STOCKS & COMMODITIES magazine. The Traders' Magazine

Article Archive For MAR2018

  • Recursive Median Filters

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Impulsive noise spikes or extreme price or volume data are not unusual in the financial markets and these extreme values can throw off your averaging calculations. How can you set up a data filter to remove these extreme price movements? This STOCKS & COMMODITIES Contributing Editor shows you a way to handle this by using a filter that discards all data except the median value...

  • The V-Trade Part 1: Five Basic Trading Rules

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Technical analysis, money management, and trading rules--these are the three basic components to a technically based trading system. But even if you've got these three components down, you still need to stay alert to...

  • How To Trade Volatility

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Volatility can be a trader's best friend, but trading volatility can be tricky. Here we look at an indicator that has a negative correlation with the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) and could help you identify when volatility could increase...

  • Through The Stratosphere On The @NQ

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A system that gives you exceptional results is a keeper. But when you come up with one that gives even better results, it becomes a "keeper to the power of two." Find out how this author came up with this stellar strate...

  • Interview: Put Option Selling With Lee Lowell

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...With 26 years of options trading under his belt, including trading crude oil and natural gas contracts on the floor of the NYMEX, Lee Lowell has figured out a way to conservatively trade options so traders can earn a steady income. You can find more about his strategies in his book Get Rich With Options and from his website www.smartoptionseller.com. He also publishes a newsletter, which includes trade recommendations and answers to subscriber questions. STOCKS & COMMODITIES Editor Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan spoke with Lee Lowell on January 11, 2018 to hear more about his put option selling strat...

  • Gain International Exposure Through ETFs

    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...

  • Quick-Scan: VantagePoint 10

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...My first experience as a trader with VantagePoint Software came in 2007 when I became a customer, just one year before the markets crashed during the Great Recession. Since that tumultuous time, I have used every new version of VantagePoint...

  • Bull Flag Swing Trading Breakouts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Missed your entry on a big breakout? A trend continuation could give you a second chance. Here's how to spot a pattern that gives you the opening you need...

  • 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: The Probabilities On Regret...

  • 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: What Do We Need To Know About Bitcoin Futures? (Part 1 Of 2)...

  • 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: Starting Out In Options...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is John Ehlers' article in this issue, "Recursive Median Filters." Here, we present the March 2018 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: Derivatives Markets And Analysis; Pitch The Perfect Investment: The Essential Guide To Winning On Wall Street; The Investment Trusts Handbook 2018; The Smart Financial Advisor: How Financial Advisors Can Thrive By Embracing Fintech And Goals-Based Investing...

  • 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: Insights Into Pair-Wise Correlation; Article Code At Website; Thanks For The Education...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Dow 25,000--that was a big deal and before you could digest that, Dow 26,000 came along. What's behind this what-appears-to-be never-ending rally? Not even a short-lived government shutdown slows this market down...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Chartpattern Seminar, April 21; Forex & Money Expo 2018; Quantacula LLC Releases Trading Model Product Suite; TD Ameritrade Launches Live Broadcast Financial Network...

  • 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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