Dashboard Designer for First Derviatives/KX Systems

Declan Fallon is a UI/UX Dashboard Designer for First Derivatives/Kx Systems.  Declan Fallon runs a market commentary blog at Markets.fallondpicks.com, and is a contributor to Talk Markets and Seeking Alpha. He previously ... more

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Rallies Intact Despite Recent Losses
Markets enjoyed decent gains which - over the last 3 days - have given back some of the advances.
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Rallies Run Into Channel Resistance
The initial bounces off spike lows have encountered their first major test of supply with pushes into newly drawn channel resistance. All indices are mapping this price action.
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Volatility Picks Up As Selling Volume Lightens
Intraday ranges were wide as indices struggled between building swing lows or selling off even more.
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Losses Look Bad But Long Term Investors Should Be Accumulating
Friday was ugly but could have been a whole lot worse.
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Sellers Step Up The Pace
Investors should feel confident in taking advantage of putting money to work here and to continue to do so should prices fall further. The key thing is not to put all your money to work at this time.
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S&P Breakdown From 'Bear Flag'
There was no acceleration in the losses for the Russel 2000 and Semiconductor Index but today it was the turn of the S&P to break from its 'bear flag'.
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Tech Indices Breakout
3 years ago

At some point, semiconductors will emerge from the doldrums. Sure, Semis could take a big haircut: the Philly index is up 350% from its 2009 low (ahead of the 285% gain for the S&P), yet still well off its highs. But to look for a 'lucky if prices only drop 50%,' misses what a canary-in-the-mine sector like Semis has done in a weak economic environment.

In this article: IWM, SOXX, SPY, QQQ
Higher Volume Selling, And Bearish Engulfing Pattern In Russell 2000 And Semiconductor Index
4 years ago
Thanks Moon Kil Woong, I like to pair semiconductor action with Nasdaq 100 as a tech-style Dow Theory.
In this article: COMP, SPX, SOX
Daily Market Commentary: Semiconductors Advance
4 years ago
If buyers keep a bid under Semiconductors then it's not slowing. Shorts may be happy to watch a break before getting aggressive: a 'bull trap' (i.e. a closing break above 652, followed by a close below 652 on higher volume) could prove opportune. However, as things stand now, bulls have the advantage.
In this article: COMP, NDX, SOX
S&P Disappoints, But Nasdaq And Russell 2000 Play To Form
4 years ago
Thanks Susan!
In this article: COMP, SPX, SOX
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AAPL Apple Inc.
NOK Nokia Corporation
QQQ PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1
SPY SPDR S&P 500
XLU Utilities Select Sector SPDR
XLV Health Care Select Sector SPDR
XUE Xueda Education Group

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UI/UX Developer
Kx Systems
March 2015 - Present (3 years 9 months)

Front-end designer for business intelligence platforms covering financial market surveillance. 

Editor and Contributor
Fallondpicks
2005 - Present (14 years 1 month)
Analyzing market trends. Specialist in U.S. Markets and #sectorbreadth analysis.
Senior Market Technician
ActivateClients
October 2012 - March 2015 (2 years 6 months)

Product specialist and marketing researcher. Improving dealer-client relationships by maximizing returns in the market.

Community Director
Zignals
October 2007 - March 2015 (7 years 7 months)

Financial market technician and strategist. Social media and community development.

Education

Market Technician Association
Technical Analysis
2004 / 2007
Completed level I, II, and III examinations for Chartered Market Technician (CMT) qualification
National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Ph.D.,
1993 / 1998
Nematology
Trinity College Dublin
B.A.
1989 / 1993
Zoology

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