Swing with the Markets – Trading the Measured Move (ABCD)

Arthur Marcus is a full-time professional trader who has been swinging with the markets for over 15 years. He uses technical analysis and price action to trade both futures and stocks. He developed the TL Trading System, a proprietary method for analyzing and trading the financial markets. His system is based on a well-known pattern called the Measured Move, also …

Star Search Strategy

Learn a strategy for finding profitable trades in stocks and commodities using a variation of Bollinger Bands and another, less well-known, indicator that is available on most charting software.  Both conservative and aggressive trading techniques will be covered. PRESENTATION ThinkorSwim (TOS) Star Search Strategy (import URL) To use the URL below, enter your ThinkorSwim environment and select “Setup” from the …

Choose a Direction, or Not. Non-Directional Options Strategies

Delta neutral options strategies, also known as non-directional income strategies, are used to create positions that aren’t likely to be affected by (relatively small) movements in the price of a security. This is achieved by ensuring that the overall delta value of the position is kept as small as possible. Robert Sarian will review the various types of delta neutral …

The Tale, Tail, Tells of the Market

So many things the market tells us either by the tail it leaves or the tale that’s been told. Beth Bungay will reveal a unique way of looking at and understanding geometry, patterns, and a bonus set up for the trading of futures almost naked! AUDIO OF PRESENTATION:

Shorting Options

Presented from TradersMeetup [Spokane, Washington] by Matt Howard. Most retail investors focus on being long options if they use options at all. They also tend to focus on equity options. This will be a presentation on the advantages of being short options, as well the numerous advantages of using futures options.

Expected Market Move

SUMMARY: Several methods exist to estimating the Market Move from looking at historical performance, complex mathematical formulas, to Options pricing, etc… No matter your preferred method,  it is certain to provide you with an edge for the expected magnitude of the price movement. Methods included: MMM (Market Maker Move) Options Expiration Standard Deviations (Normal Distribution) Option Price Method #1: Market …

The Measured Move

SUMMARY: The AB=CD pattern is one of the most classic chart patterns which repeats over and over again. The AB=CD pattern shows perfect price harmony and is also referred to as ‘Measured Move’. These points define three consecutive price swings, or trends, which make up each of the three pattern “legs.” These are referred to as the AB leg, the …

Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrencies

Gregory Thomas and Gregory Wexler presented a talk on Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrencies SUMMARY: Bitcoin is a worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system called the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central repository or single administrator. It was invented by an unknown person or group of people under the name Satoshi Nakamoto and released as open-source …

Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP)

VWAP (Volume Weighted Average Price) is a dynamic, weighted average designed to more accurately reflect a security’s true average price over a given period. VWAP is the summation of money (Volume x Price) transacted divided by the total volume over any time horizon, typically from market open to market close. VWAP is more often used on daily charts, but it …