Various tips and ideas for regarding trading and investing such as placing orders, using stops, etc… These tips are included within the content of the posts listed below.
An excellent question that I received today in regards to balancing risk, reward & total gain/loss exposure when trading a volatile sector like the shipping stocks. I expanded on a few closely related points to consider when determining the optimal profit targets, stop levels & position size on trade ideas with above average gain/risk potential: [...]
First off, just a quick FYI on the recently posted WMB (Williams Companies Inc) Growth & Income Trade setup: I had incorrectly listed the price target in the previous post. The typo has been corrected, please re-visit that post to view the corrected details of that trade setup if you viewed it earlier and are [...]
This video discusses some of trading strategies & risks unique to trading individual biotech stocks along with some general guidelines to use when charting & trading stocks in the biotechnology sector as well as other sectors. Along with various tips & strategies for trading both biotech stocks as well as other securities in general, the [...]
The FL (Foot Locker) Active Short Trade has now hit the first target for a gain of 11.8% in just over 2 weeks from entry. Consider booking partial or full profits and/or lowering stops, depending on your trading plan. FL daily Nov 13th Trading Tip: Yesterday in the Trading Room, I had posted [...]
I was just asked the following questions & figured that my response was worth sharing: Q: What's your opinion on trading VIX? I'm looking at TVIX, which is 2x VIX, currently pretty low at $8.30s. I was wondering if it follows the same charting principles and indicators as normal ETFs? A: Let me begin by answering the latter [...]
Cognitive Biases The stock market continues to grind within a choppy trading range for nearly a month now. As with most sideways trading ranges/consolidation periods, the longer they last, the more powerful the ensuing trend will be once prices clearly break out above or below the range. I don't see any significant market [...]