Technical Education 101: Channel Trading

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Candlestick Patterns: Why it Pays to Catch the Doji


When Munehia Homma first created candlestick charts in they 1700s, they were meant strictly to track and profit from the rice trade.

He’d record the opening day’s price of rice, the low and the close. And over time, he’d begin to see price patterns in his recordings, mapping out repetitive signals in the price bars. He’d soon give them names, like spinning tops, and hanging man. 

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How Using the Money Flow Index (MFI) Can Give You an Edge


When it comes to trading, one of the best ways to tell what’s happening is by paying attention to the flow of money in and out of a stock. 

Surely, none of us want to buy a stock if money is flowing out, right? 

Instead, we want to buy if we’re seeing money flow in, or short if we begin to see signs that money is about to start flowing out of a stock.

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How to Use MACD and RSI in Your Trading


If you truly want to make money in the markets, pay attention to fear and greed.

Remember, most investors are irrational. They buy because everyone else is. They sell because everyone else does. And in doing so, they send stocks up, or even down far too much. If you can spot those very overreactions, you can do very well in the markets. 

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Two Ways to Spot Opportunity in Any Stock


In 2005, a flock of 1,500 sheep began jumping off a cliff for no real reason.

In the middle of a clear blue day, they just started jumping. All shepherds could do was watch.

And as insanely ridiculous as this sounds, some of us are those sheep.

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Technical Analysis: Why Fibonacci Retracement Levels are Essential


Bollinger Bands. Relative Strength. The Golden Cross. Cup and Handle Patterns.

These are just a handful of terms associated with technical analysis. The idea behind this style of trading is based on two key ideas.

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Two Simple Tools to Spot Reversals in the Fear Gauge


2018 and 2019 will go down in history as one of the most volatile periods on record. Coronavirus fears sent volatility through the roof in 2020.

But believe it or not, one of the most consistent ways to make money on the market is by trading excessive fear, as dictated by the Volatility Index.

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