S&C CONTENTS PAGE July 2012, Volume 30 Number 8

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Cover art: Roy Wiemann


eSignal 11.4 (Part 3)
Review: Complete trading platform

TradeStation 9.1: OptionStation Pro
Review: Trading platform and option software


Opening Position
Letters to S&C
Traders’ Glossary
Trade News & Products
Traders’ Tips
Futures Liquidity
Books For Traders
Classified Advertising

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Now, Set Up The Process
by Sunny Harris
Last time, we covered the basics of what a system is, why you need one, and how to find one. This time, you will learn how to design and test a system.


Long-Term Trading Using Exchange Traded Funds Tips Logo
by Sylvain Vervoort
Since ETFs track indexes, thus averaging a large number of underlying instruments, price movements tend to be relatively small. This makes it difficult to profitably trade ETFs using daily charts. Here’s how you can overcome this drawback.

The Queen Of The Iron Condors
by John Sarkett
Find out what one trader did when her favorite trading vehicle was down 43 points one day en route to a 25% July–October, top-to-bottom loss.

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

Adaptive And Optimized Channels
by Dirk Vandycke
Chart channels are core instruments that belong in the toolbox of any technical analyst. Here’s how to optimize horizontal channels, calculate the most optimal ones, and create setups based on support and resistance characteristics.

The Kondratieff Wave And The Presidential Cycle
by Koos van der Merwe
History has shown the stock market and the Presidential election cycle follow predictable patterns. What can we expect going forward?

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


Timing The Market With Walter Deemer
by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan and Bruce Faber
Walter Deemer began his Wall Street career in 1963. Here are his insights on timing the market and profiting in the long run.


iShares Country ETF And NADEX
by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Here’s a look at ETFs and an exchange analyzed in this issue.

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


Newsletters & Publications
Here’s a sampling of trading-oriented newsletters and publications.


Sidestepping The Next Crash
by Barry D. Moore
It may seem like it’s too good to be true, but it is common sense and it is simple. What is it?

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Originally published in the July 2012 issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine. All rights reserved. © Copyright 2012, Technical Analysis, Inc.