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What Daytraders Can Teach Investors

MIAMI, Fla. (MarketWatch) — With the huge advances in the stock market over the past year and heightened volatility, daytraders are back. Or maybe they never left. In the 1990’s, daytrading was all the rage, especially using risky strategies like scalping, where you’re in and out of hundreds of stocks in seconds or minutes, aiming to make small but quick profits. More recently, scalping is the strategy of choice of high-frequency traders (HFTs), the ultimate daytraders, who use high-speed computers to scalp for pennies in nanoseconds. Those pennies can add up to billions of dollars in trading profits every year.…

Hemline Index falls out of fashion

Commentary: Watch prices, not skirt lengths, to gauge the economy BOCA RATON, Fla. (MarketWatch) — Of the hundreds of market indicators used by traders and investors to help predict the market’s direction, one style never seems to fall out of fashion — but it should. The Hemline Index, first observed by economist George Taylor in 1926, predicts the market’s future by the way women dress. It works like this: when women’s hemlines (the line formed by the outside of a skirt) are shorter, women are taking more risks and spending, which is good for the economy and the stock market.…

How to invest when the market is against you

Commentary: Stay atop the cycle and don’t get gored by the herd

By Michael Sincere and Pascal Willain BOCA RATON, Fla. (MarketWatch) -- Like the hapless souls who boldly race bulls through the streets of Pamplona, Spain, unsuspecting people charge down Wall Street without fully appreciating its unpredictable and dangerous terrain. Although eager to participate, many end up getting gored by the herd.

Key market-timing indicators are bearish

Commentary: Warning signs posted up and down Wall Street

By Michael Sincere and Pascal Willain BOCA RATON, Fla. (MarketWatch) -- With so many market indicators giving mixed signals, it's no wonder that many traders and investors are confused about where the stock market may go next. Some predict a complete collapse of the financial markets while others believe we'll have a mildly bullish run.

How to Read Volume

See how two trading systems use volume to better understand price changes.

For traders and investors, volume does more than measure how many shares are changing hands between market participants within a given time period. With the right interpretation, volume can be a way to read the mood and psychology of the market, discover the strategies of large investors, and put price changes in context.

Trading Strategies: What Worked

Look back at the most profitable strategies

The last five years of markets have given traders plenty of challenges and plenty of opportunities. From huge rallies to punishing crashes, and from record volatility to tight trading ranges — the markets have gone through a huge variety of conditions. As the new year starts, it’s worth taking a look back to see which strategies have made money, and which haven't.

Volatile Markets: Insight on Trading Reversals

Enter too early or too late and you may lose money. That’s what trading reversals is all about—determining the correct entry point. With this strategy, you use specific technical indicators to recognize which stocks or markets are overbought or oversold, so you can trade in the opposite direction of everyone else. We talked to trading experts to gain some insight on when and why you may want to utilize this strategy.

Get Smart at Investment Seminars and Trading Shows

With the recent spike in market volatility, many traders are looking for ways to sharpen their trading skills. Investment seminars and trading shows offer excellent learning opportunities, but before you pack your bags, take time to think about your objectives. Are you hoping to find a “magic formula” that will improve your trading results? If so, experts say you might be disappointed.
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