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High Frequency Traders

How to Choose Stock Indicators?

7 Tips for Selecting Best Indicators for Today’s Automated Market 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, …

What Is the Anatomy of a Swing Trade?

Identifying Large Lots Dominating Buy Side or Sell Side of Momentum Run 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 …

What Causes High Frequency Trading Front-Running?

List of 5 Includes Retail Trader Cluster Orders The chart example below shows two High Frequency Trading high Volume spikes with long candlesticks. They attempted to drive price up as indicated by the green arrow, but the price quickly shifts sideways and then turns down again. The stock did not …

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 …

How to Identify Professional Traders Footprints

Earnings Strategies for Stock Traders 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 they …

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 …

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 …

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