Sunday, December 8, 2013 8:51 AM PST
Tis the Season for the most powerful seasonality trade of the year! With the stock market up big in 2013 and most participants are speculating on a pullback in the next week or two, I have to say I am on the other side of that bet. Being a technical trader I focus on patterns, statistics and probabilities to power my ETF trading strategies. So with 37 years of stats the seasonality chart of the S&P 500 index paints a clear picture of what is likely to happen in December. If you do not know how to read a...
Friday, December 6, 2013 8:02 AM PST
Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRNG), InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), Acacia Research Corp. (NASDAQ:ACTG), and many other IP defense companies are one step closer to a slightly-tougher existence.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 1:11 PM PST
Authentidate Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:ADAT) and Greenhunter Resources Inc. (NYSEMKT:GRH) are two of your best trading bets for December.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 9:28 AM PST
When it comes to becoming a successful investor or yor, automated trading system development process for that matter, there are some big picture things that you must have figured out. Here are some tips that will help you get started in becoming a long term consistent and profitable trader, investor or automated trading system developer.
Thursday, December 5, 2013 8:54 AM PST
Forget Sino-Global Shipping America, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SINO) and Safe Bulkers, Inc. (NYSE:SB). Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:DSX) is how you want to play the recovery.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 9:59 PM PST
Black Friday was an afterthought, to me at least. Yes, I bought a few items from the MLB store, but that’s it. But according to newly released data for this key shopping day, it appears as though I wasn’t alone. A few weeks ago, we saw many of the key retailers reporting some results and warning that sales in the retail sector could be sluggish during the holiday shopping season. Bellwether Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE/WMT) was nervous about sales and said the climate in the retail sector could be tough. We heard...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 9:48 PM PST
Many times people ask me how I come up with my investment strategy. Obviously, there is no one answer, but a common trick I use when developing any investment strategy is to look for areas where market sentiment still remains below peak optimism. Following the tragic events of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant disaster in Japan, market sentiment for uranium dropped, naturally. As Japan halted all nuclear power plants, shareholders adjusted their investment strategy to get out of uranium mining stocks...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 1:25 PM PST
My trading partner JW and I had a great talk the other day which spurred to the creation of this interesting and educational gold futures trading article we wanted to share with you. Throughout most of 2013, gold futures have been under major selling pressure. Gold opened the year trading around $1,675 per ounce. As of the 12/02/13 close, gold futures were trading around $1,220 per ounce which would mean that thus far in 2013, gold futures have lost more than 27% of their value. Looking back to September of...
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 10:15 AM PST
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:OREX) is apt to follow in the same footsteps as Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARNA) and VIVUS, Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS) ... unfortunately.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 8:17 AM PST
Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) is a rock-star stock today. Time to bail out.