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Jim Makos

Jim entered the financial world by trading sports and now invests in US stock markets and forex, trying to buy low and sell high. Connect with Jim: StockTwits | TradingView

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Stocks

The two swing trading stock picks for today are AUQ and GORO. Since the two companies are gold producers, buying AUQ or GORO shares is another way to invest in gold.  Yet, picking these specific stocks for today wasn’t done because of gold price, but because of their charts. They

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Stocks

What if I told you that a stock day trader decided to turn into acting? That would raise some eyebrows for sure. What about the other way around, like in Rachel Fox case, the 16-year-old actress who turned into stock day trader. Rachel Fox has appeared in shows like Desperate

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Stocks

An international provider of contract drilling services, Transocean, and an investment management firm, Cohen & Steers, are the two stocks that the Three Line Price Break trading system is advising to sell short. Transocean share price dropped 5.13% on Friday, setting the RIG stock as the biggest loser of the

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Sports

Plenty of 2013 Oscar predictions are expected to go public until the 24th of February. Experts will try analyzing the Oscar nominees down to the final detail, in order to give their best Oscar tips. Meanwhile, gamblers are already betting their money on 2013 Oscars and putting their money where

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Stocks

Exelis’ market cap of just over 2 billion places the stock in the 18th place of the Aerospace and Defense industry. I have heard of Boeing or Lockheed, but I was totally ignorant of Exelis until XLS stock showed up in my watch list of the 3 Line Price Break

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Trading Strategies

Our trading strategy picks 5 stocks to enter long and 5 stocks to sell short on a specific day. How should we get prepared before the stock market’s open in order to buy and sell the securities in a timely manner? For instance, according to the Three Line Price Break

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Stocks

Since picking Dolby and Arch Capital stocks for long trades, today Three Line Price Break trading system suggests short-selling Coherent stock in case COHR shares trade below yesterday’s low at $52.57. The signal includes a red candle printing a new 4-day low, following three green successive candles in the box

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Stocks

Dolby Laboratories stock had already formed a three line price break prior to Tuesday’s trading session at the US stock market. As the DLB share price overcame the previous high, an entry for a long entry was recommended according to the trading system we discussed yesterday. The new high printed

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Stocks

Candlestick and bar charts are the most widely known types of graphs in finance. What about box charts? I had not even seen one before reading the trading book, “Trade Chart Patterns like the Pros”, written by Suri Duddella. Suri discusses about box charts in the first chapter and particularly

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Stocks

Caterpillar stock is among the top 10 stocks currently trending at StockTwits due to the alleged fraud the company uncovered last Friday at a Chinese mining equipment firm that it bought last year. The accounting fraud of the Chinese company that CAT management revealed and will lead to a write

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Trading Strategies

I have been testing out a new trading system that I came up while I was reading Suri Duddella’s book, “Trade Chart Patterns like the Pros”. This particular idea came across my mind during the first chart patterns that Suri describes how he trades in his trading book. First I

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Stocks

Gamblers in Greece are quite disturbed and getting worried about the legislation about online gambling that is coming into effect on 5th of December. Recently Betfair pulled out of Greece, although that didn’t seem to affect OPAP stock, the Greek gambling operator. SportingBet stock in the meantime, which is trading

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