What goes up…

What goes up… must come down. All of us have experienced that, it is called gravity. When you throw a ball in the air, you expect it to come down. The same principle applies to the market, but we tend to forget it. I have posted a few articles on how our mind...

Japanese Candlesticks

Japanese candlesticks were introduced by the Japanese for rice trading. Today, they are often used for visualizing the price of an asset. The reason is that they provide in an intuitive way information like the low, open, close, and high price. As prices represent the...

Support and resistance

What are support and resistance (S/R)? In technical analysis (i.e., the study of the charts), they are very important levels where the price is more likely to “bounce”. A support is a zone that the price may hit from above and then bounce up. A resistance...

How to start with cryptocurrencies

Assuming that you know the basics of the cryptocurrencies, some of the first questions you may have are: i) where can I buy/sell them and ii) where can I store them? There is so much information online that the answers are multiple and maybe conflicting. Let’s...

How to see price charts for free

Wouldn’t it be great to be able to see the charts of stocks, forex, cryptocurrencies, futures online for free? Good news: it is possible. Go to www.tradingview.com, enter the ticker name (see Figure 1), then click on “Full-featured chart” (see Figure...

Mind the gaps

Why should you worry about gaps? You have your open position, and your have placed a stop-loss to manage the risk. So everything is under control, isn’t it? Not quite so. There is something that you should be concerned about, that is, the gaps. The reason is...