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  • How To Avoid Fakeouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders fall victim to fakeouts caused by floor traders who see where the buy & sell orders are on the exchanges, but by making a few adjustments, you can turn the tables and profit.

  • How To Avoid Typical Trading Mistakes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes knowing what not to do is as important as knowing what to do. To help you overcome any obstacles that may get in the way of your trading success, here are some suggestions to help smooth the way

  • How To Be An Investment Survivor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The battle for investment survival has endured throughout the years.

  • How To Detect Early Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...False breakouts are common, but not if you learn how to detect them early with a simple indicator.

  • How To Enter Trades With Gaps And Laps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the unexpected happens, you need a backup plan so you don't miss a runaway move.

  • How To Get In With The Trend ... by Bryan Strain

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How To Get In With The Trend And Out At The End by Bryan Strain Need a simple trend-following system to get you right with the market? Take a look at this. ""Good indicators must have an easily explainable, fundamental reason for working,"" trader and

  • How To Identify And Trade Bullish Dojis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlestick patterns such as the bullish doji can you help you spot where buyers are and where low-risk entries are.

  • How To Identify Higher Highs And Higher Lows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like an ocean wave, price ebbs and flows in a pattern that reveals the trend if you know where to look.

  • How To Play Both Sides Of The Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buy when the market goes up and buy when the market goes down. It's that simple.

  • How To Play The Turns In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trend is your friend, but navigating the turns in the market can help you make larger returns by catching tops and bottoms at just the right moment.

  • How To Profit From A Deep Stock Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn how to tell whether a stock will resume its trend after a decline and how to enter early on with low risk.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock market has experienced a short-term downswing for more than one month. This downswing has cost investors a quick 35% on their investments. During the shakeout of this high volitility period an investor can take a small amount of risk by trading

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Symantec Corporation has been in a $48-$70 trading range over the last four months.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ebay, Inc. has been in a $130-$170 trading spanning the last eight months.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 4

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple Computer has been in a $110-$130 trading range over the last eight months.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 5

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Compaq Computer Corp. has been in a $24-$30 trading range over the last five months.

  • How To Profit In The Short Term

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bull run is still climbing, and you can use this unique pattern in the short term to help you pile up the profits.

  • 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

  • How To Save $13.25 Per Mile. Really!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With your IRA limit $5,000 instead of $2,000 these days, here's how buying an excellent used car instead of a brand-new one could save you more than half a million dollars!

  • How To Spot Accumulation And Entry Points

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Emerging stock leaders are easy to spot if you understand accumulation that will give you the best entry into a new long position, if you know this vital key.

  • How To Spot And Trade A Bullish Triple-Bottom Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Triple-bottom patterns are one of the highest-performing reversal patterns you can trade if you know how.

  • How To Spot And Trade Congestion Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Congestion patterns form when volatility declines and traders are unwilling to take control of the trend, but it is in these pauses in between trading that breakouts can occur.

  • 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.

  • How To Stay On Top Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders move from euphoria to terror as markets that were once on a bullish run turn bearish at the drop of a dime. But if you understand a few concepts, you won't be caught flat-footed.

  • How To Trade A Bubble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks continue to gain ground in a rally that has been going since March 2009. In February 2013, a combination of factors converged to generate a secular sell signal that paralleled the biggest peaks in modern history. Does that means that it's tim

  • How To Trade IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Initial public offerings generate a lot of buzz like the upcoming IPO for Facebook, and if you know this trading method, you could stand to earn a lot of money.

  • How To Trade Price Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although it is one of the most reliable patterns, price channels are often one of the most underutilized, which is a shame, since it reveals low-risk trade setups as well as when trend reversals develop.

  • How To Trade Price Respect For Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Buy on dips and sell on rallies" is good advice, but it leaves the question of how? A simple set of indicators can show you where "price respect" is and how to trade dips in price.

  • How To Trade Volatility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility can be a trader's best friend, but trading volatility can be tricky. Here we look at an indicator that has a negative correlation with the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) and could help you identify when volatility could increase

  • How To Trade With Inverse Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price action never presents itself in the plain-vanilla step-by-step format like traders are taught, which is why you need to use tools that are outside the box.

  • How To Turn A Painful Experience Into A Positive One

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Any missed opportunity can feel painful, and in trading and investing it's something we all experience. Here's one way to take such a situation and creatively transform it into a way forward

  • How To Use Pocket Pivots To Catch Early Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakout trading can turn into "fakeout trading" as floor traders manipulate the market, but if you know this effective entry method developed by two trading legends, you can beat them to the punch for large gains.

  • How To Use Price Action To Trade Successfully

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price action is the cornerstone to all trading systems and methods, but most traders lack an understanding of what it is and how to use it. Learning these core concepts can help you use price as an effective tool to profit in the market.

  • How To Use Price And Volume To Trade Profitably

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To gauge a stock's strength or weakness, study price and volume.

  • How To Use Stock Options With Momentum Stocks For Enhanced Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Momentum stocks tend to be leaders in the stock market, taking it to higher highs while also being favored stocks by traders and investors alike. However, using stock options, you can enhance your profits with momentum stocks by following a few guideline

  • How To Use Support To Trade Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading range-bound stocks has been the cornerstone of many successful traders, but one small tweak in this approach can lead to many home-run trades.

  • How To Use Tick, Tiki, TRIN For Day Trading by Terry O'Brian

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How To Use Tick, Tiki, TRIN For Daytrading by Terry O 'Brian These three indicators can be important guides in implementing trading strategies. Could they help you? The tick, the tiki, and the trading index (TRIN) -- indicators that are for the most par

  • How to Find Major Turns in Any Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the four market dimensions to discover important market tops and bottoms.

  • How to Find New Stock Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Institutional traders have enormous advantages over the individual trader but there is one advantage the retail trader has that trumps all of them.

  • How to Trade Defensively

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Utilizing an Elliott wave pattern to anticipate a trend change.

  • How to Trade Defensively - Part Two

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Could the S&P 500 reach an intermediate peak on July 25, 2016? Technical analysis has some very interesting clues.

  • How to be wrong and still profit by David L. Caplan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to be wrong and still profit by David L. Caplan Why bother learning and using professional option strategies? Why spend the time and energy to learn how and when to use options and option strategies when, in trading futures, all you have to do is us

  • How to evaluate a commodity trading system by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to evaluate a commodity trading system by Kent Calhoun The percentage of profitable trades, the average profitable trade, the average losing trade, the maximum consecutive losing trades, the average profit per closed trade, the largest winning and l

  • How to spot takeover candidates by Norman S. Wei

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to spot takeover candidates by Norman S. Wei The shares of Celanese Corp. were trading at 218-1/2 at the close of Oct. 31. They shot up to a high of 247-1/2 on Nov. 3 and closed at 242-1/2--an increase of $24 per share! Integrated Software's stock j

  • How to use Maximum Entropy by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to use Maximum Entropy by John F. Ehlers MESA is an acronym for Maximum Entropy Spectrum Analysis, a forecasting method that filters the ""noise"" from time series data and can uncover useful cycles. The advantages of the maximum entropy method over

  • Int.: How To Get Started In Electronic Day Trading: David Nassar by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How To Get Started In Electronic Day Trading: David S. Nassar Each day, more and more traders are using computers for the direct buying and selling of stocks. Is there a difference among the myriad services available? We went to David Nassar, author of

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  • Short Entry Failure, Or How To Reenter A Short Move If Stopped Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shorting a stock is not a game for amateurs, and even skilled traders struggle with trading during a bear market, but using this three-step process can put the odds greatly in your favor.

  • Stock Market Recovery And How To Survive The Fall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are key factors that can help you understand the market's cycle when it crashes as well as how to avoid it and, more important, how to profit by it.

  • The New Normal & How To Profit From It

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is there such a thing as a "normal" market environment anymore? From the looks of it, probably not, but that may not be a bad thing. There are still opportunities to make a lot of money. We'll explore them he

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