Archive for March, 2010

  • The Creation of Bubbles
    Posted by on March 21st, 2010 at 11:42 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The word bubble is used to describe an excessive irrationality that leads to abnormal mis-prising of assets. Financial history reveals that bubbles are not […]

  • Good to Great
    Posted by on March 13th, 2010 at 8:46 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “I’ve found over the years that much of what separates  the excellent traders form the average ones is not so much their […]

  • Being in the Prediction Business
    Posted by on March 13th, 2010 at 8:40 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “After studying forecasting day and night for 30 years, I realized that I don’t know what the market is going to do, […]

  • Some Trading Wisdoms
    Posted by on March 11th, 2010 at 9:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way” – Babe Ruth “If you can’t take a small loss, sooner […]

  • Thoughts on Short Selling and its Alternatives
    Posted by on March 11th, 2010 at 4:52 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits James Altucher, a managing partner of Formula Capital, has an interesting post on the nature of short-selling. Never short based on price […]

  • Picking Tops and Bottoms
    Posted by on March 10th, 2010 at 9:33 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “I never try to buy a bottom or sell a top. Even if you manage to pick the bottom, the market can […]

  • A Joke from Berkshire's 2009 annual report
    Posted by on March 8th, 2010 at 2:18 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Customer: Thanks for putting me in XYZ stock at 5. I hear it’s up to 18. Broker: Yes, and that’s just the […]

  • Selling Premium, Naked
    Posted by on March 7th, 2010 at 11:41 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Naked premium selling involves selling simple calls or puts without having a position in the underlying asset or without hedging with additional […]

  • Covered call
    Posted by on March 6th, 2010 at 7:22 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Covered call is a position in which you simultaneously buy the underlying stock and sell a call option against it. Its main purpose is […]

  • Fast Movers
    Posted by on March 4th, 2010 at 12:53 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits People need to pay attention to neglected stocks that come up with extremely positive earnings surprises and/or guide EPS and revenue higher. […]