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Article Archive For FEB2021

  • Trend Strength: Measuring The Duration Of A Trend

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Getting a good reading on trend strength is an important and useful metric to have when trading. Here, we introduce a new technique that makes use of a less common approach to measuring the strength of a trend...

  • Dynamic Support And Resistance

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here's how you can use the principles of random walk theory to develop volatility-based dynamic support and resistance lines that can be useful in either oscillating or trending markets...

  • A Unified Theory Of The Markets: RSI And Dynamic Clip Levels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...As a follow-up to our recent article that presented a market model called the UTM, here we dive deeper into some of the details that are used as inputs to the model. This market model provides a perspective on the strength of the buying/selling forces and their market impact...

  • Three Undeniable Truths Of Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...What every trader should know...

  • Interview: A Conversation With Urban Jaekle

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Urban Jaekle has been trading stocks since 1995 and futures since 2000. He is coauthor of Trading Systems: A New Approach To System Testing And Portfolio Optimization (2019, second edition) along with Emilio Tomasini. He worked on the trading floor of the CME in S&P 500 futures, and for several years he traded his strategies for a German fund. He now regularly shares his experiences in building robust trading systems in books, seminars, and video, and he is launching a signal service for US stocks. We conversed with him about strategy development and more...

  • Approaching Swing Trading In Forex

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The principles of swing trading in forex vary only slightly from swing trading in any other market. Here are some basic steps you can use to put yourself on the path toward mastering swing trading, particularly for the forex market...

  • Sustainable Investing As A Tool For Impact

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here, we present some thoughts from a young investor on the topics of sustainable investing and impact investing...

  • Using The Commodity Channel Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The commodity channel index (CCI) is a popular indicator developed by Donald Lambert and first published in an edition of Commodities magazine in 1980. It is named the CCI because Lambert developed the index to help him identify cyclical turns in the commodities market. Since then it has gained popularity for its versatility, as it can be applied to stocks, currencies, and indexes...

  • Ratio Of Red To Green Candles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...One of the most important skills to develop as an active trader is to know when to scale out of a position to lock in profits once price action starts to reverse...

  • 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: In The Margins...

  • 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 Can Small Traders Reduce Leverage In Their Commodity Speculations...

  • 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: Stock Accumulation With Help From Options...

  • 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...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Richard Poster's article in this issue, "Trend Strength: Measuring The Duration Of A Trend". Here, we present the February 2021 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: The Psychology Of Money: Timeless Lessons On Wealth, Greed, And Happiness; Bulletproof Trader: Evidence-Based Strategies For Overcoming Setbacks And Sustaining High Performance In The Markets; When the Fund Stops: The Untold Story Behind The Downfall Of Neil Woodford, Britain's Most Successful Fund Manager; Technical Analysis And Stock Market Profits (Harriman Definitive Edition)...

  • 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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