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  • 'Trendy' Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which chart patterns precede a strong breakout move?

  • .SPX Weekly Chart Offers Insight

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Knowing the trend strength of key broad market stock indexes is vital to the success of your trading methodology.

  • A Daily Chart Of The S&P 100 Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On April 22nd I presented an article "Gann, Elliott and the Dow Revisited." In it I argued that for the long-term, the trend is bearish, but for the short-term it could be bullish. Here is a chart of the S&P 100 Index that looks bullish for

  • A Double Low Chart Pattern On eBay

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After testing support, eBay's stock is now consolidating.

  • A Look At The Dow Monthly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the Dow's recent low hold or will it go to 6400?

  • A Look at LOOK's Complex Chart Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LookSmart (LOOK) is a search engine that is one of the few Internet companies that are showing a profit. Their price has moved up strongly from $0.79 in October to above $3.00 today. Is it worth buying?

  • A Nasdaq Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes the simplest of charts can offer a world of knowledge.

  • A Pattern Completion For The Weekly Dow Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the DJIA plunged 2,000 points in four weeks, it fulfilled a topping pattern.

  •'s Weekly Chart Says It's Still A Jungle Out There

    ARTICLE has had a good run off its lows and the ascending triangle is potentially a bullish formation BUT ...

  • Apple Building Bullish Chart Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since bottoming around $390 range in mid-2013, Apple Inc. has posted an admirable rally. Look what the stock is doing now.

  • Applying The Chart Aspect Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you ever thought about aspect ratio when setting up your stock charts? Here we explore how to maintain the integrity of the aspect ratios so you can easily analyze charts, identify trends, and perform reliable technical pattern analysis

  • Bearish Chart Patterns - The Gap, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price patterns and relative performance hint this stock could be trending down.

  • Ben's Fake-out Or Why You Must Trust the Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes when you look at a chart, you see what has happened recently and this informs your decision about what should happen next. This decision then determines how you subsequently trade and can result in costly mistakes, especially in the case of the

  • Bullish Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski

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

  • Chart Analong Scenarios by Sam Whitehill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis is based on the theory that history will repeat itself. What is not so obvious, however, is that these historical repetitions may happen not just over a few months but over a few decades. This is where chart analogs can be of g

  • Chart Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart Analysis

  • Chart Congestion Analysis by Holliston Hill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart Congestion Analysis by Holliston Hill Congestion areas appear in all markets whether it be gold, soybeans, IBM, or the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Being able to recognize the different types of congestion areas and knowing what they will lead to

  • Chart Pattern Failures

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this fable of two double bottoms, the moral is: wait for the breakout.

  • Chart Pattern Surprises by Thomas Bulkowski

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

  • Chart Reading Basics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reading charts, as you might have heard, is subjective. Here's how the novice can learn more about making it less so.

  • Chart The Market, Control Your Future

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Take control of your 401(k) by using this form of analysis.

  • Chart The Market, Control Your Future (II)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a few charts and this simple technique, you can manage your 401(k).

  • Chart Your Stocks With Float Charts by Steve Woods

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (20-27): Chart Your Stocks With Float Charts by Steve Woods Price is king. Volume is queen. Both live in the context of time. But is there a prince or prime minister who has been overlooked? Float charts may have the answer

  • Commodity-Linked ETFs Nearing Chart Pattern Completion

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An equal-weight ETF index composed of agricultural commodities, gold miners, oil/gas producers, and steel makers is very close to a major support test of a large daily based head & shoulders pattern.

  • Crude Oil: Hourly Chart Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The April 2014 crude oil futures contract has completed a successful - and powerful - bullish breakout on its hourly time frame.

  • Curvilinear chart analysis by D.O. Christian Reiger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Curvilinear chart analysis by D.O. Christian Reiger Nothing in the universe moves in an unswerving line ? least of all futures prices. Why then, should straight lines dominate our technical analysis of charts? In the following examples, you'll see how t

  • Cycles and chart patterns by Anthony F. Herbst

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles and chart patterns by Anthony F. Herbst Many who analyze price charts of stocks or commodities recognize that cycles influence the patterns they observe. But few carry this insight through the logical steps that could mean better trade timing. Th

  • Cycles, Volatility, And Chart Formations by Daniel L. Chesler, CTA, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles, Volatility, And Chart Formations by Daniel L. Chesler, CTA, CMT Understanding the building blocks of classical chart patterns can improve your analysis and trading results. Here's how. A nyone who has studied or traded with classical chart patt

  • DANG: An Instructive Chart Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learning what to look for when evaluating a breakout stock candidate can help make your pathway to profits much easier.

  • Deutsche Bank: Long-Term Bullish Chart Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Deutsche Bank stock has broken out from an ascending triangle, hitting a new three-year high of $100. It is moving in a channel with an upward bias. Target for the stock in the medium term is $115.

  • Do Chart Patterns Still Work? Thomas Bulkowski

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

  • Dow Point & Figure Chart Still In Bull Mode

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite the decline over the last few weeks, the Dow Jones industrials remains in a clear uptrend on the P&F chart with support close at hand.

  • Dueling Chart Patterns For Pride International

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two potentially conflicting chart patterns are battling it out for the future of Pride International.

  • Exploring Charting Techniques: Basic Chart Trading, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pullbacks, swing reversals, breakouts, trend reversals - these are some of the things prices do. Here's how you can recognize and trade them.

  • GM Chart Shows More Trouble Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As an overall indicator, General Motors stock has much to say about the health of the market.

  • Gann Weekly Swing Chart by Jerry Favors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gann Weekly Swing Chart by Jerry Favors Newsletter publisher Jerry Favors presents another Gann method, this time the weekly swing chart, as a timing tool with which to track individual stocks. One of the methods that W.D. Gann used to determine and t

  • General Motors Chart Speaks Volumes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...GM used to be a stock market bellwether and what it's saying now has decidedly bearish implications.

  • Gold's Monthly Chart Warns Of More Downside

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold ran up from $681 to more than $1,423 in a little more than two years; after hitting previously forecast resistance levels, the gold futures market is beginning to turn lower. Where are the critical long-term support areas that traders and investors

  • How To Read A Bar Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyzing a bar chart for the first time can be like looking into the night sky full of stars but not being able to see any constellations. It's all in front of you, but what are you supposed to get out of it? Here's a lesson on how to read a b

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

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

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

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

  • 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

Index Of Chart Sentiment by Viktor Likhovidov

  • 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 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: Mastering Chart Analysis With Greg Schnell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Greg Schnell, CMT, MFTA, is a senior technical analyst at specializing in intermarket and commodities analysis. Based in Calgary, he is a board member of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA) and the chairman of the CSTA Calga

  • Investigating chart patterns using Markov analysis by Curtis McKallip, Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investigating chart patterns using Markov analysis by Curtis McKallip, Jr. Most traders, at one time or another, have utilized elementary price patterns such as trendlines, triangles, gaps, and flags. The identifying characteristics and measuring proper

  • It's The Chart Stupid

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The media attributed the decline in U.S. stocks during the month of March to "security" issues. However, a look at Turkey and Pakistan suggests that the terrorist threat has little to do with stock prices.


    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Headed by a ruthless CEO renowned for his punishment of opposing short-sellers and backed by the wiliest band of directors in Christendom, nothing else trades like this NYSE stock. This month's mystery selection is a carefully selected chunk of 1989

  • Looking At A Weekly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you rely on a program to analyze the market, how do you identify which shares to look at?

Market Phase And Chart Formation by Chuck Dukas

  • Microchip Technology (MCHP) - A Chart Filled With Caution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rising wedge formations tend to have bearish impications, and MCHP is in the process of finishing one.

  • Monthly Chart Shows Gold Upside Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold has been very bullish on the daily, weekly and monthly charts.

  • NFLX: Major Weekly Chart Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using weekly charts to locate high probability patterns on the verge of a new swing/trend move can be time well spent.

  • Novell Inc. Has Chart Woes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Novell, Inc., (NOVL) a leading provider of information solutions, appears in trouble on this daily chart.

  • Opportunity in Yahoo's Multiple Chart Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yahoo has recovered, but there is an opportunity on the short side temporarily.

  • Oracle Chart Flashes Warning

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Friday, September 19 investors learned that Larry Ellison would be stepping down as the long-time CEO but the chart is warning us that this news may be just the tip of the bearish iceberg.

  • Pair Trading And Chart Construction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this, the second part of this series, find out how to construct a spreadsheet to help reveal profitable opportunities in pair trades.

  • Plurality Of Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pick the strongest stocks in the next runaway move by using the plurality of chart patterns concept.

  • Point and Figure Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Point and Figure Chart

  • Procter & Gamble's Weekly Chart Has Challenges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two patterns have emerged on Procter & Gamble's weekly chart: A large triangle and a potentially bearish rising wedge.

Product Review: Chart Pattern Recognition by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: IQ Chart

Product Review: XL Chart Pro by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

  • Qualified Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Changing market conditions may mean you should rethink your analysis.

  • RF Micro Devices's Chart Shows An Upleg Developing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Nasdaq-traded stock may be working on a large double bottom pattern. If so, attractive upside targets may present themselves.

  • Refining chart analysis Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 10 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Refining chart analysis Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 10 by Jack K. Hutson At this point in our examination of Richard D. Wyckoff's methodology for stock market analysis, we have explored all of the major tenets of this classic technique--from ba

  • Royal Bank of Canada Facing a Triple Chart Challenge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Canada's largest bank is at a crossroads right now. An interesting triple challenge seems to be in the works with what appears to be a slanted head & shoulders topping formation, an important trendline test, and a 200-day EMA challenge.

  • Sidebar: Constructing a PAC chart by François Bertrand

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:6 (46-50): Sidebar: Constructing a PAC chart by François Bertrand CONSTRUCTING A PAC CHART Here are the steps: 1. Create a "price grid" where each row in the grid represents a range of prices. Then identify the range of boxe

  • Sidebar: The geometry of chart patterns by Teresa Lo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:9 (50-52): Sidebar: The geometry of chart patterns by Teresa Lo Pattern recognition is made simple using the swing lines of the classic swing indicator. Together with PowerSwing bars (not shown), the indicators act as visual aids, and basic geomet

  • Sysco Corp. Marks A Bottom On Its Daily Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sysco Corp. has been on a downtrend since slipping below its 200-day exponential moving average last August.

  • TBO Advanced Chart Pattern Recognition

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discretionary trading is still the preferred manner of attempting to extract profits from the financial markets for many traders, despite the ever-growing popularity of systems, high-frequency, and algorithmic trading methods. One of the most useful skil

  • The Best Chart Pattern Entry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can traders better time the entry?

  • The Chart Tells The Story

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes we can learn all we need to by looking at the chart, even without knowing the name of the company.

  • The Edge In Chart Patterns, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you see a chart pattern forming, most likely, others will see it too. What gives you an edge when you trade a chart pattern? This two-part article will help answer that question

  • The Edge In Chart Patterns, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Part 1 of this article showed how you can use a trading system to define the edge that a chart pattern gives you. This concluding part will elaborate on three practical issues relating to this subject: market frictions, sample populations, and capital re

  • The FTSE Bottoms Out On The Weekly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The FTSE is consolidating between 4360 and 4520. A breakout above 4520 could lead to 5000 for the FTSE in the medium-term. Indications are this could happen soon.

  • The Gann Quarterly Chart by Jerry Favors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gann Quarterly Chart by Jerry Favors Longtime newsletter publisher Jerry Favors introduces a long-term indicator called the Gann quarterly chart, which will signal a turn up from bear market lows when the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rallies

  • The Gann Quarterly Swing Chart And Trend Duration by Jerry Favors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gann Quarterly Swing Chart And Trend Duration by Jerry Favors The Gann quarterly swing chart - which is a trend-following indicator and not a trading system as presented in the August Stocks & Commodities - is best used as a compliment with other an

  • The NASDAQ Composite's Monthly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been a hard week for the indexes. The NASDAQ, for one, lost 4.66% for the week, or 125 points. What does the monthly chart reveal?

  • The S&P 500 Weekly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Following up on my Nasdaq chart of the June 10th, where I suggested that the Nasdaq does look bullish, but with nothing cast in stone, here is a chart and analysis of the S&P500 index.

  • The Stepchild Of Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The inverted cup with handle may be the chart pattern that does it for you, if only you’d let it!

  • The Trillion-Dollar Correlation Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Want to know where gold and precious metals prices are going? Look to Washington for the answer.

  • The US Dollar Chart Shows More Downside Coming

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term triple top has brought the USD down rather dramatically in the form of a bearish three black crows candlestick formation as shown on this monthly chart.

  • Three Basic Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As you develop your chart-reading skills, here are a few basic patterns to master.

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

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

  • Trade The Chart, Not The System by Anthony Trongone, Ph.D., CFP, CTA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (44-47): Trade The Chart, Not The System by Anthony Trongone, Ph.D., CFP, CTA This is why you need to constantly monitor the performance of your trading system. Changing economic conditions can affect the performance of any

  • Traditional chart analysis: A neglected tool? by Thomas Aspray

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traditional chart analysis: A neglected tool? by Thomas Aspray With the virtual explosion of computerized technical analysis over the past few years, some basic methods of analysis are often forgotten or at least neglected. I confess that I have even co

  • US Dollar Index: Bull Flag On Hourly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After printing a beautiful "bear to bull" double bottom transition pattern, the US dollar index is testing support before another leap higher.

  • USO Three-Minute Chart Pivot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some bank savings accounts only pay 1% per year. Successful daytraders can make that much in just a few minutes -- sometimes. Here's one trade example that might provide some incentive to master the art of daytrading.

  • Uncommon Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski

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

  • Volume Shapes And Chart Patterns by Thomas N. Bulkowski

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

  • Websites For Traders Chart Ex by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Websites For Traders Chart Ex by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan WWW.CHART-EX.COM Lisa Erdmier, president and cofounder of the Chart-Ex website, which displays free commodity charts, developed a data visualization tool that displays volume at price in a unique

  • Weekly Chart For Gold Shows Danger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of gold violates a major pattern. Unless it bounces immediately, more downside is in store.

  • What Is Sangoma's Chart Telling Us?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sangoma is the South African term for a witch doctor. In this falling market, is the company living up to its name?

What Powers Chart Patterns? by Thomas N. Bulkowski

  • Wide-Range Chart Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Skip the narrow, choppy trading ranges and look for a chart with enough range to have some momentum behind it

Working Money: Chart Reading Basics by John Devcic

Working Money: The Stepchild of Chart Patterns by Kenny Gilliland

  • Yahoo! Maintains Uptrend On Their Weekly Chart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even in choppy markets certain stocks show strong uptrends. These are the stocks that create wealth for investors and traders. But care should be taken to buy them on declines.

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