Three Candlestick Patterns Investors Need to Understand

Candlestick patterns may have some odd names. Abandoned baby bottom, three black crows, dark cloud cover, for example. But these are some of the most powerful tools you can add to your strategy, including these three. Candlestick Pattern No. 1 – The Doji Cross Doji crosses are a sign of indecision of bulls and bears. […]

How to Trade Parabolic Stop and Reverse (SAR)

The Parabolic Stop and Reverse (SAR), commonly known as Parabolic SAR is a trend following indicator that highlights current price direction. It also provides entry and exit signals as well with dotted lines. What we simply want to do is buy an asset when the dots move below the price, and sell or short-sell when the […]

Price Expansion and Retraction: The Rubber Band Effect

If you pull a rubber band too far, too fast, what happens? It snaps back, right?  The same thing happens with stocks, indexes, and currencies.  If they’re pulled too far in one direction, eventually they’ll snap back and revert to back to the mean.  In fact, we see it happen all the time. To spot […]

How Using the Money Flow Index (MFI) Can Give You a Trading Edge

When it comes to trading, one of the best ways to tell what’s happening is by paying attention to the flow of money in and out of a stock. Surely, none of us want to buy a stock if money is flowing out, right? Instead, we want to buy if we’re seeing money flow in, […]

Stock Swing Trading Strategies – Can You Pick Market Tops?

There Are No Stock Swing Trading Strategies That Can Predict Market Tops Today’s topic is going to cover stock swing trading strategies that assist traders in locating market reversals. During the last few days the market has been selling off a bit and if you watched financial news channels you would have noticed that whenever […]

Williams’ %R: One of the Most Essential Technical Indicators

One of the best ways to become a great trader is to try new things. Unfortunately, there’s no such thing as a perfect strategy. But if you’re willing to trade outside of the box, you can become a better trader. Over the last 20 years, I’ve combined hundreds of different technical strategies. At the moment, I’ve […]

How to Spot a Trading Opportunity with Four Indicators

Fear can destroy a stock in seconds. But it can also create a wealth of opportunity if you know when to buy it. In fact, it’s how investors like Warren Buffett, Sir John Templeton, and Baron Rothschild made their money. Each of them subscribed to fundamental analysis to do so. However, we can take it a […]

How to Spot Potential Breakout Opportunities

Great traders will always go where the action is. Volatility, momentum, new highs, and liquidity are some of the key traits they’ll look for. Other times, there’s a fundamental reason for the break, including news, or event that’ll draw even more traders in. Just what is a breakout, though? A breakout occurs when a price clears […]