A prepared trader is a generally a profitable trader, and Sunday is a great day to get ready for the week ahead by studying up from last week’s price action. In this weekend’s analysis, we have one of our affiliates, Kevin Smith, join us and chat about some broad market charts and technical charts into the week ahead. Have a great weekend!
When most traders think of moving average confirmation strategies, they may immediately think of the generic and most widely used ones such as the 50-day Simple Moving Average vs. the 200-day Simple Moving Average. However, even though these can be very useful, especially as many traders become educated and are looking at the same thing creating self-fulfilling moves, there are other moving average relationships that backtest very well.
Bollinger Bands (R) are one of the most widely used indicators in the financial markets by traders and automatic trading systems. These mathematically backed lines do not necessarily need to be fully understood to trade them, but it is important to know how they are created and how they can be used. We will recap what Bollinger Bands are from our last blog post and show what TrendSpider features will help you trade this indicator strategy most efficiently.