Category: Newsletter

El Tigre Watchlist, Monday May 9th, 2022

$SPX (monthly) Following the breakdown from April, SPX has now trading well below February, March, and April’s low prices. We are also now trading below the middle of the regression channel. This does indicate more lows to come in, potentially looking for $3,812.36 SPX, monthly   $SPX (weekly) Following the double top breakdown around the […]

Option premiums

What are options premium? To start with the basic concepts, the premium paid represents the current market price of an option contract. There are two kinds of option contracts, “in the money” and “out of the money”. With in-the-money contracts, the premium is composed of 2 factors; the intrinsic and extrinsic value. Out-of-the-money contracts rely […]

Simple Moving Averages

What is a Simple Moving Average (SMA)? When creating trend analysis there are a few different technical markers  available to choose from. Today the focus is on Simple moving averages. SMA’s are calculated based on price averages from a selected time period. For example if you are creating a chart to examine stock price movements, […]

The Federal Funds Rate

With the second FOMC meeting of 2022 in the books. Now is a good time to take a deeper look at what the Federal funds rate is and how it correlates to everyday life. As of March 16th, 2022 the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the first time since 2018. This move was to […]

Federal Reserve FOMC Recap, March 2022

Today was the first Federal Reserve meeting since the rate increases were announced for 2022. Jerome Powell has said previously the Fed would evaluate all options available to them to combat inflation concerns. This included the Fed would halt their asset purchase program at a future undecided date. The main focus today was the anticipated […]

Stock Splits and their Impact

Some of the biggest names in tech and retail have undergone stock splits in recent memory. The most recent being Amazon having announced a 20-1 stock split the past week. Given the high value of amazon shares currently, and previously Tesla when they announced their split. The question for those that are new to stocks […]

CPI Report Febuary 2022

The consumer price index for the month of February was released today and it had a lot going on, but we are here to break it down for you. To start, let’s answer the question of, what is the CPI?  The CPI is by definition, “the measure of the average change over time in the […]

Give Yourself Enough Time

Time, the one thing we can never get back and that we all wish we had more of. In trading time and timing are both equally important. For a variety of reasons that will be covered in today’s article, time can be your friend or a thorn in your side when trading. It is directly […]

Chip Shortage Impacting Ford’s Present and Potential Future

Legacy automakers have been struggling to keep up with production due to ongoing supply issues, mainly their reliance on certain semiconductor chips that continue to be in high demand but low supply. While in contrast, certain companies like Tesla have worked their way around the shortage, producing and delivering cars at a record pace for […]

The Best Chart Patterns for Trading

With one month of trading down in 2022, we thought it would be the perfect time to put together a crash course of our favorite chart patterns. Now if you don’t know what chart patterns are, then this is the perfect place to start. For those who have more experience but had a difficult January […]

Interest Rate Decision and Company Earnings

January 26th,  2022   $SPX After very aggressive moves from the upside to the downside last week and earlier this week, SPX and SPY are both consolidating.  We are currently forming a Doji on the weekly candle. As we go into the second half of the week, be on the lookout to see whether we […]

UPST Upstart Analysis, February 2022

January 26th,  2022 $UPST Upstart Not really sure why, but I am absolutely loving this chart and this chart setup. I see a few things here and I will explain them in detail in this post. Summary:  Upstart is currently profitable and is experiencing triple-digit revenue and earnings growth. Upstart’s business model could have huge […]

Fed ready to tackle inflation with interest rate hike in March

Chair Jerome H. Powell said Fed officials believe the economy is strong the labor market is close to full employment and it’s time to tackle inflation.   Well, the first FOMC meeting is officially in the books, Chairman Jerome Powell held the much-anticipated conference at 2 pm today and answered questions from reporters shortly after. […]