Below is the original Trader’s Tips article submitted for the just released February issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities  TRADERS’ TIPS February Issue “There is always plenty of capital for those who can create practical plans for using it.” Napoleon Hill (Author, Think and Grow Rich, 1883 – 1970) For this month’s Traders’ Tips,…

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I mentioned in yesterday’s post that a bunch of traders gathered online to see and hear my present how Trade-Ideas PRO can model any pattern.   They let me have it. I took almost 20 descriptions 30 minutes before the presentation began and picked 3 to model and walk everyone through the process of modeling…

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A Scan that Finds Stocks Resisting the Market Downtrend – Stick Above the 200 MA Already my post earlier this week,  How Twitter Improves My Trades, continues to evolve and provide further lessons. Twitter Apps to Consider There’s a growing list of applications that build off of the Twitter data feed of wit, prose, commentary of…

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Ok. Let’s do something really crazy. I’ve something big to confess. I’ve been hiding it for months because I don’t want the headlines, I don’t want our servers to crash, I don’t even want the private island and the jet to take me there. But now, I can’t hold it in any longer, so here…

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I received a good question from our support forum that I want to repeat here. It’s a simple request about how to model a pattern that this customer wants to see in the market. Question: Stocks Taking a Breather What filters or alerts can I use to finds stocks that are, “taking a breather“?I.e. it…

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Disclaimer: The article mentioned below mentions Trade-Ideas as an ‘industry standard’ and sprinkles a bit more praise on us but was written unsolicited by a former trader, Dave Goodboy, turned writer for TradingMarkets.com and other outlets. “How To Use A Stock Screener” Goodboy’s article addresses the most basic of scanner and screener tools available to…

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The fast paced world of trading excites us – buyers vs. sellers, large capitalized players vs smaller and quicker/nimble players, etc. However we at Trade-Ideas recognize that for many in the investing public, trading twenty or thirty times a day is a lot – completely alien. That’s why our tools are also made for longer-term…

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I am back from some good times in Chicago that included events for TD AMERITRADE and optionsXpress. There’s plenty new strategies and insights to tell you, but I want to bring to your attention this interview of Jamie Hodge, our Director of Trader Education and long-time trading veteran, by Dave Mabe of StockTickr.com. Interview with…

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The same principle applies to the market: Trade where the odds are. Last week I discussed a unique approach to determine where trades with the highest winning percentage exists. Read here to fully understand this approach which relies on the power of The OddsMaker to determine whether going Long or going Short in the market…

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New alerts and filters added recently expand the arsenal of ways in which any trading universe can be modeled in Trade-Ideas. We even created some sample strategies to show you how they are used. Here’s what we did: Added bottoming tail and topping tail alerts. Added new filters to find stocks based on how much…

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