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Running Your Trading As A Business
17 days ago by Brett Steenbarger, Ph.D. @ TraderFeed

I had an interesting situation recently in which a trader wrote to me about a start-up situation.  I interpreted the email as a request for advice regarding starting up a hedge fund or other similar money management vehicle.  I responded that the initial steps were:  1) set up a viable business plan that ...

TRADING COACH PODCAST - Knowing When It's Time To Change Your Trading Style
3 months ago by Akil Stokes @ Trading Coach Podcast

Successful trading is a lot like successful coaching. Although, the plan that you come in with is important, what's more important is how you go about making adjustments. Today's episode takes a look at some adjustments I've made in my trading & the process in which I go through before deciding to do so.  

Logic and Imagination
3 months ago by Howard Lindzon @ Howard Lindzon

Koyfin posted this chart comparing Target and Shopify the other day that was ‘lit’:I took one look at it and commented sarcastically that ‘Investing is so easy‘.Jeff Farley had my favorite comment saying ‘More imagination, less logic‘.Bingo!My friends (and great investors) Alex Bard and Villi Itchev both got me out of my logic box back when Shopify was in the 20’s to see the growth potential of the platform.Continue reading Logic and Imagination at Howard Lindzon.

Island Reversals | Tom Bowley
3 months ago by StockCharts @ StockCharts.com YouTube Channel

Tom talks about Island Reversals. According to John Murphy:"An exhaustion gap occurs right at the end of the market move and represents a last gasp in the trend. Sometimes an exhaustion gap is followed within a few days by a breakaway gap in the other direction, leaving several days of price action isolation by two gaps. This market phenomenon is called the island reversal and usually signals an important market turn."

How To Trade Stocks Like A Market Wizard | Bruce Kovner Trading Style
4 months ago by Fallible Financial Entertainment @ Fallible YouTube Channel

Bruce Kovner retired in 2011 from Caxton Associates, the hedge fund he founded and ran for 28 years.Over that time the fund returned an average of 21 percent a year since its inception. In comparison, the SPX averaged just 11%. Kovner had only one losing year (in 94’). Before Caxton, while trading at the famous Commodities Corp, he averaged close to 90% over 10 years. Impressive numbers by any measure.Many traders know of this cab driver turned trading legend from his interview with Jack Schwager in the original Market Wizards — one of the best interviews in the book (and there are many).

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Monday links: same as it ever was
about 1 hour ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

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Adviser links: very shaky ground
about 2 hours ago by abnormalreturns @ Abnormal Returns

Mondays are all about financial adviser-related links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at...

Hotels: Some Analyis of Short Term Rentals; Occupancy Rate Decreased Year-over-year
about 2 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

First, some analysis from HotelNewsNow on the impact of short term rentals on hotels: The effects of maturing short-term rentals on US hotels From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 7 SeptemberThe U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 1-7 September 2019, according to data from STR.In comparison with the week of 2-8 September 2018, the industry recorded the following:• Occupancy: -1.1% to 61.0%• Average daily rate (ADR): -1.0% to US$121.37• Revenue per available room (RevPAR): -2.1% at US$73.97Reflective of the anticipation of Hurricane Dorian’s landfall, Miami/Hialeah, Florida, rep...

Envista IPO: With Stable EBITDA, A Buy At 4x-6x EBITDA
about 2 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

Macerich Is In Extremely Undervalued Territory
about 2 hours ago by SA Editor's Picks

IPO Coverage: SmileDirectClub
about 3 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

The Rise of Mysticism
about 3 hours ago by Kate Muhl @ Gartner L2

Mystical beliefs are on the rise as consumers push back against the technology and data dominance of the digital age. What does that mean for marketing?

NY Fed: Manufacturing "Business activity was little changed in New York State"
about 4 hours ago by Calculated Risk @ Calculated Risk

From the NY Fed: Empire State Manufacturing Survey Business activity was little changed in New York State, according to firms responding to the September 2019 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index edged down three points to 2.0. New orders were marginally higher than last month, and shipments grew modestly. Delivery times were steady, and inventories increased. Employment levels expanded, while the average workweek held steady. ...After spending three months in negative territory, the index for number of employees rose to 9.7, pointing to an increase in employment levels, while the average workweek index came in at 1.7, indicating little change in hours worked. …Indexes assessing the six-month outlook suggested that optimism about future conditions waned. The index for f...

Terra Firma Capital Corporation: Speculative Buy
about 4 hours ago by SA Editor's Picks

Banking On These Canadian Sectors Gaining Energy
about 4 hours ago by Tom Bruni @ All Star Charts

From the desk of Tom Bruni @BruniCharting The TSX Composite is peaking its head out above resistance and into the fresh air of all-time highs, but can the recent strength continue? Today we’re looking for answers in two sectors that matter, Financials and Energy, which account for roughly 50% of the index’s weighting. First off, […] The post Banking On These Canadian Sectors Gaining Energy appeared first on All Star Charts.

Prosus: Tencent Via Naspers
about 5 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

The Benefits Of Narrowly Focused Research
about 5 hours ago by SA Editor's Picks

Wall Street Breakfast: Oil Surges After Saudi Output Disruption
about 5 hours ago by SA Wall St. Breakfast

SmileDirectClub: No Smiles Yet
about 6 hours ago by SA IPO Analysis

Top Five Trend Following Indicators To Use
about 6 hours ago by Steve Burns @ New Trader U

Trend following is the process of trading in the direction of the markets price action and staying with the trend until it ends. A trend follower must have a quantified winning process for entering when there is a signal and then either exiting for a small loss when a trend fails to be established or […]

Square: A Laggard In The Payment Space
about 6 hours ago by SA Most Popular