Some words of wisdom from a smart man (and, like all the good ones, who died too young):
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Here are today’s trade setups. I’ll be adding short setups to the postings throughout the week. (more…)
My second favorite cartoon on the web is Matt Inman’s The Oatmeal (and since you ask, my first favorite is Ruben Bolling’s Tom the Dancing Bug). Anyway, today is Columbus Day, as I’m sure you are aware. Like me, you are probably busy preparing big Columbus Day celebrations, parties, and festivals. It is, after all, one of the greatest holidays of the year, right up there with Grandparents Day and St. Patrick’s Day. (more…)
I use charting for two purposes: (a) seeking opportunities (b) mitigating risk. Part (a) is pretty simple, because I look at charts constantly, and I find plenty of opportunities (which is the basis of this blog, since I share what I think are the best ones). Part (b) is very important to me, because I am religious about having stop-loss orders in place (in spite of the fact folks like my long-time colleague Tom Sosnoff thinking stops are lunacy). (more…)
SPX moved straight up through resistance at the daily middle bollinger band on Friday and closed well above it. On my standard view, given that there are no major moving averages above SPX , the next target is the daily upper bollinger band, currently in the 1728 area. This backs up the falling megaphone target back at 1729.86. SPX 60min chart: (more…)