In this video I introduce a new technical analysis concept called ratio analysis. This is the comparison of two different investments in terms of their price over different time periods.
In this video, I show the U.S. Bond categories in a relative rotation graph. We have seen some interesting leadership develop.
Here’s a quick video on Relative Rotation Graphs. A great technical analysis tool.
Fight For COVID-19 Freedom Update Despite rising cases, recent data suggests the U.S. is responding well to the pandemic. As of Mid-July the number reporting Covid-19 positive was starting to fall and hospitals were operating around the 66% occupancy level. The death rate as a share of hospitalizations has increased a bit, but it remains close […]
Monday’s market selling was aggressive, closing near the day’s lows after trying to rally earlier in the trading session. Tuesday’s market open was weak and deteriorated quickly delivering another day of big declines. This is typical behavior, rapid declines after a long series of advances. Investors are dealing with the combination of elevated stock valuations […]
What is the biggest risk? The U.S. stock market is under pressure on concerns over US/China trade talks. Last week stocks attempted a recovery, but a breakdown in trade talks has increased selling pressure this week. Given the circumstances, U.S. stocks have held up well. The topic is not new; the market has had time […]
True, some of the largest single-day stock market gains come during bear markets. December 26th, 2018 marks the first time the Dow Jones industrial average gain 1,000 point in a single session. Experienced stock market investors know, one big up day does not mark the end of a downtrend. Investors should also note, Wednesday’s advance […]
There are a lot of technical indicators used by stock investors. Some screens are so filled with colors, lines and data it tough to make heads or tails from what you are looking at. It is helpful to remember there are only two data inputs. Price and Volume. Price determines the trade direction and volume establishes […]
The stock market experienced swift and deep downward action last week. Part of the market selloff points to typical action by institutional investors and looks very similar to the February decline. This type of trade action includes Option Gamma Hedging strategies, where traders profit from increased sensitivity to an option’s price change measured by gamma. Much of this […]
Nine days of trading have elapse since the start of the new year and there has been one clear message, CONSOLIDATION. Stocks delivered a strong rally after the U.S. elections in November and stocks are talking a needed rest as we move into 2017. Here is a look at the S&P 500 Index since November. […]