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Article Archive For APR2017

  • Discounting Sentiment In The Euro

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Excess returns from trading sentiment are only seen in the short run ... or are they? Here's a look at a sentiment trading tactic using a contrarian, indirect sentiment indicator applied to the euro ETF that shows how over the long term, you can use a sentiment trading strategy...

  • The Edge In Chart Patterns, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When you see a chart pattern forming, most likely, others will see it too. What gives you an edge when you trade a chart pattern? This two-part article will help answer that question...

  • Playing With Numbers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Which strategy will give you a better return on account? Here we compare the performance of three strategies to see which comes out ahead...

  • Taming The New Zealand Dollar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The New Zealand dollar (NZD) often moves in a predictable manner when in a strong trend, and it brings opportunities when it undergoes short-term corrections. Here's a trading method that allows you to recognize those corrections...

  • Exploiting Guts, Risk, And Decay

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Risk is a necessary part of the trading game. Here's one strategy that could work for you if you have the experience, the capital, and the willingness to take on higher risk...

  • Recognizing Price Action

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here's a look at the anatomy of one trader's winning trade...

  • Interview: Justin Bennett's Trading Path

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Justin Bennett made his very first trade at the age of 14 and quickly found out the challenges that the trading world can pose. But those challenges only encouraged him to keep learning and trading. Driven by the passion of the markets, he started trading equities and then moved on to trading the currency markets. His persistence paid off. Along the way, he found a method that works for him and brings him consistent profits. At his blog, DailyPriceAction.com, he offers courses on trading and shares his thoughts. STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Justin Bennett on F...

  • Building Self-Confidence

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are certain traits a trader needs to succeed, and self-confidence is one of them. But how do you develop it so that it benefits your trading skills? Let's find out...

  • Game Theory

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When you think of trading, the farthest thing from your mind is to compare it to playing a game. But studies have shown that the behavior of players in a game is not unlike the behavior of participants in the most complex game setting of all -- the markets. We can take a cue from these studies...

  • Ascending Triangle Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...This month in our Trading On Momentum column, this professional trader introduces you to the ascending triangle pattern that you can use to help spot buying pressure as it builds...

  • 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: A Losing Trader Finds His Way...

  • 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: Stocks vs. Commodities...

  • 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: Risk Reversals And Robbing Peter To Pay Paul...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Ken Calhoun's article from the February 2017 issue, "Volume-Weighted Moving Average Breakouts." Here, we present the April 2017 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: A Complete Guide To The Futures Market: Technical Analysis, Trading Systems, Fundamental Analysis, Options, Spreads, And Trading Principles, second edition; Wiley 11th-Hour Guide For 2017 Level I CFA Exam; The 10-Minute Millionaire: The One Secret Anyone Can Use To Turn $2,500 Into $1 Million Or More; and Reminiscences Of A Stock Operator...

  • 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: Exponential Standard Deviation Bands, Volume-Weighted Moving Average Breakouts, Interview With Ed Dobson, Excel Spreadsheet, and Stock Fundamentals Worksheet...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The US economy has been fueled by easy money that has led to a long expansion, which was even more pumped after the US elections in November 2016. A lot of this has to do with a "business-friendly" administration and the anticipation of a favorable tax pl...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Stock Advisory App, Fintech Exchange Conference, Fundamental Data Research And Screening In Thinkorswim, and MTA Annual Symposium On Technical Analysis...

  • 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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