In just a few years, futures trading has grown from a specialized area
to a major sector that is attracting pension funds, hedge funds, and
other capital pools. Technological advances have led to increased
globalization and around-the-clock trading, which has generated huge
volumes that can be traded at minimal cost.
Techniques for Commodity Futures Markets, expert stocks and futures
advisor Colin Alexander explains how to make money in all market
conditions. He shows you how to set up monthly and weekly charts with
indicators that determine which markets may be worth trading. Then he
shows daily and intraday charts tell you when to pull the trigger and
get into a trade and stay until market action generates an exit signal.
Alexander's proven approach to evaluating markets, you'll learn how to
avoid high-risk and marginal trades without sacrificing the
high-potential ones. And, you'll see how informed applications of
today's most effective indicators-including MACD, moving averages,
stochastics, and Bollinger Bands-can help identify markets with the
potential for extended moves.
Through a focused examination of how money determines markets, Timing Techniques for Commodity Future Markets shows you how to:
Define a trend
Interpret who trades what and how much
Set stops and get out of trades
Fine-tune short-term trading
with expert advice on such fundamental practices as building charts and
reading candlestick charts, Timing Techniques for Commodity Futures
Markets provides an insider's edge with rare information on the best
chart patterns for all time frames, cyclical and seasonal forces and
price rules for knowing when to pull the trigger on a trade. To
illustrate real-time use, the Alexander includes two revealing case
studies--one based on a prospective long position on gasoline and one
based on a short position in copper.