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Article Archive For MAY2007

  • Books For Traders by Technical Analysis, Inc.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (92): Books For Traders by Technical Analysis, Inc. Chart Your Way To Profits (410 pages, $70 hardcover, 2007, ISBN 978-0-470-04350-9) by Tim Knight, published by John Wiley & Sons. Making money in today's market isn't easy, but with the right approach, you can succeed. In this book you are shown how to use the powerful technology available online in conjunction with technical analysis to analyze markets and make the most profitable trading decisions. You will be introduced to online charts and how to perform your own analysis. You will become familiar with some o...

  • Calendar Spreads With Dan Sheridan by John A. Sarkett

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (18-26): Calendar Sprerads With Dan Sheridan by John A. Sarkett In the first part of a series based on a seminar on option strategies with Dan Sheridan, we take a look at calendar spreads. Options and seminars go together like yin and yang, baseball and hot dogs, Abbott and Costello. Can't separate ?em, wouldn't want to. Ten or more years ago, some of the prominent seminars focused on straightforward strategies like put selling or vertical spreads. In a surging NASDAQ market, these one-day affairs served their purpose in helping retail stock traders become more k...

Charting Cramer: GS And MO by David Penn

  • Explore Your Options by Tom Gentile

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (61): 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. STRADDLES AND STRANGLES I've been looking at some straddles and strangles on stocks that I think will see an...

  • Forex Focus: Gann And Forex by Cornelius Luca

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (12-16): Forex Focus: Gann And Forex by Cornelius Luca 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. Famed stocks and commodit...

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (57): Futures For You by Dan O'Neil INSIDE THE FUTURES WORLD Want to learn how the futures markets really work? Dan O'Neil, a principal at online futures and forex broker XPRESSTRADE (www.xpresstrade.com), responds to your questions about today's futures markets. 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. MAY I TAKE YOUR ORDER? I'm just getting started trading futures and I'm confused about all of the different orders ava...

  • Interview: Lee Lowell by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (62-68): Interview: Lee Lowell by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan Having spent six years as an option market maker on the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange, Mt. Vernon Research commodities trading expert Lee Lowell is one of very few privy to the rare insider tips and secrets that the pros use every day to make money. In his new book Get Rich With Options: Four Winning Strategies Straight From The Exchange Floor, he reveals the strategies he uses to churn out profits for him in the option arena. And using real-life examples of actual trades, Lowell shows how to us...

Letters to S&C by Technical Analysis, Inc.

  • Managing Dynamic Portfolios by Kevin Morgan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (46-56): Managing Dynamic Portfolios by Kevin Morgan Here's how to build an automated trading system that reselects its preferred trading symbols on a recurring basis. Computerized trading system development and execution platforms are oriented around trading a single or fixed set of stock, index, or commodity symbols. Backtesting, walk-forward testing, and real-time incremental execution occur against this fixed symbol set. Changing the set is a manual process, and the backtesting and generation of integrated results for a sequence of different symbol portfolios...

Moving Averages: Long On Talk, Short On Action by Anthony Trongone, Ph.D.

Opening Position by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan

  • Options Arbitrage by Jesse Chen

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (58-60): Options Arbitrage by Jesse Chen What is arbitrage? Is it really for you? Of all the option analysis strategies, arbitrage trades seem to be one of the most intriguing and elusive strategies. Arbitrage is defined as the buying and selling of a financial instrument in order to profit from the price differential. This traditionally occurs between two different exchanges, possibly between a domestic and foreign exchange where one exchange has not adjusted for the constantly changing currency rates. Arbitrage was made famous in the movie Rogue Trader, in whic...

  • Q&A by Don Bright

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (44): 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. BASING MY TRADES I don't know what to base my trades off since there is no specialist to follow. Are there guys still making money based on specialist prints? You ne...

  • Timing The Market With COTS by Alex Roslin

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:5 (34-37): Timing The Market With COTS by Alex Roslin Who says you can't time trades using the Commitments of Traders reports? This COTS-based mechanical system beat the NASDAQ by 728 percentage points -- with only one trade needed per year. Ever wonder what the smart money is doing in the markets? How do the folks with the best information and deepest pockets invest their wealth? A handful of analysts and traders have found an interesting way to tell. It's called the Commitments Of Traders report, and its devoted fans say the report is the closest to a holy grail o...

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