Momentum Trading and Swing Trading News

Cashin: Good chance the 'momentum selloff' is over
... one to end a selloff in momentum stocks. Cashin, UBS' director of floor operations at the NYSE, said traders watched several big vital signs from Tuesday's volatile trading session carry over into Wednesday' triple-digit gains on major stock market ...

Posted: April 17, 2014, 5:48 pm

Trade-Ideas: Allergan (AGN) Is Today's Momo Momentum Stock
For that reason, the holding period on momo momentum stocks must always be a primary consideration, and this part of the puzzle is ultimately at the discretion of each individual's risk tolerance and portfolio risk management skills. EXCLUSIVE OFFER ...

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Posted: April 16, 2014, 9:58 pm

BofA's stock swing following results explained: Pro
BofA's stock swing following results explained: Pro. Matthew J. Belvedere | @Matt_SquawkCNBC. Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:58 AM ET. Bank of America's 'noisy' Q1 results: Analyst. Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:15 AM ET. Anthony Polini ...

Posted: April 16, 2014, 9:09 pm

Treasury's GM stock sale would land a hedgie in prison: Macke
Yahoo Finance (blog)
By Jeff Macke 7 hours ago Breakout. 0 shares. Content preferences. Done. On December 9th of last year the U.S. Treasury sold its final 31.1 million shares of General Motors (GM) stock, coming just a year after Treasury announced plans to exit its 500 ...

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Posted: April 16, 2014, 2:13 am

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The chart above, from Deutsche Bank strategist Keith Parker, shows the extent to which fund positioning has helped fuel the recent decline in the stock market. "Performance ... Funds were loaded up on health care, consumer discretionary, and tech ...
THE BIG UNWIND: Here's How Hedge Funds Drove The Brutal NASDAQ SelloffBusiness Insider Australia

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Posted: April 14, 2014, 10:42 pm

Ignore Momentum Advice -- Buy Real Growth Stocks
If the company delivers, the stock price will follow suit. Look beyond the fastest growing companies. Since growth can occur anywhere, do not focus only on hot growth areas like technology (nor should we, for diversification reasons). For valuation ...

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Posted: April 11, 2014, 6:51 am

Why Momentum Stocks Are Tumbling Back to Earth
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In October, he noted that his stock price had “momentum-investor-fueled euphoria” behind it. Back then the stock was trading around $400. It climbed as high as $458 on March 6. But since then, the stock has dropped in 20 of the past 26 trading days as ...

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Posted: April 11, 2014, 3:42 am

Meet poster child for momentum stock selloff
If there's one thing traders have been watching to track the hot move into—and now the super fast move out of—momentum stocks, it's the IBB. The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF has been the tip of the arrow when it comes to trading momentum.

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Posted: April 11, 2014, 2:32 am

Yahoo News

Losses in 'Momentum' Stocks Are Snowballing
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In March, a number of top hedge funds turned in steep declines on soured bets on these momentum stocks. Among traditional stock mutual funds, dozens of small-growth style funds are nursing sharp losses over the past month, according to Morningstar.
Nasdaq takes a dive as momentum stocks coolUSA TODAY
Stocks end near lows: Nasdaq wipes out 2.5%, Dow dives
Momentum stocks sink; Nasdaq posts worst day since FebruaryYahoo News
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Posted: April 5, 2014, 2:32 am

In Frozen First Quarter, Turnarounds Rather Than Momentum Brought Biggest ...
As the first trading quarter of 2014 came to a close Monday afternoon it seemed on the surface that equity markets had been frozen along with the rest of the country. While January saw a 6% selloff, stocks bounced back to the start line in February and ...

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Posted: April 1, 2014, 9:30 pm


Stock Picks

Avoid this hedge fund's mid-cap stock picks
By analyzing the historical 13F filings of Blue Ridge Capital, managed by John Griffin , we estimate that his mid-cap stock picks (those with market caps between $10 and $20 billion) returned -0.05% a month between 1999 and 2012. This is worse than the ...

Posted: April 18, 2014, 12:06 am

Three top stock picks from Lightwater's Jerome Hass
The Globe and Mail
Jerome Hass is portfolio manager at Lightwater Partners. His focus is Canadian mid-large caps and long-short strategies. Top Picks: *Short * Veeva Systems (VEEV-NYSE). We started shorting Veeva at $30.67 (U.S.) on March 22, 2014, and have been ...

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Posted: April 17, 2014, 6:35 pm

Three top stock picks from ValueTrend's Keith Richards
The Globe and Mail
Keith Richards is portfolio manager at ValueTrend Wealth Management of Worldsource Securities. His focus is technical analysis. Top Picks: CASH. We are a little over 27-per-cent cash in the ValueTrend Managed Equity Platform, and have been for about ...

Posted: April 16, 2014, 7:16 pm

RBC's Gold Stock Picks for Asian Demand Growth
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The past year has been absolutely brutal for investors who want to own gold. After a long rise that coincided with record low interest rates in the United States and abroad, the precious metal peaked in September of 2011, and has been on a decline ever ...

Posted: April 15, 2014, 9:01 pm

Money Morning

Top Natural Gas Stock Picks to Strengthen Your Portfolio
Money Morning
... like triple-digit gains in just days - if you start with this strategy... To take advantage of the sector boom, here are some natural gas stock picks to get you started - they're companies involved with one of the most profitable regions for ...

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Posted: April 15, 2014, 3:43 am

Money managers give their healthiest stock picks
Money managers give their healthiest stock picks. Jeff Morganteen | @jmorganteen. Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 12:01 PM ET. Three transition plays for your portfolio. Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 8:44 AM ET. Martin Sass, MD Sass chairman & CEO, ...

Posted: April 11, 2014, 2:32 am

Stay clear of Steve Cohen's large-cap stock picks
By looking at the historical 13F filings of Steven Cohen 's SAC Capital, we calculate that his large-cap stock picks (those with market caps above $20 billion) returned, on average, 0.32% per month between 1999 and 2012. This is in-line with the 0.32% ...

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Posted: April 10, 2014, 11:23 pm

What stocks are hot? Top picks from CNBC guests...
Scott Black, Delphi Management president, shares his top three stock picks, including a bet on Berkshire Hathaway, America's energy boom and flash memory. Scott Black, the president and founder of Delphi Management, loves cheap stocks. Lucky for him ...

Posted: April 10, 2014, 8:09 pm

Top Stock Picks From an Index-Crushing Manager
Top Stock Picks From an Index-Crushing Manager. Jonathan Simon of JPMorgan is finding underpriced stocks among retailers, banks and big pharma. Email; Print; Comments; Order Reprints. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. LinkedIn. smaller; Larger. close ...

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Posted: March 27, 2014, 4:18 am

Wall Street Journal

Stock Picks From Intrepid Advisers
Wall Street Journal
Stock Picks From Intrepid Advisers. What Advisers Who Beat the Market During Both Bull and Bear Markets Are Recommending Now. Email; Print. Save ↓ More. Save to ↓ More. Save ↓ More. Saved ↓ More. Please log in or register for free to use Save This ...

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Posted: March 22, 2014, 3:11 am