Click here Summertime Trading to get Ross’s pdf on Traveling and Trading. There is reasonable evidence that suggests the six months between November and the end of April are the best time of year to trade stocks. The November-April period has historically outperformed the six months between May and October period for stocks across many countries and… Continue reading Why Traders Need To Be More Selective During Summer Months
Category: Technical Trading
What is Stock Market Seasonality?
Seasonality is when things change in data in a repeatable and predictable manner. Like summer heat and winter cold, data too, has “seasons” which repeat itself predictably. There’s seasonality in most datasets, especially in the financial and economic fields. Look at any economic statistic published by the government and you’ll often see the headline figure… Continue reading What is Stock Market Seasonality?
Stock Rating: What They Are & Why They Are Important
The stock market is a complex system made up of intricate technologies and a variety of participants, which include investors, market makers, traders, hedgers, speculators, financial experts, and analysts. Some of the most highly regarded individuals in the stock market world are analysts who spend their time researching companies. These analysts earn a living by sharing their opinions… Continue reading Stock Rating: What They Are & Why They Are Important
Why Do Brokers Make You Sign Market Data Agreements?
Have you ever signed up for a brokerage account or downloaded a stock screener, only to be forced to sign contracts about market data from a stock exchange? Pretty confusing, I know. After all, if you’re signing up for a Charles Schwab account, why are you signing contracts with the New York Stock Exchange or… Continue reading Why Do Brokers Make You Sign Market Data Agreements?
How an Algo Flush Works
What’s up? All right. Well, today, just before I was about to sign off and was finished trading for the day, we had pretty epic algo flush. And I thought this is a good opportunity to do an episode on how the algo flush works. So, whether you’re a beginner trader or an experienced trader,… Continue reading How an Algo Flush Works
Why Some Stocks Drop After Good Earnings Announcements
Whenever the price of a stock goes down after a superb earnings report, there tends to be some confusion among traders. If you visit discussion forums on social media sites such as Reddit, you will find some people asking questions such as “Why isn’t the stock rising when the earnings report beat?” or “Why is… Continue reading Why Some Stocks Drop After Good Earnings Announcements
Stock Market Overview for the Week of June 20, 2022
This week is a shortened trading with markets closed Monday, June 20 for the Juneteenth holiday. There’s no other way to put it: the price action in the US stock market this week was ugly, with the S&P 500 losing over 5% on the week, officially putting the index in “bear market” territory, meaning the… Continue reading Stock Market Overview for the Week of June 20, 2022
What is a Tape Bomb?
Having a sound understanding of the stock market can often feel out of reach. Sometimes the market follows a predictable pattern and appears to make sense, while other times it is volatile for no clear reason. More often than not, stock prices are affected by a number of events and factors, some of which weigh… Continue reading What is a Tape Bomb?
Stock Market Overview for the Week of June 13, 2022
The S&P 500 continued its downtrend pattern this week, which we put under the microscope with skepticism last week. Those questions were answered, and the S&P is ending the week near its previous lows with the path of least resistance being new lows. The nature of the bullish pullback and continued consolidation near the highs of… Continue reading Stock Market Overview for the Week of June 13, 2022
Megaphone Pattern – Warrior Trading
Most of the mainstream trading literature is chock full of references to patterns with funny names, like the megaphone pattern. To novices looking to learn the ropes, this can come off as a practice in reading tea leaves or moon cycles. And while the trading world admittedly has its fair share of quacks, the purpose… Continue reading Megaphone Pattern – Warrior Trading