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Archived Since:June 10, 2011

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Options Trading

Option use is the best when the volatility is at high levels and the stop loss point on a particular stock is about the same price as the cost of an option. Also time spreads are also the highest as volatility increases the option premiums. Show More Summary

Uncovered Options

There are many confusions mystery and misleading around uncovered options and whether it is worth investing into it. Many trading tutorials and investment advisors do not recommend trading them and they suggest that they are extremely risky and you may lose more than you have. Show More Summary

Silver ETFs

Let's go back to the precious metals. It is more than a month since my last post where I discussed the Silver (SLV) and Gold (GLD) Exchange Traded Funds. If we look at the same charts of the SLV and GLD with the same set of technical...Show More Summary

Silver and Gold ETFs

I have got some questions from the number of people about Gold and Silver ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds). The Gold ETF (GLD) dropped almost 40% and the Silver ETF (SLV) declined almost 60%. No surprise some people are wondering whether...Show More Summary

End of the week

As of now, we may see the increase in trading volume over the past three trading session. If yesterday it was notable on the DJI index only, today, you may see it on the S&P 500 index as well. In addition, over the past 18 trading sessions the S&P 500 index closed green fifteen times. Show More Summary

Quiet Trading

Today the Nasdaq 100 index pushed down while the rest of the market indexes (S&P 500, DJI and Russell 2000) were trying to climb up. from one side we just had a strong run over the short period of time and the indexes (and market) could like like overbought (at least in a short run). Show More Summary


The winning streak has been broken on the Nasdaq 100 index. Only once in the stock market history this index had more than 14 winning trading sessions in a row. It was in May of 1990 and after that the Nasdaq 100 index crashed 40% down. Show More Summary

Overbought Stocks

Several stocks that are in the overbought condition on my opinion. If you are in long position on these stocks and you a mid-term investor you may want to consider checking them extra deep on a subject of closing the position: BA - THE...Show More Summary

High volume at Friday's close

Now, when the indexes are at their May 22nd highs I think we need to take a little bit closer look at technical indicators. At this moment, the S&P 500 and DJI indexes are a few points below their high seen on the May 22nd, the Nasdaq...Show More Summary

Winning Streak

13 positive trading session in a row streak on the Nasdaq 100 index. Only three times before the Nasdaq 100 index had similar or longer streak. Twice before this index dropped after such streak for 20% and more. What is going to be now? Number...Show More Summary

Advance Decline Sentiment

This is completely new technical indicator which could be perfect alternative to TRIN. TRIN is good indicator which is used many professional and retail investors. However, there are some inconveniences staying on the way for even wider use, especially when it comes to combination of several technical studies: 1. Show More Summary

FED Minutes

11 positive trading sessions in a row on the Nasdaq 100 and only 5.11% up during this streak. Another interesting charts - see below - volatility on the market during the FED minutes. Check the S&P 500 volume during the first minutes of "FED minutes". Chart: S&P 500 index during FED minutes.

More numbers

Another positive trading session on the Nasdaq 100 (^NDX) index - ten days streak. By following the statistics I put my previous post, there were only nine occurrences in the entire history of the Nasdaq 100 index when it has ten or more positive trading sessions in a row. Show More Summary

Nasdaq 100

Some numbers, I think you could be interested in, at least it was interesting for me. Today the Nasdaq 100 (^NDX) index closed green for ninth time in a row. Now some statistics for the Nasdaq 100 index: Number of positive rading session...Show More Summary

S&P 500

Going back to my previous post where I expressed the possibility of strong correction and where I stated "In summary, this is my personal opinion and I could be wrong, I would expect to see correction stronger or at least the same as we had in May of 2012 and most likely we are heading to something similar we had in August of 2011. Show More Summary

How Strong it will be?

I guess many traders who involved in technical analysis already understand that we are in the correctional move down. From the S&P 500 index chart below you may see that for me the main reversal point was signaled after June 12, 2013 when 3 of 4 indicators I track turned bearish. Show More Summary

AAPL Stock

It could be a time to buy AAPL, yet conservative traders may still wait for better confirmational points. I have already mentioned on January 25th of 2013 that it is a time to buy at least some amount of the AAPL shares and if it drops another 15-20% we may buy again. Show More Summary

S&P 500

Most of the technical indicator on the S&P 500 index show positive sentiment. Volatility is a little bit up since January 23,2013., yet, it is still at low level to be worried about any strong correction. Another, point worth noticing that we start to see increase in trading volume on the index's up-side. Show More Summary


Last two trading sessions AAPL was traded on high volume to the price down-side. Actually yesterday was recorded the highest daily volume on AAPL since February 12, 2012. Definitely, we start to see some sign of panic selling. Bear in...Show More Summary

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