3 ways to the use the 200 day moving average

Today we welcome Michele Schneider to the Trader's Blog. Michele is going to share with you how she uses the 200 day moving average to trade. Michele "Mish" Schneider is the Director of Trading Education & Research for MarketGauge. She provides in-depth trader training as the market analyst, writer and host of Mish's Market Minute, contributes to several online trading publications a series of trading strategy articles called Taking Stock, and serves as a regular contributor to MarketGauge's free newsletter Market Outlook.

The 200 day moving average may be the granddaddy of moving averages. Simply put, a financial instrument that is trading above it is healthy; below it, anemic. The 200 day moving average measures the sentiment of the market on a longer term basis. This is where major players like pension plans and hedge funds need to look in order to move a large amount of stocks. I display it on all my workspaces proudly, formatted in emerald green and real thick so I can't help but notice. Continue reading "3 ways to the use the 200 day moving average"

The Zen of Wave Trading

Wave trading...what is it and how do we do it? Most of us know the basics but its often the basics we forget and fail to implement! I've invited Troy Flowers from InvestorsUnderground.com to bring us back to basics and give us some advanced tips and tricks to really wave trade with success.

Comments are open so if you have anything to add please feel free to do so. Also please check out InvestorsUnderground.com, it's a great place to connect with other like minded traders and to get a few ideas from people that have already tried a trade or a method.


Sometimes too much information is just that. There are always reasons why the market is moving one way or another, or at least lots of theories.  But too many indicators makes traders overlook the obvious of wave trading, which is the most simple form of day trading.

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