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Breadth Thrust Indicator – Can it Forecast Major Market Bottoms?
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Breadth Thrust Indicator – Can it Forecast Major Market Bottoms?

09 May 2019 , Al HillTable of ContentsBreadth Thrust Indicator OverviewDr. Marty Zweig, a Wallstreet legend is the creator of the indicator.The Breadth Thrust indicator measures market breadth by dividing the advancing issues by the sum of the advancing and declining issues on the New York Stock Exchange. The output of this calculation is a ratio is then calculated over the last 10 periods to give you the value of the indicator.Breadth Thrust Indicator Formula#Advancing Securities/ (#Advancing Securities + #Declining Securities)Primary MethodsThe indicator can work as an intermediate timing tool and it can also identify long-term buying opportunities.Why is the Indicator So Popular?Dr. Zweig was known for combining both fundamentals and technical analysis whe...
Absolute Breadth Index – See How to Identify Trading Opportunities
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Absolute Breadth Index – See How to Identify Trading Opportunities

Absolute Breadth Index OverviewThe Absolute Breadth Index or ABI measures market volatility.Unlike other technical tools, the ABI does not forecast market direction. Hence the indicator is also known as the going nowhere indicator.The creator of the indicator, Norman G. Fosback, first introduced the indicator in the book “Stock market logic”. If you want to go deeper into the book, check it out on Amazon.How to Calculate the ABIThe ABI is a simple calculation and is as follows:(Number of Advancing Issue – Number of Declining Issue)/(Number of Advancing Issue + Number of Declining Issue)This value is expressed as a number.Absolute Breadth Index ReadingsWhile the ABI does not make any market predictions, extremely high readings often lead to a pause in market direction....
S&P 500 ETF – 6 Things You Need to Know
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S&P 500 ETF – 6 Things You Need to Know

S&P 500 ETF OverviewGlobal markets all have exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These are products which include a basket of stocks or other securities.Some of the most popular ETFs are those that mirror the S&P 500. Why are these ETFs so popular?The U.S. market is the most valuable and liquid market in the world. According to an article in the business insider, the NYSE is at the top of the heap with 18.83 trillion.Guess what exchange is next?That’s right, another US exchange – Nasdaq with 7.51 trillion.Which ETF represents the majority of these valuable stocks from these exchanges? You guessed it, S&P 500 related ETFs.Well in this article, we will cover 6 things you should know about S&P related ETFs before you invest.#1 – What is the Average Return of t...
IQ Option Real Account Strategy, Supernova – Up to 92% of profitability
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IQ Option Real Account Strategy, Supernova – Up to 92% of profitability

https://youtu.be/W0eRjlHAVm8?t=69Hello guys, here you can find a Trading Pattern that can be used on IQ Option broker. You can learn this technique with a lot of patience and with a good management. You can visit my website to find some educational materials and increase your experience.Trade nowNOTE: This article is not an investment advice. Any references to historical price movements or levels is informational and based on external analysis and we do not warranty that any such movements or levels are likely to reoccur in the future.In accordance with European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) requirements, binary and digital options trading is only available to clients categorized as professional clients.GENERAL RISK WARNINGCFDs are complex instruments...
Swing Trading – 7 Things To Know Before You Start
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Swing Trading – 7 Things To Know Before You Start

Overview of Swing TradingSwing trading is a form of active trading. The goal is to make a profit on a trade from a time span as short as a few days to a few months.You can place trades on both the short and long side to make profits and can do so in any market.For the purpose of this article, I will discuss how to make money in the stock market.#1 – What is Considered a Swing Trade?The first question I need to address up front is what constitutes a swing trade? You first have two options; you can either go long or short.If you are just starting out in trading I would recommend you stick to the long side of the house. This is because there is unlimited risks on the short side and requires different money management skills.So, a swing trade is where you purchase a stock...
How to Read Stock Charts For Beginners– Step-by-Step Instructions
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How to Read Stock Charts For Beginners– Step-by-Step Instructions

Overview of How to Read Stock ChartsIn this article, I will detail how to read stock charts.Unlike other articles which show you everything at once and then detail the components. I will buildup the chart like layers of a cake. As we talk through each layer, it will help you understand the significance of each item.X and Y-AxisA stock chart is composed of an x and y-axis.So for all of you people that feel math in school is a waste of time – think again.X-Axis and Y-AxisThe most recent time is to the far right.For price, the highest price is in the upper right-hand corner, with the lowest price near the x-axis.Chart StylesThe next layer we need to add is the type of chart. Now each trading platform will provide you with a host of charting styles.These range from li...
Bullish Abandoned Baby Pattern – What It Is And How To Trade It
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Bullish Abandoned Baby Pattern – What It Is And How To Trade It

Candlestick patterns are representations of market data. They give a clear picture of market movements and tell us a lot about how buyers and sellers interacted at any given time.In this post, we are going to talk about an important Japanese candlestick pattern called bullish abandoned baby pattern.We will explain what it is, what it looks like, why it forms, and how day traders can implement the pattern in their strategies.What is the Bullish Abandoned Baby Pattern?The bullish abandoned baby is a pattern that appears at the end of a downtrend and signals reversal to an uptrend. Simply put, it signals an end of the selling pressure of the bears and return of the bulls in the market.This pattern consists of three candlesticks: the first candle has a black (or red) big body, the se...
Does Technical Analysis Work – You Bet It Does
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Does Technical Analysis Work – You Bet It Does

17 May 2019 , Al HillOut the gate, if it’s not already clear in the title of the article, technical analysis does work.I am living proof of that fact.Now, the real question is why are you even asking that question. Well, in this article we are going to first uncover why there is doubt in the financial world and then we will touch on proof that it works.Table of ContentsSo Why Even Ask the Question?Ask the QuestionYou have to go back to the root of technical analysis to uncover the hesitation from the trading community.First off, technical analysis goes all the way back to the 1700s – yes these early speculators were way ahead of their time. The concepts of charting stocks did not gain any steam in the US until the early 20th century with the Dow Theory.My pe...
7 Best Books for Futures Trading
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7 Best Books for Futures Trading

18 May 2019 , Al HillTable of ContentsOverviewFutures offers many benefits such as lower trading capital, leverage and the ability to go long or short.But how do you take advantage of these opportunities? Where should you start as a retail trader?Many retail traders prefer to take a trading course or invest in a black box trading system.However, these short cuts don’t help in the long run, as it comes down to putting in the hard work of mastering your craft.In this article, we will cover the seven best futures trading books.#1 – Futures 101, Richard E. Waldron (1997)Futures 101 (2000 Edition)What better way to get started with futures trading than a primer that does not get too technical.The book neither encourages nor discourages you to trade futures....
5 Ways to Profit at Major Market Bottoms
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5 Ways to Profit at Major Market Bottoms

19 May 2019 , R SWTable of ContentsVIX Futures OverviewVIX futures, short for volatility index is one of the most popular derivatives instruments listed on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The VIX futures are also known as the CBOE Volatility Index futures or VX for short.The contracts are tied to the forward 30-day implied volatility of the S&P500 index in real-time.How Do CBOE VIX Futures Work?SPX options forecast the volatility between the current day and the expiration date of the contract. The estimates are implied based on how much buyers are willing to pay.To go much deeper into the calculation, read this article from CBOE.To put it generally, when the market dips, investors, fearful of losing equity purchase SPX PUT options. This results i...