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How to identify a trending market -- use a lagging indicator!
August 11, 2015

The Lagging Indicator

A lagging indicator is one of the main categories of technical indicators, and as the name implies it follows, or lags behind, the movement of prices. These indicators are also known as trend-following indicators, and as such, are more useful in a trending market than one which is trading sideways. They contrast with leading indicators which move in a certain direction ahead of the price action, and are also referred to as predictive indicators.

Technical indicators; both leading and lagging are obtained by applying a specific formula to data. This primarily consists of price information including various combinations of opening, closing, high and low prices, but may also incorporate volume and open interest.....READ MORE.....

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The Week Ahead In The Stock Market – Week Beginning 10th August, 2015 Some Thoughts, Possibilities and Probabilities!

The week ahead in the stock market will see continued volatility, but the snail mode that was so applicable last week will now be replaced by the “tortoise mode” of movement for the market – range bound – meeting resistance, lose momentum, find support, and then bounce.

There will be another packed week of earnings, with.....READ MORE.....

List of Companies Reporting Earnings for the Week Beginning 10th August, 2015

A list of Companies Reporting Earnings for the Week Beginning 10th August, 2015 -- 403 companies reporting this week, including 16 S&P 500 members.

Pivot Point Indicator

The pivot point indicator is a popular leading indicator calculated from preceding price data. Signals can be obtained for the likely points at which the price will undergo a change in direction.

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