Why are Stocks Moving? Printing massive amounts of money, or in the Fed’s case refusing to tighten?

Why are Stocks Moving?

Printing massive amounts of money, or in the Fed’s case refusing to tighten?

As obvious as the tech crash in 2000 or the housing bubble…are bells ringing in your ears why stocks are moving. We are trend followers and we all know that stocks rally due to liquidity…we saw what […]

Maxlinear Trend Following Breakout Example $MXL

Yesterdays stock market session was favorable. All eyes were on the FED announcement. When it came out saying there would be no rate hike now and probably not for a while the market rallied. The major averages finished with solid gains of .75% for the QQQ and .56% for the SPY. Finally the SPY broke […]

Has the Bull Stock Market Reappeared?

We have had a strong rally.These strong rallies can also be a retracement in a bear market. Hard to tell until time has passed. The fact however is that the indexes have taken out the 200 day moving averages. If they can hold these moving averages this is very constructive and gives proof to this […]

Oil Stocks Recovering? – Trend Following

As we all know most oil stocks have been clobbered….actually so have Biotech stocks and even the index….The oil stocks are seeing some life for the first time in a long time. They seem to be breaking out…however today crude is trading down.

Looking at these on a retracement trade -trend following


$NFLX $AMZN $QQQ Starting to Roll Over- Retracement Trade?

Jesse Livermore had a saying about milestone marks in the stock market. TSLA..NFLX are around these milestones and they might be turning over. They ran up on the highest volume and now knocking at the door of the 50 day moving average. This is an example of a retracement trade in Trend following…

What do […]

Overbought time on the Stock Market???

We are at the point that a clear direction of the stock market might be at hand. We are slightly below the 200 day moving average and 61.8% Fibonacci retracement…

Today should be an interesting day!!!


Fibonacci Retracment – Bear Market or Bull Market

No one really knows at this point where we are at in the stock market cycle. Everyone has an opinion….that is why you should not listen to anyone rather than yourself and have rules…

My simple rules are I want to be above a 200 Day Moving Average..We are almost there but not yet. More […]

What You Must Do To Survive In Trading & Trend Following

I want to share with my readers Traders Unplugged. Every aspiring and even successful trader needs to work on themselves and learning is constant. In this episode of Traders Unplugged is Tushar Chande. I remember using his indicators almost more than 20 years ago…

Tushar Chande has stated “You have to be an optimist […]

Trend Following Stocks Watch list 342016

As always I have a watch list of stocks that are both fundamentally and technically strong. More so I look at the market. We have taken out the 50 day moving average yet below the 200 day moving averages.

I am only long GDX- gold miners….You determine your own trades and position sizing depending on […]

Stock Market Complacency- Time to Worry?

The good news is that the stock indices have taken out the 50 day moving averages, yet we are still below the 200 day moving average. The VIX is retreating like a wounded solider, however economically and fundamentally many charts do not look well. This stock market will be soon having another birthday. 7 Years […]