Election Over, Now What?

Now that the US Presidential election is behind us, it is a good time to review our approach ahead of the event.

Most importantly, here is what we did NOT do:
– We did not try to make a prediction about who would win

– We did not try to predict how the market would respond to any […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Election Over, Now What?

Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 4/8/16

Daily market analysis and stock trading ideas on Alphatrends

By |April 8th, 2016|Education, Stock Market Analysis|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 4/8/16

Alphatrends Is 10 Today!

Ten years ago today, I started the Alphatrends blog. I really didn’t have any idea what I was going to do with Alphatrends. It was meant as a way for me to collect my ideas and clarify my own thinking about the market and stocks I was trading. It has evolved into so […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Alphatrends Is 10 Today!

Is Cyprus Just “Noise”?

A week ago I referred to the Cyprus news as “noise” and that as traders we should be aware of headlines but only make our decisions to act based on price action. My commentary prompted one reader/viewer to question this outlook. Below is the unedited commentary which we exchanged, my comments are […]

By |March 26th, 2013|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on Is Cyprus Just “Noise”?

Volume Trends in S&P 500

This is by no means a comprehensive study of price/ volume relationship but it is interesting for general observations. We are told not to trust low volume rallies. I believe that interpretation of volume is more important for individual stocks than in the broad market averages. Either way, most of your attention […]

By |May 21st, 2012|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on Volume Trends in S&P 500