Archive for May, 2009

  • Is the new, old trend: Buy commodities, sell retail?
    Posted by on May 30th, 2009 at 7:46 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits 139 stocks went up 50% or more during the month of May. To create this list, I used a liquidity filter of […]

  • Price matters
    Posted by on May 29th, 2009 at 9:48 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits People, suffering from cold, were asked to buy medicine with different price range. When surveyed, those who tried the more expensive medicine, […]

  • S&P 500 vs U$D
    Posted by on May 22nd, 2009 at 7:52 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits If you take into account the recent weakness in the Dollar, S&P 500 is actually flat for the last 6 months. I […]

  • Dr Brett's 3 questions for the end of the trading day
    Posted by on May 15th, 2009 at 11:54 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits A simple journal to respond to these questions at the end of the day could meaningfully accelerate a trader’s learning curve: 1. […]

  • Chris Perruna's market timing model
    Posted by on May 13th, 2009 at 8:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Chris Perruna posted on his blog his simple approach to measure market strength. He measures the difference between 52 week new highs […]

  • Trader X take on some important trading matters
    Posted by on May 5th, 2009 at 11:45 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I recently found Trader X outstanding blog, where trading is explained in very simple terms. For me simple has always meant ingenious, […]

  • S&P 500: AVERAGE MONTHLY TOTAL RETURN
    Posted by on May 2nd, 2009 at 7:24 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits  Source: Plexus Asset Management (based on data from Prof Robert Shiller and I-Net Bridge) Data is from Jan 1950 to Apr 2009 […]

  • Great performers are made, not born?
    Posted by on May 2nd, 2009 at 6:56 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits David Brook from NYT has an excellent article on how ingenuity is probably achieved in any field. The key factor separating geniuses […]

  • The effect of earnings' surprises
    Posted by on May 1st, 2009 at 11:04 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I have been writting and reading extensivelly on the subject of reaction to earnings’ surprises and its effect on stocks’ prices in […]