Top 10 Trader Edge Articles

I started Trader Edge almost 18 months ago and it just occurred to me that I had never provided a list of the most popular articles on the site.  If you did not get a chance to read these articles when they were originally published, or you would like to review some of the most popular posts, here is the list of the top 10 Trader Edge articles in the past 18 months.  Brief descriptions and links are provided for each article.

The Top 10

Number 10 - Market Timing with Relative Strength Revisited

How to create a custom relative strength indicator to identify market trends and use the indicator to analyze the current market.

Number 9 - The Easiest Way to Identify Trends

An introduction to the Point & Figure Method, an objective approach for identifying short-term and long-term trends in all types of securities.

Number 8 - Williams’s POIV Indicator Identifies Reversal Prospects

Reexamines the POIV indicator calculation and demonstrates how to apply the POIV indicator using two timely futures contract examples.

Number 7 - How to Generate Automated Trendlines

How to use a set of objective, unambiguous rules to generate trendlines on all of your charts. Automatically.

Number 6 - Proven Stock Screens Earn 20%+ Annual Returns

How to use stock screens with specific, objective rules to generate annual returns of over 20% per year.  Actual screens are provided.

Number 5 - How to Draw Trendlines & Avoid Severe Losses

A simple, objective way to draw trendlines and explains how to use those trendlines to avoid serious losses in your portfolio.

Number 4 - The Secret Weapon of Technical Analysis

Inovative ways to use market-breadth analysis to identify long-term cycles and short-term overbought and oversold conditions.

Number 3 - Combine Indicators to Identify High-Probability Reversals

The procedure required to calculate the DMI Stochastic (DMISTO) and provides a sample strategy that achieved a win rate of over 80%.

Number 2 - Modified Chartmill Value Indicator (MCVI)

Explains the CVI formulas, proposes a modified version of the CVI (MCVI), and provides a sample MCVI pullback strategy.

Number 1 - A More Efficient Relative Strength Indicator

How to use the efficiency ratio to measure relative strength; efficiency ratios for all look-back periods are depicted on an enhanced SWAMI Chart.

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About Brian Johnson

I have been an investment professional for over 30 years. I worked as a fixed income portfolio manager, personally managing over $13 billion in assets for institutional clients. I was also the President of a financial consulting and software development firm, developing artificial intelligence based forecasting and risk management systems for institutional investment managers. I am now a full-time proprietary trader in options, futures, stocks, and ETFs using both algorithmic and discretionary trading strategies. In addition to my professional investment experience, I designed and taught courses in financial derivatives for both MBA and undergraduate business programs on a part-time basis for a number of years. I have also written four books on options and derivative strategies.
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