Archive for August, 2011

Tic Report — An Auction That No One Came To

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Today, June 15th, 2011, the Treasury Department released a little known report that comes out monthly. This report was so “unimportant” that CNBC didn’t even talk about it when it was released, no breaking news, not even a wink and a nod. Yet this report reflects some of the most important economic data about the USA…the TIC Report. (more…)

Panic Selling In The Stock Market During The Summer Doldrums? Can’t Be

Friday, August 12th, 2011

It’s Monday, the week of August 8th, 2011. Summer doldrums should last another 3 weeks. Trading volume in the Market should be reaching its yearly low. But wait…can’t be. The Market is down 635 point. Now its Tuesday, the Market is up 430 points. Wednesday, the Market is down 520 points. Now Thursday, the Market is up 424 points. This can’t be summer doldrums. So what is contributing to the Market’s fluctuation like this? The answer is simple…margin calls. (more…)

Trading Futures With Technical Analysis? Here Was A Classic Setup

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

For those of you who are technical traders, especially Futures traders, here is a classic setup designed to lure the unsuspecting trader into buying stocks, options and futures, while all the while it was setup to go down. How many people lost their shirts on this setup. (more…)