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Weekly_851_Aug_16_2017

Your Trading and Consciousness

Is Your Analysis Boxed In? Good for You…

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_850_Aug_9_2017

Getting to Know Van: Looking Up My Ancestry

Diverging Indexes – Sign of Distress or Success?

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_849_Aug_2_2017

August 2017 Market Update: Bull Quiet Market Type

August 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

 

RJ Hixson (for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D)

RJ Hixson (for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D)


Weekly_848_July_26_2017

Preparing for the Next Big Market Narrative

Mentally Rehearse Your Disaster Plan

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D


Weekly_847_July_19_2017

Can Cryptocurrencies Replace Gold as a Hedge Against Government Inefficiency?

When a Market Just Won’t Go Down

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_846_July_12_2017

Van Tharp’s 2017 Road Trip

Value vs. Growth Stocks — An Impressive Flip in Performance

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_845_July_5_2017

July 2017 Market Update: Bull Quiet Market Type

July 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D


Weekly_844_June_28_2017

Reducing Uncertainty — A Valuable Practice

A View from the Bear Side — The First Chink in the Armor?

 

RJ Hixson

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_843_June_21_2017

Sideways: The Rodney Dangerfield of Market Types

Value vs. Growth Stocks — An impressive Flip in Performance

 

Kim Andersson

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_842_June_15_2017

Why I Love What I Do and How I See The Future of VTI

Tech Wreck FANG Stocks Dive

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_841_June_7_2017

The Importance of Paradigms

Most Interesting Data I’ve Seen This Week

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_840_June_1_2017

June 2017 Market Update: Bull Quiet Market Type

June 2017 System Quality Number® Report

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D


Weekly_839_May_24_2017

Blueprint for Playing a Capitulation Bottom

Bumping Into Walls

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D


Weekly_838_May_17_2017

 An Introduction to Peter Max

What to Do In a Flat Market

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_837_May_10_2017

How to be a Trading Genius: What are you doing with your money today?

Systematic Approach (Compatibility Mode)

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_836_May_3_2017

May 2017 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

May 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D


Weekly_835_Apr_26_2017

The Only Program I Know of That Gives You More Freedom, Happiness for No Reason, and More Success Just by Completing It

Finally — A Vote for “Status Quo” in the EU

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D



D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_834_Apr_19_2017

Continuous Improvement and Swing System Evolution

Back “In a Box” — Where Will The Market Bounce?

 

Dr. Ken Long

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_833_Apr_12_2017

Understanding Your Trading System: A Market Edge

3 Minutes and 53 Seconds of “Must See” Video

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_832_Apr_5_2017

April 2017 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

April 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D


Weekly_831_Mar_29_2017

Something Deceptively Simple May Be Holding You Back.

An Amazing Up Streak, A Scary Down Streak — Now What?

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_830_Mar_22_2017

Where Have All the Traders Gone?

An Impressive Streak is Broken – Now What?

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_829_Mar_15_2017

Where Have All the Traders Gone?

Did the Fed Finally Get One Right

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_828_Mar_08_2017

Welcome The Ides of March This Year

Intra Day Quizz

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Dr. Ken Long


Weekly_827_Mar_02_2017

March 2017 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

March 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D



Weekly_826_Feb_22_2017

The One Trading Tool I Use on EVERY Chart

New Quiz Series

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_825_Feb_15_2017

Is Market Breadth Useful?

A Quick Tip from Dr. Tharp

D. R. Barton, Jr.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_824_Feb_8_2017

Bear Markets Happen!

Goal Setting for Traders and Investors — Part 4

Kirk Cooper

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_823_Feb_1_2017

February 2017 Market Update: Bull Quiet Market Type

February 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_822_Jan_25_2017

Tharp Think Helps Create Great Trading Systems

Goal Setting for Traders and Investors — Part 3

Gabriel Grammatidis

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_821_Jan_18_2017

An Interview with Gabriel Grammatidis

A Most Unusual Market Condition

R J Hixson

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_820_Jan_11_2017

The Market Outlook for 2017

Goal Setting for Traders and Investors — Part 2

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_819_Jan_4_2017

January 2017 Market Update: Bull/Neutral Quiet Market Type

January 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_818_Dec_28_2016


Goal Setting for Traders and Investors — You’re Doing It Wrong

Mailbag: Letters From Our Readers

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_817_Dec_21_2016

Part III: Refining Trading Models And How That Improves The Super Trader Program

Trading and the Christmas Present Syndrome: Updated "Shiny Objects" Edition

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_816_Dec_14_2016

Part II: Teaching These Models in the Super Trader Program

Don’t Mind the Name — Play the January Effect Now

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_815_Dec_7_2016

Trading Models and How I Use Them to Train Traders, Part I

Seven Concepts of Tharp Think

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_814_Dec_1_2016

December 2016 Market Update: Bull/Neutral Quiet Market Type

December 2016 System Quality NumberTM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_813_Nov_30_2016

A Strong Buy — All Major USD Currencies Revealing Long-Term Strength

A Quick Look at Oil

Gabriel Grammatidis


D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_812_Nov_23_2016

A Traders Guide to the Science of Gratitude

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_811_Nov_16_2016

President Elect Donald Trump! What Happened and Why?

Keep Things in Perspective — 500+ Years of Stock Market Advances

L. Michael Hall

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_810_Nov_9_2016

Secrets and Hidden Agendas

The Most Important Post-Election Charts

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_809_Nov_2_2016

October 2016 Market Update: Neutral Quiet Market Type

October 2016 System Quality NumberTM Report

RJ Hixson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

RJ HIxson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_808_Oct_26_2016

Learn to Dissociate

A Very Scary Chart — How Bad Is It & When Should We Care?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_807_Oct_19_2016

Part 2 Albert Einstein on the Markets

Hold That Line: Revisiting an Important Support Level

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_806_Oct_12_2016

Albert Einstein on the Markets

Danger in Dividend & Defensive Stocks

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_805_Oct_5_2016

September 2016 Market Update: Neutral Normal Market Type

September 2016 System Quality NumberTM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_804_Sept_28_2016

Revisiting Tom Basso: How Important is Your Entry Really? Part II

Dividend & Defensive Stock Danger

Justin Paolini

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_803_Sept_21_2016

Revisiting Tom Basso: How Important is Your Entry Really?

Hold That Line Plus Year-End Seasonality

Justin Paolini

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_802_Sept_14_2016

Van's Observations From Driving Through America

No Volatility, No Volatility – VOLATILITY!

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_801_Sept_7_2016

August 2016 Market Update: Bull/Neutral Quiet Market Type

August 2016 System Quality NumberTM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_800_Aug_31_2016

Determine Your Time Frame For Trading

What Top Market Caps Tell Us — Cool Chart Alert


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_799_Aug_24_2016

Volatility Contraction Continues —
With Sector Rotation to Boot

5 Qualities of Top Traders


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_798_Aug_17_2016

A Small-Risk Trading System When the Light Is Green

Matrix Essay: Profound Changes and New Insights

The Biggest Volatility Contraction in Two Decades — What Next?

Gabriel Grammatidis

Shashank

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_797_Aug_10_2016

EURUSD – One Critical Trading Habit Needed Now

Billionaires Bail on Stocks — Market Doesn’t Care. Should You?

Gabriel Grammatidis

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_796_Aug_3_2016

July 2016 Market Update

July 2016 System Quality NumberSM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_795_July_27_2016

Scaffolding: A New Tharp Think Concept

Signs that U.S. Markets Trade in Crisis Mode – Even at All Time Highs: Part 3

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_794_July_20_2016

Negative Interest Rates and Deflationary Banking Part Two

Signs that U.S. Markets Trade in Crisis Mode – Even at All Time Highs: Part 2

Ivan Obolensky

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_793_July_13_2016

Negative Interest Rates and Deflationary Banking Part One

Signs that U.S. Markets Trade in Crisis Mode – Even at All Time Highs

Ivan Obolensky

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_792_July_6_2016

June 2016 Market Update: Strong Bull Normal Market Type

June 2016 System Quality NumberSM Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_791_June_29_2016

Brexit — The Single Biggest Market Driver and Two Observations

Systems Thinking and Swing Trading the Brexit Vote

Did Brexit Move the Pound?

D.R. Barton, Jr


Dr. Ken Long

Gabriel Grammatidis

Weekly_790_June_22_2016

One Simple But Effective Technical Tool Can Improve Your Investment Results

The Super Trader Program is Nothing Less Than a Life Transforming Process

D.R. Barton, Jr

Laurent Vix

Weekly_789_June_15_2016

A Dialogue with My Higher Self

Which Straw Could Break the Stock Market’s Back?

Albert Lau

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_788_June_8_2016

My New Level of Awareness: A Super Trader Transformation

Under the Surface — U.S. Debt and The Markets

Brandon Evans

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_787_June_1_2016

May 2016 Market Update: Sideways Normal Market Type

May 2016 System Quality Number® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_786_May_25_2016

Understanding Your Motivation Criteria

The Earnings Recession No One is Talking About

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_785_May_18_2016

Understanding the Super Trader Program

Déjà vu: U.S. Markets Still Stuck in a Box

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_784_May_11_2016

Understanding The Phenomenon of Projection

Moving Average Cross: A Social Media Meme That Meant Nothing (Gasp!)

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr

Weekly_783_May_04_2016

April 2016 Market Update: Sideways (Bear?) Quiet Market Type

April 2016 System Quality Number® or The SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_782_April_27_2016

Why Science Evolves and Humanity Stagnates

Apple – The 800 Pound Gorilla – Where Next?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_781_April_20_2016

Goals Stated as a Well-Formed Outcome: The Super Trader Program Example

U.S. Markets — The Breadth Problem & Reporting Your

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_780_April_13_2016

Restructuring VTI’s Super Trader Program Or How can we add more value?

U.S. Markets — Stuck in a Box

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_779_April_6_2016

March 2016 Market Update: Bear Quiet Market Type


March 2016 System Quality Number® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_778_March_30_2016

A Belief is a Meta-State


The Best U.S. GDP Growth Forecast Tool Says, “Look Out Below”

L. Michael Hall

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_777_March_23_2016

Transformation Through a Trading Metaphor, Part II


The Roller Coaster Market

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_776_March_16_2016

Transformation Through a Trading Metaphor, Part I


Ten Year Returns by Asset Class — Cool Visual Alert

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_775_March_9_2016

Super Trader Transformations


Yes, the Markets Have Been VERY Volatile

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_774_March_2_2016

February 2016 Market Update: Bear Volatile Market Type


February 2016 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_773_Feb_24_2016

The Tao of Reward and Risk

Market Forecast: Dreary with Occasional Upside Snaps

Sam Eder


D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_772_Feb_17_2016


Financial Decisions



Did the Market Just Flash a Classic Double Bottom with Divergence?

Ivan Obolensky



D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_771_Feb_10_2016


A Small-Risk Trading System When the Light Is Green



One Chart and Two Numbers to Help Us Understand Oil’s Impact on Stocks

Gabriel Grammatidis



D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_770_Feb_3_2016

January 2016 Market Update: Sideways/Bear Volatile Market Type


January 2016 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_769_Jan_27_2016

Motivating Yourself in the New Year Through Psycho-Logics


Apple — A Company So Good, It Gets No Respect

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_768_Jan_20_2016

Systems Need to Fit!


When Markets Get Smoked — Remember These Things

Gabriel Grammatidis


D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_767_Jan_13_2016

Making 2016 Meaningful


What to Expect with Markets at a Near-Term Extreme

L. Michael Hall


D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_766_Jan_6_2016

Market Type is Bear Normal


December 2015 System Quality Number® Report The SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_765_Dec_30_2015

The Santa Claus Rally and Recency Bias


Some Valuable Insight on Trading

D.R. Barton, Jr.


Ken Long

Weekly_764_Dec_16_2015

Star Wars: Disney’s Stock Awakens


"Can't Miss" Trades

D.R. Barton, Jr.


Kevin J. Davey

Weekly_763_Dec_09_2015

“Last Night, They Got the Elephant"—Fighting a Bias That Kills Profits


Are Your Tracking Your Mistakes?

D.R. Barton, Jr.


Kevin J. Davey

Weekly_762_Dec_2_2015

November 2015 Market Update: Neutral Quiet Market Type


November 2015 System Quality Number® Report The SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_761_Nov_25_2015

Thanksgiving Week – Another Strong Seasonal for Stocks


Matrix Haikus

D.R. Barton, Jr.


Z. Premji

Weekly_760_Nov_18_2015

How Markets Respond To Crisis


Success and Your Time

D.R. Barton, Jr.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_759_Nov_11_2015

Is There a Genius Trading State? Part II


Low Interest Rates = More Borrowing… and More Corporate Debt

 

20% Off Sale on Major VTI Proudcts!

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.



D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_758_Nov_04_2015

Market Type is Bear Quiet


October 2015 System Quality Number® Report The SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_757_Oct_28_2015

Computer Games Part 2


A Key Factor Keeping the Market Afloat

Ivan Obolensky


D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_756_Oct_21_2015

Computer Games


The Halloween Indicator — One That Just Keeps Working 2

Ivan Obolensky


D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_755_Oct_14_2015

Bear Market Insights

The Halloween Indicator — One That Just Keeps Working


Mark McDowell.


D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_754_Oct_07_2015

September 2015 Market Update:
Bear Volatile Market Type

September 2015 SQN® Update

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_753_Sept_30_2015

Principles of the Conscious Mind


Tesla in the News — Plus a Look at the Technicals for the Stock

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D.R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_751_Sept_16_2015

The Art of Responsibility


Sell ‘Em on Rosh Hashanah – A Wall Street Adage that Works


Matrix Essay: Breaking the Trading Matrix


L. Michael Hall


D.R. Barton, Jr.


William Lee


Weekly_750_Sept_9_2015


Bear Markets Here and There


iPhone Domination in Three Charts



An Interview With Mark McDowell


D.R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_749_Sept_2_2015


August 2015 Market Update: Market Type is Bear Volatile


August 2015 SQN®



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Weekly_748_Aug_26_2015

Market Type Suddenly Went to Strong Bear with Normal Volatility


Our First Market Correction Since 2011—Why It Matters



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_747_Aug_19_2015


My Tesla Road Trip in May 2015


How Quickly the “Big Thing” Changes — in Three Charts



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_746_Aug_12_2015


Walk Away from The Shell Game to Play A More Profitable Game!


China Devalues Yuan for Second Straight Day – What to Expect?



Gabriel Grammatidis


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_745_Aug_5_2015


Market Condition: Neutral Quiet

July 2015 SQN® Report



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Weekly_744_July_29_2015


Is There a Genius Trading State?


Market Breadth Really Stinks – When Will it Finally Matter?



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_743_July_22_2015


Resistance to Issues

Back to Financial Issues Driving the Markets — Whew!



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_742_July_15_2015


How Coachable Are You?

Twitter & Fake News — Same Scam, Different Century



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_741_July_08_2015


Market Condition: Neutral Quiet

June 2015 SQN® Report



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D


Weekly_740_July_01_2015


Self-Mastery

Greece — The Game of Chicken



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_739_June_24_2015


Understanding Your Motivation

Slow Grinding S&P Bull — Stats And A Chart for Guidance



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_738_June_17_2015


Modeling Trading Success: A History of NLP


FOMC Announcement + Option Expiration Week = An Edge?



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_737_June_10_2015


Traders and Mistakes


Why This QE Taper Is Different



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D. R. Barton, Jr.


Weekly_736_June_3_2015


Market Condition Neutral Quiet


May 2015 SQN® Report



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Weekly_735_May_27_2015


The Midas Touch Gold Model

 

That’s One Resilient Bull Market

 

Effective Meditation Q and A



Florian Grummes

 

D.R. Barton Jr.

 

Rebecca Price


Weekly_734_May_21_2015


Inside-Out Psychology

 

Update to The Super Trader Program


June’s Biggest Announcement - Not From the Fed?

 

Dr. L. Michael Hall

 

Van K. Tharp


D.R. Barton Jr.

Weekly_733_May_13_2015


Mental Maps, Models, and Trading Success


Bonds Get Bombed

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D.R. Barton Jr.


Weekly_732_May_06_2015


Market Condition Neutral Quiet


April 2015 SQN® Report

 

Questions Answered About the Trading Simulation Game

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Q & A

Weekly_731_Apr_29_2015


Multiple Exit Rules — Exit Strategy Part 2


Modern Version of Man vs. Machine — Economist vs. Spreadsheet

 

The Effect Oneness Workshop had on This Trader

Sam Eder


D.R. Barton Jr.

Weekly_730_Apr_22_2015

Multiple Exit Rules — Exit Strategy Part 1


Three Visuals That Show the Aging Bull Still has Room to Run

 

Realization: Why I Trade

Sam Eder


D.R. Barton Jr.

Rudy van Eekelen

Weekly_729_Apr_15_2015

Volatility in Bear Markets


U.S. Tax Stats—Where Do You Fit?

 

Putting the Pieces Together, A Matrix Story

Mark McDowell


D.R. Barton Jr.

Becky Iannini

Weekly_728_Apr_08_2015

Hedging Your Unconscious All-In Currency Trade


Where Next for the S&P 500?

 

A Dialogue With A Part

Gabriel Grammatidis


D.R. Barton Jr.

Suhas, A Grateful Student

Weekly_727_Apr_01_2015

Market Update: Neutral Normal


March 2015 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_726_Mar_25_2015

Bear Market Trading — In A Bull Market

What’s Next for the S&P — Up, Down or Sideways? Three Lines Tell

Mark McDowell


D.R. Barton Jr.


Weekly_725_Mar_18_2015

Introducing My New "Midas Touch Gold Model

Ho-Hum: With Crude Oil, Supply and Demand Wins Again


Florian Grummes


D.R. Barton Jr.


Weekly_724_Mar_11_2015

Are We Still in a Secular Bull Market?

High Frequency Trading


Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


D.R. Barton Jr.


Weekly_723_Mar_04_2015

 

February 2015 Market Update: Bull Quiet:

The Craftwork of Trading Part 2 by •

Report: January 2015 SQN® Report


 

RJ Hixson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Ken Long


RJ Hixson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.


Weekly_722_Feb_25_2015

The Craftwork of Trading


The Swissy Unpeg Some Practical

 

Who Does Cheap Crude Really Help?

 

 

Ken Long, Ph.D.

 

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

 

Weekly_721_Feb_18_2015

Starting Signal For Major FX Trend


Rate Operating U.S. Oil Rigs Plummet: The End of Cheap Gas?

 

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

 

Weekly_720_Feb_11_2015

A Regression Line Crossover Visualization Exercise


Rate Hikes Are Coming - Time To Bail Out of Stocks?

 

 

Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

 

Weekly_719_Feb_04_2015

Market Update: Neutral Normal, Barely


January 2015 SQN®

 

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

 

Weekly_718_Jan_28_2015

Mental Strategies Versus Trading Systems


The New Bloomberg.com-Worth More Than a Casual Glance

 

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

 

Weekly_717_Jan_14_2015

Don’t Believe the Hype: The January Barometer is Broken


Extreme Price Moves - What Part Is For You?

 

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Dr. Ken Long

 

 

Weekly_716_Jan_14_2015

2015 Investment Outlook: From Polarization to Divergence

 

Oil Still on a Slippery Slope: One Chart and One Graph Tell the Story

Francesco Maggioni

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

 

Weekly_715_Jan_07_2015

Learn More About This Bull Normal Market

 

December 2014 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

 

Weekly_714_Dec_30_2014

The Santa Clause Rally – Does it Work?

 

Discipline in Keeping Your Resolutions

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

 

Weekly_713_Dec_23_2014

Holiday Greetings from Van

 

My Favorite Non-Fiction, Non-Trading Books (Reprint)

 

My Favorite Trading Books to Give (Reprint)

 

 

 

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

 

Weekly_712_Dec_17_2014

My Favorite Non-Fiction, Non-Trading Books

 

Market Volatility: Key Price Zones for Bulls or Bears

 

Matrix Insight Entry: Interconnection

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

H.G.

Weekly_711_Dec_10_2014

Market Types for Forex

 

My Favorite Trading Books to Give

 

Matrix Insight Entry: A Eureka Moment

Sam Eder

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Callum M.

Weekly_710_Dec_03_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Sideways Quiet

 

November 2014 SQN Report

 

Matrix Insight Entry: Good Belief Hunting

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Vladimir S.

Weekly_709_Nov_25_2014

On The Importance of Saying "Thank You"

 

The Science of Gratitude

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_708_Nov_19_2014

What Does Mindfulness Mean?

 

Real Estate Market — Optimism or Folly?

Dr. L Michael Hall

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_707_Nov_12_2014

Opportunities in the Current Market Environment

 

Is Monday Your Worst Trading Day? Science May Have an Answer

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D., Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_706_Nov_05_2014

Monthly Market Update, Classic Sideways Market

 

October 2014 SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_705_Oct_29_2014

Rich Man's Panic?

 

One Thing That Could Upset the Global Economic Apple Cart

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_704_Oct_22_2014

Biofeedback for Living and Trading Better

 

How Low DID We Go? A Market Pullback Update

Wessel de Roode

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_703_Oct_15_2014

Market Type Update

 

How Low Can We Go?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_702_Oct_08_2014

Does IPO Activity Signal an IPO Bubble

 

Responses to "It's All Made Up"

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_701_Oct_03_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Neutral Quiet

 

September 2014 SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_700_Sep_24_2014

The Alibaba IPO— The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

 

Transformational Principles Applied to Trading

 

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

 

Weekly_699_Sep_17_2014

It's All Made Up

 

Crude Oil: Supply and Demand Wins...Again

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_698_Sep_10_2014

Swing Trading Sandwich

 

Buy the Rumor, Sell the News: Apple-Style

Dr. Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_697_Sep_03_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

August 2014 SQN Report

Dr. Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_696_Aug_27_2014

Big Number Benefits from Trading ETFs and Large Caps

 

Y2K: S&P 500-Style

Dr. Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_695_Aug_20_2014

Top Ten Reasons to Trade Forex

 

Are You Ready if the Internet Breaks?

 

Regression Line Fractal Format Trade

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long, Ph.D.

Weekly_694_Aug_13_2014

July SQN Report

 

Taking a Day Off From Trading

 

Swing Trading Video– One Day at a Time

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long, Ph.D.

Weekly_693_Aug_06_2014

Winner of Matrix Insights Contest

 

Monthly Market Update, Market Conditon—Neutral Quiet

Cristina Sau

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_692_July_30_2014

Reading Psychological Footprints

 

Understanding Market Volatility in Three Charts

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_691_July_23_2014

My Spiritual Journey to the Van Tharp Institute, Part II

 

Twenty-Two Years of Massive Outperformance

Wayne Welsh

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_690_July_16_2014

My Spiritual Journey to the Van Tharp Institute, Part I

 

The Markets Are Indeed Complacent — What Next?

Wayne Welsh

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_689_July_09_2014

System Development Pitfalls and System Parameter Permutation

 

2014 First Half Sector and Asset Performance Summary

Dave Walton

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_688_July_02_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Strong Bull Quiet

 

June 2014 SQN Report

 

Matrix Insights: The Short Seller vs The Artist, and An Explosive Bombshell/Quiet Truth

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Sally U. and Robert C.

Weekly_687_June_25_2014

A New Take On Risk — Why We Do What We Do

 

Gold Report

 

Matrix Insights: A Moment of Epiphany and Simple Connectedness

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Florian Grummes

 

Tarun and Sharyn

Weekly_686_June_18_2014

The Old Brokerage House Game

 

Trading Logs are Useless (Unless...)

 

Matrix Insight: Objective and Subjective Beliefs

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Tony

Weekly_685_June_11_2014

Market Type and Its Measurement

 

Event-Driven Momentum

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_684_June_04_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

May 2014 SQN Report

 

Matrix Insight Entries

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Jim B / Erik T.

Weekly_683_May_29_2014

Understanding Transformation

 

Four Financial Paradoxes as May Comes to a Close

 

Matrix Insight Entry: One-Ness

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Jim W.

Weekly_682_May_21_2014

Yen Crossing Opportunities

 

U.S. Treasury Yields: How Long Can the Drop Last?

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_681_May_14_2014

Online Courses — Thank You For Asking

 

The Bull Still Runs

 

Matrix Insight: The Strangest Secret

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Marc W.

Weekly_680_May_07_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Normal

 

April 2014 SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_679_Apr_30_2014

Glamour Stocks Get Hammered

 

Silver Rush Coming Soon?

 

Mailbag: Bitcoin

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Francesco Maggioni

 

Newsletter Readers

Weekly_678_Apr_23_2014

Journey to French Polynesia

 

Huge Sector Shift Hits Hedge Funds and Traders

 

Amazing Journey

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Dave

Weekly_677_Apr_16_2014

Bitcoin, The Blockchain and Distributed Systems

 

One Way or Another

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Tibor Nemecz

Weekly_676_Apr_10_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

March 2014 SQN Report

Frank Eaves

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_675_Apr_02_2014

An Interview With Super Trader Graduate, Mark McDowell

 

Trading Beyond the Matrix Insight: Gratitude

Mark McDowell

 

C. S.

Weekly_674_Mar_26_2014

Trading Better With Your Personal Learning Style

 

Equities at Another Key Juncture

 

Matrix Insight Entry

Dr. Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Paul M.

Weekly_673_Mar_19_2014

Bitcoin—Should Investors and Traders Care? II

 

Gold Report

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Florian Grummes

Weekly_672_Mar_12_2014

Bitcoin—Should Investors and Traders Care?

 

Updates to the Super Trader Program

 

Matrix Insight Entry

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Jim C.

Weekly_671_Mar_05_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Normal

 

February 2014 SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_670_Feb_26_2014

The Miracle of Inner Guidance

 

The Market Tends to Repeat Itself: Part 2

Francisco Cabrera

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_669_Feb_19_2014

Why Market Type is So Critical

 

The Market Tends to Repeat Itself — Should We Care?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_668_Feb_12_2014

The Top Mistakes People Make in the Market

 

Pullback Puts a Little Fear Back in Markets

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_667_Feb_05_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Neutral Normal

 

January 2014 SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_666_Jan_29_2014

Learning from Each Other

 

Three Interesting (and Useful) Graphics

 

Mailbag

Dr. Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

M. Alexander

Weekly_665_Jan_22_2014

I Was Lucky Enough to Be Prepared

 

Troubling Signs for the Real Estate Rebound?

 

Systems and Position Sizing Questions

Dr. Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Dimitris Stamos

Weekly_664_Jan_15_2014

January As a Barometer

 

Action Research and Four Ways of Knowing

 

Matrix Insight Entry

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Dr. Ken Long

 

Chris H.

Weekly_663_Jan_08_2014

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

December 2013 SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_662_Jan_03_2014

An Update on the Van Tharp Institute

 

Ken Long on Beliefs

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_661_Dec_25_2013

Happy Holidays and Party Photos from VTI

The VTI Team

Weekly_660_Dec_18_2013

Happiness as a Trading Edge

 

The Power of Position Sizing Strategies

 

Mailbag: Expressing Gratitude

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Bocheng Tsai

Weekly_659_Dec_11_2013

Why Size Really Does Matter

 

The January Effect

 

Mailbag

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

T. W. & D. T.

Weekly_658_Dec_04_2013

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_657_Nov_26_2013

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

Paradigm Shifts for Trading Success

 

Mailbag: Determining a Stock's "Target"

VTI Staff

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

RJ Hixson

Weekly_656_Nov_20_2013

A Trader's Guide to the Science of Gratitude

 

Trading Brain

 

Response to "Data Mining Bias"

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

RJ Hixson

 

Dave Walton

Weekly _655_Nov 13_2013

Data Mining Bias

 

Why is Market Volatility So Low?

 

Matrix Insight Entry

Dave Walton

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Hilary G.

Weekly_654_Nov_06_2013

Montly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

October 2013 SQN Report

RJ Hixson

 

RJ Hixson

Weekly_653_Oct_30_2013

An Interview with Frank Eaves —Hit in the Head with a Marble Bag

 

A Bigger Picture

Conducted by RJ Hixson

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_652_Oct 23_2013

The Real Secret

 

The Exit Plan

 

Matrix Insight Entry

 

Stop and Reverse on Oct 22

RJ Hixson

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Brayton B.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_651_Oct_16_2013

The Repo Man

 

Gold Report

 

Matrix Insight Entry

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Florian Grummes

 

Matthew F. and Daniel D.

Weekly_650_Oct_09_2013

Understanding Your Trading Systems

 

Attempting to Understand Money Creation

 

Matrix Insight Entry

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Vincent Z.

Weekly_649_Oct_03_2013

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Neutral Quiet

 

September 2013 SQN Report

 

Matrix Insight Entry

R. J. Hixson

 

R. J. Hixson

 

Matt S.

Weekly_648_Sept_25_2013

Where Does the Fed's Stimulus Money Go?

 

Matrix Insight: Miracles

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Matrix Reader

Weekly_647_Sept_18_2013

A Trader's Approach to Real Estate Investing: Pt 2

 

Five Years Later: The Impact of the Real Estate & Credit Collapse

Jim Weigel

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_646_Sept_11_2013

A Morning Routine

 

Survivorship Bias and The Big Shake-Up in the DJIA

 

Insight: Achieving Success Through Transformation

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Peter R.

Weekly_645_Sept_04_2013

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Neutral Quiet

 

August SQN Report

 

2.8R Trade Opportunity at the End of the Day in YM

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_644_Aug_28_2013

Learning a Lesson

 

Shorting an Empire: Part IV

 

VIDEO: Follow-Up on Currency Opportunities

 

A Perfectly Executed +13R Trade After The Workshop

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

Ken Long

Weekly_643_Aug_21_2013

How Your Brain Filters Who You Are

 

Shorting an Empire: Part III

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_642_Aug_14_2013

Three Upcoming Currency Opportunities

 

Shorting an Empire: Part II

Gabriel Grammatidis

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_641_Aug_07_2013

Monthly Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

July SQN Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_640_July_31_2013

Shorting an Empire?

 

Changes to the Super Trader Program

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_639_July_24_2013

How Big Could My System’s Max R Multiple Drawdown Be?

 

An Update on the August Market Doldrums

 

VIDEO: Case Study, Long-Short-Long

R. J. Hixson

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Weekly_638_July_17_2013

A Trader's Approach to Residential Real Estate Investing

 

A Rare Occurrence Adds Fuel to a Rebounding Market

 

Trading Beyond the Matrix Insight

Jim Weigel

D. R, Barton, Jr.

Daniel M.

Weekly_637_July_10_2013

Why Band Trading Works: Conclusion

 

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Correction

 

Trading Beyond the Matrix Insight

 

VIDEOS: Ken and Gabriel Describe Their Trades

Ali Moin-Afshari

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Joe P.

Ken Long and Gabriel Grammatidis

Weekly_636_July_03_2013

Market Update, Market Condition: Bull Normal

 

Monthly SQN Report

 

VIDEO: Case Study on Core and Turbo Positions

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_635_June_26_2013

The Superiority of SE Bands

 

Why Unemployment Numbers Matter to Traders. Part 3 in the Series

 

Significant Change in Market Condition

Ali Moin-Afshari

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_634_June_19_2013

Why Band Trading Works: Part 2

 

A Deeper Look at Unemployment Numbers: Part 2

 

A Gold Analysis for June

Ali Moin-Afshari

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Florian Grummes

Weekly_633_June_12_2013

Why Band Trading Works: Part 1

 

A Deeper Look at Unemployment Numbers

 

Dealing With Relatives

Ali Moin-Afshari

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

A Long-Time Reader

Weekly_632_June_05_2013

Market Update for Period Ending June 1, 2013 Market Condition: Strong Bull Quiet

 

Monthly SQN Report

 

Video: A Day in the Life of the Chatroom

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_631_May_29_2013

A Follow Up To My Faulty Memory

 

Give and Take in the Housing Sector

 

Video: Ken Talks about Edges

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_630_May_22_2013

Memory is Made Up

 

Rush for Yield in Dividend Stocks Starts to Slow

 

Two Ideas from the Matrix—One Reader's Story

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

The Matrix Reader

Weekly_629_May_15_2013

Tepper, the New E.F. Hutton?

 

The Joy and Tao of Trading Properly

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_628_May_08_2013

Early Origins of the Money Game

 

Unwinding the Defensive Trade

 

Videos: Ken and Gabriel Share Their Trades

Van K. Tharp, Ph. D.

 

D. R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long and Gabriel Grammatidis

Weekly_627_May_02_2013

Market Update for Period Ending May 1, 2013 Market Condition: Strong Bull Normal

 

Monthly SQN Report

 

Video: Ken Turbo Boosts His Trading Results

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_626_Apr_24_2013

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Cyclicals!

 

Have a Position Sizing Strategy Idea? A Contest...

 

You Can Check the News or Trade the Move

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

R. J. Hixson

 

Ken Long

Weekly_625_Apr_17_2013

Busted Breakouts in Forex

 

Google's Monster Earnings Moves

 

What a 25R Day Looks Like

Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_624_Apr_10_2013

Commodore Vanderbilt and the Money Game

 

Everyone Leans One Way...

 

Take professional losses as part of your trading

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_623_Apr_03_2013

Market Condition Monthly Update: Bull Quiet

 

Monthly SQN Report

 

A Volatility Trade Using an Inverse Volatility ETF

Van K. Tharp, Ph. D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph. D.

 

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_622_Mar_27_2013

March Madness: Is Risk On, Risk Off Trading Dead or Just Taking a Nap?

 

On the Importance of Saying "Thank You"

 

Reader Feedback and More from Ken Long

 

Gathering Acorns

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Dr. Ken Long

 

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_621_Mar_20_2013

Trade Like a Wildland Firefighter

 

The Cyprus Deposit Levy and the Markets

 

Dog of the DOW to Prime Trading Target

Dr. Ken Long

 

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_620_Mar_13_2013

The Money Game Part II: John Jacob Astor

 

Active Share — Panacea or Overrated?

 

A Gold Analysis for March

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

Florian Grummes

Weekly_619_Mar_06_2013

Market Condition Monthly Update: Neutral Quiet

 

Monthly SQN Report

 

Intraday Turbo Trade and a Weekend Report Sample

RJ Hixson

 

RJ Hixson

 

Ken Long

Weekly_618_Feb_27_2013

The Big Money Game

 

Market History is Made

 

3 Videos on Volatility Based Trading

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_617_Feb_20_2013

My New Book: Trading Beyond the Matrix

 

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Indicator — Oh My...

 

Video: Van Talks About His New Book

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_616_Feb_13_2013

Skill and Luck in Trading Part 4:
You Like It, So I’ll Like It

 

What Trading Expenses Can You Write Off

 

Swing Trading Video

D. R. Barton Jr..

 

 

Robert A. Green, CPA

 

Ken Long

Weekly_615_Feb_06_2013

Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

SQN Report

 

4R Combination Trade

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_614_Jan_30_2013

Solving the Mysteries of Apple Stock

 

Is the News Driven Market Behind Us?

 

A Gold Analysis for January

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D. R. Barton Jr.

 

Florian Grummes

Weekly_613_Jan_23_2013

Freedom and Responsibility in Trading

 

Book Smarts vs. Street Smarts: Skill and Luck in Trading, Part Three

 

Video: A Continuation of Upside Movement

R.J. Hixson

 

D.R. Barton, Jr..

 

Ken Long

Weekly_612_Jan_16_2013

Skill and Luck in Trading, Part Two

 

The Proper Order for Trading Preparation

 

Video: A 10R Trade Was the Reward

D.R. Barton, Jr..

 

R.J. Hixson

 

Ken Long

Weekly_611_Jan_09_2013

Lies, Damn Lies, and Government Statistics

 

Skill and Luck in Trading

 

Thoughts on Recent Market Action

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_610_Jan_02_2013

Market Update for the Period Ending December 31, 2012 Market Condition: Neutral Quiet

 

SQN Report Update

 

Trade Video of the Week

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_609_Dec_26_2012

Happy Holidays from VTI with Photos

 

Weekly_608_Dec_19_2012

Reflective Learning, Part Two

 

The Leaders and the Underlings

 

Trade Video of the Week

Ali Moin-Afshari

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_607_Dec_12_2012

Reflective Learning

 

A Market That is Neither “Risk On” Nor “Risk Off”

 

20% Off Sale Ends Next Week.

Ali Moin-Afshari

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

 

Weekly_606_Dec_04_2012

Market Condition: Neutral Normal

 

SQN Update

 

A Gold Analysis for December

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Florian Grummes.

Weekly_605_Nov_28_2012

A New Framework for Observing the Market

 

Silver Trade Video

 

The Biggest Energy Story of the Next Generation Unfolds Before Our Eyes

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Ken Long

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_604_Nov_20_2012

The Presidential Cycle: Useful or “Rubbish”? Part Two

 

Mini-session on a 6R Trade in One Hour

 

We are Grateful to our Readers!

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long

 

VTI Staff

Weekly_603_Nov_14_2012

The Presidential Cycle: Useful or “Rubbish”?

 

Mini-session on a 16R Trade Last Week

 

The Conscious Mind’s Capacity

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_602_Nov_07_2012

Monthly Market Update. Market Condition: Bull Normal

 

Monthly SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_601_Oct_31_2012

Holy Grails and Beyond

 

Yeah, It Still Works: The Halloween Indicator

R.J. Hixson

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_600_Oct_24_2012

Trading at 95%, A Project Marathon Update

A Technical Look at the U.S. Stock Market

R.J. Hixson

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_599_Oct_17_2012

A Conversation with Three Super Trader Students

 

A 2.3R Trade Video

 

Quantitative Easing—Panacea or Sleight of Hand? Part 3

R.J. Hixson

 

Ken Long

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_598_Oct_10_2012

An Interview with Gabriel Grammatidis

 

 

Quantitative Easing—Panacea or Sleight of Hand? Part 2

R.J. Hixson and Gabriel Grammatidis

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_597_Oct_03_2012

September 2012 Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

September 2012 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_596_Sept_26_2012

Suffering is Running Away from Suffering

 

Quantitative Easing—Panacea or Sleight of Hand? Part 1

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_595_Sept_19_2012

Special Market Update—Market Condition: Bull Quiet

 

Algorithmic Trading Rears its Ugly Head—Again

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_594_Sept_12_2012

The 800-Pound Gorilla in the Room

 

Producing a Rarity

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_593_Sept_05_2012

August 2012 Market Condition: Neutral Quiet

 

August 2012 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_592_Aug_29_2012

An Interview with Ken Long

 

Equities Markets: Longer-Term, Intermediate-Term and Shorter-Term

R.J. Hixson and Ken Long

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_591_Aug_22_2012

Is High-Frequency Trading Bad? Revisiting the Flash Crash

 

A Five-Year Low and a Double Top

R.J. Hixson

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_590_Aug_15_2012

What Supply Says About The Real Estate Market

 

Five Ways to Make Money in a Trading Business

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_589_Aug_08_2012

Investor Nostalgia: Friendly Emotions and Influential Biases

 

Debriefing on Our First Frog Trading System Boot Camp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Ken Long

Weekly_588_Aug_02_2012

July 2012 Market Condition: Neutral Normal

July 2012 SQN® Report

How Does Van Calculate Market SQN?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_587_July_25_2012

Project Marathon Update: Paving Your Own Trading Path

Phantom Revival in Residential Real Estate, Pt. 2

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_586_July_18_2012

The Good News About What's Happening in the World

Phantom Revival in Residential Real Estate, Pt. 1

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_585_July_11_2012

Updating the Long-Term Big Picture

The Neutral Zone

Did Van Change the Ranges Used to Measure Market Type?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_584_July_05_2012

June 2012 Market Condition: Neutral Normal

June 2012 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_583_June_27_2012

Seven Steps for Developing a Low-Risk Idea, Pt. 2

More Monetary Easing and the Law of Diminishing Returns

How Can I Achieve Financial Freedom?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_582_June_20_2012

Seven Steps for Developing a Low-Risk Idea, Pt. 1

Risk-On & Risk-Off Trading—The New Normal, Part 4

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_581_June_13_2012

Know Your Data: A Primer On Adjusted Data For Equities

Risk-On & Risk-Off Trading—The New Normal, Part 3

Thomas Krawinkel

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_580_June_06_2012

May 2012 Market Condition: Bear Normal

May 2012 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_579_May_31_2012

What a Frog Can Teach

Risk-On & Risk-Off Trading—The New Normal, Part 2

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_578_May_23_2012

Forex Trading with Gabriel Grammatidis, Part 2

Risk-On & Risk-Off Trading—The New Normal, Part 1

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_577_May_16_2012

Forex Trading with Gabriel Grammatidis, Part 1

Gold’s Drop Approaches a Key Swing Support Level

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_576_May_09_2012

Back to Trading Basics with Tharp Think

ETPs—Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water, Part 3

Shannon Mante

D.R. Barton. Jr.

Weekly_575_May_02_2012

Market Condition: Bull Normal

April 2012 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_574_Apr_25_2012

SQN® Optimization by Means of Step-Forward Testing, Part 2: The Results

ETPs—Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water, Part 2

Douglas Rechia

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_573_Apr_18_2012

SQN® Optimization by Means of Step-Forward Testing, Part 1: The Process

ETPs—Don’t Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water, Part 1

Douglas Rechia

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_572_Apr_11_2012

Exchange-Traded Funds and Notes: A Trick That Not 1 in 100 Traders Knows

What it Takes to Achieve Trading Mastery

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_571 Apr_04_2012

Market Condition: Bull Quiet

March 2012 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_570 Mar_28_2012

Why Exercise Can Help You Trade Better

Quick TVIX Stock Update

Results on the Path To Trading Success

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Kevin Davey

Weekly_569 Mar_21_2012

Trading Volatility

Finding My Path To Trading Success, Part 2

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Kevin Davey

Weekly_568 Mar_14_2012

An Energy Game Changer

Finding My Path To Trading Success, Part 1

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Kevin Davey

Weekly_567 Mar_07_2012

Market Udpate: Quiet Bear

February SQN® Report

For the First Time in 51 Trading Days

R.J. Hixson

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_566 Feb_29_2012

A Surprisingly Interesting Index

How Competent Are You As a Trader?

Position Sizing Trading Game, On Sale

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp

 

Weekly_565 Feb_22_2012

Currency Wars and Your Trading

Unusual Market Characteristics

When You Create the Results You Are In Charge of the Process

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp

Weekly_564 Feb_15_2012

Curve Fitting

The Current Market is Easier to Read than Usual

How to Identify the State of the Market When Trading a Particular Stock

Thomas Krawinkel

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_563 Feb_08_2012

Introducing New Changes to the Super Trader Program

Pop and Chop—The Markets New Normal

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_562 Feb_02_2012

January 2012 Market Update: Bull Normal

January 2012 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_561 Jan_25_2012

The Commitment Pyramid: A Project Marathon Update

An Indicator Losing Its Edge: A Follow-up Analysis of the January Barometer

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_560 Jan_18_2012

The January Barometer: An Indicator Losing Its Edge

Synchronizing Your Trading Systems Into an Effective Strategy

Is Trading Based on Market Type Really Just Trend Following?

D.R. Barton, Jr

Ken Long.

Reader Question

Weekly_559 Jan_11_2012

Designing Your System Based on Market Type

The First Five Days Debunked

Van Tharp and RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_558 Jan_04_2012

December 2011 Market Update: Neutral Normal

December 2011 SQN® Report

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_557 Dec_21_2011

A Trader's Ode to Joy

Have You Experienced a Level I Transformation?

Farewell from a Van Tharp Employee

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Becky McKay

Weekly_556 Dec_14_2011

Project Marathon: Ending the Year on a High Note

Does Self-Discipline Matter?

How Do I Proceed Through the Peak Home Study Course?

RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comment

Weekly_555 Dec_07_2011

November 2011 Market Update: Bear Volatile

November 2011 SQN® Report

Viewing Previously Confusing Charts with Clarity

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Comment

Weekly_554 Nov_30_2011

Seasonal Trends: The January Effect Invades December

Recognizing and Trading Patterns: The Quantum Straddle

Translating the Position Sizing™ Game to Real Trading

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Russell Lawn

Reader Question

Weekly_553 Nov_22_2011

My Journey through Losing Marbles and Position Sizing Strategies: Part 3

Thoughts on Gratitude

D. Witkin

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_552 Nov_16_2011

My Journey through Losing Marbles and Position Sizing Strategies: Part 2

The VIX: Trading Volatility

Is Hyperinflation a Possibility?

D. Witkin

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_551 Nov_09_2011

My Journey through Losing Marbles and Position Sizing Strategies: Part 1

The VIX: When It Works and When It Doesn't

On the Lookout for a Major Structural Shift

D. Witkin

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comment

Weekly_550 Nov_03_2011

October 2011 Market Update: Bear Volatile

October 2011 SQN® Report

How Do High VIX Readings Signal Upward Moves?

RJ Hixson

RJ Hixson

Reader Question

Weekly_549 Oct_26_2011

Evidence of a Structural Change in the Markets

Understanding Your Span of Control

How Do I Know If the Market Is Trending?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long, D.M.

Reader Question

Weekly_548 Oct_19_2011

You Only Trade Your Beliefs

The VIX: Fear Gauge Extraordinaire

Multiple Positions in a Single Stock

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_547 Oct_12_2011

What's Next, RJ?

Learning from the Past Rather Than Living in It

Position Sizing™ Strategies and Volatility

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_546 Oct_05_2011

September 2011 Market Update: Strong Bear Volatile

September 2011 SQN® Report

Developing a Binary Options Trading System

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_545 Sept_28_2011

Project Marathon: The Paradox

We Can't Go Sideways Forever Part 2: Seasonality

Benefits of Trading with a Mastermind Group

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comment

Weekly_544 Sept_21_2011

An Interview with Ken Long

We Can't Go Sideways Forever

Pyramiding

Ken Long and R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_543 Sept_14_2011

Strike Another Blow Against Buy and Hold

Trading Results and Large Numbers

The Golden Cross

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_542 Sept_07_2011

August 2011 Market Update: Bear Volatile

August 2011 SQN® Report

Following the Rules of Your Trading System

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_541 Aug_31_2011

The Trader's Journey: A Four-Stage Cycle

Looking at Your Trading from Multiple Angles

The Definitive Guide or the E-course: What's the Difference?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_540 Aug_24_2011

Ride Your Elephant to Change

Debunking the Death Cross: Part 2

Know Yourself, Know Your Time Frame

RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comment

Weekly_539 Aug_17_2011

Investing in Rare US Stamps

Debunking the Death Cross

Position Sizing™ Strategies in the Systems Development Home Study

Van K. Tharp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_538 Aug_10_2011

Last Week's News Flash Update

Market Mania: Sorting the Historical from the Hysterical

Futures and Fixed Ratio

Van K. Tharp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_537 Aug_03_2011

July 2011 Market Update: Bear Normal

July 2011 SQN® Report

Adopting Someone Else's Belief

Van K. Tharp

Van K. Tharp

Reader Question

Weekly_536 July_27_2011

Researching and Testing Systems

What's Driving the Markets? A Subjective View

I Don't Do Backtesting

RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton

Reader Comment

Weekly_535 July_20_2011

An Interview with 2011 Wagner Award Winner Thomas Krawinkel: Part 2

Negotiating Sideways Markets

A Profound Experience

RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton

Reader Question

Weekly_534 July_13_2011

An Interview with 2011 Wagner Award Winner Thomas Krawinkel: Part 1

Trading Range Markets Continue

R-multiple Distribution Simulator in Excel

RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton

Reader Question

Weekly_533 July_06_2011

June 2011 Market Update: Neutral Normal

June 2011 SQN® Report

Why Invent the Short ETF?

RJ Hixson

RJ Hixson

Reader Question

Weekly_532 June_29_2011

Searching for Returns in a Yield Starved, Sideways Market

The Ups and Downs of Backtesting

Awaiting the Peak Performance Course

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Comment

Weekly_531 June_22_2011

Our Mission at the Van Tharp Institute: Part III of Transformation through a Financial Metaphor

Market Responds at a Turning Point—Now What?

Market Update Alert

Van K. Tharp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp

Weekly_530 June_15_2011

Our Mission at the Van Tharp Institute: Part II of Transformation through a Financial Metaphor

Market at a Potential Turning Point

Taking Home What I Learned

Van K. Tharp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_529 June_08_2011

Our Mission at the Van Tharp Institute: Part I of Transformation through a Financial Metaphor

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 9

A Hurricane Is a Hurricane

Van K. Tharp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_528 June_02_2011

Market Update for the Period ending May 31st, 2011
Market Condition: Neutral Normal

SQN® Report: May 2011

Market Type for the All Ordinaries

Van K. Tharp

Van K. Tharp

Reader Question

Weekly_527 May_25_2011

Trading System Exercise Leads to Introspection: A Project Marathon Update

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 8

Calmly Follow My Plan

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Client Book Review

Weekly_526 May_18_2011

Five Ways to Improve your Market Performance

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 7

A Thousand Words for Joy: A Commentary

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Client Book Review

Weekly_525 May_11_2011

A Trading Reality Check

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 6

Van Tharp Client Wins NAAIM 2011 Wagner Award

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_524 May_04_2011

April 2011 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet

SQN™ Report for April 2011

Calculating the Volatility Curve

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_523 Apr_27_2011

How to Face the Current Market Climate

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 5

Comparing the Markets Using ATR vs. %ATR

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_522 Apr_20_2011

The Importance of Position Sizing™ Strategies

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 4

A Position Sizing Game Review

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_521 Apr_13_2011

Williams %R

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 3

A Much Appreciated Thank You

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_520 Apr_06_2011

March 2011 Market Update: Bull Normal

SQN™ Report for March 2011

Can I Make 10K a Day?

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_519 Mar_30_2011

Guidelines for Inner Listening and Intuitive Access

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 2

Calculating R for Credit Options Spreads

Lee Coit

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_518 Mar_23_2011

Accepting

Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile

SQN™ Calculation Using Daily Percentage Change

Lee Coit

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_517 Mar_16_2011

Preliminary Thoughts and Positioning on Japan's Current Situation

The Grail Seeker and the Master Craftsman

Calculating Position Sizing™ Levels

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_516 Mar_09_2011

Project Marathon Update

Crude Oil: The End of the Rally Is Near

Active Tensing and Threshold Tensing Exercise

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_515 Mar_02_2011

February 2011 Market Update: Strong Bull Normal

SQN™ Report for February 2011

SQN Calculations with a Large Number of Trades

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_514 Feb_23_2011

5 Qualities of Top Traders

When Markets Get Rattled: The Flight to Quality

Reducing Stops and Scaling In

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_513 Feb_16_2011

Achieving Balance in Your Trading/Investing

Sector Action Since the March 2009 Bottom

More Definitive Guide to Position Sizing Feedback

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Customer Feedback

Weekly_512 Feb_09_2011

Being Passionate About the Market

The Importance of Volatility

Definitive Guide to Position Sizing Feedback

D.R. Barton Jr.

Ken Long

Customer Feedback

Weekly_511 Feb_02_2011

January 2011 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet

Interesting Markets: Short Term versus Intermediate Term

SQN™ Report for January 2011

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_510 Jan_26_2011

The Power of Back-Testing

Many Ways to Play a Directional Turn

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_509 Jan_19_2011

Market Extremes: Common Themes and Characteristics

Your Trading Day;
Activities to Help You Profit

D.R. Barton, Jr.

R.J. Hixson

Weekly_508 Jan_12_2011 Project Marathon Update

Precious Metals at a Decision Point

Level 1 of the Position Sizing Game

RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_507 Jan_05_2011 December Market Update: Quiet Bull

SQN® Report for December 2010

Opinions on Options

Van K. Tharp Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_506 Dec_22_2010 What Most of Us Believe Is Probably Not Very Useful

Traders, It's Time to Take a Break

Looking for an R-multiple Distribution Simulator

Van K. Tharp Ph.D.

D.R. Barton

Reader Question

Weekly_505 Dec_15_2010 Trading and the Christmas Present Syndrome: "Shiny Objects" Edition

Ready, Aim, Fire or Ready, Fire, Aim?

Learn More About Tharp Think via YouTube®

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_504 Dec_09_2010 The Impact of Spirit on Trading

Gold Analysis and Strategy: December 4, 2010

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Florian Grummes

Weekly_503 Dec_01_2010 November Market Update: Bull Normal

Practical Implications for Year End "Window Dressing"

Volatility and Position Sizing

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_502 Nov_24_2010

Gratitude: A Personal Experience

Ireland Debt Crisis: Another of the European "PIIGS" Bites the Dust

Letters from Clients

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_501 Nov_17_2010

Why Gratitude Matters for Traders and Investors

Integrating Your Beliefs about Self, Market and Systems

Average True Range Formula

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_500 Nov_10_2010

Project Marathon Update

Important Market Juncture Point: 3 Reasons Why a Big Move Is Due

Full-Time Research Assistant Position Available

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

VTI Job Opening

Weekly_499 Nov_03_2010

Market Update: Normal Bull

Elections, Fed Meetings and Employment Reports, Oh My!

Full-Time Research Assistant Position Available

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

VTI Job Opening

Weekly_498 Oct_27_2010

Van Tharp's Journey Down the Rabbit Hole

The Flash Crash Revisited Part 3

Comments on Dr. Tharp's Article from Last Week

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_497 Oct_20_2010

Why You Should Not Believe Everything You See on TV

The Flash Crash Revisited Part 2

Planning the "Perfect" Trade

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_496 Oct_13_2010

Special This Week: 

Name your price

System Design: Why Having a System Matters

Professionalism in Trading

Defining 1R Using Pips

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_495 Oct_06_2010

Special This Week: 

Name your price

Market Update: Normal Bear

The Flash Crash Revisited: 
Something Smells Fishy in the State of Den-Market

Tying Together Weekly and Monthly Reports

Van K. Tharp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comment

Weekly_494 Sept_29_2010

My Favorite Edge in System Design

Developing a Market Classification System that Fits Your Style

A Memorable Experience at Ken Long's Discretionary Workshop

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Comment

Weekly_493 Sept_22_2010

The Transformational Journey of a Super Trader Part 2

Shadow Inventory

System Testing Programs

Van Tharp, Ph.D. and William D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_492 Sept_15_2010

The Transformational Journey of a Super Trader Part 1

The Importance of Time Frame

The Four Star Inflation/Deflation Model

Van Tharp, Ph.D. and William D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_491 Sept_08_2010

August Market Update: Volatile Strong Bear

Revisiting the Analysis of Long-Term Treasuries

A Response to Ken Long's Zero State Article

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Response

Weekly_490 Sept_01_2010

Finding Your Best Mental State for Trading

A Market Health Indicator

An Attitude of Gratitude

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Thank You

Weekly_489_Aug_25_2010

Making Changes: A Project Marathon Update

Looking at Debt Conceptually and Practically

Monte-Carlo Simulations and T-Tests

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_488_Aug_18_2010

Restructuring the Real Estate Market: What It Means for You

Is Mechanical Trading Right for You?

When Do I Discard a System?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_487_Aug_11_2010

Gold Analysis and Strategy as of August 8, 2010

The August Market Doldrums: Fact or Fiction?

Calculating %ATR for a Specfic Market

Florian Grummes

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_486_Aug_04_2010

July 2010 Market Update: Volatile Neutral

The US National Debt and a Little Perspective

Trailing Stops for High-Leveraged ETFs

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_485_July_28_2010

The Adventure, the Myth, and the Mystery: A Project Marathon Update

Technical Analysis: Points vs. Zones

Peak Performance Home Study Course and Position Sizing

R.J. Hixson

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_484_July_21_2010

New Ways to Manage Your Portfolio: July Result

A Small but Useful Victory for Technical Analysis

More Questions and Answers about the Super Trader Program

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_483_July_14_2010

Is Europe Playing Kick the Can?

A Proven Strategy for Improving Your Trading Practice

What is SQN?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_482_July_07_2010

Market Update June 2010: Volatile Bear

For the First Time in 25 Years...

Tactical Alert

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Weekly_481_July_01_2010

Another Structural Change in the Market?

Gold Analysis and Strategy June 26, 2010

Expiration Months in Futures Trading

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Florian Grummes

Reader Question

Weekly_480_June_23_2010

New Series: Research on New Ways to Manage Your Portfolio

Gold Trend: The Pause That Refreshes

Options and Position Sizing

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_479_June_16_2010

At the Half-way Mark: A Project Marathon Update

Should the Flash Crash Change the Way You Use Stops? Part 5

Defining Initial R

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_478_June_09_2010

Traders and Mistakes Part 3: Rule-Based Discretionary Traders

Should the Flash Crash Change the Way You Use Stops? Part 4

Risk per Trade

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_477_June_02_2010

Market Update for Period ending May 31, 2010. Market Condition: Volatile Bear

Should the Flash Crash Change the Way You Use Stops? Part 3

Gann Swing Trading Question

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_476_May_26_2010 Traders and Mistakes Part 2: No-Rules Discretionary Traders

Should the Flash Crash Change the Way You Use Stops? Part 2

Filling in the Gaps

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_475_May_20_2010

Traders and Mistakes Part 1: Mechanical Traders

Should the Flash Crash Change the Way You Use Stops?

Ask Van Your Questions

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_474_May_13_2010

What Can You Do When the Markets Go Wild?

While Everyone Was Nervous, One Great Trader Took 100R from the Market Last Week

Technical Research Not Resulting in Profits

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question

Weekly_473_May_06_2010

Market Update. Market Condition: Bull Normal 

Chuck LeBeau – The Technical Side (AKA Exits, Exits and More Exits)

Help Pulling the Trigger

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_472_Apr_28_2010

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Chuck LeBeau

Chuck LeBeau – Fun and Fantastic, A Friend Indeed

Risk Calculation or Profit Factor?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_471_Apr_21_2010

Procrastination and System Development

Don’t Ignore the Reaction to News: Revisited Theme after Goldman Sachs Charges

Entering Multiple Markets Simultaneously

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_470_Apr_15_2010

Reluctance Revealed

Trading Tip Extremes in Volatility and Price Movement – Something Has to Give!

Systems for Specific Markets

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_469_Apr_07_2010

Market Update: Bull Quiet

Don’t Ignore the Reaction to News: More Greek Debt Problems

LUCK, (Labor Under Constant Knowledge)

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_468_Mar_31_2010

Patience in Profit Taking, Part Two

Appreciating the Art and Science of Trading

More Feedback on Bothersome Stops

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_467_Mar_24_2010

Patience in Profit Taking, Part One

Managing Your Emotional Bank Account

Bothersome Stops

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_466_Mar_17_2010

Insidious Stress

The Really LONG Term View (139 Years Worth)

Percent Risk Model Question

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_465_Mar_10_2010

Project Marathon—Objectives!

Market Strength—Further to Go or Topping?

How do I identify my initial risk per trade in order to calculate R-multiple afterwards?

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_464_Mar_03_2010

February Market Update

The Banking Sector: Still at the Top of the Perception Ladder

Should I Change My Figures For My Specific Market?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_463_Feb_24_2010

What’s Really Important in Your Life?

End of January Market Swoon – Some Perspective

System Possibilities

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_462_Feb_17_2010

Self Sabotage is Not Pursuing Happiness

Perception, Deception and Debt – More Volatility to Come 

Risk Recommended for the Position Sizing Game

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_461_Feb_10_2010

Australian Market Update

PIIGS in a Poke: Why Traders Should Care About European Debt Trouble

Value of Trading to Society

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Tom Basso

Weekly_460_Feb_03_2010

January Market Update

The Late January Swoon: A Bump in the Road or Something More?

What Are the Proper Specs for a Successful Trading System?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

R.J. Hixson

Weekly_459_Jan_27_2010

Project Marathon 

More Thoughts on Cause and Effect

What is a Trader's Contribution to Society?

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Q&A with Van

Weekly_458_Jan_20_2010

Cause and Effect: Thinking Differently for Traders

Gold Analysis and Strategy

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Florian Grummes

Weekly_457_Jan_13_2010

Now Is the Time—Become an Active Investor

Volatility Highs and Lows

Brandon Jones

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_456_Jan_06_2010

Van Tharp's Monthly Market Update

A Great Way to Approach the Markets

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_455_Dec_22_2009

A Look at 2009  Plus Thank You to Our Customers 

A Great Way to Approach the Markets

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_454_Dec_16_2009

Trading Smarts

Stock Market Seasonality: Broken Model or Notable Exception?

Minimum System Quality Number

Curtis Faith

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_453_Dec_09_2009

December Gold Analysis and Strategy

A Tale of Two Markets, Part IV

Trading Game Question

Florian Grummes

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_452_Dec_02_2009

Monthly Market Update: Strong Bull

Dubai World Restructuring: Beginning of the End or a Bump in the Road?

Position Sizing Using Mean Reversion Strategy

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_451_Nov_23_2009

A Tale of Two Markets, Part Two

Are You Trading in Your IRA?

Is Graham's number still a valid concept?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Jim Crimmins

Reader Feedback

Weekly_450_Nov_18_2009

How to Raise Your Self-Esteem

A Tale of Two Markets

Will You Suggest A Position?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_449_Nov_11_2009

Poker and Trading Mistakes Part II

Gold Analysis and Strategy

Should I Just Give Up?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Florian Grummes

Reader Feedback

Weekly_448_Nov_04_2009

Monthly Market Update

They're Already Talking about Bubbles

Clarity on the Super Trader Program

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_447_Oct_28_2009

Secular Bear Market: Are We Still in One?

Why the Crystal Ball is Still a Bit Fuzzy

Will Systems with High Returns Result in Bankruptcy?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_446_Oct_21_2009

Trading and Level Playing Fields

Recovering from the Financial Flu

Photos and Comments from our October Workshops

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Paul Kluskowski

Client Feedback

Weekly_445_Oct_14_2009

Trading and Level Playing Fields

Gold Analysis and Strategy for October 2009

Do I Have to Commit to Being a Full-time Trader to be Successful?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Florian Grummes

Reader Feedback

Weekly_444_Oct_08_2009

Monthly Market Update

Don’t Let Outside Influences Spoil Your Plan

Should You Bet More During a Winning Streak?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Feedback

Weekly_443_Sept_30_2009

Intuition and Trading

U.S. Dollar: Technical Tools for Timing

Past Performance of Systems Offers No Guarantee of Future Results

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Feedback

Weekly_442_Sept_23_2009

Poker and Trading Mistakes Part I

U.S. Dollar: Global Punching Bag No More

Does a System Need a High Percentage of Wins?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Feedback

Weekly_441_Sept_16_2009

Do You Take Your Trading Seriously? Take this Quiz to Find Out 

What’s Fueling the Stock Market Rally? 

A Follow-up Question on Currencies

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Feedback

Weekly_440_Sept_09_2009

Nuances of Systematic Trading

Gold Analysis and Strategy for September 2009

Is There Evidence of Secular Bear Market?

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Florian Grummes

Reader Feedback

Weekly_439_Sept_02_2009

Market Update - August Normal Strong Bull

Some Hints about the Bear Market Rally

Consistency

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Feedback

Weekly_438_Aug_27_2009

The Components of Trading Well

Why the Housing Market Matters

Book Review of Van's New Book

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Feedback

Weekly_437_Aug_19_2009

Tools for Intermediate Time Frames

Market Type for the UK Markets

You Determine Your Results

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_436_Aug_12_2009

Finding Your Sweet Spot in Today's Market Environment

Gold Analysis and Strategy for August 2009

Beliefs and Trading Systems

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Florian Grummes

Reader Q&A

Weekly_435_Aug_05_2009

Monthly Market Update: Normal Strong Bull

The Best Trading Book Ever

What Are The SQNs for Ken Long's Trading Systems?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Ken Long

Reader Q&A

Weekly_434_July_30_2009

Market Type: Hong Kong

Portfolio Diversification and Other Myths

Van Tharp Welcomes R.J. Hixson

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

 

Weekly_433_July_22_2009

Tom Watson, Golf and Me

Market Type: Germany

Relating the Secrets of the Masters Game to Futures Trading

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Q&A

Weekly_432_July_15_2009

Market Type for the Australian Market

Three Ways to Look at Gold

How Did You Measure Percent Change

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Q&A

Weekly_431_July_08_2009

Gold Analysis & Strategy

Macro Picture, Economic Numbers and Trading

Attention Facebook and Twitter Followers

Florian Grummes

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Follow Dr. Tharp

Weekly_430_July_01_2009

Monthly Market Update - Volatile Bull

The Golden Cross: Rare and Useful but Overexposed?

Attention Facebook and Twitter Followers

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Follow Dr. Tharp

Weekly_429_June_24_2009

Understanding Market Type Part IV

Cutting Off the Left Side of the Bell Curve Part III

Expectancy

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Question

Weekly_428_June_17_2009

Understanding Market Type, Part III

Cutting Off the Left Side of the Bell Curve, Part II

Changes in Expectancy

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Question

Weekly_427_June_10_2009

Understanding Market Type, Part II

Cutting Off the Left Side of the Bell Curve, Part I

What To Do After A Course In Miracles

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Question

Weekly_426_June_03_2009

Monthly Market Update - Volatile Bull

Is the U.S. Dollar Getting what it Deserves or is this Just a Cyclical Move?

Extreme Volatility

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Question

Weekly_425_May_27_2009

Putting Today’s Volatility in Perspective

Some Much Needed Perspective on the Current Rally

Flawed Currency

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Question

Weekly_424_May_20_2009

Understanding Market Type

Understanding the Evolutionary Brain

Correction from Last Week's Article by Van Tharp

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Ken Long

Reader Question

Weekly_423_May_13_2009

How You Process Information Influences Your Trading Results

Some Much Needed Perspective on the Current Rally

It's Your Objectives that Matter...Not What Dr. Tharp Thinks

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Reader Question

Weekly_422_May_06_2009

Market Condition: Volatile Sideways 
Monthly Market Update for period ending April 2009

Stock Screening -  Prep for Technical Scans

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr. 

Weekly_421_Apr_29_2009

Signs of Spring

Stock Screening - Google Finance Falters

Percentage Volatility Explained

Paul Kluskowski

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Reader Question

Weekly_420_Apr_22_2009

Applying the Concept of Mission and Intent to Improve Trading

More Top Notch Internet Resources Stock Screening: Mediocrity And Good Stuff

How Do I Apply Expectancy to Position Sizing?

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Reader Question

Weekly_419_Apr_16_2009

The Tactical Details of the Big Picture 

More Top Notch Internet Resources Yahoo! Stock Screening Specifics

Peak Performance Home Study

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Reader Comment

Weekly_418_Apr_08_2009

Understanding All the Risks in a Trade

More Top Notch Internet Resources Part I II Yahoo! Stock Screening

Q&A: Reader is Confused About What Percentage to Risk

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_417_Apr_01_2009

Profitable ETF Trading Strategies-Climbing Up the Steps and Jumping Out the Window

More Top Notch Internet Resources—Stock Screening—Fundamentals

Q&A with Ken Long: What Happens If You Own an ETF That Gets Closed?

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Ken Long

Weekly_416_Mar_25_2009

Market Update for March

More Top Notch Internet Resources—Stock Screening by

Q&A with Van Tharp: Managing Position Sizing for Various Time Frames

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

 Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_415_Mar_18_2009

You Are the Holy Grail, Part 3

Housing Starts and Other Media Mongering:  The Art of Spin

Q&A with Van Tharp: What Should I Do When My Goal Has Been Reached? 

Libby Adams

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

 Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_414_Mar_11_2009

The Act of Trading 

A Key Trading Question: Who's in Trouble Here?

Today's Financial World and Those Who Comment on It

R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_413_Mar_05_2009

Market Update for February 2009: Volatile Bear

Three Reasons Why the Dollar Has Not Died

Does Investing in GLD Actually Affect the Price of Gold?

 Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Ken Long

Weekly_412_Feb_25_2009

There is Danger in Holding ETFs Long Term

Two Super Smart Guys – Same Bearish Conclusion

Q&A: Risk and Expectancy Are Not Directly Related

 Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_411_Feb_18_2009

E-Mini Futures – Leveraged, Liquid and Easy to Love

Mindfulness—Connecting to Excellence in the Moment

Q&A: How is Maximum Adverse Excursion Determined?

 D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Ken Long

Van Tharp

Weekly_410_Feb_11_2009

Volatility: Friend or Foe?

Mysteries of Trader Tax Status

Farewell to our Dear Friend Melita Hunt

 D.R. Barton, Jr.

 Jim Crimmins

 

Weekly_409_Feb_05_2009

Monthly Market Update: Volatile Bear

Another Calendar Predictor — December Low Indicator

Objective Way To Analyze the Results of A System: Q&A with Dr. Tharp

 Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comments

Weekly_408_Jan_28_2009

How Do You Feel About Your Trading

Volatility: The Real “Back Story” in Today’s Market, Part V

Experienced Trader Has More Disciplined Approach

 R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comments

Weekly_407_Jan_21_2009

The Four Principles of the Van Tharp Institute

January’s “First Five Days” Indicator—Forewarned is Forearmed

Mailbag,  It's Not Bad to be Wrong, it's only Bad to STAY Wrong

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comments

Weekly_406_Jan_14_2009

2009 Market Outlook

 

Volatility: The Real “Back Story” in Today’s Market, Part IV

New Section: Mailbag, 

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Comments

Weekly_405_Jan_07_2009

The Belief Examination Paradigms

Bonds and Gold – Talk of Bubbles and Bugs – Revisiting Our Outlook

Update on Melita Hunt 

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_404_Dec_30_2008

Monthly Market Update: Volatile Bear

Volatility: The Real “Back Story” in Today’s Market, Part III

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_403_Dec_17_2008

The Right Circumstances and Trading Success

Bonds and Gold: Talk of Bubbles and Bugs

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_402_Dec_10_2008

Ten Thousand Hours

Volatility: The Real “Back Story” in Today’s Market, Part II

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_401_Dec_03_2008

Monthly Market Update: Volatile Bear

Volatility: The Real “Back Story” in Today’s Market, Part I

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_400_Nov_25_2008

How to Cope With Today’s Volatile Bear

Crude Oil Climbs up the Stairs and Jumps out the Window, Part III

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_399_Nov_19_2008

Five Steps to Consistent Profits

Crude Oil Climbs up the Stairs and Jumps out the Window, Part II

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_398_Nov_12_2008

What It Would Take for Me to Be a Major Buyer of Stocks

Crude Oil Climbs up the Stairs and Jumps out the Window

Chris Weber

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_397_Nov_05_2008

Monthly Market Update

So Simple That It Shouldn't Work, But It Does

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_396_Oct_29_2008

What If – What If?

What’s Next with the Markets?  Volatility Will Show the Way

Chuck LeBeau

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_395_Oct_22_2008

You Are the Holy Grail, Part 2

Market Volatility Compresses Time

The Ongoing Journey

Libby Adams, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_394_Oct_15_2008

Volatility Turbo Charges Day Trading Opportunities 

Remembering the Big Picture

Follow-up from Last Week

D.R. Barton, Jr.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_393_Oct_08_2008

The Fate of the "Average" Investor

The Next Big Indicator 

How Did I Get Here?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_392_Oct_01_2008

Monthly Market Update 

More Market Madness

See Ya Next Week

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_391_Sept_24_2008

How ETF Strategies Work in Extraordinary Conditions by 

All-Time High Volatility: What’s a Trader or Investor to Do?

It Is Simply Enough

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_390_Sept_17_2008

Blueprint to Success

Online Trading Platforms – The Tools of the Trade Part II

Melita Hunt

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_389_Sept_10_2008

What to Do with Conflicting Parts 

The Commodity Swoon Continues – A Visual Take

Getting Into Perspective

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_388_Sept_03_2008

Monthly Market Update 

Traders’ Business Planning: Protecting Your Tools – Starting with Your Computer

Time to Relax

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_387_Aug_27_2008

Personality Parts

Gold Prices at a Decision Point

Out of Energy 

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_386_Aug_20_2008

Position Sizing Basics, Preface to the Definitive Guide to Position Sizing

Understanding Your Core Issue, Part Two An Amazing Twist to Van's Story

The Bowl of Light

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_385_Aug_14_2008

E-Mini Futures – A Lot to Love and a Few Things to Respect

Understanding Your Core Issue, Part One: Van Shares His Story

How Do I Show Up?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_384_Aug_06_2008

Implications of a Secular Bear Market Part II

The Tools of the Trade

Time to Dream

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_383_July_30_2008

Monthly Market Update 

Trading and Learning with the Pro's Pro

Natter Natter Natter

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_382_July_24_2008

The Implications of a Secular Bear Market 

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT X

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_381_July_17_2008

E-Mini Futures Watching

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT IX

Celebrating Life

D.R. Barton, Jr.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_380_July_09_2008

Achieve Balance in Your Trading 

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT VIII

Change of Identity

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_379_July_02_2008

Monthly Market Update, Including Market Conditions

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT VII

Transitioning to Transformation

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_378_June_25_2008

What Happens When You Wake Up?

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT VI

Attachment

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_377_June_18_2008

Enjoy Bumping Into Walls

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT V

There Is Always Something to _________ About.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_376_June_12_2008

Do You Move Toward Your Goals or Away from What You Don’t Want?

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT IV

Yesterday, NOW or Tomorrow? 

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_375_June_04_2008

Monthly Market Update 

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT III

Always Something to Do

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_374_May_28_2008

Make Friends with Your Inner Interpreter

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking, PT II

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_373_May_21_2008

A Dialogue with Van about Market Type

Trading Tip: Oil and Gas –Crudely Speaking

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_372_May_15_2008

My Trip to Vietnam

Trading Tip: Part V, The Nobel Laureate and the Rice Trader – Psychology’s Role in Trading Strategies

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_371_May_07_2008

Monthly Market Update 

Trading Tip: Part IV, The Nobel Laureate and the Rice Trader – Psychology’s Role in Trading Strategies

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_370_Apr_30_2008

Understanding Market Type 

Trading Tip: Part III, The Nobel Laureate and the Rice Trader – Psychology’s Role in Trading Strategies

Unfinished Projects

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_369_Apr_23_2008

YOU are the Holy Grail

Trading Tip: Part II, The Nobel Laureate and the Rice Trader – Psychology’s Role in Trading Strategies

Libby Adams, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_368_Apr_16_2008

Big Financial Meltdowns Come from Dysfunctional Beliefs About the Markets

Trading Tip: The Nobel Laureate and the Rice Trader – Psychology’s Role in Trading Strategies

 Expect the Worst

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_367_Apr_09_2008

Self-Assessment for Traders

Tax Tip: Urban Myth and Taxes

 New: Van's Glossary of Trading Terms

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Jim Crimmins

 

Weekly_366_Apr_03_2008

Market Update for April 2008, 1-2-3 Model in Red Light Mode

Trading Tip: More on Bail Outs

The Reality Boot

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_365_Mar_26_2008

Systematic Trading: Strengths and (Gasp!) Weaknesses

Tax Tip: Looking to Duck the Wash Sale Rule? Don’t Use Your IRA

Hoarder or Chucker?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Jim Crimmins

Melita Hunt

Weekly_364_Mar_19_2008

Thinking about Systems Thinking

Trading Tip: The Inside Scoop on the Bear Stearns Deal

Brake before You Break

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_363_Mar_12_2008

Does Efficiency Improve Stock Performance?

Trading Tip: Fed Tosses Credit Market a Life Preserver:  What Are the Market Implications?

Honesty versus Policy

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_362_Mar_05_2008

Market Update for March 2008, 1-2-3 Model in Red Light Mode

Trading Tip: Lessons from a Money Mosh Pit

Those Were the Days

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_361_Feb_27_2008

ETFs, Not Just for Buy and Hold!

Trading Tip: MACD in Its Most Useful Form.

Finding Fault

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_360_Feb_20_2008

ETFs Combine the Best Features of Stocks and Mutual Funds While Avoiding Some of Their Problems

Trading Tip: The Dirty Little Secret about MACD

Seriously, Can’t We Laugh About This?

Ken Long

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_359_Feb_13_2008

Why Would Anyone Give Workshops if They Can Trade Well?

Trading Tip: Grain Markets Explode and Then...

Whose Plan Is It Anyway?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_358_Feb_06_2008

Market Update; 1-2-3 Model in Red Light Mode

Trading Tip: Uncertainty - The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing – Part VI 

Frog Genie

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_357_Jan_30_2008

Some Will Love You—Others Will Hate You.  So What!

Trading Tip: Uncertainty - The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing – Part V 

Einstein Returns

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_356_Jan_23_2008

Lies, Damned Lies, and Government Statistics

Trading Tip: Uncertainty - The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing – Part IV 

A Quote from Einstein 

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_355_Jan_16_2008

Commitment

Trading Tip: A Caution About Bottom Picking

How Do You Feel

Edward Pomicter, MD

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_354_Jan_09_2008

What Is an Efficient Stock?

Trading Tip: A Look at the Markets and What's a Trader or Investor to Do?

The Feeling Cycle

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_353_Jan_02_2008

1-2-3 Model in Red Light Mode-Market Update

Trading Tip: The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing, Part III

All About Me

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_352_Dec_19_2007

Getting What You Really Want

Trading Tip: The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing, Part II

Over Planning 

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_351_Dec_12_2007

Why the Housing Sector Collapse Is Wonderful

Trading Tip: The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing

Take the Time

Porter Stansberry

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_350_Dec_05_2007

1-2-3 Model in Red Light Mode

Trading Tip: Everybody Hates the Dollar – It’s Time to be a Buyer

Part of the Territory

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_349_Nov_28_2007

Using Buy and Hold with Real S&P 500

Trading Tip: Learning from My Own Mistakes

Quick to Judge

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_348_Nov_21_2007

Using Buy and Hold as a Comparison

Trading Tip: Lessons from “The Blow-Up Artist”

Two Paths

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_347_Nov_14_2007

What’s Happening in Today’s Market

Trading Tip: Volatility Returns

One Day

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_346_Nov_07_2007

Market Update for November 2007

Trading Tip: When to Get Out BEFORE Your Stop Is Hit 

The Fine Factor

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_345_Oct_31_2007

Historical Testing of Efficient Markets Part III

Trading Tip: Markets Drive On as Fed Sticks to Script – What Next?

Psychology 101

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_344_Oct_24_2007

E-Mini Futures – Lessons from Legends

Trading Tip: People Think It’s All About Prediction But It Is NOT! 

Setting Boundaries

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_343_Oct_17_2007

E-Mini Futures, Why They Have Grown So Fast

Trading Tip: Self-Sabotage Revealed 

Update on Melita

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

 

Weekly_342_Oct_10_2007

Historical Testing of Efficient Markets, Part II

Trading Tip: Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere

Update on Melita

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_341_Oct_03_2007

Market Update for October 2007; 1-2-3 Model in Yellow Light Mode

Trading Tip: Systematic Trading II – What Style Is Right for You?

A Shift in Priorities

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_340_Sept_26_2007

Deeper Understanding of the 1-2-3 Model: A Conversation with Van Tharp

Trading Tip: Systematic Trading – What Does That Mean for You?

Follow Your Bliss

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

Weekly_339_Sept_19_2007

A Look at Stock Data

Trading Tip: The Market Always Has Another Trick — Prepare for the Unexpected

Photos to share

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_338_Sept_12_2007

Managing Your Investment Strategy

Trading Tip: An Iceberg Lurking Under the Surface of the Credit Markets, Conduits and Big Banks Part Two

The Wise Woman’s Stone

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_337_Sept_05_2007

Market Update 1-2-3 Model In Yellow Light Mode

Trading Tip: Conduits and Big Banks: Making Things Purposefully Obtuse

Fluff Words

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_336_Aug_29_2007

The State of Day Trading

Trading Tip: The Easiest Lesson of Successful Investing

Changing Beliefs

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Steve Sjuggerud

Melita Hunt

Weekly_335_Aug_22_2007

What’s Going on in the Markets?

Trading Tip: Markets Are Still Deciding Their Direction – It’s Okay to Stand Aside,

Back to Basics

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_334_Aug_15_2007

Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: Market Mayhem – What to Do In Volatile Non-Directional Markets

Freedom Fighters

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_333_Aug_08_2007

Monthly Market Update

Trading Tip: Blue Roses and Perfectionism

What's Love Got to Do with It?

Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_332_Aug_01_2007

When Goals Fall Flat, Part Two

Trading Tip: Market Juncture?

What It All Means

Dr. John Eliot

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_331_July_25_2007

When Goals Fall Flat, Part One

Trading Tip: When Electronic Systems Fail:  Is Your “Disaster Plan” Up to Date?

What is Self- Work

Dr. John Eliot

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_330_July_18_2007

Market Efficiency Portfolio

Trading Tip: Some Help for Day Traders (and others): The Uptick Rule is Dead!

Flat Mel

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_329_July_11_2007

Striving to be a Quitter

Trading Tip: Hidden Gems in Barchart.com; Top Notch Internet Resources Part XII 

It Could Be Worse…

Ed Pomicter, M.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_328_July_03_2007

Monthly Market Update  

Trading Tip: More No-Cost Charting; Top Notch Internet Resources Part XI 

Who Do You Admire?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_327_June_27_2007

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Peak Oil – Opening a New Can of Worms

Three Different Worlds

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_326_June_20_2007

The Highest Yields on the Planet

Trading Tip: More No-Cost Charting Top; Notch Internet Resources Part X

Vacation or Bust!

Dr. Steve Sjuggerud

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_325_June_13_2007

Playing the Commodities Boom

Trading Tip: Obscure News; Top Notch Internet Resources Part IX

Egg on Your Face

Darrell Jobman 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_324_June_06_2007

Monthly Market Update  

Trading Tip:  Current Market Update

But We’re Southern Y’All…

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_323_May_30_2007

An Unfair Deal – Just What We Like 

Trading Tip:  The Big Two of Charting

Are You Bored or Boring?

Steve Sjuggerud

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_322_May_23_2007

Taming the Turtle, Part Two

Trading Tip:  More Online No-Cost Charting

Birthday Bash (with photos!)

Curtis Faith

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_321_May_16_2007

System Development – What are You Really Thinking?

Trading Tip:  Online No-Cost Charting

Those Hustle Bustle Days

Melita Hunt

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_320_May_09_2007

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip:  Internet Resources for Futures

Unplugged but Still Connected 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_319_May_02_2007

Market Update. Yellow Light Mode

Trading Tip: D.R.'s Favorite Internet Resource

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_318_April_25_2007

Taming the Turtle, Excerpt from Way of the Turtle

Trading Tip: Top Notch Internet Resources III

Curtis Faith

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_317_April_18_2007

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: Top Notch Internet Resources

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_316_April_11_2007

Haste Makes Risk When It Comes to Filing Federal Tax Returns

Trading Tip: Where to Go for Good, No-Cost, Online Financial Info

Jim Crimmins

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_315_April_04_2007

Market Update. Yellow Light Mode

Trading Tip: Directionless Market – Now What?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_314_Mar_28_2007

Market Price Movements 

Trading Tip: Housing Stocks Not Ripe For Value Pickers…Yet

Richard D. Ahrens

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_313_Mar_21_2007

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: The Volatility Cometh

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_312_Mar_07_2007

Market Update. Yellow Light Mode

Trading Tip: Overcoming Trading Errors - The Right and Wrong Way

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_311_Feb_28_2007

Things We Can Learn About Trading From One Of Our Greatest Fighter Pilots

Trading Tip: China Coughs and the World Catches a Cold

Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_310_Feb_21_2007

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: Blinded by the Present Moment

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_309_Feb_14_2007

Trading Like the Pros – Not the “Joes,” Part II

Trading Tip: Trading with a Sense of Humor

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

Weekly_308_Feb_07_2007

Market Update. Yellow Light Mode

Trading Tip: Don’t Underestimate the Effect of Overnight Gaps

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_307_Jan_31_2007

Trading Like the Pros – Not the “Joes,” 

Trading Tip: Trading and Christmas Presents VI

D.R. Barton, Jr.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_306_Jan_24_2007

Making Leverage and Volatility Your Allies

The Best Stock Tip I Ever Received

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Steve Sjuggerud

Weekly_305_Jan_17_2007

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: Trading and Christmas Presents V, Measure of Performance and Systems

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_304_Jan_10_2007

The Problem with Recommendations

Trading Tip: Trading and Christmas Presents IV

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_303_Jan_03_2007

Market Update. Yellow Light Mode Brings in 2007.

Trading Tip: Trading and Christmas Presents III

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_302_Dec_20_2006

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: Trading and Christmas Presents II

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_301_Dec_13_2006

Does Your Curve Climb?

Trading Tip: Trading and Christmas Presents I

John P. Strelecky

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_300_Dec_06_2006

Market Update

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Steidlmayer’s Market Profile III

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_299_Nov_29_2006

How to Swim the Forex Ocean…and Not Get Eaten by Sharks

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Steidlmayer’s Market Profile II

Kevin J. Davey

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_298_Nov_21_2006

Using Newsletter Recommendations as Sample Systems

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Steidlmayer’s Market Profile I

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_297_Nov_15_2006

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: If Push Came To Shove, Swing Would Still Be My Thing

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_296_Nov_08_2006

Efficiency Technique Explained

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Value Investing with Benjamin Graham

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_295_Nov_01_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending October 31, 2006

Trading Tip: Re-invest Your Investment Returns

Van Tharp, Ph.D

John R. Burley

Weekly_294_Oct_25_2006

Resistance to Issues

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Value Investing with Steve Sjuggerud

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_293_Oct_18_2006

Don’t Be Tempted by Offshore Tax Shelters

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Value Investing--Marty Whitman

Jim Crimmins

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_292_Oct_12_2006

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update Month Three

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Value Investing

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_291_Oct_04_2006

Biases and Developing Your Trading System, Part Three of Three

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Cash Flow is King II

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_290_Sept_27_2006

Biases and Developing Your Trading System, Part Two of Three

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Cash Flow is King

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_289_Sept_20_2006

Biases and Developing Your Trading System, Part One of Three

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Fundamental Analysis– Company Level

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_288_Sept_13_2006

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Macroeconomics

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_287_Sept_06_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending August 31, 2006

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:
Fundamental Analysis

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_286_Aug_30_2006

Mark-to-Market Makes a Magical Difference for Most Traders

Trading Tip: What Are You Willing to do to Succeed?

Jim Crimmins

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_285_Aug_23_2006

Perfectionism and System Development

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:  Donchian Channels and The Turtle Method

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_284_Aug_16_2006

Market Efficiency Portfolio Update

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Day Trading Strategies

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_283_Aug_09_2006

Being Over Whelmed and System Development

Trading Tip: ADX as a Market Model

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_282_Aug_02_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending July 28, 2006

Trading Tip: Spreads & Pairs, Takeover Arbitrage, Highly Correlated Stock Pairs

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_281_July_26_2006

Procrastination and System Development

Trading Tip: Spreads & Pairs, The Individual Types

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_280_July_19_2006

Van Tharp's First Efficiency Trading System Update

Trading Tip: Spreads & Pairs, The Pros and Cons

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_279_July_12_2006

New Series, Van Tharp's Efficiency Trading System

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Spreads & Pairs

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_278_July_05_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending June 30, 2006

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Parabolic SAR

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_277_June_28_2006

Paper Trading Stinks: Here's a Much Better Way

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Momentum Indictors for Divergence

D.R. Barton, Jr.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_276_June_21_2006

Business Planning, An Important Consideration for Traders, Back-to-Basics Series

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models:  Momentum Indictors for Overbought / Oversold Conditions

Van Tharp Institute

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_275_June_14_2006

Hurricaneomics

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Moving Average Crossovers

Darrell Jobman

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_274_June_07_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending May 31, 2006

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Seasonal Trading

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_273_May_31_2006

Expectancy,  Back-to-Basics Series

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Fibonacci Numbers

Van Tharp Institute

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_272_May_24_2006

Money Management / Position Sizing  Back-to-Basics Series

Trading Tip: A Review of Market Models: Elliott Wave Theory

Van Tharp Institute

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_271_May_17_2006

Risk and R-Multiples Back-to-Basics Series

Trading Tip: The Power of Price Discipline

Update to Market Efficiency

Van Tharp Institute

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp

Weekly_270_May_10_2006

Systems Development Back-to-Basics Series

Trading Tip: Conviction and Real Money Trading, Part Five

Van Tharp Institute

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_269_May_03_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending April 30, 2006

Trading Tip: Conviction and It’s Component Parts, The Power of Conviction, Part Four

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_268_April_26_2006

What Does Van Tharp  Mean When He Says:  "We Only Trade our Beliefs About the Markets" ?

Trading Tip: Details of Conviction, The Power of Conviction, Part Three

Van Tharp Institute

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_267_April_19_2006

Tax Savings for Traders

Trading Tip: Managing Two Time Frames, The Power of Conviction, Part Two

Jim Crimmins

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_266_April_12_2006

PFE, Your Purpose for Existing

Trading Tip: The Power of Conviction, Part One

John Strelecky

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Weekly_265_April_5_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending March 30, 2006

Trading Tip: When the Market Slops Around

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_264_Mar_29_2006

Interview with Systems Expert, Ken Long, Part Four, Multiple Trading Systems

Trading Tip: Emerging Markets in the Middle East

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_263_Mar_22_2006

Interview with Systems Expert, Ken Long, Part Three, Assessing your Opponent

Trading Tip: Tools and Tips for Short Selling

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_262_Mar_15_2006

Interview with Systems Expert, Ken Long, Part Two, Decision Making

Trading Tip: What Research and Reason Say About Short Selling

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_261_Mar_08_2006

Interview with Systems Expert, Ken Long, Part One

Trading Tip: Is Short Selling Unpatriotic (or Unethical)?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_260_Mar_01_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending February 28, 2006

Trading Tip: Short Selling:  Evil Practice or Capitalism at Its Finest?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_259_Feb_22_2006

How I Finished 2nd in a World Wide Trading Contest in 2005, Part Two and final

Trading Tip: Passive vs. Active Investing, Part Three and final

Kevin J. Davey

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_258_Feb_15_2006

How I Finished 2nd in a World Wide Trading Contest in 2005

Trading Tip: Passive vs. Active Investing, Part Two

Kevin J. Davey

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_257_Feb_08_2006

The Characteristics of Experts

Trading Tip: Passive vs. Active Investing, Part One

Michael Covel

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_256_Feb_02_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending January 31, 2006

Trading Tip: The Forex, Some Conclusions on Currencies

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_255_Jan_25_2006

Psychological Side of Expectancy

Trading Tip: The Bright Side of Forex

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_254_Jan_18_2006

A Fun Way to Discover Your Psychological Issues Related to Trading

Trading Tip: The Dark Side of Forex

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_253_Jan_11_2006

How Academia Leads Wall Street Astray: An Interview with Scott Brown

Trading Tip: Foreign Exchange Markets Strive for Credibility

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_252_Jan_04_2006

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending December 30, 2005

Trading Tip: Does General Motors Have a Chance? 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 251 Dec 21, 2005

Is it Time to Slow Down? (Part Three)

The Power of the Well-Reasoned Ratio (includes charts)

Melita Hunt

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 250 Dec 14, 2005

What to Look For In Rare Stamps

Key to Success, A Message from Van Tharp

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly 249 Dec 07, 2005

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending November 30, 2005

Gold Is Exploding: Which Senior Gold Stocks Are Performing?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 248 Nov 30, 2005

Is it Time to Slow Down? (Part Two)

Mixed Message in The Housing Market

Melita Hunt

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 247 Nov 23, 2005

An Update On Efficient Stocks

The Psychology of Trading Small While Learning

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 246 Nov 16, 2005

Is it Time to Slow Down? (Part One)

This Guy Just Keeps Getting It Right

Melita Hunt

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 245 Nov 09, 2005

Rare U.S. Stamps as an Investment

The Psychology of Profit Taking Exits

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 244 Nov 02, 2005

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending October 2005

Profit Targets vs. Trailing Stops

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 243 Oct 26, 2005

What are your key beliefs about the markets? 

Housing Bubble Update – The Attack of the Killer “G’s, Part Three 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 242 Oct 19, 2005 What are Seven Key Areas that You Need to Work on to Become More Self-Aware?

Housing Bubble Update – The Attack of the Killer “G’s, Part Two 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 241 Oct 12, 2005 A Perspective on The Secular Bear Market

On Randomness and Streaks 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly 240 Oct 05, 2005 Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending September 2005

Housing Bubble Update – The Attack of the Killer “G’s, Part One

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 239 Sept 28, 2005 Winners Simply Do What Losers Won’t Do

Internet Companies:  Partying (and Spending) Like It’s 1999

Chuck Branscomb

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 238 Sept 21, 2005 Success has Nothing to Do with Trying

Special Edition: Mid- Month Update to the Market

Letting Profits Run – What Does It Mean for Your System?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 237 Sept 14, 2005

Act In Spite Of Fear

Advanced Trading by Getting Back to the Basics

T. Harv Eker

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 236 Sept 07, 2005

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending August 2005

Finding Free Market Data

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 235 Aug 31, 2005

How Competent Are You As A Trader?

Keeping Stops and Pension Funding – Unlikely Allies

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 234 Aug 24, 2005

Play a Game You Can Win

Don’t Get Caught by a Bad Reward-To-Risk Trade

Paul M. King

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 233 Aug 17, 2005

How Did He Do That? 

An IPO Caught in a Sector Crunch

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 232 Aug 10, 2005

The Psychology of Your Fund Manager

Two Smart Guys; Two Prudent Actions

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 231 Aug 03, 2005

Tharp's Monthly Market Update: Period Ending July 29

What Is A Primary Bear Market And Are We In One?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly 230 July 20, 2005

Understanding Analysts and Portfolio Managers

The Ultimate Political Move:  Revaluation of the Chinese Currency

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 229 July 20, 2005

Feeling Release Exercise

Small Stocks Continue to Outperform

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 228 July 14, 2005

Becoming the Whole Trader

When Traditional Price Relationships Break Down

Melita Hunt

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 227 July 06, 2005

Tharp's Monthly Market Update 

Swing Trading – What's Working Today? 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 226 June 29, 2005

Understanding What You Want as a Trader/Investor 

Swing Trading – The Best of Both Worlds? 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 225 June 22, 2005

Mission Impossible? What the Van Tharp Institute is All About.

Print Articles:  Useful or Timely?  Rarely Both…

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 224 June 15, 2005

Are You a Trading Hobbyist or a Wealth Builder?

Tax Tip: Roth IRA’s and Your 401-K Plan

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Steve Meredith, CPA

Weekly 223 June 7, 2005

Change is Good

The Market is Wrong?

T. Harv Eker

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 222 June 1, 2005

Van Tharp's Most Recent Market Update-Understand the Big Picture

Leverage: Households Try It On for Size

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 221 May26, 2005

Achieve Success Faster – Focus On the Right One

Crude Oil Prices – What the Fundamentals Say About Prices

John P. Strelecky 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 220 May18, 2005 Time for A Self-Assessment

Reporting Wash Sales on Your Taxes

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 219 May11, 2005 Wash Sale Rules and Your Basis, with Introduction by Van K. Tharp

Don’t Underestimate the Risk of Having a Big Loss Hit Your Strategy

Steve Meredith, CPA

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 218 May04, 2005

Market Update for April 30, 2005 1-2-3 Model Still in Red Light Mode

Volatility Returns to the Markets – For Now

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 217 Apr 27, 2005

Trading Tip: The Latest on Crude Oil Prices: Some Basic Technical Analysis

How Much Money is Required to Get Involved in Preconstruction Investing?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Chris Anderson, Ph.D

Weekly 216 Apr 20, 2005

When Day Trading Just Plain Makes Sense

Self-Employment Tax on LLCs and Limited Partners

Van Tharp's Basic Trader Program

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Steve Meredith, CPA

Weekly 215 Apr 13, 2005

Trading Tip: Does Anyone Day Trade Anymore?

Falling For the Cause (Goals From the Viewpoint of Cause and Effect)

How To Make $100,000 and How to Lose $50,000 From The Same Property

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Keith Cunningham

Chris Anderson, Ph.D

Weekly 214 Apr 06, 2005

Van Tharp's New Market Update (123 model, five star model, etc)

Too Much or Too Little – How Do You Manage Your Trades? by D.R. Barton, Jr.

Becoming A Battle Hardened Real Estate Veteran Without All The Scars by Chris Anderson

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Chris Anderson, Ph.D

Weekly 213 Mar 31, 2005

Tax Tip: The Home Office Deduction by Steve Meredith, CPA, PLL

Contrarian Indicators:  Following the Lambs to the Slaughter – Or Not

Grow Bigger Than Your Problems

Steve Meredith, CPA

D.R. Barton, Jr.

T. Harv Eker

Weekly 212 Mar 23, 2005 Don’t Take Just Any Ol’ Entry

Tax Tip: Tax Information for Limited Liability Companies

Want To Be Profitable In This Real Estate Bubble? 
I’ll Show You How in Just Three Easy Steps

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Steve Meredith, CPA

Chris Anderson, Ph.D

Weekly 211 Mar 16, 2005 An Annual Investing Ritual

Tax Tip: Business Expenses for Travel, Meals and Entertainment

One of My Favorite Indicators and What It Says About the Dollar

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Your System But Were Afraid To Ask

Melita Hunt

Steve Meredith, CPA

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Chris Anderson, Ph.D

Weekly 210 Mar 09, 2005 The U.S. Dollar: A Potential Time Bomb

Interest Rates Mystify the Fed and a Giving Little Credit to Dr. Sjuggerud

Exploding Profit Potential In Out-Of-Town Preconstruction Deals

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Chris Anderson, Ph.D

Weekly 209 Mar 02, 2005

Market Update, includes the 1-2-3 Model and the Five Star Model

What Can We Learn from China’s Automobile Market? 

Van Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 208 Feb 23, 2005

Being Right and Making Money Are Not Equivalent

Optimizing Your Trading Results

Tax Tip: Reporting Your Earnings As A Trader

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Chris Anderson, Ph.D

Steve Meredith, CPA

Weekly 207 Feb 16, 2005

Benefits Of Systems With A High Winning Percentage

Low Risk Entries With Pre-construction Investing?

Useful Valuations & Conclusions, Housing Bubble or Housing Bull Part VII

Chuck LeBeau

Chris Anderson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly 206 Feb 09, 2005

How to Beat the Markets by Risking LESS

Why Is Pre-Construction Real Estate Exploding?

Tax Tip: Do You Have Stock Gains, But You Don't Want to Pay the Tax on Those Gains? 

Steve Sjuggerud

Chris Anderson

Steve Meredith,CPA

Weekly 205 Feb 02, 2005

Market Update, February 2005, includes the 1-2-3 Model and the Five Star Model

Tax Tip: Pension Contribution Limits Have Increased for 2005

Setups To Enhance Trading Performance

Van Tharp, Ph.D

Steve Meredith

Chris Anderson

Weekly 204 Jan 26, 2005

March to The Beat of Your Own Drum

Data Summary, Housing Bubble or Housing Bull Pt 6

Enhance Profits With Careful Exits

T. Harv Eker

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Chris Anderson

Weekly 203 Jan 19, 2005

Discipline in Keeping Your New Years’ Resolutions

 

The Supply Side, Housing Bubble or Housing Bull Part V

 

Excelling At Entries, On-Line Tutorial

 

Tax Tip: Have You Started A New Business in 2004?

Van Tharp, Ph.D

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Chris Anderson

 

Steve Meredith, CPA

Weekly 202 Jan 12, 2005

Financial Resolutions For the New Year, Part Three

 

Maximizing Your Trading Performance With System Backtesting

 

Tax Tip: You Still Have Some Time to Reduce Your 2004 Taxable Income

Van Tharp, Ph.D

 

Chris Anderson

 

 

Steve Meredith, CPA

Weekly 201 Jan 05, 2005

Market Update, January 2005, includes the 1-2-3 Model and

the Five Star Model

 

The Business Of Wrap Real Estate

 

Interest Rates: Housing Bubble or Housing Bull, Part 4 

 

Tax Tips

Van Tharp, Ph.D

 

Chris Anderson

 

D.R. Barton, Jr.

 

Steve Meredith, CPA

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