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  • Can Relative Strength Be Used In Portfolio Management? by J. Lewis, M. Moody, H. Parker, & A. Hyer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:9 (24-29): Can Relative Strength Be Used In Portfolio Management? by J. Lewis, M. Moody, H. Parker, & A. Hyer The concept of relative strength is part of the foundation of technical analysis, but can it be used successfully wh

  • Exits: The Forgotten Component by Roy M. Sidewitz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exits: The Forgotten Component by Roy M. Sidewitz In many ways, a consistently successful exit strategy is more difficult to implement than an entry strategy. Often, entry points are so emphasized that exits, which may be even more critical to overall

  • Expiration Month And Strike Price For Options by Robert M. Peevey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Expiration Month And Strike Price For Options by Robert M. Peevey It never hurts to brush up on the basics, we always say, and so here are the basics of options as well as an analysis of the correct option expiration month and strike price to achieve ma

Ganntrader I by George M. Edwards, Jr.

  • Market Profile Part 5 by Thomas P. Drinka, Stephen M. Ptasienski and Robby L. Humes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile Part 5 by Thomas P. Drinka, Stephen M. Ptasienski and Robby L. Humes To make the information from the Chicago Board of Trade's Market Profile and Liquidity Data Bank reports more useful to traders, we have tabulated time-and-sales as well

  • Neural Net Input Optimization by Kyle M. Druey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Neural Net Input Optimization by Kyle M. Druey Here's an article based on the author's own research of neural networks and personal experience developing neural net trading models. These findings are more from the practical/user-oriented framework rathe

  • New highs/new lows by Arthur A. Merrill, C. M. T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...New highs/new lows by Arthur A. Merrill, C. M. T. Each day the number of stocks making new highs and the number making new lows are reported in the financial press. Are these statistics useful? To find out whether they were, I constructed an index of ne

  • Pacific Stock Exchange Technology Index by Jerome M. Lederman, Eng.Sc.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This professional options investor examines the performance of the Pacific Stock Exchange Technology Index compared with other market indices as a speculative and hedging tool. By Jerome M. Lederman, Eng.Sc.D. Introduced in 1982, the Pacific Stock Excha

Product Review: OmniTrader 2010 by Sean M. Moore

  • Statistically Analyzing Volume by William M. Goodman, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistically Analyzing Volume by William M. Goodman, Ph.D. Is an increase in the activity of a stock a meaningful indication of the direction of price? To answer this question, you can use statistical methods and most any spreadsheet to analyze the rel

Steve Nison's Candle Charting Essentials And Beyond by Sean M. Moore

  • Stock Beta Coefficient by Scott S. Silver & Gary M. Wingens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock Beta Coefficient by Scott S. Silver & Gary M. Wingens Over the course of the past two decades the investment community has become increasingly concerned with the notion of risk and its relationship to a portfolio of assets. Economists and statisti

  • Straddles, Strangles And Spreads by Richard M. Koff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Straddles, Strangles And Spreads by Richard M. Koff Here's a primer for the new trader who wants to move beyond simple buy-and-hold strategies. Options provide such a bewildering variety of risky and complicated investment choices that most small inve

  • System Optimization And Money Management by L. Zamansky, Ph.D., and M. Stolz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...System Optimization And Money Management Most traders focus on optimizing the trading system rules and ignore money management rules until after the system rules have been established. Here's why you should test both sets of rules simultaneously. Moder

  • Technical Analysis Adapts and Thrives by M. Carr and A. Hestla

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Professions are built on a body of knowledge and an underlying rationale that explains the reasons behind the knowledge. Technical analysis is a professional undertaking, but little has been written about its foundational principles.

  • The Next Discount Rate Change by Steven M. Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a review of the changes in the discount rate, and the implications for investors. The Federal Reserve Act of 1913, modified by the banking acts of 1933 and 1935, created the Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States. The resp

  • Trading Markets With Stochastics by Louis M. Lupo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Markets With Stochastics by Louis M. Lupo There are many systems for trading these days, some of them good, some not. Here's a reliable pattern for trading markets using stochastic. Of the computerized trading systems and discretionary systems

Trading The Electronic Futures Market by Charles M. Steiner

  • True Range, Reward/Risk, And Position Size by Alan M. Binder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...True Range, Reward/Risk, And Position Size by Alan M. Binder This method uses the concept of value at risk and true range to determine a reward to risk ratio and position size for trading stocks. The process has been reduced to two Excel spreadsheets f

  • Understanding Market Profile Part 6 by Thomas P. Drinka and Stephen M. Ptasienski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding Market Profile Part 6 by Thomas P. Drinka and Stephen M. Ptasienski Range extensions are the intraday price moves that hold good profit potential. Many current trading systems use them although they are typically called opening range brea

  • Warehousing Data For Better Trading Systems by Joseph M. Fisher, M.D.,Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Warehousing Data For Better Trading Systems by Joseph M. Fisher, M.D., Ph.D. Technically based trading systems are generally back-tested with tens to hundreds of entry signals. Here's a method to develop robust trading systems using more than 2.5 milli

Working Money: Trading Secrets Of The Consistent Losers by Roy M. Sidewitz, Ph.D

Working Money: Using Intermarket Analysis With Exchange Traded Funds by M. Blackman

  • Zero Cost Averaging by Terrence M. Quinn and Kristin A. Quinn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Zero Cost Averaging by Terrence M. Quinn and Kristin A. Quinn This technique steps in to assist in the management of the investment after the investor has determined which securities to purchase and when to open the position. Traditionally, fundamental







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