Sunday, November 19, 2017

Tailwinds Trading Blog

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GPIF Is About To Bite Back

A few years ago, the Japanese government made an announcement that went unnoticed by many market pundits. Since then, although there have been a...

Tax Loss Season is Open

The day after Thanksgiving is referred to as Black Friday. This is because, up until then, many retailers have operated at a loss all...

China’s Minsky Moment

Sometimes you have to love the naivety of the markets. At this week’s Communist Party Congress meeting in Beijing, the governor of the PBoC...

Tesla Trend Line Broken…Look Out Below

As we discussed in a note earlier in October, TSLA shares had formed a double-top and the long-term uptrend in the shares was at...

Ponzi Would Be Scared By Bitcoin

A Ponzi scheme (/ˈpɒn.zi/; also a Ponzi game) is a fraudulent investment operation where the operator generates returns for older investors through revenue paid by new investors, rather...

The Winners of The New World Redux

The New “Winners of the New World” Do you remember Jim Cramer’s February 29th, 2000 speech, “Winners of the New World? "You want winners? You want me...

TSLA Technically on the Ropes?

Tesla shares appear to be at a very critical point, technically, with their major long term uptrend in danger of being broken. Meanwhile the...

The Patriot One Missile has Launched. How High is its Orbit?

They say that the third time is a trend, so I guess it's time to make it official. Every time a stock doubles from...

Polar Power’s Stock is Melting Upwards…

Polar Power's stock is thin and quite volatile. Lately it has been trading higher. This is not the first time it's made a strong...

The FANGs Look Long in the Tooth; Rotation to Small Cap Under Way?

Much press has been devoted to the FANG stocks and their outperformance of the market over recent history. Pick pretty much any time frame...

The ORD Oracle, September 25, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX on 8/30/17 at 2457.59 Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral The pattern forming on the hourly chart appears...

The ORD Oracle, September 18, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX on 8/30/17 at 2457.59. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral Last Friday the volume on the SPX jumped...

The ORD Oracle, September 5, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX on 8/30/17 at 2457.59. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. We get most charts and information form Stockcharts.com. ...

FSNN Going to $4 or More…After Unterberg Completes Sale

Fusion's recent merger announcement has sparked the shares to trading levels not seen in years and trading volumes never seen before. The deal is...

Lower Highs Meets Higher Lows…Pennant Formation Portends Large Move Soon

Tesla shares have rallied hard over the last year on the back of a lot of good news. The company managed to correct manufacturing...

The ORD Oracle, August 28, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold 8/23/17 at 2444.04 =gain .58%;  Long SPX 8/17/17 at 2430.01. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Last Friday, SPY...

Billionaire Bears Club

I don’t regularly watch CNBC, but last week while on vacation, I turned on the Sirius XM radio and was instantly assaulted with Jim...

The ORD Oracle, July 31, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Covered short on 7/6 at 2409.75=gain 1.2%; Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. 21 day...

Aqua Shares Flow In Reverse…What it Means

Today was a major reversal day for Aqua Metals. Shares opened at $11.75 then traded down to $10.50. Did I say "traded down"? The...

The ORD Oracle, July 24, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Covered short on 7/6 at 2409.75=gain 1.2%; Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Five of...

Sometimes The Crowd Gets It Right…

Over the past quarter, the Euro currency has rallied a little more than 9%. It’s been a steady slog higher, with barely a pause. Have...

Vol Sellers Branch Out

By now most of us are fed up with hearing apocalyptic warnings of the coming VIX disaster when all the naïve short sellers will...

PTOTF Looking Great Technically

Patriot One continues to trade higher. The shares look good technically, with the 50 DMA now trending upwards and the stock moving through the...

This Patriot Missile is in Countdown to Launch…

Patriot One is ready to take off when the FCC approval comes through. Like management said, "As we move into commercial roll out, we have...

Risk Management at Work: Trimming Cryoport

Since we bought CYRX, the stock has gone up close to 200%. In the process, it has become by far the largest position in...

The ORD Oracle, July 17, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Covered short on 7/6 at 2409.75=gain 1.2%; Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD:  Neutral Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Friday the...

Patriot One Technologies Inc. Announces Closing of Financing

Tailwinds' Take: Closing of this upsized financing will enable the Company to start executing on the strong demand they are seeing for their product....

What To Do With Cryoport After A 100% Gain?

Shares of CYRX have been the best performer in the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. Since we initiated coverage on March 28, 2017, the shares have...

Back On Board the Eurostoxx Bandwagon

As you may recall, I was mad at myself for not exiting my long Eurostoxx position into the Barron’s bullish cover article (Too Busy Patting...

The ORD Oracle, July 3, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 6/22/17 at 22.36 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. A possible Head and...

UGE Secures Two New Contracts for New Jersey Office Buildings

Tailwinds' Take: UGE.V continues to win projects. The stock is very cheap on a P/E basis and solar is booming. Shares have started picking...

The ORD Oracle, June 26, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes;  Short SPX 6/26/17 at 2439.07 Monitoring purposes GOLD: Long GDX on 6/22/17 at 22.36 Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral The top window is...

biOasis CEO Purchases Shares

On the back of his recent CEO update to shareholders, in which he expressed great enthusiasm for the Transcend Platform and the opportunity in...

UGE Reaches New Scale Announcing 15 New Solar Systems with Peterborough Utilities

UGE International Ltd. (TSXV: UGE) ("UGE"), a global leader in solar energy solutions for the commercial and industrial sector, announces it has been selected...

Dinner Bell Rings For RESN; Come and Get It While You Can

On Thursday, Resonant will be holding a hosting a Virtual Roadshow Webinar. This comes at an opportune time for traders as the shares of...

The ORD Oracle, June 19, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Short SPX 6/19/17 at 2453.44. Monitoring purposes GOLD: neutral. Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. The pattern that appears to be forming since March...

Rejoining The Dark Side

After many months of fighting all the naysayers predicting the next big stock market crash, I am finally succumbing to the seductive story of...

The ORD Oracle, June 12, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold long SPX 5/23/17 at 2398.42 = +1.76%;  Long SPX 5/17/17 at 2357.03. Monitoring purposes GOLD: neutral. Long Term Trend monitor purposes: Neutral. Last...

It’s Always Just A Question Of Price

One of the biggest pushbacks about my theory that inflation is the real worry for the markets, not deflation, is the argument that there...

The Ord Oracle, June 7, 2017

SPX Monitoring purposes; Sold long SPX 5/23/17 at 2398.42 = +1.76%;  Long SPX 5/17/17 at 2357.03. Monitoring purposes GOLD: Covered 6/6/17 at 23.78=loss 2.5%; Short...

Novartis FDA Review Date Pushes Cryoport Shares

This morning the FDA posted a note on their website that they would be having a panel review of Novartis' CAR-T therapy CTL019 (tisagenlecleucel-T) on...

Betting Against History

It’s another of those days. The S&P 500 closed the week at an all time high, and although you would think everyone would be...

Tailwinds Select Portfolio, May Performance Review

May was a month of big changes in the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. During the month, we added four new names to the portfolio and...

A Contrarian Idea About Deficits

Imagine you are running a small business. Although sales are slowly growing, competition is driving down your margins. Your employees are getting squeezed by rising...

Changes to Select Portfolio: Earthstone Out, Patriot One In

We are making more changes to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio. Keeping with our theme of disruptive technology, we are adding Patriot One to the...

Romance Is For Losers

A few readers have asked me to tell more stories about trading. They encouraged me to share more of my experiences throughout the years. After...

Polar Power (POLA) Added To The Tailwinds Select Portfolio

We have added Polar Power to the Tailwinds Select Portfolio at a price of $4.75. Polar Power is a technology company focused on manufacturing of...

The ORD Oracle, May 22, 2017

Tailwinds' Take: The ORD Oracle has a long track record of making investors money in Gold and the S&P. Here's his latest piece. SPX Monitoring...

Stock Market Shakeout

The risk off move continues this morning. Although most pundits are attributing the sudden decline to Trump’s Comey woes, it feels like there is...

Orin Hirschman of AIGH Partners Reports a 5.1% Stake in Vuzix

One of the smarter small cap investment funds out there, AIGH Partners, and their general manager Orin Hirschman, just reported taking an over 5%...
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