Week in Review: Stocks Mixed as Earnings Season Begins… 07/21/2017

The broader indices ended mixed while small cap stocks tried to breakout last week as earnings season officially began. Just to recap the first full week of earnings, the data is mixed.  So far, nearly all of the big banks reported earnings, and nearly all of them, except for Morgan Stanley, fell on the day […]

8 Trading Mistakes You Must Avoid

trading mistakes you must avoid

8 Trading Mistakes You Must Avoid Here is a list of eight mistakes that most of us make on the road to becoming a successful stock trader.  Avoid these and you will be well on your way.     1. Failing to Limit Losses I have not yet met someone who is always right in […]

Nicolas Darvas: Lessons From A Trading Legend

Every so often we like to re-read classic investing books.  One of my personal favorites is “How I Made Two Million Dollars in The Stock Market” by Nicolas Darvas.  This is an excellent story about how the market really works.  It illustrates how Darvas evolved as a trader.  Nicolas Darvas began like most of us with […]

Week in Review: Stocks Rally As Earnings Season Begins 07/14/2017

Stocks ended higher last week as earnings season kicked off and investors digested a busy week of macro data.  The big bullish catalyst came from global central banks.  The U.S. Fed and the European Central Bank (ECB) made dovish comments which prompted buyers to return from a 4-week hiatus. First, Janet Yellen softened her slightly […]