Tag Archive: high volume

Jun 22

Exiting Long Hertz ($HTZ), Broadcom ($BRCM), Pier 1 Imports ($PIR)

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We had three more equity longs trigger exits at Friday’s close; Hertz ($HTZ), Broadcom ($BRCM), and Pier 1 Imports ($PIR), all of which we will exit at Monday’s open. As of Friday’s close they were +27.6%, -7.4%, -3.5% respectively. These three are another good illustration of the nature of trend following, taking small losses when …

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May 22

Exiting Long Ameren ($AEE), Sempra Energy ($SRE), Corrections Corp ($CXW)

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Today’s reversal and sell-off triggered exit signals in 3 of our longs:- Our two remaining utilities, Ameren ($AEE), and Sempra ($SRE), as well as Corrections Corp ($CXW). We’ll exit all three at Thursday’s open. All three are seen as high-yielding defensive names, so it seems ironic they are our first victims of market weakness. In …

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Apr 14

Exiting Long SolarWinds ($SWI)

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Having shaped as if it was ready to take out fresh highs just over a week ago, $SWI’s price action has rapidly deteriorated, following through on the previous week’s break lower. It made a couple of attempts to bounce during the week, and Thursday had another high-volume move lower, this time taking out the 200-day, …

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Mar 04

Long Microchip Tech ($MCHP)

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I’ve liked Microchip Tech ($MCHP) for a while but it hasn’t given me the low-risk entry I was looking for, until now.┬áHere’s the weekly chart where you can see the breakout it had from a huge descending triangle last month. Looking at the last six months in more detail on the daily chart below, you …

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Feb 02

Adding longs in $GMCR, $OCN, $ARUN

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Just looking over a few charts this weekend, here’s 3 names that caught my attention that I want to add on the long side. You’ll always get pretty straightforward analysis from me, nothing too complicated, just tried and tested setups for good risk-reward trades.   Green Mountain Coffee ($GMCR) I like how $GMCR has been …

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