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  • "Technician's Technician" Martin Pring by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...""Technician's Technician"" Martin Pring by Thom Hartle Technician-writer-money manager: Martin Pring was described as the ""technician's technician"" by Barron's, and his diverse background can certainly confirm that. Pring received his initial trainin

  • A Breakout For Lockheed Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lockheed Martin reversed a multimonth decline with a breakout over the last few weeks, and renewed relative strength points to higher prices.

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

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

  • Analyzing Trends In Momentum by Martin J. Pring

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

  • Do Price Patterns Really Work? by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (30-37): Do Price Patterns Really Work? by Martin J. Pring How far can you expect prices to go when they break out of a pattern? Here's one technique you can use to find out. Technical analysis focuses on identifying trends

  • Does The Head & Shoulders Formation Work? by Martin Boot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does The Head & Shoulders Formation Work? by Martin Boot Rarely will you come across a technique that detects an imminent change in trend, but here's a method that can help you do just that. The head and shoulders pattern has long been considered one o

  • Gold And The Business Cycle by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold And The Business Cycle by Martin J. Pring Well-known market analyst Martin Pring takes a look at the relationship between the price of gold and the business cycle. Why do major swings in the price of gold occur? Over the years, many views have be

  • 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

  • Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring The direction of price is influenced by different time cycles. Important market turns occur when a number of these cycles are changing direction. The KST indicator is an oscillator designed to

  • Internal Market Momentum by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Internal Market Momentum by Martin J. Pring Breadth momentum analysis takes momentum analysis, traditionally gleaned from price and volume, a step further by examining a particular market in closer detail. Market analyst Martin Pring delves into three c

  • KST And Relative Strength by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...KST And Relative Strength by Martin J. Pring In previous articles, technician and author Martin Pring has analyzed the KST indicator, an oscillator designed to identify market turns based on time cycles. This month, he explains how to use the KST in gau

  • Lockheed Martin Ahead Of Schedule?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Lockheed Martin reached a new multiyear high on Wednesday, October 24, and may be setting up to move even higher.

  • Lockheed Martin Close To A Top?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Lockheed Martin are up by nearly 40% since August 2011; cycles and money flow analysis suggest that a pullback is due soon.

  • Managed Futures and Commodity Trading Advisors by Martin Hiemstra

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are managed futures for you? Mysterious for many investors, they nonetheless fill a particular need and are no riskier than traditional equity investments. Dealing with a professional commodity trading advisor (CTA) can certainly help sort through the co

Martin Bedick and Andrew Abraham by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

  • Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber Martin J. Pring entered the financial markets in 1969 and has grown to become a leader in the global investment community. In 1981 he founded Pring Research and began pr

  • Martin Zweig Of The Zweig Forecast by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Martin Zweig Of The Zweig Forecast by Thom Hartle Martin Zweig may be a familiar name to you, and that would not be surprising, considering how many different hats he wears: one as editor of The Zweig Forecast newsletter, one as chairman of the Zweig Fu

  • Momentum And Divergence by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why Do Divergences Need To Be Confirmed By Price? Momentum And Divergence Trading momentum requires several levels of perception. Take a look at its divergence with price. by Martin J. Pring It is a fact that the term momentum is a generic one encompa

  • On Composite Sentiment by James P. Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Composite Sentiment by James P. Martin Despite all the powerful technical tools available, even the savviest technicians are susceptible to emotion and on occasion succumb to psychological influences that prevent them from taking appropriate action,

  • Options ratios for sentiment by James P. Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Options ratios for sentiment by James P. Martin As options activity on equity indices and commodity futures has soared in the past few years, more and more market analysts have relied on options ratios as indicators of market sentiment and contrary opin

  • Peaks And Troughs by Martin J.Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peaks And Troughs by Martin J.Pring The oldest ways of chart analysis had to work in the days before computers (B.C.).There Ős no reason they shouldnŐt work now. HereŐs a look at peaks and troughs, a classic form of chart analysis that worked B.C. and

  • Picking Out Your Trading Trend by Martin J.Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pick Out Your Trading Trend by Martin J.Pring There are three kinds of trends: short, intermediate, and long term. This veteran trader and analyst explains how you can spot them and use them. Technical analysis assumes that all the knowledge, hopes, an

  • Price Patterns, Part I by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price Patterns, Part I by Martin J.Pring This veteran market analyst takes a look at the principles of price formation, one of the basics of technical analysis. In my recent articles, I have covered many basics of technical analysis, ranging from peak

  • Price Patterns, Part II by Martin J.Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price Patterns, Part II by Martin J.Pring This veteran market analyst takes a look at the patterns of price formation. Last time, I covered the basics of chart patterns using rectangles as an example. This time, I will expand on the subject by taking a

Quick Scan: Martin Pring's Introduction to Technical Analysis on CD-ROM

  • Rate of Change by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rate of Change by Martin J. Pring Respected and well-known technician and author Martin Pring debuts as a STOCKS & COMMODITIES author, writing about the rate of change oscillator, a simple method of figuring advances or declines in a given period. The

  • Relative Strength by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative Strength by Martin J. Pring What to short and what to buy -- you should always know the choices the market's giving you. Relative strength measures the relationship between two securities. By security, I am referring to any freely traded entity

  • Reverse Divergences and Momentum by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An oscillator's failure to confirm the higher high or the lower low of the market is a red flag to most technical traders. Is there a message when the price diverges from the indicator? This veteran technician thinks there is. Technical analysts are con

  • Selling Climax For Lockheed Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Extensive selling pressure in Lockheed Martin (LMT) over the last few weeks smacks of capitulation, but the long-term trend is clearly down with a head and shoulders pattern looming.

  • Summed Rate Of Change (KST) by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Summed Rate Of Change (KST) by Martin J. Pring In the August Stocks & Commodities, noted technician Martin Pring presented smoothed rate of change indicators as a method to identify both the trend and reversals of trend in the markets. He pointed out th

  • The Inflation/Deflation Phases Of The Stock Market Cycle by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Inflation/Deflation Phases Of The Stock Market Cycle by Martin J. Pring Veteran analyst Martin J. Pring explains how the commonly known four-year stock market cycle actually contains lesser- known inflation/deflation phases, the knowledge of which w

  • The Pring Money Flow Indicator by Martin Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Pring Money Flow Indicator by Martin Pring Interest rates often lead the stock market. Here's a technique to compare the yield on three-month commercial paper to the Standard & Poor's 500, creating an indicator for the stock market. Over the past

The Special K, Part1 by Martin J. Pring

  • The Volume Oscillator by Martin Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Volume Oscillator by Martin Pring Price and volume is important for technical analysis of markets. Here's how noted author and technician Martin Pring presents two of his favorite ways of looking at volume. Most technical indicators we deal with

  • Trading Momentum: Overbought And Oversold Levels by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This veteran trader and market analyst starts a new series, this time discussing the basics of momentum trading. Momentum measures the velocity of a price move and is a generic term that describes the oscillators plotted under the price series of many c

  • Trend Alert! With The CCI by Martin Boot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend Alert! With The CCI by Martin Boot The trend is your friend -- or is it? How do you know when a trend has turned against you? There are only so many indicators that can alert you. Among them, one of the most helpful is the commodity channel index

  • Trend-Following With The ADX by Martin Boot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend-Following With The ADX by Martin Boot Have you ever been interested in a system, but weren't quite sure how it worked? Here's a simple and robust trend-following system using the ADX, with only one entry condition and one exit condition. To desi

  • Trendline Basics by Martin Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trendline Basics by Martin Pring The trend of prices is the feature that is most sought after in technical analysis, yet surprisingly simple constructs can get you right with the market. Here, veteran trader and analyst Martin Pring takes you through th

  • Two-Day Price Patterns by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two-Day Price Patterns by Martin J. Pring Coming at the end of a trend, these two-day patterns are solid signals of a reversal. Here's the last of Pring's three articles on price patterns. Two-day price pattern formations, unlike others we have discuss

  • Updating Option Ratios With Market Sentiment by James P. Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Updating Option Ratios With Market Sentiment by James P. Martin Is it true that market sentiment indicators no longer work? That's the word from many traders and market timing advisors in the past several months. They say that so many ""pseudo contraria

  • Using The Simple Moving Average by Martin J.Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using The Simple Moving Average by Martin J.Pring Moving averages are the mainstay of technical analysis, and at the heart of moving averages is the perennially useful simple moving average. It can help smooth out random fluctuations in the financial ma

  • Volume Basics by Martin J.Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume Basics by Martin J.Pring How is volume used in technical analysis and what can it tell us? Most of the indicators used in technical analysis are based on pricing data. We either use the prices themselves, a statistical manipulation of the prices







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