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IPO Watch: Does TubeMogul Have What It Takes?

IPO Watch: Does TubeMogul Have What It Takes?

Following in the footsteps of Rocket Fuel, Criteo (CRTO), and YuMe (YUME), TubeMogul (TUBE) is set to become the latest digital advertising company to go public over the past several months. Like its peers before it, TUBE is growing its topline rapidly as its client base expands and as it generates more revenue per client. Also like FUEL and YUME at the time of their IPOs, the company is...

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Could Kahneman Be That Wrong?

Daniel Kahneman’s contribution to the world of behavioural finance is well documented. Before you completely dismiss me as heretic daring to challenge a man as revered for his achievements as Nobel laureate psychologist Daniel Kahneman, I invite you to consider the following point: Our reality, as has been described for thousands of years by the wisdom traditions and now shown to be correct...

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Psychology: Accept Your Losses, Be A Better Trader

Psychology: Accept Your Losses, Be A Better Trader

The number one trading topic that few traders want to talk about is the trading loss.  When was the last time you heard a trader say, “I had a fantastic loss the other day.  Let me tell you all about it?”  No one likes to lose money and the experience can be painful both financially and emotionally, especially if the loss is a large one.  It is natural to try to avoid losses.  Not talking or...

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A Proprietary Trading Indicator: Duffy 3 by 3

A Proprietary Trading Indicator: Duffy 3 by 3

The 3 by 3 is a proprietary trading technical tool that I developed in the early 1990’s.The purpose of the 3 by 3 is to find meaningful support and resistance for the current trading bar. It can be used on any timeframe chart —intraday, daily, weekly, monthly. How It Works The methodology is to first calculate the 3 bar average of the lows and the 3 bar average of the highs. Next calculate...

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Trading In A Low Volatility Environment

With the VIX continuing to print unusually low levels investors and traders alike are challenged. Granted, many stocks continue to grind higher, however, finding good low risk entries is a challenge for many traders.   I am a contrarian trader, always looking for opportunities in oversold or overbought stocks and commodities, trading off patterns I like. To me hopping on a trend that is...

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The Primal Reason For All Your (Trading) Challenges Nobody Tells You About

Let’s go straight to the heart of the matter: No, it is not your fear of losing, it isn’t your inability to read the market correctly, nor is it your lack of charting knowledge that causes your trading difficulties. In a nutshell: The number one reason for all your problems revolves around the fact that you have reality back to front. What do I mean by that? If you never read an article...

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Investing 101: Understand These Trading Truths

Investing 101: Understand These Trading Truths

The investing world is full of sampler-worthy axioms masquerading as strategies. But for any real strategy to be successful, it must have an underlying philosophy in which you can believe (this is true in sports, military campaigns and especially investing). Investing 101 While your philosophy may include some commonly held beliefs about investing, it shouldn’t be based entirely on them....

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Summer Seasonal Patterns In Corn

Summer Seasonal Patterns In Corn

Each individual locale has a relatively unique planting and harvest cycle; further, crops around the world face various windows of opportunity for the optimal growing season.  Nevertheless, as a U.S. based commodity trader, the focus should primarily be on the domestic crop cycles because it is these that will have the largest impact on the Chicago Board of Trade corn futures contract. ...

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Sector Study: Where Is Growth Seen Ahead?

Sector Study: Where Is Growth Seen Ahead?

Sector Rotation via Accumulation/Distribution. A periodic study of sector rotations can help us understand the drivers and motivations behind price movements.  One of my favorite tools is simply looking at accumulation versus distribution ratings assigned by Investor's Business Daily® (IBD).  It is an objective study of where money is flowing.  [Editor's note: this article is a follow up to...

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Perseverance And Trading Success

Perseverance And Trading Success

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” --Winston ChurchillIf you are reading this article then you most probably chose trading as your career. It is the most rewarding business that I can even think of but also it can be one of the most frustrating and challenging jobs you have ever had to do. It is tedious; it requires a lot of discipline, dedication, persistence and ….the word of the...

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