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Article Archive For Keyword: Ratio

  • A Spreadsheet For Price Ratio Projection Analysis by Robert Miner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Spreadsheet For Price Ratio Projection Analysis by Robert Miner Traders who follow Gann and Elliott wave analysis use ratios of past price movement as guidelines for possible turning points in the future. Here, Robert Miner of Gann/Elliott Educators g

  • A Spreadsheet For Time Ratio Analysis by Robert Miner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Spreadsheet For Time Ratio Analysis by Robert Miner Traders using ratio of time cycle analysis will find this spreadsheet version of determining target dates of possible cycle highs or lows helpful. The author discusses the use of projected target dat

  • Advance Decline Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Advance Decline Ratio

  • Applying The Chart Aspect Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you ever thought about aspect ratio when setting up your stock charts? Here we explore how to maintain the integrity of the aspect ratios so you can easily analyze charts, identify trends, and perform reliable technical pattern analysis

  • Applying The Put/Call Ratio Indicator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this third part of the series, you will find a trading method based on using the three put/call ratio indicators introduced in part 2.

  • Calendar Ratio Backspread by Jeff Neal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Calendar Ratio Backspread by Jeff Neal Would you be interested in a trading strategy that has limited risk, unlimited profit potential, is adjustment-friendly, and can profit in a sideways or breakout-type market? Of course you would! Here's a look at t

  • Combining P/E Ratio With Earnings Growth Rates by Pamela H. Brown and William G.S. Brown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining P/E Ratio With Earnings Growth Rates by Pamela H. Brown and William G.S. Brown The price/earnings (P/E) ratio is widely used in fundamental stock analysis. It serves to normalize earnings so that stocks with widely varying earnings may be comp

  • Constructing The Put/Call Ratio Indicator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this, the second part of the series, we will build a put/call ratio indicator that can help you recognize the six phases of a price cycle discussed in part 1.

Directional Ratio Revisited by John Jay Norris

  • EMA Ratio Extremes Reversal Warnings

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, you stumble across a technical analysis technique that almost seems too good to be true. Here's a look at a simple (but true) technique that savvy traders may be able to use to their advantage.

  • Fibonacci Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fibonacci Ratio

  • Gold To Crude Ratio Still Favoring Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After making a breathtaking, parabolic move toward 25, the gold/crude oil ratio has consolidated, tracing out what could be the early stages of a pennant or wedge pattern.

  • Gold/Crude Ratio Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a parabolic rise, the gold/crude oil ratio appears to be moderating.

  • Gold/Silver Ratio Near Equilibrium

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The widely followed gold/silver ratio is near its 12-year historical average of 60:1. This is a long way from the 200-year historical average of 30:1, and the weekly chart of this important commodity ratio may hold some clues regarding the next moves for

  • Hines ratio by Ray Hines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Hines ratio by Ray Hines In 1982, I found the best way to design an indicator that stays with a trend until it has run its course is to isolate the factors that correlate highest with the price trend and monitor their intensity. The relative intensity

  • Identifying Trades With The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trades With The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury What is the option premium ratio? Simply, the option premium ratio is the ratio of price premiums on puts relative to price premiums on calls. It covers all listed equity options.

  • Improving The Win-Loss Ratio With The Relative Strength Index by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Improving The Win-Loss Ratio With The Relative Strength Index by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a refresher on the relative strength index, and how to improve your win-loss ratio. Technical analysts can be divided into two basic camps -- those who rely on cha

  • Insider Sell/Buy Ratio Hits All-Time High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The all-important sell/buy ratio hit a new all-time high in January, but is that an accurate indication of what insiders are doing?

  • P/E Ratio Reliability by High Stokely and Ken Stewart

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...P/E Ratio Reliability by Hugh Stokely and Ken Stewart Alert traders can do well in financial instruments, but short-term trading usually averages out close to a zero-sum game -- that is, a dollar won tends to come directly out of the pocket of a less ale

Precision Ratio Compass

  • Price/Dividends Ratio Revisited by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price/Dividends Ratio Revisited by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T. In 1988 Merrill showed that the price/dividends ratio was useful in calling the 1987 crash. What's the outlook today? In the October 1988 issue of STOCKS & COMMODITIES, I described the useful

  • Price/dividends ratio by Arthur Merrill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price/dividends ratio by Arthur Merrill An indicator that was shouting warnings before the stock market crash last year was the price/dividends ratio. This indicator is a measure of expensiveness. It reports the current price of enough stock to yield $1

  • Put/Call Ratio On Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The put/call ratio is simply the number of put options contracts traded in a given day divided by the number of call options contracts traded that same day. The put volume divided by the call volume yields the put/call ratio.

  • Put/Call Ratio Oscillator To Pinpoint Market Conditions by John Summa

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Put/Call Ratio Oscillator To Pinpoint Market Conditions by John Summa Who says the put/call ratio doesn't work anymore? Here's an oscillator that's great for pinpointing intermediate market tops and bottoms. What's the ideal time to write an option?

  • RTH Risk/Reward Ratio Favorable

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Retail HOLDRS is up against its 200-day moving average and downward sloping trendline. This is an ideal place to take a short position in this ETF, as the risk to reward ratio is highly favorable.

  • Ratio Analysis Defines Market Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several methods are used in technical analysis to determine the future direction of the stock market. Among these various methodologies is ratio analysis.

  • Ratio accumulators by William Mason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ratio accumulators by William Mason Have you ever noticed how strong market moves are reported in terms of ratios? ""It was a 3-to-1 up day on advance to decline"" or ""It was a 10-to-1 down day on volume."" Ratios inherently give the relative relation

  • Short Interest Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Short Interest Ratio

  • The CRB Index/Bond Ratio by John J. Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CRB Index/Bond Ratio by John J. Murphy Veteran technician John J. Murphy, whose trailblazing work on technical analysis and intermarket analysis are classics of the field, has delved into how bonds and commodities are interrelated and then how bonds

  • The Contrarian Put/Call Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trader who thinks outside the box can bet against the crowds when they become irrational, and the put/call ratio can tell you how.

  • The Gold/US Dollar Ratio At Major Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After completing a major third wave up, the gold/US dollar ratio sits right at major support, which may also be the low of corrective wave A.

  • The MEGAN Ratio by Oscar Cagigas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 27:01 (19-22): The MEGAN Ratio by Oscar Cagigas Which system will generate more return? Here's a metric that will help you answer that question. Many metrics can evaluate the performance of trading systems. These include net pro

  • The Option Premium Ratio And The DJIA by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Option Premium Ratio And The DJIA by Christopher Cadbury The discussion on the option premium ratio continues, with more examples on forecasting short-term movements in the DJIA. Previously, I introduced the option premium ratio, which is the rati

  • The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Option Premium Ratio by Christopher Cadbury Christopher Cadbury, member of the American Stock Exchange and book author, explains a sentiment indicator generated from the equity options market that identifies trading opportunities in the stock market

  • The Put/Call Ratio And Price Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The put/call ratio and open interest can be used as a leading indicator to predict the next index move. In this, the first part of a three-part series, the put/call ratio is defined and the cyclical phases this indicator goes through.

  • The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (252-254): The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean Exchange rates fluctuate on a second to second basis, but the long-term trends can be understood by using an indicator based on the ratio of inflation rates. The case in p

  • The Stock Market Crash Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn how to determine when a stock market crash could end.

  • The Stock Market Crash Ratio - Part Two

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An examination of post stock market crash rallies.

  • Trading The Golden Ratio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The golden ratio to chart analysis is useful, and you should try to incorporate it within your strategy wherever possible. In this article I want to discuss one simple way of doing this. I will not go into much detail here about the origins of th

  • 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 With The Directional Ratio by John Jay Norris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With The Directional Ratio by John "Jay" Norris Whether you trade long term, short term, or intermediate term, you need to know the direction of the trend. Here's a simple way to find out. If you are an active trader, or if you manage traders,

  • Using An Inverted Put/Call Ratio To Trade The QQQs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Put/Call ratio is simply the number of put options contracts traded in a given day divided by the number of call options contracts traded that same day. The put volume divided by the call volume yields the Put/Call ratio.

  • Volume percentage ratio by Mike Burk

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume percentage ratio by Mike Burk Volume is best used as a confirming indicator for general market trends and, in developing stock market indicators, I've found a trio of volume calculations that work well in anticipating cycle tops and bottoms. My b

Working Money: The Contrarian Put/Call Ratio by Ron Walker






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