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Dr. Thomas K. Carr (aka “Dr Stoxx”) is the Founder of (formerly “Befriend the Trend Trading”). He holds M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees from the University of Oxford. For 16 years he was a tenured professor and department chair. He currently is a fulltime trader, market analyst, trading... More
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  • 3 Charts Poised For Breakout

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    There is an old saying among traders, and the older I get, the truer I believe it to be. It goes something like this:


    What this means is that, despite the many hours spent analyzing technical indicators and fundamental metrics, in the end the only thing that will determine whether or not your position will make money is the stock price. Get that right, and you can make money in the markets. Get it wrong, even if you get everything else right, and you'll lose money.

    With that in mind, I want to highlight 3 charts of stocks that are poised to see a significant move in price. Two of these are expected to rise in price. One is expected to fall in price.

    1. BDSI (Biodelivery Sciences)

    BDSI has been in a significant downtrend ever since announcing disappointing clinical trial news back in March. Shares seem to have hit a bottom, however, for we now see two higher lows on the chart below (one in late October, and one earlier this month). The current rally has now reached the 50sma and the upper channel line. If BDSI can close above these levels, we'd have our breakout.

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    2. ADSK (Autodesk Software)

    ADSK has been reporting stronger and stronger earnings on its new 3D graphics software, and just two weeks ago reported record earnings and raised guidance. Currently shares are coiling up just under new alltime highs. A close over $64/65 would constitute a major breakout move and likely see further upside.

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    3. XPO (XPO Logistics)

    XPO is a shipping/logistics company struggling to take market share away from its much larger rivals, UPS and Fedex. While shares of the stock are trading at value levels, earnings have been slipping in recent quarters. The stock is in a downtrend and trading near resistance following a bear-relief rally. The wedge pattern on the chart looks ready to breakdown. A close below $29 should bring in strong selling pressure.

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    Nov 23 3:33 PM | Link | Comment!
  • How To Trade Momentum Stocks Profitably - Free Webinar

    Here is Part 4 of my new FREE webinar, "How to Trade Momentum Stocks Profitably."

    This is the final segment of a just-published 4-part webinar series on how to profitably trade fast moving stocks. It's FREE for all, and if you watch to the end, you'll learn how to receive by email a free copy of my newly updated trading manual, "How to Trade Momentum Stocks Profitably."


    A momentum stock is one that satisfies 3 criteria:

    a) it has been trading in a sustained uptrend,

    b) the strength of that uptrend has been increasing in recent weeks,

    c) and it is expected to continue in that uptrend into the near future.

    In Part 1 of this series, I showed you the "dirty little secret" regarding momentum stocks: that trading them based on price momentum alone loses money! CLICK HERE FOR PART ONE

    In Part 2, I show you a simple hack that will virtually guarantee you will make money trading momentum stocks. Go from loser to winner with this single fundamental metric added to your scan. CLICK HERE FOR PART TWO

    In Part 3, you'll learn of another simple metric which, if added to your search process, will boost your momentum stock trading returns nearly 7-fold! This is the BIG KAHUNA right here and you'll learn it nowhere else. CLICK HERE FOR PART THREE

    In Part 4, you'll learn one last trick to maximize your trading gains with momentum stocks. This last add to your momentum stock screen will both increase your returns and decrease your downside risk. CLICK HERE FOR PART FOUR.

    Be sure to watch the videos to the end. You'll learn how you can get a free copy of my newly revised trading manual, "How to Trade Momentum Stocks Profitably."

    Here is Part 4 of "How to Trade Momentum Stocks":


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    Nov 19 2:31 PM | Link | Comment!
  • How To INVEST In STOCKS -- Step 1 To Building A Winning Portfolio

    Hey everyone,

    I am the process of posting a free 6-part webinar to our new IXTHYS Letter Youtube channel. In this full webinar, you'll learn the 6 key steps to building a winning, long-term portfolio of great companies you can hold with confidence. You'll also be given the opportunity to receive a FREE copy of the course manual for the webinar, "The 6 Steps to Building a Winning Portolio".

    In these six course webinars, you'll learn how to screen for the stocks most likely to rise sharply over the next year, and why. This is one of the most powerful strategies I have put together, and I'm giving it away free.

    In Step 1, you will learn that, while finding companies that are growing earnings is important, it is not nearly as impactful on stock price as finding companies with this particular trait. Watch as I show you how to improve your annual portfolio returns over 70% per year with the ONE SIMPLE TRICK.


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    Blessings, TC

    Tags: SPY
    Oct 23 6:12 PM | Link | Comment!
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