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Article Archive For Keyword: Measuring

  • Interview: Measuring Indicators With Fred Meissner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fred Meissner, CMT, is the founder and president of The FRED Report. His professional career spans 33 years in the investment business, including serving as president of the Market Technicians Association from 2002 to 2004. His background encompasses mar

  • Measuring An Indicator's Forecasting Ability by George R. Arrington

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Measuring An Indicator's Forecasting Ability by George R. Arrington Indicators are used to forecast a market. Traders have their favorite indicators. How can a trader determine whether an indicator leads the market? How can we tell whether one indicator

  • 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

  • Measuring Flags And Pennants by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:4 (22-31): Measuring Flags And Pennants by Markos Katsanos This new statistically derived formula can help you estimate price targets more accurately. Flags and pennants are my favorite formations, and I have used them in my

  • Measuring Linkage by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Measuring Linkage by Thom Hartle Seasoned traders know that relationships exist between markets. In theory, if fundamentals move one market in one direction, then another market may also move in the same direction or show a propensity to move in the opp

  • Measuring Market Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you haven't given much thought to why certain parameters are used in indicators, you may be interested to know that it has a lot to do with measured cycle periods. Here's how you can use these measured periods and apply them to your indicators

  • Measuring Market Internals With L.A. Little

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...L.A. Little is a professional money manager trading his own accounts while managing investment funds for qualified investors from his Colorado-based office. He is the author of three books.

  • Measuring Market Performance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Fisher-Gartman Risk Index uses a multi-asset class and global approach in measuring market performance.

  • Measuring Market Sentiment Using Breakout Ratios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a unique way to measure the bullish/bearish bias of the individual stocks that make up any given index or industry group.

  • Measuring Risk With The Normalized Risk Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Risk - there are many ways to measure it, but how effective are they? Here's one measure that is versatile and suitable for just about any type of risk profile

  • Measuring Risk by Dick Stoken

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are two common ways to measure performance: the standard deviation of returns and the Sharpe ratio. Here's a third way. How do we measure risk? In the financial industry, the generally accepted method is the standard deviation of returns. A low st

  • Measuring Risk by Lee Leibfarth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:11 (20-26): Measuring Risk by Lee Leibfarth The most important concept in building a profitable trading system is to protect your capital. Here's a look at some of the techniques you can apply to measure your risks. Would you

  • Measuring Stock Performance Against The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You know what correlation is, but what about partial correlation? Here we introduce you to a statistical measure that takes the pulse of stock performance relative to the market

  • Measuring System Performance by Lars N. Kestner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES Measuring System Performance Want to improve the evaluation of your trading systems? Here's a new performance measure that uses some statistics to measure profitability through time. by Lars N. Kestner Starting with an idea and de

Measuring The Markets With Pivots by Austin Passamonte

  • Measuring The Strength Of A Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Before entering a trade, it pays to measure one indicator that says much about a market.

  • Measuring Volatility by Jean-Olivier Fraisse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Measuring Volatility by Jean-Olivier Fraisse Are financial markets becoming more and more volatile? Can they still attract the small investor, even with such impressive fluctuations in daily prices? Is program trading a source of additional volatility?

  • Measuring Your Trading Temperament

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A well-tested trading system can help make the decision making process less stressful, but every trader needs to determine his or her tolerance for risk and drawdown before committing to a mechanical trading process.

  • Measuring the Move by Michael Kahn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chartists often use techniques to set profit objectives as well as determine their risk points in putting on a trade. Here, then, are some guidelines for your own trading. When a market breaks out of a technical trading pattern, traders need to correctl


    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MEASURING ASSOCIATION BETWEEN RETURNS ON TWO ASSETS The covariance between the total returns on two assets X and Y is defined as the average over the entire period of the products consisting of asset X's return in a given subperiod less its average retu

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