Trading seems like an area where individuals could fare as well as professionals but that is rarely the case. Individuals face a number of challenges when it comes to trading and one challenge is to understand they are unlikely to beat professionals in some areas. Individuals might find success in day trading, for example, but… [Read More]
With recent market activity reminding traders that prices can go down as well as up, we’re suddenly starting to hear more about volatility again. Today we’ll discuss the different types of volatility related to stocks and ETFs. The first type of volatility is Historical Volatility, or HV, which may also be referred to as Realized… [Read More]
Gain a solid foundation on the fundamentals of options and learn just what they are, the two types of options, the pricing of options, and some basic trading strategies.
By now you’ve probably heard of ConnorsRSI, a composite indicator that we developed recently. If not, you can download a free guidebook on the topic here: An Introduction to ConnorsRSI. Learn everything about ConnorsRSI with our introductory guidebook – including formula & trading strategies. You may also know that we’ve been methodically replacing the 2-period… [Read More]
Whether you’re opening a new trading account or are just curious about what other brokers may provide, it’s always a good idea to take these core considerations into account when selecting an online broker.
When we trade stocks, we make money when we correctly predict the direction that the stock is going to move. When we trade options, we need to be directionally correct within a specified timeframe. In other words, we need the underlying stock to move in the right direction between now and the expiration of the… [Read More]
Beyond the benefits of flexibility and maneuverability, swing trading is advantageous because it allows you to trade the market regardless of whether it’s up, down, or even sideways. The TradingMarkets Swing Trading College is a comprehensive training program designed to teach you the core competencies involved with high-probability swing trading, and to provide you with… [Read More]
Drawing on the back-testing the Connors Research team has conducted over the last decade, we’ve quantified the fundamental behaviors that affect price action in the markets every single day in order to create trading strategies that generate High Probability Trading Signals. These signals are specifically designed to help active traders identify quantified trading setups with… [Read More]
Securities that rise or fall multiple days in a row tend to reverse a high percentage of the time (oftentimes over 80% of the time).
Recently we’ve been working on a strategy for shorting stocks using ConnorsRSI as one of the primary indicators. You can find complete details in one of our quantified Strategy Guidebook: Short Selling Stocks with ConnorsRSI, but the basic idea is to use a limit order to short stocks that have achieved both an oversold ConnorsRSI… [Read More]