Martin S. (Buzzy) Schwartz trader who made a fortune successfully trading the financial markets. He has been both a futures day trader and also an options trader and was successful with both and also other markets. He became famous after he won the U.S. Investing Championship in 1984 and was also featured in Jack Schwager’s […]
The Treynor ratio is a measurement of the returns earned in excess of what could’ve been earned on an investment that has no diversifiable risk per unit (like U.S. Bonds) of market risk assumed. The Treynor reward to volatility model is also called the reward-to-volatility ratio or Treynor measure it was named for Jack L.
What are covered puts? A covered put is created when put options are sold that correlates with a short stock position already being held or opened as a sell/write at one time. The stock position acts as a hedge for the short puts to limit losses as the short shares can be used if the
A two-legged pullback to the 20-period exponential moving average is a high probability trade entry set up inside a strong uptrend for buying a dip in price action. It can also be a short selling opportunity on a rally back to the 20-EMA during a downtrend in price action. Any candle that goes higher than
The Hagakure: The Book of The Samurai records Yamamoto Tsunetomo’s views on bushido and the warrior code of the samurai. It was written in the early 18th century and explains many principles of the Samurai warrior. Many of these same principles can be used in business, sports, trading, and investing to achieve a warrior mindset
Dogs of the Dow System The Dogs of the Dow investment strategy first became popular after Michael B. O’Higgins’s published the book, Beating the Dow, in 1991 where the phrase Dogs of the Dow was first used. The Dogs of the Dow strategy is a simple strategy based on the theory that a high dividend
The rounding top chart pattern is a bearish reversal that occurs after an uptrend on a chart. The rounded top is formed after an uptrend in price action stalls out near a peak and goes sideways into a range before slowly going lower to create lower highs and lower lows. The pattern forms a downward
In technical analysis the triple bottom pattern can be a possible signal for a reversal higher in price. This pattern is formed when price action finds support inside a price zone three consecutive and separate times. This type of price behavior can give clues that there are no sellers at lower prices below that support
What is a trailing stop loss? A trailing stop loss is a risk management tool for locking in profits on a winning trade. A trailing stop is a strategy that moves the exit point for a trade as price moves in the right direction to increase profits. A trailing stop loss is a quantified strategy
Highest Short Interest Stocks Lists of the current most shorted stocks right now can be a great place to find high interest stocks that have the potential to be deep dip value buys. These stocks on major U.S. stock exchanges are also a great list to watch and stay updated on for potential short squeeze opportunities.