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  • 2B Test Of Bottom In The US Dollar-Swiss Franc

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the US dollar continues its slow-motion, spontaneous combustion before our very eyes, an important test against the Swiss franc looms.

  • 30 Years of Trading Wisdom - Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having been involved in the futures markets for the past 30 years it has never really been obvious to me why some people win and some people lose. But in giving it some more thought, I've made the following deductions.

  • 3M Teeters On The Edge Of The Abyss

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...3M led the way lower in April, and further weakness would confirm a large bearish pattern that has been working since November.

  • 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

  • A 2B Test Of Bottom In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The same formula that noted a bottom in March hints at another one in June.

  • A Break Of Key Support For Reliant Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A recent break of support could lead to further weakness for Reliant Energy.

  • A Break Of Trendline Support For Magnum Hunter Resources?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Magnum Hunter Resources looks to have breached last July's uptrend line but a further pullback could represent a good buying opportunity.

  • A Burst Of Joy (Global, That Is)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Joy Global is a worldwide mining machinery and services company. And the stock price is breaking out.

  • A Confluence Of Price And Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By using two different methods of technical analysis, it is possible to arrive at a confluence of price and time that defines not only a price target but a date at which the price target is expected to be reached.

  • A Confluence Of Support For IWM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The big trend is up and a confluence of support indicators suggests that the mild correction may be nearing an end.

  • A Confluence of Uncertainty and Volatility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US$ is falling like a stone. The Gold price is going through the roof. Alan Greenspan appears on CNBC and tells everyone in a language few can understand, that the US economy will be fine. The Dow, S&P500 and Nasdaq move sideways...

  • A Cup Of Security With Vasco Data

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A cup is in the making.

  • A Daily Chart Of The S&P 100 Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On April 22nd I presented an article "Gann, Elliott and the Dow Revisited." In it I argued that for the long-term, the trend is bearish, but for the short-term it could be bullish. Here is a chart of the S&P 100 Index that looks bullish for

  • A Dead Cross For Bank Of America

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakdown in late February and a dead cross in late March are enough to turn medium-term bearish on Bank of America. This bodes ill for the biggest sector in the S&P 500.

  • A Drill Hole Of Hope

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is down from its recent high, and those supposedly in the know say that gold is down at the moment because "all commodities" are down, but...

  • A Five-Wave Look At The Spring/Summer Rally of 2003

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Elliott wave interpretation of the current bull market suggests a correction before higher prices.

  • A Gann Study of A Bull Move In Wheat by Richard Diaz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Gann Study of A Bull Move In Wheat by Richard Diaz Gann's methods have been studied for years and applied by many to trading stocks and commodities. Here, Richard Diaz of Refco, Inc., provides us with his Gann analysis of a bull market in wheat. Whe

  • A Giant Rally Of Allegiant Travel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Allegiant Travel has been traveling north for the past few weeks.

  • A Head (And Shoulders) Of Cattle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A nearly five-month topping pattern in December live cattle futures looks set to resolve itself in a breakdown.

  • A Linear Regression Analysis Of Tekelec

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Before taking a position in any security, it is important to first look at its technical condition. In this analysis I use linear regression as the analysis tool to determine the overall trend of this technology company.

  • A Linear Regression Analysis Of The DJIA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Linear regression analysis is used here to show that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is most likely in the very early stage of rolling over to the downside.

  • A Long-Term Analysis Of The DJIA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are the events of the week ended July 27 the start of a major correction in the Dow Jones Industrial Average? A look at the chart presents conflicting evidence.

  • A Lulu Of A Stock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Christmas is around the corner. What do you buy someone who has everything?

  • A Lulu Of A Stock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Companies listed on the market can go bankrupt. Many are then delisted, but what do you do when they are not?

  • A Lulu Of An IPO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is this a company loved by its customers, or is it well managed?

  • A Major Confluence Of Support For Crude Oil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Light sweet crude is approaching a key support zone, which could act as a significant reversal point for prices.

  • A Method Of Statistical Analysis For The Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term statistical analysis shows the downward trend of the dollar weakening but may continue to move lower at a slower rate.

  • A Momentum Analysis Of The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price looks like it could continue to chug along, inching its way upward. A look at momentum suggests otherwise.

  • A Pair Of Flags For Newmont

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Newmont Mining has falling flags working on two time frames, and a breakout on the daily chart would have long-term implications.

  • A Pair Of SOX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In recent days, the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index (SOX) has enjoyed a mild corrective bounce from its long-term support zone.

  • A Parade Of Bearish Candlesticks Confirm Resistance For Qualcomm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Qualcomm is pushing against resistance for the fourth time in three months, with bearish candlesticks forming on each test.

  • A Portrait of General Electric as a 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A favorite technique for spotting potential market tops and bottoms appears as shares of General Electric test their June highs.

  • A Portrait of General Electric as a 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A favorite technique for spotting potential market tops and bottoms appears as shares of General Electric test their June highs.

  • A Quick Read of Fabrinet

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart of Fabrinet (FN) has not been an easy read. After reaching a high of 46.50 on October 5, 2016, it began to move lower, making a series of lower highs and lower lows, but a breakout to a new high of 47.50 on February 13, 2017, causes us to recon

  • A Rectangle & Fan Lines Show Alcoa Running Out of Steam

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the past two years most publicly traded companies have seen their equity price drop substantially. On the other hand Alcoa (AA) has survived and even thrived in hard times.

  • A Reliable Set Of Technical Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With so many indicators to choose from, it often becomes difficult to identify a few that work well together. Here is one trader's set of favorite indicators

  • A Shooting Star For Bank Of America

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The primary momentum indicator should always be price. To measure true momentum in price, many technical traders turn to candlesticks to help predict market direction for both long- and short-term periods.

  • A Short-Term View Of Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A number of Fibonacci levels are nearby that may affect the price of gold.

  • A Sign Of Spring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The sage of Omaha reports to his shareholders.

  • A Statistical Analysis Of Qs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this analysis I use statistical analysis to determine the overall trend of NASDAQ 100.

  • A Statistical Analysis Of Vertex Pharmaceuticals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Before taking a position in this security it is important that I first look at its technical condition. In this analysis I use linear regression as the analysis tool to determine the overall trend of this pharmaceutical company and when to time my trade.

  • A Stock Market On The Verge Of Collapse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are four basic analytical tools an analyst uses to measure the health of an individual stock or the stock market as a whole. One is price patterns, one is momentum, another is volume, and the final one is breadth. By using these four tools we can n

  • A Tale Of Two Investors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are two investors with two very different ways of looking at how and why they invest the way they do.

  • A Tale Of Two Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's this? "2004 rally dead in the water"?! Somebody forgot to tell the trend channels.

  • A Tale Of Two Equity Curves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When developing and testing various trading systems, learn to identify the most desirable kinds of equity curves.

  • A Tale Of Two Flags

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A large falling flag on the weekly chart and flat flag on the daily chart point to further upside for the Information Technology SPDR (XLK).

  • A Tale Of Two Indicators by Andrew Tomlinson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (22-27): A Tale Of Two Indicators by Andrew Tomlinson What do you do when two apparently similar indicators give opposite signals? On July 6, 2004, I was feeling pretty pleased with myself. The stock market was falling and

  • A Tale Of Two Macro Market Valuation Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks have continued to rally despite the calls for a correction from pundits. But how much more room have they got to run?

  • A Tale Of Two Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding it hard to make accurate directional calls in such a volatile market? Why not just consider selling short-term options that are beyond strong resistance barriers instead?

  • A Tale of Two Stock Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to trade a stock market moving in two directions at the same time.

  • A Taste Of The Big MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators like the moving average convergence/divergence help you confirm signals and decrease risk when buying and selling securities. Invented by Gerald Appel in the 1970s, the MACD has become a staple in the world of technical analysis. Here's h

  • A Theory Of $20 Oil Or Lower

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For a lasting economic turnaround, many hope for cheaper oil prices to act as a catalyst. Here is a plausible chart view to sustain the above notion.

  • A Trader's Weapons Of Value & Growth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For a trader, price and strategy are key components for successful trading when properly combined with both the value model and growth model approach to higher gains.

  • A Tug of War For BHP Billiton

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock is consolidating between support and resistance, so which way will prices break?

  • A View Of 2004 From The Inside

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It was another great year for corporate insiders to cash in their company's stock, and they did so in a big way. It is important that the trader understand how insider signals work and under what conditions they generate the best results. Here&apo

  • A Whiff Of Deflation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are falling silver prices anticipating a deflationary shock?

  • A modification of Wilder's directional movement system by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A modification of Wilder's directional movement system by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In his New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems (Copyright 1978) J. Welles Wilder Jr. introduced his directional movement system with the following: ""Direc

  • A more conservative estimate of risk by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A more conservative estimate of risk by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Risk is, or at least should be, of interest to all investors. One of the traditional measures of risk is the standard deviation of expected returns (that is, the spread of the expected re

  • A simple analogue of auto- and cross-correlation by Clifford J. Sherry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A simple analogue of auto- and cross-correlation by Clifford J. Sherry If you trade commodities or stocks and if you expect to make a profit, you are making the tacit assumption that you can predict the future price of your commodity or stock. Traders

  • A simple variation of the moving average by Peter Aan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A simple variation of the moving average by Peter Aan General description: The Moving Average Direction System is trend-following; always in the market. Originator: Peter Aan Advantages: Profits from most significant trends; entry technique eliminates

  • A thing of duty by Sara Nuss-Galles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Duty or passion? In either direction there is poetry in work. By Sara Nuss-Galles; page 273.

  • ABBV'S Band of Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...AbbVie's (ABBV) stock got slammed after disappointing results on small cell lung cancer drug, Rova-T, test results. The drug was the lead product of Stemcentrix, the biotech company ABBV acquired back in 2016 for $5.8 billion. On Thursday, March 22,

  • AIV Gives Fresh Breakout Of Flag Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apartment Investment and Management Co. shows a strong profit potential.

  • AK Steel Dropping Like A Ton Of Lead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In a surprising selloff, after gapping lower at the open, AK Steel proceeded to shed another $2 per share before the session was over. Is this a portent of things to come?

  • ALTR: Relief Rally In The Midst Of A Larger Downtrend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Altera fell by as much as 19% during its recent three-week slide; its latest rally looks to be of the bear market variety, with bigger declines ahead.

  • APO: Bucking The Tide In A Sea Of Red

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a fundamentally attractive stock rallies strongly on a day when the broad markets are tumbling, traders and investors should take notice.

  • AVP: A Change Of Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Avon Products have been in a bear market for more than a year now, but signs of a reversal are appearing.

  • Affine Geometry Of The Markets by Viktor Likhovidov

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Affine Geometry Of The Markets by Viktor Likhovidov Think the market doesn't have a memory? Think again. bout five years ago, I came across an interesting article concerning the channeling behavior of market charts. I don't remember much about the arti

Aftermath Of The Bubble by Phil Abel

  • Agilent Showing Signs of a Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Agilent (A - NYSE) is on the move again but this time it looks to be heading upward.

  • Alex Saitta of Salomon Brothers by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alex Saitta of Salomon Brothers by Thom Hartle Seasoned equity traders know that interest rates are a key force behind the direction of the stock market. The term ""interest rates,"" of course, is really a catch-all phrase for a group of markets that pr

  • Allstate : Early Warning of Cycle High?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bearish divergences have begun to appear on Allstate Corp's daily chart; is the ten-month old rally nearing completion?

  • Allstate: Downtrend Out Of Control Or In Good Hands?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by 11% over the past 11 weeks, are shares of Allstate Corp. (ALL) preparing for an all-out rout or will key support levels soon contain its slide?

  • Amazing Parallels of 2015 and 2017

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See why a mini stock market crash could happen in August 2017.

  • Amazon - A Harbinger of the Bear?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amazon has been a high-flyer over the last twelve years but is it now telling us that the worst is over for it and tech stocks?

  • American Semiconductor Comes Out Of Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...American Superconductor Corp. has finally emerged from long consolidation.

  • Amid The Gloom, Pockets Of Strength

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amid The Gloom, Pockets Of Strength

  • An Applied Glimpse Of Gann

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Let's have some fun with astrology and the financial markets

  • An Autumn Of Infamy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A catastrophic terrorist attack on the United States sets the stage for a not entirely unexpected stock market collapse.

  • An Elliott Wave Count Of The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The saying goes that one peek into the future is worth 1,000 finesses, so does our Elliott wave count give us that peek?

  • An End Of The Bull Run For DJIA?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged to a neckline support. Will the index ignore the pattern and surge higher or will it break down?

  • An Expert Of A System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this sixth part of a seven-part series, we look at an expert trading system that color-codes candlesticks to simplify entry & exit decisions.

  • An Overview Of The TRIN

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The TRIN can help traders spot overbought and oversold market conditions.

  • Analysis Of A Winning Trade by Gary Smith

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analysis Of A Winning Trade by Gary Smith Winning traders tend to have something in common in at least one way, and that is the ability to make rapid trading decisions based on all the factors that affect the market. Here, private trader Gary Smith reco

  • Analysis Of Price Change & Trend Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Did you ever think that price change or movement within a trend can be described by the laws of mechanics of rigid body motion? It can, and here's a method that looks at it from that perspective

  • Anatomy Of A Breakdown (Part 1)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To successfully identify a break down as it begins to happen, it is essential to learn to look for signs of technical weakness on the chart.

  • Anatomy Of A Breakdown (Part 2)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are many tools that the technician can use to help identify technical weakness on a price chart. Indicators used correctly can provide invaluable information.

  • Anatomy Of A Candlestick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Take a closer look at this strong reversal pattern.

  • Anatomy Of A Low: Order Flow And Order Book Data Provide Insight

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the development of support for Thursday, March 7, 2019. Market structure and order flow provide insight into the actual transactiona

  • Anatomy Of A Stock Trade: MTD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The study of price action is often misunderstood and poorly demonstrated. Here, a trade breakdown will dispel some of those myths and untruths.

  • Anatomy Of A Trade: The One That Got Away

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you ever traded with exceptionally bad timing? Here's one to ponder

  • Anatomy of a Stock Market Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patterns from four stock market peaks could reveal the near future.

  • 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

  • Andrew Addison of the Addison Report by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...INTERVIEW Simplicity for Simplicity's Sake: Andrew Addison Of The Addison Report by Thom Hartle In this increasingly complicated world, it's a comfort to hear that indicators don't have to be complicated to work well, as Andrew Addison of The Addison Re

  • Andrew Lo And The Future of Technical Analysis by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Andrew Lo And The Future of Technical Analysis by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber Andrew Lo, who is the Harris & Harris Group Professor of Finance at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Sloan School of Management and director of MIT's Laborat

  • Another Bite Of The Apple

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Apple watch has proved to be a no-no, so Apple has reduced its retail price and brought out a smaller iPhone. Is this the winner?

  • Another Look At Bank of America

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Bank of America getting its house in order? Is it a BUY at current levels?

  • Another Sign Of A Market Top?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On February 15, my Traders.com Advantage article discussed the soaring S&P 500 and a falling VIX, which together with eurodollar futures and some other indicators pointed to a top in US stocks. Here is another reason for concern.

  • Apache Corp. Offers a Good Example of a Shakeout Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apache Corp. (APA) broke a significant top in the $57.00 to $58.00 range last month. The positive relative strength and shakeout pattern indicated a further move to the upside.

  • Apache Corp. on the Verge of Breaking Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apache Corp. looks to be completing a bullish triangle formation, indicating a potential break to the upside. However, I would wait for confirmation before jumping in.

  • Apple Stock Pushed Higher With News Of Steve Jobs' Health

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple Inc. is a stock to watch with news about Steve Jobs' health.

  • Apple: Intial Stages Of A Sizeable Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a weekly and monthly cycle top at around the same time, expect a tradable correction to soon follow.

  • Appreciating The Risk Of Ruin by Nauzer J. Balsara

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Appreciating The Risk Of Ruin by Nauzer J. Balsara Traders focus on developing trading rules and systems that identify market entry and exit points. A factor that is often overlooked is the percentage of trading capital available that is risked on trade

  • April: A Month Of Renewal For the SPX?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistically, April is one of the best-performing months for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). It could serve as a springboard for the market to break higher, and it could also take one stock, Carriage Services, even higher than the 75% return it

  • Are Office Supplies, The Paper Kind, An Indicator Of A Recovery?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...History has shown that when a stock market enters a recovery phase, more paper is used. The reason is simple; invoices, and writing on those invoices, use ink, pens, pencils and other such office supplies, and when that company uses recycled materials, t

  • Asoka Selvarajah Of Rabobank International by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Asoka Selvarajah Of Rabobank International by Thom Hartle According to Asoka Selvarajah, markets do make sense ultimately, but not in a way that most people imagine. To understand the markets, according to Selvarajah, requires a dash of Pythagorean theo

  • Austria I-Share Leaves Behind Clouds Of Uncertainty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After long volatile sessions in earlier months, EWO finally breaks through the hurdles and creates good trading conditions.

  • Balance Of Market Power by Igor Livshin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Balance Of Market Power by Igor Livshin Who's in charge, bulls or bears? It doesn't take higher-order math to get a good reading. The balance of market power (BMP) indicator measures the strength of the bulls vs. the bears by assessing the ability of e

  • Balance of Market Power (Part I of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is this indicator? Does it work? Something new or just a different look at what you might have already observed?

  • Balance of Market Power (Part I of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is this indicator? Does it work? Something new or just a different look at what you might have already observed?

  • Balance of Market Power (Part II of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is this indicator? Does it work? Something new or just a different look at what you might have already observed?

  • Balance of Market Power (Part II of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is this indicator? Does it work? Something new or just a different look at what you might have already observed?

  • Balance of Market Power (Part III of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is this indicator? Does it work? Something new or just a different look at what you might have already observed?

  • Balance of Market Power (Part III of III)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is this indicator? Does it work? Something new or just a different look at what you might have already observed?

  • Band Of The Handheld PCs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can take notes! You can play games! You can access the Internet! You can get your E-mail -- and you can even be fashionable as you do it all. The newest offerings represent the bargains, best buys, and things to come in the growing market for handhel

  • Bank Of America

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are bank shares worth a buy now?

  • Bank Of America

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yellen: Europe held back by problems in its banking center.

  • Bank Of America Bullish Continuation Possible?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by more than 45% over the past six months, shares of Bank of America may be setting up for yet another surge higher into December 2012.

  • Bank of America Charges To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite an impressive surge over the last two weeks, Bank of America remains in a downtrend overall with resistance close at hand.

  • Bank of America's New 52-Week High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bulls kick off 2013 with a powerful rally, with shares of Bank of America leading the charge higher.

  • Battle of Bulls vs. Bears

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lessons from warfare that can improve your trading ability.

  • Be Aware Of Pin Risk

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you're a futures or option trader, this is one risk you should be aware of. Find out how to manage your positions to lessen the possibility of pin risk

  • Be Ready For The End Of The Recession

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With economists now predicting that the recession should be brief and shallow, traders may want to consider relative strength strategies to be ready to profit from the recovery.

  • Bear-Baiting & The Dogs Of The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investing in high-yield, low-priced Dow stocks has been a winning game for years -- with the emphasis on "has been."

  • Bearish Breakout Of DJIA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The descending rally of DJIA has breached major intermediate support. Will the index regain its previous levels?

  • Beat The Dow With The Dogs Of The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Want to know how you can beat one of the broader market indexes? Here's a strategy you can follow.

  • Behavior of the Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index by Cliff Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Behavior of the Standard & Poor's 500 Stock Index by Cliff Sherry, Ph.D. Is it stationary, random or independent? Editor's note: In preparing for magazine publication, this article has been heavily condensed. Some insights that were peripheral to the S

  • Berkshire Hathaway As One Of History's Biggest Winners

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Warren Buffett has built great wealth for himself and his investors with a buy & hold philosophy, and traders would be hard-pressed to keep up.

  • Best Of Funds, Worst Of Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not much has changed in the world of sector fund relative strength over the past few months; transportation stocks are still outperforming even as energy-related shares continue to languish.

  • Best Of Funds, Worst Of Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not much has changed in the world of sector fund relative strength over the past few months; transportation stocks are still outperforming even as energy-related shares continue to languish.

  • Between The Lines Of Rectangle Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It’s an area of indecision -- are the bulls in control or bears?

  • Beware of Microsoft

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Goliath looking weak next to David.

  • Biotech ETFs: A Slice Of Medical Science

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you interested in learning more about using exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your trading? Leslie N. Masonson, an active ETF trader, is president of Cash Management Resources, a financial consulting firm that focuses on ETF strategies. He is the autho

  • Biotechs Ready To Break Out Of Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Biotechs are a key part of the Nasdaq index. The Nasdaq has broken out of its consolidation and its strength will naturally rub off on those constituent sectors that were also consolidating. The biotech index is one such sector and new 52 week highs ar

  • Birth of a Crude Oil Bull Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Evidence from all four market dimensions imply a bull market has begun for Crude Oil.

  • Boeing - King Of All Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn why this aerospace & defense company is a key stock market indicator.

  • Bollinger Bands (Part I of IV)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bollinger bands are one of the most successful indicators available today.

  • Bollinger Bands (Part II of IV)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bollinger bands are one of the most successful indicators available today.

  • Bollinger Bands (Part III of IV)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bollinger bands are one of the most successful indicators available today.

  • Bollinger Bands (Part IV of IV)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bollinger bands are one of the most successful indicators available today.

  • Boosting Rates Of Return With Noncorrelated Systems by Richard L. Weissman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boosting Rates Of Return With Noncorrelated Systems by Richard L. Weissman Here's how adding noncorrelated assets within a trading system and combining noncorrelated systems can help your trading. Mechanical trading systems offer traders and risk manag

  • Boston Scientific: Early Hint Of Distribution?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by 150% since November 2012, shares of Boston Scientific may now be giving advance warning of "smart money" distribution.

  • Breadth Of Fresh Air by Gregory L. Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (36-41): Breadth Of Fresh Air by Gregory L. Morris The significance of the levels of the McClellan summation index can help improve your trading results. I was writing my second book, The Complete Guide To Market Breadth I

  • Breakdown Of Verizon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Verizon Communications is unable to sustain its new high.

  • Breaking Out Of Price Channels by Gerald Marisch

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  • Breakout Of Health Care Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After two years, the Health Care Provider Index has entered a fresh intermediate uptrend. The confirmed triangular breakout would polish the bullish path for the index.

  • Bullish Percent is a Good Barometer of the Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish percent is the percentage of stocks that are on buy signals at any given point in time. By watching for certain patterns, investors can interpret what type of market - bull or bear - we are in before it is too late.

  • Bullish Rally Of CW Halts?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Curtiss Wright Corp. is showing signs of trend reversal possibilities while heading towards its previous high.

  • Bullish Rally Of XLY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector is undergoing a healthy bullish rally. The outlook is likely to remain positive.

  • Buying Strength In A Time Of Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the SPX faltering and weakness setting in? If it is, now may be the time to identify strength to spot tomorrow's new stock leaders.

  • CAN SLIM II: The Gold At The End Of The Rainbow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Now that you have the CAN, try rearranging your alphabet.

  • CLDX: Plenty Of Warning Before The Plunge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by nearly 450% in 17 months - prior to today's plunge -shares of Celldex Therapeutics had given prior warning that its latest parabolic rise was unsustainable.

  • CORNERSTONE OF TECHNICAL ANALYSIS: The Dow Theory by Timothy A. Maguire

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  • CTL: Evaluation Of Channel Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Certain channel breakout setups are more desirable than others; here's a quick tutorial to help you spot the higher probability opportunities.

  • Cabela's Inc. Breaks Out Of Symmetrical Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CAB reached its previous high by moving out of the symmetrical triangle it had been in.

  • Calculating Interest With the Rule of 72 by Raymond Rothschild

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calculating Interest With the Rule of 72 by Raymond Rothschild Despite the convenience these days of computers, business calculators and the like, it is often desirable to perform some calculations either mentally or using pencil and paper. After all, o

  • Calculating Relative Strength Of Stocks by Robert L. Hand Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calculating Relative Strength Of Stocks by Robert L. Hand Jr. Heavy on consumer stocks? You may want to rethink your strategy and make some adjustments to your portfolio. Robert Hand addresses the shift of leadership early this year from consumer stocks

  • Can Bank Of America Crack Down Further?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bank of America has formed two reversal patterns that can lead to a serious correction.

  • Can Financials Provide Warning Of A Market Top?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In past market tops, the financial sector has turned down first. It happened in the October 1987 meltdown and again at the 2000 top. So how has the financial sector been doing lately?

  • Candlesticks And The Method Of 3 by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks And The Method Of 3 by Gary S. Wagner and Bradley L. Matheny Various uses of the number three, a number of importance in Japanese culture as well as Western culture, can be seen prominently throughout candlestick technique and particularly

  • Capitulation Confirmed With Massive Wave Of S&P 500 Component Buy Signals

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  • Cassandra Toroian Of Financialmuse.com

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  • Charles D. Kirkpatrick II of Kirkpatrick & Co. by Thom Hartle

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  • Charles Rinaldi Of Strong Capital Management

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  • Charles White Of Tucson Asset Management by Thom Hartle

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  • Charter Communications Inc. And The Golden Touch Of Paul Allen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although Paul Allen is majority stock holder in this company, it still has experienced significant losses in its stock value. Is it now on the rebound? A breakout from a triangle formation gives shareholders some hope.

  • Charting the universe of funds by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Charting the universe of funds by Technical Analysis, Inc. FUNDGRAF Parsons Software 118 Woodshire Drive Parkersburg, West Virginia, 26101 (304) 424-5191 Price: $100 Computer: IBM PC and compatibles So wide-spread is today's speculative impulse that ""

  • Checking Out Bank Of America

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rule is, when everyone is buying, it is time to sell.

  • Cisco Systems Running Out Of Fuel?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Cisco Systems have enjoyed a solid rally for the past five weeks, but the rally appears to be treading on thin ice.

  • Citigroup — The Beginning Of The Beginning?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is a buy signal given by Citigroup the start of a recovery for financial institutions?

  • Citigroup Maintains Uptrend, Breaks Out Of Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Markets are actually in sharp up or downtrends only 30% of the time. Seventy percent of the time, they are either in weak trends or "choppy," moving in a sideways consolidation. The US market seems to be going through a weak trending phase and

  • Clue Hunting Through Commitment Of Traders' Data

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like any indicator, Commitment of Traders (COT) data has its followers. For those who know how to read between the lines, there is always an interesting story to be had.

  • Coca Cola Has Plenty Of Fizz Left In Bull Run

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Coca-Cola are surging higher yet again.

  • Commitment Of Traders Report Turns Bullish

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commercial traders have turned bullish on the S&P 500.

  • Commitment Of Traders Report: Demystified by Jason Braswell

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  • Commitments of Traders as a sentiment indicator By Stephen E. Briese

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  • Commodity Spreading: An Art of Price Differentials by DR. BASIL VENITIS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Spreading: An Art of Price Differentials by DR. BASIL VENITIS A Commodity Spread or Straddle is a combination of a long position and a short position in related commodity futures. It is a sort of arbitrage between futures. (The same way hedgin

  • CompuDyne Corporation Breaks Out Of An Ascending Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ascending triangles are different from other triangles. They give an indication of the direction of their breakout before the event. An ascending triangle breakout on heavy volume is a good reason to be long on a stock and CompuDyne Corporation's c

  • Concho: The New King Of The Oil Patch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Concho Resources, Inc. is setting up shop in a major oil shale reservoir. Is it time to buy its stock?

  • Confessions of a Speculator: Why Losses Occur by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Confessions of a Speculator: Why Losses Occur by JESSE H. THOMPSON/ Technical Analysis staff writer ""The Markets"", whether envisioned as the stock markets, the futures markets or any of the myriad forms and reflections of price activity, are all somew

  • Confessions of a technical heretic by Grant Noble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Confessions of a technical heretic by Grant Noble Recently, I chatted with someone who runs a fairly well-known advisory service. He mentioned that one client tested more than 700 computerized systems and came to the conclusion that some worked well in

  • Confluence of Technical Indicators = Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Confluence of non-correlated indicators suggest high-probability, low-risk trading opportunities. With CNET, there is bullish confluence of volume, price action, and MACD divergence.

  • Consolidation Of HSBC

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While going through a long-term consolidation period, HSBC maintained bullish sentiments by developing an interesting pattern and support levels.

  • Convergence Of Bullish Signals In HCLP

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...HCLP has been on the rise but has recently stalled so is it time to exit or go long? The answer may surprise you.

  • Convergence of Price and Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 reaches major price resistance on a cycle turn date.

  • Correction Phase Of Utility Average Ends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Utility Average severely lost bullish strength in the past correction. The charts suggest that a gaining season for the index is under way.

  • Correlations of common stock indicators by Frank Tarkany

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Correlations of common stock indicators by Frank Tarkany Not surprisingly, it turns out that certain stock indicators are highly correlated with each other and with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA). There appear to be short but usable lags betwee

  • Could Transports Climb A Wall Of Worry?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the news dominated by airlines entering bankruptcy and oil stubbornly clinging to record levels, this may be a good time for contrarians to look at transportation stocks.

  • Crude's Cracked Wall Of Worry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does the Katrina spike spell the end of crude's crazy rally?

  • Cup (Of Sugar) With Handle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The year-to-date consolidation in sugar futures could be hinting at more historic highs to come.

  • Cycle Analysis: A comparison of the Fourier and Maximum Entropy methods by John F. Ehler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycle Analysis: A comparison of the Fourier and Maximum Entropy methods by John F. Ehler The motivation for reducing price history to a mathematical expression is clear. If we can describe the prices mathematically, we have the means to extend the equat

  • Cyclical analysis of stock prices with astrology by Robert S. Kimball

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclical analysis of stock prices with astrology by Robert S. Kimball Over the past four years I have participated in a research project that has sought to test the validity of a rather controversial and unorthodox approach to cyclical analysis. The pri

  • DFS And A Reversal Of Fortunes?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some market reversal situations inspire more confidence than others, and this just may be one of them.

  • DMI Says Lack of Power to Stall Golds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...My favorite trend strength indicator, DMI (directional movement indicator), says gold price and the gold index do not have enough power in the short-term so expect a move down.

  • David Vomund And The World Of Exchange Traded Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...David Vomund is the president of Vomund Investment Management, an investment advisory company that specializes in managing exchange traded fund (ETF) portfolios. While other advisory firms are only now discovering ETFs, Vomund's firm has an exceptional n

  • Death To The Death Of The Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A massive, two-year head & shoulders bottom suggests an upside surprise for dollar bears.

  • Death of a Bull Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to trade US stocks at the beginning of 2019.

  • Debugging and the virtues of experimentation Part 6 by Jim Summers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Debugging and the virtues of experimentation Part 6 by Jim Summers, Ph.D. In last month's column we discussed the use of {Put} and @Index(...) menu commands in Lotus 1-2-3. These can increase significantly program speed by avoiding cursor movement and r

  • December Coffee: A Case of False Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After spending the past two months trading in a range between 78 and 85, December coffee experienced a brief upside breakout that led to a dramatic reversal and new 52-week lows.

  • December Corn's 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the CRB Index heads toward resistance, the grains struggle to keep their bull markets alive.

  • December Crude Oil Showing Signs of Recovery

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December crude oil has been in a downward spiral for the last month-and-a-half. Though the contract failed to confirm a bottom last week, there were some positive technical developments on Monday.

  • Deeds of Trust

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the stock market losing some of its appeal, real estate investment is worth a fresh look.

  • Degree Of Complexity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When designing trading systems, it's easy to keep adding parameters or filters. But does the system perform better when it's more complex? Here's how you can keep your system efficient and only add more when it's necessary.

  • Dell Testing Another Layer Of Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One area of key support has already been taken out. Can Dell hold the next line?

  • Demand May Overwhelm Supply of Deluxe

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Multiple indicators point to higher prices for Deluxe.

  • 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

Diary Of A Strangle by Charles Steiner

  • Did Gap Really Fall Because Of Cotton Prices?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The announcement from Gap may reveal more about the economy than the company.

  • Dogs Of The Dow: Mid-Season Review

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How are the Dogs doing halfway through the year?

  • Don't Ditch The Dogs Of The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With just one modification, you can create a reliable variation of a money maker.

  • Don't Underestimate The Power Of The VIX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent runup in the stock market since the March lows still has the bulls giddy. But their bearish cohorts can make a pretty persuasive argument for a summer selloff in the stock market. Over the past couple of months, the S&P 500 has been busy c

  • Dow Mini: Retest Of Support Likely

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Industrial Average gets closer to support levels as negative news affects investor attitudes.

  • Dow Reaches Its Moment Of Truth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent recovery in the Dow Industrials is quite impressive, but this key market barometer is not out of the woods just yet.

  • Dow Theory Principle Of Confirmation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Recently, the Dow transports reaffirmed the rising intermediate trend on the Dow industrials by making a new closing high. Even though the market is looking toppy at these levels, the intermediate trend has yet to be reversed based on the principles of c

  • Dow Trading Strategies, Three Types Of Trends To Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Industrial Average offers exciting opportunities for traders, but only if you understand the three types of trends that are common to this market.

  • Dow Transports Warn Of Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This statistical analysis shows that the Dow Jones Transportation Average warns of a possible reversal in trend from up to down.

  • Dundee Precious Metals Inc. And The ABCs of Elliott Wave

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Precious metals: To buy or not to buy -- that is the question. A look at this chart may give you the answer.

  • EBF Shows Strength Of Candlestick Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The candlestick pattern, whether based on one bar or as a group of bars, provides technical insight into a specific stock, index, or exchange traded fund (ETF).

  • Early Sign Of Lower Oil Prices?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A company supporting offshore drilling is breaking down, possibly signaling that lower oil prices lie ahead.

  • Ease of Movement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ease of Movement

  • Ease of Movement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buy when it is easier to buy, and sell when it is easier to sell.

  • Ease of movement by Richard W. Arms Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ease of movement by Richard W. Arms Jr. On occasion it seems as though a stock or commodity must have discovered anti-gravity. It moves upward with little effort. Such a move is characterized by increasing volume but similarly increasing price spread on

  • EchoStar Breaks Out Of An Ascending Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakout of an ascending triangle on good volume gives good reason to be long this stock.

  • Ed Seykota Of Technical Tools by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ed Seykota Of Technical Tools by Thom Hartle Ed Seykota, whose thoughts and insights were chronicled in Jack Schwager's book Market Wizards, has been involved with trading commodities since the late 1960s. According to Market Wizards, Seykota's ""model

  • Edwin LeFevre: Man Of Mystery

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who was this man, whose work is so well known but who himself is not?

  • Effect Of Evening Doji Star

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An interesting reversal candlestick pattern was formed on the weekly chart of Microsoft, plunging the stock back to its lows.

  • Effects Of Volatility On Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can trading results be similar to those of roulette betting? Find out here.

  • Election 2004: A Tale Of Two Tops

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The nine-month trading range of 2004 resembles a similarly extended trading range from 2000.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Elizabeth Marbach of Rodman & Renshaw by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elizabeth Marbach of Rodman & Renshaw by Thom Hartle Elizabeth Marbach, first vice president and broker/analyst in the financial futures group for Rodman & Renshaw, started out in the early 1980s down in the Treasury bill trading pit on the Chicago Merc

  • Elliott Wave Analysis Of $SPX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What does a review of current Elliott wave counts reveal? A short-term buy, but what else?

  • Emini S&P Toward The End Of The Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are consolidating close to recent highs.

  • End Of Bond Days

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The "salad days" are over for bonds, PIMCO bond guru Bill Gross says. If that's true, then what can investors and traders anticipate in the way of an entree?

  • End Of Day Trading With Double Bottoms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On February 19, Traders.com published my article on the trading strategy "Buying At The Bottom." Below is a chart showing how to trade both long and short using this strategy.

  • End of Day Trading Using the Red Green Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In previous articles I have written about the JM investment strategy, and the R/G trading strategy. This article shows how to analyze the market and find a stock to trade short-term using the R/G strategy.

Entropic Analysis Of Equity Prices by Ron McEwan

  • Essentials Of Technical Analysis by Larry Swing

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  • Estimating The Fractal Dimension Of Stock Prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are markets completely random and unpredictable, or are they partially predictable? Here, we explore how the fractal dimension (or the related Hurst exponent) of a stock or index price series can help answer this question

  • Euro Index Hits A Milestone, Warning Of A Possible US Market Turn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Euro Index bounce could reflect the US Dollar Index and the major US indexes topping.

  • Evaluation Of Stocks, ETFs, And Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In times of price volatility and diverging political and financial theories on world markets, how will independent traders survive? Find out how one trader navigates the markets with a daily evaluation method.

  • Evolution of a Timing Model by Nelson Freeburg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Evolution of a Timing Model by Nelson Freeburg How does a trading model evolve? Formula Research newsletter publisher Nelson Freeburg discusses the evolution of a trading model and explains such concepts as out-of-sample testing, parameter sensitivity t

  • Exelixis, Inc. Breaking Out Of Ascending Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exelixis, Inc. (EXEL) has been rising in an ascending triangle since October 2002, and is just beginning its breakout on strong volume.

  • Exorcise fear of a depression by Charles Bebber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exorcise fear of a depression by Charles Bebber Not surprisingly, economic reports in the weeks following the stock market's Black Monday bristled with references to pessimism, alarm and failure of confidence. Contemporary economic thought has long take

  • Exploring the Science of Technical Analysis: Thomas R. DeMark by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Thomas R. DeMark by Thom Hartle Thomas R. DeMark has been called ""the ultimate indicator and systems guy"" with the publication of his well-received book, The New Science of Technical Analysis. Who is he and what has he done that deserves su

  • Exponentially Smoothing The Daily Number of Declines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exponentially Smoothing The Daily Number of Declines This article presents an indicator that is the one-day rate of change of a triple exponential smoothing of the daily number of declines, an oscillator similar to TRIX (covered by Jack Hutson in the e

  • Extremes Analysis Of Interest Rates And Stock by Mark C. Snead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Extremes Analysis Of Interest Rates And Stock by Mark C. Snead This former investment broker explains the relationship between declining interest rates and the lagged effect on the stock market. Interest rate changes exert a powerful influence on stoc

  • Exxon Running Out Of Gas?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ever since 2002, Exxon's share price has been consistently moving higher and higher. Does Exxon have the energy to continue higher, or is it running out of gas?

  • ExxonMobil Runs Out Of Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows that the bull market in ExxonMobil has run its course and a new bear market has begun.

  • FEIC Gives Gap Breakout Of Falling Wedge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A breakaway gap from a particular pattern reinforces the gap and the continuation of trend. FEI Co. is heading toward the target of $41.

  • Failure Of A Bottoming Out Pattern In Peoplesoft Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peoplesoft Inc. was forming a head and shoulders pattern on the weekly chart, indicating a bottom formation. But the pattern seems to be failing as prices refuse to cross the neckline.

  • Fallacy Of Adjusting Stop Loss To Breakeven

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tightening the stop loss is a key risk management concept, but moving it to breakeven for no technical reason invites subjectivity in your decision-making, potentially preventing yourself from making a profit.

  • Fear of Regret

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The fear of regret is a cognitive bias that involves both judgment and emotion. We feel pain for having made a decision that results in a loss. Sometimes, the anticipation of that pain is so strong that it causes us to act in ways which might otherwise

  • 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

  • Fears of the trader by Ron Jaenisch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fears of the trader by Ron Jaenisch In order to eliminate fear from trading it may be useful to have an understanding of what it is and how we generate it. Fear is actually a form of excitement and the only physiological difference between fear and exci

  • Fibonacci Rules To Get Ahead Of The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Getting a feel for when market trends begin and end is a great skill to have. Gain some insight into market price moves using Fibonacci rules.

  • Fifth Of A Fifth?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the S&P 500 just begun its last surge higher?

  • Finding Value Statistically: Geraldine Weiss of Investment Quality Trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Geraldine Weiss of Investment Quality Trends by Thom Hartle Have you ever wondered about how to find real value in the markets? Well, this may be the solution to your problem. Geraldine Weiss started the Investment Quality Trends newsletter i

  • First Citizen Of Technical Analysis: Arthur Merrill by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...First Citizen Of Technical Analysis: Arthur Merrill by Thom Hartle Arthur A. Merrill, currently of Merrill Analysis and Analysis Press and previously of Technical Trends, drew his first bar chart in 1930. His first, earliest calculations were made on sl

  • First Energy Near Back Of Relative Strength Pack

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...No matter if a reversal in the S&P 500 was a fluke. Tracking the weakest stocks in this index may alert you to potential shorting opportunities.

  • Fiserve Has A Mind Of Its Own

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the Nasdaq wallows near its lows for the year, Fiserve (FSIV) is breaking resistance barriers on good volume.

  • Flextronics International's Rising Wedge of Worry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Flextronics (FLEX) has been dropping for some time and this trend will not change. In fact, the future looks quite gloomy for this chart.

  • For Bank Of America, Cycles Warn Of Near-Term High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Bank of America continue to trend higher, but two key price cycles are warning of a near-term reversal.

  • For Bank Of America, Cycles Warn Of Near-Term High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Bank of America continue to trend higher, but two key price cycles are warning of a near-term reversal.

  • For PCLN, End Of The Line For Current Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Priceline.com have enjoyed an epic runup in price over the past few months. Is the current decline a buying opportunity or the start of a major trend reversal?

  • Ford Motor Exhaustion Gap Warns Of Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ford Motor shares have enjoyed a strong rally since summer 2012, but its new exhaustion gap pattern is warning of a possible reversal soon.

  • Ford, The Survivor Of An American Industry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This company is the sole survivor of the US auto industry, and the charts show it.

  • Forecasting the HIGH of a Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forecasting the date for a cycle low is relatively easy as I have shown in my two previous articles, "Cycles and the S&P 500 Index" (12/13/02), and "Nasdaq and Cycles" (12/16/02), but forecasting a cycle high can be difficult. Her

Forex Focus: Determining The End Of The Trend by Jody Samuels

  • Forex Focus: Making Sense Of Currency Movements by Grace Cheng

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forex Focus: Making Sense Of Currency Movements by Grace Cheng With currency movements so randomized, how could you possibly know when to enter and exit trades? One of the most frequently asked questions among forex traders is certainly this: What on e

  • Forex Focus: Surviving The Trappings Of Trends by Cornelius Luca

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forex Focus: Surviving The Trappings Of Trends by Cornelius Luca Faced with a choppy trend? Here's how to analyze a trend and identify some realistic opportunities. AH! the dream and promise of trends! Traders rightfully seek and try to follow them. Ho

  • Four Lessons From Three Decades Of Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you had the opportunity, why not learn a thing or two from those who have already figured out what works and what doesn't? Here's a chance to soak up some wisdoms as one trader shares lessons he learned as he traveled along his 30-year trading journey

  • Four Measures Of Market Volatility by Frederic Ruffy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Four Measures Of Market Volatility by Frederic Ruffy How do you read the CBOE's new measures of volatility? Find out here. The CBOE volatility index (VIX) was last modified in September 2003. The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) reconstructed the

  • Four Signs Of A Market Breakdown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market breakdowns occur as fast as you can blink, but if you know the signs of a breakdown, you can emerge a winner.

  • Four Types Of Trading Volume To Use For Higher Gains

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technicians use price action to dictate their trading decisions, but that is a waste of time if you don't understand how to use volume, the fuel for price movement, to trade well.

  • Fourier Series Model Of The Market

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John F. Ehlers Of MESA

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Josh DiPietro and The Reality Of Daytrading by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

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  • Merck Holds Firm In The Face Of Market Weakness

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Merck is battling back with a triangle breakout and a consolidation near resistance.

  • Merck Shows A Positive Divergence Of The Bollinger %b Indicator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock has been in a downtrend during the past five years.

  • Midterm Price Analysis of The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's the midterm price outlook for S&P 500.

  • Minimum Expectations Of A Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is your system performing adequately? Here is a method you can use to determine minimum expected performance.

  • Moment Of Truth For XLF

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After forming a rising wedge over the last two months, the financials SPDR declined sharply and is dangerously close to a continuation breakdown.

  • Money Flow and the Comeback of Light Crude

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a descent in late November, February light crude has begun climbing . . . again.

  • Monthly Dow Shows Early Signs Of Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Normally longer term trend changes are announced by a series of higher lows and higher highs on a monthly chart and the Dow finally shows this.

  • Monthly Price Cycles Show Bullish Signs Of Life

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many industry groups are manifesting rising monthly price cycles, implying that more gains may be seen after a period of further correction and/or consolidation in the US markets.

  • More Gains To Come For Bank Of America?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price cycle studies suggest that Bank of America shares may be due for more gains in the weeks ahead.

  • More Signs Of A Market Top

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  • More Words Of Advice For New Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's some more advice and tips for those seeking to take their trading to a more profitable level.

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  • NIKE Making A Run For It, But Could Be Out Of Gas

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  • NVDA Complete Retracement Of The 2010 Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While it's always a thrill to see a stock launch into a near-vertical, parabolic rise, wise traders and investors will want to do some technical and fundamental investigation before blindly jumping on board at such lofty price levels.

  • Nasdaq Nears Confirmation Of Its Negative Divergence--Again

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Divergence + Confirmation = Reversal. Is the Nasdaq ready to roll?

  • Netflix Demonstrates Value Of Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock plummeted after the company changed its business model, but technicians could have avoided the worst of the decline.

  • New Support Of XLI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rally of the Industrial Select Sector has turned down various forms of resistance formed by the previous corrective rally. How far can the index run?

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

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a stock gaps sharply lower after a substantial gain, the party may be over.

  • Newpark Resources Retest Of Plunge Low Likely

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  • Nokia Gaps Out Of A Basing Formation

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  • Oil Service Stocks Test Support Of Trend Channel

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  • On Synergy and Strategy: Tom Bierovic Of Synergy Futures by Thom Hartle

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  • PCS On Verge Of Powerful Breakout

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  • Parabolic Stop and Reverse: The Other Way of Stopping

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A creation of the futures markets, the parabolic stop and reverse helps traders get out (or in) while the getting is good.

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Pivot Levels And The Power of Commonality

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  • Test Of Resistance For Micron Technology

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  • That Lulu Of A Lululemon

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  • That Stock Of Facebook, Again!

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  • The 10 Principles Of Successful Trading

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  • The Abundance Of Pullback Tests

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  • The Adam theory of markets by Lesley B. Orr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Adam theory of markets by Lesley B. Orr Author: J. Welles Wilder Jr. Publisher: Cavida Ltd., N.C. The Adam Theory of Markets by J. Welles Wilder Jr. is a book about ""making profits trading...any freely traded markets anywhere in the world."" It s

  • The Alter Ego Of Swing Trading

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  • The Amazing Price Moves Of Qualcomm

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  • The Anatomy Of A Brexit Appointment

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  • The Anatomy Of The 10-Bagger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shh! We're hunting for these elusive (but not particularly rare) stocks.

  • The Angle Of Ascent by Martha Stokes, CMT

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  • The Average Age Of Averages

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  • The Basics Of Developing A Neural Trading System by Lou Mendelsohn

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  • The Basics Of Managing Money by Robert P. Rotella

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  • The Benefit Of Hindsight

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  • The Breakout Rallies Of ADC

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the bullish breakout, Agree Realty Corp. is moving on up.

  • The Bullish Bears Of Summer

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  • The Bullish Breakout Of Alliant Techsystems

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  • The Bullish Breakout Of Cempra

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  • The Bulls Of 1987

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The Business Of Trading by Don Bright

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  • The Commitment Of Traders Report by Jon Anderson

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  • The Concept Of Equivalence by Giorgos Siligardos, Ph.D.

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  • The Continuous Curse of the Rising Wedge

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  • The Copy Book Recovery Of Xerox

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Xerox Corporation raised its full year outlook, citing second quarter performance and strong demand for Xerox's new technology and value-added services.

  • The Crash Of VMWare

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  • The Critical Eye Of Laszlo Birinyi by Thom Hartle

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  • The Cycle Of Seven

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  • The DJIA's Moment Of Truth

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  • The Dow Days Of Summer

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  • The Dynamics Of Candlestick Patterns by Shijoong Sung

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  • The Effect Of Elections On Stock Market Returns

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  • The Effect Of Tilt On Mutual Fund Investing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Overcome invisible limits and find your own positive tilt.

  • The Elliott Wave Vs. The Random Walk In The Battle Of The Century

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Elliott wave theory proves once again that the market is no random walk in the park.

The Elliott Wave Vs. The Random Walk In The Battle Of The Century

  • The Elusive B-Wave Of The S&P Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are some adages to remember: "Sell in May and go away." "The second year of a Presidential cycle sees the most corrections."

  • The End Of The Bull Run For Silver?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who would have believed in early 2003 that the price of silver -- at $5 an ounce -- was destined to rise to nearly $50 an ounce in only eight years? Is this latest plunge merely a blip, or is it warning of a structural change in the status of the epic bu

  • The End Of The Trend by Cornelius Luca

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  • The Essence Of Dow Theory: Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Essence Of Dow Theory: Confirmation And Divergence by Richard L. Evans The Dow theory tenet that the Dow Jones Industrials and Dow Jones Transports must ""confirm"" one another is listed perfunctorily in most Dow theory discussions, but confirmation

  • The Essence of Market Profits by Victor Sperandeo

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  • The Evolution Of The Euro's Trend Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The dramatic fall and fall and rise of the EUR/USD as seen through the lens of a trend channel.

  • The Evolving State of Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Evolving State of Technical Analysis Leafing through a back issue of ""Success Farming"" magazine the other day, I was quite surprised to run across a fairly sophisticated article on the technical analysis of some of the meat and grain futures. The

  • The Fall Of Feeder Cattle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cattle futures tumble toward a source of potential Fibonacci support.

  • The Fall Of The Euro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 10th largest price drop in market history was made and the specter of another recession looms on the horizon but while markets decline, money flows to new opportunities if you know where to spot them.

  • The Fallacy Of Adjusting The Stop-Loss To Breakeven

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tightening the stop-loss is a key risk management concept, but moving it to breakeven for no technical reason invites subjectivity into your decision-making, potentially preventing yourself from making a profit

  • The Fate Of Currencies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The global economy was nurtured back to health after the credit crisis by China. Now it's time to see if the world can stand with a drop in China's demand

  • The Fate Of Pfizer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Drug companies have suddenly decided to bare their souls, and those of their drugs. Will they bounce back, and is the risk worth taking?

  • The Father Of Security Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To buy when others are selling takes nerve, but this legendary investor, one of the most respected in the investment arena over the decades, taught a generation that value investing works.

  • The Feng Shui Of Abundance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the Chinese art of placement and honoring your ch'i work for your financial benefit?

  • The Final Pieces Of A Ten Year Puzzle?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See why the US stock market could be near a significant turning point.

  • The First Drops Of Blood?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Buy when you see the blood running in the streets" -- or so goes the quote. Do we see any now?

  • The Followers Of The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One theory, many interpretations. Here are four of the earliest interpreters.

  • The Fundamentals of Sector Rotation by Paul and Carole Huebott

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  • The Future Of PSX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...PSX has been Warren Buffett's darling for the last two years but can it continue? There are signs that the bulls are ready to take this stock higher.

  • The Future Of The Financial Markets

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  • The Gang Of Four Method For Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Successful trading is a function of having a system that gives you an edge at each step of the trading process, and the Gang of Four method can give you that winning edge.

  • The Glitter Of Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold has made a bullish move the past week. It's time to consider what the longer term charts are saying.

  • The Godfather Rules Of Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Everybody wants to give you trading advice. How about some advice you can't refuse?

  • The Gravity Of Trading by Adrienne Toghraie

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  • The Greenback's 2B Test of Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Dollar index approaches a major test of lows set back in October 1998.

  • The Hidden Measure Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Want to find out where the market is headed? Market breadth reveals plenty.

  • The High-Performance Dividends Stocks Of The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dogs of the Dow scanner template in TradeStation can help you find megacap stocks that pay a handsome dividend yield.

  • The Highs And Lows Of Trading by Edward Robert Florez

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  • The Impact of Currency Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Performance of the currency markets can affect stock prices.

  • The Impeccable Timing Of Intraday Charts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A good trader is always looking for clues of a reversal, trying to piece together the technical jigsaw puzzle.

  • The Importance Of Being Sufficiently Capitalized

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  • The Importance Of Pitchfork Analysis For The Oil Services Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pitchfork analysis has been accurate in determining support and resistance levels for the index. Where could prices be headed next?

  • The Importance of Stop Orders by Patrick Cifaldi, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Importance of Stop Orders by Patrick Cifaldi, C.M.T. Some traders view stop orders as an affront to their analytical skills, but they shouldn't. Here are some simple guidelines on using stop orders and saving yourself some painful and costly lessons

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  • The Internal Dynamics of TRIN by Jack Rusin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Internal Dynamics of TRIN by Jack Rusin Consider four simplified trading days on the New York Stock Exchange: Day 1: 1000 issues advance, 100 decline, with 1,000,000 shares up volume and 100,000 shares down volume. TRIN = (1000/100)/(1,000,000 /100

  • The Intersection of Price and Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Find out why the S&P 500 reaching 1950 on January 8, 2016 could be an important bottom.

  • The Joy Of Trading with Statistics by Ben Warwick

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  • The Joys Of Juice

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wanna know where the bulls have been running recently? Try the orange groves.

The Language of Money by Walter T. Downs, PhD

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  • The Laws Of Momentum

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The Logic Of Pivot Trading by Jim White

  • The Long And The Short Of Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whereas my long-term view for gold is not that positive, my short-term forecast is very positive. What do I mean by long term and what do I mean by short term?

  • The Magic Of Time Value by Jesse Chen

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  • The Many Faces Of Loew's

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even major bear markets sometimes offer attractive, low-risk swing trade setups. Here's an especially alluring short-term buy setup in shares of Loew's Corp.

  • The Market As The Eye Of The Storm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market is trading like the eye of a storm -- calm and quiet -- but a typhoon of trading could be right around the corner, along with big profits.

  • The Market Guru of The Gilded Age

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over a century ago, James K. Medbery insisted that earnings and interest rates matter. He was right then, and he still is.

  • The Market Wizard of Interviews: Jack Schwager by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Market Wizard of Interviews: Jack Schwager by Thom Hartle Jack Schwager, director of futures research for Prudential Securities, coprincipal of Wizard Trading and author of Market Wizards, The New Market Wizards and A Complete Guide to the Futures

  • The Micro And Macro Of QIHU

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US markets have been taking some hits lately but Chinese stocks are surging and one stock is setting up to explode higher.

  • The Moment Of Truth For Small-Caps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Russell 2000 declined sharply over the past five days, and this key index is now trading at an important make-or-break level.

  • The Moment Of Truth Looms For The FTSE

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The FTSE is holding its uptrend, but the August pullback carried it back to key support, and a big test looms.

  • The Mystery Of W.D. Gann

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Was he an astrological or analytical technician?

  • The Nasdaq's 2B Test of Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does failure to follow-through on the April 29th highs mean the Nasdaq is finally headed lower?

  • The Nature of Price Resistance by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nature of Price Resistance by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Most of us involved with speculative markets often are so preoccupied with ""effect"", or price activity, that we ignore ""cause."" But an understanding of cause can cla

  • The Nature of Risk: Justin Mamis and the Meaning of Life by Thom Hartle

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  • The Nature of Risk: Justin Mamis and the Meaning of Life by Thom Hartle

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  • The Night/Daymares Of Traders by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

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  • The Other Way Of Stopping (A Decline)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bears were livid as a piercing pattern put an end to a three-day decline in Yahoo.

The Out Of The Money Butterfly Spread by Jay Kaeppel

  • The Parable Of Coffee And The Blind Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The end of a downtrend and the resumption of an uptrend loom in coffee futures.

  • The Pernicious Effect Of The Loss Of Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oh, the money you could have made if you had stayed in the trade longer! We all know that feeling, and here are some steps you can take to overcome that pain

  • The Pernicious Effect Of The Loss Of Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oh, the money you could have made if you had stayed in the trade longer! We all know that feeling, and here are some steps you can take to overcome that pain

  • The Politics Of Money Management

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are five simple steps to refreshing your money management skills.

  • The Possibility Of Grexit

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The past few weeks have been stressful with the anticipation of Greece leaving the European Union.

  • The Power Of Drawing Tools

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Used long before computers, these simple tools can be key in enhancing your understanding of how price action works.

  • The Power Of Fusion Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying a trading system can be simple or complex but you have to start somewhere. Here's how one trader combines elements of different types of trading styles to create a trading strategy that outperforms his previous trading strategies

The Power Of Implied Volatility by Sam Bhugaloo

  • The Power Of Price And Volume Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To get a better sense of where the security's price is headed, you should consider volume along with price changes. Price changes are viewed with more significance when the volume accompanying the change is high, and conversely with less significanc

  • The Power of Knowledge: James O'Shaughessy by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Money manager and author James O'Shaughnessy is best known for the astute research presented in his books. We spoke to him about what the individual investor should focus on. So how did you start out, anyway? I started out like everyone else, wanting t

  • The Power of Multiple Negative Divergences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When stocks or indexes make or challenge new highs they can possibly foretell coming failure by way of diverging or conflicting signals.Traders can do well following these indications that all is not well with the current rise.

  • The Power of the Double Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The double top formation can be an early warning of ID (impending doom) to come. A few recent examples of this formation can be seen on the charts of Cisco (CSCO) and Broadcom (BRCM).

  • The Principle Of Contraction/Expansion by Toby Crabel, CTA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Principle Of Contraction/Expansion by Toby Crabel, CTA I define the principle of contraction/expansion as the market phenomenon of change from a period of rest to a period of movement back to a period of rest. This interaction between the phases of

  • 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 Psychology of the Decision Bee by JESSE H. THOMPSON

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Psychology of the Decision Bee by JESSE H. THOMPSON A round the market ""hives"" buzz the forever listless market observers, the ""bees"". The hedgers, scalpers, brokers, analysts, traders, speculators, you and I. Within the general category of thes

  • The Queen Of The Iron Condors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Find out what one trader did when her favorite trading vehicle was down 43 points one Monday, en route to a 25% JulyÐOctober, top-to-bottom loss.

  • The Rate Of Change Indicator by Bruce R. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Rate Of Change Indicator by Bruce R. Faber The rate of change is an indicator that measures the pace at which price is changing. Tracking the rate of the change of price can confirm trends and forewarn of market reversals. Here, then, are some guide

  • The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (252-254): The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean Exchange rates fluctuate on a second to second basis, but the long-term trends can be understood by using an indicator based on the ratio of inflation rates. The case in p

  • The Reality Of REITs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you interested in learning more about using exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your trading? Leslie N. Masonson, an active ETF trader, is president of Cash Management Resources, a financial consulting firm that focuses on ETF strategies. He is the autho

  • The Return Of High Momentum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's no right or wrong way to look at the market. The reality is that with so many choices, you can get creative with your analysis techniques. Here's a look at how to combine two related indexes and use opposite strategies for each

  • The Return Of How The Dollar Gets Its Groove Back

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will a positive stochastic divergence in September result in a rally in U.S. dollar futures?

  • The Return Of Tempting Triangles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The last tempting triangle prepared Dow investors for a 386-point ride. Now an ascending triangle in the weekly S&P 500 suggests more upside.

  • The Return Of The Count Right Now

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a close above the 1215 level, the S&P 500 closes in on a 100% retracement of the spring declines.

  • The Return Of The Son Of The Bearish Confirmations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's all about the March 2004 lows for the Dow Transports and Industrials.

  • The Return Of The Son Of The Bearish Confirmations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's all about the March 2004 lows for the Dow Transports and Industrials.

  • The Return of Copper Tops

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bearish in February, bullish in May, is it time to get bearish again on copper futures?

  • The Reverse Journey Of Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The technical chart of SPDR Gold Trust is likely to retrace toward its lower support.

  • The Rising Wedge of Worry!

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  • The Role Of Evolutionary Psychology In Trading

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Thomas Donovan And Patrick Catania Of The CBOT by John Sweeney

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  • US Dollar Index Nears Moment Of Truth

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  • US Dollar Index: Running Out Of Gas In The Fast Lane?

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  • USD/JPY: Consolidation Of Prices Ahead

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  • Underdog Of The Three Amigos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As other market leaders have recovered, Apple is struggling.

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  • Was Thursday, May 6's Selloff The End Of Wave II?

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  • Wave Of RMO Buy Signals In Gold And Silver Miners

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  • Weeklies And Dailies: A Tale Of Two Charts

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  • Weekly price cycles: evidence of auto-correlation by Frank Tarkany

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  • Why Long-Term Bond Prices Show No Signs Of Reversing

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  • Wide-Ranging Days And A Map Of The Market

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Working Money: Bear-Baiting & The Dogs Of The Dow by David Penn

Working Money: CAN SLIM II: The Gold At The End Of The Rainbow by S. Yamanaka

Working Money: Fifth Of A Fifth by David Penn

Working Money: In Search Of The Trendilator by Matt Blackman

Working Money: Kings of Commodities by David Penn

Working Money: One Of My 10 Biggest Financial Mistakes by Brad Burch

Working Money: The Bulls Of 1987 by David Penn

Working Money: The Dow Days Of Summer by David Penn

Working Money: The Godfather Rules Of Trading by David Penn

Working Money: The Politics Of Money Management by Mark Whistler

Working Money: The Power Of Drawing Tools by Larry Swing

Working Money: The Stepchild of Chart Patterns by Kenny Gilliland

Working Money: Trading In The Swing Of Things by Darrell Jobman

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

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