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10 Laws of Technical Trading Free

John J. Murphy, 36 Pages

John J. Murphy, a master in technical analysis, compiled 10 fundamental rules of technical trading based on his 30 years of experience.

Day Trading and Swing Trading Principles Free

Paul Janiak, 113 Pages

Paul Janiak provides hands-on advice to help you become a successful trader. He discusses risk management strategies, the importance of psychology as well as strategies you can apply in your own time.

1-2-3-4 Forex Reversal Trading Strategy Free

Varchev, 3 Pages

The 1-2-3-4 Forex reversal strategy is structured around 4 trend reversal points, which can be inferred from the DMI or MACD indicators. In this article, the author explains how to apply these to upward- and downward-trending markets.

3 Swing Trading Examples with Charts, Instructions and Definitions Free

Alan Farley, 16 Pages

Alan Farley dissects three swing trade examples, drawing on Amazon, NVIDIA and Alkermes stock. The article was written in 2001, but insights remain valid to this day. The article also comes with a glossary, which explains the basics of swing trading

9 Advanced and Profitable Trading Strategies eBook Free

HumbleTraders, 42 Pages

HumbleTraders introduce 9 advanced and profitable trading strategies. These include the momentum reversal, role reversal, moving average crossovers, Bollinger Band squeeze, candlestick patterns and more.

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Beginners Guide to Swing Trading Free

Cabin Yim, 11 Pages

In this article, Cabin Yim discusses his favourite swing trade setups, entry points as well as risk management techniques. This article assumes that you have an understanding of support and resistance levels, and of price action.

Do Moving Average Strategies Really Work? Free

Paul Allen, 5 Pages

Paul Allen analyses all possible moving-average-crossover signals for the S&P 500 index since 1928, to assess whether these strategies provide value for investors.

How to Design a Trend-Following System Free

Winton, 10 Pages, 2018

Trend following traders buy securities on an uptrend with a view to sell them on a downtrend. This paper reviews 4 important components of a trend-following system - speed, leverage, beta caps and market selection - and assesses their effect on performance.

Intraday Trading - Manual I Free

MasterMind Traders, 17 Pages

In this introduction to intraday trading, the authors define market terminology and order types. They also touch on chart patterns, including candlestick charts.

Intraday Trading - Manual II Free

MasterMind Traders, 22 Pages

In this second presentation, the authors cover advanced chart patterns and as well as prices, volume and moving averages. You\'ll understand how to spot a trend and uncover candlestick reversal patterns.

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Intraday Trading - Manual III Free

MasterMind Traders, 38 Pages

In this third instalment, the authors discuss options trading basics. They also explain how to create an options trading plan around candlestick charts.

Low Volatility: A Practitioner’s Guide Free

S&P Global, 27 Pages

Understand how low volatility indices are built and potential applications of low volatility strategies.

Magic of Moving Averages Free

Kotak Securities, 23 Pages

Moving averages help uncover trends by smoothing fluctuations in prices. Kotak Securities explain how you can create trading strategies around these widely used indicators, with a focus on moving average crossovers.

Momentum Strategies in Intraday Trading Free

Stanford University, 33 Pages

Momentum trading finds buying opportunities in short-term uptrends, with a view to sell when securities start to lose momentum. In this presentation, students from Stanford University backtest momentum strategies in intraday trading.

Momentum Trading: Using Pre-Market Trading and Range Breakouts Free

Active Trader Magazine, 7 Pages

Pre-market trading activity can often provide insights into the day\'s trading trend. This is especially the case when breakouts of the previous day\'s high or low occur. Understand how professional traders avoid false breakouts and breakdowns.

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Naked Trading - Trading Without Indicators Free

Mark Shawzin, 30 Pages

A Wall Street trader explains his price action strategy, complete with video tutorials. He relies only on price and time, with no technical or lagging indicators (other than support and resistance lines). His trading plan will help you time your entry and exit.

Options Trading Webinar Free

Fidelity Investments, 24 Pages

Oftentimes, traders focus on the profits a trade could bring over the potential risks. In this presentation, Fidelity explains how to create a trading plan before opening a position, how to plan your exit and manage your position along the way.

Seasonality in the Commodities and Financial Markets Free

Traders Mag, 5 Pages, 2005

This article discusses how you can use seasonal patterns to out-perform the market, whether you are a day trader or a long-term investor. Interestingly, seasonal patterns exist across a broad range of markets, including currencies, stocks and commodity futures.

Swing Trading Tactics Free

Oliver L. Velez, 87 Pages

Some investors trade for income over short time periods, whilst others trade for wealth, over longer time frames. Oliver Velez recommends swing trading strategies, technical indicators and chart patterns for both categories of investors.

Ultimate Guide to Price Action Trading Free

Mandi Madang, 128 Pages

This comprehensive guide to price action trading aims to teach everything you need to know to become a successful trader. Understand technical analysis fundamentals and trading strategies for each indicator. These include trading with candlestick patterns, moving averages, trendlines and fibonacci.

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Understanding Price Action (Free excerpts) Free

Bob Volman, 29 Pages

Bob Volman discusses intraday trading tactics, applicable to all markets. This PDF contains free excerpts from chapters 3, 5 an 7, which cover price action principles and trade setups (such as the Pattern Break and Pattern Break Combi).

Using Price Action Tactics to Identify Trends Free

GFF Brokers, 14 Pages

Understand how to use price action techniques to identify trends and microtrends. The authors provide effective decision rules to establish the possibility of uptrends, downtrends and swideway trends, before applying the theory to real world examples.

Value & Momentum Strategies: Everywhere, But Not All the Time Free

S&P Global, 30 Pages

Momentum and value trading strategies have generated well-documented returns, with momentum strategies typically outperforming value strategies, until the market experiences a pullback. S&P Global asks whether it is possible to combine the strengths of momentum and value trading into a superior risk-weighted strategy.

Value Investing: A Practitioner’s Guide Free

S&P Global, 14 Pages

Value investors aim to buy low-cost stocks with upside potential. S&P Global reviews how value investing strategies have performed over time.