A Look Behind The Curtain

Recently I’ve received a few questions as to how I go about building a portfolio for either myself or a client. I thought it might be “fun” to put together a post that details out my process from top to bottom. What follows is an inside look at how I personally go about selecting securities… Continue reading A Look Behind The Curtain

The Undisputed King Of Technical Studies

If you had to spend the next 5 years on an island and could only eat one type of food, what would it be? Pizza, steak, pasta? That is a conversation “foodies” might have with their friends. If you had to spend the next 5 years on an island and could only bring music from… Continue reading The Undisputed King Of Technical Studies

Secrets Don’t Make Friends…

But they can help you profit in the markets. And, being the kind, selfless guy that I am, I am going to let you in on one of mine. Those familiar with the world of Technical Analysis have been exposed to all the classic methods of TA: Dow Theory, candlestick patterns, bullish and bearish divergences,… Continue reading Secrets Don’t Make Friends…

Biotech Stocks Not Done Yet

If you have been paying any attention to the U.S. Stock Market recently, you have seen the major rotation into Biotechnology stocks. Interest in the group may be correlated to the Obamacare repeal vote, but one chart in particular was all I needed to know that this rally was for real: $GILD Gilead the major… Continue reading Biotech Stocks Not Done Yet

Keeping An Eye On Vivint Solar

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I am quite sure nothing good will come of this, but I have a close eye on Vivint Solar, $VSLR here. One of my RRGs tipped me off that $TAN (Solar ETF) was making a move towards the leading quadrant and may soon begin to outperform. Take a look at the volume profile of $VSLR… Continue reading Keeping An Eye On Vivint Solar

OmahaCharts Banks Coin in Netflix

This morning I took down my biggest win yet in Netflix puts. Due to my travel schedule and being away from the screens end of last week and through the weekend, I have very few open positions. One of the few however turned out to be my best realized gain of all time in short… Continue reading OmahaCharts Banks Coin in Netflix

Keeping A Watchful Eye On Rotation

Heading into a short trading week and the unofficial start to summer, there are a few charts we will want to keep an eye on in effort to keep a pulse on the overall tone of the market. A. Weekly RRG The weekly RRG shows risk off assets $TLT, $XLU, and $XLV have made a… Continue reading Keeping A Watchful Eye On Rotation

The Market Gods Favor Hi-Crush Partners

f you fancy yourself a trade in the oil and gas services sector, might I recommend taking a look at $HCLP. As it sits, it is especially easy to manage as we will know within days, possibly less if we are wrong… If the name trades below the $12.25 to 12.40 level I would look… Continue reading The Market Gods Favor Hi-Crush Partners

Pandora Nears A Buying Point

Shares of the internet music streaming company have gone over about as well as a turd in the punch bowl as of late, but I think they are primed for a pop soon. Taking a look at a weekly chart of $P taking into account 2.5 years of price data, we can see from the Optex… Continue reading Pandora Nears A Buying Point

Leaving Money On The Table Can Be A Good Thing…

But it can make you fu#!ing downright ill sometimes. It’s hard to talk about so I’ll just show you the chart… I entered $CYOU calls based on a a confirmation of several indicators, as well as a pullback to a VPOC. It was the first time this year that three indicators I pay close attention… Continue reading Leaving Money On The Table Can Be A Good Thing…