Category Archive: Equities

Sep 19

Weekend Review and Watchlist

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It always fascinates me how when you sit watching the day to day market moves, your short-term memory of where we are can get severely distorted. With a ton of major news events this week; the Fed meeting, the Scotland vote, and the Alibaba IPO to name just three, the noise level became the most …

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Sep 14

Weekend Review and Watchlist

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I won’t go into a full top-down review here as there are others who do that far better than me, but I want to just briefly touch on the $SPY as from where I stand the pullback we saw in the S&P this week looked to be well contained. So far it looks as if …

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Sep 06

Weekend Review and Watchlist

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The market is a stone’s throw from new highs yet again, after giving a few scares in a handful of names this week. Anyone who plays momentum names is all too aware of the ‘stairs up, elevator down’ price action that comes with it, and we saw it happen this week with swift but arguably …

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Aug 26

New Highs, New Fears

There’s a scary chart doing the rounds this morning. It wouldn’t be a new high without one. Take a look:- Let’s assume it’s well-intentioned, and it’s trying to give us some context of where we are in relation to previous occurrences. The implication is two-fold, that the markets will see a stunning reversal not dissimilar …

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Aug 24

Stocks To Watch

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The run to new highs has not surprisingly provided a new wave of stocks flashing buy signals. Whether or not they’re actionable for you will depend on your own risk profile and timeframe. Earlier this week I took entry signals in $HD after its gap higher, and an arguably belated signal in $BRK.B which continues …

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Aug 22

New Highs

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Another potential correction over. This time we barely made it to the -4% mark before ratcheting higher to leave in place another V-shaped move that has been the hallmark of this rally over the last 18 months. If you just play the indices or use them as your guide for your stock positions these type …

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Aug 07

Exit Long NASDAQ

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Exit Long NASDAQ ($NQ_F) 6/26 +$855.00 per contract The NASDAQ finally triggered its exit signal for a small profit, a week after the S&P did the same. It looks to have fallen even further overnight so it could be an interesting end to the week tomorrow. There’s no question this is not the uniform sell-off or correction …

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Aug 05

An Introduction To Trend Following On Stocks

In the 18 months I’ve been active on social media I’ve had an opportunity to engage with many portfolio managers, some of whom choose to share their insights and vast experience of managing client portfolios. I’m always particularly interested to learn from anyone who has been in the business longer than they might care to …

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