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  • A Head & Shoulders Bottom In Triple H?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the long, year-to-date nightmare in Internet stocks finally passed?

  • At The Close by Brandon H. VanLandingham

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has this ever happened to you? You go long the market or a particular security and it immediately goes down; you go short and it immediately goes up. That is two back-to-back losses. Now extremely anxious, you ignore your trading rules and skip the

  • 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 wh

  • Candlesticks For Support And Resistance by John H. Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (243-246): Candlesticks For Support And Resistance by John H. Forman Even as you read this, the candlestick charting technique, with its origins in Japan, is being absorbed into the ways of Western technical analysis. Here's how candlestick cha

  • Combining P/E Ratio With Earnings Growth Rates by Pamela H. Brown and William G.S. Brown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining P/E Ratio With Earnings Growth Rates by Pamela H. Brown and William G.S. Brown The price/earnings (P/E) ratio is widely used in fundamental stock analysis. It serves to normalize earnings so that stocks with widely varying earnings may be comp

  • Confessions of a Speculator: Why Losses Occur by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Confessions of a Speculator: Why Losses Occur by JESSE H. THOMPSON/ Technical Analysis staff writer ""The Markets"", whether envisioned as the stock markets, the futures markets or any of the myriad forms and reflections of price activity, are all somew

  • December Treasury Bonds by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December Treasury Bonds by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Interest rate futures are always interesting to chart as well as to trade. Aside from the speculative aspects of interest rate futures, it is also valuable to know how much a l

  • Defining Advance/Decline Indicators by Fay H. Dworkin, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Defining Advance/Decline Indicators by Fay H. Dworkin, Ph.D. The notion is simple. When fewer and fewer issues participate in the upward trend of a primary bull market, ""bad breadth"" warns of a market turnaround. Although it is easy to track advancing

  • Designer Funds by Gary H. Elsner, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designer Funds by Gary H. Elsner, Ph.D. Mutual funds show a less than stellar performance relative to the Standard & Poor's 500 index. It should come as no surprise, then, that Wall Street has responded by offering products that mimic the S&P 500. Goin

  • Do funds distort price movements? by B. Wade Brorsen and Scott H. Irwin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do funds distort price movements? by B. Wade Brorsen and Scott H. Irwin The rapid rise of large-scale technical trading by futures funds has led to a concern that such trading could distort futures price movements. Our previous research shows that quite

  • GOLD SWINGS REVISITED by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...GOLD SWINGS REVISITED by Jesse H. Thompson Review In the March 83 issue of TA, in an article entitled ""Gold: Bull or Bear Market?"", a simple yet very effective trend tool, the swing chart, was used to analyze the greater trend of gold. The monthly sw

  • Gold: Bull or Bear Market? by JESSE H. THOMPSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold: Bull or Bear Market? by JESSE H. THOMPSON How to use a monthly swing chart to determine major trend. Before you attempt to answer the question, it is imperative to first define which trend you consider to be the greater trend. For in the crosscur

  • June, 1984 Gold: Studies in Price Action by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...June, 1984 Gold: Studies in Price Action by Jesse H. Thompson The recent March trend reversal, as represented by the activity of the June 1984 Gold contract, is an excellent study of the interaction of price with natural resistance levels, as well as il

  • Managing Risk With Options by Scott H. Fullman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Managing Risk With Options by Scott H. Fullman Ever get the feeling you're throwing good money after bad in your stock transactions? Ever feel your wallet getting lighter and lighter while it's still in your pocket because of what your stock's doing? Ev

  • Market Blueprints by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Blueprints by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer A method or system for trading can be likened to a building in that its viability depends on its foundation and structure. Ideally the cornerstones of this building will be purpose,

  • Mutual fund timing by Fay H. Dworkin, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Mutual fund timing by Fay H. Dworkin, Ph.D. It's like a musical instrument: you have to learn to play it,"" says Hubert Cafritz about his trading strategy for managing a portfolio of mutual funds. The system has been used for three years by Cafritz, a

  • Neural networks: A trading perspective by Carol H. Halquist & George F. Schmoll, II

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Neural networks: A trading perspective by Carol H. Halquist & George F. Schmoll, III Neural networks and neural network simulators are used in signal processing, expert systems, modeling and forecasting. They may be used to solve complex, well-defined p

  • Parking Money With Aegon H

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the market corrects, the gamblers buy as stocks fall. Investors wait until the market turns and only buy as the shares rise. Aegon is an example

  • Price, Action and Resistance by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price, Action and Resistance by Jesse H. Thompson Origin, History and Recent Price Action We can not obtain a full account of the ""present position"" (price potential), of any given stock or commodity without a review of its recent price origins, pric

  • SIDEBAR: Trend again? by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend again? by Jesse H. Thompson If you look closely at the method and approach ascribed to such market masters as Dow, Wyckoff, Livermore, Gann, Dunnigan and Jackson, you find trend stated as a primary consideration in all of their market operations.

  • Speculation Philosophies by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Speculation Philosophies by Jesse H. Thompson ""A great thorough-going man does not confine himself to one school, but combines many schools, as well as reads and listens to the arguments of many predecessors, thereby slowly forming a style of his own..

  • The Head and Shoulders Formation by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Head and Shoulders Formation by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Technical analysis as it is applied today to the anticipation and projection of impending price movement of stocks or futures markets might be broken down into three m

  • The Livermore System by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Livermore System by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Livermore is one of those names you might hear floating around among the chatter and ticks inside the local brokerage office. Or maybe you will catch a reference to him in some ob

  • The Nature of Price Resistance by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nature of Price Resistance by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Most of us involved with speculative markets often are so preoccupied with ""effect"", or price activity, that we ignore ""cause."" But an understanding of cause can cla

  • The Psychology of the Decision Bee by JESSE H. THOMPSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Psychology of the Decision Bee by JESSE H. THOMPSON A round the market ""hives"" buzz the forever listless market observers, the ""bees"". The hedgers, scalpers, brokers, analysts, traders, speculators, you and I. Within the general category of thes

  • The Seduction of Leverage by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Seduction of Leverage by Jesse H. Thompson ""Leverage 'o Leverage. Ye siren of the speculative sea..."" --Anon. Rule: Do Not Overtrade! I must have bumped into this time worn dictrum a thousand times before I began to understand more fully the imp

  • The Ulcer Index by Gary H. Elsner, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Ulcer Index by Gary H. Elsner, Ph.D. A good risk index can be useful in the selection of stocks, funds, and trading systems. Here, then, is the ulcer index, why it is superior to the standard deviation statistic, and how it can be used in a variety

  • Time Series Forecasting: ARMAX by Thomas H. Lincoln

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Time Series Forecasting: ARMAX by Thomas H. Lincoln As an avid reader of stock market books and newspapers, I have observed the overwhelming number of graphic illustrations of economic and market indicators. Oftentimes some indicators are contradicted b

  • To Forecast or To Follow by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To Forecast or To Follow by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Browsing the ads of Barron's Financial Weekly or Commodities magazine can be mesmerizing. Financial gurus, ""new discoveries"" and ""wonder"" systems abound. Too much skeptici

  • Validating Elliott wave counts by H. Ralph Cripps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Validating Elliott wave counts by H. Ralph Cripps The practice of Elliott Wave anal ysis allows for alternative wave counts, and it is critical to differentiate among the various choices. Prioritizing is best accomplished with a confirming filter--which

  • WHAT TEXTBOOKS NEVER TELL YOU by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WHAT TEXTBOOKS NEVER TELL YOU by Jesse H. Thompson Post Pattern Activity Most texts on market form or activity describe certain price patterns that occur with great frequency; these texts also define the implications of these price patterns and their p

  • Wyckoff in action by David H. Weis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff in action by David H. Weis In 1908, Richard D. Wyckoff began publishing The Ticker, a monthly magazine designed to educate the public on how to understand and profit from the stock market. The early popularity of this magazine can be attributed







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