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  • Alcon Forms Multiple Bullish Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Similar to other stocks and indexes, Alcon Inc. also felt the heat of the huge bearish wave of last year. The steady recovery from the lowest levels is likely to continue with the recent breakout.

  • Broadening Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Broadening formations, also known as broadening triangles, are defined as a series of higher highs combined with lower lows. Trading volume tends to expand during the widening phase, and signal a breakdown of the current pattern.

  • 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

  • EBF Shows Strength Of Candlestick Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The candlestick pattern, whether based on one bar or as a group of bars, provides technical insight into a specific stock, index, or exchange traded fund (ETF).

  • Forex Focus: Bearish P&F Formations by Cornelius Luca

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:5 (34-38): Forex Focus: Bearish P&F Formations by Cornelius Luca Access to foreign exchange trading has opened up exciting trading options for the retail trader. You can now trade alongside corporations and institutions in a h

  • Gold Anyone? Cup and Handle Formations Say No

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In a previous article (Anyone For Gold?" Oct. 29, 2002), I looked at the Amex Gold Bugs Index ($HUI) and argued that the index is forming a triangle that could break out upwards by about 91%. In spite of this analysis, I still cannot become enthusi

  • How To Spot Proper Handle Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cup & handle patterns can result in huge profits but only if they are formed properly -- otherwise they can cause your trade to fall apart.

  • Identifying Cup Formations Early by Giorgos Siligardos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a simple mechanical recognition method for identifying possible emerging cup formations. In my article "Identifying The Cup (With Or Without The Handle)," which appeared in the February 2006 Stocks & Commodities, I introduced a simple mechanica

  • 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

  • Line Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The line formation is one that illustrates a balance in the supply and demand equation. In other words, the buyers and sellers are equal in this congestion area.

  • Mechanically Recognizing Triangular Formations by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:3 (24-38): Mechanically Recognizing Triangular Formations by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D. Patterns such as triangles, pennants, and wedges (hereafter referred to as triangular formations, or TF) are some of the first things to which an aspiring chart

  • Opportunity in Yahoo's Multiple Chart Formations

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

  • Planes, Trains and Right-angled Ascending Broadening Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bearish triangle threatens reversals for the Dow Jones Transportation Average.

  • Reversal Formations: Predictive Power? by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do classic chart formations such as the head-and-shoulders or the double-bottom/double-top hold up to close scrutiny? Here's a look. A few years ago, I read a Federal Reserve Bank report entitled "Head-and-shoulders: Not just a flaky pattern." The auth

  • The Dow's Bearish Broadening Formations Persist

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Broadening tops are a bearish formation and the Dow has two it may be working on-- A large long term one with scary implications and a smaller one contained within.

  • Traders' Tips - Identifying Cup Formations Early

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Giorgos Siligardos' article in this issue, "Identifying Cup Formations Early." One additional Traders' Tip is contributed for Peter Konner's article in the January 2011 issue of S&C, "Combining Rsi with R

  • Triangle Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A downward trend followed by progressively higher lows had produced a triangle formation for SYMC. Then stock prices broke out below the lower support line.

  • Triple Top and Bottom Formations in Gold and the US Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of gold's main influences is movement in the US dollar.This can be readily seen comparing the long term charts of the gold index (XAU) and the US dollar index (USD).

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