As John Maynard Keynes famously said, ‘’the market can stay irrational longer than you can stay solvent’’. Markets can also, unlike leopards, change their spots, moving from crushingly boring and lethargic for months to quite the raging tiger. This has […]
I’m not one to promote or push one form or another of technical analysis – especially when it comes to oscillators. I find the choice of what to use – and what’s rubbish – can lead to heated arguments. Personally, […]
As part of the STA’s educational offering, here is today’s interview (5th April 2019) with Nicole Elliott on IG TV. Many will recognise her as a regular attendee at our monthly meetings, and Jeremy is a veteran, and ex-Bloomberg presenter […]
Being a ‘fear and greed’ sort of technical analyst, I’ve been having a great time with stock market indices this month; big moves, punchy candlesticks, speechless equity analysts backpedalling. Such fun! One thing that did make me sit up and […]
Free newspaper City AM is my morning tube-ride read of choice. Topical, relevant, and mercifully concise I can usually get through it by my destination. On the 31st October, they ran an interesting article called: ‘Why cutting through noise is […]
Donald Trump won the US Presidential election promising to ‘make America great again’. Markets and investors took him at his word, hoovering up the US dollar and selling the most vulnerable – the Canadian dollar and Mexican peso – hard. […]
Last week a reader wrote in asking why I tended to use a clutch of oscillators in what he saw as a rather random manner; that set me thinking. Which ones do I favour and why? Why do I flip […]
This year I’ve found charting gold very difficult indeed. Not so impossible that I begin to doubt my abilities as a technical analyst, but hard enough to warrant a lot of head scratching, caution with my forecasts, and to remind […]
Yesterday I was invited for an interview at a business television programme. As per the form of the last twenty years (when this terrified technical analyst first appeared on camera) I emailed over my charts beforehand, complete with trend lines, […]
We all know that bear markets work differently to bull ones, whether you look at it from an Elliott Wave perspective (five phases on the way up but only three on the decline), patterns (blow-off tops versus rounded bottoms), and […]
Technical analysis is truly international, not just because it has practitioners spread across the globe but because it is a common language we can all understand and relate to. It is another lingua franca, not like Esperanto but like maths, […]
The STA’s October monthly meeting was a real knock-out – but then what else would one expect from Jeremy? Timed to coincide with the release of his second book – 21st Century Point and Figure (our library has a copy) […]
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