Tag Archives: stock market strategy

Yes, I Went Short Today

As noted on StockTwits, I closed my speculative Oct 29 call position in $SLV position prior to the close for a very nice gain (selling at an average of 3.47 from 2.75 for a 26% gain in 2 days).  I … Continue reading

Posted in General, Options, Psychology, Trades | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Here We Go Again

As I peruse the Stocktwits stream this morning, I am mildly amused by the number of people who seem to be anxious to declare the validity of this “rally”.  If this describes your mind set…I’m warning you: there is a … Continue reading

Posted in General, Psychology | Tagged , | 2 Comments

So…Now What?

I’m not one for making prognostications about where the market is headed, therefore I have a hard time saying that we, at the very least, will retest the lows from August (nothing in the stock market is a foregone conclusion)…but … Continue reading

Posted in General, Psychology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Fight It?

Since early August, the ‘easier’ trade has been shorting the pops.  The setups have been what I would consider “highly reliable”.  Repeatedly, the market has rallied, sucked people into the rally, stalled for a period of 2-3 days, then dropped.  … Continue reading

Posted in General, Psychology | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Dynamic Situation

Last night, my intrigue into what charts would look like if I flipped them around their horizontal axis generated what this bullshit blog would consider a ‘minor buzz’.  I appreciate the recognition, even garnering accolades from a “fucking tool” ;).  … Continue reading

Posted in Information, potential trades, Psychology, Watch List | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Industry Performance, Psychology, Watch List | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Industry Performance, Information | Tagged , | Leave a comment