The Importance of Spotting Support and Resistance

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Finding Opportunities in Low-Cost Stocks


We've all been there.

We kick ourselves for not buying Amazon.com (AMZN) at $7 a share, only to watch it explode to nearly $1,000 by 2017.  We question our sanity for not buying Facebook (FB) at $20, only to watch it pop to $152.  We get upset for not buying Netflix (NFLX) at $9, only to watch it move to a high of $162.

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What You Need to Know About Defense ETFs


They’re some of the hottest trades on the market.

Nearly every defense ETF Exploded higher after Trump inked a weapons deal with the Saudis worth nearly $350 billion over the next 10 years.  Nearly every one ran even higher after Donald Trump asked for approval on a $668 billion defense budget, too.

 

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How to Always Spot an Irrational Herd


In 2005, 450 sheep jumped off a cliff.

Then, another 1,500 followed for no apparent reason to sudden death.  Sadly, this same scenario plays out just like this all the time on the Street.  We just want to follow every one else, never questioning the rationale of the trade. 

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Why Technical Analysis Works So Well


Traders are often told to ignore the art of technical analysis.

“Technical analysis is fundamentally flawed,” says Forbes.

“I realized technical analysis didn’t work when I turned the charts upside down and didn’t get a different answer,” noted Warren Buffett.

 

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The South Sea Bubble: What We Can Learn from Irrationality


Sir Isaac Newton was one of the brightest minds in history.

He’s well known for his discovery of the laws of gravity and motion, and for having developed calculus, optics, a reflecting telescope, a great deal of other contributions in the field of mathematics.

Unfortunately, he wasn’t such a bright investor.

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China Stocks: How to Spot the Birth of a Boom


A lot of traders think of themselves as contrarians.

Unfortunately, when it comes time to pull the trigger on a contrarian bet, they freeze.  They can’t do it.  Fear rules the roost. 

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