S&P 500 Index Tracking ETF

Using Index Short ETFs In Your Trading & Investing

This video discusses the benefits of incorporating the use of inverse or "short" ETFs that track the major US stock indexes into your trading & investing. The pros & cons of using leveraged vs. non-leveraged ETFs are also covered along with the most liquid inverse ETFs commonly used as either a pure-play short on the stock market or as a hedge to an existing portfolio of long positions. Additional information on leveraged as well as non-leveraged ETFs can be found on the FAQ page under the  ETF Related Questions subsection. playback speed can be increased in the settings to reduce video [...]

Mar 16, 2018 2:43pm|Categories: Trading Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

QQQ & SPY Testing Support

QQQ (Nasdaq 100 Tracking ETF) continues to test the 170.90ish support level defined by the January & February reaction highs as well as the March 9th gap & breakout above that former resistance level. The 60-minute trend indicators on the Q's remain bullish for now although they are poised to cross bearish if/when QQQ backfills the March 9th gap as I suspect it will soon. QQQ 60-min March 15th SPY (S&P 500 Tracking ETF) has now backfilled the March 8th gap, the bottom of which is both gap as well as price support, with the 60-minute trend indicators just [...]

Mar 15, 2018 2:36pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Using OCO & OCA Orders With Your Stock Trading or Investing

This video highlights the benefits of using OCO (one-cancels-the-other) or OCA (one-cancels-another) orders when trading stocks, ETFs or futures. The benefits of these conditional orders extend equally to active traders as well as the casual investor whether ultilizing the trade ideas on Right Side Of The Chart or your own trading & investing picks. ?playback speed can be increased in the settings to reduce the duration of the video

Mar 14, 2018 6:55pm|Categories: Trading Tips|Tags: |0 Comments

SPY Final Target Hit for a 7% Profit

The SPY (S&P 500 Tracking ETF) long swing trade idea has hit the final target, T3 at  279.92, for a 6.6% profit. Consider booking partial or full profits and/or raising stops if holding out for additional gains. Previous & updated 60-minute charts: click on first chart to expand, then click anywhere on the right of each chart to advance to the next expanded image or pinch zoom on mobile & tablets I have no desire to reverse this trade from long to short as I still favor a continued move to new highs in the S&P 500 before the [...]

Mar 13, 2018 9:52am|Categories: Completed Trades - Long|Tags: |2 Comments