Stocks Articles

  1. Volatility Index Uncovers Market Bottoms

    VIX can gauge when the market has hit bottom - a welcome sign of better things to come.
  2. Market Reversals And How To Spot Them

    The sushi-roll indicator may help lower the risk of trying to pick market tops and bottoms.
  3. Triple Screen Trading System - Part 5

    Stochastics can be very effective as the second screen in this three-part system. Find out how to use this popular oscillator.
  4. Trading Calendar Spreads In Grain Markets

    Futures investors flock to spreads because they hold true to fundamental market factors.
  5. Blending Technical And Fundamental Analysis

    Find out how you can combine the best of both strategies to better understand the markets.
  6. Spotting Breakouts As Easy As ACD

    Wondering what it means to be a "logical trader"? Take a look at this system devised by Mark Fisher.
  7. Trader's Corner - An Interview With A Success

    You too can use the strategies of one man who turned $11,000 into more than $18 million in 18 months.
  8. Triple Screen Trading System - Part 6

    Williams %R can confirm the strength of trends and warn of reversals. Find out how to use it as the second screen in this triple-screen system.
  9. Would You Profit As A Day Trader?

    Market timing is surrounded by controversy, but does it work?
  10. The Rectangle Formation

    Find out how this technical pattern can be useful in your trading arsenal.
  11. Acquire A Career In Mergers

    This exciting sector demands a lot from its advisors. Are you up for it?
  12. Executive Compensation: How Much Is Too Much?

    The proxy statement can help determine whether a CEO is well compensated - or just overpaid.
  13. Trader's Corner: Finding The Magic Mix Of Fundamentals And Technicals

    For a record-holding stock trader, CANSLIM is the formula that identifies this magic mix.
  14. Triple Screen Trading System - Part 7

    This system identifies the intraday price movements that indicates entry points for your buy or sell orders.
  15. Peer Comparison Uncovers Undervalued Stocks

    Learn how to put one of the top equity analysis tools to work for you.
  16. Do Adaptive Moving Averages Lead To Better Results?

    These complex indicators can help traders interpret trend changes, but are they too good to be true?
  17. The Importance Of Segment Data

    Key financials often fail to provide insight into large cap companies.
  18. Corporate Takeover Defense: A Shareholder's Perspective

    Find out the strategies corporations use to protect themselves from unwanted acquisitions.
  19. Uncovering Hidden Debt

    Understand how financing through operating leases, synthetic leases, and securitizations affects companies' image of performance.
  20. Gauging The Strength Of A Market Move

    Learn how to apply the ACD technique to a longer time horizon.
  21. Triple Screen Trading System - Part 8

    Making use of the tightest stops in entering and exiting positions is what this three-part system is all about.
  22. Anticipate Trends To Find Profits

    Monitoring your trades in real-time can help you anticipate their outcomes.
  23. Tic-Tac-Toeing Your Way To Better Returns

    Point-and-figure charts eliminate the noise surrounding a stock to help you determine where it's headed.
  24. Spotting Cash Cows

    We show you why some of these companies stand apart from the herd.
  25. Trade Takeover Stocks With Merger Arbitrage

    This high-risk strategy attempts to profit from price discrepancies that arise during acquisitions.
  26. Why A Falling Stock Is Not Always A Bargain

    Learn how to successfully trade pullbacks and to avoid being crushed by "falling safes."
  27. Trademarks Of A Takeover Target

    These tips can lead you to little companies with big prospects.
  28. The Wonderful World Of Mergers

    While acquisitions can be hostile, these varied mergers are always friendly.
  29. Spot Hotshot Penny Stocks

    Don't flip a coin to find your next investment.
  30. Value Investing Using The Enterprise Multiple

    This simple measure can help investors determine whether a stock is a good deal.
  31. Continuation Patterns - Part 2

    Take a closer look at triangles, which appear in ascending, descending and symmetrical forms.
  32. Make Money With The Fibonacci ABC Pattern

    We break down this indicator into simple, easy-to-understand pieces so you can profit.
  33. ADX: The Trend Strength Indicator

    Follow this tool to reduced risk and increase profit potential.
  34. Short Selling Risk Can Be Similar To Buying Long

    If more people understood short selling, it would invoke less fear, which could lead to a more balanced market.
  35. Pinpoint Takeovers First

    Use these seven steps to discover a takeover before the rest of the market catches on.
  36. What Makes An M&A Deal Work?

    Do you know why companies merge? Here we'll take a look at three successful company acquisitions and why they succeeded.
  37. Mad Money ... Mad Market?

    Jim Cramer's spirited recommendations are a case study in irrational market behavior.
  38. Get Technical With A CMT Certification

    Develop the skills you need to trade on your own or to become a technical analyst.
  39. Is That Airline Ready For Lift-Off?

    Break through the clouds to see if these stocks will rocket higher, or crash and burn.
  40. Could Your Company Be A Target For Activist Investors?

    Find out why certain companies are targeted by these investors.
  41. Charting Your Way To Better Returns

    Learn about the powerful hybrid techniques that take advantage of both technical and fundamental analysis.
  42. Mastering Short-Term Trading

    Making money in a pressure-cooker environment is all about minimizing risk on hot picks.
  43. Value Traps: Bargain Hunters Beware!

    Find out how to avoid getting sucked in by a deceiving bargain stock.
  44. Has Your Fund Manager Been Through A Bear Market?

    How to find a portfolio that will survive when the bulls stop charging.
  45. Digging In To 13D Disclosures

    This document can provide important clues about a company and its stock.
  46. The Globalization Of Financial Services

    The key to survival for many financial institutions will be to efficiently serve a global customer base.
  47. A Checklist For Successful Medical Technology Investment

    Find an investment that will give your portfolio a shot in the arm.
  48. Measure Volatility With Average True Range

    Find more profitable entry and exit locations with this standard indicator.
  49. A Guide To Spotting A Reverse Merger

    This corporate action can be profitable for investors who know what to look for.
  50. Market Bottom: Are We There Yet?

    No one rings a bell when the bear market's over, but that doesn't mean there's no way to predict a bottom.
  51. Use Breakup Value To Find Undervalued Companies

    Find out a company's worth if it were sold in pieces - it may be more than you think.
  52. Offset Risk Without Investing Abroad

    With a little know-how, you can keep risk from topling your portfolio of domestic equities.
  53. Mergers Put Money In Shareholders' Pockets

    Learn the five ways mergers and acquisitions can increase a company's value.
  54. DMI Points The Way To Profits

    The directional movement index tells you whether to go long, short or stand aside.
  55. Investigating The Stock Premium Puzzle

    The Three-Factor Model tries to demystify the baffling small-cap and value return premiums.
  56. The Buy-Side Of The M&A Process

    With almost $2 trillion in sales yearly, find out how these mergers and acquisitions take place.
  57. Four-Week Rule Boosts Winning Trades

    Acquaint yourself with an indicator that played a role in the early development of technical analysis.
  58. The Advantage Of Intermarket Analysis

    Analyzing a variety of markets around the world can provide powerful insight into trading opportunities.
  59. Biggest Merger and Acquisition Disasters

    Find out which companies collapsed after merging.
  60. Mitigate Your Equity Risk

    If you think holding a few different stocks is enough, you may be in for an unpleasant surprise.
  61. Divergences, Momentum And Rate Of Change

    Divergences may signal a change in market direction, but traders must also identify the speed of that change.
  62. Tales From The Trenches: The Rising Wedge Breakdown

    Learn how to short this reversal pattern with a favorable risk/reward ratio.
  63. Protest Divestment And The End Of Apartheid

    Can selling stock really change the world? If you sell enough of it, it can.
  64. Due Diligence In 10 Easy Steps

    Got a hot stock tip? Follow up on it with these tips to avoid getting burned.
  65. How The Big Boys Buy

    Learn what those in-the-know look for when acquiring a company.
  66. 4 History-Making Wall Street Crooks

    Find out how these Wall Street high-rollers landed themselves in hot water.
  67. The P/E Ratio: A Good Market-Timing Indicator

    Check out the returns this newer technical analysis tool would've yielded over the period from 1920 to 2003.
  68. Candle Sheds More Light Than The MACD

    Read the case against this well-established indicator.
  69. Tales From The Trenches: Volume Confirmed Broadening Pattern

    Find out how to make sense of this tricky - but profitable - formation.
  70. How To Use Gann Indicators

    This trendline-like technical analysis tool has been around for decades - but it still works.
  71. Support And Resistance Reversals

    Discover how these influential levels can switch roles.
  72. Tales From The Trenches: Hindsight Is 20/20

    Follow along with one of ChartAdvisor's failed trades and learn from our mistakes.
  73. Star Formations Spotlight Luminary Trades

    Morning, evening and doji stars will have you basking in better trading profits.
  74. Lessons From A Trader's Diary

    Discover what this trader learned from his mistakes and how to uncover your own.
  75. Fibonacci And The Golden Ratio

    Discover how this amazing ratio, revealed in countless proportions throughout nature, applies to the financial markets.
  76. Western Line Vs. Candlestick Charting

    These methods both have their merits, but they may be strongest when combined.
  77. Heikin-Ashi: A Better Candlestick

    Enhance trend isolation and prediction of future prices with this technique.
  78. Tales From The Trenches: Don't Count On Luck

    ChartAdvisor experts illustrate why it's important to stick to your strategy.
  79. Simple Moving Averages Make Trends Stand Out

    The moving average is easy to calculate and, once plotted on a chart, is a powerful visual trend-spotting tool.
  80. The Gann Studies

    Learn why this pioneer of technical analysis believed it's possible to predict the future.
  81. Finding The Trend With Aroon

    Don't be confused about whether a long-term trend will continue, stall or reverse.
  82. Neural Networks: Forecasting Profits

    Take a look at the algorithmic approach to technical trading - you may never go back!
  83. Moving Average Bounce

    Find out how this simple trading strategy can be added into your trading arsenal.
  84. The Over-The-Counter Market: An Introduction To Pink Sheets

    Being early to a party may not be hip, but being early on a rising stock certainly is.
  85. Taking The Magic Out Of Fibonacci Numbers

    Uncover the history and logic behind this popular trading tool.
  86. A Look At Kagi Charts

    This relatively unknown tool could help you find an asset's trend faster.
  87. Introduction To The Parabolic SAR

    Take a closer look at this indicator, which during a trending period, is a very useful and accurate tool.
  88. Candlesticks And Oscillators For Successful Swing Trades

    Take advantage of short-term price moves by pinpointing reversals.
  89. Tales From The Trenches: Location Is Everything

    When a candle pattern re-occurs near a moving average, it may indicate future support or resistance.
  90. Tales From The Trenches: A Simple Bollinger Band® Strategy

    Spot extreme short-term price drops and profit on the rebound.
  91. Trading Without Noise

    False signals can drown out underlying trends. Find out how to tone them down and tune them out.
  92. A Glance At An Equilibrium Chart

    The easy-to-use Ichimoku chart can tell you quite a bit in just one glance.
  93. Advanced Channeling Patterns: Wolfe Waves and Gartleys

    Discover how these provide the trader with insight into both the timing and scope of breakouts.
  94. Fundamental Analysis For Traders

    Find out how this method can be applied strategically to increase profit.
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