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  • A Trader Catches A Bottom Reversal On The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Catching tops and bottoms is difficult but can be rewarding/punishing depending on the outcome.

  • Becoming A Professional Stock Trader by Don Bright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Becoming A Professional Stock Trader by Don Bright Are you interested in taking the plunge? Here are some of the things that you should know. It's important to identify the differences between professional trading and retail trading, particularly the n

  • Becoming A Successful Forex Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can learn a lot about yourself on the road to making a profit.

  • Contextual Trader Larry Williams by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the arena of technical analysis, it's hard to imagine not ever having heard about Larry Williams, well known as trader, author, newletter editor and money manager. Think of it -- virtually every technical-based software has some of his technical indica

  • Eight Steps To Successful Trader Tax Filing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taxes can always be tricky, but especially so for traders.

  • Fears of the trader by Ron Jaenisch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Fears of the trader by Ron Jaenisch In order to eliminate fear from trading it may be useful to have an understanding of what it is and how we generate it. Fear is actually a form of excitement and the only physiological difference between fear and exci

  • Harmonic Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Harmonic Trader is a website that offers a number of technical tools that were created by Scott Carney.

  • 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: Gavin McMaster: Living Life As An Options Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You don't have to be an aggressive trader to make it as an options trader, says this "master" of options trading. After learning as much as he could about trading options, Gavin McMaster decided to take the task into his own hands and start trading optio

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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (62-67): Interview: Michael "Trader Mike" Seneadza: From Swing Trading to Daytrading by J. Gopalakrishnan Atlanta, GA?based independent stock trader Michael Seneadza received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engine

  • Interview: Short-Term Trader Jeff Cooper by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (66-73): Interview: Short-Term Trader Jeff Cooper by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Few people have succeeded in trading the way Jeff Cooper has. His first book, Hit And Run Trading, is often referred to as the bible of the short-t

  • Intraday Or Swing Trader?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you be a swing trader and an intraday trader at the same time? Find out how this trader combines these two time frames to create a logical trading plan.

  • Island Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's it like to trade from your own piece of paradise? Just ask Larry Williams.

  • Living the Dream: Trader Gary Smith by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Living The Dream: Trader Gary Smith I always dreamed of trading for a living and I finally have achieved that, but never in the way I had imagined. I always envisioned myself as one of these Jesse Livermore-tape reader types, but it's been very differen

  • Mark Douglas And The Disciplined Trader by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Mark Douglas And The Disciplined Trader by Thom Hartle The best teacher is experience, and from his experiences as a trader and a broker, Mark Douglas, consultant with his own firm, Trading Behavior Dynamics, and author of The Disciplined Tra

  • Novice Trader Notebook

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Double Top. Consider a security or a futures contract that is in an uptrend. The price reaches a point at which all of the buyers' demand is met, and the sellers, whether traders taking profits or aggressive short sellers, enter the market and overw

  • On the Aerodynamic Trader: Constance Brown by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On the Aerodynamic Trader: Constance Brown by Thom Hartle Aerodynamic may seem like a peculiar description for a trader, considering what the word brings to mind at first glance: smooth and sleek, streamlined to minimize resistance. And yet, think about

  • On the Intuitive Trader: Robert Koppel by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Phenomenology and existentialism and trading? Oh, my! Nothing in Robert Koppel's background as a philosophy academic could have given the slightest clue that he would end up as a floor trader for 17 years before giving that up for yet another career usin

  • Peter Hackstedde: profile of a winning trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Peter Hackstedde: profile of a winning trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. It was two o'clock on a Friday afternoon. I found myself having lunch with Peter Hackstedde in the Turf Club at Santa Anita race track. I had just finished two articles on compulsive t

  • Point & Figure For The Computerized Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Point & figure charting evolved as a way to quickly chart stocks, bonds, and commodities by hand long before the day of the computer. But does this technique offer value to the computerized trader today?

  • Preventing Trader Burnout by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING PSYCHOLOGY Preventing Trader Burnout by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Do you ever feel too tired to go on trading? Do you feel as though you're losing the mental energy to even think about trading? You may be suffering from burnout. Here are some hin

Product Review: Day Trader, version 7

Product Review: Fibonacci Trader, 32-bit, version 3.01

Product Review: HotComm Trader by Matt Blackman

Product Review: IQ Trader by David Penn

Product Review: Internet Trader Pro, version 7

Product Review: NeuroShell Trader

  • Product Review: NeuroShell Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NeuroShell Trader (NT) is highly sophisticated software that is much more than just a way to utilize neural nets. NeuroShell Trader also deserves to be recognized for having well-designed interfaces that let the trader explore ideas with ease a

Product Review: NeuroShell Trader by David Penn

Product Review: Neuroshell Trader 5 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Neuroshell Trader Version 4.2 by Dennis D. Peterson

Product Review: Profit Trader 7.0 by Barbara Star, Ph.D.

Product Review: Robert Krausz's Fibonacci Trader, version 1.93

Product Review: Secrets To Becoming A Samurai Trader by David Penn

Product Review: The Galactic Trader

Product Review: Ultimate Trader II by Dennis Peterson

Product Review: Window on WallStreet Day Trader

Product Review:Forex Trader

Product Review:Neuroshell Trader Professional

Product Review:Quick Harmonic Trader

Product Review:The On-Site Trader

  • Product review: NeuroShell Trader Version 6.5

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NeuroShell's programming interface can get any trader started down a path of building trading systems quickly. The point-and-click interface for the various types of trading systems, indicators, and neural nets that can be created and debugged reduces th

  • Product review: Phantom Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Real-time charting, analysis, and commentary service

Quick Scan:MB Trader

Quick-Scan: The Intuitie Trader

  • Shelly Natenberg: trader and teacher by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shelly Natenberg: trader and teacher by John Sweeney Shelly Natenberg, a floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade, is the author of Options Volatility & Pricing Strategies, Probus Publishing, Chicago, 118 North Clinton St, Chicago, IL 60606, (800) 426

  • Slippage Cost Of A Large Technical Trader by Thomas V. Greer, B. Wade Brorsen and Shi-Miin Liu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Slippage Cost Of A Large Technical Trader by Thomas V. Greer, B. Wade Brorsen and Shi-Miin Liu If traders rely on technical trading systems, they need to know the size of slippage, which is the difference between estimated transaction costs and actual t

  • Successful Trader Must-Haves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How often have you sat at your trading desk with a solid plan that you want to follow and how often, after placing a trade, have you deviated from that plan? Emotions can wreak havoc on our trading lives and there's nothing you can do to make them disapp

  • Take A Top Trader To Dinner?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Have you ever wanted to sit down with one of the rock stars of the trading world? Here's your chance.

  • Talking With "Trader Vic'' Sperandeo by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Talking With ""Trader Vic"" Sperandeo Victor Sperandeo, money manager, economist and co-author of the popular Trader Vic: Secrets of a Wall Street Master and author of a second book due out this winter, is more than just a successful trader. A trading an

  • Teacher, Trader Still Teaching: Joseph Stowell by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:07 (304-310): Teacher, Trader Still Teaching: Joseph Stowell by Thom Hartle Many STOCKS & COMMODITIES readers dream of trading for a living; they fantasize about giving up their humdrum day-to-day job and focusing on the opportunities in leveraged

  • The Beginning Trader by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (40-44): The Beginning Trader by Thomas Bulkowski Here are some tips to help a beginning trader become profitable. You may be approaching retirement and want to supplement your income or earn enough money to afford the ris

  • The Compulsive Trader Part 1 by Van K Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Compulsive Trader Part 1 by Van K Tharp, Ph.D. Compulsiveness is perhaps the most serious of all trading problems. I have evaluated psychological profiles on thousands of commodity and option traders. Despite the fact that about 50% of the traders I

  • The Defensive Trader by Adrienne Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Defensive Trader by Adrienne Toghraie Not trading as well as you would like to? Can you take some constructive criticism? No? Sid had a problem with his trading that was losing him money. Instead of waiting for the buy signal from his system, Sid w

  • The Development Of A Futures Trader by Thomas Drinka, Nathan Losey, and Ryan Lauer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (34-38): The Development Of A Futures Trader by Thomas Drinka, Nathan Losey, and Ryan Lauer Here's a look at the trading methodology implemented by two futures traders. By using Market Profile, they successfully traded the

  • The Discerning Trader: Linda Bradford Raschke by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Discerning Trader: Linda Bradford Raschke by Thom Hartle Contrary to popular opinion, dreams can come true. For every trader who's wished that he or she could just stay home and trade, there's one trader who succeeded in doing so. Linda Bradford Ras

  • The Happy Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Happy Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie What does happiness have to do with being a successful trader? Nothing, it seems. In fact, for most traders, successful trading and happiness may actually be in perpetual conflict. Over the years, I have wor

  • The Inner Trader And You

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Whether you are an emotional or mechanical trader, understanding your own personality is a worthwhile investment.

  • The Lone Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Lone Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie The stresses built into the profession of trading isolates traders from their natural emotional supports. Here are some ways to ensure those pressures don't reach a boiling point. If you were to make a movie o

  • The Mindful Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can a busy trader fit mindfulness practice into the trading lifestyle?

  • The Perfect Trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., and Jennifer Benson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Perfect Trader by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., and Jennifer Benson What is a perfect trader and is such a condition desirable? Does such a creature exist? Psychologist Van K. Tharp of Investment Psychology Consulting says not and further, you're far more li

  • The Pseudo Trader by Mark Harris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Pseudo Trader by Mark Harris How can you model stocks without stocks? By using random numbers to drive the simulation. In previous articles (STOCKS & COMMODITIES, December 1990 and January 1991), first I demonstrated the modeling of stock charts usi

  • The Systematic Trader: Richard Saidenberg by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Systematic Trader - Richard Saidenberg How many times have you heard that developing your own rules and following them is the way to trade? By now, probably plenty. It's not just idle speculation, either; Richard Saidenberg, a Commodities Trading Ad

  • The Tactical Trader by Walter T. Downs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Tactical Trader by Walter T. Downs Trading can be compared to the game of chess -- a good player wins by implementing a tactical strategy that entails sacrifices when the sacrifice is justified. Here, a professional trader presents some tactical tra

  • The Trader and the Internet by Suzanne Withers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Trader and the Internet by Suzanne Withers, Ph.D. By now, much has been written about the Internet, the international computer users' network. But details have not been as forthcoming. How can Internet help traders and investors? The profitable us

  • The Volcanic Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Volcanic Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Your temper can torpedo your profitability. Find out if itŐs a problem and how to handle it. When a trader buries his or her emotions because he does not know how to express himself appropriately, these e

  • The Whole Brain Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:07 (313-314): The Whole Brain Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Does the part of the brain that influences you the most affect how you trade? The founder of Trading on Target explains the importance of using skills that are built on both intuitive

  • The Wounded Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:4 (62-64): The Wounded Trader by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Don't let your past affect your present performance in the markets. The business of trading forces you to face the psychological baggage that you carry. It also makes y

  • The compulsive trader Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The compulsive trader Part 2 by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. ""When water passes over your head, it makes no difference if it does so by an inch or afoot. You're drowning. You don't want to admit that it is easier to get out of a $100,000 debt than a million dol

  • Those Losses that the Trader Creates by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Those Losses That The Trader Creates by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Traders may move from periods of success to periods of loss, but the losses may be created by the trader and not the markets. Here are some guidelines to identifying this problem and how to

  • Trader Equilibrium by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:6 (78-79): Trader Equilibrium by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt To handle the volatility in the markets, you must maintain balance within yourself. Like life itself, trading is about balance. The markets are in constant motion, and in order to handle the

  • Trader, Know Thyself by Ray Johns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trader, Know Thyself by Ray Johns Want to become a successful trader? Then it's important to understand how your mind works. by Ray Johns IN trading, when something goes wrong and you lose money, nine times out of 10 it's nobody's fault but your own.

  • Transforming Trader Self-Talk by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Transforming Trader Self-Talk by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Traders can talk themselves into disastrous losing scenarios. Here are the steps to avoid the problem. Self-talk controls your trading destiny. Self-talk is that inner voice that interprets what

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  • What Class Of Trader Are You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Scalpers, daytraders, swing traders, position traders Ń they all trade, but they trade differently. Here's a look at the characteristics of each type.

Working Money: Becoming a Successful Forex Trader by Leslie vanWinkle

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

Working Money: Island Trader by Matt Blackman







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