DDD Trade Idea

DDD

  Following a Head and Shoulders pattern in late 2013, DDD has been in a continual down-trend. Additionally, the overall market is showing signs of an imminent retracement. March 3rd hit both price and time projections for a short bearish pull-back on the SPX and the DJIA. With a bearish market and a bearish trend … [Read more…]

AAPL Trade Idea!

AAPL

  APPL has been developing into a new trade opportunity over the last week of trading. After five strong weeks of trading, AAPL finally took a little break. During this rest, AAPL has completed a logical fibonacci retracement and could continue its bullish progress in the next week or two. Let’s take a look at … [Read more…]

15 Years Too Late?

15 Years Too Late?

Where were you 15 years ago on March 7?  I was in Myrtle Beach SC. Why is that day of interest? It was the first time the NASDAQ ever traded above 5,000. It was a short lived intraday move but 2 days later the NASDAQ rallied to close at 5,046. The following day after a … [Read more…]

We Love Our Students!

We Love Our Students!

  One of the things I love about working for TradeSmart University, is that I get to interact with students (TSU family members) all over the world. TSU family members are a diverse group and I have had the privilege to speak to hundreds. A student that I have spoke to really stood out to … [Read more…]

How Volatility Impacts Your Trades

How Volatility Impacts Your Trades

Historical Volatility, Implied Volatility, Vega and Beta — These are the cohorts working together to sabotage your trades before they even begin! For the informed trader however, they become instruments of profitability as you leverage the power of volatility to boost your earnings. I recently had lunch with Jim and Kara: a husband and wife trading duo. Their trading … [Read more…]

A New Kind of War

A New Kind of War

War.  It’s what countries and dynasties are made of.  As far as we can track history war has been a major part of our world. In the 20th century some world leaders thought we could end war.  WW I was intended to be the last war but as we all know WW II was just … [Read more…]

How Do I Pick a Good Stock?

How do I pick a good stock?

  This past week TSU celebrated our 6th birthday!  It has been an excellent 6 years and we are looking forward to many more birthdays to come. A few of us in the office were reflecting upon the last 6 years and discussing some of the more interesting things we have learned.  One of the … [Read more…]