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At The Close by Donald Pendergast

At The Close by Donald W. Pendergast Jr

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

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

  • Bezier Curves: No Tool For Trading by Donald R. Lambert

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bezier Curves: No Tool For Trading by Donald R. Lambert Once upon a time, long, long ago, when the dates all ended in ""B.C."" (which, as we all know, stands for ""before computers""), draftsmen were often faced with a problem. The head draftsman would

  • Commercial Floor Traders Identify Value by Donald L. Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commercial Floor Traders Identify Value by Donald L. Jones STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor Donald Jones presents the use of Liquidity Data Bank (otherwise known as Market Profile) to analyze the futures market by studying commercial activity. A comm

  • Commodity Channel Index: Tool for Trading Cyclic Trends by DONALD R. LAMBERT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Channel Index: Tool for Trading Cyclic Trends by DONALD R. LAMBERT Reprinted from Commodities Magazine 1980 219 Parkade, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. Many commodities exhibit some type of cyclical or seasonal price pattern. But, the commodity trade

  • Daytrading With Market Value by Donald L. Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:5 (16-23): Daytrading With Market Value by Donald L. Jones Markets are complex, self-regulating, and driven by feedback. The message is clear: Decipher the feedback to understand your market. How can you understand the market

  • Developing A Model With Auction Market Theory by Donald L. Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing A Model With Auction Market Theory by Donald L. Jones Here's an intraday trading model that uses auction market theory. A tenet of auction market theory is the unpredictability of the markets. An auction market model is built from market kno

  • Enhancing index stock portfolios with futures by Donald L. Jones and Timothy L. Walsh

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Enhancing index stock portfolios with futures by Donald L. Jones and Timothy L. Walsh The benefits of diversification are well known: most investment managers diversify by including bonds and cash in a stock portfolio already diversified across many ind

  • Estimating the Market Profile Value Area for intraday trading by Donald L. Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Estimating the Market Profile Value Area for intraday trading by Donald L. Jones T he prime question for every trader is whether to get into a market, or if in, whether to stay in or get out. Since these questions must be decided on the basis of inadequ

  • Exponentially Smoothed Moving Averages by Donald R. Lambert

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exponentially Smoothed Moving Averages by Donald R. Lambert If you were to do a survey of all the many trading systems that are in common usage, it is very likely that two calculation methods would be found to be leading the pack by a great margin. They

  • Forex Focus: The US Dollar And Precious Metals by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Playing the US dollar versus the precious metals market dynamic is one of the highest-probability trading games around. This is especially significant at major trend reversals. Will the significant support area near 76.00 even hold, much less act a

Gold Hiccup or Reversal? by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

  • Locating value with auction market data by Donald L. Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Locating value with auction market data by Donald L. Jones There are two fools in every market. One asks too little, one asks too much. -- Old Russian proverb The search for value in markets is a never-ending quest, since value changes with underlying

  • Making A Good System Great by Donald W. Pendergast Jr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once you have a trading system, you still need to evaluate it. You can apply optimization strategies to increase profitability, reduce drawdowns, and enhance the stability of your system.

  • Market Profile/Liquidity Data Bank: A procedural outline by Donald L. Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile/Liquidity Data Bank: A procedural outline by Donald L. Jones The Chicago Board of Trade's Market Profile/Liquidity Data Bank report is an unparalleled source of market- generated information. Each price traded during the day is identified

  • Profits, Pitfalls, Patience by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profits, Pitfalls, Patience by Donald W. Pendergast Jr. Plan your trade, trade your plan. Here's what can happen when a trader plunges into a position without following a trading blueprint. God really watches over children and fools, then I must have b

  • Refining the Relative Volatility Index by Donald Dorsey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES Refining The Relative Volatility Index by Donald Dorsey The relative volatility index was designed to measure the direction of volatilty. Since it was first introduced, however, its developer has not simply rested on his laurels; her

  • Selecting Stocks For A Portfolio by Donald Stewart and Kenneth Stewart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Selecting Stocks For A Portfolio by Donald Stewart and Kenneth Stewart As redundant as it may sound, following the stock market is in reality following a market of stocks. And surveying a market of stocks can present a challenge. The brothers Stewart, u

  • The Auction Market Theory by Donald Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Auction Market Theory by Donald Jones Thanks to the Internet, even when you are far removed from the floor of the exchange, you can still hear what the market is saying. At some point, every trader benefits from a surprisingly fast, good trade. Whe

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

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

The Keys To Trend-Following by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

  • The Market Direction Indicator Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by DONALD R. LAMBERT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Market Direction Indicator Anticipating Moving Average Crossovers by DONALD R. LAMBERT Over the years, trading methods have evolved from the very simple (such as the CHANGCHENG BANFA or ""Great Wall Method,"" which dates back to the Orient of the 17

  • The Market's Second Chance by Donald Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:11 (28-34): The Market's Second Chance by Donald Jones In my STOCKS & COMMODITIES articles on auction market analysis (see suggested reading), I gave examples of making trades with value-based information. Implicitly, these we

  • The Mass Index by Donald Dorsey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Mass Index by Donald Dorsey Range oscillation, not often covered by students of technical analysis, delves into repetitive market patterns during which the daily trading range narrows and widens. Examining this pattern, Donald Dorsey explains, allow

  • The Overlay Profile For Current Market Analysis Part 2 by Donald Jones and Christopher Young

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Overlay Profile For Current Market Analysis Part 2 by Donald Jones and Christopher Young Perhaps the best way to learn how to apply long-term overlays to trading is by example. Normally, the trader follows the overlay until an equilibrium time perio

  • The Relative Volatility Index by Donald Dorsey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Relative Volatility Index by Donald Dorsey This author modifies the basic relative strength index to measure volatility instead of daily net price change to generate trading signals. Technicians are often tempted to use one set of indicators to con

  • The Search For Your Trading Style by Donald Pendergast

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Search For Your Trading Style by Donald Pendergast Here's a simple trading method you can apply if you trade with a longer-term outlook. I hope my recent article, "Crash Course For Novice Traders," caused you to reflect on the critical decisions

  • The algebra of inequalities by Donald D. Bump, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The algebra of inequalities by Donald D. Bump, Ph.D. Many technical systems, simple and complex, come down to a decision based on inequality. For example, ""If the 10-day moving average for today is greater than that of yesterday, go (or remain) long.""

  • The overlay profile for current market analysis by Donald L. Jones and Christopher J. Young

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The overlay profile for current market analysis by Donald L. Jones and Christopher J. Young Market analysis seeks to determine the condition of the market because the trader who knows whether a market is trending, bracketing or in transition is better a

  • The relative strength quality factor by Donald Jones and Tod Stromquist

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The relative strength quality factor by Donald Jones and Tod Stromquist The relative strength index (RSI), as popularized by J. Welles Wilder in his book and later by a chart service, is possibly the most widely used technical indicator in futures tradi

  • The trade facilitation factor by Donald L. Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trade facilitation factor by Donald L. Jones A cardinal rule for traders using the Chicago Board of Trade's daily Liquidity Data Bank report is to avoid markets that are not ""facilitating"" trade. Over a period of days, such markets are characteriz

  • Trade System Evaluation by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade System Evaluation by Donald W. Pendergast Jr. Here we evaluate a simple trading system that will enable you to simulate the results of realistic trading with a portfolio of stocks. Evaluating your trading system performance before you put real mo

Working Money: Crash Course For Novice Traders by Donald Pendergast







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