The Actual Trade is the Smallest Part of the Plan
So, will the market make it five days in a row? Is there enough gas in the tank to drive up the hill one more day? I don’t know, Fridays can be tough in an uncertain market environment. And what would be the reason for the market to behave well again today? Nothing regarding debt in Europe or...
Some Pretty Pictures To Consider
This past week, Kevin Klombies (TraderPlanet Today, 9/14) discussed an interesting theme – trends repeat themselves in ten-year cycles. The Decade Theme argues that the markets keep repeating the same basic trends but with different leadership from decade to decade. Of course, his article goes ...
American All The Way
Last week, I responded to an idea Dr. Van Tharp presented in an article (There is no success or failure—only feedback.), and in my response, I said the following. If you continually win, accept that as success, which will breed confidence and further success. A reader wrote me with an interesting...
A Bit O’ This And A Bit O’ That
I had to wade through the dearth of Greece/Italy/European debt news to get to the gems below. But I did it, and that’s what counts. Although each below is not earth shattering in market terms, each does point to a specific market movement that could provide some trading/investing opportunity. ...
All Of This Can Make You Crazy
Now I am one who believes there are forces at work in the universe that we know nothing about, forces that to our unknowing sensibilities would seem, well, incomprehensible, much like a jet would seem to a caveman. I don’t want to carry this too far, but I have noticed recently that the market s...
The Market Seems To Be Feeling Better
Okay, so now the market is shooting for a fourth straight day of gains. It appears that an uptick in unemployment claims or a slowdown in consumer spending for August did little to rattle the market. Then again, why should it worry about something as silly as unemployment and consumer spending ...
Sep 18, 2011
Volume 11 Issue 3
The "Ask Trader Ed" newsletter is a weekly publication that brings you Trader Ed’s thoughts for the week, and it gives you one additional thought-provoking column.
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