Macro Views

Thursday, 02 July 2015

Raising rates while the rest of the world keeps cutting them

It's an odd place the Fed finds itself in. On the one hand they have been t...

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Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Changing your mind to frequently

A deadly combination in trading is having great ideas - too many of them!

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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Sell Everything?

After four years of up, we are finally facing the prospects of a larger dec...

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Monday, 29 June 2015

The key to trading is not just a pretty chart - it is risk management also

When one thinks about risk management they usually think about just how muc...

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Adding color to a chart Friday, 26 June 2015

Adding color to a chart

As I was reading through the headlines today I came across this chart on Blo...

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Thursday, 25 June 2015

With uncertainty comes opportunity and risk

The only given in the markets is uncertainty. Nobody knows the future. That...

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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Market Breadth - a Neoclassical View

Yesterday the consideration was divergences and how weak or strong a move r...

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Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Weak versus Strong

When a market goes up or, for that matter, goes down, the directional move ...

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Just how high can it go? Monday, 22 June 2015

Just how high can it go?

Over the past few years, I cannot count the number of times that a top has ...

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Perception - It's really all about perception Friday, 19 June 2015

Perception - It's really all about perception

Two days ago at the tail end of her press conference, Fed Chairwoman Janet ...

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Balls in the air Thursday, 18 June 2015

Balls in the air

In the end, it's about keeping all the balls in the air for the Central Ban...

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A plethora of data Wednesday, 17 June 2015

A plethora of data

Back in my college years I remember an astute professor making a distinctio...

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Levels to Watch Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Levels to Watch

As the market continues to inch lower, there are levels where one should fo...

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Fed Heads to Inform us Again Monday, 15 June 2015

Fed Heads to Inform us Again

Like clockwork, the Fed heads show up on a regular schedule to tell us how ...

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Grease the wheels for Greece Friday, 12 June 2015

Grease the wheels for Greece

So much has been written and said about the Greek situation - the tragedy a...

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When most trends transition, it's time to buy Thursday, 11 June 2015

When most trends transition, it's time to buy

The day before yesterday, we saw almost all trends transition to lower tren...

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Sell in May and go away Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Sell in May and go away

People love to look back at historical data and take patterns they see and ...

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Trading Articles

$RUT- 1285.8 hit, 1314.94 overshoot Update 7/2/15 Thursday, 02 July 2015

$RUT- 1285.8 hit, 1314.94 overshoot Update 7/2/15

Critical here for bulls to leave the 1285.8 line in the sand behind- see 9m...

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Long Range calls are for entertainment, not profits Friday, 19 June 2015

Long Range calls are for entertainment, not profits

Over the years we have all heard so many long range calls from crashes to e...

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Why you should lower your crash expectations Tuesday, 09 June 2015

Why you should lower your crash expectations

It was reasonably clear in March that the market was undergoing a character ...

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$Gold- 1152.9, 1145.7 ultrashort term targets Update 6/15/15 Monday, 15 June 2015

$Gold- 1152.9, 1145.7 ultrashort term targets Update 6/15/15

Bears may not be done here- see the following 2month daily chart.

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June NQ's- 4629, 4664.5, 4328 targets Update 6/18/15 Thursday, 18 June 2015

June NQ's- 4629, 4664.5, 4328 targets Update 6/18/15

See the following updated 26day hourly chart -

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Where I was right, and where I was wrong in 2015 Friday, 29 May 2015

Where I was right, and where I was wrong in 2015

Anyone who trades, invests and/or writes about the markets is only as good ...

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June NQ's- 4629 or 4303.5 targets Update 5/29/15 Friday, 29 May 2015

June NQ's- 4629 or 4303.5 targets Update 5/29/15

I've attempted to add time to the projections- see the following 8wk hourly...

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Are you ready for a 20%-50% decline? Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Are you ready for a 20%-50% decline?

One of the repeating themes of neoclassical technical analysis is that ther...

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Further global currency devaluation likely Thursday, 07 May 2015

Further global currency devaluation likely

One of the things that market technicians hear a lot of is that "It's the e...

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US Markets no longer masters of their own destiny Wednesday, 22 April 2015

US Markets no longer masters of their own destiny

For oh so long, US markets were masters of the universe. They went where th...

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Rising risks for stocks means some selling is in order Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Rising risks for stocks means some selling is in order

As a much anticipated earnings season is set to unfold this week, the quest...

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Roller-coaster market sends warning to buy-and-hold crowd Monday, 30 March 2015

Roller-coaster market sends warning to buy-and-hold crowd

Investor’s Beware! That’s how you really need to look at this market over t...

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$Gold- 2253 provisional primary target Saturday, 21 March 2015

$Gold- 2253 provisional primary target

$Gold may be on the cusp of a double from here- see the following 5yr month...

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$WTIC- 39.90 short term target Update 4/29/15 Wednesday, 29 April 2015

$WTIC- 39.90 short term target Update 4/29/15

Bulls are in need of a bounce here- see the following 4-month daily chart.

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Market character changed and so must your strategy Thursday, 12 March 2015

Market character changed and so must your strategy

When we last conversed, the set-up was clear - either the market would rotat...

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AAPL- 122.03 short term target Update 4/28/15 Tuesday, 28 April 2015

AAPL- 122.03 short term target Update 4/28/15

Bulls need to hold 122.03- see the following 13day 15min chart.

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$Compq- 4923.8 target hit Update 4/27/15 Monday, 27 April 2015

$Compq- 4923.8 target hit Update 4/27/15

Bears have confirmed a 4923.8 line in the sand- see the following 4wk 30min...

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Trading Videos

Thursday, 02 July 2015

$TSLA - To short or not to short

It's not easy shorting a stock and its definitely not easy shorting a stron...

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Wednesday, 01 July 2015

Home Builders early earnings received well by markets $KBH $LEN $ITB

As earnings season rolls around again, there is some good action taking pla...

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Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Palo Alto Network - Buying the strong as they consolidate

Nothing goes up forever and the strongest of the strong do consolidate and ...

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Monday, 29 June 2015

Buying the strongest of the strong - $IWM $RUT

With a bit of fear in the air, you have to decide if you buy the fear or se...

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Friday, 26 June 2015

Gold mining stocks shows divergence between large and small caps $GDX $GDXJ

Gold stocks remain mostly uninteresting although the divergence between the...

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Thursday, 25 June 2015

Internet sector holding well - $FDN

Unlike the cyber security sector ($HACK) or the biotech sector ($BBH), the ...

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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Biotech sector extended again as hot money likely rotates out for now $BBH

Hot money constantly rotates toward opportunity and away from risk. They te...

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Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Cyber Security getting ready to chop the pull back most likley $HACK

Too much of a good thing isn't good and we are reaching that point again on...

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Monday, 22 June 2015

Wall Street, the selling machine - $MOO

Wall Street is all about moving product and in today's short take we talk a...

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Friday, 19 June 2015

Biotechs remain a hot sector breaking to new highs again yesterday - $BBH $IBB

If you are remaining long in this mostly range bound market, hopefully you ...

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Thursday, 18 June 2015

Apple Inc. holds the keys to the NDX 100's future - $AAPL $NDX

The NDX 100 has lagged the broader NASDAQ Composite and it's a pretty simpl...

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Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Broker dealers saying no collapse imminent - $SCHW $COWN $ETFC $IBKR, $KCG, $MS, $AMTD

Hard to get a market collapse when broker dealers are hitting new highs and...

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Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Expanding on the Trading Plan Idea

Yesterday there was a short opening discussion of having a plan. Today we f...

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Monday, 15 June 2015

Have a plan

Anyone trading or even investing needs to have a plan. Today's short take i...

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Friday, 12 June 2015

Large cap technology index $FTEC shows that tech is still the go to play

Large cap technology stocks almost always participate to the upside and thi...

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Thursday, 11 June 2015

Hard to bearish about the market when broker dealers are making new highs - $IAI

If broker dealers are making new highs, its just plain wrong to think that ...

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Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Cyber Security still a place to be - $HACK

It's hard not to see all of the security breaches that continue to take pla...

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Your Resources

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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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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