Macro Views

Friday, 28 November 2014

For the markets - nothing has changed

The U.S. took a turkey holiday yesterday while most markets continued to wo...

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Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Wishing you a happy holiday

In our busy lives we many times fail to take the time to reflect - to refle...

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Tuesday, 25 November 2014

This is easy - October 15, 2014 was hard

I was sitting here reflecting this morning on just how easy the current tra...

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Monday, 24 November 2014

Volatility will return before much longer

After several weeks of decreased volatility and with currencies moving fast...

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Friday, 21 November 2014

It doesn't matter what you make

It doesn't matter what you make - what matters is what you keep. You can ma...

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

Consumer credit continues to increase

According to the Federal Reserve, total revolving consumer credit—mostly cr...

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Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Living in a world of no sellers

Price moves based on the laws of supply and demand. They go up when there i...

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Strong markets don't roll over easy Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Strong markets don't roll over easy

There are many adjectives that could be used to describe the bull market we...

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Monday, 17 November 2014

Money seldom rests

In the trading world, money is always moving - seldom resting in one spot f...

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Friday, 14 November 2014

Not all stocks move simultaneously

Entry is a key part of trading. A bad entry can doom a good trade whereas a...

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Friday, 14 November 2014

Seeing the market for what it is - not what you want

When one has a vested interest - it's hard to be objective. That's true in ...

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Is this bull market sound?

One of the things big picture thinkers try to do is to convince themselves ...

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A loss for words Tuesday, 11 November 2014

A loss for words

It's about at this point that the accolades and adjectives become old and s...

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It is hard to find something to worry about right now Monday, 10 November 2014

It is hard to find something to worry about right now

With the markets making one high after another, it's pretty hard to find so...

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Friday, 07 November 2014

How do fast moving markets keep going?

These large fast moves higher than never retrace are dependent on rotation ...

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The stretch continues Thursday, 06 November 2014

The stretch continues

When those wanting to sell the market back down are given a dagger and all ...

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2bar reversal fails to slow the locomotive down Wednesday, 05 November 2014

2bar reversal fails to slow the locomotive down

Yesterday, all five indexes sported 2bar reversals, and four of the five di...

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Trading Articles

The energy sector may hold the next big trade Tuesday, 25 November 2014

The energy sector may hold the next big trade

Staying on the right side of the market isn't simple but not impossible eit...

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$Compq- 4752 big picture target hit (almost) Update 11/25/14 Tuesday, 25 November 2014

$Compq- 4752 big picture target hit (almost) Update 11/25/14

We hit the 4752 long term and 4742.6 intermediate term targets today- see t...

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Mean-Time-To-Failure statistics give the green light Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Mean-Time-To-Failure statistics give the green light

In 2010, when doing research for my third book, Trend Trading Set-ups , it I ...

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For currencies, worthlessness is in vogue Friday, 07 November 2014

For currencies, worthlessness is in vogue

August 15, 1971 is not a date that most would remember. It does happen to h...

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USD/JPY- 113.46 target hit Update 11/17/14 Monday, 17 November 2014

USD/JPY- 113.46 target hit Update 11/17/14

We hit yesterday and confirmed today a 113.46 multiyear target- see the fol...

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AAPL- 112.12, 117.45 targets, still in megaphone Update 11/25/14 Tuesday, 25 November 2014

AAPL- 112.12, 117.45 targets, still in megaphone Update 11/25/14

AAPL is getting close to the upper trend line of its megaphone- see the fol...

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What the bulls need to get another push higher Friday, 31 October 2014

What the bulls need to get another push higher

With QE3 drawing to an end and the market interpreting the Federal Reserve'...

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More QE is just a matter of time Monday, 27 October 2014

More QE is just a matter of time

Back in mid-August I wondered if the Fed would be forced to do another round...

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Forget the news, just read the tape Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Forget the news, just read the tape

A week ago it looked like stocks were washing out and that a rebound was li...

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SVXY- 65.33 target hit Update 10/29/14 Wednesday, 29 October 2014

SVXY- 65.33 target hit Update 10/29/14

Possible fear inflection point hit today- see the following 16week 4hr char...

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Are stocks washing out here? Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Are stocks washing out here?

Rather than recount the recent warnings posted here in this column prior to...

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Three steps to staying on the right side of the market Monday, 13 October 2014

Three steps to staying on the right side of the market

Roughly fifteen months ago my investment stance was unequivocal - you stay ...

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TNA- 49.46 short term target or bounce Update 10/29/14 Wednesday, 29 October 2014

TNA- 49.46 short term target or bounce Update 10/29/14

TNA closed at 55.40 last Friday under two important targets- see the follow...

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Bearish view keeps building Thursday, 09 October 2014

Bearish view keeps building

Two weeks ago we considered how  Shades of 2007 were evident in the current m...

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$INDU- 16405.2 target + possible ending diagonal Update 10/29/14 Wednesday, 29 October 2014

$INDU- 16405.2 target + possible ending diagonal Update 10/29/14

$INDU is poised to break the lower trend line of a large rising wedge- see ...

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Dec NQ's- 4071.25 target Update 11/18/14 Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Dec NQ's- 4071.25 target Update 11/18/14

Another megaphone taking shape ? - see the following 12 day 30min chart.

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$Gold- 1194.4 target hit Update 10/11/14 Saturday, 11 October 2014

$Gold- 1194.4 target hit Update 10/11/14

Last Friday we hit but did not confirm a 1194.4 target (close was 1191.1)- ...

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Trading Videos

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Will Small Caps Outperform into End Of Year?

Historically the small caps have outperformed to the tune of several percen...

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Monday, 24 November 2014

Refiners are the place to look in a beaten up energy group

The energy space is riddled with many names that have truly struggled and m...

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Friday, 21 November 2014

Using neoclassical principals for intraday trading

Neoclassical trading principals apply to all time frames. Here's an example...

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

Consumer Discretionary A look back at a trade

It's good to look back at trades and how they unfold - good and bad trades ...

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Wednesday, 19 November 2014

With Euro heading lower, European equities heading higher

Yesterday one of the major brokerage houses called on investors to sell US ...

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

The Euro, like the Yen, is heading lower

Having highlighted the Yen as a problem child, it's time to consider the Eu...

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Monday, 17 November 2014

Is an elusive bottom in sight for oil?

An elusive bottom in oil is what many keep looking for. The commodity and t...

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Friday, 14 November 2014

Another look at names within the REIT sector

We finish up the week with yet another industry group doing well - one we h...

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Thursday, 13 November 2014

Health Care Industry Group - Another sector to take a look at

Keeping with the industry group them, here's another one - health care prod...

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Commerical Services Industry Group is Strong

Every earnings season there are industry groups that find a lot of price su...

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Tuesday, 11 November 2014

QE drives markets and Japan is just the latest example

Quantitative Easing necessarily forces the QE country's currency lower and ...

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Monday, 10 November 2014

Main Street and Wall Street; Is the gap starting to close?

The gap between Main Street and Wall Street is huge and a big part of that ...

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Friday, 07 November 2014

Early growth cycle stocks can be long term winners

As an investor, you need to find one or two stocks that are in their early ...

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Thursday, 06 November 2014

Energy stocks finally giving off signals they are close to done on downside

So many keep asking about energy stocks and they are finally showing some s...

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Wednesday, 05 November 2014

Whole Foods - what's the setup in front of earnings?

A few weeks back we looked at Whole Foods as a bottom fishing expedition an...

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Tuesday, 04 November 2014

A strong market really does lift most boats - like Google

Google is a good example of a widely followed stock and how even "bad" earn...

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Monday, 03 November 2014

REITs looking pretty good

As buyers clamor for things to purchase, anything with a nice dividend is r...

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Your Resources

Saturday, 01 November 2014

Patrick Barron: The End of the US Dollar Imperium - Part 2

In our desire to continually educate, Patrick Barron whose papers have been...

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Saturday, 01 November 2014

Patrick Barron: The End of the US Dollar Imperium - Part 1

In our desire to continually educate, Patrick Barron whose papers have been...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014

Is this the correction we have been waiting on?

On September 30th, L.A. spoke with Barry Armstrong on the Financial Exchange...

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Post Earnings Trade Set-Ups

A relatively old concept that has blossomed with the introduction of some n...

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Thursday, 12 June 2014

User Preferences Enhancements

A relatively new enhancement for all registered users of TA Today is the "U...

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Is the Market due for a Correction?

On May 14, 2014, L.A. dropped in to talk with Barry Armstrong on the Financi...

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Thursday, 01 May 2014

Bond Melt Up?

One of the TA Today members turned us on to this excellent video by bond fu...

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Winning on Wall Street - April 21, 2014

L.A. had the privledge of appearing on the Winning on Wall Street radio show ...

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Exchanging Ideas and Asking Questions Thursday, 06 March 2014

Exchanging Ideas and Asking Questions

TA Today has implemented a third party forum boards that provides all visit...

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Saturday, 01 March 2014

Two of the best videos I've seen on the '29 crash

These are probably the best two videos I have seen on the '29 crash. In the...

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Saturday, 01 March 2014

Trading Signals - Alerts help you find things

Trading Signals is a key part of the TA Today tool set. Sometimes we highli...

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Saturday, 01 March 2014

Linking to TA Today Charts and Trading Cube

TA Today is happy to share our neoclassical chart and trading cube tools wi...

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