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Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith


How to Leverage Market Forces By Trading the News

So, what is a market force? Simply, it is a force that moves a market.  Volume could be a force, or news could be a force. There are many forces that could move a market. This year we have had several different forces moving the market.  tarting out, all thought the market and economy would continue to boom and the month of January was a bull. Then the fear of inflation took over and the market dropped, only to have relief of that fear, and then the fear of a trade war emerged and down it went again. But earnings are on the horizon and the expectation is that they will be good, and up the market went. Trade war, inflation, and earnings are all basically news. So let's talk about trading news.

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Leveraging Market Forces to Your Advantage

Larry Gaines, PowerCycleTrading.com

After decades of trading, most all major markets, the biggest trading lesson learned is the importance of using options for the unmatched trading benefits they offer.

Options, used correctly, can provide any trader a much higher degree of trading success due to the defined, controlled risk and great leverage for generating Big Gains.

At Power Cycle Trading our trading approach is based on a defined Directional Trading Process designed to identify new breakout trends early and then trade these trends using options for a Leveraged Trading Advantage with Low, Defined Risk.

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Candlestick Analysis: The Hammer Signal

Stephen Bigalow, CandlestickForum.com

One of the most visually compelling candlestick patterns is the hammer signal. This signal is easily recognized by the lower shadow also known as the tail that protrudes to the downside after an extended downtrend.

The hammer signal is comprised of one candle and it is easily identified by the presence of a small body with a shadow at least two times greater than the body. It is found at the bottom of a downtrend and this shows evidence that the bulls started to step in. The color of the small body is not important but a white or green candle has slightly more bullish implications than a black or red body. A positive day is then required the following day to confirm this signal.

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How to Trade a Bull Market with Options

Roger Scott, MarketGeeks.com

In this short video, I’m going to teach you how to trade a bull market with Options, safely and effectively. Throughout my 20+ years of experience trading stocks, options, futures and Forex markets, I have successfully developed and back-tested several strategies for trading the markets.

I develop actionable strategies that you can apply right away, without boring or complicated theory. You will learn tactics that can help you achieve consistent returns over time. Best of all, these strategies work with stocks, options, futures and Forex.

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