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20 Rules For The Master Swing Trader

Posted on July 12, 2009 at 9:00 AM

Swing trading can be a great way to profit from market upswings and downswings,

but as I've always said, it's not easy. Mastering the swing-trading techniques takes

time and effort. To help get you started, I am giving you 20 Rules to think about as

you begin - and ultimately master - swing trading.


Rule 1: If you have to look, it isn't there.

Forget your college degree and trust your i...

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Posted on July 11, 2009 at 9:00 AM

The Experts.

1. There are manyways to select such stocks, but I prefer to integrate fundamental and technical analysis in my selection process. One such fundamental screen is as follows. Use a fundamental database screening program to perform this system.


A.  Trailing 12-month earnings per share in top 30%, then

B.  12-month price increase in the top 30% of remaining stocks, then

C.  Most ...

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Posted on July 10, 2009 at 9:00 AM

Most people seem to have as much trouble controlling weight as they do selecting winning stocks. So each letter in the C-A-N S-L-I-M slogan stands for one of the seven basic fundamentals of selecting outstanding stocks. If most successful stocks exhibit these seven common characteristics at early emerging growth stages, these basics are worth learning. Here is the formula. Repeat it several times until you can recall and use it easily.


C = Current quarterly earn...

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Intermarket Analysis

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 9:00 AM

Over the past few decades, when the financial markets were less volatile and tended to trade independently of one another, single-market methods of analysis were the mainstay of technical analysis and rightfully so. However, at this juncture, a narrow characterization of the markets, with its focus (if not preoccupation) on the inward analysis of each individual market, is much too limited. Traders need to expand their perspective to take into consideration external factors that a...

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18 Common Mistakes Most Investors Make

Posted on July 9, 2009 at 9:00 AM

Rnute Rockne, the famous Notre Dame football coach, used to say, "The way to succeed is to build up your weaknesses until they become your strengths." The reason the rank and file either lose money or achieve embarrassing results is because they simply make too many mistakes.


Over a period of 35 years, I have dealt with or known thousands of individual risk takers, all the way from green beginners and amateurs to the most knowledgeable and successful professiona...

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