The institutional buying and selling chart called the TICK lets us intelligently speculate on what institutional traders are doing. Institutional trading is highly secure and is a very guarded secret among institutional trading firms. The best amateur traders can do is to speculate on what institutional traders might be doing.
Trading volume normally will spike if large institutions place a big order. Along with the stock price’s change, you can make some guesses. For instance, if trading volume spikes relative to the stock’s average volume at the moment when the stock price also goes up, that may mean large investors are buying. Alternatively, if you notice a stock’s volume increase and the stock price drops, you might guess institutions are selling.
The drawback of this method is that volume can be impacted by external variables, like options expiration, short selling and window dressing.
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I created a stock screener you can use to find pocket pivots and positive divergences between large players volume and stock price.
The goal of this stock screener is to get ahead of big moves in stocks by finding ones that are chopping out or trading sideways while the large players volume and Twiggs Money Flow are rising at the same time.
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Taking money from other people is a hard skill, particularly when everyone is trying to take money from you…
Is your comfort zone holding you back as a trader?
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Stock trading ideas are the life-blood of profitable investing. It does not matter if you are a day trader, swing trader, or investor, coming up with ideas is where the money is at.
All the greatest investors were master thinkers who came up with a good idea and then ran with it.
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Are you ready for a simple swing trading strategy that uses large player volume and pocket pivots?
The idea is to screen for pocket pivots and effective volume studies that show large players accumulating. You look for a positive divergence between large player volume and price and make sure the Twiggs Money Flow confirms the positive divergence on the large player volume. I would not enter a swing long position if the Twiggs Money Flow doesn’t confirm the signal.
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In this lesson you will learn who the “smart money” is, their trading habits, and how they move millions of shares without anyone noticing. These institutional trades are hidden inside of secret dark pools. You will also learn how amateur traders can profit from dark pool trading.
First, let’s start off with a good description of who the “smart money” is and why they use dark pools to trade.
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Folks, finding a catalyst that can power a stock or an entire sector higher is the key to killer profits. Catalysts are more important than being able to read a chart or a financial statement.
You can be the best technical chartist in the world but still go broke in the stock market. You can have a Harvard MBA and know how to read financial statements like the back of your hand and still get b*tch slapped and lose all your money to other traders in the stock market. However, if you know how to spot a catalyst and position early, you can make a fortune in the market and know very little about how to read charts and financial statements.
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A lot of traders lose in the penny stock market because they put on added risk just because they are trading penny stocks. Just because you are trading penny stocks, it doesn’t mean you should ignore the 3 principles of trading. These are time tested principles that will put the odds in your favor.
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A great website for finding the best penny stock picks is by using the free stock screener on OTCMarkets.com
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