Investment Green Flags – Decreasing Shares Outstanding

Tyler McCain

Share Buyback Programs

A company purchasing back its shares tends to increase the stock price for a couple of reasons. First, it shows that the firm and its employees are confident in the direction the company is heading, and second, it cuts down on the shares available for investors to purchase purchasing the price up through basic supply and demand.…


Learning about Green Flags and their score

Tyler McCain

Green Flags

Now that we’ve gone over red flags, it’s time to look at the other side of the equation and learn about green flags.

In our previous article, we discussed that red flags don’t necessarily mean that an investment is going to lose money. Green Flags are the polar opposite from a red flag, but it still doesn’t guarantee anything.…


What exactly is a Red Flag?

Tyler McCain
With the publishing of our Synopsis with red flags article, I thought it was time to discuss what exactly a red flag is and why they should be looked for when identifying and eliminating potential investments

With the publishing of our Synopsis with red flags article, I thought it was time to discuss what exactly a red flag is and why they should be looked for when identifying and eliminating potential investments.

At its core, a red flag doesn’t mean that the investment is bad. It just means that you are more likely to lose money on the long position than you are to make a profit.…

Relative Strength Indicator (RSI)

Tyler McCain

 

 

I’m not a big technical trader. That being said, a lot of people in the information age are, and because of that we have been sure to include a number of technical indicators within the Equities Lab system. One such indicator, the relative strength index(RSI), is extremely common among technical analysts, and I think it is time to put the RSI indicator to the test.…

Stock Analysis – Utilizing Plot Panels

Tyler McCain

In the past two years of using Equities Lab it is true that I’ve never stopped experimenting. However, at some point along the way I found a few indicators that I trusted and used more than others – essentially using those variables whenever I needed to analyze a strategy. This is a time consuming process when you have to replot every time you create a new strategy, so we built a feature that allowed you to turn this –

Into this –