Capturing Trend Days

A trend day occurs when there is an expansion in the daily trading range and the open and close are near opposite extremes.

Tape Reading

Sometimes it is nice to reexamine a simple concept when there appears to be overwhelming volatility in the markets. Mechanical systems and patterns are helpful and even necessary for the structure they impose in organizing data, but even Richard Dennis in his original course discussed ways to “anticipate” entry signals, exit trades early, and filter out “bad” trades.

Volatility Breakout Systems

Breakout systems can actually be considered another form of swing trading, (which is a style of short term trading designed to capture the next immediate move). In other words, the trader is not concerned with any long term forecast or analysis, only the immediate price action.

Trader Linda Raschke Provides Tips on Day-Trading S&P

The S&P 500 futures market is a trading arena unto itself, which can accommodate many different trading styles, according to Linda Bradford Raschke, a well known trader, lecturer and president of LBR Group, Inc.

The Mental Aspect of Trading

By Linda Raschke Many traders quickly come to acknowledge that despite being familiar with winning strategies, systems, and money management techniques, trading success is dependent on your psychological state of mind. If you’re a trader just starting out, where do you find the initial confidence to pull the trigger? How do you deal with the … Read more

Swing Trading: Rules and Philosophy

My style is based on the “Taylor Trading Technique”, a short-term method for trading daily price movements that relies entirely on odds and percentages . It is a method as opposed to a system. Very few people can blindly follow a system, though many find it easier to be discretionary in a systematic way.

Buying New Momentum Highs

Much has been written about the use of momentum oscillators in highlighting retracements in a trend or momentum divergences. This article will show an entirely different way that momentum oscillators can be used.