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Volume and Quantity Analysis

Stock Price Action and Market Participant Groups Before there were High Frequency Traders, Dark Pools, Twilight Pools, and an 80% automated marketplace, the most important indicator was price. Many Retail Traders learned simply to rely upon price action and rarely considered volume or quantity analysis. Nowadays, with the dramatic changes …

7 Tips How to Choose Stock Indicators

Best Indicator is Balance of Power for Trading Stock indicators are one of the most useful tools for Individual Investors and Retail Traders. However choosing the right indicators for your Trading Style and Strategies can be a daunting task. There are over 250 indicators available for stock, index, market, and …

How to Track Large Lot Institutions

Candlestick Patterns in Charts Main challenges Individual Investors and Retail Traders face today, are figuring out when High Frequency Traders are going to suddenly appear and when Dark Pools are quietly buying or selling. There are distinct candlestick and indicator patterns for tracking the Large Lot Institutions that use Dark …

Compression Candlestick Pattern Indicator Analysis

Quantity Indicators Allow for Early Stock Entry All indicators have limitations and market conditions, where the indicator fails or does not provide a true positive or negative pattern, or is simply unable to keep up with the speed of momentum price or volume activity. Bollinger Bands® are no exception. Bollinger …

Balance of Power Stock Indicator Momentum Action

How to Find Stocks Poised for Momentum Runs Balance of Power is an extremely rare and unique indicator. Its origins come from the professional side of the market. It is designed to separate out larger lot activity from smaller lot activity. This kind of volume aka quantity analysis on the …

Why Time Segmented Volume Leads Price

How to Identify TSV Divergence & Convergence Time Segmented Volume TSV is a rare volume oscillator which provides leading indicator signals that are invaluable to short-term trading of stocks. Applicable styles of trading include Swing Trading, Momentum Trading, Position Trading, and Day Trading. As the Market Structure has changed exponentially …

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 …

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 …

MetaStock Platform Candlestick Compressions Ideal Entries

Early Candlestick Identification Most Important Platform Candlestick Compressions ideal entries are best for Swing and Momentum Traders, but identifying these compression patterns early is most important. The chart example below is for studying a Relational Technical Analysis™ pattern. This stock was under Dark Pool Quiet Accumulation which tends to form …

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