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  • 'Trendy' Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which chart patterns precede a strong breakout move?

  • A case for patterns by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A case for patterns by Kent Calhoun Probabilities are nothing more than mathematical odds of occurrence. The success of any trading system is a direct function of probability, yet how often is a trader aware when the odds shift strongly in his or her fa

  • ADX Reversal Patterns by Charles B. Schaap

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (64-67): ADX Reversal Patterns by Charles B. Schaap When is the trend not going to continue? The average directional movement index can provide you with information you need to differentiate between the end of a trend, a con

  • Amgen's Conflicting Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amgen is a global biotech company and chartwise is at a crucial point, which pattern wins?

  • Are Diamond Patterns Friend Or Foe?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Diamonds are a girl's best friend, so goes the song. Are they a trader's, though?

  • Are Patterns Worth Following?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many technicians talk of recurring patterns in charts. Chart pattern recognition is said to simplify technical analysis. So are patterns worth following?

  • Are Three-Bar Patterns Reliable For Stocks? by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Three-Bar Patterns Reliable For Stocks? by Thomas Bulkowski Futures traders often use a three-bar swing low as a reversal pattern,but is the three-bar pattern reliable for stocks?Find out here. I discovered this gem of a pattern while prospecting

  • Are there patterns in financial ratios? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are there patterns in financial ratios? by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Technical analysts strive to find patterns in the past history of the prices of stocks and commodities (using charts, moving averages, etc.) that will allow them to predict future pric

  • Bearish Chart Patterns - The Gap, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price patterns and relative performance hint this stock could be trending down.

  • Beat The Breakout: Histogram Patterns Anticipate The Move Higher In High-Grade Copper

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wouldn't you rather already be long when the market breaks out?

  • Between The Lines Of Rectangle Patterns

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

  • Bottoms, Breakouts, And Bear Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Divergences, stars, engulfing patterns, and BOSO plays abound in three and a half months of price action in September lumber.

  • Broadening Patterns: An Overview

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These patterns are relatively rare, but traders must be aware of their potential profit opportunities.

  • Bullish Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bullish Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski Can you recognize bullish patterns when they appear? Find out what they look like here. One day, the market will find a bottom and start building a base from which to launch another bull market. Will your mark

  • Bullish Engulfing Patterns: Powerful Buy Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlestick signals are merely the graphic depiction of investor sentiment during trend movements. Use them to your advantage.

Can Price Patterns Be Objective Tools? Recognia's Kathryn St. John Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan a

  • Candlestick Reversal Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlestick patterns can be invaluable in identifying a possible tren reversal.

  • Candlesticks And Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What do you get when you cross a bearish engulfing pattern with a 2B top--and a negative stochastic divergence?

  • Charting Patterns - Rising Wedge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Recognizing chart formations as they form can give you an inside edge in trading. Wedge formations are similar to triangle formations and can be used to help identify highs or lows.

  • Charting The Market: Piercing Patterns by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (62, 83): Charting The Market: Piercing Patterns by David Penn Writing about dual candle lines in his book ""Beyond Candlesticks,"" Steve Nison recalls a particularly vivid (and metaphoric) description of a "piercing pattern

  • Check Point Software (CHKP) Is Repeating Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This may take some time to reach but anticipating a strong move is reasonable given the multiple, near perfect pattern forming for Check Point Software.

  • Coils & Ledges Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Known by many names, price action coiled sideways in clear fashion are powerful setups from which to trade. Practically all markets form ledges and coils on all time frames, but the lesser volatile they are, the more liquid a symbol is and the greater a

  • Combining A/D Indicators And Volume Patterns by V. Kalitowski and A. von Stuermer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (18-27): Combining A/D Indicators And Volume Patterns by V. Kalitowski and A. von Stuermer Here's a novel approach to market timing that can forecast mid-term runs on the S&P 500. There are certain critical advance and dec

  • Combining Patterns with Indicators by William Q. Smith

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining a technical indicator with another technical method can be the start of a viable trading system. Here's how to combine a technical indicator with a chart pattern to form one. Pattern recognition and trend-following can be combined to form a u

  • Competing Patterns In The S&P Small Cap Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P Small Cap Index ($SML) remains in a clear uptrend, but a reversal pattern could be taking shape.

  • Complex Candlestick Patterns Scream 'Sell'

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Much of technical analysis is subjective so that often the value of the signal is in the eye of the beholder. However, when multiple indicators are saying the same thing on a weekly or monthly chart, the signal is much harder to ignore.

  • Compressing Candlestick Patterns by Jean-Olivier Fraisse and Kevin D. Armstrong

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Compressing Candlestick Patterns by Jean-Olivier Fraisse and Kevin D. Armstrong Market action is similar to territorial claims between competing species in that bulls seek to expand their territory by increasing prices and, conversely, bears seek to exp

  • Consolidation Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Consolidation Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle Every price trend, be it stock or commodity, takes a breather from time to time. It is a period of indecision when the pressures of buyers and sellers balance each other out. This stalemate mos

  • Continuation Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The rising three and falling three candlestick patterns can help you confirm trends, add to positions, and grant you a cease-fire from the battle between the bulls and the bears.

  • Continuation Patterns by Amy Wu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Continuation Patterns by Amy Wu The rising three and falling three candlestick patterns can help you confirm trends, add to positions,and grant you a cease-fire from the battle between the bulls and the bears. Candlestick charting extends well beyond c

  • Continuation Price Patterns by Alexander Sabodin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Continuation Price Patterns by Alexander Sabodin Take a look at some of the more common continuation patterns that you find on charts. Like reversal models (or patterns), continuation models are formed during periods of market instability. These appea

  • Cycles & Patterns: A Look at Microsoft

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Microsoft has always reported good earnings and met their earnings whisper number, yet, before every earnings announcement, there has always been speculation that 'this time they will miss.' Now that their legal case with the government has be

  • Cycles and chart patterns by Anthony F. Herbst

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles and chart patterns by Anthony F. Herbst Many who analyze price charts of stocks or commodities recognize that cycles influence the patterns they observe. But few carry this insight through the logical steps that could mean better trade timing. Th

  • December Patterns And The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December brings presents in the form of a strong pattern that runs up the market for quick profits.

  • Detecting Energy Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's all about identfying strong energy in support & resistance levels on a price chart. Here's one tool that helps uncover the strong energy of support & resistance, giving a trader more clarity when it comes to making trading decisions

  • Discerning Portfolio Patterns Using Data Animation by Bruce Peterson, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discerning Portfolio Patterns Using Data Animation by Bruce Peterson, PhD Here is a method using animation that helps you visualize patterns of stock behavior for an entire portfolio. Traders have long used technical indicators and charts to identify p

  • Discovering Elliott Wave Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are some techniques to differentiate between patterns and forecast market turns.

  • Do Chart Patterns Still Work? Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do Chart Patterns Still Work? Thomas Bulkowski Has the failure rate of chart patterns increased in recent years? IN the last several years, have you found it more difficult to make money in the stock market? Do you get the feeling that indicators are l

  • Do Price Patterns Really Work? by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (30-37): Do Price Patterns Really Work? by Martin J. Pring How far can you expect prices to go when they break out of a pattern? Here's one technique you can use to find out. Technical analysis focuses on identifying trends

  • Dueling Chart Patterns For Pride International

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two potentially conflicting chart patterns are battling it out for the future of Pride International.

  • Early Entry Patterns In Breakaway Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart patterns reveal strong breakaway moves by scanning different time periods, but if you follow a few simple steps, you can enter early for more profits.

  • Evening Star Patterns In Light Crude?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Light-Crude Oil Index is likely to lose its past week's gains under the bearish shadows.

  • Facebook: Corrective Wave Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After completing a five-wave Elliott sequence, shares of Facebook are still seeking support.

  • Failure Patterns Can Lead To Great Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Allegheny Technologies is currently trading at nose-bleed levels above $65. How it got there (in part) contains an interesting trading lesson.

  • Far East Flavor Part 2 - Engulfing Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a candlestick pattern that can signal a reversal.

  • Far East Flavor Part 3 - Star Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Twinkle, twinkle, little star,How I wonder what you are.Bearish or bullish? Here's how you can tell.

  • Finding patterns in random data by Nelson Weiderman, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding patterns in random data by Nelson Weiderman, Ph.D. Since the advent of the personal computer, a great deal of time has been devoted to finding tradeable patterns in stock and commodity data. The idea is that patterns found in historical data are

  • Five Big Dan Zanger Money-Making Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart patterns and volume--that's all well-known stock trader Dan Zanger uses. Here are five bullish chart patterns he uses to recognize potential home runs

  • Flat Base Patterns And Ladder Rungs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like the rungs of the ladder, flat base patterns help a stock's price climb higher.

  • For Feeder Cattle Futures Who Have Considered Cup With Handle Patterns When The Rally Wasn't Enuf

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the bull market in cattle futures run out of steam? A look at the hourly chart of October feeder cattle suggests not.

  • Forex Volatility Patterns by Ken Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forex Volatility Patterns by Ken Calhoun Want to catch 40 to 100 pips in each trade? Here's how you can find those entry and exit signals to make your forex trading a success. Capturing volatile breakouts and reversals in currency pair trades has long

  • Gold Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The gold price challenged a previous high several weeks ago and promptly came back down. What patterns are evident?

  • Head and Shoulders: An Introduction to Reversal Patterns by Timothy A. Maguire

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Head and Shoulders: An Introduction to Reversal Patterns by Timothy A. Maguire ""A picture is worth a thousand words""- Chinese proverb. The first thing a novice to the stock market would likely notice about individual security prices is that they are

  • Historical Patterns In The Long-Term Stock Market by James G. Arnold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Historical Patterns In The Long-Term Stock Market by James G. Arnold Stock markets have been around a long time, and historically, markets demonstrate some well-defined patterns. At some levels of averaging, one is even tempted to call the long-term mar

  • Home Depot: Two Potentially Bullish Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a big advance in the first half of the year, Home Depot (HD) consolidated the last three to four months with two bullish patterns at work.

  • How To Spot And Trade Congestion Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Congestion patterns form when volatility declines and traders are unwilling to take control of the trend, but it is in these pauses in between trading that breakouts can occur.

  • Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (I) by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (I) by Thomas N. Bulkowski Bearish chart patterns form at the top of a bear market. What do they look like? Since March 2003, the market has been trending upward. As I write this in August 2003, I'm starting to see be

  • Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (II) by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Bearish Chart Patterns (II) by Thomas N. Bulkowski Here's the second and final installment about bearish chart patterns. S omeone I know once made the bold statement that there is a chart pattern for any trend that ends. I don't know if tha

  • Identifying Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying patterns can be helpful, even when you're looking at charts.

Identifying Patterns by Dennis D. Peterson

  • Inside Bar Patterns And The Sushi Roll

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading inside bar patterns can be lucrative, but using them in combination with this key principle can open up huge trading opportunities.

  • Inside day patterns in the S&P by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Inside day patterns in the S&P by Toby Crabel Computer studies suggest that inside days-- where the high is lower than the previous ! day's high and the low is higher than the previous day's low-- provide very reliable t entries in the S&P 500 futures mar

  • Intel Traces Out Two Bearish Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intel is trading at support with two potentially bearish patterns emerging and money flows weakening.

  • Interview: Chart Patterns, Trading, and Dan Zanger by Matt Blackman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Chart Patterns, Trading, and Dan Zanger by Matt Blackman Trader Dan Zanger of Chartpattern.com first hit the media spotlight in December 2000 when he was featured in a Fortune article. The article, entitled "My Stocks Are Up 10,000%!" discuss

  • Inverse Complex Head & Shoulders Patterns Form A Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All the major averages recently moved above overhead resistance, breaking out of inverse complex head & shoulders patterns. They are now resting right below their intermediate downward trendlines as handles are forming off the patterns. Do the indexe

  • Investigating chart patterns using Markov analysis by Curtis McKallip, Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investigating chart patterns using Markov analysis by Curtis McKallip, Jr. Most traders, at one time or another, have utilized elementary price patterns such as trendlines, triangles, gaps, and flags. The identifying characteristics and measuring proper

  • Island Reversal Patterns -- Will the Triple Q's Drop?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A recent island reversal pattern on the QQQ index raises a flag of caution.

  • Leading Price Patterns by Christopher Narcouzi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Leading Price Patterns by Christopher Narcouzi Cut your losses and increase your profits dramatically by using these techniques. Oscillators provide buy and sell signals, but sometimes they can get you in late or get you out late. Signals generated by

  • Looking At 10-Year Stock Price Patterns by Lewis Carl Mokrasch, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking At 10-Year Stock Price Patterns by Lewis Carl Mokrasch, Ph.D. Many temporal cycles have some influence on the stock and commodity markets. One, the decennial pattern, receives more attention near the beginning and end of decades. Studying stock

  • Merrill Directional Patterns by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Merrill Directional Patterns by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T. Can we get clues to price performance from the swings of prices in the last hours of the preceding day? If we ignore volume and the amount of change, the direction of the swings of prices can be

  • OEX Options Expiration Trading Patterns by David K. Moy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...STATISTICS Oex Options Expiration Trading Patterns by David K. Moy There's a statistically significant bias in the weekly trading of the Standard & Poor's 100 index, in that the week that options expire is noticeably stronger than the week that follows

  • One-Day Patterns: Spikes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spikes are a powerful pattern for traders.

  • One-Day Patterns: Thrust Days, Run Days, Wide-Ranging Days

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These patterns can help the trader understand market conditions.

  • Out-of-Place Patterns For JP Morgan Chase

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...JP Morgan formed a big broadening formation as part of a downtrend last year and has a bearish head & shoulders working over the last five months.

  • Patterns Within Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are always patterns within patterns. Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP) is a classic example of this situation. This exquisite illustration demonstrates the pitfalls and the potential rewards of one such situation.

  • Patterns Within Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are always patterns within patterns. Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP) is a classic example of this situation. This exquisite illustration demonstrates the pitfalls and the potential rewards of one such situation.

  • Patterns that detect stock market reversals by Bill Ohama and Melanie Bowman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patterns that detect stock market reversals by Bill Ohama and Melanie Bowman Full-speed ahead on its maiden voyage and presumably protected against disaster, the Titanic sank in the chilly North Atlantic Ocean, shattered by an undetected iceberg. In the

  • Plurality Of Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pick the strongest stocks in the next runaway move by using the plurality of chart patterns concept.

  • Post-Breakout Patterns by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Post-Breakout Patterns by David Penn Look for these patterns to determine if breakouts continue. I n technical analysis, one of the benefits of focusing on chart patterns is that practice trains the eye to spot emerging chart patterns. This may enable

  • PpP Patterns And The MACD Histogram: Soybean Meal Makes Its Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish pattern in the MACDH develops just as the December contract closes over its 50-day EMA, signaling an opportunity to the upside in bean meal.

  • Predictable Patterns Period

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since mid-March 2007, big-cap stock index markets seem to have a constant bid beneath them. Any intraday selloff that lasts into the closing bell is immediately reversed the next session. Most other days begin with early weakness before price action begi

  • Price Patterns, Part I by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price Patterns, Part I by Martin J.Pring This veteran market analyst takes a look at the principles of price formation, one of the basics of technical analysis. In my recent articles, I have covered many basics of technical analysis, ranging from peak

  • Price Patterns, Part II by Martin J.Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price Patterns, Part II by Martin J.Pring This veteran market analyst takes a look at the patterns of price formation. Last time, I covered the basics of chart patterns using rectangles as an example. This time, I will expand on the subject by taking a

  • Price Patterns, Psychology, And Trading Success

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In poker, you play the other players, not your hand. In trading, you trade against other traders by being able to see what their hand is through price patterns.

  • Price patterns in soybeans by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price patterns in soybeans by Toby Crabel In my search to determine whether price patterns signal the next day's market direction, I have tested all combinations of four closing prices followed by either a higher or lower open the day after the last clo

Product Review: NAVA Patterns 2.0 by John Sweeney

  • Pullback Entries Using Price Bar Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If price action is the market's conversation, then price bar patterns are the alphabet...

  • Qualified Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Changing market conditions may mean you should rethink your analysis.

  • Recognizing Elliott Wave Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elliott Wave Tutorial: Part II -- The name of the game is pattern recognition.

  • Recognizing Patterns & Relations in Candlesticks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's more to chart patterns than merely identifying them. Find out how you can see relationships between candlestick bars and patterns to better assess what price is likely to do.

  • Reversal Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reversal Patterns by Melanie F. Bowman and Thom Hartle Market prices, as one well-worn adage points out, are trapped in a two-dimensional world with little directional leeway. They are either climbing up, dropping down or moving sideways. And, the fact

  • Reversal Patterns in the Networks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What if I were to tell you your future lies within the networks. You'd probably think, sure it does and where is that swampland in Florida for sale? Well, it's true. It's always been my intention to buy what everyone else is selling.

  • Seasonal Patterns In The Markets by Robert Steelman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (72-77): Seasonal Patterns In The Markets by Robert Steelman We are creatures of habit, and that affects how we approach the markets. There are many popular beliefs about how to make money in the financial markets, some pop

  • Seeing The Patterns With Dan Zanger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dan Zanger of Chartpattern.com is a swing trader and technical analyst focused on stocks Ñ and a force in stock trading. He is the world record holder, independently audited, for the largest percent change in a personal portfolio for a 12-month period (a

  • Short-Term Patterns: 80-20

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This pattern provides interesting short-term trading opportunities.

  • Short-Term Patterns: Turtle Soup

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Swing trading with short-term high volatility patterns can provide good opportunities for profits.

  • Sidebar: Constructing MW patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (357): Sidebar: Constructing MW patterns Here are the formulas for identifying MW patterns using a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Columns A through E contain the date, open, high, low and close of the data you wish to analyze. In sidebar Figures 1

  • Sidebar: The geometry of chart patterns by Teresa Lo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:9 (50-52): Sidebar: The geometry of chart patterns by Teresa Lo Pattern recognition is made simple using the swing lines of the classic swing indicator. Together with PowerSwing bars (not shown), the indicators act as visual aids, and basic geomet

  • So Many Inverted Head & Shoulder Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A large number of shares appear to be forming inverted head & shoulder patterns. What is this telling us?

  • Spotting First-Stage Base Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In a market correction, finding stocks that hold their first-stage base patterns and finding stocks that are constantly resetting theirs can be the difference between a winning trade and a losing one.

  • Stock Market Seasonal Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See what factors could make November 2018 a bullish month.

  • Strength-Rated Candlestick Patterns by Mitch E. Mulhall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Strength-Rated Candlestick Patterns by Mitch E. Mulhall Perfectly formed candlestick patterns are not common. By ordering the criteria for a candlestick pattern from most important to least important, you can rate pattern strength by the number of crite

  • Strong Price Patterns In The Current Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This week, you should know the direction of the overall market and spot price patterns like these to succeed.

  • Swing Trading With Engulfing Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks can help you pick low-risk trade setups, especially when using other indicators as filters.

  • Testing Point & Figure Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Considered to be a superior charting technique by some technical analysts, objective testing reveals the truth about simple point & figure chart patterns.

  • The Dynamics Of Candlestick Patterns by Shijoong Sung

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (46-49): The Dynamics Of Candlestick Patterns by Shijoong Sung Candlestick patterns have been used for centuries, but given that they have received so much attention among technical analysts, can they still be used in the c

  • The Edge In Chart Patterns, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you see a chart pattern forming, most likely, others will see it too. What gives you an edge when you trade a chart pattern? This two-part article will help answer that question

  • The Edge In Chart Patterns, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Part 1 of this article showed how you can use a trading system to define the edge that a chart pattern gives you. This concluding part will elaborate on three practical issues relating to this subject: market frictions, sample populations, and capital re

  • The Psychology Within Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Experienced traders appreciate the connection between technical analysis of the financial markets and the psychology of the market participants. Find out how psychological drivers lead to pattern formations that are used regularly by traders and investor

  • The Stepchild Of Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The inverted cup with handle may be the chart pattern that does it for you, if only you’d let it!

  • Three Basic Chart Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As you develop your chart-reading skills, here are a few basic patterns to master.

  • Three Important Keys To Understanding Price Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fundamentalists and technicians have long been at war over approaches to profiting from the market, but price patterns have been three keys to sizing up stocks for strong profit potential.

  • Three Keys To First Stage Base Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Runaway stocks always start from breaking out from a base pattern. There are three keys to help you spot them over and over again.

  • Tiny Chart Patterns: Stinkers Or Stalwarts? by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (44-48): Tiny Chart Patterns: Stinkers Or Stalwarts? by Thomas N. Bulkowski Recognizing tiny chart patterns may be all the edge you need to make a killing in the market, but do they work? In two prior articles, I discussed

  • Tradable price patterns by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tradeable price patterns by Kent Calhoun What if you knew tomorrow had an 85% probability of closing higher. Do you think it w w would be possible to find a way to make money? Such patterns do exist in the markets all the time, but go unnoticed because

  • Trade Patterns With The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart patterns are both a reflection of volatility and market psychology, which can offer easy entry points in the direction of the market.

  • Trading Candlestick Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's more to candlesticks than a visually appealing display of the open, high, low, and close.

  • Trading Fuzzy Patterns by Marge Sherald

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Fuzzy Patterns by Marge Sherald Here's how you can apply fuzzy logic and increase your profits. Ask around and you'll discover that every trader has a chart pattern he or she swears by, one that will indicate what the next big move in the marke

  • Trading close-to-close patterns by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading close-to-close patterns by Toby Crabel Do the relationships between day-to-day closing prices predict the next day's price moves and, if so, is it possible to isolate these profitable chart patterns and incorporate them as entry signals in a lar

  • Trend Trading With Flag Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade with the trend during breakouts without suffering false starts or volatile price swings with bullish flag patterns.

  • Triangle Patterns Signal Continuation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Triangle patterns signal the continuation of the current market or stock trend and provides a method of measuring the minimum expected extension of that trend.

  • Triangle Patterns and Direction Changes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The chart for Sandisk Corporation [SNDK] shows two distinct triangle patterns in the last year.

  • Two Bearish Patterns Spell Lower Prices For Nucor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nucor recently broke pennant support and is now testing neckline support of a head-and-shoulders reversal.

  • Two Bearish Patterns for Software HOLDRS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two bearish patterns are taking shape in the Software HOLDRS (SWH) and these point to much lower prices over the next few months.

  • Two Bullish Patterns For TXCO Resources

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bullish patterns on both the short-term and long-term charts could signal much higher prices for TXCO Resources.

  • Two Opposing Patterns For F5 Networks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...F5 Networks (FFIV) sports two contradictory patterns with a two-month trading range holding the key.

  • Two Patterns At Play With The January Effect And The Presidential Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two patterns at play could take the market higher despite current shifts under way if you know what they are.

  • Two Reversal Candlestick Patterns For The US Paper Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...$DJUSPP reflects the effect of two reversal candlestick formations.

  • Two-Day Price Patterns by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two-Day Price Patterns by Martin J. Pring Coming at the end of a trend, these two-day patterns are solid signals of a reversal. Here's the last of Pring's three articles on price patterns. Two-day price pattern formations, unlike others we have discuss

  • Uncommon Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Uncommon Chart Patterns by Thomas Bulkowski Some bullish chart patterns are rare, and some are simply not well known. Read this to find out about both. A few months ago, I received e-mail from someone asking about identification techniques for chart pa

  • Use Different Time Frames To Spot Cup & Handle Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn how cup & handle patterns reveal explosive trade setups on a variety of time periods.

  • Volume Shapes And Chart Patterns by Thomas N. Bulkowski

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