Technical Analysis of Stocks – 5 Most Predictive Pattern

There is a tremendous amount of confusion among investors when it comes to technical analysis. Many investors are convinced that technical analysis of stocks simply does not work since they can’t seem to make a profit using it. Other investors swear by technical analysis’s ability to accurately call market moves in advance. What is the truth about technical analysis? The truth about technical analysis is somewhere in between the two extremes above.   Technical analysis does not predict the future with 100% accuracy.  This is the error many investors encounter when dealing with tech...
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5 Rules For Option Selling Success

Investors are scrambling to find income in today’s ultra-low yielding environment.  The low interest rates as well as fewer and fewer solid stocks paying consistently high dividends have forced the savviest investors into more esoteric ways to earn income from their portfolios. Add in the fact that it appears that the stock market has reached a short term high, at the very least, and it paints a difficult picture for traditional income seeking investors. One of the most popular ways to ramp up income from the market is selling options.  Also known as writing options, this is a proact...
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How To Use Dow Theory For Profits

Many investors are fixated on learning the newest stock market analysis techniques rather than studying original yet time proven investing tools.  The reason for this is the fact that analysis methods often become outdated due to technological or market changes.  However, there is an ancient stock market analysis method that continues to work even in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace. In fact, this process forms the basis of technical analysis.  Understanding this process will build a strong foundation for you to build upon in your investing journey. I am referencing Dow Theo...
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Time To Prepare For The Bear? These 4 Indicators Say So

Investors are reaping many blessings from the super bull market over the last six years.  Every since the financial crisis ended in 2009, stocks have exploded higher.  Remember, just six short years ago the Dow Jones Industrial Average was trading below 7000.  It is higher by just under 300% since the 2009 low point.  Fortunes are being made by traders and long term investors riding the price rocket stock market higher. Everyday I wake up hoping this historic and explosive bull market never ends.  However, I know that all good things must eventually come to an end.  Long-term bullish period...
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