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Articles of interest & reports on trading, technical analysis, money management, and all things Optuma.
Dawn Bolton-Smith Bar Colours

Dawn Bolton-Smith Bar Colours

In the new update of Optuma (Optuma 1.2) we’ve added a new bar colour scheme called “Bolton-Smith”. The naming of this colour scheme is to honour the matriarch of Australian Technical Analysis, Dawn Bolton-Smith, who passed away in August this year.

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Introducing the DVAN SmartLines Tool Module

Introducing the DVAN SmartLines Tool Module

The DVAN SmartLines module for Optuma is a suite of market tools that gives an investor access to Divergence Analysis’ 27-year moneyflow methodology. The module is comprised of indicators that create a clear framework in which to analyze markets—including trading signals, trend direction, momentum, support/resistance, and buying/selling cycles.

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To Be Early/Late Is Right/Wrong

To Be Early/Late Is Right/Wrong

The problem with being early in the markets? It can be painful. Very painful. Even if you end up being vindicated with a positive outcome. Best recent example? As I explained to my wife as we watched The Big Short together, “Sure they were right in the end, but look how miserable they were all along!”

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Volatility got you in a spin?

Volatility got you in a spin?

One of the things I love about research is the “ah-ha” moment when I see something that has not been so obvious before. It’s like the veil has been lifted and suddenly I see that condition everywhere.

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