Macro Views

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Everything lines up sometimes

Sometimes everything just kind of lines up such that the market can only mo...

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Data deluge Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Data deluge

If you look at everything happening right now it is a data deluge. There's ...

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Apple weather the bending storm Monday, 29 September 2014

Apple weather the bending storm

Last week as the airwaves picked up on the new iPhone bending issues, there...

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Russell 2000 - Healthy consolidation or unhealthy distribution Friday, 26 September 2014

Russell 2000 - Healthy consolidation or unhealthy distribution

There are many oddities in the financial world anymore with all the quantit...

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Thursday, 25 September 2014

Bend-Gate

Is the magic gone? Has Apple grown to big for its britches? It's a worldwid...

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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Fear Sells

If there is one constant in the film and print industry it is that fear sel...

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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

More and more, the worries show up faster

Used to it would take few days of down for the worries to show up. Now they...

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Monday, 22 September 2014

A market of dichotomies

As this bull market grays, the dichotomies continue to present themselves. ...

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Breakouts for Breakfast Friday, 19 September 2014

Breakouts for Breakfast

Today is likely to be a very volatile first few minutes on Wall Street as A...

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

What does everyone expect?

If you were to ask anyone what should happen next in the markets, the answe...

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No good way out of this mess Wednesday, 17 September 2014

No good way out of this mess

Reason suggests that there is no good way out of this mess. In the most sim...

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Finally ... a break on all indexes Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Finally ... a break on all indexes

Last week the S&P 500 kept chipping away at the bottom end of the range -...

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Monday, 15 September 2014

How much more testing is possible

In the world of trading, seldom is a trader satisfied. Either the market wo...

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Consolidation at the highs Friday, 12 September 2014

Consolidation at the highs

A couple weeks back it was pretty clear that the angle of ascent was unsust...

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Where's the traders? Thursday, 11 September 2014

Where's the traders?

Usually when summer ends and fall begins, the traders come back from their ...

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Do you want to be part of the crowd?

The hawkers of phones and now watches showed up on a California campus yest...

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Circus atmosphere Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Circus atmosphere

It's being billed as the big event and it's almost as if its a circus atmos...

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Trading Articles

$SPX- 1955.9 target hit Wednesday, 01 October 2014

$SPX- 1955.9 target hit

Bulls need to hold here- see the following 5wk hourly chart.

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Pulling in the Horns Monday, 29 September 2014

Pulling in the Horns

The last pullback of significance is the U.S. equities was just about 3 yea...

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Stock Market shows Shades of 2007 Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Stock Market shows Shades of 2007

Everyone refers to 2008 as "the crash", but really the market had peaked lo...

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$SPX- 2032.6, 2052.5 targets + rising wedge Update 9/25/14 Thursday, 25 September 2014

$SPX- 2032.6, 2052.5 targets + rising wedge Update 9/25/14

The S&P500 index hit the upper trendline of a rising wedge last Friday-...

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$DXY- US dollar long term triangle breakout? Saturday, 20 September 2014

$DXY- US dollar long term triangle breakout?

The US dollar is on the cusp of an upper trendline break- see the following...

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Be ready to play another market surge Friday, 19 September 2014

Be ready to play another market surge

All year long it has been the same old story. Strength in key sectors overw...

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AAPL- 105.3 target + megaphone top Monday, 15 September 2014

AAPL- 105.3 target + megaphone top

AAPL rides the crazy train- see the following 55day 2hr chart.

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GDP growth says stocks are wildly overvalued Sunday, 14 September 2014

GDP growth says stocks are wildly overvalued

Everyone wants to know if the market is fundamentally over or under valued....

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$Compq- 4533 2nd leg target Update 9/20/14 Saturday, 20 September 2014

$Compq- 4533 2nd leg target Update 9/20/14

Bears are looking to take us down to 4533 and likely lower if we get there-...

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Apple's 'sell the news' trade was preempted Thursday, 04 September 2014

Apple's 'sell the news' trade was preempted

It's been a month now since the last chorus of crash calls made the rounds si...

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Classical TA - $Compq- Bulls looking to break rising wedge topside Sunday, 24 August 2014

Classical TA - $Compq- Bulls looking to break rising wedge topside

Bulls are attempting a topside rising wedge break- see the following 7month...

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Remove crash fears by being better informed Thursday, 21 August 2014

Remove crash fears by being better informed

Multiple times over the past year I have penned pieces telling you what to ...

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Why the Fed may do QE again Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Why the Fed may do QE again

Before quantitative easing, the Federal Reserve primarily relied on two pol...

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Classical TA - $Compq- 115 to 121 trading day center of decline cycles Update 9/4/14 Thursday, 04 September 2014

Classical TA - $Compq- 115 to 121 trading day center of decline cycles Update 9/4/14

We barely gapped above the 4513.7 target today (4513.9 low, 4527.5 close)- ...

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More Quantitative Easing to Come? Thursday, 14 August 2014

More Quantitative Easing to Come?

In 2009, quantitative easing was introduced to our vocabulary as extraordina...

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Classical TA - SVXY- Bears eyeing 60.67 target Update 9/1/14 Monday, 01 September 2014

Classical TA - SVXY- Bears eyeing 60.67 target Update 9/1/14

SVXY is a short VIX (implied volatility of S&P 500 index options) ETF- ...

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Is it finally time for a crash? Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Is it finally time for a crash?

Last week, US equities dropped 2% to 3% depending on what index you monitor...

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Trading Videos

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

The dollar pressures precious metals

As the dollar finds higher and higher levels of price, the metals find lowe...

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Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Short Take Nike or Finish Line ... Your Pick

Shoe maker, show seller. Very different charts. One has a long history of o...

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Friday, 26 September 2014

FedEx earnings bump and now fade. What does it mean?

FedEx has been a powerhouse in the transportation index and last week after...

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Thursday, 25 September 2014

Stock Monitor - Quit Managing Alarms and be Alarmed

Stock monitor is a TA Today tool that calls your attention to anything that...

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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Sector Weakness and What it Implies

With four sectors transitioning away from bullish trends, the suggestion is...

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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Four Stocks from Trading Signals

Screeners are what most traders use to find opportunities. In the neoclassi...

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Monday, 22 September 2014

The Perplexing Problem of Small Cap Underperformance

It's one of the more perplexing issues of an otherwise strong market - the ...

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Friday, 19 September 2014

High Flyers in a Bullish Market - A nice combination

High flying stocks in a bullish market is a good place to be - as long as t...

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Thursday, 18 September 2014

Breakout Projections

When a stock; a sector; or an index breaks out, you usually look to the lef...

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Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Retest and Regenerate - A tried and true method of picking stocks

Last week we highlighted GIII Apparel Group and how it was attempting to re...

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Bottom fishing expeditions are very tough trades

Buying stocks at the lows is a very hard trade - even when there are signs ...

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Monday, 15 September 2014

ROBO - For all you robotics fans out there

ROBO is a reasonably new ETF that covers companies either directly or indir...

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Friday, 12 September 2014

Ulta Reports Blowout Earnings - and the charts suggested it was coming

It's not easy for large institutions to cover their tracks - so to speak. B...

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Thursday, 11 September 2014

GIII and the Retest and Regenerate Trading Signal

One of the basic patterns in neoclassical technical analysis is to see how ...

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Pullbacks are normal - they should be embraced

Although the concept of normal have been virtually lost over the past few y...

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Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Not all tech stocks going higher

Not all tech stocks are heading higher. Ciena ( CIEN ) is an example of one g...

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Monday, 08 September 2014

Holding onto a high flyer is not easy

You read books about how holding onto high flyers and building large positi...

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Your Resources

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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