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  • A Candlestick Strategy With Soldiers And Crows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders want to get in earlier and have more frequent trading opportunities. Here are two patterns that can point you in that direction

  • A Flexible Strategy For Volatile Markets by John Manley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Flexible Strategy For Volatile Markets by John Manley Profit from option spreads on the S&P 500 by applying the same tactic as you would playing chess. Here's how. Good chess players are always focusing on a couple of moves in advance of the current

  • A Gold Momentum Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Given that the S&P 500 has had a good run from 2009 to present, its volatility is expected to increase. Here's an investing strategy to allow you to diversify over simply holding the market, and how you can backtest it

  • A Look at Spiders Using the Red/Green Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SPIDERS (SPY) or SPDRs are the first index shares created by Amex and introduced in 1993. They are Standard & Poor's Depository Receipts and as such, reflect the movement of the S&P Index. They trade just like common stock under the symbol

  • A Low-Risk, High-Potential Return Option Strategy by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Low-Risk, High-Potential Return Option Strategy by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A. Can call options be used as a substitute for purchasing stocks? Covered calls -- selling a call on stock being held -- is one low-risk strategy, but profits can be limited o

  • A New Exit Strategy by Adam White

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A New Exit Strategy by Adam White Most traders search for entry signals for trading systems and use a reversal of the entry signal for exits. Sounds simple enough, right? But what about developing exit strategies separate from your entry method? Here, t

  • A Nondirectional Trading Strategy For Cryptocurrencies, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crypto markets can move faster and more predictably than other markets, so these markets are attractive to traders. Here is a trading strategy you can use whether the cryptocurrency being traded is falling or rising. Here in part 1, the focus is bitcoin

  • A Range-Bound Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Markets move in trends and markets move in trading ranges. Looking at any chart makes it plain to see that a trader can make money during trends, but we shouldn't rule out the possibility of making successful trades during trading ranges. Here's how one

  • A Seasonal Strategy With Leveraged ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Halloween indicator, also known as ""Sell in May and go away,"" is a well-known seasonal strategy that investors apply to the financial markets. But it comes with its share of risk. Here is how you can use this seasonal strategy with a twist using le

  • A Simple Hedge Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the market turns bearish, either close out your portfolio or hedge it in the options or futures market. These strategies are normally for players who know what they are doing, are experienced and have been able to open an options or futures account

  • A Simple Option Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading options has always been a mystery to many, but with all the new weeklys and binary options that are hitting the market, they are now a strategy that should be looked at.

  • A Simple Positive Expectancy Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you want your trading results to improve? Incorporating positive expectancy into your trading strategy may just be the ticket

  • A Simple Short-Term Entry Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Legendary trader Marty Schwarz swore by the 10-day EMA. Here's an application of his "red light/green light" approach on an intraday basis.

  • A Strategy For Investing In Exchange Traded Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Because exchange traded funds are traded rather than redeemed, they are more tax efficient than mutual funds. Here is a strategy you can play with to invest in them.

  • An FX Strategy For Catching Falling Knives

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When there's a considerable decline in a relatively short period of time, can that become a trading opportunity? It's all about timing, and you can't rush it. Here's how to go about it

  • Applying The JM Strategy To Torrent Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the price of oil appearing to settle at the $50 level, all companies involved in energy have come under the spotlight.

  • August Rundown And Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...July's weakness may carry over into August, but will it cause a decline or signal a rally into the end of 2011?

  • Backtesting A Mean-Reversion Strategy In Python

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You hear the term "mean reversion" thrown around a lot. What does it really mean and how can you create a mean-reversion strategy you can backtest? Here's a step-by-step gui

  • Bombardier B Shares and the Red/Green Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another look at a trading methodology based on historical highs and lows.

  • Christmas tree spread - the all-purpose strategy by Jerry Kopf

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a football team breaks from the huddle, the players set up at the line of scrimmage in a formation. Usually, it's the I or T formation. As the center snaps the ball, each player knows exactly what to do. There is no guesswork, no deciding at the lin

  • Designing A Money Management Strategy by Ray Overholser,O.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designing A Money Management Strategy Using Volatility-Based Stops And The Kelly Criterion by Ray Overholser,O.D. Sorting out the criteria for a coherent money management plan is a complex, detailed job. Using a spreadsheet to keep track of the logic h

  • Developing A Multilevel Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...HereÕs an automated trading strategy that can be used to trade currency pairs.

  • Developing A Trading Strategy by Frank McGuff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing A Trading Strategy by Frank McGuff Trading strategies have several required characteristics, ranging from the ability to provide clear, unambiguous signals to the ability to validate each trade against the strategy. Developing and validating

  • Developing My Trading Strategy by Leonardo Jafet

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing My Trading Strategy by Leonardo Jafet Are the risks and returns involved in a more active investment style compatible with your resources and financial goals? Here's a trading approach that can help answer your questions. ntry in my mental

  • Double-Bottom Confirmation Strategy by Arthur Hill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How To Get Into The Trade Double-Bottom Confirmation Strategy Here's a strategy using a tried-and-true pattern to achieve faster entry signals and improve the reward-to-risk ratio. by Arthur Hill The double bottom that emerged in the Dow Jones Industri

  • End of Day Trading Using the Red Green Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In previous articles I have written about the JM investment strategy, and the R/G trading strategy. This article shows how to analyze the market and find a stock to trade short-term using the R/G strategy.

  • Entercom Communications And The JM Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The JM strategy has been very kind to me over the years. Here's why.

  • Exits, Stops And Strategy by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exits, Stops And Strategy by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick Everyone's looking for entry trading signals, but what about after you're in the trade? Here are different techniques for making a graceful -- and profitable -- exit. Previous

  • Exploring Charting Techniques: Creating A Trading Strategy, Part 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Creating our own indicators and turning them into a trading strategy is something all technical analysts strive to do. Unfortunately, a lack of programming skills can often discourage us from accomplishing this. But there are ways to get around it. Here'

  • Fear And Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There is a lot of fear in the market, and it's probably even worse than you might think.

  • From Strategy To System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A system seems to be an algorithm of the interaction of three subsystems: strategy, signal system, and sizing.

  • Grow And Protect: An Investment Strategy For Retirement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's one way to earn double-digit returns while preserving a retirement nest egg.

  • Int: Which Option Strategy Should You Use? Guy Cohen Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (52-56): Int: Which Option Strategy Should You Use? Guy Cohen Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan Guy Cohen, creator of the OptionEasy software and author of the books ""Options Made Easy"" and ""The Bible Of Options Strategies,"

  • Is Buy-And-Hold The Strategy For You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buying and holding stocks may not be the best approach for everyone, especially those who are unwilling to sit back and take large losses while they wait for their stocks to climb back up.

  • Is Buy-and-Hold The Best Strategy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is buy-and-hold really the best strategy to follow?

  • Juniper Networks (JNPR). . .What Is The Right Strategy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Juniper Networks (JNPR) is in the midst of confusion. There is a struggle between supply and demand with the supply side winning at this point.

  • Kroll on futures trading strategy by Dr. Alexander Elder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Kroll on futures trading strategy by Dr. Alexander Elder Author: Stanley Kroll Publisher: Dow Jones-Irwin 1818 Ridge Road Homewood, IL 60430 Contents: 203 pages, hardbound Price: $29.95 Stanley Kroll is reputed to have taken seven-figure profits o

  • Looking For A Consistent, Profitable Trading Strategy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders are always looking for a strategy that will give them consistent profits, no matter which direction the market is going. Here's one that you may approve of.

  • Market strategy The Wyckoff method of trading: Part 15 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market strategy The Wyckoff method of trading: Part 15 by Jack K. Hutson The reasoning behind Richard D. Wyckoff''s classic method of chart analysis is simple and straightforward: when demand for a stock exceeds supply, prices rise; when supply is great

  • Minimum Expectations Of A Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is your system performing adequately? Here is a method you can use to determine minimum expected performance.

  • Moving Average Crossovers and the Red/Green Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Any moving average based strategy does not function well when the share price moves in a sideways pattern. Here is a share that has given good profits in the past using the red/green strategy.

  • Mutual fund trading strategy by Stan Jones

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Mutual fund trading strategy by Stan Jones It has always struck me that the typical technical analysis software package doesn't answer the right question. It plots technical indicators on the same screen with prices so the user can pick the one or the c

  • My Trading Strategy, Revised by Leonardo Jafet

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...My Trading Strategy, Revised by Leonardo Jafet Here's a methodology for developing and testing a rules-based system, improved from the original. Since my article in the June 2009 issue of Stocks & Commodities, I have worked on some improvements for my

  • On Synergy and Strategy: Tom Bierovic Of Synergy Futures by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On Synergy and Strategy: Tom Bierovic Of Synergy Futures by Thom Hartle Thomas Bierovic is president of Synergy Futures, a research, trading, and education company. He also writes Synergy Fax, a daily advisory service for futures traders, and he wrote t

  • Perspective, Strategy, Price Action

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price action is one of the least-understood functions of the market as well as the most taken for granted, yet knowing these two core factors can help you profit consistently.

  • Portfolio Strategy Based On Accumulation/Distribution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whether you are an individual trader or an asset manager, your main goal in reading a chart is to detect the intentions of major institutions, large operators, well-informed insiders, bankers and so on, so you can follow them. Here, we'll build an automa

Product Review Strategy Desk by Sharon Yamanaka

  • Product Review: FXCM Strategy Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fxcm inc. Financial Square 32 Old Slip, 10 th Floor New York, NY 10005 phone: 888 50 Fo r e x (36739); 212 897-7660 internet: email: product: Automated trading platform for forex traders with nonhedging standard

Product Review: Red Rock Pattern Strategy by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Strategy Center by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

Product Review: Strategy Runner by David Penn

Quick Scan: Symmetrics Stock Market Trading Strategy for 1999

Quick-Scans: The Strategy Simulator

  • Red/Green Trading Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This is a strategy I developed for day trading that I found very successful.

  • Repeated Median Velocity Strategy, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here in the second part of this article, you'll identify optimal parameters and find out how the system performed.

  • Return To The 50-50 Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once again, the 50-day moving average helps traders out.

  • Seasonal Trading Strategy: Buy STZ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This stock has gone up more than 70% of the time in June, and it is a potential winner in the month ahead.

  • September Strategy And What A Difference A Month Makes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Beginning in August, weakness from July's trading was carrying over but now it's spreading like a contagion. Learn how to prepare and profit.

  • Simple Strategy For IWM

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...System trading can be just plain boring, but compared to the nonstop emotional ups and downs of discretionary trading, trading with a simple and steady mechanical method might be the best choice.

  • Simple Strategy Says To Buy The Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While the direction of a trend can be dictated by difficult-to-understand economic concepts, there is a simple trend-following strategy that works and doesn't require any complex knowledge of economics.

  • Simple Strategy With 80% Winners

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders often look for complex strategies but simple could be profitable, and this simple idea points to further gains in stocks.

  • Six-Month Switching And Timing Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In an ever-changing market, if you hope to achieve outsized gains, then you need to consider using the six-month switching and timing strategy.

  • Stock hedge portfolios: A strategy for all seasons by Larry Christy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock hedge portfolios: A strategy for all seasons by Larry Christy If you're looking for a conservative way to make substantial profits in any kind of market environment, you may want to consider common stock hedge portfolios. By balancing an equal amo

  • Strategy Design For Option Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Need a clear picture of what it takes to employ a successful trading strategy? Here it is

  • The 50-50 Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Use moving averages to follow the trend.

  • The Maximum Favorable Excursion Strategy by D. Stendahl and L. Zamansky

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Maximum Favorable Excursion Strategy by David C. Stendahl and Leo J. Zamansky Maximum favorable excursion (MFE) is the peak profit that a trade earns before the trade is closed out. Reviewing the performance of a trading system allows us to measure

  • The New Dow Strategy in 1996-97 by Paul and Carole Huebotter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The New Dow Strategy in 1996-97 by Paul and Carole Huebotter The Dow dividend strategy - or, more idiomatically, the ""dogs of the Dow"" - has garnered a lot of attention lately. It, or one of its variations, has been the subject of at least five full-l

  • The Repeated Median Velocity Strategy, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It sounds complicated, but it's actually simple. In this first part of a two-part series, find out how to use this strategy to place buy & sell orders as well as the best way to test the strategy.

The Shark Attack Strategy And Fibonacci Levels

  • The Shark Attack Strategy And Fibonacci Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discovered long before there were stock markets, the Fibonacci method has proved to be useful for traders.

  • The Super Bowl Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does the winner of the Super Bowl determine a bullish or bearish market for the year that follows?

  • Trading Forex: Planning Your Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the final part of this introductory series on forex trading, we look at some important aspects of trading strategies and how you can develop one. We'll also look at some sources of data and potential indicators to use in forex trading.

  • Two Step Strategy To Getting In Early

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The most difficult part of trading is knowing when to get in early and when to stay out but there is a simple two step strategy to help you get into winning stocks earlier than the crowd.

  • Using A Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With all the uncertainty occurring in the USA today, do you stand aside?

  • Using Four Levels Of Risk Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a modification to the fixed rate strategy that makes it not so fixed. This variation looks at four levels of risk and uses the one most appropriate to current market characteristics.

  • Using The Lower Low Strategy Plus Volume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding a share out of the many thousands listed on the exchanges that could be a profitable trade is a matter of determining a trading strategy to use. There are many out there, and I have written a number of articles on various strategies, but one stra

  • Using a Covered-Call Options Strategy by Lawrence Serven

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a Covered-Call Options Strategy by Lawrence Serven What can investors do to overcome adverse market conditions? You could try using a covered call strategy. This strategic planner and analyst recounts a series of trades he executed using a covered

  • What Now, Dow? Looking For Our Strategy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...So we know that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is in a wave 4 correction of a Wave III. What should our strategy be?

Working Money: Grow And Protect: A Retirement Strategy by Allen Rehert

Working Money: Return To The 50-50 Strategy by Charles Bradshaw Schaap

Working Money: The 50-50 Strategy by Charles B. Schaap

Working Money: The Super Bowl Strategy by David Penn

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