S&C CONTENTS PAGE April 2011, Volume 29 Number 5

Cover art: David Goldin

WSJ iPad App
Review: The Wall Street Journal app
for the iPad
MetaSwing 4
Review: MetaStock and TradeStation add-on for volatility-based technical analysis
NinjaTrader 7
Review: Trading software

Empowering Traders To Trade Commodities
by Gail Mercer
With more products being added to the marketplace, how do you decide what to trade?

Today’s K-Wave And Beyond
by Koos van der Merwe, Cfp
Trying to make sense of the markets is always a challenge. Here’s an updated look at the Kondratieff wave after 2010.

Hurst’s Cyclic Analysis
by David Hickson
This crash course on an almost-forgotten theory could shed some light on how you can trade consistently and profitably.

Engineering Look At Cycles
by Arthur Zernov
Do cycles exist in markets? Here’s a look at the markets from a different angle — one that will help you realize that there is a harmony among cycles, events, and market behavior.

Futures For You
by Carley Garner
Here’s how the futures market really works.

Identifying Cup Formations Early 
by Giorgos Siligardos
Here’s a simple mechanical recognition method for identifying possible emerging cup formations.

Technical Analysis Adapts And Thrives
by Michael J. Carr and Amber Hestla
Technical analysis is a professional undertaking, but little has been written about its foundational principles.

by Don Bright
This professional trader answers a few of your questions.

Then And Now With Tim Slater
by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan and Bruce Faber
Tim Slater was at the forefront of computerized technical analysis and saw how it all began. He told us how he saw it.

Explore Your Options
by Tom Gentile
Got a question about options?

Mutual Funds
Here’s a sample of mutual funds.

  These articles — and articles like them — can be found
online at www.traders.com

 This article is the basis for Traders’ Tips this month.