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  • Identifying A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Drawing key resistance and support levels on charts gives you entry and exit levels when trading.

  • Identifying And Timing With The Special K, Part 2 by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 27:01 (28-35): Identifying And Timing With The Special K, Part 2 by Martin J. Pring In part 1, you were introduced to the Special K indicator and its application on the weekly and daily charts. In part 2, we will show you how Spe

  • 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 Congestions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding market conditions is important for timing your trades.

  • Identifying Crucial Support And Resistance Levels by Ned Gandevani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Crucial Support And Resistance Levels One tenet of technical analysis is the concept of support and resistance. In it, markets stop declining, thereby establishing a support level. A resistance level is set when a rally completes its rise. S

  • 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 High-Probability Buy Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's rare but possible to generate profits with 97.5% probability of success. We can achieve this by adapting some industrial engineering tools, like Six Sigma, to the field of technical analysis. Here, we look at one approach you can use to take advanta

  • Identifying Market Reversals by Jim White

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Market Reversals by Jim White Here's a specific technique warning about coming reversals and the steps to apply the methodology. Back in the November 2008 issue of Stocks & Commodities, I pointed out how you could reduce risk and increase t

  • Identifying Market Trends by Jack Karczewski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Market Trends by Jack Karczewski The trend of the market is key to most every technical approach available. But the market doesn't always trend. Here's how to use a statistical tool for determining if the market is in a trend. Traders spen

  • Identifying Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying patterns can be helpful, even when you're looking at charts.

Identifying Patterns by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Identifying Powerful Breakouts Early by Tushar S. Chande

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES Identifying Powerful Breakouts Early by Tushar S. Chande High-powered breakouts occur with a strong surge of momentum in the direction of the price change. Such breakouts may be short-lived, however, occurring toward the latter stages

  • Identifying Profitable Setups

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This term is thrown around, but what's it really mean?

  • Identifying Short-Term Bottoms In Bull Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a market drops sharply, do you find yourself unable to make trading decisions for fear of losing money? You're not alone. In such situations, you need to be able to come up with a method that helps you make trading decisions more confidently. Here,

  • 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

  • Identifying Stops And Targets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you figure out where to place stops and targets? Try using support and resistance levels together with the average true range.

  • Identifying Strong Stocks In Mid-March Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Mid-March has historically given in to weakness in the overall market, but if you know how to look for the strongest stocks, you can profit when the market turns up.

  • Identifying Successful Futures Trading Rooms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Virtual trading rooms allow participants to log in and follow trade signals provided by a head trader. Ever thought of joining one? Here are a few things to keep in mind before you select one to trade from.

  • Identifying The Cup (With Or Without The Handle) by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (36-42): Identifying The Cup (With Or Without The Handle) by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D. Here's a mechanical identification formula for the rounding bottom, one of the most rewarding formations for traders. The rounding botto

  • Identifying The Strongest To Weakest Forex Pairs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which is the strongest and which is the weakest? Here's a straightforward concept that can help you track forex market dynamics and cross-currency relationships.

  • Identifying Trades With The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trades With The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury What is the option premium ratio? Simply, the option premium ratio is the ratio of price premiums on puts relative to price premiums on calls. It covers all listed equity options.

  • Identifying Trading Opportunities by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trading Opportunities by Thom Hartle One of the most important aspects of any trade is timing the entry. Perhaps surprisingly, daily and weekly analysis can be instrumental in planning an entry for long-term trades. Here's an overview on how

  • Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring The direction of price is influenced by different time cycles. Important market turns occur when a number of these cycles are changing direction. The KST indicator is an oscillator designed to

  • Identifying Trends with Volume Analysis by Stephen J. Klinger, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a new twist on volume analysis, with a volume-based indicator for identifying meaningful trends. Technicians recognize the importance of volume analysis and its application to price movement as requisite to any serious examination of stocks and m

  • Reading The Bar, Identifying Momentum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comparing the length of each trading bar with respect to the one that came before makes it possible to identify buying and selling momentum. Having identified momentum, it becomes possible to forecast the future direction of the underlying stock or marke

  • Reading The Bar, Identifying The Countertrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The main trend of a market determines its long-term trend. However, long-term trends are regularly interrupted by countertrends otherwise known as market corrections. By reading the bar of the next smaller time frame, you can determine if the market is t

  • Reading The Bar, Identifying The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is easy to get trapped in relying upon technical indicators to identify the direction of the trend when all necesssary information is embedded within the trading bar. By properly reading the bar it is possible to identify the trend of a market without

  • SPY: Identifying Trend Days

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several days per month, day traders are treated to a 'trend day' in the S&P 500 index; here's how to recognize and profit from such events.

  • 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

  • Wyckoff: Identifying Opportunities by Craig F. Schroeder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff: Identifying Opportunities by Craig F. Schroeder Completing the first two steps of the Wyckoff method provides the investor or speculator with information that is essential for success. At this point, he or she knows whether to consider establis

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