New all-time highs. The Feds up in arms and everyone’s confused, Recession or Growth?

The FOMC meeting was the center of attention in the news wire this week and equities were already riding the highs of a no hike expectation. The bullishness came in in anticipation of a no [...]

By |2019-08-08T11:44:28-04:00June 23rd, 2019|

How to use the correlation coefficient to build a diverse portfolio.

The correlation coefficient measures the correlation between two assets. It is a statistical measure between the two asset variables that ranges between -1.0 and 1.0. The lowest correlation two assets can have between each other [...]

By |2019-05-13T13:53:39-04:00May 13th, 2019|

S&P 500 Futures break 2900 on China news as trade talks continue.

2900 on ES futures breaks! It's been a long time coming, several tests of the 2900 level, tick by tick, but no luck breaking. Finally overnight, early Friday morning the crack of 2900 on the [...]

By |2019-04-14T14:27:53-04:00April 14th, 2019|

Institutional buying floods markets while GDP outlook falls.

Institutional buying floods markets while GDP outlook falls. US equity markets continue to press higher to close above the 2800 level on the S&P 500 into Friday's close. There was a lot of sideways movement [...]

By |2019-03-03T11:30:20-05:00March 3rd, 2019|

Trading Account: How much money do you need?

Trading Account: How much money do you need? Is the need for capital stopping you from chasing your trading dreams? Do you believe that you need tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands to trade [...]

By |2019-02-11T23:43:08-05:00February 12th, 2019|

Trading Journal: How to Track Your Trades to Optimize Your Performance

Trading Journal - Introduction We don't know of a single successful trader that doesn't keep a trading journal. There is a reason why successful businesses keep detailed records! They use the data to analyze and [...]

By |2019-02-07T05:34:41-05:00February 7th, 2019|

Financial Statement Analysis-The basis of Fundamental Analysis.

Financial Statement Analysis-The basis of Fundamental Analysis. How do investors do it? Not everyone is a technical analyst, especially those who buy and hold, investors. The basis of fundamental analysis will be discussed today by [...]

By |2019-01-20T19:24:24-05:00January 21st, 2019|