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Short Trade Ideas Category Updated

In updating the trade ideas today, the following Short Trade Ideas have either hit their final profit target, were stopped out as per the previously suggested stop criteria (SOAPSC) or no longer look attractive from a risk/reward perspective. Some of these stopped out short trades hit one or more profit targets before reversing & exceeding [...]

Dec 8, 2014 10:51am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Short Trade Ideas Category Updated

EVR Update. New Objective Short Entry or Add-on.

The EVR (Evercore Partners Inc) short trade hit T1 (48.75) for an 11.2% gain on April 14th & 15th before bouncing, as is typical off each target level. T2 remains the final & preferred swing target at this time. With the stock having bounced back to the new downtrend line, EVR once again offers and [...]

May 7, 2014 12:07pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on EVR Update. New Objective Short Entry or Add-on.

Aligning Profit Targets With The Bigger Picture + EVR Update

When trading individual stocks (usually my preference over trading the broad market such as SPY, ES mini-futures, etc..), I will typically align or modify my profit targets with the broad market. For example, I'll use the EVR Active Short Trade as an actual example.  EVR was posted as a short entry at a price of [...]

Apr 11, 2014 11:03am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on Aligning Profit Targets With The Bigger Picture + EVR Update

Shorting EVR

EVR (Evercore Partners Inc) will be added as both a Short Setup and an Active Short Trade around current levels (trading at 54.89 now) or as high as any backtest of the uptrend line. EVR is bear-flagging here shortly after breaking below the primary uptrend line. T2 at 44.55 is my preferred swing target at this [...]

Apr 3, 2014 10:55am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on Shorting EVR