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Chief Market Strategist Gareth Soloway has been an avid swing and day trader since his days at Binghamton University where he studied Economics. After college, Gareth quickly excelled as a financial advisor, helping clients get their financial houses in order. While helping others gain financial... More
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  • The Federal Reserve Vs. Investors

    As the Federal Reserve has back-stopped the market for six years with massive quantitative easing, the upswings have gotten more robust. On the other hand, the collapses have become more epic as well in the past few decades with Federal Reserve intervention. Just look at the tech collapse in 2000-01 and the financial collapse in 2008-09. Federal Reserve intervention was not as robust as it has been in the last six years but the markets still had epic collapses. As an investor and trader, the swings test the best in the business and ultimately mean the charts must be read constantly. While no investor or trader nails the exact bottoms or tops every time, the best traders will consistently pick close to those key points. In addition, the best traders and investors are the ones that do not let emotion take control EVER. Emotion is the one thing that will cause more losses than anything else when investing. While the average investors will chase markets up and down, the pros have that ability to hold back, waiting for the perfect technical setup.

    As investors and traders try and navigate this market, remember to follow the charts and never let emotion take control. The future promises to be wild as we all will see the results of the massive money printing done by the Japanese Central Bank, European Central Bank and Federal Reserve.

    Gareth Soloway

    Originally posted on

    Nov 20 1:27 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Japanese Shocking Recession Should Freak You Out

    Japans Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has had his country printing more money than the Federal Reserve. In fact, the amount they have printed has made the Federal Reserve look like they barely print at all. Japan did this all to try and stimulate their economy through consumer spending. How? Let me explain. The idea of global Federal Reserve banks has been to create inflation. By creating inflation you increase prices. If the consumer knows that prices will be higher in the future, they will buy today. That is the theory at least...

    Just days ago, Japan announced that instead of over 2% growth, their economy had shrunk by over 1%. This was a shock and should truly freak you the f^*k out. If the country that printed more money than anyone else just slipped into recession, what chance does Europe or the United States have? To take it a step even further, if printing that much money did not stimulate continued long term growth, does printing money even work? That may be the bigger thing to freak out about. Has the global Federal Reserve policy of printing money done anything but set us up for a major catastrophe. Time will tell and unfortunately, we all will find out and suffer the consequences if their 'theories' were wrong.

    Gareth Soloway

    Originally posted on

    Tags: Japan, Recession
    Nov 19 12:15 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Southwest Airlines Co: Tails Signal Top

    Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has a topping tail on the daily from Tuesday. In addition, today it initially shot higher, testing the recent highs from Tuesday, then sold off sharply. This created another tail on the daily chart. This shows institutional sellers are meeting retail buyers. Considering the stock is up over 40% in less than a month, the probability of a sell off is above 80% here.

    Gareth Soloway

    Tags: LUV
    Nov 13 12:28 PM | Link | Comment!
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