Michael C. Thomsett proposes that a candlestick indicator by itself is not reliable for timing of trades. You need confirmation through distinct and separate signals forecasting the same reversal (or continuation), but you also need more, as he discusses in this introduction to his book, Profiting from Technical Analysis and Candlestick Indicators.
Steve Weisman outlines identity theft threats and what you can do to avoid them.
A new movement is afoot—one focused on alternative investments that can alter the way people invest. Clifford Jack introduces his book, which explains the increased globalization and the hyper-connectivity of today’s markets, and the volatility all of it brings.
The authors of China 88: The Real China and How to Deal with It discuss Chinese values and how they are influenced by its rich past as well as its rapidly developing present.
Traders tend to view the put ratio backspread as a bear strategy, because it employs puts. However, it is actually a volatility strategy.
The month is slipping away quickly, so I thought I should hurry up and post my annual holiday options poem. Here it is ...
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of variables that are provably inaccurate and based on a flawed assumptions, exponentially inaccurate variables, and outdated models about the nature of options?
Did William Shakespeare trade options? -- from ThomsettOptions.com