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  • by Clint Cowles, CMT

Forecasting Price Targets with Fibonacci Drawings

Most people involved in the financial markets have probably heard of Fibonacci retracements, or at least the general term Fibonaccis.  But Fibonaccis can be a lot like modern art, Bitcoin, or CrossFit; it sounds cool but they don’t necessarily understand it.  I mean try saying it out loud – fih-boh-nah-chee – see? Fun.

Others may have even drawn a few on their charts to help identify upcoming support but still don’t quite know how to read it.  We’ll take a look at how it’s done and why it works, but we’ll also take it a step further and use multiple drawings on the same chart to increase the probabilities of finding the right levels.

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  • by Justin T. Kane

Trading Smarter with Volume Metrics

An experienced trader learns early on that volume is arguably one of the most, if not the most, important metric in your toolbox when executing larger equity and exchange-traded fund (ETF) orders.  At the end of the day, it’s the volume clock, not the time clock relative to your velocity of order execution, that defines market impact.

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