Market Thoughts: Historic Market Timing Calls

Market Thoughts: Historic Market Timing Calls

My job is to identify Inflection Points, and then to ‘operationalize’ them so as to call out actionable trades for clients. Last week was an exceptional week of Market Timing Calls – from my Bond Short Call the day before a 3-sigma standard deviation...
Fishing Idea: CVNA – Candy For Millennials

Fishing Idea: CVNA – Candy For Millennials

On Friday I was asked for my analysis on Carvana – ticker CVNA – for publication at CCN, an online markets and crypto publication out of Norway. Below is the exact analysis I sent, and here is the article they wrote from it – featuring a few quotes...

My RealLife Interview: Day Trading Macro News

  Back in June at the Benzinga Trading Summit conference in NYC where I presented, I met Jerremy Newsome, founder of RealLife Trading. He invited me to speak with his students about how I use Macro news and analysis as a backdrop to day and swing trading. As happens...
My Lastest SeeItMarket Articles – on Trade Wars and Gold

My Lastest SeeItMarket Articles – on Trade Wars and Gold

It’s been over a year now since the ‘official’ start of the US-China Trade War, if picking Day 1: July 6, 2018 – US implements first China-specific tariffs. I wrote about this disconnect between market price action and valuations in my SeeItMarket article, Livin’ On A...
Elevating Trader Education

Elevating Trader Education

“If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started. And when I started I was desperately wishing to be where I am now.”  That’s how I felt after I embarked on a journey to build a Trader Education App that linked live market orders in a real brokerage...
My Benzinga Presentation June 20 in NYC

My Benzinga Presentation June 20 in NYC

After FIVE FULL days in NYC, I am back home and back to my trading desk. My feet+wallet hurt in equal proportions as I secured an Apartment for my daughter’s internship on Wednesday and spent the Weekend walking, drinking and dining with my girlfriend who flew in from...
Announcing Fishing Lessons!

Announcing Fishing Lessons!

Each trading day Samantha scans and synthesizes macro and market moving news in an effort to bring the best Momentum and Value Plays to LaDucTrading clients. At the end of the trading day, now Members and Non-Members alike can receive a recap of Samantha’s market...
My DailyFX Podcast Interview

My DailyFX Podcast Interview

I am a Macro-to-Micro analyst and trader – most are one or the other. I have retail and institutional clients – most have one or the other. Why? Because I can operationalize the macro into actionable chase, swing and trend trades for any size trader in a...