Sunday Update for Week of 10/8 – A Recap After A Rough Week

A prepared trader is 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. This weekend, we are focusing on the absolute bloodbath that occurred in the broad markets and will recap how last weekend’s charts performed. This analysis proves looking at multiple time frames is crucial as the daily and weekly candles were showing two separate things. The longer-term, bearish set up ended up winning over last week.

New TrendSpider Feature: Add Some Cushion to Your Alerts!

TrendSpider is happy to announce a new feature created to make your life a little easier when trading. Have you ever had an alert set (either a mental alert or actual alert on TrendSpider) that the price missed by only a few cents and you completely missed the price reversal or either a buy or sell? We know how you feel…  That is why we created the “Sensitivity Control” feature for our Dynamic Price Alerts which allows users to add a margin of error or “cushion” to their alerts. See what we mean by checking out the video below!

TrendSpider Strategy Guide: Customizing Your Trendline Settings

In this week’s strategy guide blog post, we tackle head on one of the biggest misconceptions about the TrendSpider platform, which is that the system only shows trendlines that the system is programmed to find. In reality, TrendSpider is a customizable tool and the settings on the system can be completely customizable and configured to look for trendlines however you prefer. As everyone’s trading strategy and technical analysis strategy is a little different, each trader may find their ideal settings to be slightly (or even completely) different than what we show in this video.

Sunday Update for Week of 10/1 – A Look Into The Month of October

A prepared trader is 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. This weekend, we are focusing on the recent events in the broad markets such as the interest rate hike and the turbulence in the European markets. As the month of September has ended for trading, the historically volatile October is here.

TrendSpider Strategy Guide Post – Trading the SMA vs. the EMA

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.