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Article Archive For Keyword: Trend

  • 1-2-3 Trend Reversal In Retail

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A two-month rally in retail stocks finds itself reversed in April.

  • 1-2-3 Trend Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Catching a trend reversal can be as easy as 1-2-3.

  • A 1-2-3 Trend Reversal In The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The v-shaped post-Katrina rally ends not with a bang, but with a trendline break.

  • A Better Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How can a trend be better? Here's a unique approach to viewing trends so you can gain the most from them.

  • A Long-Term Trend Reversal for Transocean Inc.?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Transocean Inc. (RIG) has been in a two-and-half-year downtrend but pitchfork analysis indicates that a reversal has now occurred.

  • A New Trend For Target

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After trading range-bound for three months, Target broke through resistance to signal the start of a new trending phase.

  • A Simple Trend Filter For Trend-Followers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Some moving averages do a better job than others when it comes to determining various degrees of trend. Here's a look at how to combine two simple technical tactics in order to stay on the right side of a given market.

  • A Trend Change For Crude Oil?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite signs of weakness, crude oil prices have rallied recently. Has the short-term downtrend reversed?

  • A Trend Channel Trade by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A Trend Channel Trade by Thomas Bulkowski Here's a trade that combines fundamentals, trend channels, pattern recognition and volume. Selecting a stock to trade means more than just throwing darts. For my own trading, I use statistically positioned tren

  • A Trend Is A Trend Until It Isn't

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trendline is the fulcrum of power, and the longer it lingers on a chart, the stronger it becomes. The current intermediate downtrend has proved to be a stumbling block to the bulls time and again over the last couple of months, but a reversal pattern

  • A Trend Is A Trend Until It Isn't

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trendline is the fulcrum of power, and the longer it lingers on a chart, the stronger it becomes. The current intermediate downtrend has proved to be a stumbling block to the bulls time and again over the last couple of months, but a reversal pattern

  • AEO: Bullish Trend Reversal?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the latest leg of a six month long downtrend finally ending, shares of American Eagle Outfitters may be on the verge of a bullish trend reversal.

  • AUY: Bullish Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Yamana Gold, Inc. may have finally turned the corner, transitioning from a bearish to bullish long-term price cycle.

  • Alcoa: Bearish Trend Reversal Due

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nine different technical indicators are warning of a high-probability trend reversal in shares of Alcoa Inc.

  • Alpha-beta trend following system Version II, tuning for performance by Anthony W. Warren Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alpha-beta trend following system Version II, tuning for performance by Anthony W. Warren Ph.D. Several years ago, I published the alpha-beta trend following method in Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities. Although similar in concept to the c

  • An Early Trend Failure For Gold Or A Bounce Setting Up?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders who anticipated the likelihood of a possible double top move towards the troughline test were rewarded.

  • Analysis Of Price Change & Trend Direction

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Did you ever think that price change or movement within a trend can be described by the laws of mechanics of rigid body motion? It can, and here's a method that looks at it from that perspective

  • Andrews Pitchfork Predicts Higher Trend -- For Now

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...According to the pitchfork formation that Alan Hall Andrews became famous for, the S&P 500 will be reaching higher highs — for the moment.

  • Apple In Established Long-Term Downward Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows Apple established in a long-term downward trend.

  • Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) - Poised For A Trend Reversal?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Applied Materials, Inc. [AMAT] has started showing signs of strength. Is it a buy?

  • Arsenic And Old Trend Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like the S&P 500, the September greenback has found new support at old resistance.

  • Bel-20 Bucks The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Despite weakness in French and German stocks, the Belgian stocks are finding a bid as the Bel-20 breaks symmetrical triangle resistance.

  • Boeing On A Long-Term Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Boeing has been in a strong uptrend for many months. The ascending triangle on the daily charts gives us the target of $74.

  • Boston Scientific Corp. - Money Flow Trend Crumbling

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Boston Scientific Corp. are up more than 100% since November 2012 but may be preparing to correct soon.

  • Bullish Weekly Trend Reversal Signal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an example of how the price performance can give an advance indication that a bullish reversal was overdue

  • CDNX Composite Index Trend Reversed

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...CDNX Composite consolidated after the steep fall, forming a descending triangle. The pattern breakout was a major reversal indication.

  • CME Euro FX Continuous Contract: Is The Trend Over?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The study of relationships between range and volume provides a valuable insight to market conditions.

  • COT Trend Could Spell A Forthcoming Bottom In Crude Oil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market sentiment says a rebound in oil prices is likely.

  • CRY Daily Breakout Within A Major Monthly Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A price channel breakout isn't all than uncommon, but when one occurs in the midst of an ongoing, major monthly based cyclical move, it deserves a close look.

  • Catch That Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Is instinct all it takes to succeed in the markets? Do you really need to use indicators, chart patterns, and trading systems? Find out how this trader's approach is just a little different from the way most traders approach the market.

  • Catching An Early Bullish Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nothing is more prized than catching the beginning of an emerging bullish trend, but you have to know what to look for and have a game plan to succeed.

  • Chasing The Trend With Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Previously, I discussed various types of moving averages. This time, I will discuss how to identify trends and apply indicators so you can trade successfully.

  • Chasing The Trend With Moving Averages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This tool is a reliable and traditional technical indicator with any number of variations.

  • Chunking Up, Chunking Down Trend Identification

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends are fundamental to trading, but most traders lack fundamentals. Now, here's an easy way to be on the right side of the market.

  • Citigroup: A Trend Is About To Emerge

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

  • Combined Trend and Oscillator Signals by Jeremy G. Konstenius

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Combining Trend and Oscillator Signals by Jeremy G. Konsten Most trading systems fall into two categories. One, the most popular, is the trend-following method, where the signals are oriented toward putting the trader on board long-term trends. The prof

  • Commodity Market Trend Change Warning

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that a warning has been given of primary change in the trend of the direction of the commodity market.

  • Confirming Price Trend by Barbara Star, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Confirming Price Trend by Barbara Star, PhD Regression And R-Squared, Together Again Confirming Price Trend Here's a technique using linear regression slope and r-squared to confirm the price trend. Linear regression is a statistical method some trade

  • DJIA Intermediate-Term Trend Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This statistical analysis shows that the Dow Jones Industrial Average has reversed its intermediate-term trend.

  • DJIA Resumes Downward Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The corrective rally off the late November low came to an end in mid-January 2009, and on February 2, 2009, the DJIA officially resumed its downward trend.

  • DJIA Trend Reversal Ahead

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that a trend reversal in the Dow Jones Industrial Average lays ahead.

  • DJIA Trend Reversal In Progress

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that the Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently in the process of reversing its trend.

  • DJIA Trend Reversal? Not Yet!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that the Dow Jones Industrial Average remains in an intermediate-term uptrend but also warns that a trend reversal could be just ahead.

  • DMND Undergoing Trend Reversal Rally?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The technical charts of Diamond Foods gives two different views. Will the bullish trend reversal succeed?

  • Data Filtering For Trend Channel Analysis by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Data Filtering For Trend Channel Analysis by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. Trend-following methods typically utilize moving averages of closing price data for buy and sell signals. Often, the signals turn out to be false due to short-term market fluctuations

  • Detecting Trend Direction And Strength by Barbara Star, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Detecting Trend Direction And Strength by Barbara Star, Ph.D. Using an indicator by itself can reveal a portion of the entire picture. Combining it with another can reveal more. Traders use technical indicators to recognize market changes. They look to

  • Dominant Trend Identification & Timing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price movement is king when it comes to spotting trends, but you have to be able to see the forest from the trees to time your entries successfully.

  • Don't Fight the Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Every trader knows they shouldn't fight the trend but most seem to prefer trying to call tops and bottoms rather than profiting from the easy to spot trend.

  • Dow Trend Reversing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that a primary change in the trend of the Dow Jones Industrial Average is reversing from a primary bull market to a primary bear market.

  • Early Trend Identification by John F. Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Early Trend Identification by John F. Ehlers Impressive profits can be accumulated just by staying with a position during a trend. We would all be millionaires if only we could identify the trend early in its onset. While the trends are obvious in retro

  • Ecolab, A Stock That's Bucking The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the S&P 500 at or near a potentially strong support area, now is the time to look for quick in-and-out long trade setups.

  • Energy Sector SPDR Undergoing Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Energy Select Sector SPDR has formed a descending triangle. Can the upward breakout of the bearish pattern sustain, indicating a major trend reversal?

  • Explore Trend Trading In FX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even if a market is trending, traders still need to manage their risks and positions. Here we explore the currency markets and discuss a technique you can apply so you aren't trapped in trades when the trend ends

  • Exxon Begins Long-Term Downward Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term statistical analysis shows Exxon Mobil starting a new long-term downward trend.

  • Exxon Mobil Intermediate-Term Trend, Troubling!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows the intermediate-term trend of Exxon Mobil close to reversing from an upward trend to a downward trend.

  • Exxon Mobil Long Term Trend Reversal?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Long-term statistical analysis shows that the Exxon Mobil long-term upward trend could be nearing an end with a long-term reversal downward a possibility.

  • Fibonacci Rules To Get Ahead Of The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Getting a feel for when market trends begin and end is a great skill to have. Gain some insight into market price moves using Fibonacci rules.

  • Finding The Trend in FX With Tyler Yell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tyler Yell, CMT, is a currency analyst and trading instructor for DailyFX.com. He began trading equities in his own account after graduating from Texas State University in 2005. He came to FXCM (which owns DailyFX.com) from JPMorgan Chase, where he began

  • Follow That Trend by Michael Covel and Justin Vandergrift

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:2 (32-36): Follow That Trend by Michael Covel and Justin Vandergrift Even if you are a trend-follower, you still have to be a systematic trader. Here's why you still have to manage drawdowns when the market is not trending. A

  • Follow The Trend With Dave Landry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...David Landry has been actively trading the markets since the early 1990s. He is author of Dave Landry On Swing Trading, Dave Landry's 10 Best Swing Trading Patterns & Strategies, and The Layman's Guide To Trading Stocks. His books have been translated in

Forex Focus: Determining The End Of The Trend by Jody Samuels

Forex Focus: New President, New Trend For The Dollar? by Brent Donnelly

Forex Focus: Spotting Trend Reversals by Cornelius Luca

Forex Focus: The Trend Determining Method by Aleksey Yudin

  • Futures According To Trend Tendency by E. Michael Poulos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures According To Trend Tendency by E. Michael Poulos Not all markets have the same tendency to trend. E. Michael Poulos uses his February 1991 STOCK & COMMODITIES article, ""Of trends and random walks,"" on the random walk index, which separates tre

  • GE Undergoes Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The technical chart of General Electric shows trend reversal indications.

  • General Electric Can't Fight The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...General Electric (GE) is the only original Dow component from inception. How is this venerable stock competing with the newer companies?

  • Gold SPDR Set Up For A Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Besides the pitchfork, Alan Hall Andrews developed many other lesser-known methods of technical analysis. Among these is the sliding horizontal line. The sliding horizontal line along with the pitchfork shows that the Gold Shares ETF is now set up for a

  • Goldman Sachs Trend Reversal Near?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Off to an incredibly bullish start for 2013, shares of Goldman Sachs may be getting very close to a medium-term top.

  • Halliburton Pullback Or Trend Reversal?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...While it's almost impossible to determine if a simple pullback is actually the precursor to a major trend reversal, there are some useful technical tools that can help eliminate some confusion.

  • Hartmarx Corp. Bucking The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This Chicago-based clothing company founded in 1872 has a bullish chart and appears headed higher.

  • Has The Trend Reversed For USEC Inc.?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A combination of Elliott wave theory and pitchfork analysis may have signaled a bottom for this stock.

  • Home Depot Ready To Resume Bear Market Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows that the Home Depot primary bear market countertrend rally has run its course and the stage is set for the stock to resume its bear market trend.

  • How Long Will The Trend Last?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All trends begin and eventually end, but the rate at which they end is not the same across all time frames. Find out how incorporating trend failure rates into your trading can make you a more effective trader.

  • How To Get In With The Trend ... by Bryan Strain

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How To Get In With The Trend And Out At The End by Bryan Strain Need a simple trend-following system to get you right with the market? Take a look at this. ""Good indicators must have an easily explainable, fundamental reason for working,"" trader and

  • Identify The Start Of A Trend With DMI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Improve on certain directional movement index signals such as identifying the start of a trending move and picking market tops and bottoms.

  • In Search Of The Best Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There are so many ways to measure trends that it becomes difficult to identify which one to use. Here we compare five systems that each use a different method of determining trend, and we analyze the results to see which ones top the list

  • Intel Near End Of Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Intel is near the end of its current downward leg, but longer term, it may have further to go on the downside.

  • Is Polo Ralph Lauren Bucking The Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an unusual stock to watch -- shares of Polo Ralph Lauren, even though they did sell off with the rest of the market, are still sitting near a 52-week high.

  • Is The 200-Day Moving Average A Reliable Trend Indicator?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With major averages facing resistance at their 200-day moving averages, we test the reliability of this indicator.

  • JDSU: Swan Song Or Sustainable Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Back in the heyday of the late 1990s dotcom era, shares of JDS Uniphase were thought to be invulnerable to a major decline. We all know what happened to it in the 2000-02 bear market. Are things really all that different now?

  • JNJ: A Final Rally Before Trend Reversal?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by as much as 55% between June 2012 and November 2013, shares of Johnson and Johnson may be ready to stall and reverse lower.

  • JOE Rallying On Weak Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...St. Joe Corp. is trying to break out on weaker notes.

  • Kmart Breaking the Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With a breakout above its long-term downtrend in early January, Kmart has been on the rise, with its stock price gaining nearly 65%.

  • Know The Trend, Know The Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Before a decision is made to trade a particular security, the trader must know the longer-term trend.

  • Know The Trend, Know The Trade (Part 2)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...By knowing the high-probability direction of the market, we know how to trade it.

  • Laws Of Trend Dynamics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends are always present in the markets. In the third part of this series, we explore the forces behind price movements during trends and identify those with explosive price movements

  • Lehman Brothers: A Pause In The Long-Term Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After a long rally, prices consolidate in the daily time frame for Lehman Brothers.

  • Long Term Trend Of The Dow Nears End

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average is nearing the end of its long-term upward trend.

  • Long-Term Trend Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Turtle trading as an analytic tool.

  • MMM: Trend Reversal Underway

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by as much as 54% in the last 54 weeks, shares of 3M Company may now be in the early stage of a significant correction.

  • Major Market Trend Down

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This analysis shows that the major trend of the stock market remains downward but is currently undergoing a corrective rally.

  • Make The Trend Your Friend In Forex by Kenneth Agostino and Brian Dolan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V. 22:9 (14-20): Make The Trend Your Friend In Forex by Kenneth Agostino and Brian Dolan So you didn't see that last headline-grabbing market move coming? Here are some techniques you can use to make sure you'll be prepared next time. Of the many marke

  • Making The Most Of A Trend With The Disparity Index by Dan Valcu

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Making The Most Of A Trend With The Disparity Index by Dan Valcu In volatile markets, it's difficult to forecast the formation of peaks and troughs. The disparity index is an indicator that helps you squeeze the best out of a trend whether you are tradi

  • Market Trend And Midas by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Trend And Midas by Andrew Coles and David Hawkins Here's an in-depth look at an indicator that is part of Midas, the well-known market data analysis system. In this, the first of a three-part series, we will look at the formula used to calculate

Markets Don't Trend, They Burst by K.D. Angle

  • Material Select SPDR Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...XLB has been in a long-term uptrend since 2002 but may be getting ready to reverse its trend. A symmetrical triangle has formed on the daily chart and has signaled a trend reversal.

  • McDonalds Corporation Has Broken Its Trend.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's an example of a perfect symmetrical triangle chart formation.

  • Meredith Corporation: In A Bearish Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Meredith Corp. rallied to its 52-week high, consolidated, and went through a bearish breakout. Could a downtrend be developing?

  • Metrics Presage Price Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at the relationship between three advance/decline price metrics.

  • Microsoft Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Microsoft slid under its 200-day moving average on higher than average volume. That should send alarm bells ringing.

  • Mini-Median Line Pitchfork Identifies Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In addition to developing the pitchfork formation, Alan Hall Andrews also developed a lesser-known pitchfork known as the mini-median line pitchfork. The mini-median line was Andrews' favorite, as it generated timely buy and sell signals in additio

  • Modified Volume-Price Trend Indicator by David G. Hawkins

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Modified Volume-Price Trend Indicator by David G. Hawkins Looking for an edge? Use this indicator to detect what the insiders are doing while they are doing it. Using only price and volume data, technicians try to discern what the "smart money" is doi

  • Momentum Indicator Measures Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When we are using a momentum indicator, it is important to know what is being analyzed.

  • Monthly Dow Shows Early Signs Of Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Normally longer term trend changes are announced by a series of higher lows and higher highs on a monthly chart and the Dow finally shows this.

  • More trend detection by Arthur A. Merrill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...More trend detection by Arthur A. Merill Last month I described four methods of trend detection: eyeball, filtered waves, zigzags and support/resistance levels. Here are seven more: Moving average This indicator is rather limited when you consider the

  • NASDAQ Abandons Its Trend Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Midway through its August journey, the NASDAQ broke through a season's worth of support.

  • NE: Proportional Pullback In Rising Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After rising out of a double bottom pattern in late June 2014, shares of Noble Corp. now appear to be setting up for another rally.

  • NKE: Bearish Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After rallying nearly 80% in 13 months, shares of Nike, Inc. 'B' stock are beginning to reverse lower.

  • Nortel in a Trend - But Will It Hold?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Nortel (NT-NYSE and NT-TSX) is anything but dull. And now it appears to be headed lower. Is this a predictable trend or will it fool investors again?

  • Oil Service Stocks Test Support Of Trend Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As the advance in oil prices stalls, oil service stocks move to the low end of a trend channel that has contained prices for months.

  • Part 1. Concepts and Examples A Trend Following Method for All Seasons by Anthony W. Warren

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Part 1. Concepts and Examples A Trend Following Method for All Seasons by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. Introduction Trend following methods based on plots of raw and moving average data are one of the oldest and most universally used techniques of technica

  • Part II. Implementation Using Alpha-Beta Filtering A trend following method for all seasons by Antho

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Part II. Implementation Using Alpha-Beta Filtering A trend following method for all seasons by Anthony W. Warren, Ph.D. Summary In the June issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities we presented a trend following method for stock and commodit

  • Picking Out Your Trading Trend by Martin J.Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Pick Out Your Trading Trend by Martin J.Pring There are three kinds of trends: short, intermediate, and long term. This veteran trader and analyst explains how you can spot them and use them. Technical analysis assumes that all the knowledge, hopes, an

  • Price reactions within a trend by Bill McLaren

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price reactions within a trend by Bill McLaren I have, in the past decade, taught trading techniques to many students. Recently, most of my students have entered the markets after purchasing a personal computer and a technical analysis software package.

  • Primary Change In Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis is used to show that a primary change in the trend of the Dow Jones Industrial Average is taking place.

Product Review: Channel Trend

  • Product Review: Dr. Stoxx Trend Trading Toolkit

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Thomas Carr, or 'Dr. Stoxx' as he is known, is the brains behind the Dr. Stoxx Trend Trading Toolkit, a MetaStock add-on. Carr's website, www.drstoxx.com, offers daily stock and exchange traded fund (ETF) picks by subscription.

Product Review: Dynamic Trend Profile 2.0 by David Penn

  • RIG: Signs Of Trend Exhaustion?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Down by nearly 82% since its May 2008 peak, shares of Transocean Ltd. may be getting close to a major low.

  • Rating Trend Strength by Tushar S. Chande

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Rating Trend Strength by Tushar S. Chande Here's a simple indicator of trend strength. It goes like this: A value of +10 signals an uptrend; a value of -10 signals a downtrend. Stocks & Commodities Contributing Editor Tushar Chande uses this simple rati

  • Reading The Bar, Identifying The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It is easy to get trapped in relying upon technical indicators to identify the direction of the trend when all necesssary information is embedded within the trading bar. By properly reading the bar it is possible to identify the trend of a market without

  • Reversal Bars Signal Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Many methods can be used to determine the trend of the market. One such method is the use of one- and two-bar reversal patterns.

  • Ruby Tuesday Back In A Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ruby Tuesday had been consolidating for over three months and recently broke to the upside. The ADX has started rising after being below both the +DI and -DI. This indicates that the stock is going to continue its uptrend.

  • SIDEBAR: TREND CHANNEL SPREADSHEET

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TREND CHANNEL SPREADSHEET The trend-following method uses exponential smoothed moving averages (EMA) of price data. The equation for an EMA requires the previous day's EMA for the calculation of today's EMA. Consequently, the first period's closing pric

  • SIDEBAR: TREND REVERSAL

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TREND REVERSAL Before discussing the concept of a trend reversal, the proper way to draw a trendline must be discussed. If a market is in a downtrend, the trendline is drawn from the highest high to the lowest minor high before the lowest low on the cha

  • SIDEBAR: Trend again? by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend again? by Jesse H. Thompson If you look closely at the method and approach ascribed to such market masters as Dow, Wyckoff, Livermore, Gann, Dunnigan and Jackson, you find trend stated as a primary consideration in all of their market operations.

  • SPX Slowing Momentum And Potential Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All trends eventually slow down, then consolidate and/or reverse direction; right now, the Standard & Poor's 500 appears to be on the verge of such a trend reversal.

  • SPY: Identifying Trend Days

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Several days per month, day traders are treated to a 'trend day' in the S&P 500 index; here's how to recognize and profit from such events.

  • SanDisk: Bearish Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...After enjoying a massive run-up since late 2012, shares of SanDisk (SNDK) now appear to be on the fast track to the lower 80.00 range.

  • Saucer Bottoms And Trend Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Traders can learn to profit from major trend reversals by employing visual analysis techniques along with a few simple technical tools.

  • Semiconductors Reverse Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Semiconductor HOLDRS exchange traded fund is considered a leading indicator of the stock market and the economy. By determining the trend of this ETF, a prediction about the future of the stock market and the economy can be determined.

  • Short-Term Trend Change For Valero Energy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...As expected, Valero Energy has broken to the upside from its falling channel formation, thus confirming a short-term bottom for the stock.

  • Short-Term Trend Still Downward

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...This analysis shows that the Dow Jones Industrial Average remains in a short-term downtrend.

  • 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

  • Sidebar: Excel codes for trend trigger factor by M.H. Pee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (28-36): Sidebar: Excel codes for trend trigger factor by M.H. Pee EXCEL CODES FOR TREND TRIGGER FACTOR The Excel spreadsheet in sidebar Figure 1 shows all the required calculations for the 15-day trend trigger factor (TTF

  • Siebel Systems Inc. Shows Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Has this high tech favorite topped out or is it reloading for another run?

  • Significant Pivot Points Determine Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Alan Hall Andrews became famous for the Andrews pitchfork, but he also developed many other trading techniques. One such technique is his unique way of using pivot points. This article discusses how Andrews would have identified and used significant pivo

  • Silver Trend Reversal Likely

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Silver staged a stupendous rally between August 24 and December 7, 2010, rising nearly 67% during that time. Now, however, a pair of reliable technical tools suggest that the silver market may be heading into a corrective mode.

  • Stage Analysis With Trend Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Price channels show when the S&P 500 went into acceleration mode in November 2005.

  • Starbucks And Its Powerful Breakout, Doubtful Near-Term Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Starbucks Corp. leaped higher by more than 9% on November 2, 2012, but how much more room to run does this bellwether large-cap stock really have?

  • Statistically Positioned Trend Channels by Bob McCullough

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistically Positioned Trend Channels by Bob McCullough Trend channels are a method by which to identify the outer boundaries of a trend. A number of methods are based on the technician's judgment to identify the components of a trend channel. Here's

  • Stick To The Trend With Tina Logan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tina Logan (www.tinalogan.com) is the author of Getting Started In Candlestick Charting and Profiting From Market Trends. She has more than 23 years of combined experience as a trainer in corporate settings and as a coach for traders

  • Stocks According To Trend Tendency by Stuart Meibuhr

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks According To Trend Tendency by Stuart Meibuhr Many times, a question asked of STOCKS & COMMODITIES readers will more than likely find an answer -- and more than an answer, further questions. Such was the article that E. Michael Poulos presented ea

  • TQNT: Important Trend And Cycle Juncture

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Up by more than 40% since the October lows, shares of Triquint Semiconductor may be set to go even higher.

  • TSN: Bearish Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...With the powerful late 2013/early 2014 rally in Tyson Foods 'A' shares now history, how far down will the bears take this stock?

  • Telecommunications Starting To Trend?

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

  • The Bollinger Band And Trend by John Forman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Bollinger Band And Trend by John Forman Here are ways to use Bollinger Bands to judge the trending tendency of markets, using the distance between the upper and lower bands. Never be afraid to look at an old technical indicator in a new way. In my

  • The End Of The Trend by Cornelius Luca

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (14-18): The End Of The Trend by Cornelius Luca You're riding along with the trend, watching your returns consistently increase. You know it's not going to go on forever? but how do you know when it'll end? As much as we l

  • The Evolution Of The Euro's Trend Channel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The dramatic fall and fall and rise of the EUR/USD as seen through the lens of a trend channel.

  • The Gann Quarterly Swing Chart And Trend Duration by Jerry Favors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Gann Quarterly Swing Chart And Trend Duration by Jerry Favors The Gann quarterly swing chart - which is a trend-following indicator and not a trading system as presented in the August Stocks & Commodities - is best used as a compliment with other an

  • The Global Trend: Mark Boucher by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When S&C first spoke to hedge fund manager Mark Boucher in 1996, he shared some of his techniques for analyzing the economy, picking stocks, and money management. See what he says this time. Refresh our memories with a bit of your history. Sure. I sta

  • The Moving Trend by William Rafter

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Moving Trend by William Rafter Here's a look at a nonlagged filter that can be used as a forecasting tool. Data smoothing has long been likened to taking the first generation of allergy medication. The medication relieved the symptoms, but slowed y

  • The Nasdaq Leading the Race to Weekly Trend Change

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

  • The OEX's 1-2-3 Trend Reversal

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do trendlines work? When markets are accommodating, trendlines--and their breaks--are as easy as 1-2-3.

  • The Trend Is Your Friend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...All trends aren't created equal. How do you know if a trend is truly your friend? Here are a couple of pointers that'll help you have a long and sustained relationship with the trend

  • The Trend Is Your Friend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Like most Wall Street wisdom, these words are commonly spoken but rarely defined.

  • The Trend Is Your Friend by Alexander Sabodin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Trend Is Your Friend by Alexander Sabodin In this, the first part of a price model series, we look at trends. The fundamentals of technical analysis have been discussed to great lengths in the past. This includes topics such as support, resistance

  • The Zigzag Trend Indicator by Spyros Raftopoulos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Zigzag Trend Indicator by Spyros Raftopoulos Zigzag is a powerful noise filter, but it's not without its problems. Here's a technique that incorporates the power of zigzag into a more valid and tradable indicator. The popularity and usefulness of

  • Three Critical Success Factors For Trend Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend trading can result in large profits, but most traders still get it wrong and lose money. These three tips can help you stay on the winning side of this method.

  • Three Tips For Trend Identification

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend trading is the most reliable way to make money, and using these three tips can help you spot them.

Three Trend Trading Techniques by Rob Booker

  • Tim Hayes: Running With The Trend by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Tim Hayes: Running With The Trend by Thom Hartle Ned Davis Research strategist Tim Hayes spoke with S&C about the firm's approach and emphasis on models and trend-sensitive indicators. Ned Davis Research uses a three-part market model, among others. ST

  • Timing The Old-Economy Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The recent rally from late September lows has been watched more closely for failure than any I can remember for years. Seems like the momentum players of 2001 have learned to sell every rally in the same manner each dip was bought in 1999 - 2000. But eve

  • Trade Patterns With The Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Chart patterns are both a reflection of volatility and market psychology, which can offer easy entry points in the direction of the market.

  • Trading A 1-2-3 Trend Reversal

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

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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Even a garden-variety trading system can outperform, if you know how or when to deploy it in a strongly trending market. Here are a few ideas that might help improve the performance of the trading systems you use.

  • Trading The Trend In An Overbought Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It can be nerve-wracking when looking to enter a long position in an overbought market, but there are key factors to consider to do it successfully.

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

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (56-61): Trading The Trend In Wave 3 by Mircea Dologa, MD Here's a refresher course on techniques you can use to trade wave 3, in part 2 of three. When trading wave 3, any number of methods could be used, so many that it's

  • 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

  • Travelers Cos. Starts Bear Market Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows that the Travelers Cos. is now in a primary bear market trend.

  • Trend Alert! With The CCI by Martin Boot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend Alert! With The CCI by Martin Boot The trend is your friend -- or is it? How do you know when a trend has turned against you? There are only so many indicators that can alert you. Among them, one of the most helpful is the commodity channel index

  • Trend Analysis Made Easy With Candlestick Signals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What are candlesticks telling you? Candlestick signals can identify price reversals, producing simple methods to analyze market trends and doing so accurately.

  • Trend And Volatility by Jesse Chen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend And Volatility by Jesse Chen This combination can help you determine your optimum spread strategy. In options trading, you often either become attached to a few spread strategies or end up gambling on individual calls or puts. Unfortunately, no r

  • Trend Channels: Breakouts And Breakdowns

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do two short-term moves in opposite directions end up supporting the prevailing trend?

  • Trend Confirming Tools

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Techniques to track bull and bear markets.

  • Trend Conflict In Franklin Resources

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Franklin Resources broke below a well-defined congestion on strong volume. The subsequent pullback to the breakout level and the formation of a dark cloud cover suggest that this would be the perfect moment to sell the stock short. However, a recently to

  • Trend Continuation Factor by M.H. Pee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend Continuation Factor by M.H. Pee Yes, trends are important: They help you make money and they help you recover your losses. Because trends are an important component of the market, it is imperative you can detect them. However, it's not enough to

  • Trend Detection Index by M.H. Pee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend Detection Index by M.H. Pee Can you tell when a trend's begun and when it's ended? You can with this. The trend detection index (TDI) is used to detect when a trend has begun and when it has come to an end. The TDI can be used as a stand-alone in

  • Trend Ending For The Dow Jones Industrials?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Statistical analysis shows the Dow Jones Industrial Average is nearing the end of its long-term upward trend.

  • Trend Exhaustion Index by Clifford L. Creel, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When a price trend changes direction, it is sometimes difficult to predict whether that change is just a small correction or the start of a major trend change. I use a simple indicator, which I call the trend exhaustion index (TEI), to help interpret suc

Trend Intensity Index by M.H. Pee

  • Trend Reversal for the Nasdaq?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does the action in the Nasdaq Composite during the last few days indicate a trend reversal?

  • Trend Switching With ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Given the volatility in the markets, you need to know when to get into a trade and when to get out. The use of ETFs has made this easier. Find out how.

  • Trend Thrust Indicator

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What determines a security's value? Price is the agreement to exchange despite the possible disagreement in value. Price is the conviction, emotion, and volition of investors. It is not a constant but is influenced by information, opinions, and emo

  • Trend Tracking With Elliott Wave

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you use Elliott wave theory to investment success?

  • Trend Tracking With Elliott Wave

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you use Elliott wave theory to investment success?

  • 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.

  • Trend Trigger Factor by M.H. Pee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (28-36): Trend Trigger Factor by M.H. Pee Whether you're trading short term or long term, the only way to make money in the market is to position yourself in the direction of the trend. The markets are mostly random, but t

  • Trend detection by Arthur Merrill

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend detection by Arthur Merrill The trend of prices is itself an indicator of the future, since trends tend to continue. In a bull market, the major trend is upward. Since most stocks ride with the trend, it's a good idea to buy and hold stocks in a b

  • Trend of the trend by Gregory L. Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend of the trend by Gregory L. Morris Most indicators of trend are taken for granted even though many times they are used successfully by stock and commodity traders. It has been my experience that blindly following canned indicators can lead you into

  • Trend of the trend by Gregory L. Morris

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trend of the trend by Gregory L. Morris Most indicators of trend are taken for granted even though many times they are used successfully by stock and commodity traders. It has been my experience that blindly following canned indicators can lead you into

  • Twitter - Rising Money Flow Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Shares of Twitter Inc. (TWTR) keep on making new highs within an hourly channel along with increasing money flows.

  • United Technologies Starts Bear Market Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The bear continues to lumber through the market.

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

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

  • Using Filtered Waves for Trend Analysis by Scott Barrie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:07 (282-287): Using Filtered Waves for Trend Analysis by Scott Barrie Filtering is simply processing price data to remove extraneous, noisy, information. What's left after filtering can be considered to be the more important and perhaps tradable in

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

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

  • Values Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's the near-term outlook for currency pricing values.

  • Volume Helps Identify Gold Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume is not always included in the analysis of a security or market index, but when it is, it provides valuable insight into the analysis that can affect the outcome. In the analysis of GLD, volume sheds a whole new light on the direction of gold.

  • WTI Order Flow Weekly: Structural Insight In The Market Profile Provide Trend Continuation Clues

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In this article, we examine the order flow and limit order book data in the WTI futures market that provides insight into the development of support for Thursday, April 11, 2019's auction. Market structure and order flow provide insight into the act

  • What Is A Trend, Anyway? by John Sweeney

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What Is A Trend, Anyway? by John Sweeney A reader reacting to the Settlement article in January on trading basics (Settlement, ""Trading simply: Minimizing losses,"" Stocks & COMMODITIES, January 1991) asked a key question: What is a trend? How do I ide

  • What's In A Trend?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trendlines, moving averages, and directional movement: three ways of knowing which way is up--or down.

  • Which Trend Indicator Wins?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends are obvious in retrospect, but identifying them in real time is a different story. Here, we look at four existing trend detection indicators to see how well they do their job. Which one comes out ahead

  • Will A 1-2-3 Trend Reversal Mark The Top For The S&P 500?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying price shifts in the market at the earliest possible moment can lead to big profits and allow you to trade in the direction of the trend. By using the 1-2-3 trend reversal methodology, we can confidently know the exact moment a trend changes.

  • Will A 1-2-3 Trend Reversal Mark The Top?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do I top thee, market? Let me count the ways.

Working Money: 1-2-3 Trend Reversals by David Penn

Working Money: What's In A Trend? by David Penn

  • Wyckoff Part 1: Defining A Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Richard D. Wyckoff outlined the necessity for defining the market trend in his classic stock analysis method first published in the early 1930s. Seventy years later, this remains an important concept for traders in a variety of financial markets.

  • eBay Hints At A Trend Change

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The stock price hit a two-year low last August. Is it recovering?






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