Macro Views

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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V-Shaped Reversals Wednesday, 20 August 2014

V-Shaped Reversals

My friend and colleague, James DePorre (popularly known as "Rev Shark"), wa...

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More Tuesday, 19 August 2014

More "up"

Well it wasn't like the market had to think long and hard about what it want...

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Decision Time Again Monday, 18 August 2014

Decision Time Again

It's been an unending theme for the past two years. A little worry hits the...

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Clean sweep? Friday, 15 August 2014

Clean sweep?

All week long the market has been in rally mode. It started last Friday and...

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Thursday, 14 August 2014

Bad News Good News Again?

One common theme we have seen over and over again since 2009 is how bad new...

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Perspective Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Perspective

Although I call these markets each and every day, it is important to have p...

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Building out the range Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Building out the range

Over the past couple of years there have been no significant set backs for ...

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Monday, 11 August 2014

Conditioning and habits

It's no secret that you and I fall victim to habitual instincts and mental ...

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Friday, 08 August 2014

Two days running, the technicals said bounce

Last night on the nightly TA Wrap broadcast , I talked a good bit about the s...

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Thursday, 07 August 2014

Yes, the charts do reflect what people with money are doing

So many times you hear that someone who focus on the charts is practicing v...

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Trading Articles

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 8/23/14 Sunday, 24 August 2014

Classical TA - $Compq- 115 to 121 trading day center of decline cycles Update 8/23/14

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 8/23/14 Sunday, 24 August 2014

Classical TA - SVXY- Bears eyeing 60.67 target Update 8/23/14

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 8/15/14 Friday, 15 August 2014

TNA- Bears activate 57.84 target Update 8/15/14

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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It’s time for the ECB to go all in Tuesday, 01 July 2014

It’s time for the ECB to go all in

The first Thursday of every month, the European Central Bank (ECB) is in th...

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SPXL- 76.37 line in the sand Update 8/3/14 Sunday, 03 August 2014

SPXL- 76.37 line in the sand Update 8/3/14

SPXL is a 3X bull S&P 500 index ETF- see the following 5m 2hr chart.

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$Compq- 4382.1, 4423.6, 4513.8 short term targets Update 7/25/14 Friday, 25 July 2014

$Compq- 4382.1, 4423.6, 4513.8 short term targets Update 7/25/14

We are close to the old 3/6/14 4371.7 top- see the following 10wk hourly ch...

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Trading Videos

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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Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Conoco Phillips - A weak stock in a strong market

The general market broke out to new highs in the NASDAQ and the NDX yet Conoco ...

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Monday, 18 August 2014

A second look at American Water Works

In early June I featured a utility company and said you just had to get on f...

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Friday, 15 August 2014

German Market, Chaos and Opportunity

In chaotic situations, many times asset prices get hit hard and no longer r...

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Thursday, 14 August 2014

MercadoLibre - Latin Americas eBay

eBay is the big name in eCommerce but it's not the only one and in Latin Am...

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Two gold stocks are suggesting a rise in the metal itself

Gold stocks and, in particular, two gold stocks are forecasting a rise in t...

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Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Pulse of economic activity starting to look a little less healthy

Fundamentalist like to look at various econometric models and statistics to...

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Monday, 11 August 2014

Archer-Daniels-Midland and a Post Earnigns Trade

If you have flagged stocks that are strong in a weak market, then when the ...

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Friday, 08 August 2014

Providence Service Corporation - A little known name with great charts

Providence Service Corporation is a smaller company (if $1B in sales can be...

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Thursday, 07 August 2014

Income and Dividend Funds - are they trying to tell us something?

Income and dividend funds have been sold off in a huge way and are back to ...

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Wednesday, 06 August 2014

Some stocks can do no wrong - Under Armor

Some stocks can seemingly do no wrong and Under Armor fits that category. O...

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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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