Is The Real Estate Sector in a Bear Market?

Is The Real Estate Sector in a Bear Market?

Late last week the iShares Real Estate ETF (IYR) staged a ‘Death Cross'. This is where the ETF's 50-day moving average moves below the 200-day moving average. With the stock below both averages, and the 200-day MA looking ready to curve downwards (and with other indicators such as On Balance Volume showing distribution), it looks → Read More

A Quick 20% Profit on Perfume?

A Quick 20% Profit on Perfume?

While the major indexes took another hit on Friday, the charts of many quality stocks show possible reversals. Reversal candlestick patterns appeared, and the Stochastic indicators are at oversold levels and likely to give ‘buy' signals soon. If this current market pullback does end here, it will be nothing more than another short-term cycle low, → Read More

How do I Increase My Odds of Success?

How do I Increase My Odds of Success?

The focus of the Seasonal Forecaster newsletter is on high probability trading, which is more of a philosophy than a specific strategy. It involves trying to increase the odds of success, and the overall returns over time, on the whole process from trade selection through trade closure. Sometimes in the newsletter I go through the → Read More

The 3×5 Card Market Analysis Technique

The 3×5 Card Market Analysis Technique

There are some people who can't give you a simple explanation to save their life. You just glanced over at your bookcase, didn't you, so you know what I mean. Over the years I've looked for the simplest ways to filter trade possibilities, aiming to increase the likelihood of success of the trades I do → Read More

Car Parts are Hot

Car Parts are Hot

A number of quality stocks appear to be forming, or just coming out of, short-term cycle lows. After yesterday's close, my list of possible stocks to focus on in today's newsletter was pretty lengthy. But after further reflection, I began crossing one after another off the list. The complete uncertainty of the Syrian situation and → Read More

Spuds and Authenticity in the 10th

Spuds and Authenticity in the 10th

It is Friday. I'll get to the significance of that in a minute. Let's first see how Thursday left us standing. Over the past 14 trading days, the S&P 500 has closed down on 10 of them. It has dropped only 4% from the early August high. According to the reformed BROKER's article A Field → Read More

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