How To Use Short-Term Trendlines To Locate Low-Risk Buy Entry Points

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On July 11, we bought Workday, Inc. ($WDAY) at $66.16. Now, less than a month later, the stock is trading above the $74 level (an unrealized share price gain of approx. 12% as of August 9).

In this educational trading strategy video, we clearly show you how we used short-term trend lines to help us locate the most ideal, low-risk entry point for that actual momentum swing trade buy entry into $WDAY. Learn how you can apply the same techniques to your trading analysis as well.

Press the play button to view the video below. For best clarity, view in full-screen HD mode by clicking the icon on the bottom right of the video player window:

Although we used an actual swing trade in $WDAY as our example in the video, our simple technique for using short-term trend lines to identify low-risk buy points can be used for any stock or ETF in a valid uptrend (click here to learn how we identify the strength of a trend).

Try it and let us know how it goes for you. It’s definitely a winning strategy for us.

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2 comments on “How To Use Short-Term Trendlines To Locate Low-Risk Buy Entry Points

  1. Excellent Article! I like to use a 50EMA on any time frame as a “dynamic” trend line. I find that works very well in conjunction with my harmonic fibonacci support and resistance levels for excellent confluence to locate low-risk buying opportunities in an uptrend and short selling opportunities in a downtrend. Checkout this recent post of these methods that yielded an awesome low-risk / high reward trade on the 30 Year US Bond Futures in today’s trading session Let’s keep in touch. I really enjoy the quality work on your site!

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