Archive for May, 2010

  • SPX Statistics
    Posted by on May 31st, 2010 at 5:28 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits S&P 500 was down 8.2% in May 2010, which is the worst monthly performance since February of 2009. SPX was down more […]

  • Bill Ackman talking about hedge funds, CDS, rating agencies
    Posted by on May 29th, 2010 at 7:25 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtjpyQixVdo&hl=en_US&fs=1&]

  • Minervini on Patience
    Posted by on May 27th, 2010 at 9:47 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits After a sharp decline, some stocks can have short-term bounces or rallies; however, in my experience few stocks bottom out when you […]

  • Noise
    Posted by on May 26th, 2010 at 11:24 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits 75% of the price movement in most stocks takes place in 20% of the time. The rest is nothing but noise within […]

  • Ideas that spread
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2010 at 2:54 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Not all great investing/trading ideas are profitable. Ideas that spread are. If no one else sees what you see and acts, you […]

  • Yra Harris on Picking your sweet spot
    Posted by on May 23rd, 2010 at 2:52 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Anytime something is too good to be true, I now recognize that it probably is and that it is there for a […]

  • Markets are changing all the time
    Posted by on May 22nd, 2010 at 10:32 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits You have to have the ability to change and see how the markets are changing and adapt to it. That’s a constant […]

  • Jim Leitner on Confirmation Bias
    Posted by on May 19th, 2010 at 8:23 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Humans in general are biased and look for confirmatory evidence. When someone is bullish on oil, they tend to pick the pro-oil […]

  • Discipline
    Posted by on May 19th, 2010 at 8:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits If you don’t see anything, you don’t initiate a new position. You take risk only when you see an opportunity. Make it […]

  • Scott Bessent on OPM
    Posted by on May 19th, 2010 at 8:12 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I will never forget Robert Wilson’s advice: If you have as much money as I’ve read you do in the paper, you […]