Macro Views

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Technical picture is improving

How this market continually escapes a reset of the intermediate term trends...

Readmore

Economics and Earnings Wednesday, 23 April 2014

Economics and Earnings

In the end, fundamentals really do drive markets. It's the in between thoug...

Readmore

Decision Time Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Decision Time

Although seldom said, some days really don't amount to a hill of beans in t...

Readmore

A Traders Market Monday, 21 April 2014

A Traders Market

Traders love volatility. Not excessive volatility but good up and back type...

Readmore

Thursday, 17 April 2014

Once more, no give up

I penned a popular piece this week that aired on MarketWatch talking about th...

Readmore

Hammers everywhere Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Hammers everywhere

One candle pattern that has a pretty good record is the hammer. Essentially...

Readmore

Just listen the the market's story Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Just listen the the market's story

Yesterday witnessed the beginnings of a turn. As is typically the case, it ...

Readmore

Monday, 14 April 2014

Now that there is a little fear in the air

Last week witnessed the take down - a situation where most everything gets ...

Readmore

Trend transitions and the final index breaks Friday, 11 April 2014

Trend transitions and the final index breaks

Over the past three weeks or so there has been quite a bit of divergence wi...

Readmore

Rants and the Federal Reserve Thursday, 10 April 2014

Rants and the Federal Reserve

Last night I went on a rant about the Federal Reserve. This is an organizat...

Readmore

Measuring the bounce Wednesday, 09 April 2014

Measuring the bounce

Any time there is pronounced weakness, the bounce is always what is importa...

Readmore

Tuesday, 08 April 2014

Is this the Rollover?

I can't remember how many times a top has been called on these markets. All...

Readmore

Divergence / Convergence Monday, 07 April 2014

Divergence / Convergence

When long standing relationships break down, in the case of the S&P 500 a...

Readmore

Friday, 04 April 2014

High flyers shot down

The world is interconnected and it makes sense that the world markets are i...

Readmore

Don't expect this first push to carry much further Thursday, 03 April 2014

Don't expect this first push to carry much further

With the S&P 500 starting to get higher after the breakout, the first n...

Readmore

The Push - Right on Schedule Wednesday, 02 April 2014

The Push - Right on Schedule

The last couple columns I talked about the need to not get too bearish and ...

Readmore

Seven Weeks of Sideways - Building for a breakout Tuesday, 01 April 2014

Seven Weeks of Sideways - Building for a breakout

While weakness in technology and high flyers has been prevalent of late, th...

Readmore

Trading Articles

Thursday, 24 April 2014

Apple Inc. Innovation Now Means Mimicking IBM

If Tim Cook's ingenuity in boosting Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) share price could j...

Readmore

USD/JPY- 102.91 target, 102.73 nested hit Tuesday, 22 April 2014

USD/JPY- 102.91 target, 102.73 nested hit

Overnight we've hit a 102.73 nested target- see the following 9day 30min ch...

Readmore

$Gold- 1271.2, 1265.8, 1260.1 targets Monday, 21 April 2014

$Gold- 1271.2, 1265.8, 1260.1 targets

$Gold is approaching a target rich area where we should at least see a boun...

Readmore

$Compq- 4164.2 target, bullish momentum weakening? Update 4/22 Tuesday, 22 April 2014

$Compq- 4164.2 target, bullish momentum weakening? Update 4/22

We went above 4068 last Weds 4/16 cancelling the 3703.6 target- see the fol...

Readmore

Is this the Big One? Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Is this the Big One?

Market commentators love to make the big call - market crash. As soon as th...

Readmore

$Compq- 3703.6 target- Update 4/15 Tuesday, 15 April 2014

$Compq- 3703.6 target- Update 4/15

We hit and confirmed my 4046.1 target last Thursday 4/10 and continued lowe...

Readmore

The wolves are gathering at the market's door Wednesday, 09 April 2014

The wolves are gathering at the market's door

My most recent missive here roughly two weeks ago the question posited was ...

Readmore

$Compq- 4046.1 target- bulls still feeling lucky? Update 4/10 Thursday, 10 April 2014

$Compq- 4046.1 target- bulls still feeling lucky? Update 4/10

The choppy slide lower continues- see the following 1m 30min chart

Readmore

After the Bounce: Turn Investing Focus Toward Demand Friday, 28 March 2014

After the Bounce: Turn Investing Focus Toward Demand

In our world of everything now, it's so easy to lose sight of the larger pi...

Readmore

Are the markets crying wolf again? Wednesday, 09 April 2014

Are the markets crying wolf again?

After fifteen months of pretty much uninterrupted "up", it is pretty hard t...

Readmore

$Compq- 4093.3 target- stealth bear in progress? Wednesday, 26 March 2014

$Compq- 4093.3 target- stealth bear in progress?

We've been falling in a choppy manner since the 3/6/14 4371.7 high so far- ...

Readmore

$Gold- looking for a bounce here-update 3/24 Monday, 24 March 2014

$Gold- looking for a bounce here-update 3/24

I'm looking for at least a bounce in the 1325.7 to 1321.5 area- see the fol...

Readmore

Volatility reigns but underlying strength remains Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Volatility reigns but underlying strength remains

If Jerry Lee Lewis was to pass judgment on this market it would likely bear...

Readmore

Five more years? Thursday, 13 March 2014

Five more years?

With the current bull market having reached that infamous 666 some five yea...

Readmore

$Compq- 4359.8 wave 5 target hit Saturday, 08 March 2014

$Compq- 4359.8 wave 5 target hit

We hit and confirmed on 3/5 a 4359.8 wave 5 target- see the following 5wk 3...

Readmore

Money Tree Market Just Keeps Giving Saturday, 08 March 2014

Money Tree Market Just Keeps Giving

It's easy to miss the forest for all the trees. Many of us fall victim to t...

Readmore

New Kids on the Cybersecurity Block: 4 Growth Stocks to Watch Thursday, 06 March 2014

New Kids on the Cybersecurity Block: 4 Growth Stocks to Watch

Technology has a habit of replacing the old with the new as start-ups steal...

Readmore

Trading Videos

Thursday, 24 April 2014

One Minute Trade - AAPL

Apple Inc. reports good earnings into low expectations and the explosion hi...

Readmore

Wednesday, 23 April 2014

One Minute Trade - DBA Ag Sector

With the Fed hell bent on creating inflation, the agricultural sector is ex...

Readmore

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

One Minute Trade - Biotechnology

The biotechnology sector has been raked moving from a $275 high to a $207 l...

Readmore

Monday, 21 April 2014

One Minute Trade - Energy

We have looked at the energy group before and remarked on their relative st...

Readmore

Thursday, 17 April 2014

One Minute Trade - Google Post Earnings

Yesterday we took a little time to preview Google in front of its earnings....

Readmore

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

One Minute Trade - Google

Buying into earnings is usually not something you want to do but sometimes ...

Readmore

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

One Minute Trade - IWM

Bounce trades can be taken on a wide range of stocks when the general marke...

Readmore

Monday, 14 April 2014

One Minute Trade - TSLA, NFLX and Bounce Trades

Bounce trades after big declines can off huge rewards. First, there's the b...

Readmore

Friday, 11 April 2014

One Minute Trade - ILF (Latin America)

Many overseas emerging markets have had spectacular runs of late and Latin ...

Readmore

Thursday, 10 April 2014

One Minute Trade - KMB

Kimberly Clark might be viewed as a boring stodgy stock but when a stock li...

Readmore

Wednesday, 09 April 2014

One Minute Trade - BAC

With the market under pressure, you need to think bounce trades rather than...

Readmore

Tuesday, 08 April 2014

One Minute Trade - Short Trading Mechanics

Trading short requires different mechanics than trading long. You can't hes...

Readmore

Monday, 07 April 2014

One Minute Trade - Food Stocks

When the going gets tough, the safety stocks typically are a place money ro...

Readmore

Thursday, 03 April 2014

One Minute Trade - EEM

Are the emerging markets healed? Have they found their step and is the rota...

Readmore

Wednesday, 02 April 2014

One Minute Trade - GLD

Gold is a commodity that offers up many trades. A great trading instrument....

Readmore

Tuesday, 01 April 2014

One Minute Trade - FXA

In the world of competitive currency devaluations and with currencies tendi...

Readmore

Monday, 31 March 2014

One Minute Trading - Trading Cube

The TA Today Trading Cube is a great way to, at a glance, see if a sector, ...

Readmore

Your Resources

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Winning on Wall Street - April 21, 2014

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

Readmore

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...

Readmore

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...

Readmore

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...

Readmore

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...

Readmore