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  • 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.

  • 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 Test In The Dow

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

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Triangle In The Making

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

  • A(nother) Diamond In The Yen

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • BOSO Plays In The Diamonds And QQQQs Keep Climbing

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

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 Stay In The Game?

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

  • Candlesticks Show Strength In The Sterling

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Divergences In The Dollar

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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

  • 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 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.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 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 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?

  • It's All In The Family: Sherman, Marian And Tom McClellan by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: It's All In The Family: Sherman,Marian And Tom McClellan by Thom Hartle The McClellan oscillator and the summation index are two popular technical indicators that have been around for more than 25 years, and in fact, the daily values are broa

  • It's Bottoms Up in the Cotton Club

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Summertime and the living is easy - fish are jumping and the cotton is high." Maybe not "high" yet, but if current trends hold, cotton traders may have reason to look up.

  • It's In The Sentiment by Ajay Jani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (28-31): It's In The Sentiment by Ajay Jani Here's a quantitative sentiment index based on trading behavior of the Rydex Sector Funds. With all the debate surrounding the effectiveness of market timing, often the underlying

  • Janus Capital Throwing In The Towel?

    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.

  • July Bounce In The Making

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If June made your stomach churn with all the up and down trading, then you might get some relief in July if you understand a few key traits for this summer month.

  • Lehman Brothers: A Pause In The Long-Term Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long rally, prices consolidate in the daily time frame for Lehman Brothers.

  • Life In The Pits With Joyce Selander

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It takes skill and ego and nerve to trade in the pits, and this was especially the case decades ago for one of the earliest female traders. Joyce Selander was the first woman to physically trade financial futures in the pits at the Chicago Board of Trade

  • Limit Moves in the Futures Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using limit moves to forecast future direction

  • Log Spirals In The Stock Market by William T. Erman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Log Spirals In The Stock Market by William T. Erman The basic mathematical characteristic of the log spiral is that even while increasing or decreasing in size, the log spiral remains constant. This is also true for rectangular spirals, the parameters

  • Looking At The Sign In The Road. . .

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On June 15th, I presented an article, "New Bull Market. . . Or?" In it, I showed my preferred Elliott Wave count, but every Elliottician has an alternate strategy ready to pull it out at a moment's notice. Here are two of mine.

  • Manulife Financial As A Ray Of Light In The Darkness?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How good is Manulife Financial?

  • Measured Moves In The Swiss Franc

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One of the most straightforward ways to anticipate targets after breakouts and breakdowns helped Swiss franc traders exit profitably from a turn-of-the-year advance.

  • Merck Holds Firm In The Face Of Market Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Merck is battling back with a triangle breakout and a consolidation near resistance.

  • Misleading Divergences In The S&P SmallCap Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the trend is strong and up, bearish divergences in MACD and other momentum oscillators are often misleading.

  • Nasdaq And Its Cycle: Is There A Joker In The Pack?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last week I discussed the Dow and its cycle, the week before, the S&P 100 index and its cycle. This week I am looking at the Nasdaq index, its cycle and other technical tools.

  • 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.

  • Obstacles to Success in the Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's not what the market is doing TO you but rather what you are doing in the market

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Phase shifts in the 40.68-month cycle by Gary Zin, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Phase shifts in the 40.68-month cycle by Gary Zin, Ph.D. Phase shifts plague every cycle technician. Phase shifts, or apparent phase shifts, are often present when a high or low of a cycle is expected but doesn't occur. Sometimes, if neither a cycle hig

  • Picking Winners In The Present Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are many programs in the marketplace that are designed to pick winners. Some work, others don't, but the expense outlay can be worth it. Below are three companies that could be winners.

  • 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.

  • Position Sizing In The Spot Forex Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wouldn't you like to know exactly how much you are risking before you enter a trade? Find out how to do just that before placing your next trade.

  • Price Reversal In The Works?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market is signaling that a down move may be over and a price reversal may be in the works, according to this unknown pattern.

  • Price/Volume Cross-Correlations in the DJIA by Frank Tarkany

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price/Volume Cross-Correlations in the DJIA by Frank Tarkany This article examines the use of a Price Percent Filter (PPF) on daily Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) closing prices from January 2, 1897 to January 2, 1987. Price changes from the filter

Product Review: GlobalView in the Energy Markets

  • 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...

Quick Scan: Trading in the Zone

  • Relative Strength In The Gold Mining Stocks

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

  • Reversal Patterns in the Networks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What if I were to tell you your future lies within the networks. You'd probably think, sure it does and where is that swampland in Florida for sale? Well, it's true. It's always been my intention to buy what everyone else is selling.

  • Risk Management In The Real World by Ajay Jani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Risk Management In The Real World by Ajay Jani An experienced trader takes his lumps in the market, but still comes out ahead. How? Prudent risk management. In order to generate long-term investment success, traders must adhere to several time-honored

  • Safe Bets In The Face Of Uncertainty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Economists at leading brokers are forecasting a recession, while a poll of economists by Bloomberg forecasts a slowdown. Either way, consumer staples offer potentially rewarding investment opportunities.

  • Seasonal Patterns In The Markets by Robert Steelman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (72-77): Seasonal Patterns In The Markets by Robert Steelman We are creatures of habit, and that affects how we approach the markets. There are many popular beliefs about how to make money in the financial markets, some pop

  • Seasons In The Sun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...New energy technology companies are propelling economies and job growth around the world. So how do traders find and trade stocks that are leading this charge

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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In another sign of waning momentum to the downside in the S&P 500, a 2B pattern appears.

  • Short-Term Pattern: Jack In The Box

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Jeff Cooper's Hit and Run methodology profits from a pause after an expansion breakout bar.

  • Small-Cap Growth ETFs In The Spotlight

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you interested in learning more about using exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your trading? Leslie N. Masonson, an active ETF trader, is president of Cash Management Resources, a financial consulting firm that focuses on ETF strategies. He is the autho

  • Stay In The Market With Stop-And-Reverse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you hate being out of the market, you should take a look at this system.

  • Stop Shooting Yourself In The Foot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The idea of following the trend is nothing new, yet we often tend to ignore it. Here's why you shouldn't

  • Strength In The U.S. Dollar Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. Dollar Index has been showing signs of reversing for some time now but is the recent bounce the beginning of a more serious correction or is it just a weak attempt to push prices higher?

  • Strong Price Patterns In The Current Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This week, you should know the direction of the overall market and spot price patterns like these to succeed.

  • Sturm Ruger And Keeping Money Flow In The Crosshairs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Keeping an eye on a stock's money flow trend can help you identify market turning points well in advance.

  • Sugar's In The News

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With sugar near 28-year highs, many individual investors have their first opportunity to invest in the commodity directly.

  • Technical Signals In The S&P

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the S&P in an uptrend or a retracement? The average directional movement index and other indicators can show you where the market is going.

  • Temporary Triangle Trouble In The Hourly S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A symmetrical triangle in the hourly S&P 500 suggests higher volatility in the near-term. But is direction a complete unknown?

  • That Cat In The Bag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Wave 5 top signals the end of a bull trend and can be followed by a nasty correction.

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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 40-Week Cycle In The Stock Market by Jay Kaeppel Is the market truly random? Some phenomena related to the stock market would not be expected to exist if the market truly were random. There has been much debate in the investment community regarding

  • The Bid In The Bubble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Housing bubble or no, an oversold market with plenty of short interest is one that is likely to bounce.

  • The Cheapest Trading Method In The World?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who says you need to spend $5,000 to buy a system? Here's a rough outline of a system idea that shows great promise, but it's up to you to do the hard work of getting it into tradable condition.

  • The Diamond in the Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow 30 is breaking out from a 16-day diamond. But is the break up or down?

The Elliott Wave Vs. The Random Walk In The Battle Of The Century

  • The Elliott Wave Vs. The Random Walk In The Battle Of The Century

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Elliott wave theory proves once again that the market is no random walk in the park.

  • The Nasdaq = Canary In The Coal Mine

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nasdaq is the farthest along in the race to test the powerful 200-day EMA overhead resistance. What happens here may determine the fate of the other main indices.

  • The Profit's In The Details by Bryan Babcock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Profit's In The Details by Bryan Babcock Minimize the effects of greed with the trader profit equilibrium equation. For many traders, success always remains just around the corner, just a step away. All too often traders allow one bad trade to ruin

  • The Real Estate Market In Canada And In The US

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The real estate market may be in trouble in the United States, with house prices dropping and mortgage companies that gave risky loans facing serious problems, but in Canada, it is still up, up, and away.

  • The Silver Lining In The Stock Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you were to step back and look at the current state of the market through the eyes of a value investor, you could find yourself becoming excited at the possibilities for bargain-priced stocks.

  • The State Of Price Action In The Market

    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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Kylie Jenner, the social media maverick with over 250 million followers, looks set to become one of the youngest billionaires in U.S. history. Ulta Beauty, Inc. (ULTA) has helped in no small way to amplify her fortunes. This is because with 970 stores sp

  • The Top in the Japanese Government Bond

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent pullback in the JGB affords another opportunity for bears to get on board for another leg down.

  • Three Lessons For Trading In The New Bull Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It has been 14 years since we've had a full-fledged bull market and to maximize your opportunity there are three lessons to keep in mind.

  • Toilet Paper Shortages in the Age of COVID-19

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."We're all sick and the kids' schools are closed, so we're all home. And it's raining. And the stores are out of toilet paper and we have seven butts to wipe and no toilet paper to be found," so said the celebrity actress an

  • 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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Walid Khalil and David Steckler's article in this issue, "In The Volume Zone." One additional Traders' Tip is contributed for Koos van der Merwe's article in the December 2010 issue of S&C, "Less Stress

  • Trading In The 21st Century

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

  • Trading In The 21st Century by Tom Busby

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading In The 21st Century by Tom Busby Equipment, education, and method -- three necessities for successful trading. It wasn't so long ago that it was very important to buy stocks with dividends and only sell on an annual basis. Then in the early 1980

  • Trading In The Forex Trenches by Matt Blackman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading In The Forex Trenches by Matt Blackman Foreign exchange markets offer great liquidity, are less prone to being pushed around by major market players, and adhere to technical trading rules more closely than equity markets. So why aren't they more

  • Trading In The Last Half Hour

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying reversals are the key to satisfying results whether you are a position trader or day trader. Generally, the first and last half hour of the trading day reveal great trading opportunities. Here is an example of how to take advantage of the l

  • Trading In The Middle Zone by Anthony Trongone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (32-36): Trading In The Middle Zone by Anthony Trongone Having trouble trading at the start of the day? This strategy will help you find your trading spot. There are many articles about entering the market at the open; the

  • Trading In The Swing Of Things

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

  • Trading in the Moment by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading in the Moment by Adrienne Laris Toghraie You don't have choices regarding the past, but you do have choices regarding your future. Here are some ideas about how you can change your perception of the future. When a trader lets his imagination t

  • Trend-Spotting In The Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying the beginning and end of trends is a challenge that many traders face. This technique will help you determine when a trend begins and when it ends. Most stock market data can be thought of as combinations of trends of various lengths and d

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • 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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning in the Futures Market (Three ways to beat the system) by Allen D. Hanson There are very few successful futures traders. Most winners tend to give back their earnings and many of the people that try the commodity futures markets never really get

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

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

  • 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: Trading In The Swing Of Things by Darrell Jobman

  • 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.

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