Macro Views

Trick or Treat? Friday, 31 October 2014

Trick or Treat?

With the market's set to gap up one more time in this moonshot spike from l...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014

The Fed speaks and the markets don't listen

The Fed speaks and the markets don't listen - or did they? When you have do...

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At a loss of words Wednesday, 29 October 2014

At a loss of words

When you see something so unexpected that you grasp for words to describe y...

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Alice in Wonderland Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Alice in Wonderland

Don't you get the feeling sometime that it's all just a dream, where up is ...

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Monday, 27 October 2014

Will dollar strength be the market's downfall?

With the Federal Reserve set to take stimulus away this week - to put QE ba...

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Just how far can they go again? Friday, 24 October 2014

Just how far can they go again?

After years of central bank intervening in the markets we have clear rules ...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Wall Street - Your favorite retailer

Wall Street is a retail shop. They sell pieces of paper (electronic pieces ...

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Home on the range again Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Home on the range again

With the substantial move higher, it is highly likely that these markets wi...

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For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction Tuesday, 21 October 2014

For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction

I've heard that Newton's law applies to the markets; namely that for every ...

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Big Picture - It's but a blip so far Monday, 20 October 2014

Big Picture - It's but a blip so far

I would venture to guess that most traders and even investors almost always...

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Pressure cooker material Friday, 17 October 2014

Pressure cooker material

If you think about fast moves higher or lower as akin to a pressure cooker,...

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What is it about September and October? Thursday, 16 October 2014

What is it about September and October?

Sometimes you have to sit back and ponder - what is it about September and ...

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Thursday, 16 October 2014

It's not like you cannot see a rainstorm coming

Two weeks ago - which in this market seems like a lifetime - I did a 15 min...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014

Fast and Furious

When the selling unleashes, it is fast and furious. It's why you can't wait...

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Bounces Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Bounces

Bounces take place when the market becomes too stretched to the downside - ...

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Sunday, 19 October 2014

Separating people from their money

The market has a habit of separating people from there money. It's what the...

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And the games go on ... Thursday, 09 October 2014

And the games go on ...

There is nothing like free money and as long as the Fed tends to indicate i...

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Trading Articles

What the bulls need to get another push higher Friday, 31 October 2014

What the bulls need to get another push higher

With QE3 drawing to an end and the market interpreting the Federal Reserve'...

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More QE is just a matter of time Monday, 27 October 2014

More QE is just a matter of time

Back in mid-August I wondered if the Fed would be forced to do another round...

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Forget the news, just read the tape Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Forget the news, just read the tape

A week ago it looked like stocks were washing out and that a rebound was li...

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SVXY- 65.33 target hit Update 10/29/14 Wednesday, 29 October 2014

SVXY- 65.33 target hit Update 10/29/14

Possible fear inflection point hit today- see the following 16week 4hr char...

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Are stocks washing out here? Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Are stocks washing out here?

Rather than recount the recent warnings posted here in this column prior to...

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Three steps to staying on the right side of the market Monday, 13 October 2014

Three steps to staying on the right side of the market

Roughly fifteen months ago my investment stance was unequivocal - you stay ...

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TNA- 49.46 short term target or bounce Update 10/29/14 Wednesday, 29 October 2014

TNA- 49.46 short term target or bounce Update 10/29/14

TNA closed at 55.40 last Friday under two important targets- see the follow...

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Bearish view keeps building Thursday, 09 October 2014

Bearish view keeps building

Two weeks ago we considered how  Shades of 2007 were evident in the current m...

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$INDU- 16405.2 target + possible ending diagonal Update 10/29/14 Wednesday, 29 October 2014

$INDU- 16405.2 target + possible ending diagonal Update 10/29/14

$INDU is poised to break the lower trend line of a large rising wedge- see ...

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Dec NQ's- 4071.25 target Update 10/30/14 Thursday, 30 October 2014

Dec NQ's- 4071.25 target Update 10/30/14

Another megaphone taking shape ? - see the following 12 day 30min chart.

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$Gold- 1194.4 target hit Update 10/11/14 Saturday, 11 October 2014

$Gold- 1194.4 target hit Update 10/11/14

Last Friday we hit but did not confirm a 1194.4 target (close was 1191.1)- ...

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$SPX- 1955.9 target hit Update 10/29/14 Wednesday, 29 October 2014

$SPX- 1955.9 target hit Update 10/29/14

Bulls need to hold here- see the following 5wk hourly chart.

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Pulling in the Horns Monday, 29 September 2014

Pulling in the Horns

The last pullback of significance is the U.S. equities was just about 3 yea...

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Stock Market shows Shades of 2007 Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Stock Market shows Shades of 2007

Everyone refers to 2008 as "the crash", but really the market had peaked lo...

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$SPX- 2032.6, 2052.5 targets + rising wedge Update 9/25/14 Thursday, 25 September 2014

$SPX- 2032.6, 2052.5 targets + rising wedge Update 9/25/14

The S&P500 index hit the upper trendline of a rising wedge last Friday-...

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$DXY- US dollar long term triangle breakout? Saturday, 20 September 2014

$DXY- US dollar long term triangle breakout?

The US dollar is on the cusp of an upper trendline break- see the following...

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Be ready to play another market surge Friday, 19 September 2014

Be ready to play another market surge

All year long it has been the same old story. Strength in key sectors overw...

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Trading Videos

Friday, 31 October 2014

BOJ surprise last night? Well, to some

A couple weeks back I highlighted the fact that the Yen would likely contin...

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Thursday, 30 October 2014

Earnings Showing Hotel Industry is Strong

As earnings are announced, some industry groups shine while others wilt. We...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Need a hammer reversal on GDX to play a spike higher

Trying to trade against the trend is a hard trade. If you are intent on doi...

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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Feast or Famine Sectors

Whether the market is doing great or is doing horrible probably has a lot t...

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Monday, 27 October 2014

Selling into strength on the bounce

You should use strength to lighten up - especially if you felt a lot of pre...

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Friday, 24 October 2014

Wall Street and a measure of risk on

It's a risk on market and you can see that if you just look at the more ris...

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Thursday, 23 October 2014

Don't let Wall Street sell you a bill of goods

Wall Street is a retailer. They sell stocks. Like any retailer, they have t...

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Amgen - A go-to biotech for fund managers

With resets now on the short and intermediate term time frames for the cumu...

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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

McDonalds earnings are weak and so is the charts

MCD reports earnings this morning and the headline numbers don't look very ...

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Monday, 20 October 2014

IBM and earnings - a mess to say the least

IBM has been manufacturing earnings for years now buying back huge amounts ...

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Friday, 17 October 2014

Looking for further declines to come in the Yen

Japanese officials, no matter what their public utterances are, have no cho...

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Thursday, 16 October 2014

Post Earnings Trades is what you should be looking at now

When there is nothing to buy its probably time to dig deep for something to...

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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Apple stands steadfast in a sea storm

Apples stands still in a sea of storm around it. As other stocks fall by th...

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Watching for divergence to signal a sustainable rebound

If you are looking for a turn in these markets - or shall we say a sustaina...

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Monday, 13 October 2014

Time to buy gold?

Gold is a speculative vehicle and when it moves, it moves in a larger way. ...

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Friday, 10 October 2014

Can the Oil Services Sector finally Bounce?

After a punishing free fall, are the oil services stocks ready to bounce hi...

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Thursday, 09 October 2014

GoPro going south

The valuations on GoPro are beyond stretched and with earnings season comin...

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Your Resources

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Patrick Barron: The End of the US Dollar Imperium

In our desire to continually educate, Patrick Barron whose papers have been...

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Thursday, 02 October 2014

Is this the correction we have been waiting on?

On September 30th, L.A. spoke with Barry Armstrong on the Financial Exchange...

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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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