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Article Archive For APR2016

  • The Fate Of Currencies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The global economy was nurtured back to health after the credit crisis by China. Now it's time to see if the world can stand with a drop in China's demand...

  • What Is The Best Purchase Price?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Have you analyzed your trading setup to determine what the best price is for buying a security? Here we explore some ways to do that...

  • Trading SPY 30-Minute Bars With SAR Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...We've all heard of the parabolic SAR indicator and know how to use it. Here's a different perspective that looks at it in terms of shape, slope, and speed...

  • 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...

  • Identifying Short-Term Bottoms In Bull Markets

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When a market drops sharply, do you find yourself unable to make trading decisions for fear of losing money? You're not alone. In such situations, you need to be able to come up with a method that helps you make trading decisions more confidently. Here, we explore different types of market bottoms and identify the variables most likely to indicate an imminent short-term rebound...

  • Interview: Reacting To Currencies With Abe Cofnas

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For over two decades, Abe Cofnas has provided fundamental and technical analysis on trading strategies in currencies and intermarkets. He is the founder of Learn4x.com, which provides private coaching and seminars on currency trading, and he has been the forex columnist for Futures magazine (now Modern Trader) since 2001. He hosts seminars and lectures around the world (including London, Dubai, Shanghai, Vancouver, and Singapore)...

  • Trading Gap Reversals

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here's an intraday trading strategy that is useful for trading gap reversals in stocks that have a major gap down and then start to fill the gap during the first hour of the trading day...

  • Richard Demille Wyckoff Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...This article is the first of a five-part series about Richard D. Wyckoff and his contributions to the discipline that is technical analysis...

  • Wall Street-ese

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Every trading day we're bombarded with words and phrases that confuse us rather than help. Here's a guide for cutting through the fog of Wall Street-ese...

  • Quick-Scan: SectorSurfer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...While there's no shortage of alternatives in investment services and trading platforms, SectorSurfer is built with some unique features. It's an automated, web-delivered, algorithmic investment advice service that made its debut in 2010 after more than 20 years of fundamental research, development, and testing through many bull and bear markets...

  • Q&A

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Confused about some aspect of trading? Professional trader Rob Friesen, president & COO of Bright Trading (www.stocktrading.com), an equity trading corporation, answers a few of your questions. This month: Making It Your Own: A Requirement For Long-Term Trading Success...

  • 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: Timing Your Hedge (part 2 of 2)...

  • Explore Your Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Got a question about options? Tom Gentile started his trading career on the floor of the American Stock Exchange in 1994. He has appeared on many financial TV and radio shows, as well as hosting a weekly talk show himself, and has co-authored many books on the markets. He can be found at www.tomgentile.com. This month: Bobbing for Long-Term Apples...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Ken Calhoun's article in this issue, "Trading Gap Reversals". Here, we present the April 2016 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various softwa...

  • Books For Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The following selection of book descriptions represents a sampling of recent book releases in the investing field. This month: The Trader's Pendulum: The 10 Habits Of Highly Successful Traders; DIY Financial Advisor: A Simple Solution To Build And Protect Your Wealth; Inside Volatility Filtering: Secrets Of The Skew, second edition; Myths And Mortals: Family Business Leadership And Succession Planning...

  • 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: Failing Successfully, Reacting To Market Moves and Analyzing Volume Method...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The pressure is on for central bankers around the world to prevent financial catastrophe, with some opting to implement negative interest rates just to keep their economies going...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Citytrader Platform Links To Daw Trading, Investiquant Introduces Analytic Tools For Tradestation Platform...

  • 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...







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