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Article Archive For Keyword: Techniques

  • Applying Pit-Trading Techniques To Electronic Trading by Clem Chambers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (16-19): Applying Pit-Trading Techniques To Electronic Trading by Clem Chambers Just like every other established futures market, the London International Financial Futures Exchange (LIFFE) used to have a pit where colorful

  • Automated Techniques For Intraday Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's fair to say that technical analysis has made its biggest strides in relation to price-based forecasting rather than time-based studies. Moreover, when time-based techniques are developed, they are applied to higher time frame charts. The

  • Basic Options Techniques by Mark Vakkur, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many stock traders and investors avoid options because they seem too complex or risky. Although it is very easy to lose large amounts of money in a very short time misusing options, investors and traders of all kinds should at least consider them as one

  • Basic Techniques for Analyzing Systems by Mike DeAmicis-Roberts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (348-351): Basic Techniques for Analyzing Systems by Mike DeAmicis-Roberts What should you consider when you're designing or testing a trading system? Here are some hints that may help you. Trading is all about fear and greed,"" a trader once

  • Day trading and short-term trading techniques Part 2 by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day trading and short-term trading techniques Part 2 by Kent Calhoun In my three years of day trading markets in Chicago, not one person who opened an account strictly for day trading purposes lasted more than six months. Yet, the most successful trader

  • Exploring Charting Techniques, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What type of chart should you be using? Lines, bars, candlesticks... there are so many choices. In this first part of a six-part series, an overview of charting styles is presented that may help you make the right choice for analyzing the markets.

  • Exploring Charting Techniques: Basic Chart Trading, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pullbacks, swing reversals, breakouts, trend reversals - these are some of the things prices do. Here's how you can recognize and trade them.

  • 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'

  • Exploring Charting Techniques: Demystifying Support & Resistance, Part 4

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are so many possible support and resistance levels on a chart. How do you know which ones to use? How do you apply them? Here in this fourth part of an ongoing series on charting techniques, we take out some of the mystery.

  • Half-day trading techniques Part 3 by Kent Calhoun

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Half-day trading techniques Part 3 by Kent Calhoun In volatile markets, profits increase with the price range, but so does the risk. In strong trending markets, traders will be more profitable not using profit exit points described in the September issu

  • Intraday trading techniques by John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intraday trading techniques by John W. Labuszewski and John E. Nyhoff Many analysts find that the charting techniques that they rely on for inter-day trading are somewhat less useful on an intraday basis. As a result, these analysts often rely on other

  • Multiple-Indicator Techniques For Index Funds by Andrew Abraham

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Multiple-Indicator Techniques For Index Funds Traders expect uncertainty in the markets; it comes with the territory of trading. But with the Standard & Poor's 500 hitting new highs after a gut-wrenching decline, is there more uncertainty today? Here's

  • Simple Techniques In A Volatile Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DuPont is an example to highlight a few simple but reliable techniques that can save traders from huge uncertainty.

  • Smoothing Techniques For More Accurate Signals by Tim Tillson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Smoothing Techniques For More Accurate Signals by Tim Tillson More sophisticated smoothing techniques can be used to determine market trend. Better trend recognition can lead to more accurate trading signals. Here's how. After studying his first stock

  • System Optimization Techniques by David S. Nicol

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...System Optimization Techniques by David S. Nicol What is system optimization and is it good or bad? It's a little of both, system designers will tell you. David Nicol explains the whys and wherefores. System optimization is a controversial subject amon

  • Techniques To Reduce Your Trading Risk

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By using a number of different trading methods, as opposed to relying on just one, traders can effectively lower their risk.

Three Trend Trading Techniques by Rob Booker

  • Timing Techniques Using The Bullish Percent Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish percentage index is a powerful tool that will increase your odds of determining directional moves in the stock market. Timing is everything, and using market breadth indicators such as the bullish percent index will make you a punctual trader

  • Trading & scalping techniques by John Hill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading & scalping techniques by John Hill Scalping techniques for off-floor traders abound. Here I'll present some that I've found worthy over many years of trading. I do not claim many original thoughts in this. I gratefully appreciate the work of man






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