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Last week’s bearish price action caused the main stock market indexes to plunge through major levels of technical price support, including key moving averages and prior “swing lows.” Now, those technical levels of prior price support will act as the new levels of price resistance on any rally attempt. This is because the most basic tenet […]

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Going into today, we are targeting two more ETFs for potential swing trade entry. The first is ProShares UltraShort Financials ($SKF), which is another trend reversal play of a “short ETF.” After forming a month-long base near its multi-year lows, the ETF recently formed a “higher low,” then broke out above intermediate-term resistance of its […]

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In our “members only” Live Q&A webinars and via e-mail, we regularly receive questions from subscribers of our swing trading service who are focused on learning our stock trading strategy. On occasions when we feel the answer is of significant educational value to readers of this trading blog, we share the question and answer here. Yesterday (November […]

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Despite yesterday’s (November 7) sharp losses in the broad market, the model ETF trading portfolio of our newsletter had a great day. We are currently holding four open ETF positions, three of which we were already holding going into yesterday, while the fourth ETF triggered for buy entry on yesterday’s open. Because we have been […]

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Going into today, we’re stalking a new potential ETF buy entry in Market Vectors Coal ETF ($KOL). After being in downtrend from April 2011 until September 2012, KOL is now setting up as a short-term, momentum-based bullish trend reversal play. On the daily chart below, notice that the 20 day moving averages recently crossed above […]

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After just a one-day bounce off its lows on November 1, the Nasdaq 100 Index ($NDX) plunged right back down to pivotal, long-term support of its 200-day moving average just one day later. Why is the Nasdaq displaying such relative weakness to the rest of the major indices? Blame it in no small part on […]

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The Direxion 30-year Treasury Bull 3X ETF ($TMF), an index that tracks the performance of long-term US government T-bonds, has been in a long-term uptrend since February of 2011, but has been in an intermediate-term downtrend (correction) off its highs since July of 2012. Now, it appears as though TMF is setting up to break […]

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On October 25, we summarized our basic strategy for finding the best entry points for short selling stocks and ETFs. It was the first time we had discussed our swing trading strategy for the short side of the market in quite a while because our market timing model only shifted to a new “sell” signal […]

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