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  1. Scam Science: Old School Wall Street

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I have a feeling this week-long series is going to be b ...

    18 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 22 2014 - 9:00am -

  2. Technical Analysis- Good book?

          What is a good book that you guys would recommend to learn more about technical analysis? I am sort of a beginner in trading and would like to educate myself more about tech. If anyone would recommend a good read that would be great. ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:45am -

  3. CFT by the IFTA (International Federation of Technical Analysts)

    Hello everyone, ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2015 - 1:56am -

  4. Finance Hipsters

    Morning Monkeys! I'd like to take a moment to discuss the growing multitude of "finance hipsters" and why they annoy the crap out of me. No, I'm not talking about hipsters who happen to work in finance, I'm talking about all ...

    29 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 18 2012 - 6:38am -

  5. Technical Analysis- Help with trading?

          Does Technical Analysis help with trading? By technical analysis, I mean moving averages, MACD, Stochastics, RSI, candlesticks, etc. Academicians say it doesn't work because of the efficient market hypothesis. However, I know som ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:45am -

  6. Go to Book for Technical Skills?

          I often see "Investment Banking: Valuation, Leveraged Buyouts, and Mergers & Acquisitions" written by Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua Pearl as the go to book for technical skills. It is often described as not being as dry as ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2015 - 4:27pm -

  7. Is the Hindenburg Omen for Real?

    The web is on fire with stories about the Hindenburg Omen that was triggered last week. The Hindenburg Omen is going to make things very bad, very soon, if technical analysts are correct. Never heard of it? You're not alone. It's a market anomal ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2010 - 6:05am -

  8. Is Technical Analysis For Real?

    I used to believe in technical analysis. It went against the mainstream, it was easy to implement, and it had strong, compelling arguments to support its validity. Or so I thought. For example, if Stock A is selling for $8 on Monday and goes up to $12 by ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2012 - 2:16pm -

  9. Hindenburg Confirmed; Dow Heading to 5,000

    Don't shoot the messenger: the Dow might be in real trouble. The Hindenburg Omen has officially been confirmed, and the blind mathematician behind the theory has exited the market entirely, for what that's worth. Friday's market close was a ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2010 - 12:26pm -

  10. Into DXD Calls Again

    Those of you who subscribe to my Twitter feed got a message yesterday that I re-entered my favorite (recent favorite, anyway) DXD Call trade. It's not a trade for the faint of heart, but it paid off over a triple last month and I think we're goi ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2010 - 4:11am -

  11. Opinions on the MTA- Market Technicians Association? (CMT designation)

          Hi guys, Any opinions on the worthiness of the MTA with regards to networking/skills/etc? http://www.mta.org/eweb/StartPage.aspx technical analysis active trading FX prop trading ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2014 - 7:37am -

  12. What's Your Favorite Technical Indicators?

          For those traders who use technical analysis, what is your favorite indicator? I like the MACD and island reversals which have served me well. trading technical analysis ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2011 - 12:25am -

  13. Technical Analysis- Prevailing view?

          I was wondering what the prevailing view of technical analysis is these days. Quaint tealeaf reading from the past or method with some merit? Is its use in decline or does it still have a growing audience? technical analysis ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:45am -

  14. Technical Analysis... Astrology?

    Hi, So what are your views on technical analysis? Correct me if I'm wrong but the basic premise is thus: The market collectively reflects all currently knowable information- and therefore it is a waste of time to look any further than price and volum ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2010 - 1:17pm -

  15. Technical Analysis in this Eurocrisis-obsessed market

          Some people like technical analysis more than others. I am wondering if you guys think technical analysis is MORE or LESS accurate/useful in this market where everything is driven by macro events in Europe combined with investors' ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2011 - 9:14am -

  16. Technical Analysis and Value Investing

          I've heard Warren Buffett call technical analysis completely useless, so I guess that is a good enough reason to dismiss it if you are a value investor. But are there a decent amount of value investors out there who use fundament ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 19 2014 - 2:55pm -

  17. What is the FX Trading Techniques Used by Hedge Fund?

    Hello everyone. Just want to ask professionals some basic questions here: 1. Do hedge fund trade major FX? 2. What kind of trading techniques do they use? Is it Technical + Fundemantal + Experience? or depend largely on algorithm trading looking for arbit ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2011 - 6:44pm -

  18. WSO- Help me get an offer

          I've been tasked to research a certain company "deeply" that basically rides on getting a FT offer. I've gathered basic fundamental information, some SWOT analysis, I'm looking for any other information that I ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2011 - 6:17pm -

  19. Indicators That Work & Facts That Actually Matter

    All major stock indices closed up for a third session in a row today, hinting at a bit of a rally in response to the bloody diarrhea streak of the last couple of weeks. Still, etfguide.com's Daryl Montgomery is not impressed, penning a very compellin ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2010 - 7:39pm -

  20. Does GS Use TA!?!

          I saw a picture on the GS S&T career section webpage that had a computer screen with a few charts in the background. I remember Jim Cranmer, I know he wasn't a trader, talking a lot about TA in his books. Dose anyone still be ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2012 - 7:25pm -

  21. Candlestick vs. quantitative trading

          I used to be a trader, more of the candlestick variety before I studied finance and I learned about candlesticks before. But now since I've seen a lot more quantitative concepts, I'm just wondering: who reputable actually us ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2015 - 7:13am -

  22. Does Equity Research look at Technical Analysis?

          Would your typical ER associate at a BB ever use technical analysis when analyzing a stock? Also, how much is one expected to know about options/derivatives? Equity Research technical analysis ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2011 - 7:25pm -

  23. Technical Analysis Class in Chicago

          Im looking for a good introduction to technocal analysis course in Chicago, any suggestions? technical analysis ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2011 - 6:10pm -

  24. What Is Technical Analysis?

    Technical analysis is the technique of analyzing an asset based on the statistics of its trading pattern and history. This includes things such as: Candlestick Charts Support & Resistance Lines MACD The idea behind technical analysis is that the histo ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Apr 23 2012 - 9:43am -

  25. Best books on technical analysis?

          I am particularly interested in stuff that can be used as signals in algo and high-frequency trdes, but would love to hear any recommendations you've got nonetheless. books technical analysis ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2011 - 11:45pm -

  26. Technical Analysis book

          Hi everyone, What are the best books about technical analysis? Looking for something that go deep into the subject with explanations about all the possible tools. Thanks in advance;-) technical analysis trading best books ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2015 - 2:50pm -

  27. Has Technical Analysis Become Extinct?

          Hey guys, So I'm cranking up my job search and all I pretty much see out there for job descriptions these days is experience with accounting, valuation, financial statement analysis, yada yada yada....But what about the chart rea ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2014 - 11:35pm -

  28. Technical Analysis Charts for the Interest Rate Market

          Guys, For those in the rates market, are there websites from which you get your technical analysis/charts from or you mostly do them yourselves or get them from the desk strategists or from other dealers? trading interest rate technic ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2014 - 6:42pm -

  29. where to learn technical analysis

          Hi, Any good books/forums to learn technical analysis? technical analysis ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2013 - 8:09am -

  30. Point and Figure Charting

          Hey Guys, I am wondering if any of you find Point and Figure charting useful or have ever tried using it? It seems like no one uses Point and Figure anymore and this is actually the first post on WSO I believe. I have just started lea ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2012 - 8:04pm -

  31. Related Experience

          Hey guys, This past summer I interned at a private wealth management firm, working with the CIO on the firm's investment research. The firm concentrated mainly on etf investing so that they got the diversification they ideally wa ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2011 - 9:45pm -

  32. Nick Radge Technical Analyst Interview

    Our team has just released a new interview, by demand, with Nick Radge. Hopefully you find this informative and educational. Full interview here: http://student2trader.com/index.php?...&id=7&Itemid=2 Here are some great questions from the intervie ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2010 - 10:49pm -

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