Dancing with the Trend

December 2016

Dancing with the Trend

Wake Up so You Can Sleep!

by Greg Morris

Why is it that many will believe almost anything they hear or read?  You need to learn to only pay attention to the facts.  Let me offer a recent real-time event and some of the wild imagination used by the experts about what happened.  Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a scheduled international flight operated by Malaysia Airlines, disappeared on 8 March 2014 while flying from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Malaysia, to Beijing International Airport in China. The aircraft last made voice contact with air traffic control at 01:19 MYT, 8 March when it was over the South Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Tools of the Story Teller!

by Greg Morris

In an article, I published some time ago, The Many Faces of Technical Analysts, one example was the Story Teller.  I captured this idea from Barry Ritholtz when he asked the question “Are you a Trader or a Story Teller?”  Parts of that section are reproduced below.  In that article, I also discussed the Newbie, Hobbyist, Salesman, Practitioner, Academic, and Authors. Another word for the TV experts, talking heads, special guests, pontificators, gurus, and those that are part of the endless parade showing up daily in the financial media.  Read More 

Dancing with the Trend

Market Breadth and Technical Analysis

by Greg Morris

Some of the following is from my book, “The Complete Guide to Market Breadth Indicators,” published by McGraw-Hill in 2005, with the Second Edition now available in Amazon Kindle format. “The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.”  Leonardo da Vinci Market Breadth Market breadth indicators are those indicators that are sometimes referred to as broad market indicators.  Probably the simplest way to think of them is to realize they generally do not refer to, or use information relating to an individual Read More