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  • 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 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 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

AlphaTrade.com by Dennis D. Peterson

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Barrier Stops And Trendlines by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Barrier Stops And Trendlines by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick Last time, Katz and McCormick measured the performance of using this strategy as an exit rule. This time, we examine the effect of eliminating entries that would have been

Channelingstocks.com by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Charles D. Kirkpatrick II of Kirkpatrick & Co. by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Charles D. Kirkpatrick II of Kirkpatrick & Co. by Thom Hartle Charles Kirkpatrick II is not only a market researcher and money manager, but he also holds the distinction of being the first recipient of the Charles H. Dow Award for technical a

  • Commodity Trading Risks by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Trading Risks by Allen D. Hanson Few traders fully realize the risks that they are taking when they make a commitment in the futures market. They have learned all about charts, cycles, fundamentals, and basic trading theory, but when it comes

  • Compressing Candlestick Patterns by Jean-Olivier Fraisse and Kevin D. Armstrong

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Compressing Candlestick Patterns by Jean-Olivier Fraisse and Kevin D. Armstrong Market action is similar to territorial claims between competing species in that bulls seek to expand their territory by increasing prices and, conversely, bears seek to exp

  • Creating prices for system testing by D. Howard Phillips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Creating prices for system testing by D. Howard Phillips Technical trading systems are evaluated using historical, real-time or computer-generated data. All three data sources are useful, but computer-generated data can be the most powerful. In particul

Cross-currents.net by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Developing A Trading System by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing A Trading System by Dennis D. Peterson If you've ever tried it, you know that developing a trading system is no easy task. But you may find that following a series of steps could help you reduce the learning curve. Here's an example. There a

  • Dial "D" For Divergences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are all divergences created equal? Here's some instruction for catching turns in market direction.

EquityTrader.com by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Fibonacci And Gann Projections by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (28-34): Fibonacci And Gann Projections by Dennis D. Peterson It's time to have a little fun and see what a day-at-a-time replay can reveal in terms of future projections. In 2002, I wrote an article in Working Money about

  • How useful are stochastics for trading? by Jack D. Schwager and Norman Strahm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How useful are stochastics for trading? by Jack D. Schwager and Norman Strahm In the current popular trading systems terminology, a stochastic refers to a measure of the placement of the current price within a recent range. If the current price is near

Identifying Patterns by Dennis D. Peterson

  • 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

  • Is Dow Theory Sending Us A Warning? by Michael D. Sheimo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Dow Theory Sending Us A Warning? by Michael D. Sheimo Michael Sheimo, best known for books such as Dow Theory Redux and Stock Market Rules, tackles the age-old question of whether the Dow theory is still valid and if it is, is it really sending us a

MadScan by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Malfunctioning Computers: Who Pays? by Clifford Sherry, Ph. D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Malfunctioning Computers: Who Pays? by Clifford Sherry, Ph. D. You have just decided to purchase a new computer, peripheral (disc drive, printer, etc.) or software package (program). How should you proceed? First, you should stop and do some careful thi

  • Market Breadth or Beta by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Breadth Or Beta? Breadth and beta both start with "b," but what else do they have in common? Maybe a way to help make trading decisions. by Dennis D. Peterson Market breadth is a measure of market momentum. When momentum is positive and increas

  • Market Breadth: Volume by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Determining Market Health Market Breadth: Volume Of all the market breadth measures to determine the overall health of the market, volume is perhaps one of the most difficult to use. by Dennis D. Peterson It only takes a few stocks to push major indice

  • Market Fuel And Technical Analysis by D. Earl Essig

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Fuel And Technical Analysis by D. Earl Essig When traders hunt for the Holy Grail of commodity trading in futures and options, obvious clues to market direction are often overlooked. One such oversight generally occurs in analyzing price patterns

  • Nasdaq Advances -- Declines by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nasdaq Advances -- Declines by Dennis D. Peterson This market breadth indicator remains one of the most popular ways to gauge market movement. Market indices can rise on the backs of just a few stocks. This is especially true with the Standard & Poor's

  • On Option Theta by Lawrence D. Cavanagh

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Option Theta by Lawrence D. Cavanagh Options traders use various measurements to calculate an option's risk, the calculations of which are denoted by Greek letters. One example is theta, which is the measure of how much an option's price decreases fo

  • On Trendlines, Money Flow Index And The Elliott Wave by Brian D. Green

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Trendlines, Money Flow Index And The Elliott Wave by Brian D. Green Here's an example of wave and indicator analysis using the money flow index, trendlines and Elliott wave. One of the most valuable lessons I have learned over the years is to appro

Product Reveiw MetaSwing by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Advanced GET by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: AlphOmega Elliott Waves by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Behold! by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Big Trends Toolkit 2.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: BigTrends.com by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Bollinger Band Toolkit by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Channalyze by D. W. Davies

Product Review: Chart Pattern Recognition by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: ChartBook, Revision D 1.3

Product Review: Edge by Dennis D Peterson

Product Review: Elwave 9 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Gann Natural Squares Calculator by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Group Power by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: HotScans by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: InTeLyze by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Jurik Tools by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Knobias by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: MESA8 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Market Technician by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: MarketGauge Opening Range Success Formula by D. D Peterson

Product Review: MarketGauge Opening Range Success Formula by D. D Peterson

  • Product Review: MarketGuage: Big View by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Big View is part of an ensemble of trading information from MarketGauge, available as a standalone package for $49/month. The last review of MarketGauge covered the Swing Trading course and the follow-on Mastery Program. The Mastery Program h

Product Review: MetaStock 2 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: MetaStock 9.0 Professional by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: MetaStock Professional 10 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: NeoTicker 3.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: NeoTicker by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Neuroshell Trader 5 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Neuroshell Trader Version 4.2 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: PFscanRT by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Pfscan by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Product Review: Pristine Pattern Method Scan by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Pristine Pattern Method Scan plugin comes with screening filters, expert commentary, chart annotation, and templates to help find patterns that fit with the Pristine approach. The Pristine Method was covered in two earlier reviews in the Fe

Product Review: ProphetX by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: QCharts by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Red Rock Pattern Strategy by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: S/R Analyst by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: STOPS by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: StrataSearch by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: SuperCharts by Robert D. Flori

Product Review: Technifilter by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: The Volatility Primer by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Track N Trade Live Futures by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Trade Oracle by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: TradeSignalOnline.com by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: TradeStation 7.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: TradeStation 8.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Tradecision Version 1.7 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Trading The Pristine Method Course by D. D. Peterson

Product Review: Trading The Pristine Method Course by D. D. Peterson

Product Review: Trading The Pristine Method Course by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: TradingSolutions 2.1 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: TradingSolutions by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Unfair Advantage by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Viking by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Wave59 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Wealth-Lab Developer 3.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Wealth-Lab Developer by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: eSignal 7.1 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: eSignal 8.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: thinkorswim by Dennis D. Peterson

Quick-Scan: Stockreflex by Dennis D. Peterson

Quick-Scans: Using Option Charts To Boost Trading Profits by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Real-World Option Pricing by Lawrence D. Cavanagh

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Real-World Option Pricing by Lawrence D. Cavanagh Option models calculate premiums or the prices of options on the assumption that volatility is a constant. Here's how stock and index price changes are distributed in the real world and how the market pr

  • Secure Fractional Money Management by L. Zamansky, Ph.D., and D. Stendahl

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Secure Fractional Money Management by Leo J. Zamansky, Ph.D., and David C. Stendahl Here's how to find a new fractional value of capital to invest in every trade to maximize returns subject to a constraint on drawdown, using a variation of the optimal f

  • Stock Splits: Boon Or Bust? by Michael D. Sheimo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock Splits: Boon Or Bust? by Michael D. Sheimo Even the most sophisticated market participants are tempted to buy a stock that has been announced to split two for one. They, of all investors, should know better, because not all stock splits turn out t

StockCharts.com/charts/carpet.html by Dennis D. Peterson

Stocks & Commodities V. 26:9 (68-70) Product Review: Zignals.com by Dennis D. Peterson

Stockscores.com by Dennis D. Peterson

  • The Advance-Decline, New-High, New-Low Market System by D. Meyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.14:2 (69-75): The Advance-Decline, New-High, New-Low Market System by Dennis Meyers Try combining popular technical stock market indicators - the advance-decline line, the number of stocks making new highs and the number of stocks making new lows - to

  • The Maximum Favorable Excursion Strategy by D. Stendahl and L. Zamansky

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Maximum Favorable Excursion Strategy by David C. Stendahl and Leo J. Zamansky Maximum favorable excursion (MFE) is the peak profit that a trade earns before the trade is closed out. Reviewing the performance of a trading system allows us to measure

  • 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

  • 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 secrets to stock option success by Patrick D. Bosold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The secrets to stock option success by Patrick D. Bosold Author: Kenneth R. Trester Publisher: Institute for Options Research, Inc., P.O. Box 12340 Reno, NV 89510 (800) 334-0854, Ext. 840 Contents: Ten cassette tapes, 270 page manual, Future Value

  • Theft? Commodity Floor Brokers by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Theft? Commodity Floor Brokers by Allen D. Hanson Questionable trading practices in the Securities business became very evident to me during my years as product manager for a major corporation and later as a licensed floor broker. In those days, I owne

  • Trading The Santa Claus Rally by Michael D. Sheimo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Santa Claus Rally by Michael D. Sheimo 'Tis the season to be jolly and make a profit. What could be finer? Michael Sheimo explores the whys and wherefores of this seasonal phenomenon. Holiday rallies in the stock market are a fact of life.

  • Trading primary markets by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading primary markets by Allen D. Hanson Few traders understand the difference between primary futures markets and those that are often called ""secondary"" markets. Sometimes it is not easy to tell the difference between them. As a new futures contra

  • Using Barrier Stops In Exit Strategies by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Barrier Stops In Exit Strategies by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick A simple technical method for exiting a trade is the break of a trendline on a chart. This article measures the performance of using this strategy as an exit rule. In recent ar

  • Using Trailing Stops In Exit Strategies by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Trailing Stops In Exit Strategies by J. Katz, Ph.D., and D. McCormick Last issue, we saw a demonstration of how an exit strategy can affect the performance of a trading system. This time, we will discover how to measure the impact of exiting the m

  • Websites: Angrybear.blogspot.com and Kudlowsmoneypolitics.blogspot.com by D. Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (63-64): Websites: Angrybear.blogspot.com and Kudlowsmoneypolitics.blogspot.com by D. Penn A staple of public television -- and cable news, before it blew up in the Bush era -- dueling commentators from the political left and

  • Winning in the Futures Market (Three ways to beat the system) by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning in the Futures Market (Three ways to beat the system) by Allen D. Hanson There are very few successful futures traders. Most winners tend to give back their earnings and many of the people that try the commodity futures markets never really get

Working Money: Adjusting Indicators For Entry And Exit by Dennis D. Peterson

Working Money: Dial "D" For Divergences by David Penn

Working Money: Multiple Indicators II by Dennis D. Peterson

Working Money: Options Calculator by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Working Money: Postitive Volume Index by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Postitive Volume Index by Dennis D. Peterson Is the primary market trend up or down? Writing about the positive volume index (PVI) takes me back to when I first started trying to understand the markets. I joined four stock clubs, search

  • Working Money: Resistance And Support by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Resistance And Support by Dennis D. Peterson Do you want to profit in the market? Then you need to understand resistance and support levels. A resistance level is the ceiling price area that a stock repeatedly tries to break through abov

Working Money: Trading Candlestick Patterns by Dennis D. Peterson

Working Money: Trading Systems Using Multiple Indicators by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Working Money: Trendlines And Consolidations by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Trendlines And Consolidations by Dennis D. Peterson Here's a technique that produces more accurate trendlines. Drawing trendlines correctly is more challenging than many traders realize. The rule is that the more peaks and valleys you co

  • Working Money: Volume Speaks Volumes by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Volume Speaks Volumes by Dennis D. Peterson Sometimes the market roars and at other times it's quiet. Paying attention to these volume fluctuations can make a difference in your pocketbook. Suppose someone offered you something you wante

  • Working Money: What Are Pivots? by Dennis D. Peterson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: What Are Pivots? by Dennis D. Peterson More than just an alternative to indicators, pivots can be used to better understand market behavior. The appearance of pivots on a chart suggests the market has made a decision about price action.

Working Money: With Trading Systems, Patience Pays Off by D. W. Pendergast Jr.

  • 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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