Workshops and Tutorials

Workshops and Tutorials

Our experts drill deeper into classic investing concepts, trading strategies, technical themes and other important financial topics to help you learn more about all things markets.

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  • Swing Trading: Momentum and Price Target Techniques | Bruce Fraser & Joe Rabil

    Joe Rabil and Bruce Fraser join forces to conduct a swing trading workshop using World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) as a case study. Joe & Bruce blend their unique and complementary trading methods into a 'One-of-a-Kind' workshop. Joe profiles his popular swing trading methodology using a combin...

  • Empowering Individuals to be Financially Independent | Mary Ellen McGonagle

    Mary Ellen walks you through a proven system to help empower yourself to become financially independent. She highlights how your beliefs guide your decisions, the value of having a plan, and what you can gain by implementing an investment system.

  • Organizing ChartLists Like a Pro | Grayson Roze

    Grayson Roze covers what you need to know about ChartLists; including, what a ChartList is, understanding ChartList naming conventions and how he personally organizes his ChartLists. Tip of the day includes, Creating a "Watchlist."

  • Introduction to Point and Figure Charts | Chip Anderson

    StockCharts.com President Chip Anderson gives an introduction to Point and Figure Charting. Covering the basics, Chip uses examples to show how they work and shows you can use the StockCharts P&F Charts workbench.

  • A Disciplined Approach | David Kellerr, CMT

    David Keller discusses taking a disciplined approach to investing decisions versus an emotional process by using a technical checklist.

  • Two Pillars of Probability Enhancement | Gatis Roze, MBA, CMT

    Gatis Roze, author of Tensile Trading and co-founder of StockMarketMastery.com, shares the asset allocation and diversification strategies he uses to find success in all market conditions.

    Key Takeaways:
    Asset allocation decisions matter
    Pick between ETFs or Mutual Funds
    Maintain "Best of Breed"...

  • Basic Chart Patterns | Erin Swenlin

    Erin gives you a run down of basic chart patterns, explaining what they look like and the psychology behind how they form.

    Patterns she covers include: Rectangle, Ascending Triangle, Descending Triangle, Symmetrical Triangle, Bull Flag Formation, Reverse Flag Formation, Bullish Double-Bottom, Tr...

  • Realistic Expectations For Moving Average Signals | Arthur Hill, CMT

    Arthur Hill tests various Moving Average pairs including the S&P500. He then takes a look at adding short positions to the mix, presents a surprising pair to consider, and looks at trading SPY with $SPX Signals.

  • Itchy-what-koo? Cloud Based Investing | Chip Anderson

    Chip takes on Ichimoku Cloud Charts. He discusses their construction, how to create them, how to interpret them and what they are used for.

  • Moving Averages | Erin Swenlin

    Erin covers moving averages including the history behind them, the three major types of moving averages, general trading rules, and DecisionPoint trend models.

  • Wyckoff Point and Figure Charting Tutorial: Part One | Bruce Fraser

    StockCharts resident Wyckoffian Wizard, Bruce Fraser, walks you through point and figure charting. Starting from the basics in part one and moving into more advanced information in this two part series, he covers subjects ranging from counting methodology, accumulation and distribution, and Stock...

  • Wyckoff Point and Figure Charting Tutorial: Part Two | Bruce Fraser

    StockCharts resident Wyckoffian Wizard, Bruce Fraser, walks you through point and figure charting. Starting from the basics in part one and moving into more advanced information in this two part series, he covers subjects ranging from counting methodology, accumulation and distribution, and Stock...

  • Building Blocks of Technical Analysis Part 1 | Erin Swenlin

    In this beginner workshop, Erin covers the essentials of technical analysis that every trader should know. Concepts she covers include price bars, time frames, moving averages, support and resistance, price patterns, and basic indicators.

  • Building Blocks of Technical Analysis, Part 2 | Erin Swenlin

    In the second part of this beginners workshop, Erin delves deeper into the essentials of technical analysis that every trader should know. Concepts she covers include the lingo of technical analysis, divergences, VIX and breadth, and an overview of basic chart patterns.

  • How to Handle Herding | David Keller, CMT

    David digs into some of the behavioral reasons why charts work. As he explains, a lot of times the poor buy/sell decisions that investors make is what creates the chart patterns that others use to gain profit. "Herding" is what happens when lots of investors group into one investment position.

  • Let's Talk SCTRs (StockCharts Technical Rank) | Grayson Roze

    Grayson stops by the studio to talk about SCTRs (StockCharts Technical Ranking). This proprietary StockCharts ranking system assigns a number from 0 to 100 to all securities within a group, the same criteria is applied to the entire group, allowing for direct relative strength comparisons.

  • Finding Great Investing Ideas on StockCharts | Chip Anderson

    Chip Anderson, StockCharts President, walks you through the many different places within the site where you can find interesting investing ideas. Chip covers top 10 lists, sector & industry summaries, predefined scan results, blog posts, and public ChartLists.

  • Market Timing With the 200-Day SMA | Arthur Hill, CMT

    Arthur Hill, CMT, puts the 200-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA) to the test in the S&P500 and other indexes. He shows you ways to reduce whipsaws while keeping the returns high. Additional subjects covered include: SMA signals versus EMA signals, Moving Average signals for other Indexes, and appl...

  • Trading Bullish Chart Patterns | Erin Swenlin

    Erin Swenlin uses charts to illustrate bullish patterns, then shows you where she would place targets and stops within those charts.

    Patterns she covers: Ascending Triangle, Bullish Flag Formation, Descending Wedge, Bullish Double Bottom, Rectangle, and Symmetrical Triangle.

  • Trading Bearish Chart Patterns | Erin Swenlin

    Erin Swenlin continues her Trading Charts Patterns series with examples of charts showing bearish chart patterns. She shows you how to trade bear patterns, and how those patterns support shorting.

    Patterns she covers include: Reverse Flag Formation, Bearish Ascending Wedge, Descending Triangle,...

  • Profiting From a Mean Reversion System | Arthur Hill, CMT

    Arthur Hill discusses using a Mean-Reversion trading system or strategy. He covers the components involved, the importance of market timing, trailing stops, profit targets and chandeliers.

  • Step-by-Step Scanning and Alerts | Erin Swenlin

    Erin walks you through StockCharts scanning and alerts tools. She covers predefined scans, creating your own scans and modifying predefined scans. She finishes up with setting price alerts and working with advanced scans.

  • My Favorite Technical Scans | Erin Swenlin

    Erin shares her favorite technical scans that she has created over the years. She explains what they are used for and then provides a refresher on how to sift through your scan results in order to narrow down your choices.

    The scans she presents include Bullish EMAs-Mid Range SCTR, Chart Breakou...