Momentum: By Definition it is Hard to Stop


  1. the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity.
  2. the impetus and driving force gained by the development of a process or course of events.

People trying to manage trend changes are by definition fighting momentum, which feeds on an established trend with powerful force.  A premium service I use and otherwise depend upon for analysis of conventional US stocks and sectors (i.e. non-precious metals, non-resources, non-global), [XYZ Premium, name omitted due to wider publication], provided a chart yesterday showing the S&P 500’s breakout to all time highs noting "And to think there are still people calling this a cyclical bull within a long-term secular bear market!" Continue reading "Momentum: By Definition it is Hard to Stop"

Why Day Traders of ’09 have become Swing Traders of ’10

I was recently talking to Idan, CEO of, when he mentioned something I thought was worth repeating. From '09 - '10, Idan says that he has seen a major change in trader mindset. Idan believes that shorter term traders have moved to longer time frames due to a change in market conditions.

Read on to see how Idan has come to this conclusion and be sure to visit

As the CEO of, I have witnessed staggering changes in the minds of retail investors in 2009. The most interesting phenomenon was that most day traders have been completely swept out of the current type of market. Continue reading "Why Day Traders of ’09 have become Swing Traders of ’10"