Investor Questions – 10 Tips For Gun-Shy Investors – Market Direction Portfolio Update – Preparing for Apr 13 2015

For USA Members following the Market Direction Portfolio there were 5 opportunities in the first hour of trading to enter a new market direction portfolio trade. From the emails I received today, it is apparent that a lot of investors got into the next Market Direction Portfolio trade. However one email I received was interesting. Let’s review the email. Parts of the email have been adjusted to make it readable.

Question From An Investor

“Teddi, each time I review your market direction portfolio updates before markets open, I think I am ready to jump in. But when the trading starts I freeze up. The only trades I have gotten into are those where you entered and posted it within maybe 15 minutes. Those trades I have made money in. Why can’t I seem to make my own decision.  I have tried paper trading and that works fine. Even when you practically do the trade for us, by telling us before the day starts what you are doing, I can’t seem to “pull the trigger”. From Gun-shy.”

Some Answers

Gun-shy is not alone. Actively trading market direction or even a moving stock can be daunting, especially as a stock moves higher or lower. Investors tend to freeze up and fail to enter at the right moment. When they do finally enter often it is too late or certainly not within the best setup for the trade. To get around this here are 10 Tips for actively trading the Market Direction Portfolio using the UDOW. For the SDOW reverse the tips to the downside.

10 Tips For Timing Entry To The UDOW

This strategy discussion article is for USA Members. This article is 2100 words in length and will require 8 pages if printed.  This article also contains the outline of what I have set up for Monday Apr 13 2015 for the latest Market Direction Portfolio trade.

10 Tips For Gun-Shy Investors – Market Direction Portfolio Update

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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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