S&C CONTENTS PAGE January 2010, Volume 28 Number 1

Cover art: William L. Brown

Website: News blog devoted to the commodity markets.
Review: MetaStock plug-in built around volatility measurement.

Creating Your Trading System With John Wang
by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnanand and Bruce Faber
John Wang of AbleSys became interested in the markets when, as a Silicon Valley scientist, he fell prey to a Ponzi scheme. The loss introduced him to a brand-new world, of futures and commodity trading.

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

What’s Your Trading Price?
by Alexander Sabodin
Here’s how you can understand the risks of the forex market and other financial markets.

 The Vortex Indicator
by Etienne Botes and Douglas Siepman
The search for a reliable indicator for trading a change in market direction seems to be a never-ending quest, but this indicator may be the answer.

Trading Forex, Technically
by Koos van der Merwe
In the second part of the series, we look at how to apply pure technical analysis to trade the forex markets.

Crude Oil And Candlesticks
by Gary S. Wagner
Look at this historical price movement through the eyes of candlestick patterns.

Predicting Market Data Using The Kalman Filter
by Rick Martinelli and Neil Rhoads
Can this filter be used to forecast stock price movements?

The Search For Your Trading Style
by Donald Pendergast
Here’s a simple trading method you can apply if you trade with a longer-term outlook.

 Yield Curves
by Brian Twomey
Yield curves can have dramatic effects on the US overall.

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

 How I Won My Gold
by Alexander Elder, MD
Here’s the first in a series analyzing winning trades at SpikeTrade.com.

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

Trading Systems
Trading systems take the subjectivity out of trading. Here’s a sampling of trading systems.

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