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Running Your Trading As A Business
2 months ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

I had an interesting situation recently in which a trader wrote to me about a start-up situation.  I interpreted the email as a request for advice regarding starting up a hedge fund or other similar money management vehicle.  I responded that the initial steps were:  1) set up a viable business plan that ...

TRADING COACH PODCAST - Knowing When It's Time To Change Your Trading Style
5 months ago by Akil Stokes @ Trading Coach Podcast

Successful trading is a lot like successful coaching. Although, the plan that you come in with is important, what's more important is how you go about making adjustments. Today's episode takes a look at some adjustments I've made in my trading & the process in which I go through before deciding to do so.  

Logic and Imagination
5 months ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

Koyfin posted this chart comparing Target and Shopify the other day that was ‘lit’:I took one look at it and commented sarcastically that ‘Investing is so easy‘.Jeff Farley had my favorite comment saying ‘More imagination, less logic‘.Bingo!My friends (and great investors) Alex Bard and Villi Itchev both got me out of my logic box back when Shopify was in the 20’s to see the growth potential of the platform.Continue reading Logic and Imagination at Howard Lindzon.

Island Reversals | Tom Bowley
5 months ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Tom talks about Island Reversals. According to John Murphy:"An exhaustion gap occurs right at the end of the market move and represents a last gasp in the trend. Sometimes an exhaustion gap is followed within a few days by a breakaway gap in the other direction, leaving several days of price action isolation by two gaps. This market phenomenon is called the island reversal and usually signals an important market turn."

How To Trade Stocks Like A Market Wizard | Bruce Kovner Trading Style
6 months ago by Fallible Financial Entertainment @ Fallible YouTube Channel

Bruce Kovner retired in 2011 from Caxton Associates, the hedge fund he founded and ran for 28 years.Over that time the fund returned an average of 21 percent a year since its inception. In comparison, the SPX averaged just 11%. Kovner had only one losing year (in 94’). Before Caxton, while trading at the famous Commodities Corp, he averaged close to 90% over 10 years. Impressive numbers by any measure.Many traders know of this cab driver turned trading legend from his interview with Jack Schwager in the original Market Wizards — one of the best interviews in the book (and there are many).

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Las Vegas Trader's Expo Recap & the Final Bar Mailbag | David Keller, CMT | The Final Bar
about 2 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Host David Keller, CMT recaps the Trader's Expo in Las Vegas and shares some of the insights from our interviews. The big theme that week was Market Strength and whether the resilience in stocks will continue in the coming weeks and even to the end of the year. Our conversations fluctuated from seasonality to stocks vs bonds from asset classes to trading routines. Guests: Todd Gordon, Thomas Lee, Jeff Hirsch, JC Parets, Brian Shannon, Toni Hansen, Price Headley

Trade Desk: A Good Trade After A Brutal Correction
about 2 hours ago by SA Editor's Picks

Introducing Crypto Currencies on RRG. | Julius de Kempenaer | Sector Spotlight
about 2 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Julius reviewed recent sector rotation with a focus on Industrials and showed how to set up an RRG with crypto currencies. Episode 7

Buy Twitter, Sell Covered Calls - Keep The Yield
about 3 hours ago by SA Editor's Picks

Top 10 Names in S&P | Rick Bensignor | In The Know Trader
about 3 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Macro Sector relative movement and Review Top 10 Weighted Names in S&P 500 MSFT,AAPL,AMZN,FB,BRKB,JPN,GOOGL,JNJ,V,PG Rick can be found at www.intheknowtrader.com Rick will be on Fox Business TV on 11/22 with Charles Payne

Tick Tock Rally Continues
about 4 hours ago by Declan Fallon @ Fallond Picks

Very little to add from what has gone before; rallies continue higher with supporting technicals still positive (no bearish divergences of concern).The S&P continues a run of small gains which keeps bulls happy without risking a run-away extension which could encourage early profit taking. The index is under-performing against the Russell 2000 - which is healthy in a cyclical rally.The Nasdaq has managed to pull away from its narrow consolidation of mini-bearish can...

How to Future-Proof Marketing Plans
about 5 hours ago by Ewan Mcintyre @ Gartner L2

Marketing leaders can ensure their ability to execute on the marketing strategy by planning in advance for possible disruptions. By doing so, you’re prepared to make fast decisions while everyone else stumbles.

Data & Gabbana
about 6 hours ago by Mackenzie Baker @ Gartner L2

Predictive algorithms can aid in everything from Spotify playlists to Netflix recommendations—but they might help you get dressed too.

Making Sense of All Social Options
about 6 hours ago by Lili Meng @ Gartner L2

Facebook and Instagram account for the lion’s share of social traffic to site, but now brands are diversifying their reach and testing the waters with emerging platforms.

A Simple, Effective Technique That Can Triple The Profit Potential Of Options Trades
about 6 hours ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital

We teach a powerful trading technique which is easy to understand and can double or triple the return potential of an overnight options strategy that you can use around the earnings release of a stock. * no relevant positions The post A Simple, Effective Technique That Can Triple The Profit Potential Of Options Trades appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

Tuesday links: investor validation
about 6 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

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These Stocks Offer Clues Into Broader Market’s Direction
about 6 hours ago by Tom Bruni @ All Star Charts

About ten days ago we outlined why it appeared Indian Equities were due for a pause from a tactical perspective and that’s what we’re getting. With no movement in the major averages, there’s nothing to do, right? Wrong! In this post, I outline a few of the stocks we’re watching and why they’re important. First, […] The post These Stocks Offer Clues Into Broader Market’s Direction appeared first on All Star Charts.

If You Own Everything, Why Merge?
about 7 hours ago by Matt Levine @ Bloomberg View

Also WeWork CEOs and phone booths, golden parachutes and astrology.

Put/Call Ratios - Breadth - Swenlin Trading Oscillators Still Warn (11.11) | DecisionPoint
about 8 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Carl and Erin reviewed the action of the S&P 500 in depth, covering the climactic and short-term indicator divergences as the market climbs. There are problems that cannot be ignored, but they are more subtle. Carl presented his Yield Array and is seeing activity that also has been historically bearish for the market. Gold triggered a “Neutral” signal and Erin looked at the Gold sentiment in conjunction with the latest breakdown.

Research links: measuring drawdown risk
about 8 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Tuesdays are all about academic (and practitioner) literature at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at...

Trading Places | Tom Bowley
about 8 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

This video originally aired on StockCharts TV, the only 24/7 video streaming channel devoted exclusively to financial charting and market analysis from the web’s top technical experts. Watch live shows and see our complete content schedule at StockCharts.com/tv

Leading Index for Commercial Real Estate Increased in October
about 8 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From Dodge Data Analytics: Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in OctoberThe Dodge Momentum Index increased 6.9% in October to 152.6 (2000=100) from the revised September reading of 142.7. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning, which have been shown to lead construction spending for nonresidential buildings by a full year. October’s increase was due entirely to a recovery in institutional planning projects, which had stepped back over the previous few months. Institutional planning moved 22.8% higher in the month while commercial planning lost 0.5%.Despite the October increase, institutional projects entering planning remain 4.3% lower on a year-over-year basis compared to October 2018. Commercial projects meanwhile are 14.3% higher than ...

Trading Risk Management: Surprising Advice from a Senior Prop Trader (Critical to your success)
about 8 hours ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital

A Senior Trader from our proprietary trading desk shares with our new traders surprising advice on Trading Risk Management that was critical to his success. * no relevant positions The post Trading Risk Management: Surprising Advice from a Senior Prop Trader (Critical to your success) appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

[Chart of The Week] Marijuana Chart Suggests Look Out…Above?
about 10 hours ago by Tom Bruni @ All Star Charts

From the desk of Tom Bruni @BruniCharting Marijuana stocks have been an absolute disaster for longs in 2019, but one chart suggests that after a nearly 60% decline, the Horizons Medical Marijuana ETF and its components are set up for a counter-trend rally. Here’s the daily chart we’ve been using to guide us since the […] The post [Chart of The Week] Marijuana Chart Suggests Look Out…Above? appeared first on All Star Charts.