Consider this your online guide to swing trading. If you are interested in improving your stock trading results, you owe it to yourself to find out as much as you can about this way of trading. The more information you have, the better trades you can make.
I have put together a list of resources available on the web. Use these to find out what does and doesn’t work and what it takes to be a successful swing trader.
Finally, if you want to find out about one low risk way of trading the market, then check out my favorite swing trading pattern.
Swing trading web sites
Mr Swing – Probably the most comprehensive site for swing trading. Emphasis is placed on swing trading stocks in a strong trend. The “master plan” is a comprehensive plan for trading; including entry, protective stops, profit taking, and maximizing gains. Go now!
FibTimer – Provides a free market newsletter published twice a month. As a subscriber for some time now, I have seen their use of Fibonacci price and time analysis used to identify profitable swing trading results. Well worth the reading. Go now!
Trading Tutor – Larry’s site has a free weekly newsletter that identifies potential swing trades based on Fibonacci ratio analysis. His previously free Market Letter is an excellent source of education on what works in the markets. Not just limited to stocks, this newsletter comments on interest rates, commodities, and world events. Go now!
Trading Markets – Contains a wealth of information regarding swing trading methods plus just about every other type of trading. There is a wealth of information at this site. Start by signing up for the free 7 day trial. Go now!
Swing trading books
The Master Swing Trader: Tools and Techniques to Profit from Outstanding Short-Term Trading Opportunities covers all the aspects of successful swing trading. The author makes it clear up front that this book is not for the new trader. He walks you through the process of understanding repeating patterns, how to pick the right stocks to trade, comprehending the markets behavior at market extremes, a handful of useful patterns to signal opportunities, and more. If you are serious about taking your swing trading results to a higher level, then read this book. Go now!
Tools and Tactics for the Master Day Trader contains the collective wisdom of two successful traders. Don’t let the title fool you into thinking this is just about day trading. The first section of the book is devoted to what it takes to be successful trading, in my opinion this is the most important part of the book. Well worth the read. Go now!
Dave Landry on Swing Trading covers a wealth about swing trading. Not just how to place the trade, but how to filter the trend for the appropriate conditions, managing your money for optimal returns, selecting the right stocks, and much more. Go now!
Swing trading tutorials
The Trader’s Edge offers a short swing trading lesson. Follow along with their free swing trading picks (just click on the Picks LITE link) for an understanding of their methodology. Go now!
Swing Trading Charts shows you want you need for picking stocks to trade using charts. And how you can improve your trading results by letting the market tell you exactly what price to get in and out. Go now!