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Swing Trading Indicators

The RSI Is One Of The Best Swing Trading Indicators A few weeks ago, I wrote a short how to article describing how to use swing trading indicators. The one indicator I focused on was the RSI or the Relative Strength Indicator. After I posted the article I received several questions and comments asking for […]

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Breakout Trading Strategies 101

Learn Channel Breakout Trading Strategies Step By Step Today I’m going to show you how to incorporate simple channel breakout trading strategies into our trading plan. Often times traders transition from short term trading to day trading using simple methods such as channel breakouts. I encourage beginners to start off with simple methods and only […]

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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 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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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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Three Common Charting Mistakes

I’ve been involved in the trading world now over 20 years and what peaked my interest the most when I first started trading was technical analysis and charting patterns. When used correctly, charting patterns can be one of the best analysis techniques in the traders toolbox and when used incorrectly, charts can cost you a small fortune. […]

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Profit From Stock Trading Volume Analysis

Stock Trading Volume Analysis Stock trading volume analysis is a very important step in stock analysis, when done correctly. Traders who follow Market Geeks sometimes notice that I don’t write many articles about trading volume. One of the reasons why I avoid this topic is because most beginners get confused and overwhelmed when they performing […]

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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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Chart Pattern Recognition – The Flag Pattern

How Good Is Your Chart Pattern Recognition Ability One of the first experiences most traders go though when beginning technical analysis study is chart pattern recognition. One of the first patterns most traders learn is the flag pattern. This is a simple continuation pattern that forms after a strong trending market. The pattern is a […]

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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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