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  • $DJUSCH Readies To Break Out From Ascending Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The US Chemical Index has formed an ascending triangle on daily and weekly time frames and is now ready to break out.

  • $FTSE Ready To Shed Few Points

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The previous high resistance and bearish formation is an upcoming danger for the FTSE rally.

  • 10 Reasons Traders Lose And What To Do About It

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Awareness - it's your best friend. When you start trading, don't get discouraged with your losing trades. Be aware of why those losses occurred. You'll find that the losses were often caused by your emotions. Relate your trading to the 10 reasons provide

  • 10 Signs That Tell You When To Stop Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Everybody is hunting for the best buy signals, but this focus ignores a major trading reality: You don't earn a penny until you sell. And you won't keep it if you don't know when to sit on your hands.

  • 10 Signs That Tell You When To Stop Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Everybody is hunting for the best buy signals, but this focus ignores a major trading reality: You don't earn a penny until you sell. And you won't keep it if you don't know when to sit on your hands.

  • 3M Is Starting To Stall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...3M has been a top performer over the last four years, but low volume and a potential bearish reversal pattern could end that streak.

  • A Call To Verizon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...So... is the stock a buy?

  • A Canadian Share To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With so many advisors calling for a major correction in the US stock market, a look at Canadian stocks is a possibly the way to go.

  • A Company To Look At

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WD-40 Company currently markets its products in 188 countries worldwide and recorded sales of $368.5 million in fiscal year 2013.

  • A Double Bottom To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a share rises off a double bottom it is worth a watch.

  • A Few Shares To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market keeps going up and up and up, in spite of the negativity suggested by many top experts.

  • A Few Shares To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This past week has been an interesting week, both in the political agenda and in the share market of the USA.

  • A Gap Waiting To Be Filled

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you see a gap occur on a price chart, it is likely that the gap will be filled at some point.

  • A Guide To Choosing Mutual Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking for a mutual fund? Set your goals, do the research, pick a winner!

  • A Guide To Forex Arbitrage

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What should traders understand about arbitrage as it pertains to the forex market?

  • A Guide To Pyramiding by Nauzer J. Balsara

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Guide To Pyramiding by Nauzer J. Balsara Pyramiding, the process of adding to the number of contracts during the life of a trade, needs to be distinguished from the strategy of increasing or decreasing the trading size contingent on the outcome of a c

  • A Look At Four Stocks To Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Buyers beware, the bear market has begun," says a well-known and respected currency and commodities analyst.

  • A MiniGuide to Fourier Spectrum Analysis by ANTHONY WARREN, PH.D./STAFF WRITER

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A MiniGuide to Fourier Spectrum Analysis by ANTHONY WARREN, PH.D./STAFF WRITER The basic idea behind Fourier Analysis of time series is to decompose the data into a sum of sinusoids of varying cycle length, each cycle being a fraction of a common or fun

  • A Rule-Based Approach to Trading by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Rule-Based Approach to Trading by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D. Last month, Katz presented his experience developing a trading system using a neural network?based approach. This month, he delves into a rule-based approach to trading. Previously, I showed

  • A Share To Buy and Hold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding a share to buy and hold forever is not easy. However, the Canadian stock market does offer a few.

  • A Share To Keep An Eye On

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the present craziness in the stock market, having a list of shares to keep an eye on for a future buy is a must.

  • A Share To Keep An Eye On

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the chart of a share rises strongly over a number of years, it becomes a share one should own for the long term.

  • A Share To Keep An Eye On

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Every now and again, a share captures your attention as an indicator triggers a buy or a sell.

  • A Share To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the stock market falls, is it wise to look for shares that are suggesting a bottom as a possible future buy?

  • A Short Guide To Exchange-Traded Funds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Exchange-traded funds are an interesting alternative for many investors.

  • A Simple Approach To Gap Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Anyone who has looked at a price chart knows that gaps occur. But all gaps aren't the same. Here's a look at the characteristics of four and how you can trade them

  • A Simple Way To Trade Seasonality

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can locate patterns to perform seasonal trades--although they won't necessarily be where you expect. Here's a way to uncover consistent patterns you can use to trade, not just on futures but also on some seasonal stocks

  • A Simple Way To Use Money Flow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Money flow for XTO Energy has been negative recently but the trend may be ready to reverse.

  • A Spring And Summer Not To Remember

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...No one can deny that the first year of the millennium has turned out to be less than spectacular for the markets. But is it typical? First, Staff Writer David Penn looks at the first half and its lack of memorable activity, and speculates what kind of

  • A Stock To Keep An Eye On

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shopify empowers entrepreneurs from all over the world.

  • A Trading System To Build On

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There is no holy grail trading system, but there are real-world mechanical methods that can make decent money over time. Here's a look at one system that shows a great deal of promise.

  • A Wyckoff Approach To Future by Craig F. Schroeder

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Wyckoff Approach To Future by Craig F. Schroeder The Wyckoff approach, which has been a standard for decades, is as valid for futures as it is for stocks, but even students of the technique appear to be unaware of its extended uses. Most technicians k

  • A better way to smooth data by J.S. Payne, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A better way to smooth data by J.S. Payne, Ph.D. What every trader desires is indicators that give strong signals with no misleading period-to period jitter, or noise. We all know what noise is to a trader, but let's restate it. Noise is something in yo

  • AAPL Close To The Summit?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Apple Inc. are at all-time highs again, but this latest rally is fast approaching a likely cycle high.

  • AAPL: Close To Pattern Completion?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Apple, Inc. have been in a major rally since June 2013, but may now be near an important turning point.

  • AKSteel Ready To Rally

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An ascending triangle is about to break out in AKSteel Holding.

  • AMEX Oil Index Failed to Follow Through

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Oil Index, a price-weighted index of large-cap integrated oil companies, failed to follow through last week. The culprit is broken support, which is now acting as short-term resistance for the Index.

  • ARWR Set To Run Away

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Low-priced stocks are usually best left alone, but ARWR is setting up to run away with the bulls.

  • Adapting Moving Averages To Market Volatility by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adapting Moving Averages To Market Volatility by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D. If a market is active, it has volatility: that cannot be avoided. And because the market is continuously changing, an indicator that attempts to predict market activity must itself

  • Add And Reduce To Turbocharge Your Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The add & reduce method allows you to take maximum shares to profit while reducing your risk exposure.

  • Adding ETFs To Your Portfolio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it time to consider adding exchange traded funds to your portfolio?

  • Adding Fuel To The Fire

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 now has potential to reach 1600 by the end of October. Here's why.

  • Adding Stochastics To Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stochastics indicator is usually applied to closing price data but it can be calculated using indicators such as the relative strength index, making those indicators more valuable in many cases.

  • Adding The Human Element To Neural Nets by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D. with Donna L. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adding The Human Element To Neural Nets by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., with Donna L. McCormick Is it possible to train a neural network to ""see"" the way you and I do? These Contributing Writers walk you through their research in selecting chart-based tr

  • Adding Volume To The Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The whole purpose of technical analysis is to use past price and volume data to determine the future direction of a security or market. An analysis that does not include volume, however, is not a complete technical analysis. When volume is considered alo

  • Adding Volume To The Move-Adjusted Moving Average by Stephen Bisse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:3 (38-41): Adding Volume To The Move-Adjusted Moving Average by Stephen Bisse In this second article of the series, we look at how adding volume can help identify large moves in one direction. In "Visiting MOMA," my previous

  • 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.

  • Airlines Ready To Fly

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite continued high oil prices, the Amex Airline Index ($XAL) broke resistance and momentum has turned fully bullish.

  • Airlines Ready To Fly

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite an overshoot on the way down, the DJ Airline Index (DJUSAR) recovered just in time for a fairly normal retracement and price channel breakout.

  • Airlines Starting To Lead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The DJ Airline Index successfully tested support in May and has started to outperform the broader market.

  • Akamai Technologies Finally Begins To Fulfill IPO Furor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a hard fall, the stock for Akamai Technologies (AKAM) has accumulated and started to rise again.

  • Alaska Air Making Bid To Break Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alaska Air likes the sound of falling oil prices as the stock moves to channel resistance and readies for a breakout.

  • Alcoa Fails To Hold Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alcoa, which was profiled in late September with a triangle pattern, went on to break triangle resistance, but failed to hold this breakout. A reassessment is in order.

  • Alibaba - A Share To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With all that is happening in the White House today, one share to keep an eye on is Alibaba.

  • Ameren Unable To Breach Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish rallies of Ameren were stopped by psychological resistance.

  • American Electric - A Stock To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a stock triggers a buy signal on the charts, it is a stock to keep an eye on.

  • Amgen Surges To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amgen surged on big volume but stalled at resistance, and bullish consolidation formed on the intraday chart. The next few days are critical.

  • An Indicator To Follow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sylvain Vervoort is a market analyst that has developed market trading strategies.

  • An Indicator To Look At

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders are always looking for an indicator that will give them successful buy/sell signals. Here is a strategy that you can consider.

  • An Introduction to Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) Technical Analysis by Anthony W. Warren, Ph. D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An Introduction to Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) Technical Analysis by Anthony W. Warren, PhD RESEARCH Preface to Maximum Entropy Articles A reasonable assumption concerning the motivation of subscribers to Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities

  • Another Rumor To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Another rumor hit the street today - shares of BlackBerry Ltd. soared 8.5%.

  • Apple Is Ready To Turn Lower

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple looks to be in a topping process. By looking at price patterns, price momentum, and volume, we can come to a clear understanding about the technical condition of this security.

  • Apple, From Soft To Sour

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two weeks ago, I made the case for more downside on Apple. After mounting a weak rally, it resumed its downtrend with a vengeance.

  • Applying Bollinger Bands To Albertson's Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bollinger Bands are highly flexible instruments and can be used in the forecasting of different aspects of market behavior.

  • Applying Expert Systems To Trading by Wolf von Ronik

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying Expert Systems To Trading by Wolf von Ronik Artificial intelligence was introduced 50-odd years ago to model the way humans learn and extrapolate from the knowledge they glean. How can the theory of expert systems, one of the two current though

Applying Gann Angles To Computer Charts by Brent Aston

  • Applying MIDAS To Daily And Weekly Charts by A. Coles and D. Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying MIDAS To Daily And Weekly Charts by A. Coles and D. Hawkins In this second part of this series we go one step further by adding deeper insight into price action. SO far, we have explored what technical analyst Paul Levine called the scientifi

  • 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

  • Applying Relative Strength To ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a nontraditional approach to relative strength, we find that QQQQ is a buy.

  • 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.

  • Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying statistical pattern recognition to commodity trading systems by Scott Brill Statistical pattern recognition (SPR) is a subfield of artificial intelligence concerned with automatic recognition of meaningful regularities in noisy or complex envir

  • Aqua America Close To A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Aqua America, one of the strongest stocks in one of the strongest industry groups, is getting close to a buy setup as it pulls back in a strong uptrend.

  • Are Internet Stocks Ready To Break Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bearish consolidation pattern and negative divergences on the daily chart could point to lower prices for Internet stocks.

  • 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.

  • Are The Preferred Shares The Way To Go?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In today's collapsing market, yields of preferred shares are reaching astronomical levels.

  • Are The QQQQs Close To Being A Short?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can the chart of the Qs tell us which way the market is going?

  • Are You Looking For A Bank To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You have to be strong to buy when prices are bad.

  • Aurizon Mines In Toronto Poised To Jump

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The daily chart for Aurizon Mines (ARZ-T) shows a breakout from the large 14-month symmetrical triangle on this mining and exploration company.

  • BAC Shifting To Bullish Track?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bearish Bank of America stock is struggling to stabilize. Will the consolidation lead to a bullish breakout?

  • BCRX Likely To See Further Downside

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The huge gap down has moved Biocrystal Pharmaceuticals below the support area, and weak breakout on the Health Care Select Sector Index may result in further downside.

  • BK Final Push To A Cycle High?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a stock's long-term money flow trend is deteriorating, wise traders and investors take notice.

  • BP Plunges To Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The negative rally has pulled BP Amoco below the various support areas.

  • BPL: Money Flow Failing To Keep Up

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Buckeye Partners, LP are up by 34% since late December 2013, but technicals suggest that a pullback may be due soon.

  • BRCM Ready To Rock Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by nearly 44% since late December 2011, shares of BRCM now appear ready to attempt yet another surge higher.

  • Back To Averages by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back To Averages by John Sweeney Getting back to the subject of averages skimming tops and bottoms of price curves (Settlement, STOCKS & COMMODITIES, February 1991), two readers, C. Skelley of Tucson, AZ, and John Ehlers of Goleta, CA, wrote to explain

  • Back To Basics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the stock market at the bottom and ready to start a new bull market, or is the stock market bottom still ahead of us? Let's go back to the basics of technical analysis to answer this question.

  • Back To Basics In Trading Stocks by Gregory J. Kuhn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back To Basics In Trading Stocks by Gregory J. Kuhn Identifying the once or twice a year that the market is ready to embark on a very profitable move is the ultimate quest of anyone trading stocks. But in this day and age of artificial intelligence, wit

  • Back To Basics?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As tech gets toppy, will the rotation turn toward basic materials stocks for the upside?

  • Back To School?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When times are tough, like now, and people are being handed pink slips, is it time to go back to school?

  • Back To The August Lows?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Failing new year-to-date highs in the Industrials, the next Dow theory event could well be a test of the August lows.

  • Back to Basics With Quantitative Analysis by Anthony J. Macek

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back to Basics With Quantitative Analysis by Anthony J. Macek Ever notice how we seem to want to do things the hard way? Anthony Macek, publisher of the ""Just the Facts"" newsletter, has, and he's proposed a solution to simplify our lives using quantit

  • Back to the CRB's Bullish Flag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish flag in the commodities index is back. Will higher commodity prices return, as well?

  • Bank of America Charges To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite an impressive surge over the last two weeks, Bank of America remains in a downtrend overall with resistance close at hand.

  • Banks Poised To Resume The Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here is the banking index with a wave 5 projection.

  • Barnes & Noble A Stock To Watch?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The yearly book show in Toronto has been canceled because publishers feel that not enough books are being bought by the public. If that's the case, why is the future bright for this bookseller?

  • Beans Bounce Back: Divergence To BOSO To MACD Histogram Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three technical setups helped traders game the market for November soybeans.

  • Beans Bounce Back: Divergence To BOSO To MACD Histogram Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three technical setups helped traders game the market for November soybeans.

  • Bearish Candlesticks Point To Reversal In JB Hunt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the broader indexes have been weak in 2004, truckers just kept on trucking. However, recent bearish candlesticks point to resistance and a reversal for JB Hunt (JBHT).

  • Bearish Engulfing Points To Correction In Euro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The euro remains at lofty levels and the emergence of a second bearish engulfing pattern within a few weeks suggests a correction is warranted.

  • Bearish Signals Point To New Lows For AIG

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a very short oversold bounce, a host of short-term bearish indications surfaced on the AIG chart, and the stock looks like it is headed for new lows.

  • Bears Lay Wood To Lumber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As lumber futures plummet toward a 61.8% retracement of their August–December rally, would-be buyers find themselves looking for a bounce.

  • Beleaguered Biovail (BVF.TO) May Be Close To Turning Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Ontario based pharmaceutical company has had its share of woes but the chart hints at a possible turn developing.

  • Bema Gold is Poised to Run Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As safe an investment as there is in the current market? The charts show why.

  • Biogen Returns To The Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaking resistance with a gap and a surge in April, Biogen Idec returned to the scene of the crime. This level should offer support.

  • Biotech HOLDRS Surge To Channel Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Biotech HOLDRS surged over the last two weeks, but resistance is near and Aroon is not impressed.

  • Biotech To The Future!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With gene-based medicines, tissue regeneration, and cutting-edge treatments for cancer and HIV, biotechnology promises a revolution in medicine. Are there opportunities for investors as well?

  • Biotechs Ready To Break Out Of Consolidation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Biotechs are a key part of the Nasdaq index. The Nasdaq has broken out of its consolidation and its strength will naturally rub off on those constituent sectors that were also consolidating. The biotech index is one such sector and new 52 week highs ar

  • Boeing Co. Tries To Hammer Out A Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boeing, like many others, fell below its 50-day EMA as the overall markets tunrned south. The hammer signal formed on March 16, hints at a possible bounce here.

  • Boeing Cruises Down to Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boeing apparently has found support at its 20-day exponential moving average.

  • Boeing Soars To New Multiyear High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Boeing Company continue to gain altitude, setting yet another new multiyear high.

  • Book Review: Momentum Trader's Ticket to Ride

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Imagine that you're on a train seated at a table for five - just you and four of the world's best stock traders.

  • Borg Warner Fails To Hold Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Borg Warner broke down on the daily chart, and this reversal paves the way for a bigger bearish reversal pattern on the weekly chart.

  • Bottoms To Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cyclical investing suggests that in the month of June, investors should stay in Treasury bills but start looking for bottoms to buy. Biomirin Pharma could be such a bottom.

  • Brightpoint Inc.: Opportunity To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you look at a weekly chart or a daily chart?

  • Broadcom Comes To Life

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Broadcom held up better than the Nasdaq in January, and the recent breakout argues for higher prices in February.

  • Broadcom Peaked, Now Trying To Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This stock has seen a dramatic rise and fall. Is there a bounce in the offing?

  • Bucyrus Ready To Rise Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some stocks just seem to keep going up, despite periodic corrective phases. Bucyrus International shares may be ready to rise again in the wake of a fresh RMO swing buy signal.

  • Bullish Candlestick Reversal Fails To Inspire Pulte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pulte Homes forged a classic retracement but cannot follow through on a bullish candlestick reversal, and lower prices are likely.

  • Bullish Engulfing Pattern: To Buy Or Not To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you see a familiar chart pattern on a price chart, should you automatically do what the pattern suggests, or should you look at it more closely before making the decision? Here are some scenarios that could play out when a bullish engulfing pattern

  • Bullish Engulfing Pattern: To Buy Or Not To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you see a familiar chart pattern on a price chart, should you automatically do what the pattern suggests, or should you look at it more closely before making the decision? Here are some scenarios that could play out when a bullish engulfing pattern

  • Bulls Jump Up To Get Beat Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Muddled positive divergences in many averages launched rallies in late January. Will clear-cut negative divergences mark the end of those rallies?

  • Buy-And-Hold Comparisons To Evaluate Stock Trading by Jack Schwager

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buy-And-Hold Comparisons To Evaluate Stock Trading by Jack Schwager Benchmark comparisons are a standard technique for the performance of a trading system. One particular benchmark is the buy-and-hold approach. This noted market analyst looks at the ste

  • CAKE To Plunge A Few Layers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An ascending rally of Cheesecake Factory is showing reversal signs.

  • CBS, A Stock To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent head & shoulders pattern of the DJIA appears to have failed. This should not put you off H&S analysis. Here's a stock with an inverse H&S pattern that looks very interesting.

  • CLF Too Late To Sell?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some natural resource stocks are looking vulnerable right now. Here's a look at a very interesting chart setup in a key player from this sector.

  • CMG Ready To Hit Profit Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chipotle Mexican Grill has been on a roller coaster ride in recent years but is poised to hit a big profit target.

  • CNET Breaks Out To New 52-Week Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks breaking out of consolidation or continuation patterns are always the surest trades. In this example, CNET breaks out of a flag pattern on very heavy volume to hit new 52-week highs.

  • CRAY - Getting Ready to Crash?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cray Inc. has moved up almost continuously since January 2002. But the stock is giving signals that could portend a change in direction.

  • CRB Index Ready To Break Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a huge correction, the CRB index formed a strong bullish reversal pattern. Will the pattern break out successfully?

  • CRB Ready To Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Commodity Research Bureau Index is ready for a bounce.

  • Cabot to Head Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like many stocks, Cabot (CBT) enjoyed a nice run off October lows. It now looks like it is getting set to resume its long-term downtrend.

  • Can Retail Be Trusted To Break Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The retail stock HOLDRS wedged higher, but negative divergences frustrated progress.

  • Can The VIX Be Used To Help Identify Pending Stock Reversals?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The CBOE Market Volatility Index or VIX is popular with traders as a measure of fear in the market. But given just how volatile it is, how can it be used as a stock market indicator?

  • Canadian Shares To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are many Canadian shares that offer attractive yields. Here are four of them.

  • Caterpillar Ready To Break Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the stock break the previous high resistance?

  • Centex Corp. Looking To Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This resort developer broke ground today for Oahu's first new beachfront condominium homes in more than two decades. A traditional Hawaiian blessing and this chart may indicate brighter things ahead after this recent downturn.

  • China Continues To Lead The Way

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How the Shanghai Composite could signal a global stock market bottom.

  • Cisco Continues To Flow Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cisco Systems appears to be facing more weakness in the near future.

  • Cisco Slips, Slides To Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If your playbook reads "buy tech," does that make CSCO a go-to stock?

  • Cisco Systems Retraces To A Buying Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This networking leader soared with the markets off October lows only to be stopped by a double top. Now it has made a retracement to a likely key support area.

  • Citigroup: A Trend Is About To Emerge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices have no directionality and low volatility, providing the expectation for a new trend to be born soon.

  • Citigroup: Correcting Back To Support?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a major year-long rally, Citigroup shares appear to be in the initial stages of a proportional correction.

  • Clues To Market Direction With The S&P 500 Premium by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, CFA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Clues To Market Direction With The S&P 500 Premium by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, CFA Need a clue to short-term market direction? The premium between the Standard & Poor's 500 futures and the corresponding cash index may help, provided you understand how it i

  • Coach Yourself To Trading Success

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Be your own trading coach!

  • Coach, A Share To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On October 28, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. (EDT), Coach, Inc. (COH) held a conference call to discuss the company's first quarter results.

  • Columbus McKinnon (CMCO) May Be Ready To Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This leading worldwide designer and manufacturer of material handling products has had a deeper correction than the overall markets and now appears ready to rebound.

  • Combine MACD And Relative Strength To Time Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength is a powerful trading tool, but its signals can be difficult to interpret. Applying indicators to relative strength can help.

  • Comparing October 2007 to October 2017

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ten years after the last major stock market top can another major top be near?

  • Computer Associates Looking To Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yes, it does look like the big, bad bear is back -- for a while, anyway. But even a bear market can offer some surprising, bullish bounces back to resistance areas.

  • Computer Hardware Index Back To Resistance

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Buy when the market goes up and buy when the market goes down. It's that simple.

  • How To Play The Turns In The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trend is your friend, but navigating the turns in the market can help you make larger returns by catching tops and bottoms at just the right moment.

  • How To Profit From A Deep Stock Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn how to tell whether a stock will resume its trend after a decline and how to enter early on with low risk.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock market has experienced a short-term downswing for more than one month. This downswing has cost investors a quick 35% on their investments. During the shakeout of this high volitility period an investor can take a small amount of risk by trading

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Symantec Corporation has been in a $48-$70 trading range over the last four months.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ebay, Inc. has been in a $130-$170 trading spanning the last eight months.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 4

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple Computer has been in a $110-$130 trading range over the last eight months.

  • How To Profit From Trading Ranges, Example 5

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Compaq Computer Corp. has been in a $24-$30 trading range over the last five months.

  • How To Profit In The Short Term

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bull run is still climbing, and you can use this unique pattern in the short term to help you pile up the profits.

  • How To Read A Bar Chart

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Emerging stock leaders are easy to spot if you understand accumulation that will give you the best entry into a new long position, if you know this vital key.

  • How To Spot And Trade A Bullish Triple-Bottom Pattern

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Triple-bottom patterns are one of the highest-performing reversal patterns you can trade if you know how.

  • How To Spot And Trade Congestion Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Congestion patterns form when volatility declines and traders are unwilling to take control of the trend, but it is in these pauses in between trading that breakouts can occur.

  • How To Spot Proper Handle Formations

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cup & handle patterns can result in huge profits but only if they are formed properly -- otherwise they can cause your trade to fall apart.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders move from euphoria to terror as markets that were once on a bullish run turn bearish at the drop of a dime. But if you understand a few concepts, you won't be caught flat-footed.

  • How To Trade A Bubble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks continue to gain ground in a rally that has been going since March 2009. In February 2013, a combination of factors converged to generate a secular sell signal that paralleled the biggest peaks in modern history. Does that means that it's tim

  • How To Trade IPOs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Initial public offerings generate a lot of buzz like the upcoming IPO for Facebook, and if you know this trading method, you could stand to earn a lot of money.

  • How To Trade Price Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although it is one of the most reliable patterns, price channels are often one of the most underutilized, which is a shame, since it reveals low-risk trade setups as well as when trend reversals develop.

  • How To Trade Price Respect For Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS..."Buy on dips and sell on rallies" is good advice, but it leaves the question of how? A simple set of indicators can show you where "price respect" is and how to trade dips in price.

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  • How To Trade With Inverse Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price action never presents itself in the plain-vanilla step-by-step format like traders are taught, which is why you need to use tools that are outside the box.

  • How To Turn A Painful Experience Into A Positive One

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Any missed opportunity can feel painful, and in trading and investing it's something we all experience. Here's one way to take such a situation and creatively transform it into a way forward

  • How To Use Pocket Pivots To Catch Early Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakout trading can turn into "fakeout trading" as floor traders manipulate the market, but if you know this effective entry method developed by two trading legends, you can beat them to the punch for large gains.

  • How To Use Pocket Pivots To Catch Early Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakout trading can turn into "fakeout trading" as floor traders manipulate the market, but if you know this effective entry method developed by two trading legends, you can beat them to the punch for large gains.

  • How To Use Price Action To Trade Successfully

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price action is the cornerstone to all trading systems and methods, but most traders lack an understanding of what it is and how to use it. Learning these core concepts can help you use price as an effective tool to profit in the market.

  • How To Use Price Action To Trade Successfully

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price action is the cornerstone to all trading systems and methods, but most traders lack an understanding of what it is and how to use it. Learning these core concepts can help you use price as an effective tool to profit in the market.

  • How To Use Price And Volume To Trade Profitably

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To gauge a stock's strength or weakness, study price and volume.

  • How To Use Price And Volume To Trade Profitably

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To gauge a stock's strength or weakness, study price and volume.

  • How To Use Stock Options With Momentum Stocks For Enhanced Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Momentum stocks tend to be leaders in the stock market, taking it to higher highs while also being favored stocks by traders and investors alike. However, using stock options, you can enhance your profits with momentum stocks by following a few guideline

  • How To Use Support To Trade Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading range-bound stocks has been the cornerstone of many successful traders, but one small tweak in this approach can lead to many home-run trades.

  • How To Use Support To Trade Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading range-bound stocks has been the cornerstone of many successful traders, but one small tweak in this approach can lead to many home-run trades.

  • How To Use Tick, Tiki, TRIN For Day Trading by Terry O'Brian

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  • How to Find Major Turns in Any Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the four market dimensions to discover important market tops and bottoms.

  • How to Find New Stock Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Institutional traders have enormous advantages over the individual trader but there is one advantage the retail trader has that trumps all of them.

  • How to Trade Defensively

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Utilizing an Elliott wave pattern to anticipate a trend change.

  • How to Trade Defensively - Part Two

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Could the S&P 500 reach an intermediate peak on July 25, 2016? Technical analysis has some very interesting clues.

  • How to be wrong and still profit by David L. Caplan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to be wrong and still profit by David L. Caplan Why bother learning and using professional option strategies? Why spend the time and energy to learn how and when to use options and option strategies when, in trading futures, all you have to do is us

  • How to evaluate a commodity trading system by Kent Calhoun

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How to spot takeover candidates by Norman S. Wei The shares of Celanese Corp. were trading at 218-1/2 at the close of Oct. 31. They shot up to a high of 247-1/2 on Nov. 3 and closed at 242-1/2--an increase of $24 per share! Integrated Software's stock j

  • How to use Maximum Entropy by John F. Ehlers

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  • IBM Returns To Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM broke resistance with a surge in March, and a return to this breakout offers a second chance to partake in the new uptrend.

  • Identifying The Strongest To Weakest Forex Pairs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Which is the strongest and which is the weakest? Here's a straightforward concept that can help you track forex market dynamics and cross-currency relationships.

  • In Baker Hughes, A Triangle Pattern To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a significant triangle pattern approaches completion, breakout traders begin to plan their method of engagement.

  • Inco Breaking Out To New Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Inco's recent breakout on big volume argues for continued strength over the next few months.

  • Index Divergences Pointing To Potential Market Drop

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Broad market indexes are weaker than the headline indexes, a condition that has preceded market declines in the past.

  • Industrials Fail To Confirm Transports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow transports raced to a new all-time high this month, but the Dow industrials is lagging badly with a bearish pattern in the works.

  • Industrials Fail to Confirm Transports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dow Theory was last discussed in late May. At the time, the Dow Transports moved to new reaction highs, but the Dow Industrials had yet to confirm. Since then, the Dow broke above its January highs (blue arrow) and moved to a new reaction high at 9323. I

  • Insider Stock Sales Continue To Soar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The ratio of insider share sales to purchases jumped threefold from August to the first week in September. It more than doubled again in the second week of the month.

  • Insiders Continue To Trade Shares For Dollars

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Insiders continued to sell while the selling was good, unloading $3.5 billion worth of shares in March. While it was down from the extreme reading in February of $5.1 billion, selling outstripped buying by nearly 30:1 in dollar terms.

  • Insiders Continue To Unload

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In our continuing coverage of insider transactions, there is little sign that selling is waning. In fact, insiders continue selling shares like there's no tomorrow.

  • Int.: How To Get Started In Electronic Day Trading: David Nassar by Thom Hartle

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  • Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Integrated Systems Approach To Technical Commodity Analysis by JOHN E. ROSENSTOCK when I first became interested in commodity markets, it was my great fortune to read the works of and speak with several of the most lucid teachers of market science and s

  • Intel Returns To Dullsville

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Contracting volatility in Intel should put traders on alert for a big move. But which way?

  • Intel: Close To Weekly Supports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are testing their supports after a two-month correction.

  • Interview: Ed Dobson On Transitioning To Independent Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Former futures broker, book publisher, and author Ed Dobson always had a calling for the markets. He never lost that interest or stopped trading, despite becoming busy with his brokerage career and publishing business, knowing that one day he'd get back

  • Interview: From The Pit To The PC: Lewis J. Borsellino by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From The Pit To The PC Lewis J. Borsellino The current, never-before-seen bull market in stocks has led to tremendous growth in trading the Standard & Poor's 500 futures pits. One top S&P trader, Lewis Borsellino, has been a runner, a clerk, a broker, a

  • Interview: Michael "Trader Mike" Seneadza: From Swing Trading to Daytrading by J. Gopalakrishnan

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  • Interview: Reacting To Currencies With Abe Cofnas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For over two decades, Abe Cofnas has provided fundamental and technical analysis on trading strategies in currencies and intermarkets. He is the founder of Learn4x.com, which provides private coaching and seminars on currency trading, and he has been the

  • Interview:ÊFrom Biotech To Quant With Scott Andrews

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  • Introduction to macros Part 3 by Jim Summers, Ph.D.

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  • Introduction to spread investing Part 1 by Frank Taucher

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  • Iron Mountain Climbing To The Summit?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The technology sector remains strong, and one of the top-performing stocks from the business software and services industry group is Iron Mountain, Inc.

  • Is Ebay A Stock To Watch?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With all the uncertainty in the world, should you sit on cash or look for stocks to buy?

  • Is Apple Set To Fall?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple has seen a massive runup and correction in the stock. Are its best days behind it?

  • Is Berry Petroleum Preparing To Break Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Berry Petroleum continues to be stuck in a trading range but the technicals point to higher prices down the road.

  • Is Biopure Set To Rise Through The Ceiling?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Biopure Corp. is a leading developer and manufacturer of oxygen therapeutics, a class of pharmaceuticals that are intravenously administered to deliver oxygen to the body's tissues. Wishful thinking, or can it be achieved?

  • Is CNH Global Ready To Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If the price of CNH drops a bit more, it may be in a good position for an intermediate-term bounce.

  • Is Canwest Petroleum Corp. A Stock To Watch?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With OPEC threatening to cut production, is the price of oil on the way up?

  • Is China Set To Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...China and India still enjoy respectable growth rates even as their industrialized counterparts in the US and Europe enter recession. Is now the time to jump across the bamboo curtain?

  • Is Cimarex Energy Poised To Move Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Short-term indicators predict a forthcoming bottom reversal, while the long-term pattern points to higher prices.

  • Is Crude Oil Ready To Run?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With crude oil futures correcting toward the lower end of their multimonth trend channel, oil stocks continue to warn of weakness.

  • Is Crude Ready to Move?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Could an upside breakout from an intermediate head and shoulders bottom put October crude above 30?

  • Is EnCana Corp. Ready To Turn Around?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...EnCana Corp. (ECA) has been pulling back since the early part of June but looks to be forming a short-term bottom at current levels.

  • Is GDX Ready To Reverse Upward?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of the Market Vectors Gold Miners exchange traded fund are off by more than 18% since late September, but early signs of an impending rebound may be appearing.

  • Is Gold Ready To Test New Highs?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The AMEX Gold BUGS Index says it is.

  • Is Golden Telecom Likely To Consolidate?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders should be cautious, with this stock moving near its target.

  • Is Honeywell International Ready to Break Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Honeywell ready to resume its long-term uptrend or will the short-term bears sink the stock price?

  • Is It Time To Bite Apple?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Apple to start India manufacturing soon.

  • Is It Time To Buy 3-D?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 3-D printing sector has been under pressure since the start of 2014.

  • Is It Time To Buy Amazon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) is struggling to move back into its bullish zone. Is this the time to buy the stock?

  • Is It Time To Buy Ambac?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has the time come to start nibbling at financials, or is it a case of "Fools rush in..."?

  • Is It Time To Buy Apple Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Those faithfuls who love Apple never ever sold.

  • Is It Time To Buy Banks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although not good for many stocks, rising interest rates are having a positive impact on one sector.

  • Is It Time To Buy Bonds?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The maxim is, "Buy when the blood is running in the streets." Should we follow it?

  • Is It Time To Buy Cirrus Logic?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the most recent rally has gathered steam, a number of sectors have put in strong performances including semiconductors. This semi looks particularly interesting.

  • Is It Time To Buy Cisco Systems?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the technicals of a stock suggest a buy, do you buy?

  • Is It Time To Buy Citigroup?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Start preparing your list of stocks you would like to own, then watch and wait.

  • Is It Time To Buy Citigroup?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Citigroup has been receiving a great deal of publicity recently. Is it time?

  • Is It Time To Buy GoPro Shares?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it wise to buy a share as it lists on the market?

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...W.D. Gann's time cycle count seems to think so.

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the past, when the economy and the stock market looked bad, money moved to gold.

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is a protection and a hedge. Countries whose currency is depreciating are slowly buying gold, but with the London gold price falling from a high of $1887 is gold still protective?

  • Is It Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold crashed through $1,300 an ounce earlier this month. Is it time to start buying gold?

  • Is It Time To Buy JP MorganChase?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it time to start trusting the banks and buying their shares?

  • Is It Time To Buy Martha?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lifestyle trendsetter Martha Stewart's television show, Martha, saw advertising soar.

  • Is It Time To Buy Morgan Stanley?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Investors are worried that history will repeat itself just two years after the banking sector spectacularly imploded.

  • Is It Time To Buy Oil Shares?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The price of Oil has dropped considerably. Is it reaching a bottom? Is it time to start investing in oil shares?

  • Is It Time To Buy Oil?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The question on everyone's mind is, "Have oil prices bottomed?"

  • Is It Time To Buy Orthofix International?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a share that has given a buy signal as the market recovers.

  • Is It Time To Buy Silver?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since peaking above $48 in April 2011, silver and other precious metals have been in correction mode. After hitting bottom for the second time in January, is now the time to buy 'poor-man's gold'?

  • Is It Time To Buy Solar City?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With solar panels becoming more efficient, is it time to invest in Solar City?

  • Is It Time To Buy Sony?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sony Corp. has been falling since January 2000, when it reached a high of $158.18. Why has it not recovered?

  • Is It Time To Buy Starbucks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Howard Schultz, the chairman and CEO of Starbucks, partners with Oprah Winfrey. Does that mean it is time to buy?

  • Is It Time To Buy eBay?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock market has moved up strongly the past four days. Many investors believe that the move up is a correction in the bear market, but is it?

  • Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who would have dreamed that a market meltdown would be caused by an earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed? Is this the time to buy?

  • Is It Time To Clean Up Your Portfolio?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you busy putting away those winter sweaters and coats and straightening out the closet? Maybe it's time to do the same with your portfolio and yes, it can be just as easy as cleaning out your closet. And maybe even less onerous.

  • Is It Time To Invest In The Housing Market?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all know that home prices have fallen badly with a recession created by banks who offered excessive mortgages, but is it time to start looking to reinvest?

  • Is It Time To Keep An Eye On The Nikkei?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nikkei seems to have bottomed out for a while; look to enter a breakout for a decent move.

  • Is It Time To Look At DDD Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When an Elliott wave count synchronizes with an indicator does it mean it is time to buy the stock?

  • Is It Time To Look At Daimler?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yes--I would love to own a Mercedes Benz, but...

  • Is It Time To Look At The Banks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bubble that burst in 2007 was created by the banking industry.

  • Is It Time To Look At UK Banks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Banks in the United Kingdom, as we all know, took a big hit as the 2007 bubble burst.

  • Is It Time To Nibble At Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The XAU i-Share is close to thinking so.

  • Is It Time To ROK And Roll?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After six weeks of seeking a bottom, Rockwell Automation looks like it's in prime position to rocket higher.

  • Is It Time To Sell Pepsico?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a share simply goes up and up and up, when is it time to take profits?

  • Is It Time To Start Buying Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gold is a currency hedge. When the US dollar weakens, gold shares should rise.

  • Is It Time To Start Nibbling At Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan has said, "buy gold."

  • Is It Time to Sell Netflix?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At the beginning of 2013, Netflix was selling for $92/share. By September it had surged through $300. But the stock has generated a bearish pattern. Is it time to sell?

  • Is It Too Late To Buy Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This often-ignored indicator may have the answer.

  • Is It Too Late To Jump In?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When you notice momentum in the stock market or a particular stock, is it too late to jump in? HereÕs one way you can take a step back and look at the market as a whole to avoid being trapped.

  • Is Kensey Nash Ready To Surge?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Kensey Nash has been in a robust downtrend for more than three months. Will the oversold stock resume the bullish rally, or is it forming a strong bottom?

  • Is Mattel Swell Enough To Be A Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a program to look for future buys is always a must and should be looked at carefully.

  • Is Newell Rubbermaid Set To Bounce?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks have turned more bearish of late, but one thing is clear. No matter what else is happening in markets, the probability for a rally is higher as Christmas approaches. Here is one stock that has the potential to move ahead of the pack should Santa m

  • Is Now a Good Time to Buy General Motors?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With GM's recent announcement that it would be shutting five manufacturing plants in America and eliminating almost 15,000 jobs in North America, amounting to 15% of its workforce, would now be a good time to get into the stock? Let's look at

  • Is Oracle Trying to Tell Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While "The Oracle of Omaha" has been in the headliines, the other Oracle has been gaining ground.

  • Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (22-30): Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D. Is the pattern daytrading regulation an obstacle to your daytrading? There may be a way around it. On September 28, 2001, the Securities and Exch

  • Is Rambus Ready To Rumble?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a momentum oscillator turning up and gap higher, Rambus appears set to continue the August advance.

  • Is Seaspan Corp. A Stock To Look At?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is this stock one to look at or shy away from?

  • Is Silver Bubbling Or Just Doing What It's Supposed To?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Given the meteoric rise of silver over the last year, many pundits have proclaimed the gray metal in bubble territory. But there is interesting evidence to indicate this is probably not the case.

  • Is Sunoco Poised To Move Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sunoco currently has one of the highest relative strength ratings versus the S&P 500. Can this energy stock move even higher?

  • Is TJX Ready To Move Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After building an extended base, TJX looks ready to move higher.

  • Is Tesla Set To Go Into Reverse?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Year-to-date to October 29, 2013, Tesla stock is up around 400%. But is the stock red-lining?

  • Is The Bear Going Back To Sleep?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several weeks ago, the bear woke up. Is winter over, or is the bear going back to sleep?

  • Is The Financial Sector Ready To Break Out?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The pullback rally of the Financial Sector SPDR has moved closer to the moving average resistance. The technical check is necessary for the direction of the breakout.

  • Is The U.S. Dollar Ready To Rebound?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The U.S. Dollar Index has been in a decline for nearly three years now but various signs are pointing to a potential bounce in the near-term.

  • Is The US Dollar Likely To Weaken Further?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How far would the US Dollar Index descend?

  • Is There A Best Time To Begin Systems Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once you've identified a promising trading system, you'll still be faced with a very basic question: When is the preferred time to begin trading it?

  • Is This The Time To Buy Stocks?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Europe's debt problems signal a retreat to the one universal safe haven of wealth and a clarion call to take the following action as well.

  • Is USO Ready To Turn Lower?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...USO has been in a bull market since 1999. However, there is a high probability of overhead resistance that could turn this fund downward for a selloff of as much as 62%.

  • Is Uranium One Hot To Trot?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since the nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, uranium stocks have taken a beating. But here is one stock that looks poised to run, especially if the seasonal lift comes into play.

  • Is VIX "Spring" Setting Up to Kick the Nasdaq Down?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Market Volatility Index's (VIX) new recent lows may mean a potentially explosive move is coming by virtue of the "spring" theory.

  • Is Wal-Mart Stock About To Fall Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wal-Mart is up against overhead resistance, and recent trading has produced a rare triple divergence. Is WMT about to fall again?

  • Is the FTSE Trying to Tell Us Something?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The study of intermarket analysis tells us that global indexes tend to follow one another. At times they diverge but eventually they align. With that in mind, there are a few things that the FTSE may be trying to tell us about the Dow.

  • It's Time To Exit Amazon.com

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is unfortunate for this e-retailer that the expected rebound has come to an end. Amazon.com has bounced up from the $5.51 low of last September to a very respectable and surprising high in May of $20.40.

  • It's Time To Sell Yield And Buy Bonds

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the last five months, the yield on longer-term bonds and mortgages has gone ballistic. But recent action suggests the run is done.

  • JNJ Trying To Strike A Double Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...JNJ's recent gap on high volume solidifies support and opens the door to a resistance test and possible double bottom breakout.

  • JRJC Stands On Toes To Break Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...China Finance Online Co. Ltd. is likely to break out of a long consolidation range.

  • Jet Blue To Take Flight?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has Jet Blue formed a double-bottom formation?

  • JetBlue Looks Ready To Fly

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After being grounded earlier this year, JetBlue stabilized at long-term support and the June surge looks strong enough to continue.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is the decline in Johnson & Johnson a mere correction, or is it the start of something bigger? Here's what to look for.

  • Johnson & Johnson: Close To Medium-Term Supports

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Johnson & Johnson is printing multiple MACD positive divergences.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading a system in purely mechanical mode suits some traders just fine, but there are still plenty of traders who want to rely on other technical tools in order to select what they believe to be higher-probability setups. Here's a look at an attrac

  • Journey to the End of the Diagonal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ending diagonal triangles are one of the many ways Elliott wave analysts bring five-wave movements to a close.

  • July Cocoa's Island Gap: Prelude To A Break

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A deep moving average convergence/divergence histogram trough suggests lower prices ahead for July cocoa.

  • July Copper: Support To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The support that kept copper high in the spring threatens to become resistance in summer.

  • KGC: Ready To Break Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Kinross Gold Corp. appear to have already made a major low and may soon break higher.

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  • LORL Eager To Break Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Loral Space & Communication has been traveling in bullish atmosphere. A likely breakout could give it a boost.

  • Laps And Gaps To Get Your Edge by Larry Connors and Ashton Dorkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Laps And Gaps To Get Your Edge by Larry Connors and Ashton Dorkins When a stock gaps higher at the open on bullish news, will that lead to even higher prices? When a stock gaps higher at the open on bullish news, will that lead to even higher prices? T

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several futures markets show a similar pattern of speculator selling being met by commercial buying.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letter to Jake by Stuart J. Pahn Dear Jake, You asked me to explain some of the main factors I consider when making a trade. Let me use my most recent trade as an example. As the attached equity run shows, I sold short a contract of June Comex gold on M

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. VALUABLE INFORMATION Editor, I just wanted to send you a note regarding S&C. I have been a subscriber for a while but haven't done a lot of reading of your magazine. However, while spending the holidays at my

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. Edit Errors Editor, The articles in your magazine are usually so well written that they are interesting to read even though the reader may not agree with the contents. The article written by William Eng was t

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:5 (10-14): Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communi

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (10-13, 86-87): Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. CANDLESTICKS REVISITED Editor, While I disagree with the importance placed on a single tall white candlestick line in Stephen Bigalow's article in the February 200

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (10-13): Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of commun

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. ICHIMOKU CHARTS Editor, I am interested in using ichimoku charts. Can you tell me of any charting services that provide access to this type of chart? KIRBY OWEN Yulee, FL A check of our Traders' Resource da

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TWO TRADERS, TWO METHODS Editor, Just wanted to comment on a very interesting interview you conducted with Gavin Mok and Kevin Haygreen ("Two Traders, Two Methods," June 2009 S&C). I read many articles with trader profiles, and it is good to get insigh

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. TRADING FOREX Editor, I enjoyed Koos van der Merwe's article on forex in the December 2009 Stocks & Commodities ("Trading Forex"). I was curious if he had any suggestions as to where I can get a good foundati

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To The Editor by Technical Analysis, Inc. DISTAFF CONFERENCES? Editor, I just passed my Series 3 test. Is there a conference/ workshop for women in the commodities/futures business? ELIZABETH BRAUN ANDREINI Naples, FL There are several confer

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To The Editor by Technical Analysis, Inc. ZIGZAG INDICATOR VS. FILTERED WAVES Editor, As one who has more gray in his beard than he'd like, I wanted to point out that the "zigzag indicator" or "zigzag filter" referred to in Norman J. Brown's J

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. Editor, I'm so glad I subscribe to STOCKS & COMMODITIES. What great reading from great minds! I would like to encourage Tushar Chande to write more articles describing his ideas. I enjoyed his past articles in

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis TRADING PSYCHOLOGY REVISITED Editor, When I was first learning the trading business, a mentor once told me to pick a system, any system, and use it. The emphasis was appropriately placed, because actually implement

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...INDICATOR FOR AGRICOMMODITIES Editor, Can you help me determine the right indicator to use on the CBOT corn, beans, meal, and wheat markets? - MOHAMED ELSHAMY, via e-mail There really is no "right" indicator to use on the grain markets. However, grain

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C Compliments, data information and spirituality are discussed in this month's letters.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers. Is there something you would like to know more (or less)

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers. Is there something you would like to know more (or less

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V13:06: (271-273): Letters to S&C THE X FILES Editor, In the March issue of STOCKS & COMMODITIES, you published a very enlightening article by Joe DiNapoli titled ""The X'd trade."" This was quite informative and a number of my friends have found this

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Editor, Excellent article by Jamie Theiss in the May 2011 S&C. Nearly all my trades are done by fading the gaps right after the opening using one-minute candlesticks plus a couple of indicators. Occasionally, I will wait around after my exit a

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Editor, In your recent interview with Marcus Heitkoetter ("Short Swings In Futures With Markus Heitkoetter," May 2011), I noticed that when he was discussing the Bollinger Bands adjustment for the moving average, he suggests lowering the n

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C Letters from readers this month ask our editors for charting programs, data retrieval, point and figure and option analysis information.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LETTERS TO S&C FILLING THE GAPS Editor, In ""Trading the Deutschemark's gaps"" (STOCKS & COMMODITIES, June 1991), John Sweeney presented an excellent model of explanatory research, going from ""what-if?"" to price-change and timing guidelines. The rea

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Editor, The color-based system presented by Edgar Kraut in his July 2011 article ("A Color-Based System For Short-Term Trading") looked promising and simple. However, using the Excel spreadsheet example given in your Traders' Tips section

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CANDLECODES AND BOLLINGER BANDS Editor, I liked very much Viktor Likhovidov's use of Bollinger Bands on an indicator in "Light Up Your Trading System With CandleCode Trading" (STOCKS & COMMODITIES, September 2001). Figure 5 on page 26 nicely demonstrat

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C TREND DETECTION INDEX Editor, I always look forward to receiving STOCKS & COMMODITIES and seeing what new indicators may be presented. The October 2001 S&C article by M.H. Pee on the trend detection index (TDI) was intriguing and very wel

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers. Is there something you would like to know

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C Editor, I recently purchased one of your magazines and found the information contained in it rather complex and extensive. I do have some computer and stocks/commodities background, but here's my question: What kind of software is best f

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C This month's letters give definitions of short interest, short interest ratio and total short sales; and discuss point and figure software.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C MTA and CTA Editor, I wonder if you might publish the address, telephone number and name of a contact person at the Market Technicians' Association? Also, I learned recently that there is a program leading to qualification as a Certifi

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C This month's letters discuss possible flaws in the May 1996 STOCKS & COMMODITIES article ""Presidential parties and the stock market,"" calculating chi-square and historical volatility.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LETTERS TO S&C MOVING AVERAGE WINDOW Editor, I have been reading S&C now for about a year and have spent a lot of time understanding some of the trading systems presented in the magazine. I have also spent time actually setting them up with data in Exce

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters by Technical Analysis WAITING FOR THE FED Editor, Can you clarify a point in the article "Waiting For The Fed" by David Penn, which was published in August 2002 issue of STOCKS & COMMODITIES? Does Mark Boucher's system keep out of stocks if th

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C Getting to know you Editor, I recently purchased the set of tapes from the TAG IX CompuTrac seminar held last September. I would like to know more about your ""Technical Analysis Magazine"" and some of the articles from past issues, in

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers. Is there something you would like to kno

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C TECHNICAL ANALYSIS IN AUSTRALIA Editor, I received my November 1996 issue of STOCKS & COMMODITIES magazine and noted the addresses of the various professional organizations in the Letters to S&C column. Missing from the list was the Aus

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C Editor, I recently subscribed to S&C magazine and find it the best in the field. I believe it was in the March 2002 S&C that you covered trading systems with a huge list of different systems. My question to you is this: I have spent year

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LETTERS TO S&C ENTERING AN ARRAY IN EXCEL Editor, I am writing for clarification on the article ""Smoothing data with less lag"" in the February 1994 issue of STOCKS & COMMODITIES. On page 68 is a listing for formulas calculating the DEMA2 and MACD. T

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LETTERS TO S&C The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers. Is there something you would like to know

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C Overbought/Oversold Editor, I read with interest the letter from George N. Bower on the Overbought/Oversold indicator, in which Mr. Bower referred to the indicator's publication as a possible ""con"" on the reader, or the reader's sensi

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C Readers sent in letters discussing on-balance volume, stochastic pop enhancement using RSI, the put/call oscillator, the Chaikin Money Flow, and adaptive trends and oscillators.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C This month's letters include queries into fast Fourier transforms (FFTs), information on where to get historical data and data downloading services, the futures liquidity column, candlestick formations, and portfolio management.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MORE SYSTEM REVIEWS Editor, You have a great 'zine and I have been a subscriber for a long time. One suggestion: Review more systems that are advertised in S&C. The good ones need to have their horns blown, while some of the garbage out there needs to

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. SOMETIMES SIMPLE IS BETTER Editor, First, I want to send you all my best compliments for the magazine and for all the articles you feature, which I read every month with great interest and attention, especial

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. CALCULATING MOVING AVERAGES Editor, Is there a program on the market that calculates moving averages with different filters and nothing else? JOHAN RISBERG, via e-mail The moving average itself is a low-pass

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. More on the Computer-Assisted Investment Handbook Editor, Thanks for the Computer-Assisted Investment Handbook review in your June issue. However, there are some factual errors that need correction: 1. It was

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. SHORT-PERIOD RSI Editor, Regarding the November 2007 S&C article "Does The RSI Give You An Edge?" by Larry Connors and Ashton Dorkins, I am wondering if the short period RSI was tested against the S&P 500 ind

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. INTERVIEWS ARE VALUABLE Editor, Thank you for the excellent interviews with Joseph Stowell, Justin Mamis and Robert Krausz (STOCKS & COMMODITIES, July, August and September, respectively). They are correct wh

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. POINT & FIGURE CHARTING ONLINE Editor, Regarding the letter in the January 2002 issue regarding point and figure software, a good site for P&F is PFscan.com. It's a UK company but their software can also be u

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. No Tar Brush Editor, I want to congratulate you on the recent improvement of your magazine. It is developing into a valuable resource for technical analysts. Your magazine's October 1986 issues carried a bro

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. BETWEEN PRICE AND VOLUME Editor, I would like to thank Buff Dormeier for his wellwritten and insightful article, "Between Price And Volume" (July 2007). I have two questions for the author regarding the volum

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. S&C Computer Program Editor, Would you please spend a few minutes to reply to my inquiry as to what equipment I will need in order to run the upcoming Stocks & Commodities programs for non-CompuTrac users? I

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. Not Ready for IBM Editor, Do you know of any program for MACD, either in the conventional form or modified form (Gregory Morris, Stocks & Commodities, February 1987) that is available in BASIC for the IBM and

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. METASTOCK CODE FOR THE FRACTAL DIMENSION INDEX? Editor, I found Radha Panini's articles, "From Nile To NYSE" (February 2007 S&C) and "Trading Systems And Fractals" (March 2007 S&C), very interesting. At your w

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc. FRASER OUT Editor, We talked today regarding the citation of Fraser Financial Publications in the August issue of Stocks & Commodities. This firm was stated as a source of books or pamphlets on the Wykcoff Me

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to Technical Analysis Dear Dr. Warren: Recently I purchased a book, Digital Foundations of Time Series Analysis, by Robinson and Silvia, that touches upon the Maximum Eutropy Method (MEM). As much as I want to understand I the basics, my colleg

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to Technical Analysis Dear Dr. Warren, The purpose of this letter is to request your help, as the author, to obtain a working version of the program for Maximum Entropy Forecasting which appeared in the December, 1984 issue of Technical Analysis

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dear Jack: I enjoy the publication very much. Please find enclosed renewal. I look forward to articles on Maximum Entropy. Please include a program on this that will run on Compu-Trac, if possible. Would you also consider an article and a program on eq

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to Technical Analysis This column is our means of communicating with our subscribers and serves as an outlet for questions and answers. Please feel free to write about anything that you would like to know more (or less) about or pass along to th

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to Technical Analysis Dear Jack: I'm having a problem with the new Fourier disk you just sent out. All goes well until it's time for the COMMAND LINE to appear. Instead of the COMMAND LINE I just get a blank cursor and the system hangs. I coll

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to Technical Analysis We have received hundreds of inquiries about Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities and are endeavoring to answer ALL via mail or through this column. The effort involved has been a strain on our meager resources, so

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to Technical Analysis Fourier Analysis Editor, I have an understanding of Fourier analysis from being an old-time EE. Not a lot of depth. I would like more information on the Volume 1 and Volume 2 disks. I have Volumes 1 and 2 of Technical Ana

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters to Technical Analysis Gentlemen: Just received your October issue. The article by Morris on page 16 contains a gross error; specifically, the RSI formula on mid-page, and the subsequent information which is based on that formula. Morris' form

  • Liberty Global Likely To Break Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Liberty Global has reached an important zone. A stable bullish breakout would be an attractive buying opportunity.

  • Light Crude Poised To Resume Uptrend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Oil has temporarily alleviated the recent overbought condition and inflationary concerns with a seasonal fall in October. It now appears poised for a resumption of the uptrend.

  • Lindsay's Aid To Timing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...George Lindsay made some significant contributions to technical analysis, yet we often don't hear about him or his work. Here's a look at his methods and how they can be applied in today's markets.

  • Listen to the market by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Listen to the market by Thom Hartle Technical analysis encompasses a myriad of approaches and, in the face of the trend toward high-tech, I admit to being less of a computer system trader and more of a traditional chartist. I actually prefer to state th

  • Listening To The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are there ways that investors can listen to what the market may be trying to tell us?

  • Lockheed Martin Close To A Top?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Lockheed Martin are up by nearly 40% since August 2011; cycles and money flow analysis suggest that a pullback is due soon.

  • Looking For A Share To Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the start of the year 2017, and a new President taking over in the United States of America, looking for a share to buy and hold is not that easy.

  • Looking For The Stock To Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In today's uncertain market, investors look for stocks offering solid dividends to buy and hold. Traders, on the other hand, look for stocks to buy and sell for a profit.

  • Lowe's Set To Go Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Lowe's daily chart looks supportive of further gains, if you select the appropriate trading strategy.

  • MCK Ready To Rise After Support Test?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of McKesson Corp. rose by more than 222% between late November 2008 and mid-April 2012. Does this stock have some more bullish ground to cover, or is a major trend reversal coming up?

  • MU Tries To Hold Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Micron Tech broke double-bottom resistance, but met resistance at the 200-day, and the breakout is getting a serious test.

  • MWIV Fresh Break To Post-Crash Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If the broad market is destined to move even higher now, MWI Veterinary Supply is one of the stocks most likely to lead the way up.

  • Malaysia iShares Retrace To 2006 Low

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the breakout of head & shoulders top reversal pattern, Malaysia iShares has retraced to its 2006 low.

  • Marijuana Stocks To Look At

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Canada legalized medical marijuana in 2001. The industry has since evolved much more.

  • Market Challenges Are Not Limited To Politicos In Europe

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the situation in Europe continues to deteriorate, there are signs that stock market challenges are not limited to bumbling politicians in that area alone.

  • Market Rebounds, But Is It About To Go Higher?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market has been pulling back during a transitional month, but is it about to go higher?

  • Markets Try to Hammer Out a Short-Term Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite the uncertainty over geopolitical concerns, these charts suggest a bounce attempt is likely.

  • Mastec Gives The Edge To The Bulls

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bulls & Bears are duking it out for control at Ground Zero, with one stock that looks like it will help the Bulls win the day.

  • Match Your Method To The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Each trading style has market conditions in which it thrives. Match 'em and make your profit.

  • Merck & Co. Good To Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The daily chart shows several reasons why a bounce attempt looks good here for this major drug manufacturer.

  • Micron Technology's Time To Fly Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Typical of many Standard & Poor's 500 component stocks of late, shares of semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology (MU) appear to be in the process of breaking higher from well-formed consolidation patterns whose bottom support levels have a

  • Micron Technology: Close To The Summit?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Micron Technology have been going like gangbusters since the fourth quarter of 2012, but it's due for another correction soon.

  • Microsoft Continues To Show Accumulation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Strong Chaikin money flow and a bullish pattern point to higher prices for Microsoft.

  • Microsoft Ready To Move Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although this equity doesn't jump like it once did, a move towards the $35.00 - $40.00 areas is likely in the short to medium term.

  • Microsoft Ready To Move Lower

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows that Microsoft is in a long-term and intermediate-term downtrend and that it is now ready to move lower.

  • Mid-Caps Point To More Upside

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Healthy bull markets are usually led higher by mid-cap stocks.

  • More Cyclical Evidence S&P 500 To Reverse Higher

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 is due to make a 20-week cycle low near the end of this month; this is further supported by the current action of the 20-day cycle, also anticipated to bottom near the end of the month.

  • More Gains To Come For Bank Of America?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price cycle studies suggest that Bank of America shares may be due for more gains in the weeks ahead.

  • More Good Times To Come For YHOO?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The broad market continues to surprise to the upside -- and there are a number of attractive stocks on the move. Here's a look at Yahoo's latest surge higher.

  • More Power To The Subordinates

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are primary indicators and there are subordinate indicators. Often we get caught up in the primary indicators and fail to see certain patterns within them. Here's how applying the subordinates can help you see something that could give you

  • Most Of What You Need To Know About Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS.... . . You learned in elementary school.

  • NASDAQ 100 Continues To Outperform

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ 100 index is outperforming all of the other major broad market indexes by a wide margin. A closer look at one of this index's highest relative strength stocks reveals a series of bullish technical developments.

  • NYMEX Crude Oil Continuous Contract: Down To Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bollinger Bands suggest a trading range is developing.

  • Nasdaq Headed To 2700

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sideways markets are tedious to trade but finally the Nasdaq has broken out of a sideways market and is heading to 2700.

  • NetFlix Sell Reversal - Is It Time to Buy Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In early May, NFLX was looking like it was about to put in a bearish reversal. Now, not so much.

  • Netflix - Negative Reaction To Positive Earnings A Bad Sign

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dark clouds are gathering. My last article about the stock entitled a href="http://technical.traders.com/tradersonline/display.asp?art=7676""What's Next For Netflix?"/a, marked the beginning of some bearish action.

  • Nexen Inc. Pulling Back to a Key Support Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nexen Inc. has been on a tear after breaking out of a seven-month trading range back in May. Now that the stock has proceeded to pull back, I would look to accumulate shares at near-term support levels.

  • Nike Looks Ready To Run

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long consolidation period, Nike gapped up off support and looks ready for a run to new highs.

  • Nike Trying To Hammer Out A Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite the lone hammer, larger bearish patterns still dominate Nike, and the hammer needs confirmation.

  • Nikkei Free-Falls To First Support Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even though the Nikkei is near support, the sharp decline signals a sharp shift in trader sentiment that is unlikely to dissipate overnight.

  • Nikkei Returns To Broken Trendline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here is the Nikkei with trendline break and triple resistance threat.

  • Nikkei Tries To Hammer Out A Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A hammer at support and indicator divergence could foreshadow a bounce in the Nikkei.

  • Nonconfirmation Comes To The Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dow theory nonevent or not, the lack of confirmation between the transports and industrials in June provides the bears with hopes of a summer reversal.

  • Nortel - Something To Look At?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The period before Christmas, especially when Christmas falls on a week day, means days of low volume and much volatility as traders take profits before the long weekend, and mutual funds adjust their portfolios to "pretty-pretty" the picture o

  • Nortel Networks is Set to Slide

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are a number of plays to make on a head and shoulders pattern currently forming on Nortel's chart.

  • Nortel on the Move - Time to Snag this Bottom Fish?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are both fundamental and technical clues that Nortel's worst trading days may be behind it. It would be a gutsy move but one that could reap handsome rewards if the telecom dog days are finally over.

  • Not A Time To Pick Market Tops In .SPX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a powerful trend takes hold, it generally pays to give such a market move the respect it deserves.

  • Novellus Declines To Key Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The current trend for NVLS is up, but the stock reached an important long-term retracement with a potentially bearish pattern taking shape.

  • Nvdia Trying To Reverse At Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nvdia has been a stellar performer since August, but a potential double top and bearish engulfing pattern could mark the end of the run.

  • Nvdia Unable To Break Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nvdia established resistance around $29 in mid-June, and the parade of bearish candlesticks confirms selling pressure.

  • Obstacles to Success in the Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's not what the market is doing TO you but rather what you are doing in the market

  • Oceaneering International: Good Fundamentals But Due To Correct

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by more than 71% since June 2012, shares of Oceaneering International may be due to correct back to test support soon.

  • Oil Index Ready To Hit The Resistance?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Amex Oil Index has covered the major distance of its bullish journey. The volatile sessions of the past few months obstructed the rally heading towards long-term resistance. Will the Index hit resistance?

  • Oil vs. Airlines: Airlines Poised To Take Flight?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Oil Index and Airline Index charts suggest that airlines are the stronger sector of the two -- for the moment.

  • Old Dominion Freight Line, A Share To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Given that there are so many stocks, finding the best ones that make sound investments is not that easy.

  • Old Trendlines to Predict Future Movements by Cory Mitchell, CMT

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Closed-end funds are an often-overlooked trading vehicle, despite the wealth of available fundamental data that can be used to lower risk.

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

  • Technology Select SPDR Ready To Break Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...XLK made a market low in mid-January and has been trading in an upward trend ever since. However, the evidence points out that this uptrend is nothing more than a bear market rally that is about to end.

  • Telecom's Time To Shine?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A piercing pattern, a positive stochastic divergence ... could the much-loathed telecommunications stocks be among the first to move higher in April?

  • Telecommunications Starting To Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Leading sectors from a preceding bull market are often decimated in the subsequent bear market. The telecommunications sector was sent reeling in the technology crash. But they've been making exciting moves recently. Let's see what the possi

  • Tesla Motors, Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When an obvious head & shoulders pattern has bottomed, does it mean it's time to buy for a long-term hold?

  • That's One Way To Bet On A Falling Market Without Having To Sell Short!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Borrowing stock to sell short has limited upside if you get it right but unlimited downside if you're wrong. Here is a way to bet on a correction while limiting risk.

  • That's One Way To Bet On A Falling Market Without Having To Sell Short!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Borrowing stock to sell short has limited upside if you get it right but unlimited downside if you're wrong. Here is a way to bet on a correction while limiting risk.

  • The Bank Index Fails To Confirm Dow

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Philadelphia Bank Index is a broad financial index that usually mirrors the Dow.

  • The Bears Have Spoken. Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a well known bear interviewed on Bloomberg or CNBC and shouts, "sell, sell, sell", is it time to buy?

  • The Best And The Brightest Go To Washington

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technicians and traders from around the world met in Washington, DC, during the first week of November 2003 to discuss the latest techniques and markets. For those serious about the practice and application of technical analysis, it was an event not to

  • The Commitment To Trading by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

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  • The Complete Idiot's Guide To Technical Analysis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Proven techniques to help you identify the right times to buy and sell.

  • The Copper Road To China And Impact On Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Copper, a powerful indicator of global manufacturing demand, has been falling and not by just a little. Why and what does it mean for markets?

  • The Dollar Points To Cheaper Gas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Over the long term, the US dollar has shown a tendency to peak several months ahead of peaks in the price of unleaded gas futures.

  • The Dollar To Move Higher Still

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that the dollar is in an uptrend with an expected price target of 25.

  • The Dow Is Down. Is It Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow has fallen heavily, but with so many companies coming out with excellent financial results, is it time to start bottom picking?

  • The Fallacy Of Adjusting The Stop-Loss To Breakeven

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tightening the stop-loss is a key risk management concept, but moving it to breakeven for no technical reason invites subjectivity into your decision-making, potentially preventing yourself from making a profit

  • The Hammer is About to Fall at Home Depot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The previously invincible home improvement behemoth Home Depot (HD) is ready to drop in spite of a strong housing market. Is this a contradiction or a sign of things to come?

  • The Keys To Technical Conditions by James S. Gould, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Keys To Technical Conditions by James S. Gould, Ph.D. In the beginning, before personal computers routinely made trading decisions, there were traders who were able to decipher the language of the markets and earn trading profits. Today, traders hav

The Keys To Trend-Following by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

  • The Lazy Man's Guide To Long-Term Investing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you a buy-and-hold believer? Enhance your returns by using this simple technique.

  • The Market Begins To Break Away

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Good news from the European Union and the US sent the stock market soaring, with stock leaders offering solid trades for big profits.

  • The Market Facilitation Index Update: 1/89 to 3/90 by Charles F. Wright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Market Facilitation Index Update: 1/89 to 3/90 by Charles F. Wright I have noticed through the years that when a technique is disclosed in the popular press you can count on it to stop working for some time after the disclosure. You can speculate as

  • The Nasdaq Leading the Race to Weekly Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As their daily charts move above their 200-day moving averages, the indices are showing a short-term trend change.What are the weekly charts showing with their longer-term views?

  • The New Normal & How To Profit From It

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is there such a thing as a "normal" market environment anymore? From the looks of it, probably not, but that may not be a bad thing. There are still opportunities to make a lot of money. We'll explore them he

  • The Oil Services Index Tries To Regroup At Key Support

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Oil Services Index (OSX) has been in a steep correction the last several weeks but is now showing signs of bottoming out.

  • The Real Reason Traders Lose Money (And What To Do About It)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why do traders lose money? The answer may surprise you. Here's a look at the core of the problem and how you can arrive at a profitable strategy.

  • The Right Indicator To Succeed

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The result of this analysis shows that the trader must select the right indicator in order to be successful in trading.

  • The Russell's Road To Recovery

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Russell 2000 (small cap stocks) has been on the road to recovery and is now testing the highs made in early June. It looks poised to clear June's overhead resistance in the near future, but might need a pullback to build the momentum to get the

  • The S&P 500 Looks Susceptible To A Breakdown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though the S&P 500 has been resilient in recent months, the index is showing signs of vulnerability.

  • The Secret To Breaking The Code

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many people get duped into believing that by participating in the markets, success will be right around the corner. Here's a more realistic look

  • The Secret To Success? Small Losses

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taking small steps, being patient, and following a well-thought-out plan makes all the difference.

  • The Small Cap Index Likely To Outperform

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After breaching the resistance, the S&P 600 Small Cap Index entered a healthy uptrend.

  • The Three Real Factors To Profitable Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In an industry where indicators flash buy and sell signals, there are only three real factors that make up successful trading.

  • The Tools to Find Market Turns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See how to use Bollinger Bands and trend lines to discover market tops and bottoms.

  • The User's Guide To Buy And Sell Orders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Expand your trading expertise with this handy guide to orders and how to use them.

The Visual Investor -- How to Spot Market Trends

The Visual Investor -- How to Spot Market Trends

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The secrets to stock option success by Patrick D. Bosold

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  • Three Down, Three To Go

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I have defined six statistical signals that when completed provide an overall signal of a reversal in trend. Recent price action of the Dow Jones Industrial Average has now completed three of these statistical signals with three signals left to confirm a

  • Three Important Keys To Understanding Price Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fundamentalists and technicians have long been at war over approaches to profiting from the market, but price patterns have been three keys to sizing up stocks for strong profit potential.

  • Three Keys To First Stage Base Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Runaway stocks always start from breaking out from a base pattern. There are three keys to help you spot them over and over again.

  • Three Paths to Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...US stock indices are poised for a December decline - Elliott wave theory shows the paths to the next buying opportunity.

  • Three Rules To Risk Management

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  • Three Rules, One Easy Way To Trade ETFs by Larry Conners and David Penn

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  • Three Trending Stocks To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To score the highest gains, you have to look for strength in the stock market. Here's a look at three stocks that are currently helping lead the market higher.

  • Time According To Wall Street

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  • Time For Intel To Hold Or Fold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A recent breakout on good volume bodes well for Intel as long as key support holds.

  • Time For Oracle Corp. To Change The Channel?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Oracle Corp. have remained within the bounds of a remarkably steady uptrend channel for more than four months now, but is that about to end?

  • Time For The Bear Market To Resume

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The NASDAQ as well as the overall stock market has been in a secular bear Market since 2000. However, from early 2009 to the present the NASDAQ has been moving upward in a bear market correction. It is now time for this correction to end and the bear m

  • Time To Accumulate Newmont Mining?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After plunging by more than 40% between November 8, 2011, and May 16, 2012, are shares of Newmont Mining a value investor's best friend?

  • Time To Book Profits In Cisco

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A rising wedge formation and a triple-top resistance in two different time frames may spoil the party in Cisco. Profit-booking may be wise at this stage.

  • Time To Buy Barclays Bank?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Banks throughout the world have been hit hard. Is it time to start buying shares in some of them?

  • Time To Buy ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The financial markets of the world are in a recession. What are the best stocks to buy?

  • Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After reaching a high of $725 on May 12, the price of London gold has fallen dramatically to $586.50 by June 14. What can we expect next?

  • Time To Buy Gold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders seem obsessed with timing buys in gold. But there might be better investment opportunities in the metals that get overlooked.

  • Time To Buy Grains?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Corn is up almost 30% in the last two months and soybeans show gains of almost 15% in the past five weeks.

  • Time To Buy SPY

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 has moved into prime short-term buying territory with today's move.

  • Time To Buy Spinnaker Exploration?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spinnaker Exploration looks to have completed the second wave of an uptrend, meaning that the stock should eventually take out June's high.

  • Time To Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market may be in a sideways trend until after the US Labor Day and the Canadian Labour Day. The problem, however, is that the month of September is notorious for being the quietest of the year, presenting remarkable buying opportunities. So what are

  • Time To Consider Precious Metals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bullish percent chart for precious metals could indicate a buying opportunity very soon.

  • Time To Drop Copper?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up nearly 200% since 2008's bear market low, high-grade copper futures appear to be running out of steam. Where are the most solid support levels for this essential commodity?

  • Time To Flee Sara Lee?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes it's the not-so-obvious clues on the price chart that can warn you that the party is just about over. Looks like the hosts are making a mad dash for the punch bowl -- in shares of Sara Lee.

  • Time To Go Long For VLO?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it time to go long on Valero Energy?

  • Time To Look At Gold Again

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is gold gearing up for a breakout?

  • Time To Sell Bank of America?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A new sell signal has fired in Bank of America stock at a time when a bullish long-term money flow divergence has developed. So what's likely to happen next?

  • Time To Short Apple?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Once again, the bears circle Campground Apple hoping for easier pickings this time around.

  • Time To Short Avon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This stock shows signs of topping and presents a short opportunity to hedge long exposure in today's volatile markets.

  • Time To Take (A Long Position In) FITB?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks making new multimonth highs are always a topic of interest for serious momentum traders.

  • Time To Take Profits In Lululemon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The company is loved, the athletic clothing sold popular. With the financial crises, the price dropped from a high of $58.87 in October 2007 to a low of $5.60 by March 2009. It is now trading at $26. Is it worth a buy?

  • Time To Take Profits In Magna Entertainment

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two key divergences and a 62 percent retracement level say it's time to cash in or at least use a trailing stop-loss to lock in profits.

  • Time Warner: Vulnerable To A Correction Soon?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having experienced a rise of 80% in the past 11 months, shares of TWX are beginning to become more vulnerable to a correction.

  • To Catch A Falling Knife

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are homebuilders a buy yet?

  • To Cover Or Not?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Covered call writing is one of the most popular option strategies, but there is, of course, a catch. This variation will reduce risk and increase profitability and compare it with related call writing strategies.

  • To Forecast or To Follow by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To Forecast or To Follow by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Browsing the ads of Barron's Financial Weekly or Commodities magazine can be mesmerizing. Financial gurus, ""new discoveries"" and ""wonder"" systems abound. Too much skeptici

  • To Forecast or To Follow by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To Forecast or To Follow by JESSE H. THOMPSON/Technical Analysis staff writer Browsing the ads of Barron's Financial Weekly or Commodities magazine can be mesmerizing. Financial gurus, ""new discoveries"" and ""wonder"" systems abound. Too much skeptici

  • To Gold Or Not To Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it time to buy gold? My charts are saying, "Not yet."

  • To Gold Or Not To Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it time to buy gold? My charts are saying, "Not yet."

  • To Invest (Or Not) In Gold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite what some investors say, find yourself a real investment, because the yellow metal is not it. What’s that, you say? Gold isn’t a real investment?!

  • To Netflix Or ...

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...... Not to Netflix. That is the question.

  • To Short Or Not To Short?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...That is the question. Here's a detailed discussion of short selling.

  • To Short Or Not To Short?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...That is the question. Here's a detailed discussion of short selling.

  • To Trade of Not to Trade (or how I done it) by JACK K. HUTSON, EDITOR

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To Trade or Not to Trade (or how I done it) by JACK K. HUTSON The format of sharing trading experiences is an easy way for Technical Analysis Group members, as well as others, to tell how they used chart work and technical analysis in the day to day tra

  • To Trade of Not to Trade (or how I done it) by JACK K. HUTSON, EDITOR

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To Trade or Not to Trade (or how I done it) by JACK K. HUTSON The format of sharing trading experiences is an easy way for Technical Analysis Group members, as well as others, to tell how they used chart work and technical analysis in the day to day tra

  • Too Big To Fail?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bankruptcy of General Motors, and the financial difficulty the motor vehicle industry has found itself in, has scared the market. But is it time to invest in it?

  • Too Close to Call

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at the US presidential election and how it can affect the stock market.

  • Tools to Find Market Turns - Part Two

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 reaches resistance, see why it could hold and where it can go next.

  • Top Spotting: Knowing What You Need To Stay Out Of Trouble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since April 2013, the S&P 500 index has put in a series of higher highs. So how high is too high? The end of the rally may be closer than you think.

  • Traders Less Aggressive - DJIA Closer To End

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows traders becoming less aggressive in buying the individual stocks making up the Dow Jones Industrial Average. This normally occurs near the end of a long-term upward trend.

  • Trading Tactics - When to Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When is the best time to buy on a head and shoulders bottom reversal?

  • Trading Tactics - When to Sell?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When to sell? It is the age-old question. There have been many explanations and theories. Try and keep it simple.

  • Trading Tactics: What to Look For When Taking a Long Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The general market trend seems to be changing. Here's an example of how to take advantage of it.

  • Transports Strong Relative To Oil Service

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite the recent rise in oil prices over the last few months, the Dow Transports are surprisingly strong and the Oil Service HOLDRS are surprisingly weak.

  • Trendlines: From Support To Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whether as support or resistance, trendlines can play more than one role in bull markets.

  • Triangles, a Pennant and Fan Lines, Realnetworks is Ready to Play

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Amid a montage of chart patterns comes a breakout for Realnetworks.

  • Triple Approach To Forex Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fundamental analysis, technical analysis, or sentiment analysis: which do you prefer? Find out how you can determine which type of analysis is best suited for you.

  • Tuning In To XM Satellite Radio

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has a bottom finally shown up to produce a tradable bounce?

  • Turkey Starts To Crack

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Turkish ISE National XU100 Index is underperforming many world markets, and an early January breakdown points to lower prices ahead.

  • Two Gaps To Fill In Amazon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is customary for a share price to fill a gap when one is made.

  • Two New Fliers To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In every market, there are almost always new strong stock performers rising through the ranks. Here are two worth watching.

  • Two Pathways To Potential Profits For PWE

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Canadian energy trusts took a tumble in the wake of the Canadian government's Halloween Surprise announcement in October 2006 regarding the tax treatment of these high-yielding securities. Here's a look at one energy trust that is currently set

  • Two Reasons To Buy The USD/JPY Now

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are two technical indicators trigger for a bullish swing trade.

  • Two Shares To Watch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are a few shares that simply move up and up and up. Below are two shares one should keep an eye on.

  • 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.

  • Two Ways To Play Hecla Mining

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After forming a solid-looking nine-week base, Hecla Mining may be forming a cycle low, one that short-term traders may wish to investigate.

  • UCL Poised To Gush

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Unocal (UCL) has been range bound since 2000, but the daily and weekly chart point to an upside breakout.

  • US Dollar Index Tries To Firm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After becoming oversold and forming a bullish engulfing pattern, the US Dollar Index looks poised for a bounce. Don't get too excited, though.

  • US Stock Indices Continue To Build A Base

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The balance of evidence suggest US stock indices are in bull mode, however there are cautionary signals. Learn how to navigate the upcoming turns.

  • US Stock Market at Support or Prelude to Crash

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...US main stock indices have returned to important support. See what the technical indicators are saying.

  • US T-Bond: Is It Time To Be Contrarian?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The 30-year interest rate of this futures contract is at its all-time highs.

  • USO Consolidating Prior To A Pullback

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...USO rallied sharply after breaking higher from a bottom reversal pennant formation in mid-February 2009. Is the current price action signaling the start of a corrective phase in crude oil?

  • UTX To Expect A Continuation Move?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of United Technology enjoyed a powerful two-day rally in the wake of Thursday's QE3 announcement by the Fed, and a continuation move is likely.

  • Union Pacific On Track To More Gains?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Union Pacific Corp. have rallied steadily since breaking higher from an 18-week long consolidation pattern.

  • Upside Breakouts-A Good Time to Buy?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In any given day you are likely to find one stock that has gone up in price on higher than average volume. Is there any way of knowing whether this is a pump and dump or a genuine upside breakout that will be followed by continued upward price direction

  • Use Different Time Frames To Spot Cup & Handle Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn how cup & handle patterns reveal explosive trade setups on a variety of time periods.

  • Use Seasonality To Optimize Algorithmic Strategies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's not uncommon for markets to trend based on seasonal patterns. So when your system doesn't seem to be giving you the returns you were hoping for, it may help to turn to seasonality analysis to try and optimize your trading system

  • 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.

  • Using Calls To Create Synthetic Leverage by Matthew J. Stander

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:3 (62-66): Using Calls To Create Synthetic Leverage by Matthew J. Stander Before you take the plunge and buy a call option, you should consider whether you know everything you can about doing so. Traders frequently buy call o

  • Using Contrarian Indicators to Determine Market Tops & Bottoms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Contrarian indicators like short interest, analyst ratings and bullish percent levels can all be used to help gauge market sentiment. In this article, I compare oil service stocks to integrated oil stocks to see which sector has the best chance of moving

  • Using Correlation To Trade The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you want to trade assets that are positively correlated or are you better off trading assets that move in different ways? Here's a look at how a correlation strategy compares with a moving average crossover strategy and a buy & hold strategy

  • Using Dawn's Early Light To Spot Early Trend Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Dawn's early light is the Sanskrit name that Tuschar Chande gave to an indicator he developed in 1995. The Aroon indicator consists of two separate lines; the Aroon-Up and the Aroon-Down. We will use the chart of Intuit, Inc. (INTU) to study how thi

  • Using Fibonacci-Level Breaks To Identify Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here is a very simple, reliable way to help identify a true trend reversal -- and maybe make some trading profits, too.

  • Using Futures And Options to Reshape Portfolio Risk by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Futures And Options to Reshape Portfolio Risk by Jean-Olivier Fraisse, C.F.A. Portfolio management at its simplest is finding the highest possible return while limiting the risk involved. Because economic conditions constantly change, keeping to t

  • Using Gann To Trade Bombardier

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...W.D. Gann is reputed to have made millions of dollars in his share trading. Here's his technique as applied to Bombardier.

  • Using History To Forecast The Future

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...See how the S&P 500 in 1998 could give clues to 2019.

  • Using MMI to trade OEX by Dan Downing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using MMI to trade OEX by Dan Downing My firm uses an indicator derived from the Major Market Index (MMI) Stock Index Future to trade options on Standard & Poor's 100 Stock Index (OEX). The indicator is used to determine when the MMI future is in very o

  • Using Money Flow To Stay With The Trend by Markos Katsanos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:6 (40-51): Using Money Flow To Stay With The Trend by Markos Katsanos Avoid impending disasters and stay on the right side of the trend with the volume flow indicator. In their classic Technical Analysis Of Stock Trends, Robert Edwards and John M

  • Using Moving Average Crossovers To Decrease Trading Risks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A crossover of two moving averages presents a possible trading opportunity.

  • Using Moving Averages To Trade Retracements

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading a price retracement amid an established trend can provide you with a low-risk, high-probability trading opportunity.

  • Using Pattern Failures To Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart patterns aren't infallible. But when they do fail, what should you do?

  • Using Pitchfork Channels To Determine Support & Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pitchfork channels can identify good buy and sell points, as illustrated by Meridian Resources Corp.

  • Using Price Channels To Confirm Price Reversals In The Bond Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price channels reveal both trends and trading ranges but also powerful trend reversals such as what may be happening in the bond market, right now.

  • Using Price To Filter Seasonal Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining seasonality with price action can be a useful addition to the trader's arsenal of trading systems.

  • Using Protective Stops To Help With Entries

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes people will say that the reason that they will no longer use protective sell stops is because when they have used them in the past, their stops will invariably get touched, taking them out of the trade, just before the stock reverses. It is li

  • Using Regression To Predict Turning Points

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Use the unique relationship between the Nikkei Stock Average and the major US stock market indexes to predict short-term market turning points with the help of a spreadsheet--no skills in statistics required

  • Using Relative Strength To Avoid Losers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While Frontier Airlines surprised investors with a bankruptcy announcement, relative strength investors would have steered clear of this disaster in the making before then.

  • Using Sector Strength To Identify Buys

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength offers traders a way to identify top-performing sectors, and exchange traded funds offer a way for investors to trade these ideas.

  • Using Spread Orders To Roll Forward by Csaba Radnoty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Spread Orders To Roll Forward by Csaba Radnoty Most futures contracts have a delivery mechanism that involves the exchange of physicals for cash. Understandably, few traders want to deal with the delivery process. To liquidate positions nearing de

  • Using Stops To Your Advantage by William I. Greenspan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Stops To Your Advantage by William I. Greenspan Ever feel as though the locals on the floor of the exchange that you trade seem to know where you place your stop-loss orders? Professional traders know where stop-loss orders are, not because someon

  • Using Technical Analysis to Manage a REIT Portfolio Part I -- The RSI Oscillator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does technical trading apply to REITs? Using three classic technical indicators, I will show you how technical analysis can be effective.

  • Using Technical Analysis to Manage a REIT Portfolio Part II -- Parabolic

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does the Parabolic technical trading system work in a trending market?

  • Using Technical Analysis to Manage a REIT Portfolio Part III -- MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Will the MACD indicator improve results? So far the RSI oscillator and the Parabolic trading systems have been flawed.

  • Using The Emini S&P 500 To Trade Options by Tom Busby

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using The Emini S&P 500 To Trade Options by Tom Busby Here's a technique one veteran S&P futures trader uses to trade options. I rarely come across a trader who has not traded options at one time or another. Option strategies come in many shapes and f

Using The Euro To Trade Gold by Anthony Trongone

  • Using The News To Find Trades

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Earnings releases and the biggest movers lists can highlight stocks ready to move.

  • Using Trading Ranges To Determine Future Price Movement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading ranges not only help predict future movements in price, but they can also determine the extent of the move.

  • Using Trendlines To Predict Price Movement

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trendlines can be used to predict reversal points, as well as breakout points.

  • Using VIX To Forecast The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding a trading system that beats the buy & hold method is a good find, especially in a volatile market. Here is a trading system that uses the volatility index as a forecasting tool and outperforms the buy & hold approach.

Using Volume To Detect Shifts In Power by Vadim Gimelfarb

  • Using Weekly Charts To Catch Runaway Moves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Part-time traders often become frustrated when they're unable to watch the market all day, but weekly charts give them an advantage of full-time trading.

  • V.15:12: Letters V15:12: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LETTER FROM JOHN BOLLINGER Editor, The conventional interpretation of Bollinger bands is not overbought at the upper band and oversold at the lower band, as the Tezels assert in "On using volatility bands" (STOCKS & COMMODITIES, October 1997). Bolling

  • V13:10 Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LETTERS TO S&C OVERBOUGHT/OVERSOLD LIMITS Editor, I'm new to the markets, technical analysis and SuperCharts. I'm constantly agonizing over where to set my overbought and oversold limits. What I would like to do is shift them up in a clearly definable

  • V13:11 Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...LETTERS TO S&C The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers. Is there something you would like to know

  • V14:6 Letters to S&C - Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DISCOUNT BROKERAGE SERVICE Editor, I'm an Italian subscriber and TradeStation user and I'd like to start trading soon. My problem is finding a discount brokerage service that allows me to trade in CBOT and LIFFE markets directly via keyboard from Italy

  • V14:7 Letters to S&C - Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V14:7 Letters to S&C - Technical Analysis, Inc. SWING LINE CHARTS Editor, I would appreciate any information you have on swing line charts. Also, do you know of a charting system that shows this type of chart? I'm not referring to oscillators but to

  • V15:10: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...MECHANICAL SYSTEMS Editor, Excellent article on the relative strength index by John Sweeney in the September 1997 issue! Has STOCKS & COMMODITIES published any articles on mechanical systems using relative strength index (RSI)? Can we look forward to fu

  • V15:11: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers. Is there something you would like to know more (or less)

  • V15:1: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C Several readers wrote to S&C in response to Dennis Meyers's article, "The siren call of optimized trading systems," in the October 1996 STOCKS & COMMODITIES, and Meyers himself wrote a lengthy respose to the various questions.

  • V15:3: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C Letters this month include one responding to Jeffrey Katz and Donna McCormick's December 1996 article titled "A rule-based approach to trading," and the Dennis Meyer article published in the January 1997 issue.

  • V15:4: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C S&C readers voice their opinions on the historical volatility debate, the Futures Liquidity column, Mark Douglas' interview, and trading options futures.

  • V15:5: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C Topics this month range from inflation and interest rate questions in response to the interview with Alex Saitta in the March 1997 issue to Robert Krausz's article titled "Dynamic multiple time frames.""

  • V15:6: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Letters To S&C The editor provides further information on technical analysis accreditation programs and additional reading on the Point and Figure technique.

  • V15:7: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...POINT & FIGURE CHARTING Editor, Concerning Daryl Guppy's March 1997 article ("Building point & figure charts"), the one-box point & figure chart was created incorrectly. When the reversal is one unit, you do not always move one column to the right. The

  • V15:8: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...PATTERN RECOGNITION Editor, I have read some of the articles by Thomas Bulkowski, particularly, "On rising wedges" and "Ascending and descending triangles." I found them very interesting and accurate. I'd like to see more of his articles in the future.

  • V15:9: Letters to S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WEB FORUM ON TRADING? Editor, I'm a longtime subscriber to your magazine and enjoy it very much, including especially the reviews of products. There is a related need that your Web site could meet while it would be impractical for a periodical. The prod

  • VHI Ready To Decline

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bearish breakout of Valhi Inc. is inevitable.

  • VXX: Will Volatility Continue To Spike?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whenever the S&P 500 index makes a sharp, persistent correction, the volatility indexes can rally sharply.

  • Value Line Index Points To Broad Market Gains

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Value Line Index offers a useful way to monitor market breadth and confirm the major trends.

  • Vintage Petroleum Looking To Break Out

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A break of key resistance at current levels could signal higher prices down the road.

  • Virgin America Airlines Shares Take To The Air

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been flying passengers since 2007 but on November 14, 2014 the company, founded by entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, began trading on the NASDAQ.

  • WLP Likely To Retrace

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wellpoint Health Network is undergoing a bearish consolidation. The breakdown is likely to open various trading opportunities.

WM: Most Of What You Need To Know About Technical... by Matt Blackman

WM: Using Moving Averages To Trade Retracements by Mike Moody, Ph.D.

  • WMB Pullback To Support?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Williams Cos. have experienced a particularly strong rally since October 2011. Is the latest pullback in the stock a buying opportunity?

  • WTI Weekly: Balance Leads To Imbalance As Market Structure Provides Insight Into Pending Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the breakout above key resistance and subsequent buy-side price discovery for Monday, August 19, 2019's auction. Market structu

  • WTI Weekly: Bullish Market Structure Guides Way To Buy-Side Continuation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the establishment of a structural low and subsequent buy-side price discovery for Tuesday, August 13, 2019's auction. Market st

  • WYNN: Time To Lock In Gains To Avoid Loss?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by nearly 130% since July 2012, shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. appear to be under distribution prior to a correction.

  • WYNN: Time To Lock In Gains To Avoid Loss?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by nearly 130% since July 2012, shares of Wynn Resorts Ltd. appear to be under distribution prior to a correction.

  • Wal-Mart Is Off To The Races

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a correction and consolidation, Wal-Mart broke resistance on big volume and is ready to challenge its 2005 highs.

  • Want to try something HOT!? by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CF-DM from J.C. Productions. By John Sweeney Some systems are so active it could give a guy a heart attack. J.C. Productions has put together one of the most active and breathtaking trading systems I've run across. Of course, I haven't seen everything i

Want to try something HOT!? by John Sweeney

  • We Want To Be In Financials

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bernanke: Fed intends to maintain highly accommodative policy for the foreseeable future.

  • Welcome To The New Year

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What can you expect to happen in the financial markets in 2015?

  • What Happened To Hewlett-Packard?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The last time I wrote on this equity it had a very nice head and shoulders bottom reversal pattern. I was anticipating it to go higher over the long-term, but. . . things change. The time to sell long positions was when the long-term trendline was brok

  • What Happened To My Profit?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The effects of implied volatility are underestimated by many option traders. It can vary greatly and unpredictably over an option's life and have a negative impact on the profitability of an option position.

  • What Happened To TZOO?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On July 19, I wrote about TZOO, which Dan Zanger discussed in his newsletter as a potential buy. On July 20, it put in an engulfing bear candlestick pattern and then on July 21, it dropped off a cliff. What happened?

  • What Happened To The Golden Season?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Year-end has historically been a good time to own gold thanks to seasonal jewelry demand. So what happened in 2013?

  • What Has October Got To Do With The Bailout?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...September is known as the month the market usually slows down, and October is known as the month for drama. What does a Gann chart say?

  • What It Takes To Survive by Adrienne Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:4 (26-31): What It Takes To Survive by Adrienne Toghraie As a trader, you need to be a winner and you also need to be a survivor. Here's why. No matter how good a trader is, he will experience a shattering loss some time in h

  • What To Buy In A Tough Market For Income

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Analysts are at loggerheads when it comes to market direction. The bears are shouting sell, but the bulls are saying that when everyone sells, that's the time to buy! So what should you do?

  • What To Expect In 2018

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a market has been strongly bullish, it's easy to get complacent and focus on continuing to grow your net returns. The reality is that markets don't always go up, which is why, as a precaution, it's worth your time to map out the bigger picture. That

  • What You Need To Know About Gaps by Joe Luisi and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What You Need To Know About Gaps by Joe Luisi and Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Have you ever wondered what gaps are and why they occur? Here are the various types, examples - and an answer. Ever had an open position at the close one day, only to find that a

  • What's Happened To Coke?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Large and powerful formations are not always invulnerable to outside forces, and Coca-Cola is a case in point.

  • What's The Best Way To Play The Gold Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since hitting bottom in late June, gold and precious metal prices have posted impressive gains. But the best way to play this rally may be to not buy the metals themselves.

  • When And Where To Take Profits

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...These five concepts should be considered when developing exit strategies.

  • When Not To Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is waiting on the sidelines the ideal way to make a profit?

  • When The Market Speaks, It Pays To Listen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why care about market internals?

  • When To Buy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The consumer confidence index has dropped, and stock prices have fallen. When do you get back in?

  • When To Hold 'Em And When To Fold 'Em

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Knowing when to hold a stock is important, but it is absolutely critical to know when to sell them.

  • When To Hold 'Em And When To Fold 'Em

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Knowing when to hold a stock is important, but it is absolutely critical to know when to sell them.

  • When To Sell? Candlesticks Tell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks can be useful in helping to delete your emotions from trading.

  • When To Trade With Cycles by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (32-34): When To Trade With Cycles by John F. Ehlers When should you trade the cycle mode in a market and when should you trade the trend mode? Find out with this indicator. In theory, trading with cycles is easy -- just buy

  • When is it Safe to Short a Stock? Air Canada May Be Losing Altitude

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Since topping out at the $8 area, Canada's dominant airline is now in a potentially bearish pattern - a descending triangle.

  • Where Do You Want To Invest Today?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Experts have always recommended keeping a portion of your investments overseas. But how do you select the countries to invest in?

  • Where To Focus Your Efforts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What type of analysis is likely to benefit the active trader? Which field of research is more suited for seeking market outperformance? Which is more tailored for those looking for consistent returns? Let's find out

  • Where To Next For FCX?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After enduring a multimonth decline, are shares of Freeport-McMoran Copper and Gold close to an important bullish reversal point?

  • Where To Now For The S&P 500?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The broad market indexes have tumbled significantly in the last few weeks, so how much lower can they go?

  • Where To Now?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With problems in Europe, the disappointing jobs report in the US, and the oil drama in the Gulf of Mexico, the question is, what's next?

  • Where to Put Your Stops by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Where to Put Your Stops by John Sweeney Stops protecting an initial entry position are like forward passes in football: Three things can happen to you and only one of them is good! 1)You can be taken out of a strong adverse move early (That's good). 2

  • Why Oil Service Stocks Are Still The Place To Be

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Until investors become more optimistic on oil services stocks, this group has higher to go.

  • Why Oil Service Stocks Are Still The Place To Be

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though the recent correction in oil service stocks may not be over, we have probably not seen the ultimate top in prices.

  • Will AbbVie Break to the Downside?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...AbbVie, Inc. (ABBV) is a large cap growth stock in the health care sector which has been on a tear for the bulk of 2017. It recently tested and retreated from its prior high. The question now is, what does this bode for the stock?

  • Will GDX Summer Slump Give Way To Autumn Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Most gold bugs already know that gold mining stocks tend to rally for an extended period during the latter part of the year. But what about this year?

  • Will The US Lead The Way To Recovery?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How much farther can the Standard & Poor's 500 fall?

  • Winning Stocks And Knowing When To Sell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the market in a correction, it's a good time to touch upon two key rules of trading that make you money and keep you from losing it.

  • Winning in the Futures Market (Three ways to beat the system) by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning in the Futures Market (Three ways to beat the system) by Allen D. Hanson There are very few successful futures traders. Most winners tend to give back their earnings and many of the people that try the commodity futures markets never really get

  • With IWM, Small Caps Ready To Tumble Again?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A very reliable MetaStock expert advisor is suggesting that the Russell 2000 index has the potential to face more downside in the next week or two, at the very least.

  • With RMO Sell Signals, Current Selloff To Continue

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With 17% of the S&P 500 component stocks flashing new RMO swing sell signals, there can be little doubt that the broad US markets have put in a significant weekly high.

  • With Shares Of Twitter Nearing Support Is It Time To Give It A Second Look?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Twitter (TWTR) closed on May 2, 2016 near support after several days of heavy selling. Is it now time to give the shares a second look for a possible long play?

  • Workday, Inc.: Proportional Pullback To Cycle Bottom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After making a measured correction into a key cycle bottom, shares of Workday, Inc. may be ready for a sprint toward $100 per share.

Working Money: A Short Guide To Exchange-Traded Funds by Paolo Pezzutti

Working Money: Adding ETFs To Your Portfolio by John Devcic

Working Money: Do You Need Volume To Move Stocks Higher? by Michael Carr

Working Money: Eight Steps To Successful Trader Tax Filing by Jim Forrester, CPA

Working Money: From Plain Vanilla To Exotic: So Many Options by Clem Chambers

Working Money: Hazardous To Your Wealth by Mike Carr

Working Money: Match Your Method To The Market by Steve Palmquist

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

Working Money: Seven Steps To A Good Trade by Paul Lange

  • Working Money: The Lazy Man's Guide To Long-Term Investing by R.M. Sidewitz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: The Lazy Man's Guide To Long-Term Investing by R.M. Sidewitz Are you a buy-and-hold believer? Enhance your returns by using this simple technique. One of the major chall-enges for the long-term investor involves the amount of time and at

Working Money: To Catch A Falling Knife... by Matt Blackman

Working Money: To Invest (Or Not) In Gold

Working Money: To Short Or Not To Short by Neil A. O'Hara

Working Money: To Short Or Not To Short by Neil A. O'Hara

Working Money: When And Where To Take Profits by Larry Swing

Working Money: When The Market Speaks, It Pays To Listen by Mike Hurley, CMT

Working Money: When To Sell? Candlesticks Tell by Steve Bigalow

Working Money: "The Best And The Brightest" Go To Washington by Matt Blackman

  • Wyndham Worldwide Set To Rise?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a major, sustained bullish trend move, there's always a consolidation before another rally and/or a reversal. Which will it be for shares of Wyndham Worldwide?

  • XAU Gold Index Ready To Surpass Pullback Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many gold stocks are surging higher as the XAU beats the 200-EMA resistance level.

  • XLF Retraces To Previous Support Level

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The higher tops could not stop the Financial Select Sector SPDR from retracing back to the previous support level. The fresh bullish rally is likely to move with a depressed mood.

  • XLI Ready To Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Industrial Select Sector SPDR has hit the target, and the momentum indicators are oversold. Is the situation favorable for a successful bounce?

  • Yahoo! Trying To Bounce

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the overall markets attempt to bounce off the recent downleg, many stocks will try to follow suit. Will Yahoo! have something to shout about?







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