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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management I was asked an important question today by a reader – she asked – What could I do to make money in a choppy market?    She noted what I had stated earlier this week about directional trades and how I wasn’t a fan of initiating new […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management Needless to say we did not jump back into the market today with directional plays on stocks or with my ETF strategy. (I’m writing this on Wednesday evening) What we did get was stocks, bonds, yen and gold all going down.  It’s unlikely that all four will […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management Pressured and corrective periods are some of my favorite times in the lifecycle of the market.   They allow newer future leaders to emerge while tired former leaders are allowed to rest. The selling of these timeframes is similar to a cleansing rain.  In order to move […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management The rebound today lacked volume, which really means that today lacked conviction.  Although the rebound feels good the question you most likely have is what’s next?  The market is in a transitional period.  Past leading stocks are rotating, while new leading stocks are emerging and trying to […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management Let’s devote this week to taking the guesswork out of your investing or trading.  Instead of placing bets or developing theories lets interpret what the markets tell us and then take action. I’m writing this on Sunday evening and sitting with Isaac T Dogg taking in the […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management This is not the time to go short.   This is also not the time to go long.  What this evening or morning (depending upon when you read this) represents is a moment in time to own your own investing destiny.  Let me explain… Taking losses is […]

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Did you panic sell today? Did you sell because of fear?  Honoring a stop, a target or your plan is of course acceptable.  What is not  acceptable for the long-term health of your portfolio is taking action based on emotion. I was meeting with a client this morning talking about this very issue.  I was […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Managemen The markets are at a decision point.  You are most likely at a decision point.  Let’s talk about the S&P’s and Nasdaq first.  If you’re trading or investing with a shorter timeframe you should be concerned.  The S&P futures are clinging to the 8-day exponential moving average […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management This is the second Monday in a row that has spooked the markets.  Leading stocks appearing to break down in the morning session – you can almost hear the commentators on wall street shouting from high on horseback – the correction is coming! The correction is coming! […]

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Tim Reazor Chief Investment Strategist Noram Asset Management The old adage “this is a stock picker’s market” has never been truer. But, isn’t it always a stock picker’s market? The question you have is – how do I make money now?  What information gets you pointed in the right direction?  The answer is simple – […]

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