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Technical vs Fundamental Analysis

Technical vs fundamental analysis: Not this again!

The age old debate of whether it is better to trade using technical or fundamental analysis exists because certain methods suit certain individuals better than others. Technical analysts will argue they don’t need to follow macroeconomic data by-the-minute since the stock charts already tell them everything they need to...
Which Is Best...

Swing trading: Solid strategy if you don’t fall off!

Being able to correctly identify and mark support and resistance levels on a trading chart is one of the first things you should have learned when delving into technical analysis, and that means that you should also be aware that it’s the most recent levels which bear the most significance. An area which served as a...
Swing Trading Strategies...
Trading Without Indicators

Trading without indicators: Top gun or a bit dumb?

For the majority of individuals trading in the stock markets, each has his, or her own set of preferences when it comes to the technical indicators and drawings which they will place onto a chart. Whether a trader favors watching the moving volume weighted average price (MVAWP), Bollinger Bands, or simply drawing...
How Effective Are Naked Charts...

Price Action Trading: Is it The Holy Grail?

Following on from the discussion on the possible advantages of using stock charts without indicators, the obvious subject (even for a basic white girl like me) to move straight into is that of price action trading. This is a method of trading whereby a trader uses a number of chart formations and candlestick patterns, usually referencing only very recent...
Trading Price Action...
Point and Figure Charts

Point and figure: Charts that test your smarts.

Point and figure is a method of technical analysis which requires a degree of study, both in reading and using, before an individual becomes confident in its practical applications. Point and figure charts are composed in grid format, and whether you choose to write out charts by hand on blanks sheets of mathematics paper, or use a...
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Portfolio strategy: Cheat your way to the top!
Starting out a new career in the markets can prove overwhelming, and it might be that copying a well put together portfolio is a beneficial place to start. By getting a feel for the type of set-up which professional traders use can serve as a hugely time-saving exercise. More often than not, the issue which most of the traders who struggle in the markets have, is...
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Trading Algorithms
Trading algorithms: Fine… if you’re Einstein!
Building a trading algorithm is something which many traders feel may give them an edge in the markets for not only is emotion taken out of the equation when trading, but they are also able to undertake virtually all of their trading activities via their algo, leaving them free to shop for new Balenciaga Tees, Off White sneakers and bottles of Grey Goose for their up and coming...
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