Triple Top Pattern: – A reversal pattern. – It forms from a previous uptrend. – You need to be aware that this pattern has the potential to be multiple patterns, and you cannot be sure that it is a triple top until it hits the third point on the resistance line. – Once it breaks
There are advantages and risks to both swing and day trading. You can determine which to practice based on the current market. Swing Trading v. Day Trading Swing: -Potential to make more money than with day trading -Going across multiple days (e.g. a 100 day period) -You do have the risk of holding positions overnight;
What Is a Gap? -When a stock ends the day at a certain level and then starts at a new level even though no trades took place. -Gaps are usually from one day to the next. -The reason is that something within the company or industry can change: earnings report, etc. -Weekly charts can also
What is the Head and Shoulders Reversal Pattern? -The stock bounces off of the support line three times, making a head and shoulders pattern -On the first shoulder, the volume is high -The volume is lower on the uptrend that creates the head -People are not voting for the stock to go up. This low
In today’s episode of let’s talk stocks, we are going to take a look at how to read stock charts for beginners. We’ll cover the basics of chart reading, different types of stock charts and the one I recommend, different time frames when looking at stock charts, also you’ll see me evaluate a few stock
What exactly is a stock? -If you purchase stock in Google, you own a small fraction of Google. -When you purchase stock, you’re buying a piece of the company. -People buy stock in order to invest -Companies sell stock in order to gain revenue (money to build/grow the company) Example -A person starts a candy
In this week’s episode what I’d like to do with your share with you What is Beta and How Can You Use Beta on the Stock Market Tables to make trading decisions or investment decisions for your personal portfolio. Knowing what Beta is First off before we even get into what is Beta more important
If you want to purchase shares right away, you are going to have to pay the asking price. Similarly, if you want to sell shares right away, you have to pay the bidding price. Bid: -What people are looking to get the order at -If you want to purchase 100 shares of Nike, you might
Cup and Handle Pattern: -It is a continuation pattern. -Discovered in 1988 by William O’Neil. I recommend his book How to Make Money in Stocks. -You need a previous trend in order to have a continuation pattern. -When the pattern trickles down the “handle” the volume will be slowly declining. -Once it breaks the “handle,”
Kevin Matras shows how to calculate a stock’s price target and how to find stocks currently trading below them. Highlighted stocks include CAR, HA, HLX, IACI and ULTI. http://www.zacks.com/
You may have heard of the term “short squeeze” in the past – but didn’t know what it meant. I’m here to tell you what it is and how you can capitalize and profit from a short squeeze. What is a short squeeze? There are two players in the market. There are the “longs” and
This week, Kevin Matras shows how to use the Price to Sales ratio. Highlighted stocks include GPRE, KIRK, SPR, TOWR and VVTV.
http://www.Zacks.com – Put Option Writing: Learn how to get paid whether the stock goes up or down and potentially get your stock at a cheaper price.
Understanding VIX contango and ETF leverage can save you a small fortune.
Kevin Matras talks about buying puts to protect profits and hedge against risk, and compares it to using stop loss orders.
No, not the band ‘Iron Butterfly’. But the options strategy. Quite possibly one of the best strategies for a sideways market.
Kevin Matras goes over three common mistakes of options traders and their foolproof solutions.
Kevin Matras goes over a neutral to bearish call strategy that you put on as a credit in your account.
Kevin Matras goes over the benefits of a bull call spread and how it can help you earn big profits on relatively small moves. Listen to Kevin Matras explain options trading further in our podcast! https://soundcloud.com/zacks-investment-research/zacks-market-edge-podcast-31
Kevin Matras talks about delta and how it can help you decide