Always Looking for New Ideas

On a recent business trip to Atlanta, I was able to spend time with another seasoned trader. You will be hearing his name in the coming months – but for now, we will just call him T.G. He and I were discussing the present craziness in the market. And we shared...

The Market Won’t Change for You

Unusual markets call for unusual thinking. What do I mean by that? Over the course of the last few weeks, the market has been more volatile than at any time in my experience. With emotional trading at a peak, the moves in the indices have been incredible. Because of...

Over Three Billion Served

Trading volume can be used as an indicator of changes in the market. Volume can tell you if a trend is likely to continue… or if it has run its course. During the week of October 6-10, we saw several things we had never seen before. For one thing, the volume on the...

Laws of Investing From Sir Isaac Newton

The House of Representatives voted against the $700 billion bailout plan for the financial sector. The bailout was very unpopular on Main Street because too many viewed the bill as a bailout of Wall Street. Unfortunately, the bill was more than that. It had become a...

Investing and Crystal Vases

A few months ago, my wife and I celebrated our 15th anniversary. Over the years, I have tried to stick to the traditional gifts for anniversaries. For year 15, that means crystal. I had decided that I would get her a crystal vase and fill it with 15 roses, one for...