Jason Van Bergen

Jason Van Bergen

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  1. FA Relevant

    Is a fee-only or commission-based investment advisor better?

    Understand the difference between fee-only and commission-based investment advisors, to help figure out which type fit best ...
  2. Financial Analysis

    Trailing-Stop Techniques

    The important decision to exit a position must be based on more than emotion if you want to be a disciplined trader.
  3. Brokerages

    Uncovering the Securities Firm and How They Work

    Despite their importance, securities firms are still somewhat of a mystery to the average investor. Learn about what these ...
  4. Trading Strategy

    An Introduction to Consensus Indicators

    Learn how the herd is almost always wrong, or at least late in jumping on the bandwagon.
  5. Trading Strategy

    Momentum Trading With Discipline

    This type of strategy demands a continual refinement of entry and exit techniques.
  6. Trading Strategy

    2 Indexes That Help Assess Market Behavior

    The Herrick Payoff Index and New-High New-Low Index are measures you should know.
  7. Trading Strategy

    Interpreting Volume for the Futures Market

    Learn how to read the volume reports, look at the relation to liquidity and interpret volume.
  8. Trading Strategy

    The Elder-Ray Indicator: Seeing Into the Market

    Elder-ray helps determine the strength of competing groups of bulls and bears.
  9. Trading Strategy

    How the Power of the Masses Drives the Market

    Market psychology is an undeniably powerful force. Find out what you can do about it.
  10. Trading Strategy

    Trade on Support for the Best Exit Strategy

    Find your exit strategy based on support and resistance levels, while understanding the psychology.
  11. Trading Strategy

    Introduction to types of trading: Fundamental traders

    Fundamental trading is a method by which a trader focuses on company-specific events to determine which stocks to buy and ...
  12. Trading Strategy

    How to Read the Market's Psychological State

    Discover what on-balance volume, accumulation/distribution and open interest can tell you.
  13. Trading Strategy

    Intro to Types of Trading: Technical Traders

    Explore in detail the technical trading approach, which looks to the past to predict the future.
  14. Trading Strategy

    Triple Screen Trading System - Part 1

    Learn to take advantage of trend-following and oscillator techniques to analyze trading decisions.
  15. Trading Strategy

    Triple Screen Trading System - Part 2

    Market tide is the basis for making trading decisions in this three-part system.
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