Saturday, February 20, 2010

The Kirk Report

The Kirk Report


Weekender

Posted: 20 Feb 2010 11:47 AM PST

A few to review over the weekend...

Weekender
  • Weekend vantage points (TraderFeed)

  • What's on tap for next week? (MarketBeat)

  • The state of the market for Monday (MarketSci)

  • Is this a bull trap? (DecisionPoint)

  • The up correction now will be limited and possibly already completed (Vervoort)

  • The chart pattern indicator still flashing green (PatternSite)

  • 5 reasons to feel positive (MillionaireNow)

  • Still no 10% correction (Dshort)

  • It's not different this time (Rosen)

  • Right now the market is talking to us. Are you listening? (TradeKing)

  • The market is a cruel mistress - especially for the long term memory impaired (EvilSpeculator)

  • Watch that downtrend resistance (Dshort)

  • In case you were living on another planet, major indicies back above their 50 day ma (Bepoke)

  • Don't fight the Fed? The historical effect of the first rate hikes on the market (TradersNarrative)

  • What is the difference between the discount rate and the fed funds rate? (KathyLien)

  • Bulls charge past Uncle Ben (ETFdigest)

  • Watch those darn credit markets (FinancialSense)

  • Can the bull market put on some muscle? (Barrons)

  • The case for being bullish (JasonTrennert)

  • As the market rips higher, the bears give up and go positive (HarryNewton)

  • When the next wave of selling hits, you won't have time to place orders (1Option)

  • Why the correction isn't over (BI)

  • 5 factors that could rescue U.S. stocks (MoneyMorning)

  • Love the stimulus? Then you are really in luck! (BI)

  • More stimulus is needed to avert double-dip (GuruInvestor)

  • Economic momentum may have already peaked? (PragCap)

  • Surging earnings (ChartOfTheDay)

  • EconomPicks of the weekend (EconopicData)

  • Weakest inflation since 1982 (CrossingWallStreet)

  • Strong rebound? Not in rail traffic (MarketTalk)

  • A reversal in fortune in the ECRI leading indicator (Ritholtz)

  • Three reasons why is the copper ETF soaring (ETFdb)

  • How Americans view their strengths and weaknesses (Gallup)

  • Why are Americans are so angry? (NewYorker)

  • A parable about how one nation came to financial ruin (Slate)

  • This time is really different - debt doesn't matter and the Fed is always right (Rosen)

  • Asinine assumptions abound in turbulent times (TreeceReport)

  • Would you rather be Greece or California? (LAT)

  • History doesn't repeat exactly, but.... (Ritholtz)

  • Three ghosts of bear markets past, redux (Greenbackd)

  • After a recession, all sectors don't recover equally (Ritholtz)

  • Percentage of stocks above 50 day moving averages (Bespoke)

  • Weekly sentiment overview (TradersNarrative)

  • Investor sentiment is in bounce mode (TechnicalTake)

  • The equity culture's demise has been greatly exaggerated (ReformedBroker)

  • Americans doubt theri stock-market savvy (CNBC)

  • Charles Gasparino's account of the credit crisis (PrivatePortfolio)

  • Number-crunchers crunched (Economist)

  • Ghosts in the machine (FT)

  • 10 lessons not learnt (GMO)

  • Where are the client's yachts RBS? (NYT)

  • Bank reform and the future of Wall Street (PBS)

  • Selling out America to Wall Street (EconomyInCrisis)

  • A quick look at household balance sheets (Ritholtz)

  • So, will luxury spending save the economy? (Portfolio)

  • Welcome to the General Motors economy (WSJ)

  • Currency trading is place to make your fortune (Bloomberg)

  • High yields aren't always a good thing (WSJ)

  • Is gold a crowded trade? (Ritholtz)

  • Metals remain attractive for good reason (SmartStops)

  • Tepper's Appaloosa goes long airlines (MarketFolly)

  • Where the true values are usually is where the momentum is not (GuruInvestor)

  • 3 macro themes (Hedgeyeblog)

  • Hedge funds dislike U.S. equities, but really hate the euro (MarketFolly)

  • Big hype for Bloom Energy's new fuel cell (Fortune)

  • A comparison of government finances and the economy between China and the U.S. (TFS)

  • Prepare for a Chinese currency revaluation (SeekingAlpha)

  • 10 reasons to invest in Chile (TFS)

  • Can game theory predict when Iran will get the bomb? (NYT)

  • Rightnow is a play on cloud computing (InvestWithAnEdge)

  • What debt free stock yields over 16%? (StockerBlog)

  • Chart pattern setups for the weekend (PatternSite)

  • Stocks with healthy bases (Downtowntrader)

  • Best and worst performing stocks on earnings (Bespoke)

  • Low-priced stocks with attractive valuations (ValueExpectations)

  • Stocks primed for shorting (SharePlanner)

  • 10 dividend kings (DivdendGrowthInvestor)

  • Over 35 stocks with tax free yields above 7% (StockerBlog)

  • 10 biotech stocks facing FDA approval (TheStreet)

  • 3 stocks that seem oddly cheap (SmartMoney)

  • 8 stocks you should know about (TradeRadar)

  • Screening for utes (WinningInvesting)

  • Livermore active issues index (CSSanalytics)

  • 13 symptoms of a bad stock trader (WildInvestor)

  • 4 skills every trader should master (TradingMarkets)

  • How to project price targets from triangles (AfraidToTrade)

  • Using the detrended price oscillator (StockCharts)

  • Has anyone had success using equivolume other than Dick Arms? (StockCharts)

  • However, I do find Bollinger Bank %B helpful (StockCharts)

  • Stop using 60 minute charts (Alphatrends)

  • Use MetaStock? Vervoort's free formulas (Stocata)

  • Should you reconsider re-entering trades that have stopped out? (StockTickr)

  • What to do when a company misses earnings? (MarkMinervini)

  • Yes, the trend is still your friend (TradersNarrative)

  • 5 key components to your success in the market (Marketclub)

  • Understanding your trading psychology (Optionetics)

  • Trading is not about guessing or hoping (AIQ)

  • The importance of using multiple time frame analysis (TradingMarkets)

  • Understanding what to look for in the balance sheet (InvestingCaffeine)

  • Understanding Vega (OptionsZone)

  • Q&A with John Dorfman (GuruFocus)

  • Q&A with Jason Goepfert (MarketHeist)

  • 10 things I learned from Brian Shannon (SMB)

  • 7 habits of highly ineffective investors (InvestWithAnEdge)

  • Lots of positive chatter over Market Rewind's rotation model (CSSanalytics)

  • This week in ETFs (ETFdb)

  • Why EQL may be a better S&P 500 ETF than the SPY (ETFdb)

  • Income ETFs with less risk (ETFexpert)

  • 5 ETF targets to consider selling now (Jutia)

  • ETFs were wider off the mark in 2009 (WSJ)

  • What's the best IRA for you? (ConsumerBoomer)

  • Taking the time to write a financial plan is a crucial step in securing your retirement (Merriman)

  • The math of retirement; not good (RandomRoger)

  • 7 things about money I wish I knew in my 20s (Quizzle)

  • 8 things you need to know about reverse mortgages (GoodFinancialCents)

  • Planning your spring break? Cheap airfare links & bookmarks (MyMoneyBlog)

  • Booking a flight the frugal way (NYT)

  • The best iPhone personal finance apps (Mint)

  • The two best credit cards (ClarkHoward)

  • A side-by-side look at tax software (NYT)

  • How to tame taxes in your taxable account (Morningstar)

  • 8 ways to shield your business from hackers (Open)

  • Thiefs tap into social networking (PleaseRobMe)

  • Tired of hearing others brag? Just consider the context! (DarwinsFinance)

  • Don't get trapped in the constant news treadmill (HedgeWorld)

  • What makes someone a great entrepreneur & trader (FasterTimes)

  • 9 simple ways you can bring yourself into flow (Zenhabits)

  • Are you too distracted? 5 ways to manage yourself for increased productivity (FreelanceSwitch)

  • How to restore balance in your life (Open)

  • Research reveals three qualities common to people who build great fortunes (Forbes)

  • Pros & cons of being wealthy (Monevator)

  • Happiness, health, and the quality of life (TraderFeed)

  • "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

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