Breakout Trading

  1. 4 Stocks With Bullish Head and Shoulders Patterns ...

    Discover analyses of the top four stocks with bullish head and shoulders patterns ...
  2. The Semiconductor Sector is on the Verge of a ...

    The semiconductor sector may be on the verge of a major breakout that provides market ...
  3. Building An Effective Watch List

    An effective watch list will uncover opportunities missed by other traders, fund ...
  4. Exploring The Williams Alligator Indicator

    Bill William’s Alligator Indicator provides a useful visual tool for trend recognition ...
  5. Mastering Stop Placement

    Place the stop loss where, if hit, the reasons you took the trade are no longer valid.
  6. Strategies For Playing The Confirmation Trade

    Trends often escalate when the confirmation process is completed after a breakout ...
  1. Mom & Pop Investors Will Make or Break S&P50 ...

    The S&P 500 needs the participation of the sidelined and apathetic public investor ...
  2. J.P. Morgan Completing Multi-Year Breakout Pattern ...

    J.P Morgan Chase may be grinding through the final stages of a 16-year cup and handle ...
  3. Discount Stores in Focus After Wal-Mart Shocker ...

    Dollar Tree and Dollar General Stores could benefit from improved retail sentiment ...
  4. The Chart of This ETF Suggests That Tech Stocks ...

    Technology stocks have recently broken below key levels of support. These charts ...
  5. Starbucks Flashing Mixed Messages Ahead of Earnings ...

    Starbucks has held up well since topping out in October 2015, but the price pattern ...
  6. Stocks with Breakout Potential (MDT, SLM)

    Stocks are moving within narrowing price bands and are poised for a breakout.
  1. How do traders use Bollinger Bands® to identify a breakout?

    Learn how traders use Bollinger Bands to identify breakouts. Breakouts are moves in price to new highs. Buying breakouts ...
  2. Is it better practice to use a stop order or a limit order?

    Discover whether it is considered best practice to use stop losses or limit orders. Both options have their advantages and ...
  3. How did Bernard Baruch attain his wealth?

    Learn how Bernard Baruch made his fortune, what advice he gave to aspiring market speculators and what makes him different ...
  4. What is a common strategy traders implement when using the Trade Volume Index (TVI)?

    Learn what the trade volume index indicates, how to identify accumulation or distribution using it, and how traders use it ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  2. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  3. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  4. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  5. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  6. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
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