John Person’s view on Stochastics

Due to the substantial growth in international economies, we are witnessing huge increases in volatility and wider than normal daily ranges in most markets as a result of this booming growth. Most countries, from a financial perspective, are now interdependent of each other and this in effect has created an increase in the demand for raw commodities as well as ...

Currency Trading Tips

80 CURRENCY TRADING TIPS #1: When you are just starting out, strive to carve out 20 pips per session, and that's it. Then, turn it off, and study some more. When you get really good at it, you can then "graduate" to higher returns. So, set your goal at 20 pips and stick to it, until you are a grand ...

Forex – Happy Doji Hunting

FOREX trading is the 800 pound gorilla in the investment world with more than 3.9 trillion in currency trading taking place per day, according to the Bank for International Settlement. There is more daily volume in the FOREX market than in all of the US stock markets combined.  We hear and see information daily on the values of currencies on ...

A Day-Trader’s Search For Profits

Buy low sell high, buy high and sell higher or sell low and buy lower. Whatever your method is, the results need to be profitable or a trader's career will be cut short. Most investors, whether that is being a position trader, swing trader or the more popular, day trader, the key is to try and capture a portion of ...

Pivot Point Article

Pivot Point Article: by: John Person Editor's note: John Person has been analyzing and trading futures for 32 years and is one of the worlds foremost authority on pivot point analysis. He is the editor of the weekly newsletter, The Bottom Line Financial Report. He also appears regularly on CNBC and is widely quoted in the press. He writes a ...

Fibonacci Article

Who and what is Fibonacci? Leonardo Fibonacci (1170 - 1240) of Pisa, Italy was a thirteenth century mathematician who discovered that there was a relationship with adding numbers together and then the dividing relationship came up with repetitive percentage figures. This was called the Fibonacci summation or "series" numbers. Simply put, they are an infinite series of numbers that adds ...

Candles And Pivots

Most Traders live by the adage, “Buy Low & Sell High”; really great traders buy high and sell even higher. They also take advantage of selling short but simply stated, successful traders just want to trade on the right of the market. Blending the strengths of characteristics of Candlestick Chart pattern recognition with a specialized Pivot Point filtering system I ...

Silver Prices Meteor Decline

February brings about several events. First we have Valentines Day, Lent begins with Ash Wednesday and of course most traders look forward to Presidents Day as we observe a three day holiday. The truth of the matter is for die hard trading junkies, we can still trade currencies and stock indexes as the CME GLOBEX is open from Sunday night ...

March 2012 Outlook

Is Technical Analysis usefull in todays markets?  I believe by all means it is. However, it just a matter of how it is applied and which tools are used. As a recent example last month we identified a resistance level in Silver between 37.00 and 38.00 dollars based on a variety of technical tools. First using simple Fibonacci retracement levels ...

Persons Report End of March 2012

Friday Morning, the USDA came out with Quarterly grain stocks and the annual prospective planting report. This report revealed what supplies we have left over from the 2011 harvest and which product farmers expect to plant in addition to how many acres will be devoted to these crops. It was very bullish for nearby grain contracts: Right after the open ...