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

    Biotech Funds Flashing Sell Signals

    Biotech funds are testing mid-year breakouts after selling off to two-month lows and could break down in coming weeks.
  2. Chart Strategy

    Can Tesla Stock Hold $300?

    Tesla has seen a string of bearish news and could break down, offering a buying opportunity at April breakout support near ...
  3. Chart Strategy

    Best Buy Stock Stuck at Long-Term Resistance

    Best Buy stock reached resistance at the 2006 high in June and has ground sideways for the past five months.
  4. Chart Strategy

    CVS Short Sellers Ready to Reload Positions

    CVS stock is bouncing after a decline triggered by Aetna merger talks and Amazon's ambitions, but it could sell off at new ...
  5. Chart Strategy

    Chesapeake Energy Stock Nears Long-Term Buy Signal

    The stock has turned higher at major Fibonacci support as long-term relative strength oscillators enter new buying cycles.
  6. Chart Strategy

    Twitter Buying Volume Predicts Long-Lasting Bottom

    Twitter stock's on balance volume rose to an all-time high, raising odds for an uptrend lasting at least one to two years.
  7. Chart Strategy

    Macy's Stock Could Reward Bottom Fishers

    Macy's posted its highest volume trading day in 25 years at a long-term Fibonacci target, raising odds for a multi-year bottom.
  8. Chart Strategy

    Contrary Transport Sector Flashing Sell Signals

    The Dow Jones Transportation Average broke down this week, setting off sell signals that could affect the broader market.
  9. Chart Strategy

    Snap Stock Headed Into Test at All-Time Low

    Snap shocked shareholders with miserable third quarter results, triggering a selling spiral that could reach the single digits.
  10. Chart Strategy

    Disney Stock Sets Off Long-Term Buying Signals

    Disney's discussions with Fox have triggered a bullish stochastics crossover that could finally end its multi-year correction.
  11. Investing Strategy

    Penny Stocks to Watch for November 2017

    October's tax cut debate shifted attention to higher capitalization levels, but buying interest in low-priced stocks should ...
  12. Chart Strategy

    Shopify Uptrend at Risk After Latest Bear Raid

    Anxious Shopify shareholders are reeling from the second major bear raid in less than a month and could choose to abandon ...
  13. Chart Strategy

    Apple Stock Could Break Resistance and Hit $200

    Apple shares have traded at the top of a five-year channel for the past six months and could break out in a vertical advance.
  14. Chart Strategy

    Intel Stock Could Sell Off After Earnings

    Intel stock has broken out to a multi-year high but is now technically overbought, raising the odds for a sell-the-news reaction.
  15. Chart Strategy

    Celgene Shocker Could End Biotech Rally

    Celgene abandoned a key drug application last week, sending the stock and sector into a tailspin that could signal an intermediate ...