Tag: motivation

 

Tools – not fools!

The tools referred to here are ‘physical’ things – as against ‘psychological’. This is about some of the stuff that could be of use in learning or live trading. The quality of your tools matters much to the quality of your learning. And of course it goes without much saying that if you don’t invest time in using the tools they will do nothing for you. There are some new traders who will go, ‘IRead More

The Monsanto Snipe!

Results of the snipe are visible by clicking the thumbnail below. The assessment of this stock as a good snipe opportunity undertaken about a week earlier. I do not go into the whole process here. There were particular features of the personality of the Monsanto stock price chart, that led me to think it was a good hit. Not all the features are on the chart. The large chart is as it was on 23/03/2015.Read More

The enemies–the fuller list

The list of enemies is probably the most important thing for all new traders. In other posts I’ve referred to ‘the enemies’ within. The fact of the matter is that the obstacles and failures in trading are due to the hidden enemies. These are enemies in the mind. Sometimes they’re not ‘so hidden’. Traders may be aware of them but unable to do anything about them. I don’t propose to give instructions on how toRead More

The Hawaiian Holdings (HA) set up

This is analysis of Hawaiian Holdings (Airlines). Importantly the total collective psychology of investors is represented in the market at the snapshot. The stock is pretty strong in it’s growth. Industry gurus are mixed about whether it should be a buy or a sell, though forecasts are favourable in the longer term. That’s okay, if one is buying and selling shares. However, spreadbetters only want to: Identify an opportunity Predict where price may go in theRead More

Another way

The following charts tell of a possible other way of increasing the probability of making winning trades. In essence it is about interpreting what’s happening to the price of stock as they approach quarterly earnings releases and reports. Pictures below can be clicked for a larger view (and you may need to zoom in (and out) with your browser: CTRL and + or CTRL and – on keyboard). Missing the Twitter opportunity was a painfulRead More

Too honest to be true

Alessio Rastani shook up awareness about banking and government  in 2011. His honesty was so good that he was accused of being a hoaxer. Who is Alessio Rastani and why you haven’t heard of him before? I dunno why? Perhaps you’ve been too busy shopping, walking dogs, don’t spend time on that ‘evil thing’ called the internet – or you’re just an average jobbing simpleton. Tough! In essence what Rastani said was that people canRead More