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  • "Stopping" A System by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...""Stopping"" A System by John Sweeney Once you get hold of an idea, it's often tough to get rid of it, especially if it shows no promise whatever. It tugs at the back of the mind--what was it about the original insight? What was valid? What was bogus? I

  • 1989 cycles by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...1989 cycles by John F. Ehlers Cycle activity in 1989 was substantially higher than in 1988, and some role reversals in cycle personalities appear to have occurred relative to the previous year. To measure and examine 1989 cycle activity, I used 12 perpe

  • 1991 Cycles by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...1991 Cycles by John F. Ehlers If you've always suspected that contracts have definite personalities, you would have your suspicions confirmed this way. Here's an overview of various cycles that appeared in some futures markets during 1991, the way only

  • A Flexible Strategy For Volatile Markets by John Manley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Flexible Strategy For Volatile Markets by John Manley Profit from option spreads on the S&P 500 by applying the same tactic as you would playing chess. Here's how. Good chess players are always focusing on a couple of moves in advance of the current

  • A Short-Term Buy Signal For The DJIA by John Toombs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Short-Term Buy Signal For The DJIA by John Toombs Buying the first retreat in prices following a strong move up in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is often profitable. Three questions are involved in doing so, however. What constitutes a ""str

  • A complete computer trading program (part 1) by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program (part 1) by John F. Ehlers This is the first of four articles that give a description and computer listing, enabling you to perform technical analysis with your computer. In the second article I will cover the basics

  • A complete computer trading program Part 4 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program Part 4 by John F. Ehlers This is the conclusion of four articles that give a description and listing of an Applet“ ][ BASIC computer program, enabling you to perform technical analysis on your computer with 48K of mem

  • A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers This program works with the standard CompuTrac or CSI (Commodity Systems, Inc.) disk data reading format (Table 1). The fundamental idea of this program is to take a 40-character string record

  • A complete computer trading program part 3 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program part 3 by John F. Ehlers This is the third of four articles that give a description and BASIC computer program listing enabling you to perform technical analysis on your Apple ][ computer. In the first two installmen

AIQ/Stock Expert Version 2.51 by John Sweeney

  • Adjusting Option Trades With Bill Ladd by John Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adjusting Option Trades With Bill Ladd by John Sarkett Bill Ladd, a full-time, independent option trader, spent 20-some years in the pharmaceutical industry (Burroughs Wellcome, which became Glaxo Smith/Kline) as a certified internal auditor and a certi

  • Another Chance With Breakaway Gaps by John Crane

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another Chance With Breakaway Gaps by John Crane Suppose you've been monitoring the market for weeks, faithfully updating your daily charts and studying your favorite indicators. The criteria for your trade are met and, at long last, a buy signal is gen

  • Applying Moving Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying Moving Averages by John Sweeney The moving average, one of the first technical methods that novice traders study, can be applied to your favorite markets. Here are its strengths and weaknesses. It's commonplace to honor simplicity but to simu

  • At The Close by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by John A. Sarkett Here's a turbocharged option strategy. Francisco Antonio Urrutia, a former banker with a penchant for a single index option and risk management, has been generating stupendous returns for the past three years. In this ni

  • At The Close by John McKinnon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close by John McKinnon Do you know how you will react under specific circumstances? Do your emotions keep getting in the way? Sometimes, the market is described as a living organism with a personality all its own. In an effort to understand this

  • At The Close: Sugar: Beyond The Bear Market by John Rose

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close: Sugar: Beyond The Bear Market by John Rose Sugar: Beyond The Bear Market On May 9, 2006, the New York Board of Trade sponsored its first sugar convention in New York City. The event was well attended, and many of the major players in the

  • Author and Analyst John Murphy by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Author and Analyst John Murpy by Thom Hartle John Murphy, a veteran of nearly 30 years in the equities and futures markets, is the technical analyst for CNBC television, publisher of the ""Futures Trends and Intermarket Analysis"" newsletter and author

  • Average Behavior by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Average Behavior by John Sweeney Let me speculate a little here. I know from experience that the half-cycle moving average generally runs along the tops of declining trends and along the bottoms of rising trends — at least in the financials I follow. Th

  • BOOK REVIEW: Commodity Market Money Management by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...BOOK REVIEW: Commodity Market Money Management by John Sweeney Commodity Market Money Management by Fred Gehm John Wiley & Sons, 1983 One Wiley Drive Somerset, New Jersey. Price: $37.95 There are really two sides to trading: the idea and the execut

  • Back To Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back To Averages by John Sweeney Getting back to the subject of averages skimming tops and bottoms of price curves (Settlement, STOCKS & COMMODITIES, February 1991), two readers, C. Skelley of Tucson, AZ, and John Ehlers of Goleta, CA, wrote to explain

  • Black-Scholes vs. Cox-Ross-Rubinstein By John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Black-Scholes vs. Cox-Ross-Rubinstein By John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff Professors Fischer Black and Myron Scholes of the University of Chicago introduced, in 1973, what was to become the most commonly cited option pricing model. This was a fort

  • Black-Scholes vs. Cox-Ross-Rubinstein By John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Black-Scholes vs. Cox-Ross-Rubinstein By John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff Professors Fischer Black and Myron Scholes of the University of Chicago introduced, in 1973, what was to become the most commonly cited option pricing model. This was a fort

  • Bond Yield Diagnosis by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bond Yield Diagnosis by John Kean Inflation is usually the first choice for analyzing the forces driving the direction of bond yields, but systems analyst John Kean illustrates that charting government borrowing can help determine the trend of interest

  • Book Review: by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Book Review: by John Sweeney An Easy Course in Using the HP-12C and Other Financial Calculators by Chris Coffin and Ted Wadman Grapevine Publications, Inc. Corvallis, Oregon 97339 Price: $18.00 There seems to be something about financial calculatio

Boost Your Forex Trading Results With John Forman by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

  • Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney Some blessed day, after being mired in a trading range for two years, your market is going to finally go into a trend. You must be there when it does, not trading something else or, worse, ignoring it fr

C3KANSYS by John Sweeney

  • Calendar Spreads With Dan Sheridan by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (18-26): Calendar Sprerads With Dan Sheridan by John A. Sarkett In the first part of a series based on a seminar on option strategies with Dan Sheridan, we take a look at calendar spreads. Options and seminars go together l

Can Price Patterns Be Objective Tools? Recognia's Kathryn St. John Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan a

  • Candlesticks For Support And Resistance by John H. Forman

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

  • Chaos Theory And Neural Network Analysis by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chaos Theory And Neural Network Analysis by John Kean Do markets have memory? In this new theory by Edgar Peters, an offshoot of chaos theory, John Kean explains, markets can be regarded as nonlinear dynamic systems, and neural networks can be used to a

Christmas Comes Early With The DJIA by John L. Momsen

Compu/CHART by John Sweeney

  • Computing Cyclic Entries by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Computing Cyclic Entries by John F. Ehlers Knowing how to compute entry points for your trades exactly at price crests and valleys when the market is in the cyclic mode can be advantageous. In fact, the procedure can be adjusted to anticipate price extr

  • Contrarian Thought by John Blasic

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Contrarian Thought by John Blasic As a rule of thumb, the crowd is always wrong at the top or at the bottom, but how does one gain insight into what the crowd is doing? John Blasic discusses some basics of measuring crowd psychology and using it in cont

Corona Charts by John F. Ehlers

  • Create Your Trading System With John Wang by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Create Your Trading System With John Wang by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber John Wang received his bachelor's degree in chemical physics from University of Sciences and Technologies of China (Ustc), his master's degree in quantum chemistry from Zhongsha

  • Creating Indicators With Physics by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Creating Indicators With Physics by John F. Ehlers Do we limit words or do words limit us? As Stocks & Commodities contributor John Ehlers opines, we can't really describe market activity with terms now used in the technical trading field. He suggests a

  • Creating charts with Lotus by John O'Donahue

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Creating charts with Lotus by John O'Donahue Those who have used a personal computer for technical analysis of the markets probably are familiar with Lotus 1-2-3, and recognize what a powerful tool it can be. It is particularly good for evaluating new i

  • Cross-Market Evaluations With Normalized Average True Range by John Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:5 (60-63): Cross-Market Evaluations With Normalized Average True Range by John Forman This technique can be useful to longer-term traders for comparing tradables. Like Bollinger Bands, the average true range (ATR) indicator f

  • Cumulative Volume and momentum Part 2 by John C. Lawlor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cumulative Volume and momentum Part 2 by John C. Lawlor Price is so obvious that we all expect it to tell us everything. For example, if our stock gains $1 on the day, we feel good. However, what we really do is multiply that $1 by, say, the 500 shares

  • Currency Investment With Tactical Trading by John Beatty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Currency Investment With Tactical Trading by John Beatty Foreign currency deposit accounts -- for German Deutschemarks, British pounds and so forth--are not routinely available in the cities and towns of the United States. In fact, before January 1989, fe

  • Cycle Analysis And Intraday Trading by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycle Analysis And Intraday Trading by John F. Ehlers Veteran S TOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor John Ehlers explains how to make use of cycles analysis in intraday trading, heretofore a rarity. Take a look. Intraday traders have long had most of the tec

  • Cycle Analysis: A comparison of the Fourier and Maximum Entropy methods by John F. Ehler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycle Analysis: A comparison of the Fourier and Maximum Entropy methods by John F. Ehler The motivation for reducing price history to a mathematical expression is clear. If we can describe the prices mathematically, we have the means to extend the equat

  • Cyclic Timing by JOHN HERRICK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclic Timing by JOHN HERRICK The concept of cyclic timing can be applied to most charting systems, including the most sophisticated analytical systems; such as, oscillators. It is not adaptable to the Swing Vector System, because the passage of time is

  • Cyclic personalities by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclic personalities by John Ehlers Are there basic differences in the cyclic behavior of various commodities? Although theory predicts short-term cycles will come and go, there is no theory predicting different cyclic ""personalities"" for different co

  • Day Trading The Averages by JOHN F. KEPKA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day Trading The Averages by JOHN F. KEPKA When Stock Index Futures trading with the Value Line contract was initiated at the Kansas City Board of Trade, futures traders suddenly gained the opportunity to trade the entire stock market. Large profitable m

  • Day Trading With Stochastics by John F. Kepka

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day Trading With Stochastics by John F. Kepka I have been using the Stochastics oscillator ""K"" and ""%D"" for well over a year (RE: May and Sep 1984 issues of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine). I use Stochastics, (in conjunction wit

  • Determining Equity Growth Performance by John F. Ehlers and Mike Barna

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Determining Equity Growth Performance by John F. Ehlers and Mike Barna What are the merits of using technical analysis trading systems? Evaluate them here. Technical analysts have the option of trading with either discretionary or systematic techniques

  • Determining Leverage For Trading Systems by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Determining Leverage For Trading Systems by John Kean When your trading's going your way, you're apt to think about leveraging your trading based on your success in hindsight. However, leveraging can be a two-edged sword when it comes to profits and dra

  • Developing A System by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing A System by John Sweeney The great thing about many of the new trading support systems is that they facilitate the respectable practice of ""dinking around"": that process of tweaking every crazy idea that strikes one until something producti

  • Developing An Edge by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing An Edge by John Sweeney Once you've developed something with an edge on the market, it's only natural to want to exploit it mercilessly, making hay while the sun shineth, so to speak. The simplest way I know to do this is to add more position

Directional Ratio Revisited by John Jay Norris

  • 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 The Dogs Still Have BITE? by John Devcic

  • Double Calendars And Condors by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:6 (36-39): Double Calendars And Condors by John A. Sarkett In this, the second part of a series based on an option seminar with trader Dan Sheridan, we look at the double calendar and condor strategies. With a stock at 50, an

  • Double Diagonals And Butterfly Spreads by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With Dan Sheridan (Part 3) Double Diagonals And Butterfly Spreads by John A. Sarkett The third part of this series with trader Dan Sheridan looks at double diagonals with long, protective wings one or more months out from the short options, as

  • Downside Protection With Double-Digit Returns by John Manley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Downside Protection With Double-Digit Returns by John Manley This strategy has potential for double-digit returns with a large built-in hedge. Current market conditions have set up a unique opportunity to build a conservative portfolio that will profit

EPOCH by John Sweeney

  • Early Trend Identification by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Early Trend Identification by John F. Ehlers Impressive profits can be accumulated just by staying with a position during a trend. We would all be millionaires if only we could identify the trend early in its onset. While the trends are obvious in retro

  • Empirical Mode Decomposition by John F. Ehlers and Ric Way

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Empirical Mode Decomposition by John F. Ehlers and Ric Way Is the market trending or is it in a cycle mode? Identify the mode of the market and trade accordingly. Even the most casual chart reader will be able to spot the times when the market is cycli

Ensign IV by John Sweeney

Essex Eurotrader by John Sweeney

Essex Eurotrader by John Sweeney

  • Financial Futures by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Financial Futures by John Sweeney When you're on top, don't believe it. There's nothing like winning to upset your equilibrium. You can win--and still lose. This article is a blow-by-blow account of two trades that were unrelated but, through me, manage

  • Forex Focus by John Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (14-17): Forex Focus by John Forman Access to foreign exchange trading has opened up exciting trading options for the retail trader. You can now trade alongside corporations and institutions in a highly liquid market that i

  • Forex Focus: Is Gold A Hedge Against A Falling Dollar? by John L. Momsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:2 (14-18): Forex Focus: Is Gold A Hedge Against A Falling Dollar? by John L. Momsen Access to foreign exchange trading has opened up exciting trading options for the retail trader. You can now trade alongside corporations and

  • Fourier Analyses by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fourier Analyses by John Sweeney One of the fascinating ideas that came up early in STOCKS & COMMODITIES' days was the Fourier analyses applied to stock and commodity data by Anthony Warren and Jack Hutson (see Technical Analysis of STOCKS & COMMODITIES

  • Fourier Transform For Traders by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:1 (24-34): Fourier Transform For Traders by John F. Ehlers When market conditions are variable, adapting to them becomes a challenge. Here's how you can use a dominant cycle to tune the relevant indicators so you don't have to

  • Fractal Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (81-82): Fractal Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers We all want to eliminate bad whipsaw trades. Here's a weapon you can add to your arsenal of technical indicators for just that purpose. The objective of using fil

  • Fraudbuster John Lawrence Allen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When there's something fraudulent in your investing neighborhood, when you've been hurt by stockbroker or securities fraud, who are you going to call? You might want to consider John Lawrence Allen. Allen's interest in investing started

  • Fraudbuster John Lawrence Allen: II

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When there's something fraudulent in your investing neighborhood, when you've been hurt by stockbroker or securities fraud, who are you going to call? You might want to consider John Lawrence Allen. Allen's interest in investing didn&apo

  • Gold And The CRB Index by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold And The CRB Index by John J. Murphy John Murphy, the leading proponent of intermarket analysis, closes the current circle of tradable interrelationships by examining how gold and the CRB index interact. The gold market plays a key role in intermar

  • Gold And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy Last month, intermarket analyst and veteran technician John Murphy explored the relationship between interest rates and the U.S. dollar. This month, he progresses to the interrelationship between the U.S. dolla

  • Handling Market Reactions by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Handling Market Reactions by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK All markets exhibiting prolonged price trends invariably have reactions against the trend. These reactions can be of short or long duration and can retrace small or large portions of the preceding swing. T

  • Hilbert Indicators Tell You When To Trade by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hilbert Indicators Tell You When To Trade by John Ehlers On Lag, Signal Processing, And The Hilbert Transform Here's one way to control moving average lag, using a little math and a little-known algorithm called the Hilbert transform to come up with in

How Great Traders Go Bad by John A. Sarkett

  • How Secure Are Your Securities? by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How Secure Are Your Securities? by John A. Sarkett How well protected are your stocks and options in your brokerage account? Two classic Zen koans and one modern riddle you may never have considered: What is the sound of one hand clapping? Does a dog h

  • How to use Maximum Entropy by John F. Ehlers

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

  • If At First You Don't Succeed by John Clayburg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If At First You Don't Succeed by John Clayburg Systems you create don't always work quite right at first. And when you revise them, your "improvements" don't necessarily help. It's what you ordered ? but not what you wanted. What to do? For those who us

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  • Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK when I first became interested in commodity markets, it was my great fortune to read the works of and speak with several of the most lucid teachers of market science and s

  • Interest Rates And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interest Rates And The U.S. Dollar by John J. Murphy Veteran technician and leading proponent of intermarket analysis John Murphy continues to delve into the interrelationships between markets, this time between interest rates and the U.S. dollar. Prev

  • Interview: Bob Farrell by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Bob Farrell by John Sweeney Probably no one has seen the big picture of technical analysis' growth and increasing legitimacy quite the way that Bob Farrell, a fixture at bellwether brokerage Merrill Lynch for nearly half a century, has. He se

  • Interview: Carol Osler by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Carol Osler by John Sweeney Hidden away in the Federal Reserve System are entire departments of economists researching nearly every aspect of US business. In late 2000, we picked up hints of an economist who had actually taken on the definiti

  • Interview: David Vomund Of AIQ by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On The Opening Bell - David Vomund Of AIQ David Vomund of AIQ Systems wears a few hats, chief of which is his positions as chief analyst of artificial intelligence?based charting software developer AIQ Systems and the editor of AIQ's newsletter, The Ope

  • Interview: Gary B.Smith Of TheStreet.com by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.18:10 (80-95):Interview:Gary B.Smith Of TheStreet.com by John Sweeney Trader, author, and TV personality Gary B.Smith trades for a living and has done so since splitting with Sports Illustrated, where he covered pro golf. More prominently, Gary writes

  • Interview: Investing Champion Mark Cook by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From Sun Up To Sun Down Interview: Investing Champion Mark Cook by John Sweeney Mark D. Cook first won fame as a trader in 1989 when he finished second in the US Investing Championship. By 1992, he had shifted to options and racked up large three-digit

  • Interview: J. Doyne Farmer by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: J. Doyne Farmer by John Sweeney The number of physicists and engineers who have dented their axes on market prediction is so vast that it led to the derisive term "quant." But who are these guys, and what are they up to? We tracked down one m

  • Interview: John Bollinger Of Bollinger Bands Fame by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John Bollinger Of Bollinger Bands Fame by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Unlike many technicians who start out with degrees in business, veteran analyst John Bollinger, the president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management, started out with a de

  • Interview: John C. Bogle Of Vanguard

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John C.Bogle Of Vanguard John C.Bogle, president of Bogle Financial Markets Research Center, founded The Vanguard Group, Inc., in 1974, after having been associated with a predecessor company since 1951. The Vanguard Group is one of the large

  • Interview: John Carter Of TradeTheMarkets.com

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John Carter was never that intrigued by the brokerage side of the trading world, preferring to test various online trading strategies. Eventually, he found a trading system he was satisfied with, and once he did, he left corporate America to pursue full-

Interview: John Clayburg by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

  • Interview: John Hill Of Futures Truth by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John Hill Of Futures Truth by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Think of all those trading systems you see advertised and hyped. Haven't you wondered whether they work? Of course you have. John Hill is the president and founder of Futures Truth magazin

  • Interview: John Netto, On Trading And Inflection Points by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John Netto, On Trading And Inflection Points by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan John Netto is the president of One Shot -- One Kill Trading, LLC, and the author of the book One Shot -- One Kill Trading (McGraw-Hill). He is a principal in Triple Witch M

  • Interview: John Person by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:2 (58-63): Interview: John Person by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan John Person is a 25-year veteran of the futures and options trading industry. Person started on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange back in 1979. He then ha

  • Interview: John Sosnowy of SIMCO by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John Sosnowy of SIMCO by Thom Hartle There seems to be a connection between engineering and investing. Like Jack Hutson, the publisher of Stocks & Commodities, John Sosnowy of the Sosnowy Investment Management Co. (SIMCO), Cameron, TX, was an

Interview: Jonathan Hoenig Of Capitalist Pig by John Sweeney and Bruce Faber

  • Interview: Leo Melamed by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On The Alliance Of Exchanges Leo Melamed As chief architect of financial futures, Melamed led the US futures industry from 1967 until his retirement from the CME in 1991. During this period, financial futures experienced unparalleled growth and became a

  • Interview: Market Data Insights With John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John F. Ehlers is a market technician with a specialty in the study of market data and cycles, as well as using that data more effectively to develop trading strategies. In the early 1980s, around the same time this magazine was launched, he was pioneeri

  • Interview: Matthew Andresen Of Island ECN by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Faster, Cheaper, Better? Matthew Andresen Of Island ECN Matthew Andresen has been serving as president of Island ECN †, Inc., since 1998. Since then, Andresen has spearheaded Island’s explosive growth and overseen its role in shaping the new electronic

  • Interview: Nassim N. Taleb by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Nassim N. Taleb by John Sweeney Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a quantitative trader operating at the intersection of theory and practice. Currently president and head trader at Empirica Capital LLC, a hedge fund operator in Greenwich, CT, and adju

Interview: Purely Technical: Hamilton Lewis by John Sweeney and Bruce Faber

  • Interview: Saitta! Kepler! Krauss! by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When Institutional Investor (II) magazine recently named its All-America Fixed-Income Technical Analysis Team, STOCKS & COMMODITIES Contributing Editor Alex Saitta was in first place. We thought a roundtable interview of the top three would be not only a

  • Interview: Samuel Eisenstadt Of Value Line by David Penn and John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Disproving The Efficient Market Theory Samuel Eisenstadt Of Value Line For more than 50 years, Samuel Eisenstadt has been one of the major reasons for the phenomenal success of Value Line, Inc., developers of the Value Line Ranking System. Eisenstadt i

  • Interview: Talking Volatility With John Bollinger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John Bollinger is best known for creating Bollinger Bands, a feature found in most financial charting software and charting websites. His book Bollinger On Bollinger Bands has been translated into 12 languages. He's been the recipient of several industry

  • Interview: Technician Walter Deemer by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Grand Old Man Technician Walter Deemer Walt Deemer began his Wall Street career in 1963 as a Merrill Lynch research trainee. Since then, he has seen the ebb and flow of Wall Street through booms and busts, spending time with the Manhattan Fund in th

  • Interview: The Survivors by John Sweeney and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: The Survivors by John Sweeney and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan As goes the Nasdaq, so does the number of daytraders. Or so it seems. Those who continue to trade as if nothing changed are those who can call themselves, with confidence, traders. For

  • Interview: Tom Rietz Of Iowa Electronic Markets by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade The Future(s) Tom Rietz Of Iowa Electronic Markets Iowa Electronic Markets (IEM) are real-money futures markets in which students and professionals trade contracts of everything from US politics to Federal Reserve monetary policy to computer retur

  • Interview: Understanding Intermarket Analysis With John J. Murphy by Matt Blackman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Understanding Intermarket Analysis With John J. Murphy by Matt Blackman John Murphy has become a household name in the technical analysis community. And how could he not? He was the technical analyst for CNBC for seven years, and is the cofou

  • Interview: Victor B. Niederhoffer by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Music of the Markets - Victor B. Niederhoffer Trader, speculator, author, and more. The name may be familiar, but there's more to the man than just finance. Victor Niederhoffer has served as advisor to, and investor for, famed investor George Soros and

  • Interview: Yale Hirsch: Market Historian by John Sweeney

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  • Interview:Bob And Don Bright Of Bright Trading by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tales Of Professional Daytraders Bob And Don Bright Of Bright Trading Bored in retirement from exploiting the Standard & Poor’s OEX options spreads, Bob Bright got back into trading in 1992 by forming Bright Trading with partner Edward Franco as an off-

  • Interview:Richard McCabe Of Merrill Lynch by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Richard McCabe Of Merrill Lynch The Technical Tradition Continues Continuing the technical tradition begun by Bob Farrell, Merrill Lynch chief market analyst Richard McCabe has been Mr.Technical Analysis at the world's largest brokerage since 1993, fol

  • Intraday trading techniques by John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intraday trading techniques by John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff Many analysts find that the charting techniques that they rely on for inter-day trading are somewhat less useful on an intraday basis. As a result, these analysts often rely on other

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intraday trading techniques by John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff Many analysts find that the charting techniques that they rely on for inter-day trading are somewhat less useful on an intraday basis. As a result, these analysts often rely on other

  • John Bollinger Of Bollinger Capital Management by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John Bollinger Of Bollinger Capital Management by Thom Hartle John Bollinger, C.F.A., C.M.T., former market analyst for CNBC/FNN, president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management, author of the ""Capital Growth Letter"" a market letter for the aver

  • John Bollinger and Group Analysis by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John Bollinger and Group Analysis by Thom Hartle John Bollinger, who is best known for his work on trading bands, also has other accomplishments to his credit as money manager, publisher and market analyst. Of late he's been looking at some n

  • John Bollinger: The Squeeze

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This volatility-based method makes use of an indicator derived from Bollinger Bands.

  • John C. Bogle Of Vanguard

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John C. Bogle, president of Bogle Financial Markets Research Center, founded The Vanguard Group, Inc., in 1974, after having been associated with a predecessor company since 1951. The Vanguard Group is one of the largest mutual fund organizations in the

  • John Ehlers And The Fisher Transform

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I bought the first MESA program sold by John Ehlers sometime in 1985-86 when I was looking for something other than Gann fans and Fourier analysis to determine cycles. That's when I first learned about John Ehlers.

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  • John McClure Of EquiTrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market timing helps keep traders swimming with the current, not against it. What is your market timing strategy doing for you?

  • John McGinley of Technical Trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John McGinley of Technical Trends by Thom Hartle The Technical Trends newsletter, originally published by technician Arthur Merrill, presents statistical analysis of the stocks and futures market in graphic form. STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Thom Hartle

  • John Murphy: Intermarket Analyst by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John Murphy: Intermarket Analyst by Thom Hartle When you think of classic textbooks on technical analysis, John J. Murphy's Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets comes to mind. Murphy, who is also the resident technical analyst for cable television'

  • John Roberts Of Barclays Global Investors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Barclays Global Investors' iShares are among the newest exchange traded funds (ETFs) in the investing marketplace. ETFS, which are index mutual funds, can be bought and sold just like common stock and are traded on the American Stock Exchange along

  • Leading indicators with momentum by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Leading indicators with momentum by John Ehlers Newcomers to technical trading are often confused by terminology. Oscillators don't oscillate and stochastics have nothing to do with random variables. Neither does momentum describe the force required to

  • MESA Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MESA Adaptive Moving Averages by John F. Ehlers What if you combined the power of maximum entropy spectral analysis with the Hilbert transform's ability to discern phase change? The MESA adaptive moving average (MAMA) adapts to price movement in a new

  • MMS-Technical Research Money Market Services on Telerate by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MMS-Technical Research Money Market Services on Telerate by John Sweeney MMS -Technical Research Money Market Services on Telerate 490 El Camino Real Belmont, CA 94002 (800)227-7304 (415)595-0610 Price: $145 per month on already installed Telerate

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  • Market Sentiment Extremes by John Jagerson & S. Wade Hansen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (50-54): Market Sentiment Extremes by John Jagerson & S. Wade Hansen The ability to pick up on and properly interpret minute signals in the market dictates the distinction between success and failure. Here's how implied vola

  • Marshall wave theory by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Marshall wave theory by John Sweeney Yet another ""wave"" is being added to the futures lexicon: the Marshall Wave. Originated by John Marshall (Box 2302, Naples, FL33939 (813) 263-3114. Marshall Wave is a complicated system for trading futures in heavi

  • Measuring Cycle Periods by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Measuring Cycle Periods by John F. Ehlers Measuring cycle periods allows you to adjust your indicators so they adapt to current market conditions. Here's how. IF you want to make your indicators and strategies adaptive to current market conditions, you

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  • Modeling The Market = Building Trading Strategies by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (20-26): Modeling The Market = Building Trading Strategies by John F. Ehlers The correct model can form the foundation for comprehensive trading strategies. Modeling the market is important because you can build comprehensi

  • Momentum Indicators and Market Cycles by John Nicholas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Momentum Indicators and Market Cycles by John Nicholas The techniques used for stock and commodity analysis range from the naively simple to the stunningly complex. Some are based on sound mathematical and philosophical principles while others border on

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (78-79): Momentum Indicators and Market Cycles by John Nicholas Here's an article we originally published 23 years ago, two years after Technical Analysis of STOCKS & COMMODITIES broke ground, proving that, yes, cycles are e

  • More Mileage From Margin by John Summa

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:3 (48-50): More Mileage From Margin by John Summa Looking for ways to get more from your margin? Try this. As an option writer, which by definition produces limited profit scenarios, I am particularly concerned about finding ways to lower my cost

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving Average Computations, Made Easier by John F. Ehlers Presenting programming tricks to simplify coding indicators and strategies. A simple moving average of length N is computed by adding N values and dividing the sum by N. The process is repeated

  • Moving averages Part 1 by John Ehlers

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  • Moving averages Part 2 Ehlers Leading Indicator (ELI) by John Ehlers

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  • Moving averages and smoothing filters by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages and smoothing filters by John Ehlers Moving averages are perhaps the single most widely used technical trading tool. While averages are important tools, let's face it--we don't need computers to calculate them. Traders were using moving a

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NOVICE SPECULATOR: An Anti-COMMODEX System by John Sweeney One observation I made when starting technical analysis was that there were relatively few bits of data to work with: price, volume, and open interest for a given futures contract and its relate

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NOVICE SPECULATOR: My First System by John Sweeney As a novice trader, newly equipped with a price monitor, personal computer, and a fresh reading of Kaufman's Commodity Trading Systems and Methods, I was looking for some steady money in day-trading. In

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What If Linear Filters Won't Work For Your Tradable? Nonlinear Ehlers Filters Linear filters like moving averages are great for slow, "stationary" data. Unfortunately, prices aren't slow or stationary. By John Ehlers The most common filters that trade

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Novice Speculator by John Sweeney Bill Wyckoff suggested I write this--not personally, of course, since he's long out of print. He just noted in Wall Street Ventures and Adventures Through Forty Years that writing and publishing The Ticker was a terrific

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Novice Speculator Trading Plan by John Sweeney When all the waiting is done and a new trade is signaled I can at last, get to work. However, it's not to burn up the wires to Chicago -- it's paperwork that needs to be done, before the job even starts! Ac

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been around forever, and it's a tried-and-true favorite. It's also the source of great frustration. How can anything end up as both? Here are the basics for using moving averages to identify the trend in the market. No technique is more frequently

  • On-Balance Volume by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The on-balance volume indicator is a technical tool that traders use to determine the trend of volume. Here are the basics. The interplay of price and volume is the combination that is most discussed in traditional technical analysis. In these discussio

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Optimizing RSI with cycles by John F. Ehlers A look at Wilder's Relative Strength Index oscillator and an optimization using cycles. Also included is a BASIC computer program which follows the author's optimization processes. As an engineer I have ofte

  • Optimizing directional movement with cycles by John F. Ehlers

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Optimum Detrending by John F. Ehlers Look at any price chart, and you'll find that markets move up and down even while in a trend . Removing the trend can help identify short-term turning points. Frequent STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor John Ehlers pre

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at the parabolic trading system, with details on the way it works and how it's calculated. by John Sweeney Few books have produced as many indicators of lasting value as J. Welles Wilder's New Concepts in Technical Trading Sys-tems. From

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  • Phasor Displays by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Phasor Displays by John F. Ehlers A high-tech display pinpoints anomalies and trading opportunities in price behavior. Remember that famous glass of water? The one that optimists see as half full and pessimists see as half empty? An engineer, however,

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  • Profit mapping by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profit mapping by John Ehlers Optimization has been attacked by many technicians -- and rightfully so -- because peaking profit is virtually the same as curve fitting to back data. Used in this fashion, optimization can produce startling track records and

  • Put Volume Indicator by John Bollinger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Put Volume Indicator by John Bollinger Although it has been mined for many years, one of the richest veins in technical analysis remains the sentiment area. Here, money manager and market analyst John Bollinger discusses one such indicator. The essenti

  • Put/Call Ratio Oscillator To Pinpoint Market Conditions by John Summa

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Put/Call Ratio Oscillator To Pinpoint Market Conditions by John Summa Who says the put/call ratio doesn't work anymore? Here's an oscillator that's great for pinpointing intermediate market tops and bottoms. What's the ideal time to write an option?

  • Quantifying The Tried And True by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quantifying The Tried And True by John Sweeney Some people think that my use of numbers indicates a lack of respect for traditional charting techniques. Quite the opposite is true. I've found over the years that what I've come up with generally confirms

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  • Reading between the lines by John Navarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reading between the lines by John Navarte Charting oscillators is one of the most powerful technical analysis tools available for the private and professional investor. In this article, we will consider two standard oscillator constructions. The first h

  • Relative Vigor Index by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative Vigor Index by John F. Ehlers Here's an old concept brought to light using modern filters to make it a practical, useful indicator. Since the inception of STOCKS & COMMODITIES (happy 20th anniversary year!), there have been several development

  • Returning To The Basics by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Returning To The Basics by John Sweeney Since November last year, I've gone through exploiting the trend-related activities -- trading the underlying trend, adding trades to the trend trades and reversing trades when wrong about the trend -- but there's t

  • Reversing For Dollars by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reversing For Dollars by John Sweeney Harebra ined ideas bein g a plentiful ite m in my daydreams, the idea tha t I mentione d in April's Settlement tha t I implement a n automa tic reversin g tra de at my maximum a dverse excursion ( MAE) stop point ha

  • Reversing Your Losses by John Sweeney

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  • Risk Management by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Risk Management by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK The portfolio approach to commodity trading is a big selling point for commodity funds. (""Portfolio approach"" is diversifying and spreading risk through a completely mechanical trend analysis.) However, history ha

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SWEENEY AGONISTES by John Sweeney I must start off this issue with an apology. In the November 1986 issue, Frank Tarkany published evidence of non-randomness and serial dependence in Dow Jones prices. The Figure 7 we published, which estimated the tradi

  • Seasonal Trades And The Channel Breakout System by John L.Momsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonal Trades And The Channel Breakout System by John L.Momsen Many seasonal trades have been consistently profitable over many years, but using them can be tricky because you never know if this will be the year that events won't follow the establish

  • Setting stops: A new approach by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Setting stops -- a new approach by John Ehlers The cliche in golf is ""drive for show, but putt for dough."" The analogy in technical trading is that the ability to pick entry points is highly focused, but scant attention is paid to how to exit a trade.

  • Shelly Natenberg: trader and teacher by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shelly Natenberg: trader and teacher by John Sweeney Shelly Natenberg, a floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, is the author of Options Volatility & Pricing Strategies, Probus Publishing, Chicago, 118 North Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60606, (800) 426

  • Shifting To Another Dimension by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shifting To Another Dimension by John Sweeney I have spent the last several months tweaking a simple trading system to provide good profits with minimal drawdowns. The underlying idea (""Settlement,"" November 1991 through February 1992) isn't too compl

  • Sidebar: FRAMA EasyLanguage code by John F. Ehlers

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  • Sizing Up For Success by John Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sizing Up For Success by John Sarkett Here's a look at how an option trader started small and graduated to trading "more size." True to his name, option trader Tony Sizemore trades "more size" than most. After a long career in mortgage lending, which i

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  • Spike protection by John McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spike protection by John McCormick You've just spent four hours perfecting the spreadsheet that conveys an idea which blossomed full-blown in your imagination at 1 a.m. You know that you would never again be able to duplicate this perfect means of analy

Spotting Price Reversals With The VIX by John Zachary

  • Spread trading the CRB Index by John J. Murphy and David J. Hirschfeld

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread trading the CRB Index by John J. Murphy and David J. Hirschfeld This article really has two aspects. The first is to introduce the concept of relative strength analysis to commodity markets utilizing CRB Index futures. The second aspect is to sho

  • Squelch Those Whipsaws by John F.Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Squelch Those Whipsaws by John F.Ehlers What's real price movement and what's just noise? Figuring out the difference is vital, and here's an objective measure to help you out. Hey, good buddy! Ever operate a citizens' band (CB) radio? If you haven't,

  • Stay In Phase by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stay In Phase by John F. Ehlers This cycles software specialist discusses an indicator based on cyclical analysis. A cycle is one market characteristic that can be scientifically measured. Although they can be measured, they are still maddening because

  • Stock Market Risk: A Monthly Look by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock Market Risk: A Monthly Look by John Kean Have you ever wanted to know what the actual statistics of the month-to-month risk in the stock market are? This article looks at the question and formulates a possible reason. Most stock market analysis f

  • Support And Resistance Levels by John J. Kosar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support And Resistance Levels by John J. Kosar With the advent of personal computers and charting software, support and resistance levels and their value as a technical tool have been overshadowed by sophisticated indicators. Nonetheless, support and re

  • Sweeney Agonistes by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sweeney Agonistes by John Sweeney FEEDING FRENZY I opened my Journal today to find Kidder Peabody explaining ""What is a stock?"" on the editorial pages. My mother calls to find out if she should be going for ""higher returns in the market."" I've not

  • Swiss Army Knife Indicator by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:1 (28-31, 50-53): Swiss Army Knife Indicator by John F. Ehlers You've probably never heard of this indicator, but it has all the common functions such as smoothing and momentum generation. Find out why it's going to be your ne

  • System Rankings by John Hill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...System Rankings by John Hill Futures Truth Company has updated its table on the performance of publicity available trading systems. Results are shown for the six months from August 1, 1987 to December 31, 1988. Similar tables covering the most recent 12

  • System Trading Made Easy With John Bollinger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John Bollinger is an analyst, author, and president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management, an investment management company that provides technically driven money management services.

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  • Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets by John Sweeney Author: John J. Murphy Publisher: New York Institute of Finance 70 Pine Street New York, NY 10270 (212) 344-2900 Price: $45 plus $2 shipping (U.S. only) Mr. Technician, John Murphy, has writt

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  • Testing Trading Rules Over Different Time Periods by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Testing Trading Rules Over Different Time Periods by John Sweeney After two Sundays of dinking around (Settlement, STOCKS & COMMODITIES November and December 1991), I'd finally converted a chance idea to something with remotely promising prospects somet

  • The ADX by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...THE ADX The calculation of the average directional movement (ADX) indicator is built on the intuitive notion that a trend is a series of price ranges extending in a consistent direction. In sidebar Figure 1, example A, the second day's trading range is

  • The Baby Bulge Begins by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Baby Bulge Begins by John Sweeney Our Technical Editor opines about the demographic effect the baby boomer generation is having on the stock market. Is 38% of the value in the market unaccountable? What could explain such a discrepancy? Goldman, S

  • The Bad, The Good, And The Profitable by John L. Momsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bad, The Good, And The Profitable by John L. Momsen Here's why you have to research your trades as thoroughly as possible. In February 2003, I received an intriguing email from one of my friends. He said he had discovered a nearly perfect, 94% prof

  • The Bandpass Indicator by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bandpass Indicator by John F. Ehlers Here's an indicator that can be adjusted to be a leading indicator of market reversals based on the cycles in the price data, presented by a longtime S&C contributor. The bandpass indicator is an oscillator-typ

  • The Bollinger Band And Trend by John Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bollinger Band And Trend by John Forman Here are ways to use Bollinger Bands to judge the trending tendency of markets, using the distance between the upper and lower bands. Never be afraid to look at an old technical indicator in a new way. In my

  • The CRB Index/Bond Ratio by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CRB Index/Bond Ratio by John J. Murphy Veteran technician John J. Murphy, whose trailblazing work on technical analysis and intermarket analysis are classics of the field, has delved into how bonds and commodities are interrelated and then how bonds

  • The Center Of Gravity Oscillator by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Center Of Gravity Oscillator by John F. Ehlers Here's an indicator that identifies every major turning point without much lag. This new oscillator is unique in that it is smoothed and has essentially zero lag. The smoothing enables clear identifica

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  • The Force Index by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Force Index by John A. Sarkett Here's a little-known indicator that combines price change and volume to create a short-term and an intermediate-term trading tool. Like ocean waves, prices have an ebb and a flow. Once in a while, however, a huge sh

  • The Gann Method by John J. Blasic

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gann Method by John J. Blasic W.D. Gann's trading methodologies are not always easy to define or to analyze, which is a pity, since they can be applied to everyday trading principles across many different markets when interpreted correctly . John Bl

  • The Inflation Indicator by John A. Lohman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Inflation Indicator by John A. Lohman Former Amex trader John Lohman delves into an inflation indicator that leads the Consumer Price Index (CPI) by about six months. In 1992, technician John J. Murphy wrote a series of articles in STOCKS & COMMOD

  • The Instantaneous Trendline by John F. Ehlers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Instantaneous Trendline by John F. Ehlers, Ph.D. Is it possible to have an instantaneous trendline? To say that a trendline is "instantaneous" may be presumptuous, but because you can compute a continuous trendline with modern technology and thus a

  • The Inverse Fisher Transform by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Inverse Fisher Transform by John F. Ehlers How often have you been indecisive about entering or exiting a trade? Here's one way to get a clear indication. The purpose of technical indicators is to help time your decisions to buy or sell. Ideally, t

  • The Link Between Bonds And Commodities by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Link Between Bonds And Commodities by John J. Murphy Like a set of tumbling dominoes, intermarket analysis is based on the theory that one instrument affected will in turn affect another. Technical pioneer John Murphy, best known for his trailblazin

  • The Link Between Bonds And Stocks by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Link Between Bonds And Stocks by John J. Murphy Intermarket analysis is based on the premise that all markets are linked. Last month, technical trailblazer John J. Murphy explored the inverse interrelationship between commodity and bond prices; this

  • The MACD Indicator Revisited by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The MACD Indicator Revisited by John F. Ehlers The moving average convergence-divergence (or MACD, as it is familiarly known), one of the more popular technical indicators, was invented by technician Gerald Appel to trade the 26-week and 13-week cycles

  • The Professional Option Trader's Manual by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Professional Option Trader's Manual by John Sweeney Author: David L. Caplan Publisher: Opportunities in Options P.O. Box 2126 Malibu, CA, 90265 Price: $70 (or $150 with a three-month subscription to Opportunities in Options) Despite its name, thi

  • The RSI Smoothed by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The RSI Smoothed by John F. Ehlers Here's how you can enhance the performance of the RSI. Smoothing an indicator usually means a tradeoff between the amount of smoothing you desire and the amount of lag you can stand. In this article I will show you ho

  • The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (252-254): The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean Exchange rates fluctuate on a second to second basis, but the long-term trends can be understood by using an indicator based on the ratio of inflation rates. The case in p

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here, one of the most popular indicators found in most analytical software packages is explained. When the relative strength index (RSI) became popular in the 1980s, it was touted as the indicator that led every turn in the market. Indeed, for certain f

  • The Skimming Discussion Continues by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Skimming Discussion Continues by John Sweeney Remember the moving average ""skimming"" discussion that's gone on over the last several issues? I received another cogent letter describing the effect for a half-wave moving average. Amos Newcombe of Ma

  • The Trading Plan by John Jay Norris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Trading Plan by John "Jay" Norris We all know that creating a trading plan is the first step in trading. Find out how one futures trader creates a plan and follows it. Combining analytics and execution is not new for individuals or professional ent

  • The Volatility Edge by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designing a profitable trading system is key, but the way that profits and losses vary can have an impact on your long-term success. In my previous article, I wrote that, other things being equal, a trading system with lower volatility would triumph ov

The advanced chartist by John F. Kepka

Thomas Donovan And Patrick Catania Of The CBOT by John Sweeney

  • Time and Options Probabilities by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For traders who want to use options to hedge their long positions, here are the formulas for calculating the prob-abilities. What's the probability that Intel [INTC] will be above 110 at a certain point? Three months from now, six months, a year? If you

  • Trade Crude Now by John L. Momsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade Crude Now by John L. Momsen Don't brush aside a straightforward futures trade just because you think it's too risky. Try combining seasonals with options -- you might be pleasantly surprised. A simple option spread combined with a seasonal trade c

Tradeplan Mitronix IIC by John Sweeney

  • Trading & scalping techniques by John Hill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading & scalping techniques by John Hill Scalping techniques for off-floor traders abound. Here I'll present some that I've found worthy over many years of trading. I do not claim many original thoughts in this. I gratefully appreciate the work of man

  • Trading Andrews Lines by John W. Chandler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Andrews Lines by John W. Chandler If you've ever wanted to know how to use the Andrews pitchfork technique, movement to movement, this should help you. About 20 years ago, I first learned about the work of Alan Andrews and his pitchfork chartin

  • Trading Back Into A Range by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Back Into A Range by John Sweeney Last month in Settlement, I wrote briefly about some simple ideas for defining nontrending periods. Although exotic approaches are possible, simple things are easier to teach to computer packages. The program I'

  • Trading In Your IRA by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (22-24): Trading In Your IRA by John Ehlers This concept lets you trade your IRA with performance that can beat the index dramatically. Trading in your individual retirement account (IRA) usually means selecting which mutua

  • Trading Ranges With Moving Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Ranges With Moving Averages by John Sweeney Using simple moving averages may seem like a straightforward approach to trading, but there are subtle techniques that can improve performance. A few months ago, I pointed out that moving averages ar

  • Trading Sector Funds Using Statistics by John P. Twardy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (82-88): Trading Sector Funds Using Statistics by John P. Twardy Ever thought of trading sector funds? Here's a method that'll give you an edge on the market. Sector fund analysis and trading always seem to require tools o

  • Trading Simply: Minimizing Losses by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Simply: Minimizing Losses by John Sweeney Richard Dennis is said to have said, ""There's a lot less to trading than meets the eye."" If so, he was correct. I like to describe an approach that has nothing to do with entry or exit, but everything

  • Trading Tactics A livestock futures anthology by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Tactics A livestock futures anthology by John Sweeney Editor: Todd Lofton Publisher: Chicago Mercantile Exchange Agricultural Commodity Marketing 30 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 (312) 930-8213 (direct line to order the book) Price: $29.9

  • Trading The Deutschemark's Gaps by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Deutschemark's Gaps by John Sweeney Talk about humiliation! Looking at a Deutschemark chart, I figured I'd trade with the direction of any gap for short small gains. The evidence showed I was 180 degrees wrong! I asked my computer to look at

  • Trading With Open Interest by John Boere

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With Open Interest by John Boere Analyzing the open interest of equities can provide insight into the direction of the market. Find out why the expiration price is being manipulated, how it can be calculated, and how you can trade it. Open inte

  • Trading With The Directional Ratio by John Jay Norris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With The Directional Ratio by John "Jay" Norris Whether you trade long term, short term, or intermediate term, you need to know the direction of the trend. Here's a simple way to find out. If you are an active trader, or if you manage traders,

  • Trading options volatility by John Nelson and Stephen Kreis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading options volatility by John Nelson and Stephen Kreis The objective in trading options is generally a rather straightforward one--buy the premiums low and sell them high. For many traders there is no need to make ""option action"" any more complica

  • Trading threshold by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading threshold by John Ehlers In radar, signal-to-noise ratio is used to measure the quality of target detection. In trading, this simple concept can be used to hit our profit targets better. We can improve our trading profitability if trading decisi

  • Treasury Bond Yields: A Neural Net Analysis Approach by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Treasury Bond Yields: A Neural Net Analysis Approach by John Kean In this article, STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor John Kean uses a neural network to look for predictable patterns between Treasury bond yields and two of the driving forces behind the bo

  • 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

  • Understanding cycles by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding cycles by John F. Ehlers Introduction The first thing we must recognize is that cycle analysis doesn't always work for profitable investment strategy. This is no great surprise, because cycles must be present in the data history for any a

  • 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 Bollinger Bands by John Bollinger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Bollinger Bands by John Bollinger Trading bands, which are lines plotted in and around the price structure to form an envelope, are the action of prices near the edges of the envelope that we are interested in. It's not the newest of ideas, but as

  • Using Maximum Adverse Excursions for stops by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Maximum Adverse Excursions for stops by John Sweeney So often the key to success is the reverse of what we initially perceive. Young basketball players are fascinated with the shot, never suspecting the game is won with fast feet. Traders focus on

  • Using Neural Nets For Intermarket Analysis by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Neural Nets For Intermarket Analysis by John Kean Changes in Treasury bill yields, Treasury bond yields, gold and the U.S. dollar affect the stock market in subtle but predictable ways. These are complex and challenging relationships to decipher -

  • Using The Fisher Transform by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using The Fisher Transform by John F. Ehlers Looking for better trading results? This indicator shows you how to identify price reversals in a timely manner. he common assumption is that prices have a Gaussian, or normal, probability density function (

  • Utilities And Bonds by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Utilities And Bonds by John J. Murphy Of all the interrelationships between markets, one that has been taken for granted for decades is the relationship between the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Dow Jones Transportation Average. John Murphy, vete

  • Utilities And Stocks by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Utilities And Stocks by John J. Murphy Last month, this technical trailblazer examined how utilities and bonds were interconnected. This month, John J. Murphy analyzes how utilities in turn affect stocks. My article on utilities and bonds examined the

  • V.15:11 (505-509) Cycle Measurements by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The author of Mesa and Trading Cycles and developer of the MESA software series presents why you should dynamically adjust your indicators due to the change in market cycles. There's no doubt about it: Market cycles can be difficult to identify. But if

VIX and the Lemming Effect by John Zachary

  • Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.: Trader's Psychologist by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.: Trader's Psychologist by John Sweeney In purely technical terms, Van K. Tharp is a psychological researcher and counselor specializing in neurolinguistic programming. In the lay language of his clients, he's the specialist who helps

Volatility Breakout System Version 2 by John Sweeney

  • Volatility Of Returns by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility Of Returns by John Sweeney Designing a profitable trading system is key, but the way that profits and losses vary can have an impact on your long-term success. Here's why looking at how the returns deviate can help you design your own system.

  • Volume analysis Part 1 by John C. Lawlor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume analysis Part 1 by John C. Lawlor Historically, volume has had only modest use as a technical analysis factor, even though volume, or the magnitude of volume, is a most respected market force. Every day, the 15 most active stocks are listed--a sub

WAVE WI$E Market Spreadsheet Version 6.0a by John Sweeney

WM: Understanding McClellan's Oscillator & Summation Index by John Devcic

Want to try something HOT!? by John Sweeney

  • Want to try something HOT!? by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CF-DM from J.C. Productions. By John Sweeney Some systems are so active it could give a guy a heart attack. J.C. Productions has put together one of the most active and breathtaking trading systems I've run across. Of course, I haven't seen everything i

  • What Is A Trend, Anyway? by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What Is A Trend, Anyway? by John Sweeney A reader reacting to the Settlement article in January on trading basics (Settlement, ""Trading simply: Minimizing losses,"" Stocks & COMMODITIES, January 1991) asked a key question: What is a trend? How do I ide

  • What's The Difference by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (28-29): What's The Difference by John F. Ehlers What's the difference between the median and the average? It's what drives this new adaptive smoothing filter. Remember back in school when your teacher asked you what the di

  • When To Trade With Cycles by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (32-34): When To Trade With Cycles by John F. Ehlers When should you trade the cycle mode in a market and when should you trade the trend mode? Find out with this indicator. In theory, trading with cycles is easy -- just buy

  • Where to Put Your Stops by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Where to Put Your Stops by John Sweeney Stops protecting an initial entry position are like forward passes in football: Three things can happen to you and only one of them is good! 1)You can be taken out of a strong adverse move early (That's good). 2

  • Winning on Wall Street by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning on Wall Street by John Sweeney Author: Martin Zweig Publisher: Warner Books 666 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10103 Price: $20 This is a good book. It has a very reasonable approach to trading the market, or even individual stocks. It's a compe

  • Winning parameters for customized MACD by John A. Narvarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning parameters for customized MACD by John A. Narvarte A common frustration with strategy testing is that it is not easy to find a profitable trading system, particularly if you include brokerage fees. Even with a strategy that has worked for you in

Working Money: Adding ETFs To Your Portfolio by John Devcic

Working Money: Automated Trading by John Devcic

Working Money: Bid/Ask And Order Execution by John Devcic

Working Money: Bollinger Bands Vs. Trading Bands by John Devcic

Working Money: Bottom-Fishing by John Devcic

Working Money: Chart Reading Basics by John Devcic

Working Money: Choosing The Right Forex Broker? by John Devcic

Working Money: Choosing The Right Hardware by John Devcic

Working Money: Forex At A Glance by John Devcic

Working Money: Investing Momentum by John Devcic

Working Money: Preferred Stocks by John Devcic

Working Money: Proper Diversification by John Devcic

Working Money: Regular or Mini? by John Devcic

Working Money: The January Effect by John Devcic

Working Money: Trading And "Moneyball" by John A. Sarkett

Working-Money: Get Shorty by John Devcic

  • Zero-Lag Data Smoothers by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Zero-Lag Data Smoothers by John Ehlers Here's a technique that can reduce lag to nearly zero. A causal filter can never predict the future. As a matter of fact, the laws of nature demand that all filters must have lag. However, if we assume steady-stat

  • dAaptive Trends And Oscillators by John F.Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adaptive Trends And Oscillators The Twain Meets Here by John F. Ehlers Can the market be modeled as a combination of a trend mode and a cycle mode? This longtime S&C contributor says yes. Here, he explores two indicators to trade each mode; one is the







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