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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.

Adjusting Position Sizing, Stops & Profit Targets When Trading Volatile Stocks

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: [...]

Apr 15, 2016 2:35pm|Categories: Trading Tips|0 Comments

WMB Follow-up Comments + Miscellaneous Trading Tips

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 [...]

Apr 10, 2016 4:57pm|Categories: Trading Tips, Using RSOTC|Tags: |1 Comment

Tips On Trading Biotech Stocks & General Charting Principles (video)

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 [...]

Mar 23, 2016 3:58pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Trading Tips|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

GDX Outlook & Trading Tips Feb 4, 2016 (video)

Feb 4, 2016 10:59am|Categories: Gold & Commodities, Trading Tips|Tags: , , , |6 Comments

FL First Price Target Hit for 12% Gain, Trailing Stops

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 [...]

Nov 13, 2015 10:15am|Categories: Active Trades - Short, Completed Trades - Short, Trading Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on FL First Price Target Hit for 12% Gain, Trailing Stops

Trading The VIX

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 [...]

Oct 9, 2015 10:54am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Trading Tips|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Trading The VIX

Cognitive Biases That Effect Your Trading Performance

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 [...]

Sep 21, 2015 1:49pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Trading Tips|Comments Off on Cognitive Biases That Effect Your Trading Performance
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