Everyone wants winning trades -- and the best chance of getting them is when the forces in favor of the trade converge. Identifying these convergences is where Mike Paulenoff is best! Combining macro and technical analysis, Mike will put out a trade only when the macro environment is as attractive as the chart.
For example, he recently traded Guggenheim Solar ETF (TAN) to capitalize on the solar energy sector's “perfect storm”: Backing by, and tax credits from, the Obama Administration, solar panel price compression, rising fossil fuel and electricity costs, and constant geopolitical threats to global energy output.Read More
MPTrader features Mike Paulenoff's real-time index & sector analysis (eMini S&P, gold/oil, euro/$ and more) plus trade alerts on stocks and ETFs that can benefit from these sector trends. Mike is a 30-plus year Wall Street veteran, previously at Smith Barney, Harris Upham, Drexel Burnham Lambert, and Republic National Bank. Co-author of The Business-One Irwin Guide to the Futures Markets (with Stanley Kroll), he publishes widely on sites such as MarketWatch, WSJ Online, and Minyanville, where he is a contributing “professor.”Read More
ES (Emini S&P 500) is under pressure this morning, after managing to circle unchanged for most of yesterday's session despite weakness in the NDX and the Russell Small Cap indices.
Today's weakness reflects the first meaningful selling pressure in the past 11 sessions, but so far has not inflicted significant technical damage to the nearest-term uptrend, off of the Jan 31 pivot low at 2262.25.Read More