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PivotBoss
Austin, TX
Author of the book Secrets of a Pivot Boss. Founder of PivotBoss.com
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While I typically write forward-looking commentary and analysis, I wanted to write a piece that showed the anatomy of a trade in 5 simple steps, essentially tying together all the various aspects of the education that I teach. Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at Traders' Library Blog
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Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. has enjoyed a nice four-month bull trend, and could be on the verge of another surge higher. Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2013 at Traders' Library Blog
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Heating Oil futures have been on the move, but now the commodity is sitting just below significant resistance. Here's more… Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at Traders' Library Blog
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The E-Mini S&P 400 has developed one of my favorite trading setups, which means this E-Mini could be ready for a significant breakout opportunity. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2013 at Traders' Library Blog
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Starwood Hotels & Resorts (HOT) is testing significant resistance, and could be on the verge of a major move ahead. Here's why… Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2013 at Traders' Library Blog
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After a few weeks of range bound activity, the E-Mini NASDAQ 100 seems poised for a major breakout opportunity. Here's why… Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2013 at Traders' Library Blog
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Here's my 2013 market outlook for the S&P 500, wherein I discuss medium and long term analysis, and reveal why I believe it's time to begin preparing for a potentially large correction ahead. Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2013 at Traders' Library Blog
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The E-Mini NASDAQ 100 has been coiling within a rather tight range over the last two months, which could pave the way to an impressive breakout soon. Here's why... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The E-Mini S&P 400 was rejected at stern resistance for the second consecutive session today, which forecasts additional selling pressure ahead. Here's why.. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The E-Mini NASDAQ 100 got an impressive breakout in Thursday's market, and broke free from the downtrending channel. Yesterday's breakout could mean more strength Friday. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The E-Mini S&P 400 futures contract (EMDZ2) closed Thursday's session within the boundaries of a two-day range that could be the catalyst for the next major breakout opportunity. Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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Research In Motion, Ltd. (RIMM) has been moving lower within a severe downtrend as of late, paving the way for several "sell the rip" opportunities. However, RIMM is currently coiling at resistance, which indicates a breakout is ahead…but which way? Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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Apple, Inc. (AAPL) has been incredibly bullish during the current 4-year rally, offering amazing buying opportunities along the way. The current pull-back could be one of those buying opportunities. Here's why... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The E-Mini NASDAQ 100 was not able to sustain the bullish breakout Monday morning, which led to weakness the rest of the session. Here are five reasons why the NQ is likely headed lower in the days ahead. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The chart pattern du jour is the Inside Day, which could make for an exciting beginning to October (and Q4 of 2012!). Here's more… Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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Now that the Dow Jones ($DJI) got the breakout from the narrow price range we forecasted in our Monday analysis, here's how we'll be playing a potential down move Wednesday. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) continues to hold at highs above the 13,330 resistance level, suggesting further strength ahead. However, recent price activity suggests a breakout in either direction from the current range could spark the next short term move. Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The S&P MidCap 400 looks poised for a major breakout ahead - one that could be felt through the end of the year and beyond. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The CBOE Market Volatility Index ($VIX) is currently sitting just above critical long term support, which has held since 2007. A bounce off this level could lead to a broader market decline. Here's more.. Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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Apple, Inc. (AAPL) got a major breakout today after forming a very tight 5-day range last week. Monday's breakout could spark a solid multi-day advance in the days ahead. Here are the levels to watch for entries and targets. Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
The Dow Jones Industrial Average appears poised for a major breakout opportunity in the days ahead. Here's the pattern to watch.. Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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Natural Gas has traded within a very narrow 4-day range that could forecast the next major breakout opportunity in this commodity. Here's the setup and targets to watch.. Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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The E-Mini S&P 500 has traded back and forth within the boundaries of a well-developed, uptrending channel over the last two months. Another drop within the channel could easily push price to these key targets. Here's more.. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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While setups and entries usually get the most glamour among traders, professionals know a big part of trading is how or where you exit your trades. Traders often ask me how I identify targets for my intraday trades. I routinely respond with "ADR targets". Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog
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It's no secret that trading is extremely difficult. In fact, trading can be frustratingly difficult for the 90% of traders who strive to reach the seemingly untouchable goal of consistent profitability. However, in order to achieve the success of professional traders, you must study the habits and traits of professional traders. In essence, you must emulate the Pros in order to one day become a Pro. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at Traders' Library Blog