Mark Deaton


Mark Deaton is the owner of the website and He has been using Fibonacci retracements and extensions in his trading for years along with a few other tools he loves.


The Basics of Fibonacci Ratios in Stock Trading by Mark Deaton
Many years ago an Italian gentleman named Leonardo Fibonacci discovered ratios that exist throughout all of nature. These ratios are used to describe the proportions found in atoms as well as patterns found among stars and planets. These proportions help keep balance in the natural world and it also appears that stock markets exhibit a similar proportion... READ MORE

Taking Advantage of Fibonacci Arcs by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci retracements and extensions have become so popular amongst traders due to their consistent and accurate predictions of trends and resistance and support lines. Since the conception of Fibonacci retracement, a number of variations have been developed that essentially take advantage of the very same information and ratios but present the results in a slightly different way. These variations also produce different types of indication and this is also why they have been developed... READ MORE

Predicting Breakouts With Fibonacci Analysis by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci analysis is crucial to the modern trader and almost all traders do use retracements and extensions as part of their strategy. Over the years they have proven to be exceptionally accurate at predicting market movements and this can help traders devise strategies to make more profit. One of the best ways to make profit whilst trading is by predicting price breakouts... READ MORE

Basics of Bollinger Bands For Investment Trading by Mark Deaton
The Bollinger Bands analysis tool is designed to predict highs and lows of a particular investment's price, whether the investment is in bonds, stocks or foreign currency. This analytical device was first developed by John Bollinger and has gained welcome acceptance among many investors and traders... READ MORE

How to Trade With Fibonacci Retracements and Extensions by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci retracements and extensions is one of the more obscure forms of trading indicator although it is also considered one of the most powerful and reliable. Nobody can say for certain why it works but the most important consideration for all traders using it is that it is highly reliable and does, for some reason or other, work. Essentially it functions by placing a series of ratios between two chosen points on a candlestick chart... READ MORE

Making the Most of Fibonacci Channels by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci retracements and extensions are amongst the most popular tools available to traders and this is because they have shown substantial evidence towards being successful. It is widely considered that the success of Fibonacci retracements and extensions is largely down to the psychological effect they may have on traders. The Fibonacci ratios may appear frequently in nature but technically this bears no significance to trading... READ MORE

Advanced Candlestick Pattern Analysis by Mark Deaton
Whilst the simplest candlestick patterns can be successfully recognized by virtually any trader regardless of experience, there are some more advanced patterns which require a bit more skill to successfully identify and often these patterns can lead to excellent profits when interpreted correctly. Often these patterns can contain three or more candlesticks and they must contain very specific characteristics in order to work correctly... READ MORE

Advanced Techniques in Candlestick Patterns by Mark Deaton
Candlestick patterns have been used for hundreds of years to predict and plan things from rice demand in Japan to financial securities in the Western world. Due to its longevity in the world of business and finance, candlestick patterns are often one of the first things that traders learn to utilize. However, a basic knowledge of these formations may not be enough for many traders to use them to bring about successful results... READ MORE

Basics of Candlestick Patterns in Stock Trading by Mark Deaton
There is an analytical tool commonly called candlestick patterns that is used often in the analysis of stock trading. Many people have found success using these patterns across different types of investments. This article will present a brief outline of the origin of this tool and its basic understanding... READ MORE.

Bearish and Bullish Harami Patterns by Mark Deaton
Both the bullish and bearish harami candlestick patterns are amongst the most consistent and most popular signals available to the trader. They tend to appear towards the end of an uptrend or downtrend and suggest that the next market movement will be in the opposite direction. They are simple to recognize and occur fairly frequently which makes them particularly popular with novice traders... READ MORE

Assessing Volatility With Bollinger Bands by Mark Deaton
Bollinger bands are one of the key tools used in modern trading and although each individual trader has their own preferred indicators, Bollinger bands are used often by nearly all traders. There a reason for that, and your about to find out what that reason is... READ MORE

Basic Range Trading With Bollinger Bands by Mark Deaton
Range trading is a basic technique used by novice traders and experts traders alike. The principles behind this technique rely on the price of a security moving back and forth within a certain price range... READ MORE

Advanced Bollinger Band Trading by Mark Deaton
[Finance:Currency-Trading] Bollinger band Trading can be used by traders for a number of purposes and that is part of their appeal. Novice traders can use them for simple trading methods or expert traders can take advantage of the data they provide to perform more complicated analysis on the market... READ MORE

Fibonacci Retracements - The Key to Long Term Profits by Mark Deaton
The sequence that was used as the base for Fibonacci retracements was introduced to the Western world around the 12th century. It was brought into the world by Leonardi de Pisa, otherwise known as Fibonacci... READ MORE

Fibonacci Retracements and Continuation Gaps by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci extensions and retracements can be used for a number of purposes during trading. Traders often use them in conjunction with other indicators to help provide more substantial evidence when exiting and entering the market and this is an especially useful technique that can lead to handsome profits... READ MORE

Fibonacci Retracement Tricks by Mark Deaton
Using Fibonacci retracements and extensions to foreshadow resistance and support lines of a particular security is a very effective and accurate trading technique. However, as with any indicator, the Fibonacci retracements and extensions can be used on their own but the best results are often gleaned from using the indicator in conjunction with another indicator or by understanding how to use the indicator through a number of established tricks. By utilizing a few well-known crafty tricks, a trader can confidently use Fibonacci retracements and extensions to enter and exit the market... READ MORE

Bollinger Bands - A Closer Look at a Powerful Indicator by Mark Deaton
The Bollinger Bands technique uses elements of statistics, supply management and technical analysis in order to come up with a set of bands which will help contain normal price action. The upper Bollinger Band should not be breached without some action from the trader to buy or sell the security... READ MORE

A Simple and Effective Bollinger Band Technique by Mark Deaton
A number of complicated Bollinger band techniques exist and these have been proven to be very reliable. Often these slightly more advanced strategies involve using Bollinger bands in conjunction with other indicators, but the average trader does not have to resort to these methods in order to glean some useful information on future market direction... READ MORE

Fibonacci Retracements and Candlestick Analysis by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci retracements and extensions are known to be fairly reliable indicators when used on their own. Often they can accurately predict the support and resistance lines throughout the trend of a security and this can help determine price targets which, if used correctly, can help a trader make a large profit... READ MORE

Fibonacci Analysis - Basic Trading With Fibonacci Retracements and Extensions by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci analysis has become an essential tool to the modern trader. Some traders may be skeptical regarding the unique and slightly abstract way Fibonacci retracements and extensions analyze the market but ultimately all a trader needs to be aware of is whether they are reliable and accurate... READ MORE

Fibonacci Trading - An Advanced Fibonacci Analysis Strategy by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci Trading describes the use of Fibonacci retracements and extensions, a fantastic way to gather accurate data on crucial resistance and support lines. Since their introduction into the world of trading, Fibonacci retracements and extensions have proven to be immensely dependable and reliable and this is why they are often deemed priceless by traders... READ MORE

Fibonacci Trading by Mark Deaton
Fibonacci trading is to trading like a bee is to honey. The two go hand in hand. You may not know it right now, but if you currently trade you use Fibonacci trading tools already. You see trading with Fibonacci tools is simply a means of measuring potential reversals and extensions of price action. Fibonacci trading involves the most accurate means of doing so... READ MORE

Bollinger Band Trading by Mark Deaton
Bollinger band trading is so much more powerful than most people realize. Typically and even on the Bollinger band website the most common talked about Bollinger band set-ups will talk of a Bollinger band squeeze or expansion, and although these are great tools that lead to powerful Bollinger band set-ups they are not to be considered the sum of Bollinger bands... READ MORE

The History and Truth Behind Japanese Candlestick Patterns by Mark Deaton
Japanese candlestick patterns, as the name indicates, were invented in Japan. They were developed for use as a form of technical analysis to increase profits in rice trading. This investment tool is known to have been widely used as far back as the 17th century; there are a few references that suggest it may have been in existence in some form before 1600. Legend has it that the creator of this type of chart lived some 500 years ago and used his system to become extremely wealthy... READ MORE

How to Find High Profit Japanese Candlestick Patterns and Turn Then Into Cold Hard Cash! by Mark Deaton
When you want to identify high profit candlestick patterns, look for recent reversal and continuation patterns first. Start by reviewing the most recent candles (the last day or so on a daily chart) and work your way back in time. These recent candles are the most relevant and are the best predictors for what is likely to happen next... READ MORE

High Profit Japanese Candlestick Continuation Patterns - How to Nail These Patterns Like Clockwork by Mark Deaton
The top and bottom of a trend are often difficult to predict accurately until the patterns within the chart become more concrete. It is fairly easy to find out where the support and resistance lines lie; but it is frequently unclear whether these tests will actually break a current trend. You simply won't know for certain until the line is crossed. However, Japanese candlestick continuation patterns do offer strong clues as to what is about to occur as those support and resistance points draw near... READ MORE

Bear Market Candlestick Pattern Mastery - Master These Patterns and You Will Love Bear Markets by Mark Deaton
Bear market turns can be some of the most profitable trades you are ever fortunate enough to be in on. The key is when and where to enter these high profit turns. Planning these bearish entries with a full blown market turn and a potential correction in mind is the key to coming away unscathed, in the event that your timing was off... READ MORE

15 Bullish Candlestick Pattern Money Makers - The Keys to Doubling Your Account Fast! by Mark Deaton
For almost every bearish signal, there tends to be an equal and opposite bullish candlestick pattern. For example, signals suggesting a bearish Dark Cloud Cover would become a bullish Piercing the Line when reversed and inverted within the proper corresponding trend. To make this even more confusing, some bullish and bearish candlestick pattern signals have very similar names... READ MORE

Amazing Reliability of Candlestick Patterns by Mark Deaton
Just because a particular pattern signaling a reversal of trend emerges, this doesn't mean that the predicted move is "real". While some Japanese candlestick patterns are more reliable than others, no model is completely foolproof. That's why it is important for you to look for confirmation with other technical analysis tools... READ MORE

The Power of Understanding Candlestick Reversal Patterns by Mark Deaton
Candlestick reversal patterns are one of the most powerful tools to identify the start of a new trend. Becoming proficient in recognizing these power patterns is crucial to a lucrative trading endeavor... READ MORE

Using Candlestick Charts For Day Trading by Mark Deaton
If you are a day trader, your goal is to profit from market price fluctuations on a daily basis. Using candlestick charts for day trading is one way to stay on top of what is happening. You need every possible advantage to keep one step ahead of other traders... READ MORE

What Are Candlestick Chart Patterns? by Mark Deaton
Candlestick chart patterns offer independent investors and financial institutions a way to look at price fluctuations from a unique perspective. These charts are most commonly used for day trading stocks, commodities, and currency (forex)... READ MORE

The Power and Strength of a Candlestick Pattern Signal by Mark Deaton
Candlestick patterns that create wealth. The true confirmation of a the beginning and end of trend... READ MORE

Candlestick Patterns and Market Reversals by Mark Deaton
Can a series of candlesticks predict or elude to a potential market reversal? That's a good question and the answer may surprise you. I think the goal should be to accurately predict the market reversal and in so doing one would want to do so with as much precision as possible... READ MORE

Bollinger Band Concepts by Mark Deaton
Many traders are aware of the general concepts of Bollinger bands, such as the price action tending to follow a band until a reversal, which then targets the other band. Bollinger bands can reveal much more information than this, however, and here are some concepts which you can use to explore your own interpretations of the chart. You should never ignore the center line of the bands... READ MORE

Bollinger Band Mastery by Mark Deaton
If I wanted to master Bollinger bands how would I go about it? Good question and the first thing is to understand what Bollinger bands is and what it measures. The bands are a representation of standard deviations from the mean, usually 1 to 2 standard deviations... READ MORE

The Art of Trading Stocks in This Economy by Mark Deaton
In today's trading environment only the strong survive, but it may come as a surprise to you just what qualifies as strong. A quick look at any highly liquid stock or ETF will reveal that volume in the markets is diminishing rapidly. Not as many people are trading in these adverse conditions and they certainly aren't exposing themselves like they used too... READ MORE

Fibonacci Channels by Mark Deaton
It would be inaccurate to describe stock traders as being superstitious by nature. If there is one area of business in which it is not advisable to be swayed by anything other than cold, hard fact, then the stock market would be that place. One need only look at market reactions to major world events such as disasters, changes of government and major announcements to see that what cannot be explained cannot always be trusted... READ MORE

Bollinger Bands in a Bad Economy by Mark Deaton
For traders/investors, adept reading of Bollinger bands allows a more sound investment both in terms of buying to play the market and buying to hold. When times are tough and the market enters a recession, what can we learn from Bollinger bands and how can we apply it? Is it possible to predict the easing of a recession by using Bollinger bands?.. READ MORE

Bollinger Bands - Advanced Tactics by Mark Deaton
In its simple form, Bollinger bands measures volatility in price action and signals to a trader points in time where price is highly likely to continue or reverse direction. When you get into the details regarding Bollinger bands it's kind of funny because the set-up for the reversal and the continuation are nearly identical. YES it's true... READ MORE

Popular Candlestick Patterns in a Bull Market by Mark Deaton
A bull market is the most obvious example of an investment opportunity - it is clear that the stock is climbing and it shows signs that it will continue in that vein. Identifying a bull market is not especially difficult - any graph representing stock prices in that market will be marked by a continuous upward line. However, there is some variation in the way that market data is depicted... READ MORE

Bollinger Bands and Bear Markets by Mark Deaton
When a market drops steadily over time, there will be continuing interest in its behavior as traders watch to see if it will demonstrate a recovery in time. Signs of recovery may be no more than a sucker's rally, and early, rash judgments can cost you horribly. There is really no upper limit to how long a bear market can persist, but there are identifying markers which often point to a market stabilizing and presenting an opportunity for the attentive investor... READ MORE

Japanese Candlestick Terminology by Mark Deaton
Candlestick patterns are not only a reliable and simple way to follow stock prices, they are also a way of finding out a lot about another culture and language. Although a stock trader's first priority will not be to enrich their cultural experience, it is extremely helpful to have an element of understanding when it comes to why the terminology we use in discussing candlestick patterns is what it is. The reason for this is that Candlestick patterns originated in Japan where not only is the language different, but the way in which things are expressed within that... READ MORE

Fibonacci Patterns in the Stock Market by Mark Deaton
The stock market is an unforgiving place for anyone who does not prepare well for decisive action. Anyone who believes that they can make a killing on stocks by instinct alone will find out very quickly that you cannot afford to take a slapdash approach to the medium. The very least that is required for anyone hoping to make a positive impact on their bank balance by playing the market is an awareness of how to understand data, and this awareness is aided hugely by an ability to decipher graphical representations of such data... READ MORE

Analyzing Past Candlestick Patterns by Mark Deaton
The use of candlestick patterns to analyze the way that the market is going has become more and more prominent in recent years, as it becomes clear that the user-friendly way that the data is displayed is backed up by a tendency to accurately foreshadow future moves in the market. By reading candlestick patterns we can say that a stock is exhibiting signs of a likely future recovery, or a potential drop. This is because not only does it demonstrate what a stock has done on a given day, but also how the stock went about it... READ MORE

How to Increase Profits With Bollinger Bands by Mark Deaton
Bollinger bands are one of the simplest and easiest indicators that can be used to improve trading results in any market. Developed by John Bollinger, Bollinger bands have become one of the most popular technical indicators used by successful investors. These bands are, in essence, volatility limit indicators plotted and graphed on each side of a moving average... READ MORE