The stock trading strategies you decide to use can be one of the most important factors in your stock trading success.
After you've considered how much time you have that's easily available to spend on trading you can then identify which strategies will fit with your strengths and personality.
What you’ll find here are brief descriptions of particular strategies categorized by the length of time that the stocks are held. Within each category you’ll find specific time commitments, the style or method of the strategy, specific strategies that can be used and a list of recommended books on the topic.
This will help you define the stock trading strategies you feel most comfortable using. The markets are always changing so you will probably want more than one that you are comfortable using for when the
stock market direction
changes or gets into a range-bound zone.
Strategies: Intra-day technical indicators – ADX, Moving Average crossovers (and combined with other indicator – using non-similar indicators – moment, vol), gap Trading, support/resistance, oscillators – MACD, STO, Candlestick formations, long or short positions
ACTION STEP: Pick one strategy listed above that fits into the time you have for research and trading. Read about the strategy by clicking on any strategies that are linked here or go to Investopedia.com for more information.
If your strategy (growth, value or income/dividend stocks) doesn't already include a technical indicator for reading how price is moving, move on to Action Step 4 of Secrets to Stock Market Strategies:
Technical Analysis Stock Trading. Picking good stock trading strategies is an integral part of a Stock Trading Warrior’s arsenal and a key to stock trading success!
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