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Article Archive For JAN2018

  • The CAM Indicator For Trends And Countertrends

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Prices are always moving - up, sideways, down; they pull back, and change direction. What are some hints that conditions are changing? Here's a look at how you can use patterns that appear in indicators and add an indicator to help identify the changing conditions of stock prices...

  • Profit-Taking And Resets Part 1: Trend-Following

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In this first part of a two-part series, we look at long-term trends and different ways to take profits and reenter trades...

  • Energy Sector and S&P 500: A Look At Pairwise Correlation

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Can you develop a trading strategy out of a correlation pattern between two assets? Here we analyze the movement of the S&P 500 index with its various sectors to find out if any correlation patterns stand out...

  • Two For The Price Of One

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here's how you can enhance a momentum indicator to show momentum and congestion...

  • Measuring Risk With The Normalized Risk Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Risk - there are many ways to measure it, but how effective are they? Here's one measure that is versatile and suitable for just about any type of risk profile...

  • Dip One Toe Into The Forex Pond

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It's one thing to learn the theory behind forex trading but another to apply it in the markets. Here's a step-by-step approach...

  • Interview: Master The Markets With Gatis And Grayson Roze

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When you live and breathe the markets, it's not unusual to be a big influence on your family. Because of his deep interest in the financial markets, Gatis Roze had an impact on spreading that passion to his son Grayson. The two have a special bond because of this common interest. From that they've formed a respectful relationship that has led them to coauthor a book and collaborate in their efforts to educate investors to take control of their financial assets. STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with this father and son team to hear what they had to say about their exper...

  • Quick-Scan: Market Timer App

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It isn't often a customer likes a product so much he decides to buy the company. But that is exactly what Jerry McFarland did when the original owners of Best Choice software retired. Rather than see a company so well-known to those interested in seasonal and short-term trading disappear, McFarland, a longtime and profitable Best Choice software user, proceeded to revamp the program and send it to the cloud, where its new interface can be accessed globally...

  • Socially Responsible ETF Investing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Are you interested in learning more about using exchange traded funds (ETFs) in your trading? Leslie N. Masonson, an active ETF trader, is president of Cash Management Resources, a financial consulting firm that focuses on ETF strategies. He is the author of Buy-Don't Hold: Investing With ETFs Using Relative Strength To Increase Returns With Less Risk; and All About Market Timing, as well as Day Trading On The Edge. His website is www.buydonthold.com, where he writes a weekly blog. To submit topics for future columns, reach him at lesmasonson@yahoo.com...

  • Daytrading ADX Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Would you like to know about a technical indicator that provides a consistent way to spot volatile breakouts in a timely manner? This tool may be sitting right in front of you. If you aren't already using the ADX, here's how to use it to determine whether a breakout is strong enough for a daytrade entry...

  • 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: Choosing A Broker...

  • 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: Introducing A New Host For Explore Your Options...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Barbara Star's article in this issue, "The CAM Indicator For Trends And Countertrends." Here, we present the January 2018 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various softwa...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Patterns - traders anxiously try to find some meaning in them when analyzing price charts. Take Fibonacci numbers, for example. They're one sequence traders are obsessed with. They can be placed on a chart as lines or arcs drawn from highs and lows just so we can see how prices react at those various levels. Not that we'll ever know what prices will do, but it's the intrigue that keeps us coming back...

  • 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 Art And Science Of Trading: Course Workbook; Integrated Pitchfork Analysis: Basic To Intermediate Level; Smart Portfolios...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Wealth365 Summit; Semi-Automated Trading Added To Trading Course...

  • 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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