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Market Maker Signals – Everything You Need to Know

Market Maker Signals – Everything You Need to Know

Market makers play a key role in facilitating the stock exchange as we know it, and play a particularly important role on over-the-counter markets where individual trades can be quite large. However, in facilitating trading, market makers can also have some unexpected...

Creating an After Hours Stock Screener

Creating an After Hours Stock Screener

While trading activity dies down after the closing bell, you can use the evening hours as a chance to get ready for the next day of trading. Many stocks develop technical setups over the course of a day before making big price moves one or two trading days later. With...

Creating Stock Scanners with Stochastics

Creating Stock Scanners with Stochastics

The stochastics indicator was first developed in the 1950s, but it’s as popular among traders now as ever before. This indicator compares the closing price of a stock to its price range over a set period to determine whether it is overbought or oversold. Whereas many...

Creating a VWAP Scanner

Creating a VWAP Scanner

The volume-weighted average price (VWAP) is an indicator that is frequently used by day traders. By taking trading volume into account throughout the trading day, VWAP is able to inform potential buying and selling levels. VWAP can be used on its own or as part of a...

Creating a Bollinger Bands Scan

Creating a Bollinger Bands Scan

Bollinger Bands are a widely used technical indicator that can help identify trends and serve as an indicator of volatility. There are a number of trading strategies that use Bollinger Bands to identify entry and exit points, either as the primary trigger or as a...

Creating Fundamental Stock Screeners

Creating Fundamental Stock Screeners

Screening stocks based on fundamental metrics can be a good way to improve the quality of your scans and complement an existing technical trading strategy. With fundamentals, traders look not just at how a company’s stock is performing, but also how the company itself...