August 2015

By Daniel P. Collins Garrett Baldwin
Since the onset of the credit crisis central banks around the globe have used extraordinary means to keep an over-levered global economy afloat. It may have worked best here in the United States but many market observers see signs of trouble. Here we present 10 reasons for their concerns.
By Daniel P. Collins Garrett Baldwin
Since the onset of the credit crisis central banks around the globe have used extraordinary means to keep an over-levered global economy afloat. It may have worked best here in the United States but many market observers see signs of trouble. Here we present 10 reasons for their concerns.
By Daniel P. Collins
It would not be out of line to refer to the last six-year market move in equities as the Rodney Dangerfield of bull markets.
By Lauren Schmidt
The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is launching a new bitcoin index (NYXBT).
By Alan Bush Matt Weller
Every trade needs a buyer and a seller.
By John Rawlins
Cycle Projection Oscillator: Rocket science meets markets
By Ronnie Moas
Through the first half of 2014, global semiconductor sales reached record levels and demonstrated consistent, across-the-board growth, with the Americas region continuing to show strength.
By Steven Zhang
We’re now more than six years into this bull market rebound from the financial crisis, and the S&P 500 doesn’t seem to be in a hurry to relinquish its place around all-time highs. This is in the face of tepid corporate earnings in the last quarter, a strong dollar affecting our ability to export goods and the all but certain upcoming rate hike.
By Steven K. Beckner
Fewer things are more important to Federal Reserve policymakers than clear communication to financial markets about their interest rate intentions.
By Rocco Pellegrinelli
The Trendrating Momentum Model is designed to capture medium- to long-term trends lasting a few months to a few years.
By Hart Lambur
Social finance collective intelligence from OpenFolio
By Joe Cornell
The parts can be greater than the whole.
By Uri Gruenbaum
The recommendations of financial analysts and insiders.
By Steve Reitmeister
Zacks ranks industries & stocks to own now.
By Leigh Drogen
There’s never a shortage of things to worry about on Wall Street.
By Brent Plunkett
Block trading activity insights from Whale Wisdom
By Roger Nusbaum
Managing a fund with a short bias can be a difficult proposition because of a myriad of factors, including the general tendency of the equity market to go higher over long periods.
By Daniel P. Collins
Single stock futures have not turned out as they initially were planned, but they may be ready for a breakout.
By Daniel P. Collins

Chris Ring earned a mechanical engineering degree in 1988 from the University of Detroit and an MBA from the University of Michigan four years later. It was the appropriate educational background for a career in the auto industry and Ring has worked at Ford Motor Company (F) for 25 years. 

By Dan Keegan
Downward moves in SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) cover a lot of ground in a short period, while upward moves tend to be a slow but steady climb.
By Christopher Mistal Jeffrey A. Hirsch
Actionable cycles, indicators and patterns from the 48th edition of Stock Trader’s Almanac
By Ashraf Laidi
The AUD/NZD cross is one of the most trend-driven pairs in the currency markets and the climb from April’s record low of 1.0020 is the start of a new big trend.
By Garrett Baldwin
Waves of innovations create fear and anticipation. As we enter the age of robotics, it’s time to stop worrying and invest in technology’s next megatrend.
By Andrew Zatlin
The Vice Index is strongly correlated with Retail Sales with a multi-month lead, excluding auto sales and gasoline.
By J Burr Vannatta
I had a pretty tough breakup in 7th grade with my first girlfriend.
By Yesenia Duran
The tools of the trade.
By Tyler Vigen
The upward trend of the S&P 500 Index since 2009 bears a remarkable resemblance to the growth of legal lobbyists and litigators in the nation’s capital between 1999 and 2011.
By Randall Liss
Hedging risk from the short side.
By Bramesh Bhandari
The McClellan Oscillator helps short-term traders gauge the underlying bias of the market and signal trades.
By Howard L. Simons
Market observers often attribute moves in crude oil to moves in the dollar. The truth behind this relationship, however, may impact your energy-trading program in fundamental ways.
By Kevin J. Davey
Many traders don’t learn that a trading system has broken until after they have lost a lot of money using it. There’s a better way to forecast your future performance.
By James Cordier
Option selling has a high rate of success, but the few times you’re wrong can be costly. This technique puts the odds on your side while managing risk.
By Paul D. Cretien
Energy futures offer numerous spread opportunities for the enterprising trader. Here’s how market conditions reveal those opportunities.