Tag Archives: Speculation

Macroeconomics: Why the Markets Never Do What We Expect

Have you ever wondered why good economic news is followed by a price decline? Or why a bearish outlook from a fed announcement can send the stock market roaring higher? Continue reading →

Read more

5 Methods for Identifying and Entering the Trend

We’ve all heard the saying… “The trend is your friend until the end” In this post I outline techniques for identifying the trend, getting in, and staying in until it fails. Continue reading →

Read more

Why You Can’t Beat the Stock Market

That’s right, to beat the market is simply impossible, no one can win 100% of the time. Just like in blackjack, no one can win every hand. However using the S&P 500 as your benchmark it is possible to produce … Continue reading

Read more

Why Trade Futures?

Price speculation has been around for hundreds of years; long before the existence of electronically traded markets like the NASDAQ and CME Globex. Ironically the fundamentals of trading have not changed, what has changed are the vehicles in which we … Continue reading

Read more