Passive Investing Fables

It is about time to update the results of an article I wrote about a year ago about passive investing strategies. Usually, a couple of years after a market bottom and while on a strong uptrend, old arguments resurface about the superiority of passive investing. These are basically fables for people who do not know how to trade a moving average crossover.

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Stocks and ETFs to Watch – Monday, April 14, 2014 [Premium]

Stocks and ETFs to Watch premium report for the open of Monday, April 14, 2014. This report includes short-term and longer-term quantitative analysis of price action with emphasis on popular ETFs and S&P 500 stocks.

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This Uptrend Has Not Been an Easy Ride

Despite popular claims of  easy stock market gains for greedy investors fueled by free FED money, the last uptrend in stocks has been a rough ride with larger drawdowns from peaks and higher volatility when compared to the last three major past uptrends.

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An Indicator of Market Bottom [Premium]

When the stock market enters into a correction mode, investors and position traders usually want to know when it will be over. This indicator has the potential of providing a signal of an end to a stock market correction.

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When Does a Downtrend Begin?

By the time that a downtrend is identified in the context of technical analysis, losses may be substantial. An important issue is not when a market can be declared to be on a downtrend, but when a downtrend begins. This depends on subjective criteria.

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Stocks and ETFs to Watch – Friday, April 11, 2014 [Premium]

Stocks and ETFs to Watch premium report for the open of Friday, April 11, 2014. The report includes day, short-term and longer-term quantitative analysis of price action with emphasis on popular ETFs and S&P 500 stocks.

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Putting this Correction in the Right Perspective

Biotechnology and social media investors have enjoyed very high returns since 2012. As with all investments, at some point investors sell and prices drop. Whether this will turn into a major correction depends on the percentage of holdings investors unload. Detailed analysis follows with performance statistics and charts.

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Price Action Lab Software

Price Action Lab software can assist both system and discretionary traders in identifying short-term opportunities in the markets and assessing their significance. A number of lifetime licenses are now available to qualified customers.

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