Alan Farley

Alan Farley is a private trader and publisher of Hard Right Edge http://www.hardrightedge.com, 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 Street.com.

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

    Netflix Stock's Reversal Could Signal Greater Downside

    Netflix stock fell more than 5.5% Wednesday, ending a seven-week test at $200 and raising odds for more downside into support ...
  2. Chart Strategy

    CBS Stock Could Reward Bottom Fishers

    CBS has sold off to deep support and reached long-term overbought technical readings that should support a multi-month bounce.
  3. Chart Strategy

    NVIDIA Stock Nears Intermediate Sell Signal

    NVIDIA will set off an intermediate sell signal if it hits $208, raising odds for testing at $200 and deep channel support ...
  4. Chart Strategy

    Shopify Stock Sets Off Preliminary Short Sale Signal

    Shopify stock has reversed at hidden resistance, while heavy distribution points to an institutional exodus.
  5. Chart Strategy

    Has Square Stock Topped Out?

    Square stock fell on heavy volume Monday, but minimal technical damage suggests that the decline will mark a buying opportunity.
  6. Chart Strategy

    SOX Semiconductor Index at 17-Year Resistance

    The chip index is within 20 points of multi-decade resistance, predicting a reversal and decline that could last for months.
  7. Chart Strategy

    Cleveland-Cliffs Stock: Uptrend Hanging by a Thread

    Cleveland-Cliffs stock has been testing support at $5.50 for the past six months and now must survive December tax selling ...
  8. Chart Strategy

    3 Hot Stock Plays for the Holidays

    Small- and mid-cap retail stocks could offer value this holiday season, with a strong economy and low unemployment driving ...
  9. Chart Strategy

    Palo Alto Networks Upside Limited Despite Solid Quarter

    Palo Alto Networks price action reflects equal strength between bulls and bears, frustrating trend followers with a multi-year ...
  10. Chart Strategy

    Nike Stock Could Enter New Bull Market

    Nike has rallied back to 19-month base resistance near $60 and could break out, entering a test at the 2015 all-time high.
  11. Chart Strategy

    Abercrombie & Fitch Stock Issues Long-Term Buy Signal

    Abercrombie & Fitch stock has squeezed short sellers since beating estimates last week and should post higher prices ...
  12. Chart Strategy

    GameStop Earnings Could Trigger Short Squeeze

    GameStop shares have sold off to multi-year support, while technical readings have hit deeply oversold levels.
  13. Chart Strategy

    Will Apple Suppliers Join iPhone X Rally?

    Analog Devices' earnings report on Tuesday morning may offer actionable insight on Apple's iPhone X rollout.
  14. Chart Strategy

    MGM Resorts Stock Set to Punish Short Sellers

    MGM Resorts stock has lifted into the upper half of a broad trading range and could break out in coming months.
  15. Chart Strategy

    Citigroup Shares Year-End Rally Could Be Under Way

    Citigroup stock bounced at support this week, suggesting a potential end-of-year rally that could reach new highs.