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Can Artificial Intelligence Make Us Smarter Traders?
8 months ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

When I look at the traders who have been particularly successful over the past couple of years, the majority are either entirely algorithmic or manage capital with a hybrid, "man-machine" interface. Many make discretionary decisions--aided by signals generated by the machines.

The Problem With Chinese Stocks (JD.com / Alibaba) | China's Downfall Pt.1
8 months ago by Fallible @ Fallible YouTube Channel

This video is the beginning of our China series where we’ll explain what’s going on in China and why it doesn’t look good for Chinese stocks like JD.com & Alibaba. On November 18, 1956, during a reception at the Polish embassy in Moscow. Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev declared to his audience of Western diplomats that “We [the Soviet Union] will bury you.” This was not a military threat but rather an economic boast. And it was a remark taken very seriously by the West.The Soviet economy delivered exceptionally high growth rates in the decades following WWII, far outpacing developed Western nations. This growth mesmerized Western academics, policymakers, and intellectuals with its astonishing pace. The Soviet Union was hailed as an “economic miracle” and many became convinced that the Soviet’s Command and Control economy was far superior to the West’s capitalist system… and that it was only a matter of time before the Soviets became the largest economic power in the world. Th...

When the Tilray Bubble Bursts, How Far Down Does the Abyss Go?
8 months ago by Grizzle.com

Nice infographic and breakdown of the marijuana stock bubble

Technology is Dead, Long Live FAANG
8 months ago by Intrinsic Investing

Over 10% of the market cap of the S&P 500 will be represented by the Communication Services sector, making it the 4th largest sector of the market. Some of the most important companies in the world will be in this sector, with many of them coming into existence over just the last 15 years. This is an unusual development and one that investors need to understand if they hope to understand the changes that have roiled the global economy and seek to achieve superior investment results in the future.

The Single Best Thing a Stock Can Do
8 months ago by Arthur Hill @ StockCharts.com

There are lots of indicators out there, but one metric stands head and shoulders above the rest. No, it is not a head-and-shoulders pattern. There are hundreds, if not zillions, of ways to measure the trend and identify trend reversals. Over the years, I have found trend reversals to be more the exception rather than the norm. Trends show a tendency to persist and this means we are better off...

Three Great Stocks from My Strong Earnings ChartList
8 months ago by Tom Bowley @ StockCharts.com

Where is technology taking us? – Dr Tom Starke
8 months ago by Andrew Swanscott @ Better System Trader

A common dream sold to traders, especially when they’re starting out,  is the dream of sitting back on the beach sipping cocktails while our trading systems go to work and make us money. While certain aspects of that dream are possible, for example automated trading, traders still need to do a lot of work to...The post 156 – Where is technology taking us? – Dr Tom Starke appeared first on Better System Trader.

Nasdaq and Russell 2000 Looking at 50-day MA Support
8 months ago by Declan Fallon @ Fallond Picks

Tech and Small Caps are starting to slip from their summer advances. This may be a simple change in pace but longs for these indices will be looking to 50-day MAs to attract buyers; if these are swept it will leave support lacking until July swing lows and/or 200-day MAs.The Nasdaq fell outside of its rising channel after three prior successes. Volume climbed to register as distribution.The Russell 2000 experienced a sequence of non-commital days which looks to ...

Top Senior Trader on what it takes to become a successful trader
9 months ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital

In this video, our top senior traders sits down with our newest hires at our trading desk in NYC, and tells them what it takes to become a successful trader. Watch the video to get advice from one of the top short term traders on the Street. * no relevant positionsThe post Top Senior Trader on what it takes to become a successful trader appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

Are You Doing Too Much!? | Complexity Vs Simplicity In Trading
9 months ago by Fallible @ Fallible YouTube Channel

In the classroom we were constantly praised and awarded for complexity. A desire for higher marks meant creating more pages of writing, more conclusions, more assumptions, more models, more complexity, more and more. Yet when we exit the sterile classroom and apply that approach to the real world in search of profits, it often translates into less success, not more. Complex approaches usually fizzle out, whereas simple ones, combined with basic common sense and perseverance, tend to bring home the bacon.The market teaches this lesson the hard way. It will take the complex, highly involved PhD thesis and spit it right back into your face in the form of a giant loss or even worse, a completely blown out trading account. The market doesn’t care about fancy complexity and therefore tends to reward the practical street hustler over the high level academic.Long Term Capital Management’s blow out in the late 90s is a classic example of academia gone wrong. While the professors were scr...

Six Characteristics of Successful Traders
9 months ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

I've seen traders succeed in very different markets, over very different time frames, and with very different strategies.  Here are common elements I've noticed among the most successful traders:1...

How to use time stops effectively
11 months ago by Michael Martin @ MartinKronicle

How to use time stops effectively When directional momentum stalls after you’ve established your position, here’s what to do

The Psychology of Trading Without the Ego
9 months ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

A surprising amount of poor trading comes from trading our egos, not from actually trading markets.When we focus on predicting market moves and trading our views with conviction, trading rapidly b...

Becoming Truly Accountable For Our Trading Account
9 months ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

We have trading accounts, but how truly accountable are we for those?What percentage of us routinely keeps informative data on our trading results?<span style="font-fa...

EP#4 Smash the Bid — Options, Large Caps and Building Generational Wealth (Stock Trading Podcast)
9 months ago by Del the Trader

Really good interview with "Smash" about his development as a trader.

Here’s What We See From The Monthly Candlesticks
9 months ago by JC @ All Star Charts

This is easily the most valuable exercise I do each month. It takes me half an hour, just 12 times a year. It’s the best 6 hours I’ll spend in 2018. It helps eliminate the noise by forcing us to only look once a month. It brings us home, to the primary trend. It’s easy […]The post Here’s What We See From The Monthly Candlesticks appeared first on All Star Charts.

Five Trading Lessons from Coaching Seven-Figure Traders
9 months ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital

Mike Bellafiore, Co-Founder of SMB Capital, shares five trading lessons from his work coaching top traders inside and outside of SMB. Are you doing the right things as a trader? We know that many traders wonder this. Learn what the best are doing to be so damn good.The post Five Trading Lessons from Coaching Seven-Figure Traders appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

Joel Greenblatt On Big Picture Thinking | The TRUTH About Value Investing
9 months ago by Fallible @ Fallible YouTube Channel

In this video we’re going to talk about how you can use big picture thinking to beat the market. And we’re going to do it with the help of the famous value investor Joel Greenblatt. If you don’t know Greenblatt, he wrote the book called “The Little Book That Beats The Market” which included his famous “magic formula” used in value investing. He also created the website Value Investing Club and is a professor at Columbia’s business school. In his classes at Columbia Joel would say that he’s only average at valuation work. He has little edge there. Where he excelled, and where is edge really came from, is in putting all that information into context. He could see the bigger picture and pinpoint what matters. Here’s a quote from him: “Explain the big picture. Your predecessors (MBAs) failed over a long period of time. It has nothing to do about their ability to do a spreadsheet. It has more to do with the big picture. I focus on the big picture. Think of the logic, not just the...

An idea to improve your trading network and trading
9 months ago by Bella @ SMB Capital

I work with a strong trader, outside of SMB, who needed some help with one area of trading.  I recognized the area where this trader could improve and pointed it out.  What happened next can help all of our trading. While I certainly could have gone into how this strong trader could improve in this one area, I thought of ... Read MoreThe post An idea to improve your trading network and trading appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

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