Momentum Trading and Swing Trading News

Intuit (INTU) Is Today's Momo Momentum Stock
Technical analysts and traders frequently find that the factors referenced above tend to create a temporary burst of strong wind in a stock's sail. Nevertheless, all successful traders must excel at maximizing gains while keeping losses to an absolute ...

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Posted: November 28, 2014, 11:34 pm

Can CME Keep Up Trading Momentum?
In its recent earnings, CME Group witnessed 7% annual growth in clearing and transaction fee revenues, with trading activity rising for interest rate and foreign exchange derivatives during the quarter. Keeping up the trend of the quarter ending ...

Posted: November 28, 2014, 9:48 pm

Daniels Trading

Trading Today's Breakout Setup in EMini S&P Futures
Daniels Trading
In last night's Swing Trader's Insight, the eMini S&P futures were identified as a breakout setup- Monday was an inside and NR4 day. This setup tells us to look for a potential breakout move (a relatively ... (This was in contrast to a standard ...

Posted: November 27, 2014, 9:46 am

What to look for when trading a breakout
Trading a market breakout involves executing a trade when the market price breaks out of an established trading range. Such a range can comprise a Rectangle chart pattern or any one of the Triangle family of chart patterns (Symmetrical, Ascending or ...

Posted: November 27, 2014, 8:55 am

Bidness ETC

Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Invalidation of Platinum's Breakout
Gold Seek
Briefly: In our opinion no speculative positions are currently justified from the risk/reward perspective. Yesterday was a day when the precious metals market took a breather, but it's not true that nothing changed at all. Friday's breakout in platinum ...
US Dollar Near Top? Gold and Silver Trading, Platinum Breakout InvalidationThe Market Oracle

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Posted: November 26, 2014, 12:09 am

Forex Technical Trading: USDJPY reasserts the bullish momentum
ForexLive (blog)
The USDJPY is trading back above a trend line that has alternated from resistance to support over the last few weeks (see blue circles in the chart below). The pair technically has also solidified the 100 hour MA (blue line in the chart below) as a key ...

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Posted: November 25, 2014, 9:36 pm


Marathon stock momentum, confidence flash caution
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Stock prices retain unusual momentum and investor confidence is high heading into a holiday-shortened week, but winded bulls may be ready for a rest, market observers say. With the Federal Reserve no longer adding assets ...

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Posted: November 24, 2014, 12:05 am

South China Morning Post (subscription)

Shanghai-Hong Kong stock link programme fails to sustain momentum
South China Morning Post (subscription)
Trading patterns on the second day of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme suggest short-term investors, including hedge funds, are the early movers in the market tie-up. Hong Kong and international investors yesterday took up 4.85 billion yuan ...

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Posted: November 19, 2014, 4:34 pm

The Two-Step Momentum Reversal Trading Plan
Markets, like the rest of the world, are subject to the law of cause and effect. What many traders question is whether price is the cause or the effect? The concept of momentum divergence would show that price is indeed the effect and momentum, and to ...

Posted: November 15, 2014, 3:02 am

How to Pinpoint Stocks' Momentum
One of the most popular methods is evaluating the stocks' relative strength, which forms the basis for numerous momentum-trading strategies. After October's volatility, even buy-and-hold investors should be aware of how their stocks stack up against ...

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Posted: November 10, 2014, 10:00 am


Stock Picks

Today's Top 5 Stock Picks: Brocade, H&E Equipment and Other Rock Solid ...
Barron's (blog)
After the Russell 2000 Index jumped more than 35% in 2013, Chris Beck, manager of the Delaware Small Cap Value Fund (ticker: DEVLX) lowered his expectations. “We knew it couldn't be duplicated. “ he says, “Last year most of the returns we had were from ...

Posted: November 26, 2014, 11:47 pm

David Herro's 4 International Stock Picks of Q3
David Herro (Trades, Portfolio) (Trades, Portfolio) leads Oakmark's International Fund, which declined 1 percent in the year's first three quarters, underperforming the MSCI World ex U. S Index's 5 percent gain. Since inception though the fund has ...

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Posted: November 26, 2014, 1:42 pm

This Week#39;s Value Stock Picks: (ACCO) (ASGN) - Nov 24, 2014
Tracey Ryniec, Value Stock Strategist at Zacks Investment Research, discusses two stocks that might be worth a closer look by investors: ACCO Brands (ACCO - Snapshot Report) and On Assignment , Inc. (ASGN - Snapshot Report). In this expensive stock ...

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Posted: November 26, 2014, 2:35 am

Motley Fool

Here's My Favorite Stock for 2015
Motley Fool
We asked three Motley Fool contributors to present their best tech stock picks for 2015. From the turnaround potential of Sprint (NYSE: S ) to the unstoppable steamrollers you know as Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG ) (NASDAQ: ...

Posted: November 26, 2014, 12:49 am

Jim Cramer's Top Stock Picks: MMM UNH CELG AMZN HD ALKS PPG
3M (MMM) , UnitedHealth Group (UNH) and Celgene (CELG) : Cramer said he remains a fan of all three of these stocks as they continue to power higher. 1 of 5. Check Out Our Best Services for Investors. Action Alerts PLUS. Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link ...

Posted: November 19, 2014, 7:02 pm

Analyst's 5 Top Retail Stock Picks for the Holiday Shopping Season
24/7 Wall St.
It is almost hard to believe that the busy holiday season is right around the corner. With Thanksgiving falling very late this year, the actual shopping days between then and Christmas is five fewer than when the holiday fell early in 2012. For ...

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Posted: November 18, 2014, 11:00 pm

7 Analyst Stock Picks Under $10 With Massive Upside Calls
24/7 Wall St.
The bull market is back in full swing and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500 are effectively right at all-time highs again. Even during the October panic pullback, investors proved over and over that they would buy quality stocks that ...

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Posted: November 15, 2014, 10:22 pm


Regis Philbin names his favorite stock picks
Fresh from his hedge fund internship, famed talk show host Regis Philbin returned to the CNBC "Fast Money" set on Thursday to share his latest stock picks. "I've gotten involved with Alibaba," he said. "I bought it in its $80s. It hit $111 today ...

Posted: November 7, 2014, 8:01 am


Contrarian fund manager's top 3 stock picks
Ignoring the hottest stocks around, one contrarian portfolio manager said Friday that he sees value in three stocks. Dan Kozlowski, who oversees the Janus Contrarian Fund with $4.16 billion in assets, said that his focus was on "underfollowed, ...

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Posted: November 1, 2014, 2:17 am

Tech fund manager's top 3 stock picks
Three dot-com stocks have plenty of upside ahead, Ken Allen of T. Rowe Price said Thursday. Atop his list is, whose stock sank last week after a worse-than-expected loss in its most recent quarter. "I think investors are pretty frustrated ...

Posted: October 31, 2014, 2:07 am