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.

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 …

Wall Street

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 …

Stocks

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 …

Stocks

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 …

Sewing

Chart Summit 2017

<b>A VIRTUAL CONFERENCE ON</b><p><b>TECHNICAL ANALYSIS</b><p><b>WATCH. LEARN. PROFIT.</b><p>January 27th - 28nd 2017<p>Virtual Event<p>Hurry, limited seats available<p>Since starting my …

Trading

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> …

Wall Street

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 …

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 …

Commodities

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 …

Wall Street

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> …

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 …

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 …

Fraud

The Sum of the Parts for the S&P 500 Remains Bullish

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 …

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.<p>The above Relative Rotation Graph holds the 30 Dow Jones Industrials …

Finance

Hover Charts Simplified

I just made a chage to the way the hover charts are launched. It is now easier to know where the charts are available and it should also be simpler …

Infographics

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 …

Hedge Funds

Turning Your Passion Into Your Paycheck

A great Morgan Housel quote cited by Abnormal Returns points out that passion is not just what we feel, but is expressed in what we do. I wrote my …

Success

Cyber Security Comes Back (HACK)

One of the things about investing in Cyber Security is the preponderence of negativity around it. Between the discussion of foreign governments …

Cybersecurity

How Much Do Day Traders Make? +$94,119 in 3mo Trading Penny Stocks

Day Trading +$94,119.54 in 3 Months<p>The summer of 2016 will go down in the history of my trading career as a summer to remember! I had some truly …

Stocks

The Money Is In Transitions – Finding Profitable Price Transitions - Tradeciety - Trading tips, technical analysis, free trading tools

A main reason why traders fail to find profitable trades is because they don’t fully understand the nature of price movements and price structures. …

Forex

How to Get a Read on the Market

As a long time CANSLIM fan, I'm a firm believer in the importance of the 'M' part of that acronym - "Market Direction". According to IBD:<p><b>if the</b> …

Stocks