Macro Views

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Different strokes for different folks

Technical reads are worthless by themselves. Somewhere along the line you h...

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Is Keynesian Economics really going to work?

I'm not smart enough to know the answer but I am dumb enough to ask the que...

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Is the fear justified? Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Is the fear justified?

We are starting to see some real fear in the markets due to the collapse in...

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Monday, 15 December 2014

Hybernation just around the corner

This week is the last week before the markets move into end-of-year hiberna...

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When Wall Street gets a theme, it doesn't let go Friday, 12 December 2014

When Wall Street gets a theme, it doesn't let go

It's all over the press and pervasively invading the air waves - the steep ...

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Well, maybe not ... Thursday, 11 December 2014

Well, maybe not ...

Monday down. Tuesday breaks down but comes all the way back after doing so ...

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They were kidding! Wednesday, 10 December 2014

They were kidding!

Yesterday the headline was, "A Pullback - Are you Kidding?" and indeed they...

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A pullback - are you kidding? Tuesday, 09 December 2014

A pullback - are you kidding?

Yesterday we finally had some evidence that the market might actually pull ...

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Green lights only Monday, 08 December 2014

Green lights only

Even though Christmas is descending on Wall Street, as the flickering bid a...

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Here comes Santa Claus Friday, 05 December 2014

Here comes Santa Claus

With the end of year approaching and with this market telling us one more t...

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Thursday, 04 December 2014

Most everyone expects extremes

The higher the market soars the greater the expectation that it will crash....

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Wednesday, 03 December 2014

A plethora of thoughts

Everyday your senses and mine are bombarded with news tidbits, concerns, op...

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Oil, Gold and Equities Tuesday, 02 December 2014

Oil, Gold and Equities

There has always been and will always be a relationship between oil, gold a...

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Monday, 01 December 2014

Final stretch

Hard to believe another year has passed and the final month of the year is ...

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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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Trading Articles

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 12/15/14 Monday, 15 December 2014

$WTIC- West Texas Crude 62.18, 61.12, 55.45 targets Update 12/15/14

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 12/16/14 Tuesday, 16 December 2014

$Compq- 4752 big picture target hit (almost) Update 12/16/14

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 12/15/14 Monday, 15 December 2014

USD/JPY- 113.46 target hit Update 12/15/14

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 12/15/14 Monday, 15 December 2014

AAPL- 112.12, 117.45 targets, still in megaphone Update 12/15/14

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 12/15/14 Monday, 15 December 2014

SVXY- 65.33 target hit Update 12/15/14

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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Trading Videos

Thursday, 18 December 2014

Rounding out a look at the transportation average - Airlines

This week we looked inside the transportation average with a quick examinat...

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Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Russia - Is the Worst Over for their Equity Markets?

Huge volatility is the word given the excessive spike lower in oil. Another...

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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Truckers definitely not selling off

The railroads are selling off which we looked at yesterday which is putting...

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Monday, 15 December 2014

Why are the Railroad Stocks Selling Off

Why are the railroad stocks selling off? Good question. Not sure the answer...

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Friday, 12 December 2014

Long Dated U S bonds continue to be the safest trade

Long dated bonds have been and continue to be one of the safest trades avai...

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Thursday, 11 December 2014

Uncertainty breeds fear and that is what's driving the action now

Oil and energy sectors stocks are driving this market now as uncertainty br...

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Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Goldman Sachs - A sell or a buy on the downgrade?

Goldman Sachs is laboring pre-market with a broker downgrade but does that ...

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Tuesday, 09 December 2014

Is gold finally turning?

It's important to consider all the time frames when looking to invest or tr...

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Monday, 08 December 2014

If investing in overseas markets, you need to be currency neutral

As currencies move around they have a direct affect on anyone investing ove...

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Friday, 05 December 2014

Lower oil prices boost profits on most all transportation stocks

To wrap up the lower crude oil price theme today, we turn to another obviou...

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Thursday, 04 December 2014

Consumer Discretionary - A direct beneficiary of cheaper gas

This week we are highlighting sectors being helped and hurt by the huge dro...

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Wednesday, 03 December 2014

Steel Sector hit by fast move down in Oil

This week we are highlighting opportunities and pitfalls of the fast move i...

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Tuesday, 02 December 2014

Chemical Companies Margins Benefit from lower Oil Prices

When dramatic shifts in price take place to a fundamental commodity like oi...

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Monday, 01 December 2014

All Energy Stocks are not created equally

With the collapse of oil prices last Thursday, the energy sector stocks are...

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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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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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