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Running Your Trading As A Business
3 months ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

I had an interesting situation recently in which a trader wrote to me about a start-up situation.  I interpreted the email as a request for advice regarding starting up a hedge fund or other similar money management vehicle.  I responded that the initial steps were:  1) set up a viable business plan that ...

TRADING COACH PODCAST - Knowing When It's Time To Change Your Trading Style
5 months ago by Akil Stokes @ Trading Coach Podcast

Successful trading is a lot like successful coaching. Although, the plan that you come in with is important, what's more important is how you go about making adjustments. Today's episode takes a look at some adjustments I've made in my trading & the process in which I go through before deciding to do so.  

Logic and Imagination
5 months ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

Koyfin posted this chart comparing Target and Shopify the other day that was ‘lit’:I took one look at it and commented sarcastically that ‘Investing is so easy‘.Jeff Farley had my favorite comment saying ‘More imagination, less logic‘.Bingo!My friends (and great investors) Alex Bard and Villi Itchev both got me out of my logic box back when Shopify was in the 20’s to see the growth potential of the platform.Continue reading Logic and Imagination at Howard Lindzon.

Island Reversals | Tom Bowley
5 months ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Tom talks about Island Reversals. According to John Murphy:"An exhaustion gap occurs right at the end of the market move and represents a last gasp in the trend. Sometimes an exhaustion gap is followed within a few days by a breakaway gap in the other direction, leaving several days of price action isolation by two gaps. This market phenomenon is called the island reversal and usually signals an important market turn."

How To Trade Stocks Like A Market Wizard | Bruce Kovner Trading Style
7 months ago by Fallible Financial Entertainment @ Fallible YouTube Channel

Bruce Kovner retired in 2011 from Caxton Associates, the hedge fund he founded and ran for 28 years.Over that time the fund returned an average of 21 percent a year since its inception. In comparison, the SPX averaged just 11%. Kovner had only one losing year (in 94’). Before Caxton, while trading at the famous Commodities Corp, he averaged close to 90% over 10 years. Impressive numbers by any measure.Many traders know of this cab driver turned trading legend from his interview with Jack Schwager in the original Market Wizards — one of the best interviews in the book (and there are many).

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Introducing the Golden Cross and Silver Cross Indexes (11.18) | DecisionPoint
about 3 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Carl and Erin not only covered what is going on in today’s markets, they introduced the new Golden Cross and Silver Cross Indexes! The new ChartList in the DecisionPoint Market Indicators ChartPack includes the indexes for not only the major markets, but also includes indexes for all of the S&P Sectors as well as a special “Gold Miners” Golden and Silver Cross Index chart.

Global Stocks vs. US Stocks | Trevor Neil (11.08.19)
about 4 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Trevor Neil of BETA Group joins us from London to share his take on global stocks vs. US stocks. US out-performance has become fairly overextended although breadth and RRG charts suggest there are plenty of opportunities in global equities.

Oriental Culture Aims For Mini IPO
about 4 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

Global Stocks and ETFs Engage | David Keller | The Final Bar
about 4 hours ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Guest Appearance : Trevor Neil of BETA Group Guest Trevor Neil of BETA Group breaks down US vs. global stocks and shares why some global markets may be a compelling play. Host Dave Keller explains the challenges of commodity ETFs in a new segment “ETFs Engage”.

Small gains leaves things unchanged
about 5 hours ago by Declan Fallon @ Fallond Picks

Very little to say about today. Small gains keeps things positive although volume was light. We are coming to a point when rallies in the S&P and Nasdaq needs to develop a consolidation which at the very least moves things sideways - if not, down.The rally in the S&P hasn't stopped since October and a test of the 20-day MA would be welcome at this stage. However, On-Balance-Volume does have a breakout in support of price action - so the rally is not concurring in isolation....

The Influencer Age: Small Is Beautiful
about 7 hours ago by Alizah Asif Farooqi @ Gartner L2

All influencers are not created equal.

Seasoned for Success
about 7 hours ago by Mackenzie Baker @ Gartner L2

Recipe content is table stakes for food brands, but sites like Allrecipes and The Kitchn dominate the conversation across social platforms…except for YouTube. Enter: McCormick.

The Virtuous Cycles Of Tencent And JD.Com
about 8 hours ago by SA Editor's Picks

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How To Short A Stock With Good News
about 8 hours ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital

Steven Spencer discusses how you can make money in a surprising way – a way most people watching the market wouldn’t expect – by going short a stock that has good news. * no relevant positions The post How To Short A Stock With Good News appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

Monday links: losing sight of important stuff
about 9 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

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NuZee Aims For $12 Million U.S. IPO
about 9 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

Aramco’s IPO Is Just for Practice
about 10 hours ago by Matt Levine @ Bloomberg View

Also bond offerings, FBI calls, WeWork troubles and dating.

One Click Does Plenty
about 10 hours ago by Cymone Thomas @ Gartner L2

Retailers and food brands alike are leveraging recipe content to drive site visits and sales.

Adviser links: a living and breathing instrument
about 11 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Mondays are all about financial adviser-related links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at...

20 Habits that are essential to become a Highly Profitable Trader (assuming you do not want to fail)
about 11 hours ago by smbcapital @ SMB Capital

In this video, learn the 20 things you need to do daily (assuming you do not want to fail) to become a consistently profitable trader. * no relevant positions The post 20 Habits that are essential to become a Highly Profitable Trader (assuming you do not want to fail) appeared first on SMB Training Blog.

NAHB: "Builder Confidence Holds Firm in November"
about 12 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported the housing market index (HMI) was at 70 in November, down from 71 in October. Any number above 50 indicates that more builders view sales conditions as good than poor.From NAHB: Builder Confidence Holds Firm in NovemberBuilder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes edged one point lower to 70 in November, according to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released today. The past two months mark the highest sentiment levels in 2019.“Single-family builders are currently reporting ongoing positive conditions, spurred in part by low mortgage rates and continued job growth,” said NAHB Chairman Greg Ugalde, a home builder and developer from Torrington, Conn. “In a further sign of sol...