Dancing with the Trend

September 2015

Dancing with the Trend

Technical Analysis Magic II

by Greg Morris

This is the second part of the Technical Analysis Magic article published a while back – click here.  I wanted to wait to see if there were any remaining readers.  Apparently I did not offend everyone.  Some of the introductory material is the same as last time just in case someone did not read the first article. There are a few things that have attached themselves to technical analysis that bother me.  Actually, they really don’t bother me; what bothers me is when I hear someone talk about what great tools they are.  It is very clear to me then, that they don’t Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Risk is More than a Four Letter Word

by Greg Morris

Dictionary.com says:  The exposure to the chance of injury or loss; a hazard or dangerous chance.  American Heritage Dictionary says: The possibility of suffering harm or loss; danger.  These are just two of the many entries and these were just for the noun.  Risk in the world of investments and finance is more succinct.  Risk is the uncertainty of outcome, however risk can be quantified whereas uncertainty cannot.  Many use risk as a quantitative measure and uncertainty for measuring the non-quantitative type.  This article will attempt to give an Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Zahorchak Measure II

by Greg Morris

In a previous article entitled, “Zahorchak Measure” I introduced a process that was one of the first I read about back in the 1970s that hooked me on technical analysis.  The article generated a lot of interest so with this article I’m going to add more detail on the Zahorchak Measure and also a couple of alternate versions that I created a hundred years ago. Let’s start off with a review of the Zahorchak Measure in considerable detail.  Zahorchak states that there is often no correlation between the price of a stock and its fundamentals.  He further Read More