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MACD Indicator And Center Line Crossovers

Taking Apart The MACD Indicator Today I will focus on the most common way traders utilize the MACD and show you some basic examples so that you can become a bit more familiar with the MACD indicator. From my personal experience I can tell you that many traders find the MACD very complicated and avoid […]

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Learn Technical Analysis – The Right Way

It’s Not Difficult To Learn Technical Analysis Strategies During the last two days I presented basic techniques for beginners who want to learn technical analysis trading strategies. More specifically I focused on my favorite indicator the Exponential Moving Average or EMA for short. The first day I covered the basics of the indicator and demonstrated […]

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Relative Strength and Call Options

According to statistical analysis and based on over 20 years of trading experience, I can tell you without hesitation that very basic relative strength analysis between two related stocks or other assets is one of the best market timing methods that you will find. I’ve said it many times before and I will say it […]

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How To Trade Channel Breakouts

During the last month I received a few emails from traders who are just getting started. They were happy with the advice I was providing but wanted to know some easy swing trading method for anyone to follow. I decided to give specifics this time around, so that beginners can try and actually follow along […]

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Simple Trading Strategies – The 2X Inside Day Strategy

Don’t Make Simple Trading Strategies Complicated One thought that many traders consistently obsess over is how to create simple trading strategies that offer the lowest risk and the highest reward. I can relate to this because I used to go through this type of thought process myself several years ago. I always thought about ways […]

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Technical Analysis Strategies – Revisiting The 4×4 Strategy

Technical Analysis Strategies Do Not Have To Be Complicated One of my favorite technical analysis strategies and one I often recommend traders start off with is the 4×4 strategy. If you don’t remember the exact rules for this strategy, you can watch the video by clicking this link. During the last several months I received many […]

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MACD Trading Tactics For Beginners

The MACD Trading Indicator Today I’m going to introduce you to the MACD trading indicator. The MACD indicator is a trend momentum indicator that’s basically a refinement of the two moving averages and measures the distance between the two moving average lines. MACD is an acronym for Moving Average Convergence Divergence. The indicator was developed […]

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Short Term Trading Strategies – Learn To Use The RSI Indicator

Today I’m going to discuss one of the most popular indicators for short term trading strategies. Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of price movements. The RSI indicator was invented by  J. Welles Wilder and features RSI in his 1978 book, New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems along with a […]

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4 Principles Of Trading Momentum

From Charles Dow, Robert Rhea, and Richard Schabacker – all early pioneers of stock market technical analysis – four driving principles of market dynamics have endured the test of time and still guide technical trading decisions across all time frames. Each of the following principles can be quantified mathematically and most (if not all) mechanical […]

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Swing Trading Stocks Techniques – Find Trending Markets And Manage Risk

Swing Trading Stocks Techniques For Beginners Many traders, who are starting out, have a strong believe that swing trading stocks techniques have to be complex to be profitable. I want to reiterate again as I have mentioned many times this is just not true. There is no correlation between complex strategies and profitability. You may […]

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