TECH TALK

Peter Schultz

Peter Schultz

CashflowHeavenPublishing.com

Three Key Indicators for Trading Credit Spreads

There is something valuable in watching a chart develop over time.

It’s interesting to note how much value early stock traders reported receiving from manually plotting a chart with pencil and paper back before computers became commonplace.

These traders swore that because of the painstaking method of tracking a stock by hand they got to know its movement intimately. It’s like getting to know the personality of the stock—the moods and patterns of what the stock is doing—-and likely to do next.

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Geoff Smith

Geoff Smith

DTItrader.com

A Simple Way to Generate Consistent Income

There are many ways to trade options or use options in trading.  Many people trade options for the sole reason that they are much cheaper than trading stock.  It is kind of interesting that it is rare to find an options trader that would ever buy a stock, or a stock trader that would ever buy an option.  I believe that both camps are wrong.  You need to be able to trade both, or at least take advantage of both.  The reason for this is that if you trade stock, you can minimize risk and maximize gain using options.  If you trade options, you do not get the full benefit of the stock’s move if you are right, and you run the risk of being assigned the stock, which scares options traders, and it shouldn’t.  I’m not going to get into the fundamentals of options, but let’s digress for a paragraph or two to get some understanding before we talk about the strategy I want you to learn.

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Preston James

Preston James

TradersEdgeNetwork.com

Unlock Large Stock Moves with the Crowbar Strategy

How do you saddle up to the biggest stock moves in the land and catch some of the biggest moves of your trading career?(Especially using option leverage to carve out King-Sized home runs while tying up far less capital and risk than buying the stock).

How do you find them?

How do you get the confidence to buy them?

Is it easy?

Do you stand to lose your mind and your wits?

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Jeffrey Gibby

Jeffrey Gibby

MetaStock.com

Predicting Price Action Using Probabilities

Technical traders use systems to trade the market like a business plan.  Their rules are well laid out and established in advance.  It is their business plan for trading the market and testing that plan allows you to understand your business.  It’s a great tool to help traders prepare both emotionally and financially for trading. System Testing is a great tool and I’d recommend it for traders of all skill levels.

Trading systems use well indicators,  price and volume, and chart patterns to produce well defined entry and exit points.  They are objective not subjective.  As such they are easy to interpret and understand when applied to your trading.  

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Stephen Bigalow

Stephen Bigalow

CandlestickForum.com

How to Trade Candlestick Gap Patterns

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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Dr. Adrian Manz

Dr. Adrian Manz

TraderInsight.com

The Fast Ball Expansion of Range and Volume Setup

Big market moves spell big opportunity for traders.  The best trading setups that I have found over the past twenty years come when the expansion-of-range-and-volume (XRV) pattern that I call Fast Ball propels a stock rapidly higher or lower.  Fast Ball XRV moves occur when institutions have directed their traders to buy or liquidate large equity positions.  The stock in trade overwhelms supply or demand, pushing price in a rapid directional move higher (in the case of buying), or lower (in the case of selling).  The resulting chart pattern is easy to spot and provides traders the opportunity to capitalize on institutional activity, which tends to continue over the course of several trading sessions.

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Serge Berger

Serge Berger

TheSteadyTrader.com

Using a Multi-Bucket Approach as a Wealth Building Strategy

Linearity in the stock market is a myth, i.e linear returns are rarely if ever possible over time regardless of what people claim. What is possible and very realistic is what I refer to as a multi-bucket approach that allows investors to combine a wealth-building strategy with an income strategy.

Are you looking for some supplemental income from the markets while at the same time remaining your longer-term exposure the stock market? People at any stage in life can appreciate some extra income, particularly in or around retirement.  

 

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Roger Scott

Roger Scott

MarketGeeks.com

Moving Average Crossover Tactics

One of the most fundamental technical analysis tools that traders start off with is the moving average indicator. A few weeks ago I presented a short tutorial on utilizing the moving average indicator for short term trading. I demonstrated the best settings and presented a few demonstrations so that traders could get a good feel for using this basic analysis tool.

Today I want to expand a bit more and present a tutorial on using two moving averages instead of just one. The method is called the moving average crossover and it's probably one of the first if not the first indicator that was used to create a trading system decades earlier. If you look at publications going back 50 years, especially those that focused on commodities you will see the dual moving average crossover in action.

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Todd Mitchell

Todd Mitchell

TradingConcepts.com

Price Action…The Reality & Truth of the Markets

I am a huge believer and strong advocate of Price Action – everything you use to make your trading decisions should be secondary to Price – certainly any technical indicators.  You will soon discover that Price Action alone needs to be the cornerstone and foundation from which a successful and long-lasting trading methodology is created.

You need to follow Price Action because everything known is reflected in Price. Markets are driven by human greed, fear, and panic, and all this is reflected in a chart – Pure Price Action!  Todd Mitchell

What I’m going to do in this article, is prove to you time and time again that the closest thing to a ‘holy grail’ tool for trading the markets is pure Price Action – besides, of course, what’s going on in your head.  I believe that once you read this article, you will be absolutely blown away by what you will learn, and you soon will wonder how you ever got by without using Price Action as your foundational trading tool.  But first, before I continue, let me give you…

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