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3 Reasons Why Bull Markets Suck!

Even though most people think there isn’t anything better than a raging bull market, bull markets have some disadvantages as well. At the time of writing this, we have had a strong bull market for almost a decade. Therefore, most people have gotten used to this bull market and its traits. Due to this, even relatively small 1% down-moves scare many investors because they just aren’t used to this anymore. Such an attitude can be Read more

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What Is A Breakout/Breakdown – How To Trade Breakouts

Breakouts and breakdowns are probably one of the most common technical chart patterns. Therefore, they automatically are one of the most reliable chart patterns. But there are quite a few things to look out for when trying to trade breakouts/breakdowns. In this article, I will walk you through what a breakout/breakdown actually is, how to evaluate breakouts/breakdowns and finally how to trade them. What Is A Trading Breakout/Breakdown: A breakout is a technical event that indicates a Read more

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Technical Analysis and Charting for Beginners

You probably have heard of this technical analysis which shows you patterns and gives you indicators to predict the next price move in a security. If you have heard of this, I am sure you asked yourself (like most people): does technical analysis really work. I will try to help you answer this question, elaborate what it is and how it should be used. What is Technical Analysis? Technical analysis is based on three statements: Read more