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  • STTG Market Recap October 8, 2013

    posted to Trader Mike on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Tuesday was a rotten session for the bull case. Up through today there was at least a small subset of stocks that in general were relatively immune to the selling but today those were the hardest hit stocks. The S&P 500 fell 1.23% but the NASDAQ was torched

  • STTG Market Recap October 7, 2013

    posted to Trader Mike on Mon 7th Oct 13

    The market remains hostage to negotiations in D.C. Last Friday traders covered their shorts in anticipation of a potential weekend deal, as they did not want to be in front of what many expect to be a screaming rally once the can is kicked down the road, but

  • Managing Risk with Add-on Buys

    posted to Trader Mike on Sat 5th Oct 13

    When investing, it is often recommended to scale into a position, buying say half at first then adding on as the stock affirms its strength.While effective in theory, add-on buys can also be dangerous if risk is not controlled as you scale in.Add-on Buying

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  • STTG Market Recap October 8, 2013

    posted to Trader Mike on Tue 8th Oct 13

    Tuesday was a rotten session for the bull case. Up through today there was at least a small subset of stocks that in general were relatively immune to the selling but today those were the hardest hit stocks. The S&P 500 fell 1.23% but the NASDAQ was torched

  • STTG Market Recap October 7, 2013

    posted to Trader Mike on Mon 7th Oct 13

    The market remains hostage to negotiations in D.C. Last Friday traders covered their shorts in anticipation of a potential weekend deal, as they did not want to be in front of what many expect to be a screaming rally once the can is kicked down the road, but

  • Managing Risk with Add-on Buys

    posted to Trader Mike on Sat 5th Oct 13

    When investing, it is often recommended to scale into a position, buying say half at first then adding on as the stock affirms its strength.While effective in theory, add-on buys can also be dangerous if risk is not controlled as you scale in.Add-on Buying