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  1. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    The U.S. Dollar collapsed sharply today after Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin said the United States wanted a weaker currency. This statement comes after the U.S. Dollar has already fallen sharply since President Trump took office. While a weaker Dollar inflates asset prices which is likely the reason for the comment, it hurts lower and middle income Americans as buying power degrades and inflation jumps higher. Anyone who is not invested heavily in the stock market is seeing their real buying power drop with oil prices surging and other prices jumping in response. Investors on the other hand are loving it. Those with millions and billions invested in the stock market are noticing that every time the Dollar drops, the stock market jumps higher. In fact, it can be argued that there is a bubble in the stock market because of the weaker Dollar. The bottom line is, we should all be careful of this uber weak Dollar policy. There will be repercussions in the future for all Americans. In looking at the stock chart, it clearly shows the exact spot it will fall to. Using the Dollar ETF $UUP, the U.S. Dollar will hit major pivot highs from 2012 and 2013 at $23.00. That means there is still some near-term downside because a technical support is tagged. Lastly, please be aware that just like with Federal Reserve policy on massive money printing and how global central banks followed suit, other governments will start to devalue their currency in response. This ultimately is a long-term positive for gold, silver and Bitcoin. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  2. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been trading in a bearish consolidation pattern for the last few months. Every time the stock tags the upper band of the consolidation pattern it is a dead on short. In addition, eventually this bearish pattern will collapse. This puts it in a ripe spot for a short as a near-term trade and a long-term trade. The trigger would be a tag of $355.00. Keep a stop at any close above the all-time high of $389.61 and a downside target price of $240.00. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  3. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    Crude oil continues to climb higher as global economic optimism increases and instability in the Middle East continues. Anti-government protests in Iran have helped push oil above $60 per barrel. Considering economic optimism is likely at/near a high and U.S. production is increasing with the price of oil, the pivot high from 2015 at $62.00 is likely a good short opportunity. I expect a pull back off $62.00 back to the $55.00 level of support. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  4. It's earnings season! This is when corporations will report their quarterly results and usually issue future guidance for the company. This is also a period when stocks will often have big price swings after the earning announcement. For many traders and investors it can be an exciting time to trade, but danger lurks when market participants hold stocks into an earnings announcement. Just yesterday, I closed out a long trade in Dean Foods Co (NYSE:DF) at $14.99 a share. The reason I exited the position was because the company was scheduled to report earnings this morning before the opening bell. Unfortunately for me I lost 0.11 cents on the Dean Foods trade as my entry was $15.10. I know, nobody likes to take losses on trades, but sometimes that is the best move to make ahead of an earnings announcement. If you take a look at the reaction today in Dean Foods Co today after earnings it is not pretty. In fact, DF stock is trading lower by $2.80 to $12.17 a share today after reporting earnings. Believe it or not, this is a decline of nearly 19.0 percent on the day. Now my 0.11 cent loss looks like a victory after this terrible reaction to the Dean Foods Co earnings report. Now to be fair, sometimes stocks can rocket higher after earnings reports. Many traders will often celebrate with excitement if they hold a stock and are on the right side of the earnings reaction. Just think how I would feel if Dean Foods Co was trading higher by $3.00 after I sold it yesterday, probably not very good. After trading for so many years I have realized that trading earnings is very much like gambling, the odds are simply not in my favor to make that bet. So I have accepted the fact that holding stocks into earnings is extremely risky and simply not my style of trading. If you do decide to hold a stock into an earnings announcement it is best to hold a low beta stock. A low beta stock is an equity that is less volatile, will historically move in a smaller and tighter range. Earlier this earnings season I held Bank of America (NYSE:BAC) into earnings. The stock traded down about 0.30 cents before ultimately recovering and making new highs. BAC stock is a low beta equity and I was actually in the money on the trade before earnings, so there was not a lot of risk of a major decline. Either way, holding stocks into earnings is extremely risky, every trader and investor should understand the odds are no longer in your favor ahead of a corporate earnings report. Nicholas Santiago InTheMoneyStocks
  5. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) broke above key resistance and are likely headed to a double top high of $255.00. That would be a 10% upside move, expected in the coming weeks. The reasoning is simple. Interest rates have started to spike higher, good for any bank. In addition, volatility in the stock market is starting to inch back up, another key way Goldman Sachs makes money. Lastly, the chart technical setup is beautifully bullish. Goldman Sachs has broken out above key resistance and is above all three major moving averages on the daily chart (20, 50, 200). This puts it in an exceptionally strong position to roar higher. I am bullish on Goldman Sachs Group. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  6. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    Last week, most of the leading food processing stocks sold off after Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced that they were acquiring Whole Foods Market Inc (NASDAQ:WFM) for $13.7 billion. Many of these leading food processing stocks are still coming under pressure since that news was released. At some point some of these leading food processing stocks will look attractive. General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) is a leading is a manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer foods. This stock peaked out in July 2016 at $72.95 a share. Since that high pivot the stock has plunged lower and is currently trading at $56.85 a share. Many traders are now wondering if the stock is on sale, but the chart pattern indicates that the shares are headed lower. At this time, the stock has major support around the $52.50 area. This is a level where GIS stock based for roughly two years before breaking out. Very often, prior base patterns will serve as major support when retested. It should also be noted that General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) will report earnings on June 28th, 2017 before the opening bell. Nicholas Santiago InTheMoneyStocks
  7. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    Shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE:TEVA) sold hard in early trading, hitting its lowest levels since 2005. It look like another sad day for investors in the pharma stock, but then something amazing happened. The stock turned around, surging to the upside and turning positive on the day. A reversal like this gets the attention of every technical investor and hedge fund trader. In addition, the stock has already traded big volume, over 10 million by 1:30pm ET. Anytime a stock is making new 52 week lows or in this case, decade lows and reverses in such powerful fashion, smart investors jump on board for a possible bottom play. The upside on Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is big, with a near-term target of $37.50. Investors should be taking note of this reversal on volume. This may be a multi-year low being made with huge upside. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  8. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    Shares of Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) fell sharply on Tuesday after reporting poor earnings and guidance. The stock is trading down over 13%. As it collapses and long investors who held into earnings are in pain, swing traders are beginning to scope out major buy levels. After extensive analysis, I am seeing a buy support level on the stock chart at $38.00. This is the first level I would consider buying for a swing trade long trade. Off this level, assuming the stock falls directly into $38, investors should see a solid bounce back above $40. Perhaps even a 10% bounce over multiple days to a week or two. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  9. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    I am short Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) based on multiple indicators showing an extreme overbought condition. The fact that Home Depot Inc (NYSE:HD) has chopped sideways over the last few months, shows institutional selling as funds and small investors buy. This is a passing off of the hot potato before the fall. Ultimately, when the trend line below breaks (seen in the chart below), Home Depot $HD will collapse quickly. The downside target I have near-term is $135.00. In addition, investors should be very concerned with the recent jobs data and lack of mortgage loans being taken out. This may show signs of a weakening economy. If that is the case, Home Depot $HD will see the brunt of the slowdown in sales and revenues. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  10. One of the number one reasons that traders lose money is because they cannot follow the most important rules. In fact, some novice traders do not even have any rules in place when trading. They are simply relying on luck or tips to make money in stocks. Here are three rules that every stock trader should adopt if they want to have a chance in this market. 1. The 10 Percent Rule. The ten percent rule was made famous by the legendary trader Jesse Livermore. He said that he would never take more than a 10 percent loss on any stock. Whenever he broke this rule and let his emotions get the best of him he really suffered a bigger than expected loss both financially and mentally. A ten percent loss keeps you in the game and allows you to fight another day. I cannot begin to tell you how many times I have seen one trade turn into a huge loss. This giant loss often hurts the trader involved and has even been the cause of many blown up accounts. 2. Do Not Trade With Capital You Cannot Afford To Lose. There is an old saying, scared money never makes any money. Whenever traders and investors trade with capital they cannot afford to lose it hinders their thinking. Trading comes with enough pressure already, but betting the rent or the mortgage on a stock simply affects the traders ability to read or follow that stock's price movement correctly. A good rule is to also apply the 10 percent rule to position size. Never put more than 10 percent of your account into any one stock position. This will allow you to find other trading opportunities should they arrive. All of your capital will not be tied up in one stock. By keeping the position size to just 10 percent of your account you will not have too much of an emotional connection to any one trade. Keeping the stress of trading down is extremely important for your health. 3. Learn To Use And Read Charts. While most of the people in the world will use fundamental analysis to trade (PE ratios, EPS, book value, ect) it is the charts and technical analysis that will show you the actual money flow of a stock. The bottom line, the trend is your friend except at the end. Reading charts of stocks will show you patterns and signal where the money is going and flowing. Remember, it is money flow that moves stock prices not opinion from some talking head on the financial news channel. How many times have you seen a company report great earnings only to see the stock plummet and vice versa? Often, the chart will tell us this will happen before it does. Chart reading will also help traders to place stop losses and know where pattern breaks down or fails. Traders must understand that it is just as important to know where you are wrong on a trade as it is to know when you are correct. Charts do all of these things and more when a trader can read them. Every trader and investor should get educated in reading and understanding charts. Nicholas Santiago InTheMoneyStocks
  11. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    Big Trouble Coming For JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) The stock chart on JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is hanging on by a thread to support. Investors should be very wary about being long the bank stock as big money continues to exit quietly. Based on countless technical signals, JPMorgan Chase appears to be getting ready to break lower. What is so interesting about this is that JPMorgan is set to report earnings later this week. This may strongly indicate they will miss earnings and/or talk about the less likely chance of Dodd-Frank being undone. Either way, when the trend line shown on the chart below breaks, the stock has major downside to $77.00. Based on calculations, it is just a matter of days until the stock breaks lower. Be ready! Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  12. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    I have traded Twilio Inc (NYSE:TWLO) a few times since it went public in mid 2016. Each time, taking some profits. As of today, I am adding it to my strong buy watch list. Please note, I have not bought Twilio Inc yet, but am starting to look for a perfect entry price, just before the stock pops big. Below are my factors. 1. The stock has been selling off as the lockup expiration date looms. The date is December 20th, 2016. Investors are fearful that insiders will sell. Therefore, they have sold ahead of it. History shows us that it actually works in the opposite way. The bark is worse than the bite. The selling from investors, bringing the stock close to its IPO level, makes insiders not sell. Once investors see no selling after December 20th, they will rush back in. 2. End of year tax loss selling. Investors are also selling to take losses into year end in an attempt to minimize their tax bill. This is common and creates extra sell pressure in December which will vanish in January. Once January comes, beaten down plays like Twilio Inc will see a big bounce as there are no more sellers. Keep in mind, if you were going to sell, you would do it in December. 3. The stock is still a huge profit and growth story. Let's not forget this is one of the main reasons why it ran up to $70 earlier in the year. As soon as the selling pressure abates, Twilio will pop and investors will chase. Ultimately, I am interested in buying if either of these two conditions are met. The first is if the stock sells into gap fill at $27.25. The second is, regardless of price on the first trading day of 2017. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  13. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    This morning saw the Bank of England surprising the financial markets by not lowering interest rates as had been expected. This move is shocking because it goes in the face of all other global central banks and their easy money policy. After Brexit, the Bank of England was in a perfect position to lower rates but chose to stand firm. Could this be a new wave of central bank thought? Is easy money policy not the answer to energizing growth? For the United States, perhaps the bigger news came in the form of economic news. The Producer Price Index, which measures inflation came in at 0.5%. This was the largest increase since May 2015. The sharp increase in inflation is likely to cause the Federal Reserve to worry. Over the last year, the decent economy and super strong stock market has not caused the Federal Reserve to hike rates since December 2015. Their reasoning has been that inflation is still non existent. If this inflation data becomes a trend at these levels, the Federal Reserve will be forced to raise interest rates or face a far worse future of stagflation. Stagflation is the most feared of all scenarios where inflation spikes but growth is flat. This means prices of goods jump higher but average income stalls and economic growth drags. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
  14. 3 Reasons Why Molycorp Inc Has Major Upside

    This Is A Major Concern For Investors IBB The iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (ETF) (NASDAQ:IBB) has bounced beautifully off of double bottom support at $240 on the daily chart. Today it traded as high as $254.70, just two days after hitting $240.00. Investors are wondering if it is safe to buy the $IBB? The short answer is... no. This is why... There is a major concern on the daily chart of the biotech ETF IBB. Notice the confirmed break down that took place when the IBB broke through the upsloping trend line. Once confirmed, a retrace into that trend line (like we are seeing today) is almost always a heavy shorting opportunity. That means the IBB may fall sharply as early as next week. If the IBB is falling hard, you can bet the market is dropping sharply. This should be a major concern to not only biotech investors but all investors in the stock market. Gareth Soloway InTheMoneyStocks
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