Monthly Archives: August 2012

Seaonal Statistics For August 30

Using taxation to adjust for negative externalities has always been an accepted practice in free market economics. If robots destroy the worlds capital markets, would that not qualify as a negative externality? Perhaps a small transaction tax on high frequency … Continue reading

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Seasonal Pattern For August 30

Scroll down for seasonal statistics As these low volume low volatility days continue to pass, internals are starting to improve. I have seen this play run before. Traders are looking for a decline into the fall especially after Bernanke dissapoints. … Continue reading

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Crime On Wall Street

If you can imagine a crime, rest assured, it is being committed on Wall Street. Here is a good one. Phone rings: Robot Rep: Hello, Robot trade execution service. Customer: Hello, I need to sell 100,000 shares of xyz Robot … Continue reading

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Seasonal Pattern For August 28

Being short right now, the titles of two old songs pretty much summarize the situation as I see it. “Time Is On Our Side” and “One Way Out.” There is a limit to how long robots can nurture tiny uptrends … Continue reading

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Supply And Demand For Lies

This election year many lies will be told but not any more than audiences want to hear. The dynamics of telling lies are much like the dynamics of supply and demand for any product. The big difference is that the … Continue reading

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Seasonal Pattern For August 27

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Seasonal Pattern For August 24

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Long Term Stock Market Manipulation

Humans trust by default Long term uptrends are created and managed by: 1. Flooding the economy with money 2. Fed works most with primary dealers who are most certain to funnel funds into the equity market 3. Controlling news delivery … Continue reading

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Historical Statistics For August 23

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Stop Loss Order = Stop Profit Order

To make a profit trading, one must remain exposed to risk. I make no secret of the fact that I have losses as the result of being short. I do have one advantage over others who trade. I have a … Continue reading

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