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Russell 2000 video overview

I've received a few comments lately regarding the strength of the Russell 2000 (small caps) so I made this video to share my thoughts on the index.  I also covered the charts on the following components of that index in order to get a better feel on where the index itself is likely to go [...]

Dec 21, 2012 12:43pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Russell 2000 video overview

CTRN stopped out & educational trading example

CTRN has been on the site as both an active long and a long-term trade idea (for longer-term traders and investors) since february 3rd.  it was originally suggested as a long on based on one of two criteria following  the breakout highlighted on 2/3: either immediate upside follow-thru in price gains or a re-test of [...]

Aug 15, 2012 10:53am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long, Long-Term Trades- Completed, Trading Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on CTRN stopped out & educational trading example

CTRN update

the CTRN long gapped up to T3 today and has continue to move higher away from that level, as per the add-on criteria in the previous update. remember, there are multiple way to view the previous notes and charts on the trade ideas posted here.  1) go to the very bottom of the post and [...]

Jun 19, 2012 11:14am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long, Long-Term Trades- Completed|Tags: |Comments Off on CTRN update

CTRN long update

CTRN is one of the more successful long trades still in play.  T3 was recently hit for approximately a 44% gain and since then, the stock has been consolidating just below that resistance level and has formed a bull-flag pattern.  coincidentally (or really not), that pattern measures right the the final target zone that i've [...]

May 30, 2012 11:55am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long, Long-Term Trades- Completed|Tags: |Comments Off on CTRN long update

CTRN long 3rd target hit

i missed the fact that T3 was hit last week but prices are still trading there, providing a opportunity to book the 43.6% profit (from posted entry price) if you took the CTRN long trade.  i mention this one a good long-term swing trade/investment opportunity & it is a good example of how counter-trend trades [...]

May 21, 2012 12:32pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Long, Long-Term Trades- Completed|Tags: |Comments Off on CTRN long 3rd target hit

CTRN update

CTRN was posted as a long trade idea during the breakout of this pattern on feb 6th.  T1 was hit on thursday so although some may have booked profits, the trade still looks good for longer-term traders.  volume has continued to be lack-luster since the breakout, however, since that seems to be the prevailing theme [...]

Feb 19, 2012 12:45pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Long, Long-Term Trades- Completed|Tags: |Comments Off on CTRN update

CTRN long

although i put the odds of a pullback in the market this week at very high, i will continue to post any nice patterns, long or short, as i see them.  if, when or how you trade them is completely up to you.  here's one that i'm going to keep an eye on for any [...]

Feb 6, 2012 8:51am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long, Long-Term Trades- Completed|Tags: |Comments Off on CTRN long