S&C CONTENTS PAGE October 1999, Vol. 17 No. 10

The Volatility Stop System
by Mark Vakkur, M.D.
Here's a step-by-step through the development of a robust trading system for capturing major market moves. 

The 2% rule

On the Opening Bell: David Vomund of AIQ
by John Sweeney
David Vomund is chief analyst of Aiq Systems and president of Legarza Vomund Investment Management. We asked him about artificial intelligence, and why he prefers mechanical systems. 

Getting Started With Options
by Joe Demkovich and Eugene Theriot
Rather than shying away from the complexity of options, stick with some simple basics in exploiting options. 

Options symbols

How The Pros Use Average Directional Index
by Barbara Star, Ph.D.
Here's how technicians Charles LeBeau, Paul Rabbitt, and Linda Bradford Raschke integrate the average directional index into their trading plans. 

MetaStock formula

True range

Programming and plotting in TradeStation

Gann Swings And Intraday Trading
by Thom Hartle
Even though it's little used these days, the swing trading technique is hardly outmoded and can be useful in trading today's volatile stock market. 

Trading The MACD
by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
You can trade Gerald Appel's moving average convergence / divergence profitably in relatively flat markets. 

The MACD spreadsheet

MACD of relative strength

- Symmetrics Stock Market TradingStrategy For 1999
- AllocationMaster
- CQGNet
- TradeStation 2000i 

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Traders' Glossary
Traders' Tips
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Editorial Resource Index
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Cover Art: Brad Walker