Technical Analysis Foundation
- Technical Analysis
What is Technical Analysis? Foundations of Technical Analysis and does it really work?
Support and resistance are the foundation stone of all technical analysis.
- Chart Basics
The key to analysing bar charts: control, commitment, OHLC, whipsaws, long and short positions...
- Time Frames
Expose hidden trends: markets trend in more than one direction at the same time...
- MA Systems
Crossovers of fast and slow moving averages are particularly useful for identifying trends and make an effective trading system when combined with stop losses.
- Directional Movement - Trends
An often-discussed system for tracking trends is the Directional Movement System set for weekly, rather than daily, directional movement. We compare performance to Stan Weinstein's breakout model.
- Short-Term Trends
Never trade against the trend - a fundamental principle in technical analysis. That's easy enough to follow, but how do you determine the trend?
- Trend Strength
Three main indicators of the strength of a trend.
- Trend Lines
The trend line is a powerful momentum indicator, alerting you to any acceleration or deceleration of the trend.
- Forex Trend Channels
Trend channels are one of the best available tools for identifying changes in trend momentum.
- Standard Deviation Channels
Standard deviation channels, plotted at a set number of standard deviations around a linear regression line, provide useful entry and exit signals for trading trends.
- Breakout Model
Stan Weinstein's powerful system for trading long-term trends: the model combines a number of proven techniques to identify breakouts.
- Trading Trends
If you are going to trade trends, no matter what the time frame, you are likely to encounter three major problems: false starts, early shakeouts and ...
- Blind Freddy Trends
A swing trading technique using moving averages and short-term chart patterns.
- Momentum Trading
In its simplest terms, momentum refers to buying stocks which exhibit past over-performance. Eugene Fama, the father of the efficient market hypothesis, refers to momentum as "the premier unexplained anomaly".
- Momentum Trading II
Dr Bruce Vanstone shows how to create Momentum simulations using the ASX 200 as an example
- Momentum Trading III
Dr Bruce Vanstone summarizes the key characteristics of investing using momentum based approaches and discusses some approaches to managing risk in momentum models and the benefits investors can expect when investing with rules-based funds.
Stock Market Cycles
- Reading The Stock Market
The behavior of the market is the most powerful influence on the performance of every stock.
The change in prices on any day is influenced by a number of cycles in different time frames...
- Coppock Indicator
Edwin Coppock designed this oscillator with one sole purpose: to identify the commencement of bull markets.
- Bullish Percent Index
Developed by Chartcraft, the index combines bull signals from individual stocks to identify market trends.
- Market Tops & Bottoms
William J. O'Neill identifies these signals in 24 Essential Lessons for Investment Success.
- Interest Rates and the Economy
Interest rates have a big influence on stock markets because of three factors.
- Chart Types
Each chart type reveals different facets of the relationship between price, trading range and volume.
- Candlestick Charts
Candlesticks contain the same data as a normal bar chart but highlight the relationship between opening and closing prices.
- Bar/OHLC Charts
How to identify trends, control, commitment, uncertainty, inside and outside days.
- Equivolume Charts
The greatest advance in the last decade, equivolume exposes price and volume interaction.
- Point & Figure Charts
Point and Figure charts are used to identify support levels, resistance and chart patterns. Point and Figure ignores the time factor and concentrate solely on movements in price.