Archive for category: Trend Following

Best Elliott Wave Traders on Twitter

30 Jan
January 30, 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Chart courtesy of The Elliott Wave Principle is a from of technical analysis that some traders use to analyze financial market cycles and forecast market trends by identifying extremes in investor psychology, highs and lows in prices, and other collective factors. Ralph Nelson Elliott (1871–1948), a professional accountant, discovered the underlying social principles […]

Understanding Market Movement

20 Jan
January 20, 2014

   A few key points to remember when analyzing market movements: Uncertainty causes much of the volatility, as neither buyers, sellers, or holders have the majority conviction to control the trend. Unexpected good news causes the market to (generally) go up as the new situation is priced in. Expected good news is usually sold into […]

Magic of Compounding Returns

20 Jul
July 20, 2013

  When I was a teenager, I was fascinated with compounded return tables. They seemed like magic to me.  I knew that at some point in the future, I could build up my capital to the point where it made more than I did. If I managed my capital correctly, and could return 12% a […]

How to Trade the Election Results

07 Nov
November 7, 2012

          The biggest question I have received today from everyone, new traders, friends, family, even my wife is “What will happen to the stock market if Obama wins?’ or “If Romney wins will the market rally?” How should we trade the election results? …..Don’t. Do not let the results color your […]

$AAPL The Good News & The Bad News

25 Oct
October 25, 2012

          Since the whole world is waiting on Apple earnings I felt I had no choice but to tell my blog readers how I see it. I have good news and I have bad news, which would you like first? Okay I will give them both to you straight. The bad […]