Questions tagged [trend-trading]

Trading financial instruments either with or against the prevailing market trend.

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Paradox - When to buy & when to sell a share?

Warren Buffet says buy when everyone is selling and sell when everyone is buying. Taking into consideration the support and resistance levels, everyone is selling near the resistance level and ...
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What is the difference between the MACD line, Signal line and the Zero line?

How do the lines differ and what exactly do they show?
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How do I analyse moving averages?

I have calculated moving averages i.e. SMA, WMA , EMA for stock which I am going to buy. I have infered : If you are long term investor it is better not to retain the share as price is decreasing as ...
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How does “Losers Average Losers” relate to dollar-cost averaging?

Paul Tudor Jones was once pictured with a sign saying "Losers Average Losers". I've often seen this taken as a statement against trend trading. In other words, "if you keep doubling-down on positions ...
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How to calculate a trendline

I am trying to understand how trend lines are calculated, but looking at an example I found online I am having trouble understanding how the trendline was calculated. Where it says 1. Trendline break,...
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How is ATR multiple calculated in Trend “Turtle” Trading?

I have been reading a few books about trend trading and the famed "Turtle" strategy. One concept that is evading me is how the ATR multiple for risk is calculated. I think I understand how to make the ...
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Does this chart closely resemble a classic dead cat bounce?

There is a picture of a chart that looks like a dead cat bounce: I saw this in an undisclosed source. I have also read about what a dead cat bounce is. This chart resembles dead cat bounce closely. I ...