Resistance

Mapping Out an Entry and Exit Plan: When to Buy & When to Sell Stocks October 21, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Following trendlines, pennant patterns, and other chart patterns can help you identify potential places to enter and exit trades.

4 min read  |  Technical Analysis
As Market Structure Evolves, Consider Adapting with Stop-Order Strategies August 31, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

With high-frequency trading algorithms frequently attempting to “sniff out” stop orders, it may be time to adjust how you place such orders.

2 min read  |  Trading Basics
Volume Profile Indicator: A Different Perspective on Support and Resistance Levels August 26, 2021 10:15 AM   |  

Learn how to use the Volume Profile indicator on the thinkorswim® platform to help identify potential support and resistance levels.

4 min read  |  thinkorswim Platform
Candlesticks and Options: Together at Last June 28, 2021 10:30 AM   |  

Learn how candlestick chart patterns can help you decide strategy, options strike prices, and expirations. We came up with three ideas for you to consider.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Futures 4 Fun: Pump Up the Volume: How to Use the Volume Profile June 29, 2020 9:30 AM   |  

The volume profile tool can be used to identify which price is attracting most of the buyers and sellers. It can help identify support and resistance levels and areas where trading volume is accumulating.

5 min read  |  thinkMoney Magazine
Ask the Trader: How Do You Place Swing Trades with More than One Price Target? June 15, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

Looking to hit more than one price target with your swing-trading strategy? Consider using a combination order to set up trade conditions for multiple price targets.

5 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Surfing the Jobs Report: Why It Matters and Strategies for Trading It February 10, 2020 10:30 AM   |  

The monthly U.S. Employment Situation report—commonly called the jobs report—is perhaps the most closely watched fundamental indicator for traders and investors. Here’s why.

5 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
How to Read Stock Charts: Trusty Technical Analysis for Traders February 25, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Trading stocks? Learn basic price chart reading to help identify support and resistance and market entry and exit points.

10 min read  |  Charting
Looking to Buy or Accumulate Stock? Consider Put Spreads December 13, 2017 11:00 PM   |  

Traders and investors often use limit orders as a way of buying stock at their chosen entry point. Put spreads can be used to pursue similar objectives.

4 min read  |  Options Trading Basics
Got a Directional View? Here’s an Option Spread to Consider August 31, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Learn how to structure a trade designed for uncapped profit potential.

6 min read  |  Advanced Options Strategies
Coach's Corner: Enter and Exit… With Attitude April 17, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Random decisions lead to random results. Consider using MACD and stochastic indicators more consistently to get in and out of trades.

3 min read  |  Technical Analysis
Technical Analysis for Investors: Applying Support and Resistance May 25, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Support and resistance are two of the most important concepts in technical analysis. How can investors potentially gain an edge by applying them?

4 min read  |  Technical Analysis
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