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Article Archive For MAR2016

  • Where Price Action Meets Momentum Trading

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Often, traders blindly place trades based on expected price moves derived from specific price patterns. But we know too well that price patterns can fail. How do you know when a price pattern will respect the price action rules? Find out here...

  • A New Method For Picking Stocks Using P/E Multiples

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Using screening criteria that incorporates stock valuation variables can prove to be an asset to a technical analyst. Here's an intuitive and simple technique you can incorporate into your stock selection process...

  • ADX Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Breakouts are a popular method to trade with, but how do you differentiate between strong and weak breakouts? This professional daytrader demonstrates one method of identifying breakouts that could make a difference...

  • Analyze Volume With S&P 500 Sectors

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When the Fed meets, the world watches. Does action in the various S&P 500 sectors show any indication of what may happen based on their supply & demand areas? Let's find out...

  • Trading Expectancy

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Selecting what to trade and timing your trades are only one piece of the trading puzzle. One often ignored and misunderstood piece is that of expectancy. Here's how you should look at expectancy...

  • Reacting To Market Moves, Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...What approach can lead to success in technical trading, in spite of all the cognitive biases we can have that were discussed in part 1 of this two-part article? Here in this second part, we try to answer that question by comparing what humans do in the market versus what the character Spock from "Star Trek" might...

  • Interview: Using Options With Price Headley

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Price Headley was inducted into the Traders' Library Traders' Hall of Fame in 2007 and is the founder of BigTrends.com, which provides investors with specific, real-time stock and option strategies and investment education to profit from significant market trends. Price has appeared regularly on CNBC and Fox News, and in a variety of print and online financial news outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes, Investor's Business Daily, and USA Today. Price also speaks regularly to investment audiences nationwide and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder and a Ch...

  • The Reckoning

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Dow theory, revisited. Yes, this concept from a century ago still applies to today's markets...

  • Quick-Scan: TradeShark Add-On Indicators

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Larry Williams and Ralph Vince are well-known traders and authors. Both are offering exclusive indicators in TradeShark, a platform that employs neural network technology to generate technical indicators that offer short-term price and trend forecasts...

  • Q&A

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Confused about some aspect of trading? Professional trader Rob Friesen, president & COO of Bright Trading (www.stocktrading.com), an equity trading corporation, answers a few of your questions. This month: Trading As A Business...

  • 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: Hedging Stock Risk With Futures (Part 1 of 2)...

  • Explore Your Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Got a question about options? Tom Gentile started his trading career on the floor of the American Stock Exchange in 1994. He has appeared on many financial TV and radio shows, as well as hosting a weekly talk show himself, and has co-authored many books on the markets. He can be found at www.tomgentile.com. This month: Moneyness And The Math Of Options...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Ken Calhoun's article in this issue, "ADX Breakouts". Here, we present the March 2016 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: Stock Trader's Almanac 2016; Trading Psychology 2.0: From Best Practices To Best Processes; Algorithmic And High-Frequency Trading; The Forex Trading Course: A Self-Study Guide To Becoming A Successful Currency Trader, second edition...

  • 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: Ergodic Candlestick Oscillator, Higher Highs & Lower Lows, Failing Successfully, More...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When markets move significantly in a direction opposite to that of their current move, it's always interesting to see how Wall Street analysts sing their tune. If a bullish market turns bearish, such as what we saw in January 2016...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Vectorvest Partners With Tradestation For Trade Execution, Free Market Analytics Platform...

  • 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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