Chipotle, the Bowl That Got Away!

I just came across an old post about my favorite Mexican fast food joint, Chipotle. I posted about this stock back in May 2007 when it was trading at $82 or so. I love the food just as much now as I did back then. I've had my share of …

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Stock Trend Following Model in RapidMiner

Recently I discovered in my old archives a stock trend following model I started in RapidMiner. I never finished it back then but now I cleaned it up. I'm releasing it to the world as beta (use at your own risk) and will probably have some "bugs"...

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The Less I do, The Better I do

Somewhere between 2010 and and 2011 I stopped Forex Trading and stopped stock picking. It was just too much stress and felt very futile. Reviewing the market on a daily basis was exhausting and I even abandoned market timing with my models (the...

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Breakout Stock Pattern Recognition

I love trading breakouts and piling into trends. As such I've been spending an awful lot of time trying to understand patterns that the assets make prior to breaking out and forming new trends. It's not rocket science, from a chart perspective...

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Mea Culpa - What I Learned From This Market Crash

I got my ass spanked in the markets over the last year.  My 401k portfolios are surviving after some severe drawdowns (25%) between 2008 and 2009 and my trading capital in my Forex and Stock accounts got destroyed.  Luckily it was only risk...

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Johnson & Johnson - (JNJ) & Volatility

Previously, as I started my volatility adventure, I reviewed AMGN's volatility clusters. I did this before I had my Monte Carlo simulator and the ability to run 1,000's of "what if" scenarios. So in keeping with a biotech/pharma theme, I reviewed...

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A look at Tidewater Inc - (TDW)

A blog that I visit a lot, through my RSS reader, is Gauging Corporate Financial Results. I really like their approach to fundamental analysis and yesterday they reviewed their past analysis for Tidewater Inc (TDW) in their TDW Looking Back and...

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