Macro Views

M&A - what's behind all this activity? Thursday, 28 May 2015

M&A - what's behind all this activity?

Mergers and acquisitions take place for a number of factors but in a pure s...

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Complacency is a dual edged sword Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Complacency is a dual edged sword

Yesterday the markets pulled back and many of the tweets and comments today...

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Summer Trading Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Summer Trading

With june just around the corner, it feels like these markets have become c...

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Crystal balls and other such nonsense Friday, 22 May 2015

Crystal balls and other such nonsense

Why people still believe that the central bankers are somehow able to peer ...

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Yellen could be yelling tomorrow Friday, 22 May 2015

Yellen could be yelling tomorrow

In her last public appearance, Janet Yellen began to take a different appro...

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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Behavioral Economics

In the 1960's the efficient market hypothesis was proposed and generally acce...

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Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Like bumper cars - from thrill to agony in mere minutes

First you hear this - then that. Next thing you know, everything you though...

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Monday, 18 May 2015

Unable to go up or down with any significance

In neoclassical TA its significance that you are always trying to measure. ...

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Wrting the obiturary on the dollar again Friday, 15 May 2015

Wrting the obiturary on the dollar again

As crazy as it may seem, there are articles flying around about how the dol...

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If you are not watching bonds, what are you watching? Thursday, 14 May 2015

If you are not watching bonds, what are you watching?

One of the most important concepts in neoclassical thought it to always det...

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Bollinger Bands Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Bollinger Bands

A couple days ago we were considering the reversion to the mean principal w...

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Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Guilty pleas coming in Forex fixing case against banks

I had planned to follow up on the reversion to the mean story started yeste...

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Reversion to the mean Monday, 11 May 2015

Reversion to the mean

When large moves take place, they are eventually followed by consolidations...

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Home on the range Friday, 08 May 2015

Home on the range

Fat and happy - home on the range. Kind of describes this market doesn't it...

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Fear Levels Rising Thursday, 07 May 2015

Fear Levels Rising

Fear is an interesting emotion. It always lurks in the background but is se...

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Towering Tops Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Towering Tops

There are so manydata points that folks look at to say, "Oh that was the si...

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Catch 22 Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Catch 22

Can you feel the lethargy in this market. Every move - up or down is labore...

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Trading Articles

June NQ's- 4629 or 4303.5 targets Update 5/27/15 Wednesday, 27 May 2015

June NQ's- 4629 or 4303.5 targets Update 5/27/15

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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SVXY- 67.18, 67.78 short term targets Update 4/28/15 Tuesday, 28 April 2015

SVXY- 67.18, 67.78 short term targets Update 4/28/15

SVXY is bullish above 62.44- see the following 4wk 15min chart.

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Will the Bul Market Continue? Thursday, 19 February 2015

Will the Bul Market Continue?

Last week the markets got serious about the topside and the potential set-u...

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Now the Bullish Set-up Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Now the Bullish Set-up

For a good three months now, the market has oscillated between two large ra...

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Bearish setup is here, but will the market follow through? Tuesday, 03 February 2015

Bearish setup is here, but will the market follow through?

It's been almost half a year since the last bearish set-up formed - the mar...

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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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Trading Videos

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Semiconductors rally on M&A $SMH $SOXX $AVGO $BRCM

Between central bankers and mergers and acquisitions, these markets continu...

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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Glamor stock Michael Kors $KORS gets crushed again

All good things do come to an end and after spiking 300% from 2012 to 2014,...

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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Dollar strength will continue to be a headwind for U S corporations $UUP

Currency markets dwarf equity markets and dollar strength is likely to hold...

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Friday, 22 May 2015

Markets can move for reasons outside the host country's economic situation $SSEC

Markets can move for reasons other than the economic prospects of the host ...

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Thursday, 21 May 2015

Picks and Shovels - Do you want to be in $DBA or $MOO?

When it comes to picks and shovels, you usually want to be selling the equi...

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Wednesday, 20 May 2015

France slammed by IMF for Record Spending - $EWQ $EWG

Record high spending in France is fueling economic activity and it can be s...

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Tuesday, 19 May 2015

$HEDJ - Basic tenet of neoclassical thought is to find and ride strong trends

A basic tenet of neoclassical thought - find strong trends and participate ...

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Monday, 18 May 2015

QE, Stock Buybacks, Record Prices on S&P 500

If you are wondering how and why stock prices remain at the highs despite t...

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Friday, 15 May 2015

Is the economy in trouble - $FDX $UPS $AWWW $ATSG $ECHO $EXPD $FWRD

One way to measure how well or bad the economy is doing is to look at the s...

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Thursday, 14 May 2015

Post Earnings Plays $APOG $AVY $GLUU

This earnings season was a bust really. Sure most companies "beat the expec...

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Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Rotation Rotation Rotation

In real estate you always here the words location, location, location. Well...

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Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Range Trading - A synopsis of Hong Kong Index - $EWH

Yesterday we were talking about weak range trades - ones you can trade both...

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Monday, 11 May 2015

Range Trading - A synopsis of the S&P 500 - $SPX

There is an art to most things and range trading is no different. Ranges ty...

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Friday, 08 May 2015

Alibaba disappoints day traders - $BABA

Yesterday we were looking at a day trade possibility in Alibaba and it turn...

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Thursday, 07 May 2015

Alibab Group spikes on earnings $BABA

Alibaba has been a major disappointment since it's initial spike following ...

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Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Salesforce.com Inc. $CRM - Can you play the takeover talk

Can you trade a takeover target like Salesforce.com? That's the question L....

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Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Hammer Time - $QLYS

A big risk in trading high flying stocks is that you can wake up one more a...

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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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