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Saturday, November 20, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : November 20th

Trend Pullback to 50 DMA: rnow, bcsi, avd, brc, sonc, www, tndm, dcom, ibkr, hsi, epic, ntct, peet
Volume Buzzers : hibb, bws, hvt, ckh, gifi, airm shfl, petd, mdth, dtsi, hpy, gksr, ahs, finl, nwk


FinViz Charts :
Pullback : http://tinyurl.com/25l7jng
Volume : http://tinyurl.com/2b7dpjg

Friday, November 19, 2010

Turtlezing Your Goals

The Adage says " Slow & Steady Wins the Race "

Turtle Traders, hit massive profits over 10 years earning 465 million dollars

How do you turtelize your performance, start with smaller goals and as you accomplish each of them , analyze your performance and record your learnings. When I started through this trading cycle, my goal was just to generate 2000$ per month. Then make sure its consistent and repeatable. Some months may not work in your favor, and that is acceptable. After all there is historical data on monthly performance available through various blogs. As long as you are able to keep the performance inline or better with the monthly performance you should do well.

Once the performance is consistent then you can plan to raise it to the next level. As you practice and repeat your performance, it will improve into the higher 4 digit numbers per month.

This not only builds your confidence but also improves the account balance. You might as well shoot for occasional 5 digit wins. I'll tell you what - it's not that easy to be consistent unless you have repeated it for several months.

Slowly work towards bettering your performance and it will take you there to the finish line

Lets say hypothetically you are shooting for a six figure annual profit, you need to have at-least several months of 5 digit gains before that is achievable. The journey from 4 digit to 5 digit is pretty easy but once that is achieved, going to six digit per month is a long way. But not that it's not doable.

Here I how I would set some goals today,


  1. Hit 4 digits monthly profits 
  2. Improve and be consistent for at-least 6 months
  3. Shoot for higher 4 digit profits occasionally
  4. Improve your average for atleast 3 months
  5. Hit 5 digit profit targets
  6. Improve your average and maintain it for over 1.5-2 years
  7. This will very easily take you to 6 figure per year and be consistent
  8. Then comes the daunting goal, sixer a month,  BECAUSE, you will need to muster lot of courage to shoot for a monthly six figure win.
    • is it achievabe, yes or if not why not ?
    • is it repeatable, maybe
    • what would be the level of risk involved - probably very high
  9. Understand the thought process and planning the execution is very important
  10. Once a plan is in place, all that is left is execution 
  11. Most important is the plan; if planned well, execution will be super easy.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : October 24th

The market may pull back this week. After that I expect full steam  from early november until december.


cy, tqnt, lxp, sonc, veco, bjri,, apsg, bcsi, hme, mcrl, ibkr, hme, thqi, omx, nnn,pssi,hgr, fl, holx, infa, eat, rgs, mdrx, cdns, aeo, endp, dre, agco, ges, ann, beav, alb, bid

FinViz Charts : http://tinyurl.com/2bofokp

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : October 17th

woof, pten, slab, crs, bobe, wdr, driv, csl, cdns, nfg, slgn, pch, hans, oge, mant, fl, pnm, rgs, tnb, ohi, tds, kf, enr
cas, cbst, nvtl, rads, smsi, dff, bas, exar, gifi, jjfs, newp, air, ivc, pny

FinViz Charts : http://tinyurl.com/23zcrfs

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : October 10th

byd, agco, ipi, vmi, dpl, csl, slgn, osk, adtn , fl, uri, urs, amb, cr,  woof, enr, atml, tup, dltr, wcn, jwa, rgs, rpm, aeo, nal, ndsn, bez , cato, asgn, aste, dy

FinViz Charts : http://tinyurl.com/2967ujw

Monday, October 4, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : October 3rd

md,driv,gntx,ffiv,chd,lpnt,nflx,acv,cr,ato,cmg,flo,aol,abax,gifi,uil,vsea,sji,knsy,geo,cymi,pny,fcfs,bki

FinViz Charts : http://tinyurl.com/2fax9hs

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : Sep 26th

440 of the S&P 600 smallcap  and  320 of the S&P 400 midcap are showing up above 20 & 50 DMA. To me it looks like market is topping out or will top out soon. Here are some good setups for this week

cmtl,cymi,svnt,ebix,air,csgs,ntct,tqnt,tleo,ttmi,prgs,cy,sup,cpla,ehth,syke,sfnc,dnex,epic,pii,sgy,mfp,scor

Finviz Charts : http://tinyurl.com/2blxvam

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : Aug 22th

ebix, cbm, lab, ghl, ndn, dltr, qsft, slh, cdns, ment, trmb, wsm, snps, ew, flo, ffiv, enr, infa, rfmd, icui, cvlt, rcrc, chsi, unfi, ebix, rad, oste, ptec

FinViz Charts :  http://tinyurl.com/236qbly

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Options Secrets

7 Ways To Collect Higher Option Premiums by trader Planet


1.       Sell Naked : 
2.       Sell Strangles:  
3.       Sell Closer 
4.       Sell more time:
5.       Sell Volatility 
6.       Leg out of Credit Spreads
7.       Use a Pro Floor Trader:
8.       A final word:

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : August 8th

ipi, nflx, hans, mhk, tbl, gpro, ges, sgms, cr, bwa, arw, lamr, acf, dks, bid, zbra, atk, gxp, agco, vvc, nci,hnt, mlhr, tkr, str, infa, rads, crox, ande, ueic, mini, liz, ebs, lnc, ain, gncma,gy, chsi,ee, ozrk

Finviz Charts :
http://tinyurl.com/2bdhwjs

Saturday, August 7, 2010

$SPX Waiting to go down

The market is waiting to go down but i believe it wont happen until September. There is still upside but probably we will see some downside after the options expiration in august. There is significant $SPX put OI @ 1050 & 1115 in both  august and September.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : August 1st

mdth, pmti,vol,abax,praa,scor,belfb,neog,kei,nvtl, knot,rovi,itri,hrc,aci,qsft,unf,cenx,hlit,gpro,rmd

FinViz Charts:


Friday, July 23, 2010

Dojis

Market has been vacillating in tight ranges for the last 2 days after the recent run up. Dow & SPX are showing doji type pattern albeit not an exact one. I expect market to go down towards the end of august back below 10K

Monday, July 19, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : July 18th



lcrx, vrx, ohi, str,tibx, ffiv, oge, alk, svr, aap, dltr, bj, ugi, tin, ppdi, acv, rovi, psys, mend, lny, cvgw, ebs, hcsg,cbst,ee,skt, omcl, isys,knx, vicr, hgr, wrld,swsi, crr, saft,hsni, dtsi, hmsy, vtiv, svnt, vivo, slxp, sxi, pfwd

FinViz Charts:




Sunday, July 11, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : July 11th

caty,stld,ncr, wr, fico, ua,idxx, nflx,ffiv,aa,acat,dd,mrk, apsg,klic, eres, scsc,mwiv, mend, neog, hmn,forr,vicr,unfi,gymb,pfwd


FinViz Charts:
http://tinyurl.com/249lly8

Price Targets

Analysts regularly post price targets on every security. What I have observed is that once price  target is hit the stock tends to tank. Some times it may start to show signs well before reaching the target. For e.g. every one in the world & even Mars had a target of 28 on csco for the this year and it breifly hit 27.74 & started the roll over. The point I wanted to make is that "you are always better off liquidating a little bit below the price target". Just observe the price action on MNTA last month. While my target was 15 during hit exact 15 and the tanked. Ofcourse this happened during the options expiration week, so pinning forces were definitely in play.
One thing I have noticed is, rollover in Cisco points to a the market top. If we consider the corollary is true then the recent turnaround in Cisco could point to market bottom. Rotation to tech is happening & tech will be hot for next couple of months.

Short Break

Last month I had family visiting for a few weeks. It was a wonderful time and they got a chance to see the little one. Its wonderful to watch kids grow specially the first couple of years. They are a huge bundle of joy in tiny packages. I believe i will be able to get back to regular updates to the bog.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : May 22nd

Markets are down & oversold. It seems that there are too many gloom & doom articles in the news but significant bullish implications for a contrarion.  Housing & other economic data will lead the way this week
Lot of stocks are in pullback mode and many are still trending well.
stj,dtv,disca,tdc,wfmi,akam,cpb,abc,vrsn,cag,altr,expe,bidu,arun,cmg,cpb,dndn,dps,esbs,eqr,exr,hban,hnt, aro, bjs,unfi,mcrl,algt

FinViz Charts :
http://tinyurl.com/2ce8q73

Friday, May 14, 2010

More Selling

Selling continues on Euro Jitter. It's a combination effects of Euro & options expiration week ahead
Tom Bullowski's latest update has target of 10200 on dow & 1050 on the SPX by 6/1/2010

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : May 9th

Markets sold off this week in what is being called flash crash. Sentiment seems to be weakend. Very few stocks are showing up in my scans. Several blogs are in wait & watch mode. The positive sign is that pullbacks have made higher lows and that trend hasn't been broken. This may just be a pull back that was being expected for a while. Sentiment indicator expects a rally in the short term.
Blogger Sentiment

thg, ttmi, sxe, ths

FinViz Charts:  
http://tinyurl.com/265ubwq

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : May 2nd

stmp, ttmi, swks, omx, sky, vlcm, ain, ssd, ttc, cstr, sf, fto, gxp, wr, ctv, trmb, rdk, mcrs, thor, cyn, rmd, mtd


FinViz Charts :
http://tinyurl.com/26gq6w8

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : April 25th

oste,krg,spf,grb,fred,tti,exr,acat,fsp,rock,jakk,clp.vicr, actl, icon,fmbi,cas, bc,akr,bmr, pmc,ffbc,atu,for,bgg,vvi,cato,eth,pps,dw,lho,dfg,hibb,nwe, bdc,expo,mli,ll,www,swx,lg,sbny,chco,dmnd,nwn,rkt,gdi,axe,praa,drq,lufk,deck,cern,arn,jll,xec,sks,fult,lpx,uri,cvg,chs,bro,rgs,tol,gntx,oln,


FinViz Charts:

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : April 11th

I see significant number of small caps breaking out. I expect Dow to hit 11250 in the short term during the earnings season

lxp,klic,liz,ely,exr,clp,jakk,cpki,smsc,pva,hele,ubsi,exp,www,cstr, awr, din,epr,jas,alog,pii,scl, acf, agco, atr, atml, bucy,cli,crl,dks,dre,ess,hrc,jll,lamr,lncr,wri,wsm,osg,pnr,ppdi,

FinViz Charts :

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Welcome Junior

Junior TradeEdger was born on April 2nd , everything came to standstill. Even market took a breather..of course it was closed for Good Friday....

Weekly trending blog will continue again..

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Weekly Trending Stocks : March 20th

agp,bkmu,ccrn,cnmd,fcf,fix,jaxx,mcri,odsy,pmti,pny,pol,rrgb,vvi,wibc,acm,gpro,hans,pacw,trn

FinViz Charts :

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Trading Narrow Ranges

Market has been vacillating around narrow ranges. Dow is heavy on the open interest around 10600 & SPX is heavy over head open interest around 1150 and will keep trading in narrow ranges. I do not see significant movements until options expiry next week

Monday, March 8, 2010

Humor-InVest

If I swipe my I-Phone money comes out. Imagine what my I-Pad could do ?

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Invest Like A Shark : 10 Commandments

I was just reading this book & came across the 10 commandments. Here is a excerpt from Invest Like a Shark - James L. “RevShark” DePorre

The Ten Commandments of Shark Investing
1. Thou Shalt Protect Thy Capital
2. Thou Shalt Use a Money Management System Without Fail
3. Thou Shalt Use Charts
4. Thou Shalt Diversify Not Only by Security but Also by Price and Time Frame
5. Thou Shalt Act Aggressively When the Odds Are in Thy Favor
6. Thou Shalt Not Be Afraid to Sell
7. Thou Shalt Respect the Illogic of the Market and the Role of Luck
9. Thou Shalt Be Patient, Persistent, and Methodical
10. Thou Shalt Never Stop Educating Thyself

Personally I believe I need to add more focus more 5 & 6, the rest are are already part of my method.

With significant strength in area 3. technical guy’s don’t worry about what is happening around economy too much, and just look @ the big picture. Lot of news articles, and articles about sky is falling , because it is like this – that will happen etc. are all opinions, but then there is something called Method...

Disciplined Methods always trounces opinions. .


Weekly Trending Stocks : March 5th

af, advs, ash, plcm, fosl, pnra, ida, infa, eqy, lanc, mac, mlhr, nty, nvr, rcii, tkr, wrb

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Taking a Breather

Market has taken a breather towards the close but signs look extremely bullish. New money stepped in & saved it from falling to abyss after hitting 1119. It's just sitting below 20DMA, expect more action tomorrow.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Index Updates

Short term : $SPX 1130, $DJIA 10500, seeing strength in retail & transport, select Hi-tech stocks also look good.

Weekly Trending Stocks Feb 27th :

Mako, holx, rokm, nxtm, dxr, vphm,mcrl,lyv,tues,mgln,sji,ccc,deck,insu,mnta,ckr,jdsu

Thursday, February 4, 2010

SPX resistance levels

1067 hit today close to support 1065 & next support is 3 mo. low of 1040
LastClose McOsc -115 , McSumm -299

1065 didn't hold @ close looking for support @ 1040.
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