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Article Archive For OCT2014

  • Equivolume & Candlesticks: Together At Last

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...It's the best of both worlds. Find out how this new and improved charting tool -- the Arms Candlevolume -- can help you identify where the strength is in any market....

  • The Trouble With Triangles

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Have you traded ascending, descending, or symmetrical triangles and lost money when the trend reversed? Here's a look at how often triangle patterns fail....

  • Exploring Charting Techniques: Demystifying Support & Resistance, Part 4

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...There are so many possible support and resistance levels on a chart. How do you know which ones to use? How do you apply them? Here in this fourth part of an ongoing series on charting techniques, we take out some of the mystery....

  • Steve Ruffley Of iView Charts

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Ruffley is CEO of www.iViewcharts.com, Chief Market Strategist at www.Intertrader.com, and creator of www.TraderMaker.com and TraderMaker Pro software. He's the author of The Ruff Guide To Trading (due to be published in late 2014). He has presented more than 550 live webinars on trading and holds weekly trading clinics at www.FXstreet.com. We spoke with him about the importance of setting expectations before trading and how he looks at charts....

  • Introducing The Open Collar

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...When the price of a stock you are holding keeps moving higher and higher to the point where you are sure a pullback will occur, do you continue holding your position, do you close it, or are there other alternatives? Here's one technique you can apply when faced with such a scenario....

  • An Alternative Methodology

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Geometric technical analysis is something that technical analysts have been slow to embrace. Here's a look at how it can be effectively applied to your trading. Who knows; you may find it worthy of consideration....

  • Beating The Market

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Is it possible? Here's a simple trend-following approach that can beat the market over time and should be considered as part of any investor's plan....

  • 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. This month: Year-end plays....

  • 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: Choosing a futures brokerage....

  • 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, he provides some option-trading lessons from the poker machine....

  • Product review: Chaikin Analytics For Desktop And iPad

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Here, S&C Contributing Writer Barbara Star takes a look at this subscription-based ratings and research analytics service for stocks, industries, and exchange traded funds (ETFs)....

  • Traders' Tips

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...For this month's Traders' Tips, the focus is mainly Sylvain Vervoort's article from the September 2014 issue, "Exploring Charting Techniques: Creating A Trading Strategy, Part 3." Here we present the October 2014 Traders' Tips code with possible implementations in various softwar...

  • 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 ...The markets are complicated and chaotic, yet people have a natural tendency to feel confident that they can conquer them and make money. While confidence is a positive trait, it can also have a negative effect when it comes to the financial markets....

  • 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 AlgoTrades and EquaMetrics; eSignal and Market Prophit; NinjaTrader and SharkIndicators; and DayTradingForecasts.com and MoneyTide.com....

  • 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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