What do You look for in a Trade?

or Register to post new content in the forum

 

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Jul 7, 2007 1:10 am

What are your criteria?


Do you trade on Earnings reports?


Charts, Trendlines, Stochastics?


I'm interested to see what some of you stock traders look for.

Jul 7, 2007 2:57 am

Here's one for you to chew on:


On the daily chart, like to see the 10 exp. moving average cross the 40 exp. moving average on the way up.


On a weekly chart, like to see the 13 exp. moving average cross the 85 exp. moving average on the way up.


Personally I have found that the 50/200 moving averages, which are widely used, get you in too late and out too early.


Take a look at some charts, you'll see what I mean.

Jul 7, 2007 9:24 pm

I only buy stocks that go up.

Jul 9, 2007 12:19 am

Now theres a good mentality

Jul 9, 2007 12:22 am

I wish it was that easy!