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Geoffrey A. Smith

Geoffrey A. Smith

DTItrader.com

A Trading Strategy that Covers Your Living Expenses

The cost of living is expensive. Think back 20 or so years and see if you can remember what you thought it would cost to send your kids to college, or what the price of groceries would be. Are your utilities higher? Between currency devaluation and inflation, things cost much more now than what we expected.

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Adrian Manz

Adrian Manz

TraderInsight.com

The Two Standard Deviation Opening Gap Method

Gaps in stock prices occur frequently and there are many theories about how to or if you should trade them. Many traders pay special attention to “opening gaps” — the move from the previous day’s close to today’s open — as a guide for intraday trades.

The strategy detailed here uses volatility (in the form of true range) to handicap opening prices and predict potential reversals using the concept of mean reversion. The basic idea is that price will reverse direction after an exceptionally large opening gap, and that a simple statistical calculation — standard deviation (SD) — can be used to identify such gaps.

Standard deviation represents the expected variation from the average within a set of values, such as prices.

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Stephen Bigalow

Stephen Bigalow

CandlestickForum.com

Five Patterns Using Candlestick Signals and Gaps

Gaps (Ku) are called windows (Mado) in Japanese Candlestick analysis.  A gap or window is one of the most misunderstood technical messages. Most investment experts advise not to buy after a gap.

This is true only about ten percent of the time. The other 90% of the time, the gaps will reveal powerful high profit trades. Candlestick signals, correlated with the appearance of gaps, provide valuable profit-making set-ups.

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Jeffrey Gibby

Jeffrey Gibby

MetaStock.com

Predicting Price Action Using Probabilities

Technical systems involve the use of technical indicators, chart patterns, or price action to enter and exit a trade.  
Many successful traders use back testing to help them identify the accuracy of a given system.  It’s a good idea that is helpful for traders in quite a few ways.

 It helps them to understand: 

- The frequency in which they will trade the markets.

- The systems risk and reward ratios

- Open and Closed position draw downs

- Expectations of profit and/ or losses arising from using a specific method to trade 

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Anka Metcalf

Anka Metcalf

TradeOutLoud.com

Fast-Track Your Trading Success with One Simple Strategy

Can there really be a simple way to identify winning setups with 85 percent accuracy?

In this video, I will share a winning strategy that works in all markets. It's super easy to spot with the naked eye and doesn't rely on a bunch of fancy indicators. And yes, it works 85% of the time!

Best of all it works for all types of traders in all types of markets:

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Hubert Senters

Hubert Senters

HubertSenters.com

A No BS Approach to Trading and Investing

"Sell in May and Go Away”. This is the mantra for the summer doldrums, when people go on vacation and volume bleeds out of the markets. Does that mean there are no trading opportunities? Sure there are, but you want to avoid trading in choppy markets, and stay in trending market.

In this short video, you will learn how to use the Average Directional Movement (ADX) Indicator to identify trending markets and to avoid choppy markets.

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Corey Rosenbloom

Corey Rosenbloom

Afraid To Trade

Four Specific Steps for Trading Successful Trend Reversals

Traders often excitedly search for reversal trade set-ups, which allow them to exit or enter as close as possible to the elusive top or bottom price of a trend reversal. However, experience proves that entering at market tops or bottoms is not only very difficult, but can cost traders dearly as price continues marching forward in its established trend.

When looking for trend reversals on any stock or ETF, look specifically for these four sequential steps before trading your next reversal opportunity.

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Scott Redler

Scott Redler

T3 live

The Red Dog Reversal

If I could teach every new trader just one technical analysis strategy, it would be the Red Dog Reversal. It is my preferred method for identifying countertrend moves in oversold or overbought stocks, indexes, and ETFs.

Many traders, particularly beginners, are way too aggressive in calling tops and bottoms. The problem is they typically don’t have any real rationale. They’re basically just saying “I’ve got a feeling!” They might as well be at a roulette wheel in Las Vegas.

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John Persons

John Persons

Persons Planet

High Close Doji Trigger: A Powerful Trading Combination using Pivot Points and Candle Chart Patterns

There are many trading methods one can employ to actively trade, including various mechanical trading systems and manual trading tactics. The constant changing of market conditions can require system traders to adapt and update the parameters for the trading decisions. I often prefer the hands on visual approach which is more of a manual method while employing mechanical risk management techniques. The visual approach is aided by the use of candle charts. The drawback is that one must have a basic understanding of this form of charting to begin with. The upside is once you learn the basics, a new meaning of how markets act may be revealed to you.

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