Author Archives: Barry Boswell

Monday June 15, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

Today’s the markets are taking a hit because of the news out of Europe that the negotiations with Greece have fallen apart. Seems like old times again, doesn’t it? The fragility of this market does not need a big new … Continue reading

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Monday June 8, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

Last week I was discussing how to trade in an environment like this. You need to have an understanding of where support should be. When the market topped at 2,134.72 on May 20th where you thinking the S & P … Continue reading

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Monday June 1, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

With the markets flirting with all time highs, the question is how do you trade in this environment? Or should you even trade in this environment? The markets have made quite the run since the major bottom back in 2009. … Continue reading

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Monday May 11, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

I took the week off last week and am now back. Hope you didn’t miss me too much. Did I do anything exciting?  Not really, just trying to refine my approach to trading earnings. You see, I have been working … Continue reading

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Monday April 27, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

I haven’t discussed the overall market in a while and have instead focused on some specific trade set ups. For example, last week I mentioned GE and the idea that you should wait for it to pull back if you … Continue reading

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Monday April 20, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

Last week I mentioned how GE made a big move. An uncharacteristic move you might say. Two weeks ago, GE was up over 14% for the week. I also suggested you should not chase the price and wait for it … Continue reading

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Monday April 13, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

Last week, the venerable old main line industrial, General Motors popped 14.3%. For a company like GE, that was a huge move. You see, GE typically has a weekly average true range of under $1. So, a move of $3.57 … Continue reading

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Monday April 6, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

Friday the Non Farm payroll report was issued when the markets were closed. I feel like I was cheated. That is because you usually get some really strong moves on days when the Non Farm payroll are released. Another day … Continue reading

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Monday March 30, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

A week ago, I mentioned that the key for the markets would be to watch the VIX. The VIX is the volatility index and is oftened called the fear index. As I have mentioned before, the VIX will run opposite … Continue reading

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Monday March 23, 2015 – Weekly Market Update

Last week I mentioned how all eyes would be on the FOMC meeting and the press conference that followed it. As it turned out, I was accurate when I said that the Fed will not raise rates anytime soon. And … Continue reading

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