Two Mornings in August

I have to write about today… have to get something off my chest.August 1st, 2011

I remember the first month of live trading at my prop firm. We (myself plus 11 others) were all trainees pikering around with a few hundred shares, risking no more than $150 for the entire day. We spent our morning prep sessions going over stocks gapping […]

Momo No Mo’ – BofAML Warns Stocks "Close To A Tipping Point"

Momentum traders – relying on the ‘trend is your friend’ theme – may have a rude awakening soon as momentum stocks trade at a stunning 50% premium to the market (vs an average 20%). As BofAML notes, high growth, high multiple names that have been leading the market over the past year are showing some signs suggest we are close […]

Come For The Fun, But Stay For the Performance

Stock indexes fell again, capping a week in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average posted its steepest decline since December, driven by large share-price swings at widely followed companies issuing quarterly earnings reports.Shares of biotechnology companies led Friday’s decline, after Biogen plunged 22% on a soft sales outlook. The biotech pullback countered a 9.8% gain in, the latest stock-price […]

Betting against biotech has been a fool’s errand

With biotech stocks leaping again this week, a number of market watchers are predicting that this highflying sector is set to tumble back to earth.
But other investors remain upbeat. Former Lehman Brothers trader Jared Dillian writes over at Mauldin Economics that it “hasn’t been fun” for the traders who “have tried for years to short biotech.”
“Like tech in the ‘90s […]

ATRA Atara Biotherapeutics Extremely Bullish Reaction To Private Placement – ICPT Case Study

ATRA Atara Biotherapeutics Extremely Bullish Reaction To Private Placement – ICPT Case Studyby Olivier on July 13, 2015A few days ago ATRA – Atara Biotherapeutics announced a private placement. The key is how a stock reacts to such news. If your goal is to reach peak performance in trading you pay attention to price and you ignore everything else. The […]

A Serial Short Seller Asks “Do Governments & Central Banks Ever Lose?”

Submitted by Jared “The 10th Man” Dillian via,We are about a week into the Greek non-crisis, and nothing especially scary has happened. Stocks opened up lower a couple of times, and there was one wild trading day in EURUSD, but everything is essentially unchanged. Which surprised everyone. Including me, a little.I used to be a plunger. Loved shorting stuff. […]

Market Takes a Breath

Premier Membership: Live Stock Trade Alerts to Buy & Sell with JoeThis is where the majority of our members come to. FOR $99/month or $799 (1 installment) you become a member of an exclusive group of traders wanting to tap into this powerful resource on a daily, if not hourly, basis.  In addition to the educational videos, weeknight market recaps, […]

Israel – For Charedi Men, Stock Trading Strikes A Good Balance

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FILE – Ultra orthodox Jews of the “Toldot Aharon” community attend and learn at a computer and Internet lecture in Ramat Gan. Photo by Yossi Zeliger/FLASH90Ramat Gan, Israel – Every afternoon, after Aharon Rayner completes his daily Torah studies, he gets in his car, drives to Ramat Gan, logs onto a computer and starts […]

5 Top Online Stock Brokers –

Investors should know the best online stock brokers to trade with. The following top stock brokers offer investors the most value for their portfolios. Some online stock brokers are known for their award winning customer service while others are known for inexpensive stock trades or powerful trading tools. This guide will highlight some of the best stock brokers available today […]

How To Trade In The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (ETFC,SCHW …

“If you want to see capitalism in action, go to Hong Kong.” ~ Milton FriedmanHong Kong has come a long way. As a British colony, it was described as a “barren rock” by former British foreign secretary and prime minister Lord Palmerston. Today, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is the fourth-largest in the world. It will likely soon be the […]