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  • It's Too Late To Sell Southwest Airlines - Cramer's Lightning Round (6/9/15) [View article]
    Why one should have an objective analytical risk-based watchdog on one's side. Would have know back on 1st elevated Risk Alert on 3/25/15 at $43.51 to hedge or sell.
    Jun 16, 2015. 01:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • SanDisk - More Weakness Ahead, Don't Pull The Buy Trigger Yet [View article]
    Why its always important to have protection on! Savings of over $13 a share by keeping your eye always on risk.
    Mar 26, 2015. 08:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Netflix Is A Sell Into Earnings [View article]
    Nice call. Pays to have Protection on.. Always! :))
    Oct 16, 2014. 02:32 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • CMG, Chipolte Investors - Don't Ride Out The Downtrends  [View instapost]
    Even if CMG investors had not taken action on the 3rd alert, given we're now at the 5th alert and an additional $10 PER SHARE lost, with Savings of over $23 per share, it is time to make active risk management a must for your portfolio.
    Oct 15, 2014. 02:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Patiently Waiting For The Market To Cool Off So I Can Buy Apple [View article]
    One can hedge or exit at signs of increased risk. Sidestepping downturns in AAPL over the past 3 years, shows an increasing of earnings per day in the market from $7.51 to $21.00. And only holding AAPl for 55% of the time.
    Oct 8, 2014. 12:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is It Time To Take Profits And Sell Apple Stock? [View article]
    Over a 3 year period, by sidestepping AAPL's periods of downturns, your earnings per day in the market could have been $22.00 vs. $7.51 based off a $10,000 investment and only actually in AAPL (if exiting vs. hedging) of 55% of the time.
    Oct 8, 2014. 12:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Google Correction-Proof? [View article]
    And rather then "guess" when a correction might occur, the use of an intelligent risk alerting or stop system allows you to just stay protected at all times.
    Sep 25, 2014. 05:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why You Should Shift From Profits To Protection [View article]
    Thank you so much for reminding everyone again that it pays to stay protected! Stay aware of increasing risk is made easy with services offered today.
    Sep 17, 2014. 05:24 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Netflix A Buy, Sell Or Hold? [View article]
    That's why its important the investors stay protected as regardless of if you make a bad entry point, you can live to play another day. Can't do that unless you first properly position size upon your entry and have some kind of exit strategy to alert you when risk is elevated.
    Sep 11, 2014. 01:26 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • George Soros Is Betting Against The Market And Why Investors Should Take Notice [View article]
    Imagine if true transparency in real-time were made the requirement of the market.

    SmartStops Risk analysis triggered its 4th in series of recent downtrend for Gold.
    Sep 2, 2014. 02:12 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Inc.: When Should You Take Profits? [View article]
    Sell or hedge at the first sign of Elevated Risk.
    Aug 5, 2014. 12:41 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cemex: Go Ahead, Be A Buffett [View article]
    Glad to hear it. It has been a great run. It may be time to take some profits and be prepared for the next good opportunity. I currently like Dryships (DRYS), Cree (CREE) and LuLu Lemon (LULU) for beaten down stocks that I think have a bright future. For Cree and LuLu Lemon, both are participating in markets that are growing extremely fast and both can expand further overseas. DryShips is a play on a turn around in shipping and continued success in their drill ship company.

    Best of luck.
    Jun 19, 2014. 09:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Chipotle's Valuation Is Absurd [View article]
    Always stay protected and "risk aware" for when the tide has turned against you. As $89 ago it did on CMG.
    Apr 28, 2014. 02:18 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Should You Sell In May? [View article]
    If you are concerned about trading programs seeing "stops", its easily avoided by using contingent orders etc. All orders are housed on the broker's side (as actually are stop limit orders..). They aren't sitting out there in the market.

    But you don't have to use stops. Just make sure you've got some kind of Risk Alert trigger. And some kind of game plan for when it hits (you could hedge with options for example). But use an alert that has some intelligence to it, vs. just a "dumb" trailing stop. One that knows how to give room when its trending well to the upside and starts to tighten up when the downturn unfolds.

    As to taxes, and GoLakers questions/points, well, let's just say - would you have wanted to capture $89 per share in profits on CMG recently? Or just let it labor there, "hoping" it will recover and not going to know even when that might be. People will say - well see I held on through 2008 downturn and lo and behold, things recovered. Well, let's thank the Fed for that first of all. And then, let's ask ourselves, how long did that take? What was the opportunity cost to holding on? Would it have been better to have been sitting in cash in late 2007 when the warnings signs were flashing?

    Of course no one can predict the future. No once can call a perfect top (well..only in hindsight). But you can put probabilities on your side. That is proven and just read some of Andrew Lo's publications to educate yourself further. You don't even have to time it all that well.
    Apr 28, 2014. 02:01 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Efficient Market Hypothesis, Fact Or Fiction? Part 2 [View article]
    great series Larry. Thxs!
    Apr 26, 2014. 02:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment