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  • "Sell In May And Go Away"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...That saying's been around for a long time, but you have to wonder: Is it for real?

  • $CAC In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The French CAC Index is stuck between support and resistance.

  • $FTSE Completely In Bear's Control

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price chart of the London Financial Times shows that the index has lost most of its bullish strength in recent rallies. How long will the bearish rally continue?

  • $HSI Is In A Panic

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After an extensive panic selling, the Hang Seng has formed another bearish reversal pattern of an evening doji star in the last three weeks.

  • $UTIL Trapped In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Utility Average has traveled a long distance from the low pivot. Let us analyze the breakout direction.

  • $XAU Trapped In Wide Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gold & Silver Index - Philadelphia has been consolidating for six months. Will the index break out in the near future?

  • 1-2-3 Trend Reversal In Retail

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A two-month rally in retail stocks finds itself reversed in April.

  • 10-Year Treasury Yields Strong In Multiple Time Frames

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yields on long-term Treasuries have been steadily rising, with 10-year notes racking up huge losses on speculation that the U.S. economy will have a slow recovery period. The U.S. government's excessive borrowing has overwhelmed any efforts to keep

  • 20-Week Cycle Still Bullish In Diamonds?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that the Dow 30 industrials have cleared 18,000, how much higher can it run?

  • 2010 In Review

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The best of times, the worst of times: 2010 in review and the key to profiting in 2011.

  • 2B Test Of Bottom In The US Dollar-Swiss Franc

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the US dollar continues its slow-motion, spontaneous combustion before our very eyes, an important test against the Swiss franc looms.

  • 2B Top In The Standard & Poor's 100

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through to the upside after the move higher at the end of August could bring an end to the summer rally.

  • 2B Tops In Downtrends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another method of determining when a bounce in a downtrend may have run its course is the short-term 2B top.

  • A 1-2-3 Bounce In Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A cycle swing sets up a short-term low in unhedged gold mining stocks. The 1-2-3 trend reversal helps traders and speculators take advantage of it.

  • A 1-2-3 Trend Reversal In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The v-shaped post-Katrina rally ends not with a bang, but with a trendline break.

  • A 2B Bottom In Airlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Falling oil stocks contribute to a sense of "bottom" in plummeting airline stocks.

  • A 2B Bottom In December Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As gold slides toward a cyclically bullish period, is this reversal pattern signaling the all-clear?

  • A 2B Bottom Test In The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the long-sought-after bottom in the DJIA finally at hand?

  • A 2B Bounce In Johnson & Johnson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Corrections following surge peaks in the MACD histogram are worth watching.

  • A 2B Test Of Bottom In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The same formula that noted a bottom in March hints at another one in June.

  • A 2B Top In The Euro?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through above the December 2006 highs provides an opportunity for correction or reversal in the EUR/USD.

  • A 2B Top In The Industrials?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can't catch a reversal much faster than you can by correctly anticipating a bull trap.

  • A BIG Symmetrical Triangle In Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This 30-year gold chart has some interesting implications revolving around the largest symmetrical triangle I have ever tried to analyze.

  • A Big Double Top In Long Term Rates

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 30-year Treasury bond yield is testing support from a large double top, and further weakness would increase the chances of a Fed pause.

  • A Bottom And A Bounce In Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do divergences mean that the bond market's long nightmare has finally ended?

  • A Bottom in Grains?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A diamond bottom in corn and a developing head and shoulders bottom in wheat suggest near-term higher prices for grains.

  • A Breakdown In The Nikkei

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After meeting stiff resistance from its March high, the Nikkei gapped down and broke support to reverse a 12-month uptrend. At the very least, we can expect a retracement of this big rally.

  • A Breakout In Coffee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I like my coffee the way I like my breakouts: "Strong as the devil and sweet as love."

  • A Bull Market in Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The spring of 2002 should feature a battle between a year-old bull and a six-year old bear.

  • A Bullish Flag in Commodities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rally in commodities looks to continue after a brief consolidation in mid-September.

  • A Buy In May?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The maxim is "Sell in May and go away." Here is one stock that is suggesting the opposite.

  • A Change in Market Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market is now making its eighth change in direction in 23 months. It is heading down for a short while, and this will be the time to take your long positions.

  • A Cheapie In CanWest Petroleum Corp.?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With oil and gas prices this high, this is definitely a share to watch.

  • A Cheapie In Icron

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Icron Technologies Corp.'s patented ExtremeUSB technology extends the range of USB in wired environments and enables wireless USB to be used over any RF technology.

  • A Cup With Handle Consolidation In Networking Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does an October-December consolidation in the Amex Networking Index suggest more upside once a January pullback runs its course?

  • A Cup With Handle In Hogs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are hogs headed higher? This cup with handle patterns seems to suggest so.

  • A Cup With Handle In Transports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As crude oil breaks down, the consolidation in the Dow Jones transports hints at a move higher.

  • A Demise In The Dow?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Canadian bonds typically follow the US market, and this week was no exception as the price of both rose," Canada's National Post said on Friday, June 3. ...

  • A Diamond In The Yen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A diamond pattern that developed in yen futures suggests higher prices for the Japanese currency in the near term.

  • A Double Bottom in Utilities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Time for another thirty points in the Dow Jones Utilities Average?

  • A Double Top In October Hogs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The payoff was swift for bears circling around the double top in lean hog futures.

  • A Double Top In Telecom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The North American Telecom Index is challenging its prior high, but a big negative divergence in the moving average convergence/divergence means traders should also be on guard for a double top.

  • A Few Good Setups In The Oil Patch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are four stocks in the oil services industry that you will want to keep an eye on in the near term.

  • A Formal Education In Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it possible to get a degree in trading? Here are some opportunities to pursue degrees or certificates in finance or trading-related disciplines. We'll also look at some university facilities geared toward instruction in trading.

  • A Gann Study of A Bull Move In Wheat by Richard Diaz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Gann Study of A Bull Move In Wheat by Richard Diaz Gann's methods have been studied for years and applied by many to trading stocks and commodities. Here, Richard Diaz of Refco, Inc., provides us with his Gann analysis of a bull market in wheat. Whe

  • A Gem In The Junk Pile

    ARTICLE is a group of 20 professional and semiprofessional traders involved in a weekly competition. Each member submits his or her pick along with the entry, target, and stop. The picks are submitted in solitude, and then all are revealed on Sund

  • A Head & Shoulders Bottom In Triple H?

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

  • A Head & Shoulders Top In Housing Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The homebuilding boom bumps up against a classic reversal pattern.

  • A Head & Shoulders Top In Oil Service?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Car bombs in Iraq, nuclear profileration in Iran, airstrikes in Lebanon ... so why aren't these oil stocks smiling?

  • A Head & Shoulders Top In REITs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the great REIT rally finally run out of upside?

  • A Head & Shoulders Top In Retail?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An autumn consolidation in the retail HOLDRS hints at the possibility of a move lower for retail stocks.

  • A Head And Shoulders Bottom In Natural Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Countertrend bounce or new bull market, natural gas is poised to move higher.

  • A Head And Shoulders Top In IGT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A reversal pattern develops after two months of gains in the gaming stock.

  • A Head and Shoulders Bottom in Beans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the CRB Index going parabolic, May soybeans look to break out from a five-month bottom.

  • A Head and Shoulders Top in Crude

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The summer ascending triangle breakout runs into a head and shoulders top.

  • A Head and Shoulders Top in Hogs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a bull market run from under 61 in October to over 68 in March, a head and shoulders top looks ready to take June hogs back down.

  • A Lesson In Gann

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Years of studying the works of W.D.Gann have led me to apply his strategies in ways that may be slightly different to anything found in current books on the great trader. Here is one example of how I use a Gann fan to determine a buy/sell strategy.

  • A Lift In Lumber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Positive divergences and a stochastic pop lead lumber higher in May.

  • A Long In AGYS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's never a shortage of systems firing buy or sell signals in MetaStock. Here's a look at one of the more promising systems in the program.

  • A Long Trade In A Declining Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even as the market averages move into bear market territory, long trades can be found using technical trading strategies.

  • A Look At Relative Strength In The ETF World

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Keeping tabs on which industry groups and sectors are hot -- and those that are not -- is a sound way to build a solid foundation for your trading and investing decisions.

  • A Marriage In Artificial Intelligence by D.M. Wong, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:4 (38-41): A Marriage In Artificial Intelligence by D.M. Wong, Ph.D. Can you really make better decisions with more information? Perhaps artificial intelligence has the answer. Find out how you can develop skills to gain contr

  • A Peak In Wheat? Negative Divergences Suggest A Turn In Early October

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a year and a half of soaring wheat prices, is the MACD histogram hinting at reversal?

  • A Peak In Wheat? Negative Divergences Suggest A Turn In Early October

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a year and a half of soaring wheat prices, is the MACD histogram hinting at reversal?

  • A Potential Double Bottom In Bananas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chiquita Brands surged off support over the last few weeks, and a double bottom could be taking shape.

  • A Rally In The Russell?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The little guys of the stock market show their muscle with a positive divergence and bullish follow-through in mid-January.

  • A Rectangle In The Broad Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Value Line Index is understudied but one of the broadest measures of the stock market. Right now, it seems to be breaking out of a rectangle.

  • A Reversal In Housing Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The measured move in the housing index takes a hit as interest rates spike higher.

  • A Reversal in Juice?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a 10-month bear market, orange juice futures are rallying from late spring lows.

  • A Short-Term 2B Bottom In Oil Service

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failure to follow through to the downside provides an opportunity for a bounce in OIH.

  • A Stochastic Breakout In December Coffee: Better Late On The Break Than Never

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A BOSO play in the stochastic helps traders climb on board a fast-moving market post-breakout.

  • A Strategy For Investing In Exchange Traded Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Because exchange traded funds are traded rather than redeemed, they are more tax efficient than mutual funds. Here is a strategy you can play with to invest in them.

  • A Sure Thing In Forex?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonal trading strategies have long been used to identify trades in stocks and commodities. They work in foreign exchange markets also.

  • A Temporary Top In Disney?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once again, negative divergences and failed follow-through after a new high hint at lower prices for shares of Disney.

  • A Top In Telecom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the telecom index surges into a secondary trend channel, negative stochastic divergences emerge.

  • A Top in Transports?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How the Dow Transports handle a nearby resistance level might tell investors all they need to know about the resilience of this bear market rally.

  • A Trade in Foreign Currencies by D.W. Davies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Trade in Foreign Currencies by D.W. Davies Here's a recent trade in foreign currencies what was used, the reasoning behind it and the outcome. Take a look. Without a universal truth to define the beginning and end of trends, most successful traders

  • A Triangle In The Making

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Symmetrical triangles can be a shakeout or an end run.

  • A Volatility Trade In Gold by David S. Landry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Volatility Trade In Gold by David S. Landry, CTA Large moves often follow low-volatility environments. Here's one method of combining volatility indicators and pattern recognition along with trend-following methods to capture a breakout in the 1997 go

  • A(nother) Diamond In The Yen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can speculators anticipate the direction of a likely break from this diamond consolidation pattern?

  • AAPL: Spotting Potential Reversal Zones In Advance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learning to spot high-probability support/resistance zones in advance can help intraday traders gain a valuable edge in the markets.

  • ALTR: Relief Rally In The Midst Of A Larger Downtrend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Altera fell by as much as 19% during its recent three-week slide; its latest rally looks to be of the bear market variety, with bigger declines ahead.

  • AMEX Diamonds Trapped In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DIA is currently trapped in a trading range and a breakout either to the upside or downside is required to determine the future direction of this market. However, the higher probability is for a breakout to the downside and a continuation of the down tre

  • AMEX Oil Index -- Fifth Wave in Progress?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index (XOI) looks to be in the fifth and final wave of its long-term downtrend. If so, a significant bottom reversal could occur in the coming weeks or months.

  • APO: Bucking The Tide In A Sea Of Red

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a fundamentally attractive stock rallies strongly on a day when the broad markets are tumbling, traders and investors should take notice.

  • ARCW: Zeroing In On Tomorrow's Big Winner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Questioning some of your basic trading assumptions can help you hone in on opportunities that you would otherwise miss, such as this potential big winner.

  • AT&T In Volatile Consolidation Phase

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After establishing strong support, AT&T is likely to undergo a volatile bullish consolidation.

  • Accumulation In Du Pont

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Du Pont (DD), a leading chemical company, shows signs of accumulation and recently broke an important trendline.

  • Accumulation In Ross Stores

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Upside volume is surging for Ross Stores, and prices could be poised to follow suit.

  • Accuray In Bearish Pressure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The technical charts of Accuray are filled with bearish indications. The consolidation at lower levels may result in additional loss for the stock.

  • Advance Block In QQQQ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rally is blocked with an advance block candlestick pattern in PowerShares QQQ Trust.

  • Advance Breakdowns And Breakouts In Oscillators by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Advance Breakdowns And Breakouts In Oscillators by Martin J. Pring Oscillators have always been a popular tool for traders. Here are some guidelines from a leading market analyst on various ways to apply this widely used technique. I think of momentum

  • Advanced Micro Devices: A Pause In The Parabolic Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of this high-tech stock is in a consolidation phase in the daily time frame.

  • After Six Up Weeks In A Row ...

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The broad market has been up six weeks in a row. We look at what happens after a run like that and discover it's bearish and bullish.

  • Airline Index In Descent

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The descending triangle is a bearish formation that typically forms during a downtrend as a continuation pattern.

  • Alcoa Inc. In Trouble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alcoa, the dominant aluminum giant, has a heavy chart.

  • Allstate: Downtrend Out Of Control Or In Good Hands?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by 11% over the past 11 weeks, are shares of Allstate Corp. (ALL) preparing for an all-out rout or will key support levels soon contain its slide?

  • Amazon In Topping Process

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When we look at the price chart of AMZN, we might conclude that price is either forming a head & shoulders pattern, a double top, or that it just might continue to move to a new higher high. However, when we look below the surface of the price chart,

  • American Axel & Manufacturing Inverse H&S In The Making

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It looks like an inverse head & shoulder formation in the making.

  • An Elliott Wave Count In Housing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Those looking for an end to the boom in housing can begin by plotting the upside of housing stocks.

  • An Intermediate Double Top in September Wheat

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a short, sharp rally at the beginning of May, wheat futures are headed back down.

  • An Intraday Diamond In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A diamond top in the 60-minute S&P 500 chart sets the stage for a short-term correction in stocks.

  • An Intraday Double Bottom In USD/JPY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A positive divergence between the MACD indicator and the greenback/yen pair provides an intraday buying opportunity.

  • An Intraday Flag In The Emini S&P

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 waved its freak flag high as an early morning bounce caught bears by surprise. Frantic short-covering ensued.

  • An Intraday Head And Shoulders Top In EUR/USD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An old rally, a MACD negative divergence, a 1-2-3 trend reversal ... after bouncing at the beginning of August, the euro starts to slip against the greenback.

  • An Overview In Elliott Terms by Mark Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Overview In Elliott Terms by Mark Thompson I began to plot a chart in January 1987 in an effort to discover exactly where the stock market would peak. Basically, I agreed with Robert Prechter's long-term wave counts. But to my surprise I came to a co

  • An Up Swing In Citrix Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a robust bullish breakout, Citrix Systems (CTXS) headed north and covered a relatively long distance establishing strong support.

  • An assist in market timing by Irving Lehren

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An assist in market timing by Irving Lehren Determining turning points and changes in the stock market often requires looking back at how the market reacted under similar circumstances. But aberrations occur in most cycles and a trader must formulate so

  • Analysis in Action: Tushar Chande by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tushar S. Chande is a familiar name to regular Stocks & Commodities readers, as he's contributed any number of solid, well-researched and thoughtful technical articles over the years and has been a Contributing Editor for the past few. His background, li

  • Analyzing Price Action In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What will the market do the next day? Short-term traders look for some hints that suggest which way prices will move. Here's one approach you can use to help determine what the next trading day's bias will be

  • Analyzing Stocks In Strong ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 13-week relative strength of major ETFs versus the broad stock indexes reveals some interesting dynamics at work.

  • Analyzing Trends In Momentum by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quo Vadis? Analyzing Trends In Momentum Momentum pure and simple is fine, but how about the trend of momentum? Here's what it can tell you. by Martin J. Pring Momentum is a generic term that applies to all oscillators, and the principles of momentum in

  • Another Double Divergence In Copper

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the second time be the charm for copper bears?

  • Another Triangle in Treasuries

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakout from a symmetrical triangle takes the 10-year Treasury into an ascending triangle.

  • Anticipating A Breakdown In Coach

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A strong medium-term correction in Coach was accompanied by a substantial increase in trading volume. This highly bearish pattern, combined with a long-term triple top, forecasts lower prices for the stock.

  • Apache In Narrowing Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The descending rally in Apache has entered a tricky trading range. Will the fall continue?

  • Apex Still In Long-Term Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apex Silver (SIL) suffered a big setback in mid-April, but the long-term picture is still bullish.

  • Apollo Group Inc.-- Strength In Question

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This stock has enjoyed a nice ride up, however its bullish strength appears to be waning.

  • Apple In Established Long-Term Downward Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows Apple established in a long-term downward trend.

  • Applying Technical Analysis In Nonliquid Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can technical analysis be used in low volume markets? Of course it can.

  • Approaching Swing Trading In Forex

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The principles of swing trading in forex vary only slightly from swing trading in any other market. Here are some basic steps you can use to put yourself on the path toward mastering swing trading, particularly for the forex market

  • Are Bond Yields The Canary In The Equity Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The flow of capital can show you where the next big macrotrend will appear, but only if you know how to use bond yields to time your trade.

  • Are The Averages in Gear? by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are The Averages in Gear? by Richard L. Evans What is Dow theory really indicating when the industrial and transportation averages are out of sync? Here's a Dow theory specialist to clarify. One of Dow theory's main tenets and the basis of much modern-

  • Are there gaps in your thinking? by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are there gaps in your thinking? by Richard W. Arms Jr. Usually in the use of technical analysis we are concerned with what happened and how it happened in order to predict what will happen. But there are times when what didn't happen can be as importan

  • Are there patterns in financial ratios? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are there patterns in financial ratios? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Technical analysts strive to find patterns in the past history of the prices of stocks and commodities (using charts, moving averages, etc.) that will allow them to predict future pric

  • Around The World In Trading Days

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yes, it's possible. Here's how one trader traveled the world while continuing to make an income from his trading

  • Ascending Triangle in Soybeans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While wheat and corn struggle to establish a bottom, soybeans consolidate for what might be another leg up.

  • Assessing Risk In An Equity Portfolio by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Assessing Risk In An Equity Portfolio by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A. Portfolio management is a balancing act -- enhancing returns by systematically investing in the most promising assets while simultaneously limiting the variance of returns (that is, ri

  • Asset Management Funds In Review by Charles Idol

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Asset Management Funds In Review by Charles Idol Many small investors would be grateful for a service that adjusted their portfolio for diversification and modified the mix to meet the changing financial climate. While money management services have bee

  • Aurizon Mines In Toronto Poised To Jump

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The daily chart for Aurizon Mines (ARZ-T) shows a breakout from the large 14-month symmetrical triangle on this mining and exploration company.

  • Australian Dollar -- Support Test In Progress

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Australian dollar appears to be successfully testing important support levels now and may be in position to recover as the US dollar falters.

  • Avoiding The Herd Mentality In Forex by Todd Gordon, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:13 (58-60): Avoiding The Herd Mentality In Forex by Todd Gordon, CMT Careful analysis of the technicals along with a good dose of logic and common sense will help you become a more successful foreign exchange trader. There wa

  • BAND Offers Hope In A Hopeless Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are shifts in how business will be done going forward and this company is in a position to lead.

  • BOSO Plays In The Diamonds And QQQQs Keep Climbing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Overbought markets continue to bring gains to early adopters.

  • BTU In Bearish Mood

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peabody Energy Corp. has been moving in a long-term descending channel.

  • Back To Basics In Trading Stocks by Gregory J. Kuhn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back To Basics In Trading Stocks by Gregory J. Kuhn Identifying the once or twice a year that the market is ready to embark on a very profitable move is the ultimate quest of anyone trading stocks. But in this day and age of artificial intelligence, wit

  • Backtesting A Mean-Reversion Strategy In Python

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You hear the term "mean reversion" thrown around a lot. What does it really mean and how can you create a mean-reversion strategy you can backtest? Here's a step-by-step gui

  • Balancing Act In The QQQ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the Nasdaq 100 Index gets ready to replace some of its poor performers with new prospects, where is it positioned, technically speaking?

  • Ballard Power Systems Back In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Ballard Power up for another break past its trading range?

  • Bank Index Closing In On Another Test

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The last time this index look precarious, the markets hit a downleg and now it's showing another interesting juncture.

  • Bank Index Pullback In Danger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rally after a bullish reversal pattern is under strong resistance. Along with the price, one of the indicators retraces back from its previous high.

  • Bank Index Still In Correction Mood?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Philadelphia Bank Index failed to sustain the consolidation range and the strong support as well, with the correction from this area leading to retesting previous lows. Will the correction continue?

  • Beans In The Teens by Emil van Essen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year - Beans In The Teens Most years about this time, there's an opportunity in soybeans. by Emil van Essen I t's about that time of year again, when soybean traders wake up and wonder whether this will be the spring

  • Bear Hunting In The Canadian Currency

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for a long-term bear market that's showing signs of reversal? Try the USD/CAD currency pair.

  • Bear Traps In Point & Figure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bear trap is a bullish signal, so recognizing them and understanding how to trade them can be very useful

  • Bear Traps In Point And Figure

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bear trap is a bullish signal, so recognizing them and understanding how to trade them can be very useful. To illustrate the classic bear trap, we shall use Facebook (FB) which recently completed one.

  • Bearish Breakdown In S&P 600

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 600 Small-Cap Index are full of bearish indication after past weeks' correction on credit issues.

  • Bearish Candles Emerge In Hasbro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a sharp drop, Hasbro (HAS) recovered to broken support, but recent candlestick patterns point to more downside.

  • Bearish Candlesticks Point To Reversal In JB Hunt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the broader indexes have been weak in 2004, truckers just kept on trucking. However, recent bearish candlesticks point to resistance and a reversal for JB Hunt (JBHT).

  • Bearish Developments In The Dow Utilities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow utilities average is trading well above its October low, but three bearish developments point to a test of this low in the future.

  • Bearish Engulfing Points To Correction In Euro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The euro remains at lofty levels and the emergence of a second bearish engulfing pattern within a few weeks suggests a correction is warranted.

  • Beat The Breakout: Histogram Patterns Anticipate The Move Higher In High-Grade Copper

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wouldn't you rather already be long when the market breaks out?

  • Bemis In Tough Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the bullish breakout, Bemis has entered a tight trading range that is likely to continue for a longer period.

  • Berry Petroleum Caught In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Berry Petroleum looks to be caught in a trading range but the longer-term trend could indicate an eventual break to the upside.

  • Bids In Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reversals in the MACD histogram in gold, gold stock indexes, and mining shares suggest yellow metal leadership in the market's next leg up.

  • Big Breakouts In Little Triangles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One tenet of swing trading suggests taking big gains as soon as you get them. The recent action in Rf Microdevices, Inc. (RFMD) is one example why.

  • Big Development In The Works For TDG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TransDigm Group Inc. has been riding the aerospace industry momentum but is now the time to enter? And, if not, when?

  • Big Trouble In Little Histograms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are moving average convergence/divergence histograms in the major averages warning that the rally is ready to roll over?

  • Biotech Comes In

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences, engulfing candlesticks, and Fibonacci resistance conspire to send the biotechnology HOLDRS lower in mid-February.

  • Biotechnology Index Crushed In Crucial Areas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The pullback rally has turned sideways in between the two Fibonacci retracements levels for the biotech index. This support-resistance area is also intercepted by the moving average hurdle.

  • Black phantasy in P by Stephen Edwards

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Black phantasy in P by Stephen Edwards What a pip is P.I.P., thought Peter Parsifal on Friday. Peter was head financial ""rocket scientist"" for Smith, Wesson, Winchester and Colt, Inc. P.I.P. was the Portfolio Insurance Program that was Peter's persona

  • Bonds In Established Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that bonds are in an established downtrend.

  • Bottom Fishing In Starbucks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Starbucks has been trending lower since November, but the stock is showing signs of firmness and follow-through on a candlestick reversal.

  • Bounce In February

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What does the Dow theory buy signal mean for the rest of the market?

  • Bounce Likely In The R2K: Fact Or Fib?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that the market's fear factor is back in force, skilled technicians can use Fibonacci time cycles and EMA support to locate low-risk countertrend trade setups.

  • Breakdown Dead Ahead In Transports?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the upside in the Dow Jones Transportation Average all but run its course?

  • Breakout Fails In Analog Devices, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The upside breakout failed due to previous range resistance, though the surge was supported by good volume.

  • Breakout In Computer Technology Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Computer Technology Index surged above resistance, targeting its old highs.

  • Breakout In GNK Fails

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Genco Shipping & Trading Ltd. formed a strong bullish continuation pattern, but the breakout turned sideways.

  • Bristow Group Has Highest RS In Oil Services Industry Group

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The energy sector has roared back to life over the past two weeks. Here's a look at one of the strongest equity performers from the oil services group.

  • Builders, Lenders: Next In The Falling Knife Saga

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Previously, we looked at home builders to see if calls that the industry had bottomed might have some merit. We concluded that the worst was not over. This time, we take another look at the industry but include lenders to see what the charts are saying.

  • Bullish Consolidation In Microchip Technology

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The possibility of long consolidation remains in Microchip Technology, while the stochastic is overbought but flat, so bulls sustain the rally.

  • Bullish Engulfing & Rising Window In Libbey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Libbey has endured a steady downtrend since July, punctuated with a high-volume collapse, down 14% on August 17. Bulls appear to be mounting a challenge, with a couple of candlestick patterns emerging to quell the selling.

  • Bulls In CEDC Are Losing Their Hold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The directional move in Central European Distribution Corp. is about to end on negative indicators, so a small bullish pattern may also undergo high volatility.

  • Buy In May And Stay

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 and Shanghai Composite could soon give signals for an important bottom.

  • Buy When In A Correction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When everyone is selling, that is when you should buy. The problem is, what do you buy?

  • Buying In A Confusingly Awful Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."When in doubt, stay out." So goes the saying, and with markets as confusing as they are now, this is probably the best strategy to take.

  • Buying Strength In A Time Of Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the SPX faltering and weakness setting in? If it is, now may be the time to identify strength to spot tomorrow's new stock leaders.

  • CAT Strike News Already Factored In?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Was the expectation of a labor union strike at Caterpillar, Inc., already factored into the recent price action on this large-cap stock's chart?

  • CBOE 10-Year Treasury Note Is In A Short-Term Congestion

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are testing the 2004 high.

  • COT Trend Could Spell A Forthcoming Bottom In Crude Oil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market sentiment says a rebound in oil prices is likely.

  • CRASH As In The Movie, Not The Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart hinted at the surprise win on the last trading day before the Academy Awards.

  • Calling The Tune In The Gold Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Just about everyone seems to be aware of the longrunning uptrend in the gold market, one that is now about 10 years old. Gold market traders, on the other hand, realize that the shorter-term swings and cycles in this highly emotional commodity are

  • Can RPRX Surge In A Bullish Zone?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Repros Therapeutics has a few resistance levels and gaps to fill.

  • 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

  • Can Support Hold In The SPX?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The SPX touched on support on October 4 and then rallied. Now, the question is: Will it hold?

  • Can Technical Factors Gauge What Works In The Stock Market? by Mark Vakkur

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can Technical Factors Gauge What Works In The Stock Market? by Mark Vakkur In the second part of this series we look at the technical factors you can use to gauge the magnitude and direction of the trends in the S&P 500. Using only month-tomonth, close

  • Can You Spot A Ten-Bagger In Advance?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analyst Peter Lynch noted the really big money comes from finding the biggest potential winners. Are there real-time tools that could help buy winners before they run higher?

  • Can You Stay In The Game?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How much capital should you stake on a single investment? Use the 2% rule to reduce your risk.

  • Canadian Dollar Futures Lead Bearishness In Commodities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Canadian dollar had shown bearish patterns long before the commodities started their downtrends. Canadian dollar futures have broken down from a head and shoulders pattern, indicating that commodities might have much more downside to go.

  • Candlesticks Show Strength In The Sterling

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A number of factors in candlesticks help identify the strength of the present or forthcoming rally.

  • Cashing In On Money Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sick and tired of low returns from savings accounts? You might want to try money market funds.

  • Changing tides in the investment software market by Thomas A. Rorro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Changing tides in the investment software market by Thomas A. Rorro Remarkably, the investment software industry is on the threshold of a major transition. In the near future, it will no longer be economical to buy investment software. Instead you will

  • Channel Breakouts In Kinross Gold Corp.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that the projected cost of the "New Deal, Part II" is rising by the day, some analysts expect the entire precious metals (PM) complex to soar. Here's a potential channel breakout setup in Kinross Gold Corp.

  • Channels In The Forex Markets by Gareth Burgess

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The foreign exchange markets are an arena of competing forces constantly in conflict with each other. The markets are torn apart by worry, uncertainty, doubt, fear and greed, not to mention profit. As a consequence, many traders get shaken out

  • Checking In On The 1929 Dow Jones Analog Debate

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In October 2013 a financial media debate began about how the Dow Jones Industrial Average has been behaving in a strangely familiar manner to 1929. Stocks have yet to repeat the massive collapse.

  • Chemed Corp Racing In Tricky Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The converging trendlines of a long-term pattern has restricted the price movement of Chemed Corp. The stock is waiting for a breakout.

  • Chevron: Selloff Completed, Rally In Effect

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Chevron Corp. (CVX) are being pulled higher by a strong short-covering rally after a major price pattern completes.

  • ChevronTexaco Corp. is Stuck in a Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ChevronTexaco Corp. has been stuck in a tight trading range the past few weeks. The stock's 50-day moving average, long-term downtrend line and a developing triple top formation are acting as resistance at the top of this trading range.

  • Choosing A Time Bar Length In Intraday Trading by Cynthia Kase

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Choosing A Time Bar Length In Intraday Trading by Cynthia Kase Most intraday technical traders use charts based on hours or fractions of an hour. Most trading days, however, don't divide evenly into hours or conventional time fractions such as 30 or 45

  • Classic Dow Theory In Transports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Transportation Average leads all other indexes.

  • Coca Cola Has Plenty Of Fizz Left In Bull Run

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Coca-Cola are surging higher yet again.

  • Coffee Comes In

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A late October breakout leads to soaring coffee prices just in time for Christmas.

  • Coffee Comes In, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A failed breakout searches for support ... and another opportunity for a rally.

  • Common Themes in Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading ranges, intraday versus interday, and two-day events are examples of just a few elements common to many trading strategies.

  • Common Themes in Trading Systems -- Daily Ranges and Short Sequences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Cole and Weinberg as a basis for a trading system isn't the only place you'll find the use of daily ranges and short sequences.

  • Competing Patterns In The S&P Small Cap Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P Small Cap Index ($SML) remains in a clear uptrend, but a reversal pattern could be taking shape.

  • Computers in the Futures Industry by William T. Taylor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Computers in the Futures Industry by William T. Taylor The futures industry, like other investment-oriented industries, relies heavily on information. For years, exchanges have used the computer for price recording and data gathering as well as for acco

  • Consolidations In Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Q. Why did the consolidation cross the uptrend?

  • Constellation Energy Group And A Low Risk In A Volatile Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the market having lost nearly 10% in recent weeks, safety should be a consideration for all investors.

  • Convergence Of Bullish Signals In HCLP

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...HCLP has been on the rise but has recently stalled so is it time to exit or go long? The answer may surprise you.

  • Costco - A Solid Stock in a Storm?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As we learn every time there is panic in markets, correlation for most, if not all asset classes, goes to one. But there are a few survivors in the fray. Here is one stock.

  • Covered Call Opportunity In Freeport-McMoran

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Covered call strategies aren't glamorous, but if you're patient and choose your strikes wisely, a low-risk methodology can be within reach of the average trader.

  • Cracks In The Crude

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 2B top at the weekly level and a pair of negative divergences at the daily level suggest that the upside in crude might be limited in the near-term.

  • Crosscurrents In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it "down for the upstroke" time for the S&P 500?

  • Crude Comes In

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Running negative stochastic divergences all but assure lower crude oil prices in the immediate-term.

  • Crude Comes In (Again)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bouncing off support from a years-long trend channel, crude oil's short-term weakness could be a prelude to longer-term strength.

  • Crude Likely To Stay In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crude oil is likely to extend its three-year trading range, which forecasts a short-term drop in the price.

  • Crude Oil Takes Shot In The Arm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Monday, November 9, was another big risk-on day for financial markets. For the first time since the pandemic, there was hope and light at the end of the tunnel that coronavirus restrictions that have been imposed across the world could soon be a thing of

  • Cutera Gaps In Bullish Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rally was struck by a gap down, whipsawing many long trades.

  • Cycles In The Dow Emini Futures

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the world of trading, risk, and reward, cycles are natural and so are the cycles of greed. How do you overcome these cycles or least prosper from them?

  • Cycles In Time And Money by Stuart Belknap, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:5 (28-35): Cycles In Time And Money by Stuart Belknap, Ph.D. Wouldn't you like to be able to identify top and bottom extremes and get signals to open new positions or close current ones? This may help. When was the last time

  • DECK In Intermediate Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term uptrend of Deckers Outdoor Corp. has entered an intermediate downtrend.

  • DJ US Chemical Index May Move In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$DJUSCH is forming a continuation pattern at higher levels, so the index may move in a narrow range till the formation matures if lower support is held.

  • DJIA Close In On Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Industrial Average has now hit the 10,000 market again. Now, will the market continue higher or will it reverse and move lower? The Elliott wave theory is calling for a market top.

  • DJIA Starts The New Year In Final Upward Stage

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term statistical analysis shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average is starting the new year in a final long-term upward stage.

  • DJIA Trend Reversal In Progress

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently in the process of reversing its trend.

  • DX Possible Bullish Divergence In Works

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With gold on a northbound tear, it's little wonder that the US Dollar Index is currently in a descending mode. Will the significant support area near 76.00 even hold, much less act as a reversal point?

  • December Crude Oil is Stuck in a Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December crude oil has been stuck in a week-long trading range since selling off late last month. A break out of this trading range will determine whether or not prices continue their downward trend.

  • Decimal Places In Forex

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding how and where to apply the decimal places of currency pairs and crosses can make a significant difference in your trading.

  • Decision Areas In Daytrading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's impossible to know when the market will suddenly turn and move in another direction. But there are tools you can apply to your charts to identify those probable turning points. Here's a simple technique any intraday trader can use

  • Delek Logistics Partners In Focus

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oil & gas stocks are on the rise but one stock is breaking higher and getting ready to enter a new bull run.

  • Dell Corrects In A Downward Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Strong stocks tend to correct in sideways channels. Divergence in the MACD histogram and the stock price are a signal that the consolidation may be ending and the next move is likely to be a continuation move.

  • Dell In New Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A healthy bullish rally initiated an intermediate uptrend for Dell Inc. After refilling a small gap down, the stock stands at a crucial support.

  • Descent Slowing In GS Agriculture Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While most commodity groups remain in major uptrends, the GS Agriculture Index recorded a two-year low last month. However, the decline is slowing and support is at hand.

  • Detecting Breakouts In Intraday Charts by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Detecting Breakouts In Intraday Charts by Markos Katsanos Here's an important enhancement to the finite volume elements indicator that's especially useful with intraday minute charts. In the April 2003 STOCKS & COMMODITIES, I introduced the finite volu

  • Detecting Flags In Intraday Charts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you apply flags to intraday charts? Once you do, how can you determine the optimal price target? Here is a system that will help you identify flag formations as well as enter and exit them at the right time.

  • Determining Balance Points In Crowd Psychology by Carl Gyllenram

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Determining Balance Points In Crowd Psychology by Carl Gyllenram Balance points, the pivotal points between the swings of the bulls and the bears, turn out to be excellent ways to determine market moods and to spot breakouts from a trading range. Peop

  • Devon Energy Closing In On A Major Low?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Devon Energy appear to be getting close to an important price reversal area, and with numerous technical dynamics aligning in bullish fashion, the anticipated rally in this large-cap energy player's stock could provide plenty of opportunit

  • Diamonds in the Intraday S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Diamond continuation patterns act as distribution areas in declining trends.

  • Diamonds in the Rough for the Drug Sector

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The diamond at the bottom of the decline in the S&P Pharmaceuticals Index could mean reversal. But further declines are more likely.

  • Discipline in trading by James Covington Bryce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discipline in trading by James Covington Bryce I would like you to bear with me for a moment and consider something that, at first, might appear to be a little ""far out."" Let's say all of a sudden you found yourself going about your daily tasks but yo

  • Discounting Sentiment In The Euro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Excess returns from trading sentiment are only seen in the short run ... or are they? Here's a look at a sentiment trading tactic using a contrarian, indirect sentiment indicator applied to the euro ETF that shows how over the long term, you can use a se

  • Distribution And Disfavor In Wal-Mart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wal-Mart has been range bound the last five years, but two key indicators reflect continued selling pressure and disfavor.

  • Divergences In Cotton

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's summertime. Do positive divergences in the stochastic and moving average convergence/divergence histogram mean that cotton will be high this year?

  • Divergences In Stocks Starting To Appear

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rate of change and sentiment are trending opposite to the price action of the S&P 500.

  • Divergences In The Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences in the US Dollar Index suggest a pullback and potential test of the May lows.

  • Divergences In Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A take on a tale of two divergences in the late January rally in the NYSE.

  • Do Cycles Exist in the Market? by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This longtime S&C contributor explains the basis of the existence of cycles in market data. The markets are not always efficient; this is why trading decisions based on technical analysis work. Chart patterns that are discernible, technical events such

  • Do High TRIN Values Mean A Temporary Pause In Selloff?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The ARMS index — also known as TRIN, or the trader's index — is a valuable tool for those attempting to measure the likelihood of broad market reversal and consolidation phases. Right now, the NYSE TRIN may be suggesting a tempor

  • Do Nike and Footlocker Move in Lockstep?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nike, Inc (NKE) makes up about two thirds of Foot Locker's (FL) purchases, therefore it would make sense if the stocks of these two companies moved in lockstep. So, is this the case?

  • Do You Believe In Magic?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How reliable is the link between the Fed's balance sheet and US equities? Find out here.

  • Does Forecasting Have A Place In Your System?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are three ways to forecast: taking a gamble, making an engineered calculation, and using historical insight. You need to combine all three elements to come up with a well-balanced trading system. Here's how.

  • Does History Repeat Itself In The Markets?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonality or repeating patterns in financial data can come in many shapes and sizes and can put the probabilities on your side. Or does general market unpredictability ultimately undermine that edge? Here are some ideas on looking for time-based patter

  • Does SanDisk Have Higher Prices In Store?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boasting a high relative strength versus the broad market indexes, SanDisk (SNDK) also features favorable technicals.

  • Does The Future Lie In Canada?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All charts of the DJIA, S&P, and NASDAQ point to a market selloff in the months and years ahead, but is the chart of the Toronto Stock Exchange suggesting otherwise for the Canadian market?

  • Dollar Down Against The Yen: Revisiting The Ascending Triangle In USD/JPY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A few days after an ascending triangle hinted at higher prices, sellers took the USD/JPY down hard. Here's how it happened.

  • Dollar In Bottoming Process

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows that UUP has started its bottom process but could eke out a new lower low or two before reversing upward.

  • Dollar In Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many methods of technical analysis can be used to determine the future trend of the US dollar. This analysis uses methods developed by Alan Hall Andrews including the use of the Andrews pitchfork.

  • Dow And S&P 500 Find Themselves In The Same Boat

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite closing above their 10-day and 20-day moving averages, the Dow and S&P 500 have to take out further resistance if their short-term trends are going to reverse.

  • Dow Chemical: Powerful Rally in Place

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Dow Chemical (DOW) have surged by nearly 13% in the last eight days, with more near-term gains possible.

  • Dow Point & Figure Chart Still In Bull Mode

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite the decline over the last few weeks, the Dow Jones industrials remains in a clear uptrend on the P&F chart with support close at hand.

  • Down Five Weeks In A Row -- What's Next?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock market indexes have fallen five weeks in a row. Backtesting can show if that is bullish or bearish.

  • Downside Potential In The AMEX Oil Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index (XOI) looks to have additional downside potential in the near-term but I would consider a further pullback an excellent buying opportunity.

  • Duke Energy In Long-Term Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Duke Energy Corp. has been offering good buying opportunities for all types of traders and investors.

  • Dundee Precious Metals And A Play In Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of gold has become a US dollar play, and with the US dollar expected to drop a further 16%, gold should rise. Here's a stock worth looking at.

  • ETF/ETN Investing In The Dow Jones Industrial Average

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Industrial Average is the most well-known market index. In this article, we look at the so-called "Dogs of the Dow" strategy along with its performance record over the years. Then a handful of relevant ETFs that have Dow exposure are given

  • EUR/USD In A Tight Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trend is about to emerge in the short and intermediate time frames. A breakout technique might prove to be effective.

  • EWP In Dense Volatility Cloud

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term symmetrical triangle is increasing the volatility of Spain ishares.

  • Early Entry Patterns In Breakaway Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart patterns reveal strong breakaway moves by scanning different time periods, but if you follow a few simple steps, you can enter early for more profits.

  • Earnings Season: Reward And Punishment In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At times, the stock market is upside down when good earnings make stocks plummet and bad news makes stocks rally, but if you know three things to look for, you'll pick more winners.

  • Election Cycle Bearish For Stocks And Bonds In The Short Term

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There is a well-documented cycle in markets related to Presidential elections. This pattern suggests stock and bond market weakness in the short term.

  • Elliott Third Wave In Progress For DROOY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold and silver mining shares are now leading the markets in terms of 13-week relative strength. DRDGold Ltd. appears to be forming an Elliott third wave, which may carry this stock significantly higher.

  • Elliott Waves In C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Declining C waves are the most destructive patterns in Elliott wave analysis. Here's looking back on some of the worst.

  • Engineered Look At Trends In Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's easier to gain from trending markets than choppy or cyclical market movements. But you can detect trends from a cyclical perspective.

  • Even In A Bear Market, Opportunity Abounds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Think it's difficult to make money in a bear market? Turn that frown upside down -- use the dips like rallies with put options.

  • Evening Star In December Gold Awaits Bearish Confirmation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences in the MACD histogram and stochastic support potential for correction in the yellow metal.

  • Evening Star Patterns In Light Crude?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Light-Crude Oil Index is likely to lose its past week's gains under the bearish shadows.

  • Event Trading in the Bond Market by Ben Warwick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Event Trading In The Bond Market by Ben Warwick The financial markets frequently react with large price movements after the government and private agencies release their economic reports. Are there any reliable patterns to the way a market reacts to the

  • Expectancy Risks In Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are always some unexpected trading profits and associated risks involved with expectancy and with the use of the Kelly criteria for betting. Here's a clarification of two important issues.

  • Explore Trend Trading In FX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even if a market is trending, traders still need to manage their risks and positions. Here we explore the currency markets and discuss a technique you can apply so you aren't trapped in trades when the trend ends


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  • Facebook In Long-Term Price Deceleration Stage

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term statistical analysis shows the downward spiral in the price of Facebook has been slowing, but a long-term reversal in trend from down to up has not yet occurred.

  • Failure Of A Bottoming Out Pattern In Peoplesoft Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peoplesoft Inc. was forming a head and shoulders pattern on the weekly chart, indicating a bottom formation. But the pattern seems to be failing as prices refuse to cross the neckline.

  • Falling In Love, With Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Regardless of what type of trader you are, trends are always a great find. When you find them, you want to hold on to them forever, but they can run away from you very quickly and easily. Don't get too attached to them. Find strong ones, take advantage o

Fibonacci In Time And Price by David Knox Barker

  • Financial Sector Reversal In Trouble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used here to show that the financial sector is close to reversing its weak downward trend to a new uptrend. However, this analysis also shows that this reversal may be diverted.

  • Financial Select SPDR In Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By using a simple momentum indicator, it is possible to determine the trend and momentum of XLF.

  • Finding Buys In A Bear Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As markets continue to plummet and volatility increases, stocks in tight trading ranges can offer safety and potential upside.

  • Finding Cycles In Time Series Data by A. Bruce Johnson, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding Cycles In Time Series Data by A. Bruce Johnson, Ph.D. To improve the process of removing trend from stock market prices to see underlying cyclic movement, I have combined triangular moving averages with the moving average convergence/divergence

  • Finding The Trend in FX With Tyler Yell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tyler Yell, CMT, is a currency analyst and trading instructor for He began trading equities in his own account after graduating from Texas State University in 2005. He came to FXCM (which owns from JPMorgan Chase, where he began

  • Finding patterns in random data by Nelson Weiderman, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding patterns in random data by Nelson Weiderman, Ph.D. Since the advent of the personal computer, a great deal of time has been devoted to finding tradeable patterns in stock and commodity data. The idea is that patterns found in historical data are

  • First Health Back In The Pink?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock took a dive around Halloween but it appears that investors may have overreacted to a make-believe ghost. Those with stronger nerve have been slowly but surely picking this one up and now the word's getting out.

  • Fishing In The Right Pond

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis is easy, provided that you're trading in the right market. But first, you must develop a low-risk idea to trade around.

  • Fixing The Flaws In Fixed-Fractional Position Sizing by Christian B. Smart, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fixing The Flaws In Fixed-Fractional Position Sizing by Christian B. Smart, PhD Fixed-fractional position sizing is a time-tested method for money management, but in the long run, it will never achieve system expectancy. Here's how you can fix this flaw

  • Flags Are Flying In The S&P Indexes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that Santa's finished delivering Christmas gifts and the fruit cakes are eaten (or sitting curbside awaiting their final resting place) market bulls are awaiting one last gift: the vaunted Santa Claus rally.

  • Flaws in the roulette wheel by Curtis McKallip, Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Flaws in the roulette wheel by Curtis McKallip, Jr. Few games of chance are perfectly random. To the extent they are NOT, profit may be made by betting on those states which occur with greater than random frequency and against those which occur with les

  • Fools Rush In: Investing In IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many people rue the day that they passed up an opportunity to buy an IPO that went on to make investors millions. How often do IPOs pay off? And when they do, how long does it take? We'll take a look at what some of the data says

  • Fools Rush In: Investing In IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many people rue the day that they passed up an opportunity to buy an IPO that went on to make investors millions. How often do IPOs pay off? And when they do, how long does it take? We'll take a look at what some of the data says

  • For Gold, The High Is In - For Now

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the gold bull market dead? No one knows, but the probabilities favor at least a corrective move down toward $1,150 -- at a minimum.

  • Ford In Fresh Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bearish breakout of Ford Motor would initiate a new downtrend.

  • Ford Motor In High Spirits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After struggling for almost nine years, Ford has surged into a bullish region.

  • Ford Motor In Upper Gear

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ford Motor has a strong breakout from various support/resistance areas, forming a strong bottom. The flag & pennant breakout offers a good trading opportunity.

  • Forecast For US Stocks In 2020

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several factors hint at another bullish year for the major US stock indices.

  • Forecasting Futures Movement by In Gyu Koh and Sung Soon Lee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forecasting Futures Movement by In Gyu Koh and Sung Soon Lee A Daytrading Method Second To None Forecasting Futures Movement Is it possible to chase two rabbits at once? This intraday technique combines direction of price movement and timing of your en

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  • Four Common Errors In Testing Trading Systems by Thomas A. Meyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Four Common Errors In Testing Trading Systems by Thomas A. Meyers The author of The Technical Analysis Course debuts as a Stocks & Commodities writer with this article. Here, Thomas Meyers explains that mistakes made in systems testing can make the diff

  • Freeport McMoran: Closing In On Near Term Support?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold have sold off hard since the start of 2014 and are down more than 18% in just over three weeks.

  • Fresh Levels In Fossil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fossil, Inc., looks like it's ready to move. Traders can see a target of $31 soon.

  • Freshness In Produce And Stock Watchlists

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock watchlists are like produce: You need to keep them fresh by constantly looking for new trade opportunities, like these three stocks.

  • Frictional Costs In Futures Trading by Jesse Wolff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Frictional Costs In Futures Trading by Jesse Wolff If we could trade in a perfect, cost-free world, there would be many more systems that would exhibit profitable return profiles. But we don't. So what can we do about frictional costs? The futures mark

  • Fundamental Risk In Emerging Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With technical signs of a top developing, EEM should be added to a list of potential short candidates.

  • GDX And Its Adventures In Daytrading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daytrading can be a very profitable occupation, but some mental and tactical adjustments are necessary for those used to the slower pace of daily or weekly based trading.

  • GE In Critical Patch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The technical charts of GE are reflecting two different views. In which direction will the stock move?

  • GFI : Bullish Reversal In The Making?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by more than 60% since July 2011, shares of Gold Fields Ltd. may be in the process of preparing for a bullish turnaround.

  • GLD In Wide Consolidation Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The SPDR Gold Trust Shares is consolidating in a wider range. The recent volatile movement in the gold sector respected the support-resistance of this consolidation range.

  • Gap Up Crossed Major Resistance In HUBG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The moving average and the previous high pivot were violated by a sudden gap up in Hub Group.

  • General Electric Caught In Wide Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...GE held back the gap up rally with a moving average resistance.

  • Get In The Game: Invest In IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IPOs are usually reserved for institutions and high-net-worth individuals. But by investing in IPO funds, you - yes, you! - can also get a piece of the action.

  • Get In The Game: Invest In IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IPOs are usually reserved for institutions and high-net-worth individuals. But by investing in IPO funds, you - yes, you! - can also get a piece of the action.

  • Get That Edge In Your Trading by Clem Chambers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (58-61): Get That Edge In Your Trading by Clem Chambers When knowing the bid and ask is not enough, electronic order books like NASDAQ TotalView can give retail traders the tools to succeed. There is no such thing as too mu

  • Get The "CAN" In "CAN SLIM"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Remember this classic?

  • Getting Started In Currency Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you think currency trading is too complicated or only for millionaires? It's not.

  • Gold & Silver Index In Bearish Mood?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The technical charts of the Gold & Silver Index have the potential of short-selling as well as for a long-term buy setup.

  • Gold & Silver Index Move In Narrower Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The symmetrical triangle on the $XAU chart is likely to contract the Index range.

  • Gold Consolidates But Remains In An Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold moves into a medium-term consolidation but maintains its uptrend. If it can move above 445, it could then move to 496.

  • Gold In Strong Bull Run

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The gold continuous contract is likely to overlook the bearish formation.

  • Gold In The RSI Danger Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold plays a key role in the intermarket jigsaw puzzle. Given its high negative correlation with the US dollar -- particularly evident in recent months -- the weekly relative strength index highlights the overbought condition of gold.

  • Gold Isn't In A Bubble, But It Is Overbought

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While gold trading hasn't reached a bubbly high, it could be time for a pullback.

  • Gold Miners ETF Remains In Strong Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that the Market Vectors Gold Miners exchange traded fund remains in a strong long-term upward trend but also shows some early signs that the end may be near.

  • Gold Remains In Long-Term Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This long-term statistical analysis shows that gold remains in a long-term uptrend.

  • Gold Remains In Long-Term Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows gold remains in a strong long-term uptrend.

  • Golf Stocks Mired In The Sand

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Golf stocks have been forced into the trees lately. Is this weakness due to an industry on a secular downswing or just the result of seasonal weakness?

  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber In Congestion

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This stock is moving within a tight congestion, characterized by a low volatility level. From here, a new trend will emerge soon.

  • Greenbrier Cos. Remains In Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bearish flag keeps GBX in a downtrend. In addition, crucial supports are violated, confirming a continuing downward rally with a target of $19.

  • HAL In Ascending Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The healthy rally of Halliburton Company stock offers good short-term trading opportunities.

  • HMY: Bullish Turn In Process

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After enduring a prolonged decline, shares of Harmony Gold Mining (HMY) have now begun to turn higher along with its peers in the ARCA gold bugs index.

  • Hang On! We're In For A Bumpy Ride

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hang On! We're In For A Bumpy Ride

  • Has December Crude Oil Put in a Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December crude oil broke out of a bearish rectangle formation early last week. However, the contract bounced off a key retracement level, which could signal a potential bottom in crude oil prices.

  • Has Homebuilders Put In A Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reports are that the economy may be on the road to recovery as homebuilding picks up. Has homebuilding stocks bottomed and a new bull market emerged, or is homebuilding stocks setting themselves up for a fall?

  • Has Research In Motion Beaten The Bear Rally Blues?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Research In Motion's (RIM) chart shows what counts in the short term. RIM has posted a smaller-than-expected loss in its fiscal first quarter of 2002, but also lowered financial guidance for the overall year.

  • Has Sunopta Optimized Its Place In The Sun?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sunopta Inc. operates in three principal businesses: natural and organic food product sourcing, processing, and packaging; processing, distribution and recycling of environmentally responsible aggregate products and; engineering and marketing of a clean

  • Has the AMEX Oil Index Put in a Significant Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index (XOI) has been in a two-year downtrend but is now showing signs of reversing course.

  • Have Natural Gas Prices Put In A Significant Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Natural gas prices have been declining for several months now but there are indications that the trend has reversed.

  • Head And Shoulders In Hewlett Packard Forecasts Lower Prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hewlett Packard (HPQ) completed a head and shoulders pattern that forecasts lower prices for this hardware manufacturer. Prices had not fallen much before hitting an old support level. But other factors suggest this is only a temporary stop in a longer-t

  • Head and Shoulders Top in European Currencies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Look out below for the euro ... and the Swiss franc, too. Both of these alternatives to the American dollar appear headed for correction.

  • Hidden Investment Gems, As In Royalty Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The best investments are typically the ones that no one hears about until it's too late -- royalty stocks may be that kind of investment today.

  • High Hopes For New Highs In Healthcare

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hope springs eternal. And spring often brings high hopes for the stocks of health-care providers. How is 2007 shaping up in that regard?

  • Historical Patterns In The Long-Term Stock Market by James G. Arnold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Historical Patterns In The Long-Term Stock Market by James G. Arnold Stock markets have been around a long time, and historically, markets demonstrate some well-defined patterns. At some levels of averaging, one is even tempted to call the long-term mar

  • Honeywell Is A Diamond In The Rough!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Honeywell (HON) is definitely on the move higher, but the question is when to jump into a long position while the general market conditions are short. Examining the monthly, weekly and daily charts will help you make a better decision.

  • How To Describe Corrections In The US Equity Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even when you assign a fairly concrete definition to the term "correction" or "bear market", it's still not easy to know at what point one began. Here is one proposed solu

  • 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 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 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 Find Major Turns in Any Market

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

  • IBM In a Trading Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM's weekly chart shows a likely trading range and if so, the upside is limited.

  • INMD Set To Lead in New Year

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Iran, impeachment, trade wars have started the New Year off to a rocky start but

  • IWM : Big Turn In The Making?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For a major stock index to rise nearly 40% in eight months is no small feat; might the time be here when the Russell 2000 index begins to retrace a third of those gains?

  • IWM In Uptrend But Critical

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term and intermediate-term trends are critical to the health of a bull or bear market. Currently, IWM remains in a bull market, but its health is critical. These two lifelines need to stay healthy to keep the bull market alive for IWM.

  • IYM In Converging Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Basic Materials iShares ETF is likely to drain down.

  • 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 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.

  • In A Down Market What Do You Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Warren Buffet announced that he bought stocks when the market crashed on Thursday, September 25, 2014.

  • In A Rut

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's the midterm outlook for the Russell 2000 stock index market.

  • In A Topping Market, Small Caps Have Diverged From Industrials

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In my last article, "Another Sign Of A Market Top?," we saw how the transports had diverged from the industrials, which is a Dow theory warning sign that a reversal may be in the offing. A falling Russell 2000 small-cap index adds more weight t

  • In Baker Hughes, A Triangle Pattern To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a significant triangle pattern approaches completion, breakout traders begin to plan their method of engagement.

  • In Daytrading, Cashing In When Momentum Stalls

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for a simple way to daytrade your favorite stock or ETF? Here's one trader's basic method, one that yields consistently good results.

  • In Daytrading, Cashing In When Momentum Stalls

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for a simple way to daytrade your favorite stock or ETF? Here's one trader's basic method, one that yields consistently good results.

  • In Goldman Sachs, Bullish Money Flow Divergence Beckons

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a very pronounced bullish money flow/price divergence in place, shares of Goldman Sachs might very well be on some smart shopper's accumulate list.

  • In Search Of A Better RSI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The relative strength index has long been a standard tool for technical analysts. Here, we introduce a new version of it, named the RSING, that offers several important improvements

  • In Search Of The Best Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are so many ways to measure trends that it becomes difficult to identify which one to use. Here we compare five systems that each use a different method of determining trend, and we analyze the results to see which ones top the list

  • In Search Of The Next Big Game

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks go up when there are more buyers than sellers, down when the opposite occurs and short-sellers are a big part of the picture. But when a heavily shorted stock rallies, it can provide those in the know with a powerful trading strategy that works we

In Search Of The Next Big Game

  • In Search Of The Trendilator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When equities are trending, one group of indicators works best. When prices are stuck in a trading range, other indicators are more successful. Wouldn't it be nice to find one indicator that worked well in both types of markets?

  • In Search of Fossil Free Returns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...2019 will be remembered as the year that climate awareness moved to front of mind amid calls to reduce our collective carbon foot prints.

  • In Sector Funds, Transportation Is Hot, Energy Not

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the broad US markets likely getting close to an interim (maybe even major) cycle top, here's a look at the strongest and weakest funds in the Fidelity Select Sector mutual funds complex.

  • In Shock by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In Shock by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Trading is unique in that the uncertainty of the markets brings to bear an unusual stress level. What should you do if your trading suddenly turns south, or worse, a tragic event occurs? Recently, I was in an automo

  • In Silver, Keltner Clash No. 7 Approaches

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apparently, metals traders feel that the announcement of the highly anticipated quantitative easing was more than a little inflationary, propelling gold and silver even higher. Will the silver market finally peak at or just beyond a key, rarely exceeded,

  • In System Trading, Patience Means Everything

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, it's hard to stay focused on the overall, long-term performance of a system, especially if you frequently feel like you've missed out on a strong market move.

  • In The US Dollar And The DJIA, Which Leads?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Much has been said that the Dow Jones Industrial Average moves contrary to the movement of the US dollar. Is that true?

  • In The US Dollar ETF, When UUP Means Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The inverse relationship between the Australian dollar and the US dollar comes to life as the chart tells the tale of two currencies.

  • In The Volume Zone by Walid Khalil and David Steckler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at the volume zone oscillator, which can be applied to trending and nontrending markets. Find out how it can be used to trade the Djia, Spy, and gold.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In This Issue. The Intra-day Analyst is a computer system for technical analysis of the market during the trading day. We regret that an article describing this system was not available to meet our January printing deadline. Typically, articles and adve

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  • In search of the cause of cycles by Hans Hannula, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In search of the cause of cycles by Hans Hannula, Ph.D. People have, for centuries, noticed cycles in many things, including the stock market. My own interest in cycles and their application to the market began in the early 1970s, when I read Dewey and

  • In search of the perfect system: Interview Jack Schwager

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In search of the perfect system: Interview Jack Schwager Jack Schwager, self-confessed skeptic and diligent debunker of ""new and improved"" commodity trading systems, is director of both research and managed trading for PaineWebber and is a not-too-rec

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  • Inertia & Momentum In The Futures Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The futures markets are known for their excessive price cycles. This cyclical nature attracts speculators who like to take on the high risks associated with them. That doesn't mean retail traders can't trade futures. They just need a different perspectiv

  • Inherent Return In Futures Markets by Charles R. Lightner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Inherent Return In Futures Markets There has been a long-running controversy about the source of returns to futures market investors. With that in mind, consider new data in support of the theory that there is an inherent return to the noncommercial inv

  • Inside day patterns in the S&P by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Inside day patterns in the S&P by Toby Crabel Computer studies suggest that inside days-- where the high is lower than the previous ! day's high and the low is higher than the previous day's low-- provide very reliable t entries in the S&P 500 futures mar

  • 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

  • Intel Caught In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intel Corp. is in a sideways consolidation and will eventually break out but which way?

  • Intermarket Analysis: Alternative Way Of Spotting Opportunities In FX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for divergences between correlating markets can lead to FX trading opportunities.

  • Interview: In Synch With Steven Primo by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:6 (50-56): Interview: In Synch With Steven Primo by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Are you trading according to your trading personality? Steven Primo can give you a clue about that. A nearly 30-year Wall Street veteran, Primo is the

  • Interview: Short Swings In Futures With Markus Heitkoetter by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As founder and Ceo of Rockwell Trading, Markus Heitkoetter has shared his trading methods and ideas with more than 300,000 traders in over 196 countries. Heitkoetter started trading stocks 19 years ago, using point & figure charts from numbers pub

  • Intraday 2B Tops In The June Emini S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."What we have here is a failure to follow through..."

  • Intraday Tops And Bottoms In The USD/JPY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A popular reversal set-up shows itself--twice!--within six days, once from the bottom then again from the top.

  • Intraday Trading In The First Hour

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This system could allow you to earn consistent profits by trading during the first market hour.

  • Invest In Your Values With Socially Responsible Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Want to invest, but not at the risk of a guilty conscience? If you're looking to invest in companies that follow ethical principles, try these funds.

  • Investing In A Pharmaceutical Company

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investing in a pharmaceutical company can be risky, but also extremely profitable.

  • Investing In A Post-WTC Economy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you go from a new economy to no economy overnight? And in this anxious day and age, how do Americans protect and build upon their investment portfolios?

  • Investing In A Recession

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...McDonald's — Warren Buffett's favorite diet.

  • Investing In Africa

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long an underappreciated continent for investment, Africa is on the verge of recognition.

  • Investing In Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the price of oil reaching new highs, is investing in Energy Savings Income Fund the way to go?

  • Investing In The Coming Mini–Ice Age

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...No sun spots have been spotted — which, it seems, suggests that an ice age cometh.

  • Investing In The New Millennium

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investing In The New Millennium

  • Investing in Gold and Silver Bullion

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is rising astronomically, but holding shares in a mining company can be risky, especially if the company is selling their production forward. Are there alternatives?

  • Investment Clubs: There's Strength In Numbers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you awash in a sea of market data without any idea how to make sense of it, much less make a profit? Supported by a community of investors, you can learn how to invest and earn substantial returns.

  • Investment VS Trading In Covered Call Writing by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the investment approach, shares of stock are viewed as rental property and calls are written to generate additional income from what is expected to be a longer-term stock investment. The trading approach involves executing buy/writes based o

  • Iron Mountain: Down In The Dumps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Iron Mountain (IRM) are down by nearly 30% in the last nine weeks, with even more downside possible.

  • Is A Breakout For The US Dollar Index In The Cards?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index is consolidating after an extensive advance rally.

  • Is Baker Hughes A Continuation Move In Progress?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that shares of Baker Hughes have made their initial thrust lower out of a large pennant pattern, will the continued selling in the broad markets help speed the stock toward the lower $30 range?

  • Is Downside In Biotechnology Index Complete?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The lower highs in price and the long-term moving average upside move formed a symmetrical triangle. The breakdown has forced the index to plunge. Will the freefall continue?

  • Is Force Protection A Textbook Short Squeeze In Action?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This is a clear example of how shorts, both legal and naked, can decimate the value of a stock. It is also an example of the explosive short squeeze rally that a heavily shorted stock can experience when positive news is combined with compelling technica

  • Is Gold In Need Of More Fuel?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Attempting to pick a market top is foolish, but many times a market nearing a significant cycle high is kind enough to issue an early warning of a possible trend reversal.

  • Is It Time To Invest In The Housing Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know that home prices have fallen badly with a recession created by banks who offered excessive mortgages, but is it time to start looking to reinvest?

  • Is It Too Late To Jump In?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you notice momentum in the stock market or a particular stock, is it too late to jump in? HereÕs one way you can take a step back and look at the market as a whole to avoid being trapped.

  • Is R2K Cycle Low in Place - Or Not?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclical analysis of the broad stock indexes can be a useful and rewarding endeavor for the astute technician. Here's a look at the current weekly price cycle pattern in the Russell 2000.

  • Is Recovery in Sight for the Euro?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finally the faltering Euro saw an explosive upside move triggered mainly by the US joining forces with Japan and Europe to intervene into the currency markets to help boost the Euro.

  • Is The Bottom In Yet For CSC?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a long-running bullish money flow/price divergence finally shows signs of playing out, sharp traders and investors start to take notice and then take positions carefully.

  • Is The Four-Year-Old Bull Run In .SPX Fading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the .SPX still trading within a few percentage points of its post-crash highs, might the impending fiscal cliff be the triggering event prior to a major decline in the US stock indexes?

  • Is The Market Really In A Trading Range?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It would seem so, since the market appears to be starting a five-month rally that should complete wave 2 of a long-term horizontal correction.

  • Is The Rally In Devon Energy Almost Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though Devon has reached my ultimate upside target, current market sentiment is not indicative of a significant top.

  • Is The Rally In The US Dollar Index Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has rallied since late December, but this strength may be coming to an end.

  • Is There A Recession In The Cards For 2020?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is the outlook for a recession? What indicators can be watched to continually weigh the likelihoods?

  • Is Value Investing Back In Vogue?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Value investing is a conservative -- perhaps the most conservative -- way to invest, but some have considered it the most boring. Is it? Or is it the safest way to keep flush?

  • Island Reversal In Yen Futures

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  • It's In The Sentiment by Ajay Jani

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When it rains, it pours -- or so it seems sometimes. Here's a look at a stock getting creamed by the uncertainty surrounding a possible government debt default.

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  • Large Cap Play In CL

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  • Limiting Risk In China

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  • Microsoft Caught In A Trap

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  • Misleading Divergences In The S&P SmallCap Index

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  • MmM Pattern Breakout In December Silver Sends The Precious Metal Higher

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  • Momentum Divergence In SPX

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  • More Gold Out Than There Is In

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  • Moving Average Crossover = Fresh Rally In QCOM

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  • Multiple Gaps In Amazon

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  • NE: Proportional Pullback In Rising Trend

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  • NEM In Tune With Reversed MACD System

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  • NMM Stuck In Narrow Range

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  • NVDA: Waiting For Pullback In Major Uptrend

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  • Natural Gas Seasonal Low In Place?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For the past 20 years, the seasonal pattern in natural gas futures confirms that this energy commodity usually trades at its lowest price of the year sometime between mid-July and late August. Will the pattern hold this year?

  • Navigating Rough Waters In Tomorrow's Market

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  • Negative Divergences In Stocks - Another Warning Sign?

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  • NetEase In Stable Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NetEase seems to be a very strong and trustworthy long-term stock.

  • Netflix: Minor Pause In Strong Bullish Swing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Netflix have paused slightly, but the bullish swing that commenced two weeks ago is still looking strong.

  • Neural Nets In Technical Analysis by Yin Lung Shih

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Neural Nets In Technical Analysis by Yin Lung Shih The technical analysis of price data requires a mix of mathematical technique, experience and intuition. Anyone with a background in high school math can understand, or at least calculate, the mathemati

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  • Newmont Mining Closing In On A Low?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After enduring a 35% selloff in five months, might shares of Newmont Mining be ready to make another significant low?

  • No Fun In Toyland

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Both Mattel (MAT) and the Dow Jones Toy Index broke important support levels to signal a continuation lower.

  • Nortel Networks Still In Trouble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Going along with the communication sector, Nortel's chart shows bearish tendencies.

  • Nortel in a Trend - But Will It Hold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nortel (NT-NYSE and NT-TSX) is anything but dull. And now it appears to be headed lower. Is this a predictable trend or will it fool investors again?

  • Not A Time To Pick Market Tops In .SPX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a powerful trend takes hold, it generally pays to give such a market move the respect it deserves.

  • Not So High On The Hogs: Divergences And Breakdowns In The October Contract

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences in the stochastic and the MACD histogram anticipated a late summer correction in lean hog futures.

  • OCR: Major Cycle High In Place

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  • Objectivity In Elliott Wave-Based Trading by D.W. Davies

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  • October In The Rear View Mirror

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Europe strikes a deal and October is shrinking in our rear-view mirror, so what does it mean to you and how can you profit from it?

  • Opportunities In New Index Additions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...New stocks are deleted and added each week or month to the indexes, and knowing this fact can present a lot of opportunities for reliable trades.

  • Opportunity In The Networking Sector

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Networking sector is undergoing a correction after a huge rally to the upside. This correction is happening on a bullish falling wedge pattern.

  • Opportunity in Yahoo's Multiple Chart Formations

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

  • Option Volatility Surges In TNA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When markets drop hard and fast, option volatilities can rise dramatically, and right now, option premiums are some of the fattest available since the market volatility of 2007 to 2009.

  • Option Writing And Seasonal Tendencies In Nat(ural) Gas

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elliott wave analysis provides important directional clues. The sharp decline of US stocks in December 2018 created doubt about the bull market that began in March 2009. The S&P 500 (SPX) broke below very important support at 2532 and ended December

  • Oversold Signals In Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the energy SPDR as an example, the stochastic oscillator can be used to identify oversold situations and opportunities to partake in the larger uptrend.

  • PPC In Bullish Mood

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pilgrims Pride Corp. is rallying even in extreme bullish conditions.

  • PSA Higher Prices In Store?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Renting storage units may not be a glamorous field of endeavor, but the people who've been long shares of Public Storage for the last few years probably don't mind at all.

  • Part 2 Modern Portfolio Theory in managed futures by Gary S. Antonacci

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On December 3, 2003, I presented a report showing the first of three methods using Gann fans to trade. All are part of WD Gann's arsenal. Plotting them on a single chart would make the page so busy that it would discourage traders from using Gann fa

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  • Pattern Recognition In Time Series by Rick Martinelli

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  • Patterson's Channel Breakout Indicates Higher Prices in the Near-Term

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) had been stuck in a trading range most of January. Now that the stock has broken above the upper channel line, higher prices should prevail.

  • Peak performance in volatile markets Part 2 by Susan Arenson and Neal Weintraub

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peak performance in volatile markets Part 2 by Susan Arenson and Neal Weintraub In any area of pursuit, setting goals can give you a greater sense of direction, help you feel more productive, better mobilize your efforts and direct your attention to the

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  • Petrifying Pattern In Gold & Silver Index

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  • Pfizer - Big Move Up In October?

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  • Pfizer Bearish In Two Time Frames

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  • Pfizer In Fresh Uptrend?

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  • Pfizer In Statistical Analysis

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  • Pfizer Trading In Narrow Range

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  • Pigs In A Poke

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  • Playing The Pauses In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Great musicians, like great traders, play the pauses between the notes, or price action, for runaway moves in the stock market.

  • Plumbing For A Bottom In Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The beginning of October 2014 was a tough one for traders and investors. So what happens next?

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  • Potential Short Squeeze In Jefferies

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  • Price Movements In Commodities

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  • Price Reversal In The Works?

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Product Review: GlobalView in the Energy Markets

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  • Profiting From Inverse ETFs In Bear Markets

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  • Profiting From Tectonic Shifts In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are major shifts under way in the market, and you can reap huge gains if you're on the right side...

  • Profiting In A Presidential Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We elect a President every four years. How does that affect your portfolio?

  • Profiting In A Stage III Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can you make money in a trading-range market?

  • Profiting In Biotech

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is biotech the way to go?

  • Profiting In Biotech

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  • Profiting In Commercial Real Estate

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If the time to buy is really when there is blood in the streets, it's time to start looking through the real estate sector.

  • Programming the true range in Wilder's DMI system Part 4 by Jim Summers, Ph.D.

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  • Protecting Yourself in Tough Markets by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Protecting Yourself in Tough Markets by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Things may be going great for you now, but what happens when the tide turns and you face hard times in the market? Here's how to protect yourself. Recently, I encountered a man who was close

  • Pulte Homes In New Buy Signal Near Major Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which will win out, a new Rahul Mohindar swing buy signal or a multimonth technical resistance barrier?

  • Quasi-Seasonal Tendencies in Bond Futures by Scott Barrie

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Research In Motion has a flat flag working on the 60-minute chart, and a break below support would signal a continuation lower.

  • RMO New Buys And Sells In Currencies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Rahul Mohindar trading system has flashed new swing trade signals -- long for the US Dollar Index and short for the Canadian dollar.

  • RSI Waning In France's CAC 40

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CAC 40 is losing momentum as a bearish reversal pattern takes shape.

  • RTH: Most Overextended In Thirteen Years

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's a big difference between a garden-variety overbought situation and an overblown, statistically rare version.

  • Rally In Your Eye

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On the penultimate day of bulllish seasonals, the market sends shorts scurrying for the exits.

  • Range Breakout Trading in Treasury Bonds by Alex Saitta

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  • Recent Top in Denbury Resources Proved To Be Correct

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Denbury Resources recently topped out around the $14.00 level, as expected, but the near-term outlook is uncertain.

  • Recognizing Patterns & Relations in Candlesticks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's more to chart patterns than merely identifying them. Find out how you can see relationships between candlestick bars and patterns to better assess what price is likely to do.

  • Recovery In Sight?

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  • Rectangles and Fan Lines: Is Dell Computer in Trouble?

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  • Regressions in hard commodities by L. R. James

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold mining shares continue to show weakness. Should traders focus on the gold exchange traded fund or on individual gold stocks?

  • Research In Motion

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  • Research In Motion

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  • Sell In May And Go Away

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  • Short Term Opportunity in Gold

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  • Short-Term 2B Bottom In The S&P 500

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  • Short-Term Pattern: Jack In The Box

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  • Signs Of Accumulation In Millennium

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  • Signs Of Accumulation In WMI

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  • Silver Wheaton Tops In Relative Strength Among Miners

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  • Spotting Turns In Long-Term Trends

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  • Strength In Semiconductors?

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  • Strong Price Patterns In The Current Market

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  • Sugar's In The News

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  • Symmetrical Triangle In GPI

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  • Taking A Chance With Another Company Based In China

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  • Technical Signals In The S&P

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  • Techs In A Row

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  • Temporary Triangle Trouble In The Hourly S&P 500

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  • That Cat In The Bag

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  • The 40-Week Cycle In The Stock Market by Jay Kaeppel

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  • The Attack In Syria

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  • The Bounce In Homebuilding

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  • The Breakout In JPM Tumbled

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  • The CRB Index In Wide Range

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  • The Calm Before The Storm In AMD

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  • The Cheapest Trading Method In The World?

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  • The Dreaded Wedge Appears In Hewlett-Packard

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  • The Hot Market in 2007 -- China

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  • The New Dow Strategy in 1996-97 by Paul and Carole Huebotter

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  • The Road Ahead In October

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  • The Role Of Evolutionary Psychology In Trading

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  • The Silver Lining In The Stock Market

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In trading, knowing the difference between being an interpreter and a predictor can translate into huge results when looking for profitable trades.

  • The Story Is In The Charts Not The News

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  • The Summer Correction In Natural Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A negative divergence in the MACD and a broken trendline conspire to send natural gas futures reeling.

  • The Time To Short A Stock Is Not When It's In An Uptrend

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  • The Time To Short A Stock Is Not When It's In An Uptrend

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  • The Top in the Japanese Government Bond

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  • The Triangle Breakout in Beans

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  • The Triangle In January Feeder Cattle

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  • The Triangle In Ten-Year Yields

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the homebuilders' index breaks out on the upside, are yields on ten-year notes headed lower?

  • The Triangle in Treasuries

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  • Thunder Energy (THY-T) In Toronto Has Broken Out

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  • Time To Book Profits In Cisco

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  • Time To Take (A Long Position In) FITB?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks making new multimonth highs are always a topic of interest for serious momentum traders.

  • Time To Take Profits In Lululemon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The company is loved, the athletic clothing sold popular. With the financial crises, the price dropped from a high of $58.87 in October 2007 to a low of $5.60 by March 2009. It is now trading at $26. Is it worth a buy?

  • Time To Take Profits In Magna Entertainment

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two key divergences and a 62 percent retracement level say it's time to cash in or at least use a trailing stop-loss to lock in profits.

  • To Invest (Or Not) In Gold

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  • Toilet Paper Shortages in the Age of COVID-19

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Toronto Stock Index (TSX) has been safely above its 200-day exponential moving average for the past 15 months. Now it's being tested with a recent close below that mark.

  • Tracking Relative Strength In Four Dimensions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength has more information embedded within it than meets the eye. Here is a way to identify and compress several dimensions of relative strength into one single scalable value, the RS4r, which allows you to compare and then rank securities fo

  • Trade Stocks In The Direction Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cup & handle patterns are the mother's milk of successful momentum trading, but you have to be on the right side of the market to avoid unnecessary losses.

  • Trade System Metrics And Time In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How much time does your trading system spend in the market? Ideally, you want to deploy systems that make the maximum amount of money in the least amount of time, thus limiting your amount of exposure to the market.

  • Traders Remain Confident In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are many ways to measure the confidence of traders to the stock market. One way is to determine if the Consumer Staples market sector is underperforming or outperforming the S&P 500.

  • Traders' Tips - In the Volume Zone

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  • Trading Bullish Triangle In ZION

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends, expansion, and contraction -- what do all these have to do with Zion Bancorp?

  • Trading Chaos In Today's Market by J.Williams-Lara and Marcus Lara

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  • Trading In A Sideways Market by Anthony Trongone

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  • Trading In The 21st Century

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Equipment, education, and method -- three necessities for successful trading.

  • Trading In The 21st Century by Tom Busby

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  • Trading In The Forex Trenches by Matt Blackman

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  • Trading In The Last Half Hour

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  • Trading In The Middle Zone by Anthony Trongone

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This science teacher-turned-trader is still learning and still teaching, but these days, about the science of trading.

  • Trading In Your IRA by John Ehlers

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  • Trading Opportunities in Triangles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even bearish formations are tradeable as this weekly chart shows via a descending triangle.

  • Trading Pullbacks In Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Test the systems in your trading toolbox, and make sure you are using the right ones for current market conditions.

  • Trading Support & Resistance Levels In FX

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  • Trading The Trend In An Overbought Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It can be nerve-wracking when looking to enter a long position in an overbought market, but there are key factors to consider to do it successfully.

  • Trading The Trend In Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A five-minute chart and a one-hour chart can tell you very different things about the same tradable. Which one is right for you?

  • Trading in Percentages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having a system and sticking with it can be the key to successful trading.

  • Trading in the Moment by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

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  • Transportation Sector In Downtrend

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  • Trend Conflict In Franklin Resources

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  • Trends in Utilities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From new highs to countertrend reversals, there is more than one way to trade the utilities stocks.

  • Triangles In Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A new trend channel and a symmetrical triangle suggest opportunity in pharmaceutical stocks.

  • Triangles and Fan Lines in Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Network Appliance Incorporated (NTAP) is ready to drop again.

  • Triangles in Uptrends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The ascending triangle in TSG is part consolidation, part top end of a two-month trend.

  • Triple Bottom In Yahoo?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yahoo! is back on support, so the bounce may decide whether the formation is a triple bottom.

  • 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).

  • Truth In Futures: John Hill by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Truth In Futures: John Hill John Hill started out in the business of trading commodities in a most remarkable way when he managed to run $1,000 up to $80,000 in a matter of three months - and then managed to lose all but $5,000 in a single day. Some tra

  • Tuning In To XM Satellite Radio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has a bottom finally shown up to produce a tradable bounce?

  • Turnover & Urgency In The Futures Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you are long or short the market, you'll want to gather clues to help time your exit and maximize your profits. Here, we introduce a new, dimensionless variable called "urgency" that helps quantify how pressing the need is for current shorts or longs

  • Two Gaps To Fill In Amazon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is customary for a share price to fill a gap when one is made.

  • Two Key Factors In Spotting Distributions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Selloffs can sometimes seem to come suddenly, but if you know two key concepts to spot distribution, you can protect yourself and still profit.

  • Two Long-Term Holds In Telecom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Internet and wireless business is growing exponentially, and here are two stocks that may be worth a long-term look.

  • Two Step Strategy To Getting In Early

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The most difficult part of trading is knowing when to get in early and when to stay out but there is a simple two step strategy to help you get into winning stocks earlier than the crowd.

  • US Dollar ETF In Bottoming Process

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Linear regression can be used to determine the technical condition of the US dollar.

  • US Dollar Index: Running Out Of Gas In The Fast Lane?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has suffered a decline of 33% from the highs of 2002 to 2005. A reversal attempt is under way.

  • UltraShort Russell 2000 In Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis show that the Proshares UltraShort Russell 2000 ETF (TWM) in now in an established uptrend.

  • Uncovering Value in an Oversold Stock by Tamalyn V. Crutchfield

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This trader walks us through one of her trades, detailing the indicators she used and the decisions she made. The age-old philosophies of "Buy, low, sell high" and "Buy cheap, sell rich" are the investing approaches every investor strives toward. Unfor

  • Upside Opportunities In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intraday divergences and candlestick reversal patterns hint at a higher S&P in the early days of August.

  • Using A Constant False Alarm Rate In Trading by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using A Constant False Alarm Rate In Trading by John Ehlers Modern information theory has existed for the last half century or so. This theory has been responsible for man significant scientific advances, including recovery of photograph taken in deep s

  • 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 Binary Options In Forex by Dan Cook

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Binary Options In Forex by Dan Cook Managing risk and proper stop placement may be the most difficult aspects of currency trading to master. Here's how you can use binary options to take advantage of the opportunities that volatility creates while

  • Using Fuzzy Logic in Expert Systems by James F. Derry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Fuzzy Logic in Expert Systems by James F. Derry Stock market followers assess the market environment with numerous technical indicators. For the most part, these indicators are rarely definitively bullish or bearish. It is rare that an indicator c

  • Using Indicators In Trading Ranges And Trends by Bruce C. Kramer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Indicators In Trading Ranges And Trends by Bruce C. Kramer Traders use indicators for generating buy and sell signals in a market. But what indicators should you use and when? Here's one private trader's technique for recognizing trends and tradin

  • Using Neural Nets In Market Analysis by Mark B. Fishman, Dean S. Barr and Walter J. Loick

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  • Using Options In Risk Management by Robert J. Hamilton

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Options In Risk Management by Robert J. Hamilton Before options were available, the primary vehicle used for risk management was the stop-loss order. Stop-loss orders allow a certain degree of risk management, but they don't allow the user to abso

  • Using Options In Takeover Situations by Lawrence G. McMillan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Options In Takeover Situations by Lawrence G. McMillan Sometimes, a takeover situation can be as absorbing as watching a professional tennis match or reading an exciting thriller. Can you take advantage of the situation as an observer? Well-known

  • Using Price Channels To Confirm Price Reversals In The Bond Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price channels reveal both trends and trading ranges but also powerful trend reversals such as what may be happening in the bond market, right now.

  • Using Probability Stops In Trading by Nauzer Balsara, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Probability Stops In Trading by Nauzer Balsara, Ph.D. Does controlling losses by using predetermined stop-loss points help? To find out, Nauzer Balsara selected randomly moving average crossover systems and ascertained the best stop-loss points to

  • Using The Arms Index In Intraday Applications by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using The Arms Index In Intraday Applications by Richard W. Arms Jr. A few weeks ago, I received a call from an analyst who had read a number of my recent articles in STOCKS & COMMODITIES and had an interesting question. ""I've developed a new index to

  • Using The CBOE Volatility Index In Bull And Bear Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Techniques to discover trend changes.

  • Using The Tick In A Short-Term Indicator by Daniel E. Downing

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  • Using Visual Imagery in Trading by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Visual Imagery in Trading by Ari Kiev, M.D. This psychiatrist, who conducts seminars on the psychology of trading, discusses the use of visual imagery to maximize trading results. Experience is governed by thoughts, especially those that occur wi

Using Volume To Detect Shifts In Power by Vadim Gimelfarb

  • Utilities Select Sector In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An increase in volatility could initiate a new directional move.

  • VIX Confirms Strength In S&P 100

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks continue to march higher as volatility continues to move lower.

  • VIX In Double Jeopardy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The VIX, a contrarian indicator, measures the implied volatility of the S&P 500 index options and can be used for spotting turning points in the market. When it peaks, the stock market is near a bottom, and when it puts in a low, the stock market is

  • VZ: Cycle Swing CD In Process

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Verizon Communications are setting up for a high probability swing buy trade that has many technical dynamics working in its favor.

  • Value In The Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...K-Mart Corporation [KM] has been in a steady downtrend for over a year. When will this long-term trend be broken? Well, there's not much sign yet, but the stock could be considered a good value.

  • Vantage Drilling: A Stock In Search Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Low-priced stocks (those trading below $5 per share) can be difficult to trade, due to poor liquidity and low institutional sponsorship. However, once in a while an outstanding trade setup takes shape in one of these, one worthy of a long-term investor&a

  • Volatile NASDAQ 100 Stays In Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$NDX is volatile and moving in a 20-point range for the last two weeks. The lower range can dip to the previous low of the rally.

  • Volatility Dominant Theme In Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market may be setting up for a period of consolidation.

  • Volatility In The News, But Not The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Large daily swings in the major stock market indexes seem to be grabbing headlines, but indicators show volatility is unusually low.

  • Volatility Is Dominant Theme In Stocks by Michael Carr, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility Is Dominant Theme In Stocks by Michael Carr, CMT The market may be setting up for a period of consolidation. From a technical perspective, the biggest factor in the markets is volatility (Figure 1). Since the large down move in autumn 2008,

  • Volatility analysis and simulation used in tactical trading Part 2 by Peter Eliason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility analysis and simulation used in tactical trading Part 2 by Peter Eliason The tactical trading algorithm, as explained in the March 1989 issue of Stocks & Commodities, is made up of two components: the manipulation of a numerical series to det

  • Volatility analysis in tactical stock trading by Peter Eliason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility analysis in tactical stock trading by Peter Eliason Every stock, average and index has its own characteristic volatility range that holds the signals of impending price change. The challenge in technical analysis is to recognize and decipher

  • Volatility: What They Don't Teach You In Grad School

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You're most likely not going to engage in a conversation about "lognormal volatility" at a cocktail party. But you may have come across the term in financial texts. This may or may not surprise you: When it comes to the stock market, what you read may no

  • WES Moving In Ascending Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Western Gas Partners (WES) has offered many short-term trading opportunities in the past. Can we grab another such opportunity?

  • WTI Order Flow Weekly: Structural Insight In The Market Profile Provide Trend Continuation Clues

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the development of support for Thursday, April 11, 2019's auction. Market structure and order flow provide insight into the act

  • WTI Weekly: In Times Of Uncertainty A Dual Probability Path Is Important In Risk Management

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the rotation between resistance and support in Monday, March 30, 2020's auction. Market structure and order flow provide insigh

  • WTI Weekly: In Times Of Uncertainty A Dual Probability Path Is Important In Risk Management

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the rotation between resistance and support in Monday, March 30, 2020's auction. Market structure and order flow provide insigh

  • WYNN: Time To Lock In Gains To Avoid Loss?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by nearly 130% since July 2012, shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. appear to be under distribution prior to a correction.

  • Walmart And The Economy In Trouble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The long-term uptrend of Walmart looks to be coming to an end, and with it the doom of a recovering economy.

  • Watching The Divergences: Picking A Short Point In The December T-Note Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Waiting for a confirming close can make all the difference between getting whipsawed and getting rewarded in the market.

  • Wave Of RMO Buy Signals In Gold And Silver Miners

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When 10 of the biggest stocks in the precious metals mining industry group flash simultaneous RMO swing buy signals, there's good reason to expect significant follow-through.

  • We Want To Be In Financials

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bernanke: Fed intends to maintain highly accommodative policy for the foreseeable future.

  • Weak Money Flow In SIVB Creates Potential Short Setup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the regional banks industry group continues to weaken, at least one of its component stocks is on the verge of offering an attractive short sale setup.

  • Weak Relative Strength Stocks In The .SPX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We've seen a nice relief rally in the .SPX over the past few sessions. Now is the time to start getting your list of weak relative strength stocks to sell short list going again.

  • Weakness In Steel Index Suggests Shorting Opportunities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a prolonged uptrend the Dow Jones Steel Index formed a double top pattern. A trend reversal seems to be the most likely outcome, but how do you take advantage of this situation? By looking through the Index Components and choosing the one displayin

  • Weakness In Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In times of peace, prepare for war.

  • Weakness In US Dollar Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index has moved into a deep downtrend. The bearish pressure is likely to drag the index toward the lowest support on the technical charts.

  • Websites For Traders: Prophet Patterns In by David Penn

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  • Weekly 2B Bottom In Humana

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another example of the march forward in health-care providers comes courtesy of an intermediate-term 2B bottom in shares of Humana.

  • Weekly Nasdaq Engaged In A Trendline Test

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The current hesitantcy in the markets is aptly represented by the Nasdaq's current battle with a multiyear trendline.

  • What To Buy In A Tough Market For Income

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analysts are at loggerheads when it comes to market direction. The bears are shouting sell, but the bulls are saying that when everyone sells, that's the time to buy! So what should you do?

  • What To Expect In 2018

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a market has been strongly bullish, it's easy to get complacent and focus on continuing to grow your net returns. The reality is that markets don't always go up, which is why, as a precaution, it's worth your time to map out the bigger picture. That

  • What Works, What Doesn't In Stock Market History by Mark Vakkur

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  • What's Cooking In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using simple indicators in combination, such as Bollinger bands and Keltner channels, can show you what's cooking in today's market.

  • What's In A Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trendlines, moving averages, and directional movement: three ways of knowing which way is up--or down.

  • What's In Store For DNA?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Genentech Incorporated (DNA) has been a good long trade since early 2003, going from the $16.00 area in March to a $68.00 high in March of 2004. Currently, it is in a good short position.

  • What's in Your Portfolio? A Short Capital One Strangle, Of Course

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Raff MarketSpace Stock System has issued a bevy of new short signals in numerous S&P 500 stocks. Here's a glance at an interesting short setup in Capital One Financial shares, one that can be played a couple of different ways.

  • When In Doubt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is there an alternative to the phrase "when in doubt, get out?"

  • When In Doubt Get Out, But....

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To what extent should you accept an Elliott Wave count? When it suggests a sell signal, should you sell?

  • When In Doubt Stay Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the American Presidential campaign more and more capturing everyone's attention, where is the stock market going and what stock would probably be a good buy?

  • When In Doubt Stay Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Syrian chemical weapons problem is over; Larry Summers has withdrawn from succeeding Ben Bernanke; the Federal Reserve is maintaining its buying of Bonds. What now?

  • When In Doubt, Stay Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Elliott wave count of the Dow Jones Industrial Average suggests the worst is over, but what does the Standard & Poor's 100 say?

  • When In Doubt, Stay Out? About Herbalife

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bill Ackman has shorted Herbalife, and Carl Icahn bought Herbalife? What should you do?

  • Who Believes In Ford?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ford Motor Co. stock is providing indications for at least a pause in the downtrend.

  • Who Buys Ice In Winter? Reddy Ice Knows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of the few stocks moving against the Dow Jones Industrial Average's recent down correction is Reddy Ice Holdings. So why has ice become so important, especially in winter?

  • Why an Intermarket Perspective is Needed in Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the integration of the financial markets comes a great opportunity to study and focus on intermarket analysis.

  • Why the Rally in Starbucks May Not be Over

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Starbucks' bullish trading range and "out-of-favor" status with Wall Street may indicate higher prices ahead.

  • Will The Medium-Term Downtrend In EUR/USD Resume Soon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apply the Elliott wave theory in the currency market and see what happens.

  • Will The Rally Resume In The Dollar Index?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar Index staged a remarkable turnaround from early November to early December 2010, but since then it has been trapped in a trading range. Time for the rally to resume -- or not?

  • Will You Find It In eBay Stock?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of the online marketplace has finally recovered from the meltdown of the markets. Now, how high can it go?

  • Winning In The Bullish Season

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to find the best stocks to maximize profits.

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

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  • Wireless Telecom Industry Group Strong In 13-Week Relative Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The wireless telecom industry group is currently #1 in 13-week relative strength versus the Standard & Poor's 500. Is it too late to buy now, or to add on to an existing long position?

  • With The Transports, Resistance In Multiple Time Frames

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the spotlight focuses on the Dow Jones industrials making new highs above 10,000, the transports have underperformed as they continue to sidestep, remaining range bound. The transports are colliding with overhead resistance on the daily chart, while s

  • Working In An Exponential World

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Linear or logarithmic?

Working Money: A Formal Education In Trading by Karen Wasserman

Working Money: A Gem In The Junk Pile by Alexander Elder, MD

Working Money: Applying Technical Analysis In Nonliquid Markets by Alexander Nikolov

Working Money: Builders, Lenders: Next In The Falling Knife Saga by Matt Blackman

Working Money: Elliott Waves In C by David Penn

Working Money: Even In A Bear Market, Opportunity Abounds by Austin Passamonte

Working Money: Get The "CAN" in CAN SLIM by Sharon Yamanaka

Working Money: In Search Of The Trendilator by Matt Blackman

Working Money: Investing In Africa by Paolo Pezzutti

Working Money: Is Value Investing Back In Vogue? by Clem Chambers

Working Money: Keeping In Mind Support And Resistance

Working Money: Professional Designations In Finance by K. Wasserman

Working Money: Profiting In A Stage III Market by Melvin Pasternak

  • Working Money: Stay In The Market With Stop-And-Reverse by Rudy Teseo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Stay In The Market With Stop-And-Reverse by Rudy Teseo If you hate being out of the market, you should take a look at this system. The parabolic time/price system indicator was developed by J. Welles Wilder. Often referred to as paraboli

Working Money: Technical Signals In The S&P by Charles B. Schaap, D.O.

Working Money: To Invest (Or Not) In Gold

Working Money: Trading In The Swing Of Things by Darrell Jobman

Working Money: What's In A Trend? by David Penn

Working Money: Working In An Exponential World by Brian Bell

  • Wyckoff in action (part 2) by David Weis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff in action (part 2) by David Weis In Part 1 of this article (S&C, June 1986), we recognized at point #12 (Figure 1) that large operators were accumulating bonds prior to an upswing. The conservative point-and-figure count AB (Figure 2) indicated

  • 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

  • Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 8 Trendlines: Refinements in charting by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 8 Trendlines: Refinements in charting by Jack K. Hutson Like any complex activity, chart interpretation includes some aids to the process. Trendlines are one of these aids that help Richard D. Wyckoff analysts visua

  • XLE In Intermediate-Term Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows that XLE has entered into an established intermediate-term downtrend. Unless volatility subsides, however, this downtrend could be short-lived.

  • XLE Resistance Obstructs Rallies In Equities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The individual equities of the Energy Select Sector fund move in a depressing mood.

  • XLF In Long-Term Downtrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Linear regression analysis shows that Financial Select SPDR ETF is in a long-term downtrend.

  • XLF In Narrow Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is very difficult to anticipate the breakout in the Financial Select Sector, since even the reliable patterns may misguide.

  • XLI In New Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The breakout of XLI is likely to initiate a fresh bullish trend.

  • XLP Trapped In Consolidation Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Consumer Staples Select Sector has formed a bullish flag & pennant on the daily as well as the weekly time frame. What about the breakout and the trading range?

  • XLY In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The consumer discretionary market sector is one of the leading market sectors of the economy and the future direction of the stock market. This market sector is currently in a trading range and its breakout will determine the direction of the economy and

  • XPeng - Chinese EV Maker In Orbit?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been touted as the Chinese 'Tesla' but can it deliver?

  • YELP: A Stock in Need of Help?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Yelp, Inc. appear to be on target to move below the $60 level in the near future.

  • Yahoo: A Double Top In The Making

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though it is far from confirmed, the early signs suggest a double top for Yahoo. Yahoo (YHOO) and a host of internet stocks have been star performers over the last 9-12 months.

  • Yen In Narrow Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The ascending rally of the yen has moved into a very narrow range. The indicators are likely to trigger a reversal rally.

  • Yes, The US Is In A Recession

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...So when will the Dow Jones bottom?

  • Your Intuition's Role In Trading Decisions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We've all been taught that sometimes you must trust your instincts, but should you let your portfolio be guided by your intuition? Find out what the intersection of behavioral finance and evolutionary psychology has to say about it

  • Zero In On The MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you find that you trade more than you'd like to while a market is trending? Here's a variation on the moving average convergence/divergence you can use to keep you in trending markets longer so you can capture more of a trend

  • Zeroing In On Winning Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The ability to filter out winning stocks from losing stocks can make or break your trading efforts.

  • eBay Closing In On Key Retracement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...eBay is approaching a key retracement and a potentially bearish wedge is forming.

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