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  • 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 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 A Stock

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Birth of a Crude Oil Bull Market?

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

  • 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?

  • 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

  • Death of a Bull Market?

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

Diary Of A Strangle by Charles Steiner

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Fifth Of A Fifth?

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • IBM On The Verge Of A Big Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM failed to hold onto its early January gains and is on the verge of a major support break.

  • Identify The Start Of A Trend With DMI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Improve on certain directional movement index signals such as identifying the start of a trending move and picking market tops and bottoms.

  • Iris International Is On The Edge Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Iris international is on the support/resistance zone of the retracement level, so the strong bullish indicators could pull the stock above that area.

  • Making The Most Of A Trend With The Disparity Index by Dan Valcu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Making The Most Of A Trend With The Disparity Index by Dan Valcu In volatile markets, it's difficult to forecast the formation of peaks and troughs. The disparity index is an indicator that helps you squeeze the best out of a trend whether you are tradi

  • Measuring The Strength Of A Rally

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

  • 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.

  • More Signs Of A Market Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Insider selling continued at a brisk pace in November. The ratio of shares sold to purchased dropped slightly but overall sales were up significantly. There are other signs that the market may be at, or at least very near, a top.

  • Nokia Gaps Out Of A Basing Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The telecom sector has been moving up recently, thanks to companies like Nokia. Ahead of the pack, Nokia broke out of a 2-year consolidationon on an upward gap. Here's how you can trade that gap.

  • Oil On The Verge Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Oil Fund ETF (USO) surged off support over the last few days, and the exchange traded fund is on the verge of a breakout that would signal a continuation of the prior advance.

  • PBR: Onset Of A Bullish Reversal?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by as much as 34% in just the past seven weeks, shares of Petrobrasileira S.A. may finally be at or near a key bullish reversal area.

  • Peaking of a grand supercycle by Robert J. Prechter Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peaking of a grand supercycle by Robert J. Prechter Jr. For 13 years, A. J. Frost and I have made the case that a great ""fifth wave"" bull market--the termination phase of a longer term uptrend--was in force and that it would be followed by a bigger cras

  • Peter Hackstedde: profile of a winning trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peter Hackstedde: profile of a winning trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. It was two o'clock on a Friday afternoon. I found myself having lunch with Peter Hackstedde in the Turf Club at Santa Anita race track. I had just finished two articles on compulsive t

  • Portrait Of A Short Squeeze

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From Cindy to Katrina, piggish bears have overplayed their hand in September.

  • Predicting The Shape Of A Cycle Bottom by Michael R. Burk

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Predicting The Shape Of A Cycle Bottom by Michael R. Burk I define a cycle as what happens between peaks in my New Low Indicator. Since the beginning of 1978 there have been 24 complete cycles averaging a little over 120 trading days, or 24 weeks. Cycl

  • Psychology Of A Short-Term Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Had I taken a short-term position in GE, now would be the time to close out the trade. Why?

  • Runaway Gap At Rediff: Exhaustion Of A Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a dream run from a mere $7 to $22 in just four months, Rediff.com still shows no signs of a slowdown.

  • SIDEBAR: Portrait of a cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Portrait of a cycle Combining volume indicators, my new high and new low indicators and the advance/decline line (ADL) helps me to define cycles in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or other broad indices such as the New York Stock Exchan

  • SanDisk: Multiple Confirmations Of A Major High?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of SanDisk have been among the better performers in the S&P 500 index since June 2012. Is this rally now near its ultimate high prior to a major correction?

  • Sandisk On The Verge Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sandisk (SNDK) held support in February and looks poised to break resistance, but low volume still haunts the stock.

  • Sears: Anatomy Of A Double Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At a low during a major bear trend, Dow standby Sears and Roebuck [S] rallied from an intermediate trend double bottom to reach highs of nearly $44 in late April 2000. But a selling climax and weak rally have caught Sears between either a major upside r

  • Signs Of A Nikkei Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the 16-year bear trend ended for the Nikkei?

  • Signs Of A Reversal In UNG?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's 40 below in some parts of the US, but natural gas prices haven't seemed to notice — until now.

  • Silver More Evidence Of A Possible Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most trend reversals give several warning signals before the turn finally comes. Here's another high-probability reversal setup in COMEX mini silver futures.

  • Sirius Satellite: Map Of A Mania?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breaking down below a trendline that extends back to August 2004, Sirius Satellite suggests that this "once upon a time" highflier may have further to fall.

  • Slippage Cost Of A Large Technical Trader by Thomas V. Greer, B. Wade Brorsen and Shi-Miin Liu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Slippage Cost Of A Large Technical Trader by Thomas V. Greer, B. Wade Brorsen and Shi-Miin Liu If traders rely on technical trading systems, they need to know the size of slippage, which is the difference between estimated transaction costs and actual t

  • That Lulu Of A Lululemon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lululemon Athletica discovered the Oprah effect on November 19, 2010. At least that's what the various financial newspapers wrote.

  • The Anatomy Of A Brexit Appointment

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trade occurs every day, hour, and minute. However, it's not very often that you get to trade by appointment. Here, we look at the entry, management, and target of a Brexit trade

  • The Beauty Of A Gann Fan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I have always believed in a Gann fan as an indicator forecasting the future.

  • The CAC Breaks Out Of A Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CAC (French index) broke out of the 3720 level to target the next level of 3840. Most European indexes entered a consolidation before the Dow and are breaking out before the Dow completes its consolidation. Looking for such intermarket relationship

  • The Development Of A Futures Trader by Thomas Drinka, Nathan Losey, and Ryan Lauer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (34-38): The Development Of A Futures Trader by Thomas Drinka, Nathan Losey, and Ryan Lauer Here's a look at the trading methodology implemented by two futures traders. By using Market Profile, they successfully traded the

  • The Final Pieces Of A Ten Year Puzzle?

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

  • The True Cost of a Bad Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking at losing trades as learning opportunities is the best way to refine your market skills.

  • The optimization of a trading program by Robert C. Pelletier

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The optimization of a trading program by Robert C. Pelletier Many people have purchased software which gives the opportunity to test various parameter combinations to achieve the maximum profit results. For example, a system which may use three moving a

  • Third Of A Third?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Updating my "The Alternative Wave Count Cometh" ... could a major Elliott wave event be right around the corner?

  • Trading Out Of A Slump by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Out Of A Slump by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Anyone who's traded a while can tell you that finding yourself in a slump from time to time is inevitable. But a slump shouldn't be a crippling hurdle; here, Toghraie explains how to climb out of that pi

  • Trading System Logic: Considering The Power Of A Long-Term Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even a garden-variety trading system can outperform, if you know how or when to deploy it in a strongly trending market. Here are a few ideas that might help improve the performance of the trading systems you use.

  • Trading the Cusp of a New Year

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking to profit from the new year? Learn what opportunities 2017 offers.

  • Vantage Drilling: A Stock In Search Of A Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Low-priced stocks (those trading below $5 per share) can be difficult to trade, due to poor liquidity and low institutional sponsorship. However, once in a while an outstanding trade setup takes shape in one of these, one worthy of a long-term investor&a

  • Walt Disney Warns Of A Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After rising more than $7 in five months, Disney stock looks vulnerable for a downside move.

  • Winning Percentage Of A Trading System by Oscar G. Cagigas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning Percentage Of A Trading System by Oscar G. Cagigas The winning percentage is a critical statistic that can influence the speed at which your capital grows. Find out how you can apply it to your trading system. When developing a trading system,

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