This article is taken from the YourTradingEdge magazine (MAY/JUNE 2009 issue)

The author, Todd Krueger, is a professional trader, educator and creator of Wyckoff Candle Volume Analysis. He is the founding President of Traders Code, LLC; which provides professional trading tools and education to the retail trader.


  • Todd Krueger explores volume analysis techniques: supercharge your chart-reading skills by combining Wyckoff Volume Analysis with candlestick patterns.

In the beginning

Most traders don’t really know where to begin their educational journey. There are so many avenues that can be pursued that the entire process can seem overwhelming. Many traders who have traded for several years can remember the confusion surrounding the choice of which trading methods they would learn. Through my 24 years of trading, I have learned that one of the keys to successful trading comes from being able to read a chart accurately to determine imbalances of supply and demand.

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