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Stock Trends Picks of the Week analysis

January  22,  2018
Picks of the Week and ST-IM Select stocks reports analysis

-by  Skot Kortje, Stock Trends Analyst

The Picks of the Week and the ST-IM Select stocks…

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Added by Skot Kortje on January 23, 2018 at 9:59am — No Comments

Apple Inc. $AAPL RSI +/- Pattern Analysis

Stock Trends Report on Apple Inc. $AAPL

RSI +/- Pattern Analysis

The current 6 week Stock Trends RSI+/- pattern is ( ++++++ ) (outperforming the SPX for 6 consecutive weeks)

With 22 historic occurrences there is a probability of 61.1 percent to see a (+) after this pattern. When this (+) appears we estimate, with confidence of 95 %, that the mean 1-week returns which follow will be…

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Added by Skot Kortje on January 14, 2017 at 4:49pm — No Comments

The new Stock Trends Report Profile section

A much longer time in coming than originally planned, the new Stock Trends Report 'Profile' section is installed …
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Added by Skot Kortje on September 15, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Emerging markets invitation

Emerging market stocks are earning back investor confidence. When the 'risk-on' button has been pushed market-timing traders are prepared to rotate into foreign equities at the earliest sign of sustained price momentum. Considering the muted volatility of the broad North American stock market, evidence of a blooming sector rotation to overseas equity risk is a welcome technical signal for investors.

In U.S. dollar terms, …

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Added by Skot Kortje on May 6, 2014 at 4:34pm — No Comments

Looking for an edge

The quantitative analysis presented here is an attempt to confront randomness in the stock market. Too often technical analysis is presented in a manner that misrepresents the nature of the market. In focusing on pattern recognition it is easy to make the assumption that patterns direct the market. It is a natural human condition to look for patterns and assign meaning to the chaotic world around us. However, there is danger in assuming that randomness is an unfortunate by-product of the…
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Added by Skot Kortje on February 3, 2014 at 8:18pm — No Comments

If only we could all exceed expectations...

Todays AP headline cracked me up...


Citigroup posts $2.5-billion loss, but beats expectations

Added by Skot Kortje on July 18, 2008 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The wisdom of the market

The foundation of technical analysis is the effectiveness of the market's prescience. Market prices and the trends that historical price patterns show reflect the discounted value of a security given the available information broadly disseminated. Market technicians recognize the wisdom of the market. Indeed, the wisdom of the crowd is a powerful article of faith in many and all markets. Today's opinion article in the Wall Street Journal discusses its value in political markets:…



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Added by Skot Kortje on April 28, 2008 at 10:47am — No Comments

Wise words

Here is a sampling of the wisdom members are sharing in their trading mottos:



• Always be making money

• avoid compelling stories

• Buy Hold and Prosper.

• Buy when it snows sell when it goes

• Cut loss fast and work hard

• Don't be a shallow thinker.....

• Don't Fuck Up

• If at first you don't succeed - find a better stock... and… don't put all your eggs in one basket

• in for long and growing strong

• Invest Every Month

• keep… Continue

Added by Skot Kortje on April 19, 2008 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Your trading beliefs

There are some invaluable resources available for traders who want to understand themselves better. Psychology is a critical component of trading - the better we know ourselves, the more likely we will succeed. Another trading psychologist, Ruth Barrons Roosevelt, offers these trading beliefs:



  • Trading is a series of probabilities.
  • Any one trade is insignificant, be it a loss or a profit.
  • The probabilities of your trading favor you over…
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Added by Skot Kortje on April 7, 2008 at 5:55pm — 1 Comment

CSTA technical analysis workshop

For those members in the Toronto area this coming weekend there is a Canadian Society of Technical Analysis workshop in Mississauga you may be interested in.

See the CSTA posting and registration page.

Added by Skot Kortje on March 12, 2008 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Sharing our trading thoughts

One of the objectives of the Stock Trends Traders Network is to facilitate the sharing of our personal experiences with trading. It is important that traders learn that individual hurdles are often the same ones everyone must overcome. The lessons learned can always help others. Sometimes it is helpful to hear it in the words of others. For example, I grabbed the following from a blog called Day Trading for a… Continue

Added by Skot Kortje on February 26, 2008 at 7:22pm — No Comments

Creating Trading Prosperity

From Paula T. Webb

Path to Fulfillment Insitute

www.pathtofulfillment.com



"The trading environment has it's own set of intricacies. Understanding how to think like a successful trader takes a unique set of values and mindset in itself.



"Doing whatever needs done mentally to create your success as a trader ~ is an integral part of your financial security. The most successful traders and executives do…
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Added by Skot Kortje on February 20, 2008 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Third party content addition - Trader Interviews

Another new media addition to the home page is the audio Trader Interviews from www.traderinterviews.com . Hopefully, we can learn from these professional traders.

Added by Skot Kortje on February 18, 2008 at 10:33pm — No Comments

Third party content addition - Informed Trades

Educational videos from David Ware at Informedtrades.com are now available on the Stock Trends Traders Network homepage.

Added by Skot Kortje on February 12, 2008 at 9:34pm — No Comments

From Trader's Coach Adrienne Laris Toghraie : Some of the qualities that it takes to be a Top Trader: 1. Keep in the forefront of your mind your dream and your goals. Make sure you never take them fo…

From Trader's Coach Adrienne Laris Toghraie :

Some of the qualities that it takes to be a Top Trader:

1. Keep in the forefront of your mind your dream and your goals. Make sure you never take them for granted. Review them often.

2. Make sure your beliefs are in…

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Added by Skot Kortje on February 11, 2008 at 5:44pm — No Comments

Third party content addition - Alphatrends technical analysis

Stock Trends Traders Network will post a feed of Brian Shannon's Alphatrends Video Blog. Users should find his commentary of the U.S. markets helpful.

Added by Skot Kortje on February 10, 2008 at 4:48pm — No Comments

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