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Article Archive For Keyword: Trends

  • A Cocoa Pop? Positive Divergence And Seasonal Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A positive divergence in the MACDH anticipates the seasonal "September rally" in cocoa futures.

  • Analyzing Trends In Momentum by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Quo Vadis? Analyzing Trends In Momentum Momentum pure and simple is fine, but how about the trend of momentum? Here's what it can tell you. by Martin J. Pring Momentum is a generic term that applies to all oscillators, and the principles of momentum in

  • Biotechnology, Forward-Looking Growth, Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...There is a strong bull market in effect so it's important to single out the stock leaders who offer a combination of strength and forward-looking growth.

  • Bonds, Price Momentum and Trends by Alex Saitta

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bonds, Price Momentum and Trends by Alex Saitta A market trends, and then consolidates, before either resuming the trend or reversing. Is there any way that a technical trader can get a hint about which outcome, the reversal or the continuation, is more

  • 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

  • Consolidations In Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Q. Why did the consolidation cross the uptrend?

  • Defining Stock Trends With The RSI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The relative strength index (RSI) is considered an indicator to apply when markets are range-bound. But here's one way you can use the RSI to identify intermediate- and long-term trends in the equity markets.

Detecting New Trends Early by David R. Steckler

  • Divergences In Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A take on a tale of two divergences in the late January rally in the NYSE.

  • Do Momentum Indicators Follow Trends? by Clive Roffey, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Do Momentum Indicators Follow Trends? by Clive Roffey, Ph.D. Do momentum indicators follow trends, or are they independent of them? The stochastic oscillator, relative strength index (RSI), rate of change (ROC), and moving average convergence/ divergen

  • Dow Trading Strategies, Three Types Of Trends To Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Dow Jones Industrial Average offers exciting opportunities for traders, but only if you understand the three types of trends that are common to this market.

  • Elementary Bond Trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Elementary Bond Trends by Thom Hartle The bond market provides the technician with an assortment of approaches to trading. Complex and esoteric styles occupy one end of the spectrum, while the other extreme is represented by techniques that are simple a

  • Engineered Look At Trends In Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...It's easier to gain from trending markets than choppy or cyclical market movements. But you can detect trends from a cyclical perspective.

  • Falling In Love, With Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Regardless of what type of trader you are, trends are always a great find. When you find them, you want to hold on to them forever, but they can run away from you very quickly and easily. Don't get too attached to them. Find strong ones, take advantage o

  • Finding Value Statistically: Geraldine Weiss of Investment Quality Trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Interview: Geraldine Weiss of Investment Quality Trends by Thom Hartle Have you ever wondered about how to find real value in the markets? Well, this may be the solution to your problem. Geraldine Weiss started the Investment Quality Trends newsletter i

  • Five-Year Study On Soybean Price Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Ever thought of trading commodities? This may give you some insight.

  • Forex Focus: Surviving The Trappings Of Trends by Cornelius Luca

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Forex Focus: Surviving The Trappings Of Trends by Cornelius Luca Faced with a choppy trend? Here's how to analyze a trend and identify some realistic opportunities. AH! the dream and promise of trends! Traders rightfully seek and try to follow them. Ho

Forex Trends And Pairs by James Chen

  • Gold's Three Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Bullish long-term, bearish intermediate term ... what does a near-term breakout mean for gold going forward?

  • How Qualified Trends Would End Disaster

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends can be strong or weak, confirmed or suspect. Here's how to trade using them.

  • How To Use Support To Trade Trends

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

  • How to Find New Stock Trends

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

  • Identifying Market Trends by Jack Karczewski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Market Trends by Jack Karczewski The trend of the market is key to most every technical approach available. But the market doesn't always trend. Here's how to use a statistical tool for determining if the market is in a trend. Traders spen

  • Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Identifying Trends With The KST Indicator by Martin J. Pring The direction of price is influenced by different time cycles. Important market turns occur when a number of these cycles are changing direction. The KST indicator is an oscillator designed to

  • Identifying Trends with Volume Analysis by Stephen J. Klinger, CMT

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a new twist on volume analysis, with a volume-based indicator for identifying meaningful trends. Technicians recognize the importance of volume analysis and its application to price movement as requisite to any serious examination of stocks and m

  • Investing With Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Does investing simply mean following obvious price trends? You may find that periodic price trends and sensible stop-loss and entry price points are far better trading guides than price forecasts.

  • John McGinley of Technical Trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...John McGinley of Technical Trends by Thom Hartle The Technical Trends newsletter, originally published by technician Arthur Merrill, presents statistical analysis of the stocks and futures market in graphic form. STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Thom Hartle

  • Market Profile and trends Part 3 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market Profile and trends Part 3 by Thomas Drinka, Ph.D. and Robert L. McNutt The key to market opportunity is knowing when current market price diverges from value and being able to judge whether price will move to value or value to price. A divergence

  • Market trends in composite averages Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 3 by Jack K. Hutson.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Market trends in composite averages Wyckoff method of trading stocks part 3 by Jack K. Hutson. By looking at Vertical Line charts of composite averages using Wyckoff analysis, you can learn where the market is taking your individual and group stock pick

  • Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Martin Pring and The Relevance Of Price Trends by J. Gopalakrishnan and B. R. Faber Martin J. Pring entered the financial markets in 1969 and has grown to become a leader in the global investment community. In 1981 he founded Pring Research and began pr

  • Merck: Trends in Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What do you do when a stock is caught between an intermediate rally failure and a sustaining long-term bull trend?

  • Merck: Trends in Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...What do you do when a stock is caught between an intermediate rally failure and a sustaining long-term bull trend?

  • Moving Averages Define Market Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Moving averages are a simple way of defining the short-term, intermediate-term, and long-term market trends. The timing of these trends also help traders in determining how long these trends should last.

  • Of Trends And Random Walks by E. Michael Poulos

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Of Trends And Random Walks by E. Michael Poulos M y distrust of the current crop of technical indicators that use fixed-length lookback intervals, with no attempt to use a price-time model, motivated me to do some research into the subject. For example,

  • Persistent Trends And Runaway Gaps

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Strong trends produce runaway gaps that can be difficult to trade unless you have the right approach.

  • Price Trends and Solar Potential

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...A hungry world craves solar power for energy and one company is helping meet that demand and trending higher as a result.

Product Review: Big Trends Toolkit 2.0 by Dennis D. Peterson

Quick-Scans: Technical Trends

  • RSI Trends by Cory Mitchell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...RSI Trends by Cory Mitchell What does the behavior of the relative strength index within a trend tell you about the strength of the trend? While one common method uses divergence between the relative strength index (Rsi) and price, we can go beyond t

  • Seasonal Trends - Good or Bad?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Here's a look at a few futures contracts that have historic trends in the month of February.

  • Simple Indicators For Spotting Emerging Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Breakout moves can be explosive opportunities for the skilled trader but also can be difficult to determine which moves are real breakouts. Now, two simple indicators can help you filter good breakout trades from bad ones.

  • Spotting Intraday Trends In Real-Time

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...If you're an equities daytrader, it makes sense to keep abreast of the strongest and weakest daily performers in your watchlist.

  • Spotting Trends with RSI

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...In addition to providing buy and sell signals, RSI can highlight longer-term trends in the market.

  • Spotting Turns In Long-Term Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Relative strength and the concepts behind this strategy offer insights into how to spot potentially big winners.

  • Starbucks: Peaks And Troughs In Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Last time, we took a look at the growing horizontal formation for Starbucks [SBUX] through June 2000 and into the first half of July. The present review of the stock's primary and intermediate trends suggests that Starbucks may test recent highs of

  • Stochastics and long-term trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stochastics and long-term trends by Thom Hartle The price of the bond futures market reacts to changing fundamentals that are global in nature and very complicated--Foreign Central banks' policy on the exchange rate for the dollar, the rate of money supp

  • Stock Earnings Trends Suggest A Pullback Likely

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Deteriorating earnings growth rates in the US stock market suggest that another decline is overdue.

  • Support And Resistance Lines Define Market Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Support and resistance lines not only help traders in identifying areas of support and resistance, but they can be used to determine the trend of the market.

  • Suspect Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...emDo you get the feeling that the trend is changing? Here's how to confirm or deny that suspicion./em

  • The CAM Indicator For Trends And Countertrends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Prices are always moving - up, sideways, down; they pull back, and change direction. What are some hints that conditions are changing? Here's a look at how you can use patterns that appear in indicators and add an indicator to help identify the changing

  • The Power Of Price And Volume Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...To get a better sense of where the security's price is headed, you should consider volume along with price changes. Price changes are viewed with more significance when the volume accompanying the change is high, and conversely with less significanc

  • The RSI & Price Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The relative strength index (RSI) is well known among technical analysts. As with all indicators, it tends to work better on some stocks or at certain times. Can it be modified to give better results? We'll find out

  • The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...V.13:06: (252-254): The Ratio Of Inflation Rates And Currency Trends by John Kean Exchange rates fluctuate on a second to second basis, but the long-term trends can be understood by using an indicator based on the ratio of inflation rates. The case in p

The Visual Investor -- How to Spot Market Trends

The Visual Investor -- How to Spot Market Trends

  • Trading Pullbacks In Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Test the systems in your trading toolbox, and make sure you are using the right ones for current market conditions.

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

  • Trends And Moving Averages by Robert Nikifork

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...How do you choose which length and type of moving average to use for chart analysis? Take a look. One commonly used technical indicator is the moving average (MA), which is plotted as a line connecting the average of closing prices over a lookback peri

  • Trends And The 4% Solution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can you improve your odds of buying bottoms and selling tops? Use both trend-following and momentum-shift approaches to learn when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em.

  • Trends Versus Consolidations, A System View

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When markets trend strongly, some systems really earn their keep. But what about having a system to rely on for those more frequent occurrences of consolidation, sideways chop, and generalized market chaos?

  • Trends and price channels by Heidi Schmidt

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Trends and price channels by Heidi Schmidt For the beginner, it is important to know that technical analysis is based on the belief that current market prices are related to prices that occurred previously. In other words, technical analysis is the oppo

  • Trends in Utilities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...From new highs to countertrend reversals, there is more than one way to trade the utilities stocks.

  • Triangles And Trends by Thom Hartle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Triangles And T ends Building positions is an essential exploitation of a successful trade, and triangle formations can be key to doing so. The classic technical trader relies upon various chart formations for determining market tops, bottoms, and cons

  • Two Currencies, Two Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The trend is your friend — until it ends, anyway. The yen may be ready to soar to new heights, even as the Canadian dollar struggles to find a floor.

  • 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 The ADX For Determining Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...When trading trends, it's common wisdom that "the trend is your friend." Recognizing trends as early as possible is the key to finding these "friends" for larger profits. The average directional movement index (ADX) can be an exc

  • Volume And Trends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Volume tends to precede, predict, and confirm future trends.

  • Whipsaws, Linear Trends and Simple Moving Averages by Robert Wayman

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TRADING TECHNIQUES Whipsaws, Linear Trends And Simple Moving Averages by Robert Wayman How does whipsaw magnitude affect a simple moving average system? Here's a common solution for the problems of the SMA. Previously, we looked at cycles and found

Working Money: How Qualified Trends Would End Disaster

Working Money: Suspect Trends by L.A. Little

  • Working Money: Trends And The 4% Solution by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Working Money: Trends And The 4% Solution by David Penn Can you improve your odds of buying bottoms and selling tops? Use both trend-following and momentum-shift approaches to learn when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em. From a technical perspective, t

  • dAaptive Trends And Oscillators by John F.Ehlers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Adaptive Trends And Oscillators The Twain Meets Here by John F. Ehlers Can the market be modeled as a combination of a trend mode and a cycle mode? This longtime S&C contributor says yes. Here, he explores two indicators to trade each mode; one is the







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