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

Stock Market & Sector Analysis (video)

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.

2018-01-21T22:22:30+00:00 Aug 10, 2017 3:53pm|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Unofficial Short Ideas|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Stock Market & Sector Analysis (video)

Trade Ideas & Market Developments to Watch for This Week

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.

2018-01-21T22:25:01+00:00 Aug 7, 2017 10:28am|Categories: Equity Market Analysis, Forex (Currencies), Gold & Commodities|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Trade Ideas & Market Developments to Watch for This Week

XHB Trade Parameters

The following notes & chart outline the price targets, suggested stop, beta-adjusted position size & some additional comments on the XHB (Homebuilders ETF) swing trade.

2017-07-20T13:06:18+00:00 Jul 20, 2017 1:06pm|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on XHB Trade Parameters

XHB Trade Setup & Entry

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 [...]

2017-07-20T10:43:49+00:00 Jul 20, 2017 10:41am|Categories: Completed Trades - Short|Tags: |Comments Off on XHB Trade Setup & Entry