Posts filed under “Apprenticed Investor”

More signs of Speculation

I am working on a column on Stock Tips, and in my research I came across this unbelievable chart. Its from Jason Goepfert of Sentimentrader.com.

Jason had done some prior studies on the Bulletin Board volume. He wrote back "It’s even more crazy than last month – share volume expanded by nearly 40% over the previous record, set in February. I’ve attached the chart."

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Astonishing:

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That is some spike relative to the prior volume — it looks similar to January 2000.

Good thing there is not any speculation around . . .

 

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis

The Basic Tenets of My Investment Consciousness

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Psychology, Trading

How to Invest Like Boston Red Sox Slugger Ted Williams

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Psychology

The Single Company Magazine Cover Indicator

In the past, I have warned against relying on the magazine cover indicator for specific companies. There are some very specific caveats on this here. The reason for this is that, in my experience, the Cover Indicator is useful for determining when large social phenomena are reaching an emotional crescendo. Oftentimes, emotions take over at…Read More

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Psychology, Technical Analysis

A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Data Analysis, Psychology

Thin Green Line

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Psychology

The “Uncertainty” Discount

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Markets

The Astonishingly Inefficient Market

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis

4th Year a Charm? A Look at Oversimplified Predictions

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Markets

How Blind Are We to Our Own Shortcomings?

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Psychology