Contents For DEC2014

  • Detecting Flags In Intraday Charts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Can you apply flags to intraday charts? Once you do, how can you determine the optimal price target? Here is a system that will help you identify flag formations as well as enter and exit them at the right time....

  • Projecting Market Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here in part 6 of Sylvain Vervoort's "Exploring Charting Techniques" series, he discusses a unique way to identify the beginning and end of a market cycle...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Markos Katsanos's article in this issue, "Detecting Flags In Intraday Charts". Here we present the December 2014 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various softwar...

  • Catching The Big Moves With Harry Boxer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Harry Boxer, founder of TheTechTrader.com, has more than 45 years of Wall Street investment and technical analysis experience, including eight years on Wall Street as chief technical analyst with three brokerage firms. Boxer is a featured guest on many financial programs and websites. We spoke with him about catching that next big move in the market....

  • 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....

  • Effects Of Volatility On Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Can trading results be similar to those of roulette betting? Find out here....

  • From Greed & Fear To Grow & Protect

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When the markets are rallying, little thought is given to protecting your assets. But what happens when the markets turn and start quickly moving down? In this first part of a two-part series, find out how this author follows a set of guidelines to protect his investments....

  • What Class Of Trader Are You?

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

  • Product review: Mish’s Market Minute Premium

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Do you want advice from a trading expert? Here's one way to get it, and when you look at all that you get, you'll wonder, "How does she do it all...

  • Explore Your Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief option strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how to minimize their risk while maximizing profits using options. To submit a question for our Explore Your Options column, post it to our website at http://Message-Boards.Traders.com. Answers will be posted there, and selected questions will appear in a future issue of S&C. This month: LEAPS vs. options....

  • Futures For You

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Want to find out how the futures markets really work? DeCarley Trading senior analyst and broker Carley Garner answers your questions about today's futures markets. This month: Fed funds futures contracts....

  • Q&A

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Confused about some aspect of trading? Professional trader Don Bright of Bright Trading (www.stocktrading.com), an equity trading corporation, answers a few of your questions. To submit a question, post your question to our website at http://Message-Boards.Traders.com. Answers will be posted there, and selected questions. This month: Advanced tools for trading....

  • Books For Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The following selection of book descriptions represents a sampling of recent book releases in the investing field. This month: Profitable Day and Swing Trading, The Complete Guide To Option Selling, The New Trading For A Living, Open Secret, Investing For A Lifetime....

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section each month presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month, we present announcements from MTA.org, John Bollinger, Openfolio, JBL Risk Manager, Barchart.com, Investing.com, CBOE, Linedata, and InvestSoft....

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...As the year winds down, we can reflect on the markets of 2014 as one where we saw a lot of exuberance interrupted by a significant correction in that dreaded month of October. That was a wake-up call, reminding us that the markets can quickly take all our fortunes away. We may have been lucky this time, but it won't always be the case....

  • Letters To S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The editors of S&C invite readers to submit their opinions and information on subjects relating to technical analysis and this magazine. This column is our means of communication with our readers....

  • Futures Liquidity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trading liquidity is often overlooked as a key technical measurement in the analysis and selection of commodity futures. The following explains how to read the futures liquidity chart published by Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities every month....