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Afraid To Trade

  • !Helpful Pullback Price Planning Grid for NAS Dow and SP500
    How far have the “Big Three” US Equity Indexex pulled back, what level tips them into a “Correction,” and what level throws us into a new Bear Market? Here’s a new Reference Grid for you to determine the exact levels – as of right now. Wh…
    - 19 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 6:12pm -
  • Join Me at the Best of Wyckoff 2017 Conference Sat August 19
    Fellow traders, I’m excited to announce that on August 19th, I will be speaking in an online conference entitled, “Best of Wyckoff 2017: Practical Applications of the Wyckoff Method,”organized by WyckoffAnalytics.com. The other speakers are al…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 7:34pm -
  • WalMart WMT Perfectly Straddles the Daily EMAs ahead of Breakout
    During today’s big sell session, Wal-Mart (WMT) collapsed toward its 50 day EMA target. However, something interesting happened there which we need to discuss: Negative divergences and relatively low volume set the stage for a pullback in WMT share…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 6:28pm -
  • Amazon AMZN Fails at Overhead Wall of Resistance
    I featured Amazon (AMZN) as a bearish swing trading candidate in last night’s member report and this morning we’re seeing initial follow-through in the bearish direction as shares failed at a wall of clear overhead resistance. Let’s see what’…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 4:14pm -
  • Catching Volatility Explosions 10x Trade Formula Webinar Thursday
    I’m so excited about this event, given the big explosion in volatility of the last week. My colleague John Carter of Simpler Trading will be presenting his strategy called “The 10x Trade Formula” and it will specifically teach you how to spot a…
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 5:40pm -

Dragonfly Capital

  • !Macro Week in Review/Preview August 18, 2017
    Last week’s review of the macro market indicators noted heading into August Options Expiration the equity markets were showing some signs of tiring, especially the […]
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  • !How This Week’s Premium Top 10 Performed, August 18, 2017
    Each week I post the performance of the stocks that were given to subscribers the previous Sunday. All performance is measured against the plan given […]
    - 17 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 8:12pm -
  • A Leak in the Dike for the Russell 2000
    Thursday was a strong trend down day with all markets falling back 1.5 to 2%. This has not happened for a long time so sentiment […]
    - 1 day ago 18 Aug 17, 12:36pm -
  • Premium Earnings 8-17-17: Deere and Estee Lauder
    Two names today that report tomorrow morning, Deere, $DE, and Estee Lauder, $EL. Deere, $DE Deere, $DE, rose out of consolidation 2 weeks ago, moving […]
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 2:51pm -
  • A 360 view of Emerging Markets
    Equity markets are having a good year. The S&P 500 is up over 10% and there are still 4 months left in the year. But […]
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 11:50am -

Trading Goddess

  • Ex-Dividend Stocks for Week 4 of August
    Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called ‘Buying Dividends,’ also commonly referred to as ‘Dividend Capture.’ This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 5:07am -
  • Ex-Dividend Stocks for Week 3 of August
    Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called ‘Buying Dividends,’ also commonly referred to as ‘Dividend Capture.’ This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 5:06am -
  • Ex-Dividend Stocks for Week 2 of August
    Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called ‘Buying Dividends,’ also commonly referred to as ‘Dividend Capture.’ This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex…
    - 9 days ago 10 Aug 17, 4:46pm -
  • Why Twitter is a Screaming Buy
    Twitter (TWTR) took a huge dump a few days ago on July 27 when it reported earnings, and by the end of the day, the stock dropped by around 14% from the previous day’s close. A couple weeks ago, it had been trading over $20 a share, and now it is l…
    - 15 days ago 4 Aug 17, 5:01pm -
  • Ex-Dividend Stocks for Week Four of July
    Here is our latest update on the stock trading technique called ‘Buying Dividends,’ also commonly referred to as ‘Dividend Capture.’ This is the process of buying stocks before the ex dividend date and selling the stock shortly after the ex…
    - 15 days ago 4 Aug 17, 4:49pm -

Morpheus Trading

INO.com Traders Blog

  • !Stocks Turn On Bannon's Exit
    Hello Traders everywhere. The stock market was trading and trending lower for the day to close at a four-day low when all of the sudden it reversed course. The cause for the reverse, news that White House strategist Steve Bannon was dismissed from hi…
    - 18 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 6:45pm -
  • This Cannabis Innovator Is Down 50% In Two Months - Time to Buy?
    Analysis originally distributed on August 9, 2017 By: Michael Vodicka of Cannabis Stock Trades A new and innovative business model is emerging in Canada’s cannabis industry. Not only is it a potentially safer way to invest in the highly volatile ca…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 12:00pm -
  • Market May End The Year Where It Is Today, But You Can Still Make Money
    A number of market participants have begun making year end predictions about where they believe stocks will finish. The predictions have the market finishing higher, lower, a lot higher, a lot lower, and right where it is today. Basically, no one rea…
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 5:32pm -
  • Gold And The Era Of Rising Interest Rates
    The U.S. dollar is the primary benchmark for the expense of the time value of the money around the world. It affects all asset classes, and I want to analyze it to see if the speculation about the coming cycle of the rise in interest rates is valid o…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 3:35pm -
  • Stocks Gain As Global Tension Eases
    Hello traders everywhere. Stock markets around the globe are posting gains today as the tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have eased a bit. The S&P 500 and NASDAQ are both posting 1% gains with the DOW trailing closely on their heels. Concern…
    - 5 days ago 14 Aug 17, 5:45pm -

SMB Capital

  • SMBU’s Options Tribe Webinar: How to Diversify Your Portfolio through Directional Options Trading
    This week, Options Tribe member Robert Esposito makes his debut appearance on the Options Tribe, discussing how a trader’s investment portfolio can be diversified through the use of directional options.
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 8:11pm -
  • Why SMB is putting millions behind this market neutral options system
    Over the past five years, we have built out a successful options trading desk at our firm. The options strategy that SMB originally backed still represents the highest capital allocation with the highest percentage of traders implementing it. That…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 3:24pm -
  • [Recording] Team Trading with Bella (Webinar August 10)
    Last Thursday, Mike Bellafiore shared information about how traders at SMB use team trading to help them perform better—and how you can apply these principles from home..
    - 8 days ago 11 Aug 17, 4:36pm -
  • What is working for YOU
    When I receive emails from new and developing traders they often dwell on what is not working with their trading.  They recite with precision exactly what they are doing poorly and with thoughtful reasons for this.  Inevitably, they ask for help wi…
    - 10 days ago 9 Aug 17, 2:29pm -
  • How you find more trading opportunities in this market
    I was on a phone call with a former *star* futures trader who blurted, “this is the worst market I have seen in my life.”  He was referring to the lack of movement in e-mini futures. During a private coaching session with one of our better senio…
    - 11 days ago 8 Aug 17, 4:27pm -

Stock Trader's Almanac

  • Defense pays off with volatility arriving on cue
    Right on seasonal cue we are once again witnessing a pickup in market volatility. Today alone the CBOE Volatility index (VIX) jumped over 30% to close over 15. After reaching historic lows as recently as late July, we could likely see larger than usu…
    - 2 days ago 17 Aug 17, 9:29pm -
  • Small-Cap Labor Day Advantage: Just the Numbers
    Yesterday we notedthe tendency of small-cap stocks to outperform large-cap stocks around theLabor Day holiday. Today we present the numbers based upon the Russell 1000 andRussell 2000 indexes from 1979 to 2016. Small-cap advantage…
    - 3 days ago 16 Aug 17, 9:28pm -
  • Small caps outperform ahead of Labor Day
    In the following chart, thirty-eight years of daily data for the Russell 2000 index of smaller companies are divided by the Russell 1000 index of largest companies, and then compressed into a single year to show an idealized yearly pattern. When the…
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 10:11pm -
  • Gold fights to break out above $1300
    Even before last week’s heated exchange between North Korea and the U.S. gold had been climbing back towards $1300 per ounce. Gold reached an intra-day high of $1298.10 last Friday and slipped modestly today as geopolitical tensions have eased some…
    - 5 days ago 14 Aug 17, 9:17pm -
  • August Option Expiration, DJIA & S&P 500 Down 6 of Last 7
    Next week is options expiration week and mid-August is often better performing than the beginning and the end of the month. This strength is punctuated with a three-day string of bullish days running from Tuesday, August 15 until Thursday, August 17.…
    - 8 days ago 11 Aug 17, 6:53pm -