Macro Views

Friday, 30 January 2015

The structure for a larger move down is building

It's easy to dismiss the potential for a more serious decline after three y...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Markets need catalysts - where's the next one

Wall Street is a big marketing machine where you buy into the hope and prom...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Fed Day - What to expect

With the central bankers the heart and soul of equity markets worldwide and...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Artificial demand

You and I both know that quantitative easing is about artificial demand - r...

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Monday, 26 January 2015

QE is about as macro as you can get

Since 2009, QE (Quantitative Easing) has been the primary means and motivat...

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Friday, 23 January 2015

QE to Infinity and beyond

Since the Wall Street crash of 2008 that resulted in pretty much a worldwid...

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

How much good news can one take?

Sometimes one has to wonder just how much good news can one take? How much ...

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A change of pace ... how about a good stock? Wednesday, 21 January 2015

A change of pace ... how about a good stock?

On these pages I tend to focus as much as possible on the larger questions ...

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Tuesday, 20 January 2015

How in the world can so much of Europe be at negative rates on bonds

Is this really happening? When I look at bond rates across most of Europe -...

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So what's it going to be - Up or down? Friday, 16 January 2015

So what's it going to be - Up or down?

The old adage for economist is to give a number but not time. Trading is th...

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Thursday, 15 January 2015

One surprise after another

Seems like 2015 is going to be a year of surprises. We started with a 15% f...

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Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Earnings not helping

As we came into the year, I told subscribers the first couple weeks would b...

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Stuck in the Middle with You Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Stuck in the Middle with You

With a tip of the hat to Stealers Wheel I am stuck in the middle with you.

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Monday, 12 January 2015

An important next two weeks

Every start to the year is one where neither side wants to make a wrong mov...

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How Many Times? Friday, 09 January 2015

How Many Times?

How many times over the past year or two have we seen this pattern play out...

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Thursday, 08 January 2015

Context is needed

With the advent of massive computing power, one of the things that has happ...

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Wednesday, 07 January 2015

A tough start to the year

It's bee a very long time since we have seen this kind of a start to the Ne...

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Trading Articles

Fed will be forced to continue easy money policies Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Fed will be forced to continue easy money policies

Self-interest and self-preservation are powerful and undeniable motivationa...

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Young Gun SMCI Monday, 26 January 2015

Young Gun SMCI

Over the past few weeks I have shared some "young guns" with subscribers an...

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$Gold- 1275.9, 1302.2 targets Update 1/31/15 Saturday, 31 January 2015

$Gold- 1275.9, 1302.2 targets Update 1/31/15

We closed today at 1264.8- see the following 5 month daily chart.

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Is this market ready to crash lower? Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Is this market ready to crash lower?

Enough already. How many times are commentators going to call for a crash i...

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$Compq- 4652.9 ultra short term target Update 1/20/15 Tuesday, 20 January 2015

$Compq- 4652.9 ultra short term target Update 1/20/15

Critical here for bulls to hit 4652.9 and leave it behind- see the followin...

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$RUT- 1093.6 primary target was hit 10/17/13 Tuesday, 06 January 2015

$RUT- 1093.6 primary target was hit 10/17/13

The Russell 2000 has been treading water ever since hitting its primary tar...

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$SPX- 2226.1 big picture target Sunday, 04 January 2015

$SPX- 2226.1 big picture target

Bulls are 92.5% of the way there with last Fridays 2058.1 close- see the fo...

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$NDX- 5504.9 big picture target Sunday, 04 January 2015

$NDX- 5504.9 big picture target

As of Fridays 4229.2 close bulls are 76.8% of the way there- see the follow...

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AAPL- 154.16 big picture target Saturday, 03 January 2015

AAPL- 154.16 big picture target

As of yesterdays 109.33 close, bulls are 71% of the way there- see the foll...

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$INDU- 20640.6 big picture target Thursday, 01 January 2015

$INDU- 20640.6 big picture target

As of yesterdays 17822.6 close, we've completed 86.3% of the move towards a...

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Another year and the same old bull market Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Another year and the same old bull market

This is the time of the year where many market commentators press themselve...

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Today's fear is likely tomorrow’s reward Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Today's fear is likely tomorrow’s reward

If there's any question of whether fear has yet to set in, just take a look...

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Currency Neutral Overseas Investing Thursday, 11 December 2014

Currency Neutral Overseas Investing

The global equity marketplace is more accessible now than it ever was but w...

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$WTIC-  West Texas Crude 62.18, 61.12, 55.45 targets Update 1/20/15 Tuesday, 20 January 2015

$WTIC- West Texas Crude 62.18, 61.12, 55.45 targets Update 1/20/15

Using the Jan QM futures as a proxy - see the following 4week 20min chart.

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$Silver- 13.73 target, bottom near? Update 12/16/14 Tuesday, 16 December 2014

$Silver- 13.73 target, bottom near? Update 12/16/14

$Silver may be bottoming here, or not- see the following 20month weekly cha...

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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 12/31/14 Wednesday, 31 December 2014

$Compq- 4752 big picture target hit (almost) Update 12/31/14

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

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Trading Videos

Friday, 30 January 2015

How do you find another Zeltiq Aesthetics $ZLTQ

How can you find the young guns? Stocks that can double in price over a yea...

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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Market Trends - a health check

Trends are a health check for the market. It's like taking your blood press...

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Wednesday, 28 January 2015

Can the hot $IBB continue to press higher?

Arguably one of the hottest sectors this year has been the biotech sector a...

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015

$MWV - Trades to record highs on merger and Trading Signals sniffed it out a week prior

Trading Signals was designed to find those stocks that have the potential t...

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Monday, 26 January 2015

Apple and Google earnings this week - make or break

The Fed gives its latest announcement this Wednesday but buttressed on both...

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Friday, 23 January 2015

When the market starts to move you have to be ready to move with it

When the market starts to move you have to be ready to move with it and the...

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

A neoclassical read SMCI

It's been so long since we have seen this type of earnings season - one whe...

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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

IBM is a bust once more on earnings

IBM is a stock I have picked on for years. I even had RealMoney's Stephanie...

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Tuesday, 20 January 2015

Post Earnings Trades A refresher and a few stocks to look at a few post earnings trade

Earnings season always brings risk and opportunity where risk more prevalen...

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Friday, 16 January 2015

NDX on the precipice short term

The real story today is on the NDX 100 and whether it can break the multipl...

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Thursday, 15 January 2015

More Earnings Previews

Given the importance of earnings this quarter, today we continue with more ...

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Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Buying gold stocks on the retrace

Gold stocks had a nice leg up and with the metal itself failing at a swing ...

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Tuesday, 13 January 2015

A peek at more pre-earnings charts

Looking out at a few more earnings set to report this week on Thursday, mos...

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Monday, 12 January 2015

Earnings stocks how will they fare?

Earnings season is always a big deal and this one more than most as we have...

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Friday, 09 January 2015

Home Builders are starting to break higher

In our search for sectors that are looking good, we find the home builders ...

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Thursday, 08 January 2015

MNST extending its monster move

Lot of stocks moving that the markets are spiking and as such, they are off...

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Wednesday, 07 January 2015

More gold stocks to consider

Yesterday I talked about gold stocks moving and move they did. Here are a f...

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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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