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Unofficial trade ideas are trade ideas that may or may not list specific stops & exact price targets and may or may not be followed up with. Unofficial trade ideas will only be moved to the Active and Completed Trade categories if they are first published as being recategorized as an official trade idea.

Semiconductor Analysis & General Trading Tips (video)

Analysis of the semiconductor sector via the ETFs; SOXX, SMH & XSD along with TSM. Also discussed are some general considerations & strategies when swing trading or investing. The video playback speed can be increased via the settings icon at the bottom right to reduce playback time. I've also inserted static images of the charts [...]

ASTI & JASO Unofficial Trade Setups

I recently posted the following comments & chart on JASO (JA Solar) in the trading room & also noticed another solar stock that I've highlighted on numerous occasions in recent months, ASTI, which appears to have also set up in a potential bullish chart formation. posted today in trading room: I see a mixed bag in [...]

Aug 16, 2017 2:58pm|Categories: Unofficial Long Ideas|Tags: , |3 Comments

Semiconductor Sector & ETF Analysis (video)

This video provides analysis of the semiconductor sector via $SOXX (PHLX Semiconductor Index) & the 3 major semiconductor ETFs: SOXX, SMH & XSD. Also discussed are the pros & cons of trading the 3x leveraged ETFs, including SOXL & SOXS. The factors affecting the performance of leveraged ETFs when held for extended periods of time, [...]

Stock Market & Sector Analysis (video)

An overview of some of the recent significant technical developments in the major stock indices as well as a few sectors & individual stocks that stand out as attractive trading opportunities at this time. Also discussed are the pitfalls of becoming complacent after a period of unusually low volatility & benefits of being prepared at [...]

Semiconductor Sector Breaking Down

XSD (SPDR S&P Semiconductor ETF) has made an impulsive breakdown below the primary uptrend line off the early 2016 lows. Comparable trendline breaks are pending on SOXX (iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor Sector ETF) & SMH (VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF) as they are currently testing TL support. A break & close below the trendlines on both [...]