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. Budgeting & Savings

    U.S. Airlines Enter Bear Markets (UAL, AAL)

    U.S. airline carriers with international exposure could offer excellent short sales after oversold technical readings work ...
  2. Trading Strategy

    Biotech Bottom Calls After Big Bounce (IBB, XBI)

    Biotech funds have bounced sharply after testing downtrend lows, setting off a wave of bottom calls.
  3. Trading Strategy

    Time Running Out For Microsoft Bulls (MSFT)

    Six tests at October 2015 breakout support have failed to attract buying interest, raising odds for a breakdown that ends ...
  4. Trading Strategy

    Apple And Netflix Back In Bear Market Territory (AAPL, NFLX)

    Apple and Netflix have sold off after Brexit and are testing support levels that, if broken, will signal the start of active ...
  5. Commodities

    British Petroleum Caught In Brexit's Maelstrom (BP, XOM)

    British Petroleum now faces its biggest economic challenge since the Deep Horizon Gulf Coast oil spill in 2010
  6. Commodities

    Gold Bulls In Control After Brexit (GLD, PHYS)

    Gold funds lifted to the top of 4 month rising channels on Friday and should break out into healthy trend advances.
  7. Trading Strategy

    McDonalds Headed Into Long-term Sell Cycle (MCD)

    McDonald's led the broad market in the first quarter but has now entered a long-term sell cycle that could yield a trip to ...
  8. Trading Strategy

    Big Biotech Set to Bounce Off Deep Lows (GILD, CELG)

    Relative strength indicators in the biotech sector have hit their deepest oversold readings since 2008, predicting a strong ...
  9. International / Global

    3 UK Stocks to Play After Brexit (ARMH, CNHI)

    These UK companies have carved well-defined price patterns that may support long entries or short sales after the Brexit ...
  10. Commodities

    Coffee Rally Spells Trouble for Starbucks (SBUX, JO)

    Starbucks could head lower in the third quarter, in reaction to a coffee breakout and new uptrend.
  11. Trading Strategy

    3 S&P500 Stocks Flashing Strong Volume Signals (VZ, WFC)

    These S&P 500 components have generated On Balance Volume (OBV) divergences that could impact recent trends.
  12. Virtual Currency

    eBay Vs. Paypal: Which Is a Better Buy? (EBAY, PYPL)

    Accumulation/distribution readings have moved in opposite directions since the July 2015 spin-off of Paypal by parent eBay.
  13. Small Business

    Facebook Headed Lower After Failed Breakout (FB, TWTR)

    Facebook could head much lower after failing the April breakout with a Monday's gap through 116.
  14. Small Business

    Twitter Set to Reward Long-Suffering Shareholders (TWTR, MSFT)

    Twitter's positive price action this week is likely to signal a long-term bottom.
  15. Trading Strategy

    Apple Rally Failing to Attract Strong Hands (AAPL)

    It will take significant buying power to lift Apple above strong resistance at 105 and 110.