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A Trade NOT Taken

In the Monday night video with trade ideas for today, it was suggested that ATI was a good long swingtrade candidate on strength above Monday’s high of 1922 REVIEW THE VIDEO HERE

On Tuesday morning, the stock opened weak and continued to go through the suggested stop level, thus ruining the initial risk reward. 15 […]

By |August 8th, 2017|Education|Comments Off on A Trade NOT Taken

How to Use the Volume Weighted Average Price VWAP

When people see my videos, one of the most common questions I receive is “how do I get the VWAP to show like that?” The video below shows how to use the “Anchored VWAP by Alphatrends.” To me, it is the perfect combination of Price, Volume and Time. I will host […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Education|Comments Off on How to Use the Volume Weighted Average Price VWAP

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

VWAP Education

The password to this video is “vwapmagic”

VWAP Overview for Alphatrends Subscribers from Brian Shannon – Alphatrends on Vimeo.

By |February 6th, 2017|Bronze, Education, Gold, Premium Articles, Silver|Comments Off on VWAP Education

Some Levels of Interest in Apple

The trend remains lower, no evidence of a bottom. THe blue dotted line is the vwolume weighted average price of $AAPL from teh low in 2009 through trading today.

Click chart to enlarge.

By |April 17th, 2013|Articles, Education, General Blogs|1 Comment

VWAP “Since the Events” in Apple AAPL

I have been mentioning the volume weighted average price (VWAP) for about 8 years and a lot of people have picked up on the usefulness of it from a short term trading perspective. In addition to day trading, the VWAP is also quite useful as a measurement of average price “since an event” The two […]

By |March 27th, 2013|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on VWAP “Since the Events” in Apple AAPL

Shares of Apple (AAPL) Could be Headed for 415-420

Shares of Apple ($AAPL) are still in a downtrend and the short video below outlines a potential scenario for a move down towards 415-420.

By |February 24th, 2013|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on Shares of Apple (AAPL) Could be Headed for 415-420

Facebook Breaks Resistance, Time to Buy?

Shares of Facebook $FB broke past the high since the gap lower in late July at 2454 and now some people are considering buying the “breakout” Before putting your money at risk as these two questions.

1- Where has the stock come from?
FB has rallied from a low of 18.87 to an intraday high […]

By |November 23rd, 2012|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on Facebook Breaks Resistance, Time to Buy?

S&P 500 Key Levels 6/1/12

The $SPY has shown a premarket low of 128.64 which is just above 200 day moving average (currently at 128.59). The market has also broken below the volume weighted average price (vwap) from the October low through yesterday’s close, this indicattes that the average long participant during that time is now losing money. […]

By |June 1st, 2012|Articles, Education, General Blogs|Comments Off on S&P 500 Key Levels 6/1/12