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  • 10 How-Tos For Option Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading options can be risky business at best and disastrous at worst. Here, then, are 10 how-tos on how to handle it.

10 How-Tos For Option Trading by Ron Ianieri

  • 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.

  • 12 Steps Toward A Winning Trading Plan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One step at a time: That's all it takes to build a trading plan you can profit with.

  • 12 Steps Toward A Winning Trading Plan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...One step at a time: That's all it takes to build a trading plan you can profit with.

  • 30 Years of Trading Wisdom - Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having been involved in the futures markets for the past 30 years it has never really been obvious to me why some people win and some people lose. But in giving it some more thought, I've made the following deductions.

  • : Curtis Faith And Trading From Your Gut by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Curtis Faith is best known for getting his start as a member of the Turtles, the elite Chicago trading group. In his early 20s, Faith earned more than $30 million as a member of the renowned group that started as a bet between its founders, Richard

  • A Bearish Trading Range For The Nasdaq 100?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Nasdaq 100 shares have bounced off the $34.00 level several times the past year but the current consolidation pattern may point to a break of support here.

  • A Blueprint For Your Trading by Vadym Graifer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:1 (72-75, 84): A Blueprint For Your Trading by Vadym Graifer The active management of a trading account should be treated as a business and requires a complete trading plan. Here's how to build one. A trading plan is often de

  • A Color-Based System For Short-Term Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the Sp d r S&P 500 exchange traded fund as an example, here's how you can apply a simple swing trading system that utilizes the colors of volume bars.

  • A Formal Education In Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it possible to get a degree in trading? Here are some opportunities to pursue degrees or certificates in finance or trading-related disciplines. We'll also look at some university facilities geared toward instruction in trading.

  • A Mutual Fund Trading Method by Norman J. Brown

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Mutual Fund Trading Method by Norman J. Brown Get better profits and reduce your risks by using the one-rank method to select mutual funds to trade. There are many techniques and tools you can use to define turning points that generate trading signal

  • A Neural Network System For Reliable Trading Signals by Marlowe D. Cassetti

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Neural Network System For Reliable Trading Signals by Marlowe D. Cassetti For those of you who have complained that you have to be a rocket scientist to understand what we run in Stocks & Commodities, here's a rocket scientist to explain it to you.

  • A Personal Neural Net Trading System by James Stakelum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Personal Neural Net Trading System by James Stakelum What goes through the mind of someone developing a neural network trading system? What are the steps involved in putting together something that mimics the mystery of the human mind? Here are some c

  • A Possible Swing Trading Method For Pfizer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Pfizer, Inc., have been surging higher since mid-November 2012. Can the stock break above its previous high of 26.09 sometime between now and late January 2013?

  • 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 Sentiment Indicator For Trading The Euro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The traditional put/call ratio is used as a contrarian indicator. Here, we add a twist to enhance the ratio and use it as a coinciding indicator

  • 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 System For Trading Cisco

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...On August 6, 2003 Cisco Systems Inc. reported a jump in quarterly net income but failed to top Wall Street expectations.Could charts have predicted this?

  • A System For Trading Fidelity Select Funds by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A System For Trading Fidelity Select Funds by Jay Kaeppel The key techniques for trading stocks, options, and futures can also be applied successfully to mutual funds. Here's a systematic approach to mutual fund trading. Several keys to investment and

  • A Trading Method For The Long Haul

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can apply this model to any time frame on any equity. The best part is that it's so simple that anyone can implement it.

  • A Trading Method For The Long Haul

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of UGI Corp. appear to be on track to making a major multicycle low in the near future.

  • A Trading Range For Archer Daniels Midland Co.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Archer Daniels Midland Co. has been stuck in a 5-month trading range but converging trendlines could foretell an important move soon.

  • A Trading Range For ExxonMobil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish consolidation pattern could lead to much higher prices for ExxonMobil, but traders should wait for confirmation before going long.

  • A Trading Range For Tesoro Petroleum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A bullish consolidation pattern could lead to much higher prices for Tesoro Petroleum stock.

  • A Trading Range For TransGlobe Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TransGlobe Energy's failed triangle breakout last month has created additional buying opportunities for the stock.

  • 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 Weekly S&P Trading System by Adam White

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V13:06: (233-237): A Weekly S&P Trading System by Adam White Here's a trading system based on a price pattern and which uses the Standard & Poor's 500 index as a test case. Should a stock market investor buy and hold, or should he or she attempt to t

  • A complete computer trading program (part 1) by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program (part 1) by John F. Ehlers This is the first of four articles that give a description and computer listing, enabling you to perform technical analysis with your computer. In the second article I will cover the basics

  • A complete computer trading program Part 4 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program Part 4 by John F. Ehlers This is the conclusion of four articles that give a description and listing of an AppletÒ ][ BASIC computer program, enabling you to perform technical analysis on your computer with 48K of mem

  • A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program part 2 by John F. Ehlers This program works with the standard CompuTrac or CSI (Commodity Systems, Inc.) disk data reading format (Table 1). The fundamental idea of this program is to take a 40-character string record

  • A complete computer trading program part 3 by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A complete computer trading program part 3 by John F. Ehlers This is the third of four articles that give a description and BASIC computer program listing enabling you to perform technical analysis on your Apple ][ computer. In the first two installmen

  • A mechanical trading system by William F. Eng

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A mechanical trading system by William F. Eng As a professional floor trader at the Chicago Board of Figure 1 Trade, I have studied many trading techniques. Some work and some don't. Most trading techniques work with the one missing element that we all

  • A new cycle analysis trading technique by Russell L. Miller

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A new cycle analysis trading technique by Russell L. Miller This article describes a novel cycle-based day trading system that, under testing, turned in nearly a 300% annualized profit on equity. In most cases, trading with cycles involves entering a po

  • A"map" for the trading jungle by Grant D. Noble

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A""map"" for the trading jungle by Grant D. Noble Most of the common methods used by traders can be classified under three main theories. Noble outlines these trading methods, then recommends a strategy for choosing those that best fit your trading styl

  • ADX: An Indicator And Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The average directional movement index can be both. Here's how.

  • AMEX Diamonds Trapped In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DIA is currently trapped in a trading range and a breakout either to the upside or downside is required to determine the future direction of this market. However, the higher probability is for a breakout to the downside and a continuation of the down tre

  • Acquiring Trading Discipline Quantitatively

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To trust your trading system you need confidence, which in turn leads to discipline. Here's a simple yet powerful process that can help you to trust your system.

After-Hours Trading with Victoria Wang

  • Align Your Analysis & Trading Persona

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We are all different. As a result, we each have our comfort zones in which we tend to perform better. But how do you define that comfort zone? We take a look

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets - Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Indicators used in trending markets will be different from those used in trendless markets.

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets-Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using the wrong system for a specific market makes for a quick ride to failure.

  • Aligning Trading Systems And Markets-Part 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finally, traders should know how to identify highly volatile markets.

  • AmeriSourceBergen Corp: A Trading Tutorial

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a few simple rules can help improve your long-term trend following results.

  • American International Group Tests Trading Range Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock reacted well after the negative earnings report -- too well.

  • 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 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 The IRSTS Swing Trading Rules

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This seven-part series has thus far provided the components of the indicator rules for a swing trading strategy (IRSTS), from color-coding candlesticks to smoothing oscillators to creating an expert system. Now that all of the components have been detail

  • 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

  • Are Discretionary Trading Tools Worth The Money?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are dozens of companies that claim to have the best indicators and trading tools. Most fail to deliver. Here's a look at a set of discretionary trading tools that actually delivers what is promised.

  • Are FSESX And FSAVX Trading Places?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Based on a monthly performance ranking, the automotive industry group stocks are still on top, even though upward momentum is slowing. Conversely, the energy services stocks have been lagging for months but now appear ready to launch higher. Will these f

  • Are Trading Systems Smarter Than Technicians?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A few days ago, I wrote that the silver market was exhibiting the potential for a trend reversal. The silver market had other plans, one that a well-designed trading system has profited from.

  • Are You Trading For A Living Or Living For A Trade?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sound trading practices wean much of the excitement out of trading.

  • Are You Trading On Borrowed Time?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The market party peaked at midnight and it's now 4:00 am. Someone has just arrived with a fresh round of drinks. But here are some sobering thoughts for those getting their second wind.

  • Are you piloting your trading with safety? by Ana Maria Wilson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you piloting your trading with safety? by Ana Maria Wilson As a full-time trader of highly speculative stock and commodity options armed with a basically sound system, I'm always looking for ways to strengthen the weakest link in my trading program:

  • Around The World In Trading Days

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yes, it's possible. Here's how one trader traveled the world while continuing to make an income from his trading

  • At The Close: Understanding The Trading Enviornment by Joseph J. Mertes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...At The Close: Understanding The Trading Enviornment by Joseph J. Mertes Spending time to assess the market environment you are trading is a good habit to develop. I have a lot of trading experience from trading -- some good, some bad, but great lessons

  • Automated Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can a self-directed trader use a computer that trades on its own?

  • 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

  • Ballard Power Systems Back In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is Ballard Power up for another break past its trading range?

  • Basket Trading Using A Directed Acyclic Graph

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When trading a basket of securities, one or two nonconforming stocks will throw your system off track. Here's one way to ensure that the components of your portfolio travel together.

  • Beating The Market With An Expert Trading System by Jerry Felsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Beating The Market With An Expert Trading System by Jerry Felsen A mathematically provable trading system (MPTS) can be defined as a trading method for which superior expected performance can be proved scientifically. I measure system performance by mea

  • Beliefs And Trading by Ruth Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Beliefs And Trading by Ruth Roosevelt You are what you believe--and that includes your trading beliefs. Your unconscious mind is the final arbiter of whether you will succeed as a trader. Ruth Roosevelt, director of the Wall Street Hypnosis Center, expla

  • Bemis In Tough Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After the bullish breakout, Bemis has entered a tight trading range that is likely to continue for a longer period.

  • Berry Petroleum Caught In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Berry Petroleum looks to be caught in a trading range but the longer-term trend could indicate an eventual break to the upside.

  • Better Trading With Risk Control by Daryl Guppy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Better Trading With Risk Control by Daryl Guppy How do you improve your trading results? Risk management, of course. Understanding how the tools of technical analysis work and how they are applied makes a big difference to your initial trading results.

  • Bezier Curves: No Tool For Trading by Donald R. Lambert

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bezier Curves: No Tool For Trading by Donald R. Lambert Once upon a time, long, long ago, when the dates all ended in ""B.C."" (which, as we all know, stands for ""before computers""), draftsmen were often faced with a problem. The head draftsman would

  • Binary Options: Scam Or Trading Methodology?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...They're gaining attention among traders, but how do you trade them? Here's one way to get started.

  • Bollinger Bands Vs. Trading Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Battle of the bands! (Cue air guitar.) Two distinctly different, yet similar trading tools.

  • Bombardier B Shares and the Red/Green Trading Strategy

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

Boost Your Forex Trading Results With John Forman by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

  • Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breaking Out Of The Trading Range by John Sweeney Some blessed day, after being mired in a trading range for two years, your market is going to finally go into a trend. You must be there when it does, not trading something else or, worse, ignoring it fr

  • Brigham Exploration's Bullish Trading Range Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Brigham Exploration failed to form a cup with handle pattern but the stock appears to be settling into a bullish trading range.

  • Building A Trading Template by Girogos Siligardos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Building A Trading Template by Girogos Siligardos A template makes things so much easier for so many things, trading included. What should you build into yours to manage your trading? roper trade management and money management are a must for all types

  • Building A Workable Trading Model by Seth Weinstein

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:2 (32-35): Building A Workable Trading Model by Seth Weinstein Having trouble designing a successful trading system? Here's how you can develop a robust, non?curve fitted system for trading. Statistical models allow you to re

  • Building a trading system by Frank Alfonso

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Building a trading system by Frank Alfonso Dramatic world events will continue to produce uncertainty in today's global financial markets, and most trading experts will agree that some form of technical strategy is necessary to reduce this information e

  • Bull Flag Swing Trading Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Missed your entry on a big breakout? A trend continuation could give you a second chance. Here's how to spot a pattern that gives you the opening you need

  • Bullish Divergences, Daily Swing Trading Opportunity For USO

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has crude oil finally bottomed? The technical and fundamental evidence says "Definitely maybe." Bottom or not, here's a low-risk swing trading setup in USO.

  • Bullish Triangles: Trading Scenarios

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bullish triangles forecast a volatility expansion--but not always on the upside.

  • 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

  • CAT Trading At Multimonth Highs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of CAT recently surged higher on a powerful breakaway gap; the stock's key technicals are also in agreement with the move higher.

Candlestick Trading Principles by Steve Nison, CMT

  • Casino Trading by Phil Abel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Casino Trading by Phil Abel The Monte Carlo simulation, a statistical technique used to model the expected outcomes of a random series of events such as a casino game, also has valuable applications in the evaluation of a systematic trading program. Wh

  • Centered Trading by Ari Kiev, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Centered Trading by Ari Kiev, MD Successful trading requires the willingness to commit to specific objectives. Here, psychiatrist Ari Kiev explains how to center your state of mind to optimize your trading. Successful trading requires the willingness

  • Changing Your Negative Trading Beliefs by Ruth Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Changing Your Negative Trading Beliefs by Ruth Roosevelt Negative thinking gives you negative results and that holds true for your trading beliefs. Ruth Roosevelt, director of the Wall Street Hypnosis Center, explains how to take your negative and limit

  • ChevronTexaco Corp. is Stuck in a Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...ChevronTexaco Corp. has been stuck in a tight trading range the past few weeks. The stock's 50-day moving average, long-term downtrend line and a developing triple top formation are acting as resistance at the top of this trading range.

  • Choosing A Time Bar Length In Intraday Trading by Cynthia Kase

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Choosing A Time Bar Length In Intraday Trading by Cynthia Kase Most intraday technical traders use charts based on hours or fractions of an hour. Most trading days, however, don't divide evenly into hours or conventional time fractions such as 30 or 45

  • Classic Trading Signals On The NASDAQ Composite

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here are some very clear trading signals, including two reversal patterns.

  • Coach Yourself To Trading Success

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Be your own trading coach!

  • Combining DMI and Moving Average For A EUR/USD Trading System by Rombout Keerstens

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining DMI and Moving Average For A EUR/USD Trading System by Rombout Keerstens Here is a simple trend-following system where profits are realized in a relatively small number of lucrative trades. IN a world in which we are inundated with informati

  • Combining Guppy Averages With A Winning Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Filtering your trading system's output with Guppy moving averages can help keep you on the right side of most major market moves.

  • Commodity Channel Index: Tool for Trading Cyclic Trends by DONALD R. LAMBERT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Channel Index: Tool for Trading Cyclic Trends by DONALD R. LAMBERT Reprinted from Commodities Magazine 1980 219 Parkade, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. Many commodities exhibit some type of cyclical or seasonal price pattern. But, the commodity trade

  • Commodity Trading Risks by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Trading Risks by Allen D. Hanson Few traders fully realize the risks that they are taking when they make a commitment in the futures market. They have learned all about charts, cycles, fundamentals, and basic trading theory, but when it comes

  • Common Themes in Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading ranges, intraday versus interday, and two-day events are examples of just a few elements common to many trading strategies.

  • Common Themes in Trading Systems -- Daily Ranges and Short Sequences

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Cole and Weinberg as a basis for a trading system isn't the only place you'll find the use of daily ranges and short sequences.

  • Comparative Trading Volume by Anthony Trongone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The first part of this series looked at how price action can be used to anticipate future price movement in the S&P 500 Sp d r exchange traded fund. This time, we add trading volume to the mix, but not in the typical way. As technicians, we depe

Compu-Tracâ My Trading Partner! by Harry Schirding

  • Computer-Assisted Trading by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Computer-Assisted Trading by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D. You can't be a good trader without being a good analyst. But the two are not synonymous: Just because you're a good analyst doesn't guarantee you'll be a good trader. To the accomplished analyst, trad

  • Comstock Resources' Falling Wedge And Trading Range Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comstock Resources broke out of a falling wedge formation earlier this month and has now broken to the upside from its recent trading range.

  • Conquering Your Trading Fears With Corey Rosenbloom

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Corey Rosenbloom, Cm t, is the founder of www.afraidtotrade.com, a website dedicated to helping traders overcome their trading fears through education, and is the author of The Complete Trading Course (John Wiley & Sons, 2011), which outlines how to

  • Create Your Trading System With John Wang by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Create Your Trading System With John Wang by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. Faber John Wang received his bachelor's degree in chemical physics from University of Sciences and Technologies of China (Ustc), his master's degree in quantum chemistry from Zhongsha

  • Creating Your Own Trading System by Rene Koch, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Creating Your Own Trading System by Rene Koch, Ph.D. It can be done -- and without the headache you would expect. IN technical analysis, when you hear the word band it consists of two boundaries: one above and one below the price series similar to what

  • Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Trading Psychology by Fred S. Gehm

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crooks, Cranks and Honest Citizens: Trading Psychology by Fred S. Gehm In a competitive game like commodity trading, a player should hardly expect to receive good advice from the other players. It's like asking the poker player across the table from you

  • Crude Likely To Stay In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crude oil is likely to extend its three-year trading range, which forecasts a short-term drop in the price.

  • Crude's Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Crude oil is once again testing key resistance at the $100 level, but market sentiment and the long-term uptrend may point to an eventual breakout.

  • Currency Investment With Tactical Trading by John Beatty

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Currency Investment With Tactical Trading by John Beatty Foreign currency deposit accounts -- for German Deutschemarks, British pounds and so forth--are not routinely available in the cities and towns of the United States. In fact, before January 1989, fe

  • Currency Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Currency Trading

  • Cycle Analysis And Intraday Trading by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycle Analysis And Intraday Trading by John F. Ehlers Veteran S TOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor John Ehlers explains how to make use of cycles analysis in intraday trading, heretofore a rarity. Take a look. Intraday traders have long had most of the tec

  • Cycles and Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Cycles and Trading Systems by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D. This time, this Contributing Writer looks at using cycles as the basis of a trading system. In previous articles, my search for successful trading systems led me to discover a very effective devel

  • DMI trading rules by Jim Summers, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DMI trading rules by Jim Summers, Ph.D. In this issue, we start programming into Lotus 1-2-3 the trading rules used in J. Welles Wilder's Directional Movement Index (DMI) system. In the previous columns, we programmed the various mathematical components

  • Daily price and volume study: trading windows by Frank Tarkany

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daily price and volume study: trading windows by Frank Tarkany This article investigates day-to-day price changes of the Dow Jones Industrial Averages (DJIA) and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) total volume over a 85 year period to see whether the change

  • Darvas-Style Trading by Daryl Guppy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:5 (36-42): Darvas-Style Trading by Daryl Guppy The markets have changed since the 1960s, with the weekly trading volumes of those days often exceeded by a single day of trading now. With that in mind, can classic techniques su

  • Darwin And Momentum Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Just as Charles Darwin put forth the theory of evolution through natural selection, so have the markets and momentum trading evolved with the use of pocket pivots.

  • Data-Driven Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are three keys to long-term trading success: knowing what to trade, knowing when to trade, and the ability to vary trading style with market conditions. HereÕs how you can select the most appropriate tools for trading the markets.

  • David Vomund's "ETF Trading Strategies Revealed"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...David Vomund's "ETF Trading Strategies Revealed"

  • Day Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day Trading

  • Day Trading Basics Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The first thing to do before making any trading decisions, whether it is day trading or position trading, is to study the general picture of the market. Your objective should be to trade with the direction of the market. Once you determine this, the ne

  • Day Trading Basics, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's impossible to sift through all the stocks traded on the exchange, so you need a method to identify the stocks with the greatest momentum.

  • Day Trading Basics, Part 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you are at the right place at the right time, you can take advantage of good trades.

  • Day Trading The Averages by JOHN F. KEPKA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day Trading The Averages by JOHN F. KEPKA When Stock Index Futures trading with the Value Line contract was initiated at the Kansas City Board of Trade, futures traders suddenly gained the opportunity to trade the entire stock market. Large profitable m

  • Day Trading With Stochastics by John F. Kepka

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Day Trading With Stochastics by John F. Kepka I have been using the Stochastics oscillator ""K"" and ""%D"" for well over a year (RE: May and Sep 1984 issues of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine). I use Stochastics, (in conjunction wit

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

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

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

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

  • December Crude Oil is Stuck in a Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...December crude oil has been stuck in a week-long trading range since selling off late last month. A break out of this trading range will determine whether or not prices continue their downward trend.

  • Designing A Personal Neural Net Trading System by James Stakelum

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designing A Personal Neural Net Trading System by James Stakelum What goes through the mind of someone designing a neural network trading system? Last month, James Stakelum explained some of the steps involved in putting together a neural network. This

  • Designing Trading Systems For The Stock Market by Roger Altman, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Designing Trading Systems For The Stock Market by Roger Altman, Ph.D. System designers are aware that the traditional methods used to select parameter values are prone to overfitting. What, then, can be done about it? Stocks & Commodities Roger Altman p

  • Determining Capital Amounts for Trading by Ajay Jani

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  • Developing Neural Network Forecasters For Trading by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D.

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an example of how you can execute your own trading system based on current market analysis.

  • Developing a personal trading style The Wyckoff method of trading Part 14 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Developing a personal trading style The Wyckoff method of trading Part 14 by Jack K. Hutson Trading the stock market with the Wyckoff Method is as much a test of personality and personal perseverance as it is a test of analytic education. Wyckoff was st

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  • Devon Energy's Trading Range Breakout

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  • Directional Strategies For Option Trading

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  • Discipline in trading by James Covington Bryce

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  • Does Fully Automated Trading Software Work?

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  • EPAX Trading Range Provides Limited Risk

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  • ETF Arbitrage Swing Trading

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  • EUR/USD In A Tight Trading Range

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  • Economic Cycle Trading

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  • Effects Of Volatility On Trading

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  • Elements of charting Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 2 by Jack K. Hutson

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  • Emotionally Intelligent Trading by Eliot Brenner, Ph.D.

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  • End Of Day Trading With Double Bottoms

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  • End of Day Trading Using the Red Green Trading Strategy

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  • Energy Sector Trading At Lower Range

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  • Essential Factors For Trading Trending Stocks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Catching runaway moves in stocks is not only possible but highly likely if you understand the critical factors to spot and trade them.

  • Estimating the Market Profile Value Area for intraday trading by Donald L. Jones

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  • Evaluating Algorithmic Trading Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are you using an objective, unbiased, and globally applicable method to evaluate the performance of your algorithmic trading signals? If not, then this article may be your cup of tea.

  • Evaluating Trading Systems with Statistics by J. Katz, Ph.D.

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  • Event Trading in the Bond Market by Ben Warwick

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  • Expectancy Risks In Trading

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  • Explore Trend Trading In FX

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  • Exploring Charting Techniques: Basic Chart Trading, Part 2

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

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Extreme Trading

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  • Fear And Trading by Ruth Roosevelt

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  • Fibonacci Confluence With Other Tools Provide Better Trading Signals

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  • Fibonacci, Trading Ranges, And A Semiconductor Bounce

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Filters For Neural Net Trading Models by Steve Helme

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  • Fitting your "social style" into trading by Herbert Friedman, Ph.D.

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  • Five Steps To A Winning Trading System by Matt Blackman

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  • Forecasting Tomorrow's Trading Day by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forecasting Tomorrow's Trading Day by Tushar S. Chande, Ph.D. Using linear regression as a crystal ball for forecasting the market? After all, if you were to be able to determine tomorrow's high, low and close for trend changes and placement of stop poi

  • Forex Focus: An MACD Trading System by Alexander Sabodin

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Forex Focus: Fishing For Trading Systems

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  • Forex Trading With ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A limited number of ETFs offer new opportunities to stock traders.

  • Form And Pattern As A Trading Tool by Robert Miner

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  • Four Common Errors In Testing Trading Systems by Thomas A. Meyers

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  • Four Tips For Trading Income Option Spreads

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If stock trading can be compared to playing checkers, then option trading is like playing chess with the market.

  • Four Types Of Trading Volume To Use For Higher Gains

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technicians use price action to dictate their trading decisions, but that is a waste of time if you don't understand how to use volume, the fuel for price movement, to trade well.

  • Frictional Costs In Futures Trading by Jesse Wolff

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  • GPC - A Low Risk Trading Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Genuine Parts Co. is going through a trend reversal rally.

  • Gann Swings And Intraday Trading by Thom Hartle

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  • Gap Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do exhaustion gaps really fade? Here's a study that creates and tests an exhaustion gap prediction technique using two measurable factors: stock trend and gap size

  • Get More Value Using A Trading Checklist

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is a trading plan or checklist and how can it help?

  • Get That Edge In Your Trading by Clem Chambers

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  • Getting Started In Currency Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you think currency trading is too complicated or only for millionaires? It's not.

  • Grant Prideco's Trading Range Formation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Until the market becomes overly bullish on this company, the stock price has higher to go.

  • Half-day trading techniques Part 3 by Kent Calhoun

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  • High-Frequency Trading With Sang Lee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sang Lee is a cofounder of Aite Group and serves as managing partner. Lee, whose expertise lies in the securities and investments vertical growth, has advised global financial institutions, software/hardware vendors, and professional services firms in se

  • High/Low Entry Method For Trading Ranges

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Entry methods often have to be customized depending on the dynamics of the market, which can lead to more successful trades.

  • Houston Exploration's Bullish Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Houston Exploration Co. has been consolidating in a bullish trading range since last September, indicating the potential for higher prices down the road.

  • How Do You Make A Trading Decision by Simon Vine

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  • How Does Impulsivity Affect Your Trading Results?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Just knowing if you are trading based on impulse can, at the very least, make a difference in your approach to trading. And that can make a difference in your bottom line

  • How Feelings Influence Your Trading

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  • How Fit Are You For Trading? by Ned Gandevani, Ph.D.

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  • How Much Can I Really Make From Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We trade because we want to make money, but how much can a trader realistically make per day, week, month, quarter, or year? Read on to find out what goal you should set

  • How To Avoid Typical Trading Mistakes

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

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  • How to evaluate a commodity trading system by Kent Calhoun

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  • How useful are stochastics for trading? by Jack D. Schwager and Norman Strahm

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  • IBM In a Trading Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...IBM's weekly chart shows a likely trading range and if so, the upside is limited.

  • Identifying Successful Futures Trading Rooms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Virtual trading rooms allow participants to log in and follow trade signals provided by a head trader. Ever thought of joining one? Here are a few things to keep in mind before you select one to trade from.

  • Identifying Trading Opportunities by Thom Hartle

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  • Impact Of Junk Bonds On Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When should you be in equities and when should you hold cash and stay on the sidelines? Here's a simple system that can help to answer that question

  • Improve Your Trading System With Speed by Gomu Vetrivel

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  • In System Trading, Patience Means Everything

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, it's hard to stay focused on the overall, long-term performance of a system, especially if you frequently feel like you've missed out on a strong market move.

  • Indicator Rules For Swing Trading Strategies, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In today's volatile markets, making money consistently is a challenge. You need a good strategy with reliable trading rules. This seven-part series will discuss such a strategy and its trading rules. In this, the first part, an overview is presented.

  • Insider Trading Hits Four-Year High

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Insider selling soared in November to the highest level since August 2000, which coincided with the last major peak in the S&P 500 index before the recession. Are corporate insiders trying to tell us something?

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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How To Get Started In Electronic Day Trading: David S. Nassar Each day, more and more traders are using computers for the direct buying and selling of stocks. Is there a difference among the myriad services available? We went to David Nassar, author of

  • Intel Caught In A Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intel Corp. is in a sideways consolidation and will eventually break out but which way?

  • Intel Corp.'s Trading Range Breakout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intel Corp. appears to have broken out of its second bullish trading range in two months but a move above the $30.00 level is still needed to confirm this.

  • Interview: All About Trading Commodities With Carley Garner

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  • Interview: Better Trading With Rob Hoffman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rob Hoffman is founder and CEO of BecomeABetterTrader.com. Hoffman has participated in numerous international and domestic trading competitions with 19 wins and is a frequent speaker at brokerage firms and financial exchanges. He is an educator and a pas

Interview: Brandon Wendell and Trading Around The World by J. Gopalakrishnan and B.Faber

  • Interview: Build Your Trading Skills: An Interview With Alex Spiroglou

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Although his interest in the markets started much earlier, Alex Spiroglou began his trading career 20 years ago and it changed his life forever. Since then he has earned a long list of accomplishments and designations including the CFTe from the Internat

  • Interview: Building Trading Systems With Cesar Alvarez

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a bachelor of science in electrical engineering and computer science, and a master of science in computer science, it's no surprise that Cesar Alvarez found an affinity for developing trading systems. He has been at the forefront of stock market res

  • Interview: Cari Lynn: Life On The Trading Floor by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

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  • Interview: Chart Patterns, Trading, and Dan Zanger by Matt Blackman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Chart Patterns, Trading, and Dan Zanger by Matt Blackman Trader Dan Zanger of Chartpattern.com first hit the media spotlight in December 2000 when he was featured in a Fortune article. The article, entitled "My Stocks Are Up 10,000%!" discuss

  • Interview: Classic Swing Trading With Linda Bradford Raschke by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber

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  • Interview: Conquering The Trading Demons With Gary Dayton

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  • Interview: Creating Trading Strategies With David Pieper

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...David Pieper lives in Germany and has 20 years of financial market experience. After earning the designation of Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA), he spent several years in investment research at a major German state bank. He is currently

  • Interview: Deron Wagner and Rick Pedicelli On Swing Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A former hedge fund manager, author of several swing trading books, and frequent guest speaker at various trading and investing conferences, Deron Wagner founded Morpheus Trading Group (MTG), a trading newsletter and education service, in 2002 to share s

  • Interview: John Netto, On Trading And Inflection Points by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: John Netto, On Trading And Inflection Points by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan John Netto is the president of One Shot -- One Kill Trading, LLC, and the author of the book One Shot -- One Kill Trading (McGraw-Hill). He is a principal in Triple Witch M

Interview: Joshua Hayes Of Big Wave Trading

  • Interview: Justin Bennett's Trading Path

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Justin Bennett made his very first trade at the age of 14 and quickly found out the challenges that the trading world can pose. But those challenges only encouraged him to keep learning and trading. Driven by the passion of the markets, he started tradin

  • Interview: Ken Tower And The Future Of Electronic Trading by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:3 (54-61): Interview: Ken Tower And The Future Of Electronic Trading by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan A member and former president of the Market Technicians Association (MTA), Ken Tower is chief market strategist at CyberTrader, an

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

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  • Interview: Moe Ansari Of Compak Trading by Bruce Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Following The Road Map Of The Market - Moe Ansari Of Compak Trading Discipline and determination are key to succeeding as a trader, or anything else, for that matter. Moe Ansari of Compak Trading started off his college years as an architecture major be

  • Interview: The Brains Behind A Trading System: Denis Globa

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The thought of developing a trading system can overwhelm you with words like backtesting, optimization, curve fitting, and performance results whirling through your head. But anyone who has gone through the learning process and has successfully applied t

  • Interview: The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Holy Grail Of Trading Is Within Us All: Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Psychologist and trading coach Van K. Tharp is the president of the International Institute of Trading Mastery, Inc. He has spent the last 15 years working with more than 4,000 traders, and

  • Interview: The Psychology Of Trading With Claudio Demb

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Claudio Demb, MD, is a psychiatrist and has been an individual trader and investor since the 1990s. He is a frequent contributor to this magazine on the topic of trading psychology. Along with his professional practice, he has an academic appointment as

  • Interview: The Way Of Trading With Ian Murphy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ian Murphy trades his own account using trend-following, swing trading, and daytrading strategies. He studied under experienced traders such as Alexander Elder and Kerry Lovvorn. Working in metal recycling early in his career led him to precious metals a

  • Interview: Trading Communities On The Web: Doug Fairclough by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Communities On The Web: Doug Fairclough by J. Gopalakrishnan Doug Fairclough was in the midst of a two-year stint as database guru at HotWired, the pioneering website of Wired magazine, when he became aware of the possibilities of the Internet t

  • Interview: Trading Diverences With Ashwani Gujral by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

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Interview: Trading Forex With Jamie Saettele by J. Gopalakrishnan & B. Faber

  • Interview: Trading Futures With Charles LeBeau by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Trading Futures With Charles LeBeau by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Charles LeBeau, who has been trading stocks and futures for more than 40 years (20 years of which was with E.F. Hutton & Co.), is a noted author, lecturer, and system developer an

  • Interview: Trading Success As A Point Of Reference: Ari Kiev, M.D. by Thom Hartle

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Quick-Scans: Hot Trading Secrets by Bruce Faber

Quick-Scans: Stock Trading Success by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

Quick-Scans: Trading Financial Futures, Investment Shareware, Elliott Waves in Motion, and More

Quick-Scans: Trading with the Elliott Principle

Quick-Scans: Using Option Charts To Boost Trading Profits by Dennis D. Peterson

  • RMO Trading System Signals Market Turn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The RMO swing-trading system has issued an unusually large number of sell signals in a wide range of S&P 500 component stocks.

  • Ralph Bloch: 34-Year Trading Veteran by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ralph Bloch: 34-Year Trading Veteran by Thom Hartle Ralph Bloch, senior vice president and chief market analyst for Raymond James, has been active as a technical analyst on Wall Street since 1956 and has been writing weekly technical commentary for Mans

  • Ram Trading by Lorne W. Rae

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ram Trading by Lorne W. Rae With this simple daytrading method using candlestick formations and the opening action, this author demonstrates a high-probability, low-risk trading strategy that gets you in and out in a single day. Just as the battering r

  • Range Breakout Trading in Treasury Bonds by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Range Breakout Trading in Treasury Bonds by Alex Saitta Markets are either trending or in a trading range marking time until the next trend. It follows, then, that a potential trading concept is to identify the trading range and wait for the new trend t

Realistic Trading

  • Realistic Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Your trades can't all be winners.

  • Red/Green Trading Strategy

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

  • Reducing profit variability from technical trading systems by Milton S. Boyd and B. Wade Brorsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reducing profit variability from technical trading systems by Milton S. Boyd and B. Wade Brorsen Some technical traders spend a sizable portion of their time searching for the perfect trading system or the ""optimal"" parameters, hoping the newly discov

  • Refining Your Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You spent a tremendous effort and energy devising trading strategies. Everthing was working fine unitl March, 2000 but then...

  • Refining chart analysis Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 10 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Refining chart analysis Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 10 by Jack K. Hutson At this point in our examination of Richard D. Wyckoff's methodology for stock market analysis, we have explored all of the major tenets of this classic technique--from ba

Restrictive Trading Systems by Anthony Trongone

  • Retail Trading Myths by Don Bright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...REAL WORLD Read This To Avoid Unpleasant Surprises Retail Trading Myths by Don Bright Besides being licensed, you have other hurdles and benefits to be aware of in trading with other people's money as well as your own. Last time, I outlined some of th

  • Reversed MACD Trading System Issues New Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...For those comfortable with trading mechanical systems, the reversed MACD system has just issued four new buy signals.

  • Revery: Computerized Stock Market Trading by Henry S. Patricoff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Revery: Computerized Stock Market Trading by Henry S. Patricoff A recent article in Barron's expressed the view that the options Index market has become so large that possibly it is the tail that is wagging the dog. Aside from a spectacular one or two

  • Risk/Reward In Trading by Don Bright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:10 (52-55): Risk/Reward In Trading by Don Bright Every investor and trader has been taught to be fearful of risk in the marketplace. That makes sense, right? You have to be cautious with your money, right? You have to limit lo

  • Robotic Trading by Martha Stokes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Robotic Trading by Martha Stokes What works and what doesn't? Only experience will tell. Find out why you need to constantly modify a trading system so it gives you the results you want. At a recent investment trade show I attended, the booths displayi

  • RocketRSI - A Solid Propellant For Your Rocket Science Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wouldn't it be great to know that there's a strong chance a cyclic reversal will take place? How many indicators can identify this event? The RSI is a favorite indicator among technical analysts. Make it a tad bit more flexible and it may help you find t

  • SIDEBAR: 20 QUESTIONS ABOUT GAMBLING (TRADING) BEHAVIOR by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...20 QUESTIONS ABOUT GAMBLING (TRADING) BEHAVIOR by Technical Analysis, Inc. In 1980, Gamblers Anonymous in Los Angeles published a list of 20 questions about gambling behavior. I took the liberty of inserting the word trading to help you translate your a

  • SIDEBAR: Calculating leverage and simulated trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Calculating leverage and simulated trading The following explanation uses a Microsoft Excel 4.0 spreadsheet calculating final equity versus leverage and simulated trading. Referring to Figure 1 from the article, the values placed in the spreads

  • SIDEBAR: Complete computer trading program

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Complete computer trading program 10 REM COMPLETE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS BY JOHN F. EHLERS MODIFIED BY JACK K. HUTSON

  • SIDEBAR: Complete computer trading program by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...SIDEBAR: Complete computer trading program by Technical Analysis, Inc. 10 REM COMPLETE TECHNICAL ANALYSIS BY JOHN F. EHLERS MODIFIED BY JACK K. HUTSON

  • SIDEBAR: DONCHIAN'S TRADING GUIDES

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...DONCHIAN'S TRADING GUIDES Richard D. Donchian revised his 1934 guidelines for securities trading in 1974. His two sets of basic rules for general and technical trading have stood the test of time.

  • SIDEBAR: GANN'S 28 TRADING RULES

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...GANN'S 28 TRADING RULES 1. Never risk more than 10% of your trading capital in a single trade. 2. Always use stop-loss orders. 3. Never overtrade.

  • SIDEBAR: OSCILLATOR TRADING SYSTEMS DEFINED by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...OSCILLATOR TRADING SYSTEMS DEFINED by Technical Analysis, Inc. An oscillator is an indicator that moves back and forth between two limits. Most oscillators, such as stochastics, relative strength index and commodity channel index, are defined so that th

  • SIDEBAR: Psychological Barriers to Trading - Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Characterizations of certain psychological barriers to trading. - Technical Analysis, Inc.

  • SIDEBAR: TRADING TACTICS IN DETAIL by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TACTICS IN DETAIL by Technical Analysis, Inc. Application of the Martingale system.

  • SIDEBAR: The Pathfinder Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Pathfinder currency trading system uses the same model for trading each of four currency futures contracts - the yen, the Deutschemark, the Swiss franc and the British pound. The trading rules are based on a set of conditions, which in turn are based

  • SIDEBAR: Trading bands by Bruce Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:07 (280): SIDEBAR: Trading bands by Bruce Faber Trading bands, or envelopes, are used as visible boundaries that contain the price movement of a security. A sell signal may be generated when the price hits the upper band and a buy signal may be gen

  • SIDEBAR: Your Trading Performance - Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...YOUR TRADING PERFORMANCE - Technical Analysis, Inc. Koppel explains in The Intuitive Trader that trading performance is a direct reflection of how you, the trader, feel. When you feel good, therefore, you perform at high levels. Further, Koppel explains

  • Scalping As A Trading Style by Vadym Graifer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (76-78): Scalping As A Trading Style by Vadym Graifer Scalping got a bad name during the 1998?2000 market boom, mostly thanks to the media. Does scalping really deserve the bashing? Scalpers inhabit an area of fairly small

  • Searching For (Trading) Certainty by Aaron Lynch

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (20-24): Searching For (Trading) Certainty by Aaron Lynch Like dragons, markets are always uncertain, whether they are in a trading range or a trend. Here's a way to make your profits (for certain) by following the short-te

  • Seasonal Trading Strategy: Buy STZ

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

  • Seasonality and Trading by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., with Donna L. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seasonality and Trading by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., with Donna L. McCormick This month, this trader and consultant looks at seasonality as the basis of a trading system. My search for successful systems began with the brute-force application of neura

  • Seeking Balance In Your Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ideally, the trading system you use should offer a reasonable balance between both long-side and short-side profitability.

  • Selecting the best individual stocks Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 9 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Selecting the best individual stocks Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 9 by Jack K. Hutson Our discussion of Wyckoff's analytical methods have so far concentrated on deductive reasoning to reach investment or trading conclusions. We first determined

  • Sentiment And Trendlines For Bond Fund Trading by Joe Duarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sentiment And Trendlines For Bond Fund Trading by Joe Duarte The Hines ratio, a key sentiment indicator, is designed to help traders pinpoint emotional extremes in the bond market. Here, the Hines ratio is combined with Barron's Bond Bullish Consensus,

  • Serving a trading apprenticeship The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 13 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Serving a trading apprenticeship The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 13 by Jack K. Hutson Anyone studying the stock market intends to remove themselves from the ranks of the public that dabbles with luck as their foremost rule of operation. A true

  • Serving a trading apprenticeship The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 13 by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Serving a trading apprenticeship The Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 13 by Jack K. Hutson Anyone studying the stock market intends to remove themselves from the ranks of the public that dabbles with luck as their foremost rule of operation. A true

  • Setting Trading Targets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Guidelines for primary and alternate targets.

  • Seven Mistakes To Avoid When You're Trading Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Before you take the plunge and start trading options, here are seven mistakes you want to avoid.

  • Seven Mistakes To Avoid When You're Trading Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Before you take the plunge and start trading options, here are seven mistakes you want to avoid

  • Seven Steps To Becoming A Trading Master

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Reach for the stars! Don't give up on the quest for success. Everyone must go through a similar learning curve, and you should know that you're not alone in this journey to achieve successful trader status

Short-Term Gap Trading by Jay Kaeppel

  • Short-Term Profits With Gap Trading by Glaister Welsh

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Short-Term Profits With Gap Trading by Glaister Welsh Mispriced stocks are often caused by gaps, which you can take advantage of by applying a strategy that generates above-average returns while reducing your risk. Check it out. A convergence trading s

  • Short-Term Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the market's not favorable for longer-term trading, you may want to consider short-term trading techniques as a way to generate profits.

  • Short-Term Trading With SVAPO by Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Short-Term Trading With SVAPO by Sylavain Vervoort The trading rules I will discuss here are based on an eight-bar shortterm volume and price oscillator (SVAPO) period with a 1/1,000 minimum price change and with an upper standard deviation channel at 1

  • Short-Term Trading: Trading Pullbacks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Jeff Cooper's methodology is based on profiting from pullbacks in a strongly trending market.

  • Short-Term Trading: Trading Pullbacks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Jeff Cooper's methodology is based on profiting from pullbacks in a strongly trending market.

  • Short-Term Trend Trading by Russell Rhoads, CFA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Short-Term Trend Trading by Russell Rhoads, CFA This basic system can be traded profitably on a short-term basis. Some of the most basic systems can be the most effective means of making money in the futures markets. In this article I will demonstr

Side Bar: Trading Systems

  • Sidebar: Neoticker code and trading system to calculate AIM by L. Chan & L. Lin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Neoticker code and trading system to calculate AIM by L. Chan & L. Lin - NEOTICKER CODE TO CALCULATE AIM - NEOTICKER TRADING SYSTEM WITH ADVANCE ISSUES MOMENTUM

  • Sidebar: The Parabolic Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: The Parabolic Trading System by Dennis Meyers The parabolic time/price system was introduced by J. Welles Wilder in New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems. The trading concept itself is an automatic reversal system, in which the system alway

  • Sidebar: Trading And The Emotional Boomerang by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sidebar: Trading And The Emotional Boomerang by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Negative boomerang and Mr. Hyde evaluation.

  • Silver And A Swing Trading View

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even in the hottest commodity markets, swing trading systems can and do go flat -- for a little while, that is.

  • Simple Coffee Trading System Beats The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Returns are never enough to determine whether a system idea is actually tradable.

  • Simple Moving Average Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here, the simple crossing of the closing price above or below a moving average is tested as a viable trading system.

  • Simulated Trading Sites

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Simulated Trading Sites

  • Simulating Trading Portfolios by Ajay Jani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Simulating Trading Portfolios by Ajay Jani Trading commodities? Here are the steps to testing a trading system used for a portfolio of commodities. This article also discusses portfolio-level simulations, variable shift testing and money management. A

  • Situational Trading by Anthony Trongone, PhD, CFP, CTA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Situational Trading by Anthony Trongone, PhD, CFP, CTA How do you know the markets are beginning to recover? D uring periods of downslides, many cautious investors remain on the sidelines until signs of recovery emerge. Fortunately, trading activity c

  • Sizing A Futures Trading Account by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sizing A Futures Trading Account by Jay Kaeppel While most traders start out working on a trading system, they forget that the amount of starting capital is equally important. Here are some guidelines to consider. Novice traders focus their attention o

  • Spread Trading to Reduce Risk by L.A. Little

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread Trading to Reduce Risk by L.A. Little What are spread trades, how do they work, and how can we use them? The spread trading strategy receives too little attention even though a well-designed spread can offer excellent profit potential while dec

  • Spread trading the CRB Index by John J. Murphy and David J. Hirschfeld

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spread trading the CRB Index by John J. Murphy and David J. Hirschfeld This article really has two aspects. The first is to introduce the concept of relative strength analysis to commodity markets utilizing CRB Index futures. The second aspect is to sho

  • State Machines For Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A finite state machine is a model of a system that shows the different possible states the system can attain and the transitions that occur as the system moves from one state to another. You can use it in modeling your trading system.

  • Statistics And Trading Behavior by Ari Kiev and Ken Grant

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Use statistics to profile patterns of trading behavior as part of an ongoing training program to help traders maximize their performance. Traders have habits and beliefs that have significant impact on their trading, whether they realize it or not. Int

  • Stochastics Indicators And Trading by David Lundgren

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics Indicators And Trading by David Lundgren Here, first-time STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor David Lundgren reminds us that the stochastics indicator is just a guide to understanding the trend for trading. Stochastics, or any technical indica

  • Stock Market: The Wall Street Trading Game

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn how trading works - the fun way!

  • Stock and Future Option Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stock and Future Option Trading Trading in stock and futures options is one of the least understood yet potentially most rewarding forms of investing for the individual, professional trader and institutional investor. While trading in stock options can

  • Stock-Split Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Two stocks are better than one.

  • Stocks & Commodities V. 26:1 (52-57) A Structured Approach To Option Trading by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Structured Approach To Option Trading by Jay Kaeppel This is the first in a series of articles about option trading with the PROVEST option trading method. The PROVEST method is not a trading system. Rather, it utilizes a series of criteria that can a

  • Stocks & Commodities V. 26:1 (58-64) More Than A Trading System With Adrienne Toghraie by Jayanthi G

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...More Than A Trading System With Adrienne Toghraie by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Adrienne Laris Toghraie is an internationally recognized authority in the field of human development and a master practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) for the fin

  • Stopping Points in Trading by Ari Kiev, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:08 (342-344): Stopping Points in Trading by Ari Kiev, MD This psychiatrist, who teaches strategies for trading success, discusses the identification and management of psychological stopping points that can limit your success as a trader. It happ

Streamline Your Trading Routine by Dave Mabe

  • Stress and Trading Success by Ari Kiev, M.D., J.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stress and Trading Success by Ari Kiev, M.D., J.D. First-time STOCKS & COMMODITIES contributor Ari Kiev, who is president of the Social Psychiatry Research Institute, discusses the role that stress plays in trading success and failure. Stress is a natu

  • Successfully trading currency options by Thomas J. Dorsey

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Successfully trading currency options by Thomas J. Dorsey Many people equate the options market with gambling in a Las Vegas casino. Many investors do experience losses trading options, but their losses are usually due to both an abuse of leverage and l

  • Supply & Demand Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What is it? How effective is it? How can you apply it to your trading? Let's find out

  • Swing Trading 10-Point Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some numbers have an important psychology attached to them. Find out how you can use this to your advantage in swing trading

  • Swing Trading 100SMA Pivots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Learn to combine a classic moving average crossover technique with a specific daily candle signal to confirm a pivot entry

  • Swing Trading 50/200 SMA Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Could a moving average channel help you find stocks that are reversing and have some momentum behind them? Try this technique for finding entries and exits while avoiding false breakouts

  • Swing Trading Bull Flags & Pennants

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Finding strong swing trading breakouts is often a matter of looking for exceptionally volatile chart patterns, like the flags and pennants you'll be learning about in this month's column

  • Swing Trading Four-Day Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When trading breakouts, one challenge is to find charts that will continue to move in your favor. Here's one pattern that could help you identify those strong moves

  • Swing Trading With Engulfing Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Candlesticks can help you pick low-risk trade setups, especially when using other indicators as filters.

  • Swing Trading With Momentum On Your Side

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Seeing a simple breakout may convince you to place a trade, but how do you know if a breakout is really a breakout? Here's one way you can jump into a trade and not get caught off-guard.

Swing Trading With Swing Charts by Teresa Lo

  • Swing Trading With Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sylvain Vervoort was involved with computers and software since the early days of microcomputing. He has always been fascinated by computer hardware, computer programming, and later on, technical analysis of the stock market. Many of his S&C articles ove

  • Swing Trading With Three Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You've heard it time and time again: You need to have a trading plan. But how do you create one? You have to start somewhere, and here's one system that can lift you into the world of system traders.

  • Swing Trading With Three Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You have to start somewhere.

  • Swing Trading With Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All trends, whatever they are, last only so long.

  • Synthetic Swing Trading by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:10 (44-50): Synthetic Swing Trading by Carley Garner Trading successfully means being aware of support & resistance levels. Here are some examples to help you understand the world of option trading. Because markets tend to tr

  • System Or Discretionary Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Your personal trading beliefs will determine if you're better suited for mechanical system trading or discretionary trading. Find out which style is the best fit for your trading endeavors.

  • System Trading Made Easy With John Bollinger

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John Bollinger is an analyst, author, and president and founder of Bollinger Capital Management, an investment management company that provides technically driven money management services.

  • Tactical Trading Revisited by Roger Altman, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tactical Trading Revisited by Roger Altman, Ph.D. How would the Martingale trading technique work with a trading system that does not assume that the market is a random walk but instead relies on its own system parameters to determine stop-loss points,

  • Tactical stock trading by Hugh L. Logan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tactical stock trading by Hugh L. Logan Peter Eliason's stock trading technique (""Tactical stock trading,"" Stocks & Commodities, March 1989 and ""Volatility analysis and simulation used in tactical trading,"" Stocks & Commodities, July 1989) sounded s

  • Tactical stock trading by Peter Eliason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tactical stock trading by Peter Eliason We have all heard that there is no solution to predicting the market because price movement is a random walk. The statement is partially right and partially wrong. Price movement may be random, but there is an exa

  • Taking Stock of Commodity Trading Methods by DR. BASIL VENITIS

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taking Stock of Commodity Trading Methods by DR. BASIL VENITIS Fundamental Analysis Fundamental Analysis is price analysis based on basic economic, political, and ecological factors. These factors include supply and demand, seasonal cycles, weather, go

  • Technical Trading With Heiken-Ashi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using a little known method of trend identification can tell you when to enter the market and when to sit on the sidelines.

  • Technically Trading The Yen With Money Management by Timothy L. Krehbiel, Thomas P. Drinka, and Gise

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technically Trading The Yen With Money Management By Timothy L. Krebiel, Thomas P. Drinka, Gisele F. Hamm Any good trading methodology includes selecting the best indicators for a tradeable and applying money management techniques to hold on to profits.

  • Technically trading the ¥en by Thomas P. Drinka, Timothy L. Krehbiel, Stephen Ptasienski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Technically trading the ¥en by Thomas P. Drinka, Timothy L. Krehbiel, Stephen Ptasienski Speculators and commercial hedgers who trade currency futures often use technical analysis to determine trading signals. We statistically tested 34 of these indicat

  • Techniques To Reduce Your Trading Risk

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

  • Tesoro's Trading Range Still Intact

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tesoro Petroleum is still stuck in a trading range, which could be good news for those traders who have yet to go long.

  • Testing Trading Rules Over Different Time Periods by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Testing Trading Rules Over Different Time Periods by John Sweeney After two Sundays of dinking around (Settlement, STOCKS & COMMODITIES November and December 1991), I'd finally converted a chance idea to something with remotely promising prospects somet

  • The 10 Principles Of Successful Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In spite of the available resources to help traders trade successfully, a majority of traders still lose money. Here, we look at why that may be the case and how to rectify it

  • The Alter Ego Of Swing Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With so much coverage of blue-chip companies coming from popular media channels, tweets, or social chat rooms, traders often overlook small-cap stocks, which provide wider spreads and more liquidity. Find out how to capitalize on them

  • The Basics Of Developing A Neural Trading System by Lou Mendelsohn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Basics Of Developing A Neural Trading System by Lou Mendelsohn As traders begin to experiment with and apply artificial neural systems to financial forecasting, there are pitfalls to avoid in the design and training of these systems so this new tech

The Business Of Trading by Don Bright

  • The Cheapest Trading Method In The World?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Who says you need to spend $5,000 to buy a system? Here's a rough outline of a system idea that shows great promise, but it's up to you to do the hard work of getting it into tradable condition.

  • The Cole Method For Trading Stocks by Alan Friedman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Cole Method For Trading Stocks by Alan Friedman Is there a code that is used by insiders to alert each other as to which stock will move and to what price? As far-fetched as it seems, the late Roger Cole discovered such a code in the earlier part of

  • The Commitment To Trading by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Commitment To Trading by Adrienne Laris Toghraie How far would you go to succeed in your trading? Commitment and achievement go hand in hand but they must be balanced. Top traders know, either instinctively or as a result of experience, that all a

  • The Four Lines Trading System by Viktor Likhovidov

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Four Lines Trading System by Viktor Likhovidov Here's a simple, reliable, universal system for trading the markets. The creation of a personal trading system requires a personal understanding of the nature of the markets and the peculiarities of ma

  • The Gang Of Four Method For Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Successful trading is a function of having a system that gives you an edge at each step of the trading process, and the Gang of Four method can give you that winning edge.

  • The Godfather Rules Of Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Everybody wants to give you trading advice. How about some advice you can't refuse?

  • The Gravity Of Trading by Adrienne Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:13 (18-21): The Gravity Of Trading by Adrienne Toghraie Make money in the markets? and keep it. Do you want to make money in the markets and learn how to keep it? Then learn to appreciate gravity. There is an oftencited corre

  • The Highs And Lows Of Trading by Edward Robert Florez

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Highs And Lows Of Trading by Edward Robert Florez Here's a war story that illustrates some mistakes that all traders have made at one time or another -- and should keep in mind.. The best-laid plans and analysis can become catastrophically skewed w

  • The January 5-Day Trading Rule

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Predictions are plentiful at the beginning of 2014, but could lead you to disaster unless you use this relatively unknown pattern.

  • The Joy Of Trading with Statistics by Ben Warwick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Joy Of Trading with Statistics by Ben Warwick For many of you who have traded in the past, the title of this article may take you by surprise. How can trading be work of joy? Only when you are winning, obviously, but there's more to it than that. Sy

  • The Last-Hour Trading Technique

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This trading strategy can be used to enter the market in the last hour of the trading day and exit in the first hour of the next.

The Logic Of Pivot Trading by Jim White

  • The Parabolic Trading System by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Parabolic Trading System by Thom Hartle Traders are always searching for methods with which to manage risk through the use of stop-loss orders. One method that has been proposed for determining stops is by using a mechanical formula based on the par

  • The Pivot Point For Trading by William I. Greenspan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Pivot Point For Trading by William I. Greenspan Want to know what the pros use in trading? Well, you're in luck. William Greenspan, the founder of the Commodity Boot Camp and a Chicago Mercantile Exchange floor trader, explains how he uses the pivot

  • The Power Of Fusion Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applying a trading system can be simple or complex but you have to start somewhere. Here's how one trader combines elements of different types of trading styles to create a trading strategy that outperforms his previous trading strategies

  • The Role Of Evolutionary Psychology In Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We can always learn and change and grow, but how much can we stretch ourselves, given the limitations we've inherited from our ancestors? How much is hardwired? We'll examine it from a practical standpoint for investing and trading

  • The Search For Your Trading Style by Donald Pendergast

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Search For Your Trading Style by Donald Pendergast Here's a simple trading method you can apply if you trade with a longer-term outlook. I hope my recent article, "Crash Course For Novice Traders," caused you to reflect on the critical decisions

  • The Short- And Long-Term Trading Itinerary For The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The S&P 500 looks poised to rally for the short term, but such a rally may prove to be its demise over the long term, should a large head & shoulders pattern form on the daily chart.

  • The Siren Call of Optimized Trading Systems by Dennis Meyers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Siren Call Of Optimized Trading Systems by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D. Today's software for trading systems can take you down some dangerous paths. Here's how to avoid one mistake. With the advent of today's high-performance desktop computers and software

  • The TEM Trading Systems and how it all began by William Cruz

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The TEM Trading Systems and how it all began by William Cruz The last thing on my mind when I started trading futures in the mid-1970s was developing and marketing a trading system. In fact, if someone had told me back then that I'd be trading full-time

  • The Third Dimension Of Option Trading by Don A. Singletary

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  • The Three Things 2011 Teaches You About Trading

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  • The Warrior's Discipline Of Trading by Richard D. McCall

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Warrior's Discipline Of Trading by Richard D. McCall This occupational psychologist and a master of martial arts compares the disciplines that traders need in order to trade effectively with the disciplines of the samurai. When was the last time yo

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The optimization of a trading program by Robert C. Pelletier Many people have purchased software which gives the opportunity to test various parameter combinations to achieve the maximum profit results. For example, a system which may use three moving a

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The secret of trading success: COMMITMENT by Van K. Tharp, Ph.D. Jack had a successful business, but he wanted to be a trader. Still, he wasn't willing to give up his annual $75,000 salary until he was certain he could be successful as a trader. So, he

  • Think Globally For Trading Opportunities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the US stock markets stuck in a trading range, look for stocks with a global presence outside the US for trading opportunties.

  • Three Critical Success Factors For Trend Trading

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  • Three Key Concepts For Profitable Summertime Trading

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  • Three Laws Of Trading

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  • Three Lessons For Trading In The New Bull Market

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  • Three Myths About Trading A Small Commodity Account by K.D. Angle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Three Myths About Trading A Small Commodity Account by K.D. Angle The New Timing Device editor Kelly Angle disputes some common notions about trading commodities if you have a small commodity account. What are they? In talking with thousands of clients

  • Three Tips For Trading Consolidation Points

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Tips & Tricks For Trading Commodities by Carley Garner

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can find a wealth of information on the Internet for nearly any subject imaginable, including investing, trading, and the financial markets.

  • Traders' Resource: Trading Systems

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading systems can help take the subjective interpretation out of trading decisions by providing automated buy and sell signals based on preprogrammed rules. Here is a list of some commercially available trading systems.

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  • Trading & scalping techniques by John Hill

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

  • Trading 101: Support, Resistance, And Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, a seemingly perfect trade setup appears, one that deserves a second look. Here's a look at one such intraday setup and the real-life trade that followed.

  • Trading A 1-2-3 Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Spotting a trend reversal is as easy as 1-2-3.

  • Trading A Mixed Bag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This past week's trading is a mixed bag of results, but there are still some silver linings for profitable trades if you know where to look.

  • Trading A Stock Using Technical Analysis by Thom Hartle

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  • Trading An Intraday Triangle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When volatility has been running high, an early morning contraction can lead to explosive results.

  • Trading And "Moneyball"

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What do baseball and trading have in common? More than you would have thought.

  • Trading And Control: Walter Bressert by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading And Control: Walter Bressert by Thom Hartle For commodity and futures traders, the technique of using cycles as a trading strategy will undoubtedly bring to mind trader and analyst Walter Bressert. Bressert, who has been in the trading industry

  • Trading And Gambling by Ruth Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading And Gambling by Ruth Roosevelt Gambling is an ancient behavior. Humans have wagered on the outcomes of chance events since prehistoric times. Ruth Roosevelt, director of the Wall Street Hypnosis Center, explains how trading and gambling have cer

  • Trading And Poker Parallels by Don Bright with Darren Clifford

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:3 (44-45): Trading And Poker Parallels by Don Bright with Darren Clifford Risk? Yes. Reward? Of course. But the similarities go deeper. A couple of months ago, I was asked about the similarities between stock trading and what

  • Trading And Teaching: Tom Busby by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan & Bruce Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading And Teaching: Tom Busby by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan & Bruce Faber Tom Busby's long career in the markets started as a broker then money manager with some of the world's largest wire houses. He then moved into the private sector and started traini

  • Trading And The Emotional Boomerang by Adrienne L. Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...rading And The Emotional Boomerang by Adrienne L. Toghraie How are your emotions affecting your trading? They don't, you say? But they do. Even though you may not be aware of it, your emotions are always influencing your trading. Since we are forever in

  • Trading And The Senses by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading And The Senses by Adrienne Laris Toghraie Successful trading requires a mind balanced between intellect and intuition. Here are some ideas toward developing a balanced mental approach to trading. One of the Market Wizards once told me that he

  • Trading Andrews Lines by John W. Chandler

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Andrews Lines by John W. Chandler If you've ever wanted to know how to use the Andrews pitchfork technique, movement to movement, this should help you. About 20 years ago, I first learned about the work of Alan Andrews and his pitchfork chartin

  • Trading As A Business

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Get a different perspective by following these six principles.

  • Trading As Teamwork by Franz-J. Buskamp

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading As Teamwork by Franz-J. Buskamp If you were to ask Chicago trader Joseph Ritchie whether he sees himself as an individual trader or a team member, his reaction would probably be a tired smile. After all, he is a member of one of the most success

  • Trading Automated Spot Forex Systems by Joseph James Gelet

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Automated Spot Forex Systems by Joseph James Gelet Want to trade spot forex? With proper risk controls, this method can be used like options to take a position in the market. Options offer traders a unique way to take a position in the market

  • Trading Back Into A Range by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Back Into A Range by John Sweeney Last month in Settlement, I wrote briefly about some simple ideas for defining nontrending periods. Although exotic approaches are possible, simple things are easier to teach to computer packages. The program I'

  • Trading Blox

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Blox is software you install on your PC to perform backtesting across selected portfolios using different money management schemes and trading systems. The mission for Trading Blox is to provide all of the flexibility needed by money managers, an

  • Trading Bond And Currency Funds by Joe Duarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Bond And Currency Funds by Joe Duarte Today's broad selection of different types of mutual funds allows traders to allocate assets based on personal expectations of changes in the stock market, interest rates and currencies. S&C contributor and

  • Trading Bond Funds by Joe Duarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Bond Funds by Joe Duarte Bond funds have become popular investment vehicles for income-oriented investors. The bond market, however, is often much more responsive to news events, especially in times of high government deficits and international

  • Trading Breakaway Gaps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many traders like to trade breakaway gaps. How effective are they? Here, we look at backtesting results of trading different breakaway gaps to determine if they can be profitable

  • Trading Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Discovering the optimum time to short a bottom or buy a top.

  • Trading Bullish Triangle In ZION

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends, expansion, and contraction -- what do all these have to do with Zion Bancorp?

  • Trading Buy & Hold

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There comes a time when you have to sell your long-term holdings. Here's how you know when to sell them.

  • Trading By Tape-Reading by Adam Wasserman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading By Tape-Reading by Adam Wasserman The foundation of all trading systems, indicators, and chart patterns is the battle of the tape. If you master that, it can make all the difference in your trading. Regarded as one of the first-ever successful

  • Trading By The Numbers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many traders are happy to backtest their trading systems, but how often do they study the statistics behind their trading setups prior to implementing a strategy? Here's a look at how taking this step can help determine whether it's worth developing a tr

  • Trading Candlestick Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There's more to candlesticks than a visually appealing display of the open, high, low, and close.

  • Trading Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the market turns volatile, traders are forced to hunt for new trading strategies. Channel trading is one method to turn to.

  • Trading Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Introduction You don't have to examine price charts very long before you can picture the prices varying around a trendline in a trading channel, having the trendline reverse, and the trading within the channel begin all over again. We will describe

  • Trading Chaos In Today's Market by J.Williams-Lara and Marcus Lara

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Chaos In Today's Market by J.Williams-Lara and Marcus Lara Trading the volatility of today's markets has created a huge learning experience and a new way to navigate profitably through constant change. A holistic approach to trading may give you

  • Trading Commodities With Candlesticks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a trading setup that will stop you from being shaken out of your positions, especially on longer-term time frames.

  • Trading Companies With Split Personalities by Anthony Trongone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When the regular trading session gains momentum, is the market more likely to produce additional gains? Here's how the companies in the QQ Q Q perform during regular trading sessions versus overnight trading sessions. Although seven years have p

  • Trading Confidently With Todd Gordon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Todd Gordon is the founder of TradingAnalysis.com, which provides actionable market analysis and trading strategies in the currency, commodity, and equity markets for amateur and professional traders. In 2001, Gordon began his career trading the equities

  • Trading Credentials

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...James Bond may have a license to kill, but regular folks need a license to do just about everything else from driving a car, flying a plane, managing money, and practicing law to doing someone's taxes. Is there something along those lines for tradin

  • Trading Currencies Using Multiple Time Frames by Kathy Lien and Patrick Dyess

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:11 (60-65): Trading Currencies Using Multiple Time Frames by Kathy Lien and Patrick Dyess When trading currencies, it's best to get the big picture first and then use a shorter time frame to select entries and exits. With $1.

  • Trading Currency Mutual Funds by Joe Duarte

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Currency Mutual Funds by Joe Duarte Want to broaden your investment horizon? Using subjects covered in his previous S TOCKS & COMMODITIES articles in November 1991 and January 1992, Joe Duarte explains how by combining a simple index/moving aver

  • Trading DI+/-

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can directional movement analysis improve your trading results?

  • Trading Decisively by Bruce C. Kramer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Decisively by Bruce C. Kramer What do you think are the most important mental skills for trading profitably? Compare your response with what a professional trader believes. I became interested in and began to read the literature pertaining to t

  • Trading ETF Pairs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you know what direction the market is taking and where to invest with prevailing trends? How can you recognize a new trend developing? Starting in 2009 until recently, several exchange traded funds (ETFs) have gained the attention of the market si

  • Trading Earnings Gaps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Gaps are areas on a price chart where no trading has taken place during a certain trading period. There could be any number of reasons for the presence of gaps, but one of the most common is a quarterly earnings surprise.

  • Trading Edges Are The Foundation Of Success

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Certain key factors have to be in place to succeed at trading the markets, and having a trading edge is the most important of them all.

  • Trading Elliott Waves As Mechanical Systems

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While there will always be subjective aspects to Elliott wave theory, there are also undeniable facts associated with the theory embodying some of its most profitable components. These facts can be used to trade the Elliott wave in an objective fashion

  • Trading Elliott Waves Using A Top-Down Approach

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When applying Elliott waves to your charts, one of the challenges is to know which trend to use. Here is an approach that could help you do just that

  • Trading Eurodollar One-Minute Bar Charts, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you determine when a price trend starts? The velocity of price movement can have something to do with it. Here's one way you can measure volatility.

  • Trading Eurodollar One-Minute Bar Charts, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The level of noise in price movements can have an impact on our trading. Here's a system that filters out the noise and trades the trends.

  • Trading Expectancy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Selecting what to trade and timing your trades are only one piece of the trading puzzle. One often ignored and misunderstood piece is that of expectancy. Here's how you should look at expectancy

  • Trading First-Hour Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is well known that as soon as the markets open, there's a significant amount of trading activity, much of which is strong breakout patterns. How do you identify which of these patterns are strong enough to continue and generate successful trades? Find

  • Trading Flags

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG) has been on a tear recently. Its share price has surged over 42% since its reversal on December 26, 2018. On January 25, 2019, the rapid rise in its share price slowed and CMG proceeded to form a flag. This short articl

  • Trading Flat Base Breakouts by Bill Pritchard

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:1 (46-49): Trading Flat Base Breakouts by Bill Pritchard Here's a look at a simple stock-trading strategy that combines fundamentals and technicals. The flat base breakout pattern (FBB) is a stock market classic, a time-teste

  • Trading For Targets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Targets can be set in many ways, and one of those ways is using previous supports and resistances.

Trading Forex Gold And Silver by Gary S. Wagner

  • Trading Forex by Koos van der Merwe

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Forex by Koos van der Merwe So you want to trade the foreign exchange market, do you? Have you really thought this through? IF trading forex is what you really want to do, then the first thing is for you to decide how you want to trade. Do you

  • Trading Forex, Technically by Koos van der Merwe

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Forex, Technically by Koos van der Merwe In this, the second part of the series, we look at how to apply pure technical analysis to trade the forex markets. IN my last article, I explained how important it was to keep abreast of the news when t

  • Trading Forex: Charting Your Way

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Much forex trading by speculators is based on technical analysis. In this third part of an article series on trading forex, we'll look at what technical tools you should focus on.

  • Trading Forex: Fundamental Analysis (Part 5)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forex traders need to keep an eye on fundamental data such as interest rates, central bank policies, and economic data. In part 5 of this six-part series, we'll take an in-depth look at these fundamental variables.

  • Trading Forex: Markets & Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this second part of a six-part series, we look at the characteristics and trading mechanics of the important global markets that forex traders need to keep an eye on.

  • Trading Forex: Markets & Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this second part of a six-part series, we look at the characteristics and trading mechanics of the important global markets that forex traders need to keep an eye on.

  • Trading Forex: More On Charting

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the fourth part of this six-part series, we'll look at some of the more common chart patterns, moving averages, indicators, and Elliott wave theory.

  • Trading Forex: Planning Your Strategy

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

  • Trading Forex: Understanding The Basics, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this first part of a new series on foreign exchange trading, you'll get an overview of the basics of trading currencies.

  • Trading Futures With Scott Slutsky

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Scott Slutsky has more than 30 years' experience in the futures industry. For 20 years he was a currency trader and broker at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. In addition to trading for his own account, he managed and filled orders in various trading pit

  • Trading Fuzzy Patterns by Marge Sherald

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Fuzzy Patterns by Marge Sherald Here's how you can apply fuzzy logic and increase your profits. Ask around and you'll discover that every trader has a chart pattern he or she swears by, one that will indicate what the next big move in the marke

  • Trading Gap Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an intraday trading strategy that is useful for trading gap reversals in stocks that have a major gap down and then start to fill the gap during the first hour of the trading day

  • Trading Hesitation by Ruth Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Hesitation by Ruth Roosevelt At one time or another, traders may second-guess their own methods and fail to follow their strategies to disastrous results. The founder of the Wall Street Hypnosis Center explains how to return to consistent perfor

  • Trading High-Yield Bonds Using ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In the high-risk arena of high-yield bonds, it's a good idea to use a trading system that avoids large drawdowns. Try applying a simple moving average.

  • Trading IBM Intraday by Dennis Meyers, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading IBM Intraday by Dennis Meyers, PhD Here's how to develop a trading system that measures the real price dynamics of the market. The fading memory polynomial was first introduced in one of my previous articles, titled "The Yen Recursed." In that

  • Trading In A Sideways Market by Anthony Trongone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (22-27): Trading In A Sideways Market by Anthony Trongone When the markets are trading in a narrow range, you are likely to become susceptible to emotional trading. But if you follow the emerging patterns of a sideways mark

  • Trading In Restrictive Intraday Price Ranges by A. Trongone, Ph.D., CFP, CTA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:10 (34-36): Trading In Restrictive Intraday Price Ranges by Anthony Trongone, Ph.D., CFP, CTA When the commodity markets are moving in a narrow price range, are there any trading opportunities? Discover how you can find them a

  • Trading In Tempo With TRIX by Jongseon Kim

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading In Tempo With TRIX by Jongseon Kim Make entry and exit decisions using TRIX. For profitable trading, deciding when to buy and when to sell is one piece of the puzzle. But another, perhaps more important piece is deciding when to trade and when

  • Trading In The 21st Century

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Equipment, education, and method -- three necessities for successful trading.

  • Trading In The 21st Century by Tom Busby

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading In The 21st Century by Tom Busby Equipment, education, and method -- three necessities for successful trading. It wasn't so long ago that it was very important to buy stocks with dividends and only sell on an annual basis. Then in the early 1980

  • Trading In The Forex Trenches by Matt Blackman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading In The Forex Trenches by Matt Blackman Foreign exchange markets offer great liquidity, are less prone to being pushed around by major market players, and adhere to technical trading rules more closely than equity markets. So why aren't they more

  • Trading In The Last Half Hour

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying reversals are the key to satisfying results whether you are a position trader or day trader. Generally, the first and last half hour of the trading day reveal great trading opportunities. Here is an example of how to take advantage of the l

  • Trading In The Middle Zone by Anthony Trongone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (32-36): Trading In The Middle Zone by Anthony Trongone Having trouble trading at the start of the day? This strategy will help you find your trading spot. There are many articles about entering the market at the open; the

  • Trading In The Swing Of Things

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This science teacher-turned-trader is still learning and still teaching, but these days, about the science of trading.

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  • Trading International Funds by Joe Duarte

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    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading while working full time is a difficult task for the aspiring trader, but if you can spot price surges, you can still achieve higher returns.

  • Trading Market Conditions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Don't just diversify your instruments -- diversify your methods, too.

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  • Trading Momentum

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  • Trading Pullbacks In Trends

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  • Trading Range Bounce for Symantec Corp. [SYMC]

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  • Trading Range For Delta Airlines

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  • Trading Ranges With Moving Averages by John Sweeney

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  • Trading Relative Strength Instead Of Price

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  • Trading Renko Charts by Suri Duddella

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  • Trading Retracement

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  • Trading Rules

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  • Trading SPY 30-Minute Bars With SAR

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  • Trading SPY 30-Minute Bars With SAR Part 1

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  • Trading Secrets Of The Consistent Losers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A few tips on getting started right.

  • Trading Secrets Of The Successful Losers

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  • Trading Sector Funds Using Statistics by John P. Twardy

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  • Trading Signals With Darknet Channels

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  • Trading Signals and the Commodity Channel Index

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  • Trading Simply: Minimizing Losses by John Sweeney

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  • Trading Smiles And Frowns

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  • Trading Soybean Spreads by Scott W. Barrie

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  • Trading Spreads by Thomas Cronin

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  • Trading Stats - Be Aware Of Outliers

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  • Trading Stochastic Pops by David Steckler

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  • Trading Stock Index Options

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  • Trading Stocks Using Major Support

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  • Trading Stocks With A Cyclical System by Jeffrey O. Katz, Ph.D., with D.L. McCormick

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Stocks With A Cyclical System by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., with Donna L. McCormick There may be a tradable pattern in individual stocks and indices. Read about one way to systematically look for and track this cycle. More than a decade ago, w

  • Trading Stocks With Daylight

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  • Trading Strong Uptrends

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  • Trading System Basics, Following Momentum

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  • Trading System Design: A Statistical Approach

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  • Trading System Logic: Considering The Power Of A Long-Term Trend

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  • Trading Systems 101: Can You Handle The Drawdowns?

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  • Trading Systems Using Multiple Indicators

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

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  • Trading The 10-Bagger

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  • Trading The Aussie by Markos Katsanos

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  • Trading The Cup & Handle by Larry Swing

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  • Trading The Deutschemark's Gaps by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Deutschemark's Gaps by John Sweeney Talk about humiliation! Looking at a Deutschemark chart, I figured I'd trade with the direction of any gap for short small gains. The evidence showed I was 180 degrees wrong! I asked my computer to look at

  • Trading The E-Mini by Dennis Meyers, Ph.D.

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  • Trading The Eclipse Cycle by Hans Hannula, Ph.D., C.T.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Eclipse Cycle by Hans Hannula, Ph.D., C.T.A. The ancients saw eclipses of the sun and moon as something mysterious and magical. The high priest of the day controlled the masses by telling them: ""Look out, there is an eclipse coming. Do as I

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  • Trading The Equity Curve

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A trading system that brings in consistent profits is a keeper. But if it stops giving you the results you want, is it best to stop using it? We take a look.

  • Trading The Equity Curve by Joe Luisi

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Equity Curve by Joe Luisi Technical analysis is typically applied to prices to determine the trend and changes in the trend. Now consider applying the same concept to analyzing your equity curve to determine those times when your equity may

  • Trading The Failure Of Candle Patterns

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  • Trading The Failure Of Candle Patterns: Shooting Star

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  • Trading The Failure Of Technical Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Yes, you can potentially trade patterns profitably even when they fail. Here's how to spot and take advantage of these types of opportunities

  • Trading The Fakeout

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you profit from fakeouts? Here's one trader's take on how to identify these patterns and trade them profitably

  • Trading The False Break Effectively

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  • Trading The Forex Wave by Raghee Horner

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  • Trading The Golden Ratio

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  • Trading The Loonie

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  • Trading The MACD Histogram, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As good as the moving average convergence/ divergence is, adding the histogram might make it even better.

  • Trading The MACD Histogram, Part II

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at trading histogram divergences and crosses of the zero line, targeting specific entries, and examining exit strategies.

  • Trading The Moving Average Convergence Divergence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The moving average convergence divergence (MACD) is a popular indicator found on just about all software trading packages. Even though it is widely used, sometimes it is useful to return to basics, to ensure that we master the core principles to effectiv

  • Trading The News With Adam Button

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  • Trading The Nikkei

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's no surprise there is a correlation between the Nikkei 225 index and the Japanese yen. Find out how you can exploit this correlation using this intermarket divergence system

  • Trading The Open

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The open of any trading day sets the tone for the rest of the trading day. Here's how you can take advantage of volatility at the open and generate profits from it

  • Trading The Opening Gap by Stephane Reverre

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Opening Gap by Stephane Reverre Is it possible to profitably trade a gap opening from the previous close? Here's one trader's test of that idea using Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) stocks as the subjects. Profitably buying an openi

  • Trading The Presidential Cycle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's another election year but can we expect the market to perform well?

  • Trading The QQQ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's keeping you away?

  • Trading The QQQ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a vehicle that will allow you to track the Nasdaq 100.

  • Trading The Ratio Of The RSI by Russell Rhoads

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  • Trading The Regression Channel by Gilbert Raff

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Regression Channel by Gilbert Raff Every trader has had the experience of selling a stock or commodity too soon during a rapid price reversal, only to realize in retrospect that this was a consolidation within a trend. Or just the opposite:

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  • Trading The S&P With A Neural Network by Jeremy G. Konstenius

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  • Trading The SPX Visually

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some trading systems rely on neural nets or heavy-duty algorithms, but not this one. All that's really needed are your eyes and MetaStock 11.

  • Trading The Santa Claus Rally by Michael D. Sheimo

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  • Trading The Stars

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  • Trading The Tech Emini With The Leavitt Convolution

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  • Trading The Trend In An Overbought Market

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  • Trading The Trend In Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD

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  • Trading The Turtle System On Currencies by Guy Brys, Anja Struyf, and Luc Van Hof

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Turtle System On Currencies by Guy Brys, Anja Struyf, and Luc Van Hof The system was developed two decades ago on the basis of a bet, but since then, it's been a proven winner. The Turtle system was developed on daily data but it has some pr

  • Trading The Unpredictable Without Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it possible to trade using no indicators at all? Here's a five-point plan that you can apply to look for strong entry opportunities in the forex markets.

  • Trading The Upper Half Of The RSI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As a novice trader, I'm looking for a simple, straightforward indicator to help me make trading decisions. The RSI is just that- simple and straightforward. Here's how I use the RSI to stay on the safer side of the price movement.

  • Trading The Yen by Linda Satterfield

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do you feel frustrated sometimes in your trading and wish you could get a blow-by-blow of what someone else is doing? Well, here's Linda Satterfield to take Stocks & Commodities readers through a series of trades she executed in the September 1994 yen fu

  • Trading The Zone

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Retail Sector Index (RLX) is currently consolidating its most recent advance. So is Autozone (NYSE:AZO). Which way will the wedges break?

  • Trading Time Frames In Forex

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A five-minute chart and a one-hour chart can tell you very different things about the same tradable. Which one is right for you?

  • Trading Tomorrow's Wall Street Journal by Hans Hannula, Ph.D., C.T.A.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Tomorrow's Wall Street Journal by Hans Hannula, Ph.D., C.T.A. W.D. Gann once remarked some people would not be able to make money even if they had tomorrow's Wall Street Journal, just because they would be held hostage to fear. In October 1987,

Trading Tradeoffs With Risk Vs. Reward by Norman J. Brown

  • Trading Transmeta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What now for Transmeta?

  • Trading Trendline Breaks (Part 1) by Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Trendline Breaks (Part 1) by Sylvain Vervoot One of the best trading methods in technical analysis is the application of trendline breaks. Find out why. am convinced that one of the best trading methods using technical analysis is the app

  • Trading Trendline Breaks by Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Trendline Breaks - PT 2 by Sylvain Vervoort Trendlines are common technical analysis charting tools, but there are a number of ways to implement them in your trading. Here's an in-depth look at trendlines. Previously, I discussed how trendlines

  • Trading Trendline Breaks, Part 3 by Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Trendline Breaks, Part 3 by Sylvain Vervoort Previously, I discussed how trendlines are plotted and how they can be used. This time, I am going to show you Abercombie & Fitch Co. (ANF). The numbers here represent the labels on the chart displaye

  • Trading Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can you use trendlines in trading?

  • Trading Trends With The Bollinger Bands Z-Test by Jacinta Chan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:3 (46-52): Trading Trends With The Bollinger Bands Z-Test by Jacinta Chan Standard deviation bands are helpful in determining trends. Here, the author develops a trading system based on this idea that yields high returns with

  • Trading Turns Quiet At Starbucks

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading in Starbucks has turned quiet the last few weeks, and traders should watch for a break from the current trading range for the next directional clues.

Trading Uncertainty by Amy Wu

  • Trading Using Planetary Movements

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is it possible to achieve market timing via planetary movement? Our first inclination would be that it wouldn't be possible, but let's give it the benefit of the doubt. Here's an easy financial astrology tool you can use to judge for yourself.

  • Trading Vertical Spreads For Income

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We all want to make an income from the stock market. Here's one way to accomplish this objective, and you don't have to own or trade any stocks

  • Trading Volatility by Russell Rhoads, CFA

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Taking A Position On A Measure Of Fear, Trading Volatility by Russell Rhoads, CFA The Cboe Volatility Index has been used as a measure of fear in the market, but there's more to it than that. Find out how you can use the Vix to take a position when you

  • Trading Vs. Buy & Hold by Glenn A. Barlis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Vs. Buy & Hold by Glenn A. Barlis Here's a look at the profit potential of trading compared with buy & hold. Numerous strategies for accumulating wealth through stock investments have held prominence over the years. Conventional wisdom used to

  • Trading Vs. Forecasting: What's The Difference?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading is about recognizing present opportunities where the risk-to-reward is favorable. Forecasting, on the other hand, is outcome dependent. Find out how you can use both and take advantage of those opportunities

  • Trading Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:9 (42-44): Trading Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD Trading wave 3 could prove to be the most profitable of all waves in Elliott wave analysis. Here's an example. In my previous two articles, I discussed various techniques you cou

  • Trading With ARIMA Forecasts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Commodity Trading Risks by Allen D. Hanson Few traders fully realize the risks that they are taking when they make a commitment in the futures market. They have learned all about charts, cycles, fundamentals, and basic trading theory, but when it comes

  • Trading With An Adaptive Price Zone by Lee Leibfarth

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:9 (28-31): Trading With An Adaptive Price Zone by Lee Leibfarth When the markets are moving sideways, it is difficult to identify the turning points. Here's one indicator that can help you do that. Traders are always looking

  • Trading With Emotions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This past few weeks saw tremendous market fluctuation because of Michael Flynn, and also because of a vote in the American Senate on a tax bill.

  • Trading With Fibonacci

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Though the mathematician known as "Fibonacci" composed his major work back in the 13th century, his concepts are a popular component of chart reading today. Find out how you could be using Fibonacci tools on your charts and in your trading to help take s

  • Trading With Open Interest by John Boere

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With Open Interest by John Boere Analyzing the open interest of equities can provide insight into the direction of the market. Find out why the expiration price is being manipulated, how it can be calculated, and how you can trade it. Open inte

  • Trading With Price-Action Pivots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pivot points have long been used by traders to identify entry & exit signals. Here's an effective technique that integrates classic candlestick pivot patterns with other indicators

  • Trading With Stochastic RSI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are many indicators out there and finding one that suits you can be not that easy.

  • Trading With The ADX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Markets do not always trend. Sometimes they are range bound and as a result the tools which will be most suitable for analysis in these types of market differ from those that are useful in a trending market. A popular tool that is helpful in determining

  • Trading With The Directional Ratio by John Jay Norris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With The Directional Ratio by John "Jay" Norris Whether you trade long term, short term, or intermediate term, you need to know the direction of the trend. Here's a simple way to find out. If you are an active trader, or if you manage traders,

Trading With The Heikin-Ashi Candlestick Oscillator by Sylvain Vervoort

  • Trading With The Major Players

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you want to profit big in the market, then make sure that you are trading along with the major players.

  • Trading With The True Strength Index by William Blau

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With The True Strength Index by William Blau The true strength index, which was introduced late last year in these pages, may be considered to be a cross between a relative strength indicator and a moving average convergence/divergence indicator

  • Trading With Trendlines

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Confused about market direction? Try a trendline to help you see things as they really are.

Trading With Volume Profile by Sam Whitehill

  • Trading Within The Cup by Rick Martinelli and Barry Hyman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading Within The Cup by Rick Martinelli and Barry Hyman The classic approach to trading the cup-with-handle pattern is buying on a pullback during an uptrend before price breaks out. But what about traders who prefer to begin taking a position in a st

  • Trading Without A Backstop

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stop orders minimize losses, but they can also misfire. Here's a statistical model applied to the spiders that quantitatively measures the profitability of protective stop orders.

  • Trading Without A Backstop, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Placing protective stops affects your trading performance in good and bad ways. Should you or shouldn't you use them? Here in part 2 of this series, we take a look.

  • Trading Without Limits by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Self-discipline is the key to success in any field. Traders especially need to maintain discipline to manage themselves during good times and bad. Here are some of the key issues on how to keep yourself in line. The list of personal qualities required t

  • Trading a Reversal Pattern Using Technical Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading sudden reversal patterns can be high risk/reward. Biomira, a Canadian biotech junior company provides a positive example of how to use several classic technical indicators to capture a lucrative short-term move.

  • Trading close-to-close patterns by Toby Crabel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading close-to-close patterns by Toby Crabel Do the relationships between day-to-day closing prices predict the next day's price moves and, if so, is it possible to isolate these profitable chart patterns and incorporate them as entry signals in a lar

  • Trading clues from options volatility by Dave Caplan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading clues from options volatility by Dave Caplan The significance of volatility is overlooked and underestimated by most traders in the options area. This includes both the effect of volatility on the premium cost of an option when purchased, and th

  • Trading commodity spreads mechanically by Louis P. Lukac & B. Wade Brorsen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading commodity spreads mechanically by Louis P. Lukac & B. Wade Brorsen Using a mechanical rule to trade a futures market is not new--countless mechanical methods exist with the general purpose of creating a profit while eliminating the human factor f

  • Trading five-wave reversals Part 2 by Dan A. Dimock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading five-wave reversals Part 2 by Dan A. Dimock In ""Trading five-wave reversals"" (Stocks & Commodities, January 1990), I examined the one place in the market cycle where optimal entry into a win-win situation can occur: at the end of any wave C th

  • Trading five-wave reversals by Dan Akin Dimock

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading five-wave reversals by Dan Akin Dimock Where is the best place to enter a trading or longer-term investment position within the entire five waves up/three waves down cycle of any market? How is the starting point recognized before the action beg

  • Trading in Percentages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Having a system and sticking with it can be the key to successful trading.

  • Trading in the Moment by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading in the Moment by Adrienne Laris Toghraie You don't have choices regarding the past, but you do have choices regarding your future. Here are some ideas about how you can change your perception of the future. When a trader lets his imagination t

  • Trading options volatility by Andrew J. Sterge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading options volatility by Andrew J. Sterge Options are much more than a hedging vehicle or leveraged way of participating in spot or futures markets. Indeed, options create strategies that did not exist before in trading an option's underlying instr

  • Trading options volatility by John Nelson and Stephen Kreis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading options volatility by John Nelson and Stephen Kreis The objective in trading options is generally a rather straightforward one--buy the premiums low and sell them high. For many traders there is no need to make ""option action"" any more complica

  • Trading primary markets by Allen D. Hanson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading primary markets by Allen D. Hanson Few traders understand the difference between primary futures markets and those that are often called ""secondary"" markets. Sometimes it is not easy to tell the difference between them. As a new futures contra

  • Trading the Cusp of a New Year

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Looking to profit from the new year? Learn what opportunities 2017 offers.

  • Trading the Eurodollar by George Panagakis

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading the Eurodollar by George Panagakis Trading methods don't have to be complex; indeed, they can be very simple. Here's one that will help you trade Eurodollars. When I was working in the futures industry, I spent most of my free time analyzing t

  • Trading the Failure of Technical Patterns: Double Top

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All is not lost when a reversal chart pattern like a double top fails to materialize.

  • Trading the I-Unit S&P/TSE Gold Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I-Units are exchange traded funds that are traded like stocks on the Toronto stock exchange. They mirror the underlying index.

  • Trading the MACD by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The MACD You can trade Gerald Appel's moving average convergence/ divergence profitably in relatively flat markets. Here's how. The moving average convergence/ divergence (MACD) is a momentum oscillator developed by Gerald Appel in the early 19

  • Trading the Nonfarm Employment Report

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading the nonfarm employment report can be dangerous and result in a margin call if you are on the wrong side of the market. Here's a better way to take advantage of high volatility using binary options

  • Trading the Trend by Andrew Abraham

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a volatility indicator, presented with simple trend rules for trading various markets. New traders quickly become familar with two adages: "The trend is your friend," and "Let your profits run and cut your losses." Many of us, however, have lear

  • Trading the Wheat/Corn Spread by Scott W. Barrie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading The Wheat/Corn Spread: by Scott W. Barrie Here's a seasonally and statistically based intermarket spread trade. Within a short time, every futures trader learns strategies that go beyond the simple long or short position. In riding the learning

  • Trading threshold by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading threshold by John Ehlers In radar, signal-to-noise ratio is used to measure the quality of target detection. In trading, this simple concept can be used to hit our profit targets better. We can improve our trading profitability if trading decisi

  • Trading volatility by Andrew Sterge

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading volatility by Andrew Sterge In the winter and spring of 1989, I made a series of Eurodollar options trades which show the logic of ""trading volatility."" This sort of trading is the bread and butter of many institutional traders, that is to say

  • Trading windows for technical indicators by Frank Tarkany

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading windows for technical indicators by Frank Tarkany In a number of articles over the past three years, Stocks & Commodities' authors have developed evidence that changes in securities prices are generated by a process that is random, stationary an

  • Trading with ARIMA and stochastics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A modification of Wilder's directional movement system by Thomas P. Drinka and Steven L. Kille In his New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems (Copyright 1978) J. Welles Wilder Jr. introduced his directional movement system with the following: ""Direc

  • Trading with Elliott Wave and Gann by David Lamarr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading with Elliott Wave and Gann by David Lamarr Wave confusion. This is the best way to describe my introduction to the Elliott Wave Principle more than four years ago. I read the books, started keeping an hourly chart updated by hand and had reasona

  • Trading with Gann lines by David Lamarr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading with Gann lines by David Lamarr Gann lines, although only a small part of W. D. Gann's methods, provide an effective, straightforward way of determining support and resistance areas and times when to expect a change in trend. They can be thought

  • Trading with Steidlmayer by Ellen C. Williams

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading with Steidlmayer by Ellen C. Williams Talking with J. Peter Steidlmayer about the commodities markets is different than talking with any other trader in the game. Bonds, soybeans, grains and currencies are metaphors that define Steidlmayer's wa

  • Trading with a Variable Position Size by Tom O'Malley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading With A Variable Position Size by Tom O'Malley Once a position has been put on, some traders will hold it at a constant size throughout the life of the trade, while other traders will vary the size. Which is better? Once a trade has been initiat

  • Trading with the Cup-with-Handle by Gregory Kuhn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:07 (292-297): Trading with the Cup-with-Handle by Gregory Kuhn Here are some more nuances for trading stocks based on the charting pattern called the cup-with-handle pattern introduced by William O'Neil. How much would you pay for a trading syst

  • Trading, Context, And Today's Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...You can use a "one-size-fits-all" approach to trading today's market or you can tailor your approach based on the context of the market for greater success.

  • Trading, Profitability and Leverage by J.M. Malley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trading, Profitability and Leverage by J.M. Malley Leverage is a key factor in trading, but few traders understand its importance. Here, Malley concludes his work on the subject. Modern financial theory proceeds by developing an explicit model and der

  • Trading, Technical Analysis, And Poker

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...They're similar, they're different, and they can teach you a lot about strategies and risk management practices that can help make you a more profitable trader

Trading, Time Frames, And Trends by B.C. Low

  • Trend Trading With Flag Patterns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trade with the trend during breakouts without suffering false starts or volatile price swings with bullish flag patterns.

Triggering Your Trading Signal by Benjamin L. Cotton

  • Tuning A Trading System

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Comparing the performance of a trading system's equity curve in relation to the trend of the particular market that generated the trading signals may help traders maximize their system's profitability.

  • Turning Market Observations Into Trading Strategies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders are looking for ways to forecast the future from the recent past. Some successful traders develop trading rules based on what they see in the markets.

  • Turning Trading Weaknesses into Strengths by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Turning Trading Weaknesses Into Strengths by Adrienne Laris Toghraie The founder of Trading on Target explains how to identify your trading weaknesses and turn them into strengths. What is your greatest weakness? What if you were to transform your gre

Tweaking The T3 Trading System by Steve Burns

  • Useful Intraday Trading Tactics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Sometimes, if the conditions are right, an intraday scalp is just what the market ordered for aggressive daytraders.

  • Using A Constant False Alarm Rate In Trading by John Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using A Constant False Alarm Rate In Trading by John Ehlers Modern information theory has existed for the last half century or so. This theory has been responsible for man significant scientific advances, including recovery of photograph taken in deep s

  • Using A Constant Investment Size For Stock Trading Systems by Jack Schwager

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using A Constant Investment Size For Stock Trading Systems by Jack Schwager The highest high to the lowest low in the price history of an individual stock can vary tremendously, especially when stock splits occur. This large range of price history can d

  • Using Indicators In Trading Ranges And Trends by Bruce C. Kramer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Indicators In Trading Ranges And Trends by Bruce C. Kramer Traders use indicators for generating buy and sell signals in a market. But what indicators should you use and when? Here's one private trader's technique for recognizing trends and tradin

  • Using Moving Average Crossovers To Decrease Trading Risks

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

  • Using Probability Stops In Trading by Nauzer Balsara, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Probability Stops In Trading by Nauzer Balsara, Ph.D. Does controlling losses by using predetermined stop-loss points help? To find out, Nauzer Balsara selected randomly moving average crossover systems and ascertained the best stop-loss points to

  • Using Statistics with Trading Systems J.Katz, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Statistics With Trading Systems: by Jeffrey Owen Katz, Ph.D., and Donna L. McCormick In part 1, Katz and McCormick looked at the underpinnings of how statistics can help the trader determine the feasibility of a system. This month, in part 2, they

  • 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 Visual Imagery in Trading by Ari Kiev, M.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Using Visual Imagery in Trading by Ari Kiev, M.D. This psychiatrist, who conducts seminars on the psychology of trading, discusses the use of visual imagery to maximize trading results. Experience is governed by thoughts, especially those that occur wi

  • Utilities Select Sector In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...An increase in volatility could initiate a new directional move.

  • V.14:3 Developing a Trading System by Greg Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...NOVICE TRADER Developing A Trading System On the road to using technical analysis for trading, developing a trading system is a logical step to take along the way. Here are some guidelines to develop a basic system. by Greg Morris Beginners in the a

  • V.14:6(271-278: Jim Bianco Of Arbor Trading by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There is no shortage of market analysts in this world, but as Jim Bianco, the director of research for Arbor Trading, can tell you, if you want to make a difference you have to look at things with a different vantage point. Bianco's career in the markets

  • V.14:7 (311-316) Trading Index Spreads by Richard Halford

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are a number of different stock index futures, such as the Value Line index and the S&P 500, with similar characteristics which can be traded as spreads. Here are some basic methods. Trading futures spreads is a strategy used by professional trade

  • V.15:3 (122-124) Scenario Trading by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Scenario Trading by Ruth Barrons Roosevelt Traders can get caught up in a scenario in which they believe the market will unfold. Becoming a neutral observer may be the best strategy. Scenario trading is trading in accordance with a dominant idea or st

  • Volatility And Trading by Jean-Olivier Fraisse

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility And Trading by Jean-Olivier Fraisse Volatility describes how fast and how much prices change. The larger a security's volatility, the wider its potential price move in a given amount of time. When measured consistently over time, a security's

  • Volatility analysis and simulation used in tactical trading Part 2 by Peter Eliason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility analysis and simulation used in tactical trading Part 2 by Peter Eliason The tactical trading algorithm, as explained in the March 1989 issue of Stocks & Commodities, is made up of two components: the manipulation of a numerical series to det

  • Volatility analysis in tactical stock trading by Peter Eliason

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volatility analysis in tactical stock trading by Peter Eliason Every stock, average and index has its own characteristic volatility range that holds the signals of impending price change. The challenge in technical analysis is to recognize and decipher

  • Warehousing Data For Better Trading Systems by Joseph M. Fisher, M.D.,Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Warehousing Data For Better Trading Systems by Joseph M. Fisher, M.D., Ph.D. Technically based trading systems are generally back-tested with tens to hundreds of entry signals. Here's a method to develop robust trading systems using more than 2.5 milli

  • What Is Trading?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The idea of making money from the stock market is what attracts us to the markets. But what does it really take? Here's a realistic look

  • What Trading Lessons Can We Draw From Facebook?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's next for Facebook, and what lessons can we learn after its rebound from the 200-day moving average?

  • What's Your Trading Price? by Alexander Sabodin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's Your Trading Price? by Alexander Sabodin The most important element of a trading system is managing risk. Here's how you can understand the risks of the forex market and other financial markets. Novice traders tend to think of trading as a uniqu

  • What's Your Trading Style? by Martha Stokes

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What's Your Trading Style? by Martha Stokes Find out which trading style will work for you. There is considerable confusion among traders as to the difference between a strategy, a trading style, and a trading system. A trading style is not a strategy

  • Where Price Action Meets Momentum Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Often, traders blindly place trades based on expected price moves derived from specific price patterns. But we know too well that price patterns can fail. How do you know when a price pattern will respect the price action rules? Find out here

  • Which Is The Best Trading System For You?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some trading systems appear to be almost a tailor-made fit for a given stock's trading characteristics.

  • Williams %R Offers Timely S&P 500 Trading Buys

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This neglected indicator offers a profitable short-term trading strategy on the S&P 500.

  • Winning Percentage Of A Trading System by Oscar G. Cagigas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Winning Percentage Of A Trading System by Oscar G. Cagigas The winning percentage is a critical statistic that can influence the speed at which your capital grows. Find out how you can apply it to your trading system. When developing a trading system,

  • With Motorola, Sloppy Topping Presents Trading Opportunity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In a down market, short trades offer profits to offset the losing long trades.

  • With Trading Systems, Patience Pays Off

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's been said that most traders will abandon an otherwise sound mechanical trading system after only three consecutive losing trades. Those who subscribe to such faulty reasoning usually miss out on the large gains available once the system finally

  • Working Money Trading Channels by Chaitali Mohile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money Trading Channels by Chaitali Mohile A wise trader will continuously analyze new trading strategies in different market situations. The year 2008 began on a depressing note and the global economy entered a recessionary period as the market

Working Money: A Formal Education In Trading by Karen Wasserman

Working Money: ADX: An Indicator And Trading System by Ashwani Gujral

Working Money: Are You Trading On Borrowed Time? by Matt Blackman

Working Money: Automated Trading by John Devcic

Working Money: Bollinger Bands Vs. Trading Bands by John Devcic

Working Money: Is Trading That Simple?

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Working Money: The Godfather Rules Of Trading by David Penn

Working Money: The Trading Ecosystem by Pascal Willain

Working Money: Trading And "Moneyball" by John A. Sarkett

Working Money: Trading Candlestick Patterns by Dennis D. Peterson

Working Money: Trading DI+/- by David Penn

Working Money: Trading For Targets by Danish Kapur

Working Money: Trading In The Swing Of Things by Darrell Jobman

Working Money: Trading Market Conditions by Steve Palmquist

Working Money: Trading Secrets Of The Consistent Losers by Roy M. Sidewitz, Ph.D

Working Money: Trading Systems Using Multiple Indicators by Dennis D. Peterson

Working Money: Trading The 10-Bagger by Thomas Maskell

Working Money: Trading The QQQ by Don Miller

Working Money: Trading The Stars

Working Money: Trading Trendlines

Working Money: Trading With Trendlines by David Penn

Working Money: With Trading Systems, Patience Pays Off by D. W. Pendergast Jr.

WorkingMoney: Swing Trading With Trendlines by Phillip S. Duke, Ph.D.

  • World's Cheapest Trading System Goes Long

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The world's cheapest trading system has once again decided to go long the Russell 2000 index. Will you be along for the ride?

  • Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 4 Understanding group stock behavior by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 4 Understanding group stock behavior by Jack K. Hutson The Richard D. Wyckoff method of trading brings the technical analyst a clean, logical way to understand stock market behavior and to anticipate the most opport

  • Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 6 Figure charts by Jack K Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 6 Figure charts by Jack K Hutson Thus far in this series we've concentrated on the price volume information supplied by vertical charts, which are the mainstay of Richard D. Wyckoff's technical analysis. But as an a

  • Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 8 Trendlines: Refinements in charting by Jack K. Hutson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 8 Trendlines: Refinements in charting by Jack K. Hutson Like any complex activity, chart interpretation includes some aids to the process. Trendlines are one of these aids that help Richard D. Wyckoff analysts visua

  • XLF In Narrow Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is very difficult to anticipate the breakout in the Financial Select Sector, since even the reliable patterns may misguide.

  • XLY In Trading Range

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The consumer discretionary market sector is one of the leading market sectors of the economy and the future direction of the stock market. This market sector is currently in a trading range and its breakout will determine the direction of the economy and

  • Your Intuition's Role In Trading Decisions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...We've all been taught that sometimes you must trust your instincts, but should you let your portfolio be guided by your intuition? Find out what the intersection of behavioral finance and evolutionary psychology has to say about it

  • Your Trading Brain Hack

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How often do you go through a mental checklist before placing a trade? Markets are chaotic and can overwhelm us, which in turn leads us to make hasty decisions. But if you wire your brain to think logically, it may make a difference in how you make your







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