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The authors of Technical Analysis introduce their book, which thoroughly addresses recent advances in pattern recognition, market analysis, systems management, and confidence testing; Kagi, Renko, Kase, Ichimoku, Clouds, and DeMark indicators; innovations in exit stops, portfolio selection, and testing; implications of behavioral bias, and the recent performance of old formulas and methods.

Liz Weston

Liz Weston discusses the importance of your credit score, and how poor or mediocre credit scores can cost you, in this excerpt from Your Credit Score: How to Improve the 3-Digit Number That Shapes Your Financial Future, 5th Edition.

Guy Cohen

In this chapter from The Bible of Options Strategies: The Definitive Guide for Practical Trading Strategies, 2nd Edition, Guy Cohen covers the four basic strategies that underpin your entire options trading knowledge, which are long call, short call, long put and short put.

Michael C. Thomsett

In this uncertain trading environment, how do professional traders manage effectively? In this introduction to his book, A Technical Approach To Trend Analysis: Practical Trade Timing for Enhanced Profits, Michael Thomsett offers methods for trend analysis based on a few sound principles.

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Michael Thomsett

Traders tend to view the put ratio backspread as a bear strategy, because it employs puts. However, it is actually a volatility strategy.

Michael Thomsett

The month is slipping away quickly, so I thought I should hurry up and post my annual holiday options poem. Here it is ...

Michael Thomsett

The big question, of course, is: How can we rely on a formula with a series of variables that are provably inaccurate and based on a flawed assumptions, exponentially inaccurate variables, and outdated models about the nature of options?

Michael Thomsett

Did William Shakespeare trade options? -- from ThomsettOptions.com

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