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Why trading without stops is gambling
4 days ago by Michael Martin @ MartinKronicle

Trading is about expected values. The determining factor in establishing those values is the placement of your stops – your stops to enter trades, exit losers, and to exit winners. If you wing any part of these, the expected value of your trading goes out the window. At that point, you […]The post Why trading without stops is gambling appeared first on MartinKronicle.

Momentum Monday – GO TO THE BEACH and NOT one in China
5 days ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

Happy Summer Monday…

How Declining Market Breadth Delivered A Beating On Stocks – Above the 40 (July 16, 2021)
5 days ago by Dr. Duru @ Dr. Duru

Stock Market Commentary The stock chickens have come to roost on declining market breadth. The stock market indices still generally appear fine, but an ever growing swath of individual stocks have...[[ This is a content summary. Visit the site for the full content.Thank you for supporting me with your subscription and visits! ]]

The Stock Market Peaked In February
5 days ago by JC @ All Star Charts

Market tops are a process. They just don’t happen overnight like the headlines would often have you believe. You’re seeing stuff like this today: “Dow futures tumble 300 points on worries over rising COVID-19 cases” And people actually believe it. Heck, even the headline writer probably believes it. But if you’ve been following along here, where […]The post The Stock Market Peaked In February appeared first on All Star Charts.

How to Backtest a Trading Strategy (Getting Started)
11 days ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital

In this video, learn how to get started backtesting a trading strategy. Learn how to take a trading idea that you have developed and test whether it truly has an edge – said another way, whether it really would make money trading it live. This is a super important trading lesson to learn so you can grow your trading account. ... Read MoreThe post How to Backtest a Trading Strategy (Getting Started) appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

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Explosive Moves Following Earnings! | Mary Ellen McGonagle | The MEM Edge (07.23.21)
about 3 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Mary Ellen reviews how quarterly earnings reports drove market action this week. She also shares how to trade stocks after big gaps up in price. Lastly, a deep dive into the rebound in Consumer stocks. 0:00 - Agenda 2:10 - Review of Current Markets 8:00 - Runaway Stocks and How to Trade Them (SNAP, FB) 16:25 - All About Quarterly Results 26:07 - What are Consumer Stocks Doing? Follow Mary Ellen: Website: https://meminvestmentresearch.com/ Blog: https://stockcharts.com/articles/mcgonagle/ ––––– Enjoy this video? Subscribe to StockCharts on YouTube to watch more great content from top financial experts, with new content posted daily: https://tinyurl.com/wvet7qj See what better financial charting can do for you! Start your FREE 1-month trial today at https://stockcharts.com FOLLOW US Twitter: @StockCharts : https://tinyurl.com/tt7429e @StockChartsTV : https://twitter.com/stockchartstv Facebook: https://tinyurl.com/w2fsb42 LinkedIn https://tinyurl.com/t7u9568 ABOUT STOCKCHARTS St...

S&P New Highs and It's All Large Caps | David Keller, CMT | The Final Bar (07.19.21)
about 3 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Host David Keller, CMT wraps the week with a rundown of The Mindful Investor Live ChartList including a key chart showing the dominance of large cap stocks relative to pretty much everything else. He also answers viewer questions on Bullish Percent indexes and how individual investors should navigate the current market. 0:00 - Intro 3:08 - Wrap the Week 18:48 - Mailbag 27:28 - 3 in 3 Email - thefinalbar@stockcharts.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/FinalBarSCTV Blog - https://stockcharts.com/articles/mindfulinvestor/ @Finalbarsctv ––––– Enjoy this video? Subscribe to StockCharts on YouTube to watch more great content from top financial experts, with new content posted daily: https://tinyurl.com/wvet7qj See what better financial charting can do for you! Start your FREE 1-month trial today at https://stockcharts.com FOLLOW US Twitter: @StockCharts : https://tinyurl.com/tt7429e @StockChartsTV : https://twitter.com/stockchartstv Facebook: https://tinyurl.com/w2fsb42 LinkedIn ht...

Wrap the Week | David Keller, CMT (07.23.21)
about 3 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Host David Keller, CMT wraps the week with a rundown of The Mindful Investor Live ChartList including a key chart showing the dominance of large cap stocks relative to pretty much everything else. Email - thefinalbar@stockcharts.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/FinalBarSCTV Blog - https://stockcharts.com/articles/mindfulinvestor/ @Finalbarsctv ––––– Enjoy this video? Subscribe to StockCharts on YouTube to watch more great content from top financial experts, with new content posted daily: https://tinyurl.com/wvet7qj See what better financial charting can do for you! Start your FREE 1-month trial today at https://stockcharts.com FOLLOW US Twitter: @StockCharts : https://tinyurl.com/tt7429e @StockChartsTV : https://twitter.com/stockchartstv Facebook: https://tinyurl.com/w2fsb42 LinkedIn https://tinyurl.com/t7u9568 ABOUT STOCKCHARTS StockCharts.com is the web's leading technical analysis and financial charting platform. Trusted by millions of online investors around the world...

Commodities Weekly: Will Green Metals Lead the Way?
about 5 hours ago by Ian Culley @ All Star Charts

From the desk of Steve Strazza @Sstrazza and Ian Culley @Ianculley The markets are a mess and have been a mess for months now. Risk assets are under pressure as the USD strengthens and overhead supply thwarts potential rallies. Yet, we continue to find pockets of strength in both stocks and commodities. We’ve said it […] The post Commodities Weekly: Will Green Metals Lead the Way? appeared first on All Star Charts.

My Top 4 Stop Setting Tools On StockCharts | Grayson Roze | StockCharts In Focus
about 5 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Today Grayson walks you through four of his favorite stop setting tools in StockChartsACP and SharpCharts. Both platforms contain some incredible tools and features that you can use as an investor to help manage your stop setting. 0:00 - Intro 2:54 - The Parabolic SAR indicator in StockChartsACP 11:18 - Annotation Tools for Stop Setting in StockChartsACP 12:37 - Trendline Annotations in StockChartsACP 15:40 - Auto Support/Resistance Tool in StockChartsACP 17:52 - Setting Price Alerts in StockChartsACP 22:10 - The Parabolic SAR indicator in SharpCharts 23:00 - Annotation Tools in SharpCharts 23:29 - Trendline Annotations in SharpCharts 24:56 - Auto Support/Resistance Tool in SharpCharts 26:04 - Setting Price Alerts in the Alert Workbench FOLLOW GRAYSON: Twitter: @GraysonRoze ( https://Twitter.com/graysonroze ) ––––– Enjoy this video? Subscribe to StockCharts on YouTube to watch more great content from top financial experts, with new content posted daily: https://tinyurl.com/wvet7...

July 23rd COVID-19, New Cases, Hospitalizations, Vaccinations
about 5 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

The 7-day average cases is the highest since May 6th.The 7-day average hospitalizations is the highest since May 25th.This data is from the CDC.According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.Total doses administered: 340,363,922, as of a week ago 336,604,158. Average doses last week: 0.54 million per day.COVID Metrics  TodayYesterdayWeekAgoGoal Percent over 18,One Dose68.7%68.6%68.0%≥70.0%1,2 Fully Vaccinated✅(millions)</t...

Consumer's Appetite - What are Stocks Saying? | Mish Schneider | Mish's Market Minute (07.23.21)
about 6 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

As a continuation of last weeks video, Mish talks about consumer staples and consumer discretionary by following up on some stocks she presented last week, as well as offering some new choices. Consumer Staples can include things that we need no matter what (food and beverages) and Consumer Discretionary includes things that we could give up if necessary (leisure and entertainment). 0:00 - Intro 1:54 - Consumer's Appetite 2:28 - Dynamic Food & Beverage ETF (PBJ), Monster Beverage (MNST), Constellation Brands (STZ) 7:12 - Kroger (KR), Pepsi (PEP), Adecoagro (AGRO), Herbalife (HLF) 12:13 - Bunge (BG), Starbucks (SBUX), McDonalds (MCD), Yum! Brands (YUM) 16:45 - Expedia (EXPE), Scientific Games (SGMS), BYD Company (BYD) 20:20 - Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), CBS Corporation (VIAC), Fox Corp (FOXA), Disney (DIS) 23:31 - Meta Financial (CASH), SYSCO (SYY), World Wrestling (WWE), 25:28 - MGM Resorts (MGM), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Anheuser Busch (BUD) Connect with Mish: Website - https://www...

July Vehicle Sales Forecast: "Sales to Continue Free-Fall"
about 7 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From WardsAuto: July U.S. Light-Vehicle Sales to Continue Free-Fall from Springtime Peak (pay content)Wards notes low inventories and supply issues (mircochips) are impacting sales.Click on graph for larger image.This graph shows actual sales from the BEA (Blue), and Wards forecast for July (Red).The Wards forecast o...

This Is Not What a “Market Top” Looks Like
about 7 hours ago by Grant Hawkridge @ All Star Charts

From the desk of Steven Strazza @Sstrazza and Grant Hawkridge @granthawkridge You’re probably sick of hearing this but it’s important! Even with the recent bout of volatility, new lows have been non-existent across most of the major averages in the US. To be fair, many of our Intermarket relationships are still flashing red, suggesting continued […] The post This Is Not What a “Market Top” Looks Like appeared first on All Star Charts.

Digital Paymasters - Yay Or Nay? | Jane Gallina | Your Daily Five (07.23.21)
about 8 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

The Digital Dollar is huge and the earnings reports coming up could make or break these stocks. 0:00 - Intro 0:52 - PayPal (PYPL) 1:33 - Mastercard (MA) 2:13 - Square (SQ) 2:54 - Financial Sector (XLF) 3:55 - Russell 2000 (IWM) Connect with Jane on her website https://seejanetrade.com E-Mail jane@seejanetrade.com Twitter - https://twitter.com/itsairplanejane Instagram - https://instagram.com/missairplanejane YouTube - https://youtube.com/Airplane Jane Linked In - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-gallina/ Facebook - https://facebook.com/sugarairplanejane ––––– Enjoy this video? Subscribe to StockCharts on YouTube to watch more great content from top financial experts, with new content posted daily: https://tinyurl.com/wvet7qj See what better financial charting can do for you! Start your FREE 1-month trial today at https://stockcharts.com FOLLOW US Twitter: @StockCharts : https://tinyurl.com/tt7429e @StockChartsTV : https://twitter.com/stockchartstv Facebook: https://tinyurl.c...

SPAC Shareholders Get Distracted
about 9 hours ago by Matt Levine @ Bloomberg View

Also private markets, executive coaching and AMC GoFundMe.

The Miraculously Malleable Market
about 9 hours ago by IBKR Traders’ Insight

We can search for a narrative that fits on a day-to-day basis, but the one that works best is more immutable than malleable. The post The Miraculously Malleable Market appeared first on Traders' Insight.

Friday links: an excitement meter
about 9 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

How to Predict a Market Crash
about 9 hours ago by Ben Carlson @ A Wealth of Common Sense

How to never be wrong as a permabear....

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey June 2021
about 10 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

Some interesting information from the REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey June 2021Several metrics indicate that demand is softening although the market is still broadly strong. With limited supply in the market, homes typically sold within 17 days (24 days one year ago), as buyer competition continues. However, the REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index decreased from 77 in May 2021 to 71 (moderately strong conditions) in June 2021 while the REALTORS® Seller Traffic Index remains below 50 which is “weak” traffic compared to the level one year ago. On average, a home sold had more than 4 offers, slightly lower than the average of 5 offers in last month’s survey. REALTORS® expect home prices in the next three months to increase nearly 4% from one year ago compared to 5% outlook in last month’s survey. Respondents expect sales in the next three mon...

Q2 GDP Forecasts: Around 8%
about 10 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

The BEA will release the advance estimate of Q2 GDP next Thursday. The consensus forecast is for real GDP to increase 8.2% in Q2, from Q1, on a seasonally adjusted annual rate basis (SAAR).From BofA: We expect growth of 8.5% qoq saar in 2Q from 6.4% qoq saar in 1Q. [July 23 estimate]emphasis addedFrom Goldman Sachs: We left our Q2 GDP tracking estimate unchanged at +8¼% (qoq ar). [July 22 estimate]From the NY Fed Nowcasting ReportThe New York Fed Staff Nowcast stands at 3.2% for 2021:Q2 and 4.1% for 2021:Q3. [July 23 estimate]And from the Altanta Fed: GDPNowThe GDPNow model estimate for real GDP growth (seasonally adjusted annual rate) in the second quarter of ...

On My Mind: Just a Flesh Wound?
about 10 hours ago by IBKR Traders’ Insight

In her latest “On My Mind,” our Fixed Income CIO Sonal Desai discusses why inflation may be less “transitory” than many expect. The post On My Mind: Just a Flesh Wound? appeared first on Traders' Insight.