Entries by Spencer Li

Dow Jones – familiar pattern could propel Dow to over 12,000 | Technical Analysis | Stock Indices

A similar-looking pattern suggests a lot of upside, especially if it finds support at the W-pivot and both EMAs. Please ignore the volume, it’s not working right for this index. Based on the length of this pattern, we could be seeing upside moves of beyond 12,000. Be ready to start buying!

The Random Walk Myth: Theory vs. Practice

The random walk theory, which started off from academic offshoots, put forth the idea that one should give up trying to predict or beat the markets because it was impossible to do so. In theory, this theory sounds plausible, but in practice, financial history has proven otherwise, with both investors and traders consistently beating the […]

Guest Speaker for STATS Market Outlook & AGM 2010

Today, I was invited as a guest speaker to give a talk at 2009 AGM of STATS (Singapore Technical Analysts & Traders Society) on the “Strategic Outlook for 2010”. Before the talk, there was a poll, and it seemed that the general consensus is for a correction in the medium term. Here also some of […]

Volume Spread Analysis – Spotting the Hidden Clues in Volume

Price action and volume lies at the core of technical analysis, since that is all the data a market technician works with. Almost all technical methods, such as chart patterns, candlestick patterns or even Elliot wave are studies of price action. Indicators like RSI, Stochastics or MACD are all calculated from price data as well. […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average – watch for demand coming in at support zone

Currently, a markdown phase is heading right into a channel bottom area, where potential demand could come in. We should be looking out for signs of accumulation and bullish reversal bars or small pause bars which could turn the tides.