Author Archives: David

ALL STOCK MARKET MOVEMENTS ARE BASED UPON …

Markets do not move from one minute to the next based on fundamental or technical reasons.

CAN YOU HANDLE THE TRUTH? WE ARE NOT RATIONAL

Our “rational” decisions are systematic and predictable…but not in the way we think.

STOCK TRADING…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: EXPECTATIONS VS REALITY

In our latest LIVE WEBINAR we discussed how our expectations can cause any number of negative effects on our trading, including ultimate disaster (or the inability to trade another day).

TRADE WHAT IS NOT WHAT YOU THINK SHOULD BE

Trade what is…not what you think should be.

SAME AS IT EVER WAS: RICHARD D. WYCKOFF ON SUCCESSFUL SPECULATING

In 1932 (!) Richard D. Wyckoff wrote the following in a book entitled The Richard D. Wyckoff Method of Trading in Stocks   Key Takeaways:  Do not ask for advice. Let the market provide ideas.  Self Reliance is developed by doing your own thinking, refining your own judgments, and forming your own conclusions.  The tape…

TECHNICAL ANALYSIS…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: BUYING THE DIP VS BUYING THE BREAKOUT

But what the best teacher has taught me, experience, is that the shifts in supply and demand are just as much a product of the stock’s personality (and those who trade it) as it is the recognition of the pattern itself.

THE STOCK MARKET…IN THE CROSSHAIRS: IT IS ALL A MATTER OF INTERPRETATION

The stock market cannot be predicted, only managed by accepting and embracing its inherent uncertainty riddled with various interpretations.

KEEP TRADING SIMPLE

Keep your trading edge simple is the advice from Marcel Link, in his book High Probability Trading.   So simple, in fact, that your trading edge “should fit on the back of an envelope”.       Just a thought for those who believe in predicting and who believe that the more complicated a system the…

THE THINKING TRADER

People with certain kinds of brain damage may make better investment decisions

STOCKS…IN THE CROSSHAIRS

Each weekend we review our watchlist stocks for potential opportunities for the week ahead.