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Using the Advance Decline Line For Swing Trading

A Different Approach To Stock Market Trend Analysis

When traders first start out they typically follow the standard approach to stock market trend analysis. Most traders rely on basic indicators such as moving averages and oscillators to determine if the stock market is trending, how strong the current trend is and whether or not the market is approaching overbought and oversold levels as well. While these basic technical indicators provide important data about past market behavior, there are some indicators that can give you a broad picture of what the short term future has in store for stock market prices.

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Stock Chart Patterns – How To Trade Breakouts

Not All Stock Chart Patterns Are Created Equal

There are hundreds of stock chart patterns traders use to enter as well as exit the market. One of the most if not the most popular entry method is the breakout. A few weeks ago I wrote a short article outlining success rates with breakout stock chart patterns. The basis of the article was to show readers how using different time length to determine breakouts could substantially change your success and failure ratio.

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Best Short Term Trading Strategies – ATR Calculation

I highly recommend you pay attention because I find this method to provide about 70 percent win to loss ratio and performs better than the majority of trading systems that sell for thousands of dollars.

Remember, there's no correlation between expensive or complex trading methods and profitability. The 20 day fade remains one of the most profitable and one of the best short term trading strategies I have ever traded, and I have traded just about every strategy you can imagine.

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Bollinger Bands Strategy – How To Trade The Squeeze

Today I'm going to discuss a great Bollinger Bands Strategy. Over the years I've seen many trading strategies come and go.

What typically happens is a trading strategy works well on specific market conditions and becomes very popular. Once the market conditions change, the strategy no longer works and is quickly replaced with another strategy that works in the current market conditions.

When John Bollinger introduced the Bollinger Bands Strategy over 20 years ago I was skeptical about its longevity.

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Technical Trading Strategies - The Tail Gap Strategy Revisited

Those of you who follow my trading videos and this blog know that I'm a big proponent of simple technical trading strategies. Many traders believe that complex methods are better or have a better winning to losing ratio. I will tell you from many years of trading that this is simply not true. As a matter of fact one of my favorite technical trading strategies, the Tail Gap Method is one of the most profitable and reliable trading strategies I have ever come across.

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Swing Trading Strategies That Work – Using Relative Strength

Good day traders, today I want to share with you some swing trading strategies that work in the real world. Several months ago,  I created a trading video about determining market strength using simple visual analysis and trend lines. In case you missed this video here is a link so that you can watch it.

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Short Term Trading Indicators – Bollinger Bands As Trend Filter

Today I’m going to show you how to use one of my favorite short term trading indicators to determine market conditions and market direction. The Bollinger Band was invented by John Bollinger in the early 80’s. It is mostly widely used as an indicator to locate overbought and oversold market conditions. It quickly became one of the most popular short term trading indicators.

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Relative Strength and Call Options

According to statistical analysis and based on over 20 years of trading experience, I can tell you without hesitation that  very basic relative strength analysis between two related stocks or other assets is one of the best market timing methods that you will find.

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