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Posted by Martin February 06, 2009
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The market back in rally atempt

The market back in rally atempt

Yesterday and today’s [tag]gains[/tag] returned the [tag]stock market[/tag] back to [tag]rally attempt[/tag]. It still is attempting rally and it may fail as it happened couple times ago. It still is not the right time for buying new [tag]stocks[/tag], however this attempt may be the bottom bounce, which puts the market into the [tag]confirmed rally[/tag] and we can start investing again.

[tag]Dow Jones Index[/tag]

The market returned back above its [tag]support line[/tag] today. If it sustains on that level and continues growing, we may be at the bottom finally and the worst things are probably behind us, even though [tag]economists[/tag] and [tag]investing[/tag] columnists may be saying something different. The [tag]economy[/tag] may still be in bad shape, however experts say that the stock market can predict better or worse times six months ahead. If this is our case, we may see our [tag]economy getting better[/tag] in about six months from now. Or the rally is a fake as many others prior this one and it will fail again. We need to wait for the upcoming week or two to see whether the rally sustains and turn into a confirmed rally or not. The [tag]volume[/tag] was weak and only a few [tag]leaders[/tag] could be seen gaining today. Still a [tag]weak market[/tag].

Tip: It is not time to [tag]start investing[/tag] yet. Wait for the [tag]market[/tag] to confirm itself. This rally attempt can still fail next week. I would stay out of the market, watch potential [tag]winning stocks[/tag], add them to a watch list and wait. There always will be plenty of opportunities to [tag]buy winning stocks[/tag] when the rally confirms itself.

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Posted by Martin February 06, 2009
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Picks 02/02 – 02/06


No [tag]new picks[/tag].

There is nothing to buy out there.

Existing holdings:

100% CASH


Contribution this week: $0

Starting account value = $2,009.80

Account value = $2,009.80 (without margin)

Buying power = $2,009.80

[tag]Portfolio Gain/loss[/tag] this week = 0.00%

[tag]Portfolio[/tag] Gain/Loss for FEBRUARY 2009 = 0.00%

Portfolio Gain/loss since inception = -19.19%

[tag]Annual Return[/tag] (CAGR): -19.19%

Now the portfolio is 100% cash, waiting for the new confirmed rally. I transferred all money to a savings account and I will be saving more money for the new upturn, study the market and wait.


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Posted by Martin February 02, 2009
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Rally attempt is over


The rally attempt ended as soon as it begun last week on Wednesday. We are in correction again.




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Posted by Martin February 01, 2009
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Picks 01/26 – 01/30


No [tag]new picks[/tag].

There is nothing to buy out there.

Existing holdings:

100% CASH


Contribution this week: $0

Starting account value = $2,009.80

Account value = $2,009.80 (without margin)

Buying power = $2,009.80

[tag]Portfolio Gain/loss[/tag] this week = 0.00%

[tag]Portfolio[/tag] Gain/Loss for JANUARY 2009 = 0.00%

Portfolio Gain/loss since inception = -19.19%

[tag]Annual Return[/tag] (CAGR): -19.19%

Now the portfolio is 100% cash, waiting for the new confirmed rally. I transferred all money to a savings account and I will be saving more money for the new upturn, study the market and wait.


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Posted by Martin January 28, 2009
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Market follow-through started a new rally attempt


Or is it another bounce? Today the [tag]market[/tag] entered into another [tag]rally attempt[/tag], fourth in a row. The market rallied on a new [tag]bank[/tag] [tag]bailout[/tag], which I personally do not like. Banks are receiving excessive monetary help, but can any of you experience any improvement? Did your [tag]interest rate[/tag] go down? Would you be able to get a new [tag]loan[/tag] recently? I talked to couple architects and developers and mostly their response was, that even though they have a very good [tag]credit[/tag] and they have good businesses, banks are reluctant [tag]lending money[/tag]. So what are they doing with the help they received? Buying new Jets?
Nevertheless this may be an impulse for the market propelling upwards and stimulate new growth, even though I am quite suspicious that such bailouts would help to start a sustainable trend.

[tag]Dow[/tag]
+200.00 +2.46% 8,375.45
[tag]Nasdaq[/tag]
+53.44 +3.55% 1,558.34
[tag]S&P[/tag]
+28.38 +3.36% 874.09

All [tag]indexes[/tag] are still below their [tag]50 day MA[/tag] and far below [tag]200 day MA[/tag] indicators. It still is not the right time to [tag]start investing[/tag]. I am still waiting in [tag]cash[/tag] for the next move, watching the market, [tag]stocks[/tag] and [tag]saving money[/tag] for future confirmed rally. There are no stocks, which would fit my picking criteria anyway.


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Posted by Martin January 27, 2009
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Is the market looking for a new uptrend?

Is the market looking for a new uptrend?

The [tag]stock market[/tag] seems to be bouncing at the bottom. When looking at the [tag]chart[/tag], the stock market failed two [tag]rally attempt[/tag]s and it seems like it cannot fall through its virtual [tag]support line[/tag]. Is it really a bottom, from which the market would be able to jump up? Or is it just bouncing like a ping-pong ball on the table just to fall further down over the edge of the table?
Let’s see what the next couple weeks bring us.

Dow Jones


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Posted by Martin January 23, 2009
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Picks 01/19 – 01/23


No [tag]new picks[/tag].

There is nothing to buy out there.

Existing holdings:

100% CASH


Contribution this week: $0

Starting account value = $2,009.80

Account value = $2,009.80 (without margin)

Buying power = $2,009.80

[tag]Portfolio Gain/loss[/tag] this week = 0.00%

[tag]Portfolio[/tag] Gain/Loss for JANUARY 2009 = 0.00%

Portfolio Gain/loss since inception = -19.19%

[tag]Annual Return[/tag] (CAGR): -19.19%

Now the portfolio is 100% cash, waiting for the new confirmed rally. I transferred all money to a savings account and I will be saving more money for the new upturn, study the market and wait.


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Posted by Martin January 19, 2009
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Stock options results – January 2009


A month ago I started [tag]investing[/tag] into [tag]stock options[/tag] using the most [tag]basic strategy[/tag] called “[tag]Covered call[/tag]s”. The reason I started learning this strategy was to [tag]protect my investments[/tag] and create a steady monthly [tag]income[/tag]. However, prior investing the real [tag]money[/tag] I opened a [tag]virtual account[/tag] at CBOE for learning purposes. I wanted to try all possible situations, which may occur during the [tag]option[/tag] lifetime. During this month I have learned a lot, but still there is plenty to learn and some other questions raised in my mind, but overall I am grasping how Covered calls work.
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Posted by Martin January 16, 2009
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Picks 01/12 – 01/16


No [tag]new picks[/tag].

There is nothing to buy out there.

Existing holdings:

100% CASH


Contribution this week: $0

Starting account value = $2,009.80

Account value = $2,009.80 (without margin)

Buying power = $2,009.80

[tag]Portfolio Gain/loss[/tag] this week = 0.00%

[tag]Portfolio[/tag] Gain/Loss for JANUARY 2009 = 0.00%

Portfolio Gain/loss since inception = -19.19%

[tag]Annual Return[/tag] (CAGR): -19.19%

Now the portfolio is 100% cash, waiting for the new confirmed rally. I transferred all money to a savings account and I will be saving more money for the new upturn, study the market and wait.


Are you interested in Reverse Scale Strategy and see how it works when implemented to even a small account?

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Posted by Martin January 14, 2009
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Dow plunged 248 points and ended rally once again

Dow plunged 248 points and ended rally once again

The [tag]stock market[/tag] opened down, continued its downturn all day and counted its sixth [tag]loss[/tag] in a row. Bad [tag]economic data[/tag] slashed the [tag]rally attempt[/tag] to dust. Are we heading below 8000 points?

[tag]Dow[/tag]
-248.42 -2.94% 8,200.14
[tag]Nasdaq[/tag]
-56.82 -3.67% 1,489.64
[tag]S&P[/tag]
-29.17 -3.35% 842.62

The last [tag]rally[/tag] was mostly led by weak [tag]stocks[/tag] on low [tag]volume[/tag]. Leaders were lacking to [tag]breakout[/tag] from their bases and if it happened those breakouts failed anyway.

[tag]Dow Jones[/tag]

Tip: Bad economic data are sinking the market. We are in [tag]correction[/tag] again and it is not time for [tag]investing[/tag]. The best approach in the market like this one is to stay aside, open no new positions and wait in [tag]cash[/tag] until the market confirm itself in a [tag]new rally[/tag].

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