Dancing with the Trend

November 2015

Dancing with the Trend

CGMBI-Composite Indicators-Chap 9

by Greg Morris

Before we being the review of Chapter 9 for the 2nd Edition of The Complete Guide to Market Breadth Indicators, I am proud to announce that after over a year of work with many of the fine folks at StockCharts.com, the book is now available in Kindle format from Amazon.  Click Here.  I priced it to sell – only $19.99.  It has lots of new material from Tom McClellan, George Schade, and Dick Arms, plus all of the charts are from StockCharts.com.  Plus an entirely new chapter (11) on non-internal breadth indicators.  Tom McClellan completely rewrote Chapter 10 on the Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Past Performance is no Guarantee of Future Results

by Greg Morris

There is no doubt that investors are attracted by positive performance.  Unfortunately, most investors stop there and never accomplish the due diligence to confirm that the returns are meaningful.  In most cases they usually place entirely too much emphasis on performance without putting it into the context of the market or the ever-important philosophy behind the strategy. Here’s a fact:  All performance measures are trailing performance.  Why do you suppose the NASD and SEC demand that disclaimers, stating that “Past Performance is no Guarantee of Future Results,” Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Article Summaries: 3-2015 to 5-2015

by Greg Morris

Most blog authors on StockCharts.com are writing about the current markets and do an exceptional job.   I do not write about the current markets as I wanted to share my experiences after 40+ years as a technical analyst.  Not only experiences with trading and investing, but model building and money management.  I also share the details of all the Master’s degrees I have – those expensive learning experiences that hopefully I learned something from.  Since I rarely go back into the archives of other’s blogs that I read, I wondered if that is common or not.  Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Up Volume Down Volume Indicators (Chap 8 - CGMBI)

by Greg Morris

CH 8 Up Volume Down Volume Indicators As a reminder these articles about the chapters in the upcoming book are only samples of what are in each chapter; they are not the entire chapter. The breadth indicators in this section utilize either up volume, down volume, or both in their calculation.  Please do not confuse this with the plethora of technical indicators that use total volume. Up Volume and Down Volume Indicators Up Volume Down Volume Changed Volume Up & Down Volume Read More