Posts Tagged Strategy

Fed’s Second Round of QE2 – TBT

on 11 3, 2010 | No Comments

Fed's Second Round of QE2 - TBT

For those of you long term readers, you may remember my interest (no pun intended) in watching the Fed's movement in the bond market vs interest rates.  My overall thesis was pretty simple,  cheap m

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Why You can Throw Traditional Diversification in the Trash

on 09 23, 2010 | No Comments

Since I was in my college finance classes, the one thing that has been drilled into my head about investing is to diversify.  The traditional method of diversification is dead as we know it.   Here

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Trading Volatility

on 05 13, 2010 | No Comments

Trading Volatility

The CBOE Volatility Index jumped to over 40 last week with the drop in market. I have been a buyer for many months. I never predicted a 1,000 point drop, but it is very clear to see that if the mark

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Shorten Your Trading Time Horizon

on 05 13, 2010 | No Comments

Shorten Your Trading Time Horizon

After the market drops like it did last week, the one thing that a trade has to do it become protective.  By this I mean that you have to assess your portfolio as to what can happen.  I have been sa

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Why Not to Use Stop Loss Orders

on 05 13, 2010 | No Comments

Why Not to Use Stop Loss Orders

Video Below Everyone has heard about the collapse in the market last Thursday.  Magically, the EU decides to create $800 Billion out of thin air to back the countries that are in trouble.  Spain re

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Position Update – COP

on 05 7, 2010 | No Comments

Position Update - COP

In the week ahead from 4-26 we talked about taking profit in a oil stock -COP.  We had uncovered it via an analysis of the oil index and the technical picture jumped out at us. On 4-26, we suggest

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Hedging your Portfolio

on 05 6, 2010 | 2 Comments

Hedging your Portfolio

Today's market was the craziest market I have ever seen, both on and off floor.  The waves of selling that just kept coming were quite amazing.  Computer algorithms were being triggered left and

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APOL – Cheap IV

on 04 21, 2010 | No Comments

APOL - Cheap IV

4/21/2010 APOL (Apollo Group, Inc.) The stock has made a nice rebound off of its recent lows at the end of March around $61.  Today it took out its high in mid March of $65.69. Volatility i

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