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  • 6 Steps: Find a Good Trade in the Rubble
    Posted by on April 17th, 2014 at 8:34 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My apologies for not staying on top of posting. CFA time of year again (but, why!?). Here is a quick routine I […]

  • Analyst Actions March 24-28
    Posted by on March 28th, 2014 at 4:55 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits We’re going to start posting more data-driven content that we hope readers will find useful.  The first project is to aggregate the […]

  • April Seasonality
    Posted by on March 26th, 2014 at 5:59 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The spring is typically a very buoyant time for equity markets. When the market is in an uptrend, March and April have […]

  • The Real Reason for Market Softness
    Posted by on March 26th, 2014 at 2:05 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits   Remember our indicator that worked so well from 2009 to mid 2013? It went off the rails for the entire second […]

  • Options Expiration: Historical Strength
    Posted by on March 18th, 2014 at 6:23 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Options expiration weeks are historically bullish. You’ve probably intuitively understood this to be true but couldn’t quite quantify it. I’m not sure […]

  • Bearish Engulfing Patterns are the Least of Your Problems
    Posted by on March 14th, 2014 at 11:19 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Bearish engulfing patterns seem scary. They have an ominous name and the market behavior that forms them is usually pretty nasty. The […]

  • Marketview: Not Logical
    Posted by on March 8th, 2014 at 8:30 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The week started with a large gap lower on news of Russian troop movements into the Ukraine over the weekend. Rumor was […]

  • Strong Spring
    Posted by on March 4th, 2014 at 3:57 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The market shrugged off Russian military aggression and is now trading at all-time highs. There is a historical precedent for stock market […]

  • Marketview: Two-way Extremes
    Posted by on February 8th, 2014 at 7:57 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits About that Sentiment The crowd sentiment that was ”expecting stock turmoil to pass quickly” got slapped hard by Mr. Market on Monday. Focused squarely on […]

  • Jobs Report Reactions
    Posted by on February 6th, 2014 at 11:12 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Nonfarm Payrolls are announced on Friday before the open and here’s what we know: The report is watched by absolutely everyone. Heavily […]