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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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Stock Sector Analysis and Relative Strength

What You Need To Know About Stock Sector Analysis Many years ago when I first started trading I was completely oblivious of stock sector analysis. I was under the impression that each stock traded completely independent of other stocks. My logic was based on the fact that each company is a separate entity and doesn’t really […]

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Swing Trading Indicators – Advance Decline Line

Not All Trading Indicators Are Created Equal There are dozens if not hundreds of different  trading indicators traders use to help them gauge short term market action. One of the most important and often misunderstood indicators is the (NYSE) Advance Decline Line. The ADL is a different type of indicator; it’s called an internal market […]

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Trading 20 Day Exponential Moving Average

Technical Analysis Of Stocks And Commodities Using Basic Indicators Last weekend I was asked by numerous traders who practice technical analysis of stocks and commodities, what indicator I preferred to use the most. The answer was the Exponential Moving Average or (EMA) for short. I demonstrated yesterday how to use the EMA to measure pullbacks […]

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Inside Day Short Term Trading Tactics

Learn Important Day Trading Techniques The Right Way One of my favorite day trading techniques is to utilize swing trading or short term trading strategies and reduce the time frame to intra-day once I’m comfortable trading the strategy using longer time frame. Once I reduce the time frame I then determine if the strategy has […]

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MACD Chart Divergence Analysis

Learn MACD Chart Divergence Tactics The last few days I focused on demonstrating the different parts of the MACD indicator so that you would become familiar with MACD and more importantly less intimidated when analyzing MACD chart patterns. Most beginners have difficulty learning the MACD because it’s made up of several parts that interact with […]

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Trading Strategies – Momentum Breakouts

One Of The Best Short Term Trading Strategies Is Based On Momentum Today I’m going to show you one of the best day trading strategies for beginners as well as experienced day traders. I learned this strategy about 17 years ago and a still use it to this day with only a few minor modifications. The […]

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Technical Analysis Tools – Moving Average Crossover Tactics

Many Traders Rely On Basic Technical Analysis Tools 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 […]

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Technical Analysis Patterns – Continuation Patterns

Learn Simple Technical Analysis Patterns Last week I demonstrated how to use basic technical analysis patterns to help you learn to apply the Descending and the Ascending Triangle chart pattern. Over the weekend, I received several emails asking me for more tutorials on simple chart patterns and how to identify the correct market conditions for […]

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Best Technical Analysis Methods for Options Trading

Unlike traditional assets, options offer traders the flexibility that comes with different calls, puts, strike prices and expiration dates; not to mention the ability to create hundreds of different types of spreads and combinations to take advantage of different types of market conditions, volatility disparity as well as seasonal tendencies. Most options traders anticipate three […]

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