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Breakout Box Technique

Came across this simple setup from TradingPub called “The Breakout Box Technique”. Entry rules for longs (flip it for shorts), using daily bars: Look for a stock in a long-term (weeks – months) uptrend. Wait for an inside day. Within 2 trading sessions of the inside day, if the stock trades 1% higher than the … Continue reading

Book Review of How to Make Money in Stocks Success Stories by Amy Smith

The full title of this book is How to Make Money in Stocks Success Stories: New and Advanced Investors Share Their Winning Secrets by Amy Smith. This is another book in Investor’s Business Daily’s series of books. This book highlights specific experiences that different people have with the IBD methodology. Most of the content would be … Continue reading

Book Review of The Layman’s Guide to Trading Stocks by Dave Landry

The title of this book is The Layman’s Guide to Trading Stocks by Dave Landry (2010). I like this book for a number of reasons: “Contents page” right on the cover, similar to the style of books in the 1920s Big size, nice clean layouts, decent sized charts and diagrams, large fonts Not too much information … Continue reading

Using IBS and RSI for Short-Term Mean Reversion Trading

So in an earlier book review: Book Review of How Markets Really Work by Laurence Connors, it noted that Wilder’s RSI(2) was found to be the best indicator. RSI(2) < 5 was shown to lead to short-term gains, while RSI(2) > 95 led to stalled rallies. I recently came across a number of other blogs which wrote … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

A very happy 2014 to all readers!!! Some of you may have noticed that I have not been posting as frequently lately. Part of the reason is because I have been busy picking up a number of things that I’m looking forward to apply to trading, e.g. machine learning techniques, Python, C++, Octave, R, etc, … Continue reading

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