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Active Trading Fundamentals

  1. Bad Investor Behavior: Overemphasizing Experience

    Behavioral finance researchers have discovered that our personal experiences disproportionately ...
  2. Overbought Or Oversold? Use The Relative Strength Index ...

    The Relative Strength Index comes in handy when identifying areas that are potentially ...
  3. The Four Most Commonly-Used Indicators In Trend Trading

    Here are the top indicators and tools trend traders use to establish when trends ...
  4. StockCharts Technical Rank (SCTR)

    A technical ranking for stocks within a group, created by John Murphy for the financial ...
  5. Use Knock-Out Options To Lower The Cost of Hedging

    Unlike a plain-vanilla call or put option where the only price defined is the strike ...
  6. How To Profit From The "Night and Day" Aroon Oscillator

    “Aroon” is a Sanskrit word loosely translated as the transition from night to day, ...

Charts & Patterns

  1. Biotechnology Stocks To Keep on the Radar

    Health care is showing a resurgance, lead by biotechnology. Here are the opportunites ...
  2. Overbought Or Oversold? Use The Relative Strength Index ...

    The Relative Strength Index comes in handy when identifying areas that are potentially ...
  3. Opportunities in Natural Gas

    Natural gas has had a tumutuos year, and may be setting for another strong move. ...
  4. The Four Most Commonly-Used Indicators In Trend Trading

    Here are the top indicators and tools trend traders use to establish when trends ...
  5. ChartAdvisor for April 18 2014

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indices.
  6. StockCharts Technical Rank (SCTR)

    A technical ranking for stocks within a group, created by John Murphy for the financial ...

Technical Indicators

  1. StockCharts Technical Rank (SCTR)

    A technical ranking for stocks within a group, created by John Murphy for the financial ...
  2. Know Sure Thing (KST)

    A two-line indicator used determine momentum in stock trends. As an oscillator, it ...
  3. Exhausted Selling Model

    A pricing model used to estimate when the price floor of a security has been reached.
  4. Moving Average - MA

    A widely used indicator in technical analysis that helps smooth out price action ...
  5. Multiple Tops

    A reversal chart pattern that shows the failure of a security to break through to ...
  6. Upside Gap Two Crows

    A bearish market reversal signal in technical analysis. The upside gap two crows ...

Trading Strategies

  1. ChartAdvisor for April 18 2014

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indices.
  2. Oil and Some Oil Stocks Starting to Run

    Oil is creeping toward a recent high, and these oil related stocks are flying higher. ...
  3. How To Profit From The "Night and Day" Aroon Oscillator

    “Aroon” is a Sanskrit word loosely translated as the transition from night to day, ...
  4. ChartAdvisor for April 11 2014

    Weekly technical summary of the major U.S. indices.
  5. A Simple Overview Of Quantitative Analysis

    All of the potential highs, lows, and sentiments associated with investing can overshadow ...
  6. Trading the Channel Bounce

    In strong trend channels, a bounce off support indicates buying opportunities as ...

Brokers And Reviews

  1. Is Belfort's "Wolf" The Real Wall Street?

    Those sex-obsessed, drug-taking thugs who ripped off investors in Martin Scorcese's ...
  2. Total Debt-to-Capitalization Ratio

    An indicator that measures the total amount of debt in a company’s capital structure. ...
  3. Leveraged Buyback

    A repurchase of significant amount of shares through the use of debt financing. A ...
  4. Equity Multiplier

    The ratio of a company’s total assets to its stockholder’s equity. The equity multiplier ...
  5. Capitalization Ratios

    Indicators that measure the proportion of debt in a company’s capital structure. ...
  6. Cash Flow-to-Debt Ratio

    A ratio of a company’s cash flow from operations to its total debt.

Trading Systems And Software

  1. How IEX is Combating Predatory Types Of High-Frequency Traders

    IEX is an Alternative Trading System (ATS) that seeks to combat predatory trading, ...
  2. Is High-Frequency Trading A Fancy Term For Cheating?

    High-Frequency Trading is highly controversial - and some critics say, barely better ...
  3. Paper Trade

    Using simulated trading to practice buying and selling securities without actual ...

Options & Futures

  1. How Chevron Found Itself Spanning The Globe

    To most consumers, San Ramon, Calif.-based Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) is little more ...
  2. A Crisis vs. THE Crisis: Keep Your Eye on the Ball

    Two of the most notable crises in the past 6-8 months, Ukraine and Syria, both seemed ...
  3. Opportunities in Natural Gas

    Natural gas has had a tumutuos year, and may be setting for another strong move. ...
  4. Wingspread

    To maximize potential returns for certain levels of risk (while necessarily exposing ...
  5. The LNG Opportunity Keeps Getting Better

    As we continue to unearth a record amount of shale gas, exporting that bounty is ...
  6. Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Gold Standard

    Many feel that with the instability that occurred in the first decade of the 21st ...
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