Much has been written that it is impossible to time the market – that a buy and hold approach is much more rewarding – but that is simply not the case. This article provides you with the knowledge and a great charting service (free) to do just that.All you need do then is set aside the time and make the effort to apply the disciplines learned.
By Lorimer Wilson (www.FinancialArticleSummariesToday.com) and editor of www.munKNEE.com (It’s all about Money!). Please note that this paragraph must be included in any article re-posting with a link to the article to avoid copyright infringement.
The free charting service we recommend is www.stockcharts.com. There is a lot to digest so the information has been divided into 3 segments as follows:
The trend is your friend and this article reviews the 7 most popular trend indicators to help you make an extensive and in-depth assessment of whether you should be buying or selling. If ever there was a “cut and save” investment advisory this article is it. Read More »
Yes, you can time the market! Assessing the relative levels of greed and fear in the market at any given point in time is an effective way of doing so and this article outlines the 6 most popular momentum indicators and explains how, why and where they should be used. Read More »
There are many indicators available that provide information on stock and index movement to help you time the market and make money. Market strength and volatility are two such categories of indicators and a description of six of them are described in this “cut and save” article. Read on! Read More »
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One of the great myths about investing that we’re told by the mainstream investment education is that we should “buy and hold” for the long term [but, as this article will explain,] it’s time to move on from the mainstream. There’s too much technology and too many global options now to be lulled into conventional investments that are born to lose. Read More »
The benefits of being able to detect a bubble, when you are in its midst, rather than after it bursts, is that you may be able to protect yourself from its consequences. [Below are possible] mechanisms to detect bubbles, how well they work and what to do when you think a particular asset is in one. Read More »
Statistically speaking there is an optimal time to buy or sell a security and knowing such, or at least knowing when not to do so, would be quite beneficial to your financial health. This article provides the answers as to what are the best months, and work its way down to half-hours of the trading day, to engage in trading. Read More »
Financial markets are influenced by relatively predictable cycles…[and should] play a big role in one’s decision-making process just as they do in our day-to-day lives. This article, part 1 of a 3 part series, takes a look at several and discusses their relevance to one’s investment management process.
In the investment management process…[it is important to] actively monitor both short- and long-term cycles…in order to manage expectations based on historical patterns…[as well as] oscillators – diagnostic tools that help us measure a security’s upward and downward price volatility. To understand how oscillators work, though, you first need to become familiar with standard deviation and mean reversion. In this article, part 2 of a 3-part series, we do just that.
Time, not timing, is key to investment success. The bull market will end at some point. Stocks will go down and we will eventually see a bear market. These things happen. When it happens is up to Mr. Market. Let me explain. Read More »