Renko charts, discussed in the previous article, should have given you a whole new perspective on how to analyse and trade chart data. In article 21, we are going to look at another form of Japanese chart that helps you to spot reversals! Calling the turn (reversals), when trading any financial market, is a notoriously difficult thing to achieve with any given consistency. There are thousands of different technical analysis tools and techniques that try to give you this edge. One of the best and most simple I’ve come across is the Line Break chart. [Read more…]
We put together and ran a session last Friday on trading and the world of financial markets for the @kentcricket players at the County ground in Canterbury.
We covered many topics: markets – FX, Commodities, Equities, how the City works, technical analysis, mindset, behaviour, psychology, winning trading, strategy, trading jargon.
Great, fun session and may be some future Warren Buffets in the squad post cricket careers?
If you’d like to learn more, or if you’d like us to put together a tailored session for you please contact us here at THE STOP HUNTER by email: [email protected] or give us a call on 01227 811731.
In Part 19, we introduced the idea of Heikin Ashi. In part 20, we go off on a more extreme tangent! In terms of Technical Analysis applications, Renko Charts, at first glance, could appear to be as ‘way out’ as it gets – the work of some Technical Analysis boffin with too much time on their hands! In fact, Renko charts aren’t some new tool created by the technological revolution, but have their roots firmly embedded in eighteenth century Japan. They were originally applied to trade Rice and formed the building blocks for a robust trading strategy. [Read more…]
In part 18 we looked at alternative concepts in technical analysis. In part 19 we turn our attention to the world of Japanese charting. In fact, this and the next three parts (Renko, Kagi and Line Break) will all focus on the Eastern approach to technical analysis. We start with Heikin Ashi – an often forgotten and very effective way to use Japanese candlestick charts. Understanding this ancient method of candlestick charting can certainly reap dividends for your trading! [Read more…]
If you’re like me; you find the whole thing of should I take a book / shouldn’t I take a book on holiday one of those inconvenient pre-holiday nagging questions to answer; you feel guilty if you don’t, it’ll way my bag down if I do, do I need more than one book, should I take fiction or non-fiction, I should really embrace whats there and not take books etc etc, then this article may help! So, if you feel compelled to order something from Amazon before you depart, but are still not sure what to take, then I’ve created a list of 10 books that I think make for essential beach holiday reading for traders & investors in 2017! They may just aid your trading and investing when you return back refreshed from your vacation! [Read more…]