ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In past market tops, the financial sector has turned down first. It happened in the October 1987 meltdown and again at the 2000 top. So how has the financial sector been doing lately?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There is a big difference between trading options and stocks. With options, you first need to understand the Greeks and then you need a good options chain data provider just for starters. But how about using complicated options data to trade stocks?
Can Relative Strength Be Used In Portfolio Management? by J. Lewis, M. Moody, H. Parker, & A. Hyer
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (24-29): Can Relative Strength Be Used In Portfolio Management? by J. Lewis, M. Moody, H. Parker, & A. Hyer
The concept of relative strength is part of the foundation
of technical analysis, but can it be used successfully
AUTHOR: J. Lewis, M. Moody, H. Parker, & A. HyerDATE:SEP 2005
Can Stock Fundamentals Protect You? by Lewis Carl Mokrasch, Ph.D.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can Stock Fundamentals Protect You? by Lewis Carl Mokrasch, Ph.D.
To use fundamental information to find the characteristics of crash-proof stocks, I correlated the price action of stocks during the October 1987 crash with their fundamental statistics.
Can Technical Factors Gauge What Works In The Stock Market? by Mark Vakkur
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can Technical Factors Gauge What Works In The Stock Market? by Mark Vakkur
In the second part of this series
we look at the technical factors
you can use to gauge the
magnitude and direction of the
trends in the S&P 500.
Using only month-tomonth,
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The latest GDP numbers are now out and they were better than expected. Investors are starting to get optimistic about the economy, but will the positive GDP data move the stock market higher?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US dollar tends to trend reliably across time frames, but is this new daily chart rally just a minor retracement of an emerging downtrend or is the bull run that began in December 2009 starting to reassert itself?
Can The VIX Be Used To Help Identify Pending Stock Reversals?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CBOE Market Volatility Index or VIX is popular with traders as a measure of fear in the market. But given just how volatile it is, how can it be used as a stock market indicator?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you draw a straight line?
by Ron Jaenisch
The stock market has reached record highs and the markets are dominated by large financial
institutions with vast computer systems to aid them in their decision making. If the average investor turns
to the e
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not many people worry about how high a market can go. It can go on indefinitely. And while technically, a market could potentially fall to zero, the chance of that happening is slim. Fibonacci retracement levels are a handy reference guide to have when y
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...During the summer in Pamplona, Spain, there is a festival known locally as the San Fermin festival. The highlight of this festival is the Encierro, or running of the bulls. The running of the bulls involves running in front of about six, sometimes ten ca
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know markets are fluid. They are constantly moving and we can never be sure what they will do next, so it is tempting for us to constantly change our minds as well, effectively moving the goal post further and further away.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many indicators were developed years ago, long before computers allowed for backtesting. Recently, a new form of the relative strength index was introduced, and testing shows it has improved on the older version.
The Yield Curve and What It Can Tell Us About Markets
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In every major correction, rumors surface that a recession is in the wings. These same rumors have been circulating of late. If we are indeed in a true bear market and headed for recession, the yield curve will provide valuable warning.
Trading Systems 101: Can You Handle The Drawdowns?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I'll bet you've seen a hundred ads for various trading systems in the past month, especially if you're an active trader who reads most of the trading-related magazines and papers out there. But could you really stay with a good system when
WTI Weekly: Mind The Gap - How Market Structure And Order Flow Can Confirm Directional Potential
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the sell-side price discovery and development of support for Wednesday, June 12, 2019's auction. Market structure and order flo
Websites For Traders: News Traders Can Use by David Penn
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (74-75): Websites For Traders: News Traders Can Use by David Penn
A subscriber recently emailed me about trading groups. He had been trading for only a short time, with the goal
What Can Fibonacci and Candlesticks Tell Us About This Rally?
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a good run since March 11 for the major indexes. They recently moved from overbought into oversold on the daily charts without the serious meltdown that many were expecting. Here is what two popular analytic tools can tell us and why this
What Can Market Cycles Tell Us? by Tim W. Wood, CPA
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Secrets Of Cycles And What They Can Reveal
What Can Market Cycles Tell Us? by Tim W. Wood, CPA
Everything in nature moves in cycles -- the solar system, the
migration of geese, sleep patterns. Of more immediate interest
to traders are cycles in the a
What Can Neural Networks Do For You? by Dima Vonko
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (60-61): What Can Neural Networks Do For You? by Dima Vonko
Neural networks can multiply your profits -- if you know how to use them.
Neural networks can be created to generate profits. You may think you need vast computer
What Can You Expect, Mathematically? by Stephen Massel
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at how mathematical expectation allows for an
apples-to-apples comparison of trading systems or strategies
regardless of type or style, as well as allowing the tracking of
your own trading record.
A huge number of different trading
Working Money: Can Beta Help You Battle Volatility? by David Penn
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Can Beta Help You Battle Volatility? by David Penn
Of all the enemies of capital appreciation, stock price volatility is one of the most immediate. Can beta help you know when your stock or portfolio volatility is out of