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Cory Mitchell is an independent trader and Chartered Market Technician (CMT) specializing in pattern-based and statistical strategies. He is the founder of TradeThatSwing, a website dedicated to trader education and discussion. Graduating with a business degree, Mitchell has been trading ... more

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Seasonal Patterns Of The Stock Market
Seasons patterns can be useful, but they can also be traps if we blindly follow them.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of Aug. 1
The market health indicators are in favorable territory for swing trading on the long side. All the major indices have been moving up in unison. Recent watchlist stocks have been acting favorably, with some quickly reaching their targets.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of July 25
Major stock indices are a little higher this week than the last. We are still in an attempted rally within a longer-term downtrend. The turn higher has not been confirmed, yet market indicators are giving the signal that a bottom could be in.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of July 18
The US stock indices continued their attempt to push higher off the June 16/17 lows. There was a follow-through day on June 24, which still remains in effect. All the indices are in downtrends. The US indices have been trying to push higher.
Swing Trading Stock Watchlist For The Week Of July 11 And Beyond
The stock market's health is improving, but a likely bottom has not been confirmed yet. That means I’m buying some stocks (swing trades), but I'm not loading up yet. Let's see what I'm looking at.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of July 11
The US stock indices have been continuing their attempt to push higher off the June 16/17 lows. There was a follow-through day on June 24, which still remains in effect. The other market health indicators are still not confirming.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of July 4
There was a follow-through day on June 24. The market has pulled back since then, but that follow-through remains in effect. A follow-through day is often one of the first signals of a turnaround. Yet, most market health indicators are in poor shape.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of June 20
It is a holiday in the US on Monday, June 20, and the stock market is closed that day. Market health remains poor. I am not taking long swing trades until we start to see an improvement. Let's see how to assess the market's health for swing trades.
How To Trade The New Trend After A Forex Price Structure Breakout
Currency pairs moving within price structures present high-reward trading opportunities. But so do the trends that follow a breakout. Here’s how to capture those.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of June 13
Long story short, last weekend I was looking forward to the possibility of taking some trades if the indices continued to show strength. That situation didn’t materialize. I remain in cash due to the market's poor health.
Stock Market Health Update For The Week Of June 6
Last week was fairly flat, but the prior week saw a follow-through day to the upside. A follow-through day is often one of the first signals of a market turnaround, but since it sometimes comes too early, we need some other signals to confirm.
Stock Market Health Update For Week Of May 30
A follow-through day last week was the first signal of a possible turnaround (to the upside) in the major stock indices. The other health indicators are improving.
Stock Market Health Update For Week Of May 16
Nothing has changed since last week. The market health indicators are in poor shape for swing trading on the long side. I’m taking this time for myself and sitting on the sidelines in cash (and day trading).
Slippage In Trading – What It Is, How To Navigate It
Slippage is the difference between the expected price and the actual price received on order while trading.
Stock Market Health Update - Week Of May 2
It's been an ugly week for the stock market. I have been on the sidelines, watching it unfold. I’m not taking swing trades on the long side currently. Here’s why.
Stock Market Health Update - Week Of April 25
Last week was an inflection point for the market. Conditions have deteriorated, the market health indicators are back in poor shape, the stock indices are dropping, and recent trades didn’t make much money or lost profits.
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