Tweet By Chris Ebert It does not usually take a trader very long to hear sayings about the stock market. Some even seem plausible. Perhaps one of the best known phrases is sell in May and go away. It’s a nice catchy rhyme, and it does have its merits, since summertime often brings on doldrums […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Anyone who has traded for a while can recognize a secular Bull market from a Bear. Even those who don’t trade for a living likely recognize the signs on the evening news or the Sunday paper. But within a secular trend that may last for years are different flavors of that […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Lottery Fever is well underway in the stock market. It is one of the defining characteristics of Lottery Fever that buyers overbid – they enter orders to buy stocks well above what would be considered a fair value. They do this because stock prices are rising, so their main concern is […]

Tweet By Chris Ebert Traders occasionally become disenfranchised. They feel like they have become disconnected from the market – that the trading environment has changed so drastically that they cannot make a confident interpretation. That tends to happen when the S&P 500 Temperature reaches extremes. Any Temperature above +200 or below -200 is considered extreme. […]