The Windstream Holdings stock holds negative signals. Therefore, all hold a negative evaluation of this stock. buy: 200 at 1.87 Stop loss: 1.47 Target: 2.77 I buy because even though it has a low winning percentage but reward is high. Bonus: Windstream’s buyback program could repurchase 22% of the company’s total market cap.

New Year Resolutions For A Trader

Happy New Year to all Have a Risk Management Plan: how much can I afford to loose in a trade? A month? I stop trading if I go over the limit in a month. Learn a trading strategy: without learning, no one can earn. Get comfortable with loosers: small loosers and big winners make you big money. Loosing trades are part of the business. Just like tax, no trader can avoid it. I sometimes let loosers run. They wipe out…

IB vs tradestation

It has been years since I migrated from Tradestation to IB, never looked back. 1, Tradestation Fills? heavy slippage 2, Tradestation Lagging data in fast markets 3, Tradestation Had a phantom order execute. TS showed I was in an active position I DID NOT execute, contacted Customer Service to confirm account status and go FLAT any position. Response was bone chilling: “WE DO NOT KNOW WHAT YOUR POSITION IS, CALL BACK DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS” that was >4 hours away….…

Nucor Corporation

ticket symbol : nue stop:53 target: 60 or more Jim cramer was pounding the table ‘buy’, ‘buy’ yesterday. It got my attention. Why not? the risk/reward ratio is good. This is a counter-trend trade. It fits my mentality. I like to trade counter trend even though the winning percentage is low. Steel Stocks are money losers for a long time.

New “T+2” Settlement Cycle

The new “T+2” settlement cycle will apply to all applicable securities transactions occurring on or after September 5, 2017. Under the new market-wide “T+2” settlement cycle, most securities transactions will now settle in two business days of their transaction date.  For example, if you sell shares of ABC stock on Monday, the transaction would settle on Wednesday.  If you have a margin account, contact your broker to see how the “T+2” settlement cycle might affect your margin agreement.


buy if breaks 6.85 stop loss: 6.25 target: 8 or more I haven’t paid attention much about the weather, fundamental of natural gas. This chart looks good for risk/reward. I trade this for fun. If i loose, i’m going to loose .6/share. 100 shares is 60usd. If it loose 60usd, i’m not going to loose any sleep. close position here: it’s moving slowly. counter trend has to move quick for me to hold strong.

investing using the Robinhood app

Robinhood lowers the costs of learning to trade stocks since you aren’t paying commission.  Robinhood is one of the newest and hottest brokerage firms. It’s a commission-free trading broker. It bills itself as the future of trading – with $0 trades, a fancy smartphone app, and lots of fancy investment-backers that would make it the envy of any Wall Street firm. As a beginner investor, chances are all you’re doing is buying and selling. You probably also do this ‘more often’ than regular…

Using Gold To Hedge Korea War Risk?

In a note on the role of gold as a “geopolitical hedge of last resort“, Goldman chief commodities strategist, Jeff Currie, writes that while it is tempting to blame the rally in gold prices on recent events in North Korea – which have certainly helped create a bid in gold – they only explain a fraction, or ~$15/oz of the more than $100/oz rally since mid-July. “Although events in North Korea are very serious, the lack of a large North…

Stock Market Bears Are Hiding

Markets are liking the fact that earnings are coming in strong. Confidence is up and markets are seeing inflows. Are there any bears left? Looking at the stock market these days it would be easy to come away with the opinion that it’s nothing short of full-blown exuberance.

Bitcoin: Fake Securities ?

Bitcoin has been blessed by a federal regulatory agency in Washington. On Monday, a bitcoin options exchange called LedgerX won approval from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to clear bitcoin options, making it the first U.S. federally regulated platform of its kind, reports The Wall Street Journal. Less than 24 hours after the CFTC announcement, the Securities and Exchange Commission has declared that “tokens” such as bitcoin can be considered securities, and therefore, may be need to be registered unless…