Trade Ideas Blog

Mailbag: Running Alert Descriptions

December 9, 2005

Here is a recent question we received via email that at first glance seemed simple, but it’s a question that…

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Scan: 8-Day or Longer Consolidation

December 8, 2005

Read the latest from our blogroll or “Round-Up” section to the right and you’ll see there’s plenty of positions to…

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Scottrade Makes It Official: Press Release

December 7, 2005

This is an update from our previous post about Scottrade’s active traders using the Scottrade ELITE platform. Scottrade officially announced…

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Scan: 20-Day Winners by Volatility

December 5, 2005

We publish a series of free, end-of-day scans that are meant to attract new potential subscribers to our realtime service.…

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Trade-Ideas: In Your Town

December 4, 2005

Here is the latest update on upcoming, business related travel plans for key personnel of the company. If your city…

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Strategy Session: OOPS Swing Pattern

November 30, 2005

This strategy session revisits a set-up devised awhile ago that I’ve picked up again and revised to better model the…

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Scans: Know What’s Coming

November 29, 2005

The Bottom Line:Know in advance what the alert windows will show. That’s the benefit of our end-of-day scans. Description:We publish…

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Special Invitation

November 28, 2005

If you are reading this and will be in Las Vegas the week of December 13th, we’d like to invite…

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Strategy Session: Dummies

November 25, 2005

Background:A few weeks ago a subscriber introduced me to “the Dummy” strategy and asked how it might be modeled in…

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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2005

We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving and urge everyone to walk off the big meal with a little exercise. I…

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How films have influenced our view of the stock market 

Written by Katie Gomez As we were growing up, we absorbed a lot of information from the news and entertainment…

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Does the Chart Confirm the Story? Are You Wrong, or Are You Just Early?

Written by Katie Gomez Most investors have stories behind an investment. Many people come to the stock market because they…

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The importance of understanding orders: learning to invest with intention

Written by Katie Gomez When you make the transition from investing to trading, there are certain things you have to…

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Trade Ideas automatic scanner makes trading more visually appealing; Keeping your eye on the prize has never been easier

Written by Katie Gomez Many people believe there are good and bad days, boring days, and exciting days in the…

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How to make Trading more Doable: Compartmentalize your trading journey

Written by Katie Gomez We live in a generation of information overload.  We are inundated with an unlimited pool of…

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Tricks of the trade, for when things don’t go your way: How to deal with market downturns

Written by Katie Gomez If there were a song that could embody the life of a stock market investor or…

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Learning to invest with confidence: Proven strategies to help beat the stock market

Written by Katie Gomez Confidence is something that can take a while for investors and traders to build. The stock…

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Don’t Chase the High, Wait for the Pullbacks

Written By Katie Gomez New traders can be seduced by the adrenaline rush and glamor of winning the game. However…

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How Traders Can Use RSI to Discover New Opportunities

By Katie Gomez The best traders know never to judge a trade based on first appearances because there is usually…

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How to let your Winners Run

Written by Katie Gomez As a trader, you have probably heard the phrase, “let your winners run,” or some iteration…

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