Category Archives: Industry Performance

Looking for Strength

It’s easy to get lost in these ridiculous trading days.  Just yesterday the world was on the brink of collapse, tonight the problems in Italy, Spain and France are being ‘mitigated’ and the stock market is ‘cheap’ and ‘ripe with … Continue reading

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08/10/11 Burrito

Tonight I would like to take a look at how I am using my industry standings algorithm to formulate a watchlist of stocks.  For the most part, daily charts are in the shit.  There really isn’t anything out there that … Continue reading

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08/08/11 Casserole

Instead of banter on about the events at the Stock Exchange today, I’ll start by sharing with you a recollection of this day, 13 years ago…it was the summer of 1998.  This night and the next (8/8 and 8/9) were … Continue reading

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Industry Standings 08/05/11

I am going to start posting a complete list of industry standings here every day.  With the wealth of online financial information, I find it surprising that acquiring data regarding the performance of individual industries is so hard to come … Continue reading

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Industry Standings 08/03/11

Rank Industry Score Change Weekly Change 1 Tobacco 3.85 -0.24 2.99 2 Food and Beverage 2.21 0.00 2.22 3 Utilities 1.85 -0.23 1.83 4 Financial Services 1.28 -0.09 1.75 5 Energy 1.23 -0.34 -1.06 6 Internet 1.13 0.63 -3.80 7 … Continue reading

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Watchlist 08/03/11 Part Deux

Part 1 $KGC:  If you have read any of my watchlist posts, you know that I like to talk about smooth transitions through what I like to call the “sweet spot”.  I realize that’s a bit esoteric…the concept is pretty … Continue reading

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Watchlist 08/03/11

The following stocks have been removed from the watchlist (reason): $ACAS (closed below 9.50, lower BB and 63 EMA) Today’s List: $KO: I opened a call option position in $KO today, buying Sept 67.5 calls @ 1.57.  I’m happy with … Continue reading

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