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  • Anatomy of a Trade by JACK K. HUTSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Anatomy of a Trade by JACK K. HUTSON All you have to do to be successful is follow the advice you give to others. -- The Scottish Rite Torch. WEEDING OUT THE TRASH During a daily course of market review we produce a number of computer studies to suppl

  • Avoiding Overconfidence by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Avoiding Overconfidence by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. If I could give just one piece of advice to a trader, it would be: Avoid overconfidence--it could be your worst enemy. Thousands of traders make the mistake of becoming overconfident each month and lose subs

  • Comparing wave predictions by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comparing wave predictions by Jack K. Hutson The challenge in Elliott Wave analysis is identifying and counting the correct waves. ...

  • Daily stock technician by Thomas K. Lloyd

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daily stock technician by Thomas K. Lloyd For several years, I marketed a proprietary chart service, called Flow of Capital, to major money managers in the country who generally had at least a billion dollars in equities under management. Each chart pl

  • Dealing with conflict Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dealing with conflict Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. ""I have an elaborate computer system, on-line market quotes direct from the major exchanges, and a program that gives me distinct buy-sell signals. I know that if I followed those signals, I'd make mo

  • Dealing with conflict by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dealing with conflict by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Emotional conflict is one of the most significant problems that most traders (or people) have to deal with in their lives. Yet explaining what it is or how it occurs is not easy. What follows is an interview

  • Developing Discipline With Daily Debriefing by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:1 (50-53): Developing Discipline With Daily Debriefing by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. It is easy to design a system that will produce annual returns of 100% or more. Trading the system so you will get those returns is not so easy. Her

  • Developing a personal trading style The Wyckoff method of trading Part 14 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing a personal trading style The Wyckoff method of trading Part 14 by Jack K. Hutson Trading the stock market with the Wyckoff Method is as much a test of personality and personal perseverance as it is a test of analytic education. Wyckoff was st

  • Elements of charting Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 2 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elements of charting Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 2 by Jack K. Hutson The second of a series which presents the Richard D. Wyckoff method of trading stocks. In this article, the different types of charts upon which the Wyckoff method is based a

  • FILTER PRICE DATA: Moving Averages vs. Exponential Moving Averages by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...FILTER PRICE DATA: Moving Averages vs. Exponential Moving Averages by Jack K. Hutson In the process of collecting stock or commodity time series data, such as daily closes, we lose a significant quantity of information. We are examining a single point (

  • Finite Impulse Response Filter by ANTHONY WARREN, Ph.D. with JACK K. HUTSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finite Impulse Response Filter by ANTHONY WARREN, Ph.D. with JACK K. HUTSON Figure 1 and 2 show a comparison of computer output using Fourier analysis Power and then Amplitude plots. It can be seen that the Power Spectrum plot, which is Amplitude square

  • Flowing With The Markets by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Flowing With The Markets by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Imagine yourself flowing down a river, only you don't know that you are. You do, however, notice that when you move in one direction, with the flow of the river, you move rapidly. When you move in another

  • Forecasting With Maximum Entropy by Jack K. Hutson and Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forecasting With Maximum Entropy by Jack K. Hutson and Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. The most obvious ability that stock or commodity buyers and sellers wish for is foresight. If there was a method or technique that we could use to predict what tomorrow will

  • Good Trix by JACK K. HUTSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Good Trix by JACK K. HUTSON A few years ago I decided to explore the possibility of using a small computer to take some of the drudgery out of trading. The endless hours of maintaining and experimenting with chart and numerical aids to transaction timin

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

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

In This Issue Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue by Jack K Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue by Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue by Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue by Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

In This Issue by Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

InThis Issue Jack K Hutson, Publisher

  • Interview: The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Psychologist and trading coach Van K. Tharp is the president of the International Institute of Trading Mastery, Inc. He has spent the last 15 years working with more than 4,000 traders, and

  • Interview: Trading Your Beliefs With Van K. Tharp

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:11 (68-74): Interview: Trading Your Beliefs With Van K. Tharp Often imitated, never bested, Van Tharp is an original and a pioneer in the field of trading psychology. Van Tharp has been a coach and consultant to traders since

  • Intraday swings with wave charts: The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 12 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intraday swings with wave charts: The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 12 by Jack K. Hutson The serious follower of Wyckoff, a trader who embraces the entire scope and intricate details of this methodology, has not completed his or her analytic ars

  • Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (22-30): Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D. Is the pattern daytrading regulation an obstacle to your daytrading? There may be a way around it. On September 28, 2001, the Securities and Exch

  • Liquidity Data Bank: Big promises, small deliveries by Thomas K Bonen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Liquidity Data Bank: Big promises, small deliveries by Thomas K. Bonen In 1984, the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) introduced the revolutionary Liquidity Data Bank (LDB) to the general public. It was a truly unique venture intended to open up the exchang

Liquidity Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

  • Looking For Inefficiently Priced Stocks by Thomas K. Lloyd

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking For Inefficiently Priced Stocks by Thomas K. Lloyd The story is the same everywhere: Find the inefficiency and take advantage of it. This author presents some ideas on how to recognize market inefficiencies by analyzing stock charts and making u

  • Market strategy The Wyckoff method of trading: Part 15 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market strategy The Wyckoff method of trading: Part 15 by Jack K. Hutson The reasoning behind Richard D. Wyckoff''s classic method of chart analysis is simple and straightforward: when demand for a stock exceeds supply, prices rise; when supply is great

  • Market trends in composite averages Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 3 by Jack K. Hutson.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market trends in composite averages Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 3 by Jack K. Hutson. By looking at Vertical Line charts of composite averages using Wyckoff analysis, you can learn where the market is taking your individual and group stock pick

  • Maximizing profits with stop orders: The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 11 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maximizing profits with stop orders: The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 11 by Jack K. Hutson No matter what technical system you use, the first rule of successful trading and investing is: Cut your losses short. No one believed more firmly in thi

  • Maximum Entropy Optimization by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. and Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Maximum Entropy Optimization by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. and Jack K. Hutson The Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) is a promising new system for short-term Spectrum Analysis and trend forecasting. In this article we discuss the process of obtaining an optimal

  • OEX Options Expiration Trading Patterns by David K. Moy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...STATISTICS Oex Options Expiration Trading Patterns by David K. Moy There's a statistically significant bias in the weekly trading of the Standard & Poor's 100 index, in that the week that options expire is noticeably stronger than the week that follows

  • On-Line Data Addiction by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On-Line Data Addiction by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. One of the most useful tools for the modern trader is the on-line quote monitor, which gives the trader a minute-by-minute picture of what is going on in the market. It allows the trader to position a trade

  • Part 5: Wyckoff method of trading stocks: Prelude to individual charting reading by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Part 5: Wyckoff method of trading stocks: Prelude to individual charting reading by Jack K. Hutson Averages--both market and group averages--are essential to stock market analysis and your investment or trading strategy with the Richard D. Wyckoff Method.

  • Personal Computer Hardware IBM Micro computer by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Personal Computer Hardware IBM Micro computer by Jack K. Hutson Personal computers have given stock, option, and commodity traders a new look at financial data. For the uninitiated, choosing a computer system can be an aggravating, time-consuming proble

  • Peter Hackstedde: profile of a winning trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peter Hackstedde: profile of a winning trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. It was two o'clock on a Friday afternoon. I found myself having lunch with Peter Hackstedde in the Turf Club at Santa Anita race track. I had just finished two articles on compulsive t

  • Phase Transitions by Christopher K. Smith

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Phase Transitions by Christopher K. Smith Here's a concept to visually compare an indicator's historical profitability over a range of parameters simultaneously with the indicator's current standing, allowing the trader to identify those trading signals

  • Predicting The Market With Unreliable Sources by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Predicting The Market With Unreliable Sources by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Joe trades Standard & Poor's 500 contracts, and at the moment he is in a quandary. He looks at a chart of the market and wonders what he should do. The market looks as though it's in a

  • Proactive Trading Thomas K. Lloyd

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Proactive Trading Thomas K. Lloyd What does it take to trade successfully? Here are some guidelines for using technical analysis to pick stocks, focusing on bar charts. What is most important in order to trade successfully? Is it technical analysis,

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

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

Reader Service Information by Jack K. Hutson, Publisher

  • Refining chart analysis Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 10 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Refining chart analysis Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 10 by Jack K. Hutson At this point in our examination of Richard D. Wyckoff's methodology for stock market analysis, we have explored all of the major tenets of this classic technique--from ba

  • Scheduling Time For Market Study by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Scheduling Time For Market Study by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Bill, a trader, called my office complaining that he never has enough time to really study the markets. He said his lack of time often resulted in serious problems, and he expressed an interest in

  • Selecting the best individual stocks Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 9 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Selecting the best individual stocks Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 9 by Jack K. Hutson Our discussion of Wyckoff's analytical methods have so far concentrated on deductive reasoning to reach investment or trading conclusions. We first determined

  • Serving a trading apprenticeship The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 13 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Serving a trading apprenticeship The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 13 by Jack K. Hutson Anyone studying the stock market intends to remove themselves from the ranks of the public that dabbles with luck as their foremost rule of operation. A true

  • Stop worrying yourself out of profits By Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stop worrying yourself out of profits By Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Every time Michael thought about entering the market, he said to himself ""But what if I lose?"" Those thoughts often paralyzed him from action or delayed his entry so long that many opportuni

  • TRIX: Triple Exponential Smoothing Oscillator by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRIX: Triple Exponential Smoothing Oscillator by Jack K. Hutson Relating the use of Fourier spectrum analysis to stock or commodity data filter selection has been the subject of a number of articles in Technical Analysis. In particular, Warren uses Four

  • Technical Analysis Information. by JACK K. HUTSON, EDITOR

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical Analysis Information. by JACK K. HUTSON, EDITOR INTRODUCTION We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our subscribers for their encouragement and support, and Tim Slater, of COMPU TRAC, who made it all possible. The initial set

  • Technical Analysis by JACK K. HUTSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical Analysis by JACK K. HUTSON Thank you for your very kind and in some cases flattering response to the ""Reader Service Form"" published in Technical Analysis July 1983 issue. Feedback from you, our readers, helps guide both our growing staff an

  • Technical analysis of industry groups by Richard K. Carlin, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis of industry groups by Richard K. Carlin, Ph.D. Stock market analysis is usually done in one of two ways: either on the market itself to predict whether stocks as a group are in an uptrend or downtrend, or on individual stocks to disco

  • Technical analysis of volume by Howard K. Waxenberg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis of volume by Howard K. Waxenberg You don't need a computer for volume studies; the analysis presented here can be done with a calculator and The Wall Street Journal. This article provides an outline of technical tools derived from vol

  • The Compulsive Trader Part 1 by Van K Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Compulsive Trader Part 1 by Van K Tharp, Ph.D. Compulsiveness is perhaps the most serious of all trading problems. I have evaluated psychological profiles on thousands of commodity and option traders. Despite the fact that about 50% of the traders I

  • The Logarithmic Scale. by JACK K. HUTSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Logarithmic Scale. by JACK K. HUTSON Semi-Logarithmic (ratio, proportion or percentage paper) graphic rulings are used when the analyst wants to compare percentage price changes rather than absolute price changes. By plotting the logarithm of price

  • The Perfect Trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., and Jennifer Benson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Perfect Trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., and Jennifer Benson What is a perfect trader and is such a condition desirable? Does such a creature exist? Psychologist Van K. Tharp of Investment Psychology Consulting says not and further, you're far more li

  • The Psychology Of David Ryan by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Psychology Of David Ryan by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. David Ryan won the U.S. Investing Championships three years in a row. I first interviewed David in May 1988 and again in August 1989. Q: What makes you successful as opposed to the average trader? A:

The Special K, Part1 by Martin J. Pring

  • The Wyckoff method Trading and Investing in Stocks by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Wyckoff method Trading and Investing in Stocks by Jack K. Hutson The first in a series of articles which outline the Richard D. Wyckoff method of trading stocks. This method provides a foundation for analyzing the fundamental relationships between t

  • The compulsive trader Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The compulsive trader Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. ""When water passes over your head, it makes no difference if it does so by an inch or afoot. You're drowning. You don't want to admit that it is easier to get out of a $100,000 debt than a million dol

  • The danger in profits by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The danger in profits by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Have you ever wondered why you can paper trade successfully, but fail miserably when real money is at stake? The reason is simple. The trader who concentrates on profits will have difficulty winning, as will

  • The loss trap by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The loss trap by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Do you remember playing with a toy called the Chinese Finger Trap when you were a child? This toy is a woven straw cylinder with an opening at each end just large enough for a finger. Once you insert a finger in each

  • The secret of trading success: COMMITMENT by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The secret of trading success: COMMITMENT by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Jack had a successful business, but he wanted to be a trader. Still, he wasn't willing to give up his annual $75,000 salary until he was certain he could be successful as a trader. So, he

Three Common Tools, One Protocol by Charles K. Langford

  • To Trade of Not to Trade (or how I done it) by JACK K. HUTSON, EDITOR

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To Trade or Not to Trade (or how I done it) by JACK K. HUTSON The format of sharing trading experiences is an easy way for Technical Analysis Group members, as well as others, to tell how they used chart work and technical analysis in the day to day tra

  • Using Fourier by JACK K. HUTSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Fourier by JACK K. HUTSON Joseph Fourier (1768-1830) (pronounced ""fooryay'') was a French mathematician and inventor of Fourier analysis. His work helped show the way to expressing periodic curves or functions by a sum of sines and cosines. These

  • 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

  • Winning under stress: the fight-flight reaction by Van K. Tharp, PhD.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning under stress: the fight-flight reaction by Van K. Tharp, PhD. In primitive times, basic survival was man's most potent source of stress. Life or death, quite literally, hung in the balance of everyday decisions and one way early man learned to c

  • Wizards: minds over markets by Van K. Tharp

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wizards: minds over markets by Van K. Tharp Jack Schwager, commodity trader and confessed system skeptic, has been a familiar name in commodity trading for a number of years. His 1984 book, A Complete Guide to the Futures Market, laid out most tested te

Working Money: Professional Designations In Finance by K. Wasserman

  • Wyckoff Part 7: Coordinating vertical and figure charts for more effective forecasting by Jack K. Hu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff Part 7: Coordinating vertical and figure charts for more effective forecasting by Jack K. Hutson Vertical charts, alone, are a detailed source of information for the Richard D. Wyckoff analysis of individual stocks groups and the market. But whe

  • Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 4 Understanding group stock behavior by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 4 Understanding group stock behavior by Jack K. Hutson The Richard D. Wyckoff method of trading brings the technical analyst a clean, logical way to understand stock market behavior and to anticipate the most opport

  • Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 6 Figure charts by Jack K Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 6 Figure charts by Jack K Hutson Thus far in this series we've concentrated on the price volume information supplied by vertical charts, which are the mainstay of Richard D. Wyckoff's technical analysis. But as an a

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

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







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