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Long Trade Ideas Category Updated

The Long Trade Ideas on the site, including all sub-categories (Long Setups, Active Trades, Long-term Trades and Growth & Income Trades) have been updated. The following Long Trade ideas (i.e.- typical swing trades) have either exceeded their suggested stop (or any reasonable stop, if none suggested) or simply no longer [...]

2015-07-07T15:08:10+00:00Jul 7, 2015 3:06pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Long|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Long Trade Ideas Category Updated

IWM Wedge Breakdown + AVL Breakout

IWM (Russell 2000 Index Tracking ETF) is currently trading below the bearish rising wedge pattern on the daily time-frame. As always, additional confirmation of this sell signal will come on a solid close (end-of-day) below the pattern as this is a daily-time frame. A link to the live, annotated chart [...]

2017-03-08T21:20:31+00:00Apr 27, 2015 1:56pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , |Comments Off on IWM Wedge Breakdown + AVL Breakout

AVL Long Trade Setup

AVL weekly March 23rd AVL (Avalon Rare Earth Metals) will trigger a long entry on a break above both the 40 week ema (red line) & this weekly downtrend line. AVL was one of several Rare Earth stocks discussed in the Feb 19th Rare Earth Stocks Video which, [...]

2017-03-08T21:20:36+00:00Mar 23, 2015 10:35am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long|Tags: |Comments Off on AVL Long Trade Setup

Rare Earth Metal Stocks Bullish Outlook (video)

This video begins with an analysis of the STOXX Global Rare Earth index, followed by the charts of REMX (rare earth index etf) and my tops picks for the sector amongst the Rare Earth related companies that trade on the US exchanges. Many of those individual stocks look poised for [...]

2017-03-08T21:20:37+00:00Feb 19, 2015 3:29pm|Categories: Gold & Commodities|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Rare Earth Metal Stocks Bullish Outlook (video)

AVL Stopped Out

The AVL Long Trade Idea was stopped out last week as per the previously suggested criteria (a move below 0.75) and has been moved to the Completed Trades- Long category.

2013-11-20T10:55:36+00:00Nov 20, 2013 10:55am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long|Tags: |Comments Off on AVL Stopped Out

AVL Long Trade Update

After hitting the first target for a 9% gain just 4 days after entry, AVL (Avalon Rare Metals) moved somewhat higher before reversing and has been backtesting the downtrend line since.  The pattern still looks constructive but the stock could continue to backtest for a while. As such, AVL will [...]

2017-03-08T21:21:13+00:00Nov 11, 2013 11:20am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long|Tags: |Comments Off on AVL Long Trade Update

AVL First Target Hit & New Objective Entry

AVL triggered a long entry on Sept 16th & hit the first target for a quick 9% gain just 4 sessions later.  Yesterday the stock made a backtest of the long-term downtrend and as such, is once again offering an objective entry or add-on around current levels.  Stops should be [...]

2013-10-16T09:29:43+00:00Oct 16, 2013 9:15am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long|Tags: |Comments Off on AVL First Target Hit & New Objective Entry

AVL Long Trade Setup

AVL will trigger a long entry on a solid break or close above this downtrend line, ideally on above average volume (1.5x or better).  Due to the low share price and inherent volatility in this stock, it should be considered a very aggressive trade & reduced position sizing would be [...]

2017-03-08T21:21:20+00:00Sep 12, 2013 3:06pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Long|Tags: |Comments Off on AVL Long Trade Setup

AVL decending triangle pattern

this was trade idea was posted by matt frailey at breakpointtrades.com. although he has a different pattern with a different target annotated on the chart (below).  regardless, any additional upside on his pattern or mine should trigger a long entry.  anyone of the bearish persuasion could establish a short position [...]

2017-03-08T21:22:59+00:00Jan 25, 2012 5:38pm|Categories: Completed Swing Trades|Tags: |Comments Off on AVL decending triangle pattern