Monthly Archives: February 2010

Don't Panic!

Fear is probably a trader’s worst enemy. I know I am constantly fighting the fear of loosing opportunity when a stock I monitor is moving higher quickly, or that I am going to lose big on a gap the next day. A check list can help you control that feeling and allow you to make objective decisions in critical situations. Continue reading

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Failed Shorts

Last week I run a scan for stocks over $5, trading at least 500k shares per day on average and that were trading below their 20, 50 and 200 DMAs. I was looking for short setups as the market was in a down trend. I also run a similar scan looking for stocks trading above the 20, 50 and 200 DMAs for potential long trades. Continue reading

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