Currently browsing category

StockCharts Blog

Market Participant Groups Cycle

Market Participant Groups Move Price in Specific Ways The Market Participant Groups Cycle occurs in visual candlestick patterns on the charts, and analysis should be confirmed with appropriate indicators. The following is a breakdown of how Market Participant Groups move price in specific ways, with the groups name in the …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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, …

Stock Indicators that Drive Profits

Quantity Defines Many Aspects of the Trade Here is a list of what Quantity reveals in Candlestick Chart Analysis: Who controls price. There are now 10 Market Participant Groups who at any time can seize control of price and dominate price direction, run potential, and sustainability of the run. How …

Dynamics of a High Frequency Trading Gap Down

List of Indicator Signals Reveals Dark Pool Quiet Rotation™ The stock chart example in this article has been under Dark Pool Quiet Rotation for over a year as Giant Funds quietly and slowly reduced the number of held shares in their portfolios using Dark Pools, in expectation of a slowdown …

5 pages