Archives: MACD

TradeStation Webinar and Update

September 16, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: MACD, Technical Strategies.

Several people asked for the archive for my recent TradeStation webinar. You can find it here: Of course we have a new set of MACD Divergences now. To stay current, you can sign up for the full list of MACD divergences and MACD Histogram divergences daily on US stocks, ETFs and futures at • Read More »

MACD Back-Tests for Fidelity Investments

April 29, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: MACD.

You can read the results of my recent back-tests of MACD for Fidelity Investments in this article: . For more information see


Commodity Negative Divergences, My Sched D, and You

April 16, 2011 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: MACD.

Without getting too personal… I just sent off my taxes — yes, I had to write a couple checks — but the good news is that my schedule D was much EASIER to fill out than previous years. Before I’ve struggled to compile huge lists of trades across mulitple accounts. If you actively trade, you • Read More »

Bulls and Bears Fight Over S&P500

July 12, 2010 | By jackieannpatterson | 1 Comment | Filed in: MACD, Moving Average, Technical Strategies.

The stock market is often said to be a fight between the bulls and the bears.   Technical analysis aims to help traders understand market behavior by studying the price action which is akin to the tracks left by the various market animals. In last week’s market action, we can see the bull and the bear squaring • Read More »

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On Knowing When To Sell

May 26, 2010 | By jackieannpatterson | 2 Comments | Filed in: Classes, MACD, Moving Average.

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 »

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SPY: Divergences, Trendline Breaks and More

April 27, 2010 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: Classes, MACD.

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 »

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Best Stock Yesterday Indicated by a MACD Divergence

April 22, 2010 | By jackieannpatterson | 2 Comments | Filed in: MACD, Technical Strategies.

Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) dominated the headlines yesterday with good earnings news, giving it a 6% gain on the day.  But do you know what the best stock (biggest gainer) really was?  Regional bank Dearborn Bancorp, Inc (NASDAQ:DEAR) was actually the top stock on the day with a massive 74% increase.  Today as I write this, DEAR • Read More »

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MACD Divergence Signals Follow-Up

January 31, 2010 | By jackieannpatterson | No Comments | Filed in: MACD.

Last weekend’s post highlighted three stocks from the negative MACD Divergence scanners: AAPL, BIDU, SBUX.  Disclosure: I am now short all three as I write today.   All three shorts are sporting open profits.   Being 3 for 3 is much better than the odds suggested by backtesting MACD/H negative divergences.   Having just recorded a video about shorting on MACD divergences for The Truth • Read More »

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