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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.

Semiconductors & Miscellaneous Trading Comments

I see a lot of discussion & buzz about AMD today in the trading room today & just wanted to share the fact that I wouldn't underestimate just how far the semis, or really any stock or sector for that matter, can potentially fall (or rise) from here. Given; the primary trend is the broad [...]

Jan 12, 2017 10:47am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Trading Tips|Comments Off on Semiconductors & Miscellaneous Trading Comments

AMD Analysis & General Trading Tips (video)

This video provides a comprehensive review of the charts of AMD, Advanced Micro Devices, using various time frames to make the case that this stock is poised to fall over 50% in the coming year or so. While not an official Active Trade or Trade Setup at this time, although I am monitoring the stock [...]

Dec 8, 2016 12:52pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Trading Tips, Unofficial Short Ideas|Comments Off on AMD Analysis & General Trading Tips (video)

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|Comments Off on Adjusting Position Sizing, Stops & Profit Targets When Trading Volatile Stocks