The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: November 25, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading  - November 25, 2014 – Well, another day, another small uptick in the S&P 500 futures. US GDP was released this morning, which was a beat.  Apparently, the economy and personal consumption was better than economists expected in the 3rd Quarter. The [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: November 24, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – November 24, 2014 – Gold is down this morning, but we are expecting weakness this week which should be healthy for the baby bull.  Ok, the baby bull hasn’t really been born yet, but it is getting close. Here is what [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: November 21, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – November 21, 2014 – The currency wars continue as the world continues to copy former United States Federal Reserve actions.  China surprises with an interest rate cut to help stimulate economic growth. Global equity markets rejoice. The US Dollar continues to [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Report: November 20, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – November 20, 2014 – While the S&P 500 continues to trade in a relatively stable, almost eerily smooth way, the gold market is experiencing volatility.  I guess gold is from Mars, the S&P 500 is from Venus.  Gold looks to be [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: November 19, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – November 19, 2014 – FOMC minutes are to be released this afternoon, which have the ability to be a market mover.  Some traders will be reviewing with a fine tooth comb in order to find clues for future policy decisions.  With [...]

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

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading   – November 18, 2014 – Yesterday, I posted that gold may be setting major lows and that we were long GDX.  That trade is now up roughly 12% in pre-market prices.  Much of this rally is short covering, so how do [...]

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

     The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – November 17, 2014 – Gold caught a big bid on Friday.  Deutsche Bank stated that the Swiss referendum vote will likely pass “Yes”, which would raise physical demand overnight.  I have read differing opinions, so expect a close vote at the [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Morning Note: November 14, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – November 14, 2014 – GDP data was released for both France and Germany, showing marginal growth in their economies.  This data shows that the economic growth in Europe is slower than the US, so the US Dollar rallied, putting pressure on [...]

The Four Pillars Trading Solution Report: November 13, 2014

       The Four Pillars Trading Solution                                  Decision Making Architecture for Successful Trading – November 13, 2014 – We are at a very interesting point in the markets.  For very different reasons, the equity, bond and precious metal markets are all at elevated risk levels.  Yesterday, we looked at equity market breadth and determined that [...]

Bill Cara Commentary on Capital Markets, Nov 12, 2014

As I want to start this blog on a more uplifting note than follows, at least until the end, let’s think about Costco (COST). Costco is truly a better growth story than Walmart and Target. In fact when Target came to Canada in a well-hyped move, I went and saw nothing more than a cheap [...]

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