Contents For MAY2018

  • 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 those high-probability reversal points...

  • The V-Trade Part 3: Technical Analysis - Fibonacci Projections And Daily Pivots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In this third part of a multipart series, we look at passive support & resistance with Fibonacci projections and daily pivots...

  • Trading Support & Resistance Levels In FX

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The forex markets typically move in a zigzag fashion, and that makes entry and exit decisions challenging. Here we look at a few tried and true methods to identify strong support & resistance levels in the forex markets...

  • The Four Market Dimensions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Improve your trading by combining the dimensions of price, time, momentum, and sentiment...

  • 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 research and has developed a number of trading systems based on his findings. He's got strategies for daytrading, swing trading, long-term trading ... you name it, he's likely got it. Alvarez has also coauthored several books on systems trading. To find out more about what goes into the different types of trading systems he develops, STOCKS & COMM...

  • Get More Value Using A Trading Checklist

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

  • Retail ETFs Are A Mixed Bag

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Are you interested in learning more about using exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your trading? Leslie N. Masonson, an active ETF trader, is president of Cash Management Resources, a financial consulting firm that focuses on ETF strategies. He is the author of Buy-Don't Hold: Investing With ETFs Using Relative Strength To Increase Returns With Less Risk; and All About Market Timing, as well as Day Trading On The Edge. His website is www.buydonthold.com, where he writes a weekly blog. To submit topics for future columns, reach him at lesmasonson@yahoo.com...

  • Moving Average Hammer Pivots

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Combine a Japanese hammer candle with a moving average line to confirm a pivot and generate a trading signal...

  • 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: Daytrading Emini S&P Options (Part 1 of 2)...

  • Explore Your Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Got a question about options? Jay Kaeppel has over three decades of experience in the options markets. He was a head trader for a CTA firm, an options trading software developer, and is a portfolio manager for an investment management firm. This month: Credit Spreads...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is John Ehlers' article in this issue, "RocketRSI - A Solid Propellant For Your Rocket Science Trading." Here, we present the May 2018 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various softwa...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Bollingerbands.com Adds Weekly Market Timing Reports; Harmonic Pattern Collection; Bookmap Version 7 Trading Platform; Stockcharts' Chartcon & Stockcharts TV; Fundseeder Trader Boot Camp; Forex & Money Expo 2018...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The tail end of March 2018 reminded us just how vulnerable the markets can be. When the markets rise as much and as quickly as they did from 2016 to 2018, any negative news could make that market quickly reverse direction...

  • 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...

  • 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. This month: Trading Volatility; Sector Rotation Strategies; Article Code At Traders.Com...