This week has been incredibly volatile with some crazy action across the board from blue chip to small-cap stocks. In this Thursday analysis, we take a look to see how some of the weekly candles are set up into the second half of the week with the markets looking strong overall into the month of November. However, with such a strong move up over the last few days, things can always reverse quickly especially with an event like elections right around the corner next week.
The Stock market lived it up to its historical stereotype of being more volatile in the month of October than other months in the year. The signs were there early on that this month may get ugly due to a mix of variables in the financial markets such as interest rates breaking through key levels above, trade war fears, and midterm elections closing in. This blog post outlines the full technical story of October’s moves as we followed the charts week by week through our weekend blog. Continue reading A Spooky October 2018: Full Month Recap of SPY
As TrendSpider has just introduced lower indicators, we think the use of these tools can be very resourceful if used correctly. Last week, we touched on how to add these indicators to the chart as well as what to look for between price action and the lower indicators. This week, we are going to take a look at the relationship between two momentum oscillators, the Williams % Range and Relative Strength Index.
When it comes to technical trading, few people have an impact big enough for their name to become part of the lexicon of the industry, but John Bollinger is one such person. A long-time market technician, John Bollinger started looking at new ways of determining trading bands, that is areas of support and resistance, through adaptation of moving averages in the early 1980s. Information was hard to find in those pre-internet days, but using a basic microcomputer, John began developing his own approach. Continue reading Trading the Bollinger Bands: How to use multiple Time frames