Inverse Trampoline Setup

The market had a pretty rough day on March 3rd, but your accounts probably already told you that. I know mine did when all my stops got hit over the course of a few days. And with all that fresh cash burning a hole in our pockets, I know we were itching to put it … Read more

February is Seasonally Weak

February is Seasonally Weak

Hey Market Pilots, February is typically a weak month, and while that sounds like no fun or detrimental to our accounts, we should keep a few things in mind when contextualizing it. While the second half of 2020 and the beginning of 2021 have been extremely strong, we can’t expect our accounts—or the market—to go … Read more

Tis-The-Season

‘Tis The Season

As we wrap up October and roll into November there’s one thing that always comes to mind for me – McDonald’s. Wow. McDonald’s you say? Thrilling. Are you there for the burgers or the milkshakes? Honestly neither and I’m not here to have a discussion on the food. The reason McDonald’s comes up for me … Read more

10x Bars

Let’s Talk About Stock Trends

Let’s talk stock trends. What are a couple of things we want to see when a stock is trending? Higher highs and higher lows combined with momentum. But how do we know when the momentum in a trend is cooling off and it’s time to GTFO (Get the Funds Out)? That’s where the 10X Bars … Read more

The Squeeze

Simpler Summary As a trader, the chart is your road map, but sometimes it can be a confusing map to read. This is why traders look at different indicators and studies, to help identify times when the chart is entering a potential trade setup. One of the most successful indicators our Simpler Trading Team uses … Read more

Buy the Rumor, Sell the News

Simpler Summary The phrase, buy on the rumor and sell on the news, is all too common on the market floor. There’s certainly some truth to the saying as news and even rumors can affect the market. For instance, this week started with talks of more tariffs, and we ended the week with lacking numbers … Read more