Archive for November, 2011

  • Action Items for Next Week
    Posted by on November 25th, 2011 at 12:12 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “If you’re going to panic, panic first”  Some non-bankrupt trader No grand strategy breakthrough here, but I always help myself by writing […]

  • Mastery of Craft
    Posted by on November 19th, 2011 at 7:55 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I discussed this week how this environment is unlike anything I’ve experienced since I really started keeping notes in 1996.  Traders have […]

  • Mixed Messages But Risk is High
    Posted by on November 18th, 2011 at 2:44 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Like a broken record, I’m taking note of the pros and cons of the indices right now and finding plenty of debate. […]

  • This Time IS Different
    Posted by on November 16th, 2011 at 11:49 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Surely others are skilled enough to do it, but I’m finding it incredibly difficult to grab opportunity here.  Correlations(fleeting as they are) […]

  • Feedback Loops and Sucker Trades
    Posted by on November 12th, 2011 at 9:01 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits “Traders’ response to the global behavior of the system produces feedback which is either positive or negative.  Positive feedback is constructive of […]

  • Thanks
    Posted by on November 11th, 2011 at 9:05 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’m too selfish, and would never survive the grueling military path, but I hope my life reflects an appreciation for those who’ve […]

  • What’s Behind Door #3?
    Posted by on November 10th, 2011 at 8:24 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits In my opinion, the next multi-week move will be upon us not when we a) break 1270 to the upside or b) […]

  • The Other Side of Simple Math
    Posted by on November 5th, 2011 at 9:05 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits After reading my own post on Some Simple Trading Math, I realized a major omission.  I had shared the potential for increased […]

  • Clues at the Scene of the Crime
    Posted by on November 4th, 2011 at 1:30 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Funny week for stocks.  While volatility can be a trader’s best weapon, I see no way to spin a progression of -300/-300/+200/+200/? […]

  • The Next Market Phase?
    Posted by on November 1st, 2011 at 3:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The market tone has changed a ton since my last update.  While I mentioned planning for crazy scenarios and used 1225 and […]