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.

How to Configure The Charting Platform

A video tutorial on how to configure & use the free online charting platform as well as the mobile app. The charting application provides free real-time charts on stocks, ETF & futures contracts as well as cryptocurrencies & makes an excellent supplement to your primary charting platform. playback speed can be increased in the settings to reduce video duration

2018-06-13T18:18:31+00:00Jun 13, 2018 6:18pm|Categories: Trading Tips|1 Comment

Using The Extended Hours Trading Session To Your Advantage

Member @mikeram1971 posted the following question in the trading room today: Hello fellow Swing Traders! I could surely use a bit of discussion here today. So, I feel like I’ve got two by the tail here in $CRUS and $MU, both popping in the Post Market after $AAPL and $INTC earnings. I missed my Limit Buy for $AAPL on Monday as my Trading Plan had me coming in underneath the low for that day. If you got in, congrats! So, what is your experience with Post / Pre Market moves translating into Regular Hours trading? To continue, since I am only [...]

2018-05-02T23:11:50+00:00May 2, 2018 1:21pm|Categories: Trading Tips|Tags: |3 Comments

How to Successfully Navigate the Next Bear Market

This video begins with an overview of two long-term indicators that warn of a significant bear market in the foreseeable future followed by a discussion on not only how to survive, but how to prosper during the next major downtrend in equities. Going forward, the stock market is likely to continue to shift away from the buy & hold + indexing strategy that has worked unusually well in recent years towards a trading & investing environment that will likely be marked by increased sector & asset class rotation while security selection (i.e.- individual stock picking vs. index investing) & tactical asset [...]

2018-04-23T23:16:55+00:00Mar 28, 2018 2:55pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Trading Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |4 Comments

The Pros & Cons Of Using Leveraged ETFs in Your Trading & Investing

This video attempts to both debunk as well as confirm some of the negative stigmas associated with buying & holding leveraged ETFs for more than a day trade. Real-world examples are used with two of the most notorious offenders when it comes to the price decay that can result when holding a leveraged ETF for an extended period of time, LABU & LABD (3x bullish & bearish biotech ETFs) as well as NUGT & DUST (3x gold miners ETFs). playback speed can be increased in the settings to reduce video duration

2018-03-22T21:55:32+00:00Mar 19, 2018 1:24pm|Categories: Trading Tips|Tags: , , , , , |1 Comment

Using Index Short ETFs In Your Trading & Investing

This video discusses the benefits of incorporating the use of inverse or "short" ETFs that track the major US stock indexes into your trading & investing. The pros & cons of using leveraged vs. non-leveraged ETFs are also covered along with the most liquid inverse ETFs commonly used as either a pure-play short on the stock market or as a hedge to an existing portfolio of long positions. Additional information on leveraged as well as non-leveraged ETFs can be found on the FAQ page under the  ETF Related Questions subsection. playback speed can be increased in the settings to reduce video [...]

2018-03-16T15:25:28+00:00Mar 16, 2018 2:43pm|Categories: Trading Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Using OCO & OCA Orders With Your Stock Trading or Investing

This video highlights the benefits of using OCO (one-cancels-the-other) or OCA (one-cancels-another) orders when trading stocks, ETFs or futures. The benefits of these conditional orders extend equally to active traders as well as the casual investor whether ultilizing the trade ideas on Right Side Of The Chart or your own trading & investing picks. ?playback speed can be increased in the settings to reduce the duration of the video

2018-03-14T19:02:44+00:00Mar 14, 2018 6:55pm|Categories: Trading Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

Some Q & A From The Trading Room

Here are a few questions from members in the trading room this morning that help to sum up my current thoughts on the market along with some expanded comments on the recent post regarding the extreme sentiment readings that were posted back in January just before the sharp correction: Q: The SPY closed later in yesterday’s session at the support/resistance zone, still feel confident that this is the area to load for long? Thanks. A: Just to clarify the term “load”, if you mean in the sense “load up heavy” or “load the boat” with longs, then no. In fact, I’m [...]

2018-03-01T10:41:40+00:00Mar 1, 2018 10:35am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Trading Tips|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment