Crude oil on a trend line that dates back to the 90's. Monthly chart of WTI Crude.
The SPY channel that begin with the October 2011 low remains intact... And the SPY channel that begin with the March 2009 low still remains intact...
On Friday afternoon 1/9/15 I was staring at 5 minute charts of two of the most highly traded markets in the world and became aware of just how interconnected they had become.
A common characteristic of price action is that it will make a directional move followed by a partial retrace before continuing in it's initial direction. Here is one method used to find potential important zones in the event that this directional move continues.
Back when I was looking around for an efficient way to store intraday stock data I decided to investigate Mongodb. Mongo is a document database (Non-Relational) and the user will have to perform any calculations outside of the server.
When involved in longer term investing we need some tools to measure where we are in the market cycle. Below see the S&P 500 Shiller Price to Earnings Ratio (right axis) plotted with the S&P 500 (left axis).
Presenting the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing operation in pictures. A quick look at the stages of QE along with the price action of some financial assets.