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  • 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

  • At The Close by Jeffrey P. Seyler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (98, 96): At The Close by Jeffrey P. Seyler An Update On Single-Stock Futures Now that single-stock futures (SSF) have been trading for more than four years, we have had an opportunity to see how they have developed and obs

  • Better Returns With Single-Stock Futures by Jeffrey P. Seyler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Better Returns With Single-Stock Futures by Jeffrey P. Seyler What exactly are they, and how can we use them to our advantage? Launched on November 8, 2002, security futures products have been watched by many but traded by few. The reasons for this var

  • Black phantasy in P by Stephen Edwards

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Black phantasy in P by Stephen Edwards What a pip is P.I.P., thought Peter Parsifal on Friday. Peter was head financial ""rocket scientist"" for Smith, Wesson, Winchester and Colt, Inc. P.I.P. was the Portfolio Insurance Program that was Peter's persona

  • Correlation Among Stocks by Michael P. Turner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CorrelationAmong Stocks by Michael P. Turner If you are trading stocks, you may find opportunities by tracking the correlation between them. This can lead to different strategies such as trading one company off of another's news, spread trading, and sec

  • Elastic Moving Averages by Christian P. Fries, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elastic Moving Averages by Christian P. Fries, Ph.D. Approximating the average price paid per share can generate a very responsive moving average. What if the period of your average fluctuated with volume? You'd have an elastic volumeweighted moving av

  • Finding reliable trading strategies (revisited) by Thomas P. Drinka

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding reliable trading strategies (revisited) by Thomas P. Drinka With the proliferation of microcomputers and analytical software, speculators and commercial traders routinely conduct research to evaluate the potential performance of trading strategi

Forex Focus: Do You Analyze Your Trades? by P. S. Nouvion

  • Interview: Understanding The Forex Market with P. Gotthelf by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Understanding The Forex Market with P. Gotthelf by J. Gopalakrishnan Philip Gotthelf, the publisher of the COMMODEX System, the oldest daily futures trading system published, and Commodity Futures Forecast Service, which has been in existence

  • Market Profile Part 2 by Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile Part 2 by Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt The market is composed of time, price and volume. Each day, the market--in attempting to facilitate trade--develops a price range delineated by the daily high and low and a Value Area w

  • Market Profile Part 5 by Thomas P. Drinka, Stephen M. Ptasienski and Robby L. Humes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile Part 5 by Thomas P. Drinka, Stephen M. Ptasienski and Robby L. Humes To make the information from the Chicago Board of Trade's Market Profile and Liquidity Data Bank reports more useful to traders, we have tabulated time-and-sales as well

  • Market Profile and market logic Part 1 by Thomas P. Drinka and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile and market logic Part 1 by Thomas P. Drinka and Robert L. McNutt Following more than four years of development by J. Peter Steidlmayer and the Chicago Board of Trade, the CBOT Market Profile and Liquidity Data Bank went online in 1985. Wi

  • On Composite Sentiment by James P. Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Composite Sentiment by James P. Martin Despite all the powerful technical tools available, even the savviest technicians are susceptible to emotion and on occasion succumb to psychological influences that prevent them from taking appropriate action,

  • Options Spread Psychology by Steven P. Schinke, Ph.D

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING PSYCHOLOGY Options Spread Psychology by Steven P. Schinke, Ph.D. Choosing an options spread strategy depends in part on individual psychology about market conditions. By understanding how emotions affect behavior, traders can add precision to

  • Options ratios for sentiment by James P. Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Options ratios for sentiment by James P. Martin As options activity on equity indices and commodity futures has soared in the past few years, more and more market analysts have relied on options ratios as indicators of market sentiment and contrary opin

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka, Ph.D In previous issues of this magazine, we have reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, Williams' %R, and Wilder's Relative Strength Index to C

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In previous issues, these authors reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, Williams' %R, Wilder's Relative Strength Index (RSI), and Wilder's Directional Movement Indicator (DMI) to Chicago Board of Trade corn and long-term U.S. Treasu

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators: Silver by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators: Silver by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In previous issues of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, %R, and Relative Strength Index (RSI) to Chicago Board of

  • Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Profitability of selected technical indicators: U.S. T-Bond futures by Steven L. Kille and Thomas P. Drinka In the December 1985 issue of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, %R, and Relative Strength (RSI) to fi

  • Quant and Consultant Ernest P. Chan by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quant and Consultant Ernest P. Chan by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber If you're a trader who wants to design your own strategies but would like some guidance, here's someone who's right up your alley. Ernest Chan is a quantitative trader and consultant

  • RSI profitability with money management by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...RSI profitability with money management by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In the April 1987 issue of this magazine, we reported the results of applying moving averages, momentum, Williams' %R, Wilder's Relative Strength Index, and Wilder's Directi

  • Technically Trading The Yen With Money Management by Timothy L. Krehbiel, Thomas P. Drinka, and Gise

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technically Trading The Yen With Money Management By Timothy L. Krebiel, Thomas P. Drinka, Gisele F. Hamm Any good trading methodology includes selecting the best indicators for a tradeable and applying money management techniques to hold on to profits.

  • Technically trading the ¥en by Thomas P. Drinka, Timothy L. Krehbiel, Stephen Ptasienski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technically trading the ¥en by Thomas P. Drinka, Timothy L. Krehbiel, Stephen Ptasienski Speculators and commercial hedgers who trade currency futures often use technical analysis to determine trading signals. We statistically tested 34 of these indicat

  • The Basics Of Managing Money by Robert P. Rotella

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Basics Of Managing Money by Robert P. Rotella A trader can score that one big win, but it's all for naught if he can't hold onto his profits. Money management is the step both before and after trading, the study of risk and reward and how best to ut

  • The Theory Of Runs by Robert P. Rotella

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Theory Of Runs by Robert P. Rotella Are you the kind of trader who assumes that everything will go your way, only to be hit with a string of disastrous losses? Or are you the kind of trader who assumes that the worst scenario is the most likely one,

  • The value of optimization by Louis P. Lukac and B. Wade Brorsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The value of optimization by Louis P. Lukac and B. Wade Brorsen Optimization based on historical data is used widely in the futures industry to determine the most profitable parameter sets for a trading system. The underlying premise is that if some par

  • Trading Sector Funds Using Statistics by John P. Twardy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (82-88): Trading Sector Funds Using Statistics by John P. Twardy Ever thought of trading sector funds? Here's a method that'll give you an edge on the market. Sector fund analysis and trading always seem to require tools o

  • Trading commodity spreads mechanically by Louis P. Lukac & B. Wade Brorsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading commodity spreads mechanically by Louis P. Lukac & B. Wade Brorsen Using a mechanical rule to trade a futures market is not new--countless mechanical methods exist with the general purpose of creating a profit while eliminating the human factor f

  • Understanding Market Profile Part 6 by Thomas P. Drinka and Stephen M. Ptasienski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Understanding Market Profile Part 6 by Thomas P. Drinka and Stephen M. Ptasienski Range extensions are the intraday price moves that hold good profit potential. Many current trading systems use them although they are typically called opening range brea

  • Updating Option Ratios With Market Sentiment by James P. Martin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Updating Option Ratios With Market Sentiment by James P. Martin Is it true that market sentiment indicators no longer work? That's the word from many traders and market timing advisors in the past several months. They say that so many ""pseudo contraria







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