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Article Archive For JUL2006

  • Books For Traders by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (92-93): Books For Traders by Technical Analysis, Inc. The Essentials Of Trading: From The Basics To Building A Winning Strategy (300 pages, $60 hardcover, 2006, ISBN 0-471-79063-X) by John Forman, published by John Wiley & Sons. "Buy low. Sell high." It sounds easy, but the reality is very different. Changing market trends can make for turbulent trading. Lack of concentration can lead to costly mistakes. This book is written for those just beginning their journey into trading and provides a base of knowledge from which you can develop trading methods, systems, a...

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (32): Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief options strategist at Optionetics (www.optionetics.com), an education and publishing firm dedicated to teaching investors how to minimize their risk while maximizing profits using options. To submit a question, post it to our website at http://Message-Boards.Traders.com. Answers will be posted there, and selected questions will appear in a future issue of S&C. TRAILING STOP Q: Can you explain what a trailing stop is? A: To do that, first, I have to explain what a st...

  • Forex Focus: Major FX: Dollar, Euro, Pound by Shyam G. Devani

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (16-20): Forex Focus: Major FX: Dollar, Euro, Pound by Shyam G. Devani Access to foreign exchange trading has opened up exciting trading options for the retail trader. You can now trade alongside corporations and institutions in a highly liquid market that is global, traded around the clock, and highly leveraged. Before jumping into this market, however, we must understand the factors that affect the forex market. With that in mind, STOCKS & COMMODITIES has introduced Forex Focus to better prepare the retail trader to participate in the currency market. What do F...

  • Get That Edge In Your Trading by Clem Chambers

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (58-61): Get That Edge In Your Trading by Clem Chambers When knowing the bid and ask is not enough, electronic order books like NASDAQ TotalView can give retail traders the tools to succeed. There is no such thing as too much information when it comes to investing and trading. On a level playing field, if used in trading, our money will simply earn a little more than if it were parked in a certificate of deposit. Not many of us would go to the expense and trouble of speculation if that were the case, and for every trader happy to live without alpha?, there are a ...

  • Interview: Michael "Trader Mike" Seneadza: From Swing Trading to Daytrading by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (62-67): Interview: Michael "Trader Mike" Seneadza: From Swing Trading to Daytrading by J. Gopalakrishnan Atlanta, GA?based independent stock trader Michael Seneadza received a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, but he started swing trading for a living in 1999 after working in the information systems industry for nine years. He launched his well-received blog at his website, TraderMike.net, in 2003, providing daily market commentary and education material. Last year, he pulled another switch, shifting from swing trading...

  • Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (22-30): Is Overnight Trading A New Way To Daytrade? by Thomas K. Carr, Ph.D. Is the pattern daytrading regulation an obstacle to your daytrading? There may be a way around it. On September 28, 2001, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) imposed pattern daytrading regulations on all trading accounts less than $25,000. These new rules prohibited undercapitalized traders from daytrading more than twice in any given five-day period. But "necessity is the mother of invention," so I set to work on finding a way to skirt the SEC rules. It was then I came up with...

Letters To S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc.

Opening Position by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

  • Q&A by Don Bright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (72): Q&A by Don Bright SINCE YOU ASKED Confused about some aspect of trading? Professional trader Don Bright of Bright Trading (www.stocktrading.com), an equity trading corporation, answers a few of your questions. To submit a question, post your question to our website at http:// Message-Boards.Traders.com. Answers will be posted there, and selected questions will appear in a future issue of S&C. ZERO-SUM GAME OR NOT? Q: Could one of you academics who believe the stock market is a zero-sum game explain this idea? I think if you believe the market is a zero-su...

The Power Of Implied Volatility by Sam Bhugaloo

  • The Wilson Relative Price Channel by Leon Wilson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (48-52): The Wilson Relative Price Channel by Leon Wilson Several indicators quantify the relationship between price action and strength. Here's one adapted from the relative strength index. For technical analysis to adapt and change, you as the trader must understand the environment in which you operate and be able to think about the strategies and tools to apply. Such analysis will allow your trading style to evolve and you will develop a deeper appreciation for market behavior. In order to do so, however, you need to question the source of information and the...

Traders' Resource: Newsletters And Publications by Technical Analysis, Inc.

  • Traders' Tips by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (74-82): Traders' Tips by Technical Analysis, Inc. Here is this month's selection of Traders' Tips, contributed by various developers of technical analysis software, all to help readers more easily implement some of the strategies presented in this issue. This month code has been provided for Leon Wilson's article "The Wilson Relative Price Channel", which transforms J. Welles Wilder's relative strength index (RSI) into a set of price channels. Wilson's formulas are presented for TradeStation, MetaStock, eSignal, AIQ, Wealth-Lab, AmiBroker, NeuroShell Trader, Neo...

  • Websites For Traders: The Big Picture by David Penn

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:7 (96-98): Websites For Traders: The Big Picture by David Penn THE BIG PICTURE http://bigpicture.typepad.com Think Jim Cramer is the only former hedge-fund gunner turned media star who's got a flair for language? ""Last week, I jokingly referred to the notion that the Tax Cuts Crashed Market. It was a tongue-in-cheek reference to the foolish notion of ascribing a single causative factor to the elaborately intricate dance that defines daily market action ? I guess I shouldn't have been surprised when the talking point went out and Fox News blamed the market drop o...

Working Money: Going Forward Using Stock Screeners by Sharon Yamanaka

Working Money: Paper Money And Its Promises by David Penn







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