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Stocks Recover But The Trend is Down

by srpatterson on Thursday, May 27, 2010 12:37 PM
Stocks Recover But The Trend is Down Stocks have held in a good range this week with the Dow Jones Industrial average moving between 10,200 and 9,800. Longer term, the indexes are still in a down trend until there is a good break to the upside. The current trend started on May 4th with the average breaking below 11,000 and has continued downward to the low this week of 9,800, Due mostly to fear that the Euro will no longer be a currency and European countries will have serious debt issues for years to come. One could say that the five week chart presents a bottom formation already but I would consider today’s improvement as the first leg of a bottom formation on a three month chart.

If you examine the 3 month index charts on the home page of that is precisely what you see, a single leg of a ‘W’ bottom formation. Wait for the sell indicators to move to a hold position before considering any type of position purchase. When the trend indicators at change to green, you...

A Brief Guide to Options to Swing Trade

by srpatterson on Wednesday, May 19, 2010 6:00 AM

A Brief Guide to Options to Swing Trade

Option swing trading is advantageous as it enables you to maximize potential rewards while minimizing potential risks. Those involved in option swing trading are able to leverage their investments by purchasing and selling in a variety of combinations. Options are termed wasting assets: time significantly impacts option prices and trade profitability. The value of the options falls as their expiration date nears. Investors must therefore liquidate their positions prior to option expiration if they realized their profits. Unprofitable options expire on the final trading day of that particular option.

Autozone Climbs as Earnings Approach

by srpatterson on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 1:46 PM

Autozone (AZO) Climbs as Earnings Approach

Despite a slight sell off down to the $175 a share range along with the market swoon Monday this week, the stock of Autozone (AZO)continues to perform and is close once again to a new 52 week high. The stock has moved back to $185 over the past three days within reach of the current year period high of $187.94. With earnings season approaching, the stock should behave well over the near term.

Markets Fall and Will Fall Further

by srpatterson on Friday, May 7, 2010 11:59 AM

Markets Fall and Will Fall Further

The markets began correcting at the end of April with three out of four of the market stock indexes now giving a sell signal. Taking a look at the index charts present on their home page, you can clearly see the top formations and the hold signals at the end of April this year. The sell signals all came yesterday on the major downturn for the markets with the Nasdaq Composite, the Down Jones Industrials, and the Standard & Poors 500 all in the red today.

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