How to Trade the Parabolic Stop and Reverse (SAR)

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Always Keep Your Eyes Open for Moving Average Crossovers

By now, you’re well aware of how to find trends using simple moving averages, such as the 50- and 200-day moving averages.   But you should also know how to potentially spot when a trend could stop dead in its tracks, or birth a new trend.

All we have to do is wait for a crossover to do so.

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The Best Time to Buy a Stock on a Pullback

Buy respected stocks that every one temporarily hates. 

That’s as close as we’ll ever get to the “Holy Grail” of trading advice. In fact, it’s the same advice you’re likely to receive from Warren Buffett, Baron Rothschild, and Sir John Templeton who bought excessive fear.

The only difference between them and myself – besides the gobs of money – is that fact that I don’t just rely on fundamental analysis. I also rely on technical pivot points. 

To this date, Buffett still doesn’t believe technical analysis is worth his time. But I’m not about to argue with a man worth $74.8 billion. 

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A Closer Look at Why Defense ETFs are Worth Every Penny

One of the best ways to diversify at less cost is with an ETF.

In late September 2017, most defense names became very expensive.

  • Raytheon (RTN) was up to $185
  • Boeing (BA) traded at $256
  • General Dynamics (GD) was at $205
  • Northrop Grumman (NOC) was at $282
  • United Technologies (UTX) was at $114

If I wanted to own just 10 shares of each, it’d cost me $10,420.

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How to Capitalize on the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been one of the hottest buzzwords for years.

And it’s quickly changing the way we live, work, and play.

The IoT, or the connection of formerly unconnected things to the Internet is changing the way we do just about everything. If you’ve ever heard of the Apple Watch or Internet-connected Fit Bit tracker, you’re familiar with it. Or maybe you’ve heard of Google Home or the Amazon Echo, both of which use virtual assistants to order things online, connect to door locks, lights and even home security systems.

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Three of the Top Healthcare ETFs to Watch

After slumping in 2016, the health care sector looks to have been resuscitated in 2017. The S&P Healthcare Sector Index for example is up 21% in the first 10 months of the year, as compared to just 14% for the S&P 500.

The Health Care Select Sector (XLV) ETF is up 22%.

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How to Draw Your Trend Lines

The trend is the most important concept in technical analysis.

Its strength or weakness can dictate the overall direction of your favorite stock or index. Potential uptrends can be characterized by a series of higher highs. Potential downtrends can be characterized by lower lows.

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