Category Archives: Folklore

Once in a While He is Generous

His trading assistant looked dumbfounded. “Boss, why do you once in a while go along with the calls of this blogger although you know he is frequently way off?” The boss looked at him smiling; “Joe, this is the cost of doing business. It’s hard to find someone who … Continue reading

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My Three Important Predictions for 2014

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The Master and His Disciples

The disciples sat around the long dining table and listened to the directives of the master. They had to intensify their efforts in making aware new traders of this exceptional method of trading the markets called technical analysis. They had to write books, start … Continue reading

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Dow 300,000

It was a rainy night and the wind was blowing hard but the man walking down the street seem he did not care. He just looked too excited. He had just left from a public library where predictions made in the 19th and … Continue reading

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Scripta Manent

Longer-term market forecasts are quite common this time of the year. By longer-term I mean forecasts about the market beyond a few weeks or a couple of months. The act of conceiving and announcing such forecasts should be the subject of Psychology and … Continue reading

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Culturomics and Market Trading

Using the Google Ngram Viewer one can spot trends that agree with experience. For example, one can confirm the empirical fact that market trading and technical analysis are losing popularity. Share

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“Death Cross”: It’s the Lag, Stupid

A “death cross” panic is about to hit the market thanks to the serious efforts of some naive analysts who like to spread hype. After the 50-200 daily “death cross” was debunked, they have now turned to a 50-200 monthly “death cross” … Continue reading

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Higgs Fever Means Little to the Market

In the midst of severe economic problems that can lead to social instability in many countries in Europe and elsewhere and maybe an eventual breakup of EU, there is a Higgs fever in the physics community. This is a particle named … Continue reading

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