Latest Trading Research & Articles

iStock_000001603593XSmall Latest research and articles on trading and day trading related matters. Research mainly focuses on Emini and Forex markets. You will find in-depth research on trading techniques, market biases and trading signals that you will never read from anywhere else. You can always find something useful to improve your trading here.

To read members only articles and/or to post comments, sign up for FREE.

Guest postings are welcome. Contact Lawrence with your submission / questions.

To view specific category of articles like Emini only articles, Forex only research or trading system design related posts, use the menu to the left to select the specific topic you are interested in.

alphabetical order | posting date

 Prev 1 2 3 ... 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 Next

image
Nasdaq 100 Down 2% Trading Setup  member only

On a day when Nasdaq 100 is down 2% from its previous day close, something very interesting is likely to happen within a day or two.

Following is a table of Nasdaq 100 emini from September 2003 to March 2011 showing the statistics related to the 2% drop phenomenon.

...

2 comments


Misunderstanding of Trading System Designs

Most retail traders misunderstand that trading systems are created by ad hoc grinding in trying out all kinds of rules to see if a system is profitable (or whatever metric you like to use as the performance yardstick). Here is a short summary of the ...

No comment yet


Some Thoughts on "Nassim Taleb on Living with Black Swans"

First it is a good read - Nassim Taleb on Living with Black Swans Several interesting parallels on Nassim's take on the current situation in the financial system to individual traders or trading models - Traders who never experienced significan ...

No comment yet


Choosing the Right Laptop for Trading

It can be confusing when we go out there looking for the right laptop that is suitable for daytrading. I am going to point out several features that are more important for daytrading purpose. Update: For those of you interested in buying a new Deskt ...

2 comments


image
Gold in Yearly STOPD Perspective

Here is a spot gold weekly chart with yearly STOPD Levels. I draw those levels by hand as I do not have access to my auto indicators on this laptop. Observations, 1. The orange levels are 1st quarter of 2010 and 2011 projections. Gold reached 400% ex ...

One comment


Laptop Woes from nVidia 8600M Chipset

This week when I take my LG P300 laptop with me instead of my usual touch screen ones, it died on me with some odd symptoms. The LCD output was mixed with messed up output, etc. When I get the chance to test it with a LCD monitor, vertical strips sh ...

No comment yet


image
Measured Move (a.k.a. 1-to-1 Swing, ABCD Move)  premium content

Part of Art of Chart Reading Summary Measured move is a name given to a highly structured price movement that consists of 2 swings in the same direction with a pause in-between. The 2 swings are supposed to be very similar to each other, meaning ...

One comment


image
Three Pushes  premium content

Part of Art of Chart Reading Summary Three Pushes is one of the more reliable chart patterns that work very well across almost all financial instruments. The pattern is easily recognizable and many of its formations can be computerized, making it ...

11 comments


image
Emini S&P Day Close to Range Distribution

To answer a question from our member, here is the distribution plot of Emini S&P close of the day relative to the range of the day. By representing the price as a percentage of the RTH range, centered at the midpoint, we get a distribution gra ...

2 comments


Weekly Homework

Not sure if you guys do this, but I learned from my mentors early in my trading career that weekly review of the charts is an important routine for discretionary traders. First, it is not a review of the charts that we use for our daytrading mic ...

No comment yet


 Prev 1 2 3 ... 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 Next
This is a pre-registration form. Fill in the following details to verify your email address first. You will be able to access the full registration form and register for an account after the verification.
Please enter any two digits with no spaces (Example: 12)

Your information will not be shared with anyone.

By signing up you agree to our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy