The early bird gets the worm, just as the early investor reaps the rewards.
Stocks like Himax Technologies (HIMX) may not look healthy at the moment -- even with a PEG ratio of 0.55 -- but it’s all about buying before the big news.
What’s most exciting is the company’s involvement in augmented reality, which can blur the line between what’s real and what’s computer-generated by enhancing what we hear, see, feel and even smell. And it could change gaming significantly.Read More
Great traders will always go where the action is.
Volatility, momentum, new highs, and liquidity are some of the key traits they’ll look for. Other times, there’s a fundamental reason for the break, including news, or event that’ll draw even more traders in.
Just what is a breakout, though?
A breakout occurs when a price clears a critical resistance points on a chart. It could be a trend line, support, or resistance level – all of which represents the sentiment of traders.Read More
Sir John Templeton wasn’t your typical Wall Street money manager.
His Templeton Growth Fund averaged a 14.5% return for 38 years, crushing the major indices. Every $10,000 invested in that fund in 1954 was worth well over $7 million by 2005.
What set him apart was the fact he never had a forecasting system, an ability to get out before a big market crash, or any other hard-to-replicate strategy.Read More
One of the best ways to find opportunity is by spotting excessive fear and greed.
But that’s easier said than done. Or so we think.
While none of us have a crystal ball, or hold the Holy Grail to trading secrets, you can give yourself an edge by simply paying attention to what herd mentality is telling you.
Traders are always looking for the “Holy Grail.”
And while I hate to burst their bubbles, it doesn’t exist. If it did we’d all be rich.
However, while we’ll never be able to predict market moves with a high-degree of certainty, or be able to guess on the duration of a move, we can give ourselves a leg up by keeping an eye on the psychology of the herd.Read More
By now, you’re well aware of how to find trends using simple moving averages, such as the 50- and 200-day moving averages. But you should also know how to potentially spot when a trend could stop dead in its tracks, or birth a new trend.
All we have to do is wait for a crossover to do so.Read More