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  • A 10-Year Overview Of Market Sentiment by Joe Duarte, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A 10-Year Overview Of Market Sentiment by Joe Duarte, M.D. Crowd psychology plays a role in the development of market tops and bottoms. In theory, a bottom forms when the majority of investors are extremely pessimistic, and a top occurs when the investo

  • Basic Options Techniques by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many stock traders and investors avoid options because they seem too complex or risky. Although it is very easy to lose large amounts of money in a very short time misusing options, investors and traders of all kinds should at least consider them as one

  • Behavioral Force by David Schimel, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Behavioral Force by David Schimel, M.D. Here's a new tool that can help you predict stock price movements. Evidence now exists to refute the long-held belief that stock price variations are random and unpredictable. Numerous studies have shown that the

  • Centered Trading by Ari Kiev, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Centered Trading by Ari Kiev, MD Successful trading requires the willingness to commit to specific objectives. Here, psychiatrist Ari Kiev explains how to center your state of mind to optimize your trading. Successful trading requires the willingness

  • Fear of Success by Ari Kiev, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fear Of Success by Ari Kiev, MD This psychiatrist, who teaches strategies for successful trading, discusses the identification and management of the fear of success. Success takes conscious commitment to a future result without any certainty or guarant

  • Interview: Trading Success As A Point Of Reference: Ari Kiev, M.D. by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Success As A Point Of Reference: Ari Kiev, M.D. Ari Kiev started out working with suicidal patients before going on to work with athletes and now as a trader's coach. He is a management consult-ant to several trading firms and is the author of n

  • Is The DJIA A Defective Indicator? by Max Bader, M.D., M.P.H.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is The DJIA A Defective Indicator? by Max Bader, M.D., M.P.H. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is the most popular and commonly quoted of the stock market averages used to measure market activity. This is due mainly to its long history as a marke

  • LANE'S STOCHASTICS by George C. Lane, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LANE'S STOCHASTICS by George C. Lane, M.D. In 1954, I was fortunate to join Investment Educators as a ""gopher"". I carried luggage, ran the projector, made charts and took attendance for the owner, Ralph Dystant, and for the technical ""guru"", Roy Lar

  • New Tricks With the Dogs of the Dow by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."The Dogs of the Dow," a popular strategy based on purchasing the highest-yielding stocks each year, is reviewed here using a longer lookback period than originally used, as well as detailed analyses of the risks and rewards. On Beating the Dow, Michael

  • On System Development Part 1 by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On System Development Part 1 by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Here's one for the first-time developer of a trading system, or someone who's thinking about developing a system. Here are the basic steps this author took to develop a system for the stock market. Suc

  • On System Development; Part 2 by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On System Development Part 2 by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Last month, this author introduced the initial steps that someone, novice or veteran, should take when developing a stock market system. This time, he explains the final steps. Last time, I posited that

  • Promising The Result by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Promising The Result by Ari Kiev, M.D. Overcome psychological impediments to your trading. This psychiatrist discusses how to maximize trading performance by committing to specific financial results. The greatest resistance I run into when working with

  • Recovery and Preparing to Trade by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.14:1 (34-36): Recovery and Preparing to Trade by Ari Kiev, M.D. Keeping a level head is key to enhancing your success as a trader. In this article, this consultant, who teaches psychological breakthrough strategies, discusses how to relinquish the emo

  • Seasonality and the Presidential Election Cycle by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonality And The Presidential Election Cycle by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Can you combine politics with seasonality? With the Presidential election coming up, here's a review of some trading strategies for the stock market built around this event. The quadr

  • Stochastics Of Earnings Yields by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics Of Earnings Yields by Mark Vakkur, M.D. By combining technicals and fundamentals, you can make a realistic analysis of the market. Pure stock market technicians ignore fundamentals. To them, the chart tells the whole story, while the fundam

  • Stopping Points in Trading by Ari Kiev, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (342-344): Stopping Points in Trading by Ari Kiev, MD This psychiatrist, who teaches strategies for trading success, discusses the identification and management of psychological stopping points that can limit your success as a trader. It happ

  • Stress and Trading Success by Ari Kiev, M.D., J.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stress and Trading Success by Ari Kiev, M.D., J.D. First-time STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor Ari Kiev, who is president of the Social Psychiatry Research Institute, discusses the role that stress plays in trading success and failure. Stress is a natu

  • Studying Risk Behavior by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Studying Risk Behavior Taking risk and taking losses are two different parts of trading. Here's how to manage the emotional side of risktaking. by Ari Kiev, M.D. If you think about it, the markets are a natural laboratory for studying risktaking behavio

  • Sustaining The Trader's Momentum by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This psychiatrist, who teaches strategies for successful trading, explores various strategies for overcoming obstacles to continued success. by Ari Kiev, M.D. It's not uncommon for traders to blow up after successful runs just as they're about to reach

  • The 10% Swing Filter by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 10% Swing Filter by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Price filters identify trends while eliminating noise below a certain percentage change. Here's a trading method using a 10% price filter for the S&P 500 stock index. Although trend-following systems work well

  • The Basics of Managing Money by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why is money management one of the first items that profes-sional traders stress? Why would you think? Here's an overview of risk and several simple mechanical approaches to money management. Preserving capital is essential to a trader's long-term survi

  • The Channel Breakout System by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Channel Breakout System by Mark Vakkur, M.D. This is one of the simplest and oldest trading techniques, where trades are initiated based on price exceeding a given historical level. Here's how the channel breakout system works using the Value Line i

  • The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Here's a novel way of using the moving average convergence/divergence (MACD) histogram to generate buy and sell signals for stock and mutual fund traders. Not only that, included is a simple

The Rubber Band Effect by Alexander Elder, MD

  • The Third Wave by Mircea Dologa, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:5 (64-67, 76): The Third Wave by Mircea Dologa, M.D. Does the crowd always behave the same way? According to Elliott wave theory, they do, and this is what forms the basis of the impulse pattern of five waves. Here's part 1 of

  • The Trader's Commitment by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you willing to explore the ramifications of your trading? Trading in terms of your objectives is a key to enhancing your success as a trader. Here's how to use your goals to develop powerful trading strategies. By Ari Kiev, M.D. The dictionary defin

  • The Volatility Stop System by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Volatility Stop System Here's a step-by-step through the development of a robust trading system for capturing major market moves. Volatility systems have a long and honored history in technical trading. Here, I'll show you a simple, robust version

  • Trade The Opening's Reaction by Perry R. Stevens, MD, MBA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Early Bird Does Get The Worm Trade The Opening's Reaction Here's a simple, profitable trade you can make during the opening 30 minutes of the market. by Perry R. Stevens, MD, MBA The first 15 to 30 minutes after the stock market opens are usually t

  • Trading The Trend In Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (56-61): Trading The Trend In Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD Here's a refresher course on techniques you can use to trade wave 3, in part 2 of three. When trading wave 3, any number of methods could be used, so many that it's

  • Trading Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:9 (42-44): Trading Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD Trading wave 3 could prove to be the most profitable of all waves in Elliott wave analysis. Here's an example. In my previous two articles, I discussed various techniques you cou

  • Treasury Bond Yields and the S&P 500 by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interest rates have long been tied to movement in the stock market. Here's how to test trading rules for the stock market based on a six-month moving average of the 30-year Treasury bond yield, showing us when it may and may not be profitable to invest i

  • Using Normal Distribution For Writing Options by Mark Vakkur, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can you go about selecting the best strike price for writing an option? Perhaps no branch of knowledge has been as abused or misunderstood as statistics. Yet, without some grounding in basic statistical concepts, our ability to trade profitably is l

  • Using Visual Imagery in Trading by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Visual Imagery in Trading by Ari Kiev, M.D. This psychiatrist, who conducts seminars on the psychology of trading, discusses the use of visual imagery to maximize trading results. Experience is governed by thoughts, especially those that occur wi

  • V.14:6 (241-243) Seasonality And The S&P 500 by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking at the seasonality of the stock market from different viewpoints can give you new insight into an old concept. Here's a look at the best and worst months in which to invest as well as some suggested investing guidelines. By Mark Vakkur, M.D. One

  • Watching DJIA Breakouts by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Catching DJIA Breakouts by Mark Vakkur, M.D. Buying breakouts in the Dow Jones Industrial Average works well - but there are caveats. If the trend is your friend, the simplest way to use that idea is to buy only those markets that are breaking out to n

Working Money: A Full Cuppa JOE by Alexander Elder, MD

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

Working Money: Channel Trade Win by Alexander Elder, MD

Working Money: How I Won My Gold by Alexander Elder, MD

Working Money: Monster Profit, Monster Slip by Alexander Elder, MD

  • {Put}, @Index vs. Copy by A.O.T. Fayiga, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...{Put}, @Index vs. Copy by A.O.T. Fayiga, M.D. When writing macros in Lotus 1-2-3, one always tries to find the programming method that runs the fastest. But complexity is not synonymous with speed. Sometimes, using {Put}, @Index, and {For} loops saves y







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