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  • Most traders are familiar with the Andrews Pitchfork drawing tool. The distinctive pitchfork shape definitely attracts the eye. In spite of being very recognisable few traders can draw Andrews pitchfork correctly. This article suggests one solution to draw a usable Andrews Pitchfork.

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  • This signal detects the periods where the market is in a horizontal trading range. Once a range has been detected, the signal will indicate when the market breaks out of the range.

    The example illustrates how the signal works:

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  • A basic trading strategy based on simple moving averages is the moving average crossover strategy. Opinions are divided on this simple strategy with some traders saying it has proven to be unworkable whereas others seem to be more open. Those in favour defend... Read more ...

  • This series of articles focuses on public domain day trading strategies which include moving averages. The objective is not to discuss or compare the different types of moving averages and their respective merits, but to take a closer look at their parameters... Read more ...

  • The  Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) is exactly what the name says, the price at which all orders were executed, weighted by the order volume. In short, the prices at which the most volume was executed weigh more heavily -read are more important- in the average price calculation. The VWAP... Read more ...

  • The Pullback Scalper strategy programmed by Edin Babajic is based on the KISS principle (keep it simple stupid) concept. The strategy focuses on the U.S. market indices (Dow, S&P500, Nasdaq ...). As indicated by its name the strategy is a trend following strategy which tries to identify... Read more ...

  • This trading strategy combines the well-known Keltner channels with the concept of a pullback. A market which is in a trend but which moves in the opposite direction is said to be in a pullback. Traders expect this pullback to be only temporary and expect the market to resume its trend. Chester... Read more ...

  • Trend following is applicable to all time horizons; from day trading to swing and position trading as well as investing. It is, however, particularly successful on longer-term time frames. The basic idea is to profit from the continuation of an existing move by trading in the direction of the... Read more ...

  • One of the main criteria which makes a financial instrument interesting for active daytraders is its volatility. Volatility is essential to profitable trading. But other criteria are also important.

    The majority of traders trade markets which are well-known... Read more ...

  • This oscillator, which was made popular by Linda Bradford Raschke, identifies the momentum behind market moves and highlights new momentum highs and lows.

    The Elliot Oscillator is a 10-period simple moving average subtracted from a 3-period simple moving average and plotted as... Read more ...

  • The Rainbow Moving Average indicator is based on Australian trader Daryl Guppy's Rainbow indicator. The Rainbow Moving Average indicator consists of 22 exponential moving averages (EMA) ranging from 9-period up to 100-period EMAs. These 22 EMAs are plotted on the price chart using the full... Read more ...

  • Daryl Guppy is an Australian trader who developed a “rainbow” of multiple moving averages, called the Guppy Multiple Moving Averages (GMMA) but often referred to as Guppy's Rainbow.

    The GMMA indicator consists of three groups of exponential moving averages (EMA). There... Read more ...

  • The Hikkake pattern was first described by Daniel L. Chesler and is used to identify possible market reversal points. An Hikkake pattern consists of two candles.

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  • The one day reversal pattern was defined by the well-known trader Jesse Livermore, who considers it a strong signal. As the name implies this pattern is used on day charts.

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  • The importance of trading in the direction of the trend is drilled into novice day traders and quite rightly so. When going with the flow, the timing of the entry becomes less important as the probability of being postioned in the right direction is higher. Nevertheless, trading against the... Read more ...

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