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.

How to find stocks that make big moves Part 1

Resources

A list of tools, websites, books, etc. that I have found useful.<p>Trading Books (My favorites)<p>Dave Landry The Layman’s Guide To Trading Stocks<br>-This is …

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 - Bloomberg

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

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 …

Central Banks

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 …

Stocks

Chart Summit 2017

WHAT IS CHART SUMMIT?<p>On January 27th & 28th, Chart Summit broadcasted LIVE from the Internet, bringing together an elite group of professional …

New Scans: Most Alerts, Most Bullish Alerts &

By popular demand, I'm releasing three new scans today They are:<p>Each of those scans will show 100 stocks with the most alerts for the selected day.</b> …

Trading

The Surprising Implications of Periods of Extremely Low Volatility

The volatility index, the VIX, has closed below 11 for 2 straight days, 3 of the last 6, and 6 of the last 13 days.<p>The volatility index, the VIX, is …

Trading

050 - Tribute to Nelson Freeburg

Nelson Freeburg was the editor of Formula Research, a newsletter that developed systematic timing models for the stock, bond, and commodity …

Podcasting

A Look Back at the Signals Which Launched

The other day I was flipping through charts on the top percentage gainers scan and noticed the run EVR has had over the last three months. It's …

Trading

New Scan: Stocks Making a Three-Weeks-Tight

I just added a scan to find stocks making a 3-Weeks-Tight pattern. This is a pattern that Investor's Business Daily / William O'Neil likes a lot. As …

Stocks

The Super Duper Combo Scan is Here!

I just released a feature I've been wanting for a long time. I've also been asked for it by many people. It's essentially <b>a scan of scans</b>. You can now</b> …

Trading

The Power of Doing Nothing

In trading, doing nothing is often the most difficult doing. A bias toward activity gives us an illusory sense of control, when in fact we often …

Clint Eastwood

The Power of the Pause

Here's a very simple rule that distinguishes good traders from poor ones:<br>Good traders trade poorly at times. When they do, they pause from trading, …

Trading

3 big tech trends that will play out in 2017

We’re winding down 2016. That means it’s time for prognostications about what’s next for tech in 2017. I originally published the below as part of …

Finally Getting Back to a Stock Picker's Market

The bulls continue to chug away with better than 2 to 1 breadth, but momentum is slowing. There are only about 140 stocks hitting new 12-month highs, …

The 12 Charts of 2016 ...JP Morgan

I am winding down 2016 thinking about 2017 and beyond of course. I figured a good way to think about 2017 is to look at the charts that define 2016.<p>I …

Developing a Consistent Process

Create Half a Million $ With $5 a day

Literally everyone can build wealth the tried and true way.<p><b>Got $5?</b> I bet you do. And I bet you can figure out how to find $5 a day (or more) if you …

Two traders arrested over alleged manipulation of more than 2,000 stocks

Two New Jersey-based traders were arrested on Monday for allegedly manipulating prices of more than 2,000 New York Stock Exchange- and Nasdaq-listed shares resulting in more than $26 million in illegal profits over a two-year period.<p>Regulators, law enforcement, and the exchanges use technology to …

Trading

Sum of the Parts Analysis for the S&P 500

The whole is only as strong as the sum of its parts. Applying this logic to the stock market, the S&P 500 represents the whole and the nine sector …

S&P 500

Rotation Continues Into Value Stocks, Financials and Energy Still Look Cheap

Two days after the election (November 10), I wrote a message entitled: "Rotation Out of Growth Stocks into Value Stocks Causes Profit-taking in …

Stocks

Financials are leading but they are not all equally good

After the dust has settled, it is time to assess what is going on under the hood.The above Relative Rotation Graph holds the 30 Dow Jones Industrials …

Dow Jones

Hover Charts Simplified

(<b>Updated</b> with an animated GIF showing sorting by Grade and the hover/pop-up charts in action.)<p>I just made a change to the way the hover charts are …

Personal Computers

How Renaissance’s Medallion Fund Became Finance’s Blackest Box - Bloomberg

<b>Sixty miles east</b> of Wall Street, a spit of land shaped like a whale’s tail separates Long Island Sound and Conscience Bay. The mansions here, with …