Analysis Topic: Investor & Trader EducationThe analysis published under this topic are as follows.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Senior Analyst Jeffrey Kennedy outlines three important Elliott wave patterns in three markets
See how three Elliott wave patterns develop -- in Cliffs Natural Resources Inc (CLF), iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM) and Direxion Daily Financial Bull 3X Shares (FAS) -- in this classic 5-minute video excerpt from Jeffrey Kennedy's Trader's Classroom service.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Porter Stansberry writes: Fair warning, gentle reader... the next two DailyWealth essays are, in all likelihood, a waste of your time.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Investing with limited funds can present many challenges.
Let’s face it, if you had $1,000,000 to work with the number of opportunities and a reasonable dollar allocation would be much easier. Who would not like to have this problem?
Friday, March 06, 2015
Jared Dillian writes: When I was 11, my grandmother liked to hang out in Bee Bee’s Dairy and smoke cigarettes and drink coffee.
The air quality in that place was like modern-day Beijing, with all these old people smoking and shooting the breeze. I used to get ice cream sodas there, what you would call a “float” in other parts of the country.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, March 05, 2015
A fascinating study is the psychology that accompanies a prolonged sideways market trend. It also holds insights into what the future likely holds for stock prices.
When equities get stuck in a sideways trend for several months, investor psychology goes through four basic stages of change: 1.) initially they feel expectant that stock prices will quickly breakout of the newly formed range; 2.) when this fails to materialize sentiment turns sour as stocks drop to the lower boundary of the range; 3.) as stocks continue bouncing from the top to the bottom of the range investors begin to lose interest and eventually quit participating altogether with many selling their stock holdings. This is what forms the basis of a bullish accumulation pattern since “smart money” professional investors eagerly snap up the disgorged supply from disgruntled retail investors. 4.) Finally, as the range is nearing its final resolution, small investors who may, or may not, be invested are thoroughly frustrated at the lack of directional movement.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, February 20, 2015
The Simplest Long-Term Investment Strategy You'll Ever See / InvestorEducation / Exchange Traded Funds
Dr. Steve Sjuggerud writes: Is your goal as an investor to beat the market?
If your answer is yes, I have news for you...
Not every investor can beat the market. And in many cases, trying to beat the market can shatter your long-term gains...Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Investing in Stocks - Safety in Numbers, Protection in Options / InvestorEducation / Learning to Invest
By Andrey Dashkov
If you want to fail as an investor, the possibilities are endless. Buying stocks on a whim, holding on to the losers for too long, and dumping winners too soon are just a few ways to start.
Options, like anything else, can cost you money or make you money. Due to the leverage employed when trading options, they often add both a layer of potential profit and a layer of risk on top of their underlying assets. But a less-known benefit of trading options is that they can serve as a hedge or form of insurance.Read full article... Read full article...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
How to Determine the Best Place to Invest Using Technical Analysis / InvestorEducation / Learning to Invest
Christopher Rowe writes: Over the next five minutes, I’ll teach you one of the most successful investment approaches in history... one that can tell you which part of the stock market you should be in right now.
Its success has been documented in more than 100 independent studies over the last few decades. And it’s been back-tested for over a century.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Kumarpal Shah writes: .CFD trading is another form of making money online. It’s another type of investment to make, but there are skills and techniques that you need to develop. With all that in mind, there are certain rules that you really need to start following. These will help you make better financial decisions, so you make the most money in your trading.
Here are four CFD trading rules that you really need to follow right now.
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Dr. Steve Sjuggerud writes: My friend Meb Faber just wrote the book on asset allocation.
Monday, February 02, 2015
William Patalon III writes: As I wrote this for you folks last week, my part of the country was bracing for Winter Storm Juno, a blizzard that could bring wind gusts of 65 miles per hour while dumping as much as three feet of snow on some of the biggest cities in the Northeast. (We were spared its brunt, but New England could claim no such good fortune).
With the early warning systems we have today – giving us the ability to prepare – the human toll from Juno was held to a minimum.Read full article... Read full article...
Saturday, January 31, 2015
Dr. Steve Sjuggerud writes: "Today may be the very top in the U.S. dollar," I said on Fox Business two weeks ago.
I was wrong. I need to learn from my mistake...
If you want to get better at investing, you need to analyze your mistakes. That way, you don't make them again.Read full article... Read full article...
Friday, January 23, 2015
Jared Dillian writes: This week’s big news, of course, continues to be the massive revaluation of the Swiss franc (CHF). It’s perhaps the first instance of a G10 currency going up 16% in a single day.
From a strategy standpoint, there really is only one way to interpret this, as many people already have: it’s the end of central bank omnipotence.Read full article... Read full article...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Brett Aitken writes: There is a simple path to wealth...
It doesn't require much work. It doesn't require much knowledge. You don't have to be lucky, or even all that good.
You just have to learn one simple concept: capital efficiency.Read full article... Read full article...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Dr. Steve Sjuggerud writes: I met a legend over the weekend...
He's a now-retired international sports hero.
I don't want to share his name today, because he told me quietly that he could use some financial help, and he probably wouldn't want that word out in public.Read full article... Read full article...