The Importance of Spotting Support and Resistance

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The Benefits of Combining Fundamental and Technical Analysis


Over the last 22 years, I’ve heard countless arguments for and against fundamental and technical analysis. While neither is perfect, they both have strengths we can capitalize on.

Fundamental analysis shows us what’s under the hood.

At its very core, it helps us arrive at a stock's intrinsic value. It helps us see:

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Marijuana Stocks: Five of the Biggest Winners on 2018 Midterm Elections


Marijuana stocks, which exploded on midterm election results, got another big boost on news Jeff Sessions was forced out as attorney general.

You may remember Sessions was a major foe for the industry, moving to end a policy that allowed states to make their own decisions on marijuana.

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Three of the Most Powerful Technical Pivot Indicators


When bungee jumpers plummet off a bridge, what happens?

They pop back up, right?

The very same thing happens with stocks when they become too overbought or oversold. And if we can position ourselves for the exact moment the “snap back” happens, we can make money. And it’s actually quite easy to spot.

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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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