Building Blocks of Technical Analysis

January 28, 2019

Technical analysis is based almost entirely on the analysis of price and volume. The fields that define a security’s price and volume are defined as: Open– This is the price of the first trade for the period (e.g., the first trade of the day). When analyzing daily data, the Open is especially important, as it […]

Seasonal Patterns: January Effect

December 31, 2018

So. Always interested to see what happens in the first week of trading in January (and the first month too). There is a pattern, that has a high correlation. It is a 2 part pattern. First. As the first 5 days going in the stock market (S&P) so goes the balance of the year. There […]

Dogs of the Dow-17 % on average a Year! Easy to Learn

December 10, 2018

Looking for a simple investment strategy, that does better than mutual funds? Investing, or trading can be very challenging. Learning Fundamentals, Technical patterns, Candle stick patters (see some flash cards below), and trading systems. These over time, can make you a GREAT investor or trader.   But if you want something, quick, easy and reasonably […]

Christmas Trade-6 Weeks

November 28, 2018

OK. This is one of my favorite trades. And It is just around the corner. Disclaimer: Past performance, does not guarantee future performance. Investment, and Options trading has RISK. If you do not know what you are doing, you may lose all the money you invest. GET Educated! First a little history, and then execution. […]

Candle Stick Patterns

October 7, 2018

There are hundreds of Candlestick patterns. If you master just a few of them, it can make a major difference in your trading, and money in your account. The first two candlesticks, you should be aware of are the Hammer and Doji. These are usually signs of a reversal in the market place. After a […]

The Balanced Approach to Investing.

October 1, 2018

Strategy: 45/45/10 Plan—A balanced approach to investing. 45% Cash Flow. Focus on cash flow strategies first. This builds multiple sources of cash flow. If we have more than just job income it keeps us safer. And or allows extra money to build wealth, or leverage. Strategies to consider are: Get a job. A good start, […]

Sharpening the Axe

September 27, 2018

“If I had six hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first 4 hours sharpening the axe” — Abraham Lincoln Tools are very useful to save time, and get outstanding results, if they are sharp. Inefficient tools, wast time, and energy. I learned this the hard way.  I remember my brother and I […]

Best 6 Months to Invest

September 15, 2018

Alright I was not going to do this, but this is such a cool gem of information, I can’t resist telling you. There are several seasonal patterns, that are prevalent in the stock market. Yet, likely your financial expert, does not know them or even worst, they do and they don’t tell you about them. […]

5 Reasons Folks lose money in the Market

September 9, 2018

Let me give you the top 5 reasons, people loose money in the stock market: Mistake Number 1: Trust Financial Experts. Experts? In fact this can be far from the truth. Yes, they passed a simple test, to get a license. But did you know on that test, there was NEVER a question about the […]

10,000 Hours to become an Expert!

September 6, 2018

Strategy: Don’t become an Expert, but Manage Experts. A lot of folks, want to become experts in specific areas, but often don’t realize the amount of time and effort involved. So, let us say, you want to become an expert in Real Estate. The quoted average is 10,000 hours of study and work to become […]