Saturday, June 19, 2021

Why Stocks Move: Credit

This post is part of a series about the catalysts for stock movements. It’s based on a series of talks at TradeStation’s Master Class learning sessions.  Credit events might be rare, but...

This Tool Keeps You on Top of the Market with VWAP

Market pros use VWAP. Do you? We're talking about the volume-weighted average price. Institutional traders have used it for a long time to know where they stand versus everyone else in the market. Unlike a simple...

Catch Volatility with Trailing Stops

"The times, they are a-changin'." But you don't have to be a rock star to know that with the markets on the move, you could miss out if your trades stand still. Trailing stop orders...

How to Find Momentum Pullbacks on a Day Like Today

Today's a rough day for most bullish investors. But there are ways to turn those lemons into lemonade thanks to TradeStation's powerful functionality. RadarScreen®, our ever-useful, do-anything tool, powers the workspace below. It contains a...

Potential Triangle Forming on the S&P 500

Most traders I know hate triangles. But one seems to be forming right now on the S&P 500. The index is trying to hold 2643, about 7 points above its late-November low. And that, in...

Takeaways From Tuesday’s Violent Drop

Just when you thought the volatility was fading, sessions like yesterday's happen. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average both had their biggest drops since October 10's epic bloodletting. For the Nasdaq-100, it was...
Here's How to Be Ready the Next Time Momentum Stocks Pull Back Like This

Is This Nasdaq Stock Revving Higher?

Most stocks on the Nasdaq have been rolling over recently, but one big name could be on the verge of revving to new highs. Tesla Motors (TSLA) has traded in a tight range since late...

Matrix Lets You Trade the Market at a Glance

TradeStation's arsenal of trading and analysis tools gives you advantages once enjoyed only by professional traders. One of our most popular features is the Matrix. It lets you see market activity at a glance and...

Popular Chip Stock Holds Key Level Into G20

One of the most heavily traded names in the chip space is holding a potentially key level. Micron Technology (MU) dropped 38 percent from the start of June through yesterday. But now the giant producer...
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Bullish Chart Patterns Across Big Pharma

Everyone's been focused on the selloff in tech, but something more bullish may be happening in a forgotten corner of the market. Large pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer (PFE), Merck (MRK) and Amgen (AMGN) have formed...
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