Trading Oil on Daily & Intraday Charts

Crude Oil Analysis & How To Trade Oil Report Courtesy of Chris Vermeulen, www.GoldAndOilGuy.com Trading Crude Oil is not an easy thing to do in today's headline driven market.  Even the best oil analysis which may have been often correct will still be wrong at times.   This is due to the fact that oil has many factors which play into its price. ...

Avoiding Ambiguous Charts

Most Charts Are Ambiguous In response to many of your questions you've been e-mailing in and sending in webinars, we'd like to address a topic that seems to be a hot button with a great number of you. You'd like to know about the trade selection process. More than ever, a totally systematized trading plan is necessary.  With the ease...

Using the Dollar as a Leading Market Timing Indicator

The Dollar, Gold and S&P 500 Trend Analysis Courtesy of Chris Vermeulen, http://www.thegoldandoilguy.com/free-preview.php The dollar is and has been in a strong downtrend for many years and I feel as though it's getting close to another major land slide. It could take place any time in the next month or so according to my weekly chart analysis. The general rule...

Trading the Fibonacci Butterfly Technical Pattern with a Put Spread

Learning How to Trade the Fibonacci Butterfly Pattern Courtesy of JW Jones, www.OptionsTradingSignals.com/specials/index.php One of the many useful characteristics of options is that the astute trader can design strategies to capture profit from predicted price action forecasts from a wide variety of technical indicators. I think it is helpful to have knowledge of several approaches to technical analysis in order...

Proper Preparation For Trading Success

Ever wonder how some athletes get to be "great", while others with much talent remain only "good"? While some talent is in-born, I believe the great ones cultivate a work ethic that is superior to those in the "good" camp. As the saying goes, "the harder I work, the luckier I get."   Think about your preparation process as a...

Selling Weekly Options Against Monthly When Volatility Rises

  Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash. George S. Patton Last week silver was the focus of incredible price swings which left many licking their wounds and shaking their heads at the trading losses they had incurred. This sell off was likely triggered by the increase in margin requirements for futures contracts, but the stunning price...

The Force Index – Technical Analysis Breakdown

  A Look at the Force Index   One of the many indicators available to a technical analyst is the Force Index.  This indicator was created by Dr. Alexander Elder and uses a stock’s price change and trading volume to gauge the strength of bulls and bears.  The logic behind this is that by combining stock movement and volume, this indicator...

5 Steps to Trade Like a Forex Pro

So you want to be a professional Forex trader? Here are some aspects of the job that you might not have thought of. 1. Have a dedicated working environment and structured work hours. Create a space for your trading that is solely devoted to that and make sure it is suitable for your needs. What kind of computer power do...

The Stealth Greek of Option Trading: Vega

(The following article from an outside contributor gives an interesting explanation of the meaning and importance of implied volatility/Vega to option pricing.  Supply and demand (especially from the Market Maker’s perspective) is also an important factor in setting implied volatility levels.  Also, it’s important to remember that this factor is found in the time premium in options … so by...

5 Steps to Trading Like a Professional Trader

5 Steps to Trading Like a Professional Trader So you want to be a professional trader?  Here are some aspects of the job that you might not have thought of.1.  Have a dedicated working environment and structured work hours. Create a space for your trading that is solely devoted to that and make sure it is suitable for your needs. ...
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