6 Tips to Avoid Emotion-Based Trading

One of the most challenging issues that traders face is controlling emotions. It is not easy to contain your excitement when your account balance wins another comma. As if you’re in a trance, greed can consume your mind. It can lead you to throw all reason out the window and ditch your safety plans. On…

Biopharmaceutical Stock Headed Higher Before the End of the Year

Without a doubt, one industry that’s been benefiting from COVID-19 is pharmaceuticals. The demand for medical research and drug treatments aimed at the coronavirus has helped fuel a biopharmaceutical boom. In the case of one biopharmaceutical company, the completion of a major acquisition and rising consumer demand could mean big profits for investors. A Best-In-Class…

Were These Stocks Coronavirus-Resistant?

The impact of the coronavirus has been mixed for some of the most heavily-traded stocks on Wall Street. Since the middle of February, American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL) is down more than 60%, Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) has fallen more than 18%, and Yum! Brands, Inc. (YUM) has tumbled more than 20%. However, a handful of…

Did Your System Protect You?

Did your trading strategy protect your portfolio? Did it get you out before the historic, multi-day drop? If the answer is no, it may be time to look for a better way. MarketClub and the Trade Triangles did just that for our members amid the coronavirus market collapse. If you were a member of MarketClub,…

Coronavirus-Resistant Stocks

Global stock prices have been on a nasty slide as Wall Street weighs the probability of a worldwide coronavirus pandemic. As of this morning, Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV) dropped more than 19% in the last 5 trading days. Fellow travel company Carnival Corporation (CCL) had experienced more than a 28% drop in that same time…

Do You Have an Exit Plan?

Let’s be honest, taking profits can be one of the hardest things to do in trading. There you are – your trades are making money and the thought of selling paralyzes you. Do you let them run or do you capture profit? If you sell, will you miss out on a move higher? Look at…

3 Important Stop Loss Strategies

Stops are one of the most important elements of a successful trade. These three stock loss strategies can help protect your capital and lock in trading profits. These techniques can be used for stocks, futures, ETF, and forex trades. The important thing is that you do use a real stop in the marketplace and not…

Scanning For The Best Trading Opportunities

MarketClub’s Smart Scan tool helps you quickly analyze over 320K stocks, futures, ETFs, forex, and mutual funds to find charting patterns primed for large moves. Since every trader is different, we provide scans for 24 different charting patterns. This allows traders to choose trend directions or trending strengths that best fit their style. Once you…

MarketClub’s On-Chart Studies

Simple Moving Average (SMA) – The simple moving average is found by calculating the sum of X periods and then dividing them by X periods. You can chart up to three simple moving averages. Make sure the box is checked for each separate SMA you would like. You can then slide the tab on the…