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Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 12/2/16

Here are a few posts you may have missed on Alphatrends this week.
TAKING PROFITS IS GOOD

DISSECTING A TRADE NOT TAKEN

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The best trader I know has had a breakout year.  Some of the milestones he has met in 2016 include;
-His first $100,000 day
-His first $1,000,000 day
-A $25 Million MONTH!!

But […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Education, Stock Market Analysis|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 12/2/16

Dissecting a Trade Not Taken

In late October, shares of Akami Technologies ($AKAM) gapped higher and over the next month it digested those gains in what appeared to be a constructive way. We had it on our radar as a watch list idea on 11/29 (green highlighted day on 30 min chart on the right.)

We DID NOT […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Dissecting a Trade Not Taken

Taking Profits is Good!!

I wanted to continue with a recent theme of taking profits. In THIS POST LAST WEEK we dissected our decision to exit MXL, the chart below was shown in that post. Scroll down a little to the same stock today. NOT GETTING out would have been expensive!

MXL updated November 30

Or how […]

By |November 30th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Taking Profits is Good!!

Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 11/25/16

By |November 25th, 2016|Education, Stock Market Analysis|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 11/25/16

More About Breakouts

Two guiding principles of Alphatrends are to ask these questions before we enter any new trade

– Where has the stock come from?
– Where does the stock have the potential to go?

Everyday these questions (along with other helpful reminders) are on our swing sheet with the trading ideas. They are there to make sure we […]

By |November 21st, 2016|Education|Comments Off on More About Breakouts

Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 11/11/16

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By |November 11th, 2016|Education, Stock Market Analysis|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 11/11/16

Risk Management on A Trade

On Thursday we had shares of Western Digital $WDC on our swing trade idea list. The daily sheet showed that we wanted to “buy above 5804 w stop of 5639, raise the stop quickly once the stock is above 5850.” The trade was explained in much more detail (as always) in the video.

Let’s […]

By |November 10th, 2016|Bronze, Education, Gold, Premium Articles, Silver|Comments Off on Risk Management on A Trade

Election Over, Now What?

Now that the US Presidential election is behind us, it is a good time to review our approach ahead of the event.

Most importantly, here is what we did NOT do:
– We did not try to make a prediction about who would win

– We did not try to predict how the market would respond to any […]

By |November 9th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Election Over, Now What?

Market Gap Up

The chart below shows a common scenario when the SPY has been in a recent downtrend and then gaps above the declining 5 DMA. I am posting this as a potential scenario for trading tomorrow. Of course, it is not meant as a blueprint for what will happen but certainly a possibility to […]

By |November 6th, 2016|Bronze, Education, Gold, Premium Articles, Silver|Comments Off on Market Gap Up

Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 11/4/16

By |November 4th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 11/4/16