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Posted by MartZee May 25, 2009

Market monitor – Sectors & Industries

When I was searching for the data from the last week, it seems that the [tag]market[/tag] is losing steam and slowing down. Will the [tag]trend[/tag] enter a [tag]correction[/tag], is it heading for return to its downtrend journey or will it gain new strength to move up? We will see next week. Last 30 days [tag]performance[/tag] Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 23, 2009

Picks 05/18 – 05/22

No new stock picks this week: Existing & new holdings:

Posted by MartZee May 20, 2009

Market monitor – Sectors & Industries

Watching [tag]markets[/tag], [tag]sectors[/tag] and [tag]industry[/tag] groups when selecting [tag]stocks[/tag] to buy is one of the most important things to do. If buying a new stock, you want to buy a stock which is within a [tag]leading industry[/tag]. Sometimes it is hard to dig such data and you have to browse through several publicly accessible web Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 20, 2009

Synaptics Inc – another candidate to buy?

Synaptics Inc - another candidate to buy?

[tag]Synaptics Inc[/tag] ([tag]SYNA[/tag]) is another candidate for a [tag]trade[/tag], which I added to my [tag]watch list[/tag] today. Here are my reasons: The [tag]stock[/tag] is [tag]up-trending[/tag]. However, I have some comments to this item, see below the [tag]chart[/tag]. Strong [tag]fundamental data[/tag] (12 mo [tag]Relative strength[/tag] 96%, [tag]EPS[/tag] 44%, [tag]EPS surprise[/tag] +30%, etc) Analysts mean recommendation is Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 18, 2009

New position opened

Another stock, which meets my criteria is Visa (V). When you take a look at the chart, the stock is making new high highs and new high lows. Volume is above average and recently the stock showed a small retreat to the trend line. Today it turned back up and the oscillator is indicating a Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 14, 2009

Training for success – when to entry in a new stock position?

Training for success - when to entry in a new stock position?

One of my goals is to learn when to entry into a new position so the [tag]trade[/tag] will be successful. My past trades were about jumping into a new position without knowing why I was doing it. After I bought a new stock I hoped it would grow. Sometimes it did, sometimes it didn’t. Mostly Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 09, 2009

Training for success

Training for success

If you are an investor who doesn’t trade during down trending markets like me, days when the market is falling are the best opportunity for learning and practicing for future success. I reviewed my portfolio and found out I lost 62% of my investment money, including 19% after I tried to change my strategy I Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 08, 2009

New position opened

During this market rally attempt financial sector was doing very well. During last 30 days this sector rose by almost 44%, its three months performance is about 52%. Even though banks are not out of all of their problems I do not expect any further dramatic drops. A stock I had in front of my Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 02, 2009

Picks 04/27 – 05/01

No [tag]new picks[/tag]. The stock market trend is a bit weak, but still heading upwards. Recently I could see some stocks doing well, such as GMCR. This stock has a potential growing even more. There is too many short sellers in place which may be forced to close their positions because of good economical results Continue reading →

Posted by MartZee May 01, 2009

Credit Card companies to lose profit

This web site is not about [tag]personal finances[/tag], for which I would recommend reading A Personal Finance Guide for example. However yesterday I have seen a short sketch on [tag]Fox TV[/tag] regarding the House of Representatives passing a bill to protect [tag]consumers[/tag] against fine prints. It was interesting presentation of [tag]credit card companies[/tag]’ arrogance. I Continue reading →