Trade Ideas Update

I've spent most of the morning reviewing the charts on all of the active trade ideas.  While all the active longs still look fine, the short trades is a mixed bag right now: Some with nice embedded gains, some close to entry/breakeven, some close to their suggested stop level and some that have already exceeded their previously suggested stop criteria & need to be removed from the Active Trades category (and into Completed Trades).  Those completed trades and their reason for removal are as follows: [...]

2013-03-06T11:08:48+00:00 Mar 6, 2013 11:06am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Trade Ideas Update

Active Short Trade Ideas Update, part 1

As mentioned earlier today, I am working on updating all of the trade ideas on the site.  As there are currently 38 active short trades, it is much more efficient to review those charts in a video format vs. mocking up static charts and the accompanying notes on all of them.  Many of the active short trades on the site were initiated shortly before or after the previous market peak on Sept 14th.  When the market bottomed and hit several my key downside price targets on Nov 16th, I stated that the R/R to remaining short was now outweighed by the [...]

2017-03-08T21:21:52+00:00 Jan 23, 2013 10:11pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Active Short Trade Ideas Update, part 1

Biotech Short Trade Ideas Video

The biotech sector remainS one of my favorite short trade ideas and I've put together this video covering the charts of the 14 biotech stocks that I posted on October 21st as my favorite individual shorts in the sector (click here to view that post).  Also discussed are the IBB, my preferred ETF for the sector as well as a few alternative etf's (PBE, XBI, BBH, etc...). CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE 10/30/12 BIOTECH SECTOR TRADE IDEAS VIDEO

2017-03-08T21:22:01+00:00 Oct 30, 2012 3:42pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short, Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Biotech Short Trade Ideas Video

BIS-biotech short etf

the IBB (iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology Index Fund ETF) that i've been posting my not be available to short by some brokers.  my primary trading account is with interactive brokers, who typically has the best availability of shares to short on less-actively traded companies and etf's.  also keep in mind that for those trading or investing in IRA's, shorting is not allowed.  therefore, you basically have two options: buy puts on the IBB or use the BIS (ProShares Ultra Short Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF). please note that this is a very thinly traded etf and a such, there is a very large spread [...]

2017-03-08T21:22:03+00:00 Oct 23, 2012 10:44am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on BIS-biotech short etf