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Why Financial Speculation is so Special

Why Financial Speculation is so Special

In order for most businesses and most things in general, to work and be successful, some amount of marketing is required. Herein lies the major difference between “most businesses”,and trading. In fact, I’m certain this is a primary feature that attracted me to trading more than thirty years ago. For the most part, in the […]

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I get my edge from timing

I get my edge from timing

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

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Market Math

Market Math

The concept central to technical analysis is that price is the outward expression of all factors fundamental, be they known or unknown. The short version of this idea is that “price discounts everything”. Acceptance of this notion, compels a deeper look into price. On various levels, price can be interpreted as a number. Any given […]

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Near Term Trades

Near Term Trades

Optimally, my analysis projects junction points in the energy curves of  a market, which enables me to isolate turning point zones that act as edge domains. Both numerical and geometric analyses are employed to delineate these profit zones. In environs less than optimal, I’ll consider and utilize any approach which might isolate alignments leading to […]

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Markets approach critical point

Markets approach critical point

W.D. Gann stressed the idea that “When time has come, then and only then will a market move”. More deeply his insights point to the equivalency of time and price as superficial markers of energy. Current calculations suggest that time is running out for various financial sectors to reach critical resonance points correlated with directional […]

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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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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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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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