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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!”
Andrews’ Pitchfork: Advanced Analytical Methods Using Median Line Analysis
In this third and final article in the Andrews’ Pitchfork series Tim and Kyle walk through some of the advanced pitchfork methods to create a support and resistance frequency grid in price and time.
Andrews’ Pitchfork: Application and Analytical Methods Using Median Line Analysis
In this second installment of the Andrews’ Pitchfork series Tim and Kyle walk through the ease at which Andrews’ Pitchfork analysis can be used in Optuma, and then proceed to share some examples of how this underutilized tool can be used in your trading.
A Brief History of the Development of Median Line Analysis – A.K.A. Andrews’ Pitchfork
Although the technical methodology known as Median Line Analysis as we know it today is rightly attributed to Dr. Alan Andrews, it should be known that it found its genesis hundreds of years before his time. That said, it was Andrews who brought it forward to the study of stocks, bonds, currencies, and commodities.
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.
How to Create Relative Strength Ratio Charts
Want an easy way to compare the relative strength of one chart against another, or a sector against an index? Learn how to easily create your own relative strength ratio charts by watching this short 7 minute video.
Real (Good) News
However “real” the news may be perceived, rarely is news “breaking.” However, in light of all the annoying, repetitive press these days, I thought I’d share some good news that – as a matter of fact – is somewhat ground-breaking.
Why Does a Trader Need Education?
In all my conversations with traders and analysts over the last 20 years, I’ve found one critical element separating the winners from the losers. It’s their attitude to personal education and their willingness to invest in it.