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Article Archive For FEB2017

  • Exponential Standard Deviation Bands

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Traders hunt for volatility, but how can you find it? Here's one technique you can apply that'll help you see volatility while a stock is trending...

  • Using Correlation To Trade The S&P 500

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Do you want to trade assets that are positively correlated or are you better off trading assets that move in different ways? Here's a look at how a correlation strategy compares with a moving average crossover strategy and a buy & hold strategy...

  • Seasonal Play In Crude Brings Cheer

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...While OPEC deals are all the talk, the real fundamentals moving crude prices are often predictably cyclical. Here is how to capitalize as we start 2017...

  • A Road Trip With Options Supertraders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here's a way to trade options that allows you to spend less time managing the trade and more time to go on road trips...

  • Interview: Ed Dobson On Transitioning To Independent Trader

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Former futures broker, book publisher, and author Ed Dobson always had a calling for the markets. He never lost that interest or stopped trading, despite becoming busy with his brokerage career and publishing business, knowing that one day he'd get back to trading more actively. Through the years, he continued to study charts, research spreads, write and publish books on trading, and assist his clientele of active traders. He served as a broker at H.S. Kipnis, Harris Upham, Smith Barney, and PaineWebber. He launched Trader's Press in 1975 to connect with traders and to publish educational book...

  • Beyond The Hull With Leavitt Projections

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...They're predictive and have no lag. What are these indicators and where can you find them...

  • Gold - Is it All Glitter?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Where's the middle ground between buy & hold and short-term trading? If you find it, it could help you trade gold better...

  • Product review: NinjaTrader 8 Part1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...NinjaTrader has a dedicated following and for good reason. It is broker independent, the price is attractive, it supports a lot of datafeeds, and it's easy to use. For the benefit of its dedicated followers, NinjaTrader's new release NinjaTrader 8 (NT8) is an evolution of the previous generation. It looks similar to the previous version, which means you don't have to invest a lot of time to learn about its new features, but the technology used to develop it is more powerful than in the previous version, and this is something you'll notice once you start using the product...

  • Volume-Weighted Moving Average Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here's a moving average crossover technique to help spot strong breakout trading patterns in volatile markets...

  • 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: Trade Some, Hold Some...

  • 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: Serial Options...

  • 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: Trading The Spring And Summer Energy Pattern...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Vitali Apirine's article in this issue, "Exponential Standard Deviation Bands". Here, we present the February 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: Stock Trader's Almanac 2017; The Harriman Stock Market Almanac 2017; Option Income Strategy Trade Filters: An In-Depth Article Demonstrating The Use Of Trade Filters To Enhance Returns And Reduce Risk; Trade Financial Markets Like The Pros...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Well, 2016 was an interesting year in so many ways, as were many past years. Yet we brush these years off as something that occurred in the past - something that is history and has nothing to do with what the future holds. Since the US presidential elections, the markets have been on a tear, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average marching toward the 20,000 level...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: MTA Annual Symposium On Technical Analysis; New Earnings Analysis Tools In Thinkorswim Platform; New Features In Chaikin Analytics Stock Research Platform...

  • 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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