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Article Archive For OCT2011

  • Books for Traders

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Finding #1 Stocks: Screening, Backtesting, And Time-Proven Strategies (300 pages, $49.95 hardcover, 2011, ISBN 978-0-470-90340-7) by Kevin Matras, published by John Wiley & Sons. Learning a better way to pick more profitable stocks is one of the quickest ways to improve your trading. This book shows you how to implement proven trading techniques in your own trading....

  • Explore Your Options

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...What can be done to make the long butterfly strategy more consistently profitable?...

  • 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....

  • 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....

  • High-Frequency Trading With Sang Lee

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Sang Lee is a cofounder of Aite Group and serves as managing partner. Lee, whose expertise lies in the securities and investments vertical growth, has advised global financial institutions, software/hardware vendors, and professional services firms in sellside and buyside electronic trading technology and market structure....

  • Letters To S&C

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Editor, I am looking for more information on the market instrument function, which was described in an article by the same name in your December 2010 issue. Is this forecasting tool built into any trading software?...

  • Market Cycle Dynamics

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Market Cycle Dynamics software for MetaStock (MCD) is the creation of David Knox Barker and is based on years of cycle research....

  • Net Effective Market Activity

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The desire to learn more about the relationships amid price, volume, and open interest has led to a new concept in evaluating futures contracts. Will it work for you?...

  • Opening Position

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For some time, I have been saying that the markets are rallying for reasons unknown and to expect a turnaround in the markets any time. Is it finally here? But when I listen to the financial channels, many are suggesting that this is a temporary pullback and a good time to look for good buying opportunities. But I don't buy that. ...

  • 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....

  • TBO Advanced Chart Pattern Recognition

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Discretionary trading is still the preferred manner of attempting to extract profits from the financial markets for many traders, despite the ever-growing popularity of systems, high-frequency, and algorithmic trading methods. One of the most useful skills for the serious discretionary trader is the ability to accurately scan the markets for technical chart patterns that are close to completion....

  • The JK HiLo Index

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...No single indicator will accurately forecast or coincide with every market top or bottom. Here, two indicators have been combined to form one indicator that can increase your chances of identifying buy or sell points....

  • The Put/Call Ratio And Price Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The put/call ratio and open interest can be used as a leading indicator to predict the next index move. In this, the first part of a three-part series, the put/call ratio is defined and the cyclical phases this indicator goes through....

  • Trade News & Products

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...FXCM, a global online provider of forex trading and related services worldwide, is now offering mobile trading, one-click order execution, and trading from real-time charts....

  • Traders' Resource: Brokerages

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Self-directed traders, as Stocks & Commodities readers usually are, have more choices than ever in their ongoing search for speed, pricing efficiency, and good accounting when it comes to brokerages....

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is Jay Kaeppel's article in this issue, "The JK HiLo Index." Additional Traders' Tips presented here are based on topics of the contributors' choosing. Spreadsheet formulas are already provided in Kaeppel's article. Subscribers will also find the same formulas at the Subscriber's Area of our website, www.Traders.com. Presented here is an overview of possible implementations for other software....

  • VantagePoint 8.6

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...I love to try out new software, especially trading software. I like to open the box and start pushing all the buttons to see what happens. If the software designers are really good, the program will be...

  • Weekly And Monthly Seasonal Cycles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...These two short-term seasonal cycles can give traders an edge....

  • When Worlds Collide

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...?We all get smashed. Here's how exchange traded funds caused the fallout in commodities....








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