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The ultimate trading system for penny stock alerts

Does trading penny stocks offer a way to wealth, or is it all scam? The astonishing answer is yes — to both questions! There is a long debate about the pros and cons of penny stock picking, but here is the short conclusion, a strangely simple trading system: Small cap stocks have often a huge […]  -- read more

Swing scalping the next oil wave

Since about one year oil is on the run. It ran down! Now it is oscillating. And that is exactly the market needed for swing trading. To make money we need smooth swings. A market suitable for swing traders produces smooth swings. It is swingy. What most see just as a useless tautology is universal […]  -- read more

Bitcoin prepares for the next moon shot

After the explosive peak at the end of 2013 bitcoin languished for most of the time. But now it seems to come back! The last weeks brought something like a breakout of a base that formed loosely after bitcoin draw renewed interest half a year ago. The reasons? Bitcoin is a new market and it […]  -- read more

The Bitcoin miracle

One of the most stunning examples of lofty valuations with reminiscences of the tulip mania is Bitcoin. Below is the Bitcoin chart of the last 5 years. Bitcoin made an incredible run and went from 5 cent to over $1000 in a little more than three years. Every white dot of the vertical scale marks […]  -- read more

Bitcoin is ready to restart

Bitcoin, the miracle from the cyberspace, may see new highs. Let’s have a look at the remarkable chart that shows an advance from $5 to over $1000 in less than two years. Yesterday Bitcoin managed to get over $400 again and this long-term chart looks as if it were ready for more. Why? During the […]  -- read more

Oil hits new lows

After worrying Chinese export and import data came out, crude oil dropped to a new low in the current downtrend as seen in this weekly chart. The long-term reasons are still the same. The OPEC couldn’t agree on a production cut as Saudi Arabia wants to fight competition from American shale producers. Chinese economic data […]  -- read more

Bitcoin is warming up for new highs

During the last month a fallen angel has started to rise again: Bitcoin. What actually is the fuel behind the move? As usual with Bitcoin, nobody knows for sure. One month ago the Bitcoin exchange Gemini of the Winklevoss twins came alive. Perhaps this is seen by the market as a precursor of their planned […]  -- read more

Volkswagen sinks to the ashes – for now

Look at this chart of the crashing VW phoenix. They are already expecting more than 6 billion Euros in direct damages, aka fines. VW managed to build intelligent cars. No, they are not as intelligent as the self-driving one from Google. Their intelligence is just sufficient to understand when they are in a test situation. […]  -- read more

Oil rally or brief reversal?

The oil crash just took a breather with an abrupt two day uptrend. Will it go further? Hard to say, as the depressing factors are still in place. Reasons for this short-term rocket are most likely news about an encouraging U.S. growth and the relaxation of international equity markets. There are also reports of an […]  -- read more

The oil crash goes ahead

Oil just made new lows as predicted. Time to get on board of a fine trend if you haven’t done so already. The oil market saw new price lows during the last days. There seem to be two main reasons for that: Iran closed the nuclear deal with world powers and is now on the […]  -- read more

The German Bunds crash

German Bunds are the short of a lifetime, according to Bill Gross, the bond guru. He seems to have called the very low on April 21 (red circle) of the 10yr Bunds as seen here in the daily yield chart. Did he? Or did he rather influence the market with his opinion? In any case, […]  -- read more

The oil crash

One of the most remarkable trends of the last months is the deep dive of oil. Oil is tanking! One reason is the US and its ability to exploit previously unprofitable repositories. Fracking has led to an oil glut, temporarily at least. The US just became a net exporter of oil after decades of being […]  -- read more

How low will the euro go?

What is Zen trading? It is trading done the simple way and that means looking for the right trend and finding the right entry spot. Here we have one, the decline of the euro. While the fundamental reason for this steep decline is the current monetary policy of the ECB called quantitative easing, psychological reasons […]  -- read more

The trend scalper

This site is about true or real trends. There are two types of chart formations that look like trends. Both are trends, but only for the chartist. Beyond that they are different. One has a reason, a driving force, and the other got just created by random market forces. If a trend has emerged just […]  -- read more

The Zen trader

Our standard method, the trend trading system, is all about trends. It even concentrates on the best of them. Trading like a Zen master is almost the opposite of trend riding. Essentially the Zen trader is going to bottom fish for the momentum stock. Sounds really like Zen… The fishing grounds are the small cap […]  -- read more

The art of trend trading

Trend trading is easy. Wrong. It looks only to be easy in hindsight. If done right, it can be very lucrative. You can also do it wrong and then it is the opposite. One basic element for all kinds of trend trading is the stop loss. The advanced trend trader tries to enter the steepest […]  -- read more

The secrets of trend trading

Is there a secret to trading or are there even many secrets? Or is there no secret at all? Naturally this is a difficult question. If the answer were known, the question wouldn’t deal with secrets. So, we have here a conundrum without a definitive answer. It is more a question with various viewpoints as […]  -- read more

Zen Trade – Riding the monster wave

One of Tau Trader’s main operations is trading of investments. Yes, we are investotraders. For that we have a blog dedicated to finding special market situations. It is called: Tools and Systems TT stands for Tau Trader or alternatively for trend trading. Trading system? Right, for trading you need a system, and we have quite […]  -- read more

How to build capital to trade

A trader may face a severe problem at the start of his career. There is capital necessary. Without capital the best trading systems, including ours, have just entertainment value. By the way, our trading systems are really entertaining. Just subscribe to our blog, and you will see what I mean. To overcome this modern hen […]  -- read more

From nothing to something and beyond

The path to your first million exists and astonishingly it is only at the beginning stony. Important is to have a system that works and someone leading you to the right way. Step 1: From less than nothing to nothing There are methods that work outrageously well and a few people bring in rich harvests […]  -- read more



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