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Tony Kau is a financial analyst and swing trader from Portland, Oregon. He was most recently employed as an Analyst/Model Developer at a hedge fund. His core strategy relies on successfully identifying trend exhaustion patterns and capitalizing on them using both stocks and options. To see his... More
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  • EQT is so predictable...
    A great demonstration of the power of Trend Exhaustion.  Green spikes mean it's time to get in, red spikes mean it's time to get out.

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    Dec 29 12:49 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Awaiting Apple's Breakout

    As Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) appears relegated to a narrowing 2011 price channel, I can’t help but wonder in which direction it will break out. I know it’s a good company with stellar products and a dedicated cult following customer base. But what about its dependence on consumers’ shrinking discretionary income in this jobless “recovery”?

    For decades now, Apple has led the way with some of the sleekest, most functional products and the top-rated service of any consumer electronics producer. By a process of almost extreme vertical integration seen nowhere else in the industry, Apple has a tight rein on quality control — and charges a premium for it.

    At its Worldwide Developers Conference this week, ailing Apple CEO and visionary Steve Jobs unveiled the company’s iCloud synching service… (Continue reading on 
    Tags: AAPL
    Jun 14 2:06 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Can Dolby Turn Up the Volume?
     Dolby Laboratories Inc. (NYSE: DLB) is a developer and manufacturer of audio and video products and technologies for the entertainment industry. The company has seen steady growth and consistently high margins for years. But it’s been the victim of a sell-off recently, following an outlook weaker than analysts expected.

    Dolby’s primary revenue source is licensing its technologies for use in audio-video equipment. It enjoyed a monopoly during the DVD wave as the exclusive audio format available for DVD playback, receiving royalties from every DVD player sold. It also had a licensing agreement with Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT), earning royalties from every copy of Windows Vista Home Premium or Ultimate sold.

    Looking forward to the permeation of Blu-Ray, Dolby lost its monopoly. However… (Continue reading on

    Jun 08 12:38 PM | Link | Comment!
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