Trading Using Pivot Points

Trading Using Pivot Points

Pivot points are a system of support and resistance lines that can be calculated based on the previous day’s trading action. Pivot points are commonly used by day traders since they identify potential levels for long or short trades as well as limit and stop orders....

How To Find And Trade Premarket Movers

How To Find And Trade Premarket Movers

Premarket movers – stocks trading well above or below their previous day’s closing price or with a lot of volume before the market opens – provide a number of exciting opportunities for day traders. Typically, premarket movers are jumping in response to news or...

Are We In a Stock Market Bubble?

Are We In a Stock Market Bubble?

I am now more convinced than ever that we are in a stock market bubble. I will offer what I consider "proof," but first let's get a few things straight. 1. The Stock Market is a Very Real Game The stock market is a unique part of the economy. It contains properties...

A Complete Guide To ConnorsRSI

A Complete Guide To ConnorsRSI

ConnorsRSI is a technical analysis indicator developed by Connors Research that aims to quantify momentum in prices. Essentially, it improves upon the Relative Strength Index (RSI) originally developed by Welles Wilder by using a short-term reading of RSI, in...

A Complete Guide To The VIX Index

A Complete Guide To The VIX Index

The subject of much debate and discussion in the media and wider trading community, the VIX is a misunderstood index. Referred to as the “fear index” in financial media, the VIX is simply a formula that indicates the implied volatility of the S&P 500 over a 30 day...

3 Activist Short Sellers to Watch

3 Activist Short Sellers to Watch

Activist short sellers are heavily criticized by the media and the corporate world, often accused of market manipulation and anti-American sentiment. In some examples, this is quite true, however, there is an argument to made that short sellers are the watchdogs of...

What Jim Chanos Looks for in Shorts

What Jim Chanos Looks for in Shorts

After the bankruptcy of energy merchant bank Enron and subsequent criminal trials of the company’s executives, everyone on Wall Street knew Jim Chanos’ name, as he was short the stock before the Street began to suspect anything. Since then, he has continued to impress...