How do the Radge's manage their SMSF?

How Does Nick Radge from The Chartist Manage his SMSF?

Published January 15th, 2020 A few people have commented, after reading Unholy Grails, that they had no idea The Chartist did anything other than charting analysis. So I would like to introduce you to the strategy I use for managing our SMSF: the Growth Portfolio. The Growth Portfolio is designed to captures trends – trends […]

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Explain technical analysis

Technical Analysis Does the Hard Work

Published December 26th, 2019 Investment Talk with John Hallows Sunday Telegraph, 27th November 2005 Over the years I’ve has a lot of fun being rude about technical analysis – to give what’s usually called “charting” its proper name. What always sparks my doubt is that the markets generally rise or crash as a result of […]

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Design Stock Market Trading Systems

How to Design Stock Market Trading Systems

Published March 15th, 2021 Stock market trading systems are often touted by slick sales spruikers at expos and in the media. These spruikers are selling a dream, a “get rich quick” scheme via their stock market trading systems that are apparently so simple that anyone can make millions and sit back on a beach with […]

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Manage your trade exits

Technical Analysis: Essential Exit Rules

Published January 15th, 2020 When new participants enter the speculative arena, most time is generally spent using technical analysis to look for a high probability entry technique. Technical analysis is the use of price, volume and chart patterns to make trading and investment decisions. Amateur traders believe that with a ‘sure-thing’ entry technique, profits are […]

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Hidden strength of Volume analysis 2

The Hidden Strengths of Volume Analysis (part 2)

Published January 17th, 2020 In the last article I discussed two examples of how and why volume can show the changing face of supply and demand. When the order of supply and demand is change we will get a change in market direction, sometimes a significant change in trend or otherwise some degree of retracement […]

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Hidden strength of Volume analysis 1

The Hidden Strengths of Volume Analysis (part 1)

Published January 17th, 2020 The power of correct volume analysis cannot be overlooked. Unfortunately the ability to read volume correctly is not readily discussed or freely available. Off-the-cuff remarks such as, “increased volume on advances is bullish and increased volume on declines is bearish” are bantered around but that’s as far as it goes. The […]

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using pyramiding to manage your trades

Pyramiding: Adding to an Existing Trading Position

Published January 21st, 2020 Preface: This article on pyramiding has been designed and optimized for the The Chartist’s Growth Portfolio. The principles contained herein are effective for any trend following strategy of any time frame, but all references will be directly related to the The Chartist’s Growth Portfolio. The term ‘pyramiding’ refers to the adding […]

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Interview with Nick Radge (by student2trader.com)

Published January 15th, 2020 Nick, tell us a bit about your history as a trader? I originally got the bug after watching someone else plot a 5 and 10 day moving average crossover system by hand. I could see how and why the strategy worked, at least in its simplest form. From there I simply […]

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Ask Nick Radge your trading questions

Your Top 5 Trading Questions Answered

Published January 31st, 2020 Recorded in 2010 the Top 5 Trading Questions are still relevant today. Your top 5 share trading questions answered by Nick Radge of The Chartist. Nick Radge is a down-to-earth, common-sense trader with 25 years of trading experience. So, What Were the Top 5 Trading Questions? 1. How do I identify […]

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Bang for Buck

Bang-For-Buck Trade Management Strategy

Published December 17th, 2020 Nick Radge from The Chartist has been designing stock trading systems for 35 years. During this time he developed the Bang for Buck trade management strategy. In this article, Nick Radge explains why he developed the Bang for Buck and how you can use it to help choose which trades to […]

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