- Candlestick vs. quantitative trading
I used to be a trader, more of the candlestick variety before I studied finance and I learned about candlesticks before. But now since I've seen a lot more quantitative concepts, I'm just wondering: who reputable actually uses candlestick charts? ...
Forum topic - JohnBrohan - Jan 30 2015 - 7:13am - 2 comments
- Scam Science: Old School Wall Street
mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from September 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. I have a feeling this week-long series is going to be ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Mar 22 2014 - 8:00am - 18 comments
- Technical Analysis and Value Investing
I've heard Warren Buffett call technical analysis completely useless, so I guess that is a good enough reason to dismiss it if you are a value investor. But are there a decent amount of value investors out there who use fundamental analysis to make ...
Forum topic - Hooked on LEAPS - Aug 19 2014 - 1:55pm - 3 comments
- Has Technical Analysis Become Extinct?
Hey guys, So I'm cranking up my job search and all I pretty much see out there for job descriptions these days is experience with accounting, valuation, financial statement analysis, yada yada yada....But what about the chart reading? I've yet to ...
Forum topic - a man_a dream_ and a scheme - Nov 12 2014 - 11:35pm
- Opinions on the MTA- Market Technicians Association? (CMT designation)
Hi guys, Any opinions on the worthiness of the MTA with regards to networking/skills/etc? http://www.mta.org/eweb/StartPage.aspx ...
Forum topic - Marker - May 19 2014 - 6:37am - 5 comments
- Finance Hipsters
Morning Monkeys! I'd like to take a moment to discuss the growing multitude of "finance hipsters" and why they annoy the crap out of me. No, I'm not talking about hipsters who happen to work in finance, I'm talking about all these ...
Forum topic - mikesswimn - Nov 18 2012 - 6:38am - 28 comments
- Hindenburg Confirmed; Dow Heading to 5,000
Don't shoot the messenger: the Dow might be in real trouble. The Hindenburg Omen has officially been confirmed, and the blind mathematician behind the theory has exited the market entirely, for what that's worth. Friday's market close was a ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Aug 25 2010 - 11:26am - 31 comments
- Is Technical Analysis For Real?
I used to believe in technical analysis. It went against the mainstream, it was easy to implement, and it had strong, compelling arguments to support its validity. Or so I thought. For example, if Stock A is selling for $8 on Monday and goes up to $12 by ...
Forum topic - hdavid57 - Apr 1 2012 - 1:16pm - 33 comments
- Technical Analysis Charts for the Interest Rate Market
Guys, For those in the rates market, are there websites from which you get your technical analysis/charts from or you mostly do them yourselves or get them from the desk strategists or from other dealers? ...
Forum topic - bondtradercu - Jun 18 2014 - 5:42pm
- Is the Hindenburg Omen for Real?
The web is on fire with stories about the Hindenburg Omen that was triggered last week. The Hindenburg Omen is going to make things very bad, very soon, if technical analysts are correct. Never heard of it? You're not alone. It's a market anomaly ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Aug 17 2010 - 5:05am - 41 comments