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Below, you will see links to new pages that have been added to my website and updated information on existing pages. I also post interesting news items that I find around the web and trading ideas.

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Mar 20, 2017

Trader Education Week

Learn How to Spot Trading Opportunities in Your Charts will run from March 20-24.

Elliott Wave International (EWI) is hosting a free Trader Education Week, March 20-24. Register now and get instant access to free trading resources - and you'll receive more lessons as they're unlocked each day of the event. You'll learn about Elliott waves, Fibonacci analysis, indicators and oscillators, Japanese candlesticks and more.

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Mar 01, 2017

Here is a Recent Example of a Swing Trap

Swing traps are one of my favorite chart patterns. Here is a recent example:

stock chart

The nice thing about this pattern is that the majority of sellers get stopped out right before a nice rally. This is the pefect time to buy into a stock - after a wave a selling!

Jan 30, 2017

Why You Should Use Time Stops

I know from experience that a stock should move in your favor within a day or two after your entry. If it doesn't then it will likely go against you. Here is an example:

stock chart of TASR

This stock pulled back and formed a bottoming tail and then an engulfing candlestick pattern. This would be a good place to buy the stock. But look at what happens next. It just trades sideways.

The first question that should come to your mind when this happens is:

Where are the buyers?

They aren't there.

Time to get out.

Dec 06, 2016

Learn to Swing Trade With These Example Stock Trades

Here are 5 example trades for discretionary swing traders.

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May 01, 2016

The 5 Components to Any Trading System

When I’m asked by new traders for advice, I often tell them to think of trading like going on a trip to a place they’ve never been before. “What would

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Feb 10, 2016

How to Scan for Stocks - The Ultimate Guide

Writing stock scans is the only way to find the stocks with the exact criteria you need.

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Dec 03, 2015

Learn 4 Profitable Chart Patterns for Swing Traders

Here are 4 chart patterns used in technical analysis that you can use to trade stocks.

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Advanced: Swing Trading Tactics