Cup and handle. ABCD. Flag patterns. The author of today’s article notes that, while these shorter-timeframe chart patterns “may not look like anything at first, compared to typical continuation or reversal patterns…they can lead to powerful returns in a very short amount of time as they unfold.” So how can short-term traders find and take advantage of these weirder-looking (but potentially powerful) patterns? CLICK HERE.
With many traders positioning themselves ahead of the midterm elections – and what the results may mean for congressional control and various policies – today’s article highlights one potential trade idea focused on one specific sector: financials. For the particulars of this trade idea – a covered call which the author sees as low-risk and “probably the optimal way to trade the scenario” – CLICK HERE.
Indicators can be useful tools for traders in their quest to outperform the market. The problem with the more popular indicators, however, is just that: they’re popular – and the fact that they are well-known lessens any edge they might offer. Which is why the oft-overlooked indicator highlighted in today’s article might be worth a look. For more on this “best indicator you might not know about” – what it is, how to interpret it, and considerations when trading with it – CLICK HERE.
Having increased its silver stockpiles by approximately 19 million ounces in the past 3 months, JP Morgan is becoming a hoarder of silver. As the author of today’s article notes, “While hedge fund traders are short futures and options position according to the latest commitment of trader’s report, JP Morgan is increasing its inventory, betting that prices will eventually surge higher.” Why is the firm anticipating a surge in silver prices? CLICK HERE.
Unfortunately for traders, one of the defining features of the market in 2017 was the record-low level of volatility. Fortunately for traders, earnings season tends to bring with it increased volatility – and investors can enjoy substantial gains if they own stocks that soar on positive earnings news. Today’s article highlights six cheap (trading under $10) stocks that could make large moves this earnings season as they have “delivered an earnings surprise of at least 25% for two quarters, have seen upward revisions of at least 25% in the past month and show strong relative strength.” CLICK HERE for more.
As the GOP tax reform efforts move forward, much attention is being placed on large companies with substantial amounts of cash overseas and what they may do with repatriated funds. However, the author of today’s article reminds the reader that “there are a number of small companies that also hold significant amounts of cash on their balance sheets” – and proceeds to highlight five small, low-priced companies that are cash-rich and which may be worthy of consideration by traders. For more – including the author’s advice on how to trade these thinly-traded stocks – CLICK HERE.
With their poor long-term risk-reward profile, the author of today’s article declares that “commodities are good for traders, but bad for investors”. However, for investors who still feel the need to invest in commodities, the author highlights several strategies to obtain exposure to the space without investing directly in commodity futures, including investing in companies that mine commodities and using trend-following rules. For more on these various strategies – as well as how they have performed over time – CLICK HERE.
Each of the six stocks highlighted in today’s article has a trifecta of features that should make them appealing to traders: each stock is cheap (trading at less than $10), pays a dividend and, most importantly, has the potential to double: all six stocks have analyst price targets that are at least 50% above their current prices. To find out what these six cheap income stocks analysts believe could double are, CLICK HERE.
The “simple” key to success in the markets is to buy low and sell high, but the author of today’s article points out that carrying this strategy out consistently is not so simple, and that, in actuality, “successful traders typically buy high and sell higher, and successful investors buy low and sell rarely.” But for those who still want to try and “catch bottoms”, the author lays out ten rules – as well as one bonus rule – they might want to follow. To read more, CLICK HERE.
Does the prospect of being able to buy some of the best large cap dividend paying stocks at a discount – a 16% discount – sound intriguing to you? The author of today’s article points to a way in which this is possible – through a closed-end fund “that’s trading at a ridiculously high discount to its net asset value…despite a strong track record, low expenses and an attractive 4.4% dividend yield.” To find out what this closed-end fund is and why it may be a buying opportunity – as well as for more on closed-end funds in general and why the author calls them “ignored but powerful tools” – CLICK HERE.