Nearing Bottom??

     As we violate the August lows, a handful of the tech bellweathers are holding up.  Google (GOOG) and Apple (AAPL) are higher on the day.  Could this be a repeat of August 16th when the financials resisted to crash and the market bottomed?  From my view, this could be a great short-term trade.  Get […]

ETFs vs. Mutual Funds

Are mutual funds dead? With all of the talk surrounding Exchange-Traded Funds over the past few years, I am starting to think that it's starting to become an endangered species. Although there are way more mutual funds out in the market than ETFs, the popularity of mutual funds is waning while there has been explosive […]

Fading Fast

     Early this morning, all indications pointed to a positive open.  Futures were higher, international markets were up and the high beta names showed promise.  As we approach the open, our optimism is fading.  The futures have given back a chunk of their gains and may open modestly higher.  Given how close we are to […]

Daily Trade Highlights From Trader Bubs

If you want to get an idea of what day trading is like, go no further than Bubs as he is nicknamed was the top commentator here on the blog in October, and this is his spotlight post. This review will tell you about Bubs, his investment blog, and close with a contest he […]

Another day, Another drop

With stocks in the red all day, the DJIA closed the trading day down 216 points. It now rests below 13,000, below its 200 day moving average and only 115 points above the August low. As the Dow Transports head lower each day, we are very close to a Dow Theory Bear market signal. Should […]