Macro Views

Friday, 29 January 2016

NIRP

Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP) has become the latest wrinkle in the c...

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Beyond reasonable Friday, 22 January 2016

Beyond reasonable

Sometimes markets tend to move beyond what is reasonable. Everyone get's th...

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When there's nowhere to go but up Tuesday, 19 January 2016

When there's nowhere to go but up

During a free fall it is common for one to get to the point where everythin...

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Heavy selling to start the year Monday, 11 January 2016

Heavy selling to start the year

With a week under its belt, the market has officially started off the year ...

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Change is a constant Wednesday, 06 January 2016

Change is a constant

Over a couple decades now, I have taken the time to share my thoughts on a ...

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Falling off the fence Monday, 04 January 2016

Falling off the fence

The latter part of December is typically a time that, like the summer month...

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Thursday, 31 December 2015

Happy New Year

If you look back over the past year, it was a year that wasn't. Each and ev...

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Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Time to call it a year

With but a couple days left, its basically time to call it a year in these ...

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Too much worries out there Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Too much worries out there

The overwhelming negativity is so thick again that you can cut it with a kn...

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So many have called for the end for so long Monday, 28 December 2015

So many have called for the end for so long

As a financial writer I naturally read a lot and if I had a dollar for ever...

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Merry Christmas Thursday, 24 December 2015

Merry Christmas

From us to you - Have a Merry Christmas

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A year of losses Wednesday, 23 December 2015

A year of losses

With but a few days left in the year, the S&P 500 is on the verge of po...

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Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Uncertainty is the market's enemy

A bull market loves certainty - a known set of events that meet expectation...

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Two sweet weeks to look forward to Monday, 21 December 2015

Two sweet weeks to look forward to

If you trade by the calendar you are all in long for these are the best two w...

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Bank of Japan Friday, 18 December 2015

Bank of Japan

The Bank of Japan followed the Fed in terms of meetings and announcements t...

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Will economic data become magnified? Thursday, 17 December 2015

Will economic data become magnified?

With the Federal Reserve finally moving interest rates higher - a quarter p...

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Houston ... we have lift off Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Houston ... we have lift off

With today being Fed day, and with interest rates being at or near zero for...

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Trading Articles

Thursday, 28 January 2016

It’s time we admitted the markets run the Fed

In a few software application languages there is the concept of recursion, ...

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$WTIC- 33.975 target Update 2/1/16 Monday, 01 February 2016

$WTIC- 33.975 target Update 2/1/16

Using March QM futures as a proxy, bulls need to stay above 31.41- see 175h...

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The market’s death by a thousand cuts continues Tuesday, 12 January 2016

The market’s death by a thousand cuts continues

In late September of 2015 when the market was testing the lows of August on...

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$Compq- 4811.81 target Update 2/1/16 Monday, 01 February 2016

$Compq- 4811.81 target Update 2/1/16

COMPQ is close to hitting a short term 4811.81 target- see the following 6m...

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Was 2015 a year of consolidation, or worse, distribution? Friday, 18 December 2015

Was 2015 a year of consolidation, or worse, distribution?

Now that the Federal Reserve has finally raised interest rates, what can we...

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$Compq- 4798.75 short term target Update 12/28/15 Monday, 28 December 2015

$Compq- 4798.75 short term target Update 12/28/15

We started a 2nd leg down last Friday- see the following 4wk 10min chart.

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What a fine mess we have created Friday, 06 November 2015

What a fine mess we have created

Looking back, everything seems clearer and sharply focused. Looking forward...

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$Compq- 5155.79 target Update 12/01/15 Tuesday, 01 December 2015

$Compq- 5155.79 target Update 12/01/15

We should hit 5155.79 today- see the following 16wk hourly chart.

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The big bounce meets big resistance Monday, 19 October 2015

The big bounce meets big resistance

When we last shared thoughts, the market was looking over the abyss and con...

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The market is suffering a death by a thousand cuts Wednesday, 30 September 2015

The market is suffering a death by a thousand cuts

Way back in March of this year, the probabilities of a range trade at the h...

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$RUT- 1092.93, 1211.5 targets Update 12/01/15 Tuesday, 01 December 2015

$RUT- 1092.93, 1211.5 targets Update 12/01/15

The $RUT has a decision to make on Monday- see the following 3month 20min c...

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$Gold- 1094.4 target Update 12/01/15 Tuesday, 01 December 2015

$Gold- 1094.4 target Update 12/01/15

$Gold has been weak after hitting a 1169.8 high on 8/24- see the following ...

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SVXY- 42.71 target hit Update 10/18/15 Sunday, 18 October 2015

SVXY- 42.71 target hit Update 10/18/15

We've hit and confirmed a 42.71 2nd leg down target today- see the followin...

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Recent action provides a risk-management litmust test Monday, 31 August 2015

Recent action provides a risk-management litmust test

In October of 2014, when the market was under severe pressure, there was an...

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Monday's mini crash brought both opportunity and questions Thursday, 27 August 2015

Monday's mini crash brought both opportunity and questions

The notion that the best opportunities arise in the midst of a stock market...

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Ugly stock-market action may result in attractive buy opportunity Friday, 21 August 2015

Ugly stock-market action may result in attractive buy opportunity

It used to be said that if the U.S. markets caught a cold the rest of the w...

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Trading Videos

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Microsoft - using weakness to buy strong stocks $MSFT

Strong stocks standout in a market that is being sold down. They see buyers...

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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Microsoft heating up the track $MSFT #MSFT

During times of weakness, the strong stocks show themselves and Microsoft c...

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Monday, 11 January 2016

FANG Stocks - Google $GOOG

Today we finish up an examination of the four FANG stocks - stocks that las...

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Wednesday, 06 January 2016

FANG Stocks - Amazon $AMZN

Yesterday it was Facebook, today Amazon as we take a look at last year's fo...

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Tuesday, 05 January 2016

FANG Stocks - Facebook $FB

Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google  - FANG for short. It was the favorite...

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Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Nike Earnings Revisit

Prior to Nike earnings we highlighting the two potential trades - higher an...

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Monday, 21 December 2015

Nike into earnings - $NKE

Nike has had a great run higher over the past few years and once more they ...

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Tuesday, 15 December 2015

German Market Followup

Yesterday we highlighted the German DAX and the higher probability trade se...

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Monday, 14 December 2015

German Market readies for a bounce $GDAXI

When a stock, a sector, or even an index finishes up an ABCD structure, it ...

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Friday, 11 December 2015

Corning, trend transitions and price - $GLW

Trading Setups are many times clearly seen in the charts and with Corning, ...

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Wednesday, 09 December 2015

Tesla reality - $TSLA

Tesla is loved by many as a company with their unique clean energy cars. Th...

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Monday, 07 December 2015

Euro - How to trade this short term volatility

The overall trend of the Euro is clearly down but that doesn't mean it can'...

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Friday, 04 December 2015

Fed will raise rates in two weeks

The last piece of the puzzle fell into place yesterday when the Euro soared...

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Thursday, 03 December 2015

OPEC meeting and a neoclassical view of the probable outcome

OPEC has a gathering tomorrow and there is a lot of speculation if they wil...

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Tuesday, 01 December 2015

Rotation off a pending retrace in the dollar

Rotations are driven by two things; opportunity and impetus. A coming rotat...

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Monday, 30 November 2015

Small caps over large caps this time of the year

The October through January period is generally quite favorable to small ca...

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Friday, 27 November 2015

Money Managers and your money

The vast majority of money managers are the ultimate herders - they follow ...

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Your Resources

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Register for Free and get Addtional Services

Registration is simple, easy and free at TA Today and there is value in doi...

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Tuesday, 24 November 2015

NeoTA Charts; a primer on how to best utilize them

What are these neoclassical TA charts and how can you best utilize them? Es...

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Fundamental vs Technical Approach - Which is Better? Thursday, 19 November 2015

Fundamental vs Technical Approach - Which is Better?

When it comes to picking stocks, the age old debate of which is better, fun...

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Three Steps to Staying on the Right Side of the Market Sunday, 30 August 2015

Three Steps to Staying on the Right Side of the Market

In November of 2014, when the markets had plunged from routine highs, L.A. ...

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Ugly stock-market action may result in attractive buy opportunity Thursday, 27 August 2015

Ugly stock-market action may result in attractive buy opportunity

When things look the worst, the best opportunities become apparent - if you...

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Worry about a crash when its time Saturday, 11 April 2015

Worry about a crash when its time

Over the years, L.A. has written some articles that are timeless and thus h...

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Friday, 20 March 2015

The Federal Reserve Bank Must Be Destroyed!

 

"Delanda est in Susidium Foederatum Bank"

( The Federal Reserve Bank Must be...

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Quit Worrying about a 1987 Style Crash Sunday, 08 February 2015

Quit Worrying about a 1987 Style Crash

Over the years, L.A. has written some articles that are timeless and thus h...

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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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