Today's Video Update: Is this the top of the market?

Hello traders everywhere! Adam Hewison here, President of and Co-creator of MarketClub, with your mid-day market update for Tuesday, the 6th of August.

Every Market Deserves To Rest Once In A While
The indices appear to be on the defensive today, however that's not say we have reached a top or that the trend has changed from positive to negative. Trend changes tend to take time and usually don't happen overnight. For myself, the "line in the sand" on the DOW (INDEX:DJI) is the 15,400 level. It is at that level where I would exit my long position and move to the sidelines and await the next signal. Moving to the sidelines does not change the bigger trend picture for the DOW. I still remain long-term bullish, providing that the monthly Trade Triangle remains in the green column. Continue reading "Today's Video Update: Is this the top of the market?"

The Hindenburg Omen Is Flashing: Is It Time To Sell?

By: David Goodboy - StreetAuthority

I learned the hard way not to rely purely on technical analysis to make investing decisions.

In the early 1990s, I had built up a decent trading stake by riding the momentum lifting high-tech stocks of the era. Dave, my best friend and the guy who first taught me how to trade, was a die-hard technical analysis proponent who made a small fortune correctly forecasting and buying puts several days prior to the 1987 market crash. He turned his college tuition money into enough capital to trade full time, buy a nice car and not have to worry about working for someone else.

I'll never forget that phone call: Continue reading "The Hindenburg Omen Is Flashing: Is It Time To Sell?"