Financial Trends Forecaster indicates it might be time for Traders to enter the Markets

If you read this blog you know I am a follower of the Financial Trends Forecaster site. In particular I watch their NYSE ROC and NASDAQ ROC charts. These charts show the annual rate of return rather than the index or price. Financial Trends Forecaster believe the ROC is a much better gauge of market […]

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All About Market Timing – A Great Christmas Read

Here is the second book I recommend people read to educate themselves on the stock markets. “All About Market Timing” was written by Leslie N. Masonson and published in 2004, after the 2000-2003 bear market. Click in the title above to go to the Google Books site to see the contents of this great book […]

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Lies My Financial Planner Told Me

Have you noticed that whenever you talk with a financial planner they talk in terms of certainties. But when you sign the investment documents they point out that there are no guarantees the things they told us before may apply? Do you go to a car showroom and hear them tell you all the great […]

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Wall Street Ten Commandments that’ll send you Broke

Wall Street is full of high sounding, feel good sayings about investing. Al Thomas of Mutual Fund Magic has put together what he calls The Wall Street Ten Commandments that he says will send you broke. I suggest you get them framed and hang them on your wall. Then when ever you need to talk […]

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Buy and Hold Non-Strategy vs. Stop Loss Strategy Hypothetical

I thought I might try and see how Buy and Hold Non-Strategy held up against a Stop Loss Strategy from the 2000 stock market crash to now. I know when I watched the market recover from the March lows I was tempted to put some money in the market. But I use stops and my […]

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