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  • Are Leveraged Sector ETFs For You? by L.A. Little

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Are Leveraged Sector ETFs For You? by L.A. Little Find out if you can include these products in your list of tradables. IN 1992, the American Stock Exchange (Amex) petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission (Sec) to create a standalone index-ba

  • Breadth Statistics: What Do They Tell You? by Tom McClellan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 22:12 (68-72): Breadth Statistics: What Do They Tell You? by Tom McClellan Let's revisit the advance/decline line. Advance/decline (A/D) statistics have been used since 1926, when they were first analyzed by Col. Leonard Ayres a

Can Price Patterns Be Objective Tools? Recognia's Kathryn St. John Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan a

  • Can Stock Fundamentals Protect You? by Lewis Carl Mokrasch, Ph.D.

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Can Stock Fundamentals Protect You? by Lewis Carl Mokrasch, Ph.D. To use fundamental information to find the characteristics of crash-proof stocks, I correlated the price action of stocks during the October 1987 crash with their fundamental statistics.

Futues For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner OPTIONS OR FUTURES? Should I be trading commodity options or commodity futures? This is a difficult question to answer because it is a decision that traders must make based on their tolerance for risk, their personalit

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner COMMODITIES AND RECESSIONS Is it safe to invest in commodities during an economic recession? Given the economic turmoil we are experiencing, I have been asked this question often. Before I answer, there are a few point

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner CONTANGO! In futures industry language, what does "contango" mean? Commentators often use contango in reference to the commodity markets because it sounds exciting. The true meaning of the word is less than thrilling;

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner AS AN INDEPENDENT TRADER I am currently trading with my own money on futures (commodities, indexes, interest rates, currencies, for about 10 years) and would like to start trading with larger accounts. My performance ov

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner BUTTERFLY VS. CONDOR What is the difference between an iron butterfly and a condor? Before examining the discrepancies between these strategies along with their advantages and disadvantages, let me note that option ter

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner FULL SERVICE OR SELF SERVICE? Should I use a full-service futures and option broker or trade for myself online? This is a decision that is often made with little research or thought but has the potential to have the bi

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WHAT DO GAP TRADERS WANT? What exactly are gap traders looking for? For those unfamiliar with gap trading, a price gap occurs when there is a significant difference in the closing price of the previous session relative to the opening price of

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner WHY TRADE FUTURES? Many beginning commodity traders are migrants from the world of stock trading, but before making the transition they often ask why they should trade futures. The answer is simple, but the decision to

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner CURRENCY FUTURES VS FOREX What are the advantages of trading currency futures as opposed to foreign exchange? If you recall from the April 2010 column, we discussed the implications of government regulation, dealing d

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner ON SPREADS What is a futures spread? The terminology involved in futures spread trading often seems like a foreign language. This can cause those who aren't familiar with the practice to misinterpret the vocabulary. De

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner With margins at or near all-time highs, how should a small speculator approach commodity trading? Very carefully. The futures exchanges have effectively doubled, even tripled, if not more, the margin required to hold ma

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner CALCULATING With Treasury futures at or near an all-time high, I would like to begin trading options on bond and note futures but I am having difficulty calculating profit, loss, and risk. Figuring in Treasury options

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...TOOLS, TOOLS, TOOLS What are your thoughts on some of the geometrical technical analysis tools such as Fibonacci rulers, Elliott wave theory, and Gann fans? Geometric charting tools, sometimes referred to as advanced charting tools, require

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner VIX FUTURES How can I trade Vix futures? On March 26, 2004, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) listed a futures contract with its volatility index (Vix), often referred to as the fear index, as the underlying as

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner WHAT SHOULD WE BE LOOKING FOR? The new year is the time in which many traders rethink their strategy and circumstances. What are some pointers on what we should be looking for in a futures and options broker? First, le

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner SPLITTING THE BID? Option traders often talk about "splitting the bid" or "midpoint"; what are they referring to? All markets, whether we are talking about cars, houses, groceries, stocks, currencies, futures, or optio

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...I want to speculate in silver, but I don't have the margin or the risk tolerance for futures. Is there a better way?

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Why are there dramatic differences in the way the yen is quoted in the futures market relative to the foreign exchange market?

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner STOCK INDEX FUTURES VS EQUITY INDEX PRODUCTS Are there advantages to trading stock index futures over equity index products such as Spdrs or individual stocks? There are many more participants in the equity markets th

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner FUTURES VS. FOREX What are the advantages of trading currency futures as opposed to forex? The popularity of foreign exchange (spot currency) trading has exploded, thanks to low margins, seemingly low transaction costs,

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner SPREAD, SCENARIOS, AND STRATEGIES My broker seems to use the term "spread" to describe several scenarios and strategies, and sometimes it can be difficult to follow. Can you explain the different uses and definitions?

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Daytrading seems to provide traders with less risk than position trading because there is no overnight exposure. How do you feel about the strategy?

Futures For You by Carley Garner

  • Futures For You by Carley Garner

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Carley Garner As a futures trader, should I place stop orders in the electronic overnight markets or only in the day session? This is a personal preference and the decision should be made independently for each market. Several years

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:11 (54-55): 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 y

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:1 (54): 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:4 (71): 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

  • 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Dan O'Neil GOING SOFT What are "soft" commodities and where do they trade? Also known as the "food and fiber" category or the "tropical softs," this market sector is composed of five products traded primarily at the New York Board o

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:1 (74): 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:6 (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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:10 (202-23): 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:2 (81): 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

Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Dan O'Neil TECHNICALITIES It doesn't seem like you can trade commodities without at least some knowledge of technical analysis. What are some of the more popular technical indicators to incorporate into my research? There's no quest

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:3 (43): 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:9 (61): 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Dan O'Neil Rookie mistakes: This month, we'll look at a pair of common questions that many new traders come across when they first wade into the commodity markets. HOW MANY MARKETS AT ONCE? I'm ready to start trading futures, and wh

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 25:4 (62-93): 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 yo

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Dan O'Neil BE A MANAGER I'm just getting started in the commodity futures markets. In your opinion, what is the most important thing focus on as I begin trading? Like holiday shoppers looking for that perfect gift, most beginning inv

Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Dan O'Neil DON'T BE A SORE LOSER I've been trading futures for a while now, and I've followed all of the standard advice about doing my research and setting up a trading plan. However, I've found it difficult to sit by when the marke

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:12 (72-73): 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 y

Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (69): 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:3 (98): 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

  • Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futures For You by Dan O'Neil WORKING THE SYSTEM Do you believe the claim that some system marketers use that their system works across all time frames and all types of futures (emini indexes, grains, softs, energies, and so forth)? Have you ever seen

  • Futurs For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Futurs For You by Dan O'Neil MARGIN FOR ERROR After years of trading stocks exclusively, I've recently started trading futures. Unfortunately, I also just received my first margin call. While I was able to get through it without too much difficulty thi

  • How Your Stories Shape You by Adrienne Laris Toghraie

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:1 (68-72): How Your Stories Shape You by Adrienne Laris Toghraie The stories you tell reflect your worldview -- and they can help you succeed. We all have stories that chronicle our lives. At first glance, these stories seem h

  • Int: Which Option Strategy Should You Use? Guy Cohen Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 23:8 (52-56): Int: Which Option Strategy Should You Use? Guy Cohen Tells You by J. Gopalakrishnan Guy Cohen, creator of the OptionEasy software and author of the books ""Options Made Easy"" and ""The Bible Of Options Strategies,"

  • Options: Let price come to you by Jerry Kopf

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Options: Let price come to you by Jerry Kopf The average retail trader's first option transaction is often profitable--but rarely do rookie option traders know the actual reason behind their profits. Call it beginner's luck. If they win at first, they th

So Why Do You Need Money Management? B. McDowell Tells You by J. Gopalkrishnan and B. Faber

  • Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (77) : Futures For You by Dan O'Neil

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:6 (77) : 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

  • The Stock Market, The Calendar, And You by Jay Kaeppel

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...The Stock Market, The Calendar, And You by Jay Kaeppel What's more important -- what you buy or when you buy it? Seasonality in the market has long been a welldocumented phenomenon. A detailed look at the stock market will lead you to conclude that ther

  • WHAT TEXTBOOKS NEVER TELL YOU by Jesse H. Thompson

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...WHAT TEXTBOOKS NEVER TELL YOU by Jesse H. Thompson Post Pattern Activity Most texts on market form or activity describe certain price patterns that occur with great frequency; these texts also define the implications of these price patterns and their p

  • What Can Neural Networks Do For You? by Dima Vonko

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:12 (60-61): What Can Neural Networks Do For You? by Dima Vonko Neural networks can multiply your profits -- if you know how to use them. Neural networks can be created to generate profits. You may think you need vast computer

  • What Time Frame Is Right For You? by Thomas Bulkowski

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:8 (44-47): What Time Frame Is Right For You? by Thomas Bulkowski Finding the right time frame for your trading may make life easier for you -- and your trading successes more sustainable. A trader I'll call Jennifer made big b

Working Money: May Price And Volume Be With You by Tim Ord

  • Working Money: Traders' Notebook: Is Daytrading For You? by Alex Buzby

    ARTICLE SYNOPSIS...Stocks & Commodities V. 24:13 (22): Working Money: Traders' Notebook: Is Daytrading For You? by Alex Buzby Is Daytrading For You? Here's some practical commentary on those "glamorous" daytrading myths. Are you happy with your day job? Are you in a rut?






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