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Article Archive For FEB2019

  • FX Advantages And Alternative Opportunities

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Technical analysis is well suited to forex trading, more so than other financial markets. Here's how you can combine technical setups with intermarket analysis to help unearth potential trading opportunities...

  • Volume--Volatility Relationship

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Volume can tell plenty about what to expect in the market. It may be worth your while to keep an eye on what volume is doing. On its own, it's an all-powerful indicator. Combine it with price movement and time, and you may get a trading edge...

  • Computing Expected Returns On Options Strategies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...With the many strategies you can trade, computing expected returns can be tedious. Using one strategy as an example, we look at how calculating maximum profit and loss plus factoring in the probability of profit can identify profitable statistical arbitrage opportunities...

  • How Sentiment And Social Media Breaks The Roof

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Have sentiment and social media data reached a tipping point?...

  • What Can We Learn From Warren Buffett?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Traders can take cues from investors. Here's a look at mimicking what legendary investor Warren Buffett is doing...

  • Sell Relative Strength Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Traders accumulate profits trade by trade, with the goal of maximizing profits. But selloffs happen and when they do, you see significant price drops that are fast. Here's an indicator that uses the profit accumulation size to estimate subsequent selloff size...

  • Interview: Connecting Up With Jared Broad

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Jared Broad is founder and CEO of QuantConnect, an open-source, cloud-based algorithmic trading platform that provides tools to its community of more than 65,000 engineers, data scientists, and quantitative analysts to design and backtest trading strategies. He leads the strategy and vision at QuantConnect, where he and his team work to democratize investing and pioneer the future of finance. QuantConnect's latest project, Alpha Streams, enables quantitative funds to license strategies and alpha-generating insights produced by the QuantConnect community. We interviewed Jared Broad in QuantConn...

  • The Trader's Mindset

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It's not just the mechanical skills that keep you in the game and your account in the black, it's the mental skills as well. Is your mind in the correct state to trade?...

  • Daytrading Pivot Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It turns out that yesterday's news actually can be valuable information. This professional trader explains how...

  • Algo Q&A

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Have a question about system or algo trading? Kevin J. Davey is a full-time trader, and has over 25 years of system trading experience. Send your questions or topic suggestions to Kevin Davey at kdavey@kjtradingsystems.com. Selected questions will appear in a future issue of S&C. This month: Getting Started In Algo Trading...

  • Trading Perspectives

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Rob Friesen is a professional trader and president & COO of Bright Trading (www.stocktrading.com), a proprietary trading firm hosting independent trader/members, an online trading school, and utilizing the StockOdds database (www.stockodds.net). This column shares his thoughts and outlooks on trading, locating opportunity, probabilistic outcome, and maintaining perspective throughout industry changes...

  • 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: Option Selling: Risks And Remedies (Part 1 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: Risks Of Naked Options...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Sylvain Vervoort's article in the August 2018 issue, "The V-Trade, Part 6: Technical Analysis--Divergence Indicators." Here, we present the February 2019 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: Trading Your A Game: Are Feelings Expensive?; Keeping At It: The Quest For Sound Money And Good Governance; Stay The Course: The Story Of Vanguard And The Index Revolution; How To Think About Money: Make Smarter Financial Choices And Squeeze More Happiness Out Of Your Cash...

  • 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: Stiffness Indicator...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Quantacula.Com Introduces Rotation Models; New Trading Psychology Blog; Global Markets Outlook Conference; Cmt Association 46th Annual Symposium, Bloomberg Panel Discussion; Fintech Conference In London...

  • 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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