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Article Archive For AUG2013

  • Books For Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The book descriptions given here represent a sampling of recent book releases in the investing field. This month, books include Extraordinary Popular Delusions And The Madness Of Crowds, Harriman House edition; How To Make Money In Stocks: Getting Started; The Big Trade: Simple Strategies For Maximum Market Returns; Kathleen Brooks On Forex; Algorithmic Trading: Winning Strategies And Their Rationale; Modern Security Analysis: Understanding Wall Street Fundamentals....

  • 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: liquidity....

  • 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: Depth Of Market....

  • 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....

  • Keep Your Portfolio Safe

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...We often find ourselves making the same mistakes over and over. Coming to terms with the reality of trading can help you break those bad habits. Find out how....

  • 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....

  • Managing Risk With Lan Turner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Lan Turner has worked in the financial industry for more than 18 years and has taught his ideas on stocks, futures, and forex trading to clients, professional traders, and brokers from around the world....

  • Market Mobs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The markets are powerful and propelled by emotions, often influenced by crowds. Get an edge by understanding how shifts in sentiment affect the supply/demand balance and ultimately price....

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...An introduction to this issue from our Editor....

  • 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: Short Selling and Qualified or Nonqualified dividends....

  • System Design Software, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In Part 1 of this series on system design software, we looked at AmiBroker and Adaptrade. Here in Part 2, we’ll look at two more products, eSignal and Trade Navigator....

  • 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 Speculator Academy; the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA); Technical Analysis Today (TA Today); Phantom Trader; PowerZone Trading; and STOCKS & COMMODITIES magazine regarding an educational seminar to be given by Anthony Trongone....

  • Traders' Resource: Consultants

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Consultants consult on just about every conceivable worry traders have, from tax advice to weather reporting. Can all this help you? Maybe....

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Sylvain Vervoort's article in this issue, "Within The Volatility Band." Here we present the August 2013 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various software...

  • Trading By The Numbers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Many traders are happy to backtest their trading systems, but how often do they study the statistics behind their trading setups prior to implementing a strategy? Here's a look at how taking this step can help determine whether it's worth developing a trading system based on an idea....

  • Trading Without A Backstop

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stop orders minimize losses, but they can also misfire. Here's a statistical model applied to the spiders that quantitatively measures the profitability of protective stop orders....

  • ValueCharts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The search for fair value embraces the notion of reasonable pricing between buyer and seller. But traders often want better than fair pricing when they buy or sell. ValueCharts offers indicators based on algorithms that help determine price valuation....

  • Within The Volatility Band

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In this fourth part of a seven-part series, we look at catching reversals using the boundaries of volatility bands....







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