A couple of days ago, I posted a commentary that, among other things, inferred that the data coming out of our nation’s capital is massaged to the point of being virtually worthless.
Just today, at the ZeroHedge website, I read the following very interesting observations of someone who should know about government statistics. I quote:
There is an old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words.
The SRVs on the chart shown in Figure 1 were place on the chart on Sunday afternoon, July 14, 2013. The chart includes trading thru about 1300 – as I wrap up my trading day.
There is one […]
The MACD Histogram
The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence is a big part of our trading method. The MACD we use is a 7 bar moving average of the difference between a 28 bar moving average and a 14 bar moving average. Its signal line is zero, which is the net value at which the two moving […]
This continues our discussion of how we use trend in our trading methodology.
In the previous post I discussed how we evaluate trend: first on our primary intra-day trading chart and then on our secondary intra-day trading chart.
This post will discuss how we proceed after deciding what type of trade we are watching for […]
Our previous post talked about trend – this discussion takes up where that one left off.
When I prepare to trade, I try to do a routine that always starts with evaluating trend – on each of my three intra-day trading charts.
First I look at the primary intra-day trading chart trend:
A. If the […]
My Internet Service has been on again off again much of the day – so I have had a lot of time to just think. So I started wondering…
My wife, upon hearing me say, “I am wondering…” would surely say, “Oh my god, what now!? She thinks I am a perennial pessimist. I, on […]
Pundits all say “the trend is your friend” – and we agree. But “the trend” is often not fully understood by many traders. My trading method uses multiple time frames – in most markets I use three intra-day charts. Each chart is set to a different time frame. It is not unusual for trend to […]
I am frequently asked how much money is required to trade futures and/or FOREX. It is not a simple answer for several reasons – such as the fact that at most brokers you have to have a separate account for futures and FOREX. And many brokers have a minimum for setting up an account.
A friend of mine recently asked me about the gold market – knowing that over the years I have traded and followed the gold and silver market. I think he was a little surprised about my answer – so I thought that I would post it for the entire world to see.
My first response […]
Do the SRVs I use in my trading really help me “See the Music of the Market”?
One of my favorite futures contracts that I trade regularly is the 10 year US Bond – a highly liquid market with more than two million contracts of open interest and nearly one million trades per day.
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the SRV’s are spot on !!Tom CUSA
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I trade the US Bond Markets exclusively – amazed at the accuracy of the SRV’s !!George SNew York, NY
“The SRV’s are amazingly accurate”.Tony Texas
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