We look for price moves based on market vol.using stock price,vol.,current opt.exp. to calculate price moves especially w/earnings.Take a ATM straddle, and a ATM strangle,add together & divided by 2.We also run/add algorithms for verification.
Market psychology is a primary to me.
I look at the charts as a secondary and only to help me better understand the market psychology.
If bulls/bears claim to be 100% right, I'll probably bet against them, given the business model.
Finance major. Worked in Wealth Management and Capital Markets in Downtown Toronto, Bay St for over 7 years. Real Estate Investor, own a few condos. Avid International Marathon Runner. Goal: Semi-retire in my late 30s. Currently working on CFA.
Was a very active, successful trader. Serious injury with no insurance drained my savings. Got married. My incredibly smart wife suggested that I stop talking to the TV on how to trade and to use my knowledge instead to help others. So, here I am.