Archive for January, 2012

  • Job Creation Under Obama Has Actually Been Solid
    Posted by on January 31st, 2012 at 10:54 pm, Comments: 0

    While the unemployment rate has stayed stubbornly high, private sector job creation under Obama has actually been solid. To compare, lets take a look at private sector growth under George Bush vs private sector growth under Barack Obama.

  • Waiting For a Treasury Sell-off?
    Posted by on January 31st, 2012 at 12:52 am, Comments: 0

    Lots of people have been waiting for a treasury sell-off ever since the big run up back in August 2011. However, as I noted a few months back, I did not expect a bond sell-off anytime soon.

  • Two Trend-lines To Watch
    Posted by on January 29th, 2012 at 11:10 pm, Comments: 0

    The Dollar and Euro have been moving in opposite directions for the last three weeks. What can this Signal?

  • Know The Tendencies Of Your Stock
    Posted by on January 26th, 2012 at 11:24 pm, Comments: 0

    As a trader, one of the most important things to know about the stocks you are trading is the tendency of each stock. This only comes with screen time and research. By research I do not mean knowing the earnings, sales, and fundamentals of the company. Rather, it is knowing what I call the stock’s “Statistics”.

  • A Potentially Bullish Long Term Development
    Posted by on January 25th, 2012 at 11:39 pm, Comments: 0

    As I was reading the latest post over @Bclund’s blog today, I saw a ~20+ year chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJIA) and it got me thinking. I saw a potentially bullish long term development taking place.

  • Knowing When To Scalp
    Posted by on January 24th, 2012 at 12:22 am, Comments: 0

    I love using relative strength and weaknes. But I don’t use it only intraday, I use it on longer time frames as well…

  • Gold Is Set To Collapse
    Posted by on January 21st, 2012 at 2:28 am, Comments: 0

    Gold is Set up to collapse….Another down leg is in sight.

  • Using Relative Weakness To Find Trades
    Posted by on January 18th, 2012 at 10:51 pm, Comments: 0

    One of my favorite go to day-trading strategies is finding relative weakness in the first hour. Usually when the market is showing strength, and a specific stock is trending down, expect it to trend down for the rest of the open, if not day.

  • The Dollar Still Looks Bullish
    Posted by on January 17th, 2012 at 1:50 am, Comments: 0

    The Dollar Still Looks Bullish. It’s hard to be bearish here.

  • Money In Politics Corrupts Absolutely
    Posted by on January 12th, 2012 at 10:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Money in politics corrupts absolutely. What do I mean by this?