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What Are the 5 Key Aspects of Technical Analysis?

Candlestick Patterns Reveal What, When, Why, Who, and Where Technical Analysis is the study and interpretation of price, time, and volume for stocks and indexes. Due to the massive changes to the Stock Market Structure since the Banking Debacle and Subprime Mortgage disaster, Technical Analysis has been evolving and changing. …

How to Swing Trade Momentum Runs out of Bottoms?

By Tracking Dark Pools with the Balance of Power Indicator You can learn to identify setups for swing trade momentum runs by focusing on price trends and indicators that reveal Dark Pool Quiet Accumulation. TC2000 Users have a huge advantage over other Retail Traders. They have access to custom indicators …

How to Read Candlestick Charts?

List of 5 Tips About Price Revealed A skill that all traders need to hone and strive to improve constantly is how to read candlestick charts. Candlestick patterns of price matter. What price is doing tells a great deal about which Market Participant Groups are controlling price. The chart example …

What Is the Market Participant Groups Cycle?

Candlestick Patterns Show Which Group Is in Control of Price 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 …

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 …

Percentage Stop Losses Trigger High Frequency Traders

Differences in Uptrend and Downtrend Trading The Uptrend and the Downtrend are not mirror images of each other, nor can you use the exact same indicators, indicator period settings, or subordinate indicators. The Downtrend can drop and gap down on low Volume because percentage stop losses trigger High Frequency Traders. …

Topping Stock Price Action

Candlestick Chart Patterns that Reveal Potential Tops One of the more challenging aspects of being a Technical Trader or Retail Trader in today’s automated market is that the candlestick patterns of Technical Analysis are changing. In particular Topping Stock Price Action is often the most problematic as traders are not …

Market Corrections and Bear Markets

How to Determine the Difference Using Technical Analysis When interpreting charts to distinguish between Market Corrections and Bear Markets, it is imperative to keep in mind the following: 1. The Market Structure has changed massively in the past decade so consequently the older technical patterns, candlesticks, and trends have changed. …