A Consolidation Trade ($TDC)

During SMB’s most recent The PlayBook Checkup with Bella we discuss: A Consolidation Trade ($TDC). This is a basic intraday technical analysis pattern that every developing trader should learn. We discuss: Who cares what $MS thinks about $TDC and how this should affect your trading? A 52-week high is more important than an intraday high in $SPY A news pattern … Read More

Trading Lesson: Fade Trade—$TSLA

Tesla has demonstrated itself to be one of the very best short term trading vehicles in 2013 (no pun intended). After putting in an all time high above 190 it has presented numerous setups on both the long and short side. READING THE TAPE This trade began as a “pattern recognition” trade but morphed into a “tape trade” as there … Read More

Stock Manipulation: Profit From Others’ Duplicity

A common refrain I hear from various commentators is the “market is rigged” and therefore it is hopeless to make a living actively trading or investing. In this video I discuss two recent situations where I suspected there was trading activity based on “insider information” or advance knowledge of potential large moves and how to trade these scenarios as a … Read More

Trading Lesson: 2nd Day Trade—$ADBE

Adobe (ADBE) announced their earnings recently and the stock had a big change in price the following day. The stock had heavy volume, which is something I look for to setup a trade for the next trading session. This is one of the easier trades we teach in our training program and it’s called “2nd Day Plays”. After a stock has some type … Read More

Can You Momentum Trade Oil Like Our Trainee?

Our trainee Petr takes a momentum trade in the WTI cdf and makes 5:1 RR. Can you trade like this? Subscribe: http://bit.ly/utraderyt Help me write my book: http://www.unconventionaltrader.com Training Info: http://www.bit.ly/smbhome My analysis on TradingView.com: http://bit.ly/tviewprfle Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/marcpmarkets Webinar and Trade Review Archive: http://bit.ly/archpge Marc Principato, CMT Risk Disclaimer *No Relevant Positions Please follow and like us:

The VWAP Trade ($AFSI)

During SMBU’s most recent The PlayBook Checkup with Bella we discussed: Consolidation Below VWAP-Oversold Stock with Morning Pop. This trade will introduce you to VWAP as an indicator for short-term trading. We discuss how to determine your risk for A+, B, and feeler traders. The principle of The Uncertainty Trade is explained. We hope you enjoy the video of this … Read More

All Hedging is Not Created Equal

In this post I will show you a strategy that can be long and short financials at the same time and end profitably. The concept is based on pairing instruments that have different natures. The nature of leveraged instruments is to increase the impact of one-way movements. The nature of unlevered broad-based indexes/funds tends to have more reversion and overlapping … Read More

The Breakout Trade ($HIMX)

During our latest edition of The PlayBook Checkup with Bella, we discussed a Breakout Trade. This is a wonderful trade to add to your trading PlayBook. The key for this trade is to make sure you are trading off of important technical levels and not levels you “made up” as significant. With this trade, we show a truly significant technical … Read More