I have been using the free version of Finviz on a daily basis for several years.

Just recently I decided to subscribe to Finviz Elite to take advantage of the live market data, more powerful screener and backtesting features.

So far I have been more than happy with that decision. At $25 per month, I think the service offers amazing value for money and I have already seen it have a real improvement to my trading and analysis. Read more »


It is my belief that to succeed in the financial markets you need to have some kind of trading system in place.

Trading systems protect the trader from his ‘inner chimp‘ – the limbic side of the brain that relies heavily on emotions and gut instinct. The inner chimp is quick to react and respond to incoming dangers. It often makes snap decisions based on emotion or a feeling. Read more »


Several months ago I was thinking about candlestick charts and whether or not these classic patterns had any predictive ability for trading. I had a look around but all I could find were vague speculations and cliches. I couldn’t find any solid evidence of whether they actually worked or not.

So… I thought I would casually test out a few candlestick price patterns and see if any of them actually worked.

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