Seven Keys in Timing this Stock Market Top – Part II
Timing stock market tops and bottoms is risky business and we all know the more the more risk we take the more potential gain would could also make. Correctly timing a top or bottom for any investment is flat out exciting not to mention financially rewarding. But this high risk trading tactic does come with some major issues which you must FULLY understand so that you can protect your capital and self-confidence.
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of My Seeking Alpha - Part II
As the title of this post suggests, this article goes into my history as a Seeking Alpha writer, my current thoughts on previously recommended companies, and some successes I had along the way, but also what and how I have learned during my journey. It also discusses part of my thought process in regards to the reason I may have recommended a stock and suggestions pertaining to it.
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly of My Seeking Alpha - Part I
It goes through my experience over the 16 months as a writer and an investor. It goes through my ups, downs, and even atrocious recommendations. Most importantly, it goes through my past and present thought process on the past companies I have recommended, but also how I have learned a great deal over that time.
Over the past week, the major stock market indexes have rallied higher on light volume. The bulls in the media have been out in full force over the last few trading days shaking their pom-poms and cheering the markets higher. The European debt crisis was being swept under the rug as if it did not exist. High oil and energy prices were being viewed as a positive for the stock market and the U.S.
Three Day Rally, Possible Profit Taking Before Job Report
Tomorrow, the U.S. Labor Department will report the September non-farm payroll report. After a three day rally some investors could decide to lock in profits ahead of the report. Economists are expecting a gain of 90,000 jobs. Most traders are expecting an increase of 50,000 jobs.
The $25,000 Portfolio – Halfway to $100K - Let's Double Up Again!
$25,000 Portfolio - Week 21 - $50,000 Goal Passed - $50,000 More to Go!
We are over our $50,000 mark and right on schedule at the halfway mark! Not bad considering we began with our aggressive $10,000 virtual portfolio last year, which we ran up to $36,630 – put that $11,630 back in the virtual bank and began this year in February with a $25,000 Portfolio.
FAS long: financials relative strenght, TC long: downtrend channel about to be broken
FAS: financial showing clear relative strenght in the last 4 days, and bottoming formations.
FAS is probably openinig above intraday support.
FAS long: buy limit 24.09, stop loss 23.58
day trading target: +0.77$ profit
TC LONG: showing relative strenght in the rare metal industry, intraday volume looking good,
Portfolio Strategy Including the Two Best Stocks in the World, Part II
This article focuses on developing a quality strategy, but also it includes stocks that have great upside based on growth, fundamentals, current valuation, and catalysts. In regards to the stocks listed, I present my analysis and strategy that I have decided upon because these are stocks that I recently invested in and others that may be soon to be investments based on certain factors.
When we first began following the Alpha 2 TradeBot pattern on Jan 3rd (see Stock World Weekly for current chart) back on Jan 3rd, I said: "Let’s assume we get that extra 2.5% between Friday’s close and expiration day – that’s going to take us to Dow 11,850 and S&P 1,285." Yesterday the Dow hit our 11,850 mark, 2 days ahead of schedule!