STOCKS & COMMODITIES magazine. The Traders' Magazine

Article Archive For MAY2016

  • Zero In On The MACD

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Do you find that you trade more than you'd like to while a market is trending? Here's a variation on the moving average convergence/divergence you can use to keep you in trending markets longer so you can capture more of a trend...

  • Trading SPY 30-Minute Bars With SAR

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...In this second part of a two-part article, we look at which combination of performance metrics gives you strategy inputs that produce good trading results...

  • Optimizing Your Strategies

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When you come up with a new trading idea, you can develop it into a strategy. Then you backtest it and try to optimize it for the best variables and parameters. How do you go about doing that, and how do you get the best financial outcome from this process? Here, we'll cover how to optimize a strategy and how to evaluate the potential profitability of it...

  • ATR Breakout Entries

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...How do you know when a breakout is truly a breakout? The more confirming indicators you have, the better. Here are two indicators you can use to identify true breakouts, and if you have even more confirming signals, there's a strong chance you'll make profitable trades...

  • Follow The Trend With Dave Landry

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...David Landry has been actively trading the markets since the early 1990s. He is author of Dave Landry On Swing Trading, Dave Landry's 10 Best Swing Trading Patterns & Strategies, and The Layman's Guide To Trading Stocks. His books have been translated into Korean, Russian, Italian, French, Japanese, and Chinese. He has made several television appearances, has written articles for Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities, Active Trader, Currency Trader, Traders Journal-Singapore, and TRADERS'. He has been publishing daily web-based commentary on technical trading since 1997. He has spoken at ...

  • VIX: Managing Financial Armageddon!

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...If the VIX breaks out of its normal 20-30 range, how can you manage the spike in volatility and still make money? Here are some options to consider...

  • Richard Demille Wyckoff Part 2

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are no shortcuts to becoming a successful trader. In this second of a five-part series about Richard D. Wyckoff, we look at how persistence and determination played a role in his trading career...

  • Everything You Need To Know About Investing

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...You probably already know what you need to know, but here's a reminder and common-sense reasons why the rules hold true...

  • Quick-Scan: The Wizard

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...A product that runs the gamut from stocks to exchange traded funds (ETFs) all the way to futures and forex is a good find. The Wizard has been meeting this need for over seven years...

  • 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: More On The 80/20 Rule...

  • 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: Price Data Fees For Commodities...

  • 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: What Not To Trade...

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Barbara Star's article in this issue, "Zero In On The MACD." Here, we present the May 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: Adaptive Asset Allocation; Day Trading And Swing Trading The Currency Market; The Institutional ETF Toolbox; Tensile Trading: The 10 Essential Stages Of Stock Market Mastery; Handbook Of High-Frequency Trading And Modeling In Finance...

  • 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: Picking Stocks Using P/E Multiples, Money Flow Oscillator...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Who doesn't love a trending market? You can get into trades, hold them for a while, sell them when you think the trend is reversing, and make some decent money. Sounds easy enough until you start trading...

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The Trade News & Products section presents announcements of new or updated products related to the trading industry. This month: Discovery Tools For Trade Setups, Analytics Based On 13f Filings, Annual Option Training Retreat, Market Data Desktop 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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