Trend Pilot TRND Delisted… Victim of 6 Year Bull Market

TRND was a trend following ETF based on the S&P 500. Simple rule: close below your simple 200-day moving average for 5 days in a row and you sell SPY and go on T-Bills, viceversa you go full long SPY.

That’s it. Simple indeed.

Above we compare the main index TPLCUT (the benchmark […]

Successful Trading & Trend Following is About Patience

Nothing really has to happen when we trade. Profits do not come easily. Most of the time nothing happens and markets just zig zag. In these zig zag periods one has to apply the golden rule of trading


Trading is a marathon. Not a get rich quick. Just look at the US Stock market […]

Deflation On the Horizon?

Anyone who is in the stock market knows how hard this year has been. Bears are getting chopped up as well as Bulls. Maybe not the buy and holders but their day might come in the case of a severe stock market crash. As I trade stocks and mostly commodities I have not seen a […]


The breakout into new high ground on the Nasdaq was clearly a fake out or a Bull Trap. I know many traders that bought into this and spoke about a Super Bull Cycle. Maybe they will be right however my game plan is defense. With China down 8% in one day, volatility like that can […]

Weekend Stock Watch List

As I am writing this China stock market was down something like 8% today. It is hard for me not to think this will effect the US Stock market & economy. More so we have a large cluster of distribution days which I take as unhealthy. However with all that said… My weekend watch list […]

Breaking Support On the Stock Indexes #SPY #QQQ

The NASDAQ finished lower by 1.12% while the SPX fell 1.07%. Both broke back below major support. This has been a hard market for both bulls and bears. I have been on the sidelines seeing if we could take out the prior highs with conviction….The last 4 sessions have been ugly to say the least.


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The Difference of Making Money in the Stock Market & Gold Market #QQQ #GLD

I recently had a call from a very opinionated so called investor. He explained to me every reason that the stock market will crash and gold will go up to $5,000. He further explained what is happening now is only short term that he is losing money.

He clearly did not understand the concept […]

2015 Was a Tough Year for Most Stocks Except $PANW $SKX $FB

2015 Was a choppy market for most stocks. Many stocks broke out however they failed. With that said… Palo Alto and Sketchers trended wonderfully. Combine fundamental and technical studies in order to succeed.

Will This Recent Stock Market Breakout Have Legs?

So many breakouts over the last several months have failed in the leading stocks. The goal we adhere to is buying the strongest stocks when the market is healthy. Will we see a replay of the last time the Nasdaq made new highs? The pundits simply point to Google as proof of a Super Bull […]