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How to Stay With Your Trend

Gordon Scott | Equities.com |

Anyone who has been trading or investing for a little while quickly comes to this realization: knowing when to exit the trade is just as important as knowing when to get in to a trade.  In truth


Jobs Stimulus Plan Fails to Stimulate China Stocks

Gene Linn | Equities.com |

China stocks in Hong Kong opened higher after President Barack Obama proposed a US$445-billion job stimulus package. Investors considered the news "moderately positive" because the amount was


"To the Cliff!"

Mike Turner | Equities.com |

There is a scene in the movie, "300", where the Spartan king, Leonidas is in an epic battle and commands his small army to push forward, forcing the enemy to back up toward a cliff. In this scene,


How to Make Weak Hands Strong

Gordon Scott | Equities.com |

A time-honored adage in the investing world says that when markets bottom out, money changes hands. The thinking goes along the lines that the weak hands panic and sell when the strong hands move


Is the Risk Trade ON... or... OFF?

Mike Turner | Equities.com |

In the stock market... risk is NEVER off...Below are some interesting and, in some cases, somewhat disturbing 'factoids': Every time the GDP has dropped more than 2% in one year, our country has


Stocks Bounce on Relief Rally Overseas

Scott Redler | Equities.com |

Overseas stocks rally in early trading on preliminary data that China’s output for August increased to 49.8 from 49.3 in July. China's Shanghai Composite rallied 1.5% on the news while the MSCI


Timing to Perfection...

Mike Turner | Equities.com |

Over the past 30 days, the market has plummeted through support after support after support, technically. This weekend, the pundits are all but screaming we are either in or will soon be in


The Blind Salamander Syndrome and Other Conundrums...

Mike Turner | Equities.com |

When you define the term, "Whipsaw", you could just point to the swings in the market this past week as the prototypical definition of the term. When I told you in last week's letter to expect


Buying or Shorting Opportunity... or Both?

Mike Turner | Equities.com |

Earlier in the day, last Friday (before the big meltdown) we put 10% of our money into a 2x short ETF and also put about 10% (in my managed accounts) into long silver positions. Earlier in the


Buying or Shorting Opportunity... or Both?

Mike Turner | Equities.com |

Earlier in the day, last Friday (before the big meltdown) we put 10% of our money into a 2x short ETF and also put about 10% (in my managed accounts) into long silver positions. Earlier in the


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