The Four Pillars Trading Solution Report: September 19, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 19, 2014 – It happened to me this morning. I woke up, turned on my computer and when I saw that S&P futures were positive, I said to myself; “yep, of course”, and proceeded to start the coffee without giving [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 18, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 18, 2014 – Yesterday’s FOMC provided a catalyst to continue current, short-term trends. The US Dollar rallied again, pushing down the price of gold. The 10 Year Treasury continued its decline. The Dow Industrials and Transports made new highs with [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 17, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 17, 2014 – The next two days could be volatile for the capital markets.  Knowing that the Scottish independence vote is tomorrow, it will be interesting to see if the FOMC makes any changes to their last statement.  My guess [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 16, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 16, 2014 – Gold marked a swing low overnight.  Normally, this swing low would be a buy signal on continued strength, but this one is fraught with danger.  The recent break below 1240 was technically damaging as it moved weekly [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 15, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 15, 2014 – This is a week filled with possible capital market turning catalysts including FOMC on Wednesday and the Scottish independence vote on Thursday.  Needless to say, summer is over. Investors are complacent towards equities, but they may want [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 12, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 14, 2014 – The following chart of the S&P 500 was published in the Four Pillars Trading Solution Report on September 3rd: The green Expectation Arc is drawn in when the peak is marked. Here is the chart updated to [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 11, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 11, 2014 – Gold: A number of weeks ago, I published our weekly time cycle chart for gold: The pink Expectation Arc was drawn with expectations that price would continue to follow the downtrend line down to the timing band [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 10, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 10, 2014 – Members; expect a full gold miners report mid-morning. One item from the report that I would like to discuss here is the GDX weekly technical price and money flow chart: (Four Pillars has been out of gold [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: September 9, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 9, 2014 – Four Pillars is long equities.  However, we have been expecting weakness during this period in order to mark a half-cycle low.  Because money flow remains positive and breadth has not turned bearish, we are not selling even [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Report: September 8, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – September 8, 2014 – Last week, the ECB officially announced the policy move from austerity to quantitative easing.  This policy shift had been driving the Euro down and the Dollar up for weeks, but the actual announcement spiked both in price.  [...]

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