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  • 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 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 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 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 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 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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • 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 Overview Of The TRIN

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

  • 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

  • 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?

  • 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

  • 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."

  • 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

  • Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney Some blessed day, after being mired in a trading range for two years, your market is going to finally go into a trend. You must be there when it does, not trading something else or, worse, ignoring it fr

  • 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.

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

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

  • Citigroup — The Beginning Of The Beginning?

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

  • 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?

  • 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

  • Death To The Death Of The Dollar

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

  • 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

  • Emini S&P Toward The End Of The Rally

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

  • 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.

  • 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?

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

  • Fourier Series Model Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders are aware that cyclical activity can be observed in market data. Here's a way to use a Fourier series indicator to model the market and describe cyclic market activity so you can develop realistic trading strategy rules for swing trades

  • Heavy Is The Heart Of The Homebuilders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Negative divergences augur lower prices ahead for homebuilding stocks.

  • Historical Movement Of The Stock Market by Michael J. Moody, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Historical Movement Of The Stock Market by Michael J. Moody, C.M.T. Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. --Franklin P. Jones Perspective is critical for participants in the financial markets. Unfortunately, one's perspe

  • How To Play Both Sides Of The Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buy when the market goes up and buy when the market goes down. It's that simple.

  • How To Stay On Top Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders move from euphoria to terror as markets that were once on a bullish run turn bearish at the drop of a dime. But if you understand a few concepts, you won't be caught flat-footed.

  • In Search Of The Best Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are so many ways to measure trends that it becomes difficult to identify which one to use. Here we compare five systems that each use a different method of determining trend, and we analyze the results to see which ones top the list

  • In Search Of The Next Big Game

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks go up when there are more buyers than sellers, down when the opposite occurs and short-sellers are a big part of the picture. But when a heavily shorted stock rallies, it can provide those in the know with a powerful trading strategy that works we

In Search Of The Next Big Game

  • In Search Of The Trendilator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When equities are trending, one group of indicators works best. When prices are stuck in a trading range, other indicators are more successful. Wouldn't it be nice to find one indicator that worked well in both types of markets?

  • In search of the cause of cycles by Hans Hannula, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In search of the cause of cycles by Hans Hannula, Ph.D. People have, for centuries, noticed cycles in many things, including the stock market. My own interest in cycles and their application to the market began in the early 1970s, when I read Dewey and

  • In search of the perfect system: Interview Jack Schwager

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In search of the perfect system: Interview Jack Schwager Jack Schwager, self-confessed skeptic and diligent debunker of ""new and improved"" commodity trading systems, is director of both research and managed trading for PaineWebber and is a not-too-rec

  • Interview: Christopher Neely Of The Federal Reserve by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once in a while, we hear something coming out of the Federal Reserve we just don't expect. In this case, we heard about a technical analysis?receptive individual -- an economist, to boot! Christopher Neely is a research officer with the Federal Reserve Ba

  • Interview: Jerry Toepke Of The Moore Research Center by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:10 (58-65): Interview: Jerry Toepke Of The Moore Research Center by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Watching the rhythm of the markets, and being able to anticipate market movement, can give the involved trader a boost. Jerry Toepke,

  • Interview: The Nature Of The Market Is Change: Bruce Kamich by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nature Of The Market Is Change: Bruce Kamich Technicians follow numerous markets, and some specialize in specific areas, such as equities or fixed income. With the Treasury bond yields recently hitting lows that were unthinkable by most only a few y

  • Is This The Start Of The Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many well-known analysts have been calling for a correction. Is this the start of the correction?

  • Journey to the End of the Diagonal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ending diagonal triangles are one of the many ways Elliott wave analysts bring five-wave movements to a close.

  • Kicked out of the DOW

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Getting kicked out of the DOW is the most recent in a long line of ignominies for this iconic multinational conglomerate which has been in business since 1892. But bad news for a stock can be a contrarian indicator. Has GE bottomed at last or is there mo

  • Land Of The Falling Yen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the big trend remains up, a recent rising flag support break points to further weakness for the yen/US dollar.

  • Laws Of The Vital Few

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last month in part 1, you saw that gravity and emotional capacity are two of the markets' strong underlying forces. Here in this second part, we'll explore how some hidden power laws can affect the individual trader's profits and thus why you should be a

Leader Of The MACD by Giorgos Siligardos

  • Light At The End Of The Tunnel For BAC?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These have been tough times for the banking sector. But there may be some light at the end of the tunnel.

  • Liquidity Of The Biofuels Market by Rick Kment

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Liquidity Of The Biofuels Market by Rick Kment The ethanol futures contract is relatively young, but the market has tremendous growth potential. Here's why. Since the early 1970s, the ethanol and biofuels industry has witnessed rapid and unprecedented

  • Long Term Trend Of The Dow Nears End

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average is nearing the end of its long-term upward trend.

  • Louis Navellier Of The MPT Review

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Louis Navellier Of The MPT Review Modern portfolio theory (MPT) uses statistical analysis, screening and ranking of stocks to decide what and where to invest. Louis Navellier, money manager and publisher of The MPT Review, specializes in using this meth

  • Martin Zweig Of The Zweig Forecast by Thom Hartle

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • On The Bull Market Of the Century: Louise Yamada by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bull market of the end of the 20th century has been going on for some time now. How did this happen, and how much longer is it going to last? To get some answers, we turned to Louise Yamada of Salomon Smith Barney, whose recent book, Market Magic: Ri

  • On The Precipice Of The Nearest Dollar Increment by A. Trongone, Phd, CFP, CTA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On The Precipice Of The Nearest Dollar Increment by A. Trongone, Phd, CFP, CTA In a bear market, any piece of information that will give traders a slight edge in performance is always welcome. Here's how a stock performs when it is trading in the vicini

  • Petsmart Returns To The Scene Of The Crime

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Petsmart confirmed a major reversal pattern and returned to this support break, which now marks an important resistance level.

  • Platinum Futures Break Out Ahead Of The Pack

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Platinum futures have broken out of a consolidation pattern while their more illustrious cousins gold and silver continue to consolidate. Breakouts of stocks and commodities in the same sector should be taken as a hint that similar breakouts will occur

  • Playing Both Sides Of The Gold Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For traders who are unsure of market direction, selling high-volatility, deferred-month options can be an interesting and potentially profitable alternative.

  • Puppies Of The Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's a simple strategy, it eases the task of picking stocks to invest or trade in, and it narrows your focus to just five stocks. Here's how to apply it

  • QualComm Returns To The Scene Of The Crime

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...QualComm (QCOM) broke double-top support with a big gap, and this broken support area has now turned into resistance.

  • Questions Are The Heart Of The Matter by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Questions Are The Heart Of The Matter by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt Questions can confound you or they can enlighten you. How can they help you in your trading? If you're not making money through your trading, you are probably not asking the right question

Quick Scan: Technical Analysis of the Financial Markets

  • Return Of The Son Of Another Rate Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An old support level turned resistance suggests that prices for 10-year notes are likely to continue lower before moving higher.

  • Return Of The Son Of Denying The Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A double negative divergence signaled a market top in June. Will another double negative divergence signal another top in August?

  • Return of the Diamond

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Remember the two-year diamond top hovering over the Dow Jones Industrial Average that peaked in November 1999? The bears do.

  • Revenge of the Euro: A Head and Shoulders Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the "since-inception" euro bear market end with a H&S bottom?

  • Revival Of The Gold Myth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the dollar weakens, gold prices tend to rise, since a plummeting buck means it takes more dollars to buy the same ounce of gold. Can changes in the US interest rate serve as an important mediation? Here's how you can trade the shiny metal

  • SIDEBAR: Calculating the standard deviation of the percentage change in closing prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Calculating the standard deviation of the percentage change in closing prices Calculating the ratio of two sequential prices in Lotus is straightforward. The natural log function is preprogrammed as @In(). The standard deviation of the logs can

  • SIDEBAR: DERIVATION OF THE RULE OF 72

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DERIVATION OF THE RULE OF 72 The mathematics behind the rule of 72, stating that if an amount is invested at a compound interest rate until it doubles in value, then the product of the number of years (or periods) and the interest rate is approximately

  • SIDEBAR: Details of the Study.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Details of the Study. The trade timing, transaction costs and statistical tests used in the study.

  • SIDEBAR: TWO VERSIONS OF THE RSI FORMULA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TWO VERSIONS OF THE RSI FORMULA Derivation of the RSI formula containing an exponential moving average, from the basic RSI formula, page 205.

  • Silver Strangle Play Both Sides Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Not sure which way silver will move in the next few months? Not to worry, there's a way to play such indecision by selling options.

  • So, Is This The Start Of The Correction?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock market has fallen heavily over the past few days. Is this the start of the correction predicted by many analysts?

  • Spread Investing Tools of the trade part 2 by Frank Taucher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread Investing Tools of the trade part 2 by Frank Taucher In part one, I discussed some of the pitfalls of traditional studies on the seasonality of spreading and how I attempted to correct them in my spread trading. The objective of the program is to

  • Survival Of The Fittest by Don Bright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Survival Of The Fittest by Don Bright What do we do now? A new era in the market has dawned, and we have to figure out how best to adapt to it. Take a look around. The market bubble has burst, and we must learn how to adapt to the new era of trading th

  • Survival of the fittest by Philip Gotthelf

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Survival of the fittest by Philip Gotthelf With the proper tools and right attitude, the ""Crash of '87"" represented one of the greatest profit opportunities in history. A single short S&P 500 futures position could have delivered an amazing $60,000-- w

  • Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets by John Sweeney Author: John J. Murphy Publisher: New York Institute of Finance 70 Pine Street New York, NY 10270 (212) 344-2900 Price: $45 plus $2 shipping (U.S. only) Mr. Technician, John Murphy, has writt

  • Technical analysis of the Dow 20 Bond Index by Howard Waxenberg

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technical analysis of the Dow 20 Bond Index by Howard Waxenberg Over the years, the correlation between moves in the bond market and moves in the stock market has been tremendous. In the last several years, we have repeatedly seen the condition where bo

  • The Anatomy Of The 10-Bagger

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

  • The Continuous Curse of the Rising Wedge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The SPY has produced at least five bearish rising wedges since the meltdown began in late 2000. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but it looks like number six may be nearing completion.

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

  • 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 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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (14-18): The End Of The Trend by Cornelius Luca You're riding along with the trend, watching your returns consistently increase. You know it's not going to go on forever? but how do you know when it'll end? As much as we l

  • 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 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 Followers Of The Dow

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

  • The Future Of The Financial Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders and market technicians tend to assume that the financial markets will always be available to them. After all, trading markets have existed during much of history, and today's traders have experienced open-access free trading markets of many kinds

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

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

  • The 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 Out Of The Money Butterfly Spread by Jay Kaeppel

  • 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 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 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 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 Tools Of The Trade by Martha Stokes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:10 (68-70): The Tools Of The Trade by Martha Stokes Here's an overview of the array of tools you need in order to trade successfully. Every professional knows that the right tools are essential to success. A carpenter wouldn'

  • The last wild ride of the gold bears is upon us by Joseph Holleman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The last wild ride of the gold bears is upon us by Joseph Holleman Holleman, a CTA and CPO, offers his opinions on where gold prices may be headed. These predictions demonstrate how positions in the market are developed and show the factors that shape a

  • The tragic neglect of the old masters by James Alphier

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The tragic neglect of the old masters by James Alphier I still become physically queasy when I recall my shock and surprise as I read a short article written by James Dines some years ago. In it, he related how he had asked an assemblage of Market Techn

Thomas Donovan And Patrick Catania Of The CBOT by John Sweeney

  • Trade Of The Day

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM) offered a few good trading opportunities on 5/30/00. Considering that the broader indices were up and QCOM was one of the most actively traded stocks on the Nasdaq, it was certainly one to consider trading.

  • Trade Of The Day-Exodus Communications [EXDS]

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When it comes to day trading, it's a matter of being there at the right time.

  • Trade Stocks In The Direction Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cup & handle patterns are the mother's milk of successful momentum trading, but you have to be on the right side of the market to avoid unnecessary losses.

  • Trading Secrets Of The Consistent Losers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A few tips on getting started right.

  • Trading Secrets Of The Successful Losers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stay away from these common pitfalls when trading.

  • Trading The Ratio Of The RSI by Russell Rhoads

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Ratio Of The Rsi by Russell Rhoads Here's a method for trading the spread between the Swiss franc and the Deutschemark. The technique involves using the ratio of the relative strength index (RSI) of each currency to identify trading points.

  • Trading The Upper Half Of The RSI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As a novice trader, I'm looking for a simple, straightforward indicator to help me make trading decisions. The RSI is just that- simple and straightforward. Here's how I use the RSI to stay on the safer side of the price movement.

  • Trend of the trend by Gregory L. Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend of the trend by Gregory L. Morris Most indicators of trend are taken for granted even though many times they are used successfully by stock and commodity traders. It has been my experience that blindly following canned indicators can lead you into

  • Triangles and the Run of the Rand

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A symmetrical triangle heralds the end of a greenback rally against the South African currency.

  • Two-Point Problem Of The Rate Of Change by Martti Luoma and Jussi Nikkinen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (26-30): Two-Point Problem Of The Rate Of Change by Martti Luoma and Jussi Nikkinen Here's a look at a modified version of the rate of change indicator, free of its detracting problem. The rate of change indicator (ROC), on

  • U.S. Dollar Showing Signs Of Breaking Out North Of The Border

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. dollar has made up ground against the Canadian dollar in recent days but is this just a bear market rally or the beginning of a trend reversal?

  • Underdog Of The Three Amigos

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

  • Velocity of the S&P 500 by Robert A. Wood

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Velocity of the S&P 500 by Robert A. Wood Structural changes in security markets resulting from the introduction of derivative instruments, namely options and futures, have been the focus of extensive study in recent years. More recently, the introducti

  • What is the Impact of the S&P 500? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is the Impact of the S&P 500? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. What impact does the variability of the market have on the price behavior of an individual stock? Technicians often use the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index as a model for the market when

  • Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad VIX?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The markets are driven by fear and greed. When have these emotions reached an extreme? The VIX may have the answer.

  • Wide-Ranging Days And A Map Of The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This one-day pattern indicates that new money has entered the market.

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