Identifying SMA Turn Points Ahead of Time

I was recently discussing EMA vs SMA with a trader who uses moving averages as a component of his analysis.  (Note: EMA = exponential moving average; SMA = simple moving average) Specifically, one part of his methodology requires the identification of a turn of a short-term average against the trend to indicate a weakening of…

Every Price Interaction with Support or Resistance is Unique

The following image was posted a few days ago on facebook and received more "likes" than any other YTC facebook post so far. So I thought we should examine the concept in a little more detail. (By the way… see here for YTC Facebook if you're not already following it: http://www.facebook.com/yourtradingcoach)