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Are Elliot Waves a Solid Trading Technique (for a beginner)?

If your aim is to trade the markets to a professional level, then it is crucial you understand the thought process and rational which other traders (your competition) are using to base their entries. Elliot Wave Theory is one of the most popular charting techniques, and one which...
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Why Fibonacci’s Sequence works (remarkably well) in markets...

The Fibonacci sequence is fascinating for many reasons, the most prominent being that these numbers have a prevalent tendency of showing up in nature. The number of rows in a pine cone, hurricane spirals, the structure of DNA and even honeybee family trees all demonstrate Fibonacci string sequence. By dividing each number in the string by the last produces a number which is...
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Why Efficient Market Hypothesis dictates Stocks “are” Random…

Efficient Market Hypothesis is a concept many traders don’t like the idea of since it’s premise centers around the fact that charting information, publicly available information, and even insider knowledge cannot be used to outsmart the markets. There are three varying weight levels to this hypothesis, all with the underlying characteristic that the price of a stock always...
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Why Gann Square of 9 can be (highly) effective for stock trading

William Delbert Gann had many hypotheses with regards to the way the markets move, and the patterns and cycles within them. His approach was heavily centered around the practice of mathematics, but he also used astronomy and even astrology to form his opinions. Gann’s most recognized theory amongst traders is that of Gann Angles, which although appears...
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Does Dow Theory (really) work for trading stocks long-term?

If you read extensively about markets and strategies then it is more than likely that you have come across the term Dow Theory. One of the main reasons this market strategy is so prevalent within trading circles is because of the man behind it, Charles Dow, who incidentally founded The Wall Street Journal, so it’s no big surprise that his ideas about...
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Can I (effectively) incorporate Fractals into my trading set-ups?
Fractals represent a fairly complex mathematical concept, and whilst their use in trading the financial markets isn’t strictly a theory, they command enough precedent to view them as such. Put simply, fractals are curves, or geometric shapes that have the unique characteristic of displaying virtually the same structure at different magnification levels. The majority of objects observed by...
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Why the Turtle Traders experiment “so” important for trading…
If you have been having a hard time in the markets, or have read one too many forum posts alluding to the fact that the markets are impossible to beat on a consistent basis, then the story of the turtle traders should provide you with some hope, and reignite your passion for trading the financial markets. All traders need a pick-me-up at some...
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