Category Archives for "Markets"

Aug 23

On the trade war

Markets

I have been considering this trade war, and it is playing out much like I anticipated: however, I am not sure exactly how it goes. China did not want to give up what they considered a long-term advantage and did not take the low risk option of compromise. While it seemed like good long-term planning, […]

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Aug 22

Simple Strategy To Beat Most CTA’s

Markets

I am going to describe a simple strategy that I conjecture will beat most Commodity Trading Advisors out there. I suspect that some of you are salivating at the prospects. However, before I share it with you I must share that I have not did much in the way of analysis on it yet, and […]

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Aug 22

Jim Cramer Is Not Really That Bad

Markets

Jim Cramer is not really that bad. Many people cite Jim Cramer as offering poor advise because his predictions have a poor track record. However, it misses the point in a few ways. First, he gets people excited and interested in investing and second, my understanding, is that he bullish most of the time. And, […]

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Aug 15

The Next AMZN, AAPL, Etc.

Markets

Now, historically I have did a minimal of actual stock investing. However, I have decided that I should have some investments separate from my trading work as an additional way to win. I wanted to look at what some of the biggest gaining names had in common, and how one might have identified and captured […]

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Aug 12

Longer-Term Market Outlook

Markets

I wanted to identify a few themes I am weighting on the longer term. My basic thesis is that the market will remain bullish until uncertainty around the 2020 election causes a profit taking opportunity. I have not looked at this quantitatively: however, I think the top is likely to be around September 2020. This […]

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May 13

Micro E-Mini Game Changer

Markets

The Micro E-mini futures are a real game changer. Because of the e-micro futures, I am working to rapidly automate many of the dozens of strategies I have developed over the years but never deployed. I have deployed some of these strategies, already. One question I have asked myself is why haven’t I had more […]

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May 11

Better Tactics

Markets

Wikipedia defines tactics as, a conceptual action aiming at the achievement of a goal. This action can be implemented as one or more specific tasks. And on strategy vs tactics: Strategy is a set of choices used to achieve an overall objective whereas tactics are the specific actions used when applying those strategic choices The S&P […]

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Mar 22

On the speculative radar

Markets

I wanted to share some of my speculative and thematic trade ideas. Current market themes are dissipating China trade fears, increasing concern over recession, and decreasing concern over rate hikes. The dramatic rally in the equities led to many traders getting or feeling locked out of participating– so any dips will likely be aggressively bought […]

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