Posts filed under “Trading”

One Two Three & Done (The Sucker Play)

Once again, the One & Done crowd has managed to pull the PermaBull traders into a long side bet, following the spin 2 weeks ago after the March FOMC minutes were released, and last week’s JEC testimony by Fed Chair Bernanke. 

Over the weekend, Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told CNBC’s Maria Bartiroma at the White House Correspondents Dinner that "No, the market did not get it right" after his recent comments.

Once again, the One & Done play was a sucker’s trade.

What is this, the 4th or 5th time? Great Caesar’s Ghost, even a puppy learns not to pee on the carpet after he gets rapped with a rolled up newspaper twice. These traders have been getting bitch-slapped around like they are Wile E. Coyote and the Fed Chair is the RoadRunner. Its astonishing that the same suckers keep coming back for the same abuse. Get some help, get into a support group for abused spouses investors.

This does go a long way in explaining the new Fed Chair Curse — perhaps it takes a while before the Chairs learn they are not still in Academia or where ever;  it took Greenspan a long time to learn to speak for 4 hours straight — and say nothing. I suspect it may take Bernanke a little longer to learn the dark art of obsfucation . . .

Category: Federal Reserve, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Psychology, Television, Trading

TSCM

Category: Earnings, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

Apprenticed Investor: Seven Steps for Handling Stock Tips

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

Scaling versus Averaging

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

Why Buy-And-Hold Strategy Doesn’t Work for So Many Investors

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

Sell Off on Light Volume

Category: Markets, Psychology, Technical Analysis, Trading

The Basic Tenets of My Investment Consciousness

Category: Apprenticed Investor, Investing, Psychology, Trading

Q puts, VIX calls

Category: Trading

Some recent trades

Category: Trading

Q1 Performance versus Q2-Q4: Any Correlation?

Category: Data Analysis, Markets, Trading