over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

For those of you who are looking for a simple and very noticeable candlestick pattern, then Marubozu is for you. The set up is utilizing only one candle and the message from that candle can be very clear. With searching for candlestick patterns, it is important to look at fundamental information once a pattern is identified because the goal is to understand what is causing the move and how you can better prepare for it in the future.

 education alltechnicalanalysis   investor education
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

With many retail locations closing their doors, Spirit Halloween is taking advantage by moving into malls and other prime locations. Spirit Halloween is the store that comes around Halloween time and sells seasonal items pertaining to the holiday. They move into locations where stores were once located and set up shop for roughly two months. This is proving to be a successful business model as there is over a thousand of these stores across the country.

 fundamentals retail   macroaxis
PowerShares QQQ ETF
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

In the last article, we went through the ETF ticker SPY, which tracks the S&P 500. Also, we discussed how the ETF world can benefit your portfolio by offering alternative investment options. Now we turn our focus to another ETF that is widely used, and that is the PowerShares product QQQ, which focuses on the NASDAQ. With a Morningstar rating of 5, this is a highly used tool to gain an index wide exposure. With an expense ratio of 0.20%, this may be a liquid alternative to a traditional mutual fund.

 fundamentals finance   powershares qqq invesco large growth
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Candlestick charts allow the user to view open, highs, lows, and closes for any given period they choose. The style of the candles can also tell a story depending on what you are looking for. With short line candles, it can tell you that the market may not know where price wants to go. A short line candle is when a candle forms and there is a short body, indicating that the open and close are similar, cause the body to be small.

 education alltechnicalanalysis   investor education
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

There are many different trend and momentum tools out there, and it only expands as people learn how to build unique indicators. Aroon has been around for quite some time now and is used in helping to determine the trend of the market. This particular indicator will utilize two lines and ranges from 0 to 100.

 education alltechnicalanalysis   investor education
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Created by Welles Wilder, the Average Directional Index or ADX for short, is an indicator that helps the investor or trader look for movement within a market. This indicator is helped to measure the potential shift of a trend and even the strength of the move. Strength can be used in different terms such as volume strength, money flow strength, or trading range.

 education alltechnicalanalysis   investor education
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Bitcoin continues to pop up in mainstream media and is sometimes referred to as a safe haven asset. A safe haven asset may be a stretch but the fact that Bitcoin remains through the scares of the market should speak volumes. Bitcoin is the face of the cryptocurrency world and continues to be as market explodes with attention and opportunity. Many who are unfamiliar with Bitcoin only know it for its explosive growth and speculative nature. There is more to Bitcoin than meets the eye, and here is the good, the bad, and the not so ugly aspects of Bitcoin.

 fundamentals finance   macroaxis
SPDR SP 500
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Exchange traded funds or ETF for short, have exploded in popularity in the last few years. They continue to grow and many people are implementing them in place of traditional mutual funds. An ETF is similar to a mutual fund, but the most noticeable difference is that it is traded on the stock exchanged, allowing investors and traders to enter and exit with ease. ETF products are created to follow a specific index, market sector, and even a commodity or currency. If there is a market you want exposure too, then you will likely find an exchanged traded fund.

 fundamentals other   spdr sp spdr state street global advisors large blend
Apple
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Apple continues to produce quality products and with their latest unveiling, many are anticipating the new Apple Watch and accessory AirPods to be a hit. Not only that, but the iPhone X will be ready for release around the holidays. Lastly, you can’t forget about Apple’s new home device that is aiming to compete against Amazon and Google. The competition in this space is high and companies such as Fossil are creating smart watches as well.

 fundamentals technology   apple consumer electronics computers
  over a year ago at Macroaxis 
By Nathan Young

Finding a pattern can be easy for some patterns and difficult for others, but the engulfing patter is probably one of the easier ones. Its name eludes to the pattern itself, which is when the first candle is engulfed by the second candle. This is effective for bother bearish and bullish trends, but there are a few aspects to take into consideration when evaluating the potential change.

 education alltechnicalanalysis   investor education

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