Can the Donald Trump Rally Continue?

tradestix | March 4, 2021

It’s a question we’ve all asked. But while there’s still tremendous excitement of the Trump-abilities (sorry!), we have to consider that the markets weren’t just running on that catalyst. The other monster catalysts at the time were corporate earnings. The bad news at the time was that second quarter earnings weren’t likely to match the […]

The Better Safe Haven – Gold or Bitcoin?

tradestix | March 4, 2021

“I’m kicking myself for not buying bitcoin.  Too bad I don’t have a time machine.” It’s the typical response I hear when I tell people how much they could have made just since 2017 began, let alone what they could have made when it traded at pennies in 2012. But let’s just say not many […]

Solar Stocks: The Technical Picture Many Traders Missed

tradestix | March 4, 2021

Never ignore the downtrodden, we noted in late March 2017. At the time, we were talking about solar stocks, many of which had been left for dead, ignored at historic lows.  Many became ridiculously oversold on a perfect storm of lower gas prices, concerns the government would phase out subsidies, as well as crushing amounts […]

How to Spot Where Breakouts Will Happen

tradestix | March 4, 2021

Months ago, the drug industry was in a state of panic. Between tweets from Hillary Clinton, and comments from Donald Trump’s that the industry was “getting away with murder” investors became unnerved for quite some time. There were even fears that pricing controls could wreak havoc on the sector, too. However, most of that, we […]

Technical and Fundamental Analysis: The Case Against Oil

tradestix | March 4, 2021

It became tough to feel bad for oil bulls. In early 2017, they had every opportunity to see the writing on the wall.  Yet, they chose to ignore the warning signs.  They failed to understand that there was still far too much supply on market, and not a significant amount of demand. Traders thought we’d […]

13F and 13D Reports: Why Both are Essential for Your Success

tradestix | February 5, 2021

One of the best ways to following the “smart money” is to keep track of what’s known as Form 13F.  Filed within 45 days of the end of a quarter, they required full disclosure of the name of the institutional investment manager that files the report, as well as the name of the investment, the […]