Archive for September, 2008

  • The "secret" ingredients
    Posted by on September 29th, 2008 at 4:37 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits To be successful in the markets you need to know: – what to buy (equity selection); – When to buy it and […]

  • Discipline
    Posted by on September 29th, 2008 at 4:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits It’s the greed factor that corrupts the way people think in this business. Unfortunately, I needed a 6 fig loss to remind […]

  • China allows short selling and margin purchases
    Posted by on September 27th, 2008 at 2:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) — China’s cabinet agreed to let investors buy shares on credit and sell borrowed stock to help develop Asia’s […]

  • On short selling
    Posted by on September 23rd, 2008 at 4:47 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Selling borrowed stocks serves as a balance to buying stocks with borrowed money. Careless leveraging will always cause greater evil than any […]

  • Market crash
    Posted by on September 18th, 2008 at 4:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits In bear market crash, technical indicators are broken.

  • About Bottoms
    Posted by on September 16th, 2008 at 2:01 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Selling does not make a market bottom, buying does!

  • Industry Relative Strength
    Posted by on September 15th, 2008 at 2:32 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Industry group 1 month performance Building – Residential 19.70% Finance – Consumer loans 12.50% Retail – Apparel Shoes 12.30% Banks – major […]

  • Being Objective
    Posted by on September 8th, 2008 at 8:36 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The market reaction to news is more important than news itself. You trade what you see, not what you think should happen.

  • Industry Relative Strength
    Posted by on September 8th, 2008 at 1:08 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Industry group 1 month performance Building – Residential 19.40% Retail – Apparel shoes 15% Retail – Wsale Auto 11.30% Finance – SBIC […]

  • Downside acceleration frequently preceeds reflecs bounces
    Posted by on September 8th, 2008 at 12:27 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Rob Hanna from Quantifiable Edges performed an excellent research on the short-term effects following downside acceleration. He tested a system than buys […]