Archive for December, 2009

  • The Volatile Decade
    Posted by on December 29th, 2009 at 1:06 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits  In January 2000 market participants were willing to pay about 146 for one share of SPY. 10 years later, the bid […]

  • Earnings Expectations Life Cycle
    Posted by on December 27th, 2009 at 1:11 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The Earnings Expectations Life Cycle is a theory developed by Richard Bernstein. It describes the dynamic process with which market participants view […]

  • Perception vs Reality
    Posted by on December 27th, 2009 at 12:08 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “It is often said by experienced investors that the equity market discounts future events. Investors who support that contention believe that if […]

  • Stress management
    Posted by on December 27th, 2009 at 11:59 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of […]

  • Embracing Risk
    Posted by on December 20th, 2009 at 6:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits While we tend to focus solely on building our skill sets or expanding our knowledge, the greatest advancement and learning most often […]

  • Post Earnings Anouncement Drift
    Posted by on December 20th, 2009 at 9:24 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The following observation was prepared by The Rivkin Report 1. It exists PEAD has been observed by academics and finance professionals since the 1960s, […]

  • What Matters NOW
    Posted by on December 14th, 2009 at 10:29 pm, Comments: 0

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  • Private sector continues to deleverage
    Posted by on December 13th, 2009 at 3:01 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Total debt outstanding in the economy is still growing, but at the slowest pace on record.  The household has decreased its debt […]

  • Dr. Steenbarger: What trading (and life) is all about
    Posted by on December 10th, 2009 at 9:12 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Think of your view of the ideal person: who they are, what they represent, how they behave, what is important to them, […]

  • The right trading mindset
    Posted by on December 3rd, 2009 at 8:14 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “There is no minor league of trading; no special exchanges where idiots trade. You’re always up against the pros.” Dr. Brett Steenbarger