S&C CONTENTS PAGE December 2013, Volume 31 Number 13

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Cover art: Barry Bruner

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Letters to S&C
Traders’ Glossary
Trade News & Products
Traders’ Tips
Traders’ Resource — Books
Futures Liquidity
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FEATURE ARTICLE: Understanding The Yield Curve, Part 2 
by Giorgos Siligardos, PhD
Last month in part 1, we presented the basics of yield curve analysis. Here, we review its historical performance in various countries through the use of yield spread indicators.

Fundamental, Technical, Or Both 
by Markos Katsanos
Forecasting models tend to rely either on fundamental or technical analysis to select stocks. Is one superior to the other? Find out here.

Repeated Median Velocity Strategy, Part 2 
by Dennis Meyers
Here in the second part of this article, you’ll identify optimal parameters and find out how the system performed.

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

Identifying Successful Futures Trading Rooms 
by Dean Handley, PhD, MBA, JD
Virtual trading rooms allow participants to log in and follow trade signals provided by a head trader. Ever thought of joining one? Here are a few things to keep in mind before you select one to trade from.

TIPS: Swing Trading With Three Indicators 
by Donald Pendergast
You’ve heard it time and time again: You need to have a trading plan. But how do you create one? You have to start somewhere, and here’s one system that can lift you into the world of system traders.

INTERVIEW: Uncovering The Layers With Jea Yu 
by Jayanthi Gopalakrishnan
Jea Yu is cofounder of Undergroundtrader.com, a virtual trading desk and trader education site. Yu is the author of several books and videos on trading, including his latest, Way Of The Trade. We spoke with him about how the markets have changed since he first started trading in the 1990s — from the daytrading bubble of 1999–2001 to the rise of algorithmic and high-frequency trading — and how he has responded to some of the changes in his own trading.

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

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

Originally published in the December 2013 issue of Technical Analysis of Stocks & Commodities magazine. All rights reserved. © Copyright 2013, Technical Analysis, Inc.