In early October 2019, markets plummeted.
The Dow Jones fell 800 points in just two days on trade war fears, impeachment news, and slowing growth. The ISM September 2019 survey pointed to contraction at less than 50.Read More
The Parabolic Stop and Reverse (SAR), commonly known as Parabolic SAR is a trend following indicator that highlights current price direction.
It also provides entry and exit signals as well with dotted lines.Read More
Any time you use technical analysis, confirmation is essential.
If you’re not willing to confirm, you’re doing yourself a great disservice. In fact, at no time will I ever just use Bollinger Bands (2,20), MACD, relative strength, or Williams’ R% alone.
That’s an amateur, foolish move.Read More
2018 and 2019 will go down in history as one of the most volatile periods on record.
But believe it or not, one of the most consistent ways to make money on the market is by trading excessive fear, as dictated by the Volatility Index.Read More
If you pull a rubber band too far, too fast, what happens?
It snaps back, right? The same thing happens with stocks, indexes, and currencies. If they’re pulled too far in one direction, eventually they’ll snap back and revert to back to the mean. In fact, we see it happen all the time.Read More
Crude oil has been a fickle trade.
Over the last few weeks, it’s been showing signs of weakness as volatility shot higher on trade war, and recess fears. However, oil is again showing signs of life thanks to a bigger than expected draw of supply inventories.Read More