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Stock Market Today with Dan Russo (06.17.19)
1 day ago by StockCharts @ YouTube Channel

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NAHB: "Builder Confidence Solid in June Amidst Growing Economic Uncertainty"
1 day ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 64 in June, down from 66 in May. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.From NAHB: Builder Confidence Solid in June Amidst Growing Economic UncertaintyBuilder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes fell two points to 64 in June, according to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. Sentiment levels have held at a solid range in the low- to mid-60s for the past five months.“While demand for single-family homes remains sound, builders continue to report rising development and construction costs, with some additional concerns over trade issues,” said NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde.“Despite lower mortgage rates, home prices rem...

The Right Way To Mentor
1 day ago by Jeff Carter @ Points and Figures

I don’t know if you know Paul Martino from Bullpen Capital or not.  He and I are friends.  They recently launched a podcast and have been blogging about the late Bill Campbell.  He is a Silicon Valley icon.  Interesting guy.  …

[Options] Best Practices: Selling Half
2 days ago by Sean McLaughlin @ All Star Charts

One of the things I harp on here is Best Practices. When I make it a habit to engage in best practices in terms of both strategy selection and position management, I put myself in position to win more often. Best Practices skews odds in my favor. It keeps me from swimming upstream against volatility […] The post [Options] Best Practices: Selling Half appeared first on All Star Charts.

Trading Psychology Techniques - 9: Conquering Negativity
2 days ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

The past three posts in this series have dealt with building self-awareness; facing trading fears and anxieties; and over...

NY Fed: Manufacturing "Business activity took a sharp turn downward in New York State"
2 days ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From the NY Fed: Empire State Manufacturing Survey Business activity took a sharp turn downward in New York State, according to firms responding to the June 2019 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index plummeted twenty-six points, its largest monthly decline on record, to -8.6. New orders receded, while shipments increased modestly. Unfilled orders fell, and delivery times and inventories moved slightly lower. Labor market indicators pointed to small declines in employment and hours worked.The index for number of employees fell eight points to -3.5, its first negative value in over two years, pointing to a small decline in employment levels. The average workweek index also fell below zero, to -2.2, pointing to a slightly shorter workweek. ...

Wall Street Brunch
2 days ago by SA Wall St. Breakfast

Mogu, China Techs Learn Importance Of Profits
2 days ago by SA IPO Analysis

Chewy: Animal Spirits In This IPO
2 days ago by SA IPO Analysis

Momentum Monday – A Good Market Of Stocks Right Now and How I Prune To Hold Winners
2 days ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

As a reminder, Marketsmith (by Investor’s Business Daily) is now a sponsor of the weekly show. All the charts you have been seeing in the videos and will continue to see are from Marketsmith. They are offering my readers a three week trial for $19.95. Click this link if you would like to try it out. Happy Monday and I hope all my father readers had a great Fathers Day. Ellen made me a great breakfast of french toast and a breakfast burrito with a huge extra portion of bacon. Continue reading Momentum Monday – A Good Market Of Stocks Right Now and How I Prune To Hold Winners at Howard Lindzon.

Ep. 772: Wake Up and Think with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio
2 days ago by Trend Following Radio

Wake Up and Think with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio. A special mega episode!

Gains Consolidate in Markets
2 days ago by Declan Fallon @ Fallond Picks

Friday's action was positive because so little happened. Markets had spent the first half of June rallying off lows, but last week was one where indices consolidated the gains. Not all indices were equal, but the effect was the same.The S&P closed with a doji - a doji which held above 50-day MA support. Volume declined in line with the consolidation; a positive behavior. Technicals are still net positive. Action points to a probable follow through higher and a challenge of the 52-week high of 2,954.</div...

TRADING COACH PODCAST 197 - From Homeless To Mastering The Markets
2 days ago by Akil Stokes @ Trading Coach Podcast

An interview with Stock trader Michael Lamothe walking us through his journey of being homeless, struggling to trade for 10-years, to finally becoming a consistently profitable trader & the lessons that he's learned along the way. You can follow Mike on both Instagram & Facebook @MichaelgLamothe You can also check out his website Some of the books mentioned in this podcast were "Your One Word" by Eric Carmichael "How To Make Money In Stocks" by William O'Neal "Can't Hurt Me" by David Goggins ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Make sure you check out this FREE TRAINING! Akil Stokes on Social media Facebook Instagram Twitter #Trading #ForexPodcast #Investing

Sunday links: content confusion
3 days ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Registration for the first of its kind Wealth/Stack Conference on September 8-10th, 2019 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort in Arizona is now...

TDI Podcast: The Widow-Maker Trade (#616)
3 days ago by The Disciplined Investor (The Discipl... @ The Disciplined Investor

Chris Vecchio brings us his expertise in the area of currency trading. If you ever wanted to know more about what it takes to be a currency trader – this episode is for you. What is going on with my Apple devices? Plus a look at the high-flying IPO markets. Christopher Vecchio is a Currency […]

Sacramento Housing in May: Sales Down 6% YoY, Active Inventory DOWN 8% YoY
3 days ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From May sees increase in sales, inventoryThe month ended with 1,630 total sales, a 9% increase from the 1,496 sales of April. Compared to the same month last year (1,730), the current figure is down 5.8%....The Active Listing Inventory increased 10.5% from 2,094 to 2,314 units. The Months of Inventory, however, remained at 1.4 Months. [Note: Compared to May 2018, inventory is down 7.8%] ....The Median DOM (days on market) dropped for the third month, decreasing from 11 to 10 from April to May. The Average DOM also decreased, dropping from 29 to 25. “Days on market” represents the days between the initial listing of the home as “active” and the day it goes “pending.”emphasis added 1) Overall sales decreased to 1,630 in May, down from 1,730 in May 2018. Sales were up 9.0% from April 2...

The Truth About Facebook’s Crypto Launch
3 days ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

One the biggest technology stories of the week maybe the year is Facebook’s announcements around their token/payment/coin – Libra. Here is The Block’s coverage of it. Long time Bitcoin bull and investor in all things crypto Barry Silbert had this to say: The launch of Facebook’s cryptocurrency will go down in history as THE catalyst that propelled digital assets (including bitcoin) to mass global consumer adoption. Will be remembered as just as important — and transformative — as the launch of the Netscape browser I liked my friend Chris Perruna’s more cynical take: The Facebook crypto sounds to me like a centralized coin backed by corporations (looking to clean up on trillions in transaction fees), defeating the purpose of decentralized crypto. Continue reading The Truth About Facebook’s Crypto Launch at Howard Lindzon.

Stock Market Indices Loiter While Awaiting News On Rate Cuts – Above the 40 (June 15, 2019)
3 days ago by Dr. Duru @ Dr. Duru

AT40 = 42.2% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) AT200 = 46.0% of stocks are trading above their respective 200DMAsVIX = 15.3Short-term Trading Call: neutral Stock Market Commentary After two bearish fades to start the week, the stock market dribbled along. Now the market waits for word on news bad ... Read more