Category Archives: Research

Here be dragons…and complete sets of research notes!

Taking stock…some opportunities in equities

Greetings all! Since this space is primarily focused on forex trading (when I’m not waxing philosophical), it’s not often that I discuss the more mundane world of the equities markets. But lately I’ve been adding more positions to my Fidelity … Continue reading

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NZD surprise? Not really…

Greetings all! Last week, on June 9, CNBC reported that, The New Zealand dollar took centre stage on Thursday, surging to a one-year high after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept interest rates unchanged, surprising some investors who had … Continue reading

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Need Deeper Forex Data? Try a Spy

My tag line for this blog begins with the word “exploring,” and that’s particularly appropriate this week. Originally, I had planned to post about a specific long-term fundamental indicator, but ended up exploring multiple sources of market information instead. So … Continue reading

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An Interesting Intraday Price Pattern

Greetings! I said that I wasn’t going to do much updating until my financial crisis is over, but I have a bit of free time today so…what the heck. Anyway, a few weeks ago I ran across a research paper … Continue reading

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Back to Research

I’ve decided that all this constant writing of ebooks, posts, articles, and marketing stuff is basically taking up a lot of time for little to no benefit. Therefore, I’m going back to concentrating exclusively on research and trading. When I … Continue reading

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Finding a Forex Trading Edge in 3 Steps

Greetings all! This is the text of an article I wrote last week. It’s the first of a planned series.   Finding a Trading Edge in 3 Steps In his excellent “Market Wizards” book series, Jack Schwager said, “There are … Continue reading

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FOREX Tick Density

Back in this post I said that I would discuss my weekly swing trading method in more detail. Since then, I’ve been battling with the dreaded Undercapitalization Demon. As I mentioned back in February, even though my method is making … Continue reading

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A new plan

What’s up?? Over the past week or so I’ve been doing some research in order to improve my trade selections. After a rocky start, I finally managed to get some good results, and have updated my trading tools accordingly. The … Continue reading

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Back to the drawing board

Greetings! Well that trading plan I posted a couple weeks ago was a bust.  Here’s a chart representing the results of 19 trades (in order of entry, but not exit). Part of the problem was that I didn’t move the … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Fool…

Greetings! So for about a week, I kept seeing a notice on the Motley Fool’s blogger interface that they were on a “publishing hiatus” and that their bloggers had to stop submitting articles. Eventually, an email showed up saying that … Continue reading

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