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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.
Swing Trading Stock Watchlist For April 11 And Beyond
The stock market's health is neutral. It is not bad, but it is not great either. I’m willing to take long trades in the stocks discussed if they form valid trade setups and trigger, but I’m not being aggressive. Let's see which stocks I'm looking at.
Stock Market Heath Update - Week Of April 11
The stock market health is decent; not great, but not bad. It’s a mixed bag in terms of trading performance, with some stocks breaking out and then failing to move up, and then the odd one continuing to run higher. The health indicators are neutral.
Swing Trading Stock Watchlist For April 4 And Beyond
The stock market's health has improved. That means I have the green light to buy stocks that are forming quality trade setups. Let's dive into what I have been looking at this week.
Stock Market Health Update - Week Of April 4
The stock market's health is in decent shape. The stock indices are in recovery mode after the January and February decline, and I’m willing to deploy capital. Let's get right into the details.
Swing Trading Stock Watchlist For March 28 And Beyond
The stock market's health has improved. That means I have the green light to buy stocks that are forming quality trade setups. I’m primarily focused on contraction patterns right now. This is what I am scanning for and what my watchlist is based on.
Stock Market Health Update - Week Of March 28
The health of major stock market indices has improved dramatically in the last couple of weeks. As a result, I’m willing to deploy capital. I would be willing to deploy all of it, if and only if, I can find enough trades.
Stock Market Health Update - Week Of March 21
The major stock market indices have recovered in a dramatic fashion. As the market health indicators improve, I’m willing to allocate more capital to long swing trades. Here are the details, along with my most recent stock watchlist.
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