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Article Archive For MAY2014

  • Books For Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The following selection of book descriptions represents a sampling of recent book releases in the investing field. This month: Cycle Analytics For Traders by John F. Ehlers, The Little Book Of Market Wizards: Lessons From The Greatest Traders by Jack D. Schwager, Stocks For The Long Run, fifth edition, by Jeremy J. Siegel, High Probability Relative Strength Trading by Clif Droke, and The Enlightened Capitalism Manifesto, A Blueprint For A Revitalized America by Henry B. Zimmer....

  • Do You Believe In Magic?

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...How reliable is the link between the Fed's balance sheet and US equities? Find out here....

  • 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: The "sell in May" strategy using options...

  • 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: New data fees to be imposed by the CME Group....

  • 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 column is our means of communication with our readers....

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...One of the most challenging tasks when looking at the markets is trying to determine what you should focus on....

  • Product review: VectorVest 7.0

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...VectorVest 7 (US version) is a subscription-based stock analysis and portfolio-management software program that provides the active trader or investor with a wide array of powerful tools to analyze, sort, rank, and graph stocks from a database of more than 8,000 stocks with more than 16 years of data....

  • 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: Trading setups and whether they are quantifiable....

  • Range Expansions & Contractions, Part 3

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In this third and final part of a series that looks at expansions & contractions to gauge divergences, we look at how to apply the Chartmill bull indicator to trading....

  • Swing Trading With Sylvain Vervoort

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Sylvain Vervoort was involved with computers and software since the early days of microcomputing. He has always been fascinated by computer hardware, computer programming, and later on, technical analysis of the stock market. Many of his S&C articles over the years have received our Readers' Choice Award in the "favorite articles" category. We interviewed him about how to profit from swings in the market...

  • The Real Reason Traders Lose Money (And What To Do About It)

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Why do traders lose money? The answer may surprise you. Here's a look at the core of the problem and how you can arrive at a profitable strategy....

  • The Truth About Stock Trading And Chat Rooms

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If you think that joining a trading or chat room will show you how to trade like traders on Wall Street, think again. Here's what you should really be doing....

  • 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 Forex Models, WallStreetWindow.com, Become A Better Trader, Zentraders.net, TradeStation, and FundSeeder.com....

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Donald W. Pendergast Jr.'s article "A Trading Method For The Long Haul," which appeared in the 2014 Bonus Issue. Here we present this month's Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various software...

  • Trading Signals With Darknet Channels

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...How can patterns not be visible to the naked eye when the chart is in front of you? You'll be surprised. Here's a process that identifies such patterns and identifies trading signals....

  • Wilder's RSI: Extending The Time Horizon

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The relative strength index (RSI) is a popular indicator among traders, but how do you figure out how many price bars to include in its calculation, or how high is high, or how low is low? Here's one way to do it....







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