broker Archive

  • A casual observer would say she has good luck. Those that know her well would say that luck had little to do with her success. It was her hard work and ability to sniff out a winning opportunity that made her successful. Perhaps that is what luck really is, the desire to keep pounding away until the breaks come.

    Bulkowski’s Farsighted vs Responsive Trading – Smooth Sally

    A casual observer would say she has good luck. Those that know her well would say that luck had little to do with her success. It was her hard work and ability to sniff out a winning opportunity that made her successful. Perhaps that is what luck really is, the desire to keep pounding away until the breaks come.

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  • Randy Andy is a farsighted trader that has yet to trade. He uses the many choices of creating a startup business as an excuse not to move forward. He is using the planning process as a mechanism to avoid trading, to avoid taking risk, and to avoid making decisions.

    Bulkowski’s Farsighted vs Responsive Trading – Randy Andy

    Randy Andy is a farsighted trader that has yet to trade. He uses the many choices of creating a startup business as an excuse not to move forward. He is using the planning process as a mechanism to avoid trading, to avoid taking risk, and to avoid making decisions.

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  • Chart patterns repeat. They repeat and repeat year in and year out. The charts of the stock market today and those of 100 years ago are exactly the same. I am talking about the patterns that repeat. The reason is brutally simple. Man has not changed. His reasons for buying and selling are two basic emotions – fear and greed. The chart shows them clearly. It is up to the trader, oops investor, to learn them.

    Why Stock Market Charts Work

    Chart patterns repeat. They repeat and repeat year in and year out. The charts of the stock market today and those of 100 years ago are exactly the same. I am talking about the patterns that repeat. The reason is brutally simple. Man has not changed. His reasons for buying and selling are two basic emotions – fear and greed. The chart shows them clearly. It is up to the trader, oops investor, to learn them.

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  • Next, you lack information and exposure. You have no idea what is going on in the market besides what you see on the news - while hedge funds have analysts working around the clock and a bunch of service providers who give minute-by-minute analysis of their portfolio opportunities and weaknesses in all markets with exposures to nearly everything.

    A Rigged Casino

    Next, you lack information and exposure. You have no idea what is going on in the market besides what you see on the news - while hedge funds have analysts working around the clock and a bunch of service providers who give minute-by-minute analysis of their portfolio opportunities and weaknesses in all markets with exposures to nearly everything.

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  • About 99% of people who buy stock think about how much it is going to go up. Very few ask their broker where to sell if it goes down. Furthermore when it does go up how do you take you profit? How do you protect that hummer if it has been bought at $10 and starts up steadily going to 40 or higher? Has your broker ever mentioned a trailing stop loss? Probably not. The same technique applies to mutual funds.

    The Best Thing I Ever Learned About Investing

    About 99% of people who buy stock think about how much it is going to go up. Very few ask their broker where to sell if it goes down. Furthermore when it does go up how do you take you profit? How do you protect that hummer if it has been bought at $10 and starts up steadily going to 40 or higher? Has your broker ever mentioned a trailing stop loss? Probably not. The same technique applies to mutual funds.

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  • How about looking in your stock portfolio? Are there some stocks or funds that have been in there gathering dust, giving no return and tying up money that could be earning an investment return elsewhere? Isn’t it time to take your own “mark down” to clean out space for new stocks that will make you some money?

    Filene Plan For Stocks

    How about looking in your stock portfolio? Are there some stocks or funds that have been in there gathering dust, giving no return and tying up money that could be earning an investment return elsewhere? Isn’t it time to take your own “mark down” to clean out space for new stocks that will make you some money?

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  • There are people who are paid big bucks for opinions. Stock analysts are hired by big brokerage companies to research individual companies and both the local and world economies. They spend hours, days and weeks investigating a company balance sheet. A few will actually go to the company headquarters to see the physical plant and interview with management. Ultimately they will form an opinion on whether the stock should or should not be bought or sold.

    Belly Buttons

    There are people who are paid big bucks for opinions. Stock analysts are hired by big brokerage companies to research individual companies and both the local and world economies. They spend hours, days and weeks investigating a company balance sheet. A few will actually go to the company headquarters to see the physical plant and interview with management. Ultimately they will form an opinion on whether the stock should or should not be bought or sold.

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  • Most brokers have not been taught by their companies how to make money and few have any idea what to do when the market tanks. They look at each other with blank faces and ask what do we do now. Customers call either crying or screaming.

    Making Money In A Down Market

    Most brokers have not been taught by their companies how to make money and few have any idea what to do when the market tanks. They look at each other with blank faces and ask what do we do now. Customers call either crying or screaming.

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  • A bear market needs to be avoided at all costs, or you will again join millions of mislead investors who will watch their (bullish) portfolio sink into oblivion. To say investing for the long-term is the answer when buying and holding is simply not acceptable, because who wants to go down with a bear market and then wait some five or more years just to make up the losses?

    Bear Market Thoughts

    A bear market needs to be avoided at all costs, or you will again join millions of mislead investors who will watch their (bullish) portfolio sink into oblivion. To say investing for the long-term is the answer when buying and holding is simply not acceptable, because who wants to go down with a bear market and then wait some five or more years just to make up the losses?

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  • Investors and brokers believe you have been taught that you have to “buy it right”. Any fool can buy. Without the added five words he will go broke. Anyone who has been successfully trading, any professional floor trader will tell you the five key words that go along with every trade which is the secret of financial success prior to every transaction.

    Winning Five Words

    Investors and brokers believe you have been taught that you have to “buy it right”. Any fool can buy. Without the added five words he will go broke. Anyone who has been successfully trading, any professional floor trader will tell you the five key words that go along with every trade which is the secret of financial success prior to every transaction.

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