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XOP GUSH Trade Setup

A break below this 60-minute uptrend line will likely trigger a move down to at least the 32.30 level. XOP (SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Explorations & Production ETF) will trigger a short entry on any move below yesterday's low of 35.76. Exact targets & suggested stops to follow asap. My preferred proxy for this [...]

Apr 29, 2016 10:04am|Categories: Active Trades - Short, Short Setups|Tags: , |6 Comments

SPY Threatening Key 207 Support Level

SPY (S&P 500 tracking etf) needs to break below the 207 level (horizontal + channel support) to join the QQQ on its recent breakdown. If so, the 197 area would be my minimum preferred near-term target at this time. 60-minute chart: SPY 60-minute April 28th

Apr 28, 2016 3:48pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , |3 Comments

NM Stopped Out + Market Comments

The NM Active Long Trade has been stopped out on a move below 1.20 & will now be moved to the Completed Trades category. Also note that after back-filling yesterday's gap, the QQQ have rolled over & are taking the rest of the market down with them so far. I do plan to add some [...]

QQQ Backtesting Former Support, Now Resistance

QQQ (Nasdaq 100 Tracking ETF) is making a run to backtest the recently broken 108.50ish former resistance, now support level. My expectation is for a reversal here followed by a move down to at least the 105 area within the next week. 60-minute chart: QQQ 60-minute April 28th

QQQ & US Equity Market Outlook (video)

This video takes an in-depth look at the US equity markets with a primary focus on the recent technical developments & outlook for the Nasdaq 100 (via QQQ).

AA First Price Target Hit for 9% Gain in 6 Trading Sessions

The AA (Alcoa Inc) Active Swing Trade & Long-term Trade has hit T1 (11.13) today for an 8.5% profit in just 6 trading sessions since the entry on April 19th. Upon further review of the charts, including my expectation for a correction in the basic materials sector, I am revising the max. suggested stop to [...]

Sector Short Trade Ideas

For those looking for short exposure or hedges to a portfolio of longs, here are a few of the sector ETFs that stand out as short-side swing trading opportunities. While I may add some of these as official trade ideas, I don't have the time to annotate all the charts & list suggested stops & [...]

Apr 27, 2016 11:09am|Categories: Unofficial Short Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments
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