Last week I had updated the Long Trade Ideas by removing any trades that had either reached their final profit target or exceeded their maximum suggested stops. I am now turning my focus towards updating the Short Trade ideas by first removing the following trades that have either exceeded their suggested stops or no longer [...]
ALK (Alaska Air Group Inc) was added as a Short Trade Setup back in early January, going on to trigger a short entry & then hitting the second profit target about a month later for a 17% gain. As noted both before & after T2 was hit, a "significant reaction" was expected off that level [...]
In updating the trade ideas today, I just noticed that I had not posted any updates on the ALK Active Short Trade since the first price target was hit on January 11th. At that time, I had stated that "T1 (had been) hit for a quick 4.5% gain in less than 2 full trading sessions. [...]
T1 hit for a quick 4.5% gain in less than 2 full trading sessions. While a reaction is likely off the 67.60ish minor support level (dotted line), my expectation is for a continued move to T2 before any significant reaction.
Despite plunging oil prices, the airline sector topped nearly a year ago & would appear to be headed much lower in the coming months, especially if/when oil prices start to rise. This 10-year weekly chart of the $XAL (Amex Airline Index) shows that after a monstrous 757% gain (coincidental, as the 757 was one of [...]
The following Short Trade ideas have either exceeded their suggested stop(s) or no longer look compelling from a R/R perspective and will be moved to the Completed Trades category: ACN: exceeded the suggested stop over 100.65 on July 17th. ALGT: came with 2% of reaching the first target but then reversed, exceeding both the entry [...]