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Chuck Hughes

Chuck Hughes

ChuckHughes.com

A Simple Low-Risk, High Probability Options Strategy

One of the simplest but most effective entry timing indicators are the Keltner Channels which can quickly and easily be downloaded from investing websites such as www.StockCharts.com. Steps for down loading the Keltner Channels follow.

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Maria Roussos

Maria Roussos

TradeTheEminis.com

Understanding and Trading Order Flow

In order to be a successful Futures trader, it is imperative to understand the markets that interest you. If you study them and practice what you have learned by continuously doing Market Replays, then good results will follow. All markets have little nuances. The better understanding you have of them, the better trader you will become.

In this article, the basics of Order Flow are going to be discussed. Order Flow may sound complicated and can be overwhelming at first, but I assure you it is not! With our software and our level of commitment for your success, and this proven methodology, we will turn you into a profitable confident trader. It is much easier to enter a trade knowing who is in control of the market at the time.

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J. Crawford

J. Crawford

LearnToTradeForProfit.com

Candlestick Acceleration Pattern

As I have often shared, the last thing a trader wants to be guilty of is chasing the market…

However, sometimes we do have the opportunity to capitalize on acceleration mid-move.

The candlestick pattern I want to show you today is often a good indicator of that type of acceleration.

 

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J. Crawford

J. Crawford

LearnToTradeForProfit.com

My 11 Step Scalping Strategy

So far this year we've seen a ton of volatility across virtually every market. Because of that, traders have had to be extra careful; and when the market is moving this way it is very difficult to utilize swing trading strategies or buy and hold methods.

So because of that, I wanted to talk today about a scalping strategy, since scalping is a great technique for volatile, back-and-forth market conditions.

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Geoffrey A. Smith

Geoffrey A. Smith

DTItrader.com

My Favorite Day Trading Strategy

When it comes to day trading, you have to be able to make quick decisions.  Over the years I have learned that many stocks have their largest moves in first 30 minutes of the US day market.  In particular, the NASDAQ stocks move more than most.  Knowing this, I started looking at the NASDAQ 100 futures (NQ) to see if it moved like the equities.  It did.  It took time, but I finally figured out how to take advantage of the move in the NQ in the first 30 minutes.

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Scott Andrews

Scott Andrews

InvestiQuant.com

What You Need to Know to Trade Opening Gaps

The most common definition of a “gap” is the difference between a market's opening price and its prior day closing price. This shows up as an open space or “gap” on your chart.  

However, many markets now trade 24 hours a day, with most volume transacted during “regular” trading hours. As a result, the regular session’s open and closing prices carry great significance!

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Todd Gordon

Todd Gordon

TradingAnalysis.com

Five Trading Ideas in Uncertain Economic Times

In this research report we’ll start out a macro assessment of the global investment landscape and move down into key opportunities in individual equities.  

To start, the March 16th Fed meeting was an opportunity for the Fed to assert its independence from both the hotly contested domestic political landscape, as well as the global central bank landscape. It failed at both. Despite the S&P just 5% from the all-time highs, the Fed showed little confidence in the US economy and took a very dovish (in favor of lower interest rates for longer) approach as a result of recent market volatility. 

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Preston James

Preston James

TradersEdgeNetwork.com

The Crowbar Strategy

The biggest, most salivating stock moves (the moves that truly make a difference in your life – like a doubling or tripling of the share price) most often come from stocks you only hear about when it’s too late.

These stocks are seldom brought up on CNBC or pointed out in newsletters. Why? Because in both cases, they’re too busy blubbering on about what lower oil prices may mean to the economy, and whether it’s a safe time to buy some more Cisco.

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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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