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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 …

Beyond Basic Candlestick Pattern Analysis

Recognizing Who Is Controlling the Stock Price There is a plethora of training on Candlestick Pattern Analysis and interpretation, and yet this remains one of the most problematic areas for Technical Traders who want to trade at the expert level, earning high income from just trading stocks. Once the basics …

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 …

Bottoming Stock Formation Indicator

Enter Stocks Earlier with Time Segmented Volume Indicator One of the tougher technical patterns to determine is when stocks are going to stop trending down and begin Bottoming Stock Formations. This is especially important for Swing Traders as most bottoms have periods of momentum action as energy builds up, due …

Market Update for Swing and Day Traders

Changes to High Frequency Trading Regulations The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering a Test Pilot Program to initiate a study to determine if the High Frequency Trading “Maker-Taker” role is creating predatory and unfair trading practices. This test program was initiated by complaints from the Buy Side Institutions. Although …

Clarity Using Bollinger Bandwidth® Indicator

A Technique for Better Bollinger Bands® Analysis Bollinger Bands are by far one of the best indicators for analysis of sideways price action in stocks, finding compression patterns early before High Frequency Trading price surges, and providing visual assistance with Spatial Pattern Recognition Skills™ for Beginner Traders. However using the …

The Power in Platform Patterns

Sideways Candlesticks of Dark Pool Buying The “Platform Candlestick Formation” is a relatively new Sideways Pattern that is becoming more and more prevalent as the Dark Pools activity increases. Dark Pools are Alternative Trading System venues that transact giant lot orders off of the Exchanges. This is legal and actually …

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