Petra Picks Blog

Gap Trading Strategy for Market ETFs and Stocks

Stocks were relatively calm today in what was supposed to be an exciting day. Tariffs on China were slapped on in the morning, and Uber commenced its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. However, there is still hope that a trade deal can be reached as...

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Technical Analysis for Volatile Markets

Stocks got rocked today after fears of a U.S.-China trade deal are dwindling. That said it’s expected that we’ll see a tariff hike (an increase of 25% on $200B of Chinese goods) on Friday. But here’s the thing… I don’t have time to sift through every headline about...

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3 Steps to Start Trading Stocks

Stocks are looking to close the week in impressive fashion (all-time highs). Have you been able to participate during this market rally? Or Have you been on the sidelines? Now, I’m not really concerned if you’re losing or making money in the market… the fact that...

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Stock Trading FAQs: Should I Average Down

Stocks are mixed this afternoon ahead of another busy earnings schedule after the close. I sent out my watchlist to clients last night, some of the names I’m watching this week include YEXT, TWTR, and BOOM. That said, there are distinct setups that I’m always on the...

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A Risk-Averse Approach to Trading

Are you ready to turn a few thousand dollars into a few million in a matter of months, weeks, possibly days? If so, then stop reading. Don’t get me wrong, I can make you a better and more consistent trader. However, it’s not going to happen overnight. Also, it is...

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