Short Trade Ideas Updated

In reviewing the Short Trade Ideas today, the following trades have either hit one or more price targets and/or exceeded their maximum suggested stop & will be moved from the Active Trades category to the Completed Trades category. Note: Additional market & sector commentary, as well as the outlook for these former trades is included in the comments below. ETFC exceeded the suggested stop of any move above 41.50 for a 3% loss. After breaking down below the rising wedge pattern, the stock caught a sympathy bid with the rest of the financial sector on expectations of rising interest rates. That [...]

2017-09-26T15:21:31+00:00Sep 26, 2017 3:06pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Short Trade Ideas Updated

P&C Insurance Sector Trade Ideas (video)

This video provides both an update to the 15 trade ideas that were recently highlighted within the Property & Casualty Insurance sector as well as several of those stocks which current appear to offer very objective short entries with attractive R/R ratios. The following stocks are covered in this order: TRV, ALL, PGR, L, CNA, XL, AFG, WRB, NGHC, SAFT, KNSL, NMIH, HRTG, FNHC & KFS.

2017-09-22T10:33:53+00:00Sep 22, 2017 10:33am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Unofficial Short Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on P&C Insurance Sector Trade Ideas (video)

FNHC Trade Entry & Setup

The following notes & chart outline the entry criterion, price targets & suggested stops for a swing trade on FNHC, Federated National Holding Company.

2017-09-18T10:49:33+00:00Sep 18, 2017 10:46am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on FNHC Trade Entry & Setup

Short Trades Category Updated

The following Short Trade Ideas have either hit one or all of their price targets, exceeded their suggested stops and/or no longer look compelling from an R/R perspective. As such, these trades have been moved to the Completed Trades category, along with all associated posts for future reference: ACN - After hitting the first price target for a quick 10.4% gain, ACN reversed shy of T2 & went on to exceed the last downward revised suggested stop of any move above 100.50. AVGO- Hit T3 for a 20.5% gain, with that price target on the daily chart also coming in where [...]

2017-03-08T21:20:07+00:00Dec 15, 2015 3:42pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Short Trades Category Updated

FNHC Short Entry & Trade Setup

FNHC (Federated National Holding Co.) will be added as a somewhat aggressive Active Short Trade here in anticipation of an imminent breakdown with an alternative, more conventional entry or add-on with a close below the weekly trendline or any close below 23.20 (5 cents below the bottom of the horizontal support zone on this 4-year, 2-day period chart below). As of now, the official price targets are T1 at 19.78 & T2 at 15.36 with a suggested stop over 26.50. FNHC 2-day period July 28th This 10-year weekly chart stands out as one of the most promising longer-term swing [...]

2017-03-08T21:20:22+00:00Jul 28, 2015 10:30am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on FNHC Short Entry & Trade Setup