L.A. Little

L.A. Little, author, professional trader and money manager, writes daily on www.tatoday.com, a free educational site for traders and investors. He has been featured in numerous publications and is the author of Trade Like the Little Guy. His new book, Trend Qualification and Trading, details the principles and techniques he writes about on TheStreet. Little┬┐s background includes degrees in philosophy, computer science, computer information systems and telecommunications. With a trading philosophy centered on capital protection first and the accumulation of consistent gains over time, Little espouses a simple technical approach to trading the markets that is a throwback to the days of past. With a focus on swing points and trend qualification, he provides a breath of fresh air to an otherwise crowded room of derivative indicators with an emphasis on technical minutiae.

Recent Articles By The Author

A Farewell, and a Final Take on the Market

In this, my closing post for Real Money Pro, I provide a last analysis: This is no time to jump ship.

Never Forget That Volume Matters

Regardless of what anyone says, this metric is eminently useful -- as long as you use it properly.

Sizing Up a Retrace

GE is pulling back to a previous breakout area, and I'm liking how it looks.

Seeing the Trees for the Forest

When hunting for plays, always look at the larger trend -- and use this particular strategy right now.

Wading into Whirlpool

There's a good chance of a $4 pop while risking less than $1.