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Do Not Set Stops Before The Open!

In Monday nights webinar (SEE RECORDING HERE) we spent a good amount of time talking about why we DO NOT set our stops until AFTER the market has opened and settled down for a few minutes.

On Tuesday, morning two of our overnight stocks opened below our suggested stop levels but we did not execute the […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Do Not Set Stops Before The Open!

Important Intraday VWAP Concept

On Monday Morning I was asked about PBYI as a purchase candidate at (point A) on the chart. The questioner mentioned that the stock had traded as high as $100 pre-market. My response was, the stock is below declining vwap and do not want to purchase at that time. About 30 […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Important Intraday VWAP Concept

Schwab Live Webinar at 4PM – Market Structure Infographic

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By |May 18th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Schwab Live Webinar at 4PM – Market Structure Infographic

Eleven Market Truths

Eleven years ago today, I wrote my first blog post on Alphatrends. I have been very fortunate that my work has been valued by readers and to have made it to this milestone. As you probably know I like quotes and one of the quotes that I was lucky enough to value […]

By |April 5th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Eleven Market Truths

Stock Market Video Analysis 3/24/17

By |March 24th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis 3/24/17

3 Lessons from a Multi Billion Dollar Loss in $VRX

As you probably know, Bill Ackman is the founder and CEO of the hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital Management. Last week, he gained a lot of press coverage for one particularly bad investment in Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX). By his own admission, the Valeant investment was “one very big mistake.” That might be the understatement of […]

By |March 20th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on 3 Lessons from a Multi Billion Dollar Loss in $VRX

Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 3/17/17

By |March 17th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis for Week Ending 3/17/17

Stock Market Video Analysis 3/10/17

When Should I Exit My Position – My YHOO Finance article

IWM is closing in on VWAP From the Election

Moving Average Psychology

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By |March 10th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis 3/10/17

When Should I Exit My Position?

Entering a stock trade is easy, but knowing when to sell (or cover a short) is a source of frustration for all market participants at some point. The emotional battle that is waged from within can be paralyzing at times. Do I sell now and take a small loss—or do I buy more? Do I […]

By |March 8th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on When Should I Exit My Position?

Stock Market Video Analysis 3/3/17

Three rules for Bubbles from Jim Jubak

$QQQ Measured Move Target Obtained

My Article on Yahoo Finance – No The Current Rally Doesn’t Have to “End Badly”

How to Display a 5 DAY Moving Average on Shorter Timeframes

By |March 3rd, 2017|Education|Comments Off on Stock Market Video Analysis 3/3/17