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Mentoring is integral to success in speculation

Mentoring is integral to success in speculation

First and foremost, trading is a probabilities business. It’s primary component being information. The acquisition of  relevant information, and the analytical skills necessary forcorrect interpretation are central to investment success. Like all games, financial speculation has many rules and numerous variables. The challenges peculiar to this business, specifically arise from the fact, that there are […]

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Finding the Market’s Mojo

Finding the Market’s Mojo

To follow a trend, once it has begun, or to anticipate a trend in advance of its start, are two opposite approaches that speculators consider.  In order to improve my edge, I continually look for ways to reconcile  the different analytical types. Curiously, I often use the Elliott Wave Principle to liaison my trend analysis […]

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Will Gold Regain Its Luster ?

Will Gold Regain Its Luster ?

Since the bottom at the end of last year, gold prices have been steadily rising. This has prompted much discussion related to a new bull market in the metals having already commenced. My analysis suggests that gold is still in a correction. I might refer to the rally in gold prices since the December 31, […]

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Benefiting from intermarket relationships

Benefiting from intermarket relationships

A fundamental perspective concerning factors responsible for financial market behavior recognizes the particular sensitivities a given market has to specific fundamental phenomena. A market’s peculiar set of sensitivities, in fact largely distinguish it from an alternate market. Markets that typically trend in the same direction, such as stocks and bonds are positively correlated. Market sectors, such as […]

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Emotional States (Psychology) and Trading

Emotional States (Psychology) and Trading

Psychology is the science which studies mental processes and behavior.  This discipline may focus on the individual or a group. One such behavior, which individuals and simultaneously as groups humans engage in is trading. I maintain that mass psychology informs and directs individual psychology.  All possible mental states, arise from vibration. Accordingly, the serious investor, […]

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Projecting Your Time Targets

Projecting Your Time Targets

Fundamentally, time is the most important factor to financial market analysis. An observance of specific important time periods will enable the observer to anticipate future time points, at which markets are more likely to change their behavior. Consideration of  the 90 year cycle is usually a good starting point. The relevancy of this particular amount […]

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Mounting Pressure For A Big Move In Stocks

Mounting Pressure For A Big Move In Stocks

A number of different time counts specific to the S&P end up between 11/12/13 and 11/14/13.  The recent tops of 10/30/13 at 1773.25 and 11/07/13 at 1774.50 are very close to my projected price target of 1778.00. The market’s current price of 1765.00 is very close to where the market closed on Oct. 30, at […]

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Scaling: A key to unlocking the order in the Chaos

Scaling: A key to unlocking the order in the Chaos

A basic premise of technical analysis is that all the information one needs, is contained in the price. By extension each and everyday and in fact each and every moment, a market’s price is composed of  a time and a price component. In other words this space/time or more specifically price/time continuum of energy is […]

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Is the Luster of the Metals Upon Us?

Is the Luster of the Metals Upon Us?

There is a mounting body of evidence to suggest that once again the precious metals may be primed for significant advances. When price targets collide with time targets, the balance that results is very sensitive and short lived. In other words, good points for entry. The corrective moves of 67%, 65%, and 76%  from the […]

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The Effect of Moving Thoughts on Our Trading

The Effect of Moving Thoughts on Our Trading

The  set of thoughts and emotions constantly running through our internal perception apparatus, creates the narrative that defines one’s internal state. The study and measurement of this phenomena (as it relates to speculation in financial markets) typically falls in the category of trading psychology.  For there to be a furtherance of activity toward one’s speculative […]

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