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China Economic Data Disappooints, but Still Strong

Tuesday, May 13--Jim Wyckoff's Morning Web Log * LATEST MARKET DEVELOPMENTS * In overnight news the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) reported China’s economic growth rate will continue to slow in the coming months, while other countries’ economies will see steady growth. Meantime, China’s industrial output grew by 8.7% in April, year-on-year, but was below...

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One Of The Biggest Mistakes Traders Make

One Of The Biggest Mistakes Traders Make

Let’s get down to business. In this article I will get right to the point and the core of the matter — the technical analysis matter that is. This is a situation in which a lot of traders are caught off guard most of the time and it revolves around: earnings, gaps and location. Let's take a look at an example. BA (Boeing) Company posted better than expected quarterly results the day seen...

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Sector Rotation: Accumulation And Distribution

Sector Rotation: Accumulation And Distribution

In past articles, I have shared that corrections or maybe just weak markets are an opportune time to begin following the flow of money to determine where the market is moving in the ongoing evolution to find the next winners or simply to minimize risk depending on your perspective.  Last November, we looked at Perfcharts to gauge the industry where we might find the next movers based on our...

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Sell In May And Go Away: Get The Timing Right

Sell In May And Go Away: Get The Timing Right

The month of May can be a feast or famine period in the equity markets, but one thing is for sure it is known for volatility.  For instance, from 1965 through 1984 the S&P 500 was down 15 out of 20 Mays; yet from 1985 through 1997 May was the best month with 13 consecutive gains.  The recent multi-month consolidation pattern sets the stage for an exciting summer in the financial markets....

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How To: Read Order Flow For Unusual Options Action

How To: Read Order Flow For Unusual Options Action

Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) is an oil and natural gas production company engaged in the development and acquisition of properties for resource extraction. The company also has marketing and oil services operations. CHK stock closed Friday’s trading session at $28.28, and shares of CHK have traded in a 52-week range of $18.92-$29.48. Despite a recent slide the stock has been very...

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TraderPlanet: Top Stories

TraderPlanet: Top Stories

Spring is arriving and so has the latest edition of the TraderPlanet quarterly trading journal. This is the fifth edition of our free quarterly trading publication. The spring issue features an exclusive interview with Fidelity president Brian Hogan. Fidelity's Hogan oversees 500 employees and is responsible for the management of $850 billion in assets. He sat down with TraderPlanet in the...

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Escape The Bear At Home With Emerging Market ETFs

Escape The Bear At Home With Emerging Market ETFs

Despite the frantic headlines, it shouldn’t be terribly surprising to see domestic equity benchmarks struggling to continue their steep ascent this year — especially considering the truly impressive returns seen across Wall Street in 2013. While the recent economic slowdown at home has been largely attributed to the uncharacteristically harsh winter weather, one headwind that likely isn’t...

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The “Death” Of CAN SLIM®

The “Death” Of CAN SLIM®

Assessing Potential “Big Stock” Leaders in the Age of Instant Information In the course of operating our investment website we receive a large number of emails from individuals who claim that the investment methodology “invented” and espoused by William J. O’Neil, otherwise known by the acronym CAN SLIM®, has not worked well for them in this environment. To some extent we might agree, since...

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UK Official Bank Rate Bearish Play

UK Official Bank Rate Bearish Play

Forex traders know that economic reports and central bank rate announcements are a time of volatility. Anticipation of the events is high and expectations build up on both sides of the currencies can lead to very good trading opportunities. Many professional traders prefer to engage these events with breakout play because of the uncertainties. However, not all such events are unpredictable....

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3 Things Every Trader Should Do Each Spring

3 Things Every Trader Should Do Each Spring

Spring is notoriously known as a time to clean. While many may be planning to tackle the closet, the garden, or the cupboards, Traders should be applying the same cleaning mindset by taking a look at their own trading processes. Below are three things that I think every trader should do to spring clean. #1 Clean Up Your Charts Far too many traders have way too many indicators on their...

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