Macro Views

Monday, 15 September 2014

How much more testing is possible

In the world of trading, seldom is a trader satisfied. Either the market wo...

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Consolidation at the highs Friday, 12 September 2014

Consolidation at the highs

A couple weeks back it was pretty clear that the angle of ascent was unsust...

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Where's the traders? Thursday, 11 September 2014

Where's the traders?

Usually when summer ends and fall begins, the traders come back from their ...

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Do you want to be part of the crowd?

The hawkers of phones and now watches showed up on a California campus yest...

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Circus atmosphere Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Circus atmosphere

It's being billed as the big event and it's almost as if its a circus atmos...

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Monday, 08 September 2014

Top test

Last Friday we observed that the market was consolidating for eight days on...

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On the ledge Friday, 05 September 2014

On the ledge

If you take a short term view of the market, you can see it has consolidate...

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Sometimes things just happen Thursday, 04 September 2014

Sometimes things just happen

Yesterday's potential bullish set-ups had a dash of cold water splashed on ...

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New bullish patterns forming Wednesday, 03 September 2014

New bullish patterns forming

After three years of pretty much uninterrupted "up", most investors and tra...

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Stretch Run Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Stretch Run

When the calendar transitions to September, it is time for the stretch run ...

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Friday, 29 August 2014

Complacency

When a market becomes this boring and any and everything is immediately bou...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014

The dreaded September in view now

The worst month of the year for the stock market is September if you view f...

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Paint dries faster than this market is moving Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Paint dries faster than this market is moving

Humans are predisposed to griping about something. It's human nature. If it...

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Valuations

So much spilled ink on valuations. Sure they matter. In the end, it really ...

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Monday, 25 August 2014

Rotation, the hallmark of a mature bull market

When bull markets are steaming higher, rotation is a big piece of the puzzl...

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Friday, 22 August 2014

Can we get 10 of 11?

The  S&P 500 has printed 9 out of 10 days higher. It's the the first time...

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A pause and then more? Thursday, 21 August 2014

A pause and then more?

W.D. Gann is widely known for his Gann angles and the resistive and supportiv...

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Trading Articles

GDP growth says stocks are wildly overvalued Sunday, 14 September 2014

GDP growth says stocks are wildly overvalued

Everyone wants to know if the market is fundamentally over or under valued....

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$Compq- 4533 2nd leg target Update 9/15/14 Monday, 15 September 2014

$Compq- 4533 2nd leg target Update 9/15/14

Bears are looking to take us down to 4533 and likely lower if we get there-...

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Apple's 'sell the news' trade was preempted Thursday, 04 September 2014

Apple's 'sell the news' trade was preempted

It's been a month now since the last chorus of crash calls made the rounds si...

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Classical TA - $Compq- Bulls looking to break rising wedge topside Sunday, 24 August 2014

Classical TA - $Compq- Bulls looking to break rising wedge topside

Bulls are attempting a topside rising wedge break- see the following 7month...

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Remove crash fears by being better informed Thursday, 21 August 2014

Remove crash fears by being better informed

Multiple times over the past year I have penned pieces telling you what to ...

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Why the Fed may do QE again Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Why the Fed may do QE again

Before quantitative easing, the Federal Reserve primarily relied on two pol...

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Classical TA - $Compq- 115 to 121 trading day center of decline cycles Update 9/4/14 Thursday, 04 September 2014

Classical TA - $Compq- 115 to 121 trading day center of decline cycles Update 9/4/14

We barely gapped above the 4513.7 target today (4513.9 low, 4527.5 close)- ...

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More Quantitative Easing to Come? Thursday, 14 August 2014

More Quantitative Easing to Come?

In 2009, quantitative easing was introduced to our vocabulary as extraordina...

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Classical TA - SVXY- Bears eyeing 60.67 target Update 9/1/14 Monday, 01 September 2014

Classical TA - SVXY- Bears eyeing 60.67 target Update 9/1/14

SVXY is a short VIX (implied volatility of S&P 500 index options) ETF- ...

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Is it finally time for a crash? Tuesday, 05 August 2014

Is it finally time for a crash?

Last week, US equities dropped 2% to 3% depending on what index you monitor...

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TNA- Bears activate 57.84 target Update 9/1/14 Monday, 01 September 2014

TNA- Bears activate 57.84 target Update 9/1/14

We fell below the 68.12 significant low today- see the following 5wk 30min ...

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Bottoms Up or Top Down? Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Bottoms Up or Top Down?

There are two ways to approach the equity market. You can view it from top ...

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$Gold- 1436 target, 1399.2, 1451.4 nested targets Update 8/23/14 Saturday, 23 August 2014

$Gold- 1436 target, 1399.2, 1451.4 nested targets Update 8/23/14

Bulls need to leave the upper triangle trendline behind- see the following ...

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The Great Unwind is Approaching Friday, 18 July 2014

The Great Unwind is Approaching

In this bull of bull markets, getting any selling that lasts for more than ...

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Classical TA - TNA- bearish below 76.17 Update 7/30/14 Sunday, 24 August 2014

Classical TA - TNA- bearish below 76.17 Update 7/30/14

Bears are in the drivers seat as long as we remain below 76.17- see the fol...

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Classical TA - JNUG- 43.68 intermediate term target Update 8/17/14 Sunday, 24 August 2014

Classical TA - JNUG- 43.68 intermediate term target Update 8/17/14

Bulls have their sights set on a 43.68 target- see the following 7month dai...

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Market Timing Gets a Bad Rap Tuesday, 08 July 2014

Market Timing Gets a Bad Rap

Although market timing is viewed negatively because it is assumed to mean "...

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Trading Videos

Monday, 15 September 2014

ROBO - For all you robotics fans out there

ROBO is a reasonably new ETF that covers companies either directly or indir...

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Friday, 12 September 2014

Ulta Reports Blowout Earnings - and the charts suggested it was coming

It's not easy for large institutions to cover their tracks - so to speak. B...

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Thursday, 11 September 2014

GIII and the Retest and Regenerate Trading Signal

One of the basic patterns in neoclassical technical analysis is to see how ...

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Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Pullbacks are normal - they should be embraced

Although the concept of normal have been virtually lost over the past few y...

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Tuesday, 09 September 2014

Not all tech stocks going higher

Not all tech stocks are heading higher. Ciena ( CIEN ) is an example of one g...

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Monday, 08 September 2014

Holding onto a high flyer is not easy

You read books about how holding onto high flyers and building large positi...

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Friday, 05 September 2014

Gold Stocks Break Down

It's not what you want, but what you see. Gold stocks have been consolidati...

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Thursday, 04 September 2014

Can lightening strike twice in the same place?

In 2007, two sectors began to roll over. It took the market more than a yea...

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Wednesday, 03 September 2014

Salesforce.com - A stock you can expect higher prices in

The Trading Cube is a quick way to visually find stocks that are set-up wel...

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Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Finding breakouts that actually keep going

80% of all breakouts fail and retrace but those that succeed in continuing ...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014

XLF Sector ETF a Buy

There are three hot sectors right now and financial stocks are one of them....

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Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Post Earnings Trades in Austrailia

Earnings season, no matter what market it is, exhibits the same characteris...

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Gold stocks reach the critical do or die point

Some places on the charts are more critical than others. On a short term ti...

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Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Apparrel stocks back in vogue

Apparel retail stocks have maintained their longer term bullish bias as a g...

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Friday, 22 August 2014

Latin America - A buy again?

With most world markets heading higher again, one overlooked area is Latin ...

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Thursday, 21 August 2014

2-Bar Reversals - How to find and use them as a short term timing signal

2-bar reversals are an excellent short term timing tool that lets you know ...

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Apple breaks out again

Although they have turned to financial engineering to boost their returns a...

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Your Resources

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Post Earnings Trade Set-Ups

A relatively old concept that has blossomed with the introduction of some n...

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Thursday, 12 June 2014

User Preferences Enhancements

A relatively new enhancement for all registered users of TA Today is the "U...

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Is the Market due for a Correction?

On May 14, 2014, L.A. dropped in to talk with Barry Armstrong on the Financi...

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Thursday, 01 May 2014

Bond Melt Up?

One of the TA Today members turned us on to this excellent video by bond fu...

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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Winning on Wall Street - April 21, 2014

L.A. had the privledge of appearing on the Winning on Wall Street radio show ...

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Exchanging Ideas and Asking Questions Thursday, 06 March 2014

Exchanging Ideas and Asking Questions

TA Today has implemented a third party forum boards that provides all visit...

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Saturday, 01 March 2014

Two of the best videos I've seen on the '29 crash

These are probably the best two videos I have seen on the '29 crash. In the...

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Saturday, 01 March 2014

Trading Signals - Alerts help you find things

Trading Signals is a key part of the TA Today tool set. Sometimes we highli...

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Saturday, 01 March 2014

Linking to TA Today Charts and Trading Cube

TA Today is happy to share our neoclassical chart and trading cube tools wi...

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