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Last month, we netted an 11% gain on a swing trade in LinkedIn Corp ($LNKD), which we held for approximately two weeks (15 trading days). In this trading education article, we explain exactly how we did it by reviewing the annotated technical chart pattern that prompted us to enter the trade, then concluding by explaining […]

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Solar energy stocks have made a comeback over the past few months, with First Solar ($FSLR) leading the way. SolarCity ($SCTY), MEMC Electronic Materials ($WFR), and JinkoSolar Holding ($JKS) have been exploding higher as well. The Guggenheim Solar ETF ($TAN), which is heavily weighted in leading solar stocks from the United States and China, has […]

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We continue to monitor iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund ($FXI) for a low-risk pullback trade swing trade entry point. On the weekly chart of $FXI below, notice the price has just clipped intermediate-term support of its 10-week moving average, which is basically the same as the 50-day moving average on a daily chart: The […]

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After breaking out from a tight, seven-month long base of consolidation, the Guggenheim Shipping ETF ($SEA) has pulled back over the past few weeks to near-term support of its 20-day exponential moving average. The longer-term weekly chart below details the prior base of consolidation from which $SEA broke out above (around $16): Drilling down to […]

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In this January 30 article on our swing trading blog, we touched on a key psychological element of how to make consistent trading profits. Specifically, the article addressed the importance of trend trading in the same direction as the overall market trend, and continuing trading on that side of the trend as long as the […]

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When a stock market is in runaway uptrend mode and refuses to pull back substantially, most investors and traders think, “I am not buying stocks at this level; I’ll just wait for a pullback.” Eventually that pullback will come, but often only after a multi-month advance has passed. This is why, in strongly uptrending markets, […]

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Going into this week, we have one new technical ETF swing trade setup on our watch list, which is another international ETF was a bullish chart pattern. The iShares MSCI Singapore Index Fund ($EWS) has been exhibiting tight, sideways price action over the past six weeks, near its prior highs and just above the $13.50 […]

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