Category: Guides & Primers

Is It Rational to Short Bonds When Fed Raises Interest Rates?

Is it rational to short bonds when fed raises interest rates? Now you have an objective measure to verify your assumption, and that’s AbleTrend signals. See the chart below. AbleTrend provides timely specific buy and sell signals with large red dot. When you take the sell position you know exactly when your protective stops will […]


How to trade Dow 20K and after?

On the Fed news day the Dow index was 50 points away from 20,000. Now that U.S. stocks recovered some of the decline, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) increased 60 points (0.3%) to 19,852, the S&P 500 Index gained 9 points (0.4%) to 2,262 and the Nasdaq Composite added 20 points (0.4%) to 5,457. […]


Looking Back and Looking Forward

We are approaching the end of the year 2016 that has been a roller-coaster ride in the markets. Looking back at the charts of various markets with AbleTrend signals may help you to change your perspective. Looking Back             This is the big picture of the Dow Jones Industrial Average […]


Trading Profitability Despite Low Volatility?

There is the feeling here & from user feedback that trading has gotten really good post-election, yet the numbers don’t reflect profitable market conditions.  The TLDR (too-long-didn’t-read) version is over here in form of a short clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmZjWSIF8EA First, we found that not only did trading ranges not expand post-election, they have actually been compressed further. We […]


AbleTrend Signals Around the Chaotic Election Day

If you have AbleTrend trading software in hand and tested it in the ES and TF 3min/9min charts before during and after election, we hope you would have made this simple conclusion: It would be unwise to use any other trading software but AbleTrend regardless of price. Here are the charts:   Uncertainty Brings Opportunity […]


Take It When It Comes

Last Friday we posted a nice chart for TF guidance chart signals. A reader sent me an email asking for more charts of “not perfect days.” I totally understand, sure there are many days that the markets are under choppy conditions and that’s where the guidance chart really helps the most being you won’t get […]


Bull/Bear Battleground

To start, I want to apologize for the lack of blog content in the last couple weeks.  This was due, in part, to starting off a new series of mid day market recaps.  I think we’ve got the big pieces worked out there, and we should be back to normal operation with the market updates & […]


Opportunities in This October of Election Year

Market volatility surges in October during election years according to history, this year would more likely be the same. Investors seem to believe that the U.S. election campaign is likely to drive market volatility. Turn Volatility into Low Risk Trading Opportunities with AbleTrend Trading Software AbleTrend users love volatile markets for trading because they know […]