TK All-Star’s Blog posts

TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, CSCO

TK All-Star posted on 01/07/14 at 03:09 PM

Recap for Tuesday, January 7th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of S... more

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The Bull Put Spread and Risk Management

TK All-Star posted on 01/02/14 at 04:35 PM

Question from a reader: “What are the benefits of trading bull put spreads compared with trading stock? I am afraid of these spreads because losses may ruin my account.” This is an excellen... more

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Can Homebuilders Join the Rally in 2014?

TK All-Star posted on 12/26/13 at 09:23 AM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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Doubles - Not As Easy As It Might Seem

TK All-Star posted on 12/18/13 at 03:29 PM

Alan Brochstein Analyzes Some Leading Performers in 2013 This is the time of year when trading activity typically begins to slow but prognostication accelerates. Surely you have seen all o... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, NCR

TK All-Star posted on 12/17/13 at 04:19 PM

Recap for Tuesday, December 17th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis o... more

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Four Growth Stocks With Very High Short-Interest

TK All-Star posted on 12/11/13 at 09:46 AM

Alan Brochstein Screens For Heavily Shorted Stocks With Strong Fundamentals Hedge funds have gained popularity in recent years, with HedgeFund Intelligence reporting over $2.3 trillion of a... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, LOW

TK All-Star posted on 12/10/13 at 03:51 PM

Recap for Tuesday, December 10th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis o... more

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Strong Growth Possibly Not Appreciated

TK All-Star posted on 12/03/13 at 04:24 PM

Alan Brochstein Explores 5 Stocks Not Followed Closely By Wall Street As 2013 comes to an end, it's worth noting that stocks have had a very strong year despite modest earnings growth overa... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, HD

TK All-Star posted on 12/03/13 at 04:11 PM

Recap for Tuesday, December 3rd by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis of... more

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Inside Monthly Bars for December

TK All-Star posted on 12/02/13 at 02:11 PM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did ... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, BZH

TK All-Star posted on 11/26/13 at 04:06 PM

Recap for Tuesday, November 26th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis o... more

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A Longer Term Perspective Using Monthly Charts

TK All-Star posted on 11/26/13 at 02:07 PM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider did... more

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The Desperate Trader

TK All-Star posted on 11/21/13 at 04:11 PM

I recently received an e-mail from a reader. It was very upsetting, because in my opinion, his perspective on trading and investing dooms him to failure. I thought that the TradeKing Communit... more

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Flash Crashes and Market Design

TK All-Star posted on 11/20/13 at 05:24 PM

In my book, The Crisis of Crowding, I spoke about the crowding of market makers in the Flash Crash and the sudden disappearance of market liquidity. This led to people buying Apple stock (Ti... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, VIX, TSL

TK All-Star posted on 11/19/13 at 04:20 PM

Recap for Tuesday, November 19th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis o... more

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Is It Time For Bargain Hunting?

TK All-Star posted on 11/18/13 at 03:36 PM

Most of the time, I would caution those looking at buying underperforming stocks. Many investors like to buy stocks on sale only to learn later that they caught the proverbial falling knife. Mo... more

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TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - SPX, VIX, USB

TK All-Star posted on 11/12/13 at 04:56 PM

Recap for Tuesday, November 12th by Kevin Corrigan Did you miss Tuesday’s TradeKing Midday Market Call? Here’s a quick recap. Don’t miss another session, register here today! Analysis o... more

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12 Stocks Approaching $100

TK All-Star posted on 11/11/13 at 03:44 PM

Alan Brochstein Screens for Stocks Approaching $100 for the First Time Many investors like to focus on low-priced stocks, perhaps thinking that they are getting a bargain. The price of a sto... more

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New Highs for the Dow. What’s Next?

TK All-Star posted on 11/11/13 at 03:13 PM

Rob Smith does not currently hold any positions in the securities mentioned in this post. At the time of publication and in the preceding month, TradeKing and the third-party content provider di... more

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Alternatives to High Flyers

TK All-Star posted on 11/05/13 at 04:11 PM

With the S&P 500 up over 23% in price in 2013 and up about 165% since March 2009, the end of the year is likely to be dominated by tax-avoidance strategies and window-dressing by institut... more

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