The search for good technical analysis and investing blogs about the stock market can be frustrating – there are many “fluff” blogs out there that are short on real insight. Here is a list of 10 must-read “hard data” blogs, mostly showing charting but a few showing some value investing/market analysis.… Read the rest
There are lots of books that talk about the basics of options trading. But
Trading Options at Expiration, by Jeff Augen,is one of the few books that talks about truly advanced options trading – during what is generally considered the riskiest time to trade them – the week before expiration.… Read the rest
Here at MF Software, we’ve been writing about investing and technical analysis of stock charts for a while now. But while we’ve explained various tools you can use to understand price movement and charting, we haven’t pulled it all together in one place for someone just getting started.… Read the rest
Stochastics: What are they Good for? Absolutely…something! 5 things, in fact. Stock TickerPicker has optional stochastic indicator charts that can be enabled and many people prefer this indicator over the MACD or other indicators.
Here’s what stochastics can tell you:
A variety of high-flying tech stocks have reported earnings or made major announcements recently, with significant stock movement preceding & following the reports. These stocks are probably worth a closer look at the charts with some technical analysis to evaluate whether it’s time to invest.… Read the rest
One of the most common technical indicators used to analyze stock charts is the MACD indicator. This indicator shows you a stock’s momentum and stands for “Moving Average Convergence-Divergence.” When doing investing it is always a good idea to look at the MACD chart to help you understand when is the right time to jump in.… Read the rest