≈You Risk Missing out on the Biggest Up Days≈

Traders,

Volatility tends to cluster. Big down days (like Monday) don’t lead to peace and calm. Instead, the violence of the plunge is usually echoed by the speed of the recovery. Tuesday saw stocks come roaring back, especially in the beaten-down…


Traders,

Monday saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffer its largest down day since before the Presidential Election. CNBC highlighted the 700 point drop because doing so sounds far scarier than saying the popular benchmark fell nearly 2%. They weren’t wrong, though. …


≈ Compared to America, Foreign equities offer discounts≈

Traders,

Many traders focus on U.S. equities to the exclusion of all else. America boasts the biggest companies, the most well-capitalized, and arguably the most regulated. Over the past 13 years, U.S. …


≈ Compared to America, Foreign equities offer discounts≈

Traders,

Many traders focus on U.S. equities to the exclusion of all else. America boasts the biggest companies, the most well-capitalized, and arguably the most regulated. Over the past 13 years, U.S. …


≈ It Doesn’t Always Bring Destruction ≈

Traders,

One of my favorite ways to measure the percentage of stocks in an uptrend is to use the 50-day moving average. Those above it are bullish, and those below it are bearish. The healthiest markets see widespread strength across all sectors. The…


≈ Can financials take us higher?≈

Traders,

Earnings season is upon us, and, as usual, banks are leading the charge. JPMorgan and Goldman Sachs are unveiling their numbers this morning. Many other heavy hitters will follow. …


Coach Mark Here,

I wanted to take a second to discuss a special webinar my brother Matt is doing on patterns tonight at 7:00 P.M. EST on the Tackle Trading YouTube channel.

I am a true believe in technical analysis. Technical analysis is truly amazing and I use it (as…


≈ This is a good thing

Crude oil is taking it on the chin this week, suffering its first break of the 20-day moving average since mid-May. The correction is causing no shortage of register ringing across the energy sector, which isn’t helping the Russell 2000.

There is a…


≈ Paper Trading Puts≈

Traders,

Say you want to buy a protective put. Maybe you’re purchasing it on a single position, or perhaps you’re acquiring it on an Index ETF like SPY to protect your portfolio. In either case, you must necessarily decide which strike price and expiration to use.


≈ Protection and Puts≈

Traders,

We’ve looked at two situations where you don’t need portfolio protection. Now, let’s analyze one where you do.

Let’s say you own stock or ETF positions with the intent of holding them for multiple years. The only way it’s possible to keep something for that…

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