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  • Pattern Recognition vs Pattern Matching
    Posted by on February 12th, 2016 at 2:49 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Pattern recognition is an incredible skill that we mostly do without even noticing. Pattern recognition is not the same as pattern matching. […]

  • Seasons of the market
    Posted by on February 11th, 2016 at 3:54 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits A sunny and bullish trending market showering your portfolio with gains feels incredible. During the market summer, bearish sentiment quickly turns cautiously […]

  • Volatility expands at the end of a bull market
    Posted by on November 24th, 2015 at 3:14 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits We all know that volatility tends to expand when in a downtrending bear market. Less frequently, volatility expands when price is trending […]

  • Market maps and cycle changes
    Posted by on October 26th, 2015 at 5:16 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The biggest debate in markets over the past two months is whether the late August drop would lead to a deeper decline and […]

  • Macro that matters
    Posted by on September 30th, 2015 at 11:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The market has lost momentum, prices are trending down, and sentiment is terrible. Lots of people are writing about the many warning […]

  • Is your brain a fortress or a wild bus ride?
    Posted by on September 26th, 2015 at 6:45 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits One year ago, I had a profound experience that completely changed the way I look at psychology, decision making, and personal development. The […]

  • Sector Momentum Visualized
    Posted by on September 23rd, 2015 at 6:48 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits A couple of months ago I wrote a post about the behavioral principals behind the momentum effect in the markets. In that […]

  • Simple rule to improve financial decisions
    Posted by on September 5th, 2015 at 3:48 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Why are financial decisions so difficult? Not just the ones related to investing and trading but the ones that spill over into […]

  • Quick observations on the 200-day moving average
    Posted by on July 10th, 2015 at 2:31 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits   The market briefly closed below the 200-day moving average this week so let’s look at some recent history market behavior around the 200-day […]

  • Momentum Mechanism
    Posted by on May 26th, 2015 at 6:00 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits   I want to touch on a couple reasons why momentum works and why I see it as one of the few […]