Alan Farley

Alan Farley is a private trader and publisher of Hard Right Edge, a comprehensive resource for trader education, technical analysis, and short-term trading techniques. He is author of the McGraw-Hill best-sellers "The Master Swing Trader" and "The Master Swing Trader Toolkit", as well as long-time contributor for The

Alan has been on the market scene for well over two decades as a trader, advisor, and author. He is a well-respected educator on swing trading, tape reading and technical analysis, including the original strategies found at Hard Right Edge.

In addition, he is a frequent contributor to CNBC and has been featured in Fidelity Outlook, Forbes, Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, Barrons, Bloomberg, Smart Money, Schwab Investor, Minyanville, Yahoo Finance, Futures Magazine, Tech Week, Active Trader, MSN Money, Technical Investor, Bridge Trader, Online Investor, America-Invest, the Los Angeles Times, and Trading Markets.

Alan consults regularly with industry leaders on the issues facing today's traders and is a strong voice for the revolution changing our modern markets.   Follow Alan on Twitter

  1. Chart Strategy

    Penny Stocks to Watch for July 2018

    Low-priced biotech and energy plays could post new highs in July.
  2. Chart Strategy

    Apple Wedge Pattern Could Signal Long-Term Top

    Apple has failed a breakout above the three-year rising wedge pattern, opening the door to bearish third quarter price action.
  3. Chart Strategy

    Lockheed Martin Stock Could Drop to $260

    Lockheed Martin stock has broken support at the 200-day EMA and entered a decline that could reach deep support at $260.
  4. Brokerages

    GAIN Capital's GetGo Mobile App Adds New Features

    GAIN Capital's latest version of the GetGo mobile app will let traders compare their results with the broker's proprietary ...
  5. Chart Strategy

    Intel Stock May Sell Off Into Mid-$40s

    A CEO scandal and China trade tensions could drop Intel shares into strong support in the mid to upper $40s.
  6. Chart Strategy

    Has Amazon Stock Topped Out?

    Short sellers are gathering around Amazon shares, wondering if Thursday's reversal will signal a long-term top.
  7. Chart Strategy

    3 Sectors to Buy in a Trade War

    A selection of small-cap, biotechnology and used auto stocks could post new highs in a trade war.
  8. Chart Strategy

    3 Sectors to Sell Short in a Trade War

    These sectors could get sold aggressively if political posturing on trade imbalances fails to yield fruitful negotiations.
  9. Trading Instruments

    Can a stop-loss order protect a short sale?

    Stop-loss orders work equally well (or poorly) for long and short sale positions.
  10. Brokerages

    eToro Adds 11th Cryptocurrency

    eToro has added an 11th coin to an impressive cryptocurrency list as it prepares to enter the U.S. market.
  11. Chart Strategy

    Oprah's Weight Watchers Stake Worth Half a Billion

    Weight Watchers stock broke out above 2011 resistance last week, raising Oprah Winfrey's 5.5% stake above $500,000,000.
  12. Chart Strategy

    How to Draw Fibonacci Levels

    Draw Fibonacci retracement and extension grids to identify hidden support and resistance that may come into play during the ...
  13. Chart Strategy

    Video Game Stocks Could Shake Out E3 Buyers

    Video game stocks surged higher this week, underpinned by E3 euphoria, and could now shake out weak hands.
  14. Chart Strategy

    Micron Stock Could Rally Into the Upper $70s

    Micron Technology stock has carved a cup and handle pattern that could yield a rally into the upper $70s.
  15. Chart Strategy

    Almost Time to Sell Twitter Stock

    Twitter's uptrend is now approaching strong resistance in the mid-$40s that could trigger a multi-month reversal.