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David Einhorn on Fed’s Zero Interest Rate Policy

Just read this article written by David Einhorn on the Fed’s zero interest rate policy (ZIRP), dated May 3, 2012. Einhorn’s View on the Fed’s ZIRP Near zero interest rates make traditional risk-less instruments like CDs and Money Markets unattractive to savers. The Fed thinks that it will make people buy stocks, which pushes up … Continue reading

Investing is an Incremental Process

Since starting on the Livermore / Darvas / William O’Neil track, I have been going through a number of IBD resources and jotting down my learnings in this blog. There are a lot more interesting materials to go through so readers can expect more such posts to come. The following points come from a webinar … Continue reading

Takeaways from IBD Webinar – The Stock Market’s Next Move

Just watched a webinar on hosted by IBD Founder and Chairman William O’Neil and Executive Editor Chris Gessel. Chris highlighted that there were 12,000 people listening in, wow. Some interesting points written below (these are not verbatim, but hopefully capture the essence). Bull Market Expected in the next 6, 12, 18 Months A chart was shown on … Continue reading

Book Review of Trade Like Jesse Livermore by Richard Smitten

This book on Jesse Livermore is written by Richard Smitten, who apparently developed a software based on Livermore’s trading technique and IPO-ed a company based on that IP. Much of the content is drawn from Jesse Livermore’s own book How to Trade in Stocks, and Edwin Lefèvre’s Reminiscences of a Stock Operator. As I had read the … Continue reading

Book Review of Probable Outcomes by Ed Easterling

The full title of this book is “Probable Outcomes: Secular Stock Market Insights”. This is the 2nd book written by Ed Easterling. His first book Unexpected Returns is reviewed here, which explains in detail his Financial Physics model used in this 2nd book. It is recommended that readers start with the first book before reading … Continue reading

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