Stock market crash prediction

Markets are hard to predict but economics give insight to the future direction of the stock market. macroeconomic data moving averages or trends analysis quantitative valuations I am getting a Ph.D. in Economics and I am partial to economic influences on the market. It would be irresponsible of me to claim I know the direction …

Stock market and sunspots

Is there a correlation between sunspot activity on the sun and the stock market?  Yes.  Further, if  such a technical theory has a spokesperson who says it with confidence and a track record, people listen. However, for me personally, the correlation has no meaning. I would also imagine for a serious stock traders, it is …

When and why economic predictions and models misguide our investing

Can economics or investing be predicted? Of all the great economic and financial investing geniuses getting paid 100s of millions of dollars, few really predicted the crisis. Nor did the leaders of the US government or the US Central bank run by PhD economists. Political leaders understand money and markets, that is they only work if they are free. …

Trend analysis – Limitless

Technical analysis 101 This post is to inspire you to consider trend analysis when trying to predict financial markets. Trend Analysis is seeing order in chaos – the film Limitless Trend analysis is a tricky thing when economic indicators give you mixed signals. However, consider one of the ideas found in a film (Hollywood is …