Michael Hodges

Applying Reflexive Support And Resistance

Sep. 19, 2014

The Reflexive Theory Of Support And Resistance Support and resistance are very important factors of techinical analysis. In practice these levels produce areas where signals, reversals, pauses and other technical indications are likely to happen. On a chart a support or resistance line is a line,usually horizontal, that marks an area of previous reversal, congestion […]

A Look At Volume Based Indicators

Sep. 12, 2014

Volume Indicators For Binary Options Volume is a well known indicator of market direction. The number of people involved in a given movement, relative toe the number of people involved on an average basis, is an key metric defining the strength or lack of strength in the market. The trouble is that tracking changes in […]

The Most Forgotten Indicator

Volume And Trading, Not To Be Discounted Volume is a subject that most traders, especially new ones, fail to recognize. It is a very important factor in market movement and a key element of many if not most technical indicators. The volume, the number of shares, lots or tics traded in one day, session, week […]

Seasonality In The Marketplace

Sep. 05, 2014

Different Seasons Mean Different Trading Seasonal shifts in market action are an underlying cause of market direction that many traders fail to recognize. I know that I for one took a long time before I began to rely on things like the Traders Almanac and other sources of information that shed light on the subject. […]

Trading With Primary And Secondary Trends

Aug. 27, 2014

Trade With The Trend, But Which One? Trading both sides of the chart is one way to super charge your trading. You can effectively increase the number of effective signals you get by simply opening yourself up to trading both bullish and bearish positions. I don’t mean you should be trading both at the same […]

Tips For Using Support And Resistance

Aug. 20, 2014

This is a compilation of tips and tricks I know for trading with support and resistance lines. The tips range from where to draw the lines, to how to confirm the lines, ways to trade and how to derive some targets. For more information on what, why and how support and resistance lines work check […]

What Is Resistance And Why Draw Resistance Lines

Aug. 08, 2014

Resistance lines are one of the basic tools of technical analysis. They are lines that denote areas where price action is likely to pause, stop or reverse. Why is this? It is because they are areas on a chart or price levels where the market is selling and is said to be resistant to higher […]

What Is Support And What Are Support Lines?

 In a previous posting I began a series on support and resistance. In that article I laid out two basic rules for support and resistance lines that all traders should follow. These are 1) S/R lines are not a signal, they are places where signals are likely to happen. If this sounds familiar you are […]

How To Draw The Best Trend Lines

Aug. 01, 2014

 This article is in response to a question I get asked, or see asked, just about every week. There are dozens of great answers out there but none seem to focus on the mechanics of actually drawing the lines and how that may affect your analysis. I began this article by grouping support, resistance and […]

Applying Multiple Time Frame Analysis

Jul. 25, 2014

Multiple Time Frame Analysis, or MTA from here, is a well recognized form of technical analysis and one used by nearly every trader, even if they don’t realize it. I speak and write of it often, as does Cory, another of BONETS pro traders. While not a requirement for success, it is a strategy that […]