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Stephen Bigalow

Stephen Bigalow

CandlestickForum.com

How to Trade Candlestick Patterns and Volatility

Volatility! Bad? Most investment advisors steer investors away from volatile stocks or any volatile trading entity. But for the candlestick investor, volatility is extremely profitable. Candlestick signals are based upon a very simple premise. The signals are formed based upon the change of investor sentiment. This allows for accurate evaluations of price movements whether a trading entity is slow or steady as well as volatile price action. When you hear a money manager tell you that you cannot time the markets, get away as soon as possible. That money manager does not know how to time the markets.

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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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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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