Category Archive for "Market Strategy" | John Rothe | Portfolio Manager, Quant, Tech Geek, And Sometime Superhero To My Kids

I’m turning Japanese, I think I’m turning Japanese, I really think so

I'm turning Japanese I think I'm turning Japanese I really think so Turning Japanese I think I'm turning Japanese I really think so I'm turning Japanese I think I'm turning Japanese I really think so Turning Japanese I think I'm turning Japanese I really think so -The Vapors Sound familiar: The Bank of Japan cut its discount rate from 9% in 1980 to 4.5% by 1986. At the behest ...

A Trading Bounce Only

The financial sector had a nice bounce today after it was announced that Warren Buffett would invest $5 Billion into Bank of America. While traders likes the news, they seems to only like it enough to cover their shorts and exit their "bottom fishing" trades. Take a look at XLF (which represent the banking sector). Notice ...

Stock Market Trends and the 4% Rule

I've been watching the market closely this week for a break above the long term trendline. Many traders are watching to see if this is a short covering rally post Greek bailout or something more. Ideally I would like to see the market trade above the trendline before initatating any new positions, however I came ...

Summer Reading List

Quick list of my summer readings (so far): Meb Fabers's New White Paper: What if 8% is Really 0%? Pension Funds Investing with Fingers-Crossed and Eyes Closed Michael Covel's New Book: Trend Commandments: Trading for Exceptional Returns Todd Harrison's Book: The Other Side of Wall Street The Bible for Money Managers (good to re-read every now and then): Edwards-Magee - ...

New ARTAIS Fund Fact Sheet Is Up!

ARTAIS — Absolute Returns Through Adaptive Investment Strategies The ARTAIS Fund uses decades’ worth of investment theory to create a better way to invest. Using a “Spoke Fund®” concept (in which investors’ monies are collectively managed but separately held), the ARTAIS Fund makes institutional-style investing available at all wealth levels. The Fund was created to offer investors a better alternative to investing in ...