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Walmart and Netflix: Subjective vs. Objective Trading Strategies

Posted on October 17, 2016

    The goal of today's blog is simple: Define the difference between Subjective and Objective Technical Analysis.  This is a short argument to drive home the fact that we believe objective technical analysis is a more powerful tool than Subjective forms...

    Forex 3 Major Pairs

    Posted on September 27, 2016

      A technical, tactical, trend following trading signal for Forex. 

      FX Commodity Pairs

      Posted on September 14, 2016

        Each image represents a 3-year chart.  Returns are only half the story-- be sure to look at the risk metrics via Max Drawdown etc. 

        Forex Charts

        Posted on September 07, 2016

          Let's make one thing clear; our first Forex blog will not be fundamental!  I look at these charts and remember why I'm a technician. Our currency blog of August 24, encourages us to look for confirmation in other charts before we take a position, or to...

          The Dollar Impacts The Economy In Many Ways

          Posted on August 24, 2016

            The Dollar impacts the economy in many ways.  A rising Dollar makes US exports more expensive thus pressuring the earnings of companies that do so.  A rising Dollar makes commodities less expensive as that same Dollar buys more of a measured...

            Japan's Stimulus Won't Work. Here's Why.

            Posted on July 27, 2016

              This morning an article from Bloomberg was published speaking of Abe’s new plans for more stimulus1.  The country has been through numerous attempts of stimulus in the last few years in order to revive its ever-present deflationary economy. Granted, it’s...

              When Hesitation Gets In The Way.

              Posted on July 21, 2016

                The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney and the Chairwomen of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen have yet to take a stand on their interest rate policies. As I, and maybe you too, have seen, both figures have been beating around the bush given...

                The New "Up" Markets

                Posted on July 13, 2016

                  CNBC had an article yesterday [07 / 12 / 16] titled, "For Stock Markets, 'Flat is the new up,' says Goldman strategist."1 The title is so vibrantly optimisic, isn't it? Now, I'm not here to bash this guy.  On the contrary,...

                  The Corrosion of Confidence

                  Posted on June 29, 2016

                    Recently, given the Brexit vote, and the Bank of England's1 stance to shore-up the volatility that follows made me think about confidence.  Confidence is what’s needed due to the amount of fear and uncertainty the market illustrates. ...

                    What's With the Yen?

                    Posted on June 22, 2016

                      Dear reader, if you’re like me I’m sure by now you’re more than annoyed with all the talk and emotional volatility that the Brexit vote due tomorrow is causing.  Heck, I’m sick of the articles.  How many different things...