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Article Archive For FEB2016

  • Profiting With Delta Neutral Positions

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Trading delta neutral positions is a strategy that is used by professional and nonprofessional traders to produce profits with reduced risk. The idea is to remove the directional component from the position so that profits can be made whether the underlying moves up or down. Here's how to construct delta neutral positions...

  • Higher Highs & Lower Lows

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Spotting emerging trends, defining correction periods, and anticipating reversals can benefit your trading in many ways. Here's a look at a trading system that uses momentum indicators to define trend direction...

  • Top Three Indicators For Your 2016 Trades (And Beyond)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...You'll have more confidence in the trades you place if you use the right combination of confirming indicators. Need a good set to get started with? Here are three you can use to help get your trading geared up for the new year...

  • Moving Average Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Welcome to a new column on techniques for active traders. Each month, this daytrader and founder of TradeMastery.com will cover topics such as momentum trading, breakout trading, and other technical analysis-based techniques. This month, you'll learn an updated trading technique with specific, actionable technical analysis, and you'll also learn how to identify and manage the trade from start to finish...

  • Understanding Price Movement With Fausto Pugliese

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Fausto Pugliese is the CEO of Cyber Trading University, which he founded in 1995. Pugliese began his career on Wall Street as a stockbroker and was one of the first independent traders to take advantage of the Direct Access Trading technology boom that started in 1987. Cyber Trading University offers both onsite and online trading courses with stocks, forex, and options programs. Pugliese is the author of How To Beat Market Makers At Their Own Game: Uncovering The Mysteries Of Level II...

  • Why Do Traders Love Binary Options?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The reason traders love binary options is simple. Most pitfalls that cause a trader to fail can be avoided with binary options. This gives the trader a greater chance of success. Most traders fail for one or more of the following reasons...

  • Reacting To Market Moves, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The reason we make counterproductive trading decisions is because of our biases and flawed intuition. In this first part of a two-part series, we analyze and try to understand these trading behaviors so we can avoid costly mistakes and become more effective traders...

  • Stop Shooting Yourself In The Foot

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The idea of following the trend is nothing new, yet we often tend to ignore it. Here's why you shouldn't...

  • Quick-Scan: The Money Calendar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Money Calendar, one of the products offered by Tom Gentile (an option trader and regular contributor this magazine especially by way of our monthly Explore Your Options column), finds the top 250 stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) that make consistent moves on a specific date or time period...

  • 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: Edges Come, Edges Go. Make the Most of Them While They Are in Your Hands...

  • 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: Financial Disclosure For Account Holders: Does It Go Too Far?...

  • 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: Taking The Leap - What are LEAPS and how will they benefit you?...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Vitali Apirine's article in this issue, "Higher Highs & Lower Lows." Here, we present the February 2016 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various softwa...

  • 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: Trading The Loonie, follow-ups...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Our lives move forward based on the decisions we make, and we make a lot of them each day. The same goes for trading -- our success is directly correlated to whether we make the right decisions or not...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Fidelity Launches Fidelity App For Apple TV, Market Technicians Association Announces Dates For 2016 Annual Symposium...

  • 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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