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  • My Trading Rules
    on Feb 2, 2014
    These are the trading rules that I read every day to get an appropriate mindset before looking the markets. 1.- Keep it Simple. 2.- Follow your defined rules. 3.- Stay focused in the Now. 4.- Stay focused in the Market. 5.- Wait for the trade to...
  • What does being a good trader?
    on Jan 25, 2014
    Being a good trader means being flexible about market movements, you must be prepared and ready to react to the unexpected. You should avoid the tightness in your opinions, and act on price movements, what matters is what "is" and not what it should...
  • Back to Work
    on Jan 3, 2014
    "Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it. S...
  • My Worst Year in the Stock Market is Over
    on Jan 1, 2014
    "Trading is a psychological game. Most people think that they’re playing against the market, but the market doesn’t care. You’re really playing against yourself. You have to stop trying to will things to happen in order to prove that you’re r...
  • Determining Stock Market Tops
    on Nov 10, 2013
    Determine the points at which the stock market may be forming a market top is a complicated task. A tool that can be useful for this purpose is the VIX. First, it is necessary to comment that there is no infallible rules in the market. You can only...
  • Lessons from Warren Buffet
    on Oct 5, 2013
    On this post I suggest you carefully read some quotes from Warren Buffet that surely will help you become a better trader. "Rule No. 1: never lose money; rule No. 2: don't forget rule No. 1" "Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase pric...
  • Lessons from Warren Buffett
    on Oct 5, 2013
    On this post I suggest you carefully read some quotes from Warren Buffett that surely will help you become a better trader. "Rule No. 1: never lose money; rule No. 2: don't forget rule No. 1" "Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase pri...
  • What is the current trend?
    on Oct 2, 2013
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average is doing a good job showing the market trend. The index is currently below its 5-day SMA, showing the weakness of the market. In my opinion, the market will become bullish when the Dow Jones Industrial Average close...
  • The market remains in bearish trend
    on Aug 28, 2013
    The last bearish signal given by my new method occurred on August 6, this signal remains in force at today's close. SPY recently was flirting with its 50-day SMA but finally fell to the 100-day SMA. The next target could well be the 200 day SMA whic...
  • Changes!
    on Aug 17, 2013
    One of the tasks of the trader is to try always to improve their perception of the market. This is what I have been doing in recent months. Due to several reasons, this year I found out of sync with the market and do not want that this will happen a...
  • Top 20 Stocks by Market Cap below 50-day SMA
    on Jul 6, 2013
    1 - (AAPL) Apple Inc. 2 - (WMT) Wal-Mart Stores Inc. 3 - (CVX) Chevron Corporation 4 - (IBM) International Business Machines Corp. 5 - (PFE) Pfizer Inc. 6 - (T) AT&T, Inc. 7 - (KO) The Coca-Cola Company 8 - (C) Citigroup, Inc. 9 - (ORC...
  • Trend changed to Bearish
    on Jun 12, 2013
    According to my indicators, the stock market trend has changed to bearish. In recent days, the market has not shown enough power to approach new highs, which has increased the volatility in the market. Also, seasonally the market is outside the peri...
  • Noah Holdings
    on May 28, 2013
    Today I saw an increase of energy in the market and so I decided to open a trade. The market trend is bullish and the health of the stock market is excellent. Perhaps this situation will change tomorrow, no one knows, but for now I'm bullish in the...
  • Energy in the Stock Market
    on May 18, 2013
    In my previous post, I determined that the market had changed to bearish but this has not been the case. The market remains bullish for now. Just take a look at the chart of the Nasdaq Composite Index to verify the strong upward trend of recent weeks...
  • Bearish Market
    on Apr 20, 2013
    As already pointed out a month ago, the market weakness has led to a bear market. The Market top is clearly seen in the chart of the Russell 2000 Small Cap Index. Bear markets are more difficult to trade than bull markets, therefore it's better than...
  • Weak Market
    on Mar 18, 2013
    In the last two days the market has shown some weakness. I think that things may get worse in the coming weeks. It is wise to adjust stops and reduce exposure on the long side.Related posts that may interest you :    Improvement in the...
  • Improvement in the Stock Market
    on Mar 6, 2013
    Renewed strength in the stock market. My indicators have turned upward and the behavior of the Nasdaq Composite is that wants to keep climbing. I have little confidence in this market, many of the stocks I follow are already in overbought territory,...
  • The Smart Trader
    on Mar 4, 2013
    Traders who get more profits from their trading in the markets have certain common characteristics that can be summarized in one sentence: they are smart. In this post I will talk about the guidelines to follow to be a smart trader. Avoid Excessiv...
  • Monthly Report February 2013
    on Mar 1, 2013
    On this post you can read a short summary about my trading in the markets in February 2013. Market Behavior The Nasdaq Composite Index is currently below the simple average of 20 days. The high levels of overbought in the market have finally led to...
  • Outperforming the S&P 500
    on Feb 25, 2013
    From time to time I like to play with a spreadsheet to search simple solutions to complex problems. One is to find a simple strategy that beats the market consistently. Many times the entertainment ends without a solution, but recently I was astonis...
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