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by Grand Cayman
Fri Nov 28, 2003 10:56 am
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: How to handle missing a profitable opportunity
Replies: 5
Views: 4966

Thanks to those that have replied so far. Because I am still new to trading, every piece of advice helps. All though my system is simple, it has done well for me. After reading the responses I think the areas that I need to improve on are (1) not over-riding the system with discretionary ideas(not r...
by Grand Cayman
Thu Nov 27, 2003 10:59 pm
Forum: Trader Psychology
Topic: How to handle missing a profitable opportunity
Replies: 5
Views: 4966

How to handle missing a profitable opportunity

I have been wondering how other traders handle missing an opportunity that turns out to be highly profitable. Just recently, this happened to me. I took a position in a stock, pyramided my way up, had a small profit, and then watched as I was quickly stopped out. I re-entered again later, only to ha...
by Grand Cayman
Fri Oct 03, 2003 11:51 am
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Stock Volume
Replies: 5
Views: 7453

Stock Volume

I was just wondering what average level of volume most of you look at to be considered a good investment oppurtunity. How low is "too low", and is there a specific level that is better for trend following systems? What other cues should be looked at when it comes to volume that would help in making ...
by Grand Cayman
Mon Aug 04, 2003 2:21 pm
Forum: Stocks
Topic: Is there a place for fundamentals in trend trading?
Replies: 16
Views: 18525

Is there a place for fundamentals in trend trading?

I am a fairly new trader, and trend trading is a new concept to me. My question is: Do fundamentals have a place in this system? Or does one simply choose a stock randomly, and apply the Turtle Rules? What I am trying to figure out, is what makes a stock making a new 55 day high(or a 20 day high) a ...