Tag Archive: volume 2c

Sep 04

Entering Long CIGNA ($CI), Iconix Brand Grp ($ICON)

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Two new stock signals tonight providing attractive risk-reward entries into long-term uptrends, $CI and $ICON, both of which will be entered at Thursday’s open. CIGNA Corp ($CI) Fairly simple stuff here. $CI has been in a very consistent and efficient uptrend for over a year, and has spent the last 5-6 weeks consolidating in a …

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Jun 24

Entering Long Illumina ($ILMN)

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I try to emphasize especially in market conditions like we currently have, that we should always look at each stock on its own merits, and avoid making snap decisions to cut all our positions because of how we might view the overall market. There are always stocks making 52-week highs or 20-day highs regardless of …

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Apr 02

Exiting Long Michael Kors ($KORS)

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We finally got stopped on $KORS with today’s close, I say finally because it’s been 2 or 3 weeks now we’ve thought it likely as it continued to flirt and rebound with our stop level around $55. Michael Kors ($KORS) -8.3%. Original 1/27 entry post here. Today was a pretty clean break, on increased volume, …

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Mar 26

Corning ($GLW) Set To Emerge From 18-Month Base

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We’re adding a long in Corning ($GLW) to our portfolio this morning. This is a stock that doesn’t fit the pattern of many of our longs, it’s not already in an established long-term uptrend, but its price action on a short-term and intermediate basis suggests it could be in the early stages of a very …

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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 11

Taking Another Bite At Whole Foods ($WFM)

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Whole Foods ($WFM) is another one of those stocks that gives you that Peter Lynch “invest in what you know” moment where from either experiencing or seeing the company’s products, or just hearing others give glowing reviews, you want to see what all the fuss is about and buy the stock. They’ve opened a store …

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Feb 05

Here’s Some More Boring Uptrends – $GOOG, $TWX, $CTGX, $POL, $VRX

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The great trend follower and ‘market wizard’ Ed Seykota famously remarked ‘everybody gets what they want from the markets’, for many people that is the thrill or excitement they get from trading. In explaining his comment Ed postulated even those who lose money are getting what they truly want subconsciously. For me, when done right, …

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