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11 Jun 2024

S&P 500 continues to hit record highs on EXTREMELY low volume.

Today was the 4th lowest volume day of the year for $SPY. Three of this year's four lowest volume days have come in the last week. All 4 of the lowest volume days have come in the last 3 weeks. Source: Barchart

11 Jun 2024

Reckless Trading

Source: WSJ

7 Jun 2024

Nvidia's relative volume is getting crazier, yesterday's its traded about as much as the rest of the Top 20 list combined.

Source: Eric Balchunas, Bloomberg

22 Apr 2024

JUST IN: The New York Stock Exchange is considering a proposal for 24/7 trading, according to FT.

In other words, the stock market would never close much like crypto markets are now. Should 24/7 trading be approved? Source: FT, The Kobeissi Letter

19 Feb 2024

Why you should never trade on a curved screen

source: wallstreetbets

19 Feb 2024


I see more and more amateur traders taking scalping training and lessons and engaging into day-trading activities hoping to make quick profits and a living from it. They need to be aware that the vast majority of hashtag#trading strategy are money losing (see this article: The best investment strategy is long-term investing, sticking to a pre-defined strategic assetallocation and rebalancing after extreme moves. What is scalping? A scalping strategy is a short-term trading technique that aims to capitalize on small price movements in highly liquid markets. Traders who employ this strategy, known as scalpers, enter and exit trades quickly, usually within seconds or minutes, to take advantage of small price differentials. But scalping is hard and almost all scalpers end up losing. Scalping is a waste of time because it involves competing with better-equipped traders and institutions and you need to deal with lots of randomness and noise in the market. Most likely you end up losing money.

9 Feb 2024

Despite the Russell 2000 remaining in a bear market, down 20% from its peak in 2021, the S&P 500 reached a new milestone by trading above 5,000 points intraday for the first time ever yesterday.

source: bloomberg

7 Feb 2024

Cocoa is now trading at a new 46-year high after 8 consecutive green days.

In fact, 18 of the last 20 days have been green for Cocoa. It really wants an all-time high! Source: Barchart

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