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Candlesticks: Marubozu with volume spike
The trader’s dilemma: Even when you see a strong reversal pattern on a chart, how do you know it’s the real thing? The answer is that any indicator needs to be independently confirmed. This is where East (candlesticks) meets West (traditional technical analysis).
One of the favorite reversal signals used by day traders and swing traders is the volume spike. This applies especially on sessions with an unusually small trading range, the so-called narrow range day (NRD). So an…
Fundamentals of a Good Analysis and The Villain Called Perception
Some five to ten years ago, a Project Controls colleague asked an interesting question. It is about the analysis/reports that our PC Group completes periodically. Some of the reports are “as required” but most times on a fixed cycle; e.g. bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly and annually.
He asked us, “What are the attributes of a good variance…
Want Mobile Privacy? Read
If you don’t want your smartphone to know more about you than you do, here are top choices, as detailed on gizmodo.com:
- The Blackphone 2 will black out the federal government from spying on you.
- Has a five inch handset with full HD screen (with Gorilla Glass 3 that prevents shoulder surfing).
- 3 GB or RAM
- Its Silent Circle’s PrivateOS 1.1 provides a “Spaces” UI: Data will be encrypted and…
What's the difference between VPNs and Proxies and which is secure?
If you are overseas somewhere and want to access your Facebook page…don’t be surprised if you can’t do this. In fact, you won’t even be able to get onto the Facebook site (or YouTube, for that matter), depending on what country that you are visiting. This is because some countries limit website access for their citizens.
You can get around this with a VPN (virtual private network) or proxy server. However, they are not one and the same. Let’s look at the features of…
ERM Report: the EPA Spill & Better Risk Assessments
Last week, a "mistake" by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) caused "millions of gallons of pollutants" to overpower the Animas River in Colorado. The EPA, responsible for maintaining and protecting the environment, in fact did just the opposite.…
Zeus Malware Gang take-down
Zeus is no longer a god of malware; he’s been taken down by law enforcement agencies spanning six European nations. Five people were recently arrested—believed to have infected tens of thousands of computers across the globe. There have been 60 total arrests pertaining to this cybergang.
They also used malware called SpyEye, and that, along with Zeus, stole money from major banks. This was a clever operation that included ever-changing Trojans, and mule…