I want to share a couple key ideas with you. I just answered all the write-in survey questions from the recent MoneyShow and if there was one theme, it was “how to know when to sell?” The truth is that there is no one-size-fits all answer to that question because it depends on your goals and • Read More »
If you have questions about BackTesting Report, MACD, stop losses, exit strategies, please feel free to Comment on this blog Check out the newly updated FAQ at http://backtestingblog.com/faq/ Attend one of these live sessions below eMoneyShow with live chat, Thurs May 27 10:55am – 11:40 EST (eastern!!) Truth About MACD re-broadcast with BackTesting Report Editor Jackie • Read More »
While the “leaders” of this market have lately been low-priced regional banks rocketing off the bottom, the stocks more typically thought of as leaders don’t seem to have so much fuel. We seen that in the sheer numbers of stocks found by the MACD divergence detectors — negative divergences outnumbered positive divergences many times over. This week the NASDAQ:QQQQ and the • Read More »
Please join me at the Las Vegas Money Show, Tuesday May 11, 2010. You can learn the past performance of key buy/sell strategies in my two sessions: 07:45 AM – 08:30 AM Exit Strategies for Active Investors Here we focus on SELL strategies including stop losses, profit targets, MACD negative divergences and more. I’ll present highlights from the • Read More »
Catching up on guidance from a master trader in four quick minutes. Click the links to watch the one-minute videos and get grounded with a solid approach to trading. Lesson 5 encourages focus. Lesson 6 is my favorite. Click here to follow up with more information on how to get this step done right! Lesson 7 is a • Read More »
My charts are plotted as candlesticks because they highlight detailed movements around the open and close. Candlesticks also present recurring patterns which aim to portend the price action and which I haven’t (yet) backtested. However, since candlesticks are on the charts in my BackTesting Reports, videos, and software, I want to give everyone an opportunity to how they are interpreted by • Read More »
Watching the football teams psych up for the playoffs today, I’m reminded how big a factor emotion can be! In sports and many other competitve endeavors we strive to pump ourselves up emotionally to win. Check out this video by Adam Hewison to see how dangerous those same emotions can be to your trading.
Adam Hewison’s Minute 3 video (click here to watch) suggests traders choose between technical and fundamental information for their trading decisions. I have to ask: How about using what works? We have the technology now to check out how well each of the different types of data performed in the past. You can look at the • Read More »