Understanding and controlling risk are perhaps among the hardest areas for most investors to become experts in. This year commodity and energy stocks have hit investors particularly hard. By learning how to control risk through reading a stock chart, investors can guard their capital against losses while staying focused on making profits.

Oil Stocks Decimated Many Portfolios

Trading in oil stocks in 2015 has been filled with losses for most investors, particularly those who are buying and holding shares. The belief among many investors is that oil stocks “are cheap” and will recover, making the investor “a lot of money” when they bounce. The problem is knowing which of the oil stocks will survive the decline in oil, especially if in 2016 the price of oil declines further. The other problem is lasting long enough with sometimes huge paper losses, until oil stocks do recover.

Controlling Risk Through Reading Charts with Exxon Mobil Stock

This strategy article is for FullyInformed members. It is 2000 words in length and will require 7 pages if printed. The strategy outlined in this topic can be used on most large cap stocks but it is particularly well-suited for stocks like Exxon Mobil. This is because often the technical indicators point in one direction, but the price of oil actually determines which way the stock will move. This makes it extremely difficult to trade and profit in Exxon Mobil Stock. This strategy aims to overcome those obstacles as it works to protect capital and set boundaries investors can use as trading guides.

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Disclaimer: There are risks involved in all investment strategies and investors can and do lose capital. Trade at your own risk. Stocks, options and investing are risky and can result in considerable losses. None of the strategies, stocks or information discussed and presented are financial or trading advice or recommendations. Everything presented and discussed are the author’s own trade ideas and opinions which the author may or may not enter into. The author assumes no liability for topics, ideas, errors, omissions, content and external links and trades done or not done. The author may or may not enter the trades mentioned. Some positions in mentioned stocks may already be held or are being adjusted.

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