Tag Archive: risk

Mar 01

How Was Your Trip?

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So. A new all time high close last week marks the most recent correction in the S&P officially over. Let’s update the Correction Roadmap:- (Fellow technicians I’m not using log scale for easier viewing – calm down). I call anything over 5% a correction, some prefer that term for moves over 10%, but in either …

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Feb 13

Entering Long Rite Aid ($RAD)

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It’s been nearly a week since our last stock signal, a testament to how quickly the market reversed higher after a slew of exits left us with only the strongest names for us to ride, but a number of stock setups we’ve been watching have improved further this week, and of those┬áRite Aid ($RAD)┬áis the …

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Aug 15

Revisiting The Correction Roadmap

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You may recall in June when it looked like markets were correcting I drew up a ‘correction roadmap’ to ascertain a potential path. I must reiterate, trend followers are not in the practice of predicting, but I am always thinking of my risk and like to have a handle of what makes me wrong, where …

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Aug 14

Entering Long TASER Intl ($TASR)

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I know some people find it hard to buy something when it’s just had a big move, but of all the positions entered and posted on this blog this year, this is going to be the easiest signal of them all for me to take and enter long at Thursday’s open. If you’ve been following …

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Aug 05

Entering Long Apple ($AAPL)

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This is likely going to generate some heat, but for those unfamiliar with my work let me make it clear I treat every stock the same. I’m a trend follower, I don’t use biases in my work, I aim to trade like a mercenary going with the prevailing trend, and in Apple’s case that is …

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Jul 25

Entering Long Corning ($GLW)

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We’ve kept Corning ($GLW) on our watchlist since exiting a previous long position in late June with a 11.2% gain, and it now appears to have done enough with a new entry trigger which we’ll execute at Friday’s open. Corning ($GLW) In the last few days $GLW has reclaimed the ground above the 50-day, and …

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Jul 17

Entering Long Evercore Partners ($EVR), EMC Corp ($EMC)

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Two long entries for Thursday’s open; Evercore Partners ($EVR), and EMC Corp ($EMC). Both have been on our watchlist for a while and now appear to have the combination of price trend and risk/reward we look for. Evercore Partners ($EVR) We’ve been stalking an entry on $EVR as it appeared ready to emerge from the …

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Jul 03

Trend Following Update: Entering Long Oil

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We’ve been telegraphing the potential for signals in Crude Oil for a while now, and following a quick reversal and exit from the last long entry we received, we now have another one, which we’ve entered at tonight’s open. This time the signal came with an assist from the political turmoil unfolding in Egypt. That …

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