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Hedging ‘Dull’ Action

Hey 5-Star Trader, There are many popular expressions describing the market. You have heard me say “Sell in May and go away,” and “buy the rumor, sell the news,” but today I want to talk about the saying “never short a dull market.”   What exactly is a “dull” market? When people call a market … Read more

Low Effort Profits

Hey 5-Star Trader,    “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, … Read more

Explosive Small, Mid Caps?

Hey 5-Star Trader, There are many ways to look at the market. You can compartmentalize it by breaking it down into sectors or compare the different indexes to judge its sentiment. But what if you want to compare the overall health and consistencies of one company to another? Knowing which sector they are in won’t … Read more

‘24/hr’ UNH Trade

Hey 5-Star Trader,   “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, … Read more

Why Cloud Computing?

Hey 5-Star Trader, In the world we live in today everyone is connected to technology in one way or another. Teachers have relied upon online learning throughout the pandemic, doctors use machinery to monitor their patients, and even you and I rely on technology to bring us together. But with technology ever expanding, how do … Read more

‘Sweet’ Trade, Two Exits

Hey 5-Star Trader, “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more

No Momentum Bears Caution…

Hey 5-Star Trader,  Recently the Nasdaq hit a new, key psychological target of 15,000. While this is notable news, I’m still cautious. Instead of buying options contracts right now, I’m buying stock. Here’s why: Slow to reach the highs The Nasdaq reached new all-time highs, but it was a slow crawl to get to where … Read more

QQQ Entry But No Exit?

Hey 5-Star Trader, “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more

Cautious Market Conditions

Hey 5-Star Trader, Last month the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) held one of their scheduled meetings and yesterday their minutes were finally released. In a typical fashion, such news always has an implication on the market. So what do we do now? Typically, directly after their meeting, I expect the market to experience back-and-forth … Read more

UHN Looks Good, Then Gaps Down

Hey 5-Star Trader, “Tuesday Trade” Journal: One of the most important concepts in trading is to review your work, and learn from the good and the bad. Identifying what is working is critical — to do more of it. So, to lead by example, each Tuesday, you’ll get a trade from my trading journal, in … Read more