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Article Archive For Keyword: Prices

  • Ag Prices Ready To Move Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The GS Agriculture Index ($GKX) has held key support and broken resistance to signal a continuation higher.

  • Are Long-Term Bond Prices Headed Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two bullish consolidation patterns not only support the possibility of higher prices, but they also make the scenario likely.

  • Are Natural Gas Prices Ready To Move Higher Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Natural gas may have put in a significant top earlier this month but there are a number of signs pointing to higher prices in the near-term.

  • Commodity Prices Lead Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many analysts believe that higher commodity prices affect stock prices, and sometimes they do.

  • Creating prices for system testing by D. Howard Phillips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Creating prices for system testing by D. Howard Phillips Technical trading systems are evaluated using historical, real-time or computer-generated data. All three data sources are useful, but computer-generated data can be the most powerful. In particul

  • 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

  • Did Gap Really Fall Because Of Cotton Prices?

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

  • Do stock prices reflect Fibonacci ratios? by Herbert H.J. Riedel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do stock prices reflect Fibonacci ratios? by Herbert H.J. Riedel The claim has been frequently made that Fibonacci ratios occur in stock market data. A Fibonacci ratio is the ratio between any successive numbers of the Fibonacci sequence -- the Fibonacci

  • Does SanDisk Have Higher Prices In Store?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boasting a high relative strength versus the broad market indexes, SanDisk (SNDK) also features favorable technicals.

  • Early Sign Of Lower Oil Prices?

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

Entropic Analysis Of Equity Prices by Ron McEwan

  • 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

  • Forecasting Commodity Prices Using ARIMA by ERIC WEISS, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forecasting Commodity Prices Using ARIMA by ERIC WEISS, Ph.D. Back in December 1981, J. Louis Anon wrote an article in Commodities called ""Catch Short Term Profits using ARIMA'' and touched off a minor revolution in forecasting commodity and stock opti

  • Four Reasons Why Stock Prices Move

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why do stock prices move?

  • Gas Prices Finally Set Up For A Fall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a gain of almost 30% in three months, gas futures finally look like they are a short.

  • Gas Prices Nearing Record

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At a recent level near $3.25 a gallon, the price of unleaded gas futures is within a small move of its all-time high.

  • Gas Prices at the Pump Should Fall under $3.10

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures prices are directly related to the price consumers pay at the pump.

  • Have Natural Gas Prices Put In A Significant Bottom?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Natural gas prices have been declining for several months now but there are indications that the trend has reversed.

  • Head And Shoulders In Hewlett Packard Forecasts Lower Prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hewlett Packard (HPQ) completed a head and shoulders pattern that forecasts lower prices for this hardware manufacturer. Prices had not fallen much before hitting an old support level. But other factors suggest this is only a temporary stop in a longer-t

  • Higher Prices Could Prevail For Talisman Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock has met its initial price target based on January's trading range breakout. Does this mean a second price target will come into play?

  • How interest Rates Affect Stock Prices by Mark C. Snead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How lnterest Rates Affect Stock Prices by Mark C. Snead The basic theoretical relationship between changes in long-term interest rates and stock prices is inverse. Falling interest rates signal rising stock prices, while inversely, rising interest rates

  • Interpret Stock Prices With MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This popular tool to interpret stock prices is one of the staples of the technical analyst. Is it right for you?

  • Lower Prices Ahead For Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold has been working its way higher since early February. However, a negative divergence has developed over the last month, forecasting that this market could see lower prices ahead.

  • Lower Stock Prices Ahead For Priceline?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some sell signals are more appealing than others, depending on the broader context in which they appear.

  • PSA Higher Prices In Store?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Renting storage units may not be a glamorous field of endeavor, but the people who've been long shares of Public Storage for the last few years probably don't mind at all.

  • Patterson's Channel Breakout Indicates Higher Prices in the Near-Term

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc. (PTEN) had been stuck in a trading range most of January. Now that the stock has broken above the upper channel line, higher prices should prevail.

  • Post-Olympics, Will Prices Rise Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Olympic Games have ended. Is the atmospheric pollution back?

  • Predicting Prices With Support And Resistance by Thomas N. Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Predicting Prices With Support And Resistance by Thomas N. Bulkowski Support and resistance are important chart patterns. Read this to find out why. I consider support and resistance (SAR) the most important chart patterns. Why? By finding SAR, you can

  • Profits From Higher Gas Prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...According to some analysts, prices at the pump will certainly hit $4 a gallon in the coming year and may even top $5. The futures market is one way to benefit from such a rise.

  • Qwest Prices Consolidate

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock has printed a dark cloud cover pattern on the daily time frame.

  • Random walk prices by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Random walk prices by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Are your trades based on skill or luck? Sherry's simple ""Skill Score"" will show you how to determine whether your decisions are based on your trading prowess or the luck of the draw. A recent article b

  • Runs: A method for detecting 'rhythms' in prices by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Runs: A method for detecting 'rhythms' in prices by Clifford J. Sherry, Ph.D. Do runs or clusterings of like observations, such as 'rhythms' of price increases or decreases, occur by chance alone or is there some deterministic process at work? Statistic

SIDEBAR: Calculating the standard deviation of closing prices

  • 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: Prices and Cycles by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Prices and Cycles by Technical Analysis, Inc. There appears to be a correlation between the magnitude of a stock price move and the strength of the planetary cycle. Article Figure 3 is a scatter plot on which the vertical scale denotes the num

  • SVU A Better Buy At Lower Prices?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Supervalu, a major regional grocery chain, have been falling for the past three months. Is a turnaround finally at hand?

  • Sound Off: A case for rising energy prices by Joseph Holleman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sound Off: A case for rising energy prices by Joseph Holleman Editor's Note: Mr Holleman was bold enough to write this in mid-June 1985 for our December issue. Whether correct or not, we feel an example of the thinking behind taking an actual position i

  • Spread Prices As A Leading Indicator by Curtis McKallip Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread Prices As A Leading Indicator by Curtis McKallip Jr. Commodities that are deliverable today trade at a different price than the very same commodity to be delivered in the future. This price differential is called a spread. Spreads exist because

  • The Case For Higher Prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A higher low follows a lower high in the S&P 500 ... could a triangle send the market higher?

  • The Volatility Index Continues To Point To Lower Stock Prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite last week's sharp correction in the equity market, current volatility levels do not indicate a significant bottom in the S&P 100.

  • 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.

  • USD/JPY: Consolidation Of Prices Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An impulse to the downside indicates the possibility of lower prices in the medium term.

  • Unraveling The Mystery Of Stock Prices by Boris G. Zinchenko

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Unraveling The Mystery Of Stock Prices by Boris G. Zinchenko Here's a simple method you can apply to interpret financial charts. It uses classical statistics as well as a number of simple chart indicators, which may help you better understand classical

  • Volatility With Prices And VIX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock market volatility is high, as we can see with a chart of the S&P 500 or with the volatility index.

  • Walmart: Guaranteed Lower Prices?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since peaking in 2000, Walmart share prices have drifted sideways, but a pattern break has recently occurred.

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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As expected, long-term bond prices have broken to the upside. With pessimism still building, prices likely have higher to go.

  • Why The S&P 100 Could See Much Lower Prices

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A lack of fear in the marketplace could indicate lower prices for the S&P 100.







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