Stock Trading

By Michael Seneadza | By the Founder of SwingTradeBot.com -- Articles about the stock market and trading with a focus on technical analysis, risk management and money management.

Tim O'Reilly on What's the Future

Author Tim O'Reilly, founder of O'Reilly Media and long-time observer and commenter on the internet and technology, talks with EconTalk host Russ …

Economics

The Coolest New ETFs of 2017

You are being directed to ZacksTrade, a division of LBMZ Securities and licensed broker-dealer. ZacksTrade and Zacks.com are separate companies. The …

The S&P 500 Leads A Sharp Market Rejection

<b>AT40</b> = 31.8% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) <b><br>AT200</b> = 46.2% of stocks are trading above their respective …

New Scans/Alerts: New CLOSING 52-Week Highs and

Over the last few weeks a few people have asked me if there is a way to differentiate new 52-week intraday highs from closing highs. The "new highs & …

What Investors Need to Know About Automation and Robotics

You are being directed to ZacksTrade, a division of LBMZ Securities and licensed broker-dealer. ZacksTrade and Zacks.com are separate companies. The …

Helene Meisler On Good, Old-Fashioned Technical Analysis

Helene Meisler started her career on Wall Street when a career on Wall Street, let alone being a woman on Wall Street, was a contrarian move. She …

Trading

This Is What a Real-Life Wendy Rhoades Actually Does

On the TV show "Billions," one of the most important characters is Wendy Rhoades, the psychologist at Axe Capital who helps traders get out of their …

TV

Markets Come at You Fast...Do Not Chase Them

I have this thing I do on Stocktwits where I share the investments/trades I make with/for my daughter Rachel in a Robinhood account. Just putting my …

Finance

Less than 1% of ETFs getting half of all inflows in 2017 - MarketWatch

It’s no secret that investors have been moving into exchange-traded funds en masse. However, they haven’t moving into very many ETFs.<p>According to a …

Investing

StockTwits Adds Streams and Symbology for 100+ Cryptocurrencies and Tokens

At StockTwits we are really excited about the future of cryptocurrencies and tokens. We see it as a brand new asset class — and potentially a …

According To One Metric, This Could Be The Best Time For Stock-Picking In A Decade

This article was originally posted on Forbes.<p>The last three years have been dismal for fundamental long/short managers, and stock picking at large. …

SwingTradeBot Expands to Seven More Global Stock | SwingTradeBot.com

Shortly after SwingTradeBot went live (with coverage of US listed stocks -- NYSE, Nasdaq & AMEX) a few years ago people started asking me if I could …

They’re The World’s Fastest Traders. Why Aren’t They Thriving?

High-speed traders have hit the wall.<p>Even as critics of high-frequency firms have argued their speed and technology give them an unfair advantage, …

Trading

FANGtastic Trendlines

The Wyckoff Method for constructing Trendlines is unique. They inform our analysis and support sharper tactics. Trendlines and Trend Channels bring a …

Trading

How Traders And Investors Can Thrive In Low Volatility Markets

Returns of hedge fund managers and short-term proprietary traders have been hard to come by in recent years. According to one report, investor satisfaction with hedge fund returns is at its lowest level in four years. It’s perhaps no coincidence that, over that time, market volatility has declined …

Trading

'Don't Reach, Young Blood!' An Elemental Investing Mistake I Am Still Making After Twenty Years In The Market

Over-exuberance, jealousy, and greed lead to overextended entry points.<p>Overextended entry points often result in days or weeks of "dead money."<p>Worse …

Trading

Customizing Your Stock Screening

I'm sharing an email exchange I had earlier today in hopes that it will help others to find ways to get exactly what they want when using the site to …

Trading

SwingTradeBot - Instant Technical Analysis of Shares

I usually make my buy and sell decisions based solely on fundamental analysis. Fundamental analysis is critical for long-term investing in shares. …

Trading

A Quick Guide To Using StockTwits

StockTwits, Inc. is a great site. There is no denying it can be a great tool to add to your trading toolbox. If used correctly.<p>Below I am going to …

Trading

May 2017 Review: New Highs, New Sighs

The market made new highs this month, with utilities, technology and consumer staples being the three top sectors. Traditionally, utilities and …

Trading

How to find stocks that make big moves Part 1

Resources

Welcome to the Speculate Freedom Resources section, a curated list of the tools and websites I strongly recommend for trading.<p><b>I have used every</b> …

Trending Markets Allow Looser Rules For More Profits

One of the qualities that makes a great trader is knowing how to adjust to different market environments. Having a sense of how much the market is …

A (Brief?) Time to Get Bearish On the Stock Market

<b>AT40</b> = 35.7% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) <b><br>AT200</b> = 58.6% of stocks are trading above their respective …

Reading Today's Technical Damage via the Scans

Back on February 8th I wrote about the negative divergence I noticed in one of my favorite indicators - <b>the percent of stocks above their 50-day</b> …

The global stock market is at an all-time high

I’m lucky in that I learned early in my career that we’re in a global market place. The United States, while it is certainly important, is just one country within a massive interconnected global market. We see this more and more every day. Many choose to focus on US Stocks, and that’s fine. But I …

Trading

Investors Are Charging Into Emerging Market ETFs

U.S. President Donald Trump has supported many policies that could harm emerging market economies. But investors are betting that his bark will turn …

Economy

6 Reasons To 'Buy' This Bull Market... Or Not

Last week, Frank Chaparro penned an interesting note:<p>It looks like this bull market just won't quit. Friday marked the 2,003rd trading day since the …

Economy

New Scan: Stocks Making a Cup-with-Handle Pattern

I'm releasing another new scan / signal today. This one finds stocks forming the handle portion of a cup-with-handle pattern. If you're not familiar …