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The Secret Science of Price and Volume: Techniques for Spotting Market Trends, Hot Sectors, and the Best Stocks



The Secret Science of Price and Volume: Techniques for Spotting Market Trends, Hot Sectors, and the Best Stocks

Tim Ord

ISBN: 978-1-118-42894-8 June 2012 208 Pages


In The Secret Science of Price and Volume, leading market timer Tim Ord outlines a top-down approach to trading—identifying the trend, picking the strongest sectors, and focusing on the best stocks within those sectors—that will allow you to excel in a variety of markets. With this book as your guide, you’ll quickly become familiar with Ord’s proven method and discover how it can be used to make more profitable trading decisions.


About the Author.

Chapter 1. My Path to Successful Trading.

Becoming a Broker.

First Foray into Technical Analysis.

A "Student" of the Market.

An Incomplete Picture.

Understanding Market Timeframes.

"Discovering" Wyckoff.

Price and Volume Relationships.

My Trading Methodology.

Chapter 2. Overview of My Method.

Timeframes and Trading.

Taking a Top-Down Approach.

Aligning with the Market.

Chapter 3. Physics of Price and Volume Analysis.

Determining Buy and Sell Signals Using Ord-Volume.

The Bullish Setup.


Chapter 4. Price and Volume Relationships.

Volume Analysis at Swings.

Trading Gaps with Volume Comparisons.

Chapter 5. Combining Ord-Volume with Swing Price and Volume Relationships.

Combining Ord-Volume and Volume Relationships.

Understanding Volume Pushing Price and Timeframes.

Using Longer and Shorter Chart Timeframes.

Summing It Up: Swing Price, Volume and Ord-Volume.

Chapter 6. The "Wind at your Back" Method.

Finding Market Direction.

Breadth Analysis.

Volume Analysis.

Momentum Analysis.

Chapter 7. Sector Analysis and Stock Analysis.

The Importance of Sentiment.

Sector and Stock Analysis.

Investor Sentiment Helps Pick Market Turns.

Summing It Up: The Consensus of Indicators.

Chapter 8. Gold Stocks.

The Big Picture.

Reading the Price Relative to Gold Ratio (PRTG).

Elliott Wave Analysis in Gold.

Using "Third Time Up" and Volume Analysis.

Applying Breakout Analysis.

What Lies Ahead for Gold.

Concluding the Gold Discussion.

Chapter 9. Putting it All Together.

Step 1: Reading Market Sentiment.

Step 2: Evaluating Breadth, Volume and Momentum.

Step 3: Picking the Strongest Sectors.

Step 4: Selecting the Strongest Stocks.

Putting It All Together.