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Issue and DateArticleAuthor
Weekly-912-Oct-17-2018Cryptoassets Update as of October 16

An Update On Bakkt: The Key to the 2019 Bull Market in Crypto Assets
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-911-Oct-10-2018The Importance of Position Sizing™ Strategies

Yield Worries Part 1
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-910-Oct-3-2018September 2018 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

September 2018 System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-909-Sept-26-2018The Boom & Bust Cycle is an Important Hurdle to Overcome in Trader Development

The Fed – Not on Too Many Minds…
Gabriel Grammatidis

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-908-Sept-19-2018September 19th Update on Cryptoassets

What’s The Story with Cryptoassets in 2018?
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-907-Sept-12-2018Lines on a Chart and Worst Case Contingency Planning

Margin Debt — Dangerously High?
RJ Hixson



D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-906-Sept-05-2018August Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

August System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.



Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-905-Aug-29-2018A Good System Relies On A Robust Trading Process

A Trade Handed to Us on a “Golden” Platter
Gabriel Grammatidis



D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-904-Aug-22-2018What Is a Low-Risk Idea and How Can Traders Benefit From It?

The Market Abhors a Parabola and Gold Mining Stocks Just Had One…
Gabriel Grammatidis

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-903-Aug-16-2018Update on Cryptocurrencies as of August 15th

Sunset for Fiat Currencies?
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

RJ Hixson
Weekly-902-Aug-8-2018Is More Than Big Tech Keeping the Market Afloat?
by D.R. Barton, Jr.Why Size Really Does Matter!
D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-901-Aug-1-2018July 2018 Market Update: Neutral Quiet Market Type

July 2018 System Quality Number® Report
RJ Hixson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

RJ Hixson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-900-July-25-2018Market Health Check —
Is There More Than Big Tech Keeping Us Afloat?The Flow of the Markets
D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-899-July-18-2018July 15th Update on Cryptocurrencies

July 15th Update on Cryptocurrencies
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-898-July-11-2018The Positive Effects of Meditation

We Left The Tariff Penalty Box
— Now What?
Dr. Ken Long

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-897-July-5-2018June 2018 Market Update: Bear Quiet Market Type

June 2018 System Quality Number® Report
RJ Hixson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

RJ Hixson for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-896-June-27-2018What IS a Super Trader?

More Tariff Trouble & Opportunity
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-895-June-20-2018June Update On Cryptocurrencies

The U.S. Index That Doesn’t Think the Bull Market is Over
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-894-June-13-2018Trade Through "Mindfulness

A Dangerous Bias in Current Markets
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-893-June-6-2018May 2018 Market Update:
Bear Normal Market TypeMay 2018 System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-892-May-30-2018Understanding Blockchain Technology: Consensus Protocols, Part 1 and 2

Italian Politics Cause a Crazy Market Reaction
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-891-May-23-2018Understanding Blockchain Technology: Consensus Protocols, Part 1

The Line In The Sand That The Market Just Won’t Cross (Yet…)
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-890-May-16-2018May Update On Cryptocurrencies

A Key To Successful Trading Is Knowing Yourself
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-889-May-9-2018Protecting Yourself In Today's Market

Preparing For A Strong Directional Move
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-888-May-2-2018April 2018 Market Update:
Sideways Normal Market TypeApril 2018 System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D
Weekly-887-April-25-2018Some Major Trading Psychology Patterns

2018 Has Been a Roller Coaster: Comparing Asset Classes
RJ HIxson.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-886-April-18-2018April Cryptocurrency Update

Johnny Appleseed Planted a Lot of Seeds But Only A Few Grew into Trees
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Dr. Ken Long
Weekly-885-April-11-2018Swing Trading for Position Traders and Day Traders

A Perfectly Set Bear Trap?
Dr. Ken Long

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-884-April-04-2018March 2018 Market Update:
Bull Volatile Market TypeMarch 2018 System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D
Weekly-883-Mar-28-2018Designing My Trading System:
Part 5: Observations about Trading SystemsBeing Out of the Markets — Headline Risks and the Market’s Anxieties
G

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-882-Mar-21-2018Designing My Trading System:
Part 4: Not Obvious, Not Natural, Not QuickWhy the Market Is At A Key Decision Point In One Chart
G

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-881-Mar-14-2018Designing My Trading System:
Part 3: Trading Metrics BeliefsGoldilocks Markets Like a “Just Right” Employment Announcement
G



D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-880-Mar-7-2018Understanding the Blockchain, March Cryptocurrency Update

Back to a More Normal “Normal"
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-879-Mar-1-2018February 2018 Market Update:
Bull Volatile Market TypeFebruary 2018 System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-878-Feb-21-2018Designing My Trading System: Part 2: Creating Asymmetric Returns

The Collision of Two Narratives: All You Need to Know in One Chart
G



D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-877-Feb-14-2018Designing My Trading System:
Part 1 — The Importance of Trading EdgesVolatility Instrument Implosions Spook the Market
G



D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-876-Feb-7-2018On Perceived Value: It Only Has Value if You Believe it Has Value

Is the Short-Term Bottom In?
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.



D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-875-Feb-1-2018January 2018 Market Update:
Strong Bull Quiet Market TypeJanuary 2018 System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-874-Jan-24-2018A Sizzling Bull Market Propelled by Both Tax Reform AND…,

Make Friends with Your Inner Interpreter
D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-873-Jan-17-2018Design a Plan Even Goldman Sachs Might Envy

What We Know and Don’t Know About Tax Reform’s Effect on Stocks
Excerpt from Financial Freedom Through EDT

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-872-Jan-10-2018Types of Crypto-Tokens

A Hated Bull — Or at Least a Mistrusted One
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-871-Jan-3-2018December 2017 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

December 2017 System Quality Number® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-870-Dec-27-2017Do You Move Toward Your Goals or Away from What You Don’t Want?

Goals Stated as a Well-Formed Outcome: The Super Trader Program Example
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-869-Dec-20-2017The Opportunity of a Lifetime

More Reasons for Santa to Come
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-868-Dec-13-2017New Super Trader Edge

U.S. Markets — Sector Rotation and What it Tells Us
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-867-Dec-6-2017November 2017 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

November 2017 System Quality Number®
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-866-Nov-29-2017Another Take on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Markets

A Key Indicator Stumbles, Recovers
Dr. Ken Long

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly-865-Nov-22-2017Why Gratitude Matters for Traders and Investors

On the Importance of Saying "Thank You"
D. R. Barton, Jr

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly-864-Nov-14-2017Artificial Intelligence In The Market

A Minor Pullback Wouldn't Matter...What Happens Next Does
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr
Weekly-863-Nov-8-2017One of the Best Bull Markets Ever

U.S. Markets — A Key Indicator Stumbles
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D. R. Barton, Jr
Weekly-862-Nov-1-2017October 2017 Market Update: Bull Quiet Market Type

October 2017 System Quality Number®
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly_861_Oct_25_2017It’s Scary How Well the Halloween Indicator Keeps Working

Transitioning Into a Swing Trade
D. R. Barton, Jr

Gabriel Grammatidis
Weekly_860_Oct_18_2017Markets Don’t Flop from the Top

Trading a Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin)
D. R. Barton, Jr

Gabriel Grammatidis
Weekly_859_Oct_11_2017Why People Are Afraid of Self-Work

U.S. Markets — Consolidation or Pullback?
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr
Weekly_858_Oct_4_2017September 2017 Market Update: Bull Quiet Market Type

September 2017 System Quality Number®
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly_857_Sept_27_2017What Learning Type Are You?

September Sector Reversals — Bearish or Bullish?
Gabriel Grammatidis

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_856_Sept_20_2017Paradigm Shifts, Part iII —How to Shift Your Paradigms

Markets Are Not Worried About the Fed — Yet
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_855_Sept_13_2017Paradigm Shifts, Part II — Trading Success

Canaries In the Coal Mine — Why I’m Still Not Worried About the Aging Bull
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_854_Sept_6_2017September 2017 Market Update: Bull Quiet Market Type

September 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report

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

RJ Hixson (for Van K. Tharp, Ph.D)
Weekly_853_Aug_30_2017Paradigm Shifts, Part I — Infinite Wealth

Waiting for The Great Unwind

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_852_Aug_23_2017Beware Thursdays?
Random But Memorable Event BiasDoes Failure Motivate You?

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_851_Aug_16_2017Your Trading and Consciousness

Is Your Analysis Boxed In? Good for You…

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_850_Aug_9_2017Getting 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_2017August 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_2017Preparing for the Next Big Market Narrative

Mentally Rehearse Your Disaster Plan

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Weekly_847_July_19_2017Can 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_2017Van 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_2017July 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_2017Reducing 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_2017Sideways: 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_2017Why 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_2017The Importance of Paradigms

Most Interesting Data I’ve Seen This Week

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_840_June_1_2017June 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_2017Blueprint 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_2017How 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_2017May 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_2017The 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_2017Continuous 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_2017Understanding 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_2017April 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_2017Something 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_2017Where 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_2017Where 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_2017Welcome The Ides of March This Year

Intra Day Quizz
D. R. Barton, Jr.

Dr. Ken Long

Weekly_827_Mar_02_2017March 2017 Market Update: Strong Bull Quiet Market Type

March 2017 System Quality NumberTM Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D
Weekly_826_Feb_22_2017The One Trading Tool I Use on EVERY Chart

New Quiz Series
D. R. Barton, Jr.

Dr. Ken Long
Weekly_825_Feb_15_2017Is Market Breadth Useful?

A Quick Tip from Dr. Tharp
D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D
Weekly_824_Feb_8_2017Bear Markets Happen!

Goal Setting for Traders and Investors — Part 4
Kirk Cooper

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_823_Feb_1_2017February 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_2017Tharp Think Helps Create Great Trading Systems

Goal Setting for Traders and Investors — Part 3
Gabriel Grammatidis

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_821_Jan_18_2017An Interview with Gabriel Grammatidis

A Most Unusual Market Condition
R J Hixson

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_820_Jan_11_2017The 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_2017January 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_2016Part 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_2016Part 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_2016Trading 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_2016December 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_2016A 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_2016A Traders Guide to the Science of GratitudeD. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_811_Nov_16_2016President 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_2016Secrets and Hidden Agendas

The Most Important Post-Election Charts
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_809_Nov_2_2016October 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_2016Learn 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_2016Part 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_2016Albert Einstein on the Markets

Danger in Dividend & Defensive Stocks
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_805_Oct_5_2016September 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_2016Revisiting Tom Basso: How Important is Your Entry Really? Part II

Dividend & Defensive Stock Danger
Justin Paolini

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_803_Sept_21_2016Revisiting 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_2016Van's Observations From Driving Through America

No Volatility, No Volatility –
VOLATILITY!
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

D. R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_801_Sept_7_2016August 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_2016Determine 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_2016Volatility Contraction Continues —
With Sector Rotation to Boot5 Qualities of Top Traders
D. R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly_798_Aug_17_2016A 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_2016EURUSD – 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_2016July 2016 Market Update

July 2016 System Quality NumberSM Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D
Weekly_795_July_27_2016Scaffolding: 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_2016Negative 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_2016Negative 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_2016June 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_2016Brexit — 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_2016One 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_2016A Dialogue with My Higher Self

Which Straw Could Break the Stock Market’s Back?

Albert Lau


D.R. Barton, Jr
Weekly_788_June_8_2016My 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_2016May 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_2016Understanding Your Motivation Criteria

The Earnings Recession No One is Talking About
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr
Weekly_785_May_18_2016Understanding 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_2016Understanding 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_2016April 2016 Market Update:
Sideways (Bear?) Quiet Market TypeApril 2016 System Quality Number® or
The SQN® Report
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly_782_April_27_2016Why 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_2016Goals 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_2016Restructuring 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_2016March 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_2016A 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_2016Transformation Through a Trading Metaphor, Part II



The Roller Coaster Market
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_776_March_16_2016Transformation 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_2016Super Trader Transformations



Yes, the Markets Have Been VERY Volatile
Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_774_March_2_2016February 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_2016The Tao of Reward and Risk

Market Forecast: Dreary with Occasional Upside Snaps
Sam Eder



D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_772_Feb_17_2016Financial DecisionsDid the Market Just Flash a Classic Double Bottom with Divergence?Ivan Obolensky

D.R. Barton, Jr.
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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

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Weekly_581_June_13_2012

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Apr_04_2012

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Mar_28_2012

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Weekly_569
Mar_21_2012
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Weekly_568
Mar_14_2012
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Weekly_567
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Weekly_566
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Weekly_565
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Weekly_564
Feb_15_2012
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Weekly_563
Feb_08_2012
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Weekly_562
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Jan_25_2012
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Weekly_560
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Jan_11_2012
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Weekly_558
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Weekly_557
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Weekly_555
Dec_07_2011
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Weekly_553
Nov_22_2011
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Weekly_552
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Weekly_551
Nov_09_2011
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Weekly_550
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Weekly_549
Oct_26_2011
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Ken Long, D.M.

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Weekly_548
Oct_19_2011
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D.R. Barton, Jr.

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Weekly_547
Oct_12_2011
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Weekly_546
Oct_05_2011
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Weekly_545
Sept_28_2011
Project Marathon: The Paradox

We Can't Go Sideways Forever Part 2: Seasonality

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Weekly_544
Sept_21_2011
An Interview with Ken Long

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Weekly_543
Sept_14_2011
Strike Another Blow Against Buy and Hold

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Ken Long

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Weekly_542
Sept_07_2011
August 2011 Market Update: Bear Volatile

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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

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Weekly_541
Aug_31_2011
The Trader's Journey: A Four-Stage Cycle

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Weekly_540
Aug_24_2011
Ride Your Elephant to Change

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Know Yourself, Know Your Time Frame
RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

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Weekly_539
Aug_17_2011
Investing in Rare US Stamps

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D.R. Barton, Jr.

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Weekly_538
Aug_10_2011
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D.R. Barton, Jr.

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Weekly_537
Aug_03_2011
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Weekly_536
July_27_2011
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D.R. Barton

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Weekly_535
July_20_2011
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D.R. Barton

Reader Question
Weekly_534
July_13_2011
An Interview with 2011 Wagner Award Winner Thomas Krawinkel: Part 1

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D.R. Barton

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Weekly_533
July_06_2011
June 2011 Market Update: Neutral Normal

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RJ Hixson

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Weekly_532
June_29_2011
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D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

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Weekly_531
June_22_2011
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D.R. Barton, Jr.

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Weekly_530
June_15_2011
Our Mission at the Van Tharp Institute: Part II of Transformation through a Financial Metaphor

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Van K. Tharp

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_529
June_08_2011
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Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 9

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D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_528
June_02_2011
Market Update for the Period ending May 31st, 2011
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Van K. Tharp

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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

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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.

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Weekly_525
May_11_2011
A Trading Reality Check

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

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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

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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

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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_522
Apr_20_2011
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Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 4

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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_521
Apr_13_2011
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Stocks in Your Pocket or Purse: The Market Goes Mobile, Part 3

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Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_520
Apr_06_2011
March 2011 Market Update: Bull Normal

SQN™ Report for March 2011

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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

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Lee Coit

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_518
Mar_23_2011
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Lee Coit

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_517
Mar_16_2011
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D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

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Weekly_516
Mar_09_2011
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Crude Oil: The End of the Rally Is Near

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R.J. Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_515
Mar_02_2011
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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Reader Question
Weekly_514
Feb_23_2011
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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_513
Feb_16_2011
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Sector Action Since the March 2009 Bottom

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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

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D.R. Barton Jr.

Ken Long

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Weekly_511
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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.
Weekly_510
Jan_26_2011
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Ken Long

D.R. Barton, Jr.
Weekly_509
Jan_19_2011
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D.R. Barton, Jr.

R.J. Hixson
Weekly_508
Jan_12_2011
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Level 1 of the Position Sizing Game
RJ Hixson

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question
Weekly_507
Jan_05_2011
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SQN® Report for December 2010

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Van K. Tharp Ph.D.

Van K. Tharp Ph.D.

Reader Question
Weekly_506
Dec_22_2010
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Van K. Tharp Ph.D.

D.R. Barton

Reader Question
Weekly_505
Dec_15_2010
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Learn More About Tharp Think via YouTube®
D.R. Barton, Jr.

Ken Long

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Weekly_504
Dec_09_2010
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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

Florian Grummes
Weekly_503
Dec_01_2010
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Van K. Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader
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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_2010Traders and Mistakes Part 2: No-Rules Discretionary
TradersShould the Flash Crash
Change the Way You Use Stops? Part 2Filling in the Gaps
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_475_May_20_2010


Traders and Mistakes Part 1: Mechanical
TradersShould 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 UpdatePIIGS in a Poke: Why Traders Should Care About European Debt TroubleValue of
Trading to Society
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Tom Basso

Weekly_460_Feb_03_2010


January
Market UpdateThe 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 TradersGold 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 CustomersA 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 BullDubai 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
UpdateThey're Already Talking
about BubblesClarity 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 FuzzyWill 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 FieldsRecovering from the
Financial FluPhotos and Comments from
our October Workshops
D.R. Barton, Jr.

Paul Kluskowski

Client Feedback

Weekly_445_Oct_14_2009


Trading
and Level Playing FieldsGold Analysis and Strategy for
October 2009Do 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
UpdateDon’t Let Outside
Influences Spoil Your PlanShould 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 OutWhat’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 BullSome Hints about the Bear Market RallyConsistency
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Feedback

Weekly_438_Aug_27_2009


The
Components of Trading WellWhy
the Housing Market MattersBook 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 FramesMarket Type for the UK MarketsYou 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 MarketThree Ways to Look at GoldHow 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
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D.R. Barton, Jr.

Follow Dr. Tharp

Weekly_429_June_24_2009


Understanding
Market Type Part IVCutting
Off the Left Side of the Bell Curve Part IIIExpectancy
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_428_June_17_2009


Understanding
Market Type, Part IIICutting
Off the Left Side of the Bell Curve, Part IIChanges in
Expectancy
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Reader Question

Weekly_427_June_10_2009


Understanding
Market Type, Part IICutting
Off the Left Side of the Bell Curve, Part IWhat 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 TypeUnderstanding the Evolutionary BrainCorrection 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 ResultsSome
Much Needed Perspective on the Current RallyIt'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 2009Stock
Screening -  Prep for Technical Scans
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_421_Apr_29_2009


Signs
of SpringStock
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 PictureMore
Top Notch Internet Resources Yahoo! Stock Screening
SpecificsPeak 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 byQ&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
BearThree
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 LoveMindfulness—Connecting to
Excellence in the MomentQ&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
StatusFarewell to our Dear Friend Melita
Hunt
 D.R. Barton, Jr.

Jim Crimmins

Weekly_409_Feb_05_2009


Monthly Market
Update: Volatile BearAnother Calendar Predictor —
December Low IndicatorObjective 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 TradingVolatility: The Real “Back Story” in Today’s Market, Part
VExperienced 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 InstituteJanuary’s “First Five Days”
Indicator—Forewarned is ForearmedMailbag,
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 BearVolatility: 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 SuccessBonds and Gold: Talk of
Bubbles and Bugs
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Weekly_402_Dec_10_2008


Ten
Thousand HoursVolatility: 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 BearVolatility: 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 BearCrude 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
StocksCrude 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" InvestorThe
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 ProblemsTrading
Tip: The
Dirty Little Secret about MACDSeriously,
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 ModeTrading
Tip: Uncertainty
- The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing – Part VIFrog 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 VEinstein Returns
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_356_Jan_23_2008


Lies, Damned Lies, and Government
StatisticsTrading
Tip: Uncertainty
- The Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing – Part IVA 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, MDD.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 UpdateTrading
Tip: The
Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing, Part IIIAll About Me
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_352_Dec_19_2007


Getting What You Really
WantTrading
Tip: The
Ugliest Word in Trading and Investing, Part IIOver 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 ModeTrading
Tip: Everybody
Hates the Dollar – It’s Time to be a BuyerPart 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 500Trading
Tip: Learning
from My Own MistakesQuick to
Judge
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_348_Nov_21_2007


Using Buy and
Hold as a ComparisonTrading
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 MarketTrading
Tip: Volatility
ReturnsOne Day
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_346_Nov_07_2007


Market
Update for November 2007Trading
Tip: When
to Get Out BEFORE Your Stop Is HitThe
Fine Factor
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_345_Oct_31_2007


Historical
Testing of Efficient Markets Part
IIITrading
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
LegendsTrading
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 FastTrading
Tip: 
Self-Sabotage
RevealedUpdate 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 ModeTrading
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 TharpTrading
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 DataTrading
Tip: 
The Market Always Has Another Trick — Prepare for
the UnexpectedPhotos 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 ModeTrading
Tip: 
Conduits and Big Banks: Making Things Purposefully
ObtuseFluff Words
Van Tharp, Ph.D.

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_336_Aug_29_2007


The
State of Day TradingTrading
Tip: 
The
Easiest Lesson of Successful InvestingChanging 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 TwoTrading
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 OneTrading
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 UpdatePeak
Oil – Opening a New Can of WormsThree 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 LikeTrading Tip:  The
Big Two of ChartingAre 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 ChartingThose Hustle Bustle Days
Melita Hunt

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Melita Hunt

Weekly_320_May_09_2007


Market
Efficiency Portfolio UpdateTrading Tip:  Internet
Resources for FuturesUnplugged 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 UpdateTrading 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 ReturnsTrading 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 MovementsTrading 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 IITrading 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
SharksTrading 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 SystemsTrading 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 ExplainedTrading 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, 2006Trading Tip: Re-invest Your Investment Returns
Van Tharp, Ph.D

John R. Burley

Weekly_294_Oct_25_2006


Resistance
to IssuesTrading 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 SheltersTrading 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 ThreeTrading 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 ThreeTrading 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 ThreeTrading 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 ThreeTrading 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, 2006Trading 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 DevelopmentTrading 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
DevelopmentTrading 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, 2006Trading 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
DevelopmentTrading 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 UpdateTrading 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 SystemTrading 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, 2006Trading 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
SeriesTrading 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, 2006Trading 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
SeriesTrading 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 SeriesTrading 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
SeriesTrading Tip: The Power of Price
DisciplineUpdate to Market Efficiency
Van Tharp Institute

D.R. Barton, Jr.

Van Tharp

Weekly_270_May_10_2006


Systems Development Back-to-Basics
SeriesTrading 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, 2006Trading 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, 2006Trading 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 SystemsTrading 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 OpponentTrading 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 MakingTrading 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 OneTrading 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, 2006Trading 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
finalTrading 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 2005Trading 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, 2006Trading 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 TradingTrading 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 BrownTrading 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, 2005Trading 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, 2005Gold
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 2005Housing
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 DoInternet 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. TharpDon’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 ModeVolatility 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 AnalysisHow 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 SenseSelf-Employment
Tax on LLCs and Limited PartnersVan 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, PLLContrarian 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’ EntryTax Tip: Tax
Information for Limited Liability CompaniesWant
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 BombInterest Rates
Mystify the Fed and a Giving Little Credit to Dr. SjuggerudExploding 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
Weekly
208 Feb 23, 2005
Being
Right and Making Money Are Not EquivalentOptimizing Your Trading
ResultsTax 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 PercentageLow
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 LESSWhy
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’ ResolutionsThe Supply Side, Housing
Bubble or Housing Bull Part VExcelling At Entries, On-Line
TutorialTax 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 ThreeMaximizing Your
Trading Performance With System BacktestingTax 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 andthe Five Star ModelThe Business Of Wrap Real EstateInterest
Rates:
Housing
Bubble or Housing Bull, Part 4Tax
Tips
Van Tharp, Ph.D



Chris Anderson



D.R. Barton, Jr.



Steve Meredith, CPA