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Running Your Trading As A Business
3 months ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

I had an interesting situation recently in which a trader wrote to me about a start-up situation.  I interpreted the email as a request for advice regarding starting up a hedge fund or other similar money management vehicle.  I responded that the initial steps were:  1) set up a viable business plan that ...

TRADING COACH PODCAST - Knowing When It's Time To Change Your Trading Style
5 months ago by Akil Stokes @ Trading Coach Podcast

Successful trading is a lot like successful coaching. Although, the plan that you come in with is important, what's more important is how you go about making adjustments. Today's episode takes a look at some adjustments I've made in my trading & the process in which I go through before deciding to do so.  

Logic and Imagination
5 months ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

Koyfin posted this chart comparing Target and Shopify the other day that was ‘lit’:I took one look at it and commented sarcastically that ‘Investing is so easy‘.Jeff Farley had my favorite comment saying ‘More imagination, less logic‘.Bingo!My friends (and great investors) Alex Bard and Villi Itchev both got me out of my logic box back when Shopify was in the 20’s to see the growth potential of the platform.Continue reading Logic and Imagination at Howard Lindzon.

Island Reversals | Tom Bowley
6 months ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Tom talks about Island Reversals. According to John Murphy:"An exhaustion gap occurs right at the end of the market move and represents a last gasp in the trend. Sometimes an exhaustion gap is followed within a few days by a breakaway gap in the other direction, leaving several days of price action isolation by two gaps. This market phenomenon is called the island reversal and usually signals an important market turn."

How To Trade Stocks Like A Market Wizard | Bruce Kovner Trading Style
7 months ago by Fallible Financial Entertainment @ Fallible YouTube Channel

Bruce Kovner retired in 2011 from Caxton Associates, the hedge fund he founded and ran for 28 years.Over that time the fund returned an average of 21 percent a year since its inception. In comparison, the SPX averaged just 11%. Kovner had only one losing year (in 94’). Before Caxton, while trading at the famous Commodities Corp, he averaged close to 90% over 10 years. Impressive numbers by any measure.Many traders know of this cab driver turned trading legend from his interview with Jack Schwager in the original Market Wizards — one of the best interviews in the book (and there are many).

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Peloton Extremes: How to Trade An Over-Reaction
about 4 hours ago by Dr. Duru @ Dr. Duru

Extremes in sentiment create trading opportunities. Peloton Interactive (PTON) looks like it is delivering a particularly combustible opportunity. The Commercial Over the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday,... [[ This is a content summary. Visit my site for better formatting and full content. Your visits also help support the site and keep it running! ]]

TDI Podcast: Turkey Trot (#639)
about 9 hours ago by The Disciplined Investor (The Discipl... @ The Disciplined Investor

Yes, it is QE4. We lay out the reasons for the market rally as well as why we are seeing the continuation of a move higher. An update of economics as well as insights on the status of the trade deal. Plus – listener questions answered. Follow @andrewhorowitz Looking for style diversification? More information on […]

How To Guarantee A Profit On PredictIt | Arbitrage For Smart Traders #Predictit
about 10 hours ago by AK Fallible - Financial Entertainment @ Fallible YouTube Channel

Create a PredictIt account by clicking below: Free $20 Bonus with $20 deposit! https://www.predictit.org/promo/macro20 💸 Today, Tyler is going to show us How to LEGALLY Trade the Elections (CFTC APPROVED). PredictIt Series Video 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VQEs250O_k PredictIt Series Video 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20evBp1ekB8 Watch More Of Our Videos: 👇💰Check Out Our Analysis & Breakdowns of Billions Episodes Here:👇 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0xXN3XH0zo&list=PLZWbVSavQFXTEwTLFrq4hwGiKJmcWHIQ3&index=1 👇💰Learn To Trade Stocks With The Advice Of Real Life Market Wizards Here:📈👇 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrF5tlKbU6s&list=PLZWbVSavQFXRStSfOUNvXwqe3ANBsfFfb&index=1 💰What Is Fallible? Fallible is where you can hang out and talk stocks, business, money, finance and whatever else you want. Just don’t be boring. That’s the one rule. Jokes are very welcome. We publish new videos almost every day on our Youtube channel. Our videos include stock market a...

Saturday links: A+ students
about 10 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Saturdays are the day we catch up with all the non-finance related stuff we didn’t get to during the week. You can...

Longform links: narrative and meme
about 11 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Saturdays are all about longform links on Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s linkfest including a look at how home...

Checking In On Healthcare
about 11 hours ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

Each time a doctor would come to ask me questions about my surgery the last few weeks at the hospital, I would turn the table and ask a bunch of questions about the equipment, tools and brands that stood out in their industry. Early this year I added the $IHI (Medical Device ETF) to my 8 to 80 portfolio. Here is a 10 year chart: (quick tip – using Koyfin.com which is free you can dig into the components of every ETF) There are massive demographic tailwinds behind the global medical device and healthcare industry. Continue reading Checking In On Healthcare at Howard Lindzon.

Schedule for Week of December 8, 2019
about 12 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

The key economic reports this week are November CPI and Retail Sales.The FOMC meets this week, and no change to policy is expected.----- Monday, Dec 9th -----No major economic releases scheduled.----- Tuesday, Dec 10th -----6:00 AM: NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for November.----- Wednesday, Dec 11th -----7:00 AM ET: The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) will release the results for the mortgage purchase applications index.8:30 AM: The Consumer Price Index for November from the BLS. The consensus is for a 0.2% increase in CPI, and a 0.2% increase in core CPI.2:00 PM: FOMC Meeting Announcement. No change to policy is expected at this meeting.2:00 PM: FOMC Forecasts This will include the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) participants' projections of the appropriate ta...

American Financial Group: A New 5.125% Baby Bond IPO
about 14 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

First Republic Bank And Its 'Below-5%' Preferred Stock IPO
about 14 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

KLU Talking Risk
about 15 hours ago by Jeff Carter @ Points and Figures

I have known Dave Klusendorf for a long time.  He has reinvented himself after leaving the trading floor.  We traded in the same part of the Eurodollar pit.  His badge was KLU, hence the title.  If you were ever on …

Forex Critical: Canadian Dollar Reacts to a Bottoming Unemployment Rate
about 20 hours ago by Dr. Duru @ Dr. Duru

My now wavering bullish case for the Canadian dollar (FXC) took a major hit with the November, 2019 Labour Force Survey. Statistics Canada reported worsening unemployment rates both sequentially and... [[ This is a content summary. Visit my site for better formatting and full content. Your visits also help support the site and keep it running! ]]

Higher Highs, Lower Lows and Artificial Intelligence | David Keller, CMT | The Final Bar
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Host Dave Keller opens The Final Bar Mailbag to answer questions on higher highs and lows using the ZigZag indicator, as well as how artificial intelligence relates to technical analysis. He also breaks down the long-term implications of this week's price action in his Wrap the Week segment.

Benefiting From The Pullback In Leadership Stocks (12.06) | Mary Ellen McGonagle | MEM Edge
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Mary Ellen reviews stock candidates from leadership groups that pulled back last week and shares how you can screen for them. She also shared top stocks from the rotation into Financials You can receive a 4 week trial to her MEM Edge Report by accessing this link here: https://www.meminvestmentresearch.com/

Introducing "ChartList Reports" - Daily and Weekly Performance Summaries Sent Right To Your Inbox
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

We recently rolled out a helpful new feature for StockCharts members called “ChartList Reports”. With the simple click of a checkbox, you can now turn on daily or weekly ChartList Reports for any of your saved lists. After the market closes, we’ll automatically email you a performance summary for all the stocks, funds, indexes or other securities saved in that ChartList. To turn on daily and/or weekly ChartList Reports for any of your lists, first pull up the Summary View for the list. Just above the summary table, you'll now see two new checkboxes that say "Send Daily Report" and "Send Weekly Report". Click to turn 'em on – simple as that! You’ll start seeing report emails in your inbox the next day.

Wrap the Week (12.06) | David Keller, CMT | The Final Bar
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

David Keller breaks down the long-term implications of this week's price action in his Wrap the Week segment.

Year End Review | Bruce Fraser | Power Charting
1 day ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

As 2019 comes to a close we look at this remarkable year for the markets and how conditions may be setting up for the new year. The final episodes of the year will be devoted to review and outlook for the upcoming election year. Stock symbols: $NDX $SPX $INDU $BPSPX

AAR: November Rail Carloads down 7.5% YoY, Intermodal Down 7.4% YoY
1 day ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Rail Time Indicators. Graphs and excerpts reprinted with permission. Rail traffic continues to struggle because U.S. manufacturing is soft, trade disputes and the uncertainty they entail are ongoing, and economic growth abroad isn’t what it could be....In November 2019, total U.S. rail carloads were down 7.5% and total intermodal originations were down 7.4% from November 2018 — making 10 straight monthly declines for both.emphasis added<img alt="Rail Traffic" border="0" src="https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-ElLpSbQYWGE/XeqzzoLFZ-I/AAAAAAAAzis/oRkn7rOrmzMZM9nne2L-qNBJox0t...

Dow Theory Is NOT Just Industrials & Transports
1 day ago by JC @ All Star Charts

In this Episode of Allstarcharts Weekly, Steve and I discuss the less talked about tenets of Dow Theory. Everyone always likes to talk about the Dow Jones Industrial Average either confirming or diverging from the Dow Jones Transportation Average. First of all, there are many more tenets like Closing Prices are the most important, Identifying […] The post Dow Theory Is NOT Just Industrials & Transports appeared first on All Star Charts.