Three of the Most Powerful Technical Pivot Indicators

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Williams’ %R: One of the Most Essential Technical Indicators


One of the best ways to become a great trader is to try new things.

Unfortunately, there’s no such thing as a perfect strategy. But if you’re willing to trade outside of the box, if you will, you can become a better trader.

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Technical Analysis 101: Two of the Most Essential Moving Averages


When it comes to technical analysis, moving averages are essential.

For example, for more than 20 years, I’ve relied on two specifically – the 50-day and the 200-day simply moving average. 

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Trading the J-Hook Continuation Pattern


Here is one chart pattern that I personally like to use.

It's called the J-Hook Pattern, because it takes the shape of the letter J. 

Typically, these are found in a stock uptrend. At some point, the price of the stock pulls back to a point of indecision, which can often be marked by a doji cross candlestick. From there, prices begin to rise, creating a J-hook pattern.  From there, we typically see a resumption of trend.

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This Price Level Might be Gold’s Line in the Sand


In early October, 2018, gold may have found its bottom.

After plunging for the last six months, prices were in the longest streak of losses in about 30 years. Just since April 2018, gold prices sank from $1,360 to a current price of $1,180. 

 

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The Importance of Spotting Support and Resistance


The idea that drawing lines on a chart can make you money has been a matter of contention for years. But the fact remains that those lines are quite helpful.

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5 Ways to Exploit Herd Mentality


Buy low and sell high.

In other words, buy when a stock is in the dumps, and sell it at a peak.

It’s the best investment advice ever given.  The problem is most people do the exact opposite.  They sell low.  Then, they buy high. They just sucked into the psychology and begin to trade on raw emotion instead of basing decisions on rational thought.

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