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IHI – Medical Device Sector Analysis & Trade Ideas (video)

Analysis of IHI (Medical Devices Index Fund ETF) along with 30 of the medical device companies that stand out as compelling trade ideas with above average profit potential at this time. The video begins with coverage of IHI, including some comments regarding the current active trade on that sector ETF, followed by analysis on the [...]

OSUR update

OSUR is a good example of two things:  first and most importantly is to always diversify your holdings and never put too much into any one position.  OSUR was at a very profitable gain and almost to the first target when the stock was halted pending the release of the FDA's decision on it's OTC [...]

May 18, 2012 10:16am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short, Trading Tips|Tags: |Comments Off on OSUR update

OSUR stops lowered

so far (thankfully) OSUR is playing out as i had hoped for with about 1/2 of today's news induced gains being faded.  although this trade is still underwater, it is now a lot closer to break-even and although it's way to early to say with any degree of certainty, this trade could possible still play [...]

May 16, 2012 11:27am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on OSUR stops lowered

OSUR update

great example of the unexpected overnight risks involved when swing trading (vs. daytrading) a stock.  the OSUR short was halted yesterday pending the announcement of the FDA's approval of it's OTC AIDS test kit.  the did get approval so this trade went from being a 13% winner to a 17% loser overnight.  based on the [...]

May 16, 2012 10:06am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on OSUR update

OSUR halted

fyi regarding the OSUR short trade: Meanwhile, OraSure (OSUR:$9.10,00$-0.75,00-7.61%) is halted as the FDA advisory panel meets today to decide whether or not to vote in favor of its OraQuick In-Home HIV Test.The OraQuick In-Home HIV Test would be the first Home HIV test that is sold without a prescription.Market chatter has the FDA panel [...]

May 15, 2012 9:39am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on OSUR halted

OSUR update

here's the updated OSUR chart along with the original from last week.  prices are quickly approaching T1 with a 12.2% gain on the short already and although i think that this trade has a good shot of hitting one or both of the additional lower targets (horizontal lines) that i added to this chart, i [...]

May 14, 2012 2:00pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on OSUR update

monday notes

sorry for the lack of updates today.  i had to take one of my kids to a couple of dr's appts this morning that turned out to be an all-day event and is still going.  as far as updates on the existing trades i'll try to get caught up to see if there are any [...]

May 14, 2012 1:32pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: , , |Comments Off on monday notes