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Swing Trading Using HFT Trigger Entries

How to Identify Momentum Action Ahead of Runs One of the most exasperating experiences for many StockCharts.com Users is to open their charts to find a stock that has run or gapped with momentum energy. These huge one day gains occur when High Frequency Traders HFTs fill the queues ahead …

Sideways Bottoming Trends

Bottom Trend Analysis and Dark Pools It used to be that Technical Analysts identified two trends, the Uptrend and the Downtrend. If the market or a stock was not trending up or down, it was termed “trendless.” In those days the sideways trend was not considered an important factor for …

Options Trading Opportunities Increase

Use Stock Chart Analysis for Options Options Trading has suddenly become far more popular with Professional Traders and Smaller Funds who are now learning to trade Options. This means that Retail Traders will find more trading volume and opportunities than what have been around previously. It is the Renaissance of …

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 …

Earnings Strategies for StockCharts.com Users

How to Identify Professional Traders Footprints During Earnings Season, most Retail Traders and Technical Traders are often frustrated because they do not have training on Earnings Strategies that work for their Trading Style. They hear about a stock or a great report and discover the stock gapped up hugely before …

High Frequency Trading Firms and Dark Pools

Traders Learn Price and Volume Analysis The Financial Markets have been undergoing massive internal structural changes that are impacting price and volume action, that Retail Traders depend upon due to their use of charts and technical indicators for stock pick selection and trading. Candlestick charts have become the standard for …

How to Trade Stocks Profitably for Beginners

Market Participant Groups Form Trendline Patterns Most individual investors and retail traders do not realize that they have a huge advantage over the professional side of the market. This is due to the constraints, restrictions, rules, and regulations the professional side must comply with on an ongoing basis. It is …