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Article Archive For AUG2018

  • Portfolio Strategy Based On Accumulation/Distribution

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Whether you are an individual trader or an asset manager, your main goal in reading a chart is to detect the intentions of major institutions, large operators, well-informed insiders, bankers and so on, so you can follow them. Here, we'll build an automated stock portfolio strategy based on a cornerstone price analysis theory...

  • The V-Trade Part 6: Technical Analysis--Divergence Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In this sixth part of a multipart series, we'll continue with our look at one trader's techniques for making both manual and automatic buy and sell decisions. We'll also investigate the stochastic RSI indicator (SRSI) to identify divergences...

  • The Diving Board Trade

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...What is a diving board pattern and can you profit from trading one...

  • Seven Forex Myths Dispelled

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...New traders often get attracted to the forex markets because of the potential to make great returns using a small amount of capital. But there is more that new traders should know about it. Here, we look at some of the common misconceptions about forex trading...

  • An In-Depth Look At Weekly Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If you're hesitant about trading options, it's best to try them slowly, one contract at a time...

  • Interview: Sloping Upward With Tim Knight

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Timothy Knight began his career writing books at the age of 16 and to date has written two dozen books about both computers and the financial markets. He began trading in 1987 and founded Prophet Financial Systems in 1992, which started as a historical financial data company, but when the Internet was introduced, it became a website on technical analysis, and its charting technologies were also licensed to brokerages. Knight sold Prophet Financial to Ameritrade (now TD Ameritrade) in early 2005. Since then, he founded SlopeOfHope.com, which started as a blog in 2005 but has grown to become a h...

  • Investing: An Objective-Based Primer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For those just starting out in the world of finance (long before reaching the world of technical analysis) or for the youngsters in your life, here is the first part of an ABC on investing...

  • Product review: MarketScope Advisor

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...CFRA, a privately held firm founded in 1994, is an independent research firm that provides subscribers with analytical tools and metrics to help them assess their investments in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, sectors, industries, ETFs, and options. Their proprietary methodology combines fundamental equity research, forensic accounting, and technical analysis to pinpoint investments showing the most promise at any given time. The company uses a mathematical rating system to assess investments as well as to pinpoint those falling to the wayside...

  • Acceleration Ramp Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The acceleration ramp is a pattern that points to stocks that are building strong demand over the course of several weeks. Here's how to look for this pattern...

  • 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: The Odds: Using Statistics In Trading...

  • 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: How To Speculate In A Basket Of Commodities (Part 2 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: Bull Call Spreads For Participating In Rallies...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Domenico D'Errico & Antonio Zaffino's article in this issue, "Portfolio Strategy Based On Accumulation/Distribution." Here, we present the August 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: TSAA-SF Conference In San Francisco, August 25, 2018; Stockcharts.Com Online Conference, August 10-11, 2018; Advanced Risk And Portfolio Management Bootcamp, August 13-18, 2018; IFTA Conference 2018, October 26-28, 2018; Forex & Money Expo, October 25-26, 2018...

  • 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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