Tag Archives: FlagTrader

What’s New? Everything! But It’s Evolution, Not Revolution …

More gyrations in the markets last week as we now embark on earnings season. We now have something to really sink our teeth into. While I love my pre-earnings strategy, my main focus this time around will be straddles (ie playing volatility) and post-earnings. There’s a good chance of large moves as the nonsense of the last couple […]

Pause For Breath But Keep Observing

Another choppy, news-driven week in the markets which is not optimal for our style or purposes … So with earnings coming in just a few weeks anyway, I thought we’d just observe the markets this week because more optimal conditions will come around soon enough. This is also a huge lesson in trading our particular […]

Some Of The Best Advice I Can Give You …

Back from New York on Wednesday morning it’s been a hectic week, with Wednesday night being spent in the Emergency Room until 3.30am with the missus, but luckily all is now well! In a moment I’ll give you some of the best all-round advice you can get when it comes to considering your investments. Last […]

Greetings from NYC – New Setups and Essential Trade Management

Greetings from New York where I’m having a number of meetings but sadly not enough leisure time for my liking in such a wonderful city! With the markets creeping back up to their highs, there are several decent OVI and flag opportunities out there (plus some real gems!) but in today’s review I must emphasize […]

Four Week Range Broken As Predicted

Last week I suggested that the 4-week rangebound nature of the main indices would be likely to be broken soon … and they duly were on Thursday. Now this was mainly common sense through experience rather than some sort of mystical capabilities! –  Last week was the first after the summer holidays, –  The indices […]

Four Week Range Likely to be Broken Soon

After Monday the summer holidays are officially over, and the main indices are likely to break their 4-week range within a week or two. Quite what the catalyst and decisive direction will be is still up for grabs, and continued volatility is a reasonable guess to make. But whatever happens, remember that being patient is […]

Patience is Where The Money Is Made

It’s like Groundhog Day! This week will sound much like the last few weeks. Yet another choppy week means we still have to be patient, but this is exactly where the money is made. Because we know exactly what we’re looking for, we can focus on “Trading What We See” … and right now what […]

Mixed Market Means Scale Back

Today’s market review has something for everyone. A full review, including stocks I’ve just filtered for, stocks I’ve been reviewing recently, and stocks that are providing a great learning lesson. A quick demo of my PRE-prototype mobile optimized TradeFinder.  Not only will this end up being fully functional on mobile devices, but it will also […]

Trump and The Fed Tickle The Market’s Tummy

Plenty of action this week with more earnings being announced. One tweak to a strategy that is very attractive is making conditional orders on pre-earnings setups. By this, if the stock breaks out, then you can be in, and if it doesn’t break out you’re not in and you’re therefore protected. With plenty of stocks […]

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