stocks Archives

A Movie-Making Stock Trader

A conversation with Arun Chopra is one that makes you smarter. That’s how I see it. Arun has formal training as both a CFA Charterholder and a CMT. Read More

Why Cash Is a Great Position

“Cash Is King.” You hear it all the time, but we often forget that cash really can be King. Read More

3 Charts That Could Map Out a Crash

I’ve seen way too much at this point to underestimate what the market is capable of doing. People call me all the time with questions and comments. “J.C. Read More

Where’s the Stock Market Pointing?

When in doubt, zoom out. Monthly charts are a great way to do this, and on Friday we got new daily, weekly, and monthly candlesticks. Read More

6 Fresh Charts: Breakdowns or Breakouts?

When in doubt, zoom out. Monthly charts are a great way to do this, and on Friday we got new daily, weekly, and monthly candlesticks. Read More

Should You Sell Now?

Over the years I’ve been asked this question a lot: “What do I do? Should I sell now?” This is often accompanied by a story about how the person bought a stock or asset and Read More

Making My Case

Today I want to share an interview I recently did with BNN Bloomberg where I talked about U.S. stocks, interest rates, and what credit spreads are suggesting for the overall risk-appetite of institutions. Read More

A Closer Look at the S&P 500

There has been more than enough evidence since the beginning of October to suggest that a more neutral approach to markets and/or selling stocks short has been the best course of action in the market. Read More

The Benefits of Taking Time Off

With Thanksgiving yesterday, and the nonsense of Black Friday happening today — and many Americans enjoying some rare working time off — I want to re-share an important idea that I wrote about last year. Read More

The Top 15 Charts I Review Every Day

When we want to see what the market is doing on a given day, we all have our list of the ticker symbols we punch in like DJIA, SPY or QQQ. Read More