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Trend Following the Stock Market Weekend Review $GLD $SPY $AMZN $FB

It was a very ugly session on Friday. Closed almost on the intraday lows. Volume was slightly higher than average. It might seem we are in the late stages of a Bull market or early stages of a Bear market. The “FANG” stocks are not holding up well and failing with breakout attempts. Some of […]

Wild Stock Market Session Trend Following

Yesterday was one wild stock market session yesterday. After opening stronger the major averages sold off to significant losses and it looked like it would be another negative day. HOWEVVVVERRRRR…the roller coaster started. For those you love roller coasters…have fun. I prefer to avoid drama and sit patiently in cash.

One can easily say…The […]

How To Avoid Bear Markets & The Next Great Depression Free Trend Following Book

Considering the recent stock market action from a trend following perspective, I have decided to make my book How To Avoid Bear Markets & The Next Great Depression free on Kindle this week…

Trend Following Stock Market Weekend Review 12202015 $QQQ $SPY

One word sums up the stock market from a trend following perspective”UGLY”. It was not easy for bulls or bears…The QQQ closed below the 50 day EXMA and SPY closed below both the 50 EXMA and 200 EXMA. This is not healthy for a bull market. This bull market is almost turning 7 years old. […]

Why You Need Rules When Trend Following #UVE

As I always say, trading and trend following is risky. There is no free lunch. There is always risks. That is why one needs trading rules for entries…exits…when to take a loss and when to take a profit. In this short video you will see three examples of when to exited the Stock UVE.

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TrendFollowing Concepts Institutional Investors Use

When we trendfollow stocks it is always a great idea to trade with the institutions. Institutions can only trade liquid stocks. Alot of stock trend following is common sense. All we have to do is read the newspapers and be aware. For instance, cyber security is always in the news. How many of you use […]

Learn How to Analyze Volume in the Stock Market- TrendFollowing

Yesterday in the Stock Market, volume was higher across the board and well above average. Volume in the stock market is the footprints of the big institutional investors. There was distribution on all the major averages and clearly strong selling by large institutional players.

Another key issue is to watch the leading stocks….Look at Apple…SWKS, […]

The Key To This Stock Market Action-Trend Following

The key is simply watch the 200 day exponential moving average.

Yesterday there was some real selling pressure in quality growth stocks. When the leaders get hit so does the rest of the stock market. This is what Trend following is all about. The line in the sand remains the 200 exponential moving average. In […]

The Resistance of the 200 Day Moving Average – Trend Following

As I have said many times…The 200 Day Moving Average is the line of delineation of bears and bulls.

If the Nasdaq and SPY can get back above this level with some conviction & stay there there is a good chance we could be moving higher. Conversely, if not then lower prices are likely […]

In Just Three Trading days the Stock Market Changed!

In just three trading days the market has completely changed its character from a friendly bull market to something entirely different – a bear market or just a nasty correction? My students have avoided this volatility by using simple rules. I have checked in with them and not one of them was hurt by recent […]