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  • 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

  • Averaging Reward-To-Risk Ratios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You need to know the reward/risk profile of your trading system, but how do you figure out which system is better than another? Here's one method you may not have thought of using

  • Do P/E Ratios Really Matter?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Everyone has an opinion about price to earnings ratios. When are they too low, too high, or just right? Would a P/E ratio indicator help the trader outprofit the buy-and-hold investor over the long haul?

  • 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

  • Dollar-Weighted Put/Call Ratios by Fari Hamzei and Barbara Star Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (52-55): Dollar-Weighted Put/Call Ratios by Fari Hamzei and Barbara Star Ph.D. Does this new twist on the popular sentiment indicator hold some predictive value? Find out here. Many years have passed since Martin Zweig used

  • Fibonacci Ratios and the S&P 500 Monthly Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Much has been written about Fibonacci numbers and ratios, and many believe they are golden -- that charts will always turn at a Fibonacci number or ratio. Are they?

  • Gamestop: Fibonacci Swing Ratios Reveal Next Support Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gamestop Inc. 'A' shares have been hammered hard for the past nine weeks, but a key leading indicator can help uncover where its next major price support level is.

  • Golden Ratios And Market Dynamics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three distinct ratio views of gold suggest that silver and the stocks within XAU may soon outperform gold. Meanwhile, gold has trounced crude oil for more than four months.

  • Measuring Market Sentiment Using Breakout Ratios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a unique way to measure the bullish/bearish bias of the individual stocks that make up any given index or industry group.

  • 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

  • Price/Earnings Ratios by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price/Earnings Ratios by Arthur A. Merrill, C.M.T. Here's a look at an old fundamental analysis favorite and what it can do for the technical analyst. For many years I have monitored the performance of a group of 30 to 50 stocks that have been exhibiti

  • Put-Call Ratios by Lawrence G. McMillan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DERIVATIVES Put-Call Ratios by Lawrence G. McMillan This measure of market sentiment uses options trading volume to measure crowd psychology. Here's one use of the ratio. The ratio of put option volume to call option volume is the major sentiment ind

  • RISK MANAGEMENT: The Square Root of Sharpe's, Stone's and Okham's Ratios by FRED S. GEHM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...RISK MANAGEMENT: The Square Root of Sharpe's, Stone's and Okham's Ratios by FRED S. GEHM One of the most important tasks of commodity market money managers is the measurement and control of risk. Currently, the most popular technique for measuring risk

  • SIDEBAR: USING OPTION RATIOS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...USING OPTION RATIOS AnCall/put TRIN as a market sentiment indicator, page 64. To many traders and investors, the limited-risk aspect of the purchase of both call and put options is appealing. Many market followers believe that when the major activity

  • SIDEBAR: USING OPTION RATIOS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...USING OPTION RATIOS To many traders and investors, the limited-risk aspect of the purchase of both call and put ratios is appealing. Many market followers believe that when the major activity is concentrated in either calls (bullish expectations) or put

  • Setups, Triggers, And Risk To Reward Ratios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trader should not just jump into a stock position but should first define a valid trade setup, define his risk to reward ratio, and set the trigger price. GOOGLE (GOOG) is used here to explain how to properly enter a stock position to increase the prob

  • Those Ubiquitous Fibonacci Ratios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do I use thee? Let me count the ways.

  • 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

  • Using Ratios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes adding a sprinkle of fundamental analysis to your toolkit doesn't hurt. Here are some ratios you could use to judiciously evaluate your trading decisions

  • Using Relative P/E Ratios And Technical Analysis by Peter Desnoyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Relative P/E Ratios And Technical Analysis by Peter Desnoyers Here's why you should track both fundamentals and technicals for trading stocks. The financial storm arrived in New York on October 19, 1987, following a volatile week in the markets.

  • V.15:11 (477-482) Using Fibonacci Ratios and Momentum by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Don't buy it here, but wait for a pullback. Are you familiar with that piece of sage advice? Or what about ""I would wait and sell on a bounce""? What does this really mean? Where and when do you act? Here's one technique for calculating retracement leve

Working Money: Do P/E Ratios Really Matter? by Matt Blackman

  • Working Money: Those Ubiquitous Fibonacci Ratios by Rudy Teseo

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Those Ubiquitous Fibonacci Ratios by Rudy Teseo How do I use thee? Let me count the ways. What do nature, astronomy, and the stock market have in common? They have something in common you may have heard of, but never really known what it






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