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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. …

What is Missing in Your Risk Analysis?

Risk Analysis vs. Run Gain Profit Potential The least used and most often improperly used analysis by Technical Traders and Retail Traders is Risk Analysis. All too often, traders are choosing high risk stock picks without realizing it. This analysis is NOT using percentages, but rather using the technical patterns …

5 Common Mistakes Traders Make Picking Stocks

How to Choose Stocks to Trade Selecting the best stock picks can be a simple process if you avoid the most common mistakes traders make when choosing stocks to trade. Using a stock pick process can help you speed up finding stocks to trade, AND improve the quality of every …

5 Tips to Avoid High Frequency Trading Front-Running

Candlestick Charts Reveal High Frequency Traders & Dark Pools Most Individual Investors and Retail Traders do not need to worry about High Frequency Trading front-running. If investments for your long-term portfolio are with a large to giant Mutual or Pension Fund, these funds are using Dark Pools which are off-the-exchange …

Sell Short Topping Formations

How to Identify New Topping Patterns Sooner One of the challenges for Technical Traders is learning the new Topping and Bottoming Formations that have emerged in the past few years. The Sell Short Topping Formations in the current market can be a surprise for traders. Topping and Bottoming Formation changes …

Rotation Patterns Explained with Stock Indicators

Buy Side Institutions Using Dark Pools Most Technical and Retail Traders have heard about Buy Side Institutional Accumulation and Distribution, but few understand another institutional action which is ROTATION. Accumulation is the acquiring of hundreds of thousands, to millions of shares of stock over an extended period of time. Dark …

Time Segmented Volume

How to Interpret Time Segmented Volume Indicator for Entries and Exits The TC2000 Leading Indicator “Time Segmented Volume” TSV is unique in its formulation as a Volume Oscillator. Although there are a couple of other Volume Oscillators in the TC2000 indicator list, TSV is far superior due to the unusual …

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Breakouts to the Downside

How to Identify Shift of Sentiment™ Patterns Prior to a Top One of the more frustrating patterns for many Technical and Retail Traders are the Flat Tops that form today. These new Topping Formations surprise many traders and result in whipsaw trades and losses with breakouts to the downside. What …