Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market

Thursday May 12, 2016


Dow opens  +50  and our open trade becomes less negative. (click to enlarge)

1stats930-MAY-12-16-300x200 Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market

The DOW closes  +9.  This is what we closed out : ADXS -1170, DGAZ -3280, CSIQ -3048, CPE +80, IONS -5760, PACB -2070, SCTY +948, SBGL -1740, TVIX +412, TROX -3150, ZIOP -660

Total = – $ 19,438
This is what we are holding (click to enlarge)

STATS-5-12-16-300x200 Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market

twitter Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market

Articles by Trader Bob on Short Term Stock Trading:

2015-small Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock MarketHigh Return Investments in 2015 – Most Americans have become weary of this slow economic recovery and may be searching for High Return Investments in 2015.  Many may be thinking of investment in the stock market, but few may have seriously ever thought of short term stock trading as a way to ramp up their income in 2015.  Like almost every year before, 2015 has been the subject of much speculation by the “doom and gloomers”.  There are videos floating around the Internet with credible “financial experts” predicting that 2015 will be the year of the worst stock market crash in history and that investments in the stock market will lose at least 90% of their value.  Forget the media hysteria and general stock market pessimism. Read the Whole Article


Anatomy of the Stock Market Crash of 8-24-15  –CNN: “Stocks around the world tumbled in volatile trading on Monday, leaving investors to wonder how much government officials can and will do to insulate the global economy from the turmoil.
The upheaval in the markets began with another rout in China that drew comparisons to the 1987 crash in the United States known as “Black Monday.”
Concerns about China’s ability to be a powerful engine of global economic growth have added to worries about the potential impact of higher interest rates in the United States, driving stocks sharply lower in Asia and Europe.
But early Tuesday, after a three-day rout that erased nearly $3 trillion in value from stocks globally, markets showed signs that selling pressures were easing.” Read the Whole Article

wp-content-uploads-2013-01-how-to-trade-s Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock MarketHow to Trade   In this article I will disclose fully a critical theory of stock market behavior.  And I will debunk “The Atomic-Bomb- Instruction-Book theory” of market behavior.  And finally I will disclose fully, highly profitable programmable stock trading systems along with an explanation of the theory that makes them profitable.  This article is a must for any frustrated small stock investor. Read the Whole Article

wp-content-uploads-2013-01-rule-of-the-screw-small Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock MarketStock Market Price – If you are going trade stocks you are going to have to understand stock market price, how stock market price changes, and in short, what moves the stock market.  My ideas about stock market price are unique and so let me expound a little on this subject.The Rule of the Screw: Stock Market Price must move in such a manner so as to Frustrate, undermine and defeat the best interests of the majority of market players. According to this rule of stock market price movement the majority cannot make money in the stock market.   Read the Whole Article

wp-content-uploads-2013-01-today-stock-market-2s Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market

Automated Trading from Home – Is it possible to do automated trading from home similar to what banks and hedge funds do?  I have been trading for a living from home for about 25 years and entering most of my trades manually, but what about AUTOMATED trading from home?   This is indeed now possible and is fairly easy to do with automated trading software that you can run on a desk top personal computer. Read Entire Article

wp-content-uploads-2013-02-is-investing-in-the-stock-market-gambling-thumb Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock MarketIs Investing in the Stock Market Gambling?  I have argued for a long time that trading stocks and gambling are very similar.  So is investing in the stock market gambling ?  Well what if investing in the stock market IS gambling?  I do not think that means that you should stop trading stocks, it only means that you need to understand something regarding probability of winning when you trade stocks.  Read Entire Article

wp-content-uploads-2013-02-intraday-stock-trading-2thumb Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock MarketIntraday Stock Trading does NOT mean just day trading.  Intra-day data becomes a tool making it possible to make 2 and 3 day trading systems far more sophisticated than ever before. When most traders hear the phrase Intra-day stock trading they think of day trading.  I have never liked day trading because I have found that day trading systems that I have developed, although marginally profitable, make more money if they are held onto for an extra day or two. Read Entire Article

Flash-Crash3Thumb Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock MarketFlash CrashThe Day the Machines of Wall Street Took Over. This is the way the world ends: Not with a bang but a whimper.  -The Hollow Men (1925) T.S. Eliot The poet T. S. Eliot had his own prophetic ideas about how the world might end but scientists have recently seriously speculated on what kind of events could wipe mankind from the universe.  On May 6, 2010 the financial world saw the entire US equity market collapse, and recover, in about 20 minutes.  Never in the history of US markets had price dropped so low and so fast.  On May 6, the day of  the Flash Crash”, more than 19 billion shares were traded across multiple markets and investors lost billions. Read the Whole Article

wp-content-uploads-2013-02-stock-trading-for-a-dummy-thumb Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market Stock Trading for Dummies, Profitable Trading for the Intellectually Challenged.  First of all I am going to tell you that I am a stock trading dummy and proud of it and I am therefore uniquely qualified to write this article, Stock Trading for Dummies.  I have made millions of dollars trading stocks and I am blessed with the inability to understand the technical analysis of markets.  You should be happy that you are a stock market dummy because this fact may help you in making real money in the stock market. Read Entire Article

sleep-key-board-small Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market Boredom and High Return Investing, The Boredom of Making 50 to 100 percent Annual Returns on Your Investments Year after Year.
The lure of trading excitement causes many traders to fail. The reality is that really effective high return investing may not be all that exciting. In fact boredom is an occupational hazard of high return investing.  Read Entire Article

Manual-Trading-small Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market The Subtle Art of Manual Trading, Reducing the Cost of Trading by Responding to a few Mechanical Trading Signals Manually.
Lets face it Stock trading costs can erode a stock traders’ profits seriously. This is particularly true for any trader that takes numerous trades on a daily basis. This article discusses strategies for eliminating transaction costs altogether. The article will be of particular interest to any serious short term stock market systems trader.   Read Entire Article

stock-record-keeping-8 Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market Stock Trading Record Keeping, Important Key to Profitable Trading. Stock trading record keeping is perhaps the most boring of topics we discuss. Nobody is interested record keeping. When I was researching key words for this article I found there were 28 searches per month for “Stock trading record keeping” but 6,600 searches for “stock trading tips”. So this is my stock trading tip for you the reader: You will not make one dime trading markets unless you learn good record keeping habits.  Read Entire Article

Go Here for Many More Free Articles by Trader Bob

articles-300x184 Thursday May 12, 2016, Today Stock Market


I am around my computers most of the time and I can usually reply by E-mail  within  a few hours. A hacker messed up my contact form for this site but my e-mail is

or my telephone is: 702 490 5317

OR if you like contact forms this one works. I am the thin guy at:


Bob Buran Trading 2016

Bob Buran Trading 2015

Bob Buran Trading 2014

Bob Buran Trading 2013