I bought 500 shares of HDNG at $38.25. It's a low float stock that showed up on my "trend pullback scan" last week, which placed it at the top of my primary watchlist. The stock printed a tail at support on Friday with a strong close, so I placed a mental buy stop today above... Continue Reading →
I sold 200 shares of NILE at $60.50 for a $410 gain (+3.5%). I am still holding the remaining 200 shares from yesterday's trade, and have moved my stop to the entry point ($58.45). This locks in my current $410 gain, while "letting the rest ride".
I sold 600 shares of EWZ at $51.80 (entry at $50.43) for an $822 gain (+2.7%). I suspect that it will retest support at $50, which could provide another entry.I sold 1000 shares of HOKU at $6.44 (entry at $6.11) for a $660 gain (+5.4%). There is not enough volume to think this price will... Continue Reading →
I stumbled across this article on patience and trading via Trader Mike's links. Although it may seem like basic stuff, it speaks about an issue that has been one of the toughest for me to master. The basic message is you must be patient with your entry points and give your positions time to work... Continue Reading →
Days like today tend to turn smack talking bears into nervous nellies with itchy trigger fingers. This gives rise to a nice little stock market pop that makes everybody wonder if we really have seen th worst of it and bottomed. Maybe we have, though I seriously doubt it. More likely, what we have today... Continue Reading →
I've had a busy day at work, so I'll have to detail the trades in more depth tonight. I bought 500 shares of STLD at $40.02, 500 shares of CENX $47.64 and 300 shares of RL at $87.10.I also got stopped out of my 250 shares of LEH at $81.61 (entry at $82.64) for a... Continue Reading →