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Spatial Pattern Recognition Skills™

Using Spatial Pattern Recognition Skills to Trade Like a Professional All Technical Traders need to have very high visual pattern skill development so that they can click through charts quickly, and identify patterns that they prefer to trade. Unfortunately for most Retail Traders this skill is underdeveloped, leaving them to …

How to Use and Interpret a Center Line Oscillator

A Center Line Oscillator Moves in Opposition to Price Most Technical and Retail Traders are familiar with high and low range oscillators or what is often called an Overbought or Oversold Oscillator. However few really understand or use a Center Line Oscillator which is extremely useful during volatile market conditions, …

Contrarian Indicator Patterns with MACD

Sideways Candlestick Price Action Analysis Oftentimes traders may be confused with conflicting indicator patterns. Contrarian patterns between indicators, and between Price action and Volume based indicators are very common these days. Understanding what the contrarian indicator patterns represent in terms of near-term price action, is crucial for higher profitability and …

Buy Side Institutions Influence on Price & Volume

The Importance of StockCharts.com Volume Patterns Volume provides easy-to-read information regarding the liquidity for a stock at a particular time. Falling Volume often precedes the slip-slide action when price falls not due to profit taking or selling short, but simply because there are insufficient buyers at the time to sustain …

Price, Volume, & the Accum/Dist Indicator

Identify Market Participant Groups by Price & Indicator Patterns The StockCharts.com indicator Accum/Dist was designed to help track the large lot versus small lot activity. Decades ago, when the concept of distinguishing between the large versus small lots started being discussed by the Sell Side Institutions, the Stock Market was …

New Bottom Formations for Technical Traders

More Opportunities for Lower Capital Based Traders One thing that is a constant in the Financial Markets and especially in the Stock Market over the past few years is change. Everything about Technical Analysis is changing. It is often hard for Retail Traders who trade from home and Technical Traders …

The Anatomy of a Swing Trade

Increase Profits by Understanding Large Lot vs. Small Lot Price Action The most common mistake Retail Traders make in choosing stocks to swing trade is to not identify whether the large lots are dominating the buy side or the sell side during the momentum run upward. This is the primary …

Using a Complete Data Set for Analysis

Use a Volume Indicator for Stock Picks In the early days of Technical Analysis all of the data from the Stock Market was not readily available, in a format that could be hand-drawn on a chart. The earliest chartists had to create their charts using either Point and Figure, Line, …

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