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Correlations are an important tool in portfolio construction. But are you aware of the dangers that nearly every analyst ignores? In this post we will review what correlations are, how it can be used to diversify risk and what the dangers are that you have to be aware of.
David Keller, CMT from Sierra Alpha Research discusses how his training as a pilot helps him view the markets.
A 4 minute video on how to use the Show Bar tool to quickly verify that scripting formulas are working exactly as expected.
JC Parets, CMT founder of All Star Charts takes a look at the copper chart and discusses how it may impact emerging markets.
Maintaining a trading journal, while not a new concept, has evolved over the years, from a pen and pad, to detailed portfolio logs of every entry and exit made.
If you have an existing workbook with lots of page tabs and you wish to convert it in to a Watchlist without having to manually type the symbols watch this video!
JC Parets, CMT founder of All Star Charts discusses what he thinks should be called the “chart of the century” and the recent breakout of the technology sector in the US.
David Keller, CMT from Sierra Alpha Research discusses his evidence-based approach to analysis and overcoming confirmation bias.
Many analysts are crying that the markets are overextended. Are they? An accidental look at previous recoveries may tell a different story.
David Keller, CMT from Sierra Alpha Research discusses how he uses Optuma’s bubble charts to help visualise potential trading opportunities.
As with normal bar charts, tail movements on a weekly RRG can look a lot different than tail movements on a daily RRG. This article explores why, and how daily vs weekly RRGs can be used to find trading opportunities.
One question we often get is can RRGs be used for asset allocation purposes? The answer is YES!