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 [...]
An update on XHB (homebuilders ETF) and some of my favorite trade ideas in the sector at this time.
An overview of some of the recent significant technical developments in the major stock indices as well as a few sectors & individual stocks that stand out as attractive trading opportunities at this time. Also discussed are the pitfalls of becoming complacent after a period of unusually low volatility & benefits of being prepared at all times with a trading plan as well as a list of potential trading opportunities, should a potentially lucrative trading opportunity suddenly emerge. The indices, sectors & individual stocks covered in the video are listed in the tags at the bottom of this post.
Potential trade ideas & developments to watch for this week in the stock market, select commodities, sectors, currencies. The video starts with coverage of the Euro, US Dollar & gold mining stocks, then stock market analysis via QQQ & SPY followed by some potential trade ideas on individual stocks & sector ETFs.
Analysis of the Homebuilders ETF, XHB, along with several leading homebuilding stocks & related companies such as DHI (D.R. Horton), LEN (Lennar Corp), NVR (NVR Inc), OC (Owens Corning), PHM (Pulte Homes) & TOL (Toll Brothers).
The following notes & chart outline the price targets, suggested stop, beta-adjusted position size & some additional comments on the XHB (Homebuilders ETF) swing trade.
XHB (Homebuilders ETF) will be added as short entry around current levels (38.38). I covered XHB & the homebuilder related stocks in detail in yesterday's video & although I stated certain criteria that I was watching for before shorting the sector, I have price alerts on numerous components of XHB going off like popcorn meaning that we have multiple breakdowns occurring in the sector today. I will follow-up with price targets, a suggested stop & any other details on the trade as well as some charts & possible trade setups/entries on some of the individual components of XHB. I just wanted [...]