Currently browsing category

Stock Tips Blog

Buy the Dip as a Swing Trading Strategy

Consider Market Condition and Stock Trend Cycle Buy the Dip is a very old-style strategy that is frequently touted as “brand-new” to new and beginning stock traders, novice swing traders, and new investors. The theory is that you want to “buy low and sell high”. But more often than not, …

What Are the Topping Stock Formations?

Lists of Classic and Trend Timeframe Tops One of the most important aspects of learning to read stock charts and using Technical Analysis is to remember that the Market Structure is changing and evolving over time. Sometimes these changes are very slow, while at other times the evolution is occurring …

How to Use Bollinger Bands®

Bollinger Bands Use Explained for Beginners Bollinger Bands are used as a technical indicator that helps Retail Traders read stock charts more easily. Bollinger Bands are a Channel Indicator. Channel Indicators are lines that are drawn above and below the price on the chart by the computer software program. The …

When to Sell Your Stocks

Depends on Stock Market Corrections Selling Stocks is as easy as buying a stock. However, what really is most important is knowing WHEN to sell your stocks. Here are questions you should ask yourself: Why do gurus say that the market will crash? It is not out of the goodness …

Is Day Trading Right for YOU?

Take This Simple Test to See If You Will Be a Great Day Trader Day Trading is one of the most widely promoted styles of trading stocks for beginners and new Retail Traders. Many training companies teach Day Trading for beginners, but is this in their best interest? Or is …

What Are Popular Stock Trading Myths?

List of Myths and Facts with Answers You Should Know There are many Myths about Stock Trading that Beginner Traders hear and believe. This is because they are new to trading and do not realize that what they have been told is not fact. This leads to unnecessary losses and …

How to Specialize in a Trading Style

10 Tips on What to Do and How to Do It Previously in one of my TechniTrader Student support publications, I suggested how to specialize in a Trading Style. I had a student write to me about that publication, and here is what he said: “Over the past few years, …

What Are the 6 Trends of the Stock Market?

Market Conditions & About Stock Market Participant Groups Many Individual Investors view the market as having two trends, up or down. Stock and Options Retail Traders view the market as trending or non-trending. These are simplistic viewpoints based on outdated fundamental and technical theory dating back to the Dow Theory …

3 pages