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Cup And Handle Chart Pattern

cup-and-handle chart pattern

The cup and handle chart pattern is by far one of the most reliable chart patterns there is. It can be used for swing trades and for longer term holds depending on the time frame we are looking at. The nice thing about the cup and handle pattern is that it can be used on anything that can be traded, ...

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The MACD Swing Trading Indicator

The MACD Swing Trading Indicator

The MACD indicator is probably the most popular trading indicator there is. It is found on almost every stock chart, its shows by default if you pull up a stock on www.stockcharts.com. So can you use the MACD as a trading strategy? Before going into how to use it properly, let’s go over what it actually is. The MACD indicator ...

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Simple Swing Trading Strategy

Simple Swing Trading Strategy

This is my Favorite Swing Trading Strategy, its easy to find lots of promising stocks and has a very high winning percentage. 1) Go to: http://www.finviz.com/ ,then on the top menu bar click screener. (Note, click on any of the charts to see it full size) 2) Now we setup our screen with the following parameters: 3) Scroll through the results. ...

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Simple Day Trading Strategy

Simple Day Trading Strategy

Trading should be simple, the simpler you can make it the easier it is to master. What I am going to show you in my “Simple Day Trading Strategy” is about as simple as it gets. I have researched many methods over the years, ones that I paid for and ones I found on the internet for free and none ...

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Checklist For Finding “SuperStocks”

How to Find SuperStocks

What makes a stock a good buy? In my opinion a combination of technical (chart patterns) and fundamentals will yield the best results. I have found that small cap stocks with a price between $1 and $10 are the sweet spot. I want to stay away from stocks under a dollar and over $10 I don’t have enough leverage. The ...

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Swing Trading Using Sector Analysis

Swing Trading Sector Analysis

When you are Swing Trading you want to trade the strongest stocks in the best performing sectors. This is how we make the BIG money that we are looking for. Instead of trying to bottom fish and hoping a cheap stock comes back, doesn’t it make a whole lot more sense to just go with the stocks that are outperforming the ...

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How To Pick Winning Stocks Using Volume

How To Pick Winning Stocks Using Volume

Swing traders are always keeping an eye out for ways to improve their trading. There are literally hundreds of analysis tools  and technical indicators to choose from when analyzing stocks for a swing trade. Every week I get emails from people who claim to have found the “Holy Grail”  of technical indicators or a new trading tool that guarantees winning ...

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How To Pick Stocks

How To Pick Stocks

When we are going to swing trade stocks we need to define our “prey”, that is what are the characteristics that make up the ideal swing trading stock candidate. Here are the characteristics of the stocks that I am looking for: Ok, now we know the type stock we are looking for, how do we find them? Well the first ...

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Head And Shoulders Chart Pattern

Head And Shoulders Chart Pattern

When swing trading you need to focus on strategies that have a very high probably of success. I have found that looking for a few reliable chart patterns is the best way to go. I personally look for 4 different chart patterns, with the Head and Shoulders pattern being my favorite. There are lots of other chart patterns but I ...

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Swing Trading – Short Selling Stocks

Swing Trading - Short Selling Stocks

First I want to say that for most people Short Selling Stocks is not a good idea. In general it can be much more difficult to short stocks than it is to buy and go long. I will give you three major reasons this is so: 1) The long term trend for the markets has been UP. If you are ...

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