Stocks & Commodities - various publications

An overview of various publications in Stock and Commodities magazine.

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Expansions and Contractions

Every trader wants to be able to predict price moves. But we know that it’s impossible to do so. Instead, focus on finding high-probability setups and manage them well. In this first part of a three-part series, we’ll look at how to identify these profitable setups.

You can download the complete article here (S&C March 2014)

In the first part of this three- part article series, we found out how to measure intrinsic divergences. In this second part, we will identify divergences that take place when price may appear to be strong but has a tendency to close near the lows.

You can download the complete article here (S&C April 2014)

In this third and final part of a series that looks at expansions & contractions to gauge divergences, we look at how to apply the Chartmill bull indicator to trading.

You can download the complete article here (S&C May 2014)

Flatliners Breakout Out

We can't predict the future, but we can get telltale information from charts. Here's one possible setup that gives you an idea about price direction.

You can download the complete article here (S&C February 2014)

The Chartmill Value Indicator

Oscillators identify overvalued and undervalued situations. They have their advantages, especially in short-term valuations, but also struggle with recurring disadvantages. In this, the first of a series, we will look at how to overcome these disadvantages.

You can download the complete article here (S&C January 2013)

In the first part of this three-part article series, we found out how to measure intrinsic divergences. In this second part, we will identify divergences that take place when price may appear to be strong but has a tendency to close near the lows.

You can download the complete article here (S&C February 2013)

In the final article of this series, you'll find more ways to apply the Chartmill value indicator and determine if it enhances the indicators you already use.

You can download the complete article here (S&C March 2013 )

Adaptive And Optimized Channels

Chart channels are core instruments that belong in the toolbox of any technical analyst. As useful as they are, they tend to be subjective in nature, which makes them hard to implement algorithmically. Here's how to optimize horizontal channels, calculate the most optimal ones, and as such, create setups based on their support and resistance characteristics.

You can download the complete article here (S&C )

About

DIRK VANDYCKE is actively and independently studying the markets since 1995 with a focus on technical analysis, market dynamics and behavioral finance. He writes articles on a regular basis and develops software partly available at his co-owned website www.chartmill.com. Holding master degrees in both Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, he teaches software development and statistics at a Belgian University. He’s also an avid reader of anything he can get his hands on. He can be reached at dirk@monest.net.

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