An Introduction to Maximum Entropy Method (MEM) Technical Analysis by Anthony W. Warren, Ph. D.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...An Introduction to Maximum Entropy Method
(MEM) Technical Analysis
by Anthony W. Warren, PhD
Preface to Maximum Entropy Articles
A reasonable assumption concerning the motivation of subscribers to Technical Analysis of Stocks and
Commodities magazine might be that they are looking for practical methods to improve the 'bottom line'
or profit of their trading activities. It should be stated and emphasized that this article is one of several
planned articles leading to a conclusion which will indeed provide a practical tool intended to augment
that 'bottom line '. The reader will ther...
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...GOLD SWINGS REVISITED
by Jesse H. Thompson
In the March 83 issue of TA, in an article entitled ""Gold: Bull or Bear Market?"", a simple yet very
effective trend tool, the swing chart, was used to analyze the greater trend of gold. The monthly swing
chart for June Comex Gold was in the position indicated (right). In the article it was noted that the
""failure of the June contract to break the previous swing high (527) is indicative of weakness.""
Essentially, the turning down from the second or double-top at 528 established a distribution area at the
527-528 level. From this chart it w...
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Letters to Technical Analysis
This column is our means of communicating with our subscribers and serves as an outlet for questions
and answers. Please feel free to write about anything that you would like to know more (or less) about or
pass along to the rest of us. We all run across trading techniques, services and products that have proven
to be useful to some degree under different market conditions. Without a constant source of new ideas
and subject matter coming from our readers, this magazine would not exist. Each issue is designed to
hold at least one idea or clarify one subject that c...
Limited Risk - High Leverage Potential by Richard J. Maturi
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Limited Risk - High Leverage Potential
by Richard J. Maturi
Interested in an investment opportunity with known limited risk and high leverage profit potential?
Then silver options may be right for you. Many investors shy away from gold and silver investment
vehicles for fear of margin calls and forced liquidations, and others consider options too complicated to
understand. But both fears are unfounded when dealing with options.
An option is a contractual obligation of the grantor (the one offering the option) which gives the option
purchaser the right, though not the obligation, to buy from ...
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...WHY I BECAME A JUNKMAN
by Bill Dunbar
IN THE BEGINNING
My wife hurled the folder into the air, scattering it all over the family room.
""Take your damn stocks!"" she screamed. ""I'll never look at another one again!""
Promises, promises. I stomped out of the room and slammed the door almost before she started picking
up the pieces.
That wasn't our first fight over the stock market nor our last, but their violence subsided from then on
because we decided at that point to settle out of court with a ""financial divorce,"" dividing up the various
issues as if we were picking players for a bas...