tools used in technical analysis. The volume of a particular day or intraday bar is used as a gauge for activity during the time period. Trading judgments are based on traders' interpr

  • Active Risk Management by Richard Gard

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Active Risk Management by Richard Gard The options market is often thought of as a simple directional play: Buy a call option if you're bullish or buy a put option if you're bearish. But options can also be used to manage a position. Here's a real-life

  • 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

  • Adapting Moving Averages To Market Volatility by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adapting Moving Averages To Market Volatility by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D. If a market is active, it has volatility: that cannot be avoided. And because the market is continuously changing, an indicator that attempts to predict market activity must itself

  • Adding The Human Element To Neural Nets by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D. with Donna L. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adding The Human Element To Neural Nets by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., with Donna L. McCormick Is it possible to train a neural network to ""see"" the way you and I do? These Contributing Writers walk you through their research in selecting chart-based tr

  • Adding Volume To The Move-Adjusted Moving Average by Stephen Bisse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (38-41): Adding Volume To The Move-Adjusted Moving Average by Stephen Bisse In this second article of the series, we look at how adding volume can help identify large moves in one direction. In "Visiting MOMA," my previous

Adjusting A Long Call With The Synthetic Straddle by Chris Tyler

  • Adjusting Option Trades With Bill Ladd by John Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adjusting Option Trades With Bill Ladd by John Sarkett Bill Ladd, a full-time, independent option trader, spent 20-some years in the pharmaceutical industry (Burroughs Wellcome, which became Glaxo Smith/Kline) as a certified internal auditor and a certi

  • 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

  • Advance-Decline Line Basics by Daniel E. Downing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Advance-Decline Line Basics by Daniel E. Downing It never hurts to refresh your memory on the basics. Here's a primer on following the advance-decline line for the stock market. A stock investor who has just begun to analyze the stock market using tech

  • 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

  • Advanced Scale-In Strategies For Short-Term Traders by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Advanced Scale-In Strategies For Short-Term Traders by David Penn How can short-term traders add an edge of as much as 10% to their per-trade win rate? High-probability exchange traded fund (Etf) trading is a quantified strategy of buying Etfs after

  • Affine Geometry Of The Markets by Viktor Likhovidov

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Affine Geometry Of The Markets by Viktor Likhovidov Think the market doesn't have a memory? Think again. bout five years ago, I came across an interesting article concerning the channeling behavior of market charts. I don't remember much about the arti

Aftermath Of The Bubble by Phil Abel

  • Agricultural Options by Dr. Alexander Elder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Agricultural Options by Dr. Alexander Elder Agricultural Options George Angell American Management Associates 135 West 50th St. New York, NY 10020 230 pages, $22.95 hardcover It used to be that each new book by George Angell could be counted on to prov

  • Alex Saitta of Salomon Brothers by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alex Saitta of Salomon Brothers by Thom Hartle Seasoned equity traders know that interest rates are a key force behind the direction of the stock market. The term ""interest rates,"" of course, is really a catch-all phrase for a group of markets that pr

  • All By His Elf: Robert Nurock by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All By His Elf: Robert Nurock by Thom Hartle The most money is made in the market by those who are able to identify trends early and stick with them -- not trade out of issues just because they've gone theoretically too far, too fast."" -- Robert Nurock

  • All By His Elf: Robert Nurock by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All By His Elf: Robert Nurock by Thom Hartle The most money is made in the market by those who are able to identify trends early and stick with them -- not trade out of issues just because they've gone theoretically too far, too fast."" -- Robert Nurock

  • Alpha-beta trend following system Version II, tuning for performance by Anthony W. Warren Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alpha-beta trend following system Version II, tuning for performance by Anthony W. Warren Ph.D. Several years ago, I published the alpha-beta trend following method in Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities. Although similar in concept to the c

  • Alpha-beta trend-following revisited by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alpha-beta trend-following revisited by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. In the June and December 1985 issues of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine, I presented a new method for trend-following based on the use of alpha-beta filtering for trade

AlphaTrade.com by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Alternative Investments For Volatile Times by Gary Spitz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alternative Investments For Volatile Times by Gary Spitz The stock market isn't the only asset class available to qualified investors; for example, there are managed futures and hedge funds. Here's an overview of the hedge fund industry, as well as rece

  • An Alpha Indicator for Bonds by Frank Ritchie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alpha measures the performance of a stock compared with the stock market. Here, the alpha between a cyclical stock group and the Treasury bond market is used as an indicator for trading T-bonds to signal trends. By Frank Ritchie The alphaY´ of a stock h

  • An Elliott Wave perspective: DJIA 400 or 6000? by Elliot Brenner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Elliott Wave perspective: DJIA 400 or 6000? by Elliot Brenner To put the stock market's present wave structure into perspective, I believe it is helpful to examine an important rule of Elliott Wave analysis--the Rule of Equality. This rule has been co

  • An Introduction to Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) Technical Analysis by Anthony W. Warren, Ph. D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Introduction to Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) Technical Analysis by Anthony W. Warren, PhD RESEARCH Preface to Maximum Entropy Articles A reasonable assumption concerning the motivation of subscribers to Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities

  • An Issue/Volume Weighted Long-Term Arms Index by Jack Rusin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Issue/Volume Weighted Long-Term Arms Index by Jack Rusin Consider, if you will, two vastly simplified trading days on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). On the first day, 10 issues advance and 10 decline with 100 shares of up volume and 200 shares o

  • An MACD Parallax View by Edward Donie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An MACD Parallax View by Edward Donie Fundamental to technical analysis are indicators and signals, such as moving averages. Here are situations where variations of these indicators are helpful in decision-making for traders. Fundamental to technical a

  • An Overview In Elliott Terms by Mark Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Overview In Elliott Terms by Mark Thompson I began to plot a chart in January 1987 in an effort to discover exactly where the stock market would peak. Basically, I agreed with Robert Prechter's long-term wave counts. But to my surprise I came to a co

  • An advance/decline line for commodities by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An advance/decline line for commodities by Thom Hartle One of the first technical lessons in stock market investing is understanding the relationship between the movements of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the advance/decline (A/D) line for

  • An after-Christmas story by Ron Jaenisch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An after-Christmas story by Ron Jaenisch Santa completed his rounds at Christmas and went on a one-month vacation in Mexico. When he got back to the North Pole he realized that it was once again time to raise funds for the Christmas toys. Since it was o

  • An assist in market timing by Irving Lehren

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An assist in market timing by Irving Lehren Determining turning points and changes in the stock market often requires looking back at how the market reacted under similar circumstances. But aberrations occur in most cycles and a trader must formulate so

An ultimate oscillator program for the HP-41C(V) by Charles F. Johnson

  • Analysis Of A Winning Trade by Gary Smith

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analysis Of A Winning Trade by Gary Smith Winning traders tend to have something in common in at least one way, and that is the ability to make rapid trading decisions based on all the factors that affect the market. Here, private trader Gary Smith reco

  • Analysis in Action: Tushar Chande by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tushar S. Chande is a familiar name to regular Stocks & Commodities readers, as he's contributed any number of solid, well-researched and thoughtful technical articles over the years and has been a Contributing Editor for the past few. His background, li

  • Analyze Net Positions by Jon D. Andersen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyze Net Positions by Jon D. Andersen Commitment of tradersÝ (COT) data has, for many traders, been difficult to understand and apply. This has largely been because access to usable forms of the data has been limited, and analysis techniques have bee

  • Analyzing Risk/Reward Tradeoffs by Fred S. Gehm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyzing Risk/Reward Tradeoffs by Fred S. Gehm These days, more and more potential traders are avoiding the day-to-day problems of commodity trading by committing their funds to professional money managers. For many, perhaps most, this is a reasonable

  • Analyzing Trends In Momentum by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quo Vadis? Analyzing Trends In Momentum Momentum pure and simple is fine, but how about the trend of momentum? Here's what it can tell you. by Martin J. Pring Momentum is a generic term that applies to all oscillators, and the principles of momentum in

  • 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

  • Analyzing indicators with the cells method by David R. Aronson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyzing indicators with the cells method by David R. Aronson Does a given technical indicator have predictive value or not? This fundamental question must be answered before using it to forecast market trends or as input to trading decisions. An intui

  • Anatomy of a Trade by JACK K. HUTSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Anatomy of a Trade by JACK K. HUTSON All you have to do to be successful is follow the advice you give to others. -- The Scottish Rite Torch. WEEDING OUT THE TRASH During a daily course of market review we produce a number of computer studies to suppl

  • Anchored Momentum by Rudy Stefenel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Anchored Momentum by Rudy Stefenel A centered simple moving average can be used as a reference point when creating technical analysis indicators. Even though a centered simple moving average produces a plot much smoother than its related price plot, the

  • Andrew Addison of the Addison Report by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...INTERVIEW Simplicity for Simplicity's Sake: Andrew Addison Of The Addison Report by Thom Hartle In this increasingly complicated world, it's a comfort to hear that indicators don't have to be complicated to work well, as Andrew Addison of The Addison Re

  • 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

  • Another Chance With Breakaway Gaps by John Crane

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another Chance With Breakaway Gaps by John Crane Suppose you've been monitoring the market for weeks, faithfully updating your daily charts and studying your favorite indicators. The criteria for your trade are met and, at long last, a buy signal is gen

  • Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by Dimitris Tsokakis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:2 (20-26): Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by Dimitris Tsokakis Although simple moving averages may be a technical analyst's best friend, they do tend to lag. Here's how you can overcome this problem. Moving averages a

  • Anxiety Cure by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Anxiety Cure Here are some tips on not letting those feelings of anxiety affect your trading. ""Hope is not a strategy; it's a simple emotion," a retired army general remarked. He was talking about a war, but his comment reminded me of trading. I remem

  • Applied artificial intelligence by Jerry Felsen, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applied artificial intelligence by Jerry Felsen, Ph.D. Both the science of cybernetics and artificial intelligence (AI) techniques are central to the design of viable man-computer investment decision systems. Cybernetics has been defined as the interdi

  • Applying ARIMA Forecasts by ERIC WEISS, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying ARIMA Forecasts by ERIC WEISS, Ph.D. ""Applying ARIMA Forecasts"" is an article continuing a series started in the October (82) and the January (83) issues of Technical Analysis. AutoRegressive-lntegrated Moving Average(ARIMA) is a forecasting

  • Applying Expert Systems To Trading by Wolf von Ronik

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying Expert Systems To Trading by Wolf von Ronik Artificial intelligence was introduced 50-odd years ago to model the way humans learn and extrapolate from the knowledge they glean. How can the theory of expert systems, one of the two current though

Applying Gann Angles To Computer Charts by Brent Aston

  • 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 Moving Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying Moving Averages by John Sweeney The moving average, one of the first technical methods that novice traders study, can be applied to your favorite markets. Here are its strengths and weaknesses. It's commonplace to honor simplicity but to simu

  • Applying Pit-Trading Techniques To Electronic Trading by Clem Chambers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (16-19): Applying Pit-Trading Techniques To Electronic Trading by Clem Chambers Just like every other established futures market, the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE) used to have a pit where colorful

  • Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill Statistical pattern recognition (SPR) is a subfield of artificial intelligence concerned with automatic recognition of meaningful regularities in noisy or complex envir

  • Applying the Elliott Wave theory by Clarence J. Liataud

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying the Elliott Wave theory by Clarence J. Liataud The validity of the Elliott Wave theory can be proven by p applying its wave sequence to any long-range commodity or stock chart. The reason most analysts have trouble applying this theory while pr

  • Appreciating The Risk Of Ruin by Nauzer J. Balsara

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Appreciating The Risk Of Ruin by Nauzer J. Balsara Traders focus on developing trading rules and systems that identify market entry and exit points. A factor that is often overlooked is the percentage of trading capital available that is risked on trade

  • Archiving The Experts by Jason S. Glazier

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Archiving The Experts by Jason S. Glazier If the experiential technical and fundamental knowledge of the stock experts were merged with the technical and fundamental buy/sell indicators found in books and software, a more accurate market prediction syst

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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:

Arms Equivolume Charting System by James S. Gould

  • Arms On Arms by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Arms On Arms by Thom Hartle STOCKS & COMMODITIES readers may already be familiar with the work of Richard Arms, inventor of the Arms index and Equivolume charting, author of many books, a 30-year veteran of the stock market and contributor to STOCKS & C

  • 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 by Neil Gordon, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Artificial Intelligence by Neil Gordon, Ph.D. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the field of computer science that attempts to imitate human cognitive behavior in computers. In problem solving, AI reflects the approach, knowledge, viewpoints and biases of

As The Bond Turns by Alex Saitta

  • AskChart.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...AskChart.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan ASKCHART.COM One look at AskChart's home page tells you this is an information-packed site. Not many sites give you an overall picture of the market in such a condensed fashion, but a visit to AskChart.com will g

  • Asoka Selvarajah Of Rabobank International by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Asoka Selvarajah Of Rabobank International by Thom Hartle According to Asoka Selvarajah, markets do make sense ultimately, but not in a way that most people imagine. To understand the markets, according to Selvarajah, requires a dash of Pythagorean theo

  • Assessing Risk In An Equity Portfolio by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Assessing Risk In An Equity Portfolio by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A. Portfolio management is a balancing act -- enhancing returns by systematically investing in the most promising assets while simultaneously limiting the variance of returns (that is, ri

  • Assessing Risk On Wall Street by Robert W. Hull

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Book Review: Thomas A. Rorro's Assessing Risk on Wall Street. By Robert W. Hull Thomas A. Rorro Sobaro Publishing Company, 1984 Price: $17.95 (202 pages) Thomas A. Rorro's book, Assessing Risk on Wall Street , is indeed a bridge between the investment

  • Assessing risk on Wall Street by Thomas A. Rorro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Assessing risk on Wall Street by Thomas A. Rorro We have discussed the Random Walk theory as a philosophy of investing and its technical implications. This final article in the series presents the framework for spreadsheet implementation of the concepts

  • Assessing risk on Wall Street part 2: Applying the Random Walk by Thomas A. Rorro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Assessing risk on Wall Street part 2: Applying the Random Walk by Thomas A. Rorro The Random Walk theory lets the investor evaluate the risk of an investment before the investment is made. In the first article in this three-part series, the potential pr

  • Asset Allocation: Stocks, Bonds, Futures by K.D. Angle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Asset Allocation: Stocks, Bonds, Futures by K.D. Angle Investment survival depends on an investor's ability to adapt to the market. Is it possible to develop a strategy that performs under all conditions, whether inflation or deflation, recession or p

  • Asset Management Funds In Review by Charles Idol

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Asset Management Funds In Review by Charles Idol Many small investors would be grateful for a service that adjusted their portfolio for diversification and modified the mix to meet the changing financial climate. While money management services have bee

  • At The Close by Adrienne Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Adrienne Toghraie When is it too soon or too late? How much is too much or not enough? Some of the most important questions that a trader must address have to do with getting the timing and the amount just right. There is an art to find

  • At The Close by Brandon H. VanLandingham

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has this ever happened to you? You go long the market or a particular security and it immediately goes down; you go short and it immediately goes up. That is two back-to-back losses. Now extremely anxious, you ignore your trading rules and skip the

  • At The Close by Brian Twomey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Brian Twomey This indicator can be used with great reliability to catch moves in the currency markets. Doug Schaff, president and founder of FX Strategy, created the Schaff trend cycle indicator in the 1990s. It is the product of more

  • At The Close by Dan Altman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Dan Altman Is Trading Right For You? If you are interested in becoming a trader, this is a very important question to ask yourself. ost traders new to the business don't ask themselves if trading is right for them. They may assume t

At The Close by Danish Kapur

  • At The Close by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:10 (97-98): At The Close by Dennis D. Peterson Chart Analysis Trying to anticipate market support and resistance requires practice and knowing a few rules. Let's take a look at the QQQQs. First, it's obvious from Figure 1 tha

  • At The Close by Dennis Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:9 (98): At The Close by Dennis Peterson Trading The Qs One way to trade the NASDAQ Composite is to trade the QQQQ (NASDAQ 100 exchange traded fund). In recent days, trading out of my IRA has been challenging, since I can't sh

At The Close by Don Bright

At The Close by Don Bright

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  • At The Close by J.L. Lord

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:6 (98, 97): At The Close by J.L. Lord New Margin Rules (Part I) On April 2, 2007, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) granted permission to the retail brokerage industry to adopt margin requirements in the style of t

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:6 (98, 88): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan The Standard & Poor's 500 index has not really been doing much of late to get excited about. If you look at the daily chart of the index in Figure 1, you will see that it has

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (98, 82): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Here's an informal question and answer with Sohail Asghar, president of PennyStockAction.com and a pioneer of two independent home-based activities, penny stock trading and s

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (98): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan For reasons that are obvious (think prices at the gas pump if you're confused), I have been watching the action in the crude oil market recently. Given that haven't seen prices

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:7 (97): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan It doesn't hurt to remember that the simplest of indicators can provide a great deal of information. I'm looking at the daily chart of the Standard & Poor's 500 index when I say

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:4 (98): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan So far, the 50-day moving average on the Standard & Poor's 500 chart has been acting as a good support level during February (Figure 1). Not only is it acting as a support, it ha

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (130, 116): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan With the Presidential elections behind us, the "uncertainty factor" that was so often talked about for several months is no longer an excuse for the market's unpredictable

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (98): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan The S&P 500 has done a good job staying above its 50- day moving average since May 18, 2005 (Figure 1). There was only one day (7/07/05) when it hit a point below the MA, but tha

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:11 (130, 116): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Just when I think I have a system in place and have it all figured out, the market pulls a fast one on me. Just when everything is moving along in one direction, something

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (110, 100): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan In my February 2005 column, I hinted about coming up with In a new trading system. That was because the number of trades I was making per month had dwindled to one or two --

At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (130, 116): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Forex Trading And Technical Indicators Jeff Hughes is a self-taught technical trader of stocks who recently entered the foreign exchange (forex) market for the first time

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (98): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Continuing from last month's look at crude oil contracts, we did experience some easing in crude oil prices. The 40-day moving average turned down, the upward sloping trendline

  • At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (130, 118): At The Close by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan How did the markets open today? For the last four months, I've been watching market movements in the e-minis. After all, they are a popular trading instrument, and one tha

  • At The Close by Jeffrey P. Seyler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (98, 96): At The Close by Jeffrey P. Seyler An Update On Single-Stock Futures Now that single-stock futures (SSF) have been trading for more than four years, we have had an opportunity to see how they have developed and obs

  • At The Close by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by John A. Sarkett Here's a turbocharged option strategy. Francisco Antonio Urrutia, a former banker with a penchant for a single index option and risk management, has been generating stupendous returns for the past three years. In this ni

  • At The Close by John McKinnon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by John McKinnon Do you know how you will react under specific circumstances? Do your emotions keep getting in the way? Sometimes, the market is described as a living organism with a personality all its own. In an effort to understand this

At The Close by Koos van der Merwe

  • At The Close by L.A. Little

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by L.A. Little The name of Charles Ponzi, the Boston financier and swindler, has come to symbolize the idea of fraudulent investment operations where investors are paid handsome returns by subsequent investors rather than from profits. This

  • At The Close by L.A. Little

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by L.A. Little The Measure Of A Trader What makes a successful trader? IN 1973, Burton Malkiel published a book titled A Random Walk Down Wall Street, where he argued that asset prices typically exhibit signs of random walk behavior and

  • At The Close by Marge Sherald

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (98): At The Close by Marge Sherald What do you think of when you think "cocoon"? Is it small, fetal, round, cozy ? formative? When trader Kenneth Branch uses the term, more often than not he uses it in regard to trading, in

  • At The Close by Moses Sanchez

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Moses Sanchez Many people can be grouped into one of two categories. I am an eternal optimist while my wife is pessimistic and we complement each other perfectly. Investors or traders need to know which category they fall into and acknow

At The Close by Sam Baum

  • At The Close by Sarp Cercioglu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Sarp Cercioglu Although a general understanding of the intermarket dynamics between the credit and equity markets exists in the investment world, it really hasn't gone beyond the axiom of "What's good for bonds is bad for stocks and vice

  • At The Close by Teresa Lo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Teresa Lo Looked At Market Sentiment Lately? The volatile markets make for uneasy market participants. Keep a calm, cool, collected eye out and don't get swept away by the hysteria of the crowds. IN the summer of 2002, market partici

  • 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

  • At The Close by Tony Juste

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:4 (98): At The Close by Tony Juste Expectations Of A Rangebound Market Expectations have tremendous importance in the decisions of speculators, and that may lead them to ignore other variables of the market. Here's a recent s

  • At The Close by Vikrant Goyal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (97, 96): At The Close by Vikrant Goyal A Sweet Report Sugar prices are moving up after a lull of a quarter century. Will history repeat itself? Since 1966, global sugar prices have seen two major boom? bust cycles. Remarka

  • At The Close by Wallace Wang

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by Wallace Wang It can be done, and here's how. It's a fact of modern-day life that no matter what kind of computer you use today, you're going to have to replace it tomorrow. Most traders these days are probably using Windows XP, but if y

  • At The Close by Wayne Whaley

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Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile BUTTERFLY SPREADS Would you be so kind to explain what exactly a butterfly spread is? Thanks -- Simon A butterfly spread is a sideways market strategy using all calls or puts, and is designed to profit from a stock t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile FIGHTING INFLATION Commodity prices are surging. With the Federal Reserve lowering rates aggressively, I am now more worried than ever about the risk of inflation. Is there a way to trade inflation directly, like an

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (32): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (43): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how to minimize their risk while maximiz

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile MEchanics of a Dividend Play In early August, Intel (Intc) saw huge contract volume in a handful of deep in-the-money calls. The largest activity occurred in the August 16 and 17 calls with more than 200,000 contracts

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile RSVP FOR A CHEAPER STRADDLE? I like the idea of positioning with long straddles, but when it comes to pulling the trigger, I'm having problems executing. More often than not, the spreads that look the most attractive

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile PUTS DON'T MAKE MONEY WHEN STOCK FALLS I am trying to understand why I did not make any money on a put option. I am hoping you can shed some light. On October 23, 2008, I bought an Xyz put option with the 15 strike p

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile AULD LANG VIX What happened to the "old" VIX? Can I still use that index to measure volatility? Absolutely. The old VIX (the CBOE's market volatility index) used a series of options from the Standard & Poor's 100 in

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile DOUBLING DOWN ON OPTIONS Does doubling down on a losing options position by purchasing more and thus lowering the breakeven point work the same as it does with stocks? Thank you. -- Fiorenzo Primavori, Genoa, Italy Y

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile TO CLOSE OR NOT TO CLOSE I have a put credit spread on a stock where the sold leg is out-of-the-money and the bought leg is deep in-the-money. I have already bought back the sold leg and the bought leg is left to be

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TECHNICAL OR FUNDAMENTAL? Q: Which is a better form of analysis to use when trading options, technical or fundamental? A: Talk about a loaded question! Well, when trading options, the fact is that the life of an option is limited to the terms of the co

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (42): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile SEASONALITY I know seasonality is an important factor in the commodities markets. Is there any way to play seasonality in the stock market? Can you give an example? Important seasonal patterns exist, not just in the

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile BUY-WRITES? A report in Baron's said now was a good time for ""buy-writes"" and said the trade was buying stock and selling calls. This sounds like covered calls. Is there a difference and, if not, do you think it

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (34): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile OPTIONS SYMBOLS What do the various letters signify in an options symbol? -- Name Withheld The letters in an option symbol designate the underlying instrument, whether it is a put or call, the expiration date, and th

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:1 (65): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile SIZING UP A STRADDLE BUY I was looking at a particular stock for a possible straddle. The company is expected to release earnings in 10 days. Suppose I intend to purchase options that have 50 days left until expirati

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile COVERED CALLS FOR PROTECTION I am concerned about the markets going forward and want to know if there is any way of protecting my stock portfolio using options instead of liquidating my position. I have heard of cove

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:3 (41): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicatedmto teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile OPTION SPREADS I was told that to lower my risk in buying calls or puts, I could spread them. What does this mean? To spread an option means to buy a call or put and sell one simultaneously to hedge it, either in th

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile GAMMA SCALPING A VERTICAL? What do you think about hedging directional risk of a vertical spread with stock? That's an interesting question, but one without a "one size fits all" answer. Hedging delta risk and pos

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile STOCK OPTIONS AND SPLITS I was wondering what happens to stock options when the underlying stock splits. Does the call's strike price go down? An example would really help me out -- James Kramer When the underlying i

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (49): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can I adjust a profitable long butterfly prior to expiration and if so, how? Would it amount to being a smart approach for this type of spread?

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:6 (51): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (56): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile DEBIT AND CREDIT What's the difference between a debit spread and a credit spread? When investors buy or sell options, the transaction is either a debit or a credit. Of course, since an option contract is an agreem

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile TRADING PLAN I bought five Xyz October 160?170 call spreads for $1.79. Here's my trading plan: Buy Xyz October 160?170 calls spread for $1.79 Max loss: $1.79 Max risk: $1.79 Max reward: $8.29 Ratio: 4.6 to 1 Stop-lo

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:6 (35): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile UNDERSTANDING OPTION SYMBOLS I know stock symbols usually have threeor four-letter symbols. Why do options have five-letter symbols? Stocks can have one-, two-, three-, four-, or even five-letter symbols. For exampl

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile EUROPEAN VERSUS AMERICAN At the end of your November 2003 column, you referred to the Europeanstyle settlement, saying that you could sell options without the risk of unexpected early assignment. Could you please exp

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:7 (79): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (74): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:6 (89): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile STRADDLES How do straddles make money? If the call moves up, doesn't the put lose just as much? Straddles are a "delta-neutral" strategy. Since straddles are composed of both an at-the-money put and ca

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile CRUDE AWAKENING Crude oil keeps moving to record highs, but I don't think it can stay above $100 a barrel for much longer. However, I don't trade commodities or futures. Do I have any other options if I think crude i

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile LEAPING INTO CALENDAR SPREADS? I see some Leap options are not that expensive given the amount of time they've got -- about two years. There are 23 months you can sell against it. That's got to be a good trade. Where

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:2 (86): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (71): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If I'm trying to manage option position risk to reduce my maximum loss exposure, is it better to tie a stop-loss to the market price of the options or the underlying stock? Managed stops can be a good tool as they act as an extra layer of port

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile VOLATILITY INDEX Tom, I have heard of using the volatility index (VIX) as a way of predicting overall market movement. Can you explain this to me, along with some ideas on how to trade the VIX in the markets? -- Fred

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile FOCUSED ON THE FINANCIALS The recent problems at the brokerage firms has me concerned about wider credit problems. Is there a way to protect my portfolio from future volatility in the banks and brokerage sector? Good

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A smarter Call to sell? With a long call, what would be the best time to sell? I know that directionally, the higher a stock goes up the more the call stands to profit as it goes further in-themoney. But if a call went from out-of-the money to

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile I've often heard traders and analysts make statements along the lines of such and such move is being priced into a stock in front of a key event with regards to its options. What is this and how is it calculated? Gr

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:1 (63): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile VOLATILITY RISK A stock I like has been trending higher, and I was considering a credit spread expiring in May. However, the earnings report is due May 7 and I can't determine whether this volatility rush will negati

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile CREDIT AND DEBIT SPREADS What are some money management tips for credit and debit spreads? Specifically, when should I get out if a spread goes against me? --Bob Great question. By purchasing or selling spreads, you'

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (57): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile COLLAR CONFUSION I read some messages from other traders about collars and I'm confused. My understanding is these were a bearish strategy, but above all they're for insurance on your stock. What I don't understand i

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile DIVIDENDS AND OPTIONS PRICES How does a company's dividend affect the option price? -- Newman The dividend can be an important influence on a stock option's price. Obviously, if the company pays no dividend, it makes

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile PORTFOLIO PROTECTION I have a longer-term portfolio of stocks that I'd like to protect against any repeat performances of 2008 into March 2009. How can this be done with options? That's a good question, but the ans

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile FLEX OPTIONS What are FLEX options?--A.M. Flexible exchange (FLEX) options are totally customizable equity and index options that you can create under certain requirements. They allow traders complete flexibility to

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile VOLATILITY How do I figure out which strategies are best to implement when the volatility of the market changes so drastically from one season to the next? Fortunately for option traders, volatility is your friend,

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (61): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile COVERED CALL STRATEGIES With the market at yearly lows and the volatility of most options at yearly highs, I think covered calls would make a great strategy. I know you don't like to do them because of the high risk,

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile SHORT STOCK RISK IN CALL CALENDAR Sears Holding (Shld) was brought to my attention after Barron's profiled the shares as being overvalued. Looking at the premiums, I noticed a distinct skew between the calls and puts

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (86): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile AVOIDING ASSIGNMENT Suppose I use a spread by selling a 50 call and buying a 55 call. If the stock starts approaching 50, at what price should I buy back the 50 call to avoid assig

Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I've noticed many stocks see their strongest or weakest price levels in afterhours or premarket trade immediately following an earnings release. With the stock's listed options not open during those sessions, it seems an investor with a long call, i

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile SELLING TO BUY I've heard the term "selling to buy" when discussing put options. I am not sure what it means and when to apply it in my trading. If you are selling to buy, you are selling or writing options and are

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:4 (37): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how t

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES Identifying Powerful Breakouts Early by Tushar S. Chande High-powered breakouts occur with a strong surge of momentum in the direction of the price change. Such breakouts may be short-lived, however, occurring toward the latter stages

  • Identifying Significant Chart Formations by Daniel L. Chesler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Before computers became commonplace, technical traders spent most of their time studying their charts, looking for consolidation and reversal patterns. Today, many traders have moved away from using classic chart patterns to methods based on quantifiable

  • Identifying The Cup (With Or Without The Handle) by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (36-42): Identifying The Cup (With Or Without The Handle) by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D. Here's a mechanical identification formula for the rounding bottom, one of the most rewarding formations for traders. The rounding botto

  • Identifying Trades With The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trades With The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury What is the option premium ratio? Simply, the option premium ratio is the ratio of price premiums on puts relative to price premiums on calls. It covers all listed equity options.

  • Identifying Trading Opportunities by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trading Opportunities by Thom Hartle One of the most important aspects of any trade is timing the entry. Perhaps surprisingly, daily and weekly analysis can be instrumental in planning an entry for long-term trades. Here's an overview on how

  • Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring The direction of price is influenced by different time cycles. Important market turns occur when a number of these cycles are changing direction. The KST indicator is an oscillator designed to

  • Identifying Trends with Volume Analysis by Stephen J. Klinger, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a new twist on volume analysis, with a volume-based indicator for identifying meaningful trends. Technicians recognize the importance of volume analysis and its application to price movement as requisite to any serious examination of stocks and m

  • If At First You Don't Succeed by John Clayburg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If At First You Don't Succeed by John Clayburg Systems you create don't always work quite right at first. And when you revise them, your "improvements" don't necessarily help. It's what you ordered ? but not what you wanted. What to do? For those who us

  • If Beta Doesn't Work, What Does? by William G.S. Brown, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If Beta Doesn't Work, What Does? by William G.S. Brown, Ph.D. Beta not doing it for you? Try the price regression line. Conventional wisdom says that a stock (or stock fund) having a beta close to 1.0 will follow the market. Is that true? This piece of

  • If the boss only knew technical analysis by Vincent Cosentino

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If the boss only knew technical analysis by Vincent Cosentino When a company official, director or a large stockholder buys stock in the company, this has to be a sign that green grass and blue skies are ahead. After all, who knows the company better th

  • Implied economic forecasts by Dan DiBartolomeo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Implied economic forecasts by Dan DiBartolomeo Investors rely on a variety of methodologies in constructing their portfolios. Some investors would classify themselves as fundamentally oriented, while others use technical analysis. Relatively few would c

  • Improve Your System With The Profitability Rule by Michael Harris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Improve Your System With The Profitability Rule by Michael Harris What are the capabilities and limitations of your trading system or investment strategy? You can ensure your system or strategy has a high probability of meeting your profit objectives by

  • Improve Your Trading System With Speed by Gomu Vetrivel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (28): Improve Your Trading System With Speed by Gomu Vetrivel Constantly improving your trading system is the best way to improve the performance of your trading system. But what's speed got to do with it? Speed has a lot

  • 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

  • In Shock by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In Shock by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Trading is unique in that the uncertainty of the markets brings to bear an unusual stress level. What should you do if your trading suddenly turns south, or worse, a tragic event occurs? Recently, I was in an automo

  • In The Volume Zone by Walid Khalil and David Steckler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at the volume zone oscillator, which can be applied to trending and nontrending markets. Find out how it can be used to trade the Djia, Spy, and gold.

In This Issue by Jack K Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue by Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue by Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

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In This Issue by John Sweeney

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In This Issue by John Sweeney, Associate Editor

In This Issue by John Sweeney, Associate Editor

In This Issue by John Sweeney, Editor

In This Issue by John Sweeney, Editor

In This Issue by John Sweeney,Editor

  • In search of the cause of cycles by Hans Hannula, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In search of the cause of cycles by Hans Hannula, Ph.D. People have, for centuries, noticed cycles in many things, including the stock market. My own interest in cycles and their application to the market began in the early 1970s, when I read Dewey and

In this Issue by John Sweeney, Associate Editor

In this issue by John Sweeney, Associate Editor

  • Increasing OBV reliability with stock index futures by Gerald Appel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Increasing OBV reliability with stock index futures by Gerald Appel Traders have used volume pattern recognition techniques in an attempt to forecast price movement probably for as long as records regarding trading volume have been maintained. As a gen

  • Increasing Return With Covered Calls by Joe Demkovich and Eugene Theriot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Increasing Return With Covered Calls by Joe Demkovich and Eugene Theriot Worried about how exposed you are to price fluctuation in your options position? Don't be. Here's how you can retain flexibility by using covered-call options. One of the most co

Index Of Chart Sentiment by Viktor Likhovidov

  • Index Rotation With Exchange-Traded Funds by David Vomund

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (36-38, 45): Index Rotation With Exchange-Traded Funds by David Vomund Which will perform best, large-cap stocks or small-cap stocks? Will value stocks outperform growth stocks or will growth outperform value? If you watch

  • Individual stocks and MACD by Thomas Aspray

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Individual stocks and MACD by Thomas Aspray The Moving Average Convergence-Divergence method ? specifically MACD-Histogram (MACD-H) and MACD-Momentum (MACD-Mo) ? can be used to identify turning points in the commodity markets (See Stocks & Commodities,

  • Inherent Return In Futures Markets by Charles R. Lightner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Inherent Return In Futures Markets There has been a long-running controversy about the source of returns to futures market investors. With that in mind, consider new data in support of the theory that there is an inherent return to the noncommercial inv

  • Inside day patterns in the S&P by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Inside day patterns in the S&P by Toby Crabel Computer studies suggest that inside days-- where the high is lower than the previous ! day's high and the low is higher than the previous day's low-- provide very reliable t entries in the S&P 500 futures mar

  • Int.: How To Get Started In Electronic Day Trading: David Nassar by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How To Get Started In Electronic Day Trading: David S. Nassar Each day, more and more traders are using computers for the direct buying and selling of stocks. Is there a difference among the myriad services available? We went to David Nassar, author of

  • Int: Which Option Strategy Should You Use? Guy Cohen Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (52-56): Int: Which Option Strategy Should You Use? Guy Cohen Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan Guy Cohen, creator of the OptionEasy software and author of the books ""Options Made Easy"" and ""The Bible Of Options Strategies,"

  • Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK when I first became interested in commodity markets, it was my great fortune to read the works of and speak with several of the most lucid teachers of market science and s

  • Interest Rates And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interest Rates And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy Veteran technician and leading proponent of intermarket analysis John Murphy continues to delve into the interrelationships between markets, this time between interest rates and the U.S. dollar. Prev

  • Interest Rates and Stock Returns by Marck C. Snead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...INTERMARKET ANALYSIS Interest Rates And Stock Returns by Mark C. Snead Stocks perform best when interest rates are declining, but rate levels can make a difference. Here's how. Interest rates can be a dependable component of a stock market forecasti

  • Intermarket Analysis And The Deutschemark by Richard Forest

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intermarket Analysis And The Deutschemark by Richard Forest Richard Forest, a two-time Traders' Challenge winner, becomes a S TOCKS & COMMODITIES author with this monograph on how intermarket analysis -- that is, analyzing elements across more than one m

Intermarket Review by David Penn

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

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  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intermarket Review by David Penn - JAPANESE YEN - CANADIAN DOLLAR - BRITISH POUND - AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

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Intermarket Review by David Penn

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intermarket Review by David Penn EURO Originally poised to be both rival and complement to the US dollar in the world of foreign exchange, the euro's miserable start in 1999 has become a stunning bull market by 2004. The euro is the currency of the 12

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (56-57): Intermarket Review by David Penn TURKISH INVESTMENT FUND (TKF) The Turkish Investment Fund (TKF) is a closed-end fund under the advisement of Morgan Stanley Investment Advisors. Traded on the New York Stock Exchang

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intermarket Review by David Penn ? MSCI SINGAPORE INDEX FUND ? MSCI HONG KONG INDEX FUND ? MSCI MALAYSIA INDEX FUND ? MSCI JAPAN INDEX FUND

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (84-85): Intermarket Review by David Penn This month's reviews are for: Internet Holdrs Trust (HHH), GSTI Software Index ($GSO), Philadelphia Stock Exchange Semiconductor Index ($SOX), and the Telecommunications Holders Tru

Intermarket Review by David Penn

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intermarket Review by David Penn THE AMEX GOLD BUGS INDEX ($HUI) The AMEX Gold BUGS (basket of unhedged gold stocks) index represents shares of gold mining and production companies that do not engage in hedging their gold beyond 11?12 years. The index

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (66-67): Intermarket Review by David Penn How do you spell "inflation"? O-I-L? How about long-term interest rates, such as those attached to the 10-year US Treasury note? If you are a supply-side economist of the Jude Wanni

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intermarket Review by David Penn GOLDMAN SACHS COMMODITIES INDEX The Goldman Sachs Commodities Index (GSCI) is a world production?weighted index of commodity prices based on the average quantity of production for the last five years of available data. I

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (72-73): Intermarket Review by David Penn HOLDRS, or Holding Company Depositary Receipts, are exchange-traded products created by Merrill Lynch & Co. that allow individual investors and institutions to own a basket of commo

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:9 (122, 110): Intermarket Review by David Penn The Intermarket Review looks at the China Fund (CHN), Thai Fund (TTF), India Fund (IFN), and Malaysia Fund (MF). The China Fund (CHN) is a closed-end fund under the advisement of Asia Direct Capital

  • Intermarket Review by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intermarket Review by David Penn THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE (NYSE) FINANCIAL INDEX ($NFA) The NYSE financial index consists of more than 900 banks, brokerage houses, savings and loan institutions, insurance companies, and other financial corporations.

Intermarket Review by David Penn

  • Intermarket Review: Goldman Sachs by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (52-53): Intermarket Review: Goldman Sachs by David Penn GOLDMAN SACHS COMMODITIES INDEX (GSCI) SUBGROUP--PRECIOUS METALS ($GPX) The Goldman Sachs Commodities Index (GSCI) is a world-production weighted index of commodity pr

  • Internal Market Momentum by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Internal Market Momentum by Martin J. Pring Breadth momentum analysis takes momentum analysis, traditionally gleaned from price and volume, a step further by examining a particular market in closer detail. Market analyst Martin Pring delves into three c

  • Interview Henry Hank Pruden: What The Future Holds by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview Henry Hank Pruden: What The Future Holds by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Hank, why don't you start by telling us how you got interested in the Wyckoff method. What attracted me to the Wyckoff method can be summarized under my notions of Wyckoff th

  • Interview Howard Abell of Innergame Partners by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview Howard Abell of Innergame Partners by Thom Hartle With nearly 30 years' experience as a trader and broker in the commodities pits, money manager and author Howard Abell has the bead on what it takes to trade. Abell, co-author with Bob Kopell o

  • Interview Richard Mogey by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Markets ebb and flow, rise and fall, come and go in short, they appear to be cyclical. To learn more about using cycles, there is probably no better source than Richard Mogey, the executive director of the Foundation for the Study of Cycles. Stocks & Com

  • Interview The World Of Commodities With Carley Garner by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview The World Of Commodities With Carley Garner by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Alaron broker and analyst Carley Garner has been involved with the markets for years and is actively educating traders through web content and online seminars at CommodityT

  • Interview: A Man Of Many Talents: Dan Gramza by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: A Man Of Many Talents: Dan Gramza by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Is there anything Dan Gramza hasn't done? He's president of Gramza Capital Management and DMG Advisors, LLC. He is an author, trader, analyst, consultant to domestic and internation

  • Interview: Alan Farley Of HARD Right Edge by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Alan Farley Of HARD Right Edge by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan What are the big differences between swing trading and momentum trading? Alan Farley can tell you. Farley is a private trader and the publisher of HARD Right Edge (www.HARDRightEdge.co

  • Interview: Alan Knuckman of GlobalTec by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (54-60): Interview: Alan Knuckman of GlobalTec by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Alan Knuckman currently serves as the president and developer of GlobalTec's Commodity Explorer product line. In this capacity, he oversees all aspect

  • Interview: An Interview With Jake Bernstein by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: An Interview With Jake Bernstein by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Cycles expert Jake Bernstein's analytical eye has seen the tide of the markets ebb and flow for more than 30 years. Many of the long-term social, political, and economic forecasts Be

  • Interview: Barbara Rockefeller by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (56-61): Interview: Barbara Rockefeller by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Barbara Rockefeller of Rockefeller Treasury Services is an international economist, author, newsletter publisher, and trader specializing in foreign exchang

  • Interview: Bernie Schaeffer by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Bernie Schaeffer by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Bernie Schaeffer, chairman of Schaeffer's Investment Research, is also the editor of Bernie Schaeffer's Option Advisor. The Market Technicians Association awarded him its Best of the Best award in s

  • Interview: Bill Meridian And Those Long-Term Cycles by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (48-53): Interview: Bill Meridian And Those Long-Term Cycles by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Cycles theorist Bill Meridian began on Wall Street in a most conventional way, as a fundamental analyst at the Value Line Investment Sur

  • Interview: Bo Yoder by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Bo Yoder by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Bo Yoder is a professional trader, author, and consultant to the financial industry on matters of trading and risk management. He is a frequent contributor to domestic and international trading publications

  • Interview: Bob Farrell by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Bob Farrell by John Sweeney Probably no one has seen the big picture of technical analysis' growth and increasing legitimacy quite the way that Bob Farrell, a fixture at bellwether brokerage Merrill Lynch for nearly half a century, has. He se

  • Interview: Bob Pelletier Of CSI Data by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:13 (40-45): Interview: Bob Pelletier Of CSI Data by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Not many current traders can remember a time when commodities weren't a driving force in the markets, but Robert Pelletier, president of CSI, can. Pel

Interview: Brandon Wendell and Trading Around The World by J. Gopalakrishnan and B.Faber

  • Interview: Brett Steenbarger by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:7 (68-75): Interview: Brett Steenbarger by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan No matter how you look at it, Brett N. Steenbarger keeps busy; he is director of trader development of Kingstree Trading and clinical associate professor of ps

  • Interview: Cari Lynn: Life On The Trading Floor by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:5 (56-59): Interview: Cari Lynn: Life On The Trading Floor by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Cari Lynn is a Chicago-based journalist and the author of ""Leg The Spread: A Woman's Adventures Inside The Trillion-Dollar Boys' Club Of Co

  • Interview: Carol Osler by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Carol Osler by John Sweeney Hidden away in the Federal Reserve System are entire departments of economists researching nearly every aspect of US business. In late 2000, we picked up hints of an economist who had actually taken on the definiti

  • Interview: Charles D. Kirk of TheKirkReport.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Charles D. Kirk of TheKirkReport.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Minnesota-based Charles E. Kirk is an individual investor who has been investing and trading stocks for more than 12 years and who currently trades stocks for a living in additio

  • Interview: Chart Patterns, Trading, and Dan Zanger by Matt Blackman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Chart Patterns, Trading, and Dan Zanger by Matt Blackman Trader Dan Zanger of Chartpattern.com first hit the media spotlight in December 2000 when he was featured in a Fortune article. The article, entitled "My Stocks Are Up 10,000%!" discuss

  • Interview: Christopher Neely Of The Federal Reserve by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once in a while, we hear something coming out of the Federal Reserve we just don't expect. In this case, we heard about a technical analysis?receptive individual -- an economist, to boot! Christopher Neely is a research officer with the Federal Reserve Ba

  • Interview: Chuck Dukas Of TRENDadvisor.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (62-66): Interview: Chuck Dukas Of TRENDadvisor.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Chuck Dukas is principal in a hedge fund and president of TRENDadvisor.com, a website that provides trading recommendations and educational and t

  • Interview: Classic Swing Trading With Linda Bradford Raschke by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Classic Swing Trading With Linda Bradford Raschke by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber Hers is a name that you've probably heard or read any number of times if you've been interested in or involved in technical analysis for very long. Linda B

  • Interview: Crosscurrent's Keith Raphael by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (54-63): Interview: Crosscurrent's Keith Raphael by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Keith Raphael, president of Crosscurrents Investment Advisory, served as principal of the Taylor-Raphael Group commodities trading firm of the New

  • Interview: David Landry Of TradingMarkets.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: David Landry Of TradingMarkets.com by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Ever heard of "grandma money management"? If not, ask David Landry, a sometime Technical Analysis of STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor, to explain. Landry is a cofounder and directo

  • Interview: David Norman On Market Technology by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:3 (76-83): Interview: David Norman On Market Technology by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Trading's come a long way since the days of the bucket shops, and now, technology and trading have become virtually inseparable. Here's someone who can tell us all

  • Interview: David S. Nasser by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (60-67, 80): Interview: David S. Nasser by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan David S. Nassar is many things: He is the founder and CEO of MarketWise Securities and MarketWise.com, a 20-year veteran trader, a New York Times best-sellin

  • Interview: David Stendahl by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: David Stendahl by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan David Stendahl is an author, a sometime contributor to STOCKS & COMMODITIES, and an authority in the field of portfolio construction and system design. He has lectured at numerous national and interna

  • Interview: David Vomund Of AIQ by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On The Opening Bell - David Vomund Of AIQ David Vomund of AIQ Systems wears a few hats, chief of which is his positions as chief analyst of artificial intelligence?based charting software developer AIQ Systems and the editor of AIQ's newsletter, The Ope

  • Interview: Daytrading With The StockBandit's Jeff White by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Daytrading With The StockBandit's Jeff White by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Jeff White, founder and chief technical analyst of TheStockBandit.com, started trading the markets in 1998 and has since gained extensive experience in both stocks and op

  • Interview: Daytrading With Toni Turner by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Daytrading With Toni Turner by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Toni Turner is the best-selling author of A Beginner's Guide To Day Trading Online and A Beginner's Guide To Short-Term Trading. An investor/trader with 14 years' experience, she is a pop

  • Interview: Don Miller & The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Experience by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (58-63): Interview: Don Miller & The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Experience by J. Gopalakrishnan Don Miller toiled in the corporate world, wondering if there were more to life -- and then he discovered there was. He gave up the