I have said this in other venues of mine, unassociated with this business.  But let me say it now, so it is recorded here at my new stomping grounds and sandbox of Sharpe Trade. I am a directional trader.  I think in time-frames, for such directional trades.  I say this because there are many ways to trade, and I speak through the lens of the style of my approach...

Posted on Nov 1 2014 - 7:00am by Sharpe Trade
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I don’t dish up weekend articles on the “5 hottest dividend stocks“. Sorry folks, not my style. If that’s your speed, you can probably find something like that at “The Street”. When it comes to the ‘weekend’, I am half wondering why I am sitting here right now in front of the monitors at all. Seriously, I’m typing...

Posted on Oct 29 2014 - 5:14pm by Sharpe Trade
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Ok, enough of the commentary about where the market is heading.  Because, briefly put, although I have a bullish bent at the moment, because the market is going up for right now, no one knows where the market is going.  Not you.  Not your broke brother-in-law.  Not some “YouTube Genius” with a bunch of charts that make no cohesive point whatsoever,...

Seemed like just a dream doesn’t it? The VIX actually printing higher than 20.  The stock market diving.  Bond markets all a flutter.  Speaking of the bond markets, certaintly they cannot print higher right?  Isn’t that what we were told by all the YouTube economic geniuses?  That it would be smart to short bonds because certaintly, naturally, they...

Higher rates in the U.S. are eventually coming. I know it. You know it. They know it. We can all argue over exactly and precisely when it will happen. Will it be October 2014? Will it be a surprise? Will it come too later?  The first or second quarter of 2015?  Inflation expectations leading, and Yellen lagging? Static with seasonal impacts against further GDP revisions...