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Article Archive For Bonus Issue 2009

  • Adjusting Option Trades With Bill Ladd by John Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Adjusting Option Trades With Bill Ladd by John Sarkett Bill Ladd, a full-time, independent option trader, spent 20-some years in the pharmaceutical industry (Burroughs Wellcome, which became Glaxo Smith/Kline) as a certified internal auditor and a certified fraud examiner. Ladd was one of the early students of 22-year Cboe veteran turned teacher Dan Sheridan, regarded as one of the foremost option mentors. When he's not trading, Greensboro, NC?based Ladd volunteers for the Service Core of Retired Executives (Score) organization and also at a local retirement community. He agreed to answer s...

  • An MACD Parallax View by Edward Donie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...An MACD Parallax View by Edward Donie Fundamental to technical analysis are indicators and signals, such as moving averages. Here are situations where variations of these indicators are helpful in decision-making for traders. Fundamental to technical analysis are indicators, among which are the simple moving average (Sma), exponential moving average (Ema), and the moving average convergence/divergence (Macd). There are situations in which variations of indicators are helpful in decision-making for traders. Day-to-day prices change with volatility, responding to the news and data of the day. ...

Analyst Errors and Potential Profits

Extreme Trading

Opening Position

  • Profits, Pitfalls, Patience by Donald W. Pendergast Jr.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Profits, Pitfalls, Patience by Donald W. Pendergast Jr. Plan your trade, trade your plan. Here's what can happen when a trader plunges into a position without following a trading blueprint. God really watches over children and fools, then I must have been among that special group of foolish, childlike traders who were "miraculously" bailed out of trades that tragically went wrong. Here's what happened when a fundamentally sound, long-term position trade gathered steam, peaked, and then crashed before finally recovering, eventually regaining most of the profits, despite taking twice as long a...

  • Puts and Covered Calls For Newbies by Moses Sanchez

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Puts and Covered Calls For Newbies by Moses Sanchez Options are complex vehicles but useful for conservative traders who want to purchase their favorite high-yielding dividend stock without having a large downside risk. Here's how you can trade options even if you're just starting out as a trader. IN this trading environment, a beginner trader may worry about jumping in to buy their favorite stock. That concern is justified, with recent volatility hitting record highs. So what are novice traders supposed to do in order to protect their investment and feel confident about it? Most beginner t...

Readers' Choice Awards

  • Readers' Choice Awards by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Readers' Choice Awards by Technical Analysis, Inc. We are pleased to present the Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine 2009 Readers' Choice Awards (Rca). Each year, we put before our readers a ballot of products and services related to technical analysis and trading. The following pages present the products and services you and your peers chose this year as your favorites. The Readers' Choice Awards begins each year with a list of products gathered by the editors of Stocks & Commodities, with space for write-in votes (given that our list doesn't claim to be complete). Then, to ...

  • Reversals In Weekly Stock Returns by A. Tezel, PhD, and R. Sharma, PhD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Reversals In Weekly Stock Returns by A. Tezel, PhD, and R. Sharma, PhD Nasdaq stocks provide the highest net returns from a long strategy after a week of declining returns and declining highs and lows. Stock prices with strong momentum during the prior week or month tend to reverse in subsequent weeks. Strong positive (negative) momentum leads to overbought (oversold) conditions, implying a short-term drop (rise) in prices. Here you will see the relationship of weekly return reversal to weekly return consistency as well as to weekly high/low consistency. Stocks with positive (negative) retu...

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