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S&P 500 Top 10 Overview

I often like to publish a technical overview of the top components of an index or sector that may be setting up for a nice move as analyzing the charts of the most heavily weighted components will often give you a heads up on where the index or sector may be heading. Normally I will [...]

May 8, 2014 2:15pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on S&P 500 Top 10 Overview

S&P 500 Video Analysis

This video discusses in depth, the charts of the S&P 500 Index along with the top ten components which combine for a nearly 20% weighting in the index. As with yesterday's video discussion of the top 10 holdings in the Nasdaq 100, my reasoning for focusing on the most heavily weighted components in this key [...]

Sep 26, 2013 1:36pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on S&P 500 Video Analysis

S&P 500 Top 10 Components Video

As often discussed, analyzing the charts of the top weighted components in an index can often give you additional insight to where that index might be headed, especially when the technical picture for the index might not be very clear.  For those wishing to skip ahead to a particular stock, the top ten components of [...]

Aug 14, 2013 2:29pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on S&P 500 Top 10 Components Video

Trade Ideas Updated

The trade ideas have now been updated meaning that stocks/etf's listed in the Trade Setups category (longs and shorts) have either yet to trigger an entry or they are Active Trades that either still offer an objective entry around current levels or my be close to triggering another entry or add-on, such as the break [...]

Jul 26, 2013 10:44am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Trade Ideas Updated

Shorting JNJ

JNJ is one more in a long list of blue-chip, dividend stocks that has the potential for a longer-term swing short trade.  Why would someone want to short such as solid company with an attractive dividend and one of the top 5 components of the S&P 500?  Simple: just like AAPL back when I added [...]

May 24, 2013 12:57pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short, Trading Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on Shorting JNJ