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Article Archive For MAR2014

  • A Fundamental Lesson For The Technically Minded

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For decades, there have been two major schools of thought when it comes to stocks. First came the fundamental analysts, who believe that stock prices are a product of revenues and earnings. Then came the technicians, who believe that all they need to know is contained in stock charts. Here, we look at how the two methodologies come together....

  • Books For Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The following selection of book descriptions represents a sampling of recent book releases in the investing field. Presented here: The Master Trader: Birinyi's Secrets To Understanding The Market + website, Stock Trader's Almanac 2014, Trading For Dummies, 3rd edition, The Part-Time Trader: Trading Stock As A Part-Time Venture + website, Jim Cramer's Get Rich Carefully....

  • Expansions & Contractions, Part 1

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Every trader wants to be able to predict price moves. But we know that it's impossible to do so. Instead, focus on finding high-probability setups and manage them well. In this first part of a three-part series, we'll look at how to identify these profitable setups....

  • Explore Your Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Got a question about options? Tom Gentile is the chief option 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 for our Explore Your Options column, 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. This month: Rules for options traders....

  • Fading The Big Moves

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Whenever we see a big move in the markets, it's bound to catch our attention. But how do we protect our capital during such big moves, or better yet, profit from them? Find out here....

  • 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: Strangling for profits, part 3....

  • 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....

  • 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 month: letters about swing tading and opening a trading firm....

  • Navigating Price Mountains

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When stock prices start climbing or forming a price mountain, it's tempting to want to get in on the action. But should you buy a stock that's forming a mountain?...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...An introduction to this issue from our Editor....

  • Product review: Insiders Guide To Trading Weekly Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Set of four DVDs contains the recordings of a four-day course that John Carter of Simpler_Options.com taught in September 2013....

  • Product review: MetaStock XIII

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Designed to support real-time intraday or end-of-day (EOD) trading....

  • Q&A

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...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. This month: Indicators - what good are they?...

  • The DJIA Is A Fata Morgana

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Complexity Of It All - Here's an interesting perspective on the oldest stock index in the US....

  • Timing The Market With Pairs Logic

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Fundamentally different strategies, drawing from a broad set of markets, will offer better risk protection during times of market stress than any one strategy, regardless of the markets selected for the portfolio. In this article, you will get an overview of a timing method that you can implement in your trading, followed by the mechanics of that system....

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section each month presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month, we present announcements from BollingerBands.com, Brooks Trading Course, AbleSys, NinjaTrader, TradingView, and Trendpro.com....

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Perry Kaufman's article in this issue, "Timing The Market With Pairs Logic." Here we present the March 2014 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various softwar...

  • Trading Like An Insider With Guy Cohen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Guy Cohen is a leading innovator in financial trading. He is the creator of the options volatility indicator (OVI) and the FlagTrader and OptionEasy trading tools. He is the author of the best-selling trading books The Insider Edge, Options Made Easy, The Bible of Options Strategies, and Volatile Markets Made Easy. With a master's in business administration in finance from the Cass Business School of London, he trades both stocks and options using his academic background as the foundation for his trading methods. He has extensive experience in trading and analyzing both the US and UK derivativ...

  • Trend Switching With ETFs

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Given the volatility in the markets, you need to know when to get into a trade and when to get out. The use of ETFs has made this easier. Find out how....








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