Analysis Topic: Investor & Trader EducationThe analysis published under this topic are as follows.
Friday, February 26, 2010
How a 3-in-1 chart formation in cotton foresaw the January selloff
By Nico Isaac
For Elliott Wave International's chief commodity analyst Jeffrey Kennedy, the single most important thing for a trader to have is STYLE-- and no, we're not talking business casual versus sporty chic. Trading "style," as in any of the following: top/bottom picker, strictly technical, cyclical, or pattern watcher.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, February 25, 2010
One of the first orders of business that goes on during most initial meetings with a mainstream financial advisor is an inventory of assets, income, and other particulars. What generally follows next is series of pie charts that lumps you into one of three or four categories along with ‘projections’ of your future wealth if you’ll only contribute $3,000/year to that IRA for two decades. We’ve all heard the spiel. By contributing a mere pittance, you too can retire to millionaire acres in just 30 years. While there have been many candidates for financial crime of the century (even though we’re only 10 years in), this one has to rank right up there.Read full article... Read full article...
Saturday, February 20, 2010
The Wave Principle identifies trend, countertrend, maturity of a trend -- and more.
By Editorial Staff
The following article is an excerpt from Elliott Wave International's Trader's Classroom Collection.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Sign-up for Perfect Portfolio Investing 2010 Webinar this Friday / InvestorEducation / Learning to Invest
On Friday, Adam is going to go into detail about this hypothetical
portfolio and it's conservative strategy. This set-up is "perfect"
for those of us who don't want to look at our brokerage accounts every day.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Income Investing And What You Really Know About It - Survey Results / InvestorEducation / Learning to Invest
The results are in! Roughly 260 people took the time to respond to the income investing survey and I thank y'all very much for being so generous with your time. First, the generalizations:Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, February 12, 2010
Every trader and investor I know would love to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. The reality is that this is not a winning solution, nor is it possible to do this on a consistent basis.
What we look for at MarketClub is to catch the sweet spot of the trend. The sweet spot is the 70% to 80% that's in the middle of a trend.Read full article... Read full article...
Sunday, February 07, 2010
Last week was an incredible week for trading the intraday charts. With rising volume and volatility prices began to move up or down for extended periods of time allowing traders to profit from these powerful short term price swings.Read full article... Read full article...
Saturday, January 30, 2010
Educational ETF’s, Futures & CFD’s Low Risk Trading Setups Explained / InvestorEducation / Learn to Trade
I thought I would put this more detailed report on finding and trading low risk setups for gold, silver, oil indexes etc…. In short it does not matter what time frame you trade with or if you trade exchange traded funds, futures contracts or CFD’s (contract of difference).
This type of trading setup works for virtually every investment but I mainly focus on trading: Gold Futures, Gold ETFs, Gold CFD’s, and the SP500 & Dow 30 futures, ETF’s and CFD’s as I find they are very accurate and profitable.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, January 28, 2010
It is often said that there is nothing new under the sun. Truly, economic events of late have demonstrated this in spades. There is little that is new, just different flavors of the same. So, in the absence of anything substantially new to add to the collection of events this week, I am going to take an opportunity to return to some of the analytical topics that I’ve had but a few precious chances to deal with over the past three and a half years. The last foray dealt with some hedging strategies involving options and inverse funds. This week I’m going to dig deeper into the options side of hedging and look at some of the various pricing models available for consideration. Then we’ll take the models for a spin and create ourselves a hypothetical situation and see how things play out.Read full article... Read full article...
Saturday, January 23, 2010
Time the Market Using These Market Strength and Volatility Indicators / InvestorEducation / Technical Analysisdeleted Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, January 22, 2010
One of the things that I am hearing more and more these days is that traders are not making money consistently.
Do you know anyone with this challenge? Do you know them intimately?Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, January 21, 2010
How Predictable Are Black Swans? The Black Swan Hunters / InvestorEducation / Forecasts & Technical Analysis
We invest using the scientific method and tools such as convergent evolution and comparative economic history in order to try to predict black swans. Here is our story:Read full article... Read full article...
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Keith Fitz-Gerald writes: When it comes to the global financial crisis, many so-called "experts" think the worst is behind us. But I don't buy it.
And I'm not alone.
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
If you have ever looked at the TICK, it pretty much looks like "noise". With extremely lengthy bars on minute to daily data, it seems like useless data to many. Chart 1 below is an example of TICK data.Read full article... Read full article...
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Tom Dyson writes: The secret I'm going to share with you today is probably the single most important factor in determining the success of stock market traders. If you can master it, you can make millions in the stock market.Read full article... Read full article...