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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Benguet revisited by Richard Maturi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Benguet revisited by Richard Maturi The November/December 1983 issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities carried an article of mine entitled ""Gold Stocks"" which addressed the following question: ""Can the average investor successfully par

  • Boosting Rates Of Return With Noncorrelated Systems by Richard L. Weissman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boosting Rates Of Return With Noncorrelated Systems by Richard L. Weissman Here's how adding noncorrelated assets within a trading system and combining noncorrelated systems can help your trading. Mechanical trading systems offer traders and risk manag

  • Comparative Risk Transfer Method by Richard A. Harrison

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comparative Risk Transfer Method by Richard A. Harrison It would be nice to get the higher returns of a speculative investment like a managed futures fund, but they're just too risky."" Is that statement familiar? There is a method that allows an invest

  • Covered calls by Richard Maturi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Covered calls by Richard Maturi Sophisticated and neophyte investors alike can benefit from option trading. Though options are typically viewed by many investors as speculative, options can be a very effective conservative investment tool. A stock opti

  • Cross Your Arms by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cross Your Arms by Richard W. Arms Jr. The dinner had been marvelous, the wine had been perfect, and now my wife and I were arriving at the theater. I knew we were right on time, and I had the tickets in my inside coat pocket. As we walked up to the ent

  • Discount Stock Brokers by Richard Maturi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discount Stock Brokers by Richard Maturi If you're a sophisticated investor, willing to make many of your own investment decisions then May 1,1975 marked a milestone for your investment activities. On ""May Day"" the Securities and Exchange Commission e

  • Dow Theory Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dow Theory Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans According to one of the most important tenets of the Dow theory, the Dow Jones Industrial and Transportation Averages must confirm each other to be able to derive forecasting significance from t

  • Ease of movement by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ease of movement by Richard W. Arms Jr. On occasion it seems as though a stock or commodity must have discovered anti-gravity. It moves upward with little effort. Such a move is characterized by increasing volume but similarly increasing price spread on

  • Gold And The DJIA by Richard C. Forest

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold And The DJIA by Richard C. Forest Gold has its own cycles. How best to interpret them? STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor Richard Forest illustrates that gold cycles can be best understood when analyzed and compared to the DOW Jones Industrial Aver

  • Gold Stocks by RICHARD J. MATURI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold Stocks by RICHARD J. MATURI Can the average investor successfully participate in the gold market without knowing the intricacies of commodity trading, and without having to deal with the problems associated with owning precious metals? The answer i

  • Guidelines With Support And Resistance by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Guidelines With Support And Resistance by Richard L. Evans Given the explosive growth of the financial markets, with all the derivative products and the increased complexity of trading strategies, all aided by the evolution of computers, some exotic for

  • 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

  • Limited Risk - High Leverage Potential by Richard J. Maturi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Limited Risk - High Leverage Potential by Richard J. Maturi Interested in an investment opportunity with known limited risk and high leverage profit potential? Then silver options may be right for you. Many investors shy away from gold and silver invest

  • Look Back Before You Leap by Richard Bergner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Look to the past to predict the future: It's a new way to predict commodity price action as you study a chart. How can you find good trading opportunities? Imagine, if you will, all the ways you've read or heard about how to do so. But if you're aware o

  • Missing The 10 Best Days by Richard Ahrens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Missing The 10 Best Days by Richard Ahrens Would missing the 10 best days in the last 20 years have a negative impact on your portfolio? One of the standard arguments against attempting to time the market says that if you missed the 10 best days in the

  • Plan To Win by Richard Ahrens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Plan To Win by Richard Ahrens There are two kinds of traders: amateurs and professionals. The amateurs supply the money. Which would you rather be? It has been estimated that only 10% of traders consistently make money. It has also been estimated that

  • Quantifying pain via drawdown size by Richard Harrison

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quantifying pain via drawdown size by Richard Harrison Most investors want the greatest return on their investment as long as their pain threshold is not exceeded along the way. The amount of pain an investor experiences depends not only on the size of

  • Riding for Profits with "Irv the Liquidator" by Richard J. Maturi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Riding for Profits with ""Irv the Liquidator"" by Richard J. Maturi Wall Street Journal articles over the past few months have reported the financial dealings of Irwin Jacobs, better known as ""Irv the Liquidator."" Jacobs invests in companies he consid

  • Right On Target by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Right On Target by Richard W. Arms Jr. I used to buy stocks and commodities in the same manner in which Columbus sailed to the New World: I didn't know where I was going when I started out, and when I got there I didn't know where I was. It was a great

  • Spherical Wave Filters by Richard Johnson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spherical Wave Filters by Richard Johnson Why do Elliott wave patterns develop in price data? This may be the reason. OF all the geometric forms, the sphere is the simplest. On a two-dimensional plane, the sphere is displayed as a circle or ellipse. Th

  • Straddles, Strangles And Spreads by Richard M. Koff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Straddles, Strangles And Spreads by Richard M. Koff Here's a primer for the new trader who wants to move beyond simple buy-and-hold strategies. Options provide such a bewildering variety of risky and complicated investment choices that most small inve

  • Technical analysis of industry groups by Richard K. Carlin, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis of industry groups by Richard K. Carlin, Ph.D. Stock market analysis is usually done in one of two ways: either on the market itself to predict whether stocks as a group are in an uptrend or downtrend, or on individual stocks to disco

  • The Essence Of Dow Theory: Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Essence Of Dow Theory: Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans The Dow theory tenet that the Dow Jones Industrials and Dow Jones Transports must ""confirm"" one another is listed perfunctorily in most Dow theory discussions, but confirmation

  • The McClellan Oscillator by Richard Mogey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The McClellan Oscillator by Richard Mogey The earliest chartists used price data to evaluate markets and found that market prices continually move from overbought to oversold and back again as if they were oscillating about an invisible, neutral line. T

  • The Warrior's Discipline Of Trading by Richard D. McCall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Warrior's Discipline Of Trading by Richard D. McCall This occupational psychologist and a master of martial arts compares the disciplines that traders need in order to trade effectively with the disciplines of the samurai. When was the last time yo

  • Timing Stock Buys with an Oscillator by Richard Goedde

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Timing Stock Buys With An Oscillator by Richard Goedde Use this oscillator to calculate buy points for a stock in an upward trend. Oscillators are most useful when prices fluctuate up and down within a horizontal or flat channel (two parallel lines tha

  • Timing a Stock Using the Regression Oscillator by Richard Goedde

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Timing a Stock Using the Regression Oscillator by Richard Goedde Numerous techniques for timing transactions are available to the technical trader. One popular method uses the difference between the market trend and the price. Market timing strategies c

  • Using The Arms Index In Intraday Applications by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using The Arms Index In Intraday Applications by Richard W. Arms Jr. A few weeks ago, I received a call from an analyst who had read a number of my recent articles in STOCKS & COMMODITIES and had an interesting question. ""I've developed a new index to

  • V.14:7 (311-316) Trading Index Spreads by Richard Halford

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are a number of different stock index futures, such as the Value Line index and the S&P 500, with similar characteristics which can be traded as spreads. Here are some basic methods. Trading futures spreads is a strategy used by professional trade

  • Volume-adjusted moving averages by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume-adjusted moving averages by Richard W. Arms Jr. A moving average line is just that. It smoothes price over time, reducing erratic, shorter-term swings to a smoother, more comprehensible line. Any changes in the parameters of the moving average li

  • What volume is it? by Richard W. Arms, Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What volume is it? by Richard W. Arms, Jr. Markets often seem unpredictable and erratic. They give the impression of being disorganized because they do not always behave as we think they should. We live by clocks and schedules, yet all too often prices

  • Zen and Emotional Control by Richard D. McCall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING PSYCHOLOGY Zen And Emotional Control This occupational psychologist explains that trading combines market knowledge and emotional discipline and that through meditation techniques, a trader can develop better emotional control. by Richard D.







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