Characteristics and Frequency of the Main Types of Trading Sessions

I watched an interesting presentation about the main types of trading sessions and their frequency. Here are the slides. Check out the full presentation here … [Read more]

The October “Correction” Revisited

With the market acting a bit rough last week and the recent obvious "under the surface" deterioration, I wanted to revisit the cause of the last real market correction. I was curious what the news was at the time and what reasons were given for … [Read more]

The Epic “Greece is Fixed” Rally

I've been slacking on blog posts but that's my prerogative - cats are lazy by nature. A few weeks ago I did a post about this new "market checklist" I came up with and wanted to post the transition from "negative market conditions" to "positive … [Read more]

This Chart Explains Why the Market Has Felt So Rough the Past Couple Weeks

I'm certainly glad the first half of the year is over. It was very underwhelming for the S&P 500. Here are some stats: SPX closed last year at 2058.90. It closed June at 2063.11 up +0.2% for the first half of the year. The high of the … [Read more]

Stock Market Checklist – Gauging the Overall Environment

I was looking through some of the indicators I like to use to get a gauge of the overall trading environment and it occurred to me - why not make a checklist. I've seen a few checklists like this around here and there but decided to create my own … [Read more]

The Brand-New Must-Have Device That Spies On Everything You Do

I have to admit I want one of these. This might be the coolest device ever invented. Introducing The Amazon Echo It's like having your very own Government spy right there in your living room, listening to every word you say - tracking everything … [Read more]

IPO Madness – 250+ Recent IPO’s

Every couple months I like to post the current list of recent IPO's with recent additions. IPO's present good opportunities for a number of reasons but there are significant pitfalls. Certain IPO's are attractive to institutions as long term … [Read more]

StockCats Enterprises Announces Successful Kitten Placement

Here at StockCats Enterprises we strive to provide only the highest quality kittens and place them in top-notch positions. Our basic training program is second to none and all kittens leave as well-adjusted upstanding members of society - educated … [Read more]

A Few Charts That Look Good

So many good setups out there. Here are a few I think look constructive here. I could easily post a dozen more. Maybe I will... … [Read more]

When Will the Fed Raise Interest Rates?

Things I'm sick of: 1) Fed rate hike talk 2) Greece 3) Lists   Here's a CNN poll of "leading economists" that were asked when the Fed would hike rates. It's the most hotly debated issue of our lifetime.   … [Read more]